California Supreme Court Watch

Apr 22, 2019
#19-31 Donohue v. AMN Services, LLC, S253677. (D071865; 29 Cal.App.5th 1968; San Diego County Superior Court; 37-2014-00012605-CU-OE-CTL.)

#19-31 Donohue v. AMN Services, LLC, S253677. (D071865; 29 Cal.App.5th 1968; San Diego County Superior Court; 37-2014-00012605-CU-OE-CTL.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed the judgment in a civil action. This case includes the following issue: Can employers utilize practices upheld in the

Apr 22, 2019
#19-27 Mendoza v. Fonseca McElroy Grinding Co., Inc., S253574. (9th Cir. No. 17- 15221; 913 F.3d 911; Northern District of California No. No. 3:15-cv-05143-WHO.)

#19-27 Mendoza v. Fonseca McElroy Grinding Co., Inc., S253574. (9th Cir. No. 17- 15221; 913 F.3d 911; Northern District of California No. No. 3:15-cv-05143-WHO.) Request under California Rules of Court rule 8.548, that this court decide a question of California law presented in a matter

Mar 02, 2019
#19-23 Kaanaana v. Barrett Business Services, Inc., S253458. (B276420, B279838; 29 Cal.App.5th 778; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BC496090, BC594050.)

#19-23 Kaanaana v. Barrett Business Services, Inc., S253458. (B276420, B279838; 29 Cal.App.5th 778; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BC496090, BC594050.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal reversed a judgment in a civil action. The court limited review to the following issue: Should the

Feb 09, 2019
#19-09 Sandoval v. Qualcomm Inc., S252796. (D070431; 28 Cal.App.5th 381; San Diego County Superior Court; 37-2014-00012901-CU-PO-CTL.)

#19-09 Sandoval v. Qualcomm Inc., S252796. (D070431; 28 Cal.App.5th 381; San Diego County Superior Court; 37-2014-00012901-CU-PO-CTL.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed the judgment in a civil action. This case presents the following issue: Can a company that hires an independent contractor

Dec 18, 2018
#18-166 Villanueva v. Fidelity National Title Co., S252035. (H041870; 26 Cal.App.5th 1092; Santa Clara County Superior Court; CV173356.)

#18-166 Villanueva v. Fidelity National Title Co., S252035. (H041870; 26 Cal.App.5th 1092; Santa Clara County Superior Court; CV173356.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal reversed the judgment in a civil action. The court limited review to the following issues: (1) Insurance Code section

Oct 04, 2018
#18-132 Skidgel v. California Unemployment Ins. Appeals Bd., S250149. (A151224; 24 Cal.App.5th 574, mod. 25 Cal.App.5th 277a; Alameda County Superior Court; RG16810609.)

#18-132 Skidgel v. California Unemployment Ins. Appeals Bd., S250149. (A151224; 24 Cal.App.5th 574, mod. 25 Cal.App.5th 277a; Alameda County Superior Court; RG16810609.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed the judgment in a civil action. This case presents the following issue: Are In

Sep 07, 2018
#18-116 Reilly v. Marin Housing Authority, S249593. (A149918; 23 Cal.App.5th 425; Marin County Superior Court; CIV1503896.)

#18-116 Reilly v. Marin Housing Authority, S249593. (A149918; 23 Cal.App.5th 425; Marin County Superior Court; CIV1503896.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed the judgment in an action for writ of administrative mandate. This case presents the following issue: Are payments by the

May 22, 2018
#18-67 Gonzalez v. Mathis, S247677. (B272344; 20 Cal.App.5th 257; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BC542498.)

#18-67 Gonzalez v. Mathis, S247677. (B272344; 20 Cal.App.5th 257; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BC542498.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal reversed the judgment in a civil action. This case includes the following issue: Can a homeowner who hires an independent contractor be

Jan 24, 2018
#18-22 Melamed v. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, S245420. (B263095; nonpublished opinion; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BC551415.)

#18-22 Melamed v. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, S245420. (B263095; nonpublished opinion; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BC551415.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal reversed an order granting a special motion to strike in a civil action. The court ordered briefing deferred pending decision in

Nov 07, 2017
#17-311 Bonni v. St. Joseph Health System, S244148. (G052367; 13 Cal.App.5th 851; Orange County Superior Court; 30-2014-00758655.)

#17-311 Bonni v. St. Joseph Health System, S244148. (G052367; 13 Cal.App.5th 851; Orange County Superior Court; 30-2014-00758655.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal reversed an order granting a special motion to strike in a civil action.  The court ordered briefing in Bonni deferred

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