California Supreme Court Watch

Catch up on the latest happenings in the California Supreme Court.

Apr 27, 2022
TriCoast Builders, Inc. v. Fonnegra, S273368.

#22-108 TriCoast Builders, Inc. v. Fonnegra, S273368. (B303300; 74 Cal.App.5th 239; Los Angeles County Superior Court; PC056615.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed the judgment in a civil action. This case presents the following issues: (1) When a trial court denies a

Apr 27, 2022
Raines v. U.S. Healthworks Medical Group, S273630.

#22-107 Raines v. U.S. Healthworks Medical Group, S273630. (9th Cir. No. 21-55229; 28 F.4th 968; Southern District of California; No. 3:19-cv-01539-DMS-DEB.) Request under California Rules of Court, rule 8.548, that this court decide a question of California law presented in a matter pending in the

Apr 20, 2022
Kia America v. Superior Court (Spellman), S273170.

22-104 Kia America v. Superior Court (Spellman), S273170. (D079858; summary denial of petition for writ of mandate; San Diego Superior Court; Spellman v. Kia America, Inc.; 37-2021-00010801-CU-BC-CTL). Petition for review after the Court of Appeal denied a petition for writ of mandate. The Court ordered

Truck Insurance Exchange v. Kaiser Cement and Gypsum Corp. (London Market Insurers), S273179.

#22-91 Truck Insurance Exchange v. Kaiser Cement and Gypsum Corp. (London Market Insurers), S273179. (B278091; nonpublished opinion; Los Angeles Superior Court; BC249550). Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed in part and reversed in part the judgment in a civil action. The court

Mar 23, 2022
Nelson v. Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office, S272870.

#22-75 Nelson v. Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office, S272870. (B308778; nonpublished opinion; Santa Barbara County Superior Court; 19CV06081.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed the dismissal of a civil action. The court ordered briefing deferred pending decision in Leon v. County of

Mar 09, 2022
Hernandez Flores v. Westlake Services, S272518.

#22-65 Hernandez Flores v. Westlake Services, S272518. (B308288; nonpublished opinion; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BC723711.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal reversed an order denying attorney fees, costs, expenses, and prejudgment interest in a civil action. The court ordered briefing deferred pending

Feb 09, 2022
Joseph v. California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, S272046.

#22-41 Joseph v. California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, S272046. (E074481; nonpublished opinion; Riverside County Superior Court; RIC1607364.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed the judgment in a civil action. The court ordered briefing deferred pending finality of the decision in Lawson

Rattagan v. Uber Technologies, S272113.

#22-29 Rattagan v. Uber Technologies, S272113. (9th Circ. No. 20-16796; Northern District of California; No. 3:19-cv-01988-EMC.) Request under California Rules of Court, rule 8.548, that this court decide a question of California law presented in a matter pending in the United States Court of Appeals

Feb 09, 2022
Jane S.D. Doe v. Superior Court, S272166.

#22-28 Jane S.D. Doe v. Superior Court, S272166. (B313874; 71 Cal.App.5th 227; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BC712514.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal denied a petition for peremptory writ of mandate. This case presents the following issues: (1) Is evidence that a

Jan 26, 2022
Chevron U.S.A., Inc. v. County of Monterey, S271869.

#21-22 Chevron U.S.A., Inc. v. County of Monterey, S271869. (H045791; 70 Cal.App.5th 153; Monterey County Superior Court; 16CV003978.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed the judgment in a civil action. The court limited review to the following issue: Does Public Resources Code

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