California Supreme Court Watch

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

Jul 26, 2023
Naranjo v. Doctors Medical Center of Modesto, Inc., S280374.

#23-154 Naranjo v. Doctors Medical Center of Modesto, Inc., S280374. (F083197; 90 Cal.App.5th 1193; Stanislaus County Superior Court; CV-21-001363.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal reversed the judgment in a civil action. This case presents issues concerning the application of the Unfair Competition

Jul 26, 2023
In re Ja.O., S280572.

#23-153 In re Ja.O., S280572. (E079651; 91 Cal.App.5th 672; San Bernardino County Superior Court; J291035.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed orders in a juvenile dependency proceeding. This case presents the following issue: Does the duty of a child welfare agency to

Jul 19, 2023
Lanier v. Ford Motor Company, S280048.

#23-151 Lanier v. Ford Motor Company, S280048. (B315114; nonpublished opinion; San Luis Obispo County Superior; 21CVP-0042.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed an order denying a motion to compel arbitration. The court ordered briefing deferred pending decision in Ford Motor Warranty Cases,

Jul 19, 2023
Ford Motor Warranty Cases, S279969.

#23-148 Ford Motor Warranty Cases, S279969. (B312261; 89 Cal.App.5th 1324; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BC596216.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed an order denying a motion to compel arbitration. The court limited review to the following issue: Do manufacturers’ express or

Jul 19, 2023
Downey v. City of Riverside, S280322.

#23-147 Downey v. City of Riverside, S280322. (D080377; 90 Cal.App.5th 1033; Riverside County Superior Court; RIC1905830.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal reversed the judgment in a civil action. This case presents the following issue: In order to recover damages for negligent infliction

Jul 12, 2023
Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Mission Indians of the Santa Ynez Reservation California v. Lexington Insurance Company, S280353.

#23-145 Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Mission Indians of the Santa Ynez Reservation California v. Lexington Insurance Company, S280353. (B320834; 90 Cal.App.5th 1064; Santa Barbara County Superior Court; 20CV01967.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed the judgment in a civil action. The

Jul 12, 2023
Olympic & Georgia Partners, LLC v. County of Los Angeles, S280000.

#23-135 Olympic & Georgia Partners, LLC v. County of Los Angeles, S280000. (B312862; 90 Cal.App.5th 100; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BC707591.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed in part and reversed in part the judgment in a civil action. This case

Jul 12, 2023
Crescent Trust v. City of Oakland, S280234.

#23-134 Crescent Trust v. City of Oakland, S280234. (A162465; 90 Cal.App.5th 805, mod. 91 Cal.App.5th 850; Alameda County Superior Court; RG20068131.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal reversed the judgment in an action for writ of mandate. This case presents the following issue:

Jun 28, 2023
Castellanos v. State of California, S279622.

#23-128 Castellanos v. State of California, S279622. (A163655; 89 Cal.App.5th 131, mod. 90 Cal.App.5th 84a; Alameda County Superior Court; RG21088725.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed in part and reversed in part the judgment in an action for writ of mandate. This

Jun 14, 2023
Seifu v. Lyft, Inc., S279932.

#23-120 Seifu v. Lyft, Inc., S279932. (B301774; 89 Cal.App.5th 1129; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BC712959.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed in part and reversed in part an order denying a petition to compel arbitration. Petition for review granted; briefing deferred:

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