9/6/2017 | ADC Newsflash: Employment
Court of Appeal Grants Request to Publish Employer-Friendly Decision Regarding Marital Discrimination and Failure to Investigate...
8/18/2017 | ADC Newsflash: Public Entity
New Published Decision Addressing CCP 1038...
8/15/2017 | ADC Newsflash
Court of Appeal grants request to publish defense-friendly summary judgment decision...
8/3/2017 | ADC Newsflash
New CACI Release Posted for Public Comments...
7/17/2017 | ADC Newsflash
New Decision Allows Sweeping Plaintiff Discovery in Employment Actions, Signals it for Others...
6/20/2017 | ADC Newsflash
U.S. Supreme Court Rejects California's Assertion Of Personal Jurisdiction Over Drugmaker...
5/26/2017 | ADC Newsflash
Multiple factors - but not doctor's unilateral say-so - may be considered in determining reasonable value of medical services...
5/15/2017 | ADC Newsflash: Employment Sub-Law
California Supreme Court Clarifies Employee "Day of Rest" Rules...
5/1/2017 | ADC Newsflash
Howell Applied in a MICRA Setting, and Governs Future As Well As Past Benefits...
3/9/2017 | ADC Newsflash: Public Entity Sub-Law
Suit Barred By Failure to Timely Petition For Relief From Government Claims Act J.M., a Minor, etc., v. Huntington Beach Union High School District S230510...
2/1/2017 | ADC Newsflash: Construction Sub-Law
Acqua Vista Homeowners Assn. v. MWI, Inc., 2017 Cal. App. LEXIS 54 (Cal. App. 4th Dist. Jan. 26, 2017): The Right to Repair Act (SB 800, Title 7 of the California Civil Code, Section 895, et seq.)...
12/7/2016 | ADC Newsflash: Construction Sub-Law
Elliot Homes, Inc. v. Superior Court: The Right To Repair Does Not Depend on the Theory Pled by the Plaintiff...
12/1/2016 | Toxic Torts Sub-Law - Update
California Supreme Court Endorses Take-Home Exposure Liability, but Only for "Household" Members; Reverses Campbell...
11/1/2016 | ADC Newsflash
Moore v. Mercer: Plaintiff without medical insurance presents full amount of charged medical bills; Defense precluded from introducing MedFin purchase amount...
10/6/2016 | ADC Newsflash
Howell, Corenbaum, and Bermudez Cited to Support Jury Award for Future Hospitalizations...
9/30/2016 | ADC Newsflash: Landowner Liability
San Francisco Bid To Restrict Right Afforded Under the Ellis Act Fails...
8/30/2016 | ADC Newsflash: Litigation
California Supreme Court Greenlights "Jurisdiction by Joinder"...
8/26/2016 | ADC News Flash: Employment Sub-Law
COURT OF APPEAL PROTECTS ATTORNEY-CLIENT PRIVILEGE OF INVESTIGATION INTO WORKPLACE DISCRIMINATION...
5/24/2016 | ADC News Flash
In Webb v. Special Electric Co., Inc., the California Supreme Court formally adopted the "sophisticated intermediary" defense....
5/6/2016 | ADC News Flash
California Supreme Court Clarifies Definition of Professional Negligence in Hospital Setting...
3/18/2016 | ADC News Flash
California Supreme Court Chief Justice Addresses ADCNCN Members...
3/8/2016 | ADC NewsFlash: Toxic Torts SubLaw
California Court of Appeal Allows “Every Exposure” Argument...
2/4/2016 | ADC Newsflash: Litigation
County of Santa Clara v. Escobar...
1/11/2016 | ADC General Newsflash
New Decision Holds Contractors Strictly Liable For Defective Products Used In Construction, Questions Asbestos Bankruptcy Trust Payments...
8/28/2015 | ADC Newsflash: Construction
MCMILLIN ALBANY LLC v. THE SUPERIOR COURT OF KERN COUNTY...
8/24/2015 | ADC Newsflash: General
California Supreme Court Limits Insurance Policy Anti-Assignment Provisions: Void If “Loss” or “Injury” Has Already Occurred...
8/21/2015 | ADC Newsflash: General
California Supreme Court Permits Insurer to Bring Direct Action Against Cumis Counsel for Reimbursement of Excessive Fees...
7/14/2015 | ADC Newsflash: Construction
Valley Crest Landscape Development, Inc. v. Mission Pools of Escondido, Inc....
6/24/2015 | ADC Newsflash: Litigation
Bermudez v. Ciolek, 2015 Cal. App. LEXIS 542...
6/11/2015 | ADC News Flash: GENERAL
United States Supreme Court To Decide Fate Of Class Actions Where Defendants Pick Off Named Class Representatives...
5/6/2015 | ADC News Flash: Employment Sublaw
Williams v. Chino Valley, What is The California Employer To Do?...
4/23/2015 | ADC News Flash: Public Entity Sublaw
Law Enforcement Traffic Stop and Detention K-9’s...
3/27/2015 | ADC Newsflash: Litigation Sub-Law
Court Refuses to Allow Exception to Mediation Confidentiality - Really?!...
3/27/2015 | ADC News Flash: Employment Sub-Law
Court Denies Class Certification to “Working” Managers Who Claimed They Were Misclassified...
3/26/2015 | ADC News Flash: Public Entity Sub-Law
Absolute Witness Immunity That Is Not Really Absolute (And Rightly So)...
3/13/2015 | ADC News Flash: Employment Sub-Law
Approved CFRA Rule Changes to Take Effect July 1....
3/2/2015 | ADC News Flash: Construction Sub-Law
Belasco v. Wells...
1/22/2015 | ADC News Flash: Construction Sub
Stofer v. Shapell Industries, Inc....
1/9/2015 | ADCNCN News Flash - Employment Sublaw
Mendiola v. CPS Security Solutions (SC S212704 En Banc 1/8/15)...
11/13/2014 | ADC Newsflash - Non-Parties' Obligation To Produce Electronically Stored Information (ESI)
(Vasquez v. California School of Culinary Arts, Inc.)...
8/19/2014 | Insurance Sub-Law - NewsFlash
Insured Allowed To Retain More Than One Firm As Cumis Counsel...
7/16/2014 | Toxic Torts Sub-Law Newsflash
California Supreme Court to Review the Component Parts Doctrine...
7/1/2014 | Public Entity Sub-Law Newsflash
No More Open Season on Cell Phones!!...
6/24/2014 | Employment Sub-Law Newsflash
Iskanian v. CLS Transportation Los Angeles, LLC...
6/19/2014 | Employment Sub-Law Newsflash - Update - Delegation Clauses
Second Appellate District (LA) Issues Important Opinion on the Enforceabliity of Arbitration "Delegation Clauses"...
6/19/2014 | Insurance Sub-Law Newsflash
California Supreme Court Clarifies Coverage B Trigger...
6/13/2014 | Howell: Children’s Hospital Giveth, but Dodd is Taken Away
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4/14/2014 | Insurance Sub-Law Newsflash
Insured Allowed To Sue Adjuster Personally For Wrongful Conduct...
3/28/2014 | Construction Sub-Law Newsflash
The McCaffrey Group, Inc. v. Superior Court...
3/1/2014 | MARCH MEMBERSHIP MADNESS!
Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California and Nevada March Madness for New Members Contest...
2/7/2014 | ADC Member - General Alert
The Right To Discovery and Medical Financing Companies...
1/14/2014 | Litigation Sub-Law - Update
Time Limits to Depose a Witness - "You've Got 14 Hours! Except..."...
11/11/2013 | Toxic Tort Sub-Law - Newsflash
Pfeifer v. John Crane, Inc....
10/11/2013 | Medical Malpractice Sub-Law - News Flash
When MICRA Meets PROP. 51 – Rashidi v Moser, M.D....
10/4/2013 | Public Entity Sub-Law Newsflash
If A Tree Falls In the Forest…...
10/4/2013 | Public Entity Sub-Law Newsflash
If A Tree Falls In the Forest…...
9/26/2013 | Insurance Sub-Law Newsflash
California Supreme Court Preserves Existing Cumis Law...
9/4/2013 | Construction Sub-Law - Newsflash
Liberty Mutual Insurance Company v. Brookfield Crystal Cove, LLC...
8/30/2013 | Litigation Sub-Law Newsflash
Nickerson: California court upholds 10:1 ratio limit on punitive damages...
8/6/2013 | Insurance Sub-Law News Flash
California Supreme Court Allows Unfair Competition Law Claims Against Insurers...
7/15/2013 | Litigation Sub-Law Newsflash
Even If It Fits, You Must Acquit: Product Liability Defendants Not Liable For Somebody Else’s Product...
6/17/2013 | Litigation Sub-Law - Summary Judgments Just Got Harder
Summary Judgments Just Got Harder: Supreme Court Denies Review in Garrett...
6/14/2013 | Litigation Sub-Law Newsflash
Enforcing a Lien under the Hospital Lien law requires a hospital to demonstrate the reasonableness and necessity of its charges....
6/13/2013 | Litigation Sub-Law Newsflash
Raymond Martinez, et al. v. Brownco Construction Company, Inc....
4/15/2013 | Litigation Sub-Law Newsflash
Howell Update...
3/8/2013 | General Alert
Improper Maintenance of Hospital Equipment Falls Outside of MICRA Equipment Falls Outside of MICRA (Flores v. Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital, B235409)...
2/11/2013 | Employment Sub-Law - The Mixed-Motive Defense…
The California Supreme Court Finally Confirms The Mixed-Motive Defense. Now Employers Can Exhale A Small Sigh Of Relief–Sort Of, But Not Really....
2/1/2013 | Litigation Sub-Law - Unlicensed In-Home Caregiver of Alzheimer’s Patient
Primary Assumption of the Risk Applied to Unlicensed In-Home Caregiver of Alzheimer’s Patient...
1/18/2013 | Litigation Sub-Law - 998 Demand Two Months after Filing Reasonable
California Court of Appeals Holds 998 Demand Two Months after Filing Reasonable...
1/2/2013 | Litigation Sub-Law Newsflash - Nalwa vs. Cedar Fair - S195031
SUPREME COURT FINDS PRIMARY ASSUMPTION OF RISK DOCTRINE APPLIES TO “NONSPORT” RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES...
12/3/2012 | Employment Sub-Law - AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion
AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion...
9/19/2012 | CDC Legislation Update
HOWELL BILL DEFEATED IN ASSEMBLY...
8/24/2012 | Litigation Sub-Law Alert
LEUNG v. VERDUGO HILLS HOSP...
8/16/2012 | State of California v. Continental Insurance Company
ADC Insurance Sub-Law Alert...
7/26/2012 | Harris v. Superior Court (Liberty Mutual Insurance Company)
The Second Appellate District of the California Courts of Appeal on remand from the Supreme Court has held that insurance claims adjusters are not exempt from overtime compensation because their primary work duties…...
6/29/2012 | Recent Case Update - Litigation Sub-Law Section of the ADCNCN
SUBJECT: Coito v. Superior Court of Stanislaus County (S181712)...
6/14/2012 | Ninth Circuit Weighs In On Insurer’s Duty to Settle – Du v. Allstate
Ninth Circuit Weighs In On Insurer’s Duty to Settle – Du v. Allstate...
6/7/2012 | ADCNCN CASE REVIEW FOR PUBLIC ENTITY
RECENT PUBLISHED DECISIONS IN PUBLIC ENTITY TORT LAW...
4/10/2012 | Court Finds that Howell Limitations Apply to Medical Bills…
Sanchez v. Brooke (2012) 204 Cal. App. 4th 126...
2/8/2012 | Toxic Torts Sub-Law - Maxton v. Western State Metals
Toxic Torts Sub-Law - Maxton v. Western State Metals...
2/8/2012 | ADC Member - General News Flash
Please be aware of the following two items:...
1/18/2012 | Employment Sub-Law - Update
Harris v. Liberty Mutual...
1/13/2012 | Recent Case Update - Moody vs. Bedford
Recent Case Update - Moody vs. Bedford...
1/12/2012 | Toxic Torts Sub-Law - Update
The long-awaited decision of O’Neil v. Crane Co....
7/27/2011 | INSURANCE SUB-LAW CASE UPDATE
Insurance Sub-Law Case Update Vol II News Flash...
5/12/2011 | Insurance Sub-Law - Update
UPDATE OF RECENT INSURANCE RELATED AND COVERAGE CASES...
4/4/2011 | Litigation Sub-Law Newsflash
Litigation Sub-Law Newsflash...
3/4/2011 | ADC suggests review of the recent decision of Cabral v. Ralph’s
ADC Transportation Committee suggests review of the recent decision of Cabral v. Ralph’s Grocery Co...
2/25/2011 | Hanif and Nishihama Re-affirmed by California Court of Appeal
Hanif and Nishihama Re-affirmed by California Court of Appeal - See Amicus Section...
11/8/2010 | Defense Comment - Fall 2010 - Now Available
Members can now download the Fall 2010 Defense Comment...
10/22/2010 | Expedited Jury Trials (EJT) Podcast Now Available!
Expedited Jury Trials (EJT) Podcast Now Available! CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE...
10/4/2010 | Governor Signs AB 2284 - Expedited Jury Trials Act
Please be advised that September 30th, Governor Schwarzenegger signed AB 2284 - Click for more info!...
6/24/2010 | Insurance Sub-Law - Update
In an effort to keep the members of the Insurance Committee apprised of recent insurance cases, we provide you with a brief summary of some of the California State and federal insurance cases...
3/17/2010 | Litigation Sub-Law - Update
Litigation Sub-Law - Update - New Coito v. State case regarding privilege issues...
3/17/2010 | Toxic Torts Sub-Law - Update
Toxic Torts Sub-Law - Update - In an effort to keep the members of the Toxic Torts Committee apprised of recent cases, we provide you with the following brief summary...
3/15/2010 | Construction Sub-Law - Update
Construction Sub-Law - Committee Case Law Update...