Issue By:  Kimberly Y. Chin Hope DiCampli-Mintz v. County of Santa Clara, et al. California Supreme Court (December 6, 2012) Government Code section 915(a) establishes the manner of delivery of a claim against the government. It requires that a claim be presented to a local public entity by “[d]elivering it to the clerk, secretary, or…

Issue By:  David Blinn   Gemini Ins. Co. v. Delos Ins. Co. Court of Appeal, Second District (December 5, 2012) Many policies have exclusions for coverage or defense of actions between insureds.  This case considered such an exclusion where one of the insureds was covered under an Additional Insured Endorsement as a landlord. Delos Insurance Company…

Issue By:  Karen L. Moore Avery Richey v. AutoNation, Inc. et al. Court of Appeal, Second District November 13, 2012 This case discusses an employer’s burden of proof to set forth a legitimate reason for denying reinstatement to an employee on leave under the California Family Rights Act (“CFRA”). Plaintiff Avery Richey was hired as a…

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