Defendants have no rights to compel a vocational rehabilitation examination in California, and will not have a right to do so without legislative intervention. Issue By: Charles S. Redfield Mohammed Haniff v. The Superior Court of Santa Clara County Court of Appeals, Sixth Appellate District (March 18, 2017) 9 Cal.App. 5th 191 When a personal…

Share this:

Issue By: Catherine E. Golden Emanuele Secci v. United Independent Taxi Drivers, Inc. Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District 8 Cal.App.5th 846 (February 15, 2017) The California Court of Appeals reinstated a jury verdict of $335,000 after it concluded that there was no public regulation of the taxi cab industry that would shield the taxi…

Share this:

The CA Court says that willfully cutting down your neighbor’s trees is a ‘treble’ thing for noneconomic damages if it annoys/disturbs your neighbor. Issue By: Leeh A. DiBello Jeanette E. Fulle v. Kaveh M. Kanani Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District (January 31, 2017) Cutting down your neighbor’s trees could be costly as non-economic damages…

Share this:

Trail immunity will not protect against being hit by a stray golf ball, but it may provide certain parties with absolute immunity from resulting litigation. Edited by: Charles Redfield Miguel Leyva, et al. v. Crockett & Company, Inc. Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District (January 25, 2017) Under Government Code § 831.4, “trail immunity,” a…

Share this:

Purchasing optional liability coverage for employees’ foreseeable personal use of company vehicles can prevent your employees from being financially at risk. Issue By: David L. Blinn Insurance Coverage – Exclusion for Vehicles “Normally Made Available” Javier Medina v. Geico Indemnity Company Court of Appeals, Fifth Appellate District 213 Cal.Rptr.3d 502 (February 8, 2017) What coverage…

Share this:

© 2018 LOW, BALL & LYNCH | DISCLAIMER | PRIVACY

CONNECT WITH US: