A recent California decision should make it easier for insurers to attack allegations at the pleading stage in state court actions. ...more
- Insurers Judicial Notice Pleadings
The Bratz litigation between Mattel and MGA Entertainment has provided fertile grounds for attorney fee disputes. In the latest installment, the Ninth Circuit upheld a $137 million attorney fee award in favor of MGA as a...more
- Attorney's Fees Bratz Copyright Damages Infringement Mattel MGA Entertainment The Copyright Act Trade Secrets Willful Infringement
The California Supreme Court has removed a legal barrier for litigants seeking to invalidate contracts on the basis of fraud.
Overruling a 75-year old decision, the Supreme Court ruled that the parol evidence rule does...more
- Evidence Fraud Fraud Exception Parol Evidence Riverisland
It is well settled that a tripartite attorney-client relationship arises when an insurer retains counsel to defend an action against its insured. As a consequence, confidential communications between counsel and the insurer...more
- Appeals Attorney-Client Privilege Insurance Companies Insureds Tripartite Relationships
JD Supra gets your content noticed, increases your visibility and makes your marketing efforts hassle free...
Learn More or Schedule a demo