Monthly Archives: December 2013

Court Rules Attorney Malpractice Claim Assignable in Insurance Case

Court of Appeals Rules Attorney Malpractice Claim Assignable in Insurance Case There is a general rule in California barring assignment of legal malpractice claims. The issue was recently revisited by the California Court of Appeals for the Third District, which … Continue reading

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Circuit Court to Weigh in on When Interns are Considered Employees

Circuit Court to Weigh in on When Interns are Considered Employees The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has granted two petitions to appeal trial court decisions in employment cases concerning whether interns qualify as employees and therefore … Continue reading

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Attorney Suspended Due to Multiple Counts of Moral Turpitude

In the Matter of James Patrick Chandler, Case No. 08-O-13631, the State Bar Court Review Department found multiple acts of moral turpitude warranting suspension for two years and until the attorney paid restitution and proved his fitness to practice.

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Court Holds Statute of Limitations Equitably Tolled While Employee Pursued Administrative Remedy

Court Holds Statute of Limitations Equitably Tolled While Employee Pursued Administrative Remedy The ruling comes from California’s Court of Appeals for the Sixth District in Bain v. Tax Reducers, Inc. after extensive litigation following the plaintiff’s month-long employment with the defendant. Plaintiff Harold … Continue reading

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