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1 Oct 2012, 3:26 pm by Michael
Beginning January 1, 2013, depositions in California state court proceedings (with specifically enumerated exceptions) will be limited to 7 hours.  On September 17, 2012, Governor Brown signed Assembly Bill No. 1875, which  amended the Code of Civil Procedure (CCP) to be analogous with the 7-hour limit in Rule 30 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP).  AB 1875 was backed by the Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC), which claimed that the new law would reduce litigation costs for… [read post]
10 Mar 2014, 10:57 pm by Richard Frank
Some U.S. Supreme Court decisions blow through American jurisprudence like a hurricane. Others slip into the law books quietly, like the proverbial cat’s paws. Today’s Court decision in Marvin M. Brandt Revocable Trust v. United States falls into the latter category: largely overlooked by Court followers and the media, but with the potential to have profound, long-term impacts on public access rights, land use trends and private property rights. The facts of Brandt are mundane,… [read post]
2 Oct 2012, 10:41 am by Samuel Sorich
September 30, 2012, was the deadline for Governor Jerry Brown to take action on bills passed by the California Legislature during the 2012 regular legislative session. Here are summaries of noteworthy insurance-related bills that were signed into law. All of these new laws will go into effect on January 1, 2013. Senate Bills SB 863 increases workers’ compensation permanent disability benefits by an estimated $750 million per year, phased in over a two-year period. The new law changes several… [read post]
2 Oct 2012, 11:55 am by Barger & Wolen LLP
By Sam Sorich September 30, 2012, was the deadline for Governor Jerry Brown to take action on bills passed by the California Legislature during the 2012 regular legislative session. Here are summaries of noteworthy insurance-related bills that were signed into law. All of these new laws will go into effect on January 1, 2013. Senate Bills SB 863 increases workers’ compensation permanent disability benefits by an estimated $750 million per year, phased in over a two-year period. The new law changes… [read post]
13 Dec 2012, 11:06 am by Mandelman
  A couple of years ago (and quite a few times since then), I wrote an article saying that we were not going to win this battle to help homeowners at risk of foreclosure in the courts.  I pointed out that because the foreclosure crisis was something we had never dealt with before in this country, it was not something that our existing laws dealt with very effectively. I made the point, for example, that because judges could only enforce existing laws, and our existing laws don’t… [read post]