3 01, 2013

My California Legislature

By |2017-05-13T07:33:14-08:00January 3rd, 2013|Legislature|Comments Off on My California Legislature

While I was busy mediating cases in 2012, our California legislature was busy passing more than 800 laws. While some of them clearly make sense, I wonder which special interest groups were at work to get some of the more arcane measures passed. As a previous litigator, I am always interested in the new laws [...]

7 02, 2012

“Let’s Kill The Lawyers”?

By |2017-05-13T07:36:09-08:00February 7th, 2012|Court Cases|Comments Off on “Let’s Kill The Lawyers”?

Earlier this month, a Superior Court Commissioner sitting in small claims court in Torrance, California held that a plaintiff (who opted out of a class action) was entitled to a judgment against the American Honda Motor Co, Inc. because she did not get the gas mileage (or mpg's) which Honda claimed her 2006 hybrid would [...]