McIntyre's Civil AlertTM

Oct 9, 2016

California cases: 9-26-16 to 10-7-16

California Courts of Appeal Appeal Hjelm v. Prometheus (2016) _ Cal.App.5th _ , 2016 WL 5815768: The Court of Appeal affirmed a jury verdict awarding plaintiffs economic damages of $11,652 and non-economic damages of $60,000, and an attorney fee award of $326,475.00, in an action by tenants for damages caused by a bedbug infestation and a raw sewage problem in their apartment complex. The Court of Appeal concluded the appeal of the verdict was untimely,... read more

Sep 26, 2016

California cases: 9-12-16 to 9-23-16

California Supreme Court Real Property (CEQA) Friends of the College of San Mateo Gardens v. San Mateo Community College District (2016) _ Cal.4th _ , 2016 WL 4978435: The California Supreme Court reversed the Court of Appeal’s decision affirming the trial court’s decision granting a writ petition ordering respondent to refrain from taking further action adversely affecting the physical environment at a building complex pending respondent’s full compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).... read more