A required element of a malicious prosecution action is for the plaintiff to prove that an underlying action was successfully terminated in its favor on the merits. In a recent case the California Court of Appeal held that if a plaintiff prevails on a single cause of action in a multi cause of action complaint,…Details
Apparently, a monkey took a selfie of himself and the picture went viral. PETA then sued the photographer who published the picture claiming that the monkey’s copyright privileges were infringed. The District Court granted the photographer’s motion to dismiss on the grounds that PETA did not have standing to sue for the monkey.
“Isn’t it a shame how 99% of the lawyers give the whole profession a bad name.” 30 years ago The George Washington University National Law Center turned loose on the world a shiver of new graduates. Being among those graduates, I dutifully set out to make the world a better place through lawsuits. In the…Details
Julander, Brown & Bollard just obtained a judgment in the amount of $4,821,659.21 against Chinese manufacturer Yangzhou Jiahe Radiator (together with other Chinese alter-egos) and its U.S. subsidiary, OPL Auto Parts, Inc. After JBB’s client, California-based Champion Motorsports, Inc., discovered that Yangzhou and OPL were selling its proprietary classic car radiators on eBay, JBB wrote…Details
Most employers are familiar with the general laws that require them to provide their employees with 30 minute lunch break. What many employers do not know is that their employees are entitled to a second meal break if the employees work more than 10 hours in a given day. California Law on Two Lunch BreaksDetails
On October 20, 2014, Ret. Judge Stephen E. Haberfeld of JAMS issued an arbitration award in favor of the firm’s client, Burkhalter, Kessler, Clement & George (BKGG) in a dissociation lawsuit brought by former partner, Eric J. Goodman. Mr. Goodman sought the recovery of more than $400,000 pursuant to Section 16701 of the California Corporations…Details
On October 1, 2014, the firm received an Arbitration Award on behalf of its client, Contructora Camabuga, a Mexico-based developer that purchased an ocean-view lot in Malibu back in 2010. Our client alleged that the seller and the real estate agent intentionally concealed facts relating to geotechnical issues known by them which made the lot unbuildable under…Details
Julander, Brown & Bollard attorneys Dirk O. Julander, William C. Bollard and Dustin M. Monroe won a substantial judgment in the United States District Court, District of Hawaii on behalf of their clients, D. Bello Associates, Inc. (DBA) and its principals, Doug Bello and Jeffrey Bates. DBA was accused of breaching an agreement with HDEP,…Details