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$17 Million Nationwide Class Action Settlement with PHH and Realogy Approved

August 28, 2018 – A California federal judge granted final approval to a $17 million settlement in a nationwide class action lawsuit filed by consumers, represented by Daniel Robinson of Robinson Calcagnie, Inc. and Evan Borges of Greenberg Gross LLP, against PHH Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates (“PHH”), and Realogy Holdings Corp. and its subsidiaries…

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Hometown America – Orchard Mobile Home Community

Mark Robinson, Jr. of Robinson Calcagnie, Inc. filed a lawsuit against Hometown America and the Orchard Mobile Home Community in Santa Rosa on behalf of residents who lost their homes within the community during the wildfires which occurred in Santa Clara County on October 8, 2017. For over seven months, Defendants have failed to communicate…

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Employment Contracts — Arbitration Agreements

Serafin v. Balco Properties Ltd., LLC, (1st Dist., March 16, 2015) — Cal.Rptr.3d —-, 15 Cal. Daily Op. Serv. 2617, 2015 Daily Journal D.A.R. 3048 A woman who was terminated from her job as a property management director filed a wrongful termination action against her employer, asserting a number of causes of action including retaliation,…

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Emergency Medical Care – Comparative Fault

Harb v. City of Bakersfield, — Cal.Rptr.3d —-, 15 Cal. Daily Op. Serv. 877, 2015 Daily Journal D.A.R. 1001 A doctor who suffered a stroke while driving and then ran his car onto a sidewalk was arrested and handcuffed by a police officer who assumed he was intoxicated.  The first ambulance called to the scene…

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MICRA Verdicts: Effect of Prior Settlements

Rashidi v. Moser, (Supreme Court of California, December 15, 2014) 60 Cal.4th 718, 339 P.3d 344, 181 Cal.Rptr.3d 59, 14 Cal. Daily Op. Serv. 13,880, 2014 Daily Journal D.A.R. 16,440 A patient who suffered blindness in one eye following a medical procedure relating to a nosebleed, filed an action for personal injuries against the doctor…

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Products Liability: Replacement Parts

“Other manufacturers cannot be expected to determine the relative dangers of various products they do not produce or sell and certainly do not have a chance to inspect or evaluate.”