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Rethinking the Joint-Employer Standard

in Employment Law by Stephen Raucher

Stephen Raucher’s article Rethinking the Joint-Employer Standard is published in the Los Angeles Daily Journal on September 22, 2021.

Navigating a Difficult Divorce

in Family Law by Stephanie Blum

Stephanie I. Blum’s article Navigating a Difficult Divorce is published in the October 2021 edition of Living Brentwood.

Entitlement to Equitable Subrogation Does Not Transform Legal Claims Against Third Parties into Equitable Claims

in Insurance Law by Stephen L. Raucher

In Michael Berg et al., v. Pulte Home Corp. (“Berg”), the Third District Court of Appeal analyzed the question of whether an entitlement to equitable subrogation, as opposed to the underlying action itself, determines the right to a jury trial. … more

COVID Vaccine Mandates and the Right to Swing Your Arms

in RRB Law Blog by Timothy D. Reuben

Timothy D. Reuben’s article COVID Vaccine Mandates and the Right to Swing Your Arms is published in the Los Angeles Daily Journal on September 14, 2021.  

Ruling Clarifies Precedent On Expert Reliance On Hearsay

in Civil Litigation by Timothy D. Reuben

Timothy D. Reuben and Stephanie I. Blum’s article Ruling Clarifies Precedent On Expert Reliance On Hearsay is published in the Los Angeles Daily Journal on August 23, 2021.  

Private Judge in Jolie/Pitt Case: No More Flawed Than Usual

in Family Law by Stephanie Blum

Timothy D. Reuben and Stephanie I. Blum’s article Private Judge in Jolie/Pitt Case: No More Flawed Than Usual is published in the Los Angeles Daily Journal on August 2, 2021.  

Why Won’t The Court Free Britney?

in Family Law by Stephanie Blum

Timothy D. Reuben and Stephanie I. Blum’s article Why Won’t The Court Free Britney? is published in the Los Angeles Daily Journal on July 14, 2021.  

A Plaintiff Cannot be Compelled to Arbitrate the Threshold Question of Employee Status in a PAGA Claim

in Employment Law by Timothy D. Reuben

In Damaris Rosales v. Uber Technologies, Inc. (May 4, 2021) 2021 DJDAR 4243, the Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District, clarified that a plaintiff asserting a claim for civil penalties under the Labor Code Private Attorneys General Act of 2004 … more

Stephen L. Raucher Co-Authors Insurance Update for the Eighth Straight Year

in Insurance Law by Stephen Raucher

Insurance Law is published by the State Bar Litigation Section in its California Litigation Review (2020 Edition), co-authored by RRB attorney Stephen L. Raucher, along with Michael Sohigian, who have provided insurance updates together for the eighth consecutive year.

Skid Row Ruling Should Be Required Reading

in RRB Law Blog by Timothy D. Reuben

Timothy D. Reuben’s article Skid Row Ruling Should Be Required Reading is published in the Los Angeles Daily Journal on April 27, 2021.  

The Intersection Between Family Law and Estate Planning

in Family Law by Stephanie Blum

On Tuesday, April 20, 2021, Stephanie I. Blum co-presented a continuing legal education program entitled “The Intersection Between Family Law and Estate Planning.”  The program explored and guided participants through the rules, complexities, challenges and opportunities arising from the overlap … more

21-Day Safe Harbor Provision Does Not Apply to Fee Request in Opposing Frivolous Anti-SLAPP Motion

in Civil Litigation by Stephen L. Raucher

In Changsha Metro Grp. Co., Ltd. v. Xufeng, 57 Cal. App. 5th 1 (2020), the Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District, clarified that the “safe harbor” provision of Code of Civil Procedure Section 128.5 does not apply where attorney’s fees … more

Court of Appeal Ruling Muddies The Waters On Punitive Damages

in Civil Litigation by Timothy D. Reuben

Timothy D. Reuben’s article Court of Appeal Ruling Muddies the Waters on Punitive Damages is published in the Los Angeles Daily Journal on March 1, 2021.  

Annual Update On Developments In Insurance

in Insurance Law by Stephen Raucher

On Thursday, February 4, 2021, Stephen L. Raucher presented a continuing legal education program entitled “Annual Update on Developments in Insurance.” The program examined the most important new cases from 2020 regarding insurance coverage and bad faith, focusing particularly on … more

Stephen L. Raucher Co-Authors Insurance Update for the Seventh Straight Year

in Insurance Law by Stephen Raucher

Insurance Law is published by the State Bar Litigation Section in its California Litigation Review (2019 Edition), co-authored by RRB attorney Stephen L. Raucher, along with Michael Sohigian, who have provided insurance updates together for the seventh consecutive year.

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