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California: Legal Secretary’s IIED Claim Against Attorney and Firm Related to Pornographic Emails May Proceed

In an unpublished decision, Elster v. Fishman, 2013 Cal. App. Unpub. LEXIS 5158 (July 22, 2013) [check Cal. Rules of Court, Rule 8.1115(a) regarding rules related to citation], a California appellate court recently reversed a trial court’s order sustaining demurrers … Continue reading

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Employer Gets Lesson in Law of Negotiable Instruments–It Remains Liable When Claimant’s Settlement Check is Misdelivered and Forged

An employer, who mailed a $17,000 settlement check to the address erroneously designated by the claimant in a Compromise & Release Agreement (C&R) settling claimant’s workers’ compensation case, is still responsible for paying the agreed $17,000 to claimant where claimant … Continue reading

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