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Documents by Tharpe & Howell on Martindale.com
CEQA Litigation: The Cost of Doing Business in California
Todd R. Howell, February 15, 2013
There has been a lot of news lately on the costs of CEQA litigation, as well as the potential for the statute to be used as a tool to stop development, good or bad, or exact concessions or pay-offs.
Can an Intervening Insurance Company Sue for Breach of Contract?
Robert M. Freedman,Todd R. Howell, February 15, 2013
If a party in litigation has a default judgment entered against it, can its insurance company still file a motion to intervene and use the same defenses that would have been available to the insured if not procedurally barred as a result of the default? In Western Heritage Ins. Co. v. Superior...
Post-Brinker Meal Break Decisions on Class Certification
Todd R. Howell,Christopher S. Maile, February 15, 2013
Previously, we reported on the California Supreme Court’s decision in Brinker Restaurant Corp. v. Superior Court (4/21/12), which addressed employer obligations relating to meal breaks employees are entitled to take under Labor Code section 512 and Wage Order No. 5.