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HTMLCalifornia Appellate Court Limits Liability under California’s Medical Confidentiality Act for Disclosure of Medical Information
Jeremy L. Ross, Ian A. Stewart, Melissa K. Ventrone; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 2, 2014, previously published on September 22, 2014
In what should be considered a win for the defense, the California Third Appellate Court recently overturned the lower court’s denial of a motion to dismiss a class action lawsuit seeking $4 billion in damages under California’s Medical Confidentiality Act (the Act) due to the alleged...

 

HTMLUnder the Right Circumstances, an Insured Entitled to “Independent Counsel” in California Can Retain More Than One Firm
Carey B. Moorehead; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 8, 2014, previously published on September 5, 2014
In a case of first impression, a California District Court has ruled that California law does not preclude an insured from retaining multiple law firms as independent or Cumis counsel where the insurer is defending under reservation of rights. The court’s ruling came in the case of Signal...

 

HTMLCalifornia Supreme Court Holds Design Professionals Owe a Duty of Care to Future Homeowners
John R. Clifford, Edward P. Garson, Ian A. Stewart; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 18, 2014, previously published on July 11, 2014
The California Supreme Court in Beacon Residential Community Association v. Skidmore, Owings and Merrill LLP (July 3, 2014), held - based on common law principles - that an architect owes a “duty of care” to future homeowners in the design of a residential building. (July 3, 2014), held...

 

HTMLCalifornia Protects Minors from the Internet by Imposing Restrictions on Online Marketing or Advertising of Products Minors Cannot Legally Purchase
D. Victoria LaBrie, Ian A. Stewart; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 13, 2013, previously published on December 6, 2013
Operators of Internet websites and online services, online applications or mobile applications (online media) will be prohibited from targeting minors with advertisements for goods that a minor cannot legally purchase and services in which a minor cannot legally engage. The new restrictions are set...

 

HTMLRecent U.S. Supreme Court Opinion Supports Forum Selection Clauses in Interstate Contracts
William K. Enger, Tracy J. Luu-Varnes; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 13, 2013, previously published on December 9, 2013
On December 3, 2013, the United States Supreme Court in a unanimous decision made an important ruling that supports forum selection clauses in interstate contracts. In Atlantic Marine Construction Co., Inc. v. United States District Court for the Western District of Texas, et. al. (12-929,...

 

HTMLDuty to Settle Absent a Demand? California Court Says No
Patrick M. Kelly, D. Victoria LaBrie, James A. Stankowski; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 19, 2013, previously published on November 15, 2013
The California Court of Appeal in Reid v. Mercury Insurance Company [(2013) 220 Cal.App.4th 262 (rehearing denied November 6, 2013)] found no California authority “standing for the proposition that there is a duty to settle when there is a claim that is vastly in excess of the policy limits...

 

HTMLCourt Confirms the Limited Duty of an Insurance Broker to Procure Only Coverage Requested by the Insured
John R. Clifford, Edward P. Garson, Ian A. Stewart; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 11, 2013, previously published on November 8, 2013
Recently, in San Diego Assemblers v. Work Comp for Less Insurance Services, Inc. (October 4, 2013, CA Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District), the court upheld the granting of summary judgment on behalf of a broker on the grounds that it breached no legal duty to its client. The court rejected...