13 Cited authorities

  1. Fritsch v. Swift Transp. Co. of Ariz., LLC

    899 F.3d 785 (9th Cir. 2018)   Cited 479 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that if a plaintiff is entitled under a contract or statute to future attorney's fees, then "such fees are at stake in the litigation and should be included in the amount in controversy"
  2. Chavez v. JPMorgan Chase & Co.

    888 F.3d 413 (9th Cir. 2018)   Cited 272 times
    Holding the plaintiff's CFRA retaliation claim "fail[ed] because she cannot show that [defendant's] reason for terminating her was pretextual"
  3. Erlich v. Menezes

    21 Cal.4th 543 (Cal. 1999)   Cited 466 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a defendant may not be liable for negligent breach of contract
  4. Brady v. Mercedes-Benz USA, Inc.

    243 F. Supp. 2d 1004 (N.D. Cal. 2002)   Cited 160 times
    Holding that Song-Beverly Act's civil penalties should be included in the amount in controversy requirement for diversity jurisdiction
  5. Sasso v. Noble Utah Long Beach, LLC

    Case No.: CV 14-09154-AB (AJWx) (C.D. Cal. Mar. 3, 2015)   Cited 43 times
    Including post removal attorneys' fees because they are part of the total "amount at stake"
  6. Adkins v. J.B. Hunt Transp., Inc.

    293 F. Supp. 3d 1140 (E.D. Cal. 2018)   Cited 20 times

    Civ. No. 2:18–28 WBS AC 03-20-2018 Jeffrey ADKINS, an individual, Plaintiff, v. J.B. HUNT TRANSPORT, INC., a Georgia corporation; and Does 1 through 20 inclusive, Defendants. Fawn F. Bekam, Aegis Law Firm, PC, Irvine, CA, for Plaintiff. Constance E. Norton, Charles Robert Harrington, Littler Mendelson, P.C., San Francisco, CA, for Defendants. WILLIAM B. SHUBB, UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE Fawn F. Bekam, Aegis Law Firm, PC, Irvine, CA, for Plaintiff. Constance E. Norton, Charles Robert Harrington

  7. Section 1332 - Diversity of citizenship; amount in controversy; costs

    28 U.S.C. § 1332   Cited 112,459 times   572 Legal Analyses
    Holding district court has jurisdiction over action between diverse citizens "where the matter in controversy exceeds the sum or value of $75,000"
  8. Section 1441 - Removal of civil actions

    28 U.S.C. § 1441   Cited 50,478 times   151 Legal Analyses
    Holding that “[a]ny civil action of which the district courts have original jurisdiction founded on a claim or right arising under the ... laws of the United States shall be removable without regard to the citizenship or residence of the parties.”
  9. Section 1446 - Procedure for removal of civil actions

    28 U.S.C. § 1446   Cited 22,024 times   141 Legal Analyses
    Granting a defendant 30 days to remove after receipt of the first pleading that sets forth a removable claim
  10. Section 1102.5 - Whistleblower protection

    Cal. Lab. Code § 1102.5   Cited 1,210 times   38 Legal Analyses
    Making it unlawful for an employer to impose any policy which "prevent an employee from disclosing information to a government or law enforcement agency ... or to another employee who has authority to investigate, discover, or correct the violation or noncompliance"
  11. Rule 7.1 - Disclosure Statement

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 7.1   Cited 1,054 times   12 Legal Analyses
    Governing corporate disclosure statements
  12. Rule 3.811 - Cases subject to and exempt from arbitration

    Cal. R. 3.811   Cited 7 times

    (a) Cases subject to arbitration Except as provided in (b), the following cases must be arbitrated: (1) In each superior court with 18 or more authorized judges, all unlimited civil cases where the amount in controversy does not exceed $50,000 as to any plaintiff; (2) In each superior court with fewer than 18 authorized judges that so provides by local rule, all unlimited civil cases where the amount in controversy does not exceed $50,000 as to any plaintiff; (3) All limited civil cases in courts

  13. Rule 3.724 - Duty to meet and confer

    Cal. R. 3.724   Cited 5 times

    Unless the court orders another time period, no later than 30 calendar days before the date set for the case management conference, the parties must meet and confer, in person or by telephone, to consider each of the issues identified in rule 3.727 and, in addition, to consider the following: (1) Resolving any discovery disputes and setting a discovery schedule; (2) Identifying and, if possible, informally resolving any anticipated motions; (3) Identifying the facts and issues in the case that are