13 Cited authorities

  1. Tarmann v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co.

    2 Cal.App.4th 153 (Cal. Ct. App. 1991)   Cited 491 times
    Holding that intentional misrepresentation claim based on a false promise requires plaintiff to plead that "the promisor did not intend to perform at the time he or she made the promise and that it was intended to deceive or induce the promisee to do or not do a particular thing."
  2. Serrano v. Priest

    5 Cal.3d 584 (Cal. 1971)   Cited 534 times
    Holding that the structure of the education funding system in California denied students equal protection
  3. Southern Cal. Edison Co. v. Superior Court

    37 Cal.App.4th 839 (Cal. Ct. App. 1995)   Cited 119 times
    Stating that the question for the court is whether the contract is "reasonably susceptible" to the meaning urged
  4. Qualcomm v. Certain Underwriters

    161 Cal.App.4th 184 (Cal. Ct. App. 2008)   Cited 59 times   7 Legal Analyses
    Interpreting “full amount of $20,000” to mean that the insured must pay the entire limit of liability to trigger its excess coverage
  5. Trinity Park, L.P. v. City of Sunnyvale

    193 Cal.App.4th 1014 (Cal. Ct. App. 2011)   Cited 33 times   3 Legal Analyses
    Approving judicial notice of official acts taken by a city
  6. Ranchwood Communities Limited Partnership v. Jim Beat Construction Co.

    49 Cal.App.4th 1397 (Cal. Ct. App. 1996)   Cited 34 times
    Stating that an unlicensed contractor may maintain a cause of action for breach of contract unrelated to his construction work
  7. Kuchta v. Allied Builders Corp.

    21 Cal.App.3d 541 (Cal. Ct. App. 1971)   Cited 45 times
    Finding jury determination of agency was appropriate where evidence outside of the franchise agreement demonstrated the relationship was more than that of an independent contractor, which was the type of relationship specified in the franchise agreement
  8. Chelini v. Nieri

    32 Cal.2d 480 (Cal. 1948)   Cited 90 times
    In Chelini, the court found that emotional distress damages were warranted for breach of a contract with a mortician to preserve the body of plaintiff's mother which caused the body to become a "rotted, decomposed and insect and worm infested mass."
  9. Hilltop Properties v. State of California

    233 Cal.App.2d 349 (Cal. Ct. App. 1965)   Cited 52 times
    Holding plaintiff stated a promissory estoppel cause of action against the state based on allegations that it detrimentally relied on a promise by state officials to buy certain real property
  10. Horn v. Guaranty Chevrolet Motors

    270 Cal.App.2d 477 (Cal. Ct. App. 1969)   Cited 30 times
    In Horn v. Guaranty Chevrolet Motors, 270 Cal.App.2d 477, 75 Cal.Rptr. 871 (Cal.Ct.App. 1969), the plaintiff bought a car represented to him as being new but which actually had been previously stolen and damaged.
  11. Section 452 - Allegations liberally construed

    Cal. Code Civ. Proc. § 452   Cited 660 times
    Pleading "must be liberally construed, with a view to substantial justice between the parties"