32 Cited authorities

  1. Blank v. Kirwan

    39 Cal.3d 311 (Cal. 1985)   Cited 3,041 times
    Holding that the standard for a failure to state a claim is whether "the complaint states facts sufficient to constitute a cause of action"
  2. Robinson Helicopter Co. v. Dana Corp.

    34 Cal.4th 979 (Cal. 2004)   Cited 751 times   3 Legal Analyses
    Holding the "narrow" exception to the economic loss rule is "limited to a defendant's affirmative misrepresentations on which a plaintiff relies and which expose a plaintiff to liability for personal damages."
  3. Wilson v. Cable News Network, Inc.

    7 Cal.5th 871 (Cal. 2019)   Cited 338 times   9 Legal Analyses
    In Wilson, supra, 7 Cal.5th 871, 249 Cal.Rptr.3d 569, 444 P.3d 706, we acknowledged that some staffing decisions by a news organization in the business of speaking on matters of public importance to the public, specifically those tied to selecting individuals with control over the organization's message, might qualify as conduct in furtherance of the organization's speech on matters of public importance.
  4. Allen v. City of Sacramento

    234 Cal.App.4th 41 (Cal. Ct. App. 2015)   Cited 374 times
    Holding allegation of "a wrongful arrest or detention, without more, does not" state a claim for violation of the Bane Act
  5. Peregrine Funding, Inc. v. Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

    133 Cal.App.4th 658 (Cal. Ct. App. 2005)   Cited 469 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the attorneys' advice letters to their client did not "concern any petitioning activity" because "[t]he letters were not writings made before a judicial proceeding, or in connection with an issue under review by a court."
  6. West v. JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.

    214 Cal.App.4th 780 (Cal. Ct. App. 2013)   Cited 310 times
    Holding plaintiff could not satisfy adverse claim element of quiet title where defendant no longer had interest in the property
  7. Committee on Children's Television, Inc. v. General Foods Corp.

    35 Cal.3d 197 (Cal. 1983)   Cited 710 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that no fiduciary relationship existed between advertisers of cereal and consumers because "it is unnecessary to call upon the law of fiduciary relationships to perform a function for which it was not designed and is largely unsuited"
  8. Salma v. Capon

    161 Cal.App.4th 1275 (Cal. Ct. App. 2008)   Cited 255 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that allowing amendment of a complaint after the motion but before the court ruled would undermine the purpose of the SLAPP statue
  9. Barton v. New United Motor Manufacturing, Inc.

    43 Cal.App.4th 1200 (Cal. Ct. App. 1996)   Cited 248 times
    Holding that a one-year statute of limitations governs claims for wrongful termination in violation of public policy
  10. Roberts v. Los Angeles County Bar Assn.

    105 Cal.App.4th 604 (Cal. Ct. App. 2003)   Cited 159 times
    Deciding prong-two issue despite trial court's failure to reach it
  11. Rule 3.1113 - Memorandum

    Cal. R. 3.1113   Cited 102 times

    (a) Memorandum in support of motion A party filing a motion, except for a motion listed in rule 3.1114, must serve and file a supporting memorandum. The court may construe the absence of a memorandum as an admission that the motion or special demurrer is not meritorious and cause for its denial and, in the case of a demurrer, as a waiver of all grounds not supported. (b) Contents of memorandum The memorandum must contain a statement of facts, a concise statement of the law, evidence and arguments

  12. Rule 3.1300 - Time for filing and service of motion papers

    Cal. R. 3.1300   Cited 97 times

    (a) In general Unless otherwise ordered or specifically provided by law, all moving and supporting papers must be served and filed in accordance with Code of Civil Procedure section 1005 and, when applicable, the statutes and rules providing for electronic filing and service. (Subd (a) amended effective January 1, 2016; previously amended effective January 1, 2000, and January 1, 2007.) (b) Order shortening time The court, on its own motion or on application for an order shortening time supported