11 Cited authorities

  1. Chia-Lee Hsu v. Abbara

    9 Cal.4th 863 (Cal. 1995)   Cited 516 times   4 Legal Analyses
    Granting attorneys' fees only when the "defendant obtain[ed] a simple, unqualified victory by defeating the only contract claim in the action"
  2. Scott Co. v. Blount, Inc.

    20 Cal.4th 1103 (Cal. 1999)   Cited 176 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the trial court did not abuse its discretion by finding that the plaintiff was a prevailing party despite the fact that the plaintiff originally sought $2 million in damages, but recovered only $440,000
  3. Carnes v. Zamani

    488 F.3d 1057 (9th Cir. 2007)   Cited 84 times
    Affirming the denial of a similar motion as untimely
  4. Frog Creek Partners, LLC v. Vance Brown, Inc.

    206 Cal.App.4th 515 (Cal. Ct. App. 2012)   Cited 64 times   2 Legal Analyses
    In Frog Creek Partners, LLC v. Vance Brown, Inc., 206 Cal. App. 4th 515, 546 (2012), after a lengthy discussion of the legislative history of section 1717 and cases interpreting section 1717 in the context of petitions to compel arbitration, the court held that "the Legislature did not intend to authorize multiple attorney fees awards to multiple prevailing parties on a single contract in a given lawsuit.
  5. Drummond v. Drummond

    149 Cal.App.4th 46 (Cal. Ct. App. 2007)   Cited 44 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Denying attorney's fees because “appellants obtained only an interim victory, based on [the attorney] having attempted to pursue his claims in the wrong forum”
  6. PNEC Corp. v. Meyer

    190 Cal.App.4th 66 (Cal. Ct. App. 2010)   Cited 30 times
    Granting attorneys' fees following dismissal of contract claim for forum non conveniens where the plaintiff could re-file in Washington, following Profit Concepts
  7. Profit Concepts v. Griffith

    162 Cal.App.4th 950 (Cal. Ct. App. 2008)   Cited 26 times   2 Legal Analyses
    In Profit Concepts, the court affirmed the trial court's award of attorneys' fees to the defendant where it had dismissed a contract claim for lack of personal jurisdiction, reasoning that "[t]he case in California has been finally resolved" and nothing had been awarded on the plaintiff's complaint.
  8. Pueblo Radiology Med. Group v. Gerlach

    163 Cal.App.4th 826 (Cal. Ct. App. 2008)   Cited 24 times
    In Pueblo, the plaintiff filed a breach of contract action against the defendant corporation and two individual defendants. (Id. at p. 827.)
  9. Kandy Kiss of Cal., Inc. v. Tex–Ellent, Inc.

    209 Cal.App.4th 604 (Cal. Ct. App. 2012)   Cited 1 times   2 Legal Analyses

    No. B234541. 2012-09-21 KANDY KISS OF CALIFORNIA, INC., Plaintiff and Appellant, v. TEX–ELLENT, INC., Defendant and Respondent. See 7 Witkin, Cal. Procedure (5th ed. 2008) Judgment, § 194 et seq. Ezra Brutzkus Gubner, Woodland Hills, Mark D. Brutzkus, Todd M. Lander, Nicholas A. Rozansky, and David A. Tashroudian for Plaintiff and Appellant. We concur: FLIER See 7 Witkin, Cal. Procedure (5th ed. 2008) Judgment, § 194 et seq. Ezra Brutzkus Gubner, Woodland Hills, Mark D. Brutzkus, Todd M. Lander,

  10. Rule 8.204 - Contents and format of briefs

    Cal. R. 8.204   Cited 2,593 times

    (a) Contents (1) Each brief must: (A) Begin with a table of contents and a table of authorities separately listing cases, constitutions, statutes, court rules, and other authorities cited; (B) State each point under a separate heading or subheading summarizing the point, and support each point by argument and, if possible, by citation of authority; and (C) Support any reference to a matter in the record by a citation to the volume and page number of the record where the matter appears. If any part

  11. Rule 8.25 - Service, filing, and filing fees

    Cal. R. 8.25   Cited 29 times

    (a)Service (1) Before filing any document, a party must serve, by any method permitted by the Code of Civil Procedure, one copy of the document on the attorney for each party separately represented, on each unrepresented party, and on any other person or entity when required by statute or rule. (2) The party must attach to the document presented for filing a proof of service showing service on each person or entity required to be served under (1). The proof must name each party represented by each