60 Cited authorities

  1. Martin v. Franklin Capital

    546 U.S. 132 (2005)   Cited 3,564 times   8 Legal Analyses
    Holding “absent unusual circumstances, attorney's fees should not be awarded when the removing party has an objectively reasonable basis for removal”
  2. Iskanian v. CLS Transportation Los Angeles, LLC

    59 Cal.4th 348 (Cal. 2014)   Cited 414 times   77 Legal Analyses
    Holding that arbitration provisions banning class-action litigation or collective arbitration of employment-related claims are enforceable under the NLRA and the FAA's saving clause, but also holding that arbitration provisions banning representative claims under California's Private Attorneys General Act violates that Act
  3. Flight Attendants v. Zipes

    491 U.S. 754 (1989)   Cited 228 times
    Holding that where there is no finding of liability under a federal statute, there can be no award of attorneys' fees
  4. Arias v. Superior Court

    46 Cal.4th 969 (Cal. 2009)   Cited 368 times   10 Legal Analyses
    Holding that proof of a Labor Code violation is a prerequisite to recovery of PAGA penalties
  5. Sav-On Drug Stores, Inc. v. Superior Court

    34 Cal.4th 319 (Cal. 2004)   Cited 398 times   10 Legal Analyses
    Holding that common questions predominated in overtime case brought by chain store managers
  6. Hill v. National Collegiate Athletic Assn

    7 Cal.4th 1 (Cal. 1994)   Cited 486 times   11 Legal Analyses
    Holding that students' consent to drug tests as a condition of participating in athletics barred their privacy claims
  7. United States ex rel. Karvelas v. Melrose-Wakefield Hospital

    360 F.3d 220 (1st Cir. 2004)   Cited 338 times   4 Legal Analyses
    Holding that protected conduct is "conduct that reasonably could lead to a viable FCA action"
  8. Cal. for Disability v. Mervyn's

    39 Cal.4th 223 (Cal. 2006)   Cited 296 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Explaining how the Section 17204 “prescribes who may sue to enforce the UCL”
  9. Gentry v. Superior Court

    42 Cal.4th 443 (Cal. 2007)   Cited 279 times   65 Legal Analyses
    Holding that Ahmed's conclusion that the presence of an opt-out clause rendered a contract necessarily procedurally conscionable under California law was “not persuasive”
  10. South Bay Chev. v. Gen. Motors Acceptance

    72 Cal.App.4th 861 (Cal. Ct. App. 1999)   Cited 247 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Finding that there was no evidentiary basis for restitution under the UCL
  11. Rule 23 - Class Actions

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 23   Cited 26,005 times   1016 Legal Analyses
    Holding that, to certify a class, the court must find that "questions of law or fact common to class members predominate over any questions affecting only individual members"
  12. Section 3729 - False claims

    31 U.S.C. § 3729   Cited 5,371 times   340 Legal Analyses
    Holding liable "any person" who knowingly causes false claims to be presented
  13. Section 1021.5

    Cal. Civ. Proc. Code § 1021.5   Cited 1,229 times   13 Legal Analyses
    Providing that "a court may award" attorney's fees "to a successful party"
  14. Section 2698

    Cal. Lab. Code § 2698   Cited 750 times   26 Legal Analyses

    This part shall be known and may be cited as the Labor Code Private Attorneys General Act of 2004. Ca. Lab. Code § 2698 Added by Stats 2003 ch 906 (SB 796), s 2, eff. 1/1/2004.

  15. Section 2699

    Cal. Lab. Code § 2699   Cited 653 times   13 Legal Analyses
    Providing that "[a]ny employee who prevails in any action" shall be entitled to reasonable attorney's fees
  16. Section 1174

    Cal. Lab. Code § 1174   Cited 80 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Requiring employers to keep payroll records of hours worked daily by employees
  17. Section 1193.5

    Cal. Lab. Code § 1193.5   Cited 1 times

    The provisions of this chapter shall be administered and enforced by the division. Any authorized representative of the division shall have authority to: (a) Investigate and ascertain the wages of all employees, and the hours and working conditions of all employees employed in any occupation in the state; (b) Supervise the payment of unpaid minimum wages or unpaid overtime compensation owing to any employee under the provisions of this chapter or the orders of the commission. Acceptance of payment

  18. Section 2019.020

    Cal. Civ. Proc. Code § 2019.020   Cited 1 times

    (a) Except as otherwise provided by a rule of the Judicial Council, a local court rule, or a local uniform written policy, the methods of discovery may be used in any sequence, and the fact that a party is conducting discovery, whether by deposition or another method, shall not operate to delay the discovery of any other party. (b) Notwithstanding subdivision (a), on motion and for good cause shown, the court may establish the sequence and timing of discovery for the convenience of parties and witnesses

  19. Rule 8.504 - Form and contents of petition, answer, and reply

    Cal. R. 8.504   Cited 13 times

    (a)In general Except as provided in this rule, a petition for review, answer, and reply must comply with the relevant provisions of rule 8.204. (Subd (a) amended effective January 1, 2007.) (b) Contents of a petition (1) The body of the petition must begin with a concise, nonargumentative statement of the issues presented for review, framing them in terms of the facts of the case but without unnecessary detail. (2) The petition must explain how the case presents a ground for review under rule 8.500(b)