California Case Summaries™ by Monty McIntyre

Know The Law. Win More Cases.

CA lawyers who know the new cases in their practice areas get a competitive advantage to win more cases.
  
However, it's hard to know the new cases because California courts publish about 500 new civil cases each year and many of them significantly change the law!

California Case Summariesis the perfect solution. It provides unique one-paragraph case summaries, organized by legal topic, of every new civil case published by California courts throughout each year. Subscribers get monthly issues with Westlaw case citations, quarterly issues with the official case citations, and an annual issue in early January each year with the official case citations.

Subscribers always easily know the new case law in their practice areas and get a competitive advantage to win more cases.

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CALIFORNIA COURTS OF APPEAL

Arbitration

Lew-Williams v. Petrosian (2024) _ Cal.App.5th _ , 2024 WL 1404151: The Court of Appeal reversed the trial court’s order dismissing plaintiffs’ action, without prejudice, for failure to prosecute the case in arbitration after the trial court had granted a motion to compel arbitration. In April of 2020 plaintiffs filed their complaint alleging numerous causes of action, including conspiracy to convert and embezzle funds, financial elder abuse, and declaratory relief, breach of contract, negligence, bad faith, and unfair business practices. In July 2021, the trial court granted defendants’ motion to compel arbitration. In February 2023, the trial court dismissed the case for failure to prosecute the arbitration. The Court of Appeal disagreed and reversed. Once the trial court granted the motion to compel arbitration and stayed the action, it retained only vestigial jurisdiction over the case as provided in the California Arbitration Act (Code Civ. Proc., § 1281 et seq.), and the trial court did not have the power to dismiss the claims for failure to prosecute. If a party fails to diligently prosecute an arbitration, the appropriate remedy is for the opposing party to seek relief in the arbitration proceeding (and, if necessary, the opposing party may need to initiate the arbitration for this purpose). (C.A. 2nd, April 2, 2024.)

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About the Publisher
Monty A. McIntyre, Esq.

  • CA Civil trial lawyer since 1980
  • ABOTA member since 1995. 
    Over 100 civil trials.
  • Mediator, Arbitrator & Referee at ADR Services. Case manager: Haward Cho, (619) 233-1323, 
    [email protected]
    . Matters handled: Business, Employment, Insurance, Probate, Real Property & Tort cases. 
  • Podcaster: Trial Alchemy. Interviews of outstanding ABOTA plaintiff and defense civil trial lawyers.
  • Master Lawyer Mentoring™: Trial training, associate training.
  • Past president: San Diego County Bar Assn.
  • Past president: SD ABOTA Chapter
  • Two Outstanding Trial Lawyer Awards
  • Listed in Best Lawyers in America Since 2012
  • AV Preeminent Rating: Martindale-Hubbell 
  • Phone: (619) 990-4312
    Email: [email protected]

"Your summaries are great because they get to the point. You know your audience. I don’t want to read a whole bunch of shit. Just get me to the point. "

Rob Gibson, Esq.
Partner at Gibson & Hughes, Member of the Executive Board of the Orange County ABOTA Chapter

"For California civil practitioners having trouble keeping up on the latest cases, California Case Summaries™ is must reading. Monty has a great command of the law and is able to summarize these cases succinctly and clearly. Monty is San Diego's Bernie Witkin. "

Jeff Joseph, Esq.
Mediator at Judicate West. Former Associate Dean and General Counsel at Thomas Jefferson School of Law. Former Trial and Supervising Counsel at CalTrans.

"I really appreciate the case summaries. Saves me time and makes me look smart. A double bonus. "

Dominique A. Pollara, Esq.
Founder of Pollara Law Group, Sacramento California. 2014 President of Sacramento ABOTA

"California Case Summaries™ is an indispensable tool for lawyers in every specialty and practice area. Monty's case summaries are concise explanations that puts each opinion in context."

Steven C. Pasarow, Esq.,
Partner at Knapp, Petersen & Clarke, Glendale, CA. 2015 President of Los Angeles ABOTA.

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