Hoover v. American Income Life Insurance Company

          Talk about burying the lede.  In Hoover v. American Income Life Insurance Company, the California Court of Appeal for the Fourth District discussed at length how employers that aggressively litigate cases in court cannot later compel the cases to arbitrate...

You Always Want to Mediate

         That's the lesson from Cullen v. Corwin, an appellate court case that denied attorneys' fees to a prevailing party that stubbornly refused to mediate early in its case.  The case involved the sale of an allegedly-defective vacation home.  The buyers sued but...