Court of Appeal’s decision

Trial court’s decision denying class certification affirmed on appeal! The California Court of Appeal issues a decision in Lauren, et al. v. LendingTree, LLC, et al., Case No. G042932, affirming the trial court’s refusal to certify a class of borrowers seeking more than a hundred million dollars of damages from LendingTree and its subsidiary Home…

Court of Appeal’s decision – June 29, 2011

California Court of Appeal publishes decision upholding a lender’s right to refuse to lend money to a convicted felon. In Semler v. GECC, 196 Cal.App.4th 1380 (2011), the Court of Appeal affirmed the trial court’s complete dismissal of discrimination claims brought by a plaintiff under California’s Unruh Act against General Electric Capital Corporation based on…

Slater Hersey & Lieberman LLP opens

Slater Hersey & Lieberman LLP opens. Partners Mark K. Slater, Jonathan P. Hersey and Scott B. Lieberman, with a combined 50+ years of business litigation experience, announce the opening of their new firm with offices in both Southern and Northern California.