Reported Cases

Bank One Texas v. Pollack (1994) 24 Cal. App.4th 973, 29 Cal. Rptr.2d 510.

Obtained priority for a sister-state judgment against a deceased individual over a later recorded mortgage against revocable trust owned real estate.  Established alter-ego relationship between individuals and living trusts, and the analysis for “constructive notice” under California law.

American Casualty Company of Reading, PA. v. General Star Indemnity Company (2005) 125 Cal.App.4th 1510, 24 Cal.Rptr.3d 34.

Obtained statutory equitable contribution and attempted to avoid contribution requirement for a film producer’s insurers against a studio’s insurers for injuries suffered on studio controlled property based on “sole negligence” exception.