Tag Archives: Duty

Remedies for Breach of Fiduciary Duty by a California Real Estate Syndicator or Other Real Estate Professional

Author: Staff Investing in California real estate often requires assistance from real estate professionals, who have specialized education and experience in particular aspects of the real estate business. The term “professional” often means that a person has obtained a license or … Continue reading

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You made a mistake! Do you have an ethical duty to tell the client?

Everyone makes mistakes. Some are minor errors like a typo. Some are more significant and can jeopardize your client’s case. The question arises as to what duty a lawyer has to tell the client they made a mistake. Consider the … Continue reading

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Court: Golf Course Had Duty to Protect Patrons From Wasp Nests

A recent decision by a California appellate court has held that a golf course does owe a duty to use reasonable care to those playing golf to protect them from wasp nests on site. Such cases fall under the umbrella … Continue reading

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Fiduciary Duty vs Suitability Standards

If you're an investors looking for financial advice who does not know the difference between fiduciary duty and suitability, you're not alone. In fact, some whose minds take a more cynical view of the financial industry might say that that … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit Finds ERISA Fiduciary Duty Claims Not Arbitrable

But decision leaves open many questions . . . With the Supreme Court’s Epic Systems decision laying to rest many of the primary arguments used to avoid arbitration, case law continues to develop regarding how arbitration may apply for claims … Continue reading

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