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Bisno v. Douglas Emmett Realty Fund 1988, No. B193604

By FindLaw Staff on June 22, 2009 5:31 PM

In an action arising out of a landlord-tenant dispute, judgment for Plaintiff is reversed, where 1) the litigation privilege precluded Plaintiff's malicious prosecution claims; and 2) a client who provides a copy of a contract to counsel, when seeking legal advice, is not obligated to point out any particular provision to the lawyer as a prerequisite to the advice-of-counsel defense.

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Appellate Information

APPEAL from a judgment of the Superior Court of Los Angeles County. Phrasel L. Shelton, Judge. Affirmed in part, reversed in part, and remanded.
Decided June 19, 2009


Opinion by RAMIREZ P.J.


Nagler & Associates, Lawrence H. Nagler and David F. Berry for Plaintiff and Appellant.

Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith, Roy G. Weatherup, Caroline E. Chan; Law Offices of Sherwood and Hardgrove, Don C. Sherwood; Hinshaw & Culbertson, John W. Sheller and Filomena E. Meyer for Defendants and Appellants.

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