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Stephen R Jaffe

Stephen Jaffe’s Legal Cases

6 total

  • McCann vs. Alaska Airlines, 758 F. Supp. 559 (N.D. Cal 1991)

    Practice Area:
    Employment & Labor
    Date:
    Jan 01, 1991
    Outcome:
    Settlement
    Description:
    Employment law - Action filed in state court. Defendant airline removed case to federal district court under a claim of federal premption. Plaintiff successfully moved for remand to state court.
  • Mangano v. Verity, Inc., 167 Cal.App.4th 944 (6th Dist. Ct of Appeal - 2008)

    Practice Area:
    Employment & Labor
    Date:
    Oct 22, 2008
    Outcome:
    Affirmed lower court ruling on attorney fees
    Description:
    On appeal, defeated defense attempt to circumvent existing law and cases on attorney fee issue using unrelated statute regarding case costs. Affirmed lower court ruling in favor of plaintiff.
  • Volckmann et. al. v. Edwards et al., 642 F.Supp 109 (N.D. CA. 1986)

    Practice Area:
    Securities & Investment Fraud
    Date:
    Aug 08, 1986
    Outcome:
    Settled
    Description:
    Action by a group of individual investors against the syndicator and general partner of an oil drilling limited partnership, an oil drilling company and related entities.
  • Commercial Bankers Life Insurance Company et al. v. John A Kirk, Jr. et al., 66 Ore. App. 359, (1984)

    Practice Area:
    Insurance
    Date:
    Jan 11, 1984
    Outcome:
    Affirmed summary judgment
    Description:
    Four life insurance carriers sought declaratory relief relieving them from liability to pay life insurance benefits to the beneficiary of a decedent which decedent had purchased "credit life insurance" shortly before his death from cancer. Plaintiffs argued that the contracts of insurance were void on account of the insured's having withheld information about the grave state of his health. The trial court and Court of Appeals determined that , since the enhanced premiums charged by the carriers took into account every contingency - even the one before the court - the carriers were liable to pay the benefits.
  • Truax v Truax, 62 Ore.App 130 (1983)

    Practice Area:
    Alimony
    Date:
    Mar 03, 1983
    Outcome:
    Ruling in favor of Client, Jane Truax
    Description:
    Successfully opposed a motion in the trial and appellate court of husband to modify existing judgment for spousal support and attorney fees.
  • Muniz v. UPS, Inc.

    Practice Area:
    Employment & Labor
    Date:
    Dec 05, 2013
    Outcome:
    Affirmed trial court granting attorneys fees.
    Description:
    Plaintiff–Appellee, v. Defendant–Appellant. No. 11–17282. -- December 05, 2013