Case Study: Clark V. Superior Court

Law360, New York (August 19, 2010, 1:22 PM EDT) -- In an Aug. 9 opinion, the California Supreme Court answered two previously unsettled questions regarding the ability of senior citizens and disabled adults to obtain a trebled award under California Civil Code Section 3345:

(1) Does California Civil Code Section 3345 only apply to claims by senior citizens and disabled adults brought under the Consumer Legal Remedies Act?[1] (No.)

(2) Can individuals obtain trebled damages based on a restitution award under California Business and Professions Code Section 17200, also known as the UCL? (No.)

In Clark...
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