Oravecz v. New York Life Ins. Co., 95 Cal. Rptr. 3d 1 (Cal. Ct. App. 2009)

Paul Oravecz sued Steve Roth and New York Life (which was allegedly Roth’s employer) after losing money in an investment in an offshore foreign currency trading fund, which Oravecz alleged was a “Ponzi scheme.” Among the claims Oravecz alleged against New York Life were negligent misrepresentation, failure to

Falkowski v. Imation Corp., 309 F.3d 1123 (9th Cir. 2002)

This class action litigation arose from a merger in which Imation Corporation, a publicly traded company, acquired Cemax-Icon, a closely held company in the medical information management business. A year after the merger, Imation sold the Cemax subsidiary to Eastman Kodak Company. The plaintiffs are a group of former Imation employees who alleged breach