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47 Cal. 3d 654 *; 765 P.2d 373 **; 254 Cal. Rptr. 211 ***; 1988 Cal. LEXIS 269 ****; 3 I.E.R. Cas. (BNA) 1729; 110 Lab. Cas. (CCH) P55,978
DANIEL D. FOLEY, Plaintiff and Appellant, v. INTERACTIVE DATA CORPORATION, Defendant and Respondent
Prior History: [****1] Superior Court of Los Angeles County, No. C488289, Ricardo A. Torres, Judge.
Disposition: Accordingly, that portion of the judgment of the Court of Appeal affirming the dismissal of plaintiff's causes of action alleging a discharge in breach of public policy and a tortious breach of the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing is affirmed. That portion of the judgment of the Court of Appeal affirming the dismissal of the cause of action alleging an implied-in-fact contract not to discharge except for good cause is reversed, and the case is remanded for action consistent with the views expressed herein. 1
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