Core Overview: Mandatory relief provision of Code Civ. Proc., §
473, entitled a corporation to relief from default in a suit for violations of
wage and hour laws notwithstanding counsel's status as a corporate officer when
he neglected the suit; § 473 did not differentiate between attorneys who were
officers of a corporate employer and those who were not.
Moss and Gregory N. Karasik for Plaintiff and Appellant.
Littler Mendelson, Tony R. Skogen, Fermin H. Llaguno and Keith A. Jacoby
for Defendant and Respondent.
Judge: Opinion by Sills, P. J., with Moore
and Aronson, JJ., concurring.
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