Docket No. S.F. 23764.

22 Cal.3d 626 (1978)

586 P.2d 942

150 Cal. Rptr. 461

IRA JAMES BAUGUESS, Plaintiff, v. WEBSTER PAINE et al., Movants and Respondents; MAXIM N. BACH, Objector and Appellant.

Supreme Court of California.

November 16, 1978.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case


Maxim B. Bach, in pro. per., Bach & Bach and Timothy J. Evans for Objector and Appellant.

Marshall W. Krause, Krause, Baskin & Shell, Ephriam Margolin, Herbert M. Rosenthal and Truitt A. Richey, Jr., as Amici Curiae on behalf of Objector and Appellant.

Price, Burness, Price & Davis and Robert L. Davis for Movants and Respondents.



Appellant, plaintiff's attorney in a personal injury suit, was ordered by the trial court to pay respondents $700 in attorney's fees after a mistrial was declared in that action. This court must decide whether the trial court exceeded its authority in issuing that order.


Appellant, Maxim N. Bach, represented the plaintiff in the personal injury suit of Bauguess v. Paine. The trial...

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