No. S123238.

30 Cal.Rptr.3d 755 (2005)

36 Cal.4th 412

115 P.3d 41

MW ERECTORS, INC., Plaintiff and Appellant, v. NIEDERHAUSER ORNAMENTAL AND METAL WORKS COMPANY, INC., et al., Defendants and Respondents.

Supreme Court of California.

July 14, 2005.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Pine & Pine, Norman Pine, Beverly Tillett Pine, Sherman Oaks; Gibbs, Giden, Locher & Turner, Richard J. Wittbrodt and Marion T. Hack, Los Angeles, for Plaintiff and Appellant.

Donald K. Struckman for Western Steel Council as Amicus Curiae on behalf of Plaintiff and Appellant.

Law Offices of Abdulaziz & Grossbart, Sam K. Abdulaziz and Bruce D. Rudman, North Hollywood, as Amici Curiae on behalf of Plaintiff and Appellant.

Weinberg, Roger & Rosenfeld and David A. Rosenfeld, Oakland, for District Council of Iron Workers for the State of California and Vicinity as Amicus Curiae on behalf of Plaintiff and Appellant.

Arter & Hadden, Lord, Bissell & Brook, William S. Davis, Los Angeles; Arter & Hadden, Musick Peeler & Garrett and Jack W. Fleming, Costa Mesa, for Defendants and Respondents.

Jones & Mayer, Kimberly Hall Barlow, Fullerton, and Elena Q. Gerli for League of California Cities as Amicus Curiae on behalf of Defendants and Respondents.


To protect the public, the Contractors' State License Law (CSLL; Bus. & Prof.Code, § 7000 et seq.)1 imposes strict and harsh penalties for a contractor's failure to maintain proper licensure. Among other things, the CSLL states a general rule that, regardless of the merits of the claim, a contractor may not maintain any action, legal or equitable, to recover compensation...

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