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APPELLATEHIGHLIGHTS 006 APPELLATE HIGHLIGHTS AUTHOR: Jon Barnes EMAIL: jbarnes@jshfirm.com MAY 7, 2014 Empire West Title Agency v. Talamante BIO: jshfirm.com/jonathanpbarnes featured case (AZ Supreme Court) Waiver of the attorney-client privilege occurs only where a party reveals the advice of counsel. MORE INFORMATION: www.azcourts.gov/Portals/0/OpinionFiles/Supreme/2014/CV130268PR.pdf OCTOBER 12, 2013 Barkhurst v. Kingsmen FEBRUARY 10, 2014 (AZ Court of Appeals) Munoz v. Indus. Comm’n Merely sponsoring and promoting an event, without any control or right to control, is not enough to impose a duty on event volunteers to protect an attendee from an assault while leaving the event. MORE INFORMATION: www.azcourts.gov/Portals/0/OpinionFiles/ Div1/2014/1%20CA-CV%2013-0166.pdf (AZ Court of Appeals) Reaffirming that earnings for services performed as an independent contractor are not included in the average monthly wage calculation. MORE INFORMATION: www.apltwo.ct.state.az.us/Decisions/IC20130001%20Opinion.pdf OCTOBER 12TH OCTOBER 12, 2013 Southwest Non-Profit Housing Corp. v. Nowak (AZ Court of Appeals) An appraiser owes no duty of care to a seller in a real estate transaction. An Appraiser’s duty is to the person or a limited group of persons “for whose benefit and guidance he intends to supply the information or knows tha Ёѡ