Ram’s Gate Winery, LLC v Roche (2015) 235 CA4th 1071 teaches lessons that both transactional and litigation attorneys should not particularly want to learn. These lessons suggest that the old common law doctrine of merger can be safely ignored, whereas clients could suffer unpleasant consequences if those issues are not securely covered in the contract.
Bernhardt, Roger, "Lessons Not to Learn About Merger" (2015). Publications. 743.