Nevada Office Obtains Summary Judgment in Tort Case

Associate Alyce Foshee obtained summary judgment in a tort dispute, with the Eighth District Judicial Court (Clark County, Nevada) dismissing plaintiffs’ complaint which alleged causes of action for (1) malicious prosecution, (2) negligent hiring/training/supervision, (3) negligent infliction of emotional distress, (4) negligent performance of an undertaking, (5) nuisance, (6) aiding and abetting, (7) concert of…


San Francisco Office Successfully Obtains Dismissal of Action in Federal Court

San Francisco attorneys Robert K. Phillips and Priya Navaratnasingham successfully obtained a dismissal with prejudice of plaintiff’s entire action before the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California. Plaintiff alleged breach of contract against an interstate motor carrier and sought damages for loss of property, personal injury and pain and suffering. Mr….


Las Vegas Office Obtains Dismissal Sanctions in Premises Liability Action 

Brenda Entzminger and Betsy Jefferis obtained a dismissal with prejudice in a personal injury case against the retailer, Wal-Mart.  Plaintiff sought general and special damages in the seven-figure range for a slip and fall matter. The dismissal was for Plaintiff’s prior violations of court orders which led the magistrate judge to recommend dismissal sanctions for Plaintiff’s…