202101.01
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Alyce Foshee and Timothy Kuhls have been elevated to Partner

We are delighted to announce that Alyce Foshee and Timothy Kuhls have been elevated to Partner. Ms. Foshee is based in the San Francisco office and specializes in product liability, catastrophic personal injury, pharmacy and trucking cases. She serves numerous clients throughout the Bay Area and in Nevada and has extraordinary litigation experience. Her extensive…

202010.02
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Motions for Summary Judgement Granted in Clients’ Favor and Case Dismissed

Attorneys Kimberly R. Thompson, Sandra L. Block, Matthew A. Gardner, and Michael R. Halvorsen of our Los Angeles Office recently secured a summary judgment for the clients in a case brought in San Bernardino County Superior Court involving a plaintiff falling off a ladder at the clients’ home. The Judge agreed with the defense that…

201907.12
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San Francisco Office Obtains Summary Judgment in Catastrophic Auto-Pedestrian Accident

Partner Robert Phillips and associate Mana Ettafagh prevailed on a motion for summary judgment in an auto-pedestrian accident resulting in catastrophic injuries. Plaintiffs alleged negligent design and construction of a Fortune 500 retailer’s parking lot. The court found that the defendant retailer did not owe plaintiffs any duty to protect against the acts of a…

201901.24
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Nevada Office Obtains Summary Judgment in Premises Liability Case

Las Vegas associate Ryan Kerbow obtained summary judgment in a premises liability slip and fall matter. Plaintiff slipped and fell on orange soda in a store. Approximately twenty seconds prior, a female customer pushing a shopping cart and accompanied by a small child stopped momentarily in the spot where the incident would occur, then turned…

201806.06
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Mendocino County Bar Association Commends James Ghidella for Settlement Expertise

Brian Momsen,Esq., President of the Mendocino County Bar Association, has commended Senior Counsel James Ghidella on behalf of the Association for his many years of service as pro tem Settlement Officer of the Court and equating the level of his services in court-mandated settlement conferences to those commonly provided in private mediations. Congratulations to Jim.

201702.17
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Nevada Office Obtains Summary Judgment in Premises Liability Case

Las Vegas associate Ryan Kerbow obtained summary judgment in favor of retailer Sam’s Club in a premises liability case. Plaintiff claimed special damages in excess of $1.4 million as a result of a slip and fall on a spill in a checkout lane. Summary judgment was granted as plaintiff was unable to rebut Sam’s Club’s…