Randy Moss and Lisa Pan score another victory for DAR clients on dispositive motion, this time in an insurance bad-faith action alleging wrongful failure to defend and indemnify. The insurer client’s insured was involved in a physical altercation when he found his estranged wife at a restaurant with another man (Plaintiff in the underlying action). … Continue reading DAR Hits Hard for Another MSJ Win in Insurance Bad Faith Case
Randy Moss and Lisa Pan scored another MSJ victory for our clients. In Cuadros v. Vergara, San Joaquin County Superior Court, plaintiff pest control contractor came to defendant’s house to inspect work his company had performed near the roofline of defendant’s home. According to Plaintiff, Defendant supplied a folding ladder, set it up and leaned … Continue reading DAR SCORES ANOTHER MSJ VICTORY
We would like to congratulate Amber Kelly as a new member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). On August 7, 2021, she was voted into ABOTA —a prestigious, invitation-only organization of plaintiff and defense lawyers in which prospective members are strictly screened for high personal character, an honorable reputation and for having tried a … Continue reading Amber Kelly Appointed to the American Board of Trial Advocates
Firefighters’ Rule prompts dismissal of action against property owner for injuries caused by a tenant’s dog.
Congratulations to Paul Bessette and Lisa Pan on another MSJ victory. In Whiting v, Buxton, Alameda County Superior Court, an on-duty Alameda County firefighter sued for personal injuries against the owners of rental property. The plaintiff was responding to a fire on the property. ACFD rescued numerous dogs owned by the tenants on the premises and escorted one … Continue reading Firefighters’ Rule prompts dismissal of action against property owner for injuries caused by a tenant’s dog.
Demler Armstrong & Rowland is pleased to announce that its San Francisco Managing Partner, John R. Brydon, was lead trial counsel for Pneumo Abex, LLC, a former manufacturer of asbestos containing brake linings, and obtained a 12-0 defense verdict in a disputed mesothelioma wrongful death case in Pierce County Superior Court, Tacoma, Washington. Abex was … Continue reading DEFENSE VERDICT IN WRONGFUL DEATH MESOTHELIOMA TRIAL, TACOMA, WASHINGTON
John Brydon to present a webinar on punitive damages on July 14, 2021, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. for the Association of Defense Counsel, “Punitive Damages – Trial Perspective,” where he will share his perspective on countering punitive damages before and during trial. Click here to register
Megan C. Hitchcock has primarily practiced insurance defense litigation, personal injury and business litigation since her admission to the California State Bar in 2003. She has represented a variety of clients, including individuals, insurance carriers, developers, general contractors, and small business owners. Prior to joining Demler, Armstrong & Rowland, Ms. Hitchcock’s practice focused on construction … Continue reading Megan C. Hitchcock
Denise Thompson is a successful trial attorney with extensive experience litigating matters before the state and federal courts in California. Ms. Thompson has tried numerous civil jury trials and arbitrations, including successfully trying and arbitrating high-exposure cases. She actively manages and participates in all aspects of her civil litigation practice. Ms. Thompson’s defense practice includes … Continue reading Denise Thompson
Partner Derek Lim to moderate “The Plaintiff’s Lawyer’s Perspective on the Anatomy of a Truck Crash Case” Click here for details and to register
Partner John Brydon to speak on Zoom Jury Trials on April 2, 2021. Click here for more information and to register: https://slobar.org/events-calendar/#!event/2021/4/2/cctla-presents-zoom-jury-trials
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