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.
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