2020 October

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Articles in this issue:
Exclusive remedy? Not today!

Exclusive remedy? Not today!

Unlicensed contractors and their workers – an exception to the exclusive- remedy rule. A look at how it applies to both businesses and homeowners

Spencer Lucas
Nadine Ninva Khedry

2020 October


MSJ denied

MSJ denied

Using the defense’s burden as your roadmap to defeat MSJs in premises cases

Krystale Rosal

2020 October


Top Gun awards winners announced

Five top attorneys selected for the 2020 awards, ceremony will be broadcast virtually

Jonathan Dwork

2020 October


Our pandemic legislative year

Bills we sent to the governor include SB1146 that will cement the use of e-service and remote video depositions

Nancy Peverini

2020 October


AAJ defeats extreme tort reform proposal in Senate

COVID-19 tort reform would have been a disaster for individual civil rights

Linda A. Lipsen

2020 October


The Election of 2020

Will He Go? Truth is stranger than fiction

Stuart Zanville

2020 October


Appellate Reports

A look at Prop 51, battery versus med mal, the sudden-emergency doctrine in auto accidents, and genuine-dispute doctrine in health insurance

Jeffrey I. Ehrlich

2020 October


Bitten by bed bugs

Bitten by bed bugs

Niche practice exclusively represents bed-bug victims, largely for emotional distress

Brian Virag

2020 October


Taking a premises-liability case to trial in Orange County

Taking a premises-liability case to trial in Orange County

Verdict on slip and fall at gasoline pump demonstrates that jurors respond to common sense safety protocols

Olivier Taillieu

2020 October


Premises accountability

Some common issues and defenses encountered in premises-liability cases

Arash Homampour
Jeanette Viau

2020 October


Is it med-mal or is it premises liability?

Is it med-mal or is it premises liability?

A fall in the hospital? Where does med-mal end and premises liability begin?

Mauro Fiore
Sergio Julian Puche
Gilbert Perez

2020 October


Premises-liability voir dire

Establishing connections with potential jurors to learn their attitudes towards slip-and-fall cases

Robert T. Simon
Sophie Etemadi
Eric Bell

2020 October


The common pitfalls of a slip-and-fall case

Recent premises-liability verdict against Ralphs Grocery Store showcases ways to defeat defense tactics

Gene Sullivan

2020 October


The good, the bad and the ugly in premises liability

Confessions of former premises-defense attorneys: We plan to make your life difficult and expensive

Steve Rosen
Chelsee Sachs

2020 October


The construction-site case from complaint through discovery

The construction-site case from complaint through discovery

A look at what it takes to get your construction-site premises-liability case to trial

Dan Kramer
Teresa Johnson

2020 October


Premises-liability cases at construction sites hinge on Privette

Construction sites are dangerous for workers and Privette defenses make the law dangerous for injured plaintiffs

Byron J. Abron (B.J.)

2020 October


Color by color, paint the jury a picture in opening

Watch the defense struggle when they realize from your opening that this trial is not “like every other routine slip and fall”

Keith Bruno

2020 October


Embracing the new normal in sports and the practice of law

As lawyers, we are skilled in adjusting our outlook, tactics and strategies to each case

Jeffrey A. Rudman

2020 October

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