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  • April 20, 2017 Calif. Team Wins Appeal in Firefighting Accident Suit

    Sacramento Partner Joseph Salazar Jr., San Diego Appellate Partner Jeffry A. Miller, and San Diego Appellate Associate Jonna D. Lothyan recently obtained a published opinion affirming a judgment following an order granting nonsuit in litigation stemming from an accident at a firefighting base camp.

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  • April 10, 2017 Fort Wright Office Wins Defense Verdict in Negligence Suit

    Fort Wright Partner Judd Uhl and Associate Benjamin Hoffman recently obtained a defense verdict on behalf of a fitness center accused of negligence, consumer fraud, and the illegal practice of medicine.

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  • April 04, 2017 Sean Healy, Amy Levine Win Arbitration Defense Verdict

    Phoenix Partner Sean Healy and Associate Amy Levine recently obtained a defense verdict on behalf of an insurance broker that a public adjuster accused of intentional interference with a contract and intentional interference with a business expectancy.

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  • April 03, 2017 Lewis Brisbois Beats PTAB Review Request

    Chicago Partner Maxwell J. Petersen and Denver Partner Thomas A. Dougherty recently convinced the Patent Trial and Appeal Board not to institute a post-grant review of a patent covering the design of a pocket key organizer.

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  • March 30, 2017 Calif. Team Prevails in Asbestos Appeal

    San Francisco Partner Helen M. Luetto, San Diego Appellate Partners Ernest Slome and Jeff Miller, and San Diego Appellate Associates Brittany Bartold and Arezoo Jamshidi recently prevailed in an appeal from the judgment entered following a trial court’s grant of summary judgment in favor of the defendant in an asbestos suit.

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  • March 28, 2017 Jeff Liptrot Wins R.I. Supreme Court Insurance Victory

    Providence Partner Jeffrey Liptrot recently won the complete reversal of a lower court’s decision before the Rhode Island Supreme Court in a coverage dispute between competing insurers. The case of first impression is the first reported decision in Rhode Island for Lewis Brisbois.

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  • March 24, 2017 Calif. Team Beat Animal Cruelty Appeal

    San Francisco Partners Reuben Jacobson and Kimberlei Evans, as well as San Diego Appellate Partner Jeffry Miller and Associate Jonna Lothyan, recently persuaded the Ninth Circuit to affirm a motion to dismiss a woman’s complaint alleging that an illegal search and seizure of her home led to her conviction for animal cruelty.

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  • March 23, 2017 Sean Higgins Beats Rehearing Attempt in Med Mal Appeal

    Houston Partner Sean Higgins recently persuaded a Texas appeals court not to rehear a panel’s reversal of a $1.87 million jury verdict against a neurosurgeon in a wrongful death medical malpractice suit.

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  • March 22, 2017 Brad Fischer, Perry Goodman Obtain Insurance Coverage Win

    Fort Lauderdale Partner Bradley S. Fischer and Associate Perry R. Goodman recently won summary judgment in a Florida federal court insurance coverage dispute that could have wide-ranging implications.

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  • March 20, 2017 Lewis Brisbois Wins Defense Verdict in Personal Injury Suit

    New York Partner Alecia Walters-Hinds recently obtained a defense verdict in a personal injury suit brought against a New York building by a woman who tripped and fell over a low hanging chain between two metal posts that were used to prevent vehicles from driving on an emergency pathway on the building’s property.

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  • March 17, 2017 Lewis Brisbois Wins $1.25M in Fraud Trial

    Los Angeles Partner Craig Holden recently secured more than a million dollars after an eight-day jury trial in a suit that we brought on behalf of an apparel maker against its former warehouse logistics company for fraud and breach of contract.

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  • March 08, 2017 Alan Rupe, Jessica Skladzien Get Kansas Supreme Court Victory

    Kansas Partners Alan L. Rupe and Jessica Skladzien recently convinced the Kansas Supreme Court to find that the state of Kansas has failed to meet its constitutional obligation to properly fund education in Kansas. To comply with this momentous ruling, the state is required to immediately increase education funding by an estimated $800 million per year.

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  • March 02, 2017 Sean Healy, Amy Levine Beat Music Contract Dispute

    Phoenix Partner Sean Healy and Associate Amy Levine recently obtained the dismissal with prejudice of a lawsuit accusing the board of directors for a California choir organization upon which "Glee" was premised of intentional interference with various musical contracts.

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  • February 22, 2017 Lewis Brisbois Team Prevails in Ninth Circuit

    Lewis Brisbois recently prevailed in a Ninth Circuit appeal challenging several rulings limiting recovery in a product liability suit over beads from a toy.

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  • February 07, 2017 Alan Kaminsky Wins New York’s Oldest Case, Longest Trial

    Lewis Brisbois Partner Alan Kaminsky on Tuesday obtained a defense verdict for his client in what is believed to be the oldest active case in New York, less than two years after winning a directed verdict for his client in the longest jury trial in Manhattan Supreme Court.

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  • February 06, 2017 Greg Worden Secures Wash. Supreme Court Opinion

    Seattle Partner Gregory S. Worden recently convinced the Washington Supreme Court to affirm a trial court order of summary judgment dismissing State Farm from a lawsuit where the plaintiff sought underinsured motorist contract damages and extracontractual damages after a car accident.

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  • February 01, 2017 James Whalen, Adam Schwartzstein Obtain Defense Verdict

    New York Partners James T. Whalen Jr. and Adam Schwartzstein recently obtained a defense verdict in a lawsuit arising from an accident with a tractor-trailer that the plaintiff alleged necessitated spinal fusion surgery.

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  • January 16, 2017 Lewis Brisbois Closes Oil & Gas Terminal Acquisitions

    Lewis Brisbois recently represented NGL Energy Partners LP (NYSE:NGL) regarding the acquisition of oil and gas terminal facility assets from Murphy Energy Corporation. The combined purchase price of the assets was approximately $51 million and resulted from an auction and sale in Murphy Energy Corporation's bankruptcy proceedings.

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  • December 12, 2016 Calif. Team Gets Student’s Privacy Appeal Dismissed

    San Francisco Partner Gordon Calhoun, Los Angeles Partner Robert Slaughter, San Diego Appellate Practice Partner Jeffry Miller, and San Diego Appellate Practice Associate Brittany Bartold prevailed in an appeal from an order of dismissal in a student’s suit alleging his personal information was improperly shared.

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  • December 08, 2016 Calif. Team Prevails in Appeal Against Insurance Agent

    San Francisco Partner Rene I. Gambo, San Diego Appellate Practice Partner Jeffry A. Miller, and San Diego Appellate Practice Associate Jonna D. Lothyan prevailed on appeal in a suit alleging an insurance agent should have procured aviation insurance for a pilot.

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  • December 05, 2016 Lance Selfridge, Dan DeCarlo Revive Challenge to Calif. Law

    Los Angeles Partners Lance Selfridge and Daniel DeCarlo recently convinced a California appellate court to reverse an order dismissing a declaratory relief lawsuit brought on behalf of two firearm trade associations challenging a California law.

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  • November 29, 2016 Bill Helfand, Norman Giles Win Supreme Court Reversal

    Lewis Brisbois Partners William S. Helfand and Norman R. Giles recently convinced the Supreme Court of the United States to grant a petition for a writ of certiorari and overturn a Fifth Circuit opinion in a suit alleging excessive police force.

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  • November 22, 2016 Calif. Team Gets Alternative Writ Issued on Disqualification

    San Francisco Partner Pamela M. Ferguson and San Diego Appellate Partner Lann G. McIntyre and Appellate Associate Brittany H. Bartold recently persuaded a California Court of Appeal to issue an alternative writ of mandate in a case in which a motion to disqualify Lewis Brisbois from representing two defendants had been granted.

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  • October 25, 2016 Calif. Team Prevails in Defamation Appeal

    Los Angeles Partners Jon Kardassakis, Deborah Sirias, and San Diego Appellate Practice Partner Jeffry A. Miller and Associate Jonna D. Lothyan recently persuaded the Second District Court of Appeal in Los Angeles to affirm summary judgment and a cost award in a defamation suit brought by a theater production group against performers and their talent agencies.

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