LAWS EFFECTIVE 1/1/16

As of January 1, 2016, several new laws went into effect as of January 1,……


Insured Builder Entitled to Counsel of Choice

 -- by Calvin R. Stead, Esq. In Schaefer v. Elder (filed May 16, 2013,…


Recovery of Expert Fees after Voluntary Dismissal

-- by Calvin R. Stead, Esq. In the 7/23/2013 case of Mon Chong Loong Trading…


Labor and Employment Law Update

Labor Code Secs. 202 and 203, imposing monetary penalties on an employer who…


Labor and Employment Law Update

A franchisor does not stand in an employment or agency relationship with the…


Map Extension Bill

Map Extension Bill Gives Relief to Builders for 2 More Years For those of you…


Verdict for Hall Ambulance

March 2013 - Borton Petrini Obtains Defense Verdict for Hall Ambulance The…


Premises Liability Case

March 2014 – Los Angeles Partner Obtains Defense Verdict in Premises Liability…