News from February 2019

FARELLA BRAUN MARTEL LLP: Farella Braun + Martel Shortlisted for Benchmark Litigation 2019 San Francisco Firm of the Year Award

By Press release submission | Feb 11, 2019

Farella Braun + Martel announces that it has been nominated by Benchmark Litigation for two 2019 California awards.

SEYFARTH SHAW LLP: Seyfarth Hires Labor and Employment Litigator Richard Chen in Los Angeles

By Press release submission | Feb 11, 2019

Seyfarth Shaw LLP announced today the arrival of partner Richard Y. Chen to the Labor & Employment department in Los Angeles - Century City.

DLA PIPER: DLA Piper's Miles Cooley and Rockard "Rocky" Delgadillo named Most Influential Minority Attorneys by the Los Angeles Business Journal

By Press release submission | Feb 11, 2019

DLA Piper is pleased to announce that two Los Angeles-based partners have been named by the Los Angeles Business Journal to the 2019 Most Influential Minority Attorney list.

PILLBURY WINTHROP LLP: World Trademark Review Ranks Pillsbury IP Lawyers and Firm Among the Best

By Press release submission | Feb 11, 2019

In its recently released guide, World Trademark Review named Pillsbury a top trademark practice in California and singled out Richard Kirkpatrick, Vijay Toke, Edward Cavazos and Patrick Jennings as leading practitioners in the field.

Into fifth week of J&J talc trial, sides continue to spar over testing of baby powder

By John Sammon | Feb 12, 2019

ALAMEDA – Under questioning by a defense attorney on Monday a witness appearing on behalf of plaintiff Terry Leavitt said documents on test results for asbestos in Johnson & Johnson baby powder had been “fabricated,” information in the early 1970’s left out to make it seem no asbestos had been found.

THOMPSON COBURN: Jennifer Post named among the ‘Most Influential Minority Attorneys in Los Angeles’ for 2019

By Press release submission | Feb 12, 2019

For the second year in a row, the Los Angeles Business Journal has named Thompson Coburn partner Jennifer Post to its 2019 list of the “Most Influential Minority Attorneys in Los Angeles.”

LITTLER MENDELSON: Andrea R. Ortega Selected as National Employment Law Council Academy Fellow

By Press release submission | Feb 12, 2019

Andrea R. Ortega, an attorney at Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, has been selected as an academy fellow by the National Employment Law Council (NELC).

Yellow Cab of San Francisco passenger alleges cab struck her, caused her to fall and fracture wrist

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 12, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO – A Yellow Cab passenger alleges she was injured when the cab struck her before she could safely move out of the way.

Bullivant Houser Bailey alleges client owes nearly $900,000 for legal services

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 12, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO – A San Francisco law firm alleges a Berkeley man failed it pay it in full for its services.

Amco Insurance seeks damages from LG Electronics USA over allegations defective washer caused fire

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 12, 2019

FRESNO – An insurance company alleges a defective washing machine caused a fire at a Fresno property.

Client files suit alleging professional negligence against law firm Niesar & Vestal

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 12, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO – A woman alleges an attorney and a San Francisco law firm gave her incorrect and incompetent advice.

Former employee alleges The Pep Boys Manny Moe & Jack of California violated labor codes

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 12, 2019

FRESNO – A former employee of an auto service garage alleges he was not provided itemized wage statements in violation of state labor codes.

Imperial Tea Court, others named in suit over fall allegedly caused by liquid on floor

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 12, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO – A woman alleges she was injured at Imperial Tea Court in a fall caused by a liquid on the floor.

Fresno County woman alleges ex-husband's false statements led to job termination

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 13, 2019

FRESNO – A Fresno County woman alleges her ex-husband and made false statements that caused her to lose her job.

Family Chiropractic Clinic patient files suit over allegations of negligent care

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 13, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO – A San Francisco County man alleges a chiropractor failed to order diagnostic studies to rule out underlying conditions during treatment.

Driver seeks damages over San Francisco collision

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 13, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO – A man is seeking damages from a driver over a rear-end collision in San Francisco.

State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance seeks more than $1,300 from Impark Pacific Parking

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 13, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO – An insurance company is seeking the recovery of costs it paid to its insured over a collision that occurred in San Francisco.

Former Academy of Art University softball player files suit over knee injury

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 13, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO – A student athlete alleges she has lost full use of her left knee because the university she was attending required her to overuse her knee despite injury.

State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance seeks more than $4,000 from Cascade Drilling, individual

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 13, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO – An insurance company alleges it is entitled to recover more than $4,000 it paid to a driver for a collision in San Francisco.

Man alleges driver struck vehicle on Highway 101 then fled scene

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 13, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO – A motorist is seeking damages from another driver who struck his vehicle and then fled the scene.

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