Brennan Mitch and Jeff Bolson obtained summary adjudication for defendant real estate investment company on two breach of contract causes of action, eliminating claims of $2.7 million in a business litigation case (June 2018).
Jennifer Misetich successfully settled for a nominal sum a lawsuit on behalf of a landlord sued by plaintiffs who claimed inhabitable conditions during their tenancy (May 2018).
Joan Cochran and Jennifer Misetich successfully settled a pre-litigation employment matter on behalf of two post-production entertainment companies, where a former employee claimed she was subjected to sexual harassment and discriminated against based on her age (May 2018).
Jennifer Misetich successfully settled for a small sum a pre-litigation employment matter on behalf of an acupuncture and chiropractic billing company, where a former employee claimed she was wrongfully terminated in retaliation for making complaints of discrimination and harassment (March 2018).
Joan Cochran and Lisa Kralik Hansen presented a London Symposium for the London Market insurers on March 22, 2018 – “The Great Divide: When does the claim file need to be divided between coverage and defense, Avoiding Bad Faith, and California Fair Claims Practices Certification.”
Lisa Kralik Hansen successfully settled a declaratory relief action against a London market insurer, its third party administrator and independent adjuster arising out of a first-party property fire claim (March 2018).
Jennifer Misetich successfully settled an employment matter on behalf of a plumbing company immediately after the lawsuit was filed, where the plaintiff claimed discrimination, harassment, and various wage and hour violations, including employment misclassification (February 2018).
Joan Cochran and Jennifer Misetich successfully settled a personal injury lawsuit resulting from a car accident that occurred at approximately 5 mph, where the plaintiff claimed significant injury and lost wages (January 2018).
Lisa Kralik Hansen has been named to Super Lawyers for 2018 in Insurance Coverage. Lisa has been a selected Super Lawyer in Insurance Coverage since 2014.
Joan Cochran spoke at the CLM Annual Convention in March 2018 – “Does Sophie have a Choice? Ethical Considerations that Trigger A Right of Independent Counsel and the Consequences of Unethical Conduct in Litigation and Mediation.”