California Law eUpdate – Intervening Cause

May 10, 2018.  Intervening cause is when a defendant can only be held liable for injuring the plaintiff if the defendant’s negligence caused or contributed to the plaintiff’s injuries. If a separate act breaks the direct link between the defendant’s actions and the plaintiff’s injury or loss, then the court may relieve the defendant of […]

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To Defend Or Not To Defend in Construction Defect Cases

December 28, 2017. To Defend Or Not To Defend: The Dilemma for Carriers, Subcontractors, and their Counsel in Construction Defect Cases Don Soto of Carl Warren & Company, James Hailey of Lewis, Brisbois, Bisgaard & Smith, LLP, Jayne Pittman of Conroy Simberg and Caryn Siebert of CLM Advisors presented the content of this article at the […]

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Why Are Accident Investigations So Important?

November 3, 2017. Memories fade over time… so the better the initial accident investigation, the better prepared you will be for the claim or lawsuit.  In this eUpdate, employee-owners Emily Gutierrez and Chris Kustra identify key elements to conduct a comprehensive accident investigation. They address preserving evidence, collecting facts and witness statements, ensuring photos paint […]

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