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  • Ward v. Fotokem
    Obtained summary judgment on behalf general contractor in action where plaintiff allegedly developed restrictive airways disease as a result of sewer gas originating from the plumbing system of a building. (Ward v. Fotokem (Los Angeles County Case No. EC038129).)
  • Obtained Favorable Ruling
    Plaintiff alleged he sustained contact leukoderma (skin discoloration spots) from a single exposure to a brake cleaner while working as a mechanic at a car dealership. P&S obtained a unanimous defense verdict in favor of client.
     
  • Obtained Favorable Ruling
    Defended entity which sold "shelf" condominiums in state court action in Oakland concerning alleged defects in units and common areas, obtained favorable ruling on motions for summary adjudication which resulted in claims against client being favorably resolved.
     
  • Successful Defense
    Obtained summary judgment in favor of employer, and successfully defended appeal in a state court action for "whistleblower" retaliation and wrongful termination.
  • Case Dismissed
    Plaintiff contends that he developed kidney disease as a result of occupational exposures to benzene while working as roustabout at two oil production facilities between 1980 and 2007. Plaintiffs dismissed two P&S clients: a manufacturer and distributor of abrasive blasting material; and a manufacturer of chemical solvent for a waiver of costs.
  • Ryan v. Lustre-Cal (Dec. 26, 2014, B248845) [nonpub. opn.]

    Affirmed judgment in favor of P&S client in a toxic tort case after P&S challenged the complaint and argued that Plaintiffs’ claims were barred by the statute of limitations.

  • Transaction Consulting
    Advised buyers and sellers in business sale transactions in various industries including: aviation, contracting, education, landscape maintenance, manufacturing, retail, specialty equipment, transportation, and veterinary.
  • Obtained a Defense Verdict at Trial

    Plaintiff alleged he sustained injury when he rear-ended driven by an employee of P&S client during the course and scope of his employment. Plaintiff alleged that the employee made an unreasonable lane change right before an intersection that caused plaintiff to strike the employee’s vehicle. Plaintiff sought to recover at least $330,048 in damages.

    Physical injuries included neck, back, and shoulders. Underwent back surgery.

    P&S obtained a defense verdict at trial.

  • Case Dismissed
    Plaintiffs allege that their decedent died from complications arising from mesothelioma, as a result of alleged exposure to asbestos containing products during his career. Plaintiffs dismissed P&S Client, a distributor of thermal products, for a waiver of costs.
  • Case Dismissed
    Plaintiffs alleged that Decedent was exposed to asbestos during his career in the U.S. Navy and, as a result, contracted mesothelioma. Plaintiffs dismissed P&S client for a mutual waiver of costs after P&S filed a motion for summary judgment and motion for undertaking.
  • Smith v. Sunshine Child Care & Leasing Centers, Inc. (Jan. 30, 2008, B198169) [nonpub. opn.]
    The appellate court affirmed the trial court’s granting of summary judgment in favor of P&S client, a day-care center. In the underlying matter, plaintiff sued P&S client for wrongful termination.
  • Improved Property Development
    Negotiated purchases and sales of commercial real property and partially improved residential property development.