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  • In re Juan Andres (Ride Well Global)

    Claimant alleged he was injured as a result of a MVA on 11/5/2015.

    Settled for $85,000.00
  • Case Dismissed
    Plaintiffs contend that decedent sustained multiple myeloma and leukemia as a result of occupational exposures to toxic chemicals when he worked as a machinist at various locations between 1979 and 2004. Plaintiffs dismissed two P&S client: a distributor of paint; and a manufacturer of lubricants for a waiver of costs.
     
  • Successful Defense

    Successfully argued case before Supreme Court of California obtaining reversal of Court of Appeal decision imposing liability on official for failing to complete rulemaking by deadline imposed by statute.

  • Case Dismissed
    Plaintiffs alleged that decedent developed mesothelioma as a result of exposure to asbestos containing products while working with and around cooling towers. Plaintiff dismissed P&S client for a mutual waiver of costs after discovery affirmed lack of product identification.
  • Obtained Favorable Ruling
    Plaintiff alleged he developed bronchiolitis obliterans as a result of occupational exposures to diacetyl and acetyl propionyl while working as a compounder at a flavor manufacturing company. P&S represented a manufacturer of acetyl propionyl. Appellate writ granted and trial court ordered to grant summary judgment in favor of P&S client.
     
  • Reduced Monies Owed
    Plaintiffs alleged that a pipefitter sustained acute myelogenous leukemia and a welder sustained non-Hodgkin's lymphoma as a result of occupational exposure to benzene at a shipyard. Plaintiffs settled with P&S Client, a manufacture of laboratory-grade benzol and benzene, for a de minimis amount.
  • Case Dismissed
    Plaintiffs allege their decedent sustained acute myelogenous leukemia as a result of occupational exposures to benzene during the course of his employment as a machine operator in a metal foundry. P&S represented manufacturer of lubricant. Plaintiffs dismissed P&S for waiver of costs.
  • Negotiated Early Settlement
    Negotiated early settlement on claim brought by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for racial discrimination and wrongful termination with clear liability, avoiding excessive costs of defense.
  • Maxton v. Western States Metals
    Published opinion by the Court of Appeal establishing the availability of the component parts doctrine in California, which provides that the manufacturer of a component part is not liable for injuries caused by the finished product into which the component has been incorporated unless the component itself was defective and caused harm. (Maxton v. Western States Metals (2012) 203 Cal.App.4th 81 [136 Cal.Rptr.3d 630].)
  • Successful Defense Verdict
    P&S obtained a defense verdict on behalf of P&S client, a light manufacturer. In the underlying matter, plaintiffs sought damages on behalf of their decedent who was electrocuted while working on the grounds of a landfill. The jury determined no defective design in light fixture, nor was the light fixture a substantial factor.
     
  • Poplawski v Abacus Roof Corp. et al.
    Directed Verdict after 12 days of trial in living mesothelioma case where Plaintiff claimed contractor performed certain functions that exposed him to respirable asbestos fibers and failed to warn of potential harm. (Poplawski v Abacus Roof Corp. et al. (Los Angeles County Case No. BC 550770)
  • Allstate Indemnity Company a/s/o Chris Swisher v. Roy Walters, et al. (LASC: 16K08264)

    On or about February 12, 2015, a collision between a motor vehicle and a parked motor vehicle occurred on the shoulder of a road near the I-10 and I-405 freeways in Los Angeles, CA. Plaintiff alleges that a vehicle driven by Defendant was parked on the shoulder of the road. Plaintiff further alleges that Defendant opened the door to the vehicle, causing Chris Swisher in his vehicle to make an impact with the door of the Defendant’s vehicle as he drove past.

    Settled for $3,390.15.