2017 May

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Articles in this issue:
If you love them, let them go

If you love them, let them go

Withdraw as counsel and advise your client to proceed pro se. The carrier may low-ball them and open up the policy

Patrick Gunning

2017 May


Appellate Reports

McGill v. Citibank, NA — Allows an individual plaintiff to seek a public injunction under the UCL and FAL – relief whose primary purpose is to benefit the public generally – without the need to pursue the claim as a class action

Jeffrey I. Ehrlich

2017 May


Selection criteria

The mechanics of jury selection

Miles B. Cooper

2017 May


The rent control revolution

The rent control revolution

Throughout much of the Bay Area, the tenants’-rights movement strengthens as landlords go on the defensive

Josephine L. Alioto
Joshua C. Ezrin

2017 May


Vocational rehab examination by the defense

Don’t agree to any sham demand for a vocational exam of your client by a defense expert

Eustace de Saint Phalle
Andrew Clay

2017 May


The perils of coat tailing

The perils of coat tailing

When you hitch a ride on someone else’s trial, remember – “Nobody Rides for Free”

Walter (“Skip”) Walker

2017 May


Plaintiff’s jurisdiction and products liability

Plaintiff’s jurisdiction and products liability

The U.S. Supreme Court has announced the “at home” rule of general or all-purpose jurisdiction

Daniel Dell'Osso

2017 May


Punch Press operation

The power press exception to Workers’ Comp

Finding exceptions to the Workers’ Compensation exclusive remedy doctrine in workplace injuries

Andje Medina

2017 May


Profile: Rene Turner Sample

Influenced by her strong faith and personal family struggles, lifelong Fresno resident keeps her focus on the client’s best interest and keeps her ego out of it

Stephen Ellison

2017 May


Negotiating the insurance bad-faith case

Preparing and posturing the insurance case for resolution

Guy O. Kornblum
Charles D. Cochran

2017 May

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