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Stone | Dean is a Los Angeles law firm dedicated to solving problems. We offer a full-range of legal and business services to California entrepreneurs, employers, retail stores, grocery chains, transportation companies, insurance professionals, security guards, and law enforcement. We serve clients facing a wide-array of issues involving business planning and formation, business litigation, trust and probate litigation, employment counseling and litigation, insurance analysis and coverage litigation, transportation and logistics, and security and premises issues. Read More

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As certain states and localities allow for certain businesses to reopen, concerns are being raised by business owners on whether opening too early (or at all) will subject them to corona virus related litigation from patrons, employees, and vendors.   Attempts to address these concerns are being addressed at the federal level, with efforts to create …

Businesses throughout the nation are struggling to survive in the new environment of closures, social distancing and lock-downs. The loss of income is catastrophic to the business owners and employees alike.  One potential source of funds is through business insurance, a source probably never intended for the claims now being made. The American Property Casualty …

A series of class action lawsuits have been initiated against certain insurers who have denied business interruption claims filed by their insureds.   In each case, the businesses – which include bakeries, taverns, restaurants, nightclubs and bridal retailers –  allege they paid premiums to the insurance companies for business interruption insurance for situations where they could …

The COVID-19 pandemic and “Stay at Home” orders issued in response have had an immediate and significant impact on the activities of California businesses and individual policyholders.  As a result, California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara has noted that “projected loss exposures of many insurance policies have become overstated or misclassified” and has ordered premium reductions …

Stone | Dean is pleased to announce the hiring of two extremely capable attorneys to handle a diverse case load in its Warner Center offices. Chinye J. Uwechue received a LLB from London School of Economics & Political Science, graduated from law school in Lagos Nigeria, attended law school in Great Britain, and then received …

In order to continue to prioritize the health and safety of our colleagues, clients, and contacts, Stone | Dean LLP has successfully initiated and implemented a Business Continuity Plan. The Plan requires all attorneys, paralegals, and support staff to work remotely. Where in-office staffing is necessary, strict social distancing is observed and only those personnel …

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