Stone | Dean

Stone | Dean is a full service law firm focused on solving problems. We represent individuals and businesses in all aspects of litigation and business transactions. The firm’s partners have earned and maintain excellent reputations within the legal and business communities for their passion, integrity, and achievements. We service clients who are successful businesses, entrepreneurs, and high-net worth individuals with a myriad of issues involving business planning and formation, business litigation, trust and probate litigation, employment counseling and litigation, insurance analysis and coverage litigation, and security and premises issues. We fulfill our clients’ objectives by delivering quality legal services that exceed our clients’ expectations. We offer experienced, efficient and effective legal representation. Read More

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Cut Your Losses Alarming News Regarding Enforceability of Liquidated Damage Provisions in Commercial Agreements By Gregg Garfinkel, Esq. Numerous businesses (construction, alarm service providers, and banks) depend upon liquidated damage provisions to provide a predictable and effective method for limiting their exposure in the event of a breach of contract. In California, the standards for judging the …

Stuck in the Middle with Who? By: Gregg Garfinkel, Esq. Common carriers of household goods sometimes find themselves caught in the middle of disputes regarding the ownership of personal property being transported in interstate commerce.    This article explores the statutory protections afforded to, and proper procedure to be followed by,  common carriers when faced with …

But Officer, That’s Not My Cow In the improbable world of litigation, the most remarkable situations arise.  For example, the case of the wandering cow.  In the early hours of the morning, outside of Bakersfield, an unbranded, black heifer wandered onto a rural highway.  The 2008 recession hurt small livestock operations.  Between the California drought …

PERSONAL INJURY/PREMISES LIABILITY/DANGEROUS CONDITION Gregory E. Stone and Angela M. Jones represented Ralphs’ Grocery Company in the case of Eric Guinea v. Ralphs’ where plaintiff claimed Ralphs (dba Food 4 Less) violated its policy by failing to maintain a restroom he allegedly slipped in. After 2 hours of deliberation, the jury returned a verdict for the …

Gregory E. Stone, member of the prestigious American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) will be participating in ABOTA’s Jack Daniels’ Trial School at Loyola Law School on August 3rd. The 30th Annual Jack Daniels’ Trial School is being held from August 1st-3rd and will provide participants experience arguing, questioning, and developing their skills as a …

3 Taxes People Love to Hate This article comes to you from Stephen Landsman, CPA and our friends at SquarMilner. You can find the original post here. Thanks for sharing, Stephen! Few people enjoy giving money to the IRS, but some types of taxes are viewed more unfavorably than others. Here are three worthy candidates vying for …

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