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Stone | Dean Featured in LA Daily Journal’s Top Verdicts Two cases involving Stone | Dean clients were featured in the Los Angeles Daily Journal’s Verdicts and Settlements’ Top Verdicts! Scroll down to find case summaries for both cases, or click below: Paul Briggs v. Ralphs Grocery Company, Defense Verdict Monika Solomon v. Safeway, Inc., Settlement:$2 Million …


Case Review:  Los Angeles Lakers, Inc. v. Federal Insurance Company (TCPA Lawsuit) By Kori Macksoud, Law Clerk Los Angeles Lakers, Inc. v. Federal Insurance Company August 23, 2017 (2017) 9th Cir. No. 15-55777 The following is a case summary of the above-captioned matter. A full opinion, concurrence, and dissent by the appellate court justices can be …


The Most Important California Court Decisions for the week of August 14-18, 2017 (Civil Procedure, Insurance, Labor & Employment, and Torts) By Kori Macksoud We are making it easier for you to stay updated on all the latest California Court case decisions by bringing our quarterly White Paper to the Cutting Edge Blog! Now you’ll …


The Love-Hate Relationship With Your Attorney By Kristi Dean, Esq. When I made the ominous decision to go to law school at the idealistic age of 22, I believed that the practice of law was sacrosanct. After all, I grew up in the era of Perry Mason and Ben Matlock; 12 Angry Men and To Kill a …


March Legal Roundup By Matthew Harvey & Marleigh Green Only the best news in Business, Employment, Insurance, and Law from California and around the globe. Business Modern Appealing Clothing, a fashion boutique based in San Francisco, California, has filed a lawsuit against first daughter Ivanka Trump’s brand for unfair competition. “Citing California law, the suit …


When a Stranger Calls, They Could Be Scamming You By Marleigh Green If you own a phone—especially if you own a business—you’ve probably gotten a call from a telemarketer. Telemarketers, in-large-part, are harmless salespeople; however, in recent times, diabolical schemes have been drawn-up by nefarious folks using a telemarketing-system. While telemarketing scams have existed for …


Mediation: Dispute Resolution Without the Courtroom By Marleigh Green What is Mediation? Mediation is a process by which two people (“the parties”) involved in a dispute meet with a third-party neutral (“the mediator”) to try and come to a resolution. Sometimes mediations—such as in divorce cases—are court-ordered, where a judge will require the two parties to …


February Legal Roundup The most important headlines in business, employment, and insurance from California and around the Globe. By Matthew Harvey Business — 1) Los Angeles City Council decriminalizes street vendors; Board of Public Works to regulate & issue permits “We look forward to working with the Council and city staff to ensure any new …


January Legal Recap A round-up of the some of the most important updates in law and business from California and around the country. By Matthew Harvey, Marketing Coordinator Business — 1) The Kroger Company to add 10,000 permanent positions, reports 3% 2016 workforce growth http://www.reuters.com/article/us-kroger-employement-idUSKBN1571NU 2) Department of Health reports 28% of Affordable Care Act …


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 …

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