Ericksen Arbuthnot’s Appellate Practice Group Wins Summary Judgment in Express Indemnity Case
Ericksen Arbuthnot’s Appellate Practice Group has prevailed in another significant case. In a recent ruling from the Sacramento County Superior Court, the judge entered summary judgment in favor of Ericksen Arbuthnot’s client.
Ericksen Arbuthnot Prevails in Professional Liability Action
Ericksen Arbuthnot attorneys Charles S. Painter and Graham M. Cridland of the firm’s Sacramento office obtained a dismissal without payment of money on behalf of their client, an attorney allegedly having committed legal malpractice in a case involving a successive representation conflict of interest.
Ericksen Arbuthnot Prevails in an Assault and Battery Case
Sharon L. Hightower, a partner in the firm’s San Jose office, successfully obtained a complete defense verdict this week in a court trial in Santa Clara County Superior Court. The matter of Jones v. Kambish, et al. involved claims of assault, battery and negligence against an officer of the Amalgamated Transit Union, Local 265, as well as the Union itself. The claim arose from a quarterly sign-up meeting for coach operators of the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA). The plaintiff in the case was a coach operator who claimed that a member of the Board of the Union “grabbed his arm and yanked it down twice while pushing his shoulder forward” in an attempt to get him to leave the room during the sign-ups.
Mark Kiefer to Present on Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress (NIED) Claims
Mark Kiefer, the managing partner of the Los Angeles office, will present N.I.E.D. Cases: Recent Court Decisions and Impacts on Risk and Claims Strategies for the Southern California Association for Health Care Risk Management. This webinar will take place on Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at 10:00 am. These cases may increase the number of NIED claims reaching a jury. This session will help you spot the cases where such claims might succeed, and how you can mount a defense to such claims.
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