APPELLATE LAW  

In addition to being accomplished trial lawyers, our lawyers have years of experience in state and federal appeals courts. We are proud of our trial and appellate record and our ability to oppose firms many times our size.


Our Appellate Accomplishments:

2011 WL 6141028 (Cal. Court of Appeal, 2011)
(insurance agent termination claim)

412 Fed.Appx. 22 (9th Cir., 2010)
(disability insurance)

158 Cal. App. 4th 1213 (2008)
(applicability of absolute mold exclusion, alter ego liability)

140 Cal. App. 4th 327 (2006)
(alter ego/veil piercing, insurance coverage and bad faith, unfair competition)

2006 WL 2411365 (Cal. Court of Appeal, 2006)
(class action over use of computerized software to assess insurance claims - alter ego liability)

2006 WL 189649 (Cal. Court of Appeal, 2006)
(dispute arising from purchase of insurance agency)

2006 WL 1010412 (Cal. Court of Appeal, 2006)
(insurance agent termination claim reduction of damages specified in agency agreement)

127 Fed. Appx. 935 (9th Cir., 2005)
(Insurance coverage and bad faith for property loss)

2004 WL 912266 (Cal. Court of Appeal, 2004)
(insurance coverage and bad faith -alter ego liability)

2002 WL 31525568 (Cal. Court of Appeal, 2002)
(application of business judgment rule to charity’s board)

2002 WL 31862700 (Cal. Court of Appeal, 2002)
(Family Rights Act/constructive discharge claim)

91 Cal. App. 4th 1049 (2001)
(revival of claims/alter ego liability)

38 F. Supp. 2nd 1170 (1999)
(inapplicability of crime fraud exception of the attorney client privilege)

36 Cal. App 4th 500 (1995)
(effect of insurance policy “no action” clause and stipulated judgment)

19 Cal. App. 4th 320 (1993)
(insurance coverage - patent infringement)

807 F. Supp. 95 (S.D.Cal, 1992)
(insurance coverage for business dispute)

Cal. Court of Appeal, 1992
Unpublished decision (attorney’s fees)

Cal. Court of Appeal, 1992
Unpublished decision (insurance coverage)

53 Cal. 3d 428 (1991)
(civil procedure - default judgments)

102 Cal. App. 3d 842 (1980)
(applicability of baggage tariff to limit liability of common carrier);