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California Limits Punitive Damages Against Corporations

USA - February 22 2021 Last week, a California appellate court limited punitive damages against corporations. By statute, punitive damages can be awarded against a…

COVID-19 Update From Los Angeles Superior Court

USA - April 13 2020 On Friday, April 10, the Presiding Judges of Los Angeles Superior Court held a teleconference and made the following important announcements about…

Michael J. Pietrykowski

Plaintiff Experts Can Now Change Stories between Deposition and Summary Judgment?

USA - August 24 2021 It just got tougher to pin a California Plaintiff’s expert down at deposition. Generally, a witness cannot give a declaration opposing summary…

Michael J. Pietrykowski

More fallout from Garlock ruling finding that asbestos plaintiff counsel withhold and “change” evidence

USA - April 3 2014 Audits of several asbestos bankruptcy trusts have revealed that a plaintiffs’ attorney “has submitted unreliable evidence to each of the Trusts and …

Richard R. Ames

Changes to appellate practice in Nevada

USA - July 28 2015 On November 4, 2014, Nevada voters approved a constitutional amendment establishing the state's first intermediate appellate court. The new court…

Megan H. Hummel