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California Changes Law: Pain and Suffering Survives the Deceased

USA - October 5 2021 A specter of the deceased’s pain and suffering will soon haunt California defendants. California law has long been that damages for pain and…

A Return to the Hotel California: Out of State Plaintiffs Must Bring Their Causation “Baggage” With Them

USA - July 15 2021 Out of state plaintiffs flock to California courts to take advantage of its laws, including its more relaxed causation standard for asbestos injuries…

Lance E. Shurtleff, Christopher D. Strunk.

Pain and suffering may become awardable in California wrongful death cases.

USA - May 20 2021 California may be joining the majority of the country by making pain and suffering damages available in wrongful death cases. Under current law, pain…