Thomas J. Brandi Named to California State Bar’s Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame

Thomas Brandi is the 2016 inductee into the State Bar of California’s Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame.  Since the mid-1990s, the Litigation section of the State Bar has inducted one or more attorneys who have excelled as trial lawyers and whose careers exemplify the highest of values and professional attainment. Past recipients include Justice Clinton [...]

October 21st, 2016|Firm News|0 Comments

California Rejects Jury Consideration of Immigration Status in Personal Injury Suits

On August 17, 2016, Governor Brown signed AB 2159, ensuring equal treatment of injured Californians regardless of immigration status when they seek damages in Court.  This bill prohibits consideration of an injured person’s immigration status in personal injury and wrongful death suits.  This bill will become law on January 1, 2017. Currently, juries consider immigration [...]

October 18th, 2016|General Interest|0 Comments