Home > Legal Library > Advanced Search > Search Results









Join Matindale-Hubbell Connected



Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP San Francisco, CA Document Search Results (7)

 

Sort by:
Sponsored Results

HTMLCalifornia Supreme Court Holds Design Professionals Owe a Duty of Care to Future Homeowners
John R. Clifford, Edward P. Garson, Ian A. Stewart; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 18, 2014, previously published on July 11, 2014
The California Supreme Court in Beacon Residential Community Association v. Skidmore, Owings and Merrill LLP (July 3, 2014), held - based on common law principles - that an architect owes a “duty of care” to future homeowners in the design of a residential building. (July 3, 2014), held...

 

HTMLRound Three: California Appellate Courts Home in on Duty of Care in Household Asbestos Exposure
Eimi Watanabe; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 18, 2014, previously published on July 1, 2014
On June 3, 2014, Wilson Elser issued a Client Alert on the decision in Johnny Blaine Kesner Jr. v. Superior Court of Alameda County (2014) 226 Cal.App.4th 251, in which the First District Court of Appeal held that an employer owed a duty of care to a third party for exposure to asbestos through...

 

HTMLCalifornia Court of Appeal Overturns Nonsuit Granted in Household Exposure Asbestos Case Where Trial Court’s Decision Was Based on Campbell v. Ford Motor Co.
Eimi Watanabe; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 11, 2014, previously published on June 3, 2014
On May 15, 2014, the First District Court of Appeal in California found that the trial court had erred in granting a nonsuit in favor of Pneumo Abex, LLC (Abex) in the asbestos personal injury action of Johnny Blaine Kesner, Jr. v. Superior Court of Alameda County. The Court held that an employer...

 

Adobe PDFEveryone Can Find Reasons to Give Thanks for 2013 California Coverage Opinions
Louis H. Castoria; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 28, 2013, previously published on November 27, 2013
Thanksgiving is one day when the whole family gets together and sets aside petty differences to give thanks to the Almighty for the bounty we enjoy.

 

HTMLCalifornia Court of Appeal Holds Intermediary’s Sophistication Not Sufficient, as a Matter of Law, to Avoid Supplier’s Liability for Injury to Product User
Mary Ellen Gambino; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 11, 2013, previously published on November 7, 2013
On October 29, 2013, the California Court of Appeal affirmed as proper a trial court’s refusal to give defendant John Crane, Inc.’s (Crane’s) requested jury instruction on the “sophisticated user” defense. In Anne Pfeifer, et al. v. John Crane, Inc., California Court...

 

HTMLCourt Confirms the Limited Duty of an Insurance Broker to Procure Only Coverage Requested by the Insured
John R. Clifford, Edward P. Garson, Ian A. Stewart; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 11, 2013, previously published on November 8, 2013
Recently, in San Diego Assemblers v. Work Comp for Less Insurance Services, Inc. (October 4, 2013, CA Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District), the court upheld the granting of summary judgment on behalf of a broker on the grounds that it breached no legal duty to its client. The court rejected...

 

HTML“Savings Clause” Still Threatens ERISA Plan Limitations
Laura E. Fannon, Adrienne C. Publicover; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 4, 2013, previously published on October 30, 2013
In Kentucky Association of Health Plans v. Miller, 538 U.S. 329 (2003), the United States Supreme Court restructured the ERISA preemption analysis and reaffirmed the holding in Unum Life Ins. Co. v. Ward, 526 U.S. 358 (1999), that California’s notice-prejudice rule was saved from preemption....