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The Supreme Court Clarifies the Cause of Action for Negligent Hiring and Supervision – Finally!

— by Jeremy K. Robinson

(Reprinted with permission from the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego, Trial Bar News)

 

If you litigate cases against public entities, here is some good news for you: The California Supreme Court has finally brought some clarity to claims for negligent hiring, training, and supervision of employees. 

Loss of Consortium: When Does a Cause of Action Accrue?

— by Jeremy K. Robinson

(Reprinted with permission from the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego, Trial Bar News)

This month I wanted to draw your attention to a pair of recent loss of consortium cases, both of which address the same subject: When does a claim for loss of consortium begin to accrue when the directly injured spouse suffers injuries from a latent disease? 

Dangerous Condition Liability Under Government Code § 835

The must read case of 2012

— by Jeremy K. Robinson

(Reprinted with permission from the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego, Trial Bar News)

 

Every now and again, I get to write about one of my Must Read cases of the year. 

FELA Cases Review

November 7, 2012 Attorney Articles
FELA cases: A refresher course (Reprinted with permission from the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego, Trial Bar News)   Jeremy K. Robinson – Chair of CaseyGerry’s Motion and Appellate Practice   Railroad employees have a unique relationship with their employer.

Gross Negligence

GROSS NEGLIGENCE IS THE NEW NEGLIGENCE: The Evolution of Assumption of the Risk (Reprinted with permission from the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego, Trial Bar News)   Jeremy K. Robinson – Chair of CaseyGerry’s Motion and Appellate Practice   Not too long ago, I gave a presentation in San Diego as a part of the What’s New in Trial and Tort program.

Assumption of the Risk Jury Instructions

Instructing the Jury on Primary Assumption of the Risk (Reprinted with permission from the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego, Trial Bar News) Jeremy K. Robinson – Chair of CaseyGerry’s Motion and Appellate Practice We’ve all seen the summary judgment motion based on primary assumption of the risk. 

Tax Refund Class Action Review

Show some class: The case of Ardon v. City of Los Angeles (Reprinted with permission from the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego, Trial Bar News)   Jeremy K. Robinson – Chair of CaseyGerry’s Motion and Appellate Practice   This month, I want to briefly examine a fairly significant decision that may have snuck under most people’s radar: Ardon v.

Discretionary Function Immunity

The Discretionary Function Exception to Liability Under The Federal Tort Claims Act (Reprinted with permission from the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego, Trial Bar News)   Jeremy K. Robinson – Chair of CaseyGerry’s Motion and Appellate Practice In the past, I have written about some of the immunities given to state and local governmental entities under the Government Claims Act.