Our technology-primarily based clients — including leaders within the Web, computer hardware and software, digital media and leisure, semiconductor, biotechnology and medical gadget industries — routinely name upon us to deal with their most crucial disputes. To most individuals, ADR means any method of resolving disputes aside from litigation, which is right provided that litigation contains not solely instances that really go to trial but also lawsuits which might be settled before they get to court.
Represented a customized homebuilder in building defect action involving a house in Ladera Heights. Defended contractor in lawsuit brought by excessive-finish home-owner for breach of assured most construction contract and construction defects. In the case of interstate or international commerce, the United States Arbitration Act of 1925 makes the agreement legally enforceable, and most states have related laws for agreements not covered by the federal statute.
Represented a landowner in its swimsuit towards tenants who brought about contamination of soil and groundwater, alleging causes of action underneath CERCLA and customary legislation. Represented a lessee of industrial property in CERCLA action in opposition to former house owners and neighboring property homeowners to get better clean-up and remediation prices related to elimination of PCE contamination from the properties.
Obtained decertification of a nationwide Truthful Labor Standards Act putative class action and dismissal of RICO and false imprisonment claims towards Wal-Mart in federal trial courtroom, as well as an affirmance within the U.S. Courtroom of Appeals. Our group has explicit expertise in claims involving petroleum hydrocarbon and chlorinated solvent impacts on property.
Attorneys normally participate in any number of pre-lawsuit litigation actions. If the case does go to courtroom, and the litigation attorney and their shopper do not reach their preferred outcome, they’ll appeal the case. A company’s legal professionals should also be dedicated to ADR.