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GED successfully gets anti-SLAPP decision published

On January 11, 2021, in Trinity Risk Management, LLC v. Simplified Labor Staffing Solutions, Inc., the California Court of Appeal in the Second District affirmed a trial court's grant of an anti-SLAPP motion. However, the court did not publish the opinion. GED's lead appellate lawyer and certified appellate specialist recognized the case's importance in anti-SLAPP [...]

Marc Eisenhart Hosts CLE on Ethics concerning anti-SLAPP

GED Partner Marc Eisenhart hosted a CLE about the ethical obligations attorneys have when dealing with anti-SLAPP. (Code Civ. Proc., § 425.16.) He summarized that attorneys must have someone reviewing complaints or petitions for anti-SLAPP issues before filing.  Otherwise, attorneys may violate their ethical duties of communication and competence. Contact Marc Eisenhart to learn more [...]

GED wins dramatic reversal of fortune

On February 21, 2018, the jury rendered a full defense verdict for GED’s clients in a highly contentious retrial. The plaintiffs claimed that GED’s client breached a settlement agreement that resulted in the plaintiffs sustaining losses of sales commissions for the rest of the individual’s working life. The case was originally tried by another law [...]

Marc Eisenhart wins new trial motion

Marc Eisenhart successfully argued for a new trial for the defendant client. The trial concerned money that plaintiff transferred to the defendant, or paid for her benefit, for defendant’s attorney’s fees and property settlement in connection with the defendant’s dissolution of marriage action. The defendant was represented by a different law firm in the trial. [...]

When Mrs. Doubtfire Won’t Leave

A California family is struggling to evict their now-fired live-in nanny—and tenancy laws are on her side. How to protect against a nightmare scenario in your own home. The houseguest from hell has been immortalized numerous times on film and television. But one California couple’s saga is so bizarre that Hollywood and even Lifetime television [...]

Dogged Pursuit

A handicapped woman’s lawsuit may teach restaurant managers of a Denny’s in Campbell some expensive new tricks. Sitting with her two children at the Denny’s on Bascom Avenue in Campbell, Teresa Oliver knew something was up. Other customers were getting their lunches, but nobody came to her table. “We just never got served,” Oliver says. [...]

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