Thomas LoSavio

Thomas LoSavio

Low, Ball & Lynch

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Limited Liability Company Members May Be Held Liable After a “De Facto” Dissolution of the Entity

Court Of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District (October 7, 2014)- One of the advantages of the Limited Liability Company (“LLC”) structure is, not surprisingly, that it generally limits the liabilities of its Members. One...more

11/19/2014 - Appeals Business Assets Corporations Code Dissolution Liability Limited Liability Companies Members Real Estate Holding Companies Real Estate Investments

Asbestos Alert: Paulus v Crane Co.

Second District Court of Appeal, Division Three, Action # B246505 (Filed Feb. 21, 2014, modified Mar. 24, 2014) 2014 WL 1157284 ____Cal.App.4th____ - Sufficiency of Expert Testimony to Prove Causation; Bankruptcy Trust...more

4/8/2014 - Appeals Asbestos Asbestos Litigation Asbestos Trust Claims Crane Expert Testimony Jury Awards Liability Mesothelioma Offsets Rules of Civil Procedure Settlement Wrongful Death

Communications Between Public Officials Using Private Cell Phones or Email Accounts Are Not Public Records Requiring Public Access

City of San Jose v. Superior Court of Santa Clara County (Ted Smith, Real Party) - Sixth District Court of Appeal, Action # H039498 (Filed Mar. 27, 2014) 2014 WL 1254821 ____Cal.App.4th____ - The California...more

4/7/2014 - Cell Phones Mobile Devices Public Officials Public Records

Weekly Law Resume - November 2013: California Court Finds 10:1 as Maximum Constitutionally Defensible Ratio Between Punitive and...

Thomas Nickerson v. Stonebridge Life Insurance Company - Court of Appeal, Second District (August 29, 2013) - The imposition of punitive damages by a jury has been one of the least predictable, most subjective...more

11/25/2013 - Compensatory Damages Punitive Damages

Weekly Law Resume - June 13, 2013: Expert Witness Fee Recovery Runs From Rejection of First of Plaintiff’s Multiple Statutory...

Raymond Martinez, et al. v. Brownco Construction Company, Inc. - California Supreme Court (June 10, 2013)- California’s statutory settlement procedure (Code of Civil Procedure §998) permits a party to make a...more

6/21/2013 - Expert Witness Fees Offers in Compromise Settlement

Weekly Law Resume - May 9, 2013: A Single Statutory Settlement Offer Made to Multiple Plaintiffs in a Wrongful Death Suit is Valid

Amy Jo McDaniel, et al. v. Loyd Richard Asuncion Court of Appeal, Fifth District (March 27, 2013) California has a statutory settlement procedure (Code of Civil Procedure § 998) by which a party may make a written...more

5/14/2013 - Settlement Wrongful Death

White Paper: The Other Shoe Drops – Corenbaum Answers Questions Raised by Howell

In Howell v Hamilton Meats & Provisions, Inc. (2011) 52 Cal.4th 541 the California Supreme Court decided that a plaintiff’s recovery for past medical expenses is limited to the amount paid for the medical expenses after any...more

5/8/2013 - Collateral Source Rule Compensatory Damages Discounts Healthcare Insurers Medical Expenses Non-Economic Damages

When is Late Too Late?

The statute of limitations defense seems simple: when a party has waited too long to bring a claim, the claim is barred by the passage of time prescribed by the Legislature. Complexity arises when the following factors are...more

2/25/2013 - Canon Continuing Violation Theory Continuous Accrual Doctrine Demurrers Statute of Limitations Unfair Competition

Asbestos Alert: Supreme Court Clarifies When Dissolved Corporations May Be Sued Greb v Diamond International Corp...

Dissolved corporations are frequently sued after their dissolution has taken place in an effort to reach insurance policy coverage for the claim being made. California has a statute, Corporation Code §2010, which does not...more

2/25/2013 - Appeals Asbestos Litigation Foreign Corporations Greb v Diamond International Corp Limitation Periods Post-Dissolution Suits

Seagulls on the Water?¹ Has California Supreme Court Indicated A Major Change in Direction for the Admissibility of Expert Opinion...

California courts have generally granted qualified experts wide latitude in permitting their opinion testimony to be heard by a jury. In the recent case of Sargon Enterprises, Inc. v University of Southern California (2012)...more

2/18/2013 - Admissibility Appeals Daubert Ruling Evidence Expert Testimony Kelly-Frye Test Reversible Error Standard of Review

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