Selman Breitman LLP

Contact
Share
Info
11766 Wilshire Blvd
Suite 600
Los Angeles, CA 90025, United States
Phone: 310.445.0800
Areas of Practice
  • Antitrust & Trade Regulation
  • Appellate Practice
  • Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law
  • Class Action
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Construction Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Government
  • Health
  • Insurance
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Real Estate
  • Toxic Torts
  • Transportation
See more
Locations
Other U.S. Locations
  • California
  • Nevada
  • Oregon
  • Washington
Number of Attorneys
100+ Attorneys

Assumption of Risk Continues To Be A Reliable Liability Shield For Participants In Recreational Activities

California courts continue to apply the assumption of risk doctrine at the summary judgment level in decisions that preserve the rights of Californians to participate in recreational activities without the threat of adverse…more
 /  Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Civil Procedure, Personal Injury

CA Supreme Court Limits Duty Owed to Visitors Using Offsite Parking Lots

Businesses and other property owners owe a duty of care to individuals they invite onto their premises. If someone gets hurt on property that you own or control, you may be responsible for the injuries sustained. You certainly…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Personal Injury, Zoning, Planning & Land Use

“Going and Coming” Rule Withstands Special Errand Exception In Application To A Supervisory Employee Independent Conduct

In Morales-Simental v. Genentech, Inc. (A145865) the California Court of Appeal upheld the “going and coming” rule which provides an employee commuting to or from work is generally outside the scope of employment, and thus the…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Labor & Employment Law

Misled Consumers Can Obtain Injunctions Against Businesses

A consumer misled by fraudulent representations may still obtain an injunction against a business so long as the consumer claims that he or she wishes to purchase the product or service in the future but cannot confidently rely…more
 /  Civil Remedies, Communications & Media Law, Products Liability

Equifax Announces Breach Affecting 143 Million Consumers

On September 7, credit reporting giant Equifax Inc. announced that it had been hit by hackers over the summer exposing the names, birthdates, Social Security numbers, and other personal information of approximately 143 million…more
 /  Consumer Protection, Finance & Banking, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

Update on San Francisco Asbestos Settlement Conferences

Judge Lee Trying Out New Approach - Judge Lee, the presiding judge of the San Francisco Asbestos Department, has set forth a new Mandatory Settlement Conference (MSC) system for San Francisco asbestos cases. She stated that…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Environmental Law, Products Liability, Toxic Torts

Ninth Circuit Rules on Spokeo Remand

On August 15, 2017, the Ninth Circuit ruled that a litigant who accused Spokeo of violating the Fair Credit Reporting Act by allegedly reporting inaccurate information about him had claimed a sufficiently concrete injury to meet…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Constitutional Law, Consumer Protection, Finance & Banking

Companies Potentially Liable for Independent Contractors & Third-Party Vendors

On August 9, 2017, the Ninth Circuit published an opinion analyzing the factors used to determine when a company may be liable for the actions of third parties acting as its agents in Jones v. Royal Administration Services,…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Communications & Media Law, Labor & Employment Law, Privacy, Consumer Protection

New Assumption of Risk Application Bars Gross Negligence Claim

In a published opinion on June 22, 2017, the California Court of Appeal, Fourth District, in Swigart v. Bruno, 2017 WL 2686536, affirmed the judgment entered in favor of the firm's client after a summary judgment ruling finding…more
 /  Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Civil Procedure, Personal Injury

Expert Testimony Regarding Positive Marijuana Tests May Not be Admissible in Motor Vehicle Accident Litigation

As states trend towards legalizing recreational use of marijuana—recreational marijuana use is legal in Alaska, California, Colorado, D.C., Maine, Massachusetts, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington—the need for a reliable test for…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Personal Injury, Transportation

SCOTUS Rules CA Courts Lack Specific Jurisdiction to Entertain Injury Claims by Non-Residents (Bristol-Myers)

The U.S. Supreme Court has struck down the ability of non-California residents to sue defendants in California courts for injury claims that have no connection to California, even where defendants have extensive business…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Products Liability, Science, Computers, & Technology

Bank of America Settles Privacy Lawsuit for $1.9 Million

District Attorneys in Ventura, Los Angeles, Riverside, Alameda, and San Diego Counties recently announced a $1.9 million settlement of a civil case against Bank of America where the bank was accused of violating California's…more
 /  Finance & Banking, Privacy

Reaffirming Rash – Replacement Value Applies to Cram Down Valuations

Cram down reorganization, a fundamental concept in bankruptcy law, allows a debtor to retain possession and use of collateral while reducing the principal value of the secured debt to the present value of the collateral. …more
 /  Bankruptcy, Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking

New Mexico Passes Data Breach Notification Law

New Mexico recently became the 48th state to enact some type of legislation requiring companies to notify individuals of data breaches involving their personally identifiable information, leaving only Alabama and South Dakota as…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

Watch What You Click (Again!): DocuSign Confirms Data Breach Incident

Well-known and very popular digital signature service DocuSign acknowledged a data breach incident in which a large number of customer email addresses were stolen. The company announced on its website that the data stolen was…more
 /  Communications & Media Law, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology
Showing 1-15 of 42 Results
/
View per page
Page: of 3
This profile may constitute attorney advertising. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome. Any correspondence with this profile holder does not constitute a client/attorney relationship. Neither the content on this profile nor transmissions between you and the profile holder through this profile are intended to provide legal or other advice or to create an attorney-client relationship.

"My best business intelligence,
in one easy email…"

Your first step to building a free, personalized, morning email brief covering pertinent authors and topics on JD Supra:
Sign up using*

Already signed up? Log in here

*By using the service, you signify your acceptance of JD Supra's Privacy Policy.
*With LinkedIn, you don't need to create a separate login to manage your free JD Supra account, and we can make suggestions based on your needs and interests. We will not post anything on LinkedIn in your name. Or, sign up using your email address.