Selman Breitman LLP

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
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Other U.S. Locations
  • California
  • Nevada
  • Oregon
  • Washington
Number of Attorneys
100+ Attorneys

Recent Appellate Decision Favors Plaintiffs in Valuation of Past Medical Damages

The Implications of Pebley v. Santa Clara Organics, LLC - The Court of Appeal's recent holding in Pebley v. Santa Clara Organics, LLC allows insured plaintiffs to potentially recover the full amount billed for medical…more
 /  Civil Remedies, Health, Insurance, Personal Injury

What To Prepare For Dinner At Home - A Salad? An Omelet? Maybe Not When E. Coli & Salmonella Is At Risk

Two East Coast Companies Announce Food Recalls - Thinking about fixing a salad at home today using that ready-to-eat salad mix you bought at the grocery store? If so, and you live in Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania or West…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Consumer Protection, Insurance, Products Liability

Work Vehicle vs. Bicycle: Selman Breitman Prevails, Establishing Plaintiff's Fault & Minimal Damages

After a four day trial in Los Angeles Superior Court, Torrance Courthouse, Selman Breitman LLP Partner Bill Mall, obtained a trial win in the case of John Plume v. DISH Network California Service Corporation and M. Campos. After…more
 /  Civil Remedies, Personal Injury

Builders' Right To Repair Pre-Litigation Affirmed as Exclusive Remedy By Supreme Court

On January 18, 2018, the Supreme Court of California in McMillin Albany LLC et al., v. The Superior Court of Kern County (Supreme Court Case No. S229762, California Official Reports citation pending) unanimously held that the…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Construction Law, Real Estate - Residential

Flood or Fire: The Montecito Claims

What is the Efficient Proximate Cause of the Devastating Mudslides in Southern California? At first glance, the destruction in Montecito, California and other areas of Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties on Monday, January 9,…more
 /  Environmental Law, Insurance, Real Estate - Residential, Real Estate - Commercial

Code of Civil Procedure Section 664.6 Gets 86’d

On November 29, 2017, the California Court of Appeal issued its published opinion in Sayta v. Chu (A148823) which sets forth clear and express requirements for invoking Code of Civil Procedure section 664.6 and provides an…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies

Update on San Francisco Asbestos Trial Dates and Settlement Conference Process

Judge Lee Going Back To "In-Person" MSC System For Preference And "Five Year" Cases - Judge Lee, the presiding judge of the San Francisco Asbestos Department, has indicated that asbestos cases up against the five year date…more
 /  Environmental Law, Products Liability, Toxic Torts

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
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