New Amendment to AB 2427

With 2017 in full swing and the calendar of trial dates filling up, we wanted to make sure that you are aware of a new amendment to the Code of Civil Procedure that affects the admissibility of expert testimony. In the past, the expert was required to bring their materials listed in the notice with them on the day of the deposition.  This new amendment now requires that these materials must be produced no later than three business days BEFORE … Continue reading New Amendment to AB 2427

$21 Million Jury Verdict

We have the honor of working alongside some great attorneys and firms in each case that we are involved in.  Below is a case highlight we wanted to share because it’s a perfect example of how that collaboration can be so beneficial. Paul recently testified in LA Superior Court (Santa Monica) in the case of Danielle Sinclair Laws v. Andrew Hsiao Chen.  After hearing all the testimony, the jury came back with an award of $21,657,000.  Paul was hired on … Continue reading $21 Million Jury Verdict

Immigration Status and Loss of Earnings

On August 17, 2016, Gov. Brown signed AB 2159, which provides that, in civil actions for personal injury or wrongful death, evidence of a person’s immigration status is not admissible and discovery of a person’s immigration status is not permitted. The bill also provides that these restrictions do not affect the standards of relevance, admissibility, or discovery under other specified provisions of law. This is a significant departure from existing law.  Up to now, the courts have been guided by the … Continue reading Immigration Status and Loss of Earnings