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Daily Journal Seeks Matthew McNicholas’ Insight on U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Determining California Court’s Lack of Jurisdiction in Out-Of-State Pharmaceutical Claims

Jun
21, 2017

In the Daily Journal article “U.S. Supreme Court limits state courts’ jurisdiction over out-of-state plaintiffs in pharmaceutical case,” Partner Matthew McNicholas discussed the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court, determining California courts’ lack of jurisdiction to handle out-of-state claims. In this case, the court held that non-California residents who had [Read More]

In the Daily Journal article “U.S. Supreme Court limits state courts’ jurisdiction over out-of-state plaintiffs in pharmaceutical case,” Partner Matthew… [Read More]

Matthew McNicholas Named Among Daily Journal’s 2017 Top Plaintiff Lawyers in California

Jun
15, 2017

Daily Journal named Partner Matthew McNicholas to its 2017 Top Plaintiff Lawyers in California list, recognizing his work on behalf of Los Angeles Police Department officers who have faced harassment, discrimination and retaliation. One case highlighted in Matt’s feature was Atkins v. City of Los Angeles, in which he obtained a $12.3 million verdict on [Read More]

Daily Journal named Partner Matthew McNicholas to its 2017 Top Plaintiff Lawyers in California list, recognizing his work on behalf… [Read More]

Michael Kent Named a 2017 Southern California Super Lawyers Rising Star

Jun
5, 2017

Attorney Michael Kent was named a 2017 Southern California Super Lawyers Rising Star for his plaintiffs’ work in the areas of employment litigation, personal injury, professional liability, consumer law, and class actions and mass torts. Super Lawyers is a rating service that lists outstanding lawyers from a wide range of practice areas who have attained [Read More]

Attorney Michael Kent was named a 2017 Southern California Super Lawyers Rising Star for his plaintiffs’ work in the areas… [Read More]

Partner Matthew McNicholas Quoted in Daily Journal on the Supreme Court’s Ruling in BNSF Railway Co. v. Tyrrell

Jun
2, 2017

Partner Matthew McNicholas was quoted in the Daily Journal article “U.S. Supreme Court Restricts Personal Injury Claim Filings,” discussing the Supreme Court’s recent ruling in BNSF Railway Co. v. Tyrrell, which places further restrictions on where plaintiffs’ attorneys can file personal injury claims. Matt noted that the eight-to-one ruling will give far less leeway for [Read More]

Partner Matthew McNicholas was quoted in the Daily Journal article “U.S. Supreme Court Restricts Personal Injury Claim Filings,” discussing the… [Read More]

Patrick McNicholas Discusses Lawsuit Against Campus Housing for Negligence in UCSB Tragedy in Daily Nexus Article

May
30, 2017

In the Daily Nexus article “Suit Against I.V. Shooter’s Housing Complex Progresses,” Partner Patrick McNicholas discussed his negligence and wrongful death lawsuit against Hi Desert Mobile Home Park L.P. and Asset Campus Housing on behalf of the parents of three victims in the 2014 UCSB shooting. In 2014, Elliot Rodger murdered his roommates David Wang, [Read More]

In the Daily Nexus article “Suit Against I.V. Shooter’s Housing Complex Progresses,” Partner Patrick McNicholas discussed his negligence and wrongful… [Read More]

Courtney McNicholas Named Among Daily Journal’s 2017 Top Women Attorneys

May
25, 2017

Daily Journal named Senior Attorney Courtney McNicholas to its 2017 Top Women Attorneys list, recognizing her plaintiff work on behalf of Los Angeles Police Department officers who have faced harassment, discrimination and retaliation. One case highlighted included Greg G. et al. v. City of Los Angeles, in which Courtney represents four officers from the LAPD’s [Read More]

Daily Journal named Senior Attorney Courtney McNicholas to its 2017 Top Women Attorneys list, recognizing her plaintiff work on behalf… [Read More]

Matthew McNicholas Featured as Attorney of the Month by Attorney at Law Magazine

May
8, 2017

In his Attorney at Law Magazine Attorney of the Month feature, Partner Matthew McNicholas  discussed starting his career in law at the age of 14, what makes him a successful trial lawyer, and spending time with his family. Growing up watching his father and siblings go to trial, it was clear to Matthew at a [Read More]

In his Attorney at Law Magazine Attorney of the Month feature, Partner Matthew McNicholas  discussed starting his career in law… [Read More]

Los Angeles Struggles to Keep Up with Settling Numerous Lawsuits – CGTN America Interviews Matt McNicholas and Former Client Wayne Guillary

Apr
20, 2017

Los Angeles is currently looking to take out a $70 million loan to pay for the increasing number of lawsuits filed against it. In their interview with CGTN America “Los Angeles Struggles to Keep Up with Settling Numerous Lawsuits,” Partner Matthew McNicholas and former client Wayne Guillary discussed their experiences suing the City of Los [Read More]

Los Angeles is currently looking to take out a $70 million loan to pay for the increasing number of lawsuits… [Read More]

The Bane Act and Beyond – Matthew McNicholas Authors Advocate Article

Apr
12, 2017

California’s civil rights statutes represent an untapped resource for plaintiffs whose rights have been interfered with as a result of the intentional tortious conduct of public and private actors in a variety of contexts and circumstances. Partner Matthew McNicholas and Partner Holly Boyer with Esner, Chang & Boyer authored the Advocate article “The Bane Act [Read More]

California’s civil rights statutes represent an untapped resource for plaintiffs whose rights have been interfered with as a result of… [Read More]

A ‘Path’ to Anomalous Results: Douglas Winter and Justin Eballar Author Daily Journal Article

Feb
22, 2017

The Government Tort Claims Act immunizes public entities from liability for injuries caused by a condition of a trail – as long as that “trail” hosts or provides access to “recreation.” (Gov. Code § 831.4).  The immunity was put in place over 50 years ago to spare public entities from the expense of keeping and [Read More]

The Government Tort Claims Act immunizes public entities from liability for injuries caused by a condition of a trail –… [Read More]

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