A Q&A with a former nightclub owner
"California is not turning back. Not now, not ever."
- Gov. Jerry Brown in his State of the State address on Jan. 24
With Girardi | Keese, referring attorneys know that their clients are in the right hands.
In 2014, Girardi | Keese attorneys Tom Girardi, Christopher T. Aumais, David Lira, and Nicole DeVanon won a multimillion-dollar jury award for their client, Bryan Stow, after two fans severely beat him at Dodger Stadium. The jury agreed with Girardi | Keese that the Dodgers should not have cut back on security at Dodger Stadium; had they not, Stow likely would not have been so seriously and permanently injured.
This month brought a major win for undocumented immigrants and civil rights activists in California. AB 2159 was signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown on Aug. 17, which effectively blocks a plaintiff's immigration status as admissible in court during personal injury and wrongful death cases. Regardless of a person's immigration status, this law ensures a greater measure of justice for undocumented workers.
The buzz around self-driving cars has everyone excited - and some worried.
Jonathan Soto's life changed roughly two years ago on the beach near Ocean Boulevard in Long Beach. That's where he was run over by a city pickup driven by a maintenance employee looking for trash.
"A society that has more justice is a society that needs less charity." - Ralph Nader, activist, author, attorney