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The attorneys of The Arns Law Firm pride themselves on their knowledge of the law, and their commitment to their clients. As part of their practice, the attorneys keep constantly informed as to the changing state of the law. Additionally, the attorneys frequently give lectures as well as write articles concerning the state of the law.

September 15, 2017

This article discusses 10 basic concepts utilized in the prosecution of death and injury cases arising out of construction incidents. It is indisputable that construction sites vary tremendously – no two are the same – but the same basic concepts apply to them all.


August 15, 2017

As discussed in my prior article, "Back to the Future for the New Millennium," Forum, Dec. 1999, AB 1127 instituted a number of fundamental changes to the construction litigation field by way of amendments to Labor Code §§ 6304.5 and 6400. The amendment to Labor Code §...

July 1, 2017

Premises liability law regarding workers on construction sites developed its own path over the last fifty years. This subset of cases involves injuries occurring on property within the possession or control of a general contractor during construction. Starting in the e...

May 9, 2017

An expert witness can make or break a case. A good expert grabs the jury’s attention and offers the moral authority of a saint. A bad expert can turn the tide against the hiring party and torpedo a case.

This crucial aspect of a case starts, and sometimes ends, with th...

March 15, 2017


Accurately evaluating economic and non-economic damages before verdict is an art form mastered by only the most experienced lawyer. However, such predictions are becoming less difficult than determining what the ultimate net judgment will be to the client...

January 10, 2017

You are in the middle of trial on a work-site injury case where the plaintiff is severely injured from a 20-foot fall following a collapse of a catwalk at the defendant’s aggregate plant. The evidence shows the failed rotted wood support beam that caused the collapse w...

December 1, 2016

Imagine owning a business in a competitive market. You are looking for any possible advantage. If there were a way to immediately cut overhead by as much as 40% without reducing your productivity, you would likely do it without question.[1]

Now imagine working as an ope...

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