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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.

November 21, 2016

Since the last issue of the Forum dedicated to construction litigation, a number of cases have refined the area of construction injury law, but none have taken any great leaps in any direction. This article provides a current summary of the state of the law, and descri...

October 15, 2016

Not since 19791 has the California Supreme Court reviewed a case involving an injured construction worker and actually found that the defendant was liable for those injuries. These were not great odds going into the wait for the recent decisions of McKown v. Wal-Mart (...

September 1, 2016

In 2013, it was estimated that over 2.6 million unauthorized or undocumented (1) immigrants lived in California, making up 10% of the state’s workforce. (2.) Undocumented immigrants contribute an estimated $130 billion to California’s GDP, an amount that is greater tha...

August 2, 2016

In the recent debates concerning medical malpractice insurance rates nationwide, the following saying comes to mind: "In this world, there are liars, damned liars, and statistics." Insurance companies, and the doctors they insure, are at the forefront of a comprehensiv...

July 1, 2016

In January of 2003, the Legislature approved California Code of Civil Procedure § 335.1,1 which amended the one-year statute of limitations found in C.C.P. § 340 to include a two-year statute of limitations for personal injury and wrongful death actions. These changes...

June 1, 2016

Representing workers injured on construction sites just became easier with the recent Supreme Court decision of Elsner v. Uveges (2004) 34 Cal.4th 915, where the issue of OSHA admissibility was placed directly before the Court. The Court, in a unanimous decision, held...

May 1, 2016

Spoliation of evidence can cause courts to render decisions based on faulty evidentiary records, frustrate parties in the prosecution of their actions, and, in extreme cases, deny litigants their rightful legal remedy, even though they have suffered harm. When evidence...

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