GMSR has an enviable record of success on appeal. For your convenience, the firm has provided a simple search tool for guests and clients to search that record.

608 Case Results

Yu v. Superior Court of Los Angeles County (2020) 56 Cal.App.5th 636

In a published opinion, the Court of Appeal upholds GMSR client’s right to a new trial

B.Q. v. Dekok (9th Cir. 2020) 825 Fed.Appx. 533

Ninth Circuit affirms qualified immunity for teacher sued by student for violation of the Establishment Clause

Hawkins v. Southern Cal. Edison Co. (Oct. 8, 2020, B295675) 2020 Cal.App. Unpub. LEXIS 6587 [nonpublished opinion]

Court of Appeal confirms that the Public Utilities Commission still has exclusive jurisdiction over claims alleging injury from electromagnetic fields

Rosenthal v. City of Oakland (Aug. 27, 2020, A156881) 2020 WL 5051440 [nonpublished opinion]

Court of Appeal affirmed grants for summary judgment for GMSR’s private landowner client

In re Marriage of DeSouza (2020) 54 Cal.App.5th 25

The trial court’s finding that an ex-husband breached his fiduciary duty by failing to disclose material information about his bitcoin investments to his ex-wife was supported by substantial evidence

Ixchel Pharma, LLC v. Biogen, Inc. (2020) 9 Cal.5th 1130

GMSR wins landmark decision on unfair competition, tortious interference with contract

Durment v. Burlington Insurance Company (9th Cir. 2020) 820 Fed.Appx. 561

Underlying this insurance bad faith dispute was a lawsuit involving alleged breaches of a joint venture agreement and an intellectual property agreement.  The insurers failed to defend the policyholders against an amended complaint tendered to the insurers on the eve of trial.  The policyholders then

Pankey v. Petco Animal Supplies, Inc. (June 24, 2020, D072779) [previously published at 51 Cal.App.5th 61]

Plaintiff filed a products liability claim against Petco Animal Supplies, Inc., after his son contracted a rare bacterial infection from a rat purchased at Petco. His son later died as a result of complications related to his infection. Plaintiff alleged, among other things, that Petco

8451 Melrose Property, LLC v. Akhtarzad (May 28, 2020, B288963) 2020 WL 2765575 [nonpublished opinion]

Plaintiff sued Defendant for breach of a commercial lease.  Defendant argued the lease was unenforceable because it required he occupy an unlawful building and use it for an illegal purpose.  His defense was premised on a theory that a portion of the building’s second story