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Panish Shea & Boyle Attorney Articles

Panish Shea & Boyle LLP have consistently been in the news for their accomplishments and case results. But they have also been published in prominent law magazines asking for their opinions on various topics. Below are some of the events and publications that they have appeared in or been a part of.

Latest Articles

  • PSB Attorneys Among 2019 CAOC Convention Featured Speakers & Award Finalists Panish Shea & Boyle LLP attorneys Adam Shea, Rahul Ravipudi and Spencer Lucas are among the featured speakers at the 2019 CAOC Annual Convention this weekend in San Francisco where the firm’s landmark case, Pierce v. Murietta Valley Unified School District, and attorneys Rahul Ravipudi and Robert Glassman, are among the 2019 finalists for the ...
  • Orange Unified School District Sued for Wrongful Death of Student Killed in Campus Golf Cart Crash The mother of Emmanuel “Manny” Perez, an autistic student who suffered fatal injuries in a golf cart crash at El Modena High School in September, has taken legal action against the school district responsible for ensuring her son’s safety. Panish Shea & Boyle LLP attorneys Rahul Ravipudi and Robert Glassman represent Plaintiff Micaela Sanchez Corona ...
  • What Happens if I Was Hit by a U-Haul With No Insurance? Who Is Liable? A U-Haul is a popular brand of truck people rent to transport items, typically during a move. A driver does not need any special training or a commercial license to rent a U-Haul. A U-Haul can be up to 26-feet long and can hold 7,400 pounds. Large U-Hauls can also tow trailers, adding to the ...
  • PSB Obtains $28.5+ Million Settlement for Special Needs Student Struck by Vehicle Panish Shea & Boyle LLP attorneys Rahul Ravipudi, Paul Traina and Ian Samson and Bobby Saadian and Jonathon Teller of Wilshire Law Firm obtained a $28,500,000+ settlement for a special needs student who was catastrophically injured after being struck by a vehicle while under the care and supervision of Victor Elementary School District (VESD) personnel. ...
  • Panish Shea & Boyle LLP Named Among 2020 Best Law Firms by U.S. News & World Report Panish Shea & Boyle LLP has been ranked among the 2020 “Best Law Firms” by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers with a National Tier 1 Firm ranking in Mass Torts/Class Actions-Plaintiffs as well as Regional Tier 1 Firm rankings in the areas of Personal Injury Litigation–Plaintiffs, Product Liability–Plaintiffs, Mass Torts/Class Actions-Plaintiffs, Insurance ...
  • What Are the Dangers of Falling Asleep at the Wheel? Drowsy driving is a significant issue across America. In such a competitive and busy age, drivers are pushing themselves more to multitask and stay up late. Long hours on the road and heavy traffic can contribute to driver drowsiness, ultimately leading to related car accidents. As many as 6,000 fatal car accidents may stem from ...
  • Los Angeles Unified School District Files Class Action Lawsuit Against E-Cigarette Manufacturer JUUL Labs, Inc. The Los Angeles Unified School District (Los Angeles Unified) and Panish Shea & Boyle LLP held a joint press conference in downtown Los Angeles today to announce the filing of a class action lawsuit against JUUL Labs, Inc., the leading e-cigarette manufacturer, for creating an epidemic of youth vaping that has infiltrated the second-largest school ...
  • What Is the Difference Between Medical Malpractice and Wrongful Death? If medical malpractice results in a patient’s death, the patient’s family members may have grounds for a wrongful death lawsuit in California. Wrongful death, however, is not always grounds for a medical malpractice claim. Understanding the important differences between these two separate types of claims can help you find the right attorney and file a ...
  • California Enacts AB 218: Landmark Bill Protects Children from Sexual Assault On October 13, 2019, Governor Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill 218, to protect the rights of survivors of childhood sexual assault. The bill was sponsored by Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez.  Panish Shea & Boyle LLP helped support this bill through the legislative process. The bill is a critical step forward for survivors of child sexual assault and ...
  • Gov. Newsom Signs Child Sexual Abuse Survival Bill, Expanding Statute of Limitations for Claims in CA Survivors of childhood sexual abuse will now have a greater opportunity to seek justice under a new law established by Assembly Bill 218. Signed by Governor Gavin Newsom on October 13, 2019 and which goes into effect on January 1, 2020, the law provides a three-year window for survivors to file a lawsuit, regardless of ...

Articles by Attorney

Brian Panish

  • Panish Named One of 2012’s Attorneys of the Year by The Recorder Hot on the heels of Panish Shea & Boyle’s own Brian Panish working tirelessly to secure an $8.3 million verdict for a client who sustained complications after being implanted with the DePuy ASR metal-on-metal hip implant, a California legal publication has just honored Mr. Panish with the coveted “Attorneys of the Year 2012” distinction. Law.com’s… LEARN MORE
  • Brian Panish Selected as a California Lawyer Attorney of the Year Brian Panish has been named a California Lawyer Attorney of the Year by California Lawyer magazine. The CLAY awards are given annually by the magazine to recognize attorneys whose work made a significant impact during the previous year. Attorneys are recognized in 21 areas of legal practice; Panish was selected for a CLAY award in… LEARN MORE
  • Brian Panish Selected To the Daily Journal’s Annual List of the “Top 100 Lawyers in California” Brian Panish has been named by the Daily Journal as one of California’s Top 100 Lawyers of 2012. The list is a compilation of California attorneys “who moved the needle” and “had an impact on the legal industry, the state, the nation and the world”. Over 1000 attorneys were considered for the honor. In recognizing… LEARN MORE
  • Panish and Chang Ask What is The Value of a Poor Man's Life It might seem counterintuitive to some, but in many wrongful death cases, it can make more sense to discard economic damages entirely in order to focus on the noneconomic damage that can befall those persons who have had a loved one taken away from them.  In the January issue of Advocate, our own Brian J.… LEARN MORE
  • Brian Panish featured in The National Law Journal NEW YORK -- It's not often that a lawyer gets the chance to leave $4.5 billion on the table. But when plaintiffs lawyer Brian Panish proposed to forgo most of the punitive damages his client had won in a suit against General Motors, he joined a small but significant trend: offering to trade big punitive… LEARN MORE

GM should stop passing the buck

  • Dayton Daily News – Richard W. Shapiro, who wrote the Nov. 25 letter to the editor “Perpetuating untruths undermines justice,” was a member of the trial team that defended General Motors in the Anderson case.

Experimenting with the Consumer

  • pdf Trial Magazine – Brian Panish gives his review of Marshall S. Shapo’s book, “Experimenting with the Consumer.”

Multiple Choice

  • Los Angeles Lawyer – Separate choice of law analysis is required for each legal issue arising in a case.

Take Technology to Trial

  • Trial – To prevail at trial, a lawyer must present a simple, understandable case that makes a lasting impression with the jurors. But words are not enough.

Jury Trials in The US

Adam Shea

  • Navigating the Perils of a Stipulated Protective Order Panish Shea & Boyle’s own Adam Shea and Ryan A. Casey have contributed a great article to the newest issue of the Advocate Magazine.  The article delves into the problematic nature of readily agreeing to a stipulated protective order when dealing with a product liability case. Although it may seem like the better option to… LEARN MORE
  • Shea and Casey Explain How to Litigate a Tire Failure Liability Case Panish Shea & Boyle’s own Ryan Casey and Adam Shea have been featured in the latest issue of The Advocate Magazine.  In a standout report, they expound upon certain challenges that await plaintiff lawyers attempting to litigate a product liability case involving the failure of a tire.  Not only do the two go into detail… LEARN MORE

Kevin Boyle

  • Boyle and Glassman Discuss Obviously Intoxicated Minors Statute Not all cases are as cut and dried as initially suspected.  In the March issue of Advocate, Kevin Boyle and Robert Glassman, two members of our firm, talk about the challenges that awaited them when they took a personal injury case involving an intoxicated minor who was liable in an automobile accident. During an exploration… LEARN MORE
  • Glassman and Boyle Find Opportunities to Chip Away at Prop 51 In the January/February issue of Forum, our firm's very own Robert Glassman and Kevin Boyle discuss the ways that personal injury lawyers can get around the legal hurdles imposed by Proposition 51.  Thanks to the efforts of tort reformers and insurance companies, this proposition was passed way back in 1986.  Basically, the measure limited the… LEARN MORE

Rehnquist Was Humble, Respectful, With Great Sense of Humor

  • pdf The Daily Journal – A lot has been written and said about Chief Justice William Rehnquist over the last few days – some of it nice, some of it not so nice.

Multiple Choice

  • Los Angeles Lawyer – Separate choice of law analysis is required for each legal issue arising in a case.

Finding Opportunity to Chip Away at Prop. 51

Rahul Ravipudi

Alex Behar

Ryan Casey

  • Navigating the Perils of a Stipulated Protective Order Panish Shea & Boyle’s own Adam Shea and Ryan A. Casey have contributed a great article to the newest issue of the Advocate Magazine.  The article delves into the problematic nature of readily agreeing to a stipulated protective order when dealing with a product liability case. Although it may seem like the better option to… LEARN MORE
  • Casey And Glassman Detail The Benefits of a Mock Jury in Forum In the July/August 2012 issue of Forum, Panish Shea & Boyle’s own Ryan Casey and Robert Glassman detail the benefits that can be reaped by putting together a mock jury before a case goes to trial.  They explain that mock juries can help an attorney figure out if an otherwise complex liability case is going… LEARN MORE
  • Shea and Casey Explain How to Litigate a Tire Failure Liability Case Panish Shea & Boyle’s own Ryan Casey and Adam Shea have been featured in the latest issue of The Advocate Magazine.  In a standout report, they expound upon certain challenges that await plaintiff lawyers attempting to litigate a product liability case involving the failure of a tire.  Not only do the two go into detail… LEARN MORE
  • Ravipudi and Casey Discuss How to Counter Abuse of Discovery Process In the August issue of Advocate, our firm’s own Rahul Ravipudi and Ryan Casey illustrate how important the discovery process is in a personal injury case and show what can be done should the defendant withhold or even destroy evidence that can be used to benefit your claim.  In such instances, the state of California… LEARN MORE

Deborah Chang

  • Panish and Chang Ask What is The Value of a Poor Man's Life It might seem counterintuitive to some, but in many wrongful death cases, it can make more sense to discard economic damages entirely in order to focus on the noneconomic damage that can befall those persons who have had a loved one taken away from them.  In the January issue of Advocate, our own Brian J.… LEARN MORE

Erika Contreras

Jesse Creed

Jake Douglass

Dan Dunbar

Robert Glassman

  • Compelling the Participation of Recalcitrant Witnesses at Deposition The newest issue of Los Angeles Lawyers finds Panish Shea and Boyle’s own Robert Glassman outlining how to approach a situation wherein the counsel for the opposing side attempts to put barriers up to the proper testimony of a witness. In it, Mr. Glassman describes how the only reason such an objection by the opposing… LEARN MORE
  • Exploding Exercise Ball Injures NBA Player An NBA player has reached a confidential settlement in a lawsuit against the manufacturer and distributors of an exercise ball that exploded during training camp. Francisco Garcia, then 29, was balancing on a Gymnic Burst Resistant Plus Stability Ball while using dumbbells when the ball burst, causing him to fall and fracture his wrist. Garcia… LEARN MORE
  • Casey And Glassman Detail The Benefits of a Mock Jury in Forum In the July/August 2012 issue of Forum, Panish Shea & Boyle’s own Ryan Casey and Robert Glassman detail the benefits that can be reaped by putting together a mock jury before a case goes to trial.  They explain that mock juries can help an attorney figure out if an otherwise complex liability case is going… LEARN MORE
  • Robert Glassman – From Law Student to Seasoned Litigator in Just Three Years From Southwestern Law School Alumni News - Robert Glassman, an attorney with the plaintiffs law firm of Panish Shea & Boyle, takes a moment from his busy practice to answer a few questions about his journey from law school to law practice and why he continues to support Southwestern as a member of the Nickel… LEARN MORE
  • $6.6 Million Auto Collision Award Makes Waves in Southern California A payout by the city of Los Angeles to the family of a woman killed in an automobile accident could provide the impetus for the Los Angeles Police Department to begin changing the way they conduct their affairs. The story was recently reported in the Los Angeles Times, and it has now made its way… LEARN MORE
  • Boyle and Glassman Discuss Obviously Intoxicated Minors Statute Not all cases are as cut and dried as initially suspected.  In the March issue of Advocate, Kevin Boyle and Robert Glassman, two members of our firm, talk about the challenges that awaited them when they took a personal injury case involving an intoxicated minor who was liable in an automobile accident. During an exploration… LEARN MORE
  • Glassman and Boyle Find Opportunities to Chip Away at Prop 51 In the January/February issue of Forum, our firm's very own Robert Glassman and Kevin Boyle discuss the ways that personal injury lawyers can get around the legal hurdles imposed by Proposition 51.  Thanks to the efforts of tort reformers and insurance companies, this proposition was passed way back in 1986.  Basically, the measure limited the… LEARN MORE

The Expansive Reach of Proposition 213

  • pdf Los Angeles Lawyer – Robert Glassman discusses Proposition 213 and its broad interpretations, as well as surviving remedies and thoeries.

Finding Opportunity to Chip Away at Prop. 51

Patrick Gunning

Pete Kaufman

Benny Khorsandi

Sarah Kim

Spencer Lucas

  • $19.466 Million Jury Verdict Secured by Spencer Lucas in Motorcycle Crash Case On July 16, 2013, Panish Shea & Boyle LLP attorney Spencer Lucas and co-counsel Charles Koro of Brown, Koro, and Romag secured a $19.466 million jury verdict for a motorcyclist involved in a catastrophic collision with a construction vehicle. The case was tried in Pomona, California. The December 15, 2009 crash occurred in Lomita, California… LEARN MORE
  • Spencer Lucas Named One Of California’s 50 Lawyers On the Fast Track Panish Shea & Boyle LLP attorney Spencer Lucas has been recognized by The Recorder legal publication as one of California’s “50 Lawyers on the Fast Track.” The award is given to attorneys with 10 or fewer years of practice whose “early accomplishments indicate they will be tomorrow's top lawyers and leaders” and who “stood out… LEARN MORE
  • $ 8.5 Million Recovered for Family of Father Killed in Motorcycle Crash Brian Panish, Spencer Lucas, and Juan J. Dominguez recovered an $8,500,000 settlement for the family of a 50 year old man who was killed in a motorcycle collision on February 17, 2012. The decedent was operating his 2011 BMW motorcycle when he was slowing for a pedestrian at the intersection of Florence Avenue and Bissell… LEARN MORE
  • Spencer Lucas Details How to Win a "Mild" Brain Injury Case In this month’s issue of Advocate, Panish Shea & Boyle’s own Spencer Lucas explains how to go about representing a client who has experienced a “mild” brain injury.  Although this type of injury can have lifelong repercussions, defense attorneys will take pains to discount the client as a malingerer, someone who plays up their so-called… LEARN MORE

Andrew Owen

Hon. Peter Polos

David Rudorfer

Greg Sonstein

Austin Ward

Nathan Werksman

 

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