Recent Successes

Some of the recent successes for Sinunu Bruni LLP.

Chris Bruni wins dismissal in smoking lung cancer matter after Opening Statement

After the commencement of trial, Chris Bruni won a dismissal for the firm’s client in a smoking lung cancer matter involving several Fortune 500 defendants. This victory was on behalf of one of the firm’s clients, a company involved in the international energy market.

Chris Bruni and Steve Spaulding successfully defend National Franchised Automobile Dealer

In March of 2018, Chris Bruni and Steve Spaulding successfully defended a nationally franchised automobile dealership on a complaint involving alleged violations of the Business and Professions Code, Section 17200. Chris and Steve were able to get the Section 17200 claim dismissed, which resulted in a resolution of the matter.

Chris Bruni Wins Dismissal at Conclusion of Voir Dire

In a hotly contested case involving claims of exposure at a northern California refinery, Chris Bruni was granted a dismissal by Plaintiff's Counsel at the conclusion of his Voir Dire.

Chris Bruni and Scott Herndon Win Dismissal in High Value Kidney Cancer Case

On the eve of trial, Chris Bruni and Scott Herndon, an associate at Sinunu Bruni, won a dismissal for their client in a high value kidney cancer case involving several Fortune 500 defendants.

Chris Bruni and Scott Herndon Resolve Breach of Contract Claim

Chris Bruni and Scott Herndon resolved a breach of contract claim in an employment dispute between a technology start-up and its former business partner, avoiding litigation and providing cost-savings to their client in process.

Scott Herndon and Chris Bruni Successfully Resolve Breach of Contract Dispute

Scott Herndon and Chris Bruni successfully resolved a breach of contract dispute for a national employment firm, after handling the matter for less than a month.

Brian Triplett and Chris Bruni Prevailed on Motion for Summary Adjudication, Including Punitive Damages

In July 2016, Sinunu Bruni LLP partners Brian Triplett and Chris Bruni prevailed on a motion for summary adjudication, filed on behalf of a national construction firm, as to Plaintiffs’ causes of action for strict products liability, false representation, and intentional tort, as well as to Plaintiffs’ claim for punitive damages.

Jim Sinunu and Chris Bruni Received a Dismissal Without Payment of Settlement Monies After Commencement of Trial in a Living Mesothelioma Suit

Jim Sinunu and Chris Bruni defended a national construction company in a living mesothelioma lawsuit. After opening statements, their client was dismissed without the payment of any settlement monies.

Sinunu Bruni Prevails on Summary Judgment for General Contractor

In May of 2014, Erin McGahey and Chris Bruni prevailed on a motion for summary judgment brought on behalf of their client, a local general contractor. Erin wrote the winning motion and Chris successfully argued the matter in San Francisco Superior Court.

Erin McGahey Prevails Under the Ford v Campbell Exception to Para-occupational Exposure

Erin McGahey recently prevailed on a summary judgment brought under the Ford v Campbell exception to para-occupational exposure.

Chris Bruni Resolved a Mold Contamination Suit for a Northern California Homeowner's Association for a Fraction of the Demand

Chris Bruni represented a Northern California Homeowner's Association in a water intrusion and mold contamination suit. After investigating the claim and completing discovery Chris resolved the matter at mediation for a fraction of the original demand.

Chris Bruni Successfully Defends Nationally Franchised Automobile Dealership

In December of 2013, Chris Bruni successfully defended a nationally franchised automobile dealership on a Song-Beverly Consumer Warranty Act claim.

Leo Chanco and Chris Bruni Prevail on Claim for Employment Placement Firm

In September of 2013 Leo Chanco and Chris Bruni prevailed on a breach of contract claim for an employment placement firm in San Francisco.

Sinunu Bruni Wins Summary Judgment on Behalf of Local Retailer

In February 2013, Jim Sinunu and Erin McGahey won a summary judgment motion on behalf of a local retailer of home building supplies in San Francisco Superior Court.

Sinunu Bruni Prevails on Motion for Summary Adjudication

In January 2013, Chris Bruni and Leo Chanco prevailed on a motion for summary adjudication dismissing a strict liability claim against a local retailer of hardware supplies. They were also successful in having the companion claim for punitive damages dismissed by the trial court.