In a contentious case involving a claim of lung cancer, Amy Kott and Chris Bruni were successful in blocking Plaintiff’s cause of action for punitive damages alleged against their client, a northern California contractor. Amy and Chris crafted a compelling motion for summary adjudication, which was argued before the Presiding Judge of the San Francisco County Superior Court.
Apr 24, 2020
Chris Bruni and Amy Kott fought for, and won, a dismissal in a wrongful death lawsuit involving a claim of malignant mesothelioma filed in Alameda Superior Court. The claim involved allegations of exposure to asbestos to the decedent, a lathe and plaster journeyman, throughout the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s. Chris and Amy were successful in proving that there was no exposure by their client, a specialty subcontractor. Faced with a forceful motion for summary judgment, Plaintiffs voluntarily dismissed their case.
Jul 29, 2019
On July 16, 2019, partner Steven Spaulding provided a continuing education lecture to Sedgwick Claims Management Services in Irving, Texas, on the topic of Chemical and Environmental Exposures. The lecture was presented under the administration of CEU-Insurance Continuing Education.
Feb 14, 2019
Sinunu Bruni obtained a dismissal on behalf of a state contractor sued in a personal injury lawsuit claiming damages for a malignancy allegedly caused by asbestos exposure.
Jan 23, 2019
Dec 03, 2018
Sinunu Bruni partner Steven Spaulding recently published an article discussing changes to California's Proposition 65, which became mandatory in August 2018.
Nov 04, 2018
Amy Kott and Chris Bruni were successful in knocking out fraud and strict liability causes of action as well as a claim for punitive damages alleged against their client.
Chris Bruni Will Be Presenting at the American Conference Institute Advanced Forum on Asbestos Claims and Litigation In Chicago, Illinois on May 21, 2018
May 17, 2018
Chris Bruni Sinunu Will Co-Present “Take Home” Exposure: Evaluating the Consequences of Bringing Asbestos from the Workplace to the Home” at the American Conference Institute in Chicago on May 21, 2018.
Apr 15, 2018
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.