Articles

Courts are expanding theories of agency liability

By William M. Shernoff and Samuel Bruchey

William Shernoff and Samuel Bruchey co-wrote an article examining agency liability as it is perceived by the courts. From Los Angeles Daily Journal.

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I learned about litigating from that

By Howard S. Shernoff

Howard Shernoff wrote an article on law and motion and how the late Joel Cohen inspired and educated him on the topic. From California Litigation.

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There should have been a stop sign

By Steve M. Schuetze

Steve M. Schuetze co-wrote an article outlining the tools necessary to defeat a defendant's motions based on statutory defenses for a dangerous condition of public property. From The Advocate.

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The other half of virtuosity in legal writing

By Howard Shernoff

Howard Shernoff recently wrote an article as a follow up to one that appeared in Plaintiff magazine. In this piece, he analyzes how legal writing can have an impact on a brief. From The Advocate.

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What’s material in life insurance rescissions?

By Howard S. Shernoff

Attorney Howard Shernoff discusses the legal issues surrounding life insurance rescission cases. From Los Angeles Daily Journal.

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A short reckoning of good legal writing

By Howard S. Shernoff

Demonstrate your virtuosity from the very first word – you’re writing for a tough audience. From Plaintiff and The Advocate magazines.

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Winning punitive damages for bad faith

By Ricardo Echeverria

A guide from voir dire through closing statement. From The Advocate.

 

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Insurance bad faith claims have one predicate: coverage

By William M. Shernoff and Howard S. Shernoff

The manner in which an insurer observes its contractual duties, not whether it breached an express contract term, forms the exclusive inquiry of a bad faith claim. From Los Angeles Daily Journal.

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What is “hurricane” insurance?

By William M. Shernoff

William Shernoff relates his experience with American Samoa Government v. Affiliated FM Insurance to the potential fallout from Hurricane Sandy. From Los Angeles Daily Journal.

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Punitive damages’ impact on institutional bad faith

By William M. Shernoff and Howard S. Shernoff

An analysis of the Campbell decision on punitive damages as a deterrent to egregious misconduct. From Los Angeles Daily Journal.

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