Fernandez & Lauby has a broad background in premises liability, having represented many owners of shopping centers, apartment complexes, grocery stores, restaurants, bars, clubs and other establishments. The firm has been privileged to represent companies such as Safeway, Inc., The Vons, Companies, Inc., Panda Restaurant Group, Inc., Coco's Restaurants, Inc., Super Center Concepts, Inc. and Cardenas Markets, Inc. and is cognizant of the differing needs and goals property owners and business operators have. Fernandez & Lauby has successfully resolved many hundreds of such cases through mediation and settlement conferences and has enjoyed successes at trial, such as the recent defense verdict in Joe Vargas v. Panda Restaurant Group, Inc.
Fernandez & Lauby is well-versed in indemnity and additional insured issues and has successfully tendered many matters to other parties and insurers. In addition, Fernandez & Lauby has experience trying indemnity claims.
From a damages standpoint, Fernandez & Lauby has handled cases involving soft-tissue injuries to those involving catastrophic injuries or death and has a wide range of experience using medical experts as well as experts in premises liability, safety, vocational rehabilitation and economics. Fernandez & Lauby is also attune to the ever-changing Hanif issues and recently had a motion in limine granted to allow a post-verdict reduction in a matter where the plaintiff's medical bills were paid by Medicare and Medi-Cal.
Please contact us today to consult with an attorney regarding your needs.