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THE FIRM WELCOMES ASSOCIATES JAMES J. MERRIMAN AND CHRISTINE A. CHIGBU

Posted by on Jun 17, 2022

The firm is excited to announce that associates James J. Merriman and Christine A. Chigbu have joined the firm. Prior to joining Rankin, Shuey, Ranucci, Mintz, Lampasona & Reynolds, and LLP in 2022, Mr. Merriman whom previously practiced in Nebraska for a short period of time, handled construction defect, general and commercial liability, as well as...

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COURT OF APPEAL UPHOLDS SUCCESSFUL MOTION TO DISMISS

Posted by on Mar 18, 2022

Attorneys Maria Lampasona, Damon Thurston, and Ashley Kim secured a dismissal via motion to dismiss pursuant to Code of Civil Procedure section 583.420 on the grounds that Plaintiff failed to serve the Defendant during the two years following her filing of the complaint. The Court was not persuaded that the Plaintiff was diligent in trying to locate the...

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Associate Damon Thurston Secures Dismissal Via Demurrer

Posted by on Sep 30, 2020

Associate Damon Thurston successfully disposed of an interesting case at the pleadings stage via demurrer. In that case, Beauchamp v. City and County of San Francisco, et al. (San Francisco County Superior Court Case No. CGC-20-581951), Plaintiff contended Defendants were negligent, causing personal injury. In particular, Plaintiff contended he discovered...

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Firm’s Service of Process Policy During Shelter-in-Place

Posted by on Mar 26, 2020

In light of the public health threat presented by Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), our office will be temporarily transitioning to remote-based staffing only, effective March 16, 2020. During this period of time we will not be able to send or accept physical mail. Instead, we will be utilizing email service only. To the extent any pleadings or...

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