Los Angeles Team Wins Summary Judgment Motion In Premises Liability Action

Pettit Kohn Ingrassia Lutz & Dolin recently brought a successful Motion for Summary Judgment for one of its large retail clients in a premises liability action in Los Angeles County (Central Division), California.  In a slip and fall incident, Plaintiff alleged that she sustained multiple orthopedic injuries and required surgery, demanding over $300,000. Pettit Kohn […]

Pettit Kohn Prevails with Trial Verdict in Arizona HOA Dispute

Pettit Kohn Shareholder and ABOTA attorney Grant Waterkotte, assisted by associate Cameron Flynn, prevailed at trial on a case which involved a long running dispute between Pettit Kohn’s client, an Arizona homeowner’s association, and the former association board president. The case issues were extraordinarily complex.  The former board president led the association to enter into […]

Pettit Kohn Attorneys Prevail On Motion to Dismiss Certain Claims From Arbitration

Pettit Kohn shareholders Tom Ingrassia and Jenna Leyton-Jones and associate Cameron Flynn recently prevailed on a motion to dismiss certain claims from arbitration.  The arbitrator’s order held that the plaintiff, who had filed a putative class action lawsuit, was only permitted to pursue her own individual claims in arbitration even though the arbitration agreement that […]

Pettit Kohn Attorneys Successful in Los Angeles Trial

Pettit Kohn shareholder and ABOTA trial attorney Grant Waterkotte and associate Cameron Flynn recently achieved a successful verdict in a personal injury case in the Downtown Los Angeles Courthouse.  Pettit Kohn’s client, a Church and its attached school, was sued for injuries that occurred when a father of one of the schoolchildren was injured on […]

Pettit Kohn Granted Anti-SLAPP Motion in Defamation Case

Pettit Kohn Ingrassia Lutz & Dolin shareholder Andrew O. Smith and associate Katherine Sample recently won the complete dismissal of a defamation lawsuit in the Riverside County Superior Court, Palm Springs Courthouse.  Pettit Kohn’s client, a church leadership group, was sued for defamation and intentional infliction of emotional distress. Plaintiff alleged that the defendants made […]

Pettit Kohn Team Wins a Defense Verdict in Pregnancy Discrimination/Wrongful Termination Suit

Pettit Kohn Ingrassia Lutz & Dolin Shareholder Thomas Ingrassia, Senior Counsel Matthew Smith, and Associate Erik Johnson, successfully defended a prominent San Diego Senior Care Facility against a former employee’s claims of pregnancy and disability discrimination, and wrongful termination of employment.  The case was tried to a jury in San Diego County Superior Court, North […]

Pettit Kohn’s Employment Attorneys Prevail in Appellate Court Decision

Pettit Kohn Ingrassia Lutz & Dolin Employment Attorneys Jenna Leyton-Jones and Jennifer Suberlak secured a victory enjoyed by few employers in California—the reversal of an order permitting employees to pursue their claims in court instead of arbitration. In the trial court, the client sought to enforce the employees’ written agreement to resolve all disputes via […]

Employment Attorney Shannon Finley Wins Summary Judgment Motion

Pettit Kohn Ingrassia Lutz & Dolin won a motion for summary judgment on behalf of a large wholesale and retail client.  Plaintiff alleged that he was wrongfully terminated, retaliated, and discriminated against because he was disabled.  He also claimed that his employer failed to engage in the interactive process and provide reasonable accommodations for his […]

Grant Waterkotte and Tristan Mullis Successful at Trial

On March 28, 2017, Pettit Kohn Ingrassia & Lutz Shareholder, Grant Waterkotte and Senior Counsel Tristan Mullis secured a major trial victory on behalf of a wrongfully terminated employee.  Following a week-long trial, the jury ruled that a long time administrative employee at a medical office had been illegally terminated based on her age, disability, […]

Pettit Kohn Los Angeles Motion for Summary Judgment Success

On March 19, 2017, Pettit Kohn Ingrassia & Lutz won a motion for summary judgment on behalf of a religious institution that had been sued for allegedly harboring a vicious dog that bit a pedestrian.  The plaintiff claimed that she was severely injured when a dog that had been maintained by a renter on the […]