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 […]

Andrew Smith Successful Again in Motion for Summary Judgment

On March 3, 2017, Pettit Kohn Ingrassia & Lutz won a motion for summary judgment on behalf of an electrician in a personal injury case.   Plaintiff alleged that in the early morning hours he was shocked multiple times while inside his apartment unit.  Plaintiff claimed that the electrician who was working on the electrical issues […]

Andrew Smith Achieves Win on Motion for Summary Judgment

On February 28, 2017, Pettit Kohn Ingrassia & Lutz won a motion for summary judgment on behalf of a major retail client in an alleged assault and battery case.  Plaintiff alleged that after an argument with a sales cashier, the cashier physically assaulted Plaintiff causing her to fall to the ground and sustain significant injuries.  […]

Pettit Kohn’s Jennifer Weidinger succeeds in a Motion for Summary Judgment

On September 12, 2016, Pettit Kohn Ingrassia & Lutz 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. Plaintiff alleged that she suffered extensive personal injuries as a result of a slip and fall incident that occurred on […]

Pettit Kohn Obtains $1.0 Million Jury Verdict in Wrongful Death Case

San Diego, CA. – Pettit Kohn Ingrassia & Lutz PC, a southern California law firm, announced that Damian Dolin and Valerie Garcia Hong, Shareholders of the firm, obtained a $1.0 million verdict on behalf of their clients in a wrongful death case – Torres v. Almquist, et al. (Case No. 37-2012-00076304) Mr. Dolin and Ms. […]