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Innovative & Successful Trial Attorneys

At Matheny Sears Linkert & Jaime, LLP we take pride in our reputation as innovative and successful trial attorneys with decades of litigation experience. We are trial attorneys who actually try cases. The three named partners have been elected as members of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) and many of our other attorneys have first-chaired their own trials. We have earned a statewide reputation for 

effective defense strategies that produce favorable resolutions, including dispositive motion and favorable settlements. If a case has to be tried, we are fully prepared to take the case to a jury-even on short notice and are proud of our track record.

Defending Catastrophic Exposure Cases Throughout California

We take pride in being a boutique trial firm capable of defending catastrophic exposure cases in a variety of scenarios that include personal injuries, products liability, transportation and trucking, premises liability, wildfire litigation, public entity (dangerous condition and sexual abuse), major construction defect cases, and employment litigation. Our ability to hold down damages using innovative litigation resolution strategies, effective dispositive motions, and trial spans the last 40 years. We are also proud of our record of defense verdicts in difficult cases.

Cases of Interest

Zuniga v. Alexandria Care Center (2021) DJDAR 8346

Trial court committed prejudicial error in rejecting expert testimony simply because it was based on inadmissible evidence, without further consideration of reliability of data used.

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Gonzalez v. Mathis (2021) DJDAR 8605

Landowners owe no duty to independent contractors or its workers to remedy or adopt other measures to protect them against known hazards on premises

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Champir, LLC v. Fairbanks Ranch Ass’n (2021) DJDAR 7206

For purposes of awarding fees and court costs, court must ascertain a party’s “main litigation objective” to
properly determine whether that party “prevailed.”

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