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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

Shalabi v. City of Fontana, 2021 Cal. LEXIS 4762

In cases where the statute of limitations is tolled based on a plaintiff minor's age, pursuant to Cal. Code Civ. Proc., § 12, the day after tolling ends is excluded in calculating whether an action is timely filed.

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Mezger v. Bick, 2021 Cal. App. LEXIS 550

There is no invasion of privacy where sounds and video captured from a neighbor’s Nest security camera are incidental to a neighbor’s security interest.

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Khosravan v. Chevron Corp., 2021 Cal. App. LEXIS 559

Code of Civil Procedure Section 998 offer requiring a plaintiff to indemnify a defendant against claims by third parties is not valid because it is difficult to quantify.

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