Please Watch the Hot Coffee Documentary

HBO has recently released a documentary entitled Hot Coffee which explores the infamous McDonald's lawsuit in which Ms. Stella Liebeck spilled McDonald's coffee on herself, suffering severe burns to the high temperature of the coffee, who funded the media blitz, and why. Watch the trailer below or click here to see it on Youtube:  Hot [...]

By | June 29th, 2011|General Interest|Comments Off on Please Watch the Hot Coffee Documentary

New Study Links Avandia to Increased Risk of Blindness

A recent Bloomberg article discusses a new threat from taking Avandia: "People taking the drugs have a 3 to 6 times increased risk of developing diabetic macular edema, a condition in which the retina thickens and swells, according to a study of more than 100,000 people to be presented Sunday at the American Diabetes Association's [...]

By | June 27th, 2011|Avandia Diabetes Drug|Comments Off on New Study Links Avandia to Increased Risk of Blindness

Congratulations Daniel Dell’Osso

Last Sunday, Dan completed the 101st Annual Dipsea Race in Marin County.  For those who don't know, the Dipsea is a cross country foot race that runs 7.5 miles from Mill Valley to Stinson Beach over substantial hills and trails.  For example, the highest peak the runners must conquer is the southern shoulder of Mount [...]

By | June 14th, 2011|General Interest|Comments Off on Congratulations Daniel Dell’Osso

Napa County Enforces New Elder Protection Law

The new law being enforced in Napa County will now require in-home elderly care attendants to obtain a county permit before entering the home. “In-home care is one of the five hottest jobs” said Kristi Lesnewich of the Napa County Commission on Aging said at a news conference. “But there's no oversight, and convicted felons [...]

By | June 10th, 2011|Elder Abuse|Comments Off on Napa County Enforces New Elder Protection Law

The Importance of Protecting Yourself with Uninsured Motorist Automobile Insurance

Everyone knows that California requires all drivers to carry auto insurance.  The legally required minimum insurance is a policy that provides coverage after an accident in the amount of $15,000 per person, not to exceed $30,000 per accident.  This is commonly referred to as a 15/30 policy.  It means that if you are the victim [...]

By | June 8th, 2011|General Interest|Comments Off on The Importance of Protecting Yourself with Uninsured Motorist Automobile Insurance

Tom Brandi Honored as Distinguished Professor

The University of San Francisco School of Law has awarded Thomas Brandi with the Honorable Ira A. Brown Jr. Distinguished Adjunct Professor Award for the 2010-2011 school year. Mr. Brandi has taught Trial Practice at USF for 8 years with fellow award winner Robert Arns.  Dean Jeffrey Brand of USF School of Law introduced them [...]

By | June 6th, 2011|Firm News|Comments Off on Tom Brandi Honored as Distinguished Professor