Obtained $5,800,000 settlement for subrogated insurer after winning liability phase of an inverse condemnation trial.
Co-trial counsel in the representation of several foreign and domestic insurance companies in litigation arising from the Olympic pipeline rupture and explosion in Bellingham, Washington. As a result of the unavailability of the pipeline, Atlantic Richfield sustained business interruption and extra expense losses. The litigation involved the resolution of coverage issues with Atlantic Richfield and a subrogation action against the owner and operator of the pipeline. The subrogation case settled for a confidential amount a month before trial was scheduled to begin in federal court in Seattle
Dole Food Company fire at its Yuma, Arizona processing plant.
City of Oakland, California building damage from the 1989 earthquake.
Brought RICO (Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act) lawsuit against numerous attorneys in Southern California who conspired to defraud insurance companies. Recovered millions of dollars for insurance company client.