Complex Tort Defense

LimNexus attorneys are experienced in defending against complex litigation involving significant multi-plaintiff tort actions, catastrophic injury, wrongful death, defective products, industrial accidents and class actions. Our trial experience, skills, and acumen on strategies for defending against complex tort actions are valued by our clients that include major power utilities and other businesses faced with complicated high stake risks. Because we invest the time to become familiar with our clients and their businesses, we are also often asked to conduct root cause analyses and risk assessments to assist not only in the defense of claims but to help clients find remedial measures to reduce ongoing risks.

Matter List

  • Represented major power utility in the defense of stray voltage claims in a neighborhood cluster and helped to defeat all claimed theories of alleged injury by 17 bellwether plaintiffs through successful summary judgment motions.
  • Conducted a forensic investigation and root cause analysis of the demolition of a former power plant that severely injured bystanders on behalf of the largest power utility in California that established liability on the part of contractors.
  • Obtained summary judgment against claims of serious injury and wrongful death by employees of a contractor due to an explosion and electrocution in an underground vault.
  • Obtained summary judgment against claim of serious burn injuries by employees of independent contractor due to an arc flash in below ground electrical equipment enclosure.

Attorneys: Mark T. Hansen, Arnold Barba, Phillip F. Shinn, Jane N. Kespradit

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