California Court of Appeal, (Ret.)
First District, Division Two
Mediator • Arbitrator • Discovery Referee • Appellate Consultant
Construction contract dispute involving $100 million in design defect and professional negligence claims relating to construction of operating rooms at University Hospital was successfully mediated prior to scheduled seven-week trial.
Disputed claims regarding Construction of corporate headquarters resulted in 185 day arbitration involving allegations of changes of scope of work, suspension of performance and consolidation hundreds of subcontractor claims.
Construction dispute involving custom computer room in top secret Navy facility. Contractor refused to pay for specially manufactured access panels required by design.
Construction defect dispute between county and property owner over design of a split level building and whether sprinkler system was adequate under state building code for a "high-rise" structure.
Insured general contractor’s successor-in-interest disputed liability insurer's refusal to pay expenses incurred in resolving a third-party portion of multi-party construction litigation.
School district brought action against construction management contractors and project architects, relating to cost overruns for school project, and architects brought cross-complaint against managers for indemnification and negligence.
School district brought action against construction management contractors and project architects relating to cost overruns for school project. Architects brought cross-complaint against managers for indemnification and negligence.
Claims arising from major landscape, remodel, and seismic upgrade of hillside homes.
Claims between owners, contractors and professionals arising from oceanfront construction that impinged on protected land.
Multi-million dollar claims that tree removal on upslope lot resulted in destabilized hillside threatening destruction of downslope home.
Claimed abandonment of driveway easement in the elaborate garden between two mansions.
Nuisance and easement suit brought by HOA against last family farm in a rapidly gentrifying area.
Weeklong arbitration of dispute $1 million over failure to design and install emergency generator system for hospital.