In The News
Law.com – October 22, 2019
Like many defense attorneys across the country, Robert Tyson of Tyson Mendes in San Diego has paid careful attention to the rising tide of so-called “nuclear” verdicts, where juries render awards far beyond what a case would typically be valued at.
Law360 – September 18, 2019
Tyson & Mendes LLP has hired a veteran Gordon & Rees LLP litigator with experience leading attorneys through professional liability troubles and guiding businesses through cybersecurity breach suits to serve as the managing partner of its soon-to-open New York office.
San Diego Business Journal – July 16, 2019
Tyson & Mendes LLP is experiencing quite a growth spurt, practically doubling its revenue in 2018 to $40.6 million. Leaders at the La Jolla-based law firm say they would like to add 100 attorneys across all of its locations in the next 12 months.
San Diego Attorney Journal – July 2, 2019
Tyson & Mendes was recently recognized by Law360 as one of the “Best Law Firms for Female Attorneys.” The national legal publication ranked the civil defense firm headquartered in San Diego as #12 in the “50-149 Lawyers” category.
Claims Journal – May 10, 2019
We see the frequent headlines: A plaintiff is awarded millions of dollars in damages for a physical or emotional injury purportedly sustained at the hands of a small business or large corporation. While many applaud an injured plaintiff for holding wrongdoers accountable, it is clear the frequency of outrageous jury verdicts is on the rise, and something needs to be done.
San Diego Business Journal – May 9, 2019
Cayce Lynch is the firm’s Administrative Partner, directing administrative, marketing, and business development activities. She has led the firm through a period of unprecedented growth, doubling its size and raising its profile.
Lawyers Club – May 2019
Mia Kelly has had a unique career path that spans from New York to San Diego. As senior counsel at the law firm of Tyson & Mendes, Kelly works on a variety of cases including professional liability, catastrophic injury, and medical malpractice, but the main bread and butter of the firm and her practice is insurance defense.
San Diego Attorney Journal – April 1, 2019
Jury finds San Diego accountant not liable in professional malpractice trial. Following a two-week trial in San Diego, a California Superior Court jury has found accountant Roy Hosaka and his firm, Hosaka Nagel & Co., not liable in a $2 million malpractice case.
CQ Magazine – March 13, 2019
No Driver, No Liability? Congress pressed to address a key concern about autonomous vehicles.
“Liability is going to look different,” says Greta M. Schultz, a Los Angeles attorney with Tyson & Mendes whose clients include companies that run ride-sharing services and are testing autonomous vehicles.
“With AV it’s going to fall not just on the manufacturer of the physical parts, but also on the people who are providing the software,” Schultz says. “There’s going to be an extra level of due diligence on their part in trying to protect people, not just from hacking but also privacy issues.”
Law360 – March 1, 2019
With more and more nuclear verdicts being awarded at trial — especially in products liability cases — can the defense afford not to argue damages with a jury? It may be unconventional, but something has to be done to turn the tide of runaway jury verdicts sweeping the nation.
Claims Magazine – November 9, 2018
A lawsuit that sought to place the blame for a costly and destructive wildfire on a San Diego County resort was adjudicated in favor of the resort — after the plaintiff could not produce any evidence to prove the resort was responsible for the fire.