In The News
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.
Law 360 – November 5, 2018
A California jury has awarded $590,000 in a suit accusing a doctor and hospital of causing an unborn baby’s death due to a delayed order for an emergency cesarean section, after finding the hospital was negligent but clearing the attending physician of medical malpractice.
Law Week Colorado – October 30, 2018
Civil defense firm Tyson & Mendes has added two attorneys to its Denver office with the addition of Michael Drews and Derek Long. Drews and Long join Denver managing partner Jacob Felderman in handling insurance defense litigation throughout Colorado.
San Diego Metro – October 8, 2018
As partner of client relations at Tyson & Mendes, an insurance defense law firm headquartered in San Diego, Cayce Greiner has made herself indispensable by steering the firm’s business development and marketing efforts toward unprecedented growth.
CLM – September 10, 2018
With the rising costs of medical, rehabilitation, and long-term care, the increase in special damages can be exponentially impactful to jury verdicts and settlements. The gross exposure from cases not only affects carriers, but also creates concerns for policyholders relative to policy limits, premiums, and professional reputations.
Club & Resort Business – September 19, 2018
The Carlsbad, Calif. property was targeted in a suit by Axis Insurance to try to recover $125 million paid out in claims after the devastating 2014 Poinsettia fire. The suit blamed resort management for causing the fire, which is believed to have started in native vegetation near a concrete cart path close to the seventh fairway of one of LaCosta’s golf courses. The Poinsettia Fire was the second most destructive of the 2014 San Diego County wildfires, causing a fatality in addition to extensive property damage.
SD Metro – September 14, 2018
A San Diego appellate court has upheld a judgment in favor of Carlsbad’s Omni La Costa Resort & Spa, which was being blamed for the devastating 2014 Poinsettia fire. The ruling in Axis Insurance Company v. Omni Hotels Management was upheld in a 2-1 decision by a three-judge panel of the 4th District Court of Appeal.
San Diego Attorney Journal – August 1, 2018
Continuing its accelerated growth over the last two years, civil defense firm Tyson & Mendes LLP has opened its third office in San Diego, marking its 10th office across the country.
San Diego Business Journal – July 19, 2018
The San Diego Business Journal has announced this year’s list of the fastest growing companies in the region. This year the Journal’s annual Fastest-Growing Private Companies list highlights 100 organizations whose aspirations have taken them to a level of success that has put them in regional, national and global spotlights.