Tyson & Mendes aggressively defends property and premises liability claims brought against owners, operators, and managers of companies and commercial properties.
Our attorneys handle a wide spectrum of cases with successful results on behalf of apartment complexes, commercial businesses, construction companies, grocery stores, hospitals, hotels, landlords, nightclubs, office buildings, parking lots, REITS, restaurants, retail stores, shopping malls, and other property owners.
Los Angeles Court Rules in Favor of Defense in $10 Million Premises Liability Case: Tyson & Mendes Wins Motion for Summary JudgmentNovember 3, 2022 10:24am
In a win for nationwide insurance and civil litigation defense firm Tyson & Mendes LLP, a motion for summary judgment has been granted by Superior Court of Los Angeles County Judge Mark E. Windham in favor of Hill Contractors 1...
Landlord-Tenant Relationship Raises More QuestionsAuthor: Jordan Jones | December 2, 2022 11:38am
In Ramirez v. PK I Plaza, the court of appeals held terms of leases between landlord and tenant did not delegate to tenant a duty involving the condition of the building’s roof. Thus, the Privette doctrine did not shield landlord from direct liability...
Little Things MatterAuthor: Michael Kutzner | September 30, 2022 9:00am
Like any landowner in Washington, local governments can be sued for acts or omissions resulting in negligence. Typically, visitors to a property are classified as an invitee, licensee, or trespasser...
Florida Case Law UpdateAuthor: Haldon Greenburg | April 27, 2018 2:59pm
Publix Supermarkets, Inc. v. Jessie Bellaiche 43 Fla. L. Weekly D673a, March 28, 2018 The Third District Court of Appeal reversed plaintiff’s $1.5 million slip-and-fall verdict, holding that a jury may not stack inferences to determine that a party had actual knowledge of a dangerous condition, nor is the mere possibility of causation sufficient to establish liability.
Florida Case Law UpdateAuthor: Haldon Greenburg | April 4, 2018 9:19am
Remittitur of Excessive Future Damages WAL-MART Stores, Inc. v. Derrick Thornton (43 Fla. L Weekly D521a) A Broward County Plaintiff sued for damages resulting from a slip-and-fall accident. At trial, a verdict in favor of the Plaintiff was rendered and damages were awarded for injuries sustained, including $150,000 for future medical costs. Following the trial, Wal-Mart filed a Motion for Remittitur, arguing the damages awarded was excessive in light of the facts presented, which the trial court denied.