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Judgment for Design Professionals Reversed

The Court of Appeal has reversed a judgment in favor of an architect and electrical engineer in an action alleging professional negligence for the installation of a battery back-up system in an occupied basement office of a theater.  The batteries overheated and emitted toxic sulfuric gases into the office, causing Martin’s client to develop pulmonary fibrosis.

$30 Million Judgment Affirmed

The Court of Appeal has affirmed a reduced judgment of $30 million in favor of Martin’s client, who was injured by a defective surgical stapler manufactured by a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson.

Ninth Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Case Against Plaintiffs’ Firm

The Ninth Circuit has affirmed the dismissal of a case brought against Martin’s client, a prominent plaintiffs’ firm, claiming misappropriation of settlement funds.