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We Hit the Trifecta!

Posted by Clapp Moroney Vucinich Beeman & Scheley | Jan 04, 2023 | 0 Comments

Football: Traumatic Brain Injury Chris Beeman and Paulo Kline Simon recently prevailed on a motion for summary judgment on behalf of their clients in a contentious traumatic brain injury involving a youth football player. The plaintiffs alleged that our clients, a football league and the oppos...

Victory is our client’s!

Posted by Clapp Moroney Vucinich Beeman & Scheley | Jan 04, 2023 | 0 Comments

Senior Partner Chris Scheley and Associate Kirill Devyatov prevailed on a Motion for Summary Judgment in a premises liability action filed against our client and his three brothers in Sonoma County. The plaintiff (a real estate agent) was voluntarily assisting the Defendant brothers in painting t...

Trial Victory!

Posted by Clapp Moroney Vucinich Beeman & Scheley | Jan 04, 2023 | 0 Comments

Partner Chris Scheley recently won a motion for nonsuit after trial of a products liability action in San Francisco Superior Court.  The plaintiff claimed that he developed priapism and permanent erectile dysfunction after riding on a motorcycle seat designed and manufactured by our client.  Afte...

The Trifecta

Posted by Clapp Moroney Vucinich Beeman & Scheley | Jan 04, 2023 | 0 Comments

Chris Beeman and Team picked three juries in three counties over the last third of 2018. A construction site injury trial (plaintiff was an inspector who almost lost his foot due to an exploding underground line) in Santa Clara settled favorably before opening statements when Paulo Kline Simon c...

Supreme Diversity

Posted by Clapp Moroney Vucinich Beeman & Scheley | Jan 04, 2023 | 0 Comments

Clapp|Moroney sponsored an event hosted by the San Mateo County Bar Association's Diversity Committee honoring California Supreme Court Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye. Chief Justice Cantil-Sakauye is the first Asian-Filipina American and the second woman to serve as the state's Chief Justice. ...

Super Lawyers and Rising Stars!

Posted by Clapp Moroney Vucinich Beeman & Scheley | Jan 04, 2023 | 0 Comments

Named partners Chris Beeman, Jeff Vucinich, Ted Scheley and Chris Scheley have all been designated “Super Lawyers” by San Francisco Magazine, recognizing them as attorneys in the top 5% of their profession. Pleasanton Associates Paulo Kline Simon, Andrew Murphy and Asheesh Mohindru, along with Sa...

Master in Trial

Posted by Clapp Moroney Vucinich Beeman & Scheley | Jan 04, 2023 | 0 Comments

Partner Chris Beeman participated as a panelist in The American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) “Masters in Trial” program last fall in San Francisco. He is also a State Chair for Claims and Litigation Management (CLM) and  continues in his role as a chairperson for the ABOTA “Civility Matters” ...

Leverage

Posted by Clapp Moroney Vucinich Beeman & Scheley | Jan 04, 2023 | 0 Comments

Partner Ted Scheley, and associates Daniel Lee and Catharine Christian represented a national wholesale distributor of construction products in a personal injury matter involving a plaintiff that partially severed three of his fingers while using a sliding miter saw. Utilizing key portions of pla...

International Win

Posted by Clapp Moroney Vucinich Beeman & Scheley | Jan 04, 2023 | 0 Comments

Following a deadly bus crash in Mexico that left 3 dead and 1 severely injured, Plaintiffs filed a complaint against various defendants in San Francisco, including the bus company.  When all other potential deep pockets were tapped, Plaintiffs' counsel sued our client, a grocery store in Napa, cl...

Heavy Lyfting

Posted by Clapp Moroney Vucinich Beeman & Scheley | Jan 04, 2023 | 0 Comments

Partners Christopher Beeman and Ashley Meyers obtained a Defense Verdict after a month long jury trial in Sacramento, California. The jury found that the accident, which resulted in the deaths of two passengers using the Lyft rideshare application, was 100% the result of the negligence of co‐defe...

Great and Efficient Results!

Posted by Clapp Moroney Vucinich Beeman & Scheley | Jan 04, 2023 | 0 Comments

Partner Stephen Harrington recently obtained a voluntary dismissal on behalf of a general contractor client in a wrongful death case filed in San Francisco County.  Decedent died from complications of metastatic mesothelioma and his widow and heirs filed suit against various defendants claiming t...

Efficient Success

Posted by Clapp Moroney Vucinich Beeman & Scheley | Jan 04, 2023 | 0 Comments

An elderly plaintiff suffered memory loss and emotional injuries when he tripped on a raised sidewalk that our client repaired eight months before the incident.  Plaintiff filed an action against the property owner alleging that the poorly maintained sidewalk created a dangerous tripping hazard. ...

Efficient and Effective

Posted by Clapp Moroney Vucinich Beeman & Scheley | Jan 04, 2023 | 0 Comments

Partner Paul Sheng and his associate Mary Kate O'Neill recently obtained a voluntary dismissal with prejudice on behalf of a restaurant owner defendant in a premises liability case filed in San Francisco County Superior Court. The Plaintiff alleged that she suffered severe injuries to her hamstri...

Gunned down

Posted by Clapp Moroney Vucinich Beeman & Scheley | Jan 04, 2023 | 0 Comments

Chris Beeman and Christine ‘Missy' Reinhardt recently won a summary judgment motion in a wrongful death case filed in Contra Costa County. The decedent was shot and killed in the street outside our client's home by guests of defendant's teenage kids, who threw a Halloween party. The assailant was...

TBI Case Results in a Non-Suit

Posted by Clapp Moroney Vucinich Beeman & Scheley | Jan 04, 2023 | 0 Comments

In Kern County, Chris Beeman started 2019 off with a bang by obtaining a non-suit on behalf of his janitorial service client. The plaintiff's slip and fall in a Save-Mart store was caught on video surveillance and documented his head bounding off the concrete floor. Counsel contended that her 61 ...

Civil Rights Trial Victory

Posted by Clapp Moroney Vucinich Beeman & Scheley | Jan 04, 2023 | 0 Comments

In a very challenging and highly charged climate given the publicity surrounding Ferguson and other high profile police brutality incidents, founding partner Jeff Vucinich still obtained a defense verdict in United States District Court in San Francisco on behalf of two police officers and a Peni...

Breaking Good

Posted by Clapp Moroney Vucinich Beeman & Scheley | Jan 04, 2023 | 0 Comments

Chris Beeman and Ashley Meyers recently won a motion for Nonsuit in Napa County Superior Court. The case involved an allegation of negligent property management against our firm's client, whose adult son was using and selling methamphetamines and was involved in burglarizing and then burning down...

Assumption of Risk

Posted by Clapp Moroney Vucinich Beeman & Scheley | Jan 04, 2023 | 0 Comments

Ashley Meyers and Team Beeman obtained summary judgment in favor of the firm's client, a snowboarder who collided with a skier in a “blind spot” on a ski run at Squaw Valley. The skier sustained severe orthopedic injuries, and alleged that the snowboarder was acting recklessly at the time of the ...

ADC Leadership

Posted by Clapp Moroney Vucinich Beeman & Scheley | Jan 04, 2023 | 0 Comments

Partner Jennifer Wilhelmi was elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California and Nevada (ADC).  She is also serving as Co-Chair of the Construction Substantive Law Section, and is enjoying her new responsibilities with the industry organiza...

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