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Supreme Court of the United States Ruling Holds Lead Paint Makers Liable for $400 Million Ruling

October 15, 2018 – San Francisco, CA – The Supreme Court of the United States refused to hear a challenge to a California Supreme Court ruling, thus upholding a $400 million decision which holds makers of lead paint responsible for cleaning up hold homes. The lawsuit was initially filed in 2000, and soon 10 California … Read More

How Has the Role of Female Trial Attorneys Changed in 30 Years?

Since the beginning of the American justice system, our country’s legal theater has been dominated by men. This dominance has led to the men-first culture that can found in many U.S. courtrooms, but that mentality is changing. Women are stepping into skilled roles that were previously the domain of men, and they are creating a … Read More

What Kind of Damage Did the Wine Country Fires Leave Behind?

California wildfire season has been especially nightmarish this year. In Wine Country, fires destroyed over 5,000 homes and killed 44 people. Usually by this time of the year, the season would be ramping down as fall showers move in, but this year has been different. Just a few weeks ago, more fires popped up in … Read More

What Does It Take to Be Selected as One of 2018’s Best Law Firms?

The personal injury attorneys here at Mary Alexander & Associates, P.C. have good news to share with the Bay Area. We have been chosen as one of the best law firms in the San Francisco area by US News and Best Lawyers. But what does that mean to our clients, and how was our law … Read More

PG&E Lawsuits Filed, Will More Wildfire Victims Join?

On October 8-9, wildfires raged through the countryside of Northern California. These blazes burned nearly 6,200 homes, wiped out around 150 commercial buildings and killed 43 people. Thankfully, the fires were contained a few short weeks ago, but many families are returning to find they no longer have homes. Now, these wildfire victims are banding … Read More

Can Medical Facilities Be Held Responsible for Not Reporting Child Abuse?

It was late January of 2011 when a seven-week-old baby was brought into Sutter Amador Hospital in Jackson, California. The boy had injuries to his eye, bruising on the face, and a mouthful of blood, yet doctors only treated the child and sent him home with his teenage parents and maternal grandmother. Now, several years … Read More

Are San Francisco Bicycle Accidents Common?

San Francisco is known as one of the most bicycle friendly cities in the entire country. However, that doesn’t mean that bike accidents don’t happen in the Bay Area. Medical costs from bicycle accidents are rising, even though there have been fewer biking fatalities in the area. That could mean more cyclists are finding themselves … Read More

Mary Alexander & Associates, P.C to Investigate Northern California Wildfires

The last two weeks have been among the worst in California’s history. Wildfires have ravaged more than 250,000 acres Northern California. Thousands of homes and businesses in Napa Valley, Sonoma and Santa Rosa are destroyed. Despite the best efforts of firefighters, the wildfires in Northern California are still not contained. Did Downed PG&E Equipment Cause … Read More

Did Negligent Security Contribute to the San Francisco UPS Shooting?

On June 14th, the calm of the morning was broken by the crack of gunfire and screams. A lone shooter walked into a UPS facility here in San Francisco, and opened fire. Five victims were shot during the incident, but only two of these victims survived. The shooter later took his own life when confronted … Read More

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