Archive - 2010

Archive - 2010

September 15th

Speaking Engagement: Neil Dymott Shareholder Stephen T. Sigler to Speak at The Hahn School of Nursing & Health Science

Neil Dymott shareholder Stephen T. Sigler will speak on medical malpractice, HIPAA and healthcare legal issues at The Hahn School of Nursing at the University of San Diego on October 13, 2010.

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August 3rd

June 30th

June 19th

Neil Dymott's Distinguished 2010 San Diego Super Lawyers

Neil Dymott is pleased to announce that five of the firm’s attorneys have been named San Diego Super Lawyers for 2010. Michael Neil, Robert Frank, Sheila Trexler, Hugh McCabe and Clark Hudson were all selected for inclusion in the 2010 San Diego edition of Super Lawyers Magazine.

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May 1st

Making Decisions About Future Health: Why I Need an Advance Health Care Directive

In today’s world, there is a never-ending supply of diet tips and suggestions for proper ways to workout and take care of the body. While the focus is on keeping healthy now, less attention is aimed at health care needs in the future. By encouraging patients to draft an advance health care directive (“AHCD”), they can exercise their right to provide future instructions related to their own health care and medical needs.

The Importance of an Advance Health Care Directive

An AHCD is a written document that informs

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Assessing Settlement and a Plaintiff's Right to Recover Economic Damages - APPEAL

Howell v. Hamilton Meats & Provisions, Inc.

Howell is now on appeal to the California Supreme Court. In the interim, Howell will perhaps most significantly impact settlement negotiations.

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February 14th

Associates Benjamin Howard and Matthew Souther Elected to the Board

On January 30, 2010, Neil Dymott associates Benjamin Howard and Matthew Souther were sworn in as newly elected members of the 2010 Board of Directors of the San Diego Defense Lawyers.  The SDDL Board of Directors is composed of a cross-section of the defense bar, representing a makeup of large and small defense firms. The Board members have many years of litigation experience in a wide range of fields.

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January 29th

Shareholder Sheila Trexler Recipient of the 2009 Defense Lawyer of the Year Award

On January 30, 2010, the San Diego Defense Lawyers held its 25th Annual Installation Dinner honoring their 2009 Defense Lawyer of the Year, Sheila Trexler.  Each year the San Diego Defense Lawyers recognize a lawyer in the organization that has exemplified excellence and professionalism in the defense community for the Defense Lawyer of the Year award. In her remarks, Ms. Trexler thanked the Plaintiff's bar, her fellow shareholders, and men and women serving in the U.S. armed forces.

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