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Pro Bono Win for Vietnam War Veteran

Posted by Ashley Turner in News

Keith Johnson, who is Of Counsel to the firm, recently successfully completed the representation of a Vietnam War veteran in his claim for disability compensation for service-connected PTSD and physical conditions, winning him over $100,000 in back pay and ongoing disability compensation. Mr. Johnson is a long-time pro bono advocate for veterans rights through Swords … Read more

For the eighth year in a row, Goodin, MacBride, Squeri & Day has been honored with multiple listings in The Best Lawyers in America©, a peer-reviewed ranking of attorneys and law firms nationwide produced by U.S. News & World Report.

Regulatory Partner Megan Somogyi has been named a ‘Super Lawyers Rising Star’ for the fourth consecutive year

In the United States, parties to legal proceedings bear their own attorney’s fees.  Generally, a court may award attorney’s fees only where a statute or an agreement amongst the parties provides for an award of attorney’s fees.

In January the Court of Appeal (First District, Division One) issued its decision in Goncharov v. Uber Technologies, Inc 19 Cal. App. 4th 1157,2018 Cal. App. LEXIS 72 (January 29, 2018). The Court affirmed the dismissal of a class action by several taxicab companies against Uber Technologies, Inc. (“Uber”). The plaintiffs claimed that Uber had … Read more