litigation

ADLI Successfully Limits Liability in Substantial HOA Lawsuit

ADLI Founder Dr. Dariush Adli and associate Alyssa Dillard, went to trial defending a large homeowners association, who was sued by a member following water damage to their condominium. The resident and homeowner was seeking monetary damages to repair the condo’s interior, to fund further work on common areas and for diminution of property value.…

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ADLI Law Group Wins Patent infringement Case ––– Jury Awards Plaintiffs Nearly 1 Million Dollars

Plaintiffs Lubby Holdings LLC and Vaporous Technologies Inc. successfully sued Defendant Henry Chung for infringing its personal vaporizer patent regarding anti-leaking technology (Patent No. 9,750,284). On May 9, 2019, after a three-day trial, the jury rendered its unanimous verdict awarding the Plaintiffs $863,936.10 in reasonable royalty damages. ADLI attorney Dr. Dariush Adli was the prevailing trial attorney…

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From the streets to the courts : H&M Vs. REVOK

In the era of fast communication and social media, Brands have to be extremely vigilant about the message they convey. The fashion industry as the ultimate Industry of appearances is specifically targeted in this regard. Every moves is publicly analyzed, criticized, and H&M is the last “victim” of that public eye watch. In a campaign…

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The Lawyer as Counselor

Many lawyers – or at least some lawyers – or at least this lawyer – got into the profession because they wanted to help people. This help can be defined by many different roles, and accordingly the lawyer goes by many names (some of which are not fit for print here). But given all the…

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Update on Who Gets the Dog in the Divorce

Last year, I wrote about who gets the family pet in divorces in California.  Apparently, the topic was also important to lawmakers in Illinois.  They passed a bill that would allow the courts in Illinois to make determinations of who gets the family pet based on the well-being of the animal.  Below is the language…

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California Appellate Court Clarifies the Standard Necessary for Modification of Parenting Or Visitation Arrangement

On October 30, 2017m the 2nd District Court of Appeal in the case of In re Marriage of Furie 2017 Cal.Ap.. LEXIS 946 held that a “change of circumstances” is not necessary to modify a parenting or visitation arrangement not amount to a change of custody. Although the requested modification in that case involved was…

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Dispute Resolution Strategies

There are four common approaches to settling legal disputes:  Direct Negotiation; Mediation; Arbitration and Litigation.  Which one is right for you? Direct Negotiation:  Works best in instances where the dispute is of fairly minor character and small in dollar amount, or where the disputing parties have an ongoing relationship that they don’t want to disrupt. …

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Litigation vs. Arbitration vs. Mediation vs. Negotiation

You are about to engage in a legal dispute with an adversary. You know that legal disputes are typically resolved at a court trial before a judge or jury. But you remember glancing over the contract for the last appliance you purchased, and it included an arbitration clause, according to which legal disputes relating to…

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Solar Contractor Do's and Don'ts!

In recent years, installation of solar panels has become a lucrative and growing business. Many contractors have chosen to forego their conventional construction projects and get into the business of selling, financing and installing solar panels. As solar panel installations on homes have increased, so have complaints to the Contractor’s State License Board (CSLB). In…

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Cease and Desist Letter

Receiving a cease and desist letter can unnerve even the most experienced professionals and businesspeople. However, according to Dr. Dariush ADLI, founder and president of ADLI Law Group, P.C., receiving a cease and desist notice is not necessarily cause for alarm. As distinguished from a cease and desist order served by a court, a cease…

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