Winning: Truckee AAA Arbitration

In yet another AAA Arbitration, Bob Sims obtained an Award in AAA Arbitration on a single family home located in Truckee. Brief Facts:Plaintiffs claimed damage to two homes from drainage problems including a flood event that damaged the finished basement of the home. There were other assorted construction defects alleged. Claimant alleged 51,313,029 in damages. […]

Winning: AAA Arbitration in San Francisco

Bob Sims obtained an Award in AAA Arbitration on a single family home located in San Francisco. Brief Facts:Plaintiffs claimed damages to almost every aspect of their home from framing, to roofing, to concrete and drywall. There was also a sizable claim related to the time needed to fix the home and in San Francisco, […]

Winning: Trial on Non-Disclosure Issue – Granite Bay Home

Bob Sims obtained a verdict in a case involving an alleged non-disclosure of defects in a single family home in Granite Bay. As of the writing of this, while the verdict has been rendered cost issues are still being litigated. Brief Facts:This matter involved a single family home wherein plaintiff claimed that expansive soils were […]

Winning: Win in Butte County Superior Court

We are proud to announce yet another in a string of victories for Sims, Lawrence & Arruti. Bobby Dale Sims, Jr. received a defense award after an almost four week of trial in Butte County Superior Court. This matter involved a General Engineering Contractor that allegedly destabilized property resulting in a landslide. Our client was […]

Winning: Bessolo v. R&R Horn, Inc.

Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California and Nevada  DEFENSE COMMENT MAGAZINE  Trials & Tribulations Submission Form  Date of Submission: 10/31/18 Contact Person for Submission: Bobby Dale Sims, Jr. Trial Counsel Name(s) & Law Firm:  Plaintiff’s Counsel: Therese Y. Cannata & Mark P. Fickes – Cannata O’Toole Fickes & Olson Defense Counsel: Bobby Dale Sims, Jr. – Sims, Lawrence & Arruti; and Scott M. Hutchison, Law Office of Matthew G. SalazarCounty/District and Trial Judge Name: Butte County –Presiding Judge Tamara Mosbarger Case Name (Optional): Bessolo v. R&R Horn, Inc.  Description of Trial:   Claim: It was alleged that a General Engineering Contractor destabilizedproperty resulting in an active landslide.  The Contractor was hired by Butte County to remove unpermitted culverts and provide erosion controls after plaintiff installed unpermitted culverts in a seasonal creek. The location of the site was next to Butte Creek and the plaintiff’s […]