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Baldwin Builders v. Coast Plastering Corporation
Ron Lauter represented Coast Plastering, and successfully won this appeal which established new law in California that where a contractual provision separately provides for the recovery of attorneys' fees incurred...
Karas v. Miller
Stemming from his expertise as a construction defect and business dispute attorney, Mr. Campbell was asked to defend his client, an established homeowner's association law firm, against claims of fraud, misrepresentation...
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Partner Ron Lauter represented an automotive company in a wrongful termination claim in which plaintiff alleged he was fired because of a perceived disability arising out of a heart conditions.
Nationwide Mutual Insurance v. Evans
This is a multi-million dollar liability claim involving the 2002 "Gavalin Fire" in San Diego County. Approximately 40 residences were destroyed or damaged in a brush fire that was allegedly started because of...
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Campbell, Lauter & Murphy Serving San Francisco, San Diego and Beyond

The effective, trial-ready attorneys of Campbell, Lauter & Murphy are able to represent you or your business in any of the legal matters involving issues listed below. Whether your legal matter is administrative or adversarial, our California lawyers are prepared to work in tandem with you and your business, with confidence and purpose.

Business law: We handle negotiations, settlement agreements and litigation of commercial matters.

Business formations: A sound legal footing for a new or growing business can make all the difference in its future success and profitability.

Contract disputes: We draft, review, negotiate and challenge defective contracts on behalf of our clients.

Construction delay damages: Builders may make every effort to stay on schedule, but encounter unexpected difficulties due to weather, labor disruptions, environmental issues or other reasons.

Fraud and misrepresentation claims: If you or your business was defrauded, you may need someone on your side who will fight for you. Campbell, Lauter & Murphy, Attorneys at Law will have your back while simultaneously watching out for your best interests.

Insurance disputes: Insurance disputes between property owners and insurers often have a ripple effect as well, impacting contractors who believed they would be paid for new roofs or other repair work.

Insurance bad faith: Finding reasons to deny claims is a typical strategy that insurers use after a car accident, before or after surgery, after a fire or after theft of property. Certain claim denials may amount to insurance bad faith.

Insurance defense: Our San Diego insurance lawyers handle insurance defense cases as well as representing plaintiffs bringing claims against insurers and their insured. We believe that our in-depth knowledge of both perspectives enables us to better serve all our clients.

Insurance defense, San Francisco: Health insurance claims, homeowner's insurance claims, automobile insurance claims or business and commercial property claims are all examples of the types of claims involved in our clients' defense cases.

Employment defense disputes: Employees may allege wrongdoing on the part of employers in any of the following areas: labor law violations, misclassification of exempt versus nonexempt employees, and wage and hour claims.

Intellectual property: Regardless of what types of goods and services you sell, the most important asset of your business or business plans is something untouchable but priceless: an idea.

Automobile dealer defense: Besides cases involving alleged "lemons" – cars with multiple defects – the firm has defended claims of fraud, odometer tampering, wrongful termination, discrimination, sexual harassment and other allegations against automobile dealerships.

Sports litigation: As part of Campbell, Lauter & Murphy's involvement in sports litigation, the firm currently consults with the Director of Legal Affairs for the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The firm has handled cases regarding investigation of urine samples, and drug testing.

Appellate: Campbell, Lauter & Murphy has successfully handled numerous appeals to California Courts of Appeal and the California Supreme Court.

Construction law overview: For more than two decades, San Francisco and San Diego construction litigation attorneys of Campbell, Lauter & Murphy, Attorneys at Law, have represented a great variety of plaintiffs and defendants in construction legal matters, both in transactional work and in adversarial proceedings.

Construction law overview, San Francisco: Today, our San Francisco construction litigation attorneys are ready to respond promptly and decisively on behalf of clients in the San Francisco Bay area and beyond. Our lawyers work to deliver solutions in our clients' best interests in both transactional law and litigation matters.

Construction defects in the San Diego or San Francisco area

Construction litigation in San Diego or San Francisco

Construction defects for associations or commercial buildings

Structural failures resulting in mold or involving roofs or windows/sliding glass doors

Mobile home torts: Campbell, Lauter & Murphy has a wealth of experience dealing with all aspects of mobile home park litigation, including evictions; actions between the parks and the mobile home dealers; Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) issues/lawsuits; construction defect/common area/site issues.

Environmental law including toxic torts involving the following:

Water law issues, tank leaks and plumes

Wine law: New laws and recent court decisions require every winery and winemaker to understand how the law is changing, and to make sure they meet all the requirements and regulations in this complex industry. We are here to help.

Personal injury litigation: Our San Diego personal injury attorneys tend to focus on a select few major personal injury claims involving catastrophic injuries.

Trucking accident defense: Campbell, Lauter & Murphy has extensive experience litigating truck accidents. Most of these accidents involve serious personal injuries, as well as multiple vehicles.

Product liability cases involving defective products such as tires and other auto parts as well as drugs and medical devices.

Professional liability: Campbell, Lauter & Murphy's attorneys are skilled in the representation of professionals. The firm has litigated complex claims on behalf of attorneys, doctors, nurses, accountants, engineers and architects.

Fire litigation: Wildfires, building fires and electrical fires are catastrophic events often resulting in injury and loss claims requiring experienced litigation strategies and skillful resolution techniques. These cases are expert driven.

Mass torts: Partner has defended several pharmaceutical cases including cases involving the ingestion of supplements such as Phen-Fen, and L-Tryptophan and Firm founder John B. Campbell has successfully litigated and/or settled approximately 20 crematorium claims arising out of the operations of Pacific Cremation, Inc. in Lake Elsinore, California.

Intentional torts: Intentional torts — including assault and battery claims involving little or no injuries, to claims involving major injuries and death — represent an area in which we have eliminated claims against numerous clients for punitive or exemplary damages.

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