Business Litigation

Janssen Malloy LLP has brought and defended numerous complex litigation of nearly all types and has been on the cutting edge of such litigation for decades. Among the numerous cases that The Janssen Firm has brought or defended are:
  1. Breach of Contract/Fraud. Seaman’s v. Standard Oil. $15 million dollar verdict on behalf of dealer in ship supplies for breach of agreement to operate marine fuel dealership. This case established the principle that every contract has an implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing. See Seaman’s Direct Buying, Inc. v. Standard Oil Company (1984) 36 Cal.3d 752.
  2. Doe Company v. Roe Company. Defense of manufacturer for claimed  theft of trade secrets. Demand $11 million dollars. Case dismissed during trial for waiver of costs.
  3. Eberwein v. Ferrari, et al. Action brought by parents and children involved in chiropractic experiment which claimed to cure learning disabilities. Action was brought for violation of the federal laws restricting experiments against minors. Plaintiff’s verdict of $560,000 in actual damages and $300,000 in attorneys fees. Highest damages award in Del Norte County history.