June 23, 2008

Brayton Purcell Employees Participate in the Marin Human Race

Brayton Purcell Employees Earn Golden Sneaker Award at Marin Human Race June 23, 2008 — Brayton Purcell would like to congratulate its employees for their spirited participation in the Marin Human Race, the county’s largest collaborative community fund-raiser. Brayton Purcell’s team, the Marin Human Race Runners, were presented with the Golden Sneaker Award. This trophy [...]
May 7, 2008

California: Asbestos & Lead in Kezar Pavilion Cause for Safety Concern

Asbestos and Lead Exposure Could Be Causing Cancer at San Francisco’s Kezar Pavilion SAN FRANCISCO, CA — March 7, 2008 — Could asbestos and lead exposure at the Kezar Pavilion in San Francisco be to blame for the high incidence of cancer in Recreation and Park Department employees? Some certainly think so. Asbestos was recently [...]
April 4, 2008

Southern California Predatory Mortgage Lending Ring Arrested

California Mortgage Fraud Ring Arrested for Predatory Lending Practices SAN BERNARDINO, CA — April 4, 2008 — Prosecutors cracked down on a California mortgage fraud ring on March 18. The fraud ring, allegedly led by 25-year old real estate agent Eric Pony, reportedly took advantage of thousands of homebuyers in Southern California. Many of the [...]
March 6, 2008

Medical Device Lawsuits & Ensuring Product Safety

Manufacturers of Unsafe Products Shielded by Supreme Court Ruling WASHINGTON, DC — March 6, 2008 — The Supreme Court ruled in favor of limiting lawsuits on product liability. It will now be difficult for individuals to sue faulty medical products that have been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The Supreme Court [...]
February 15, 2008

Encouraging Community Involvement with New Employee Policy

Brayton Purcell LLP, recipient of the 2007 Corporate Community Service Award presented by the Center for Volunteer and Nonprofit Leadership of Marin, is committed as an organization to volunteerism and support of surrounding community-based organizations. Starting February 1st, employees will be offered a new incentive to volunteer within their community. “Brayton Purcell recognizes its responsibility [...]
February 8, 2008

Cigarette Lawsuit Punitive Damage Award Upheld in Oregon Lawsuit

Cigarette Litigation Protecting Consumers, Not Tobacco Industry February 8, 2008 — While the profits of Big Tobacco are hardly ‘up in smoke,’ individuals harmed by the dangerous side effects of cigarettes and other tobacco products are finding restitution through the legal system. State Supreme Courts in California, Oregon, and Florida have ruled in favor of [...]
January 15, 2008

Brayton Purcell Awarded for Corporate Community Service

Brayton Purcell Receives Community Service Award January 15, 2008: Novato, California — The asbestos attorney firm of Brayton Purcell was honored out of all of the businesses in Marin County, California, with the 2007 Heart of Marin Award for Excellence in Corporate Community Service. According to Linda Davis of the Center for Volunteer and Nonprofit Leadership, the [...]
January 31, 2000

Brayton Purcell’s Jerry Peters selected as Novato Citizen of the Year

Civic engagement is not taken lightly by Brayton Purcell’s Jerry Peters. As the tireless facilities manager that keeps Brayton Purcell’s office buildings and grounds in Novato and three other western cities operating around the clock, Mr. Peters finds time in his busy schedule to give back as a volunteer in the City of Novato. So [...]