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Horvitz & Levy is a solutions-based firm focused on appellate success. We are distinguished by our commitment to responsive service and on-going innovation in the areas of civil appellate litigation, amicus curiae support, and trial strategy consultation.

Our firm history, honors and awards, and locations speak to our collaborative approach and commitment to serving clients as well as the outstanding legal resources we bring to bear.

We pride ourselves in producing good results for our clients. Below are selected examples of our clients’ recent victories on appeal. Click the links to read more details.

Blasco v. FCA (2022)

California Court of Appeal affirms nonsuit on punitive damages in lemon law case.

Nikmanesh v. Walmart (2022)

Federal district court reduces $27.3 million punitive damages award to $800,400 and denies plaintiff attorney fees.

Alvarado v. Wilson (2022)

California Court of Appeal affirms trial court ruling that eliminated punitive damages claim in medical malpractice case.

Oroville Hospital v. The Superior Court of Butte County (2022)

California Court of Appeal grants writ petition and orders judgment for the defense in elder abuse lawsuit.

Covert v. FCA USA, LLC (2022)

California Court of Appeal reverses $200,000 attorney fees and costs award in lemon law action.

Estate of Lamerle Johnson, Sr. v. Mayacamas Holdings LLC (2021)

California Court of Appeal affirms summary judgment for resort operator and property owners in a wrongful/death survival action arising out of a tragic canoe accident.

Ditlevsen v. Pedersen (2021)

California Court of Appeal holds that Horvitz & Levy’s client is responsible for only a small fraction of plaintiff’s damages

Carradine v. iDrip Vape LLC (2021)

California Court of Appeal affirms summary judgment, holding the “going-and-coming” rule precludes vicarious liability against a business for a car accident that occurred during the business owner’s commute.

Coston v. Nangalama (2021)

Ninth Circuit orders a new trial on prisoner’s Eighth Amendment claim for denial of medical care

Shorter v. Baca (2021)

Ninth Circuit holds that former jail inmate is entitled to judgment as a matter of law on her excessive search and inadequate sanitation claims

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