Press Release | 06.19.17

WALNUT CREEK, CALIF., June 19, 2017 – On June 1, following a four week trial in San Francisco, the jury returned a defense verdict for Archer Norris' client, Key Mechanical Company of Washington, Inc. in a suit brought by plaintiff Dieter Kuster, for personal injuries arising out of a construction site accident. Plaintiff's counsel asked the jury to award Mr. Kuster $8,000,000.00. The Archer Norris On Call Trial Counsel team, led by K.C. Ward and Nandor Krause, substituted into the case less than a week before trial and succeeded in demonstrating that the client was not negligent. 

For more information about this case or the firm’s On Call Trial Counsel, please contact Jessica Pliner at 925.930.6600 or 

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Name Title Phone Email V-card
Krause, Nandor Partner 925.952.5411 vcard
Pliner, Jessica Senior Associate 925.930.6600 vcard
Ward, Kenneth Partner 925.952.5425 vcard