In this presentation, Ms. Ellis and Mr. DeBerry will discuss Senate Bill 447 which was signed by Gov. Newsom on October 1, 2021.
Key topics to be discussed:
- What was recoverable under the old survival statute vs. the new survival statute
- Differences between survival and wrongful death claims and damages
- How to gather evidence to develop defenses to pain and suffering damages
- Strategies for preparing a defense at trial to counter these damages