Santa Barbara Independent – DUI Crash Victim’s Family Sues Driver, Toyota, County

By Kelsey Brugger Tuesday, December 30, 2014 The family of retired Santa Ynez teacher Linda Wall — who was killed last December in a DUI crash — filed a wrongful-death and product-liability lawsuit earlier this month against Toyota, a towing company, the county, driver Rebecca Sandoval, and Sandoval’s sister. Represented by Santa Barbara attorney Barry […]

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Toyota Named in Product Liability, Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Santa Barbara, Calif.—A product liability and wrongful death lawsuit was filed against Toyota on December 19 as a result of a traffic accident that resulted in the death of a Buellton woman. (Robert Francis Wall Jr. vs. Toyota Motor Corp., LTD et al, Superior Court, Santa Barbara County, December 19, 2014, Case No. 1470003). On […]

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Cappello & Noël Named One Of The Best Law Firms in America By U.S. News & Best Lawyers

Santa Barbara law firm Cappello & Noël LLP is listed in the 2015 edition of “Best Law Firms,” published by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers. The firm received a “Tier 1” ranking in commercial litigation meaning the firm was in the highest percentile of recognized firms. The “Best Law Firms” rankings are […]

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District Elections Lawsuit Against the City of Santa Barbara

After months of discussion and failed promises by the Santa Barbara City Council to review/reform the current election system, a lawsuit was filed against the City of Santa Barbara demanding that district-based elections replace the current at-large voting system so that Latino voters would be properly represented on the city council. The lawsuit was filed […]

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