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Ms. Sackett named 2010 Big Sister of the Year by the California State
Association of Big Brothers Big Sisters

Mary M. Sackett, Esq., associate at the Goldman Law Firm, was recently named
2010 Big Sister of the Year by the California State Association of Big Brothers
Big Sisters. Ms. Sackett was chosen as the 2010 California Big Sister from over
19 California Big Brothers Big Sisters agencies. In 2009, Ms. Sackett was named
the 2009 Big Sister of the Year by Big Brothers Big Sisters North Bay. Ms. Sackett
was chosen based on her dedication to her little sister, Stephanie.

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The Goldman Law Firm to compete in 20th Annual Tiburon Triathlon
Come join the Goldman Law Firm’s attorneys and staff as they compete in the
Twentieth Annual Tiburon Triathlon on July 25, 2010 in Belvedere, CA.
For more information on the Tiburon Triathlon please visit http://tiburonfire.org

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Ronald P. Goldman is running for The State Bar
of California Board of Governors 2010 election.

The founding partner of the Goldman Law Firm, Ronald P. Goldman, is running in
The State Bar of California Board of Governors 2010 election for a seat within
District Four.  Help Mr. Goldman “raise the bar” by voting before June 30th, 2010.
Ballots will be mailed on April 30, 2010.  For more information, please contact Jennifer
Ellis, Esq. at jgoldman@goldmanlawfirm.net

• PDF Statement of Ronald P. Goldman for Board of Governors Position District Four

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Recent Cases

Dental Malpractice Cases

In Re: Patient v. Santa Clara County Prosthodontist
Successfully defended via Summary Judgment a dental malpractice action where Plaintiff alleged that our client,
a prosthodontist, cracked several teeth in Plaintiff’s mouth. Judgment and statutory costs were awarded in favor of
our client.

In Re: Patient v. Santa Cruz County General Dentist
In a two-week jury trial, successfully defended a dental negligence action relating to general dentistry including
crown, bridge, and veneer restorations placed by our client, a general dentist. Plaintiff alleged that our client
negligently placed restorations ruining his bite and causing him to loose his teeth which required a full-mouth
restoration. The jury found in favor of our client. Statutory costs and experts fees were awarded to our client.

In Re: Patient v. Santa Clara County Endodontist
Successfully dismissed a dental malpractice action where Plaintiff alleged that our client, an endodontist, failed
to diagnose cavernous sinus thrombosis which resulted in the loss of vision and use of Plaintiff’s left eye.

In Re: Patient v. Santa Cruz County Periodontist
In a three-week jury trial, successfully defended a dental negligence action. Plaintiff alleged that our client, a
periodontist, failed to diagnose cancer in the floor of the mouth which ultimately resulted in Plaintiff requiring
a segmental mandibulectomy. The jury found in favor of our client. Statutory costs and experts fees were
awarded to our client.


Medical Malpractice Cases

In Re: Patient v. Sonoma County Osteopath
In a two-week jury trial, successfully defended a medical malpractice/wrongful death action in which Plaintiff
alleged that our client, an osteopath, was negligent by failing to diagnose a urinary tract infection. Decedent
passed away from multi-organ failure due to an overwhelming infection (sepsis) caused by the skin borneb
acteria Staphylococcus Aureus. The jury found in favor of our client. Statutory costs and experts fees were
awarded to our client.

In Re: Patient v. Sonoma County Hospitalist
In a two-week jury trial, successfully defended a medical malpractice/wrongful death action in which Plaintiff
alleged that our client, an internal medicine physician, was negligent by failing to diagnose and treat a surgical
infection following a laminectomy and discectomy. The jury found in favor of our client. Statutory costs and
experts fees were awarded to our client.

In Re: Patient v. Sonoma County Anesthesiologist
Successfully dismissed a medical malpractice/wrongful death action in which Plaintiff alleged that our client,
an anesthesiologist, was negligent in his treatment of the decedent. Our client performed a tracheal intubation
of the decedent, an unrestrained passenger in a motor vehicle accident, in preparation of a helicopter transfer
from the scene of the accident.

In Re: Patient v. San Francisco County Emergency Physician
Successfully dismissed a medical malpractice action in which Plaintiff alleged that our client, an emergency
physician, was negligent in her treatment and care when she inserted a Rapid Rhino device in Plaintiff’s right
nare to stop a severe nosebleed.


Business Litigation Cases

In Re: Chitgopekar v. Rosencranz (Alameda County)
Successfully prosecuted an action against a seller of an $800,000 dental practice for breach of contract, fraud
and failure turn over the practice’s patient base and goodwill. After a three-week jury trial, the jury found in favor
of our client and awarded damages and attorney’s fees.

Residential Property Cases

In Re: Fregoso v. Bascomb (Sonoma County)
In a two-week jury trial, successfully defended a real property seller facing allegations of negligent
misrepresentation and failure to disclose. Buyers of an 87 year-old property, listed as a “fixer” and sold in
“as is” condition, unsuccessfully alleged that the seller failed to disclose the extent of damage hidden behind
the walls and under the floor. The jury found against the buyers. Attorney’s fees and costs were awarded to
our client, the seller.


PDF Case Review

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