Disqualification of law firm appropriate following firm’s violation of ethical obligations regarding use of inadvertently disclosed privileged email.Webb v. Special Electric Co., Inc. – (Case No. S209927, May 23, 2016)
A supplier can discharge its duty to warn under the “sophisticated intermediary doctrine,” defense if it: 1) provides adequate warnings to the product’s immediate purchaser, or sells to a sufficiently sophisticated buyer, and 2) reasonably relies on the buyer to warn end users about the harm.
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