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Lane E. Webb

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Office

San Diego

One America Plaza
600 West Broadway, Suite 500
San Diego, CA 92101
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Education
J.D., University of San Diego School of Law, San Diego, California, 1989
with Honors, DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois, 1986
State Bar Licenses
California
Court Admissions
U.S. District Ct., C.D. of California
U.S. District Ct., E.D. of California
U.S. District Ct., S.D. of California

Lane E. Webb

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Lane E. Webb has substantial experience in the defense of claims arising from the inhalation, ingestion and dermal exposures to carbon monoxide, benzene, silica, asbestos, commercial cleaning products containing chlorophenols, hydrogen sulfide, mold, fiberglass, mercury, lead, calcium carbonates, medical imaging contrast dyes, commercial pesticides, as well as other environmental contaminants. 

Lane has defended mass tort environmental claims involving claims of “sick building” syndrome across the United States involving hospitals & medical facilities, court houses, high rise apartment and condominium buildings and state and government buildings. This includes the defense of claims involving cocidioidomycosis (Valley Fever) blastomyces (Gilchrist Disease) as well as Legionella pneumophilia (Legionnaire’s Disease). He also has a depth of experience with automobile manufacturers and the Song-Beverly Consumer Warranty Act, including trials. 

He handles the defense of such claims throughout California and the United States. He has tried many matters to verdict. He currently serves as National Monitoring Counsel for several major insurance carriers. In this capacity he has been admitted pro hac in over 20 states to assist local counsel with the defense of such claims.

Recent Trial Successes

Published Opinions

  • Kovacevic v Avalon HOA (2010) 189 Cal. App 4th 677
  • North County Communications v California Catalog (2010) 594 F.3d 1149
  • North County Communications v California Catalog (2007) S.D.Cal. 2007 WL 4200203
  • Geffcken v D’Andrea (2006) 137 Cal. App. 4th 1298
Awards/Achievements
AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated – Martindale-Hubbell, 2006-present
San Diego Magazine Top Lawyer in the field of Environmental Law, Martindale-Hubbell, 2013, 2015
Top Trial Attorney Award from Farmers Insurance Group, 2008
Memberships
San Diego Bar Association
Claims Litigation Management (CLM)