Jeane Struck, Esq.

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F: 415-982-5287
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Jeane Struck is a neutral who handles personal injury, professional liability, construction defect, product liability, premises liability, commercial liability, Errors & Omissions (E&O) claims, and habitability matters. Ms. Struck has experience with a wide variety of cases involving architects and engineers, general contractors and subcontractors, businesses, public entities, sports organizations, athletes, physicians, nurses, psychologists, pharmacists, and other health industry professionals.

In her more than 30 years of experience, Ms. Struck has developed a particular expertise in medical and psychotherapy issues. This ability enables her to provide an evaluative look as a mediator into personal injury, medical malpractice, and other health services professional liability matters.

ADR Experience and Qualifications

  • Served as a settlement conference judge and arbitrator for the Santa Cruz County Superior Court
  • Served as a settlement conference panelist for the San Francisco and Marin County Superior Courts

Representative Matters

  • Handled hundreds of personal injury matters involving uninsured motorist and underinsured motorist (UM/UIM) claims
  • Handled automobile cases resulting in a variety of personal injuries ranging from orthopedic to neurological injuries and including diagnoses of meningitis, RSD (complex regional pain syndrome), traumatic brain injury, ruptured breast implant, traumatic amputation, and degloving injuries
  • Handled sports and recreational activity personal injury cases involving race tracks, swimming pools, and zip lines, resulting in catastrophic injuries to a professional jockey, nationally ranked college diver, and zip line participant
  • Handled cases involving national professional and amateur athletic organizations and local chapters, involving baseball, soccer, cycling, volleyball, track, tennis, and triathlon injuries to participants and spectators, including claims of bodily injury and sexual molestation
  • Handled product liability cases involving riding helmets, retrofitted ambulance, pleasure craft components, and various building materials (siding, windows, and roofing materials)
  • Handled numerous construction defect cases involving the manufacture, design, and construction of materials; contractual issues arising out of those claims, including indemnity provisions and limitation of liability clauses
  • Handled cases involving injuries from toxic exposure, including formaldehyde exposure resulting in alleged neurological deficits and carbon monoxide exposure resulting in cardiac arrest
  • Handled health industry professional liability claims, including cases involving:
    • A massage therapist and alleged injury to 7th cranial nerve resulting in Bell’s palsy
    • Estheticians and chiropractors with alleged issues of cervical traction resulting in stroke
    • Nurse and medical spa case alleging double vision post Botox injection
    • Cases against pharmacists, optometrists, and psychologists, including claims of incorrectly filling a patient’s prescription, recovered memories, defamation, and invasion of privacy
    • Claims involving ambulance companies and alleged delay in transport
  • Handled medical malpractice matters involving emergency room physicians, internists, and prison physicians for alleged failure to diagnose and treat, and nursing error resulting in patient’s death
  • Handled construction and design industry professional liability matters involving civil engineers, structural engineers, engineering geologists and architects, and allegations of design negligence, inadequate construction administration, reporting issues, and Board compliance
  • Construction defect matters involving commercial structures, single family residences, schools, universities, and resorts, including issues of water intrusion, corrosion, mold exposure, and water contamination
  • Handled complex construction defect and construction injury cases with many parties and multi-layered insurance issues; experience includes cases with homeowners associations, developers, multiple subcontractors, construction managers, architects, and engineers
  • Handled wrongful death cases arising out of automobile accidents and premises liability incidents, including carbon monoxide exposure, death in elevator shaft, and fall from the roof of an apartment building
  • Handled case involving liability for injuries to third persons resulting from the alleged service of alcohol to an obviously intoxicated minor
  • A wide variety of commercial and residential premises liability claims in addition to landlord/tenant issues involving habitability and constructive eviction
  • Cases involving allegations of denial of tenure, sexual harassment, private and public nuisance, invasion of privacy, whistleblower, and ADA access claims

Honors, Memberships, and Professional Activities

  • Martindale-Hubbell Client Distinction Award, 2015
  • Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers
  • Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California & Nevada (ADCNC)
    • Board of Directors, 1990-1994, 2004-2009
    • Recipient, President’s Award, ADCNC, 2008
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM)
  • San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association (SFTLA)
  • State Bar of California
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV rated

Background and Education

  • Severson & Werson, 2006-present
    • Member, 2010-present
  • Certified Litigation Management Professional, CLM/Columbia Law School, 2013
  • Selman Breitman, LLP, San Francisco, 2002-2006
  • Mac Morris & Carbone (Staff Counsel, California State Automobile Association), San Francisco, 1996-2002
  • Grunsky, Ebey, Farrar & Howell, Watsonville, CA, 1983-1996
    • Shareholder, 1989-1996
  • J.D., Santa Clara University, 1983
  • B.A., (Honors in Psychology), University of California, Santa Cruz, 1977

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