David Hughes

David Hughes

Associate Attorney

David Hughes

Associate Attorney
  • Overview

    David W. Hughes is an Associate Attorney in our Oakland office. He joined LFLM in 1998. His practice involves civil litigation, emphasizing state workers’ compensation subrogation, exclusive remedy defense, insurance coverage, and general/special employment issues.

    Prior to joining LFLM, Mr. Hughes practiced insurance defense for two major insurance carriers. Mr. Hughes earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin, Whitewater with majors in history and political science. He went on to earn his law degree from University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law.

    Anyone who is interested in baseball can contact him and request a copy of his essay on “Baseball and the Exclusive Remedy Rule”.

  • Industry Involvement

    Publications

    • The Exclusive Remedy Rule: Conditions and Exceptions (2008 – LFLM Workers’ Compensation Newsletter)
    • Proposition 213 Update (2003 – LFLM Subrogation Newsletter)
    • Impact on Workers’ Compensation Subrogation of General Damage Limitation Mandated by Proposition 213  (1998 – LFLM Subrogation Newsletter)

    Speaking Engagements

    • The Exclusive Remedy Rule in California: Liability and Coverage Issues (2008 – Insurance Educational Association)
    • Coverage Issues Under A Workers’ Compensation & Employer’s Liability Insurance Policy (1999 – LFLM)
    • Conducted training sessions for California “Fair Claims Settlement Practices Regulations” (10 California Code of Regulations Section 2695.1 et seq.)
    • Subrogation Basics: power point presentation available to clients upon request