Recent Trial Results

 Riverside – DEFENSE VERDICT

Represented rough framing subcontractor; $2 M claim asserted by 43 homeowners (22 single family homes); seven week jury trial. Additional note: obtained $24,000 judgment against homeowners for costs.

Pasadena – JURY VERDICT $10,500 – BEAT STATUTORY OFFER

Represented rough framing subcontractor (only defendant remaining at trial); $750,000 claim asserted by owner-builder on four homes; two week jury trial. Additional note: reached favorable settlement with cross-defendant in the amount of $25,000 paid to client.

Los Angeles – DEFENSE JUDGMENT

Represented roofing subcontractor; $1 M claim asserted by commercial building owner; 24-day binding arbitration @ American Arbitration Association (motion for non-suit granted).

Los Angeles – DEFENSE JUDGMENT

Represented plumbing subcontractor; $15 M claim asserted by large insurance company and HOA against the developer; nine week jury trial (motion for non-suit granted). Additional note: Jury returned verdict against developer for $7.6 M.

Santa Monica – JURY VERDICT $16,977- BEAT STATUTORY OFFER

Represented pile driving subcontractor (only defendant); $250,000 claim asserted by homeowner; two week jury trial.

Santa Ana – JURY VERDICT $17,000 – BEAT STATUTORY OFFER

Represented developer/general contractor (only defendant); $100,000 claim asserted by homeowner; two week jury trial.

Ventura – DEFENSE VERDICT

Represented homeowner against general contractor in fee claim/construction defect dispute; one day bench trial.

Santa Monica – JURY VERDICT $197,000

Represented developer/general contractor in insurance subrogation action against decking subcontractor following settlement with HOA; ten day jury trial.

Santa Monica – JURY VERDICT $167,000

Represented single family homeowners against general contractor performing remodel; twelve day jury trial.

Santa Ana – JURY VERDICT $650,000

Represented HOA against roofing contractor; ten day jury trial. Additional note: obtained additional $109,000 in costs/attorneys’ fees, along with $77,500 against 2nd roofing contractor, making total recovery $836,500.

Los Angeles – DEFENSE VERDICT

Represented defendant rental car company in an auto accident matter involving personal injury and property damage; two day bench trial.

Torrance/Redondo Beach – DEFENSE VERDICT

Represented defendant driver in an auto accident matter involving personal injury and property damage; four day jury trial.

Santa Monica – JURY VERDICT $429,000

Represented single family homeowners against general contractor performing remodel; three week jury trial. Additional note: obtained additional $198,000 in costs/attorneys’ fees, plus interest, bringing total judgment to $557,000.

Torrance/Redondo Beach – DEFENSE VERDICT

Represented defendant casino in an assault and battery (knifing) matter involving premises liability; five day jury trial.