Case Type: Personal Injury Opposing Party: Driver & Employer Summary: Our client was lawfully stopped at a red light when he was rear-ended by another driver hired as an independent contractor. As a result, our client suffered multiple injuries and incurred medical costs of more than $150,000.00. After successfully battling numerous law firms, we were able to secure a settlement of more than $5,200,000.00 right before trial.
Case Type: Real Estate Opposing Party: Bankruptcy Debtor Summary: Our clients loaned over $900,000.00 to a property owner. When the property owner stopped making the required monthly payments, our clients were forced to begin foreclosure proceedings on the property that was securing the debt. In hopes of stopping the foreclosure, the property owner filed bankruptcy. We were able to successfully secure the debt in the amount of $1,100,000.00, and obtained an order granting our clients monthly payments of $7,500.00. The bankruptcy Court also ordered that the property must be sold within 7 months to repay our clients or they would be allowed to proceed with
Case Type: Personal Injury Opposing Party: Liable Driver's Insurance Company Summary: Our client was walking home through a crosswalk when a Dodge pick-up truck ran through a red-light at 30 miles per hour and collided with her. Our client was knocked unconscious and airlifted to the hospital. As a result, our client suffered a brain hemorrhage, fractured both of her legs and her wrist. After we served the liable driver's insurance company with our demand letter, they immediately responded by seeking to resolve the matter. Soon afterwards, we recovered $1,250,000.00 for our client prior to filing a lawsuit.
Case Type: Employment Opposing Party: Employer Summary: Our client worked in a "sweat shop" for over a year, where she was regularly required to work more than 70 hours per work; often working more than 24 straight hours, without any rest or meal breaks. The employers regularly inflicted psychological and verbal abuse on their employees, including our client. We filed a lawsuit on behalf of our client alleging numerous employment violations, including failure to pay wages, withholding earnings, failure to provide meal and rest breaks, and other wage and hour violations. We secured a judgment in our client’s favor, against all defendants, for more than
Case Type: Employment Opposing Party: Employer Summary: Our client was misclassified as an independent contractor despite being treated as an employee throughout the course of his employment. Once our client notified his employer that he was misclassified and requested to be properly classified as an employee, his employer immediately terminated him claiming that his termination was due to of loss of business income caused by COVID-19. After nearly two years of aggressively litigating the case, the employer finally offered to settle the case for over $260,000.00.
Case Type: Real Estate Opposing Party: Bankruptcy Debtor Summary: Our client was owed over $145,000.00 for money loaned to a property owner, secured by a lien on the property. In order to avoid repaying our client, the property owner filed a chapter 13 bankruptcy and refused to recognize the secured debt. Then, in hopes of avoiding our client's lien, the property owner filed an adversary proceeding in his bankruptcy. In response, we successfully argued that the debt is secured and must be included in the property owner's chapter 13 plan. Because the property owner was unable to propose a chapter 13 plan that included our
Case Type: Real Estate Opposing Party: Buyer Following Foreclosure Sale Summary: Our client was a tenant at a property with a lease agreement that allowed him to purchase the property after paying rent for several years. Despite our client paying rent each month, the original landlord stopped paying the mortgage and the property was foreclosed upon without our client's knowledge. After the foreclosure, the new buyer entered the property during the night and moved all of our client's personal property to the street and changed the locks, so to begin remodeling the property to sell. We immediately filed a lawsuit against the buyer, alleging several causes
Case Type: Business & Corporate Litigation Opposing Party: Business Summary: Our client provides employment recruiting services to businesses, in exchange for 20% of the new employee's annual salary. Our client located an employee, which the business hired for an annual salary of $280,000.00, which entitled our client to a $56,000.00 fee. The business avoided paying our client its fee for nearly an entire year, before our client decided to file a complaint. Within 2 weeks of us filing the complaint, the business agreed to settle the matter for $75,300.00.
Case Type: Business & Corporate Litigation Opposing Party: Commercial Insurance Company Summary: Our client obtained insurance coverage for a recently purchased commercial building, which it was planning to remodel. While it was obtaining the permits for the remodel, it leased the entire building to a single tenant that was starting a new technology company that was creating mobile phone applications. Though the tenant rented the entire building, it was physically occupying only a fraction of it because it was relatively new company. Several months later, a water supply line in the building burst, which caused significant flooding and damage costing our client approximately $43,000 to repair.
Case Type: Landlord & Tenant Opposing Party: Landlord Summary: For nearly 10 years, our client was living in an un-permitted apartment and paying approximately $1,100 of rent per month. After the landlord stopped responding to our client's requests for repairs, she sought our assistance. We discovered her apartment was not permitted with the City of Los Angeles and was converted into an apartment by illegally dividing one apartment into two apartments. We drafted a complaint against the landlord and, prior to filing the lawsuit, served a copy on the landlord and demanded our client be paid a relocation fee and return of previously paid rent. Realizing