Judgments, Verdicts, Awards, & Settlements
     

      
Class Action Plaintiff Cases:

 

 

  • Miller v. Windsor Chico Creek (Superior Court of California. County of Butte. Case No.: 152925) - Wage & Hour: CLASS SETTLEMENT in the amount of$6,250,000

  • Mejia v. Alliance Residential, LLC(USDe, Central District of Calif. Case No.: 2:11-CV11-08879-DDP-JCGx - Wage & Hour: CLASS SETTLEMENT in the amount of$l,OOO,OOO.

  • Valencia vs. Ritmo Latino, Inc. (LASC Case No. BC444417) - Wage & Hour: CLASS SETTLEMENT in the amount of$l,OOO,OOO.

  • Evelyn Acosta, et al. v Adir (LASC Case No. BC465436 & BC398402) - Wage & Hour:CLASS SETTLEMENT in the amount of$475,000.

  • Santos vs. Medcoast (LASC Case No. BC476385) - Wage & Hour: CLASS SETTLEMENT in the amount of$150,000.

  • Porter v. Lowe's (USDC Central District of Calif. Case No.: 10-CV-06903-MMM-JCG - Wage & Hour: CLASS SETTLEMENT in the amount of$600,000.

  • Ortiz vs. Summer Systems, Inc. (LASC Case No. BC40007) - Wage & Hour: CLASS SETTLEMENT in the amount of$225,000.

  • Navarro v. Campus Apartments (Riverside Superior Court, Case No. JCCP4757), Wage &Hour: CLASS SETTLEMENT in the amount of$675,000.


Individual Plaintiff Cases (Published in the DailyJournal):

 

  • Rez v. City of LA (LASC Case No. BC183018) - EmploymentDiscrimination: (Total Judgment for the Plaintiff) $1,512,845 = $1,183,790 (verdict) + $276,155 (costs/attorney fees) + $52,900 (additional attorney fees for appeal). Affirmed on Appeal & Final Order issued 9/27/2002.

  • Taylor v. Nabors (Ventura County Case No. 56-2011-00393016-CW-WT-VTA) - FEHA Harassment: (Total Judgment for the Plaintiff) $840,520 = $160,000 (verdict) + $680,520 (attorney fees). Judgment entered 2012. On January 13, 2014, the California Court of Appeal affirmed the judgment. (See, Taylor v. Nabors Drilling USA. L.P, 222 Cal. App. 4th 1228 (2014).)

  • Sachan v. Amerity, Inc. (LASC Case No. NC038603) - Breach of Contract/Fraud: Verdict for the Plaintiff was $717,500 + $8,224.41 (costs) + $188,143.75 (attorney fees).

  • Mastren v. Long Beach Local American Postal Union (LASC Case No. BC338224) --Defamation: Judgment Entered for the Plaintiff on 9/23/2008 for $125,000 plus costs of$4,965.

 

Defense Cases (Published in the DailyJournal):

 

 

  • INDIAMOND INC v. JEWELRY CONNECTION INC IT AL (LASC Case No. BC347548.) - Represented the Defendant in a Breach of Contract action and obtained a defense verdict on all claims.

  • THE SIGNAL HILL REDEVELOPMENTAGENCYv. CANADIAN CAPITAL COR. (LASC Case No. BC391620) - Eminent Domain: Represented the Defendant in an Eminent Domain action and obtained judgment for the Defendant in the amount of $882.056.

  • United States Department o/Labor v. Best Miracle Corporation (USDC Case No. 08-cv-00998-CJC-MLG) - Wage & Hour: Represented the Defendant employer. Successfully eliminated the plaintiff employees' Labor Code § 216 claim(s).


   SETTLEMENTS:
 

  • Harris v. CB&I (LASC Case Na. PC032745) - Negligence/Trespass/Construction: $1.605.000 Trial Bifurcated into liability and damages phases. Plaintiff prevailed on liability phase. Settlement reached during damages phase. Final order entered on 9/26/2007. Result was published by the DailyJournal.

  • Abouidah v. City 0/ LA (LASC Case Na. 8C319878) - Employment Harassment: "'SETTLEMENT in the amount of $215.000. publicated by the City per GovernmentCode.

  • Yuan v. City o/LA (LASC Case Na. 8C343265) - FEHARetaliation: "'SETTLEMENT in the amount of $215.000. publicated by the City per GovernmentCode.

 

Confidential Settlements

 

 

  • (LAsC B~) **CONFIDENTIAL SETTLEMENT in the amount of $720.000**]: Work crew obtained a high six figure settlement for their FEHA based Wrongful Termination/Harassment claims.

  • (LAsC Case No. B _) **CONFIDENTIAL SETTLEMENT in the amount of $900.000**]: Construction workers obtained a high six figure settlement for their FEHA Harassment/Retaliation & Wage claims.

  • (LAsC case_ **CONFIDENTIAL SETTLEMENT in the amount of $500.000**]: coworkers obtained a mid six figure settlement for their FEHA based Harassment claims.

  • (LAsC Case NO._) **CONFIDENTIAL SETTLEMENT in the amount of $300,000**]: A private sector employee obtained a six settlement for his Whistleblower Retaliation claim(s).**CONFIDENTIAL SETTLEMENT in the amount of $380,000**]: Students obtained a six figure settlement against their former educational institution

  • (LAsC Case NO._) **CONFIDENTIAL SETTLEMENT in the amount of$300,000**]: A financial institution executive obtained a six figure settlement for his FEHA based Discrimination/ Harassment/Termination claims.

  • (LAsC Case NO._) **CONFIDENTIAL SETTLEMENT in the amount of $200,000**]: Industrial employee obtained a six figure settlement for his FEHA based Harassment/Termination claims. 

  • (LAsC Case NO_) **CONFIDENTIAL SETTLEMENT in the amount of $400,000**]: In a Breach of Fiduciary Duty/Fraud action, a client obtained a mid six figure settlement against his formerfinancial business services provider.

  • (LAse B _) **Confidentiality Clause - settlement in the amount of $315,000**]: Government employee obtained a six figure settlement for her FEHA based Harassment and Retaliation claims. FIDENTIAL SETTLEMENT in the amount of $125,000**]: Private Sector employee obtained a six figure settlement for his FEHA based Wrongful Termination and Discrimination claims.)**CONFIDENTIAL SETTLEMENT in the amount of $395,000**]: A supervisor employee obtained a mid six figure settlement for his Whistleblower Retaliation & Wrongful Termination claims.

  • (LAsC Case No. BC_ **CONFIDENTIAL SETTLEMENT in the amount of $250,000**]: ln a malpractlce action, a six figure settlement was obta ined for the client.


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