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Michael Raymond Daymude

Michael Daymude’s Legal Cases

6 total

  • Gurkewitz v. Haberman, 137 Cal.App.3d 328 (1982)

    Practice Area:
    Ethics & Professional Responsibility
    Date:
    Nov 12, 1982
    Outcome:
    Appellate court reversed summary judgment in favor of defendant allowing favorable settlement on behalf of client trustees.
    Description:
    A legal malpractice case against the attorney for a trust. The case set precedent for when, absent a substitution of attorney, an attorney ceased to represent a client.
  • Taylor v. McGowan, 412 F.Supp. 1094 (1975)

    Practice Area:
    Constitutional
    Outcome:
    The case was settled when the Department agreed to discontinue the practice of taking field interviews.
    Description:
    Permanent injunction sought against Pasadena Police Department to prevent certain activities of the Burglary Abatement Detail alleged to be in violation of plaintiffs Fourth Amendment rights to be free from general searches and arrests.
  • Estate of Kennedy v. Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc, 283 F.3d 1107 (2001)

    Practice Area:
    Aviation
    Date:
    Apr 06, 2001
    Outcome:
    Settled. Client dismissed from appeal and case.
    Description:
    The issues on appeal were whether my client, Garlick Helicopters, was a manufacturer of the helicopter under Washington state products liability law and whether the statute of repose contained in the General Aviation Revitalization Act of 1994 (GARA) barred plaintiff’s claims. After briefing, Garlick was dismissed from the appeal. The trial court order granting Garlick’s motion for summary judgment and dismissing Garlick from the case stood.
  • Mediscan Staffing Services, Inc. v. Garcia

    Practice Area:
    Lawsuits & Disputes
    Date:
    Oct 26, 2011
    Outcome:
    Motion for Non-Suit: Granted. Judgment for client.
    Description:
    My client was sued by his previous employer for unfair competition and misappropriation of trade secrets. Employer claimed damages in excess of $500,000 and sought statutory penalties, punitive damages, and attorney's fees. After the employer presented its case at trial, the court granted judgment of non-suit in favor of my client and plaintiff recovered nothing.
  • Volek v. T.J.Maxx

    Practice Area:
    Copyright Infringement
    Date:
    Jul 02, 2012
    Outcome:
    Client obtained a voluntary dismissal.
    Description:
    My client was sued for breach of contract, fraud, and copyright infringement. Plaintiff sought compensatory damages in excess of $1.5M, punitive damages, and attorney's fees. I drafted a letter, which included documentary evidence, proving plaintiff had no case. Before a response to the complaint was due, plaintiff dismissed.
  • Goldstar v. Deutsche Bank

    Practice Area:
    Real Estate
    Date:
    Feb 15, 2012
    Outcome:
    Client's demurrer sustained without leave. Confidential settlement.
    Description:
    My client, a real estate broker, purchased a house and lot at a foreclosure sale. Soon after, another lien holder purchased the property at its own foreclosure sale and asserted lien priority which, if granted, would have wiped-out my client's interest in the property. My client ultimately was able to enter into a confidential settlement when the court sustained his demurrer to the other lien holder's cross-complaint to quiet title.