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David William Ginn

David Ginn’s Legal Cases

4 total

  • W.Env.S.T. Inc. v. Auto & Truck Bumper Recyclers, Inc.

    Practice Area:
    Construction & Development
    Date:
    Sep 30, 2008
    Outcome:
    Defense verdict.
    Description:
    In trial by jury, defeated claim of unlicensed contractor to payment of $240,000 for a project that was destroyed in a fire, and never rebuilt. Jury returned verdict for return of invoiced unlicensed construction work, and court awarded expert costs. Total judgment in favor of defendants was $47,000.
  • County of Solano v. Lionsgate Corp.

    Practice Area:
    Construction & Development
    Outcome:
    Judgment plus Attorneys Fees Against Defendant
    Description:
    Prosecuted claim against public works contractor for multiple violations of the State False Claims Act before the State Office of Administrative Hearings on behalf of County, and defended against contractor’s claims involving delay claims, quantity disputes, design defects and home office overhead (Eichleay) claims. Thirty day arbitration hearing followed by over 800 pages of briefing resulted in award in favor of County for twenty-seven separate violations of the False Claims Act and civil penalties of over $200,000 against contractor and award of $500,000 in attorneys' fees. Award upheld on appeal, and published opinion issued. County of Solano v. Lionsgate Corp. (2005) 126 Cal.App.4th 741. Judgment collected in full.
  • University v. Public Works Contractor

    Practice Area:
    Construction & Development
    Date:
    Sep 02, 2011
    Outcome:
    $6,500,000 total settlement
    Description:
    Sued on behalf of public university a contractor and design firm for failure of building envelope and water intrusion.
  • Castle Companies v. First Blackhawk Financial, et al.

    Practice Area:
    Real Estate
    Date:
    Feb 16, 2012
    Outcome:
    $3.9 Million Settlement
    Description:
    Represented group of real estate lenders in enforcing Development Rights Agreement. Prevailed in first phase of trial. Case settled before trial of second phase.