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Guillermo Marquez Tello

Guillermo Tello’s Legal Cases

9 total

  • All American Lock Corp v. Thor Construction, et al.

    Practice Area:
    Construction and development
    Date:
    Oct 17, 2013
    Outcome:
    Recovered 100% of all money due to Client ($60,102) for work performed on private commercial project.
    Description:
    Owner of Top Shop at The Grove had paid the general contractor, Thor, 97% of all construction funds. Remaining 3% of funds were insufficient to pay all monies outstanding to subcontractors. By timely filing Mechanic’s Lien, claims on all bonds, and action to foreclose Mechanic’s Lien, we obtained full recovery for client whereas other subcontractors either received only a small or no recovery.
  • Spears v. City of Upland

    Practice Area:
    Government
    Date:
    Aug 07, 2013
    Outcome:
    Summary Judgment Granted in favor of our client City of Upland.
    Description:
    Plaintiff claimed he suffered severe injuries, including seizure, when he fell while riding his non-motorized razor scooter over an upraised portion of sidewalk that prior to his fall had been repaired with asphalt ramp by City. On Motion for Summary Judgment we were able to show that Plaintiff could not establish a dangerous condition, or that City had notice, or that any condition of sidewalk was a substantial factor in causing his fall.
  • California Boring v. PC Electrocraft, et al.

    Practice Area:
    Construction and development
    Date:
    Jul 08, 2013
    Outcome:
    Recovered 92% of all money due to Client on public project with funds insufficient to pay all subcontractors.
    Description:
    Client was owed its entire contract amount for underground boring and laying conduits on public project. General contractor and its surety both defaulted on project and filed for bankruptcy protection. Public entity then held only approximately $1 million in construction funds for approximately $2 million of Stop Notice claims. By timely perfecting client’s Stop Notice claim, we obtained almost full recovery for client whereas subcontractors that failed to perfect Stop Notice claims received only a small recovery.
  • Garcia v. City of Rancho Cucamonga

    Practice Area:
    Government
    Date:
    Apr 19, 2013
    Outcome:
    Nominal $5,000 settlement in exchange for dismissal in favor of our client with Motion for Summary Judgment pending.
    Description:
    Plaintiff claimed she suffered significant injuries when she fell in a large depression while walking on part of City's unimproved right-of-way.
  • Empire Building Materials v. SC Associates

    Practice Area:
    Construction and development
    Date:
    Apr 04, 2013
    Outcome:
    Obtained Dismissal and Release of Mechanic’s Lien in favor of client for waiver of costs.
    Description:
    Client, homeowner, was sued by material supplier in an action to foreclose mechanic’s lien due to Contractor’s failure to pay for materials. Contractor filed a cross-action against Client, alleging Client had failed to pay Contractor in full for work performed. With Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings pending Contractor agreed to pay material supplier and all parties agreed to dismiss Client and to release Mechanic’s Liens previously recorded upon Client’s residence.
  • Espinoza v. City of Rancho Cucamonga

    Practice Area:
    Government
    Date:
    Dec 10, 2012
    Outcome:
    Dismissal in favor of our client for waiver of costs with Demurrer pending.
    Description:
    Plaintiff claimed she suffered injuries when she tripped and fell over an upraised portion of a sidewalk. Plaintiff's allegations coupled with matters of judicial notice showed alleged location of accident was not public property.
  • Delgiudice v. Mayo, et al.

    Practice Area:
    Construction and development
    Date:
    Aug 03, 2012
    Outcome:
    Dismissal in favor of our client for waiver of costs with Motion for Summary Judgment pending.
    Description:
    Plaintiff alleged defective work by subcontractor which caused lightweight skylight panel to fall on her causing her to fall and suffer significant injuries. Demand for damages in excess of $250,000.00.
  • Allstate v. City of Rancho Cucamonga

    Practice Area:
    Government
    Date:
    Jul 12, 2012
    Outcome:
    Dismissal in favor of our client for waiver of costs.
    Description:
    Subrogation claim to recover payments made by insurance to insured for damages insured's vehicle sustained when tree fell, due to strong gust winds, on vehicle.
  • California Boring v. Tri-Power Electric

    Practice Area:
    Construction and development
    Date:
    Mar 28, 2012
    Outcome:
    Obtained $80,000 settlement in favor of client.
    Description:
    Client was owed $30,000 for underground boring and laying electrical conduits on project. Defendant refused to pay alleging client was responsible for damaging underground utilities, which Defendant had failed to note in plans and/or mark on site. 1 ½ days into Arbitration, Defendant agreed to settlement. $80,000 settlement includes recovery of $30,000 owed on contract, plus $50,000 in attorney’s fees and costs client expended in litigation.