75 year old Plaintiff alleged that defendant grand-son swindled him into allowing his name and good credit to be used to purchase rental properties in Texas, that defendant misrepresented his true intentions, negligently managed the properties and lost them (13 buildings) in foreclosure. Further, defendant forged Plaintiff's name on deeds to access equity in Plaintiff's home. This matter involved not only prosecuting this case, but unwinding the deeds in local court, representing client w/regard to short sales in Texas and negotiating secondary collection actions.
Harris v. Duggan's Welch Mortuary
Damages to Plaintiffs plus letter of apology
Plaintiffs retained Duggan's Welch Funeral Parlor in San Francisco to handle funeral arrangements for their mother's body. After mother was cremated, Duggan's failed to notify the family when their mother's body had been cremated and where the remains were. It took the family over 2 1/2 months to get their mother's ashes so they could have their burial service. Plaintiffs suffered mental anguish.
Estate of Thibodeaux
Wills and living wills
Verdict for Plaintiff after Trial
Will contest. Decedent hand-wrote testamentary wishes in a pre-printed Power of Attorney form, which was contested by the decedent's relatives.
Middleton v. Sevier
Judgment for Plaintiff
Passenger in vehicle injured in head on collision. The first portion of this matter required litigation against the driver who hit Plaintiff, and secondarily, binding arbitration against the insurance company representing the driver of the vehicle Plaintiff was riding with.
Estate of Recchioni
May 26, 2011
Prevailed at trial
Prosecuted elder abuse and fiduciary abuse case through trial, achieved trial verdict for my client over One Million Dollars.