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Our Victories

  • $2,000,000

    Premises Liability

    Settled for policy limits of $2,000,000 prior to filing a lawsuit. Client suffered severe injuries to his legs when the 2-story ladder he was climbing (which was affixed to the building), detached causing him to fall approximately 15 feet. FHV pursued a claim against the property owner for the dangerous condition that existed on the premises. Mercury Insurance paid the entire claim.

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  • $920,000

    Wrongful Death

    FHV successfully resolved a wrongful death case on the second day of a jury trial for $920,000. FHV filed a lawsuit against a local agribusiness on behalf of the father and dependents of a young man who's life was cut short following the release of ammonia gas from the company's refrigeration equipment.

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  • $650,000

    Salvage Vehicle Catches Fire

    Salvage vehicle catches fire, severe burns to the driver.

    Result: $650,000 to plaintiff for damage.

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  • $650,000

    Burn Injury

    Papikian v. Papikian -- Settled for $650,000 to plaintiff for damages. Driver suffered severe burns due to a salvaged vehicle catching on fire.

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  • $384,901

    Business Tort

    Swearingen v. Tsang (2012) [Fresno County Superior Court] - 3-week binding arbitration. FHV represented an agricultural land owner who alleged various intentional business torts against the defendants, who was farming her 80-acre almond orchard. Plaintiff awarded $384,901 in damages, costs, and attorneys' fees.
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  • $250,000

    Dog Bite

    Pike v. Duda -- Settled Prior to Litigation [Merced County / November 2014] Elderly client was injured when a neighbor's German Shepherd jumped on client and knocked her off a curb. FHV successfully settled the case for $270,000 prior to serving a complaint.

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  • $100,000

    Drunk Driving Accident

    Hernandez v. Markos

    FHV represented an injured passenger of a vehicle involved in a drunk driving crash. FHV filed a claim against the defendant drunk driver was quickly able to settle the case for the maximum policy limits of $100,000, without filing a lawsuit or going to Court.

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  • $100,000

    Real Estate Fraud

    FHV collects on a 6-figure judgment in a real estate fraud lawsuit.
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  • $100,000

    Rear-End Collision

    Lees v. Dhah

    FHV’s client was involved in a low-impact rear-end collision in Fresno, California. Although the impact was low and caused less than $700 of property damage, FHV’s client had a previous injury that made her susceptible to hip injury. The minimal force of the impact resulted in FHV’s client sustaining a fracture of her femoral neck approximately 4 days following the collision. FHV was able to tie the femoral fracture into the vehicle collision and resolve the case with the defendant driver’s insurance company for the policy limits of $100,000.

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  • $100,000

    Parking Lot Accident

    Moultrie v. Rodriguez

    FHV’s client was injured when the defendant backed her car into our client’s vehicle in a parking lot. FHV resolved the case with the defendant driver’s insurance company for the policy limits of $100,000.

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  • $100,000

    Fraud

    Quinnones v. Lauffler, et al. (2014) [Tulare County Superior Court] -- FHV represented a purchaser of real property who was defrauded by the Seller. FHV obtained a 6-figure judgment in favor of Plaintiff.
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  • $100,000

    Fraud & Misrepresentation

    Cords v. Pedersen, et al. (2012) [Fresno County Superior Court] - settled prior to trial. FHV sued a property owner and various real estate brokers on behalf of a homebuyers for fraud and misrepresentation. Plaintiff was paid a confidential 6-figure settlement.
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  • $92,000

    Dental Malpractice

    Dickinson v. Dylina (2013) [Merced County Superior Court] -- 2-week jury trial. FHV sued a dentist for malpractice arising from negligent restorative dentistry. $92,000 verdict in favor of Plaintiff.
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  • $70,000

    City Park Accident

    Jenkins v. City of Fresno

    FHV represented a teenager who was injured while practicing football in a park owned and managed by the City of Fresno. While running during football practice, FHV’s client tripped and fell forward, hitting his mouth on a metal bracket protruding from the ground. FHV filed a premises liability lawsuit in Fresno County Superior Court seeking compensation for the teenager’s medical and dental bills, as well as for the teenagers' pain and suffering. At the outset of the case, the City of Fresno denied any liability. Following depositions and discovery, however, the City of Fresno eventually agreed to resolve the case for $70,000.

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  • $50,000

    Fall Off Ladder

    Medina v. Medina -- Settled Prior to Trial [Merced County Superior Court / December 2014] Client fell off a ladder at brother's house and sustained serious injuries to his ankle. FHV successfully resolved the case for $50,000 against the brother's homeowner's insurance company prior to trial.

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  • $45,000

    Premises Liability

    On the first day of trial, the City of Clovis paid our client $45,000 for injuries she suffered in a fall as a result of a defective sidewalk. Our client sustained approximately $19,000 in medical costs. Prior to trial, the City of Clovis was offering nothing.

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  • $40,000

    Toxic Mold

    Martinez v. Buchner (2014) [Kings County Superior Court] -- settled 30 days prior to trial. FHV represented tenants exposed to toxic mold in a rental home. Plaintiff awarded $40,000 in cash, plus a house, free and clear.
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  • $40,000

    Toxic Mold

    FHV settles a toxic mold case for $40,000 + a "free and clear" house.
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  • Confidential Amount

    Toxic Mold Due To Negligent Installation

    Poduska v. Porter's Plumbing, et al. (2013) [Fresno County Superior Court] -- 7-day jury trial. FHV represented a family who was exposed to toxic mold as a result of the negligent installation of plumbing in their Sanger, California home. After presenting their case in chief during trial, the case settled favorably for Plaintiffs in a confidential amount.
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  • Confidential Amount

    Train Accident

    Fernandez v. Union Pacific Railroad, et al.

    FHV represented the father of a young man killed in a train v. vehicle collision. After litigating the case for over 2 years, and on the eve of trial, FHV successfully resolved the case for a substantial (confidential) settlement amount.

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    Vehicle Accident Involving a Minor

    Gharibian v. Doe -- Settled for Policy Limits [Kings County Superior Court / February 2015] Minor child suffered massive internal injuries when uninsured motorist ran a red light and collided with client's vehicle on Highway 41 in Hanford, California. FHV obtained a policy limits payout from client's uninsured motorist insurance carrier, Amerprise Insurance.

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  • Confidential Amount

    Vehicle Accident vs Uninsured Driver

    Avila v. Garcia

    FHV represented an injured driver and passenger of a vehicle that were T-boned by an uninsured driver. FHV filed an “uninsured motorist” claim with our client’s automobile insurance carrier and was able to resolve the case for the maximum policy limits. FHV’s clients were able to pay their hospital bills and other medical bills, while still receiving compensation for their pain and suffering.

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  • Confidential Amount

    Soft-Tissue Injury

    FHV wins a Plaintiff's verdict in a soft-tissue injury case in Tulare County.
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    Student Assaulted By Staff

    FHV retained by the family of a mentally disabled 13-year old who was physically assaulted by school staff in Stockton, California. FHV will be pursuing intentional tort claims against Point Quest Education, Inc. for physical and emotional injuries sustained by the minor child.

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  • Confidential Amount

    Wrongful Death by House Fire

    FHV retained by victims of a central Fresno house fire to pursue wrongful death and premises liability claims against the property owner who removed the smoke detectors from the house before to the fire.

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  • Confidential Amount

    FHV files suit against the Fresno Unified School District

    FHV files suit against the Fresno Unified School District after a special-education teacher strikes a deaf 13 year-old student in the face with a binder. FHV is seeking damages for negligence, assault, battery and intentional infliction of emotional distress.

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    Fractured Spine In Accident

    FHV retained by a Fresno woman who suffered a fractured vertebra in a low impact vehicle collision. FHV will be pursuing a negligence claim against the at-fault driver, and will likely be pursuing an underinsured motorist claim against our client's car insurance carrier.

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    Elder Abuse

    Pochelu v. Apikian, et al . (2013) [Fresno County Superior Court] - settled prior to trial. FHV represented a senior couple who were victims of financial elder abuse. Defendants were ordered to convey Plaintiffs' home back to Plaintiffs, and further ordered to pay Plaintiffs money damages and costs.
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  • Confidential Amount

    Brain Injury

    FHV sues a property owner for premises liability involving brain injury.
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  • Confidential Amount

    Medical Malpractice

    John Doe v. Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, et al. (2014) - Settled prior to Arbitration. FHV sued a hospital and medical provider for medical malpractice related to minor surgery. Plaintiff was paid a confidential five-figure settlement.

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    Motor Vehicle Accident

    Davis v. Anderson (2014) [Tulare County Superior Court] -- 5 day jury trial. FHV represented a passenger in a motor vehicle accident that sustained soft tissue injuries. Verdict in favor of Plaintiff. Defendant ordered to pay all Plaintiff's costs.
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    Negligent Hiring & Retention

    Foursha v. Merced County Rescue Mission

    FHV files suit against the Merced County Rescue Mission for negligent hiring and retention of an unfit employee. Our client, a homeless woman, would often turn to the rescue mission for shelter, showers, clothing and essential food. On multiple occasions, our client was required to endure unwanted groping, sexual harassment, and sexual requests from employees of the Merced Rescue Mission in order to be provided food and clothing. And when our client refused these sexual advances, she was banned from the rescue mission until she was hungry and desperate enough to return and submit to the employee's sexual demands. FHV is seeking general, special and punitive damages in the lawsuit.

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    Neighbor Dog Bite

    FHV retained by an 87-year-old man who had his thumb chewed off by a pitbull that escaped from his neighbor's yard. FHV will be pursuing claims against the dog owner and property owner for negligence and premises liability.

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    Pedestrian Accident

    Hearden v. Watson -- Settled Prior to Trial [Fresno County Superior Court / March 2015] Client struck by Defendant's vehicle while walking in crosswalk at Cedar Avenue and Shepherd Avenue in Fresno, California. Client sustained a skull fracture and fractures to both ankles. FHV obtained a policy limits payout from Defendant driver's insurance carrier, State Farm Insurance, within 2 months of being retained by the client.

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