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December 11, 2018 
Fowler | Helsel | Vogt represented this baseball bat case a couple years ago. The Fifth District Court of Appeal reversed the defense verdict and ordered a new trial. 

December 9, 2018 
Fowler | Helsel | Vogt are representing the student who's teacher forcibly cut his hair while singing the national anthem at a California high school. 
Click here to watch the full video: Teacher charged with cutting student's hair in class 

January 29, 2015 
Fowler | Helsel | Vogt is selected as Fresno County Verdict of the Month for the fourth time with $2,000,000 settlement. 

November 18, 2015 
Fowler | Helsel | Vogt Fears more women could be subjected to abuse. 
Read the article here: "Woman Sues Merced Rescue Mission, Claiming Sexual Abuse” 
Check out ABC 30 news: Forced Sexual Favors-For-Food At Merced Shelter, Lawsuit Claims

October 21, 2015 
Jason Helsel begins trial Monday, October 26 in Fresno County Superior Court. Jason Helsel and Fowler | Helsel | Vogt are proud to stand up for accident victims, fight for their rights, and stand up to insurance companies.

September 29, 2015 
Salvage Vehicle Catches Fire, Severely Burns Driver 
Result: $650,000 to plaintiff for damage

August 7, 2015 
FHV files suit against the Fresno Unified School District 
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.

July 27, 2015 
Partner Named Super Lawyers Rising Star for 2015 
Partner Mark Vogt named Rising Star by the prestigious Super Lawyer Magazine

June 22, 2015 
Jason Helsel began trial today in L.A. County Superior Court Case No. GC050829. FHV is proud to stand up to protect nursing home residents across the State of California who could be affected by this decision. 

June 8, 2015 
Judge orders new trial in 2010 California bus crash that killed 6 people. Find out more by clicking on the link below. 
"There is no question the (bus) driver was confronted with an unexpected object in the roadway."

June 6, 2015 
Greyhound bus crash trial verdict tossed out, new trial possible. Click on the link below to watch the video and read the article. 
"The judge on the case says the jury got it wrong, and the bus company was negligent. "

March 23, 2015 
Fresno Greyhound crash trial reaches finish line. Click the link below to read the article and watch the video from ABC channel 30 news. 

March 23, 2015 
Lawyers trade accusations in Greyhound crash trial. Click the link below to read more. 
"Helsel and Chandler told the jury that Greyhound should be held liable for damages" 

March 19, 2015 
Testimony wraps up in Greyhound trial. Click on the link below and find out more. 
"Krider of the CHP testified that Jewett did not have enough time to avoid the collision" 

March 18, 2015 
Drivers stopped on Highway 99, but didn’t aid SUV occupants. View the link below to read the full article. 
"They left the crash scene without rendering aid to the three young women trapped inside" 

March 16, 2015 
Greyhound driver's glasses in his pocket. Click below to find out more 

March 5, 2015 
Families talk of pain in aftermath of fatal Greyhound bus crash. Read the link below to find out more. 
“Everything stopped not just for me, but for everyone who knew my daughter” 

March 4, 2015 
Greyhound bus trial to hear from relatives of young women killed in crash. Click the link below. 
Relatives of the three victims are expected to testify 

March 3, 2015 
Expert criticizes CHP investigation of fatal Greyhound crash. View the link below to read more. 
He said there was no solid evidence to support Krider’s conclusion 

March 3, 2015 
Autopsy photos provide key evidence in Greyhound trial. Click link to find out more 
The pictures are crucial evidence 

February 27, 2015 
CHP official defends his account of deadly Greyhound bus crash.

February 26, 2015 
Witness: ‘CHP threatened me’ regarding account of Greyhound bus crash. View article below. 
"CHP threatened me" 

February 24, 2015 
Witness says, "Women screamed for help before Greyhound bus rammed their overturned SUV". Click below to read full article. 
“Please help us! Please help us!” the women screamed 

February 20, 2015 
Two witnesses refute CHP probe of fatal Greyhound bus crash in Fresno. Click the link to get more information. 
Refute of fatal bus crash 

February 18, 2015 
Fresno jury hears competing accounts of Greyhound-SUV crash that killed six. View the link below to read the full article. 
Competing Accounts 

February 8, 2015 
Trial for the Greyhound bus crash case is set to begin Monday in Fresno County Superior Court. Click the link below to find out more. 
Greyhound bus crash case ready for trial 

January 12, 2015 
Bombshell contradictions to Greyhound bus crash investigation, including new video. Click on the link below to read the article and view the video from ABC channel 30 news. 

Greyhound Bus Wreck Trial Starts January 12 
January 12, 2015 
The trial involving the Greyhound bus wreck of July 22, 2010 was continued at the request of defense counsel to February 9, 2015 in Department 502 of the Fresno County Superior Court. Jury selection will commence on February 10, 2015. Attached is a two-page summary of what Fowler | Helsel | Vogt expects the evidence will be at trial. Fowler | Helsel | Vogt represents the family of Sylvia Garay. The lead trial lawyer is Jason Helsel, who can be reached at

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