Santa Barbara Wagon Accident at El Capitan Ranch

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 23 /PRNewswire/ — The trial resulting from a wagon accident at El Capitan Ranch is scheduled to begin Thursday January 29,2009, at Santa Barbara Superior Court in front of the Hon. Denise De Bellefeuille.
Joseph Aragon and Ellen Aragon vs. El Capitan Ranch, LLC, Robert Carriages and Sons
AKA Les Voitures Robert et Fils, […]

Santa Barbara Wagon Accident at El Capitan Ranch2011-04-28T19:37:53+00:00

FAA to Pay 4.5 Million in Torrance Helicopter Crash

LOS ANGELES, CA (September 24, 2008) – The United States Department of
Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration agreed to pay $4.5 million in damages to
the survivor, Gavin Heyworth, of the November 6, 2003 helicopter crash at Torrance
Municipal Airport.
In May 2008, after a seven day trial in United States District Court, Central District of
California, the Honorable Florence-Marie Cooper […]

FAA to Pay 4.5 Million in Torrance Helicopter Crash2011-04-28T19:02:21+00:00

Doctor Dumps Medi-Cal Patient at County-USC After Botched Operation

LOS ANGELES, March 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — A jury awarded a woman a $395,000
verdict in a medical malpractice case against Dr. Morad Tourah (aka Morad H. Akhondzadeh,
M.D.), a board-certified surgeon, who after realizing he botched her surgery, drove the woman
in his own automobile to County-USC and dropped her off in front of the emergency room.
Dr. Tourah […]

Doctor Dumps Medi-Cal Patient at County-USC After Botched Operation2011-04-28T18:57:25+00:00

Confidential Settlement Against Merrill Lynch

Confidential Settlement Against Merrill Lynch
The Attorneys at HW recently resolved a FINRA (securities) arbitration against Merrill Lynch and one of its financial advisors with a confidential settlement.  The allegations were that Merrill Lynch had placed its client and investor in an unsuitable investment and had invested over $1.5 million on margin without […]

Confidential Settlement Against Merrill Lynch2011-04-27T18:59:29+00:00

Helicopter Crash Survivor Awarded $4.5 Million

Helicopter Crash Survivor Awarded $4.5 Million
In 2003, A helicopter collision at the Torrance Municipal Airport took the lives of two men, and left one other, ex marine Gavin Heyworth, with severe, life altering injuries.  A federal judge concluded that the Federal Aviation Administration was at fault for the crash, finding the blame with the air […]

Helicopter Crash Survivor Awarded $4.5 Million2011-04-26T21:09:46+00:00

$700,000 Underinsured Motorist Arbitration Award

$700,000 Underinsured Motorist Arbitration Award
HW and their client prevailed at an underinsured motorist arbitration against Arch Insurance Company.  HW’s client was involved in a car accident and had suffered a disc injury in her neck.  Arch Insurance, which was the client’s own insurance company, made no offer to settle the case prior to […]

$700,000 Underinsured Motorist Arbitration Award2011-04-19T22:27:14+00:00

$450,000 to Client in Car Accident

$450,000 to Client in Car Accident
HW’s client was involved in a car accident.  The client aggravated an underlying disc problem in his spine.  He underwent epidural injections and surgery.  Just prior to trial, HW succeeded in obtaining a settlement for their client in the sum of $450,000.

$450,000 to Client in Car Accident2011-04-19T22:15:57+00:00

Over $300,000 Obtained for Client in Trip and Fall Case

Trip and Fall Case
HW’s client suffered a severe fracture of her arm when she tripped and fell in Culver City.  The client underwent surgery to stabilize the fracture.  HW resolved the case for over $300,000 for the client.

Over $300,000 Obtained for Client in Trip and Fall Case2011-04-19T19:06:14+00:00

Passenger Injured in a Low Speed MTA Bus Accident

$350,000 to a Passenger injured in a low speed MTA Bus Accident
HW’ client was a passenger on an MTA bus that was involved in a low speed (5 mph) accident with a private sedan.  The client sustained knee injuries when she struck the seat back infront of her during the accident.  The MTA claimed that […]

Passenger Injured in a Low Speed MTA Bus Accident2011-04-19T18:55:27+00:00

Action Against Smile Implant Center for Death from Propofol

Action Against Smile Implant Center for Death from Propofol
Heimanson & Wolf  recently filed a lawsuit against Smile Implant Center for the wrongful death of their client’s mother who died during a routine dental procedure. The Complaint alleges that the death occurred as a result of the improper administration of anesthesia known as Propofol. This was […]

Action Against Smile Implant Center for Death from Propofol2011-04-19T18:45:17+00:00
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