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Fraud - Representative Experience

  • Issues
  • Venue
  • Client Type
  • Lawyers
  • Full Description
  • Result
  • Appeal; Arson
  • Sacramento County Superior Court
  • Defendant Insurance Provider
  • The firm was retained to appeal a $3.2 million judgment against a homeowner's insurer in a bad faith case. The insured alleged that the insurer had instigated a criminal prosecution for arson against him in relation to a fire that destroyed his home.

  • The court of appeal completely reversed the judgment.

  • Negligence; Misrepresentation
  • Alameda County Superior Court
  • Plaintiff Private Client/ Homeowner
  • Gregory M. Gentile
  • Successfully represented homeowners in prosecuting their claims for construction defects against a general contractor and failure to disclose by the seller.  The clients alleged that the general contractor failed to properly build exterior decks on a custom home, and the seller failed to disclose to the clients' known defects about those decks, including water leaks into the home.  The seller and the general contractor aggressively sought to have the clients’ case dismissed, and brought several dispositive motions just prior to trial. 

  • Successfully defeated both motions and obtained a large settlement for our clients.