To Settle or Not to Settle

Litigation is an adverse proceeding in which there are often times a clear winner and loser, which is often determined at trial. In my experience as a civil litigation defense attorney, I can tell you that it is also a rather lengthy and expensive process. As a...

Reasons Not To Sign An Arbitration Agreement

What is an arbitration agreement? As a leading civil defense attorney in Orange County, I get asked this question a lot. An arbitration agreement is a written contract in which two or more parties agree to utilize a neutral third party- the arbitrator- to resolve a...

Negotiations and Settlements

Should legal disputes be negotiated and settled before civil litigation commences? Absolutely- so long as the delay in filing the suit or seeking protective orders does not jeopardize the preservation of evidence and/or assets. One of the most useful and economically...

Wrongful Death Case Dismissed

Pham v. Ramirez, et al. (00749808) Attorney for Plaintiff: Larry H. Parker’s Office Attorney for Defendant: Bidari Civil Defense Claim: $5M for Wrongful Death Resolution: Case Dismissed in favor of Defendants This unfortunate wrongful death case arose out of claims...