Our firm represents clients who are involved in lawsuits in such areas as business and commercial matters, contract disputes, consumer protection, business fraud, shareholder rights, lender liability, director and officer liability, and business torts of all kinds. We often deal with complex business issues that have resulted in catastrophic losses.
A class action is a representative action wherein one or more plaintiffs actually named in the complaint, along with their counsel pursue a case for themselves and the defined class against one or more defendants. The claims of the "class representatives" must arise from facts or law common to the class members.
INSURANCE BAD FAITH
Obviously, insurance companies only make money when their collected premiums exceed their paid claims. The more claims (regardless of merit) they deny, the better their bottom line. Insurance companies' "corporate nature," in our opinion, is to err on the side of their own ledger sheet, sometimes at the expense of the very policyholders they ostensibly protect. Who has not had a disappointing encounter with an insurance company?
Between 1992 and 2000, Al Hodges was the "Hodges" of the Glendale law firm Taylor and Hodges which grew to be the largest lemon law firm in Southern California. Mr. Hodges was the senior trial attorney for the firm and literally "wrote the book" on the Song-Beverly Act (California Lemon Law).
Hodges and Associates accepts only major injury cases. In the unfortunate event you are injured through the neglect of a responsible third party, you are entitled to monetary recovery. The amount of your recovery is generally in direct proportion to the cost of treatment and time required to get you well, or if you have residual injuries, to achieve permanent and stationary status.
BUSINESS, TAX AND ASSET PROTECTION
Business asset protection is not only legal, it's a freedom protected by the U.S. Constitution. Imagine that! The average person would be completely surprised at how many of our politicians and well known corporate giants have gone offshore to safeguard their millions of dollars worth of assets.