The Claims: Police brutality resulting in death
The result: Officer prosecuted, plaintiffs granted 500k in fees
Children of Karen Eckland prosecute the State of California Highway Patrol after their mother is shot and killed by Patrol Officer Stephen Markgraf.
Case study – Elder Financial Abuse
The Claims: Financial abuse, neglect
The result: The parties settled on confidential terms
Michael vs Home Care Assistance: Liza de Vries represented a 91-year old woman against a company who placed a convicted felon in her home to take care of her and who, predictably, stole from and neglected the elder.
The Claims: Abusive termination of employment
The result: The Court found evidence of a causal link between McVeigh’s termination and his whistleblowing activities
Brian McVeigh fights Recology after being wrongfully fired for leveling serious charges of fraud, embezzlement and corruption.
Case study – Police Attack
The Claims: Police misconduct, assault
The result: The case settled for $1.9M
A 62-year old man who was subjected to four consecutive Taser assaults in response to ordering two deputy Sheriffs to leave his home.