The Guerin Law Firm Prevails in Corporations Code Section 2000 Proceeding
Regis Guerin litigated a Corporations Code section 2000 proceeding to a successful conclusion for his client, a 20% minority shareholder in a small closely held corporation. The result to the client was approximately 300% of the previous buyout offer for his shares. The Corporations Code section 2000 proceeding included compensation to The Guerin Law Firm's client for derivative claims, which included Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Fraud and Deceit, Abuse of Control, and Corporate Mismanagement and Waste.
The Guerin Law Firm Settles Corporate Dispute On Behalf Of Closely Held Family Corporation
Regis Guerin recently represented a closely held company in a dispute between a former director for derivative and individual claims against the corporation and individual board members and shareholders. Mr. Guerin represented the company in suing the former director for Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Fraud and Conversion based upon the former director's taking of substantial funds from the corporation without board approval. The case settled shortly after Mr. Guerin deposed the former shareholder. A copy of the complaint filed by Mr. Guerin in the case is linked below.
The Guerin Law Firm Files Dental Malpractice Lawsuit On Behalf Of Entertainer Victoriah Bech Against Dentist Dani Benyaminy
Regis Guerin and Jason Strzelczyk recently filed a dental malpractice case against Dentist Dani Benyaminy. The Complaint alleges the following: Benyaminy extracted a wisdom tooth from Ms. Bech on December 5, 2016, which became infected; Benyaminy did not see Ms. Bech until four days later on December 9, 2016; On December 9, 2016, Benyaminy finally agreed to see Ms. Bech where he opened the surgical site and irritated the site, and stitched it up; Benyaminy failed to prescribe any antibiotics or diagnose Ms. Bech's raging infection properly; Benyamini did not prescribe any antibiotics until December 12, 2016; Benyaminy then referred Ms. Bech to a competent dentist, Dr. Morris Aynechi, for an examination; Ms. Bech ended up at Cedars Sinai Hospital for 7 days. In the case, Benyaminy attempted to throw the case out of court with a Motion for Summary Judgment. The Guerin Law Firm opposed the Motion and provided an expert declaration from Dr. Dennis Smiler, who opined that Benyaminy's conduct fell below the standard of care. Benyaminy withdrew his Motion after receiving the opposition prepared by The Guerin Law Firm. A copy of the Complaint and Opposition filed by the Guerin Law Firm in the case is linked below.
The Guerin Law Firm Successfully Tries Partition And Partnership Dispute Case
Regis Guerin recently tried a two-month bench trial in the Ventura County Superior Court, with the Court issuing a Statement of Decision in favor of Mr. Guerin's client. Mr. Guerin obtained a judgment of partition for his client, in addition to a complete defense verdict on several claims against her. Mr. Guerin's client was named as the prevailing party in the complex litigation. A copy of the Statement of Decision may be viewed by clicking on this link:
The Guerin Law Firm Settles Lemmy Kilmister Trust Matter On Behalf Of Paul Kilmister
The Guerin Law Firm litigated and successfully settled a breach of fiduciary duty/trust litigation matter on behalf of Paul Kilmister, the son of Lemmy Kilmister of the hard rock band, Motorhead. The litigation was hard fought and settled at a mediation for a substantial sum. A copy of the Complaint filed by Mr. Guerin for his client may be viewed by clicking on this link:
Regis A. Guerin's Previous Litigation Success
Mr. Guerin has successfully litigated cases for financial institutions involving breach of guaranty agreements, the sham guaranty defense, fraud, equitable estoppel and related issues. Within the past six years, Mr. Guerin has tried cases for lenders and obtained judgments/awards and defense verdicts on counterclaims asserted against his clients. Information regarding these matters may be viewed by clicking on the following links:
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