Month: January 2020

MH Prevails on Motion to Compel Arbitration

MH attorneys successfully compelled to arbitration a matter filed against its client, a leading solar energy service provider, alleging claims of breach of warranty under the federal Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act and California’s Song-Beverly Consumer Warranty Act. Plaintiff attempted to avoid arbitration by arguing that our client had waived its right to arbitration by failing to […]

MH Secures Dismissal with Prejudice on FRCP 12 (b)(6) Challenge

McDowell Hetherington obtained a complete dismissal with prejudice for its client, a leading insurance company, in a federal court case involving claims for breach of contract, fraud, dependent adult abuse, and declaratory relief based on the issuance and court-ordered modification of a structured settlement annuity. Plaintiff sought over $2 million in damages against the annuity […]

MH Prevails on Summary Judgment for Life Insurer Client

MH California lawyers recently obtained complete summary judgment on behalf of our client, a life insurance company, in a case involving claims of fraud, negligent misrepresentation, and conspiracy. Plaintiff’s claims were based on the allegation that our client’s former agent obtained a beneficiary change removing Plaintiff as a beneficiary of her late aunt’s life insurance […]