News & Results Archive for the ‘Corporate and Commercial’ Category

New Lawsuit Filed Against Perpetrators of a Fraudulent Investment Scheme based in Los Angeles County

Saturday, August 15th, 2015

Attorney Steven Nuñez of Ward & Hagen, LLP has filed a new lawsuit on behalf of twelve investors who lost over $4,500,000.  The defendant, Charter Investments, Inc., is alleged to have sold fictitious certificates of deposit to the investors with promises of good returns.  Instead of placing the investments in FDIC insured accounts, the defendant is alleged to have used a bank to transfer the funds to overseas banking secrecy havens.  Attorney Nuñez has solid record of pursing defendants who commit financial fraud and he and his team will work diligently to see that the investors here recoup as much of the losses as legally possible.


Posted in Banking, Consumer and Class Action, Corporate and Commercial, Financial Fraud |

Peter Ward, Christopher Hagen & Ralph Peters named among the “2013 Top Lawyers in San Diego”

Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

Peter C. Ward, Christopher H. Hagen and Ralph W. Peters were listed among the “2013 Top Lawyers in San Diego” by San Diego Magazine this month.  Founding partner Chris Hagen stated in response: “The success of Ward & Hagen LLP is not solely a result of the work of Peter and I, but it is a reflection of the perseverance and intelligence of our attorneys and staff.  We are proud of the results achieved for our clients in 2012 and look forward to new challenges this coming year.”


Posted in Construction Defects, Consumer and Class Action, Corporate and Commercial, Insurance, Real Estate |

Ward & Hagen recovers over $10 Million for clients in 2012

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

Ward & Hagen is pleased to announce that in 2012 its attorneys have recovered over $10 million for their clients.   The firm successfully resolved a variety of construction defect cases involving custom homes, groups of single family homes and high rise condominiums.  Partner Christopher Hagen stated: “We have great attorneys and a strong support staff that allow us to successfully litigate cases of all sizes.  They have been fundamental in obtaining the success we’ve had this year for our clients.”

Posted in Construction Defects, Consumer and Class Action, Corporate and Commercial, Insurance, Real Estate |

Escondido Building Owner Recovers Funds to Repair Slate Tile Wall

Thursday, April 12th, 2012

The owners of Class A office buildings in Escondido retained Ward & Hagen to negotiate funds for the repair of exterior slate tile walls.  Partner Peter Ward managed the case in an efficient manner, using experts to create a detailed cost of repair that led to a quick settlement.  The client is now able to repair the buildings and continues to lease the space.

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Posted in Construction Defects, Corporate and Commercial, Real Estate |

Ward & Hagen helps a corporation save over $6,000,000 on a lease

Friday, June 25th, 2010

A corporation hired Ward & Hagen when the three floors of Class A office space they were leasing became difficult to inhabit due to leaking windows.  When the leasing company refused to acknowledge the leaks, the corporation chose to relocate their office.  The leasing company sued for the entire amount remaining on the lease.  Ward & Hagen showed a lack of mitigation on the part of the leasing company, and a settlement was reached for a savings of over $6,000,000 from what was claimed by the leasing company.

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Posted in Corporate and Commercial |