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Recent Amendments Clarify Voir Dire Conduct In Civil Matters

March 18, 2018

Voir Dire Voir dire literally means “to speak the truth.”1 The modernFrench translation of voir dire is “to see and say”; therefore, voir dire is to see prospective jurors and hear what they have to say in response to questions about their prospective service as a juror.2 In the modern jury system, voir dire is… View Article
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$10,000,000 Auto Versus Motorcycle | Wrongful Death

February 15, 2018

This tragic case involved a fatal vehicle vs. motorcycle left turn accident at the intersection of Exposition Blvd. and Bundy Dr. in West Los Angeles. Investigating officers assigned fault with the 16 year old left turning driver. Our amazing co-counsel Karen Gajewski and Ed Baughan determined that left turns were to be prohibited at this… View Article

$2,800,000 Auto Versus Truck | Wrongful Death

February 13, 2018

In April, 2017 Attorneys Arash Homampour and Armine Safarian settled an Auto versus Truck | Wrongful Death case for $2.8 million against the Defendant. Facts On Dec. 6, 2013, the Plaintiff and her husband were traveling southbound on US 93 when they attempted to pass a truck driven by the Defendant which was owned by the Defendant’s… View Article
Arash Homampour - Trial Warrior

Arash Homampour – Trial Warrior

November 20, 2017

From his earliest days as a lawyer, Arash Homampour has thought big. “My phrase was always like, ‘I’m Kobe Bryant, and you just don’t know it. Give me the ball and watch and see what happens,’” Homampour said. Just in case you don’t get the point, he adds: “The ball would be a metaphor for… View Article
$8,000,000 Auto Versus State | Dangerous Public Property

$8,000,000 Auto Versus State | Dangerous Public Property

November 20, 2017

$8,000,000 In March, 2014 Attorney Arash Homampour settled an Auto versus State | Dangerous Public Property case for $8 million against the Defendant. Incident On Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at approximately 3:20 a.m., Plaintiff, an accountant, was driving home from work and traveling on the Venice on-ramp to get onto the I-10 eastbound Santa Monica Freeway. Plaintiff’s… View Article
$2,000,000 Individual Versus Business | No Flotation Device

$2,000,000 Individual Versus Business | No Flotation Device

November 15, 2017

$2,000,000 In October, 2016 Attorneys Arash Homampour and Scott Boyer settled an Individual versus Business | No Flotation Device case for $2 million against the Defendant. On Sept. 5, 2011, Plaintiff, and his wife, rented a canoe from Defendant to use at Shaver Lake in Fresno. While boating around the lake the canoe capsized and Plaintiff’s wife… View Article
Framing Key Evidentiary Issues Before Trial

Framing Key Evidentiary Issues Before Trial

November 8, 2017

A narrative guide to the importance of framing key evidentiary issues and framing the overall case and evidence. “Your case is about what you focus it on. Focus the jury’s attention on what actually matters.” — Mark Mandell Introduction Framing is the lens through which we interpret issues. All cases have one or more key… View Article
Juror Bias - What to do?

Juror Bias – What To Do?

October 18, 2017

A narrative guide to structure voir dire to identify juror bias. “The jury has the power to bring a verdict in the teeth of both law and fact.” — Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. “It is not only [the juror’s] right, but his duty…to find the verdict according to his own best understanding, judgment, and… View Article
The Deposition And Cross-exam Of Defense Experts

The Deposition And Cross-exam Of Defense Experts

June 29, 2017

A narrative guide to asking the right questions at deposition and trial ““Lesson here… You come at the king, you best not miss.” — Omar, HBO’s “The Wire” ““If the world should blow itself up, the last audible voice would be that of an expert saying it can’t be done.” — Peter Ustinov (1921 –… View Article
$60 Million Verdict In Defective Heater Death Daily Journal Article

$60 Million Verdict In Defective Heater Death

June 23, 2015

In 2015, Homampour Law Firm Attorney Arash Homampour tried a product liability case in Orange County Federal Court and obtained a $60 million (general damages only) verdict on behalf of a family when a mother/wife died in a house fire caused by a Sunbeam heater.
Arash Homampour awarded OCTLA 2018 Top Gun Trial Lawyer of The Year - Products Liability
Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles - Past Board Member
American Association for Justice Leaders Forum Patron
CAOC - Consumer Attorneys of California Member
Arash Homampour – Named in 2023 Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyers guide
U.S. News Best Law Firms 2023
Arash named by the Ventura County Trial Lawyers Association as their Trial Lawyer of the year 2016
10 out 10 Superb rating at AVVO.com
Daily Journal - Named as Top 30 Plaintiff's Attorneys in California - 2016
Super Lawyer since 2005 and one of the Top 10 Super Lawyers in Southern California since 2021

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