Case Details

Successfully defended a commercial parts broker in a case brought by a leading agricultural supplier for fraud, breach of contract and implied warranties brought under the California Commercial Code. Plaintiff alleged Defendant fraudulent induced it into an oral contract for the purchase of $500,000 of brass check valves. Plaintiff alleged that Defendant provided valves that were not manufactured according to the specifications requested. Defendant disputed liability and damages. Following a three week bench trial, the Court entered judgment in favor of the defendant awarding Plaintiff $0. The Court agreed with the defense theory of the case that Plaintiff had not suffered any damages. Defendant prevailed on its pre-trial C.C.P. Section 998 Offer for $0. Defendant was awarded more than $30,000 in costs. 2023