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Gomez Law Firm Attorneys Receive Awards
By Christine Cristiano


Three attorneys from the Gomez Law Firm in San Diego have been honoured with The Outstanding Trial Lawyer of the Year Awards from
the Consumers Attorneys of San Diego Organization (CASD) for their jury trial work. Attorneys, John H. Gomez, and James S. Iagmin
were recognized for ‘outstanding verdicts’ in the case La Framboise vs. Krebs - the first case to invoke the elder abuse statute for a
commercial real estate transaction in the state of California.




                              11/07/09                                   yard. Although the guards denied it, the autopsy results
                                                                         revealed that his injuries were consistent with a chokehold.
                            The landmark case involved the La            The defense in the case, claimed that Young was a victim of
                            Framboise family and allegations             ‘’excited delirium’ which brought on a ‘psychotic outburst.’ The
                            claiming that the commercial                 Gomez attorneys were successful in obtaining $2 million in
broker that the family had hired was also representing the               the wrongful death suit which was awarded to Young’s elderly
buyer of their property. The La Framboise’s allege that their            mother. She also received an additional $100,000 for Young’s
elderly parents, owners of the property, were paid less for the          pre-death pain and suffering.
property than its worth, The Gomez law firm attorneys were
successful in obtaining over $1 million dollars from a jury              The Outstanding Trial Lawyer of the Year Award is granted
verdict.                                                                 to San Diego based attorneys who are instrumental in an
                                                                         outstanding civil or criminal jury trial. The selected winners
Robert Hamparyan and Thomas Luneau, also attorneys with                  must also demonstrate liability aspects, service to the
the Gomez Law Firm, received Outstanding Trial Lawyer                    community, ingenuity and a favorable monetary settlement.
of the Year Awards for the handling of the wrongful death
case involving prisoner, Johnny Young, at the Donovan                    The Gomez Law Firm was opened in 2000, and has
State Penitentiary. Young, suffering from mental illness,                successfully achieved over $150 millions in verdicts and
died minutes after the guards restrained him in the jail                 settlements.




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