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									                                              MEDIATION AND ARBITRATION MATRIX

  It is the intention of this section to provide the reader with an overview of the diversity of Mr. Polsky’s practice by listing
public record settlements and hearings as well as contact information of lawyers utilizing his services. Not all cases during the
                                                    time period have been listed.




DATE         CASE              ISSUES                                     KEY PARTIES                              OUTCOME
             NAME
3/16/2004    Services          Injuries from mold claim following         Carl Stevens                             287,500 and waive
             International v   unlawful detainer action. Water damage                                              unlawful detainer
             Hollman           and mold became an issue at                Peter Bisno Bisno & Samberg 626-585-     recovery of 10,500 =
                               commencement of tenancy. Repairs           3015                                     298,000.
                               alleged to be inadequate, illnesses
                               developed and progressed and rent was
                               withheld.
3/16-2004    American          Claims for unpaid balance and cross        Brent Colvert                            Subs settled with Am
             General v         claims for construction delay and defect   Thornall Armstrong and Delk. Reno. 775   General. Insurer for
             Carson City       in connection with municipal water         786-2882                                 Am General paid for
                               project. Contractor declared non-                                                   policy-holder release.
                               responsive and unreliable by               Michael Hoy 775 786-8000                 Mediator proposal
                               municipality.                                                                       accepted by P and
                                                                                                                   rejected by City.
                                                                                                                   Trial resulted in
                                                                                                                   finding for Am
                                                                                                                   General in excess of
                                                                                                                   proposal.
3/25/2004    Chaddar v         Wage and hour claim(s) of 5 employees      Daren Lapinsky                           settled
             C.A.R.                                                       Brown & Lapinsky
                                                                          909-447-4557
4/15/2004    Dickey v          Molestation of minor female by priest      Dan Callahan Callahan Blaine             400,000
             Believer’s        from age 13 – 21
             Church                                                       John McKay McKay Byrne 213 386 6900
DATE            CASE            ISSUES                                        KEY PARTIES                                OUTCOME
                NAME
                                Insurance coverage issues.
                                                                              Gary Hall
                                                                              Roseville, CA

                                                                              Robert Brockman Daly & Heft


                                                                              Steve Bangerter, Cooksey, Tollen
4/22/2004       Baird v         Bad faith and personal injury involving a     Ed Susolik                                 200,000 based on
                Schwalbe        non licensed contractor working on                                                       claim denial.
                                scaffold when injured. Owner knew he          Warren (Chip) Dean 949 655 0360
                                was not licensed. License was required
                                so P was a statutory employee. D has no
                                comp. coverage and liability insurer
                                denied under liability exclusion.
4/26-30, 2004   Phillips v      Medical Malpractice arbitration arising       Daniel Powell Thon Beck and Vanni 626      Claimant award.
                Kaiser          from diagnosis and treatment of right         795 8333
                                elbow fracture. Delayed healing with
                                residual deformity.                           Brian Bernie, Lafollette
5/1/2004        Smith v JP      Rental of water damaged apartment by 64       Karen Kahn David Poore 510-923-6280        750,000
                Enterprises &   yr old father and 20 yr old son. Breach of
                Allstate        warranty of habitability and fraud.
                Insurance       Plaintiff known to be a health care patient
                                who was immune compromised. Alleges
                                defective clean up by insurer.
5/21/2004       Byrd v Mobile   Exposure to mold while teaching in            Dean Zipster, Morrison Foerster 949-251-   85,000
                Modular         modular classroom.                            7500

                                                                              Roger Gordon
                                                                              213-739-7000
6/22/2004       Parimore v      15 yr old presented with tibia-fibula         Richard Lobi 818-905-1550                  225,000 plus waive
                County of       fracture and 1” puncture from the             Jim Rinos                                  lien of 85,000
                Riverside       fracture. Closed reduction without            714-834-1500
                                treating the hole resulted in secondary
DATE           CASE            ISSUES                                      KEY PARTIES                            OUTCOME
               NAME
                               infection and bone erosion.
6/23/2004      Rancho          Commercial Business Interruption Claim      Timothy Hill 909 337 8787              Settled
               Mirage Food     for monetary damages for lost profits of    William Medlen Green, DeBortnowsky &
               Corp. v         business secondary to site improvements     Quintanilla 818 704 0195
               Mirage          resulting in loss of parking and signage.
               Properties
7/2/2004       McClure Deter   Real estate fraud and breach of k and       Norman Katnick 714-547-0848            200,000
               v Canyon Glen   negligence after un-witnessed fall by
               HOA             tenant of apartment following claim of      Richard Collins 949-417-5706
                               mold related injuries. Eviction was
                               pending.
7/13/2004      Martinez v      Medical malpractice following 5 plastic     Soheila Azizi 10213 Foothill Blvd      Settled 29,999
               Robinson, MD    breast augmentation surgical procedures –   Rancho Cucamonga CA 91730909 484
                               4 of which were corrective.                 9992

                                                                           Jim Rinos
7/13/2004      Sours v         Product liability arising from burn and     Gary Wolensky Snell & Wilmer 949 253   Settled 6,250
               Procter &       scar secondary to use of Therma-Care        2700 Christopher Russell
               Gamble          Air-Activated heat wrap.
7/14-15/2004   Zaic v John     Five home mold contamination                Renata Elwardana                       Settled 2.75 mm
               Laing Homes     construction and personal injury claim.     Lorber Greenfield
                                                                           13985 Stowe Drive
                               Doug Grinnell                               Poway CA 92064
                               858 527 0111                                858 513 1020
                               Randall Brownwood                           858 513 1002 fax
                               619 744 6811                                relwardani@lorberlaw.com
                               Paul Casodoumecq                            Margaret Parker
                               949 722 4010                                714 542 6300
                               Ken Kasdan                                  Kyle Kring
                               949 851 9000                                949 261 8800
                               John Delis                                  Amy Duff
                               714 668 1400                                714 705 7000
                               James Anton                                 Peter Burfening
                               714 634 2522                                619 233 1006
DATE         CASE            ISSUES                                     KEY PARTIES                              OUTCOME
             NAME
                             Ed Galloway                                Kevin Boerman
                             949 513 1020                               714 703 2111
                             Steve Henning                              Lisa Martin
                             213 633 1400                               714 634 2522
                             Charles Harris                             Larry Letofsky
                             714 850 1030                               858 642 1372

8/1-5/2004   Alvarenga v     Ischemic stroke following use of low       N. Denise Taylor Bonne Bridges 213 480   Defense Award
             Kaiser          dose bcp in 30 yr old smoker.              1900
                                                                        Michael Horrow 909 621 4935
             4 day arb.
8/23/2004    Nelson v Del    Scope of repair of new home. Water         William Doyle                            Defense injection
             Webb            intrusion under slab. Phoenix                                                       repair, cosmetic
                                                                        Ronald Hartmann                          repairs, plus 70,000.
8/25/2004    Client v        Collection of unpaid attorney fees         Dan Callahan                             Settlement with 2
             Callahan and                                                                                        clients for 75% of
             Blaine                                                                                              fees. Non
                                                                                                                 participating client to
             1 day arb.                                                                                          be defaulted.
8/27/2004    Gerstl v. AAA   Bad Faith denial of homeowner’s benefits   Donna Kirby                              5 cases – 4 settled
                             following ’94 earthquake                   Ford Walker                              one no show.
                                                                                                                 Settled – last case
                                                                        Steve Zelig                              dismissed.
8/30/2004    Lerra v         Sudden cardiac death of 29-year-old        Bob Leck 310-899-2014                    200,000
             Twinlab         while engaged in relation s with husband   Sheila Omalley, Western World 201 847
                             of 8 months. User of Metabalife.           2865. Rex Littrell Ulmer & Berne 614-
                                                                        229-0012
8/30/2004    Xxxxx v         Ischemic stroke of 31 year old woman       See above                                330,000
             Twinlab         following use of ephedra based product.
9/01/2004    Perlmuter v     Habitability claim involving exposure to   Gary McDaniel Century National 818 760   25,000
             Halbert         mold aerosolized after linoleum tile       1980 x 2416. Michael Hollingsworth,
                             replacement in apartment complex.          Claims adjusting group 213-943-943-
                             Plaintiff 31 yr. old single parent male.   4841. Steve Robinson, Rose Klein. Mike
                                                                        King
DATE        CASE            ISSUES                                        KEY PARTIES                             OUTCOME
            NAME
9/01/2004   Benson/Waters   Claim by homebuyer for alleged                Sheila Schaeffer, Wood Smith Henning    30,000
            v Richmond      manipulation of closing date, punch list      Berman
            American        items and breach of 1 year repair
            Homes           warranty.
9/8/2004    Minassian v     Real estate fraud and concealment of          David Driscoll 909-369-6695; Gregory    44,050 which was the
            Hakak/Abode     improperly compacted backfill at sewer        Ramirez, McTague & Palay, Ventura,      defendant’s cost of
            Development     line resulting in slump of the parking lot.   805-641-6607; Lawrence Walter, Graves   repair, supported by a
                                                                          & King 818-551-1112                     bid.
9/9/2004    Gail Smith v    Premises liability and worker’s comp.         Gregory Heuser
            KPRS            KPRS performed construction activities        Harris & Green 310-665-8656
                            at Tenant/FV Hospital and erected a
                            fence. Hospital striped and marked off a      Todd Becker
                            walkway. Fence legs protruded into
                            walkway. Plaintiff fell and injured wrist.
                            Three surgical procedures. P employed
                            by hospital which asserted a lien.
9/13/2004   Alexander v     Construction defect case involving 302        Fred Adelman, Verboon Milstein Peter    $550,000 using
            Archer          homes. Assigned claims by plaintiffs                                                  mediator proposal
            Roofing         against roofer.                               Kyle Kring, Kring & Chung and Donna     following multiple
                                                                          Moore, Aneilski & Associates.           mediations with
                                                                                                                  different mediators.
9/13/2004   Cardin v        Medical malpractice. Ultrasound               Jim Rinos, Rinos & Martin.              IMPASSE
            County of       interpretation under-weighted the baby.
            Riverside       Vaginal delivery attempted. Baby was          Dan Powell, Thon, Beck & Vanni 626-     475 v 350
                            macrosomiac and delivery was arrested.        795-8333
                            Shoulder dystocia complication occurred                                               mediator proposal of
                            with damage to C 5 nerve root and                                                     400 k tendered to D
                            avulsion to C6, 7,8 nerves from the spinal                                            only. Got P there
                            cord. Issue of late resident handoff to                                               without disclosing it
                            MD.                                                                                   was a med #.
DATE        CASE            ISSUES                                       KEY PARTIES                              OUTCOME
            NAME
9/14/2004   Armbrust v      Wage and hour and wrongful termination.      Jill Titelbaum Bragg & Kuluva 213-612-   $85,000 with
            Irwindale       P a firefighter worked security at           5335                                     stipulated statement
            Speedway        defendant speedway. P alleges he was                                                  in re references.
                            constructively and actually discharged for   Roger Hawkins, Hawkins, Prate & Daley
                            testifying in a criminal matter involving    213-622-5623
                            an assault that occurred at the speedway.
                            Respondent denies that any termination
                            occurred. As to the CCP 338 claim,
                            respondent contends fire safety crew
                            always paid flat rate for Saturday duties.
9/19/2004   Alvarez v.      Suit for fraud and reformation of ground     Barry Cappello and Leila Noel of         I proposed lessee
            Seacliff Land   leases on 50 oceanfront lots in Ventura      Cappello and Noel 805-564-2444. Bill     buyout of the 50 lots.
            LLC             County. Leasor raised rents substantially    Hensley and Dave Ossentjuk of Jackson,   This permits tax free
                            but increases reduced in arbitration –       DeMarco Peckenpaugh 949-851-7425.        exchange to
                            leaving parties with arbitration every 4                                              commercial prop for
                            years at high cost, and an inability for                                              LLC and reduced
                            LLC to recover an investment return as                                                price for P’s.
                            lease terminates in 2030. Land purchased                                              Settled 54. 8 mm
                            years ago by the parents of the LLC                                                   buyout
                            owners
9/27/2004   DiMarco v       Wrongful termination and breach of           William Bentley Morris Polich & Purdy    Need authority and
            Anza            contract arising out of allegations that     714-939- 1100.                           repeat session
                            private mortgage banker was induced to
                            fold her business into D business in order   Tom Pistone
                            to strip the business and take over the      Pistone and Wolder
                            leads, loans and assets. Claim is for        949-622-8980
                            losses of $4mm in profits, fraud and
                            unpaid wages and hard costs.
9/27/2004   Hemm v ARF      Wrongful termination and breach of           William Bentley Morris Polich & Purdy    Need authority and
                            contract in connection with CEO who          714-939- 1100.                           repeat session.
                            merged his company into defendant loan
                            brokerage and asserts signature of two       Tom Pistone                              Settled 337,500
                            three year employment contracts, with        Pistone and Wolder                       11/24/2004
                            ownership interests, bonuses and salary.     949-622-8980
DATE           CASE            ISSUES                                       KEY PARTIES                             OUTCOME
               NAME
                               Dispute over existence of contract and
                               basis for termination. Stated economic
                               losses exceed 10 m


9/28-29/2004   Barron v        Construction defect involving 5 single       John Ohara Newmeyer & Dillion. Albert   Settled 70,000
               Presley         family homes in Southern California. 18      Quintrell. Multiple subcontractors
                               Subcontractors and developer.


9/28/2004      Belterazza v    Construction defect water intrusion claim    Ross Feinberg                           Pending.
               Standard        involving 145 unit condo project. 45
               Pacific         clearly inside statute of limitations, 100   Mark Newcomb – Koeller, Nebeker.        Global settlement
                               possibly statute barred. Cost of repair                                              achieved. 1.150.
                               exceeds 5 mm. 35 subcontractors.
9/30/2004      General         Breach of commercial lease 1 year after      Stephen Ellis                           Mediator proposal of
               Investments v   10 year extension negotiated and             Rutan and Tucker                        4.9 mm plus 50%
               Tyco            following new management at defendant        611 Anton Blvd. Suite 1400              rehabilitation costs
                               corporation. Value of remaining lease        POB 1950                                produced conditional
                               term exceeded 12 mm.                         Costa Mesa CA 92628                     acceptance and
                                                                            714 662 4607                            settlement of 5.85
                                                                            sellis@rutan.com                        mm.

                                                                            Todd Whitman
                                                                            Allen Matkins Leck
                                                                            515 S Figueroa
                                                                            LA CA 90071
                                                                            310 788 2488
                                                                            twhitman@allenmatkin.com

10/1/2004      Kenyon v Los    Municipal rehabilitation of home in LAX      John Pearlstein                         Primary settlement
               Angeles         noise area resulted in water leaks through                                           $300,000. Recovery
                               windows, doors and skylights. COR                                                    action closed.
                               $550 k
DATE         CASE             ISSUES                                       KEY PARTIES                                OUTCOME
             NAME
10/13/2004   Arcadia v        Claim under UCC section 2300 et seq          Jeffrey Cohon                              Settlement for
             KME              relating to claims of defective fire         Cohon & Pollak 310-231-4470                450,000. Joint sale
                              pumping engines.                                                                        of fire trucks with
                                                                           Callahan & Blaine Brian McCormack          300 k guaranteed plus
                                                                           714-241-4444                               lump sum of 150 k
10/14/2004   Cross            Public Entity Liability claim in             David Larson, Rutan & Tucker 714-641-      Settlement 40,000
             Resources v      connection with multi year retention of      3439
             Norwalk          consulting firm utilized to apply for and
             Unified School   administer grants. Payment of a % of         Mark Allen III Laquer, Urban, Clifford &
             District         funds received eventually construed as a     Hodge 626-449-1882
                              violation of the grant provisions
                              restricting payment from the grant.
                              Thereafter, payment reduced based on
                              administration only. Cross asserted
                              breach and non payment of all amounts
                              due.
10/18/2004   Cheyanne @       NEVADA – 58 of 132 homes in                  Jeff Kerrane                               PENDING
             Southfork v      development. Chapter 40 neutral expert       Craig Gunther
             Developers of    protocol to arrive at mediated settlement    Griff Hayes
             Nevada           number.
10/18/2004   Corta Madera     NEVADA – HOA claims. Settled                                                            Global achieved.
             HOA v Corta      developer for 1.1 mm and in process of
             Madera           settling subs.


10/21/2004   Martin v         Buyers of single family home exposed to      James Allie Allie & Schuster               PENDING Adjuster
             Reynolds         fiberglass contaminants due to improper                                                 fta and had no
                              installation of HVAC by agents of sellers.   Yvette Kincaide                            authority. Case
                              Husband had surgery to address sinusitis.                                               continued. Settled
                                                                                                                      outside mediation.
10/25/2004   Alex v Inter-    Insurance Bad Faith claim arising out of     Michael Farrell                            Settlement 85,000
             insurance        adjustment of uninsured motorist claim.      949-443- 1900
             Exchange         Claim initially denied in error. After
                              protracted negotiation, arbitrator awarded   Patrick Gibbs
DATE         CASE             ISSUES                                        KEY PARTIES                             OUTCOME
             NAME
                              4x settlement offer.                          Ford Walker
                                                                            562-983-2500



10/26/2004   Arendt v         ARIZONA – 20 single-family homes              Scott Burdman Robert Barry 602-222-     PENDING mediated
             Hacienda         asserting damages from soils movement         3023                                    scope of repair being
             Builders         and window leaks. P COR 120 k per                                                     prepared.
                              home. Developer COR averages 15 k per         Heather Fazio
                              home with one home needing soils repair.      William Doyle                           Settled 820 k plus
                                                                                                                    dev paid med fees.
10/27/2004   Bland v          ARIZONA – 1 single-family home                Ken Kasdan Steve Weber 602-224-7800     Settled. Builder
             Standard         owned by elderly couple with medical                                                  bought back and paid
             Pacific          problems. Footings on soils of different      Don Myles                               fees.
                              compressibility. Has sustained differential
                              settlement and resultant extensive
                              cracking.
11/2/2004    Laina v          Construction defect case involving 6          Sheila Schaefer. Wood Smith 213-633-    PENDING
             Richmond         single family homes. Water intrusion          1400
             Homes            through the slab and window flashing.
                              Mold.                                         Brian Kabateck 213 217-5000

                              25 subcontractors.
11/3/04      Hovsepian v      Construction defect following earthquake      Sef Krell 818-906-3662                  Settled 116,500.
             Briarcliff       renovation of town home. Water
                              intrusion an mold wit mold bodily injury      Sheila Schaefer Wood Smith
                              claims. 17 subcontractors                     213 633 1400


11/4/04      Allianz Marine   Maritime and maritime insurance bad           Caroly Sheilds Bailey & Partners 310-   Settled $425,000.
             v Continuum      faith in denial of claim following sinking    392-5000
                              of luxury yacht in port. Denial based on
                              policy warranty of sea worthiness. Vessel     John Hughes
                              worth 600,000 salvaged for 125,000.           Russell Brown
                                                                            Gordon & Rees
DATE         CASE            ISSUES                                        KEY PARTIES                             OUTCOME
             NAME
11/5/04      Edwards v       Real estate failure to disclose               Larry Nokes                             Settled




11/8-10/04   Cho v Shea      Construction defect case involving 90         Fred Adelman                            Pending
                             single family homes 43 of which on deep
                             fill with slab tilt.                          Stewart Reid


11/9-10/04   Discus v Twin   Brain damage following ingestion of           Rex Littrell 614 229 0012               Impasse 10.4 v 6.5
             Lab             ephedra containing exercise product
                             called Ripped Fuel. P a 28 year old           Ian Mattoch 808 523 2451                Settled via tele. FU
                             mother of 2. P left with capacity of 8 year                                           7.5 mm.
                             old. No impulse control, short memory,
                             etc.
11/15/04     Belterazza v    Construction defect involving 128             Joe Kaneda                              Settled.
             Std. Pacific    condos. Water intrusion through roofs
                             and windows.                                  Mark Newcomb


11/16/04     Kramer v        Elder-care claim. 89 yrs old wheel-chair      Lisa Mitts Patrick 714 990-3693         Settled
             Talbert         bound patient not secured in transport van                                            300,000
             Medical         suffered cervical fracture and cardiac        Russell Wagner: Beisty, Garrity &
                             death secondary to tip-back of                Wagner 858 622 7166
                             wheelchair.
11/16/2004   Munoz v Clear   Sexual harassment claim filed by 28 yr        Marcus Mancini                          Pending
             World           old undocumented worker against               818 783 5757                            30 k v 195 k
                             manager and employer. Involved words          Caroline Molloy Callahan & Blaine 714
                             and physical conduct.                         241 4444                                Settled tele FU for
                                                                                                                   mediator proposal of
                                                                                                                   75 k
DATE         CASE           ISSUES                                       KEY PARTIES                               OUTCOME
             NAME
11/17/04     Diamond Firm   Insurance Bad Faith involving adjustment     Michael Bidart                            275 k v 100 k. P
             v Hartford     of fire loss in diamond cutting firm. Loss   Ricardo Echeverria Shernoff Bidart 909    depo to be taken and
                            included 500 lbs of gold shavings and 156    621 4935                                  parties to return in 30
                            k in uncut stones plus business                                                        – 45 days
                            interruption.                                Phillip Smith
                                                                         Smith, Ellison Harraka
                                                                         19900 MacArthur Blvd. Suite 700, Irvine
                                                                         CA 92612
                                                                         949 442 1500

                                                                         Michael O’Brien
                                                                         Nordman Cormany Hair and Compton
                                                                         1000 Town Center Drive 6th Floor
                                                                         Oxnard CA 93031
                                                                         805 485 1000
                                                                         805 988 8387 fax

                                                                         Monika Selmont Hartford
                                                                         860 547 7032
11/19/2004   Aguilera v     Continuation of cd mediation                                                           Ongoing
             Richmond



11/23/2004   Albertine v    Continuation of cd mediation                                                           Ongoing
             Presley



11/25/2005   Henley                                                                                                Need info
DATE         CASE          ISSUES                                       KEY PARTIES        OUTCOME
             NAME
11/29-       Tustin Del    Continuation of cd mediation                                    Ongoing
30/2004      Verde



12/1/2004    Achbach v     Continuation of CD mediation                                    Ongoing – developer
             Beck                                                                          settled



12/2/2004    Arendt        Arizona - Continuation of cd mediation                          Ongoing

                                                                                           Settled


12/8/2004    Birardi       Auto v auto arbitration.                     Gene Goldsman      150,000
                                                                        Wallace Wade



12/9/2004    Maxham        Continuation of CD mediation                                    Ongoing

                                                                                           Settled


12/10/2004   Kenyon v LA   Habitability claim and construction defect   John Pearlstein    Settled




12/10/2004   Laina v       Continuation of CD mediation                 Sheila Schaeffer   Ongoing
             ichmond                                                    Ron Hartmann
DATE         CASE           ISSUES                              KEY PARTIES                       OUTCOME
             NAME
12/13-       Albertine v    Continuation of CD mediation        John Ohara                        Ongoing
14/2004      Presley                                            Fred Adelman



12/17/2004   Belterazza     Contiinuation of CD mediation       Joe Kaneda                        Settled 1,050,000




12/28/2004   Misc.          Employment discrimination against   Michelle Reinglass Dan Callahan   600 k offer. Neutral
             employees v    Caucasian employees                                                   1 mm plus severance
             Ricoh                                                                                accepted by P and not
                                                                                                  by D. D award at
                                                                                                  trial.
1/6-7/06     Arendt v       Phoenix CD                          Robert Barry                      Ongoing
             Hacienda
                                                                                                  Settled


1/10/05      Tapestry       Phoenix – product liability in re   Robert Barry                      Tried to plaintiff
             Canyon         wastewater pump. Neutral protocol                                     verdict
                            abandoned by builder. Straight      William Doyle
                            negotiation.
1/11/05      Decker v UDC   Class Action regarding              Charles Newman                    Pending.
                                                                 Bryan Cave                       Newman sub’d out
                                                                211 N Broadway Suite 3600         11/05.
                                                                St Lewis MO 63102
                                                                314 259 2000
                                                                314 259 2020 fax


                                                                Jeff Wilens
                                                                1747 Yorba Linda Blvd Suite 221
                                                                Yorba Linda CA 92866
DATE         CASE          ISSUES                                   KEY PARTIES             OUTCOME
             NAME
                                                                    714 854 7205
                                                                    714 854 7206 fax
                                                                    jeff@lakeshorelaw.org


1/12-13/05   Tustin Del    CD                                       Joe Kaneda              Settled 12/05
             Verde



1/17/05      Gomez v       Bus driver closed door while being       Kara Papa               Settled 25 k plus
             Consolid’d    harassed by a high school coach. Wrist                           resol. Of comp lien.
             Transport     injury and sgx.


1/18/05      Achbech v     CD SF                                    Mark Milstein           Pending in re subs.
             Beck                                                                           Global settlement
                                                                                            achieved. 16,500 per
                                                                                            home.
1/19/05      Barron v      CD San Bernardino                        Fred Adelman            Pending
             Forecast
                                                                                            Settled


1/20, 24,    Cho v Shea    CD Riverside                             Fred Adelman            Pending
25/05                                                               Stewart Reid



1/26/05      Cheyanne at   CD Nevada                                Griff Hayes             Pending
             Southfork
                                                                    Scott Burdman
DATE      CASE             ISSUES                                       KEY PARTIES                            OUTCOME
          NAME
1/27/05   National         Unfair competition and theft of trade        Keith Bremer                           Settlement 450,000
          Mortgage         secrets in re sale and use of mortgage       Lawrence Ecoff                         with terms.
                           leads from Lending Tree.


2/1/05    Barron v         Construction defect. 40 single family        Fred Adelman                           Developer and P and
          Forecast         homes. MSC at court. 60 subs.                Stewart Reid                           all except 4 subs
                                                                                                               settled. 18,500 per
                                                                                                               home
2/2/05    Diamond v        Construction defect. Single-family           Clayton Anderson                       Developer and many
          Pacific Homes    homes.                                       John Omeara                            subs settled.
                                                                                                               Ongoing.


2/3/05    Donahue v        Insurance bad faith. Allegation of post      Daniel Callahan                        Settled 750,000
          Manufact. Life   claim underwriting in connection with 2      Rex Heeseman, Luce Forward
                           mm life policy. Cancer diagnosed             213-892-4909
                           between application and inception.
2/4/05    Haley v AAA      Insurance bad faith in re adjustment of      Rochard Quintilone 949 458 9657        Settled bad faith for
                           water intrusion and mold. Plus                                                      125,000 plus agmt to
                           construction defect in re original           Tawnya Southern Wood Smith 714 754     not subrogate.
                           construction and addition of planter         1266
                           causing water discharge.                                                            CD as to Hovanian,
                                                                        Donna Kirby, Ford Walker               Oak Leak and
                                                                        562 983 2500                           Whitcome pending
                                                                                                               60 k settlement.
2/8/05    Pacer v          Fee dispute between sub and prime            Norman Rodich 949 851 9400             Inv process set and
          Universal        contractor. Pacer is gc and feels overpaid                                          return for mediation
          Pipeline         by 115 k. Univ. feels it was underpaid by    Ben Meeker Donner, Fernandez 951 320   with tolling agmt.
                           260 k.                                       1444                                   Return in 30 days ish.
DATE         CASE          ISSUES                                      KEY PARTIES                             OUTCOME
             NAME
2/14-15/05   Cheyanne at   Nevada CD. Chapter 40. 63 homes.            Scott Burdman                           Pending
             Southfork     Neutral expert process.                     Griff Hayes



2/16/2005    Zarris v      CD involving 12 single family homes.        Mike King, King & Kennick               Pending
             Elipolous                                                 Clayton Anderson Anderson & Kreiger
                                                                       661 273 8333


2/17/2005    DiMarco v     Employment, breach of contract and          Joel Feinstein 714 866 2100             Settled $225,000
             American      fraud alleged by owner of residential       William Betley, Morris Polich 714 939
             Residential   mortgage lender asserting fraudulent        100
             Capital       inducement to merge her company with        Thomas Pistone Pistone & Wolder 949
                           defendants resulted in termination after    622 8980
                           assets and leads assimilated.               Ed Susolik Callahan & Blaine 714 241
                                                                       4444
2/22/2005    Boesch -      Attorney fee claim by counsel and cross     Philip Boesch 310 578 7880              No meaningful
             Loesby fee    claim for malpractice. Pre suit mandatory                                           negotiation took
             dispute       mediation.                                                                          place as P would not
                                                                                                               deal on the malp.
                                                                                                               Claim. Settled 30
                                                                                                               days later.
2/23/2005    Artinian v    Child injured on bed rail manu by D.        Peter Noronha 714 558 1400              Settled 35 k.
             Cosco         Allegation of defect with counter of        Matthew Jardine Schiff Hardin 312 258
                           misuse. Scar to leg.                        5697


2/23/2005    Condition     Breach of contract claim in connection      Ralph Blakeney                          Demand 3.1 offer
             Reports v     with contract to provide vehicle            Pillsbury Winthrop                      250 k. Impasse. I
             Triad         inspections. Written contract asserted to   650 Town Center Dive 7th Floor Costa    evaluated at 750 k for
                           be have been signed by corporate officer    Mesa CA 92626                           settlement as
                           who engaged plaintiffs after he was         714 436 6800.                           damages iffy.
                           terminated, in effort to validate the       Steve Hochfelsen
                           agreement. Signer stated it was signed      Manly McGuire
                           before he left the company but was not      555 Anton Blvd. Suite 1200 Costa Mesa
DATE        CASE        ISSUES                                       KEY PARTIES                         OUTCOME
            NAME
                        dated at the time. Contract value asserted   CA 92626
                        at $5.9 mm.                                  714 557 9999



2/24/2005   Arendt v    CD Arizona continuation                                                          Settled 3/16 via
            Hacienda                                                                                     phone fu



2/25/2005   Handle v    Mold BI claim following remediation.         Dan Callahan                        Pending insurance
            Grandview                                                                                    meetings and
                                                                     Margaret Elder, Watten Drisco       mediator proposal
                                                                     714 668 8400                        evalby parties at 750
                                                                                                         k.
2/25/2005   Arapari v   Same as above without BI. Loss of use                                            $100,000
            Grandview   and failure to remediate claims.



2/28/2005




3/28/2005   Jackson v   Uninsured motorist claim arising from        Peter Noronha                       Arbitration award
            Allstate    major double impact accident.                                                    issued.
                                                                     William Freeman


3/29/2005   Bueler v    Insurance Bad Faith arising from             Richard Carter                      Settlement
            Farmers     cancellation of homeowner’s policy on        Shea Stokes Carter                  $4 mm
                        day before Arrowhead fires destroyed         310 826 0133
                        property. Mackey v Bristol West issue re
                        notice of cancellation effectiveness.        Ron Swartz 949 644 7283 & Stephen
                                                                     Duringer 949 851 1575
DATE        CASE           ISSUES                                      KEY PARTIES                              OUTCOME
            NAME
4/1-18/05   vacation




4/18/2005   Parker v       Rollover followed by gas tank fire.         Peter Noronha                            Deadlock 300 k v 1.2
            Toyota         Plaintiff fell asleep. Allegation of                                                 mm. I think 750.
                           improper shielding of gas tank.             Xxx Hostetler                            12/05 P and def.
                                                                                                                exchanged 998’s.

                                                                                                                Settled 300 k 5/2006
4/19/2005   Chambliss v    Mold exposure and remediation in single                                              Partial settlement.
            JPI            family home.



4/19/2005   Linda Baur v   Warranty repair issues in new single        Linda Baur in pro per. Richmond in pro   Payment in lieu of
            Richmond       family home.                                per.                                     repair negotiated.
            Homes


4/20/2005   Stern v        Uninsured motorist claim. 100 k policy.     Mark Spencer                             Settled 90 k.
            Merecury                                                   202 Newport Center Drive
                                                                       Newport Beach CA 92660
                                                                        949 644 9844.
                                                                        Lee O’Connor
                                                                       949 753 0700
4/20/2005   Martin v One   8 high end s ingle family homes alleging    Diane Palumo                             Pending Settled
            Ford Rd.       defective wood siding requiring excessive                                            11/05
                           maint. Costs.                               Ken Kasdan
DATE        CASE             ISSUES                                       KEY PARTIES                          OUTCOME
            NAME
4/20/2005   Stern v          UIM Auto mediation. Pedestrian v auto.       Mark Spencer 949 644 9844            Settled $100,000
            Mercury          Pre existing hx. Discogram, steroids, sgx
                             needed but patient could not tolerate.
                             Fault free.
4/21/2005   Kelly v          Employment Sexual harassment and             David Rosen                          Settled 100 k global.
            Abramson         FEHA arising from three separate 18 – 21     Jody Newberry
                             yr old female personal assistants to 50ish   Murphy Rosen & Cohen
                             executive in work at home environment.       100 Wilshire, Suite 1300
                             Perceptions defense.                         LA CA 90401
                                                                          310 899 3300
                                                                          310 399 7201 fax
                                                                          John Cyrus & Roger Muse, Cyrus and
                                                                          Cyrus 433 N. Camden # 510
                                                                          Bev Hills CA 90210
                                                                          310 623 1676
                                                                          310 739 3777 fax
4/22/2005   Shekter v        Fraud and concealment and defective          Steve Zelig                          Partial settlement.
            Bondy            earthquake construction regarding            John Omeara                          Settled 11/05
                             parking structure of multi unit apartment    Multiple others                      3 mm global.
                             complex.
4/25/2005   Privacy Rights   Class action involving taking of personal    Eric Bliss                           Settled. Class,
            Clearing         data in re credit card transactions.         Sheppard Mullin                      notice, injunction,
            House v                                                       501 W. Broadway SD 92101 619 338     remedy and fees
                                                                          6500.                                negotiated.
                                                                                                               Also for P: John
                                                                          Neil Fineman                         English 1111Orange
                                                                          501 Civ Ctr Dr. W.                   Ave. S A SD 92118
                                                                          SA CA 92701                          619 522 2100
                                                                          714 543 2200
                                                                          714 543 0054 fax

                                                                          John English
                                                                          Chapko & English
DATE         CASE           ISSUES                                        KEY PARTIES                            OUTCOME
             NAME
                                                                          1111 Orange Ave
                                                                          San Diego CA 92118
                                                                          619 522 2100
                                                                          619 522 2104 fax
4/26-27/05   Cheyanne at    NEVADA construction defect suit in            Multiple                               pending
             Southfork      Chapter 40.



5/2/2004     Radojicic v    Employment wrongful termination and           Denise Visconti Littler Mendelson      Settlement 100,000
             Orange         discrimination claims secondary to            619 232 0441
             County Peace   termination of 4 year 54 k per year
             Officer’s      employee of related retail store, after she
             Association    indicated she was trying to become
                            pregnant. Performance issues were given
                            as stated reason. Wage claim also
                            tendered.
5/3/2005     Passenelli v   Uninsured motorist claim. Issue of            Larry Eisenberg                        Deadlock 25 k
             Mercury        considerable lost wages in relation to soft                                          V acceptance of
             Insurance      tissue claim.                                                                        mediator proposal of
                                                                                                                 58 k. Settled 35 k.
5/4-5/2005   Carretto v     Construction defect claims involving 63                                              Pending
             Standard       homes in Riverside County.
             Pacific


5/6/2005     Freeman v      Insurance bad faith in re failure to defend   Callahan and Blaine 714 241 4444       Settlement 275,000
             Insurance      and indemnify construction consulting
             Corp of        claims of negligence in re electrocution.     Kevin Stineman Hannover 630 250 5534
             Hannover
                                                                          Michael Compean
                                                                          213 629 9500
DATE        CASE             ISSUES                                      KEY PARTIES                           OUTCOME
            NAME
5/13/2005   Hummer v         Claim for damages sustained by infant       Fred Sayre                            Mediator Proposal in
            Fire Sprinkler   secondary to mold produced by leaky fire    714 550 9117                          Hummer v FSS
            Inc              sprinkler pipe. Secondary claim by          Hank Weinblat and Tim Kearns          112,700
                             general contractor against fire sprinkler   Dale, Braden
                             manufacturer/installer for indemnity.       310 398 5517                          Indemnity claim not
                                                                         Anita Dubow Wood Smith 951 779 5000   negotiated

                                                                                                               Tried – defense awd
5/13/2005   Hoffman v        Real estate non-disclosure claim. 55-       Larry Nokes Nokes & Quinn             Mediator proposal of
            Brock            year-old home developed leaks through                                             $15, 000 accepted.
                             sidewall immediately after close of         Paul Konapalski
                             escrow during heavy rain. Buyer asserted
                             seller aware of leak history and lack of
                             drainage and waterproofing. Seller
                             denied.
5/16/2005   Cruz v           Construction Defect. 17 homes.              Mark Newcomb                          Settled 12/05 except
            Standard                                                                                           Corbin Tile
            Pacific                                                      Michael Kim


5/19/2005   Langilotti v     Product liability wrongful death.           Tyler Offenhauser Bremer and Whyte    Mediator proposal of
            Pulaski et al    Electrical fire resulting in death of two   949 221 1000. Lee Lipscomb 310 552    250,000. Defense
                             children and grandmother. Arc in electric   3800                                  will not offer 100 k
                             wire from lamp.
5/23/2005   Broome v         54 yr old male took Ripped Fuel for 4       Ann Andrews Andrews Thornton          Settled 239,500
            Twin Labs        months and suffered a left cerebellar       Rex Littrell
                             stroke. Hx hypertension, alcoholism and     Ulmer Berne 614 229 0012
                             high cholesterol.
5/23/2005   Smith v Twin     35 yr old female began using Ripped Fuel    Ann Andrews Andrews Thornton          Settled 750,000
            Labs             in Feb.2000. April 2000 developed           Rex Littrell
                             pulmonary hypertension. Lung transplant     Ulmer Berne 614 229 0012
                             occurred. Daubert issues.
DATE        CASE           ISSUES                                      KEY PARTIES                             OUTCOME
            NAME
5/23/2005   Jones v Twin   45 year old female used Diet Fuel and       Ann Andrews Andrews Thornton            Settled 50,000
            Lab            dexatrim, as well as PPA and Xanax.         Rex Littrell
                           Dexatrim used 20 years. Shortly after she   Ulmer Berne 614 229 0012
                           added Diet Fuel, she complained of heart
                           palpations. Diagnosis inappropriate sinus
                           tachycardia. Daubert issue.
5/24/2004   Albertine v    CD ongoing                                                                          pending
            Presley



5/25 -      Cho v Shea     CD ongoing                                                                          pending
26/2005



5/27/2005   Morris Keren   Claim by operator of small regional group   John Adams                              Action plan
            v Regional     home against Regional Center of Orange      615 Civic Center Drive West             developer and case to
            Center         County for over-regulation,                 Santa Ana CA 92701                      return.
                           discrimination & violation of the           714 558 9000
                           Lanerman Act. Asserts improper                                                      Settled $950,000
                           coordination, and policy of disfavoring     James Murphy
                           placements in small family homes.           Murtaugh Miller Nelson & Treglia 2603
                                                                       Main Street Irvine CA 92614
                                                                       949 794 0000 jmurphy@mmnt.com

6/1/2005    Sarmiento v    Class Action alleging fraudulent            Kohut and Kohut 707 753 3100            No class certification;
            Discount       inducement to purchase discount travel                                              reimburse fee plus
            Travel         membership.                                                                         payment of 50 k plus
                                                                                                               injunction.
6/2/2005    Albertine v    CD ongoing. 159 homes
            Presley
DATE           CASE          ISSUES                                      KEY PARTIES                              OUTCOME
               NAME
6/3/2005       Zarris v      CD ongoing. 13 homes.                       Mike King                                settled
               Epistolous
                                                                         Clayton Anderson


6/6/2005       Carretto v    CD Ongoing. 12 homes                        Mark Newcomb                             pending
               Standard
               Pacific                                                   Clayton Anderson


6/7/2005       Cooper v      Cd ongoing. No. Cal. 159 homes with         Sheila Schaeffer                         Settled 12/30/05
               Dunmore       another 50 coming online.
                                                                         Ken Kasdan


6/8/2005       Cho v Shea    CD Ongoing                                  Fred Adelman                             Settled 1/06

                                                                         Stewart Reid


6/13/2005      Nishimura v   Real estate non disclosure and fraud        Anthony Case Farmer & Case 619 338       Settled 175 k
               Epstein       secondary to water leaks. Seller informed   0300
                             of cd case in 3 unit HOA but not of
                             specific condition in the residence.        Steve Lax Schaeffer & Lax 213 337 1000
6/14-15/2005   Cooper v      CD Ongoing                                                                           Settled 12/30/05.
               Dunmore



6/16/2005      Clarendon v   Allocation dispute between two insurers     Won Park Selman Breitman 310 445         Settled with mediator
               Steadfast     for indemnity payment and legal fees        0800. Allison Smith Spec Claims 916      proposal for 53,080
                             incurred.                                   354 0460
DATE        CASE            ISSUES                                        KEY PARTIES                             OUTCOME
            NAME
6/20/2005   Martinez v      Federal Fair Housing Act, Section 8           Phyllis Rostenberg Community Legal      Settled 50,000
            Chandler        Project Based Administration Plan and         Services of Arizona. 602 258 3434.
            Villiage        discrimination brought on behalf of
                            elderly SSI recipient living in assisted      Mike King, King and Kennick.
                            housing after unsuccessful eviction effort.
                            Eviction based on non-compliance with
                            Section 8 rules but eviction did not
                            comply with Section 8 procedures.
6/21/2005   Gerenraich v    Construction defect claim regarding pre       Larry Eisenberg. Eisenberg & Grey 949   Settled 147,000
            McLaughlin      sale improvements to single family            753 1500
                            residence. Major issue deck, French
                            door, windows. Mold in wall cavity            William Orzel Maxie Rheinheimer 619
                                                                          515 1155
6/22/2005   Allstate Home   Trade secret theft alleged against            Ed Susolik                              Settled. $85 k to
            Loan v          employees and subsequent employer.            Callahan and Blaine                     reimburse fees plus
                            Damages claimed include loss of revenue       3 Hutton Centre Dr. # 900               placement of $8mm
                            from in process loans.                        SA CA 92707                             in future sub prime
                                                                          714 241 4444                            loans.
                                                                          714 241 4445 fax
                                                                          Ross Shanberg
                                                                          19200 Von Karman Suite 400 Irvine,CA
                                                                          91612.
                                                                          949 622 5444
                                                                          949 622 5449 fax
6/23/2005   Diamond Firm    Constuction defect involving 8 homes.         Bruce Crow Anderson Kreiger             Global settlement




6/23/2005   Zarris v        Construction defect claim involving 13        Mike King, King and Kennick. Anderson   Global settlement
            Epilious        homes.                                        Kreiger.
DATE         CASE           ISSUES                                      KEY PARTIES                           OUTCOME
             NAME
6/24/2005    Martin v One   Construction defect ongoing. 7 SFH          Ken Kasdan                            Settled 10/05 for 330
             Ford Road      alleging siding problems.                   Julie Bergstrom                       k.



6/25/2005    3040 West      Business dispute secondary to $25 mm        Thomas Umberg Morrison Foerster 949   Settled. Waiver of
             Carriage v     asset sale. Claims involved stock           251 7500                              $2.5 mm installment.
             pacific        redemption valuation, payment of                                                  Stock surrender at
             Consolidated   installment, and 11 claims for              Milford Dahl Rutan & Tucker 714 641   value of $0.0.
                            concealment and non-disclosure of           3438.                                 Affirmative claims
                            international produce issues and claims.                                          waived. Business
                            Amount in controversy exceeded 7.5 mm.                                            relationship
                                                                                                              terminated.
6/27-28/05   Cooper v       CD ongoing                                                                        Settled 1/2006 and
             Dunmore                                                                                          finalized 6/2006



6/29/2005    US Fire v      Insurance insurer dispute secondary to      J. Patrick Gallagher                  Settled
             Federal        denial of homeowner association             Henderson Gallagher & Kane
             Insurance      insurance tender of claim for mold          745 Fort Street Suite 1550
                            remediation by association member. US       Honolulu Hawaii 96813
                            Fire defended while Federal denied and      808 531 2023
                            stood on exclusions. Judgment against
                            the HOA was entered at trial. US Fire
                            asserted that not all of the claim was
                            precluded, attorney fees were due under a
                            broad duty to defend, and the underlying
                            judgment was for negligence.
6/30/2005    Hill View v    Ventura: Binding Arbitration: Dispute       Lisa Hovboll                          Arb. Award issued.
             Notrica        between two developers regarding failed     POB 3271
                            land sale.                                  Quartz Hill CA 93586
                                                                         661 478 2299.
                                                                        Ronald Dessy
                                                                        1301 L Street
DATE         CASE           ISSUES                                      KEY PARTIES                                OUTCOME
             NAME
                                                                         Bakersfield CA 93301
                                                                        661 322 3683



7/8/2005     Juarez




7/11-12/05   Albertine v    CD involving 149 single family homes v      Fred Adelman, Verboon firm;                Settlement.
             Presley        developer and appx 45 subcontractors                                                   $1,875,000 appx
                                                                        John Ohara, Newmeyer & Dillion


7/13/2005    Voltaire v     Habitability claim involving 22 current     Mike King                                  Settled 10/05 830,000
             F&A            and former tenants alleging violation of    King & Kennick
                            Unruh Civil Rights Act. Claims of           20042 Beach Blvd.
                            harassment and rent increases utilized to   Huntington Beach CA 92648
                            force out tenants.                          714 374 2720
                                                                        714 374 1190 fax

                                                                        Russell Wollman
                                                                        Murchison & Summing
                                                                        801 S. Grand Avenus
                                                                        LA CA 90017
                                                                        213 623 7400

                                                                        Robert Brennan 818 249 5291
7/14/2005    Martin v       Employment. Allegations of sexual           John Fitzgerald, Fitzgerald & Mule, 1111   Settled $150,000
             Bighorn Golf   harassment made by masseuse against         Tahquitz Cyn Way # 10 Palm Springs
             Club & Jerry   resident of defendant county club, and      92262 760 325 5505;
             Weintraub      failure of defendant to ensure a safe
                            working environment.                        Martin Singer, Lavely & Singer 2049
                                                                        Century Park East LA CA 90067 310 556
                                                                        3501
DATE         CASE             ISSUES                    KEY PARTIES                              OUTCOME
             NAME
                                                        Donald Holben 5030 Camino de la Siesta
                                                        Suite 350 San Diego 92108 619 220
                                                        5555.
7/15/2005    Jammaldine




7/18/2005    Cooper v         CD Sacto Ongoing          Ken Kasdan                               Settled 12/30/05
             Dunmore
                                                        Steven Henning


7/19-20/05   Atwater v        CD ongoing                Mark Milstein                            settled
             Beazer
                                                        Keith Koeller


7/21/05      Morris Kern      See 5/27/05                                                        settled




7/22/05      Gross v Sierra   Robert J. Young           Landlord Tenant invasion of privacy.     Did not settle.
                              Michael Prtter            Unauthorized entry and surreptitious     Eventually dismissed
                              Pratter & Young           taping.                                  by P.
                              11664 National Bl. #441
                              LA CA 90064
                              310 820 2988
                              310 820 8466 fax

                              Blake Hudson
DATE        CASE            ISSUES                                     KEY PARTIES              OUTCOME
            NAME
7/26/2005   Stark v Luna    Real estate disclosure and Mold claim. P   Chris Riddle             Settled $25,000
7/27/2005                   discovered crack in slab.                  Harbin & McCarron
                                                                       1801 E Parkcourt Place
                                                                       SA CA 92701
                                                                       714 550 0941
                                                                       Cheryl Davidson
                                                                       Grimm Vranjes
                                                                       550 W C # 1100
                                                                       SD CA 92101
                                                                       619 231 8802
                                                                       619 233 6039
7/28/2005   Wells




8/2-14/05   Vacation




8/15/2005   Albertine v     CD final day                                                        Global settlement
            Presley



8/16/2005   Atwater v       CD ongoing                                                          Settled 11/2005
8/17/2005   Beazer



8/19/2005   Cho v JF Shea   CD ongoing                                 Fred Adelman             pending

                                                                       Stewart Reid
DATE        CASE           ISSUES                                     KEY PARTIES                        OUTCOME
            NAME
8/22/2005   Martin v One   CD final                                                                      Settled 365,000
            Ford Road



8/23/2005   Richmond v     Real Estate and product liability claim    L. Victor Bilger                   Bankruptcy stayed
            Wolseley       secondary to water intrusion into          Arlene Berger                      action
                           residence and lower antique store. Leak    Wilson Elser Moskowitz
                           produced mold which plaintiffs asserted    1055 W 7th Street Suite 2700
                           damaged antiques, injured their health,    LA CA 90017
                           and ruined their business.                 213 624 3044
                                                                      213 624 8060 fax

                                                                      Sally Schubert
                                                                      Kinkle Rodiger & Spriggs
                                                                      888 S. Figueroa Street
                                                                      Suite 1000
                                                                      LA, CA 90017
                                                                      213 629 1261
                                                                      213 629 8382 fax

                                                                      Steve Zelig 310 442 6012
8/24/2005   Kontokanis v   Auto PI – 3 Vehicle rear ender. Injuries   Michael Marmer                     Settled including
            Commerce &     to right knee, back, stomach and teeth.    306 North Avalon                   C&R.
            Industry       Claim in intervention for medical          Wilmington CA 90744 310 835 7188
            Insurance      expenses and temporary disability          Michael Jonescu
                           payments. Plaintiff had surgery to right   Adelson Testan Brundo
                           shoulder rotator cuff and MRI revealed     1851 E 1st Street Suite 100
                           disc herniations not present in a prior    Santa Ana CA 92705
                           MRI two years earler. Plaintiff a marine   714 245 8888
                           machinist engaged in heavy lifting. Meds   David Ball
                           68 k with comp lien of 51 k                Biesty Garretty & Wagner
                                                                      5200 W. Century Blvd.
                                                                      Suite 880
                                                                      LA CA 90045
DATE        CASE           ISSUES                                       KEY PARTIES                            OUTCOME
            NAME
                                                                        213 617 9193




8/24/2005   Universal      Breach of lease asserted by tenant against   Jeff Huron Huron Law Group 1875        Settled for lease
            Bank v DC      buyer of building for failure to maintain    Century Park East Suite 1000 Los       reformation and
            Universal      common areas post transfer of title.         Angeles CA 90067                       money.
                           Damages included tenant improvement          310 284 340090071
                           expenses incurred upon occupancy, loss
                           of revenue, mold abatement. Defense is       Gregory Kunert,
                           that buyer intended to renovate but          Richards Watson & Gershon Ezra
                           plaintiff brought suit too early.            Reinstein 355 S Grand Avenue LA CA
                                                                        213 626 8484

                                                                        Roger Yuen
                                                                        Jung & Yuen
                                                                        888 S Figueroa Suite 720 LA CA 90017
                                                                        213 689 8880
8/25/2005   Cho v Shea     CD ongoing                                                                          Settled early 2006




8/26/2005   Millennium v   Theft of trade secrets claim asserted        Callahan & Blaine                      Settlement of claim
            Peckenpaugh    against employees of insurance               Caroline Molloy                        of employees for
                           brokerage. Cross claim of fraud in                                                  400,000; Settlement
                           inducement, defamation and wrongful          Gauntlett & Associates. Andrew         of claim of former
                           termination                                  Sussman 949 553 1010                   employer for
                                                                                                               392,000. Settlements
                                                                                                               from insurance
                                                                                                               proceeds.
DATE        CASE             ISSUES                                        KEY PARTIES                             OUTCOME
            NAME
9/7/2005    Grant v Rifkin   Real estate non disclosure in connection      Steven Roseman 10940 Wilshire Blvd.     Settled $100,000
                             with sale of $8.5 mm single family home       LA CA 90024
                             in Beverly Hills. Prior knowledge and         310 208 7400
                             non-disclosure of water intrusion through
                             lower level and garage alleged to have        Martin Singer
                             been covered by drywall. Cost of repair       Levely & Singer
                             asserted to be $250,000.                      2049 Century park East
                                                                           Suite 2400
                                                                           Los Angeles CA 90067
                                                                           310 556 3501
                                                                           310 556 3615
9/26/2005   Martin v         Habitability claims of 28 tenants asserting   Michael King
            Reynoso          mold exposure, unsafe living conditions.
                                                                           Rob Strom


9/26/2005   Voltair v.       Habitability claims                           Michael King                            Settled 10/05 865,000
            F&A
                                                                           Robert Brennan 3151 Montrose Ave La
                                                                           Crescenta CA 91214 818 249 5291 Also:
                                                                           Eugene Moore 951 Warwick S A4
                                                                           Thousand Oaks, CA 91360 818 632 9882
9/27/2005   Cruz v           CD Ongoing                                                                            Settled all except
            Standard                                                                                               Corbin Tile 12/2005
            Pacific


9/28/2005   Aguilera v       CD ongoing – 4 remaining parties –                                                    Settled 12/05
            Standard         primary case settled 2 yrs ago.
            Pacific
DATE           CASE            ISSUES                                     KEY PARTIES                             OUTCOME
               NAME
9/29/2005      Voltair v.      Habitability claims See 9/6.               Michael King                            Settled 10/05 865,000
               F&A                                                        20042 Beach Bl. HB 92648 714 374 2720
                                                                          Russell Wollman
                                                                          Murchison & Cumming 801 S. Grand LA
                                                                          CA 90017 213 630 1037

9/30/2005      Villegas v      Construction accident. Supervisor
               Dolan           ordered untrained subcontracted worker
                               to move lift. Crush injury.


10/3/2005      Powers v        CD Ongoing                                 Bruce Crow
               Barclay                                                    Mark Worthge
               Homes


10/4-10/2005   No cases




10/11/2005     Ambrosi         Wrongful death of 82 year old man, plus    Peter Noronha                           PI – 65 k
                               fractured ankle of 35 year old woman.      Quincy Cornelius 760 489 2888           WD – 152 k
                               Auto v auto and pedestrian                 Mark Klute 909 888 3887


10/12/2005     Rossell v C&C   Custom Home in Marina Del Rey              William Miltner                         Settled 390 k
               Partners        designed for P and built by D contractor   Perkins Miltner
                               as a design build. Delay and excessive     750 B Street Suite 2800
                               charges claim following claim for unpaid   SD CA 92101
                               fees – also CD claim.                      Domingo Tan
                                                                          Wood Smith
DATE         CASE            ISSUES                                      KEY PARTIES                            OUTCOME
             NAME
10/14/2005   Kates v Grush   Construction site accident. P employed      Michael Ainbinder                      Settled 875 k plus
             & KCB           by Grush as a temp independent              2525 Cherry Ave # 210 Signal Hill CA   comp benefits with
                             contractor. KCB borrowed him from           90807                                  C&R.
                             Grush and assumed supervision. KCB
                             back charged by Grush. P a special          Thomas Corless, Joni Gaudes, Eugene
                             employee of KCB. P fell from high           Egan –
                             platform and was significantly injured.     Briedenbach Huchting & Hamblet
                             Issue of special employee, worker comp      1000 Wilshire Blvd.
                             exclusivity as Grush had type 1 indemnity   LA CA 90017
                             in its favor.                               213 624 3431
                                                                         213 624 3430 fax

                                                                         Mark Weinstein/Fred Bystrom, Veatch
                                                                         Huang
                                                                         700 S Flower # 2200
                                                                         LA CA 90017.

10/20/2005   Atwater v       CD Ongoing                                                                         Settled 12/05
             Beazer



10/24/2005   Cruz v          Habitability ongoing
             Reynoso



10/25/2005   Tassin v        Employment and ownership dispute.           Kathleen Peterson                      Settled. Buyout
             Newport Coast   Tassin a radiologist and shareholder        Kathleen@prestongates.com 1900 Main    terms negotiated.
             Radiology       employee for 6 yrs. Resigned under          Street Irvine CA 92614. 949 623 3530
                             pressure and seeks compensation and
                             buyout.
DATE         CASE           ISSUES                                    KEY PARTIES                              OUTCOME
             NAME
10/26/2005   Tustin Del     CD ongoing                                                                         Settled 12/2005
             Verde v.
             Venturanza


10/27/2005   Cooper v       CD ongoing. 98 homes at end.                                                       Settled 12/2005
             Dunmore



10/28/2005   Santiago v     Elder abuse. Elder abuse.. Plaintiff      Scott Soble. L/O
             Hancock Park   suffers dementia. Daughter, a nurse ,     Stewart Levin
                            alleges lack of proper and timely care,   4727 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 403 LA 90010
                            and wants to relocate mother to           323 933 8760
                            another facility.
                                                                      Kippy Wroten
                                                                      Regina Casey
                                                                      Bonne Bridges
                                                                      1750 E 4th Street
                                                                      Santa Ana 92705
                                                                      714 835 1157
10/28/2005   Rossal v C&C   See 10/12                                 Sandy Atkins, Zurich POB 1749 Brea CA    Settled 390,000
             Partners                                                 92882 714 984 2233
                                                                      Harry Griffith
                                                                      643 Bair Island Road # 400
                                                                      Redwood City CA 94063 650 365 7710
10/31/2005   Barajas v      Employment – wage & Hour. P was IT        James Cordes                             Settled 50,000
             CWB            manager for D. Issue was whether he was    8 E Figueroa Suite 210
                            exempt and subject to executive           Santa Barbara, CA 93101
                            exemption.                                805 965 6800
                                                                      805 965 7134 fax
                                                                      jim@jamescordes.com

                                                                      Alfred Landegger
                                                                      Landegger & Barron
DATE        CASE          ISSUES                                        KEY PARTIES                               OUTCOME
            NAME
                                                                        15760 Ventura Blvd. # 1200 Encino, CA
                                                                        91436



11/1/2005   Tustin Del    CD Ongoing                                                                              Settled 14,500 peer
            Verde v                                                                                               unit
            Venturanaza


11/1/2005   Shekter v     Architectural E&O and const. defect –         John Omeara – Bremer, Whyte Brown         Settled $3 mm
            Senneca       ongoing. Post earthquake reconstruction       and Omeara. Steve Zelig.
                          –defective tie in of parking garage to
                          apartment building.
11/2/2005   Chron v Wal   Discovery Referee. Defective                  Joe Potocki, Mary Pendleton and others.   Pending
            Mart          construction of retaining wall for
                          shopping center. Failure impacting
                          adjacent residential property.
11/2/2005   Feinberg v    Theft of trade secrets and breach of          Mark Brutzkus & Chris Baker               Settled. P repaid
            Basiltops     fiduciary duty by partner in basil business   Ezra, Brutzkus & Gubner 16830 Ventura     50% of defendant’s
                          who allegedly took P’s formulary for          Blvd. # 310 Encino, CA 91436              seed money (50 k
                          basis growing and pesto and formed            818 995 0215                              paid). Assets
                          oown company.                                 818 501 3618                              separated and non
                                                                        mbrutzkus@ebg-law.com. Cbaker@ebg-        disparagement
                                                                        law.com                                   clauses.

                                                                        John Farmer
                                                                        Farmer & Case 402 W Broadway Suite
                                                                        1100
                                                                        SD CA 92101
                                                                        619 338 0300
DATE        CASE           ISSUES                                        KEY PARTIES                             OUTCOME
            NAME
11/3/2005   Acosta v AAA   Insurance Bad Faith arising form              Donna Kirby                             Settled 375,000
                           adjustment of fire losses secondary to        Ford Walker
                           2003 fires.                                   1 World Trade Center
                                                                         Long Beach CA 90831
                                                                         562 983 2500.
                                                                         donna@fwhb.com

                                                                         Kevin McCormick
                                                                         Benton Orr
                                                                         39 N California
                                                                         Ventura CA 93001
                                                                         805 648 5111
                                                                         Kmccormick@bentonorr.com.

                                                                         Neil Anapol
                                                                         2550 Hollywood Way # 202 Burbank CA
                                                                         91505
                                                                         818 566 7875. anapollaw@aol.com
11/4/2005   Garcia v       Real estate & insurance bad faith claims.     Craig Rossell                           Settled as to buyer
            California     Post-trial pre appeal mediation of claim      Hunt Ortmann Blasco, et al              for 450 k
            Real Estate    by homeowner against realtor and realtor      301 N Lake Avenue 7th floor
            Resources      against insurer. Homeowner claimed            Pasadena CA 91101 – 1817                Settled as to broker
                           failure to disclose differential fill and     626 440 5200                            bad faith claim in
                           subsidence. First sale of home cancelled                                              amount of 200k
                           when issue became known to buyers.            Lewis Brisbois
                           Broker’s niece bought the property then       Esther Holm and Dan Rudderow 650
                           re-sold through broker with out               Town Center Drive Suite 1400 Costa
                           disclosure. Insurer provided defense to       Mesa, CA 92626 714 545 9200
                           agency of broker plus separate council
                           and initially refused to provide defense to   Tom Jacobson
                           broker and rejected demands within the        Gresham Savage Nolan & Tilden; 3750
                           policy limits. Jury awarded damages,          University Avenue Suite 250 Riverside
                           including punitive damages, in excess of      CA 92501 951 684 2171
                           policy limits.
DATE        CASE           ISSUES                                    KEY PARTIES                            OUTCOME
            NAME
                                                                     Randall Faith 908 Village Oaks Drive
                                                                     Covina CA 91723 626 331 1777



11/7/2005   Zhang v        Class action/employment – wage and        John Hochhausler                       Pending
            Chung King     hour claims by employees of family        Lord Bissell & Brooke
            Restaurantes   owned small fast food restaurant chain.   300 S Grand # 800
                           Claim for overtime, meals and breaks.     LA CA 90071
                                                                     213 485 150
                                                                     213 341 6750 fax
                                                                     jhochhaulsler@lordbissell.com

                                                                     Judd Gilefsky
                                                                     Lewis Brisbois
                                                                     213 250 1800
                                                                     213 250 7900 fax
                                                                     gilefsky@lbbslaw.com

                                                                     Lee Burrows
                                                                     Callahan & Blaine
                                                                     3 Hutton Centre Drive
                                                                     SA CA 92707
                                                                     714 241 4444
                                                                     714 241 4445 fax

11/8/2005   Tustin Del     CD ongoing                                                                       Pending
            Verde



11/9/2005   Powers v       CD ongoing                                                                       Pending
            Barclay
            Homes
DATE         CASE            ISSUES                                      KEY PARTIES                            OUTCOME
             NAME
11/10/2005   Bockman v       Brother A owns window-covering              Victor Wear and Harvey Weimer Graves   Settled 125 k
             Bockman         business. Business employs brother B as     and King 3610 Fourteenth Street
                             an independent contractor. B injured        Riverside CA 92501
                             installing window covering when scaffold    951 680 0100
                             moved. A was responsible for the
                             scaffold                                    John Manly
                                                                         Kevin McGuire
                                                                         Manly and McGuire
                                                                         555 Anton Blvd. Suite 1200
                                                                         Costa Mesa CA 92626
                                                                         714 557 9999
11/11/2005   Leuge v         Employment discrimination claim by          William Crosby                         First of two sessions.
             United States   assistant US Atty secondary to failure to   Barnes Crosby 2030 Main Street Suite   Settled at second
             Government      promote.                                    1050 Irvine CA 92614                   session for job re
             (US Attorney)                                               949 852 1100                           classification and atty
                                                                         Ron Silver Assistant United States     fees.
                                                                         Attorney
                                                                         1000 SE Third Ave suite 600 Portland
                                                                         OR 92704
                                                                         503 727 1025
                                                                         ron.silver@usdoj.gov
11/14/2005   Atwater v       CD ongoing
             Beazer



11/14/2005   Tustin Del      CD ongoing
             Verde v
             Ventruanzana


11/15/2005   Tustin Del      CD ongoing
             Verde
DATE         CASE            ISSUES                                      KEY PARTIES                               OUTCOME
             NAME
11/15/2005   Cruz v          CD – 14 single family homes. Ongoing        Bruce Crowe, Anderson & Kreiger.          pending
             Standard                                                    Mark Newcomb, Koeller Nebeker
             Pacific


11/16/2005   Caretto V       CD – 16 single family homes                 Louri Twitchell, Anderson & Kreiger.      Partial settlement
             Standard                                                    Mark Newcomb.                             with subcontractors.
             Pacific                                                                                               Ongoing.


11/17/2005   Cooper v        CD ongoing                                                                            Settled main action
             Dunmore                                                                                               12/30/05.



11/18/2005   Estate of       Coordinated Firestone Tire litigation.      Steve Lewis                               Settled
             Lewis v         Claim against Pep Boys secondary to tire    Lewis Briebois 221 N igueroa Suite 1200
             Firestone and   de treading, resulting in fatal accident.   LA CA 90012 213 250 1800
             Pep Boys        Pep Boys had sold two tires and were to
                             move front tires to rear and place new      Jeff Milman
                             tires on front. They left on an old worn    Lopez Hodes
                             tire which failed.                          450 Newport Center Drive Suite 200
                                                                         Newport Beach CA 92660 949 640 8222
11/21/2005   Kinsley v       Real Estate non disclosure. Allegation      Brian Wolf                                Settled 20 k
             Rovin           sellers failed to disclose an encroaching   Paul Sorrell
                             retaining wall was built without permits,   Lavely & Singer
                             windows were improperly installed and       2049 Century Park East
                             the home was rodent infested. Rapairs       Suite 2400
                             alleged to be 62 k. Sellers claim no        Los Angeles CA 90067
                             knowledge, buyers were gutting the home     310 556 3501
                             for a remodel, including replacement of     Daniel Gentile
                             the windows, so no damages.                 Pope and Gentile
                                                                         15278 Mani Street Suite C
                                                                         Hesperia CA 92345
                                                                         760 244 7351
DATE         CASE           ISSUES                                         KEY PARTIES                           OUTCOME
             NAME
11/21/2005   Century 21     Business                                       Callahan & Blaine                     Pending. Business
             Superstars v                                                                                        appraisal being
             Coastline                                                                                           conducted.
             Capital
             Partners
11/21/2005   Century 21     Commercial mediation – breach of               Steven Morris
             Superstars v   “engagement letter” created to provide a       Turner Aubert & Friedman
             LSA            limited time in which Coastline would          8383 Wilshire Blvd #510
             Corporation    have the exclusive opportunity to              Beverly Hills CA 90211
                            introduce superstars to a third-party          323 653 9300
                            lender to provide financing for an             323 653 3021 fax
                            anticipated purchase of a corporate            smorris@taflaw.net
                            investment. Superstars asserted Coastline
                            did not possess the expertise to deliver the   Jeremy Johnson
                            financing resulting in Superstars’             Bremer Whyte Brown & O’Meara
                            expenditure of funds to obtain financing       20320 SW Birch St
                            in the secondary market. Coastline             Newport Beach CA 92660
                            Capital (LSA) asserts that Plaintiff           949 221 1000
                            breached the agreement to avoid paying a       949 221 1001 fax
                            commission of a minimum of $400,000.           jjohnson@bremerandwhyte.com
11/22/2005   Rogers v LA    Brain injury to 37 year old tri-athlete                                              Settled at third
             Times          following bicycle accident with                                                      session. $ 3mm
                            independent contractor delivery service
                            for LA Times. Multiple partes.
11/23/2005   Stites v       ADA discovery referee                                                                Ongoing
             Promus



11/28/2005   Loranger v     Insurance bad faith in re title insurance      Laurence Noles                        Settled 150 k
             Old Republic   claim denial. Insurer accidentally wrote       450 Ocean Ave. Laguna Beach CA 9265
             Title          an extended homeowner’s title policy.          949 376 3055
                            These are intended for natural person
                            owners and not businesses. Upon tender         Terrance Stowe 1801 Von Karmen Ave.
DATE         CASE              ISSUES                                    KEY PARTIES            OUTCOME
             NAME
                               of easement claim insurer cancelled the   Suite 440
                               policy and denied the claim. Damages      Irvine CA 92612
                               claimed were $397,000.                    949 724 0150


11/29/2005   Kipes Corp. v     Business dispute. Plaintiff owns          Mark Rosen             Settled for payment
             Allensworth       restaurant , defendants are landlords.    600 W Santa Ana Blvd   of 250,000 to buy out
                               Landlords are selling the property.       Suite 900              the option, plus 6
                               Plaintiff exercised 10 yr option.         Santa Ana CA 92701     months deferred rent
                               Defendant asserted breach of lease.       714 2859838            – to permit D to find
                                                                                                another location.
                                                                         Fred Kranz
                                                                         Cox Castle Nicholson
                                                                         19800 MacArthur
                                                                         Suite 500
                                                                         Irvine CA 92612
                                                                         949 476 2111
                                                                         949 476 0256 fax
11/30/2005   Stites v Hilton   ADA discovery referee ongoing




12/1/2005    Leuge v           Employment discrimination claim by asst   William Crosby         Settled. Payment of
             United States     US Atty in re failure to promote.                                atty fees and
             Atty                                                        AUSA                   performance protocol
                                                                                                with change in direct
                                                                                                reporting and new
                                                                                                responsibilities.
12/2/2005    Cruz v            CD ongoing                                                       Settled. 14, 500 per
             Standard                                                                           home.
             Pacific
DATE        CASE           ISSUES                                       KEY PARTIES                             OUTCOME
            NAME
12/3/2005   Silberman v    Employment                                                                           Settled
            Sears



12/5/2005   Tustin Del     CD ongoing
            Verde



12/6,7,8/   Stites v       ADA discovery reference                                                              ongoing
2005        Promus



12/9/2005   Rogers v Los   Brain injury to 37 year old tri-athlete      Seth Whitaker                           Settled at third
            Angeles Time   following bicycle accident with              Booth Mitchel & Strange                 session for aggregate
                           independent contractor delivery service      707 Wilshire Blvd Suite 4450            of $3.75 mm
                           for LA Times. Multiple parties. Issues       LA CA 90017 213 738 1000
                           of: employment status of driver, liability
                           of neighbor for overgrown shrub, nature      Roger Koll
                           and extent of injuries and comparative       970 W 190th Street Suite 920 Torrance
                           fault.                                       CA 90502
                                                                        310 366 7550

                                                                        Callahan & Blaine
                                                                        Dan Callahan
                                                                        3 Hutton Centre Drive
                                                                        Suite 900
                                                                        Santa Ana CA 92707
                                                                        714 241 4444
                                                                        sserpa@callahan-law.com
DATE         CASE             ISSUES                                      KEY PARTIES                               OUTCOME
             NAME
12/12/2005   Prestige Inc;.   Product liability claim relating to Henry   Steven Silverstein 710 S Parker # 5500    Settled $7,350,000
             V Bombardier     Nicholas (Broadcom) corporate jet. Door     Orange 92868; Peter Brotzen, Dwyer,
                              failed during takeoff.                      Daly, Brotzen & Bruno 550 S. Hope LA
                                                                          opp71 213 452 5180 Craig Gunther,
                                                                          Nicholas Ent. 15 Enterprise # 550 Aliso
                                                                          Viejo CA 92656 949 448 4300. Stewart
                                                                          Jasper 19800 MacArthur Suite 860 Irvine
                                                                          CA 92612 949 756 1560
12/12/2005   Erdat v Mak      Slip and fall on fruit peel at doorway to   Michael Nourman                           Mediator proposal of
                              restaurant. Medical bills $ 67 k includes   5900 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 1730 LA CA      100 k accepted by D
                              rotator cuff surgery.                       90036                                     and rejected by P. P
                                                                          323 935 2221                              stood on 1 mm
                                                                          323 935 4919                              demand.

                                                                          John Curl
                                                                          Sequoia Insurance
                                                                          70 Garden Court Suite 200
                                                                          Monterey CA 93940
                                                                          831 657 4582
                                                                          831 657 4514 fax
                                                                          johnc@sequoiains.com

                                                                          David Belofsky
                                                                          21515 Hawthorne Blvd
                                                                          Torrance CA 90503
                                                                          310 543 4642
                                                                          310 792 1647 fax
                                                                          david@dab-law.com
12/13/2005   Cooper v         CD ongoing
             Dunmore
DATE         CASE           ISSUES                                         KEY PARTIES                             OUTCOME
             NAME
12/14/2005   Rogers v Los   Brain injury to 37 year old tri-athlete                                                Settled at third
             Angeles Time   following bicycle accident with                                                        session
                            independent contractor delivery service
                            for LA Times. Multiple partes.
12/15/2005   Powers V       CD ongoing
             Barclay
             Homes


12/19/2005   Pettro V       Employment and constructive                    Michael Steponovich 701 South Parker
             American       termination. Plaintiff 40 plus yrs old         Street Suite 7500 Orange CA 92868 714
             Funding        director of claims had a quarrel with VP       479 0039
             Group          and asserts she was forced out and subject
                            to hostile work environment. After 9           David Montgomery Keating Muething &
                            months off plaintiff took lesser position at   Klekamp 1400 Provident Tower 1 E. 4th
                            another insurer for reduction in salary.       Street Cincinnati Ohio 45202 513 579
                                                                           6475 dmontgomery@kmklaw.com

                                                                           Carol Newbold AVP of HR Great
                                                                           American Insurance 580 Walnut St.
                                                                           Cincinnati OH 45202 513 369 5616
                                                                           Cnowbold@gaic.com
12/20/2005   Tustin del     CD ongoing
             Verde



12/21/2005   Silberman v
             Sears
DATE         CASE              ISSUES                                        KEY PARTIES                     OUTCOME
             NAME
12/21/2005   Atwater v         Cd ongoing                                                                    Global settlement
             Beazer                                                                                          achieved. $16,500
                                                                                                             per home.


12/21/2005   Kipes v
             Allenworth



12/22/2005   Stites v          ADA discovery referee                                                         Ongoing
             Promus



12/28/2005   Stites v          ADA discovery referee                                                         Ongoing
             Promus



1/5/2006     Stites v Hilton   Reference ongoing




1/6/2006     Villegas v        Construction accident commercial site.        Keith Bremer                    Dolan settled 1.0 mm
             Dolan             Dolan was gc. SRPC was the painting           Carol Caravetta
             Construction      subcontractor and employer of plaintiff.      Bremer Whyte Brown and Omeara   SRPC deadlocked at
                               Plaintiff’s brother was supervised by         20320 SW Birch Street           850 v 750 and settled
                               plaintiff but was directed to move a boom     Newport Beach CA 92660          thereafter.
                               by Dolan’s supervisor, did so improperly      949 221 1000
                               (not trained) causing plaintiff to sustain    949 221 1001
                               serious injuries. Issue is the liability of
                               the general for directing the work of the     Kenneth Anderson
                               sub. Sub’s carried type 1 endorsement in      Haight Brown and Bonesteel
                               favor of the general.                         6080 Center Drive Suite 800
DATE        CASE              ISSUES                                         KEY PARTIES                              OUTCOME
            NAME
                                                                             LA CA 90045
                                                                             310 215 7100
                                                                             310 215 7300

                                                                             Robert Wolfe
                                                                             Engstom Lipsomce Lack
1/9/2006    Quintana v        Construction site accident. 22 yr old          Barry Goldman                            Settled $5,000,000.
            West Builders     father of three fee through unshielded         Rose Klein Marias 801 S. Grand Ave.      Worker comp lein
                              penetration while performing pre for           LA CA 90017. 213 626 0571                waived. PD settled
                              masonry work. Rendered C 5                                                              with C&R and meds
                              quadriplegic. Liability disputes and           Tyler Offenhauser, Bremer & Whyte        left open for life
                              dispute in re compensation lien.               20320 SW Birch 2nd floor Newport Beach   without asserting
                                                                             CA 92660                                 credit.
                                                                             949 221 1000
1/10/2006   Dolan v 78        Commercial construction defect involving       Coby Keller 19900 MacArthur # 800        Pending
            Nordhal           strip center                                   Irvine 92612 949 553 9450

                                                                             Brent Grenado 19800 Macarthur # 290
                                                                             Irvine 92612 949 861 4100
1/11/2006   Criswell v        Personal Injury. Fall while attempting to      Nicole Whyte and Kere Tickner, Bremer    Settled at second
            Morales           rescue plaintiff’s dog after it was attacked   and Whyte – 949 221 1000. Harlan         mediation for
                              by defendant’s dog. Plaintiff was              Kistler/Robyn Beilin 951 686 8820        $300.000
                              walking in the street. Injuries included
                              knee surgery and ongoing back pain.
1/12/2006   Gafcon v 900      Breach of contract arising out of              Lorber Greenfield & Polito
            Street Partners   construction of 115 apartment/mixed use        Steve Polito
                              project in San Diego. Cost of repair and       13985 Stowe Drive
                              relocation exceeds $ 5mm                       Poway, CA 92064 858 513 1020
                              Co mediation with Judge Sundvold
                                                                             Robert Carlson, Koeller Nebeker 225
                                                                             Broadway San Diego CA 92101 619 233
                                                                             1600

                                                                             Douglas Rafner
DATE        CASE           ISSUES                         KEY PARTIES                             OUTCOME
            NAME
                                                          Wolfenzon Schulman 10401 Roselle
                                                          Street Suite J San Diego CA 92121 858
                                                          646 0071 drafner@wolfenzon.com
                                                          (Phoenix, LV, Reno, SD)

                                                          Steve Tee 760 431 3366

                                                          Michael Edwards Byron Edwards&
                                                          Mostofi 402 W Broadway Suite 1900 San
                                                          Diego CA 92101
                                                          619 400 5880 medwards@bemapc.com
1/16/2006   Stites v       ADA case. Ongoing as referee   Aaron Stites, in pro per
            Promus



1/18/2006   Garcia v
            Western Exp.



1/19/2006   Stites         Ongoing




1/23/2006   Stites         Ongoing




1/24/2006   Caretto v SP   CD Ongoing                     Mark Newcome, Koeller Nebeker
                                                          Lauri Twitchell,
DATE        CASE           ISSUES                                        KEY PARTIES                             OUTCOME
            NAME
1/25/2006   Stites         Ongoing




1/26/2006   Seminar        na




1/27/2006   Rilly v Twin   Use of Ripped Fuel, and ephedra based         Rex Littrell, Ulmer Berne               Settled $500,000
            Lab            product, alleged to result in cardiac         88 E Broad Street Suite 1600 Columbus
                           complication requiring open heart surgery     Ohio 43215
                           in 28 Yr old bodybuilder who suffered         614 229 0000 rlittrell@ulmer.com
                           from Hypertension.
                                                                         Ann Andrews
                                                                         John Thornton
                                                                         820 N. Parton Santa Ana CA 92701 714
                                                                         565 7555 aa@andrewsthornton.com
1/30/2006   Rogozinski v   Elder abuse claim against defendant           Kippy Wroten                            Settled $ 150,000
            Rio Hondo      arising from failed treatment for skin        Regina Casey
            Convalescent   breakdown on coccyx and lower                 Bonne Bridges
                           extremities resulting in sepsis secondary     714 835 1157
                           to infected decubitus ulcers on feet.
                           Patient, age 95, died. Defense asserted       Robert Chavez
                           plaintiff properly treated, in advanced       Wilkes McHugh
                           atherosclerotic disease rendering infection   310 406 3003
                           treatment difficult, but that the care plan
                           was appropriate.                              Robert Fancy
                                                                         Skilled Healthcare
                                                                         949 282 5817
                                                                         rfancy@skilledhealthcare.com
DATE        CASE             ISSUES                                       KEY PARTIES                             OUTCOME
            NAME
1/30/2006   Irma Santiago    Elder abuse.. Plaintiff suffers dementia.    Scott Soble                             Settled 15,000
            V Hancock        Daughter, a nurse , alleges lack of proper   Stewart Levin
            Park             and timely care, and wants to relocate       323 933 8760
            Rehabilitation   mother to another facility.
            Center                                                        Kippy Wroten
                                                                          Regina Casey
                                                                          Bonne Bridges
                                                                          1750 E 4th Street
                                                                          Santa Ana 92705
                                                                          714 835 1157
2/1/2006    Sourcelink v     Software licensing and breach of contract    Callahan and Blaine                     $ 2 mm offered. 10
            Carrourfours     claim involving termination of multi year    Ed Susolik                              mm plus 10 yr
                             business tracking software systems.                                                  contract demanded


2/2/2006    Cho v Shea       CD Ongoing. 138 single family homes.                                                 Global settlement
                                                                                                                  5,274,000



2/2/2006    Rogers v LA      Bicycle v Auto. P a competitive rider        Kevin Smith, Wood Smith 818 551 6001    Settled 3,219,000
            Times            proceeding downhill confronted by            Seth Whitaker, Booth Mitchell 213 738   with confidentiality.
                             delivery vehicle on wrong side of            0100
                             roadway. Major orthopedic injuries with      Ed Susolik, Callahan & Blaine
                             some brain injury overlay
2/3/2006    Cruz v           Habitability case involving 21 residents     Mike King                               Pending
            Reynoso          of apartment building. Owner convicted
                             in San Diego as slumlord.                    Rob Strom


2/6/2006    Martinez v       Employment and sexual harassment                                                     Settled. $85,000 with
            Bev. Hills       alleged by 8-year hotel server. Max                                                  resignation and
            Hotel            earnings 35 k per year. Sexual                                                       confidentiality.
                             harassment included unwanted
                             homosexual solicitation and anti
                             homosexual comments by supervisors,
DATE        CASE           ISSUES                                       KEY PARTIES                               OUTCOME
            NAME
                           and asserted lack of proper investigation
                           by Human Resources Department



2/7/2006    McClister v    Exposure of children to mold and             Ronald Schwartz                           Settled
            Childtime      asbestos by day care center. Allegations     949 644 7283
                           include willful and negligent failure to     Christopher Workman
                           advise parents.                              619 239 4340
                                                                        cworkman@lawbko.com

2/9/2006    Smith v        Real estate fraud and non disclosure in      Steve Spierer 707 Torrance Blvd. # 200    Mediation did not
            Richards       connection with sale of 25 unit apartment    Torrance 90277 310 540 3199               produce offer. D
                           complex. Repairs by buyers exceeded $1                                                 wants evidence
                           mm.                                          Tomas Morales                             plaintiffs can state a
                                                                        525 B Street S 1500                       claim. Suit now to be
                                                                        San Diego CA 92101                        filed.
                                                                        619 233 9300
2/13/2006   Actota v       Construction site accident. Plaintiff in a   Steve Bell 520 S. El Camino Real Suite    Settlement 250,000
            Vratsinas      zoom boom injured when boom struck by        528 San Mateo 94402 650 343 3051          between plaintiffs,
            Construction   dump truck bed while it was unloading.                                                 defendants Willies
                           Issue of whether plaintiff was to have       John Gaulle Oddenino & Gaule 444 E        and Stice and the
                           been in location and adequacy of traffic     Huntington Drive Suite 325 Arcadia CA     intervenor.
                           controls. Comp lien of 131 k.                91006 626 446 7778
                                                                                                                  Plaintif and Vratsinas
                                                                        Julie August                              settled 100 k
                                                                        Schaffer Lax 515 S. Figueroa Suite 1400
                                                                        LA 90071 213 337 1000

                                                                        Larry Peterson 1440 N Harbor Suite 225
                                                                        Fullerton 92835 714 871 3191
DATE           CASE              ISSUES                                      KEY PARTIES                              OUTCOME
               NAME
2/17/2006      Guazon v          Employment, Wage & Hour claim.              William Bently Atkinson Andelson 3612    Settled 85,000
               Abdella Adult     Defendant a family owned business.          Mission Inn Ave. Riverside 92501 951
               and Children’s    Plaintiff, a distant relative non-owner,    683 1122
               Residential       resided in facility and worked there 4
               Facilities        years. She asserted 14-hour days, no        Dennis Rihn 144 N Glendale Ave., Suite
                                 overtime and no pay time records.           300 Glendale CA 91206
                                                                             818 265 0525

                                                                             Robert Ronne
                                                                             840 Apollo St S 307
                                                                             El egundo CA 90245
                                                                             310 322 1696
2/18/2006      Yamaguchi v       Arbitration. Constructive fraud, errors     Frank Caughlin 600 W Santa Ana Blvd.     Award issued.
               Isogawa           and omissions and breach of fiduciary       Suite 202 Santa Ana 92701 714 835 5681
                                 duty against CPA in connection with
                                 missed deadlines for filing returns in re   Robert Cherry8001 Irvine Center Drive
                                 foreign trust and cover up.                 Suite 1574 Irvine 92618 949 753 8131
2/20/2006      Stites v Hilton   ADA reference matter                                                                 Ongoing




2/21-22/2006   Martin v          Habitability claim ongoing                                                           Ongoing
               Reynoso



2/22/2006      Newport           Business partnership/real estate. Owner     Steve Ellis                              Settled with
               Technologies      leased building in expectation of buyout.   Rutan & Tucker                           negotiated buyout of
               v Mustoffi        Escrow not opened and tenant held over.                                              the building and lump
                                 Tenant asserted tenant’s rights and                                                  sum payment.
                                 claimed owner interfered with business.
DATE           CASE              ISSUES                                      KEY PARTIES                             OUTCOME
               NAME
2/22/2006      Darling v         Employment and constructive termination     Joseph Aliberti                         Dismissed
               Neptune Fire      claim asserted by office assistant. Claim   5000 Birch Street Suite 405 Newport
               Protection        of sexual and religious harassment.         Beach CA 92660
                                                                             949 724 0550

                                                                             Glenn Briggs Hodel Briggs Winter 8105
                                                                             Irvine Center Drive Irvine CA 92660
                                                                             949 450 4422
                                                                             gbriggs@hbwlp.com

2/23/2006      Newport           Real Estate and business workout. Action    Stephen Ellis                           Settled via a sale of
               Technologies      for judicial foreclosure of deed of trust   Rutan & Tucker                          the building.
               v Mostafavi       stemming from Memorandum of                 611 Anton Blvd
                                 Agreement to lease space and option to      Costa Mesa CA 92626
                                 buy. Property constructed for single use    714 641 5100
                                 but was divided due to the lease            714 546 9035 fax
                                 arrangement. Lease used to facilitate       sellis@rutan.com
                                 financing while seller and lessor (buyer)
                                 businesses occupied the building. Buyer     Steven Hochfelsen
                                 moved in under the lease and then refused   Samani & Associated
                                 to sign the purchase agreement or a         555 Anton Blvd
                                 formal lease.                               Costa Mesa CA 92626
                                                                             714 540 0300
                                                                             714 540 0302 fax
                                                                             hoc@bsgfirm.com
2/24/2006      Stites v Hilton   ADA ongoing




2/27-28/2006   Martin v          Habitability claim                          Michael King King and Kennick 20042     Settled $3 mm
               Reynoso                                                       Beach Blvd. Huntington Beach CA
                                                                             92648 714 374 2720

                                                                             Grant Riley 1875 Century Park East
DATE       CASE       ISSUES                                   KEY PARTIES                              OUTCOME
           NAME
                      Daniel Hrynda                            Suite 1000 Los Angeles CA 90067
                      ACH Insurance Group                      310 284 8822
                      300 First Stamford Place                 griley@rileylaw.ca-nv.com
                      Stamford CT 06902
                      203 388 3214                             David Garthe Boornazian Jensen and
                      dhrynda@archinsurance.com                Garthe 555 12th Street Suite 1800
                                                               Oakland CA 94064
                      Norm Roger                               510 834 4350
                      Roger Scott Helmer                       dgarthe@bjg.com
                      1001 Marshall Street Suite 400 Redwood
                      City CA 94063 650 365 7700               Century Insurance
                      nroger@rshllp.com                        Clint Thute
                                                               Fabel Konicke
                      David Lee Hart                           4722 N 24th Street Suite 200
                      AXIS US Insurance                        Phoenix Ariz 85106
                      11680 Great Oaks Way Suite 500           602 445 5902
                      Alpharetta GA 3002 678 746 9432          Fconicke@centurysurety.com
                      david.hart@axiscapital.com
                                                               Robert Strom 6500 Wilshire Blvd Los
                      Kyle Kveton, Robie Matthai               Angeles CA 90048 323 852 1888
                      500 S Grand Avenue LA CA 90071 213
                      624 3062 kkveton@romalaw.com             Robert Bergstrom Hosp Gilbert 301 N
                                                               Lake Street Suite 10 Pasadena CA 91101
                      Ron Oster                                626 792 2400 rbergstrom@hosplaw.com
                      Paul Hastings
                      515 S Flower Street 25th Floor LA CA
                      90071 213 683 6148
                      ronaldoster@paulhastings.com
3/1/2006   Powers v   CD Ongoing
           Barclay
           Homes
DATE            CASE            ISSUES                                      KEY PARTIES                               OUTCOME
                NAME
3/2/2006        Duran v         Wage and hour class action                  David Martin Federated Department
                Robinson May                                                Stores 611 Olive Street Suite 1750 St
                                                                            Louis Miss 63101 314 342 6330

                                                                            Mike Arias
                                                                            Arias Ozzello & Gignac
                                                                            6701 Centr Drive West
                                                                            Suite 1400
                                                                            Los Angeles CA 90045 310 670 1600

                                                                            John Curtis
                                                                            Wasserman Comden & Casselman
                                                                            801 S Garfield Suite 328 Alhambra CA
                                                                            91801 626 308 9882
3/6/2006        Alamada v       Employment, physical (injury) and sexual    Rachelle Singer, Esq. Vista Paint 714     Settled civil and
                Vista Paint     discrimination and FEHA claims. P a 7       680 3800; Steve Flaig 818 255 0808        obtained C&R of
                                year HR representative.                                                               psych portion of WC.
                                                                                                                      Physical injury
                                                                                                                      portion of WC left
                                                                                                                      open. Settlement
                                                                                                                      $175,000
3/7-3/10/2006   AIG meetings
                in NYC



3/13/06         Delgadillo v    Insurance Bad Faith alleged in failure to   Donna Kirby                               Settled $450,000
                Interexchange   defend a wrongful death claim. Plaintiff    Ford Walker
                                a police officer, was present when          562 983 2700
                                girlfriend committed suicide during a
                                breakup. Wrongful death asserted willful
                                failure to administer medical care, plus    Sean Reiss Reis Law Firm 420 Exchange
                                negligence. Defendant denied on basis       Suite 270 Irvine CA 92602 714 417 9700.
                                that the claim was essentially for          sreis@resifirm.com
                                intentional acts. Plaintiff paid for own
DATE         CASE          ISSUES                                      KEY PARTIES                         OUTCOME
             NAME
                           defense and settlement with a waiver of
                           probate claims. Defendant lost pre trial
                           motion on contract claim.


3/15/2006    Restuccia v   ARIZONA: Residential construction           Steve Weber                         Settled
             Amberwood     defect involving one single family home.    Kasdan Simonds                      125,000
                           Allegations of window flashing leaks,       2425 Camelback Rd.
                           roof leaks and stucco issues.               Phoenix AZ 85016

                           Judge Robert Houser                         Carolyn Decker
                                                                       Autoowners Insurance
                                                                       POB 10098,
                                                                        Mesa AZ 85216
                                                                       480 830 7119 x 217
                                                                       decker.Carolyn@aoins.com

                                                                       Valerie Edwards
                                                                       Koeller Nebeker
                                                                       3200 North Central Ave Suite 2300
                                                                       Phoenix AZ 85012
                                                                       602 256 0000

3/20/2006`   McKinsh v     Fall caused by missing cover over open      Keith Bremer                        Settled
             Arrowhead     hole in parking lot. Cap plate covering     20320 S W Birch Street              500 k
             Pond          hole was either not put into place or had   Newport Beach CA 92660
                           been removed. Fractured foot diagnosed      949 221 1000
                           requiring surgery. Subsequent infection
                           required additional surgery. During         George Rosenberg
                           recovery, plaintiff fell and injured her    12100 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 1250
                           back. Plaintiff totally disabled mostly     LA CA 90025
                           from psychological overlay.                 310 826 0880
                                                                       310-826-0883
DATE        CASE           ISSUES                                            KEY PARTIES                                  OUTCOME
            NAME
3/22/2006   Trosky v       Title Insurance Bad Faith claim.                  Ryan Squire                                  Settled at mediator
            Commonwealt    Abstracting missed recorded easement              Garrett & Tully                              proposal of 127,500.
            h Land Title   lien in favor of neighbor. Title insurer’s        225 South Lake Avenue Suite 400
                           failure to file quiet title resulted in insured   Pasadena, CA 91101
                           spending $100k to retain atty to quiet title      626 557 9500
                           and negotiate solution. Insurer asserted
                           policy did not require a QT affirmative           Larry Nokes
                           claim.                                            Nokes and Quinn
                                                                             450 Ocean Blvd. Laguna Beach CA
                                                                             92651 949 376 3055
3/23/2006   Artistic       Construction contracting claim by Artistic        Brent Granado. Granado & Bland 19800         Settled 50,000 split
            Masonry v.     for unpaid change orders in connection            McArthur Suite 290 Irvine CA 92612 949       between Nardahl and
            Dolan          with Nordahl project (Nordahl v Dolan             861 4100 brent.granado@gblaws.com            Dolan and retained in
            Construction   case) totaling 300 k. No mechanics lien                                                        their claims against
                           filed against Nordahl. Nordahl and Dolan          Coby Keller, Keller Weber 19900              one another
                           have separate 1.5 mm claims against               MacArthur Irvine, CA 92612 949 553
                           them. Dolan contends the work was not             0476 cnnk@kwdlaw.net
                           authorized by timely change orders or
                           field invoices.
3/24/2006   James High v   Claim of fraud and breach of contract in          Jim Pocrass 270 N. Canon Drive Beverly       Settled for mediator
            Aquatic        connection with failed sail of specialty          Hills CA 90210                               proposal of $80,000
            Adventure      yacht. Action by buyer to recover                 310 550 9050
            Science        increased cost of replacement yacht and           jlp2@aol.com
                           by broker to recover commission. Dual
                           agency alleged as to broker.                      Jeff Valle 1250 6th street Suite 301 Santa
                                                                             Monica CA 90402
                                                                             310 260 8600 jvalle@jvallelaw.com

3/27/2006   Goodwin        Insurance: Dispute between out of                 David McPherson Watt Tieder Hoffar &         Settled
            Pumps v        business contractor’s surety and                  Fitzgerald 2040 Main St Suite 300 Irvine
            Rheeling       contracting company for collection of             Ca 92614 949 852 6700
                           unpaid invoices, daily reports, wage and          dmcphers@wthf.com
                           hour, overtime and material charges.              David Skinner Skinner & Skinner 31726
                                                                             Rancho Viejo Road Suite 121 San Juan
DATE           CASE               ISSUES                                       KEY PARTIES                                OUTCOME
               NAME
                                                                               Capistrano 92675
                                                                               dave@socalskinner.com



3/28-4/11/06   Bar
               association trip
               to England


4/12/2006      Langilotty v       Wrongful death. Electrical failure in        Lee Lipscomb, Engstrom Lipscomb and        Settled $1,500,000
               Robinson           component part of curio cabinet resulted     Lack.
               May, et al.        in carbon monoxide death of twin
                                  children and their grandmother during 30     Mike Packer, Lafollete Johnson
                                  minute period when mother was away.
4/12/2006      Stewart v Four     Personal injuries to members of Jurasic 5    Kara Pape Schaffer, Lax McNaughton &       Settled 300 k
               Seasons Coach      hip hop band secondary to rollover of tour   Chen 515 S Figueroa Street Suite 1400 La
               Leasing            bus. Bus driver by contract was              CA 90071
                                  independent contractor of leasing            213 337 1000
                                  company and employee of LLC that was         papek@slmclaw.com
                                  the band. Court of Appeal reversed trial
                                  court MSJ in favor of D on employment        Julius Grush
                                  status as not necessarily including the      1900 Ave of the Stars LA CA 90067
                                  individual band members. Open head           310 785 0100
                                  trauma to one band member with residual      juglaws1@aol.com
                                  hearing and memory issues, soft tissue
                                  and wounds to others.
4/13/2006      Cooper v           CD ongoing Sacramento 107 homes              Ken Kasdan                                 Settled
               Dunmore                                                         Sheila Schaeffer
DATE        CASE           ISSUES                                       KEY PARTIES                                OUTCOME
            NAME
4/14/2006   Valley         Insurance bad faith claim arising from       James Kropff                               Settled for mediator
            Discount       denial of claim under Jeweler Block          283 South Lake Ave. Suite 200 Pasadena     proposal of $75,000.
            Jewelry v      Policy. Issue of whether representation as   CA 91101 626 796 4070
            Assurance      to allocation of merchandise in small safe
            Company of     v vault constituted a warranty. Majority     Jonathan Gross
            America        of loss in the small safe, policy app        Biship Barry Howe Haney and Ryder
            (Zurich)       represented 70% would be in the vault.       2000 Powell Street Suite 1425 Emeryville
                           Case on appeal after court granted D msj.    CA 94608 510 596 0888
                           Total loss exceeded 500 k. Total if
                           properly allocated would have been 130
                           k.

4/14/2006   JTS            Construction defect, delay and damage        Ken Anderson, Haight 310 215 7100          Settled as to JTS for
            Development    claims with corresponding mechanics lien     6080 Center Drive Suite 800 Los Angeles    65 k plus waiver of
            v MLW          claims and claims against broker             CA 90045 kanderson@hbblaw.com              lien.
                           secondary to construction of 3 unit condo
            MLW v          project. Lein 63 k. Insurance policy only    Susan Firtch                               Pending as to MLW
            Newvine Ins.   from 12/02 – 12/03 when defendant on         Burnham Brown 1901 Harrison St             v Insurance broker
            & John         site only until ¼ and project not            Oakland CA 94612 510 444 6800
            Kreider        completed until 6 months thereafter. No      sfirtch@burnhambrown.com                   5/30/2006 settled
                           other policies. Montrose exclusion in                                                   broker bond claim for
                           policy. JTS only asset remaining after       Sanice Smart American Commerical           7 k.
                           liquidation is the insurance policy.         management 701 B street Suite 2210 San
                                                                        Diego CA 92101 jsmart@acmclaims.com

                                                                        John McLeod 750 B Street Suite 2550
                                                                        San Diego CA 92101
                                                                        john@mcleodlaw.com

                                                                        John Omeara, Bremer & Whyte

                                                                        Lincoln Horton Selman Breitman 402
                                                                        West Broadway Suite 400 San Diego
                                                                        92101 lhorton@selmanbreitman.com
DATE        CASE            ISSUES                                       KEY PARTIES                             OUTCOME
            NAME
                                                                         Joe Campo Lewis Brisbois 221 N
                                                                         Figueroa Suite 1200 Los Angeles 90012
                                                                         213 150 1800 campo@lbbslaw.com

                                                                         Mark Geyer
                                                                         23945 Calabasas Road Suite 212
                                                                         Calabasas 91312 818 876 8590.
                                                                         geyerlaw@aol.com

                                                                         Sean Judge 20301 Ventura Blvd Suite
                                                                         338 Woodland Hills CA 91364 818 610
                                                                         8799
                                                                         sean@judglaw.net
4/17/2006   Criswell v      Personal injuries secondary to fall after    Nicole Whyte 20320 SW Birch Street      Settled 300 k
            Morales         dog attack. Issue of location of incident.   Newport Beach CA 92660 949 221 1000
                            Deft asserts it happened on his property
                            while plaintiff asserts it occurred in the   Harlan Kistler
                            roadway. Issue of nature and extent of       3403 10th Street Suite 748
                            injuries. Injuries included meniscus tear    Riverside CA 92501
                            with unsuccessful surgery and lumbar         909 686 8848
                            strain with disc surgery diagnosis but no    hbkistler@pacbel.net
                            surgery.
4/18/2006   Naughton v      Employment – hostile workplace claim         Philip Ganz; Lauri Gorsline, 11620      Settled $2 mm
            Spectrum Skin   against medical director for words and       Wilshire Blvd. Suite 430 LA 90025 310   secured by real
            Care            conduct in re office manager and her         235 1700                                estate.
                            daughter. Racial and sexual comments
                            and touching.                                Norman Levine
                                                                         Greenberg Glusker
                                                                         1900 Avenue of the Stars LA CA 90067
                                                                         310 553 3610
DATE        CASE              ISSUES                                         KEY PARTIES                          OUTCOME
            NAME
4/19/2006   Smith v Barwil    Employment – wrongful termination and          Gary Carlin                          Settled $75 k
            Agencies          age and disability discrimination. Def’t       555 E Ocean Suite 600
                              asserts position eliminated in reduction in    Long Beach CA 90802
                              force. Plaintiff a 12 yr employee.             562 432 8933

                                                                             Jerrilyn Malana
                                                                             Littler Mendelson
                                                                             501 W Broadway Suite 900 San Diego
                                                                             CA 92101
                                                                             619 515 1830
                                                                             jmalana@littler.com
4/20/2006   Stites v Hilton   Reference ongoing




4/21/2006   Clarendon v       Sacramento - Claim by insurer of agent’s       Rickee Stewart                       Settled $ 50 k
            Sierra Oak        improper failure to notify it of a fire loss   Pierce and Weiss                     mediator proposal.
                              while the policy was in the inception          6300 Wilshire Suite 1890
                              state. Clarendon paid the loss of 103 k        Los Angeles CA 90048
                              and sued agent.                                323 655 3099

                                                                             Joe DeHope
                                                                             Hinshaw and Culbertson
                                                                             1 CA St.
                                                                             SF CA 94111
                                                                             415 362 6000


4/24/2006   Mealeys           Speaker
            insurance
            conference –
            chicago
DATE        CASE         ISSUES                                      KEY PARTIES                     OUTCOME
            NAME
4/25/2006   Dueck        Maritime




4/26/2006   Michaelson   Claim by homeowner against landscape        Bernard Simons
            V Nelson     contractor for significan slope damages     Michael Garabed
                         which occurred when contractor installing   Reed Smith
                         pool and water fall. Contractor cut into    1901 Ave of the Stars
                         the slope.                                  LA CA 90067
                                                                     310 734 5200
                                                                     310 734 5299
                                                                     bsimons@reedsmith.com

                                                                     John Perlstein
                                                                     3600 Wilshire Blvd Suite 1200
                                                                     LA CA 90010
                                                                     213 252 1070
                                                                     213 252 1077
4/27/2006   Naughton




5/1/2006    Sawhney v    Property damage and mold claim arising      Domingo Tan                     Settled $275 k
            Briarcliff   out of repairs secondary to earthquake.     Wood Smith Henning Berman
                         Plaintiff alleges bodily injuries and       310 481 7800
                         property damage. Includes claims against
                         inspection company, remediation             Michael Didszun
                         contractor, insurer, hoa.                   Dale Braden
                                                                     3415 South Sepulveda 9th Flor
                                                                     LA CA 90034
                                                                     310 398 5517

                                                                     Todd Bromgard
DATE       CASE           ISSUES                                       KEY PARTIES                               OUTCOME
           NAME
                                                                       Jeffery & Grosfeld 725 Town & Country
                                                                       Orange CA 92868 714 547 2700

                                                                       Alex Rufus Isaacs, Glassman Browning
                                                                       & Saltzman 360 North Bedford Drive
                                                                       Suite 204 Beverly Hills CA 90210 310
                                                                       278 5100

                                                                       Esther Holm
                                                                       Lewis Brisbois
                                                                       650 Town Center Suite 1400
                                                                       Costa Mesa CA 92626 714 545 9200


5/2/2006   Duran v        See 3/2                                      David Martin                              Settled mediator
           Robinson May   Consloidated with Alvarez and dismissed      Federated Department Stores Legal         proposal 1.7 mm.
                          17200 claimants. Mediator proposal           Department. 611 Olive Street Suite 1750   Includes dismissed
                          being considered of $1.7 mm                  314 342 6330. John Curtis Wasserman       claims,
                                                                       Comden and Casselman 801 S. Garfield      confidentiality and
                                                                       Suite 328 Alahambra CA 91801 626 308      appeal remains open.
                                                                       9882. Mike Arias Arias Ozzello and
                                                                       Gignac 6701 Center Drive West Suite
                                                                       1400 LA CA 90045 310 670 1600
5/3/2006   Murtaugh       Attorney fee arbitration and claim for       Michael Pappas
           Meyer v        malpractice in connection with leasehold     Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal
           Hekmat         dispute between defendant and building       601 S Figueroa St
                          management. Def’t was a principal of the     Suite 1500
                          LLC that owned the medical office            LA CA 90017
                          building he occupied. He wished to           213 623 9300
                          holdover in his penthouse suite on a short   213 623 9924 fax
                          term lease, while short term leases were     mpappas@sonnenschein.com
                          not being used by the LLC. He was            npakfar@sonnenschein.com
                          eventually evicted and claimed improper
                          representation while firm sought unpaid      Lawrence Treglia
DATE       CASE            ISSUES                                    KEY PARTIES                              OUTCOME
           NAME
                           fees.                                     Murtaugh Meyer
                                                                     2603 Main Street
                                                                     Irvine CA 92614
                                                                     949 794 4000
                                                                     949 794 4099 fax
                                                                     ltreglia@mmnt.com

5/4/2006   Cooper v        Sacto 107 reduced to 77 Home CD case                                               Settled $4.4 mm
           Dunmore



5/5/2006   Naughton v      Employment – hostile workplace claim      Philip Ganz; Lauri Gorsline, 11620       Settled $2 mm
           Spectrum Skin   against medical director for words and    Wilshire Blvd. Suite 430 LA 90025 310    secured by real
           Care            conduct in re office manager and her      235 1700                                 estate.
                           daughter. Racial and sexual comments
                           and touching.                             Norman Levine
                                                                     Greenberg Glusker
                                                                     1900 Avenue of the Stars LA CA 90067
                                                                     310 553 3610
5/8/2006   Huang v         Claim for negligence in connection with   Elaine Fresch                            Settled in aggregate
           Contractors     re-model of residence. Corresponding      Selman Breitman                          for $300,000
           Direct          bond claims.                              11766 Wilshire Blvd
                                                                     LA CA 90025
                           Damage secondary to failure to cover up   310 445 0800
                           property when roof exposed during heavy
                           rain.                                     Anna Greenstein
                                                                     Kring and Chung
                           Damages of 800,000 included lost of       38 Corporate Park
                           possession, mold remediation, repairs.    Irvine CA 92606
                                                                     949 261 7700
                           Scope of repair and value of property
                           damages plus risk of defendant’s          Ralph Bobik
                           bankruptcy.                               15451 San Fernando Mission Blvd. Suite
                                                                     400
DATE        CASE            ISSUES                                        KEY PARTIES                                 OUTCOME
            NAME
                                                                          Mission Hills CA 91345
                            Clark Burnham                                 818 256 1264
                            Andrew Shalauta
                            Burnham Brown                                 Ken Anderson
                            1901 Harrison Street                          Height Brown Bonesteel
                            Oakland CA 94612                              6080 Center Drive Suite 800
                            510 444 6800                                  LA CA 90045
                                                                          310 215 7554


5/9/2006    Niguel Shores   Insurance bad faith claim filed by HOA        Tom Davis Davis & Rayburn 580               Settled Travelers – 45
            HOA v           against two insurers. Both insurers denied    Broadway Suite 301 Laguna Beach CA          k
            Federal         claim of HOA asserting the coverage           92651                                       Federal –
            Insurance       responsibility fell upon the other insurer.   949 376 2828                                50 k
                            HOA paid 185 k in costs to settle claim
                            while the insurers were denying. Claims       Gilbert Jensen
                            made D&O policies. Claim arose from           Music Peeler Garrett
                            second suit alleging HOA denial of            1 Wilshire LA CA 90017 213 629 7768
                            building rights of owners in development.     G.Jensen@mpglaw.com
                            Later carrier asserted it was a related
                            claim to one covered under prior policy       Michael Rosen
                            and thus not covered. Other carrier           Boundes Skerzynski Walsh & Black 200
                            asserted act did not occr diring its policy   E Randolph Drive Suite 7200 Chicago, Ill
                            period.                                       60601 mrosen@bswb.com
5/10/2006   Neel v          Elder care wrongful death. Plaintiff          Alexander Giovanniello                      Settled 20,000
            Kindred         daughter claim that defendant’s               Karen Bocker
            Heahth Care     administration of Tylenol to mother while     1470 Valley Vista Drive Suite 200
                            mother in liver failure accelerated death.    Diamond Bar Ca 91765 909 396 1964
                            Defense was that no Tylenol was charted
                            as given and that dying process had           Jeffrey Shinbrot 8383 Wilshire Blvd Suite
                            commenced.                                    1010 Beverly Hills CA 90211. (P)
DATE        CASE           ISSUES                                      KEY PARTIES                             OUTCOME
            NAME
5/11/2006   Griffith v     Real Estate: Claim by new owner against     Robert Walker                           Settled:
            Harbor Pines   seller and HOA of water intrusion and       10370 Hemet Street Suite 140            Realtor: 15 k
            HOA            mold shortly after occupancy. HOA           Riverside CA 92503                      HOA : 35 k
                           claim is negligent maintenance of           951 354 1880                            Inspector: 5 k
                           common area. Claim against seller is
                           non-disclosure. HOA is small and with       Richard Quintelone
                           little assets.
5/15/2006   Ashley v       Medical Malpractice and wrongful death      Bruce Miller Gittler & Bradford         Defense
5/16/2006   Kaiser         claim secondary to embolism that            10537 Santa Monica Blvd LA CA 90025     (default)
                           occurred following arterial bypass.         310 474 4007
                                                                       bmiller@gblaw.com
                           Arbitration
                                                                       Donald Brooks
                                                                       1222 Magnolia Ave Suite 105 Corona CA
                                                                       92879
5/17/2006   Cobb v         Real estate: Nondisclosure. Buyer           Laurence Nokes                          Defendants left
            Tiexiera       asserts seller failed to disclose correct   Nokes & Quinn                           jurisdiction. Case
                           square footage.                             450 Ocean Ave                           dropped.
                                                                       Laguna Beach CA 92651
                                                                       949 376 3055
                                                                       949 376 3070 fax
                                                                       lnokes@nokesquinn.com

                                                                       Charles Krolikowski
                                                                       Newmeyer & Dillion
                                                                       895 Dove St
                                                                       Newport Beach CA 92660
                                                                       949 854 7000
                                                                       949 850 7099 fax
                                                                       charles.krolikowski@ndlf.com
            Homan v        Homan formed residential and                Joseph Aliberti                         Settlement. Galante
            Galante        commercial outdoor landscape lighting       5000 Birch St                           bought total business,
                           business, developed customer base and       Newport Beach CA 92660                  name, client list and
                           good will. Homan joint ventured with        949 724 0550                            good will from
DATE        CASE              ISSUES                                       KEY PARTIES                          OUTCOME
            NAME
                              Galante to operate under Galante’s           949 724 1717 fax                     Defendant.
                              license. Galante spun off and started        jma@alibertilaw.com
                              competing business. Breach of fiduciary
                              duty, fraud and theft of trade secrets       David Kippen
                              alleged.                                     Paul Nyquist
                                                                           Voss Cook & Thel
                                                                           895 Dove St #450
                                                                           Newport Beach CA 92658
                                                                           949 435 0225
                                                                           949 435 0226 fax
                                                                           dkippen@smilandlaw.com
                                                                           pnyquist@oppnheimer.com
5/22/2006   Fazio v           Real Estate transfer disclosure act claim.   Laurence Nokes Nokes and Quinn 450   Settled 42,500
            Schaffer          Buyers assert sellers did not disclose       Ocean Avenue Laguna Beach CA 92651
                              water intrusion and mold which resulted      949 376 3055. Seller in pro per.
                              in 100 k in repairs and loss of a tenant.
                              Seller, a lawyer, asserts there were no
                              problems other than those normal for 70
                              yr old residence.
5/23/2006   Terrell v         Employment: Hostile workplace and            James Eckles                         Settled 117,500
            Central Freight   sexual harassment and gender                 Chamblee & Ryan
            Lines             discrimination, FEHA claim. Plaintiff        2777 N Stemmons Fwy Suite 1157       87,750 as to Terrell
                              was a dispatcher in trucking company.        Dallas Texas 214 905 2003            and 30,000 as to co
                              Defense asserted p participated in all       214 905 1213 fax                     worker.
                              conduct and regularly sued employers.
                              No history of complaints so no               Douglas Perlman
                              investigation.                               Agstar & Matern
                                                                           1010 Crenshaw Blvd # 100
                                                                           Torrance CA 90501
5/25/2006   Cho v             Arizona: Single family home                  Mark Zukowski                        Settled 125,000
            Standard          construction defect. Main issues were        Jones Skelton & Hochuli
            Pacific           windows and roofs. Dirt and dust blow        2901 North Central Ave. Suite 800
                              through.                                     Phoenix Az 85102
                                                                           602 263 1759
DATE        CASE           ISSUES                                       KEY PARTIES                          OUTCOME
            NAME
                                                                        mzukowski@jshfirm.com

                                                                        Steve Weber
                                                                        Kasdan Simonds
                                                                        2425 E Camelback Rd
                                                                        Phoenix 85106
                                                                        602 224 7800
                                                                        sweber@kasdansimonds.com

5/26/2006   Chrisaljen v   Business transactional. Buyer alleges        Jeffrey Yong                         Settled 136,250
            Sun Kuang      seller inflated monthly gross figures in     Alexander & Yong
            Los Angeles,   connection with sale of fast food            801 S Figueroa St Suite 1175         Included refund of
            Inc.           restaurant. Seller alleges buyer failed to   Los Angeles CA 90017                 commissions of
                           undertake due diligence and dual broker      213 689 3080                         30,000.
                           in the sale misrepresented gross in
                           marketing materials triggering duty to       Robert Sneyder
                           investigate.                                 15375 Barrance Parkway B Suite 105
                                                                        Irvine CA 92618

                                                                        Mark Cwern
                                                                        Manning Marder Kass
                                                                        660 S. Figueroa, 23 rd Floor LA CA
                                                                        90017

                                                                        Lee Burrows
                                                                        Callahan & Blaine
                                                                        3 Hutton Centre 9 Th floor
                                                                        Santa Ana CA 92707
                                                                        714 241 4444
5/30/2006   Murtaugh       Attorney fee arbitration and claim for       Michael Pappas                       Award issued
            Meyer v        malpractice in connection with leasehold     Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal
            Hekmat         dispute between defendant and building       601 S Figueroa St
                           management. Def’t was a principal of the     Suite 1500
                           LLC that owned the medical office            LA CA 90017
DATE        CASE        ISSUES                                       KEY PARTIES                    OUTCOME
            NAME
                        building he occupied. He wished to           213 623 9300
                        holdover in his penthouse suite on a short   213 623 9924 fax
                        term lease, while short term leases were     mpappas@sonnenschein.com
                        not being used by the LLC. He was            npakfar@sonnenschein.com
                        eventually evicted and claimed improper
                        representation while firm sought unpaid      Lawrence Treglia
                        fees.                                        Murtaugh Meyer
                                                                     2603 Main Street
                                                                     Irvine CA 92614
                                                                     949 794 4000
                                                                     949 794 4099 fax
                                                                     ltreglia@mmnt.com

5/31/2006   Belal v.    Employment. Sexual and religious             Ted Cohen                      Settled 44,000
            Najanan     harassment asserted by phone and outside     9952 Santa Monica Blvd
            Furniture   sales representative. Pretext termination    Beverly Hills CA 90212
                        asserted.                                    310 271 7164
                                                                     theodoreacohen@sbcglobal.com

                                                                     Vivian McPayah-Obiamalu
                                                                     100 N. Barrance Suite 895
                                                                     West Covina CA 91791
                                                                     626 967 3999
                                                                     vobiamalu@obiamalu.com
5/31/2006   Visions     Real estate. 12 acre improved property       Michael Hoppe
            Treatment   leased to Vision Treatment Center with       Palumbo & Bergstrom
            Centers v   an option to buy. Lessor contends there      18301 Von Karman Ave #850
            Walmsley    was no meeting of the minds with respect     Irvine CA 92612
                        to the option. Lessee exercised the          949 442 0030
                        option. Both sides assert errors and         949 251 1331
                        omissions claim against broker. The          mhoppe@palumbolawyers.com
                        property appreciated well beyond the
                        option strike price.                         Patrick McGarrigle
                                                                     1100 Glendon Ave #1650
DATE       CASE         ISSUES                                      KEY PARTIES                            OUTCOME
           NAME
                                                                    LA CA 90024
                                                                    310 208 3300
                                                                    310 208 3309 fax
                                                                    patrickm@mcgarriglelaw.com
6/5/2006   Giardini v   Single family home purchased new in         Keith Attlesey                         Demand reduced
           John Laing   2001 experienced plumbing leaks and         Attlesey & Thomlinson                  from 1 mm to 300 k.
           Homes        multiple episodes of mold growth in         14351 Red Hill Ave Suite D             Case needs to return
                        ceiling and walls. Parents did not become   Tustin CA 92780                        after D analyzes
                        ill. Two small children did. Total          714 508 4949                           issues.
                        displacement was 5 months – paid by
                        defendant.                                  Seymour Everett                        4/30/07 going to arb.
                                                                    WSHB
                                                                    10960 Wilshire Blvd LA CA 90024. 310
                                                                    841 7600
6/6/2006   Lakeview     Action by subcontractor for unpaid          Don Fisher                             Settled 4/11/2007
           Concrete v   balance on construction contract.           Charles Kanter
           John Laing   Contract changed specification for rebar    Palmieri Tyler
           Homes        from that in the bid document. Lakeview     2603 Main S 1300 E
                        signed without noting the change. When      Irvine CA 92614
                        change discovered the costs were much       949 851 9400
                        higher.                                     949 757 1225 fax
                                                                    ckanter@ptwww.com

                                                                    Jeremy Johnson
                                                                    Bremer Whyte
                                                                    20320 SW Birch
                                                                    Newport Beach CA 92660
                                                                    949 221 1000
                                                                    949 221 1001 fax
                                                                    jjohnson@bremerandwhyte.com

                                                                    Theresa Crawford Tate
                                                                    Crawford & Bangs
                                                                    1290 E Center Court Drive
DATE        CASE           ISSUES                                       KEY PARTIES                     OUTCOME
            NAME
                                                                        Covina, Ca 91724
                                                                        626 915 1641
                                                                        626 332 5604 fax
                                                                        ttate@builderslaw.com

6/12/2006   BRE Builders   Insurance bad faith and coverage action,     Charles Painter                 Settled 213
                           as well as broker E&O brought by carrier     Erickson, Arbuthnot
                           what paid policy benefits against carriers   100 Howe Avenue
                           that did not, as well as agents and          Suite 1105
                           brokers.                                     Sacramento Ca 95825
                                                                        916 483 5181
                                                                        916 483 7558 fax
                                                                        cpainter@eakdl.com
                           Carl Yaeckel
                           Grimm Vranjes McCormick                      Craig Farmer
                           550 W C Street                               Farmer Murphy Smith Alliston
                           Suite 1100                                   3640 American River Drive
                           San Diego CA 92101                           # 150
                           619 231 8802                                 Sacramento CA 95864
                           619 233 6039 fax                             916 484 3500 x 208
                           cyaeckel@gvmglaw.com                         916 484 3510 fax
                                                                        cfarmer@farmermurphy.com
                           W. Larry Seamans
                           P K Schrieffer LLP                           Ronald Echeguren
                           100 N Barrance Ave                           Cresswell Echeguren Rodgers
                           Suite 1100                                   270 Grand Avenue
                           West Covina CA 91791                         Oakland CA 94610
                           626 373 2444                                 510 444 1735
                           626 974 8403 fax                             510 444 6923 fax
                           wls@pksllp.com                               recheguren@cernlaw.com
                           Jean Fisher                                  Raymond Coates
                           American Safety Insurance                    Low Ball & Lybch
                           1845 The Exchange                            702 Marshall Street Suite 614
                           Atlanta GA 30339
DATE        CASE             ISSUES                                    KEY PARTIES               OUTCOME
            NAME
                             619 546 9964                              Redwood City, Ca 94063
                             678 718 2668 fax                          650 366 4000
                             jfisher@americansafetyinsurance.com       650 839 1065
                                                                       rcoates@lowball.com

                                                                       Marilyn Rogers
                                                                       Morales & Gary
                                                                       2300 Contra Costa Blvd
                                                                       Suite 310
                                                                       Pleasant Hill Ca 94523
                                                                       mrogers@moralesgary.com


6/13/2006   Calvin v         Elder care claim involving coffee spill   Meserve Mumper & Hughes   Settled $75,000
            Carson Senion    onto 92 yr old woman and lack of          Dennis Kouri
            Center           immediate transfer to hospital.           Cliff Melnick
                                                                       18400 Von Karman
                                                                       Suite 320
                                                                       Irvine CA 92612
                                                                       dkouri@mmhllp.com
                                                                       cmelnick@mmhllp.com

                                                                       Regina Ann Casey
                                                                       Wroten & Associates
                                                                       2 Venture Suite 450
                                                                       Irvine Ca 92618
                                                                       949 788 1790
                                                                       949 788 1799 fax
                                                                       rcasey@wrotenlaw.com

6/15/2006   Fire Insurance   Insurance coverage and bad faith          Jeffrey Spurlock
            Exchange Soot    regarding adjustment of claims of 59      Knapp & Spurlock
            and Ash          homeowners for smoke damage following     395 Second Street
            Claims           October 2003 fires.                       Laguna Beach CA 92651
DATE        CASE        ISSUES                                       KEY PARTIES                           OUTCOME
            NAME
                                                                     949 715 5580
                                                                     949 715 5581 fax

                                                                     Norm Brod
                                                                     Cat. Claims. Farmers Insurance
                                                                     POB 2968 Shawnee Mission KS 66201 1
                                                                     888 344 4343
                                                                     1 800 421 8978 fax

                                                                     Neil Anapol
                                                                     2550 Hollywood Way
                                                                     Suite 202
                                                                     818 566 7355
                                                                     818 566 7875 fax
                                                                     Dennis Jones
                                                                     Myers Widders, Gibson, Jones
                                                                     5425 Everglades Ave
                                                                     Ventura CA 93006
                                                                     805 644 7188
                                                                     805 644 7390 fax
6/19/2006   Dunmore     Sacramento: Claims by Dunmore Homes
            recovery    against subcontractors for repairs to 102
            claims      non-litigated homes.


6/20/2006   Hackett V   Maritime personal injury: Plaintiff          Charles LiMandri                      Settled. Worker
            Matson      engaged in over haul of turbocharger.        Sterling Stires                       compensation waived
                        While opening the clean air vent plaintiff   L/O Charles LiMandri                  liens and credits and
                        stepped into the opening surrounding the     POB 9120                              paid $175 k for C&R.
                        turbocharger and sustained injuries.         Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92087. 858 759    Defendants paid $150
                        Worker compensation lien exceeded            9930                                  k.
                        $300,000 as plaintiff had 11 surgeries to    858 759 9938 fax
                        neck, back and knees.                        cslimandri@limandri.com

                                                                     Richard DeVirian 23326 Hawthorne
DATE        CASE         ISSUES                                        KEY PARTIES                          OUTCOME
            NAME
                         G. Desmond Serpanchy                          Blvd. Suite 380 Torrance CA 90505
                         Claims Manager – Marine                       310 375 0099,
                         Zurich NA                                     310 375 0021 fax
                         560 Mission Street Suite 2400
                         San Francisco CA 94105                        James Moher
                         415 538 7208                                  Bullivant Houser Bailey
                         415 538 7218 fax                              601 California Street Suite 1800
                         desmond.serpanchy@zurich.com                  San Francisco CA 94108
                                                                       Jim.moher@bullivant.com
                         Kenneth Patterson
                         McGuire Woods                                 Barbara Bodager
                         1800 Century Park East                        Assistant General Counsel
                         LA CA 90067                                   Matson Navigation
                         310 315 8200                                  555 12th Street
                         310 315 8210 fax                              Oakland CA 94607
                         kpeterson@mcguirewoods.com                    510 628 4584
                                                                       510 628 7331 fax
                                                                       bbodager@matson.com

6/21/2006   Mitorabi v   Real Estate: Plaintiff’s acquired property    Steven Zelig                         Settled by reducing
            Wells        at probate sale. Per promissory note          11661 San Vicente Suite 1015 LA CA   the loan principal and
                         plaintiffs procured insurance. Defendant      90049                                reducing the interest
                         did not cancel her insurance on the           310 442 6042                         rate.
                         property. Deft retained a security interest
                         in the property. Fire destroyed the           James Mahoney
                         property 5 months later. On the date of       Mahoney Coppenrath & Parker 2029
                         the fire deft’s lawyer learned of the fire    Century Park East
                         and that he had not cancelled the             Suite 2500
                         insurance. The broker cancelled the           LA CA 90067
                         policy retro active to the date of sale.      (moving offices)
                         Plaintiff argued this was a breach in that    310 557 1919
                         the policy (with the same carriers as
                         plaintiff’s policy) offered more
                         protection.
DATE        CASE             ISSUES                                        KEY PARTIES                           OUTCOME
            NAME
                             Def’t argued plaintiff did not have a claim
                             against seller or seller’s atty.



6/22/2006   Highland v       Real estate action for specific               Loren Phillips 22632 Golden Springs   settled
            Tsai             performance in connection with sale of        Road Suite 350 Diamond Bar CA 91765
                             commercial property. Buy sell permitted       909 396 9636
                             commitment by supermajority of holders        909 396 1656 fax
                             of shares in the property. 79% gave           lpacivil@aol.com
                             consent. Remaining holder gave
                             authority without power of attorney to        Michael Hoppe
                             related person who gave consent. That         Palumbo Bergstrom
                             consent later denied.                         18301 Von Karman Ave
                                                                           Suite 850 Irvine CA 91262
                                                                           949 442 0300
                                                                           949 251 1331 fax
                                                                           mhoppe@palumbolawyers.com

6/26/2006   Dolan            Real estate and construction breach of
6/27/2006   Construction     contract, delay and defect claim. GC
            vs. 76 Nordhal   asserts $1.5 in unpaid K balance. Owner
            Development      asserts $1.1 in overpayment plus $1.5 in
                             defects that were repaired.
6/28/2006   Brown V          Product liability design defect and failure   Meyers/McConnell                      Settled $500,000
            Bowflex          to warn of injury potential in snap back of   James McCashin
                             tension rods in exercise machine. Injury      11859 Wilshire Bovd.
                             included right eye blindness, orbit           LA CA 90025
                             fracture. Defense of assumption of risk /     310 312 0772
                             open obvious.                                 310 312 0656 fax
                                                                           mccashin@meyersmcconnell.com

                                                                           Kevin McGuire
                                                                           Manly McGuire & Stewart
                                                                           4220 Von Karman Suite 200
DATE        CASE            ISSUES                                       KEY PARTIES                                OUTCOME
            NAME
                                                                         Newport Beach CA 92660
                                                                         949 252 9990
                                                                         949 252 9991 fax
                                                                         kmcguire@manlymcguire.com

6/29/2006   Meyers v        Employment discrimination and wrongful       Tular Herculian, Fisher & Phillips 18400   Settled 300,000
            Superior        termination claim by paraplegic who was      Von Karman Suite 400, Irvine, Ca 92612.
            Access          recruited to join Def’t Company and give     949 851 2424
                            up his own medical insurance. He asserts     949 851-0152 fax
                            company compelled him to become              therculian@laborlawyers.com
                            independent contractor after company
                            learned plaintiff’s presence would           Kevin Nowicki
                            increase group insurance premiums.           Bryan Arnold
                            When company realized P could not            Gordon, Nowicki & Arnold
                            legally be an independent contractor he      2010 Main Street Suite 570
                            was rehired and signed a waiver of           Irvine Ca 92612
                            medical benefits, and then was terminated    949 567 9923
                            for cause.                                   949 567 9928 fax
                                                                         knowicki@gna-law.com
                                                                         barnold@gna-law.com

6/30/2006   Riley v Lyons   Real estate: Buyer/Seller dispute alleging   Steven Roseman                             Defendant left
                            failure to disclose defects to deck and      Roseman & Antoni                           jurisdiction.
                            waterproof membrane. Damages at first        10940 Wilshire Blvd
                            rain included water intrusion, drywall       Los Angeles CA 90024-3945
                            damage and damage to wood moulding.          310 208 7400
                            Defendant relocated to New York.             310 208 7707 fax
                                                                         roseman@raattorneys.com

                                                                         Gary King
                                                                         Gary King & Associates
                                                                         30950 Rancho Viejo
                                                                         San Juan Capistrano CA 92675
                                                                         949 443 3390
DATE          CASE         ISSUES                                       KEY PARTIES                             OUTCOME
              NAME
                                                                        949 443 3385 fax
                                                                        garyk@grklaw.com



6/30/2006     Thompson v   Real Estate – Cancellation of purchase       Roger Franks                            Settled 35,000
              Ballard      agreement by buyers after removal of         Donald Leonhardt
                           contingency period had passed. Sellers       Jackson Demarch Tidus & Peckenpaugh
                           sought specific performance in lieu of       2030 Main Street Suite 1200
                           liquidated damages as the market had         Irvine Ca 92614
                           changed. Buyers assert they notified their   949 752 8585
                           agent within the contingency period but      949 752 0597 fax
                           agent did not immediately notify the         dleonhardt@jdtplaw.com
                           sellers. Agent was not a party to the
                           mediation. Deposit subject to liquidated     Joy Bereus
                           damages was 35,000.                          Barth Berus & Calderon
                                                                        333 City Blvd. West
                                                                        Suite 2050
                                                                        Orange CA 92868
                                                                        714 704 4828
                                                                        714 704 1513 fax
July 1 – 7,   off
2006



7/10/2006     Clark v      Claim against HOA and seller of condo as     Nicholas Buscemi                        Orange Coast
              Seagate      a result of alleged faulty repair to the     18101 Von Karman Ave Suite 330 Irvine   Building settled for
                           premises, which resulted in a slab leak,     Ca 92612                                15 k.
                           mold and other damages.                      949 225 4419
                                                                        949 643 1333                            Remaining parties
                                                                        nablaw@cox.net                          settled 11-06.

                                                                        Brad Grabske, Veronica Gray
                                                                        Nossaman
DATE        CASE           ISSUES                                     KEY PARTIES                       OUTCOME
            NAME
                                                                      18101 Von Karman Ave, Suite 800
                                                                      Irvine Ca 92612
                                                                      949 477 7614
                                                                      949 833 7878
                                                                      bgrabske@nossaman.com
                                                                      vgray@nossaman.com

                                                                      Andrew Kurz (settled)
                                                                      120 Birmingham Drive # 200
                                                                      Cardiff By The Sea, Ca 92007
                                                                      760 633 1616
                                                                      760 633 1613 fax
                                                                      andrewkurtz@covad.net

                                                                      Carlo Caravetta
                                                                      Bremer Whyte
                                                                      20320 Birch Street
                                                                      Newport Beach Ca 92660
                                                                      949 221 1000
                                                                      949 221 1001 fax
                                                                      ccarvetta@bremerwhyte.com




7/12/2006   Philadelphia   Recovery action filed by insurer against                                     All claims denied.
            Indemnity v    broker for payment made under a policy
                           that carrier asserted was not properly
                           placed. Cross claim for profit sharing
                           payments. Three panel arbitration.
DATE        CASE         ISSUES                                       KEY PARTIES                                OUTCOME
            NAME
7/13/2006   Meyers v     Employment discrimination and wrongful       Tular Herculian, Fisher & Phillips 18400   Settled 300,000
            Superior     termination claim by paraplegic who was      Von Karman Suite 400, Irvine, Ca 92612.
            Access       recruited to join Def’t Company and give     949 851 2424
                         up his own medical insurance. He asserts     949 851-0152 fax
                         company compelled him to become              therculian@laborlawyers.com
                         independent contractor after company
                         learned plaintiff’s presence would           Kevin Nowicki
                         increase group insurance premiums.           Bryan Arnold
                         When company realized P could not            Gordon, Nowicki & Arnold
                         legally be an independent contractor he      2010 Main Street Suite 570
                         was rehired and signed a waiver of           Irvine Ca 92612
                         medical benefits, and then was terminated    949 567 9923
                         for cause.                                   949 567 9928 fax
                                                                      knowicki@gna-law.com
                                                                      barnold@gna-law.com

7/18/2006   Menchack V   Wage and hour class action brought by                                                   Settled 1.7 mm
            Robinsons    distribution managers for overtime, rest
            May          and meal breaks. Class certification
                         regarding a higher level of manager was
                         denied in another case. Def’t position is
                         that the position was properly classified
                         as exempt. Position was been eliminated.
7/19/2006   Sunsher v    Marketing fraud claim: Sunsher was to        Hans Stucki                                Mediator proposal
            Astrion      market a supplement made by Asterion         Epstein Becker and Green                   being considered
                         called Glucolibrium. Sun Sher was to be      150 N Michigan Avenue                      9/2/2006
                         the exclusive distributor. Sun Sher          Chicago Ill 60601
                         asserts there was another competing          312 499 1400                               Rejected
                         product being marketed by Asterion and       312 845 1998 fax
                         that the product could not be sold in that   hstucki@ebglaw.com                         10-25 fu being
                         it did not have proper labeling.                                                        considered
                                                                      KJ Cabodi
                                                                      28292 Cabot Road Suite 600                 D left jurisdiction.
                                                                      Laguna Niguel CA 92677                     Case abandoned.
DATE        CASE            ISSUES                                       KEY PARTIES                      OUTCOME
            NAME
                                                                         949 364 3700
                                                                         949 364 5399 fax



7/21/2006   Dunkle v        Pharmaceutical product liability claim       Ronald Schwartz                  Settled $190,000
            Phoenix         brought by user of non – ephedrine based     Shaina Colover
            Laboratories    product manufactured and distributed by      202 Newport Center Drive
                            entities involved in the ephedrine cases.    Newport Beach CA 92660
                            Plaintiff took product for 45 days as        949 644 7283
                            directed and sustained total live failure.   949 644 2159
                            Was on transplant list when liver            shaina555@hotmail.com
                            recovered. Plaintiff totally recovered at
                            this time. Medical billings of $79 k.        Adrianna Corrado
                                                                         King & Kennick
                                                                         20042 Beach Blvd.
                                                                         Huntington Beach CA 92648
                                                                         714 374 2720
                                                                         714 374 1190
                                                                         acorrado@kingkennick.com

                                                                         Hoffinger, Stern & Ross
                                                                         Mark Geisler
                                                                         150 E 58th St.
                                                                         NYNY 10155
                                                                         212 421 4000
                                                                         Stephen Stern (did not attend)
                                                                         srstern@hsrlaw.com

7/24/2006   Adair v         No. Cal. Construction defect case            Steven Henning                   Pending
            Western         involving 88 single family homes.            Wood Smith Henning
            Pacific Homes                                                Fred Adelman
                                                                         Milstein Adelman
DATE        CASE       ISSUES                                      KEY PARTIES                          OUTCOME
            NAME
7/25/2006   Kaplan v   Real estate fraud and non-disclosure        Robert Mull                          Parties not ready –
            Nugent     claim asserting runoff and flooding not     Farmers Insurance                    need inv and return
                       disclosed, and claim against neighbor for   40335 Winchester Rd E 155
                       runoff onto adjoining property.             Temecula, Ca 92591                   Sent fu e mail 9/2
                                                                   909 926 6888
                                                                   909 926-6549 fax

                                                                   Dan Eppinger – Team Leader
                       Ed Susolik                                  State Farm 333 Michelson Dt. # 650
                       Callahan & Blaine                           Irvine CA 92612
                       714 241 4444                                949 553 5976
                                                                   949 553 5980 fax
                       Bernard Bihr
                       Veatch Carlson                              Michael Terhar
                       700 S Flower LA CA 90017                    Shaw Terhar & LaMontagne
                       213 381 2861                                707 Wilshire Blvd Suite 3060
                       213 383 6370 fax                            LA CA 90017
                       bbihr@veatchfirm.com                        213 614 0400
                                                                   213 629 4534
                       Karen Baytosh
                       Bermer & Whyte                              mterhar@stl-lawoffices.com
                       20320 SW Birch St                           Randall Crispin
                       Newport Beach CA 92660                      Luce Forward
                       kbaytosh@bremerandwhyte.com                 600 W Broadway # 2600
                                                                   San Diego CA 92101
                                                                   619 236 1414
                       David Mullins, VP                           619 232 8311
                       Markel Insurance Company 4600 Cox           rcrispen@luce.com
                       Road
                       Glen Allen Virginia 23060
                       800 362 7537
                       804 747 9367 fax
                       dmullins@markelcorp.com
DATE        CASE           ISSUES                                 KEY PARTIES                   OUTCOME
            NAME
7/26/2006   Chidester v    So Cal CD ongoing. 88 homes - 65 sub   Phil Woog, Cooksey Toolen
            Pacific        contractors.                           535 Anton Blvd
            Century                                               Costa Mesa CA 92626
            Homes                                                 714 431 1977
                                                                  714 431 1119
                                                                  Ken Kasdan,
                                                                  Kasdan Simmonds
7/27/2006   Menchaca v     Wage Hour claims brought by 92 floor   Kevin Barnes                  Settled 3.7
            Robinson May   supervisors.                           5670 Wilshire Blvd # 1460
                                                                  LA CA 90036
                                                                  323 549 9100
                                                                  323 549 0101 fax
                                                                  barnes@kbarnes.com

                                                                  David Martin
                                                                  Federated Department Stores
                                                                  611 Olive Street
                                                                  St Lewis Missouri 63101
                                                                  314 342 6719
                                                                  314 342 3066 fax
                                                                  david_martin@may-co.com
7/31/2006   Williams v     Insurance Bad Faith and failure to     Douglas Andrews               One party settled.
            Farmers        properly repair residential property   858 675 0301                  Info to be exchanged
                           following backup of sewage system.     dwa@andrews-rhodes.com        and case to return.
                           Hard costs 207,000.
                                                                  Julie Edmonds
                                                                  Klinedist PC
                                                                  213 607 2115
                           Gary Lorch
                           Gordon Rees                            Kenneth Greenfield
                           213 576 5000                           kgreenfield@gjblaw.com
                           glorch@gordonrees.com
                                                                  Allan Klein
                           Michael Carter Smith                   310 649 141
                           310 207 2429
DATE       CASE             ISSUES                                     KEY PARTIES                    OUTCOME
           NAME
                            Steve Zelig                                Mark Krone
                                                                       Anderson McPharlin & Conners
                                                                       MK@amclaw.com
                                                                       213 688 0080

                                                                       Kyle Kubish
                                                                       Picker Chow and Freisleben
                                                                       949 622 8822
                                                                       kubisch@pcflawyers.com


8/1/2006   Thomas v         HOA issues between owner and hoa due       Matthew Geragos                150,000 payment by
           Sunset Shores    to hoa refusal to permit owner to pierce   Geragos & Geragos              hoa. Owner returned
                            slab to effectuate remodel. Owner is a     350 S Grand Ave                property to
                            contractor.                                Los Angeles CA 90071           predispute condition.
                                                                       213 625 3900
                                                                       213 625 1600 fax

                                                                       Leonard Siegel
                                                                       Kulik Gottesman & Mouton
                                                                       15303 Ventura Blvd #1400
                                                                       Sherman Oaks CA 91403
                                                                       310 557 9200
                                                                       310 557 0224 fax
                                                                       lsiegel@kgmslaw.com
8/2/2006   Chidester v      CD ongoing
           Westrn Pacific
           Homes
DATE        CASE            ISSUES                                      KEY PARTIES                   OUTCOME
            NAME
8/2/2006    Dondelinger     Real Estate fraud case. Action by real      William Bentley               Settled for transfer of
            v. Camorlinga   estate agent broker against property        Atkinson Andelson Loya Ruud   certain specific
                            owner asserting that, in return for real    3612 Mission Inn Avenue       property to plaintiff.
                            estate expertise, owner was granting        Riverside Ca 92501
                            agent an ownership interest in certain      951 683 1122
                            commercial properties. Agent placed lis     951 683 1144 fax
                            pendens on all of defendant’s properties.
                                                                        Diana Carloni
                                                                        L/O James Bruce Minton
                                                                        15490 Civic Drive
                                                                        Victorville Ca 92392
8/3/2006    Fisher &        Seminar on employment mediation
            Phillips



8/7/2006    Kingstree       Phoenix – Construction defect day 1 #
            Village HOA     302
            v. Kingstree
            LLC
8/8-11      Time off




8/14/2006   Chidester v     CD Ongoing see 7/26/06
            Pacific
            Century


8/15/2006   Dunmore         Sacto
            Repair Claims
DATE        CASE           ISSUES                                        KEY PARTIES                    OUTCOME
            NAME
8/16/2006   Stites v       ADA case filed in relation to access to       Aaron Stites, Pro Per
            Promus         Hilton properties by persons with
                           assistance animals.


8/17/2006   Brar v         Real estate fraud alleged by owner of         W. McLin Lines                 Settled
            Dharmasuriya   multiple properties against realtor           3838 Carson Street Suite 102
                           property manager who convinced                Torrance Ca 90503
                           plaintiff to execute RPA insteadof listing    310 316 4749
                           agreement when P in India. Agent then         310 316 7484
                           transferred property to himself asserting     mlines@lowml.com
                           payments submitted to defendant were on
                           the purchase while deft states they related   Ryan Hirota
                           to property management fees and other         Berger Kahn
                           sales.                                        2 Park Plaza # 650
                                                                         Irvine Ca 92614
                                                                         949 474 1889
                                                                         949 474 7265 faz
                                                                         rhirota@bergerkahn.com
8/17/2006   Park Ocean     Commercial construction claim involving       Charles Harris                 Global settlement
            Development    parking garage deck. Plaintiff asserted       Lewis Brisbois                 achieved October 8,
            v Covi         project not built per plans resulting in a    650 Town Center Dr #1400       2006.
            Construction   bonded joinder where the 7-inch pt slab       Costa Mesa CA 92626
                           met the top of the wall. Flexion resulted     714 545 9200
                           in significant cracking. Parties included     714 850 1030 fax
                           steel design, reinforcing contractor,         charris@lbbslaw.com
                           structural engineer and general contractor.
                                                                         Hal Block
                                                                         Musick Peeler Garrett
                                                                         650 Town Center Dr #1200
                                                                         Costa Mesa CA 92626
                                                                         714 668 2420
                                                                         714 668 2490 fax
                                                                         h.block@mpglaw.com
DATE        CASE          ISSUES                                     KEY PARTIES                     OUTCOME
            NAME
                                                                     Elizabeth French
                                                                     Green Bryant & French
                                                                     1230 Columbia St #700
                                                                     San Diego CA 92101
                                                                     619 239 7900
                                                                     619 239 7800 fax
                                                                     efrench@gbflawyers.com

                                                                     Robert Booker
                                                                     Bremer Whyte Brown & O’Meara
                                                                     20320 SW Birch St
                                                                     Newport Beach CA 92660
                                                                     949 221 1000
                                                                     949 221 1001 fax
                                                                     rbooker@bremerandwhyte.com

                                                                     Ryan Milun
                                                                     Feldsott & Lee
                                                                     4 San Joaquin Plaza #300
                                                                     Newport Beach CA 92660
                                                                     949 729 8002
                                                                     rmilun@cahoalaw.com

                                                                     Natalie Barbanell
                                                                     Selman Breitman
                                                                     11766 Wilshire Blvd
                                                                     Los Angeles CA 90025
                                                                     310 445 0800
                                                                     310 473 2525 fax
                                                                     nbarbanell@selmanbreitman.com
8/18/2006   Brady v Del   Nevada – Real Estate Fraud alleged         David Stitz                     Parties exchanging
            Web Homes     against developer in connection with 25%   10061 Riverside Drive # 275     proposals between
                          price reductions that occurred 8/2/2005.   Toluca Lake CA 91602            various owner
                          Plaintiffs mostly bought for investment    818 761 7602                    groups.
DATE        CASE      ISSUES                                     KEY PARTIES                       OUTCOME
            NAME
                      during rapid rise in prices which they     818 761 6685 fax
                      assert were brought about be Webb’s        david.stitz@sbcglobal.com
                      acceptance of investor buyers.
                                                                 Sean Thueson
                                                                 Peel Brimley
                                                                 3333 E Serene Suite 200
                                                                 Henderson Nv 89074
                                                                 stheuson@peelbrimley.com

                                                                 John Cahlan
                                                                 Nevada Counsel, Pulte Homes
                                                                 8345 W Sunset Rd
                                                                 Las Vegas, NV 89113
                                                                 702 914 4811
                                                                 702 914 4701 fax
                                                                 john.cahlan@pulte.com

8/21/2006   Perez v   Habitability claim filed on behalf of 44   Blake Hudson                      Century surety
            McHue     plaintiffs residing in 15 units.           D Creighton Sebra                 needed to bring in
                                                                 8105 Irvine Center Drive # 1255   another carrier and P
                                                                 Irvine Ca 92618                   needed to provide
                                                                 949 788 9955                      medical records
                                                                 949 788 9959
                                                                 csebra@bhudson.com

                                                                 Eric Castelblanco
                                                                 8383 Wilshire Blvd
                                                                 Beverly Hills CA 90211
                                                                 323 951 0180
                                                                 323 951 0183 fax
                                                                 attorney@castelblanco.com
DATE        CASE            ISSUES                                       KEY PARTIES                     OUTCOME
            NAME
8/22/2006   Arce v Haris    12 Home residential construction defect      Ken Kasdan                      Settled 1/07
            Homes           case with 10 new claims and a related 15
                            home arbitration pending.


8/23/2006   Williams v      Claimant bought home for 3.1 mm from         Jose Mendoza                    Coldwell Banker
            Bankier         defendant. At first rain, heavy leakage      Coldwell Banker Legal Dept      settled for 50 K.
                            and water damage. Defendant asserts she      11611 San Vincente
                            only stayed in home 3 nights, and there      LA CA 90049                     Matter proceeding as
                            was no history of water intrusion that she   310 207 2561                    to seller/buyer
                            was aware of. She bought it and re sold it   310 447 1902                    Bremer/Phillip
                            withint 4 months.                            jmendoza@coldwellbanker.com


                                                                         Keith Bremer
                                                                         Bremer and Whyte
                                                                         20320 SW Birch Street
                                                                         Newport Beach CA 92660
                                                                         949 221 1000
                                                                         949 221 1001 fax
                                                                         kbremer@bremerandwhyte.com


                                                                         Stanton Lee Phillips
                                                                         1100 Glendon Ave
                                                                         LA CA 90024
                                                                         310 500 3586
                                                                         310 5003501 fax
                                                                         stan@slphillipslaw.com

8/24/2006   Gann v Sports   Plaintiff, a disabled woman with an          Carl Dunkin                     Settled $175,000
            Authority       oxygen tank, was trying out a treadmill at   Lewis Brisbois Bisgarrd Smith
                            defendant’s store. The displays were         221 N Figueroa St # 1200
                            close to one another, leaving 3” between     LA CA 90012
                            machines if one were to disembark            213 250 1800
DATE        CASE              ISSUES                                       KEY PARTIES                         OUTCOME
            NAME
                              between the machines. The store clerk        213 250 7900
                              left plaintiff alone and, while              cdunkin@lbbslaw.com
                              disembarking, she fell. Plaintiff asserted
                              dangerous condition and lack of              Todd Becker
                              supervision. Injuries included acute         3750 Anaheim # 100
                              exacerbation of chronic obstructive lung     Long Beach CA 90804
                              disease and fractured ankle.                 562 495 1500
                                                                           562 494 8904 fax
                                                                           becker@toddbeckerlaw.com

8/25/2006   Talla v           Wage hour employment case brought by         Robert Ronne                        Settled $450,000
            Caparaz           3 Filipino workers at extended care home     840 Apollo Street # 307
                              against Filipino owners who brought          El Segundo Ca 90245
                              them in the USA. Workers alleged they        310 322 1696
                              were compelled to work 24 hours a day        310 322 3039
                              by being on call and residing at the         rrr55@sbcglobal.net
                              residences, not provided rest and meal
                              breaks and paid a flat sum of $1352 per      Dennis Rihn
                              month plus room and board.                   12711 Ventura Blvd # 440
                                                                           Studio City CA 91604
                                                                           818 265 0525
                                                                           310 760 9881 fax
                                                                           rihn@aol.com

                                                                           Ed Susolik
                                                                           Callahan and Blaine
                                                                           3 Hutton Centre Drive
                                                                           Santa Ana Ca 92707
                                                                           714 241 4444
                                                                           714 241 4445 fax
8/28/2006   DeProtine et al   Securities – Real estate investment trust    Thomas Fcadden and Daniel Fuller,   Settled $475,000
            v Colton          fraud case brought by investors who took     Caden & Fuller
            Capital Corp      buyout which they alleged was offered by     114 Pacifica # 150
                              the MLP when the MLP knew a parcel           Irvine CA 92618
DATE        CASE          ISSUES                                      KEY PARTIES                            OUTCOME
            NAME
                          was going to be re-classified residential   714 788 0827
                          and increase in value by 1000%.
                                                                      Gary Waldrun
                                                                      Waldrun and Olson
                                                                      26 Corporate Plaze Dr # 100
                                                                      Newport Beach Ca 92660
                                                                      949 760 0204
                                                                      949 760 2597 fax
8/29/2006   Adair v       CD Ongoing
            Western
            Pacific


8/30/2006   Chidester v   CD Ongoing see 7/26/06
            Pacific
            Century


8/31/2006   Moore v       Intersectional accident wrongful death.     Stepehn Talt                           settled
            Underhill     Grandson taking 85 year old mother for      790 E Colorado Blvd. #710
                          ice cream. Def’t runs light. Grandmother    Pasadena CA 91101
                          dies two weeks later. Claim for PI and      626 356 0853
                          impact emotional distress from Grandson     626 356 0731
                          and wrongful death from adult son.          staltlaw@aol.com

                                                                      Peter Wucetich 215 N. Marengo Ave. #
                                                                      314
                                                                      Pasadena CA 91101
                                                                      626 431 2959
                                                                      626 356 7414 fax
                                                                      wucetich@sbcglobal.com
DATE        CASE           ISSUES                                       KEY PARTIES                         OUTCOME
            NAME
8/31/2006   H&M            Real estate dispute over easement by and     Urus Cady                           Settlement based
            Management v   between successive purchasers of             Green & Hall                        upon redrawing
            Wayne King     encumbered real estate.                      600 S Main St                       boundary coupled
                                                                        Orange CA 92868                     with monetary
                                                                        ecady@greenhall.com                 compensation for loss
                                                                        714 918 7000                        of overall lot square
                                                                        714 918 6996 fax                    footage.

                                                                        Christopher Deal
                                                                        Fidelity National Title Insurance
                                                                        17911 Von Karman #300
                                                                        Irvine, CA 92614
                                                                        949 622 4303
                                                                        949 622 4132 fax
                                                                        Christopher.deal@fnf.com

                                                                        Michael O’Brien
                                                                        Nordman Cormany Heir & Compton
                                                                        1000 Town Center Dr
                                                                        PO Box 9100
                                                                        Oxnard CA 93036
                                                                        805 485 1000
                                                                        805 988 8387 fax
                                                                        mobrien@nchc.com
9/1/2006    HM             Real Estate boundary dispute and fraud       Eurus Cady                          P will buy property
            Management v   claim. Issue of what easement was            Green & Hall                        for a net of 72,500
            Wayne King     conveyed to buyer of land from deft’         600 Main Street                     102,500 is the
                           Sproul to buyer King. King conveyed to       Orange CA 92868                     impacted price as of
                           plaintiff and represented a 25 ft easement   ecady@greenhall.com                 the close of
                           existed across the parcel that led to a                                          mediation when
                           roadway. King did not receive the            Christopher Deal                    adjusted by
                           easement when he bought from Sprowl          Fidelity National Title Ins.        contributions.
                           but believed he did. Title documents         17911 Von Karman # 300
                           supported an easement, bot the width was     Irvine CA 92614
DATE       CASE        ISSUES                                        KEY PARTIES                           OUTCOME
           NAME
                       unclear. Sprowl placed title company on       Christoper.deal@fnf.com
                       notice of a claim on title and the deal has
                       been stalled.                                 Nancy Goldstein
                                                                     3625 E Thousand Oaks Blvd Suite 209
                       Plaintiff wants to take the front parcel      Westlake CA 91362
                       owned by Sprowl. Sprowl maintains it is       805 496 6565
                       worth 165 k and he will sell it for 135 if    805 435 3711 fax
                       he receives back his 25 k in atty fees.       gr8calilawyer@hotmail.com

                                                                     John Perlstein
                                                                     jjp@psh.net

                                                                     Michael O’Brien
                                                                     Nordman, Cormany, Hair & Compton
                                                                     1000 Town Center Drive
                                                                     Oxnard Ca 93036
                                                                     805 988 8361
                                                                     805 988 7761
                                                                     mobrien@nchc.com



9/5/2006   Duggan v    See 2/15/2007 for round two and all data                                            Settled 2/15
           Tiger



9/7/2006   Chidester   CD ongoing
DATE        CASE           ISSUES                                       KEY PARTIES                       OUTCOME
            NAME
9/8/2006                   CAALA




9/11/2006   Arce           CD ongoing. 44 homes.                                                          Settled 1/07




9/12/2006   RD Golf v      Inverse condemnation, trespass and           Tim McGinity and Mark Hartney,    Settled $ 2 mm
            Garden Grove   interference with leasehold alleged by       Allen Matkins
                           golf course against municipality             515 S Figueroa Street
                           secondary to city’s undertaking with hotel   LA CA 90071
                           which resulted in free parking being         213 622 5555
                           converted to paid parking. Leasehold         213 620 8816 fax
                           valuation and termination negotiations.
                                                                        Dan Spradlin and Mark Monachino
                                                                        Woodruff Spradlin Smart
                                                                        701 S Parker # 8000
                                                                        Orange CA 92868
                                                                        714 558 7000
                                                                        714 835 7787 fax
                                                                        dspradlin@wss-law.com
                                                                        mmonachino@wss-law.com
9/13-10/2   Europe




10/3/2006   Apple Valley   Breach of real estate contract involving     Barry Jacobs                      Adjourned for more
            Cinema v       build out of multi- plex. Developer          23762 Salvador                    discovery until 2007.
            NCE/Summers    cancelled deal and gave it to competitor     Mission Viejo CA 92691
            LLC                                                         949 472 0123
                                                                        949 457 9709 fax
                                                                        lawyerbj@pacbell.net
DATE        CASE             ISSUES                                      KEY PARTIES                    OUTCOME
            NAME
                                                                         Diana Carloni
                                                                         15490 Civic Center Dr #103
                                                                         Victorville CA 92392
                                                                         760 243 5678
                                                                         760 243 5688 fax

10/4/2006   Bentley Forbes   Commercial Construction Defect - Claim      Greg Bordo and Armen Itilian   Settled for waiver of
            v                by ECC for unpaid balance on tenant         Freeman, Freeman & Smiler      contract balance plus
            Environmental    improvement project in high end office      3415 Sepulveda Blvd            $70 k.
            Contracting      space. Cross claim for substandard          LA CA 90034
                             workmanship in connection with entry        310 391 4042 fax
                             floors, break room floors, and numerous     agm@ffslaw.com
                             finish details.
                                                                         Philip Metson
                                                                         1875 Century Park East
                                                                         Suite 2200
                                                                         LA CA 90067 2523
                                                                         310 551 0296
                                                                         310 551 0837 fax
                                                                         pmetson@aol.com
10/8/2006   Park Ocean       See same case at date above: 8/17/2006
            Development
            v Covi
            Construction
10/9/2006   JTS              Insurance broker errors and omissions for   David Glaubiger                Settled.
            Development      failure to properly name MLW on a           21000 Devonshire St #101B
            v MLW            policy of builder’s risk/course of          Chatsworth CA 91311
            Development      construction insurance.                     818 727 1757
                                                                         818 727 1523 fax
                                                                         davidg@attaboyfloyd.com

                                                                         Joseph Campo
                                                                         Lewis Brisbois
DATE         CASE         ISSUES                                      KEY PARTIES                    OUTCOME
             NAME
                                                                      221 N Figueroa St
                                                                      Los Angeles CA 90012
                                                                      213 250 1800
                                                                      213 250 7900 fax
                                                                      campo@lbbslaw.com
10/11/2006   Giblisco v   Real Estate non disclosure and fraud        Thomas Thrasher                Settled globally
             Victor       asserted by buyers secondary to water       Coldwell Banker
                          intrusion and mold. Buyers insist            27271 Las Ramblas
                          witnesses in the neighborhood affirm        Mission Viejo CA 92692.
                          prior problems. Sellers assert buyers       949 367 2064;
                          were going to demo area and took            949 367 2080 fax.
                          property as is after inspection. Claim      Thomas.thrasher@camoves.com
                          against sellers, realtors, inspectors and
                          title company.                              Kathleen Dunham
                                                                      Callahan & Blaine
                                                                      kdunham@callahan-law.com
                          Carl Nelson                                 Michael Jarman
                          AVP and Claims Counsel                      Lavoi, McCain & Jarman
                          Commonwealth Title                          27442 Portola Pkwy Suite 180
                          55 S Lake Ave Suite 600                     Foothill Rance CA 92610
                          Pasadena Ca 91100                           949 916 1700
                          626 844 5135                                949 916 1717
                          626 304 9579 fax                            mjarman@lmjlaw.com
                          cnielsen@landam.com
                                                                      Michael D’Angelo
                          Richard Millar                              Palmieri Tyler et al
                          Millar Hodges and Menis                     2603 Main Suite 1300
                          1 Newport Place # 900                       Irvine Ca 92614
                          1301 Dove Street                            949 851 7323
                          Newport Beach CA 92660                      949 851 1554 fax
                          949 752 7722                                mdangelo@ptwww.com
                          949 752 6131 fax
                          millar@mhblaw.net
DATE         CASE            ISSUES                                      KEY PARTIES                       OUTCOME
             NAME




10/13/2006   Mojica v 4311   Personal Injury: Elevator drop multiple     Matther McNicholas                Settled 750 k
             Wilshire        floors resulting in alleged RLS, meniscus   McNicolas & McNicholas
                             tear surgically corrected, and ptsd.        10866 Wilshire Blvd # 1400
                             Causation disputed. Day 2                   LA CA 90024
                                                                         310 474 1582
                                                                         310 475 7841

                                                                         John Fuchs
                                                                         2999 Overland Suite 206
                                                                         LA CA 90064
                                                                         310 842 9223

                                                                         Phillip Allen
                                                                         McHale and Allen
                                                                         626 Wilshire Blvd Suite 900
                                                                         LA CA 90017
                                                                         213 629 1131
10/18/2006   Broncado v      Arbitration: Auto v auto. Claim of          Larry Clough                      Award limited
             Erkle           cervical spine injury secondary to rear     21758 Devonshire Street Suite 2   damages to chronic
                             end accident. Claimant also had             Chatsworth CA 91311               discomfort, non
                             unrelated surgery to cervical spine two     818 709 8388                      surgical. $45 k.
                             years before accident and to lumbar spine   818 709 8372 fax                  Found much
                             and knee subsequent to the accident. Has                                      unrelated care
                             had injections but no surgery. Seeks        John Kalajian                     claimed as related.
                             $300 k based on possible future surgery.    POB 1690
                                                                         Simi Valley CA 93062
                                                                         805 526 8499
                                                                         805 526 9595 fax

                                                                         Christopher Mulder
DATE         CASE             ISSUES                                      KEY PARTIES                          OUTCOME
             NAME
                                                                          McClaugherty Mulder & Keidel
                                                                          3801 Riverside Ca 92501
                                                                          951 276 4090
                                                                          951 278 9487 fax
10/19/2006   St Johns         Insurance Bad Faith asserted in carrier’s   R Allan Payne                        Settled 5 mm
             Hospital v       failure to defend and reimburse in re       Doney Crowley Bloomquest Payne Uda
             Executive Risk   Health Care Reimbursement Policy.           44 W 6th Ave POB 1185 Helena MT
             Indemnity        Accepted late resulting in P settling and   59624
                              giving up 4 mm of its 12 mm affirmative     406 443 2211
                              claim, plus incurring 4 mm in legal fees    rap@doneylaw.com
                              and costs. Defense of lack of timely
                              tender, prejudice and non cooperation.      Richard (Garry) Ritchie
                                                                          Inglis Ledbetter & Gower
                                                                          888 W 6th Street
                                                                          LA CA 90017
                                                                          213 627 6800
                                                                          213 622 2857 fax

10/20/2006   Dyer v Certain   Insurer’s Bad Faith in connection with      Steven Zelig                         Settled 200 k
             Underwriters     homeowner’s policies failure to cover all   11661 San Vincente Blvd Suite 1015
             of Lloyds of     property loss asserted re 100% of           LA CA 90049
             London           property exposed to mold and/or water.      310 442 6042
                              Carrier advanced 75 k. Testing found        310 442 6052 fax
                              leak related mold limited to single area    sizlaw@aol.com
                              with no aerosolized contamination of        Vincetn Davitt
                              surrounding areas.                          Sharon Corda
                                                                          Lebouf Lamb Green & Macrae
                                                                          725 S Figueroa Suite 3100
                                                                          LA CA 90017
                                                                          213 955 7300
                                                                          213 955 7399
DATE         CASE            ISSUES                                       KEY PARTIES                   OUTCOME
             NAME
10/23/2006   California Co   Claim by subcontractor of real estate        Michael Petersen              Informal discovery
             v Affair with   development for monies owed. Cross-          Diversified Arbitraiton       plan established.
             Flowers         claim for defective workmanship.             41765 Largo
                                                                          Palm Desert CA 92111
                                                                          760 779 8688
                                                                          760 779 8678 fax

                                                                          Mark Worthge
                                                                          Greenberg Fields & Whitcomb
                                                                          21515 Hawthorne Blvd #450
                                                                          Torrance CA 90503
                                                                          310 540 2000
                                                                          310 540 6609 fax
                                                                          mworthge@gfwlaw.com

10/23/2006   Fosmire v       Employment: Xpedx is the distribution        Jeremy Roth                   Settled 150,000
             Xpedx           division of International Paper. It          Littler Mendelson
                             operates under three brands, including       619 515 1825
                             Nationwide Papers. Plaintiff was an          619 232 4302 fax
                             employee of Nationwide Papers for 10         jroth@littler.com
                             years, initially hired on a modified
                             commission plan with a guaranteed            Michael Ainbinder
                             minimum, eventually moved to a full          Ainbinder, Hitzke
                             commission program. Plaintiff claims         2525 Cherry Ave #210
                             constructive termination by cutting his      Signal Hill CA 90755
                             accounts and reducing his commissions.       562 437 2807
                             Defendant asserts Plaintiff did not attend   562 595 9983 fax
                             sales meetings, developed personal
                             problems and failed to comply with
                             company protocol.
10/24/2006   Von              Med Mal: Plaintiff contracted post          Greg Hulbert                  Settled 29,999
             Weisenberger    LASIK keratoconus following procedure        Ball Ghaleb & Hulbert
             v Winthrop,     in 1999. Total vision loss in one eye.       20 N Raymond Ave. S 350
             MD              Unsuccessful ocular transplant.              Pasadena CA 91103
DATE         CASE             ISSUES                                       KEY PARTIES                 OUTCOME
             NAME
                                                                           626 793 2117
                              Defense that standard of care was such       626 793 3198 fax
                              that in 1999 the topography, while           ghulbert@pasadenalaw.com
                              irregular, was within normal limits and
                              sgx was not below the standard of care       Tom Parsekian
                                                                           28202 Cabot Rd S 300
                                                                           Laguna Niguel Ca 92677
                                                                           949 365 5720
                                                                           949 365 5612
                                                                           parsekianlaw@aol.com
10/25/2006   Adair v DR       CD N Cal ongoing
             Horton



10/26/2006   Sealing          Federal Court claim for trademark            William DeLaney             Settled 3/15/07
             Technologies     infringement, cyber-conpiracy dilution       12791 Western Ave Suite J
             v Tekon          and defamation involving the marks
                              “Tekon” and “Granite Shield” per 15USC
                                                                           Garden Grove, CA 92841
                              1125 (a) (c) (d).                            714 903 1818
                                                                           714 980 2144 fax
                                                                           delaneyviet1022@msn.com
                                                                           James Mercer
                                                                           600H Central Ave # 109
                                                                           Lake Elsinore CA 92530
                                                                           925 245 2955
                                                                           951 245 9237 fax
                                                                           jmer@comcast.net
10/27/2006   Manray v         Wrongful termination and discrimination      Caxton Manray in pro per    Settled for re
             Sears Holdings   claim. Plaintiff terminated after repeated                               classification of
             (Great           complaints of homosexual overtures           Susan Lindsay               separation to
             Indoors)         made to fellow male employees.               Great Indoors               voluntary and $3,500
                              Claimant denies and asserts incomplete       2060 S Highland Ave         plus deft paid
DATE         CASE            ISSUES                                    KEY PARTIES                OUTCOME
             NAME
                             investigation. Employer asserts           Lombard Ill 60148          mediation fees.
                             investigation responsive to information   630 873 8007
                             given by claimant in interviews.          slind2@searshc.com

                                                                       Debbie Spiegel
                                                                       The Great Indoors
                                                                       3333 Veverly Road
                                                                       A3-111A
                                                                       Hoffman Estates Il 60719
                                                                       847 286 6502
                                                                       847 286 8023 fax
                                                                       dspiegel@searshc.com or
                                                                       dspeige@searshc.com
10/28/2006   Horowitz v      HOA v Homeowner dispute regarding         Denise Iger                Settled 4/07
             Harbor Valley   restrictions on construction.             Hicky and Petchul          following multiple
             Broadmoor                                                 114 Pacifica 340           re-drawing of plans.
                                                                       Irvine, CA 92618
                                                                       949 727 1777
                                                                       949 727 1797 fax
                                                                       digger@hplaw.com

                                                                       Roger Franks
                                                                       Jeff Astarabadi
                                                                       Jackson DeMarco
                                                                       2030 Main POB 19704
                                                                       Irvine Ca 92623
                                                                       949 752 8585
                                                                       949 752 0597 fax
DATE         CASE           ISSUES                                       KEY PARTIES                       OUTCOME
             NAME
10/30/2006   Clements v     Real Estate non disclosure of incomplete     Daniel Hitzke                     Settled 22,000
             Whittaker      repairs and defective conditions – claim     Ainbinder Hitzke & Gilliland
                            against selling agent only.                  2525 Cherry Ave # 210
                                                                         Signal Hill CA 90755

                                                                         Andrew McCarron
                                                                         Harbin & McCarron
                                                                         1801 E Parkhurst Place
                                                                         Santa Ana CA 92701
                                                                         714 550 0941
                                                                         714 559 9468 fax
10/31/2006   Madison Park   Delay claim by general contractor on         Richard Greenberg                 Settled 40,000 to
             v Calif Cove   residential projects secondary to improper   Mark Worthge                      Madison and waiver
             Communities    windows delivered to job site. Cross         21515 Hawthorne Blvd. Suite 450   of $180 k defect
                            claim for unpaid contract balance.           Torrance CA 90503                 claim by GC.
                                                                         301 540 2000
                                                                         310 540 6609 fax
                                                                         mworthge@gfwlaw.com

                                                                         William Jay King
                                                                         LO William King
                                                                         19800 MacArthur # 1000
                                                                         Newport Beach CA 92612
                                                                         949 748 6645
                                                                         949 748 6647 fax
                                                                         bill@billkinglaw.com
11/6/2006    Howard v Red   Employment: sexual harassment,               Steven Zelig                      Settled $50,000.
             Robin          employment discrimination and                11661 San Vicente #105
                            constructive termination alleged by          LA CA 90049
                            female employee of Red Robin,                310 442 6042
                            predicated on conduct of one of its          310 442 6052 fax
                            managers and a kitchen staff member.         slzlaw@aol.com

                                                                         Judy Krieg
DATE         CASE            ISSUES                                      KEY PARTIES                             OUTCOME
             NAME
                                                                         Red Robin International
                                                                         6312 S Fiddler’s Green Cir #200N
                                                                         Greenwood Village CO 81001
                                                                         303 846 6157
                                                                         702 493 2666 fax
                                                                         jkrieg@redrobin.com
11/8/2006    Prudential      Business – breach of contract and fraud     Summer Smith                            Settled between PRI
             Insurance Co.   alleged against insurance agency by         Murphy Pearson, Bradley & Feeney        and Fowler. Fowler
             v Carlson &     insurer in connection with failure to pay   88 Kearney St. 10th floor               v Atty Romeo
             Fowler          royalties, maintain reserves and opening    San Francisco CA 94108                  dismissed on msj.
                             an unauthorized office. Further claim by    ssmith@mpbf.com
                             def’t Fowler against attorney for legal     Elizabeth Weldon
                             malpractice for not protecting him from     Snell & Wilmer
                             acts of Carlson subsequent to their         600 Anton
                             dissolution of partnership.                 Suite 140
                                                                         Costa Mesa CA 94901
                                                                         714 427 7000
                                                                         714 427 7799 fax
                                                                         eweldon@swlaw.com

                                                                         Jennifer Torbohn
                                                                         Flynn Williams Wester & Hall
                                                                         1099 E St.
                                                                         San Rafael, CA 94901
                                                                         415 482 9933
                                                                         415 482 9939
                                                                         jtorbohn@fwwh.com

11/10/2006   Kelley v Toll   Employment – constructive termination       Thomas Weiss                            Settled for mediator
             Brothers        asserted by mortgage broker. Plaintiff      1901 Ave. of the Stars Suite 1051 Los   proposal
             Mortgage        asserts he was induced to leave lucrative   Angeles CA 90067 310 788 0710
             Company         practice on promise of support and          310 788 0734 fax
                             growth, which was not provided.             tweiss@weisslawla.com
                             Defendant asserts plaintiff not competent
DATE         CASE         ISSUES                                    KEY PARTIES                     OUTCOME
             NAME
                          and was on counseling when he resigned,   Jason Weiss
                          and that former employer was about to     Allen Matkins
                          terminate him as well.                    1900 Main Street 5th Floow
                                                                    Irvine CA 92614
                                                                    949 851 5426
                                                                    949 553 8354 fax
                                                                    jweiss@allenmatkins.com

                                                                    Timothy Hoban
                                                                    Toll Brothers
                                                                    725 Town and County Road
                                                                    Suite 500
                                                                    Orange CA 92868
                                                                    714 347 1300
                                                                    714 835 9683 fax
                                                                    thoban@tollbrothersinc.com



11/13/2006   Seybert v    SB 800 Claim by 6 homeowners whose        Victoria Ersoff                 Settled for repairs
             Warmington   homes were built over a borrow pit that   Amy Pennington                  plus 107,500.
             Homes        was not properly compacted, and which     Wood Smith Henning and Berman
                          subsided.                                 10960 Wilshire Blvd
                                                                    LA CA 90024
                                                                    310 481 7600
                          Kevin Park                                310 481 7650 fax
                          Wasserman Comden & Casselman              versoff@wshblaw.com
                          5567 Reseda Blvd Suite 330                apennington@wshblaw.com
                          LA CA 91357
                          818 705 6800                              Doug Glover
                          818 705 8147 fax                          Warmington Homes
                          kpark@wcclaw.com                          3900 Pullman Street
                                                                    Costa Mesa CA 92626
                                                                    714 557 55111
DATE         CASE           ISSUES                                       KEY PARTIES                 OUTCOME
             NAME
                                                                         714 434 4367 fax
                                                                         doug@warmingtongroup.com




11/15/2006   SUA v          See 2/7/07 settlement notes
             Paintboy



11/17/2006   GVD v Blanca   Real estate: GVD is the owner manager        Colin Holley                Settled. Terms
                            of a commercial shopping center at which     Hampton Holley              renegotiated with
                            Blanca purchased a parcel consisting of      2101 E Coast Hwy #260       front payment,
                            two businesses. A covenant running with      Corona Del Mar CA 92625     management fee cap
                            the land permits GVD the right to manage     949 718 4550                and COLA.
                            the common areas in exchange for a           949 718 4580 fax
                            management fee and maintenance fee.          cholley@hamptonholley.com
                            Defendant asserts it is not subject to the
                            covenant.                                    Karen Davis
                                                                         L/O Karen Davis
                                                                         1122 E Green St
                                                                         Pasadena CA 91106
                                                                         626 449 1362
                                                                         626 796 1555 fax

                                                                         Ronald Rosenberg
                                                                         Rosenberg & Koffman
                                                                         8484 Wilshire Blvd #850
                                                                         Beverly Hills CA 90211
                                                                         323 966 2400
                                                                         323 966 2401 fax
DATE         CASE             ISSUES                                      KEY PARTIES                      OUTCOME
             NAME
11/21/2006   Certain          Insurance coverage and claim for            Victoria Roberts                 Settled for $120,000
             Underwriters     reimbursement arising from defense and      Senior Litigation Counsel        out of potential
             and Lloyds v     indemnity expenses incurred by Lloyds in    Century Surety                   $190,000 claim.
             Century Surety   a construction defect matter. Century       4722 N 24th Street
                              asserts its policy limits it to be excess   Phoenix, AZ 85106
                              over all other coverage available to the    602 445 5920
                              insured.                                    602 371 0113 fax
                                                                          vroberts@centurysurety.com
                              Cacilie M. Gottling
                              P.K. Schreiffer LLP                         John Peer and Donna Davis
                              100 Barranca Ave # 1100                     Woolls and Peer
                              West Covina, Ca 91791                       1 Wilshire 22d Floor
                              626 373 2444                                LA CA 90017
                              626 974 8403 fax                            213 629 8791
                              cmg@pksllp.com                              213 629 1660 fax
                                                                          jpeer@woollspeer.com
                                                                          ddavis@woollspeer.com
11/22/2006   Hortze v ICE     Real Estate and Breach of contract claims   Martin Singer and Paul Sorrell   Settled – 70% of
             Entertainment    brought by buyer of restaurant site for     Lavely & Singer                  deposit returned to
                              rescission and return of deposit. Seller    2049 Century Park East # 2400    Hortze. Balance net
                              did not disclose pending action by LA to    Los Angeles CA 90067             of escrow fees
                              modify or revoke conditional use permit.    310 556 3501                     retained by ICE.
                              Permit modified in manner that              310 556 3615 fax
                              negatively impacted planned restaurant.     mdsinger@lavelysinger.com
                              Seller sued for specific performance and    psorrell@lavelysinger.com
                              loss of the deal.
                                                                          Mike Margolis
                                                                          Margolis & Tisman LLP
                                                                          444 S. Flower 6th Floor
                                                                          LA CA 90071
                                                                          213 683 0300
                                                                          213 683 0303 fax
                                                                          aschoor@winlaw.com
                                                                          margolis@winlaw.com
DATE         CASE             ISSUES                                         KEY PARTIES                   OUTCOME
             NAME




11/23-       Off
26/2006



11/27/2006   Moya v Dean      Construction accident. Pallet failed           Marlon D’Oyen                 settled
             Foods            resulting in crated dropping onto plaintiff.   Clinton and Clinton
                              Injury included torn meniscus. Worker          100 Oceangate 14th Floor
                              comp treatment was prolonged. Plaintiff        Long Beach CA 90802
                              became addicted to pain killers. Eventual      562 216 5000
                              surgery did not resolve orthopedic issues.     562 216 5001 fax
                              Comp lien of $150,000.                         mdoyen@clinton-clinton.com

                                                                             Steve Bell
                                                                             520 S El Camino Real # 528
                                                                             San Mateo CA 94402
                                                                             650 343 3051
                                                                             650 343 0025

11/28/2006   Turner           Action by General Contractor for               Thomas Palffy                 Needs to return with
             Construction v   recovery of retention and cross claim by       Jeffery Epstein               plumber added. Trial
             Dave and         operator for remediation of asserted           Wahid Guirguis                needs to be con’t
             Busters          defective installation of floor drains.        Hunt Ortmann Blasco Palffy
                              Asserted that repair requires closing of       301 N Lake Avenue 7th floor
                              restaurant and significant disruption and      Pasadena CA 91101
                              losses.                                        626 440 5200
                                                                             626 796 0107
                                                                             palffy@hobpr.com
                              Laurence Singerman                             Epstein@hobpr.com
                              John Lockareff                                 guirguis@hopbr.com
DATE         CASE           ISSUES                                      KEY PARTIES                        OUTCOME
             NAME
                            Turner Construction
                            555 W 5th St. Suite 3700                    Douglas Iler
                            LA CA 90013                                 Jim Kirkhill
                            213 891 3090                                Neal Haushalter and Ray
                            213 4881753 fax                             200 E Sandpoint Suite 750
                            lingerman@tcco.com                          Santa Ana, CA 92707
                            jlockareff@tcco.com                         714 825 8000
                                                                        714 825 8020 fax
                            Jay Tobin                                   diler@nhrlaw.com
                            SVP and General Counsel                     Jkurkhill@nhrlaw.com
                            Dave and Busters
                            2481 Manana Drive
                            Dallas TX 75220
                            214 904 2554
                            214 357 1536 fax
                            jay_tobin@daveandbusters.com

11/29/2006   Milan          Real Estate: Lease extended to incorrect    Raymond Hane III
             Properties v   corporate name. Correction via letter but   Allison Vasquez
             Garey LLC      lease not amended.                          Waller Landsden Dortch and Davis
                                                                        520 Grand Ave Suite 800
                            Lessee wishes to extend the lease.          Los Angeles CA 90071
                            Successor Lessor wishes to terminate the    213 362 3680
                            lease.                                      213 362 3679 fax
                                                                        ray.hane@wallerlaw.com
                                                                        Allison.Vasquez@wallerlaw.com

                                                                        Steven Morasse
                                                                        Cray Clark
                                                                        Grant & Morasse
                                                                        4921 Birch Street Suite 120
                                                                        Newport Beach Ca 92660
                                                                        949 622 0600
                                                                        949 622 0601 fax
DATE         CASE           ISSUES                                     KEY PARTIES                     OUTCOME
             NAME
                                                                       steve@gm-law.com
                                                                       cray@gm-law.com



11/29/2006   DeRocher v     Real Estate: Mechanics lien countered by   Elliott Dixon                   Settled – Waive lien
             Hamilton       construction defect claim. Plan build of   333 W Broadway # 216            plus 50 k.
                            single family home. Builder had no         Long Beach CA 90802
                            insurance. Owner believes home needs to    562 432 9866
                            be torn down.                              562 436 0000
                                                                       ejdixon@earthlink.com

                                                                       Paul Mahoney
                                                                       Richard Soll
                                                                       Mahoney and Soll
                                                                       150 W First # 280
                                                                       Claremont, Ca 91711
                                                                       909 399 9987
                                                                       909 399 0130 fax

11/29/2006   Milan                                                     Steven Morasse
             Properties v                                              Crayton Clark
             Renal                                                     Grant and Morasse
             Advantage                                                 4921 Birch Street # 120
                                                                       Newport Beach Ca 92660
                                                                       949 622 0600
                                                                       cray@gm-law.com
                                                                       steve@gmlaw.com

                                                                       Allison Vasquez
                                                                       Raymond Hane III
                                                                       Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis
                                                                       520 S. Grand Ave. # 800
                                                                       LA CA 90071
                                                                       213 362 3680
DATE         CASE             ISSUES                                         KEY PARTIES                           OUTCOME
             NAME
                                                                             213 362 3491
                                                                             Allison.Vasquez@wallerlaw.com
                                                                             Ray.hane@wallerlaw.com


11/30/2006   Arce v Harris    33 unit single family residential              Ken Kasdan
             Homes            construction defect case.                      Bruce Lorber
                                                                             Plus 35 other subcontractor lawyers


12/1/2006    Spinosa v        Elder Abuse nursing home case.                 Wilkes & McHugh                       Follow up
             Coountry Villa   Plaintiff, 89 years old, suffered              Robert Chavez
                              deterioration of faculties following care in   Anthony Lanzone
                              defendant’s facility.                          Jason Tamashiro
                                                                             500 Silver Spur Rd. # 200
                                                                             Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
                                                                             310 406 3003

                                                                             Regina Casey
                                                                             Wroten and Associates
                                                                             2 Venture Suite 450
                                                                             Irvine CA 92618
                                                                             949 788 1790
                                                                             949 788 1799 fax
                                                                             rcasey@wrotenlaw.com

12/1/2006    Rivas v          Elder abuse nursing home case. At center       Wilkes & McHugh                       Follow up
             Alexandria       from 2000 and died in 2005. Age at             Robert Chavez
             Care Center      death: 98                                      Anthony Lanzone
                                                                             Jason Tamashiro
                                  •    Gastric tube inserted due to          500 Silver Spur Rd. # 200
                                       weight loss                           Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
                                  •    Contractures in arms, hands and       310 406 3003
                                       legs.                                 Regina Caset
                                  •    Dependent for all ADLs                Wroten and Associates
DATE        CASE            ISSUES                                     KEY PARTIES                    OUTCOME
            NAME
                                •   Ulcers on back, knee, lower left   2 Venture Suite 450
                                    leg and left foot                  Irvine CA 92618
                                •   Dehydration requiring IV and       949 788 1790
                                    contracted UTI                     949 788 1799 fax
                                •   Frequently found lying in feces    rcasey@wrotenlaw.com
                                    and urine by family.
                                •   Stage 4 ulcer on left heel

                            Cause of death: 5/17 transferred to
                            hospital with severe UTI, Pneumonia,
                            dehydration, multiple ulcers, sodium
                            concentration abnormally high
12/4/2006   Adair v         N Cal – 79 home single family home         Fred Adelman
            Western         case.                                      Milstein Adelman, et. al.
            Pacific Homes
                                                                       Steve Henning
                                                                       Wood Smith Henning Berman
12/5/2006   Harrold v       Insurance bad faith in connection with     Thomas Citron                  Settled
            California      adjustment of water damage claim. Mold     Law Office of Joel Citron      $105,500
            Insurance       and mold related bodily injury alleged.    3420 Ocean Park Blvd.
            Company                                                    Santa Monica CA 90405
                                                                       310 450 6695
                            Anthony Cannon                             310 450 3851
                            Cannon Nelms                               Thomas.citron@citronlaw.com
                            1800 E 17th Suite 101
                            Santa Ana CA 92705                         John Hagerty
                            714 543 8312                               California Capital Insurance
                            714 543 8182                               2300 Garden Road
                            acannon@cannonnelms.com                    Monterey CA 93940
                                                                       831 649 1155 x 358
                            Michelle Smythe                            831 649 3305 fax
                            Zelig and Associates                       jhagerty@ciginsurance.com
                            11661 San Vucente Blvd
                            Suite 1015
DATE        CASE      ISSUES                                      KEY PARTIES                  OUTCOME
            NAME
                      Los Angeles CA 90049
                      310 442 6042
                      310 442 6052 fax
                      slzlaw2@aol.com

12/6/2006   Perez v   Habitability case involving 46 tenants in   Russell Wollman              Settled 675 k
            McCue     15 inner city units.                        Murchison & Cumming
                                                                  801 Grand Ave. LA CA 90017
                                                                  213 623 7400
                                                                  213 623 1037
                      Jacqueline Jauregui                         rwollman@murchisonlaw.com
                      Sedgwick
                      801 S Figueroa 18th floor                   Gregory Stannard
                      LA CA 90017                                 300 Corporate Pointe # 465
                      213 426 6900                                Culver City Ca 90230
                      213 426 6921                                310 642 6980
                      Jacqueline.jauregui@sdma.com                310 642 6989
                                                                  gstannard@stannardlaw.com
                      Reilly Atkinson
                      Yuhl, Rhams Atkinson                        Eric Castelblanco
                      401 Wilshire Blvd # 1070                    8383 Wilshire Blvd # 302
                      Santa Monica CA 90401                       Beverly Hills CA 90211
                      310 393 0045                                323 951 1080
                      310 393 9869                                323 951 0183
                      ratkinson@yralaw.com                        attorney@castelblanco.com


12/7/2006   Seminar   UCLE Center for Environmental               Dr. James Seltzer
                      Medicine. Litigation of environmental
                      claims.
DATE         CASE            ISSUES                                      KEY PARTIES                         OUTCOME
             NAME
12/8/2006    Saulic v        Class action (pre certification) claim      Timothy L. Joens                    Settled. Class
             Tweeter Home    under BP 17200 for enforcement of CC        Joens and Associates                defined
             Entertainment   1747.08 prohibition against collection of   2201 Dupont Drive Suite 820         - about 30,000 -
                             personal data in connection with credit     Irvine CA 92612                     $35.00 gift - card.
                             card transactions. Defendant sells and      949 851 0866                        - 125 k fees
                             installs high end electronic, video and     949 851 1250 fax
                             sound systems and home theatres. Def’t
                             uses the Tyler Terminal System and          Bryan M. Thomas
                             acquired California operator that also      Del Tondo and Thomas
                             used the system. Had no idea capturing      2201 Dupont Drive Suite 820
                             data was a violation and upon notice        Irvine CA 92612
                             worked with plaintiff counsel to            949 851 0558
                             immediately correct procedure. Def’t        949 851 1250 fax
                             captured the data to provide price
                             guarantee refunds to buyers, maintain       J. Douglas Kirk
                             warranty and recall information, and did    Kirk and Toberty
                             not sell consumer lists.                    2201 Dupont Drive Suite 820
                                                                         Irvine CA 92612
                             Richard Rosensweig                          949 851 0355
                             Goulston & Storrs                           949 851 1250 fax
                             400 Atlantic Ace
                             Boston, Mass 02110                          Diann Kim
                             617 574 3588 direct                         Overland Borenstein Scheper & Kim
                             617 574 7505 fax                            300 S Grand Ave. Suite 2750
                             rrosensweig@golstonstorrs.com               LA CA 90071
                                                                         213 613 4655
                                                                         213 613 4656 fax
                                                                         dkim@obsklaw.com


12/18/2006   Pelican         HOA claim against developer and certain     The Schindler Law Firm              Site visit and expert
             Heights HOA     contractors in connection with damage to    Eric Schindler                      meeting resulted in
             v CPH           its 10,000 square foot entryway paver       384 Forest Ave Suite 20             repaid protocol and
             Newport Coast   system and flatwork finishes caused by      Laguna Beach CA 92651               settlement.
DATE         CASE        ISSUES                                           KEY PARTIES                    OUTCOME
             NAME
                         design and construction issues.                  949 464 9713
                                                                          949 464 9714 fax
                                                                          eric@artoflaw.com

                                                                          Brian Plante
                                                                          Michael Fairchild
                                                                          Green and Hall
                                                                          1851 E 1st Street
                                                                          Santa Ana CA 92705
                                                                          714 918 7000
                                                                          714 918 6996
                                                                          bplante@greenhall.com

                                                                          Laura Brunasso
                                                                          Walsworth Franklin
                                                                          One City Blvd West 5th Floor
                                                                          Orange, CA 92868
                                                                          laurab@wfbm.com


12/19/2006   Segall v    Defendants placed plaintiff with a new           William Bentley
             Chapman &   insurer after deft’s lost the ability to write   Atkinson Andelson
             Kirby       for the original insurer. The new policy         3612 Missin Inn Ave
                         did not cover UIM and a claim followed.          Riverside CA 92501
                                                                          951 683 1122
                                                                          wbetley@aalrr.com

                                                                          Marilyn Smith
                                                                          301 Colorado Suite 610
                                                                          Pasadena CA 91101
                                                                          626 683 8102
                                                                          626 683 8702 fax
DATE         CASE             ISSUES                                        KEY PARTIES                       OUTCOME
             NAME
12/21/2006   Fitzgiveons v    Business: Employment discrimination           Jeffrey Milman                    Settlement agreed.
             IHHI             and interference with contractual relations   Lopez Hodes                       Plaintiff changed
                              alleged by a prominent physician against      450 Newport Center Dr 2nd Floor   mind. Needs to
                              hospital management group and                 Newport Beach CA                  return.
                              malicious prosecution following dismissal     949 640 8222
                              of Defendant’s claims pursuant to             949 640 8294 fax
                              SLAPP.                                        jmilman@lopez-hodes.com

                                                                            James Lahana
                                                                            31255 Cedar Valley Dr #206
                                                                            Westlake Village CA 91362
                                                                            818 735 8600
                                                                            818 735 8604 fax
                                                                            jlahana@att.net
12/22/2006   Confidential v   Entertainment: Breach of confidentiality      William Briggs                    Settlement obtained.
             Jones            agreement, breach of contract and fraud       Lavely & Singer
                              alleged by A-list entertainment               2049 Century Park East #2400
                              personality against security employees.       Los Angeles CA 90067
                              Claim includes selling location and travel    310 556 3510
                              information and providing access to           310 556 3615 fax
                              personal residence to paparazzi. Cross-       wbriggs@lavelysinger.com
                              claim for unpaid wages.
                                                                            Daniel Emilio
                                                                            12792 Valley View St #203
                                                                            Garden Grove CA 92845
                                                                            714 379 6239
                                                                            714 379 5444 fax

                                                                            Scott Lidman
                                                                            Loeb & Loeb
                                                                            10100 Santa Monica Blvd #2200
                                                                            LA CA 90067
                                                                            310 282 2297
                                                                            310 919 3908 fax
DATE         CASE        ISSUES                                       KEY PARTIES                      OUTCOME
             NAME
                                                                      slidman@loeb.com

                                                                      Richard Feldstein
                                                                      RHF Management
                                                                      10100 Santa Monica Blvd #1300
                                                                      LA CA 90067
                                                                      310 229 5119
                                                                      310 229 5138 fax
                                                                      rfeldstein@rhfmgt.com

                                                                      Mark Sullivan
                                                                      Chief Operating Officer – Team
                                                                      2950 N Hollywood Way #210
                                                                      Burbank CA 91505
                                                                      818 558 3278
                                                                      818 441 0150 fax
                                                                      msullivan@teamservices.net

                                                                      Stephen Madoni
                                                                      3700 Newport Blvd #104A
                                                                      Newport Beach CA 92663
                                                                      949 723 7600
                                                                      949 723 7601 fax
12/29/2006   Mendoza v   Real estate/predatory lending claim.         Alan Thaler                      Settled with
             MIM         Plaintiffs in financial dispute utilized a   18660 Cedar Cir                  reconveyance,
                         consolidator to whom Plaintiffs conveyed     Fountain Valley CA 92708         payback of all profits
                         title to their home. Plaintiffs lost their   714 968 2481                     plus $32,000.
                         home to the consolidator under terms         714 200 0724 fax
                         requiring a substantial penalty to           thaler2@verizon.net
                         reconvey the home to the Plaintiffs.
                                                                      Jerome Yelsky
                                                                      Cherin & Yelsky
                                                                      12100 Wilshire Blvd #1100
                                                                      Los Angeles CA 90025
DATE         CASE            ISSUES                                      KEY PARTIES                        OUTCOME
             NAME
                                                                         310 820 6529
                                                                         310 826 0775 fax
                                                                         yelsky@cherinandyelsky.com


1/2/2007     Confidential    Entertainment and business involving                                           Settled
             Entertainment   creation and development of a studio and
             Personality v   office in the home of the entertainer.
             Krbsbach
1/2/2007     Smitz v         Entertainment and business dispute          Elaine Fresch                      Settled $325,000
             Krebsbach       involving defects in the design and         Selman & Breitman
             Design          development of a studio and office in the   11766 Wilshire Blvd 6th floor
                             home of the entertainer.                    Los Angeles CA 90025
                                                                         310 445 0800
                                                                         310 473 2525 fax

                                                                         Andrew Pauley
                                                                         Andrew Haley
                                                                         Greenwald Pauley Foster & Miller
                                                                         1299 Ocean Avenue #400
                                                                         Santa Monica CA 90401-1007
                                                                         310 451 8001
                                                                         310 395 5961 fax
                                                                         ahaley@gpfm.com
                                                                         apauley@gpfm.com
1/3-4/2007   Stites v        MSC in ADA case regarding assistance        Ongoing case.
             Promus          animals.



1/5/2007     Chron v Wall    Removal of support for hillside secondary
             Mart            to construction of shopping center.
                             Residences damaged.

                             Discovery referee hearings
DATE        CASE            ISSUES                                   KEY PARTIES                       OUTCOME
            NAME
1/8/2007    Arce v Harris   33 home construction defect case.        Bruce Lorber
            Homes           Ongoing.
                                                                     Ken Kasdan


1/9/2007    Calif Cove v    Breach of Contract: Claim for unpaid     Mark Worthge
            Affair with     fees secondary to landscape work at      Greenberg Fields and Whitcombe
            Flowers         residential development in La Quinta.    21515 Hawthorne Blvd. Suite 450
                            Cross claim for damage set offs.         Torrance CA 90503
                                                                     310 540 2000
                                                                     310 540 6609 fax
                                                                     mworthge@glwlaw.com

                                                                     Michael Peterson
                                                                     Diversified Arbitration
                                                                     41 765 Largo
                                                                     Palm Desert Ca 92111
                                                                     760 779 8688
                                                                     760 779 8678 fax
1/10/2007   RWR Homes v     Action by developer against              Nick Campbell                     Settled for an
            Calif           subcontractors following repair of new   LO Scott Green                    aggregate of about
            Plastering      home. Developer expended $150,000 or     33 E. High Street                 $250 k.
                            repairs plus $240,000 in atty fees and   Moorpark, CA 93021
                            costs.                                   805 517 1899
                                                                     805 517 1482 fax
                                                                     nick@scottgreenlaw.com

                                                                     Gladys Martel
                                                                     Zurich
                                                                     POB 66965
                                                                     Chicago IL 60666-0695
                                                                     818 409 2862
                                                                     gladys.martel@zurichna.com

                                                                     Gene Dalmore
DATE   CASE   ISSUES   KEY PARTIES                      OUTCOME
       NAME
                       Murchison & Cumming
                       801 S Grand Ave
                       LA CA 90017
                       213 623 7400
                       213 623 6336 fax
                       jdalmore@murchison-cumming.com

                       Linda Sager
                       Herold & Sager
                       550 2nd St #200
                       Encinitas CA 92024
                       760 487 1047
                       760 487 1064 fax
                       lsager@heroldsagerlaw.com

                       Joseph Strohman
                       Ferguson Case
                       1050 S Kimball Rd
                       Ventura CA 93004
                       805 659 6800
                       805 659 6818 fax
                       jstrohman@fcopc.com

                       P. Mark Kirwin
                       Haffner & Kirwin
                       632 E Thompson Blvd
                       Ventura CA 93001
                       805 641 9334
                       805 641 9840 fax
                       mkirwin@hhklaw.com

                       Kevin Place
                       Archer Norris
                       333 S Grand Ave #3680
                       LA CA 90071
DATE        CASE             ISSUES                                    KEY PARTIES                                 OUTCOME
            NAME
                                                                       213 437 4000
                                                                       213 437 4011 fax
                                                                       kplace@archernorris.com

                                                                       Sheryl Leichenger
                                                                       Selman Breitman
                                                                       11766 Wilshire Blvd
                                                                       LA CA 90025
                                                                       310 445 0800
                                                                       310 473 2525 fax
                                                                       sleichenger@selmanbreitman.com

                                                                       Thomas Winfield
                                                                       Brown Windield & Canzoneri
                                                                       300 S Grand Ave
                                                                       Suite 1500
                                                                       LA CA 90071
                                                                       213 6872100

                                                                       Plus multiple lawyers for subcontractors.
1/11/2007   Choe v Felling   Real Estate. Action by buyer to recover   Laurence Hummer                             Settled. Seller to
                             $50,000 deposit following cancellation    12121 Wilshire Blvd Suite 600               retain $20,000.
                             within the permitted time. Deposit        LA CA 90025
                             withheld alleging lack of diligence by    310 481 6030
                             buyer.                                    310 481 6720 fax
                                                                       hummer@linkline.com

                                                                       Lawrence Brennan
                                                                       612 Sepulveda Blvd.
                                                                       LA CA 90049
                                                                       866 273 6899
                                                                       213 599 8448
                                                                       larry@brennanlawfirm.com
DATE        CASE              ISSUES                                      KEY PARTIES                           OUTCOME
            NAME
1/15/2007   Assurance         Subrogation case arising from a fire at     Jeffrey Malek                         Settled
            Company of        Beverly Hills Watch Company. Plaintiff      Malek and Malek
            America v         insurance company specializes in jewler’s   225 Bush St. 16th Floor
            Wagner Spray      block policy. Plaintiff paid the            San Francisco, CA 94104
            Tech              underlying claim and seeks subrogation      415 981 0848
                              from Defendant manufacturer of a heat       310 542 4654 fax
                              gun asserted as defective and the primary   jmalek@maleklaw.com
                              cause of the fire.
                                                                          Michael Halvorsen
                                                                          Bowman & Brooke
                                                                          879 W 190th Street # 700
                                                                          Gardena CA 90248
                                                                          310 768 3068
                                                                          310 719 1019 fax
                                                                          michael.halvorsen@bowmanandbrooke.c
                                                                          om

                                                                          Robert K. Miller
                                                                          Bowman & Brooke
                                                                          879 W 190th Street # 700
                                                                          Gardena CA 90248
                                                                          310 768 3068
                                                                          310 719 1019 fax
                                                                          robert.miller@bowmanandbrooke.com
1/15/2007   Build, Inc. v     Action by general contractor to recover     Robert Babcock                        Ongoing electronic
            324 State         unpaid balances. Mechanic’s liens filed     505 E 200 South #300                  discussions.
            Street Partners   by general and various subcontractors.      Salt Lake City UT 84102
                              Owner asserts contract contained a fixed    801 531 7000
                              maximum price clause and general            801 531 7060 fax
                              contractor’s claims constitute late         bob@babcockscott.com
                              submitted claims for work in excess of
                              that approved by valid change order.        Barry Johnson
                                                                          Bennett Tueler Johnson & Deere
                                                                          3165 E Midrock Dr #500
DATE        CASE            ISSUES                                     KEY PARTIES                         OUTCOME
            NAME
                                                                       Salt Lake City UT 84121
                                                                       801 438 2000
                                                                       801 438 2050 fax
                                                                       bjohnson@btjd.com
1/16/2007   Perry v.        Wrongful death of 86-year-old male         Scott Ghormley                      Settled $250,000
            Central         driver who impacted a big rig which had    Ghormley & Associates
            Refrigerated    stalled across I-5 at 2:00 a.m. Issue of   18301 Von karman Ave #210
                            visibility and comparative negligence as   Irvine, CA 92612
                            well as age of decedent.                   949 757 1440
                                                                       949 271 5570 fax

                                                                       David Berglund
                                                                       Berglund Johnson & Sommer
                                                                       21550 Oxnard St #900
                                                                       Woodland Hills, CA 91367
                                                                       818 992 1500
                                                                       818 992 1541 fax
                                                                       dberglund@bjslawfirm.com
1/17/2007   Carpenteria     Real estate/land use. Owner of extensive   Barry Cappello                      Mediator’s report
            Valley Farms    holdings in Santa Barbara asserts          Troy Thielemann                     submitted to board of
            v County of     discriminatory treatment in connection     831 State St                        supervisors.
            Santa Barbara   with county’s refusal to permit him to     Santa Barbara CA 93101
                            convert the usage from a sod farm to a     805 564 2444
                            polo field as well as discrimination in    805 965 5950 fax
                            connection with real estate improvements   abc@cappellonoel.com
                            upon the land.                             tthielemann@cappellonoel.com

                                                                       David Pettit
                                                                       Sandra Tholen
                                                                       Caldwell Leslie Newcombe & Pettit
                                                                       1000 Wilshire Blvd #600
                                                                       Los Angeles CA 90017-2463
                                                                       213 629 9040
                                                                       213 629 9022 fax
DATE        CASE          ISSUES                                       KEY PARTIES                       OUTCOME
            NAME
                                                                       pettit@caldwell-leslie.com
                                                                       tholen@caldwell-leslie.com



1/18/2007   Roberts v     Insurance bad faith: Plaintiff sought        Esther Holm                       Parties deadlocked
            Assurance     coverage in an application requesting        Lewis Brisbois                    pending MSJ.
            Company of    “course of construction insurance.”          650 Town Center Dr #1400          Mediator proposal
            America       Plaintiff asserts the agent made a           Costa Mesa CA 92626               concept rejected.
                          representation that the policy contained     714 545 9200                      400 k v 35 k
                          3rd party liability coverage. It did not,    714 850 1030 fax
                          and a claim arose.                           holm@lbbslaw.com                  MSJ Granted and
                                                                                                         case was dismissed.
                                                                       Jonathan Gross
                                                                       Bishop Barry Howe Haney & Ryder
                                                                       2000 Powell St #1425
                                                                       Emeryville CA 94608
                                                                       510 596 0888
                                                                       510 596 0899 fax
                                                                       jgross@bbhhr.com

                                                                       Richard Jorgensen
                                                                       Levine Salberg & Jorgenson
                                                                       2301 N Glassell #100
                                                                       Orange CA 92865
                                                                       714 921 1060
                                                                       714 921 3985 fax
                                                                       mlevine@lsjlawyers.com
1/29/2006   Moustrous v   Residential construction defect located in   Risa Lee Miller                   3/22/07
                          Valencia.
DATE           CASE           ISSUES                                      KEY PARTIES                    OUTCOME
               NAME
1/30-31/2007   Frank v        Commercial Arbitration. Breach of           Todd Whitman                   Award rendered
               Dogtown        contract for the sale of real estate.       Allen Matkins
                              Developer withdrew property from sale       1901 Ave of the Stars # 1800
                              prior to purchase contract being fully      LA CA 90067
                              executed.                                   310 788 2400
                                                                          310 788 2410 fax
                                                                          twhitman@allenmatkins.com

                                                                          Lawrence Lennemann
                                                                          707 Torrance Blvd. Suite 220
                                                                          Redondo Beach CA 90277
                                                                          310 316 4122
                                                                          310 316 4956 fax
2/1/2007       Dino           Real estate nondisclosure and               Steven McNamara                Site visit completed.
               Caporuscio v   construction in connection with defective   Mahaffa & McNamara             Full mediation
               Henrichsen     construction of rear yard swimming pool.    19900 MacArthur Blvd #950      necessary.
                              The pool is too close to the toe of the     Irvine CA 92612
                              slope. It was installed backwards           949 263 1316
                              resulting in a re-dig and export of soil    949 263 1327 fax
                              which was not compacted properly,           lrajic@yahoo.com
                              causing the pool to break.
                                                                          Mitchell Hannah
                                                                          9900 Research Dr
                                                                          Irvine CA 92618
                                                                          949 477 9020
                                                                          949 477 9080 fax
                                                                          mhannah@hannahlaw.com

                                                                          Jin Nishi
                                                                          Lee, Bazzo & Nishi
                                                                          18881 Von Karman Ave #1500
                                                                          Irvine CA 92612
                                                                          949 271 9333
                                                                          949 271 9334 fax
DATE       CASE              ISSUES                                      KEY PARTIES                     OUTCOME
           NAME
                                                                         jn@darroblee.com

                                                                         Michael York
                                                                         1301 Dove St #1000
                                                                         Newport Beach CA 92660
                                                                         949 833 8848
                                                                         949 955 3682 fax
                                                                         york@dslextrene.com

                                                                         Karen Lintott
                                                                         Jackson Wallace
                                                                         333 City Dr
                                                                         Orange CA 92868
2/5/2007   Dalia v           Single vehicle rollover of 1994             LaMar Brown                     $625,000
           Mitsubishi        Mitsubishi Montero resulting in the death   Robinson Calcagney & Robinson
           Motors North      of a 36-year-old mother of three.           650 Newport Center Drive
           America           Excessive speed or alcohol were not         Newport Beach, CA 92660
                             factors. Excessive oversteering and the     949 720 1288
                             absence of product defect were the          949 720 1292 fax
                             primary defenses.                           lbrown@rcrlaw.net

                                                                         Gary Wlensky
                                                                         Snell & Wilmer
                                                                         600 Anton Blvd., Suite 400
                                                                         Costa Mesa, CA 92626
                                                                         714 427 7000
                                                                         714 427 7999 fax

2/7/2007   SUA v             Workers Comp claim by employee and          Michael Robinson                Settled $1.2 mm for
           Paintboy et al.   Insurance bad faith and breach of           Mark Kane                       C&R, release of all
                             fiduciary duty and fraud claims against     Robinson DiLando & Liebhaber    issues and repayment
                             insurance agent by employer. Painting       800 Wilshire Blvd Suite 1100    to employer of legal
                             contractor placed insurance through a       LA CA 90017                     fees.
                             PEO to include workers comp. Coverage       213 229 0100
DATE       CASE          ISSUES                                    KEY PARTIES                           OUTCOME
           NAME
                         not properly placed. Employee fell from   mrobinson@rdwlaw.com
                         ladder and was seriously injured.         mkane@rdwlaw.com

                                                                   Lawrence Nokes
                                                                   Nokes and Quinn
                                                                   540 Ocean Ave
                                                                   Laguna Beach CA 92651
                                                                   949 376 3055
                                                                   949 376 3070
                                                                   lnokes@nokesquinn.com

2/8/2007   Hartunian v   Employment claim filed by highly          Thomas Girardi                        Settled 300 k
           Disney        compensated executive secondary to        James O’Callahan
                         termination following erratic behavior    Girardi and Keese
                         after a motor vehicle accident. Roadway   1126 Wilshire Blvd
                         claim against city.                       LA CA 90017
                                                                   213 977 0211
                                                                   Gary Wolenski
                         Christina McEnerney                       Snell and Wilmer
                         Executive Counsel                         600 Anton Blvd
                         Walt Disney Company                       Suite 1400
                         500 S Buena Vista Street                  Costa Mesa, CA 92626
                         Burbank, CA 91521                         714 427 7022
                         818 560 8182                              714 427 7799 fax
                         818 560 3959 fax                          gwolensky@swlaw.com
                         Christina.mcnerney@disney.com             Philip Sugar
                                                                   Supervising Assistant City Attorney
                                                                   City of Los Angeles
                                                                   6562 Van Nuys Suite 450
                                                                   Van Nuys CA 91401
                                                                   818 374 6801
                                                                   818 374 6810 fax
                                                                   Philip.sugar@lacity.org
DATE        CASE             ISSUES                                         KEY PARTIES                           OUTCOME
            NAME
2/9/2007    Travel Village   Business/Real Estate: Dispute over             Mark Palin
            v Nagy           impact of consulting agreement whereby         William Bentley
                             Travel Village contends that Defendants        Atkinso, Andelson
                             agreed that, for a fee, they would manage      3612 Mission Inn Ave
                             and operate Travel Village, a recreational     Riverside CA 92501
                             park. Defendants claim that the                562 653 3200
                             agreement included a bonus of 20% of all       562 653 3333 fax
                             recovery in excess of the original             951 683 1122 betley
                             investment plus capital costs, including       951 683 1144 betley fax
                             recovery upon sale of the property.            wbetley@aalrr.com
                             Defendants assert that the property has a      mpalin@aalrr.com
                             current value of $40 million. Lawsuit
                             seeks declaratory relief establishing rights   Vincent Tricarico
                             and obligations of the parties and             Clark & Trevithick
                             payment of past monies due.                    800 Wilshire Blvd.
                                                                            LA CA 90017
                                                                            213 629 5700
                                                                            213 624 9441 fax
                                                                            vtricarico@clarktrev.com


2/12/2007   Ford v Trans     Fed. Court: Action to recover damages          Sean Kading                           Did not settle.
            Union            for violations of the Fair Credit Reporting    Musick Peeler & Garrett
                             Act 15 USC 1681 secondary to adverse           650 Town Center Drive Suite 1200
                             reporting following failure to pay             Costa Mesa CA 92626
                             installments on a car claimed to be            714 668 2444
                             defective.                                     714 668 2490 fax
                                                                            s.kading@mpglaw.com

                                                                            Robert Stempler
                                                                            3400 Insland Empire Blvd. Suite 101
                                                                            Ontario CA 91764
                                                                            909 972 6841
                                                                            909 433 2132
DATE        CASE         ISSUES                                       KEY PARTIES               OUTCOME
            NAME
                                                                      stempler@earthlink.net




2/12/2007   Dovebid v    Employment. Wrongful termination,            Anthony Capobianco        Settled
            Gemini       with cross claims for trade secret           Capobianco & Bram
            Partners     misappropriation.                            78 015 Mail # 200
                                                                      La Quinta CA 92253
                                                                      760 771 8345
                                                                      760 771 8128 fax

                                                                      Michael St. Denis
                                                                      1845 S Elena Ave
                                                                      Redondo Beach CA 90277
                                                                      mike@mikestdenislaw.com

                                                                      Erik Turner
                                                                      Cook Brown LLP
                                                                      555 Capital Mall # 425
                                                                      Sacramento CA 45814
                                                                      916 442 3100
                                                                      916 442 4227

2/15/2007   Helene       Product liability. 15 yr old girl using      Russell Cole              Settled $230,000
            Duggen v     high-powered go-cart on public road. Go      Paul DePasquale
            Tiger        cart owned by father of 16-year-old          DePasquale and Cole
            Industries   friend. As a result of a crash plaintiff     523 W 6th Street # 228
                         suffered possible injury to clitoris and     LA CA 90014
                         possible compromise of ability to have       213 629 3551
                         orgasm. Issue of causation as well as        213 629 0354 fax
                         liability of owner for cart for failure to   rjclaw@yahoo.com
                         maintain vs product defect.
                                                                      Nicole Whyte
                                                                      Bremer and Whyte
DATE          CASE            ISSUES                                      KEY PARTIES                  OUTCOME
              NAME
                                                                          20320 SW Birch
                                                                          Newport Beach CA 92660
                                                                          949 221 1000
                                                                          949 221 1001
                                                                          nwhyte@bremerandwhyte.com


2/16/2007     McCallister v   Business – Theft of trade secrets alleged   Mary Helen Beatifico         Deadlock – Mediator
              8A              against former partner.                     2 Venture Suite 380          proposal for neutral
              Technologies                                                Irvine, Ca 92618             full audit rejected by
                                                                          949 585 0483                 P. Trial 5/07
                                                                          949 585 0480 fax
                                                                          mhb1@cox.net

                                                                          Jeremy Johnson
                                                                          Bremer and Whyte
                                                                          20320 SW Birch Street
                                                                          Newport Beach CA 92660
                                                                          949 221 1000
                                                                          949 221 1001 fax
                                                                          jjohnson@bremerwhyte.com
2/19/2007 -   Arslinian v     Medical Malpractice arbitration             Paul Traina                  Settled
2/23/2007     Kaiser                                                      Rahul Ravipudi
                                                                          Engstrom Lipsomce and Lack
                                                                          10100 Santa Monica Bvd
                                                                          LA CA 90067
                                                                          310 552 3800
                                                                          310 552 9434 fax
                                                                          ptraina@elllaw.com
                                                                          rraviudi@elllaw.com

                                                                          Bruce Miller
                                                                          Gittler and Bradford
                                                                          10537 Santa Monica Blvd.
DATE        CASE            ISSUES                                          KEY PARTIES                        OUTCOME
            NAME
                                                                            LA CA 90025
                                                                            310 474 4007
                                                                            310 474 4407 fax
                                                                            bmiller@gblaw.net

2/26/2007   Adair v DR      N. Cal CD ongoing
            Horton



2/27/2007   Rocha v Lopez   Legal Malpractice. The firm advised             Michael Trotter                    Pending second
            Hodes           plaintiff that he did not have a case due to    Nora Hite                          session
                            inability to prove causation. P asserts         Carroll Kelly Trotter              3/19
                            firm successfully prosecuted a similar          111 W Ocean Blvd
                            case involving the same pharma product          Long Beach CA 90802
                            and similar adverse reaction, and further       562 432 5855
                            that firm retained incorrect experts in this    562 432 8755 fax
                            case – different than their other case.         njhite@cktfmlaw.com
                            Firm distinguishes the cases. At
                            arbitration in the legal mal case, arbitrator   Deborah Wolfe
                            found causation to plaintiff’s mental           501 W Broadway, Suite 1720
                            condition.                                      San Diego CA 92101
                                                                            619 234 3363
                                                                            619 231 1989 fax
                                                                            wolflegal@hotmail.com
2/28/2007   Morgan v PCA    Business commercial. Claim of fraud and         Ted Levin                          Cancelled due to
                            misrepresentation in connection with sale       Morris Polich and Purdy            illness and to be reset
                            of apartment complex. Assertion of              1055 W Seventh Street 24th floor
                            concealed defects which required millions       LA CA 90017
                            in repair and a forced sale at a reduced        213 891 9100
                            price.                                          213 488 1178
                                                                            tlevin@mpplaw.com

                                                                            Kathryn Vaclavik
                                                                            Morrison & Foerster
DATE         CASE           ISSUES                                        KEY PARTIES                         OUTCOME
             NAME
                                                                          555 W 5th St Suite 3500
                                                                          LA CA 90013
                                                                          kvaclavic@mofo.com


3/1-2/2007   Douglas v      Breach of contract and fraud alleged          Edward Quigley                      Pending
             Franz          against general contractor in connection      Heather Stern
                            with construction of custom home. Cost        Cox Castle Nicholson
                            of repair exceeds 6 mm accompanied by         2049 Century Park East 28th Floor
                            attorney fees clause with fees paid to date   LA CA 90067
                            of 3.6 mm.                                    310 277 4222
                                                                          310 277 7899 fax
                                                                          equigley@coxcastle.net
                                                                          hstern@coscastle.com

                                                                          Timothy Hogan
                                                                          LO T. Thgan
                                                                          3601 Calle Tecate
                                                                          Camarillo CA 93012
                                                                          805 445 1428
                                                                          905 445 1468 fax
                                                                          tjh@lotjh.com

                                                                          Plus 9 other counsel
3/5/2007     Darcy v        Arizona: Residential construction defect      Stephen Weber                       Pending
             Ryland Homes   case involving 14 single-family homes.        Douglas Lusson
                            Class action claim regarding window-          Kasdan Simonds Riley & Vaughn
                            flashing issue. Primarily a soils related     2425 E Camelback # 550
                            case.                                         Phoenix AZ 85016
                                                                          602 224 7800
                                                                          602 224 7801 fax
                                                                          sweber@kasdansimonds.com
                                                                          dlusson@kasdansimonds.com

                                                                          William Nebeker
DATE       CASE           ISSUES                                      KEY PARTIES                         OUTCOME
           NAME
                                                                      Rosary Hernandez
                                                                      Valerie Edwards
                                                                      Koeller Nebeker Carolson & Haluck
                                                                      3200 N Central Ave
                                                                      Phoenix AZ 85012
                                                                      602 256 0000
                                                                      602 256 2488 fax
                                                                      nebeker@knchlaw.com
                                                                      rhernandez@knchlaw.com
                                                                      valeria.Edwards@knchlaw.com
3/5/2006   Kingstree v    Arizona condo construction defect case      William Shore                       Dates set
           Kingstree      involving 40 attached condominium units.    Robert Barry
                          Allegations include EIFS failure, thin      Burman and Shore
                          stucco, window flashing and leaks and       2999 N 44th Street Suite 535
                          roof leaks. COR 1.5 mm.                     Phoenix AZ

                                                                      William Nebeker
                                                                      Marcus Tappe
                                                                      Koeller Nebeker Carolson & Haluck
                                                                      3200 N Central Ave
                                                                      Phoenix AZ 85012
                                                                      602 256 0000
                                                                      602 256 2488 fax
                                                                      nebeker@knchlaw.com
                                                                      mtappe@knchlaw.com

                                                                      plus 8 subcontractors counsel

           Harris V AAA   Uninsured motorist claim by 48-year-old     Darren Aitken                       Mediator proposal
                          driver who sustained transverse fractures   Aitken Aitken and Cohen             tendered
                          to thoracic vertebrae. Injuries impact      3 Imperial Promenade Suite 800
                          work as a landscaper.                       Santa Ana CA 92707
                                                                      714 434 1424
                                                                      714 434 3600 fax
DATE       CASE             ISSUES                                         KEY PARTIES                      OUTCOME
           NAME
                                                                           Darren@aitkenlaw.com

                                                                           Mark Hennings
                                                                           Ford Walker Haggerty and Behar
                                                                           One World Trade Center
                                                                           Long Beach CA 90831
                                                                           562 983 2500
                                                                           562 590 3525


3/7/2007   Merrill v City   Municipal liability arising out of 13 yr old   Steven Odell                     Pending
           of San Juan      passenger on 14 yr old boy’s dirt bike         Sunnon Parrett and Odell
           Capistrano       crossing roadway where vision blocked          18201 Von Karman Ave
                            by shrubbery. MC pulled out and was            Suite 1020
                            struck by auto resulting in right leg          Irvine CA 92612
                            amputation above the knee re passenger         949 475 4065
                            and lumbar fracture and misalignment in        949 475 4071 fax
                            re driver of mc. Claim against                 sodell@msplawyers.com
                            municipality was for failure to maintain
                            roadway.                                       Lee Wood
                                                                           LO Lee Wood
                                                                           5 Hutton Centre Suite 12
                            Randall Bristow                                South Coast Metro, CA 92707
                            Claims Manager                                 714 210 7500
                            Western Region                                 714 210 7515 fax
                            Everest National Insurance                     lwood@leewoodlaw.com
                            725 w Town 7 Country Drive Suite 400
                            Orange CA 92868                                John Bolin
                            714 371 9636                                   Liability Claims Manager
                            714 371 9684 fax                               California Joint Powers
                            randall.Bristow@everestre.com                  8081 Moody Street
                                                                           La Palma CA 90623
                                                                           562 467 8786
                                                                           562 467 8798
DATE       CASE             ISSUES                                       KEY PARTIES                      OUTCOME
           NAME
                                                                         john@cjpia.com

                                                                         Dwight Kunz, AVP
                                                                         Carl Warren and Co
                                                                         POB 25180
                                                                         Santa Ana CA 92799 5180
                                                                         714 572 5200 x 5260
                                                                         714 961 8131 fax
                                                                         714 264 0534 cell
                                                                         dkunz@carlwarren.com
3/8/2007   Mirza v          Insurance Bad Faith secondary to denial      Callahan and Blaine              Settled 4/6/2007 for
           Interinsurance   of defense under a homeowner’s policy        Tae Im                           $400,000 and policy
           Exchange         which was tendered mid trial in a            Edward Susolik                   buyback.
                            defamation action that was being             3 Hutton Centre Drive
                            defended by the carrier that wrote the       Santa Ana CA 92707
                            policy for the involved organization. This   714 241 4444
                            carrier had a burning limits policy which    714 241 4445
                            burned mid trial.
                                                                         Timothy Walker
                                                                         Donna Kirby
                                                                         K. Michelle Williams
                                                                         Ford Walker Haggerty and Behar
                                                                         One World Trade Center
                                                                         Long Beach Ca 90831
                                                                         562 983 2500
                                                                         562 590 3525 fax
                                                                         Michele@fwhb.com
3/9/2007   Otis v Irvine    ADA/Reasonable accommodation case            David DeRubertis                 Pending – iusd not
           Unified School   involving 25 year 3rd grade teacher who      21800 Oxnard Street Suite 1180   ready
           District         developed fibromylagia, cervical disc        Woodland Hills CA 91367
                            disease, and other neurological conditions   818 227 8605 818 227 8616 fax
                            and accompanying depressive disorder.
                            Physician recommended accommodation          Kristine Exton
                            using an assistance animal. Def’t            McCune & Harbor
DATE        CASE            ISSUES                                     KEY PARTIES                          OUTCOME
            NAME
                            permitted for some time and but withdrew   400 S. Hope Suite 720
                            the permission contending the animal was   LA CA 90071
                            a mere pet.


3/12/2007   Ashburn v       Construction defect San Diego.             Michael Fairchild                    Dates set
            Brookfield                                                 Milstein Adelman and Kreger
            Homes                                                      310 396 9600

                                                                       Brookfield Homes
                                                                       Benjamin Haeck
                                                                       Morris and Sullivan
                                                                       858 566 7600

3/13/207    Levine v City   Municipal liability claim for damages in   Steven Maslauski/Jessica Carranza    Settled with
            of Beverly      connection with water line under           Kirtland & Packard                   agreement for non-
            Hills           residence. Allegation that leak            2361 Rosecranz                       disruptive repair of
                            undermined foundation.                     El Segundo, CA 90245                 the line (much more
                                                                       310 536 1000                         expensive) and
                                                                       310 536 1001 fax                     $125,000.
                                                                       smm@kirtlandpackard.com
                                                                       Michael Sherman
                                                                       Saskia Asamura
                                                                       Alschuler & Grossman
                                                                       1620 26th Street, 4th fl. N. Tower
                                                                       Santa Monica, Ca 90404
                                                                       310 255 9109
                                                                       310 907 2000 fax
                                                                       msherman@alschuler.com
                                                                       sasamura@alschuler.com
DATE        CASE             ISSUES                                       KEY PARTIES                      OUTCOME
            NAME
3/14/2007   Otis v Irvine    ADA/Reasonable accommodation case            David DeRubertis                 Pending due to
            Unified School   involving 25 year 3rd grade teacher who      21800 Oxnard Street Suite 1180   authority issues.
            District         developed fibromylagia, cervical disc        Woodland Hills CA 91367
                             disease, and other neurological conditions   818 227 8605 818 227 8616 fax
                             and accompanying depressive disorder.
                             Physician recommended accommodation          Kristine Exton
                             using an assistance animal. Def’t            McCune & Harbor
                             permitted for some time and but withdrew     400 S. Hope Suite 720
                             the permission contending the animal was     LA CA 90071
                             a mere pet.
3/14/2007   Arce v Harris    Breach of conract asserted by two            Vance Simonds                    Settled
            Homes adv.       homeowners following settlement of 32        Kasdan Simonds
            Certain          home defect case asserting insufficient
            homeowners /     funds to make repairs. This potentially
            Kasdan firm      blocked the global settlement.
3/15/2007   Zimmer v Elite   Real Estate breach of fiduciary duty and     Eurus Cady                       Settled
            Team Realty      misrepresentation. Plaintiff purchased       Green and Hall
                             townhomes from defendant who acted           1851 E 1st Street
                             through Elite. P asserted there were         Santa Ana CA 92705
                             representations of gross rents and profit    714 918 7000
                             that proved untrue. Plaintiff re sold at     714 918 6996 fax
                             loss 9 months later. Def’t denied            ecady@greenhall.com
                             promises and disputed losses.
                                                                          Sean Reis
                                                                          2424 SE Bristol Suite 300
                                                                          Newport Beach CA 92660
                                                                          949 221 9500
                                                                          949 221 9501
                                                                          sreis@reisfirm.com

3/15/2007   Sealing          Federal Court claim for trademark            William DeLaney                  Settled. Buy out of
            Technologies     infringement, cyber-conpiracy dilution       12791 Western Ave Suite J        rights and separation
            v Tekon          and defamation involving the marks           Garden Grove, CA 92841           of businesses.
                             “Tekon” and “Granite Shield” per 15USC       714 903 1818
DATE        CASE            ISSUES                                         KEY PARTIES                       OUTCOME
            NAME
                            1125 (a) (c) (d).                              714 980 2144 fax
                                                                           delaneyviet1022@msn.com
                                                                           James Mercer
                                                                           600H Central Ave # 109
                                                                           Lake Elsinore CA 92530
                                                                           925 245 2955
                                                                           951 245 9237 fax
                                                                           jmer@comcast.net
3/16/2007   Rivera v        Hability claim by 30 tenants of inner city     Robert Bergsten                   Pending 3/27
            Reinoso         apartment complex alleging infestation,        Hosp Gilbert Bergsten & Philips
                            rot, mold, and dangerous conditions.           301 N Lake # 410
                                                                           Pasadena CA 91101
                                                                           626 792 2400
                                                                           626 356 9656
                                                                           rbergsten@hosplaw.com

                                                                           Robb Strom
                                                                           6500 Wilshire Blvd. 16th Floor
                                                                           LA CA 90048
                                                                           323 852 1888
                                                                           323 852 1889
                                                                           condolawyr@aol.com

                                                                           Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith
                                                                           650 Town Center # 1400
                                                                           Costa Mesa CA 92626
                                                                           714 545 9200
                                                                           714 850 1030 fax
3/19/2007   Rocha v Lopez   Legal Malpractice. The firm advised            Michael Trotter                   Demand 5 mm
            Hodes           plaintiff that he did not have a case due to   Nora Hite                         Offer 500 k
                            inability to prove causation. P asserts        Carroll Kelly Trotter
                            firm successfully prosecuted a similar         111 W Ocean Blvd                  Carrier meeting. Arb
                            case involving the same pharma product         Long Beach CA 90802               con’t a short time to
                            and similar adverse reaction, and further      562 432 5855                      try to bridge gap
DATE        CASE          ISSUES                                          KEY PARTIES                         OUTCOME
            NAME
                          that firm retained incorrect experts in this    562 432 8755 fax
                          case – different than their other case.         njhite@cktfmlaw.com
                          Firm distinguishes the cases. At
                          arbitration in the legal mal case, arbitrator
                          found causation to plaintiff’s mental           Deborah Wolfe
                          condition.                                      501 W Broadway, Suite 1720
                                                                          San Diego CA 92101
                                                                          619 234 3363
                                                                          619 231 1989 fax
                                                                          wolflegal@hotmail.com

3/21/2007   Douglas v     Breach of contract and fraud alleged            Edward Quigley /Heather Stern       Settled 3/30
            Franz         against general contractor in connection        Cox Castle Nicholson                8 mm
                          with construction of custom home. Cost          2049 Century Park East 28th Floor
                          of repair exceeds 6 mm accompanied by           LA CA 90067
                          attorney fees clause with fees paid to date     310 277 4222
                          of 3.6 mm.                                      310 277 7899 fax
                                                                          equigley@coxcastle.net
                                                                          hstern@coscastle.com
                                                                          Timothy Hogan
                                                                          3601 Calle Tecate
                                                                          Camarillo CA 93012
                                                                          805 445 1428
                                                                          905 445 1468 fax
                                                                          tjh@lotjh.com

                                                                          Plus 9 other counsel
3/22/07     Moustrous v   Residential construction defect located in      Risa Lee Miller                     New issues added.
                          Valencia.                                                                           Needs to return.
DATE        CASE         ISSUES                                      KEY PARTIES                        OUTCOME
            NAME
3/26/2007   Becker v     Elder Care - Wrongful death secondary to    Todd Becker                        Settled 250,000
            Colonial     delivery of incorrect medication to 92      3750 E Anaheim St. Suite 100
            Healthcare   year old resident of facility. Issues       Long Beach CA 90804
                         include applicability of MICRA.             562 495 1500
                                                                     562 436 1377 fax
                                                                     becker@toddbeckerlaw.com

                                                                     Eric Emanuels
                                                                     Prout LeVangie
                                                                     2150 River Plaza Drive Suite 420
                                                                     Sacramento, CA 95833
                                                                     916 443 4849
                                                                     916 923 2151
                                                                     Eric.emanuels@proutlaw.com


3/27/2007   Rivera v     Habitability claim by 30 tenants of inner   Robert Bergsten                    Settled 1.06 mm
            Reinoso      city apartment complex alleging             Hosp Gilbert Bergsten & Philips
                         infestation, rot, mold, and dangerous       301 N Lake # 410
                         conditions.                                 Pasadena CA 91101
                                                                     626 792 2400
                                                                     626 356 9656
                                                                     rbergsten@hosplaw.com

                                                                     Robb Strom
                                                                     6500 Wilshire Blvd. 16th Floor
                                                                     LA CA 90048
                                                                     323 852 1888
                                                                     323 852 1889
                                                                     condolawyr@aol.com

                                                                     Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith
                                                                     650 Town Center # 1400
                                                                     Costa Mesa CA 92626
DATE        CASE         ISSUES                                       KEY PARTIES                      OUTCOME
            NAME
                                                                      714 545 9200
                                                                      714 850 1030 fax



3/29/2007   Flowers v    Employment – pretextual termination,         Roger Mansukhani                 Settled 1 yr wages
            Saddleback   retaliation and discrimination/sexual        Margaret Bell                    plus fees.
            Valley       harassment claim of 33 yr old female         Ordon and Rees
            Ornamental   bookkeeper against manager and general       101 W Broadway, suite 1600
                         manager. Plaintiff asserts change in         San Diego, Ca 92101
                         personality of direct supervisor following   619 696 6700
                         his return from surgery. Owner asserts       619 696 7124 fax
                         supervisor simply re-asserted                mbell@gordonrees.com
                         departmental control. Harassment claims      rmansukhani@gordonrees.com
                         denied. Termination based on change of
                         business plan eliminating the position.      William Crosby
                                                                      Barnes Crosby
                                                                      2030 Main StreetSuite 1050
                                                                      Irvine, CA 92614
                                                                      949 852 1100
                                                                      949 852 1501 fax
4/2/2007    Craig v      Insurance bad faith in connection with       Gregory MacGregor                Gapped at 80 k offer
            Allstate     adjustment of fire loss claim. Plaintiff     21700 Oxnard Street Suite 1590   and
                         contends scope of repair of smoke            Woodland Hills, CA 91367         150 k demand.
                         damage required full R&R of interior         818 710 3666
                         plaster. Defendant contends partial R&R      818 710 3683 fax                 100 k mediator
                         and partial treatment and encapsulation is                                    proposal rejected by
                         sufficient. Plaintiff’s full 12 month        Kathleen Ray                     defense.
                         alternative living provided and home         Allstate Insurance
                         remains vacant.                              21031 Warner Center Lane
                                                                      Woodland Hills CA 91367
                                                                      818 716 3844
                                                                      818 716 3845 fax
                                                                      cdm75@allstate.com
DATE       CASE            ISSUES                                       KEY PARTIES                              OUTCOME
           NAME
                                                                        Steven Zelig Esq.




4/3/2007   Sorenson v      Employment: Reasonable                       Jennifer Kramer                          Settled 80 k plus
           Nextraone Inc   accommodation claim secondary to high        Kramer & Jacob                           mediation fees.
                           blood pressure and anxiety in 18 hr          801 S. Figueroa Suite 1130
                           workday tech manager position.               LA CA 90017
                           Requested reduced hours and contends         213 955 0200
                           terminated as a result. Employer             213 955 0215
                           contends they gave him a month off and       Jennifer@laborlex.com
                           offered to change employee to hourly
                           wage and permit fewer hours.                 Michael Pavlick
                                                                        Kirkpatrick and Lockhart Preston Gates
                                                                        Ellis
                                                                        535 Smithfield Street
                                                                        Pittsburgh PA 15222
                                                                        412 355 6275
                                                                        412 355 6501 fax
                                                                        Michael.pavlick@klgates.com

4/4/2007   Peterson v      Employment. CEO of def’t company and         Margery Somers                           Settled 100 k and
           Brigante        plaintiff were a couple. CEO asserted        Allred Moroko and Goldberg               return of ring.
                           they were engaged, with the engagement       6300 Wilshire Blvd Suite 1500
                           terminated by plaintiff – thus he desired    LA CA 90048
                           his 8 carat diamond ring returned.           323 653 6530
                           Plaintiff asserted no engagement, but they   323 653 1660 fax
                           broke up and she was then subjected to a     msomers@amglaw.com
                           hostile work environment.
                                                                        Lee Burrows
                                                                        Callahan and Blaine
                                                                        3 Hutton Centre Suite 900
                                                                        Santa Ana CA 92707
                                                                        714 241 4444
DATE        CASE             ISSUES                                       KEY PARTIES                      OUTCOME
            NAME
                                                                          714 241 4445 fax
                                                                          lburrows@callahan-law.com



4/6/2007    Mirza v          Insurance Bad Faith secondary to denial      Callahan and Blaine              Settled 4/6/2007 for
            Interinsurance   of defense under a homeowner’s policy        Tae Im                           $400,000 and policy
            Exchange         which was tendered mid trial in a            Edward Susolik                   buyback.
                             defamation action that was being             3 Hutton Centre Drive
                             defended by the carrier that wrote the       Santa Ana CA 92707
                             policy for the involved organization. This   714 241 4444
                             carrier had a burning limits policy which    714 241 4445
                             burned mid trial.
                                                                          Timothy Walker
                             Day 2 – see 3/8/07.                          Donna Kirby
                                                                          K. Michelle Williams
                                                                          Ford Walker Haggerty and Behar
                                                                          One World Trade Center
                                                                          Long Beach Ca 90831
                                                                          562 983 2500
                                                                          562 590 3525 fax
                                                                          Michele@fwhb.com
4/11/2007   Lakeview         Action by subcontractor for unpaid           Don Fisher                       Settled:
            Concrete v       balance on construction contract.            Charles Kanter
            John Laing       Contract changed specification for rebar     Palmieri Tyler                   Lakeview 60,000
            Homes            from that in the bid document. Lakeview      2603 Main S 1300 E
                             signed without noting the change. When       Irvine CA 92614                  Rebar
                             change discovered the costs were much        949 851 9400                     212,500
                             higher.                                      949 757 1225 fax
                                                                          ckanter@ptwww.com

                                                                          Jeremy Johnson
                                                                          Bremer Whyte
                                                                          20320 SW Birch
                                                                          Newport Beach CA 92660
DATE        CASE             ISSUES                                      KEY PARTIES                    OUTCOME
            NAME
                                                                         949 221 1000
                                                                         949 221 1001 fax
                                                                         jjohnson@bremerandwhyte.com

                                                                         Theresa Crawford Tate
                                                                         Crawford & Bangs
                                                                         1290 E Center Court Drive
                                                                         Covina, Ca 91724
                                                                         626 915 1641
                                                                         626 332 5604 fax
                                                                         ttate@builderslaw.com

4/11/2007   Wallace v        Allegation that improper oil change at      Alex Guerrero                  Settled 750 k with
            Firestone Tire   Firestone service center resulted in fire   Arnold Larson                  State Farm and 175 k
                             that destroyed the plaintiff’s home.        Larson Garrick and Lightfoot   with Firestone
                             James Dilts                                 633 W 5th Street Suite 1750
                             Bridgestone                                 LA CA 90071
                             1200 Firestone Parkway                      213 404 4100
                             Akron Ohio 44317                            213 404 4123 fax
                             330 379 3854                                alarson@lgl-law.com
                             330 379 4064 fax                            aguerrero@lgl-law.com
                             diltsjames@bfusa.com

4/16/2006   Securo v         Personal Injury – Trip fall at major        Marc Katzman                   Settled 1.1 mm
            Westfield        department store hallway leading to         Matthew Biren
                             restroom. Sewer opening in the walkway      Sarina Hinson
                             had damaged tiles surrounding the           Biren Katzman
                             manhole cover. Plaintiff tripped and was    11911 San Vincente Suite 140
                             seriously injured. Claim against property   West LA, CA 90049
                             manager, cleaning company, security         310 476 3031
                             company and drain company. Cracks           310 471 3165 fax
                             made by drain company when they lifted      jkatzman@biren.com
                             the manhole cover. Security company did     shinson@biren.com
                             not place warnings and landlord did not     mbiren@biren.com
DATE        CASE            ISSUES                                         KEY PARTIES                         OUTCOME
            NAME
                            insure warnings or repair.
                                                                           Richard Brownstein
                                                                           13273 Ventura Blvd Suite 103
                            Michael Wade                                   Studio City CA 91604
                            Demler Armstrong                               818 783 0182
                            4500 E PCH                                     818 783 5581 fax
                            Long Beach CA 90804
                            562 597 0029                                   Hugh Downs, Hartford
                            562 494 3958                                   195 W Central Ave Suite 347
                            wad@darlaw.com                                 Brea, CA 92821
                                                                           714 529 1153
                            James Castaneda
                            Chubb                                          Thomas O’Hagan
                            610 Ash Street # 1101                          Paul Kwong
                            San Diego CA 92101                             101 N Brand Blvd
                            619 525 8029                                   Glendale CA 91203
                            619 525 8070 fax                               818 265 5200
                            jcastaneda@chubb.com                           818 265 1026
                                                                           Michael Margolin Snyder Dorenfeld
                                                                           24011 Ventura Blvd Suite 200
                                                                           Calabasas CA 91302
                                                                           818 876 8600
                                                                           818 876 8484 fax
                                                                           michalem@sd4law.com

4/19/2007   Rocha v Lopez   Legal Malpractice. The firm advised            Michael Trotter
            Hodes           plaintiff that he did not have a case due to   Nora Hite
                            inability to prove causation. P asserts        Carroll Kelly Trotter
            Day 2 of 3      firm successfully prosecuted a similar         111 W Ocean Blvd
                            case involving the same pharma product         Long Beach CA 90802
                            and similar adverse reaction, and further      562 432 5855
                            that firm retained incorrect experts in this   562 432 8755 fax
                            case – different than their other case.        njhite@cktfmlaw.com
                            Firm distinguishes the cases. At
DATE        CASE           ISSUES                                          KEY PARTIES                           OUTCOME
            NAME
                           arbitration in the legal mal case, arbitrator
                           found causation to plaintiff’s mental           Deborah Wolfe
                           condition.                                      501 W Broadway, Suite 1720
                                                                           San Diego CA 92101
                                                                           619 234 3363
                                                                           619 231 1989 fax
                                                                           wolflegal@hotmail.com

4/24/2007   Greit Bay      Real Estate – Breach of Lease upon              Isiah Weedn                           Settled 1.25 mm
            Plaza v Comp   termination and early vacation from             Sheppard Mullin Richter and Hampton
            USA            corporate headquarters of Good Guys             650 Town Center Suite 400
                           following acquisition by Comp USA.              Costa Mesa CA 92626
                           Unpaid rent exceed 1.2 mm, Future rent          714 513 5100
                           exceeded 2.5 mm. Reduction in property          714 513 5130 fax
                           value if sold, due to unique nature of the      iweedn@sheppardmullin.com
                           property estimated at 3.5 mm. Alter ego         W. McLin Lines
                           alleged.                                        3838 Carson Suite 102
                                                                           Torrance CA 90503
                                                                           310 316 4749
                                                                           310 316 4784 fax
                                                                           lawlines@ix.net
4/25/2007   Spilolman v    Employment: Plaintiff was recruited to a        John Zaimes                           Settled $150,000
            Transwestern   senior management position. On his first        Reed Smith
            Commercial     day of employment employer learned of           355 S Grand Avenue
            Services       issues that caused concern and employer         Suite 2900
                           sought to retract a severance term in the       LA CA 90071
                           agreement. Plaintiff refused to                 213 457 8029
                           commence work and filed suit seeking            213 457 8080
                           severance for the agreed one year term.         jzaimes@reedsmith.com
                           Employer sought to vitiate the agreement
                           based on a material omission regarding          Eli Gould
                           the nature of prior work history.               855 Front Street
                                                                           San Francisco CA 94111
                                                                           415 781 4400
DATE       CASE              ISSUES                                         KEY PARTIES                       OUTCOME
           NAME
                                                                            415 433 6563
                                                                            eligould@mbvlaw.com



5/1/2007   Ortiz v City of   Employment Discrimination,                     Kathy Mount (lead defense atty)   Settled
           Los Angeles       Governmental Liability and Malicious           Kimberly Colwell                  16.850 mm
                             prosecution(s) and wrongful                    Kevin Mount
                             termination(s) filed by 4 LAPD officers        Meyers, Nave
                             implicated and then acquitted in the           55512th Suite 1500
                             Rampart scandal. Issues include                Oakland, CA 94607
                             resolution of pending internal and judical     510 808 2000
                             writs, appeals, back pay and pension           510 444 1108 fax
                             vesting.                                       kmount@meyersnave.com
                                                                            kcolwell@meyersnave.com
                                                                            kgilbert@meyersnave.com
                             Joseph Avrahamy
                             16530 Ventura Blvd Suite 208                   Matthew McNicholas
                             Encino, Ca 91436                               Courtney McNicholas
                             818 990 1757                                   McNicholas & McNicholas
                                                                            10866 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1400
                             Stuart Maislin                                 LA CA 90024
                             Commander, LAPD Risk Mgt                       310 474 1582
                             200 N Main Street                              310 475 7871 fax
                             LA CA 90012                                    ccm@McNICHOLASLAW.com
                             213 978 4640
                             213 978 5273
                             maislins@lapd.lacity.org
5/3/2007   Rocha v Lopez     Legal Malpractice. The firm advised            Michael Trotter                   Settled 1,750,000
           Hodes             plaintiff that he did not have a case due to   Nora Hite
           Day 3 of 3        inability to prove causation. P asserts        Carroll Kelly Trotter
                             firm successfully prosecuted a similar         111 W Ocean Blvd
                             case involving the same pharma product         Long Beach CA 90802
                             and similar adverse reaction, and further      562 432 5855
                             that firm retained incorrect experts in this   562 432 8755 fax
DATE       CASE              ISSUES                                          KEY PARTIES                       OUTCOME
           NAME
                             case – different than their other case.         njhite@cktfmlaw.com
                             Firm distinguishes the cases. At
                             arbitration in the legal mal case, arbitrator
                             found causation to plaintiff’s mental           Deborah Wolfe
                             condition.                                      501 W Broadway, Suite 1720
                                                                             San Diego CA 92101
                                                                             619 234 3363
                                                                             619 231 1989 fax
                                                                             wolflegal@hotmail.com

5/4/2007   Chicago Title     Real estate fraud claim by Berg asserting       Roger Franks                      Necessary party did
           v Pasori/Berg     unlawful condo conversion.                      Jackson DeMarco                   not attend. Case to
           v Pasori/Pasori                                                   2030 Main Street Suite 1200       be re set
           v Wong                                                            Irvine CA 92614
                             Daniel Friedlander                              949 752 8585
                             Roger Franks                                    949 752 0597
                             Ackson DeMarco Tidus and Peckenpaugh            rfranks@jdtplaw.com
                             2815 Townsgate Rd
                             Suite 200                                       Wayne Fong, VP/GC
                             Westlake Village CA 91361                       Chicago Title
                             805 230 0023                                    17911 Von Karman Ave. Suite 300
                             805 230 0087                                    Irvine, CA 92614
                             dfriedlander@jdtplaw.com                        949 622 4303
                             rfranks@jdtplaw.com                             949 622 4132 fax
                                                                             wfong@ctt.com
                             Stephen Levine
                             Wolf Rifkin Shapiro                             Jeffrey Domine
                             11400 W. Olympic Blvd                           Domine Adams
                             Suite 900                                       18150 Strathern
                             LA CA 90064                                     Reseda CA 91335
                             310 478 4100                                    818 343 3911
                             310 479 1422                                    818 343 0272
                             slevine@wrslawyers.com                          jdomine@domineadams.com
DATE           CASE          ISSUES                                      KEY PARTIES                      OUTCOME
               NAME
5/4/2007 –     ABOTA
5/19/2007      Cruise

5/20-21/2007   Allen v Del   Phoenix: 58 home product liability          William Nebeker                  Settled 1.7 mm
               Webb          construction defect case. Major issue is    Keith Koeller
                             silica contamination in exterior stucco     3200 N Central Ave. Suite 2300
                             coat necessitating fixes ranging from       Phoenix AZ 85012
                             specialized paint-over to complete stucco   602 256 0000
                             repair. Michael Laramie                     602 256 2488 fax
                             Corporate Counsel                           nebeker@knchlaw.com
                             Pulte Homes                                 Koeller@knchlaw.com
                             100 Bloomfield Hills Parkway
                             Suite 300                                   Debra Puebla
                             Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304                  Sinnot Dito Moura and Puebla
                             248 593 5858                                707 Wilshire Blvd Suite 3200
                             213 433 4595 fax                            LA CA 90017
                             mike.Laramie@pulte.com                      213 996 4200
                                                                         213 892 8322 fax
                             Bob Paine                                   dpuebla@sdmp.com
                             MCU Case Manager, CD
                             Zurich NA                                   Robin Kahn
                             POB 981150                                  MCU Director
                             West Sacramento, CA 95798                   Construction Defect Claim Unit
                             916 636 0842                                St Paul Travelers
                             800 547 2487 fax                            1772 J Anenida De Los Arboles
                             bob.paine@zurichna.com                      # 100
                                                                         Thousand Oaks, CA
                                                                         805 241 5721
                             Scott Thomas                                805 241 5742 fax
                             Payne & Fears                               rkahn@stpaultravelers.com
                             4 Park Plaza Suite 1100
                             Irvine CA 92614                             Graham Clark
                             949 797 1253                                Denise Wachholz
                             949 851 1212 fax                            Renaud Cook Drury Mesaros
DATE        CASE            ISSUES                                       KEY PARTIES                          OUTCOME
            NAME
                            sst@paynefears.com                           1 N. Central Suite 900
                                                                         Phoenix AZ 85004
                                                                         602 256 3048
                                                                         602 307 5853 fax
                                                                         gclark@rcdmlaw.com
                                                                         dwachholz@rcdmlaw.com

                                                                         Kathleen Biermeister
                                                                         Meaghar Geer
                                                                         8800 N Gainey Center Drive S 261
                                                                         Scottsdale, Az 85258
                                                                         480 607 9719
                                                                         480 607 9780 fax
                                                                         kbiermeister@meagherlaw.com


5/23/2007   Abram v         Trip and fall on concrete spacer located     Amy Baghramian                       Mediator proposal of
            Wendy’s         near entrance of restaurant. Injuries        Duane Morris LLP                     75 k
            International   include ankle surgery and multiple           633 W 5th Street 46th Floor
                            herniated lumbar discs necessitating         LA CA 90071
                            surgery.                                     213 689 7400
                                                                         213 689 7401 fax
                                                                         acbaghramian@duanemorris.com
                                                                         Gene Goldsman
                                                                         501 Civic Center Drive West
                                                                         Santa Ana CA 92701
                                                                         714 541 3333
                                                                         714 541 0456 fax
                                                                         lawofficesofgenegoldsman@gmail.com
5/24/2007   Brutoco         Public Works project and construction        Paul Mahoney                         Settled. General
            Engineering v   breach of contract pertaining to stop        Mahoney and Soll                     contractor paid the
            H&M Electric    work, order material delivery tickets,       150 W First St. Suite 280            supplier and the
                            contract compliance as between general       Claremont, Ca 91711                  prime electrical sub
                            contractor, prime electrical subcontractor   909 399 9987                         and general waived
DATE        CASE            ISSUES                                     KEY PARTIES                         OUTCOME
            NAME
                            and two suppliers. Prime sub contractor    909 399 0130 fax                    their mutual claims.
                            claimed $600 k in monies owned plus        pmmjmbs@aol.com
                            delay payment penalties. It
                            subcontractors claims their portion plus   Pedram Minoofar
                            delay penalties interest and atty fees.    Hunt Ortmann Blasco
                                                                       301 N Lake 7th Floor
                                                                       Pasadena CA 91101
                                                                       626 440 5200
                                                                       626 796 0107
                                                                       minoofar@hobpr.com
                                                                       Todd Vollucci
                                                                       McGinnis & Associates
                                                                       23545 Crenshaw Blvd Suite 205 A
                                                                       Torrance, CA 90505
                                                                       310 325 8444
                                                                       310 325 8443
                                                                       tvollucci@netscape.com

                                                                       Marc Weinberg
                                                                       6320 Canoga Ave Suite 1500
                                                                       Woodland Hills CA 91362
                                                                       marcweinberg@brandx.com

5/25/2007   O’Donnell       Real estate commissions dispute between    Lawrence Teplin                     Settled 750 k
            Atkins Corp v   land aggregator and commercial real        Heather Stern
            Lewis           estate developer regarding procuring       Cox Castle Nicholson
            Operating       cause commissions.                         2049 Century Park East 28th Floor
            Systems                                                    LA CA 90067
                                                                       310 277 4222
                                                                       310 277 7889 fax
                                                                       lteplin@coxcastle.com
                                                                       hstern@coxcastle.com

                                                                       Richard Bridgford
DATE        CASE            ISSUES                                        KEY PARTIES                          OUTCOME
            NAME
                                                                          Sean McGhee
                                                                          Bridgford Knotterus & Gleason
                                                                          85 Enterprise Suite 470
                                                                          Aliso Viejo CA 92656
                                                                          949 831 6611
                                                                          949 831 6622 fax
                                                                          sean.mcgee@bkgattorneys.com
                                                                          Richard.bridgford@bkgattorneys.com

                                                                          John Goodman SVP/CEO
                                                                          Lewis Operating Group
                                                                          1156 N Mountain Ave POB 670
                                                                          Upland CA 91785
                                                                          909 946 7503
                                                                          909 949 6799 fax
                                                                          john.goodman@lewisop.com




5/29/2007   King v Conger   Breach of contract and fraud alleged          Alice Graham                         Settled 7/12 2007
            Construction    against contractor. Alleged contractor        4640 Admiralty Way                   $300 k
                            open the roof of the wrong structure, did     Suite 500
                            not use licnsed subcontractors, ran over in   Marina Del Ray CA 90292
                            costs and did substandard work that did       310 496 5750
                            not completely permit. Replacement            310 496 5751 fax
                            contractor completed the job.                 amgraham@aol.com

                                                                          Jennifer Marks
                                                                          Koletsky Mancini
                                                                          3460 Wilshire Blvd
                                                                          LA CA 90010
                                                                          213 427 2350
                                                                          213 427 2366
                                                                          jmarks@kmfm.com
DATE         CASE             ISSUES                                      KEY PARTIES                     OUTCOME
             NAME
                                                                          Edward Fernandez
                                                                          Donner Fernandez and Lauby
                                                                          4590 Allstate Drive
                                                                          Riverside CA 92501
                                                                          951 321 6061
                                                                          951 3214444
                                                                          eaf@dfl-law.com
5/31/2007    Dolan v          Construction contract dispute between                                       Ongoing
             Nordahl          owner and general contractor regarding
                              withheld final payment and asserted
                              construction defects.
6/01/2007    Stanton v Zito   Premises liability arising from partial     Marc Lazarus                    Case worth 500 k.
             Pizze            collapse of booth. Plaintiff customer       Russel and Lazarus              Demand over time
                              sustained extruded disc. She did not have   4921 Birch Street               reduced to 500 k.
                              insurance, sought care from 20 providers    Suite 120                       Offer is 300 k.
                              over 18 months before she received          Newport Beach CA 92660          Farmers re-
                              surgery. Medicals exceed 180 k with         949 851 0222                    evaluating.
                              diminuition in earnings of about 150 k.     949 851 2422 fax
                                                                          marclazarus@yahoo.com

                                                                          Tyler Offenhauser
                                                                          Bremer white Brown and Omeara
                                                                          20320 SW Birch 2d floor
                                                                          Newport Beach CA 92660
                                                                          949 221 1000
                                                                          949 221 1001 fax
6/4-5/2007   Berry v          Construction Defect – 60 Single Family      Fred Adelman                    ongoing
             Continental      Homes in Temecula.                          Milstein Adelman Kreger
             Homes
                                                                          Steve Henning
                                                                          Jade Tran
                                                                          Wood Smith Henning and Berman
DATE        CASE            ISSUES                                      KEY PARTIES                OUTCOME
            NAME
6/6/2007    McCallister v   Business – Theft of trade secrets alleged   Mary Helen Beatifico       Deadlock – Mediator
            8A              against former partner.                     2 Venture Suite 380        proposal for neutral
            Technologies                                                Irvine, Ca 92618           full audit rejected by
                                                                        949 585 0483               P. Trial 5/07 resulted
                                                                        949 585 0480 fax           in findings for
                                                                        mhb1@cox.net               plaintiff with punitive
                                                                                                   stage set.
                                                                        Jeremy Johnson
                                                                        Bremer and Whyte           Def’t declined to
                                                                        20320 SW Birch Street      meaningful negotiate
                                                                        Newport Beach CA 92660     despite the risks.
                                                                        949 221 1000
                                                                        949 221 1001 fax
                                                                        jjohnson@bremerwhyte.com
6/7/2007    Tillery v       Lemon law claims regarding $225,000         Gregory Babbitt            Settled for rescission
            Fleetwood       new motor home.                             Rosner and ansfield        and actual losses.
            Motor Homes                                                 10085 Corroll Canyon
                                                                        San Diego CA 92131
                                                                        858 348 1005
                                                                        858 348 1150
                                                                        Greg@rosnerandlaw.com

                                                                        Gary Montgomery
                                                                        Thompson and Colgate
                                                                        3610 Fourteenth Street
                                                                        Rverside CA 92502
                                                                        951 682 5550
                                                                        951 781 4012
                                                                        gmontgomery@tclaw.com
6/11/2007   900 F Street    Archectural errors and omissions in                                    Archetect did not
                            connection with absence of flex joints                                 appear and would not
                            connecting elevated walkways to                                        give consent.
                            buildings in apartment complex.                                        Burning limits policy.
DATE        CASE             ISSUES                                         KEY PARTIES                   OUTCOME
            NAME
6/12/2007   Moustris v       Residential construction defect regarding      Risa Lee Miller – plaintiff   Settled
            Braemar          14 single family homes.                        Glenn Barger - developer
                                                                            Multiple subcontractos


6/13-14     Arlich v         CD residential
            Centex



6/15/2007   Albin v Estate   Environmental clean up and insurance                                         Return 6/25
            of Albin         bad faith and coverage claims regarding
                             chlorinated solvent contamination of soils
                             commencing in 1969. Claim by
                             successor in interest (son) against original
                             owner (father via estate) for
                             rememdiation costs in excess of $ 4mm.
6/18/2007   Adair v WPH      Construction Defect – No. California. 79       Mark Milstein Fred Adelman    Settled 7/3/07
            (DR Horton)      single family homes, some within insurer       Milstein Adelman Kreger       $14,750 per home
                             wrap and some outside of wrap. 45              2800 Donald Douglas Loop      average = 1.2 mm.
                             subcontractors outside or wrap.                Santa Monica, CA 90405
                                                                            310 396 9600
                                                                            310 396 9635

                                                                            Steve Henning
                                                                            Wood Smith Henning Berman


6/19/2007   Robalino         Employment
DATE           CASE             ISSUES                                         KEY PARTIES                      OUTCOME
               NAME
6/20/2007      Almagoir v       Employment: Terminaton after two               Kenneth Markowitz                Settled $10,000
               Mercury ir       months of employment. Plaintiff alleges        Jennifer Joaquin
               Centers          termination in retailiation for complaints     Kenney and Markowitz
                                made regarding hostile workplace and           255 California Street
                                rebuffed advances from manager. Def’t          San Francisco CA 94111
                                contends termination was for documented        415 397 3100
                                poor performance.                              415 397 3170
                                                                               jjoaquin@kennmark.com

                                                                               Aarin Zeif
                                                                               Gould and Associates
                                                                               17822 E 17th Street Suite 106
                                                                               Tustin CA 92780
                                                                               714 669 2850
                                                                               714 544 0800
                                                                               aarin@wageandhourlaw.com
6/21-22/2007   Ashburn v        Residential construction defect case           Shawn Morris                     pending
               Brookfield       involving 79 single family homes.              Morris and Sullivan
               Homes
                                                                               Fred Adelman
                                                                               Milstein Adelman Kreiger

                                                                               Multiple subcontractor counsel
6/25/2007      Albin v Estate   Environmental clean up and insurance                                            Closed gap. More
               of Albin         bad faith and coverage claims regarding                                         tele negot.
                                chlorinated solvent contamination of soils
                                commencing in 1969. Claim by
                                successor in interest (son) against original
                                owner (father via estate) for
                                rememdiation costs in excess of $ 4mm.
6/26/2007      Richardson v     Real estate non-disclosure regarding           Frederic Trester                 Settled
               Tillotson and    square footage and code violations.            Pamela Cooke
               Century 21                                                      Manning Marder
                                                                               801 S Figueroa
DATE        CASE            ISSUES                                       KEY PARTIES                        OUTCOME
            NAME
                            Marcelo Dieguez                              LA CA 90017
                            Diefer Law Group                             213 624 6900
                            2030 Main Street # 1300                      213 624 6999
                            Irvine CA 92614                              psc@mmker.com
                            949 260 9131
                            949 260 9132 fax                             Patrick Flannery
                            mdieguez@dieferlaw.com                       Enterprise Counsel Group
                                                                         5 Park Plaza, Suite 450
                                                                         Irvine, Ca 92614
                                                                         949 833 8550
                                                                         949 833 8540 fax
                                                                         dflannery@enterprisecounsel.com

6/27/2007   Nevada Power    Nevada: Eminent domain action. Issue is      William Coulthard                  Settled $3.2 mm
            v North Brown   valuation of taking of 200 foot wide         Harrison Kemp Jnes and Coulthard
            Properties      power right of way easement across           3800 Howard Hughes Parkway
                            middle of 640 acres (two parces of appx      Las Vegas Nevada 89169
                            320 with different ownership and which       702 385 6000
                            were acquired for approximately $7 k per     702 385 6001 fax
                            acre. Owner asserts severance damage to      w.coulthard@hkj-law.com
                            both parcels though owner does not
                            directly own adjoining parcel (it is owned   Erich Storm
                            by a corporation of which he is a majority   1100 E Bridger Ave
                            shareholder), and valuation in excess of     Las Vegas Nevada 89101
                            $300 per acre for a total taking of 24 mm.
                            Power asserts value is under $ 900 k..       Michael Chapman
                                                                         9585 Prototype Ct Suite
                                                                         Reno CA 89521
                                                                         775 827 1866
                                                                         775 827 1872 fax
6/28/2007   In N Out v      Copyright infringement, USDCA Central        Arnold Wensigner
            Blowfish        District (Carter)                            In N Out Burger
                                                                         4199 Campus Drive
                            Plaintiff has registered “Animal” for use    Irvine CA 92612
DATE       CASE           ISSUES                                     KEY PARTIES                  OUTCOME
           NAME
                          in the food service business. The phrase   949 509 6200
                          describes an off menu method of            949 509 6378
                          preparing hamburger. Defendant uses the    awensinger@innout.com
                          term for a sushi roll in its expanding
                          chain of upscale restaurants.              Anna Kogan
                                                                     Rutan and Tucker
                                                                     611 Anton Bovd Suite 1400
                                                                     Costa Mesa CA 92626
                                                                     714 641 5100
                                                                     714 546 9035 fax
                                                                     akogan@rutan.com

                                                                     M. Kelly Tilery
                                                                     300 Two Logan Square
                                                                     Phila. PA 19103
                                                                     215 981 4401
                                                                     215 981 4750 fax
                                                                     tilleryk@pepperlaw.com
7/2/2007   Adair v WPH    Construction Defect – No. California. 79   Mark Milstein Fred Adelman   Settled 7/13/07
           (DR Horton)    single family homes, some within insurer   Milstein Adelman Kreger      $14,750 per home
                          wrap and some outside of wrap. 45          2800 Donald Douglas Loop     average = 1.2 mm.
                          subcontractors outside or wrap.            Santa Monica, CA 90405
                                                                     310 396 9600
                                                                     310 396 9635

                                                                     Steve Henning
                                                                     Wood Smith Henning Berman


7/9/2007   Abram v        Construction Defect – No. California. 37   Ken Kasdan
           Beazer Homes   Single Family Homes                        Richard Riley
                                                                     925 288 9220

                                                                     Wood Smith Henning Berman
DATE        CASE           ISSUES                                       KEY PARTIES                            OUTCOME
            NAME
                                                                        Walnut Creek Office




7/10/2007   Abbett v       Residential Construction Defect, Phoenix,    Kenneth Kasdan                         pending
            Terravite                                                   Kasdan Simmonds
            Homes          700 single family homes whose exterior
                           one coat stucco system is contaminated       Keith Koeller
                           with Pyrite.                                 Koeller Nebeker
7/11/2007   Palmdale v     Real Estate – trespass and diversion of      Phillip Davis                          Case not ready –
            Moorefield     natural course of water assertred by         Sheppard Mullin Richeter and Hamptom   returning after
            Construction   Palmdale LLC against Mooreflied.             LLC                                    diecovery.
                           Moorefiled erected sand bags and berms       213 620 1780
                           to prtect its construction site from         213 620 1780 fax
                           pending heavy rainfall. In doing so this     Laurel Hyde
                           undermined water on land adjacent to and     Michael Hackworth
                           touching Palmdale’s subdivision that was     Donner Fernandez & Lauby
                           under construction. Ity inspector’s          7700 Irvine Center Drive
                           observed potential impact and delayed        Suite 800
                           completion of Palmdale’s site resulting in   Irvine CA 92501
                           delay damages. Claim value sassessed at      949 788 2905
                           $7 mm                                        949 788 2906 fax
                                                                        llh@dfi-law.com
                                                                        mch@dfl-law.com


7/11/2006   Carlesbad v    Commercial construction involving hotel      Sam McDermott                          Settled all claims
            Koll           timeshares. Walkways leaked and the          Wood Smith Henning Berman              with plaintiff for $4.4
                           commencement of the opening was              5000 Birch Street Suite 8500           mm. All subs settled
                           delayed. Delay damage calim was $10          Newport Beach CA 92660                 except framer.
                           mm. Cost to cure was 2.46 mm.                949 757 4500                           Framer v GC
                                                                        949 757 4550 fax                       proceeded to
                                                                                                               arbitration.
                           Robert Shipley                               David Weber
DATE        CASE            ISSUES                                          KEY PARTIES                      OUTCOME
            NAME
                            5857 Ownes Ave Suite 200                        Kring and Chung
                            Carlesbad CA 92008                              5897 Oberlin Drive
                            760 438 5199                                    San Diego CA 92121
                            760 438 3706 fax                                858 866 0944
                            rshipley@shipleylaw.com                         858 866 0955 fax

                                                                            Malcolm Schick
                                                                            Andrew Blackburn
                                                                            Gray and Prouty
                                                                            3170 4th Ave
                                                                            San Diego CA 9213
                                                                            619 718 9790
                                                                            619 718 9797 fax
7/12/2007   Laux v Wright   PI Auto. 5-month delay in treatment for         Stephen Moore                    Settled $27,000
                            soft tissue injuries. Plaintiff had had three   Ford Walker Haggerty and Behar
                            prior surgeries for lumbar conditions.          One World Trade Center
                            Issue in this action was limited to cervical    Lng Beach CA 90831
                                                                            562 983 2500
                                                                            562 983 1555 fax

                                                                            Peter Noronha
                                                                            Chambers Noronha & Kubota
                                                                            2070 N Tustin Ave
                                                                            Santa Ana CA 92705
                                                                            714 558 1400
                                                                            714 558 0885
                                                                            chambers107@msn.com
7/12/2007   King v Conger   Breach of contract and fraud                    Alice Graham                     Settled 7/12 2007
            Construction    alleged against contractor. Alleged             4640 Admiralty Way               $300 k
                                                                            Suite 500
                            contractor open the roof of the                 Marina Del Ray CA 90292
                            wrong structure, did not use                    310 496 5750
                            licnsed subcontractors, ran over in             310 496 5751 fax
                            costs and did substandard work                  amgraham@aol.com
DATE        CASE            ISSUES                                     KEY PARTIES                  OUTCOME
            NAME
                            that did not completely permit.
                            Replacement contractor completed           Jennifer Marks
                                                                       Koletsky Mancini
                            the job.                                   3460 Wilshire Blvd
                                                                       LA CA 90010
                                                                       213 427 2350
                                                                       213 427 2366
                                                                       jmarks@kmfm.com

                                                                       Edward Fernandez
                                                                       Donner Fernandez and Lauby
                                                                       4590 Allstate Drive
                                                                       Riverside CA 92501
                                                                       951 321 6061
                                                                       951 3214444
                                                                       eaf@dfl-law.com
7/13/2007   Adair v WPH     Construction Defect – No. California. 79   Mark Milstein Fred Adelman   Settled 7/13/07
            (DR Horton)     single-family homes, some within insurer   Milstein Adelman Kreger      $14,750 per home
                            wrap and some outside of wrap. 45          2800 Donald Douglas Loop     average = 1.2 mm.
                            subcontractors outside or wrap.            Santa Monica, CA 90405
                                                                       310 396 9600
                                                                       310 396 9635

                                                                       Steve Henning
                                                                       Wood Smith Henning Berman


7/25/207    Montoya v
            Voith Siemans
DATE        CASE            ISSUES                                      KEY PARTIES                         OUTCOME
            NAME
7/23/2007   Zavala v        Maratime. Plaintiff injured while setting   Russel Brown                        Settled $150,000
            Seabiscuit      anchor on fishing boat. Plaintiff asserts   Gordon and Reese
                            method of setting the anchor was unsafe     101 Broadway Suite 2000
                            and fit within definition of unseaworthy.   San Diego CA 92101
                            Plaintiff was a deckhand on a fishing       619 696 6700
                            vessel working part time. Underwent two     619 696 7134 fax
                            shoulder surgeries paid for by the vessel   rbrown@gordonreese.com
                            interest.

                                                                        Charles Naylor
                                                                        839 South Beacon Street Suite 311
                                                                        San Pedro, CA 90731
                                                                        310 514 1200
                                                                        310 514 1837 fax
                                                                        cdn@naylorlaw.com

7/25/2007   Montoya v       Environmental Exposure. Defendant’s         Marcus Mancini                      Settled
            Voith Siemans   employee mixed ammonia based epoxy          15303 Ventura Blvd Suite 600
                            which started a chemical reaction causing   Sherman Oaks, Ca 91403
                            heat and smoke to rise and dissipate over   818 783 5757
                            an area of 500 yards exposing multiple      818 783 7710 fax
                            workers to a toxic plume containing 3
                            minomethy-3-5-5                             Howard Halm
                            trimethylcyclohexyamine – a corrosive       Mona Patel
                            agent. This plaintiff had childhood         Wilson Elser
                            allergic asthma and when tested for         555 S Flower Street Suite 2900
                            employment was shown to have minor          LA A 90071
                            asymptomatic restrictive airway desease.    213 443 5100
                            Post exposure he complained of severe       213 443 5101 fax
                            shortness of breath, fatigue, burning       howard.halm@wilsonelser.com
                            sensation. He treated nominally and did
                            not miss any work. He used albuterol and
                            advair prn.
DATE        CASE            ISSUES                                       KEY PARTIES                       OUTCOME
            NAME
7/25/2007   Rubin v Voith   Environmental Exposure. Defendant’s          Marcus Mancini                    Settled
            Siemens         employee mixed ammonia based epoxy           15303 Ventura Blvd Suite 600
                            which started a chemical reaction causing    Sherman Oaks, Ca 91403
                            heat and smoke to rise and dissipate over    818 783 5757
                            an area of 500 yards exposing multiple       818 783 7710 fax
                            workers to a toxic plume containing 3
                            minomethy-3-5-5                              Howard Halm
                            trimethylcyclohexyamine – a corrosive        Mona Patel
                            agent. This plaintiff was a quarter mile     Wilson Elser
                            from the exposre, was a heavy smoker         555 S Flower Street Suite 2900
                            and had other medical issues. He did not     LA A 90071
                            seek medical care.                           213 443 5100
                                                                         213 443 5101 fax
                                                                         howard.halm@wilsonelser.com
7/26/2007   Simpson v       Environmental Exposure. Defendant’s          Brian Magana
            Voith Siemens   employee mixed ammonia based epoxy           Magana Cathcart McCarthy
                            which started a chemical reaction causing    1801 Ave of the Stars Suite 600
                            heat and smoke to rise and dissipate over    LA CA 90067
                            an area of 500 yards exposing multiple       310 553 6630
                            workers to a toxic plume containing 3        310 785 9143 fax
                            minomethy-3-5-5                              brm@mcmc-law.com
                            trimethylcyclohexyamine – a corrosive
                            agent. This plaintiff is a non smoker        Howard Halm
                            exposed for 10 minutes as close as 25 feet   Mona Patel
                            from the source (by choice). He missed 5     Wilson Elser
                            days from work and incurred medical          555 S Flower Street Suite 2900
                            expenses of $5,000. He also had a short      LA A 90071
                            coronary episode but no infarct. He was      213 443 5100
                            obese and had other medical problems.        213 443 5101 fax
                                                                         howard.halm@wilsonelser.com
7/26/2007   Echterling v    Environmental Exposure. Defendant’s          Howard Halm                       Settled
            Voith Siemens   employee mixed ammonia based epoxy           Mona Patel
                            which started a chemical reaction causing    Wilson Elser
                            heat and smoke to rise and dissipate over    555 S Flower Street Suite 2900
DATE        CASE         ISSUES                                        KEY PARTIES                      OUTCOME
            NAME
                         an area of 500 yards exposing multiple        LA A 90071
                         workers to a toxic plume containing 3         213 443 5100
                         minomethy-3-5-5                               213 443 5101 fax
                         trimethylcyclohexyamine – a corrosive         howard.halm@wilsonelser.com
                         agent. This plaintiff was exposed for 20
                         minutes per defense and two hours per         Roger Gordon
                         plaintiff (while he aided in avacuation       Gordon Edelstein and Krepack
                         procedures) and had immediate onset of        3580 Wilshire Suite 1800
                         symptoms including chest tightness,           LA CA 90010
                         shortness of breath and headaches             213 739 7000
                         resulting in emergency care. Pulmonary
                         function teest positive for hyperinflation
                         and obstructive airway desease. LOE is
                         $75 k and LOEC is $86 k for 1986.
7/31/2007   Basto v      Personal injury. Plaintiff was riding the     William Daniels                  Settled $73,000
            Wavehouse    wave-rider water ride called Brutus           29229 Canwood Street Suite 208
                         Maximus when his foot struck a section        Agoura Hills CA 91301
                         of exposed fiberglass that had been forced    310 478 5838
                         open by the water’s force. The ride had       310 478 1232 fax
                         been due for maintenance which had not
                         been completed. Injuries included open        Michael Amaro
                         fracture of the 2nd right toe, andle sprain   Prindle Decker & Amaro
                         and shoulder posterior glenoid lablum         310 Golden Shore POB 22711
                         tear. Plaintiff is a lacross player and       Long Beach CA 90802
                         college student. Medicals $10,000.            562 436 3946
                                                                       562 495 0564 fax
                                                                       mamaro@pdalaw.com

7/31/2007   Zoyx Inc v   Real Estate: Zoyx and partner entered         Christoper Riddle                Broker settled with
            Ashby        into a commercial lease for 5 years with      Harbin and McCarron              waivers. Zoyx and
                         personal guarantees. Lease required           1801 East parccourt              partner agreed to pay
                         lessee secure all necessary permits for       Santa Ana CA 92701               lessors $120,000.
                         intended use. Permits were not secured        714 550 5500
                         and Zoyx surrendered possession within        714 550 0468 fax
DATE   CASE   ISSUES                                     KEY PARTIES                  OUTCOME
       NAME
              30 day, never having assumed the           Ronald Darling
              premises. Leasehold obligation exceeded    Darling and Risbrough
              $500,000 over its term. Lessor mitigated   5 Hutton Centre Suite 1050
              with partial re-leasing. Lessor filed      Santa Ana, Ca 92707
              action against broker for failure to       714 384 4250
              properly resent interestes.                714 384 4251 fax

                                                         Larry Nokes
                                                         Nokes and Quinn
                                                         450 Ocean
                                                         Laguna Beach CA 92651
                                                         949 376 3055
                                                         949 376 3070 fax

								
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