Mr. Wager-Smith represented two adult children whose mother was tragically killed in a tractor-trailer accident on a Bay Area highway.
In the course of our research, we learned that immediately after the crash, the trucking company transferred more than $3 Million in corporate assets – including real property – into the name of its president and sole shareholder.
In addition to a wrongful death action, we filed a civil action alleging that the trucking company had fraudulently transferred these assets and had become the alter ego of its president for the purpose of rendering itself judgment proof.
The company agreed to settle our clients’ claims, as part of a multi-party, $11.1 Million settlement. (Alameda County Superior Court Case Nos. RG06-280641and RG06-290510)