Law Offices of Gabriel H. Avina

Los Angeles Personal Injury and Criminal Defense Lawyers


Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Merry Christmas from Hunter and Gabriel!

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Recent Verdict: Jury awards $900,000 to man punched by L.A. County sheriff's deputy

Recent Verdict: After a 3 day jury trial in the United Stated Central District Courthouse, the jury awarded my client, Eduardo Cervantes, $900,000.00 in damages stemming from the excessive force and false arrest claims that I and co-counsel Kevin S. Conlogue represented Mr. Cervantes on.    

Here is the full article in the Los Angeles Times.    

Thursday, February 27, 2014

New Ruling on Using GPS of Phone while Driving!

Here it is!  The People v. Spriggs Opinion that was recently decided and certified for publication that driver's could not be cited for using their cell phone while driving if they were using their GPS function.

The Fifth District Court of Appeal concluded that the Legislature never intended the law to cover looking at a cellphone map, reversing Mr. Spriggs' conviction.  While this ruling may seem limited at first glance, it can be used as persuasive authority when cited for an alleged violation of Vehicle Code Sec. 23123(a).