Recent Cases

Law Offices of Bill Ford
  • In a recent landlord tenant matter filed in Alameda County Superior Court, where the plaintiff claimed rodent infestation, a stomach virus due to exposure to rodents in her unit, lack of heating, flooding, and retaliatory eviction, and where the plaintiff demanded $75,000 to settle the case, at the mediation of the case, Mr. Ford negotiated a settlement of $15,000 on behalf of his housing authority client. (May 2017)


  • In a landlord tenant case against one of Mr. Ford’s housing authority clients venued in Alameda County, where the plaintiff claimed personal injuries from mold exposure, breach of the lease agreement, retaliatory eviction, and claims of habitability defects, including multiple floods from broken pipes and rodent infestation, and where the plaintiff claimed punitive damages, $100,000 in general damages, $50,000 in special damages, and attorneys’ fees, Mr. Ford was able to settle the matter for $25,000. (March 2017)


  • In a personal injury case filed in Alameda County Superior Court against Mr. Ford’s housing authority client, where the plaintiff suffered a severe shoulder injury as a result of an alleged defect in her backyard, and where the plaintiff demanded $300,000 in general damages, $60,000 in special damages, punitive damages and attorneys’ fees, Mr. Ford was able to obtain a dismissal, with prejudice, of the case due to substantial inconsistencies in plaintiff’s responses to discovery and deposition testimony, and testimony from plaintiff’s treating doctor where he affirmed the contents of his medical report that indicated that the cause of plaintiff’s fall was a result of something completely different than what she alleged in her pleadings and during the discovery of the case. (February 2017)


  • Mr. Ford filed numerous unlawful detainer cases, including rent and cause cases, in Sacramento and San Joaquin County Superior Court on behalf of his low-income housing clients and obtained favorable results in every case, including negotiating voluntary move-out agreements, saving his clients the time and expense of trial.  (September 2016 through May 2017)​​​​​​​ 


  • In a recent landlord tenant matter filed in Alameda County Superior Court, where the plaintiff claimed rodent infestation, a stomach virus due to exposure to rodents in her unit, lack of heating, flooding, and retaliatory eviction, and where the plaintiff demanded $75,000 to settle the case, at the mediation of the case, Mr. Ford negotiated a settlement of $15,000 on behalf of his housing authority client. (May 2017)


  • In a landlord tenant case against one of Mr. Ford’s housing authority clients venued in Alameda County, where the plaintiff claimed personal injuries from mold exposure, breach of the lease agreement, retaliatory eviction, and claims of habitability defects, including multiple floods from broken pipes and rodent infestation, and where the plaintiff claimed punitive damages, $100,000 in general damages, $50,000 in special damages, and attorneys’ fees, Mr. Ford was able to settle the matter for $25,000. (March 2017)​

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