Los Angeles trial Lawyers Specializing in Civil Trials and Appeals

Since 1961, the HIDALGO law firm has successfully represented individuals in the civil trials of multi-million dollar cases and their appeals.

By careful selection of the cases this office undertakes, each of our clients has the benefit of an experienced trial and appellate lawyer fully dedicating himself to the successful preparation of each case.

Prosecuting or defending a lawsuit can be fraught with uncertainty. Often you are asked to make important decisions under stressful and emotional circumstances, leaving you to wonder if you are doing the right thing.

After a thorough investigation of your case, this law firm advises and counsels you about your legal rights, your responsibilities, and the options you have, so that you can make the important decisions that will bring your case to a meaningful resolution.

Published Cases

Published Federal Rules Decisions

Cortez v. County of Los Angeles (1983) 96 F.R.D. 427

Lopez v. Martin Luther King, Jr. Hospital (1983) 97 F.R.D. 24

Published Federal Appellate Court Decisions

Estrella v. Brandt (1982) 682 F.2d 814

Bakia v. County of Los Angeles (1982) 687 F.2d 299

Published State Appellate Court Decisions

Gastelum v. City of Torrance (1969) 2 Cal.App.3d 582, 82 Cal.Rptr. 732

Fonseca v. County of Orange (1972) 28 Cal.App.3d 361, 104 Cal.Rptr. 566

Clemente v. State of California (1980) 101 Cal.App.3d 374, 161 Cal.Rptr. 799

Gurrola v. County of Los Angeles (1984) 153 Cal.App.3d 145, 200 Cal.Rptr. 157

County of Los Angeles v. Superior Court (Borbon) (1985) 169 Cal.App.3d 1095, 215 Cal.Rptr. 699

Torres v. Friedman (1985) 169 Cal.App.3d 880, 215 Cal.Rptr. 604

Clemente v. State of California (1985) 40 Cal.3d 202, 707 P.2d 818, 219 Cal.Rptr. 445

Martinez v. County of Los Angeles (1986) 186 Cal.App.3d 884, 231 Cal.Rptr. 96

Burciaga v. St. John's Hospital (1986) 187 Cal.App.3d 710, 232 Cal.Rptr. 75

Torres v. County of Los Angeles (1989) 209 Cal.App.3d 325, 257 Cal.Rptr. 211

Swaithes v. Superior Court (Hunter) (1989) 212 Cal.App.3d 1082, 261 Cal.Rptr. 41

Carlino v. Los Angeles County Flood Control District (1992) 10 Cal.App.4th 1526, 13 Cal.Rptr. 2d 437

Contreras v. Goldrich (1992) 10 Cal.App.4th 1431, 13 Cal.Rptr.2d 394

Salgado v. County of Los Angeles (1997) 57 Cal.App.4th 574, 67 Cal.Rptr.2d 256

Salgado v. County of Los Angeles (1998) 19 Cal.4th 629, 967 P.2d 585, 80 Cal.Rptr.2d 46

Logacz v. Limansky (1999) 71 Cal.App.4th 1149, 84 Cal.Rptr.2d 257

Oliveros v. County of Los Angeles (2004) 120 Cal.App.4th 1389, 16 Cal.Rptr. 3d 638


For questions or comments, you are invited to contact the HIDALGO law firm.