Los Angeles, California, November 21, 2017 - On behalf of their client, Jane Doe, Robert J. Girard II and Omar Bengali, Partners at Girard Bengali, APC and Jeanne M. Christensen, Partner at Wigdor LLP, filed a lawsuit against Uber Technologies, Inc in California Superior Court. The lawsuit alleges that Ms. Doe was raped and sexually assaulted by her Uber driver, Iosefo Auvaa, during an Uber ride in Long Beach, California on November 11, 2016. (BC683524)
Los Angeles, California, March 29, 2017 - Robert J. Girard II and Omar H. Bengali, founding partners of Girard Bengali, APC, have once again been recognized by their peers for their professional accomplishments. Mr. Girard has been selected for inclusion in the 2017 list of Super Lawyers, a designation given to no more than five percent of the lawyers in California. This is Mr. Girard's third time being named a Super Lawyer. He was previously named a Rising Star for three straight years. Mr. Bengali has been selected for inclusion in the 2017 list of Southern California Rising Stars by Super Lawyers, a designation earned by less than 2.5% of attorneys under the age of 40. This is Mr. Bengali's second time receiving this honor.