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Sylvester Stallone Lawsuit 2

Sylvester Stallone Lawsuit 2

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MOHAMEDHADID,anindividual;14CONSTRUCTIONENTERPRISESANDSERVICES,LLC,aCalifornialimited15liabilitycompany;HDDEVELOPMENT,LLC,aCalifornialimitedliability16company;andDOES1through20,inclusive,
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2021Hadid,ConstructionEnterprisesandServices,LLC,HDDevelopment,LLC,andDoes1through2220,inclusive,herebyallegesasfollows:2324NATUREOFTIDSACTION
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If
youwanttohireanincompetentconmantodoconstruction,thenMohamedHadid25
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yourman.Unfortunately,SylvesterStalloneisoneofHadid'svictims,andhasbeendamaged26inexcessof$1millionasaresultofHadid'sfraudulentschemetoprofitfromconstructionat27Stallone'sLosAngelesCountyhome.UsingthemonikersConstructionEnterprisesandServices,28LLCandHDDevelopment,LLC,HadidperpetratedhisfraudonStallonethroughaseriesoflies
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1.concerninghisqualifications,experienceandintentions,aswellasthroughrecommendationsby2Hadid'sfriends,including"HousewivesofBeverlyHills"personalityLisaVanderpump.
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was3ultimatelyrevealed,however,thatHadidnotonlylackedthequalificationsandabilitiestoliveup4tohisrecommendations-includingtheunfoundedrecommendationofMs.Vanderpump-is5nothingmorethananincompetentscamartistwithnoneofthepromisedqualificationsorabilities6hetouted.AfterinducingStallonetohirehimbypromisingtopqualityconstructionforanagreed7price,Hadidinsteadoversawtheperformanceofseriouslysubstandard,defectiveandunsafe8construction,bilkingStalloneoutof$1.4Million.Hadidisanunscrupulous,unlicensedpredator9whohasleftatrailofinnocentvictimsinhiswake.102.Whilecontinuouslybillingfortopqualityproductsandwork,Hadidandhis11henchmeninstalledinexpensive,damaged,deterioratingandunevencabinetryandmalfunctioning12appliances.TheinstancesofHadid'sfraudulentoverchargingandsubstandardworkarenumerous.13Forexample,HadidchargedStallonemorethan$10,000forahighqualitywoodenkitchenisland14whileactuallyinstallingacheapwoodveneer/plywoodproductthatisdefectiveandvirtually15worthless.Theyalsoinstalledincompleteandunsafeheating,ventilationandairconditioning16ductworkandequipment,aswellasunsafeandincompleteelectricalinstallation.Hadidwas17responsibleforinstallingcheap,uneven,unmatchedandill-functioninghardwareondoorsand18cabinets,
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additiontocracked,untemperedandimproperlyinstalledglasswork.Theexterior19stonefinishesweremismatchedandpoorlyinstalled.Hadid'shandiworkincludedaninoperable20andunsafefirepitthatdoesnotcomplywiththebuildingcode.Ratherthantopqualitywork,21Hadidprovidedcrackedanddeterioratingwood,paintedandotherfmishesandchipped,cracked,22damagedandmisaligneddoors.Farfromthetopqualityjobpromised,Hadid'sworkwasriddled23withdefects,abysmalqualityandpoorworkmanship.243.StallonehaslearnedthatthisisnotthefirsttimeHadidhasfailedtocomplywithhis25commitmentstohiscustomersandthat,contrarytoHadid'srepresentations,Hadidhadnolicense26ortraining
to
performtheworkforwhichStallonecontracted.Althoughthefullextentof27Stallone'sdamagesresultingfromHadid'sfraud,breachesofcontractandnegligencehavenotyet28beenfullydetermined,itisexpectedthattheywillsubstantiallyexceed$1million.Inaddition,
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1StalloneisentitledtodisgorgementofthecompensationpaidtoHadidbasedonthefactthatheand2hisrelatedLLC'swerenotlicensedtodoconstruction.Stallonebringsthisactiontoobtain3compensationfortheharmcausedbyHadid'sshamefulconduct.
4THEPARTIES
54.StalloneisandatalltimesrelevanttothisactionwasanindividualresidinginLos6AngelesCountyandtheownerofresidentialpropertylocatedwithintheWestDistrictofthe7SuperiorCourt(the"Property").8
s.
StalloneisinformedandbelievesandthereonallegesthatDefendantConstruction9EnterprisesandServices,LLC("CES")isand/orwasattimesrelevanttotheeventsallegedherein10alimitedliabilitycompanyformedunderthelawsoftheStateofCaliforniaanddoingbusiness
in,
n.
mongotherplaces,LosAngelesCounty.126.StalloneisinformedandbelievesandthereonallegesthatDefendantHD13Development,LLC("HD")isand/orwasattimesrelevanttotheeventsallegedhereinalimited.14liabilitycompanyformedunderthelawsoftheStateofCaliforniaanddoingbusinessin,among15otherplaces,LosAngelesCounty.167.StalloneisinformedandbelievesandthereonallegesthatDefendantMohamed17Hadidisandatalltimesrelevanttothisactionwasanindividualresidingandconductingbusiness18inLosAngelesCountyandthemajor,ifnotsole,shareholderandprincipalofbothCESandHD.19StalloneisinformedandbelievesandthereonallegesthatDefendantMohamedHadidfromtime20totimehasconductedhisindividualbusinessundertheHDname,whileinfactHDwasnot21'authorizedtoconductbusinessbytheCaliforniaSecretaryofStateorothergovernmentalagencies.228.Stalloneisinformedandbelievesandthereonallegesthatatalltimesrelevanttothis23action,CESandHDfailedtofollowappropriateproceduresandformalitieswithregardtotheir24formation,statusandoperationasalimitedliabilitycompanyorotherbusinessentity;CESandHD25wereinadequatelycapitalizedtocarryontheirbusiness(es);DefendantsMohamedHadid,onthe26onehand,andCESandHD,ontheotherhand,commingledfundsbelongingtotheother;and27DefendantMohamedHadidexertedsuchdominionandcontroloverDefendantsCESandHDthat28thereexists,andatalltimeshereinmentionedhasexisted,aunityofinterestandownership
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