Daniel Hernandez is an attorney with McDowell, Shaw, Garcia & Mizell. His practice is dedicated to fighting fraud, especially in the automobile insurance area. He specializes in the evaluation and defense of first and third party SIU Claims. His practice includes cases against attorneys, doctors, organized crime members, chiropractors, body shop owners, stagers and others who have attempted to defraud insurance companies.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Hernandez was a partner of a prominent insurance defense firm in Pasadena where he practiced law in the areas of personal injury, insurance fraud, professional liability, and worked with public entities. Mr. Hernandez also specialized in defending large exposure litigation cases and represented insurers in affirmative cases against suspected fraud rings and those alleged to be engaged in the illegal practice of corporate medicine. He also defended first party claims including uninsured and underinsured motorists, comprehensive losses, and commercial and residential losses.
Mr. Hernandez received his B.A. in history, political science, and film studies at the University of California, Irvine in 2003 and J.D. from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles in 2007. Mr. Hernandez is a member of the American Bar Association and admitted to the United States District Court, Central District of California.
Special Investigations Unit / Insurance Fraud Defense
Public Entity Defense
Mass Torts Defense
Subrogation and Recovery
University of California, Irvine, B.A. 2003
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles J.D. 2007