Carol Austin v. Contrast Lighting
Woman rear-ended by three-axle truck and trailer on 405 freeway, injuries to neck, back, elbow, hip, wrist, disc protrusion and ruptured disc. After three cervical epidural steroid injections Carol underwent an anterior cervical discectomy and interbody fusion at C4-5 and C5-6.
County: Los Angeles Type/Result: Settlement at $650,000.00
Engelsman v. Sano
Driver made an unsafe left turn on PCH; Male 55, injuries to neck, right shoulder, back, pain to arms and hands. He required neck surgery.
County: Orange Type/Result: Settlement at $175,000.00
Dunlap v. LT Nail Salon
Mirror falls on customer’s head at nail salon; injuries to head, neck, shoulders, arms, hands and some hearing loss.
County: Los Angeles Type/Result: Settlement at $150,000.00
Annette Capo v. John Doe
Woman rear-ended by 17-year-old driver, injuries to neck, shoulders, back, knee and ankle.
County: Orange Type/Result: Settlement at $103,000.00
Virginia Maciejewski v. Terence Walsh
Collision with a drunk driver on 405 freeway; Female 72, series of complicated neck surgeries.
County: Los Angeles Type/Result: Settlement at $1.2 Million
Gregory Lukas, et al. v. Justin Scott Shaw, et al.
Driver hits County inmate picking up trash; Male 51, amputation of both legs below knees
County: Monterey Type/Result: Settlement at $1.9 Million +
Wrongful Death – Uninsured Motorist Claim
Head on impact on a two-lane mountain road
County: San Bernardino Type/Result: Settlement at $1 Million
Derboghossian v. Polus
Driver, unknown to him had advanced diabetes, hit his head on dashboard resulting in blindness
County: Stanislaus Type/Result: Arbitrator Verdict at $1 Million
Foster & Fuller vs. City of Los Angeles et- Central West
Multiple-Vehicle Rear-End Collision; Passengers
County: Los Angeles-Central West Type/Result: Jury Verdict at $716,565.00
Yun + 16 Passengers vs. David Hood Trucking
Tour bus passengers rear-ended by freight liner truck; all passengers were hurt when their bus was pushed off the road.
State: Arizona Type/Result: Settlement of $618,675.00
Jaquith & Jaquith vs. TDW Construction, et al.
18 Wheeler loses brakes, runs stop sign and collides with vehicle; Female, 46, Pelvis/arm fractures, severe depression
County: Alameda Superior Type/Result: Settlement of $615,000.00
Sang Soo Kwon & Sung Sook Kwon v. Irvine First Korean Church
Wrongful Death- Passengers were in defendant’s vehicle when tire tread separated causing the car to lose control.
County: San Bernardino Superior Type/Result: Settlement of $420,000.00
Trash Truck Accident – Collision with a building
52, Male roofer falls back on roof with roofing material landing on stomach when defendant’s trash truck strikes building.
County: San Bernardino Superior
Type/Result: Settlement of $335,000.00
Cuong Vu v. Joseph Telles et, al.
Multiple-Vehicle Freeway Accident – Passenger injured in 6-vehicle accident when semi-trailer crosses highway; Male, 19, Pulmonary contusion cerebral concussion, multiple fractures
County: Alameda County Superior, Oakland
Premises Liability – Slip and Fall
Plaintiff slipped and fell in a supermarket.
County: L.A. Superior Santa Monica
Type/Result: Settlement of $285,000.00
Mohammad Zaman, et al v. Ralph E. Umali
High Speed rearend collision on I-10; Males, 40 & 7, 12 chest/abdominal trauma…
County: San Bernardino City Superior Court
Type/ Result: Settlement of $205,568.00