$1.3 Million Settlement Dangerous Condition of Public Property
January 16, 2024
Case Name: Barioni vs. State of California
Case Number: 37-2015-00033388
Court: San Diego Superior Court
Final Result: $1,300,000
Result Date: March 2022
This case involved the wrongful death of a motorcyclist whose family sued the City of San Diego for the dangerous condition of public property. Our firm represented the daughter and widow of a man who died of catastrophic injuries after he hit a pothole and lost control while riding a motorcycle. Darin “Ricki” Barioni suffered significant injuries in 2014 when he hit a pothole while riding his bike near the Mount Soledad cross. He flipped over while traveling north on Via Capri near its intersection with Rue Michael. Barioni eventually died from his injuries in June 2020 at age 58.