$150,000: Family of 3 Rear Ended by Freightliner Truck
March 23, 2012
CASE DESCRIPTION: On December 23, 2008 around 11:30 a.m., Charles R. was driving his 2007 Toyota Tacoma West on Bake Parkway in the city of Lake Forest, County of Orange, State of California, with his wife, Marly R. and their daughter Kelsey R., as passengers. The family was traveling westbound in the number two lane on Bake Parkway and came to a stop at the intersection of Bake Parkway and Rancho Parkway South. Suddenly and without warning the family was struck from behind by a freightliner truck carrying a Cosco Trailer and driven by Rene V. As a result of the impact the family’s vehicle was pushed into the rear of a white Chevy Silverado truck stopped in front of them.
DATE OF SETTLEMENT: March 23, 2012
Kelsey R. – Disk bulge C4-C5, post-traumatic cord compression, emotional distress, anxiety, neck, shoulder and back injury, headaches, negligent infliction of emotional distress.
Charles R. – Concussion, head laceration requiring stapling, neck, back, left arm injury, headaches, negligent infliction of emotional distress
Marly R. – Left knee and ankle injury, negligent infliction of emotional distress
TYPE OF CASE: Auto
DATE & LOCATION OF INCIDENT: December 23, 2012 at Bake Parkway and Rancho Parkway in the city of Lake forest, County of Orange, State of California.
PLAINTIFF’S AGE: Charles – 51 at time of incident, Marly – 53 at time of incident, and Kelsey – 19 at time of incident.
OCCUPATION: Charles – Safety technician with Southern California Edison and a Reserve deputy with the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department. Kelsey – student. Marly – food service manager/supervisor.
Michael A. Penn, Esq.
DEFENDANT INSURANCE CO.:
Ms. Leticia Garcia
SUA Insurance Co.
Kevin Mackin, Esq.
BRADY, VORWERCK, RYDER & CASPINO, ALC