Serious Personal Injury

$325,000: Retractable Gymnasium Wall Fractures Young Girl’s Arm

CASE DESCRIPTION: In May of 2014, Malia P. went to the La Mirada Community Gymnasium. She was present in the gymnasium with her mother and younger sister to watch the end of a girls’ volleyball game before she was to play a park and recreational league game. As Malia was watching the volleyball games, she… read more

$550,000: Master Mechanic Suffers Severe Hand Injuries While Examining Bus Engine

CASE DESCRIPTION: Plaintiff Candelario R. brought a personal injury lawsuit against Defendant Doe, Inc. after sustaining a severe injury to his right hand and forearm due to the negligent actions of Defendant Doe, Inc. Furthermore, Maria R. brought a claim for Loss of Consortium as a result of her husband’s injury. RESULT: $550,000 Paid to… read more

$2,000,000: Negligence at Nail Salon Leads to Burn Injury Settlement

CASE DESCRIPTION: On January 6, 2009 Josie G. went to get a pedicure at a nail salon in Orange.  A customer of the salon for five years, Josie G. regularly visited the salon for pedicures.   Her pedicurist that day was one she used on a number of occasions.  Josie G. was diabetic and the pedicurist… read more

$2,650,000: 10 Year Old Boy Suffers A Traumatic Brain Injury After Falling Through Skylight; Settles for Over $2.5 Million

CASE DESCRIPTION: Plaintiff, Garrett P., age 10, by and through his guardian ad litem Mark P. filed a suit against the Defendants RAC Properties, et al., who were the building owners during that time.  Mark P. suffered a life altering traumatic brain injury after falling through an allegedly defective skylight on RAC Properties premises. On… read more

$85,000: Stepladder Collapse Results in Severed Achilles Tendon

CASE DESCRIPTION: Jeff K. had a Franklin-type chair (a chair that also transforms into a step ladder) which he positioned in the step ladder configuration in order to reach for a sweater in a closet at his home.  When he stepped up to the second step to reach for the sweater, the chair slid forward… read more

$102,000: Two Vicious Dogs Attacked Neighbors

CASE DESCRIPTION: Larry Z., while walking his dog in front of his own home, was attacked by two pit bull-mix dogs.  James K. was attacked by the same two dogs moments later while walking with his wife near their residence.  Their spouses each had claims for negligent infliction of emotional distress, for observing their respective… read more

$122,500: On His Evening Walk Plaintiff Fell Into a Large Unlit Hole at His Residential Complex

CASE DESCRIPTION: Plaintiffs Paul and Linda F. were taking an evening walk in the vicinity of their neighborhood.  The F’s attempted to enter a pedestrian gate of their complex, but the gate was jammed and they were unable to get it open.  A car was entering the development and the car access gate was opened,… read more

$150,000: Boy Factures Leg At Del Taco When Partition Falls On Him

CASE DESCRIPTION: Hayden Corlette, 5-years =-old, was at a Del Taco with his family when a partition fell on him, trapping him underneath and fracturing his right leg. RESULT:  $150,000.00 settlement On May 20, 2007, the Corlette family arrived at Del Taco, Store #711 located at the corner of Imperial and Orangethorpe in Yorba Linda,… read more

$150,000: Woman Assaulted In Unsecure Apartment Complex

CASE DESCRIPTION: A woman was raped in the rear overflow parking lot of her apartment. Upon exiting her vehicle she was assaulted and raped at knife point. Plaintiff brought suit against the apartment complex claiming they misrepresented the area as safe and that they are responsible for their premises. The Defendant responded that there was… read more

$150,000: Light Globe Strikes Plaintiff On Head At Local Entertainment Center

CASE DESCRIPTION: A woman was seated at a table in the patio of an Orange County entertainment center when a light fixture fell and struck her on the head exacerbating her neck problems.  Liability was disputed among the multiple defendants. RESULT:  $150,000.00 total settlement Plaintiff, Diane M. was seated at a table in the patio… read more