Vehicular Accidents

$240,000: Cyclist Hits Height Differential On Bike Path And Is Thrown Head First

CASE DESCRIPTION:  Plaintiff was thrown off his bike when he hit a 1.5 inch height differential in the road.  The height difference was the result of roadway construction.  Plaintiff brought suit for personal injury from a dangerous condition on public property during the course of a construction project RESULT:  A structure which paid $240,000 up… read more

$250,000: Driver Struck By Left Turning Vehicle

CASE DESCRIPTION: Young driver hit by older man making a left hand turn while running a red light.  Since the male driver was found primarily at fault, suit was filed against his insurance and an under insured motorist claim was filed with her insurance. RESULT:  $250,000.00 total settlement On September 29, 2003, Plaintiff a 20-year-old… read more

$250,000: Man Escapes First Accident Only To Be Killed Moments Later

CASE DESCRIPTION:  Decedent lost control of his car and has a minor collision with the concrete wall on the I-15/I-91 transition.  Decedent got out to check the damage, when the Defendant lost control of his truck in the same way.  Defendant’s truck hit and killed the Decedent.  The mother brought a wrongful death suit against the… read more

$250,000: Plaintiffs Collect From Culpable Driver And UIM Policy For Rear-End Collision

CASE DESCRIPTION: Plaintiff Steve E’s vehicle was struck by a vehicle driven by the defendant.  The defendant had an automobile liability policy with a limit of $100,000.  After collecting that sum, plaintiffs then collected $150,000 from their own under insured motorist policy. RESULT:  $250,000.00 total settlement This litigation arose out of an incident that occurred… read more

$250,000: Driver Speeds Through Red Light Killing Elderly Man From Kansas

CASE DESCRIPTION:  An auto accident occurred at the intersection of Redhill Avenue and Skypark North.  The accident stemmed from the Defendant running a red light.  The victim was killed as a result of the accident. RESULT:  $250,000.00 exclusive of the worker’s compensation lien. Plaintiff’s Decedent, Terry A., was traveling northbound on Redhill Avenue, Defendant Oscar… read more

$250,000: Negligent Driver Strikes Mother and Two Year Old Son Crossing Street

CASE DESCRIPTION: At the time of this incident, plaintiff Amy K was walking her two year old son Dane home after dropping off her older son at school.  As she was crossing the street at the intersection of Valeroso and Via Hacienda, defendant made a left hand turn and struck Amy K when she was… read more

$250,000: Plaintiff Sustains Severe Injuries after Defendant Runs Red Light

CASE DESCRIPTION: On September 8, 2005, plaintiff Daniel T (age 38 at the time) was traveling northbound on Avenida De Las Fundadores in his 1991 Toyota pickup in the City of Rancho Santa Margarita.  While in the left turn lane northbound on Avenida De Las Fundadores, Mr. T. moved forward into the intersection of Santa… read more

$275,000: Wheelchair Patient Injured When Ambulance Stopped Suddenly

CASE DESCRIPTION: Plaintiff, William Joss, was being transported by ambulance from a healthcare facility in Anaheim to a treatment center in La Palma.  While traveling on SR-91, the ambulance driver suddenly and without warning made an abrupt braking maneuver and Mr. Joss was thrown from his wheelchair onto the floor of the ambulance. RESULT:    $275,000.00 On… read more

$300,000: Motorcycle collides with car; plaintiff suffers fractured vertebrae

CASE DESCRIPTION: On January 13, 2006 plaintiff Jerome O, 58 a correctional program supervisor with the Orange County Sheriff Department, was struck by defendant Pedro T while riding his 2003 Harley Davidson motorcycle on Alicia Parkway, near Via Lomas.  Suddenly, and without warning, defendant Pedro T, who was traveling eastbound on Alicia Parkway, turned left… read more

$300,000: Erratic Driver Rams Rear of Plaintiff’s Vehicle

CASE DESCRIPTION: On April 24, 2006, at approximately 8:50 p.m., Brandon M was riding in the passenger-side back seat of a Honda CRV being driven by Brian E, age 21.  Jeffrey U, 21, was the front-seat passenger in the vehicle.  The three young men were traveling southbound on Rosecrans Street, heading toward Point Loma in… read more