Vehicular Accidents

$350,000: UIM Policy Helps Plaintiff Get Full Recovery After Auto Accident

CASE DESCRIPTION: The auto accident occurred on September 17, 1988 at approximately 7:30 a.m. wherein underinsured defendant, James B. failed to yield to Plaintiff”s approaching vehicle thereby colliding with Plaintiff. RESULT: $350,000.00 total settlement Defendant was underinsured and his $15,000 policy limits were immediately tendered. At that point, Plaintiff”s $100,000 primary underinsured motorist policy with State… read more

$359,999.99: Mother Killed When Her Jeep Hit A Signal Box

CASE DESCRIPTION: A car accident occurred in the City of Orange where the mother and daughter were hit while riding in their jeep Cherokee. The Jeep then hit a signal box resulting in the death of the mother. Her family brings suit for wrongful death, loss of consortium, emotional distress and other economic damages. RESULT:… read more

$395,000: Garden Grove Police Motorcycle Officer Cut off by California Highway Patrol Motorcycle

CASE DESCRIPTION: A Garden Grove Police Officer was riding his   motorcycle in the HOV lane of the southbound 55 Freeway when a CHP Motorcycle Officer, who was riding his CHP motorcycle, swerved in front of the Garden Grove Officer, forcing the Garden Grove Officer to brake hard and swerve left, resulting in his colliding with… read more

$443,248: Negligent Free Passengers Injured In T-Bone Collision In The Desert

CASE DESCRIPTION: Plaintiffs were passengers in a vehicle driven by James W and owned by Nicholas K that was struck by a vehicle driven by John C, when the vehicle in which Plaintiffs were riding attempted to make a left hand turn from Via Las Palmas, across oncoming traffic, and onto Palm Canyon Drive in… read more

$450,000: Boat Captain Gets Leg Caught In Unprotected Machinery

CASE DESCRIPTION: The Captain of a sportfishing boat was in the engine room performing urgent and necessary maintenance, when his pant leg was caught in an exposed rotating piece of machinery. He suffered severe and permanent injuries. The exposed rotating machinery violated maritime law, in that covers or guards are required on such machinery. Plaintiff… read more

$500,000: Plaintiffs Collect $500,000 Settlement For Automobile Accident

CASE DESCRIPTION: At about 9:45 p.m., Christopher L and his girlfriend Alicia W were driving to a restaurant for dinner.  As they were traveling southbound on Antonio Parkway, Defendant Douglas B, driving northbound, crossed over the center median and struck Plaintiffs’ vehicle head-on.  Plaintiffs argued that Defendant was found to be under the influence of… read more

$500,000: Grandmother Hit Broadside Reaches Resolution

CASE DESCRIPTION: A grandson accompanied by his grandmother was struck broadside by a commercial pickup truck by an employee of the concrete company.  The employee was acting under the course and scope of his employment.  The plaintiffs sued the employer and employee for the injuries they suffered. RESULT:  $500,000.00 total settlement Mimanell R. was a… read more

$500,000: Electrical Contractor Struck By Catering Truck

CASE DESCRIPTION:  The defendant was driving a borrowed catering truck when he hit the plaintiff who was a pedestrian at the time.  The defendants disputed liability due to the driver operating a borrowed vehicle. RESULT: $500,000.00 total settlement William F. is a ten plus year customer of Defendant International Catering.  William F. owns his own… read more

$500,000: Sheet Metal From Mobile Home Causes Rollover Accident On Freeway

CASE DESCRIPTION: Plaintiffs were driving on the Interstate 5 when a piece of sheet metal came off a mobile home and hit their windshield. Plaintiffs’ car went out of control, crashed and at the very least rolled on its side. Plaintiff brought suit against the owners of the mobile home and the towing company that… read more

$565,000: Plaintiffs Collect Policy Limits In Auto Incident At Fashion Island

CASE DESCRIPTION: This litigation arose from an automobile v. automobile incident occurring in the City of Newport Beach. Plaintiff, negotiating a left hand turn, was struck on the driver’s side by Defendant who ran a red light at an excessive speed. RESULT: $565,000.00 total settlement Plaintiffs contended that they were legally negotiating a left hand… read more