Verdicts and Settlements

$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

$1,350,000: Parents Collect Insurance Policy Limits for the Death of Their Son as the Results of a Single Vehicle Auto Accident

CASE DESCRIPTION: Parents, Cary and Emily R. of the deceased, Plaintiff Zachary R., filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Defendants James M., Mark M. and Mark L. for the tragic loss of their only son. The defendants Mark M. and Mark L. were partaking in a speed contest on Live Oak Canyon Road that resulted… read more

$300,000: Pedestrian Hit and Seriously Injured While Crossing Street

CASE DESCRIPTION: Plaintiff, DH filed a personal injury suit against Defendant NR.  Ms. DH made sure there were no vehicles in sight before crossing an unmarked crosswalk in the city of Irvine.  When the plaintiff was approximately halfway across the intersection, the Defendant accelerated her vehicle into the intersection and struck Ms. DH .  The… read more

$1,100,000: Driver Going Wrong Way on US-50 Highway Collides With Another Vehicle Causing Fatal Injuries

CASE DESCRIPTION: Plaintiffs Kimberly B., Ruby L. and Terry B., passengers in Kimberly B.’s vehicle brought a personal injury suit against Defendant Carl M.  Carl M. was traveling westbound in the eastbound lanes on US-50, therefore going the wrong way on the highway, against traffic.  As a result, Carl M. struck the front of the… read more

$100,000: Young Boy Struck by Vehicle and Suffers Head Injury

CASE DESCRIPTION: Plaintiff Gabriel S., a minor by and through his Guardian Ad Litem Sarah S. filed a personal injury suit against Defendant Renee W. as a result of Renee’s vehicle hitting Gabriel when he was crossing the street in a controlled intersection in the city of Aliso Viejo. On November 8, 2007 at about… read more

$5,600,000: Negligent Drunk Driver Crashes Dune Buggy, Injuring Four Passengers

CASE DESCRIPTION:  Plaintiffs Derek H., Robert E.,Chrisa E., and Marinda H. brought a personal injury lawsuit against Defendant Brian M. for his negligent operation and crash of a dune buggy while the plaintiffs were passengers on May 18, 2007.  Chrisa E. also brought a claim against Defendant Brian M. for Loss of Consortium for her… 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

$550,000: Big Rig Collides With SUV Causing Physical and Mental Injuries To Plaintiff

CASE DESCRIPTION: Plaintiff David P. filed a lawsuit against Defendants Adrian R. and Carlos A. for the Defendants’ failure to abide by the basic rules of traffic safety which led to an auto accident, severely injuring the Plaintiff.  Both Defendants were found to have joint fault in causing David P.’s automobile to catapult into the… 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