$14.6 Million Dollar Verdict (Orange County)
Simone vs. Estate of Bruce Jameson
The plaintiff was riding a bicycle at night with no lights when a car hit him causing a spine injury that required surgery.
$9 Million Dollar Verdict (Orange County)
Soulliere vs. Suzuki Motor Corp.
Suzuki made faulty front brakes in their 2004 to 2013 GSX-R motorcycles and knowingly hid the defect from regulators and the American public. Mr. Soulliere was riding a Suzuki motorcycle when his brakes failed and he broke his leg.
$5 Million Dollar Settlement During Trial (Van Nuys)
Sosa vs. Menlo Trust and Royal Village Apartments, LLC
Defendant failed to maintain the staircase at one of their many properties and Mr. Sosa fell when a step broke injuring his knee and low back.
$4.4 Million Dollar Verdict (Los Angeles)
White vs. Koocherian
Ms. White was riding a Vespa when a car cut her off and she fell down injuring her lower back and she needed a surgery.
$4.2 Million Dollar Verdict (Long Beach)
Barboza vs. Global Paratransit
Mr. Barboza was hit from behind at a stop light and suffered a low back injury requiring surgery. This was a prop 213 case meaning he could only recover his medical expenses and lost wages.
$3.6 Million Dollar Verdict (Los Angeles)
Flores vs. M&N Rug Enterprise, LLC
Plaintiff fell from from a scaffold while painting a building and suffered broken wrists and a head injury. Defense tried to argue he was not an employee.
$3.5 Million Dollar Verdict (Los Angeles)
Sena vs. KBP Investco, LLC
Ms. Sena fell out of a window that was below the mandatory height requirement. Defense argued it was her fault because she was intoxicated. She had no memory of the fall and suffered broken wrists and a fractured vertebrae.
$2.7 Million Dollar Verdict (Van Nuys)
Whipple vs. US Metro
U.S. Metro Group knowingly allowed a janitorial manager to access work sites during late night hours to sexually assault an underage girl.
$2.5 Million Dollar Verdict (Orange County)
Stewart Family vs. Orange County Sheriff Department
The Stewarts were driving their son to school when an Orange County Sheriff ran a red light and hit them causing a low back injury to the father and emotional injuries to the mother and son.
$1.7 Million Dollar Verdict (Long Beach)
Marquez vs. OB Trucking
Defendant ran a stop sign in his truck and collided with Mr. Marquez causing a low back and neck injury.
$1.65 Million Dollar Settlement During Trial (Los Angeles)
DePriest vs. Four Walls, LLC
Ms. DePriest was a tenant at an apartment complex. She was walking down a set of stairs when the lip of a step broke and she fell. She injured her neck and had surgery.
$1.5 Million Dollar Verdict (Los Angeles)
Williams vs. G&H Non Medical Emergency Transport
Ms. Williams received a $1.5 million dollar pain and suffering verdict for a broken femur. She was a wheelchair bound amputee with severe dementia who was being transported to dialysis due to her end stage renal failure. She broke her femur when she fell out of her wheelchair on her way to dialysis due to not being properly secured in the medical transport vehicle.
$1.5 Million Dollar Verdict (Fresno)
Mendez vs. Go Express, LLC
Defendant was driving a truck and rammed into the back of Mr. Mendez as he was stopped at a stop sign. Mr. Mendez had to have back surgery.
$1.1 Million Dollar Verdict (West Covina)
Moran vs. Share
Mr. Moran was hit from behind and suffered a low back injury.