California Court of Appeal, (Ret.)
First District, Division Two
Mediator • Arbitrator • Discovery Referee • Appellate Consultant
Dispute in which sovereign design immunity was asserted as defense to action against transportation district to recover compensatory damages for catastrophic injuries sustained when their vehicle was struck head-on by a vehicle which crossed into oncoming traffic.
A design defect dispute involving defense of sovereign immunity from liability for injuries sustained in a catastrophic head-on collision after median strip berm failed to deflect crossover of opposing traffic.
Products liability action against an equipment manufacturer for damages suffered by husband as a result of toxic exposure during his years of employment.
Foreseeability was at issue when security company and stadium contributed to compensation for injuries suffered by young women injured when a group of men illegally entered through exit doors of stadium.
Action was brought against engineering and contracting firm to recover damages for wrongful death of steel worker.
$4 million settlement of catastrophic injury case involving commercial SUV versus pedestrian with pre-existing conditions who sustained injuries including crushed pelvis, TBI, PTSD, 30 day induced coma, etc.
Wrongful death action involving bicyclist run over by elderly driver.
TBI and comparative fault issues in settlement of bicycle versus automobile collision on curving mountain road.
$7.5 million damages claimed by woman trampled by runaway horse during “pioneer” reenactment celebration.
Claims against motel chain by woman who suffered TBI and disfiguring facial injuries in trip and fall incident in parking lot.