CASE RESULTS

38.2 MILLION DOLLARS FOR PLAINTIFFS!!!

Kolodziey vs. Kmart                              

Premises liability – negligent  design and maintenance; violation of national electric code. Two electricians  suffered 2nd and 3rd degree burns to 65% and 40% of their body surfaces respectively  in an electrical explosion, which created a fireball lasting 3-4 seconds and  generated a temperature of 5000 degrees Fahrenheit, causing serious injury to the  plaintiffs.

Verdict of $27.2 million,  plus an additional $3.5 million in pre-trial settlements. The judgment was  affirmed in full on appeal. Including interest and costs, the plaintiffs  collected over $38.2 million.

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21.4 MILLION DOLLARS FOR PLAINTIFF!!!

Desrosiers vs. Flight International                                

Failure to maintain navigation equipment on aircraft, wrongful death of one crew member, fractured skull and brain damage to second crew member.

Verdict $21,400,000.00 (This is believed to be the largest Personal Injury verdict ever awarded in the San Joaquin Valley).

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16.1 MILLION DOLLARS FOR PLAINTIFF!!!

Thistlethwaite vs. Veolia Water NA                              

Intoxicated Driver – Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Hiring/Retention. Wrongful Death, Survival Action and Punitive Damages.

Verdict of $16.1 MILLION DOLLARS. This is believed to be the largest verdict in St. Charles Parish, LA.

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3.6 MILLION DOLLARS FOR PLAINTIFF!!!

Case ID Confidential                              

A 61-year-old store planner  severely burned during construction of a new store settled his negligence claim  against the project’s general contractor and electrical subcontractor for  negligent installation of a jumper wire.

Settlement: 3.6 million.

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2.5 MILLION DOLLARS FOR PLAINTIFFS!!!

Case I.D.: Confidential

Medical malpractice, medical  negligence against the delivering obstetrician and hospital for negligently  failing to monitor the fetal heart rate of the baby and the contractions of the  mother after negligently overdosing the mother with Pitocin and the negligent  application and use of a vacuum extraction device causing brain damage to the  baby.

Settlement: $2,535,000

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1.6 MILLION DOLLARS FOR PLAINTIFFS!!!

Case I.D.: Confidential

Product liability/Premises liability  – negligent design, negligent fabrication and failure to properly maintain weight  lifting machine

A film editor, while attempting a 400 lb. static contraction bench press, sustained a crushed/fractured larynx when the equipment he was using failed, and he lost control of the weight barm which dropped approximately two feet, striking his neck/throat and causing serious permanent injury.

Settlement: $1,650,000

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1 MILLION DOLLARS FOR PLAINTIFF!!!

Rivera vs. Lorenzo Trust

Smoke inhalation, negligent failure to properly install and maintain smoke detector in an apartment.

Settlement: $1,000,000.00

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Hicks vs. Adjei

Motorcycle vs. auto (head-on collision), compound fracture left tibia.

Settlement: $600,000.00

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Medin vs. City of Oxnard

Motorcycle vs. pickup truck, left turn violation of right of way, fractured femur, tibia and fibula, open reduction and internal fixation.

Settlement: $500,000.00

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Miller vs. Angelo Bros.

Wrongful death, motorcycle  vs. landowner who strung an invisible water ski rope across driveway; motorcyclist  struck rope.

Settlement: $450,000.00

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Weiner vs. Farrand

Auto vs. auto, failure to  yield, fractured knee cap, partial removal of knee cap and repair of ligaments.

Settlement: $342,500.00

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Swaim vs. city of Los Angeles

Motorcycle vs. van, left  turn violation of right of way, fractured arm, fractured leg, open reduction and  internal fixation.

Settlement: $315,000.00

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Nunn vs. Maytag Fueling

Pedestrian vs. fuel truck, fuel truck ran over pedestrian, crush injury to lower extremity, left comminuted proximal fibular fracture with displacement, right proximal fibular fracture.

Settlement: $300,000.00

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