Pedestrian Hit at Crosswalk
San Joaquin County Superior Court-- $2,650,000 Award from City of Stockton
54 years old and 59 years old were hit at a nine-lane crosswalk by a vehicle travelling at 45 mph in Stockton. The police officer found Plaintiffs to be at fault for jaywalking. The driver was uninsured. Plaintiffs suffer traumatic brain injury, fractures to arm, legs, and facial bones, and have post-traumatic stress disorder.
Contra Costa Superior Court-- Confidential Settlement against IASCO Flight Training, Inc. and AVIASCO
21 year old Chinese pilot student was kidnapped by his flight school's general manager and corporate secretary in an attempt to forcefully deport him back to China. The general manager pled to one count of felony. The corporate secretary pled to a misdemeanor for the incident.
Uber v. Electric Skateboard
Alameda Superior Court-- $1,000,000
25-year-old veteran, while riding an electric skateboard, was hit by a Uber driver at an intersection. The police found client at fault. Client sustained traumatic brain injury, fracture to his right ankle, and injuries to his neck and back. Uber's driver denies liability and contends that the client did not wear helmet and did not wear a lamp as required by law.
Child Abuse - Special Needs Child
Alameda Superior Court-- $750,000
11-year-old girl with autism who is nonverbal was physically abused by her behavioral therapist. The girl suffers from PTSD as a result of the abuse. The company that hired the therapist contends that the special needs child's symptoms were pre-existing and have nothing to do with the PTSD.
Marin County Superior Court-- $500,000
55-year-old real estate agent fell off a barstool, sustained rib fracture, had lung surgeries, had to replace his bio prosthetic heart valve, and discovered traumatic brain injury 2 years later. Defendants denied liability and claimed that they are not responsible for the heart valve replacement surgery because the client would need to do it anyways and questioned traumatic brain injury because it was discovered 2 years later.
Improper Lane Change
Santa Clara Superior Court and Arbitration-- $500,000 Policy Limit Award against Travelers
54-year-old driver was injured when another improperly changed lane and side swiped her vehicle. Client suffered traumatic brain injury (concussion), annular tears in cervical (neck) and lumbar (lower back) spine discs.
Rear Ender Car Crash
Arbitration-- $500,000 Policy Limit Award against Allstate
A 45-year-old software engineer sustained traumatic brain injury, herniations in cervical spine. She was on disability for about a year. Her salary is around $200,000 a year as a software engineer. Three months before this accident, she was in another car accident.
San Mateo Superior Court-- $439,800 Judgment
Hired on the day of trial, tried the case against the president/CEO of a major company who had attorneys for 3 years already. The case involves trespass, negligence, intentional infliction of emotional distress, and violation of privacy issues.
San Francisco Superior Court - $385,000 Settlement - City and County of San Francisco
Client was a passenger in a SF Muni Bus and hit his head when the driver abruptly braked the bus to avoid a jaywalking pedestrian. The identity of the pedestrian is unknown. Client sustained traumatic brain injury.
Contra Costa Superior Court -- $295,000 Settlement against a Major Apartment Complex
Client was tripped over by a river rock placed on her way out of a laundry room in a major apartment complex. Client sustained a fracture to her ankle that required an open reduction internal fixation surgery.
Rear-Ender Car Crash
San Mateo Superior Court-- $260,000 Policy Limit against Chubb Insurance
51-year-old client was rear ended with minimum property damage. He mild concussion, lower back pain, left knee pain. He developed right knee pain a few months after the incident from overcompensation, which required surgery.
Pedestrian Hit at Crosswalk - Hit and Run
Pre-lawsuit Settlement - $110,000 Policy Limit against AAA
35-year-old client was hit by a hit-and-run car at a crosswalk. She suffers from traumatic brain injury ("TBI"), neck, shoulder, and knee injuries. The claim was made to her own auto insurance AAA that tendered the policy limit of $110,000.
Rear Ender with Light Property Damage
Pre-lawsuit Settlement - $110,000 against Travelers
48-year-old client was rear ended at a low speed. She suffers from traumatic brain injury ("TBI"), neck, and back injuries. She has had pre-existing conditions with her neck and lower back and previously injured her head.
Improper Lane Change Car Crash
San Mateo Superior Court-- $102,000 Policy Limit Award against AAA
26-year-old client was hit by another car (Hertz rental) that made an improper lane change. The driver had no insurance or driver's license. Client sustained traumatic brain injury, lower back pain, and pulmonary embolism 7 months later, and was on disability for eight months.
Pedestrian Hit at Crosswalk
Pre-lawsuit Settlement - $100,000 Policy Limit against Progressive
45-year-old client was hit by a car at a crosswalk in San Francisco. He suffers from traumatic brain injury ("TBI"), and fractured his clavicle. The claim was made to the vehicle's Progressive insurance that tendered the policy limit of $100,000.
T-Bone at Intersection
Pre-lawsuit Settlement - $100,000 Policy Limit against GEICO
72-year-old woman was hit by a car at an intersection when the car ran the red light, and fractured her finger and sustained a mild concussion. Client was working as market business partner at a law firm and lost around $3500 in wages due to the injuries.
Improper Lane Change Car Crash
Contra Costa Superior Court-- $100,000 Policy Limit Award against GEICO
34-year-old client was hit by another car that made an improper lane change. Client had a meniscus tear in his knee that required surgery, two bulging discs in his neck and mid-back, and was on disability for five months.