Assault and Battery

Claims of excessive force by bar security guards. Defense verdict. San Diego County.

Intoxicated men get into a fight with security guards.

  • Case Name: Phil Nosrat v. Garnet OMG, LLC
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Wednesday, May 04, 2022

Four partying men brutally beat on brother and sister outside LA restaurant; $72M. Los Angeles County.

Good Samaritans come to aid of a photographer who is being assaulted by patrons leaving a restaurant, they are then attacked.

  • Case Name: Greene v. Driz et al
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Thursday, July 29, 2021

Pro baseball pitcher assaulted by man high on LSD after party. $2.2M. San Mateo County.

Plaintiff goes to help man in front of his house, high on LSD, who then assaults him. Defendant had been a guest at a house party.

  • Case Name: Gregory Reynolds and Megan Pirovano-Reynolds v. Dominic Joseph Pintarelli and Connor Harrison Pope
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Monday, March 19, 2018

Beating by bar's security guard causes TBI. $9.25M. Los Angeles County.

Drunk patron is assaulted by security guard; guard says it was self defense.

  • Case Name: Shawn Dearing v. Cabo Cantina, et al.
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Member of spiritual center accuses her advisor of sexual assault. $177K. Los Angeles County.

Spiritual advisor at Kabbalah Center International is accused of sexually assaulting a member.

  • Case Name: Scaccetti v. Berg
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Real estate agent assaulted at listed property. $2.54 million bench verdict. Orange County.

Real estate agent assaulted by young man on drugs as she locks house she had listed for sale.

  • Case Name: Beverly P. v. John Thomas Glenn
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Friday, August 14, 2015

Supervisors stage fake armed robbery to test cashiers. $360,000 for emotional distress. Kern County.

Water district supervisors say they wanted to test how cashiers would react in life-threatening situation, so they stage an armed robbery.

  • Case Name: Kathy Lee v. West Kern Water District
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Thursday, July 17, 2014

$55 million against security company at apartment complex after gang shooting. San Bernardino County.

Teenager shot by gang member at apartment complex after security guard fails to break up gang party or warn residents of danger.  $1 million policy limits opened up after insurer fails to settle.

  • Case Name: Antonio Steward vs. Stratus Security Services, Inc.
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Wednesday, June 12, 2013

$2 million verdict after theology professor is fraudulently hired, his rare books are taken and he is beaten. Los Angeles County.

Plaintiff was hired and agreed to supply theological university with his rare collection of texts. Once university had possession, they immediately fired plaintiff and beat him when he tried to retrieve his property.

  • Case Name: Yong Pyo Hong v. Moses Joon Suk Lee, World Christian Theological University, Young Soo Lee, Korean Christian Church
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Tuesday, February 07, 2012