In single-vehicle accident on a wet road at 2 a.m., decedent's alcohol consumption is said to contribute to his death.
City's dangerous bike lane said to contribute to death of bicyclist.
Teenager crossing highway at controlled intersection is killed on his way to school.
City of LA is paid to sweep/clean Pacific Coast Highway, but debris left on road causes cyclist to swerve into traffic.
Plaintiff on bike path through area congested with disembarking boat passengers collides with boat passenger or luggage.
Woman walking home from bus stop trips on uneven sidewalk. Plaintiff admitted she knew the sidewalk was raised.
Manhole cover causes cyclist to swerve into traffic lane where he collides with car.
Trip and fall on sidewalk that City of Long Beach had previously repaired and was marked for replacement.
Tree roots damage sidewalk where bike rider falls at night when riding on sidewalk rather than in the adjacent bike lane.
Airline passenger slips and falls on wet floor in busy LAX bathroom. Defense argues "it didn't happen" and the tile floor was safe.
When plaintiff trips on city sidewalk in his own neighborhood, the argument is over notice and the trivial nature of the defect.
Teenager waiting for bus is struck by vehicle; claims bus stop was in dangerous spot. School district and county settle out before trial for $5.06 million.
Plaintiffs contract dangerous Valley Fever after doing construction work for Caltrans.
Severe burns to 10-year-old's hand and arm in fire-pit accident.
School district hides evidence of its negligence in selection of bus stop locations and is sanctioned by court before trial. Later argues value of adopted son's death.
When scientist trips on sidewalk, city and state argue over who is responsible for inspection of the sidewalk.