Vehicles - Left Turn

Left-turn collision with failure to yield at controlled intersection. $323K. Los Angeles County.

Driver turning left on yield sign collides with oncoming auto.

  • Case Name: Ana Hernandes v. Eca Farhan Alenezy
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Monday, November 19, 2018

Left-turn collision results in neck, back injuries. $152K. Los Angeles County.

Liability is accepted but causation is disputed owing to plaintiff's prior injury accidents.

  • Case Name: Victor Hernandez v. Cheryl Hyland
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Thursday, May 17, 2018

Driver turning left into Magic Castle driveway said to violate right of way. $872K. Los Angeles County.

Liability is disputed in left turn accident; oncoming driver said to be speeding and could have avoided the collision.

  • Case Name: Jessica Berrones v. Hailey Andrews and AndrewsAG, Inc.
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Friday, February 09, 2018

Accident in turning lane, disputed liability. Defense verdict. Santa Clara County.

MIST plaintiff and defendant driver don't agree on how accident occurred. Was it a U-turn or a left turn?

  • Case Name: Delgadillo v. Dooley
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Monday, January 30, 2017

"Eggshell" plaintiff claims injuries from minor accident require surgery. Defense verdict. Los Angeles County.

Plaintiff, 69, with history of prior back surgery, claims need for knee surgery after low-impact accident. Defendant admits liability for minor accident, but argues that no injuries could have occurred.

  • Case Name: Herman Johnson v. Yannet Morales
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Wednesday, May 04, 2016

Source of neck pain disputed after car crash. $203K. San Diego County.

Plaintiff treats for neck pain after auto accident; followed by one year gap in treatment.

  • Case Name: Thomas Collins v. Zenaida Ortega
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Thursday, March 03, 2016

Insurer denies MIST claim after admitting liability. $14,038 total. San Diego County.

Driver negligently merges into plaintiff when both are in left turn lanes. Infinity Insurance denies claim, says minor impact.

  • Case Name: Jacqueline Wong v. Angela Santos
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Housekeeper with fractures, chronic pain syndrome awarded $5.1 million. Imperial County.

Housekeeper, 59, suffers hip, back and ankle fractures after collision with truck, causing multiple surgeries and leaving her with chronic pain syndrome.

  • Case Name: Gonzalez v. Joe Heger Farms LLC; Jose Maneses
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Monday, October 19, 2015

Arbitration award of $151,143 net after dispute over extent of injuries. Los Angeles County.

Collision with underinsured motorist results in causation dispute with insurer.

  • Case Name: Caitlin Owens v. Allstate Indemity Company
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Thursday, May 29, 2014

Intersection collision, shoulder injury causation disputed. $15K demand rejected. $154,353. Monterey County.

Defendant’s insurance carrier rejects $15k policy limits demand in intersection collision case that results in $154,353 recovery after jury trial.

  • Case Name: Delores Ruiz v. Rebecca Truijillo
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Friday, April 18, 2014