This was the first in-person personal injury Bench trial in Los Angeles County since the COVID-19 shutdown in March 2020. In his decision, the judge said, "The court will not split the baby as between the two requests but will – but rather will award an amount appropriate based upon the evidence.”
Case Name: Steeve Rojas, et al. v. Hajoca Corporation, et al.
Date of Verdict or Judgment: Wednesday, February 10, 2021
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