Maritime (See also "Boating")

Boating accident at Lake Tahoe results in amputated leg. $23M.

Group of young adults rents a speed boat and tows inflatable behind the boat. Props sever leg. Includes issues of admiralty law.

  • Case Name: Palla v. L M Sports, Inc. et al.
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Monday, December 02, 2019

Jones Act negligence by City of Long Beach. $5.4M. Los Angeles County.

Port of Long Beach police officer is injured while boarding a vessel.

  • Case Name: James Peterson v. City of Long Beach
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Thursday, March 21, 2019

Jones Act claims by maritime worker. $2.2M. Los Angeles County.

Barge worker says his injury resulted from unsafe conditions of equipment aboard his vessel.

  • Case Name: David Lacy v. Manson Construction Company
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Friday, February 16, 2018

Ferry boat collides with runabout on the SF Bay. $3.7 million jury verdict. Northern District Court.

Tragedy on the San Francisco Bay when a ferry collides with a small powerboat, killing the boat operator and maiming the passenger.  Maritime law.

  • Case Name: Holzhauer v. Golden Gate Bridge Highway & Transportation District
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Friday, April 29, 2016