A laborer instructed to work on a door bell is electrocuted on job site; no workers' comp coverage. Developer/contractor is held liable.
Case Name: Consuelo Martinez, individually and as Successor In Interest to Francisco Martinez Moreno; Trinidad Moreno; and Sophia Martinez, a minor, by and through her Guardian Ad Litem Consuelo Martinez v. Herndon Partners, LLC, Amador Electric, Does 1-100
Date of Verdict or Judgment: Wednesday, May 29, 2013
A Starbucks customer fell on a tile floor that the manager had just mopped. The customer hit his head on the floor and was knocked unconscious. The defense offered $100,000, but the jury decided the case was worth over $7 million.
Case Name: Anthony Zaccaglin, et al v. Starbucks Coffee Company
Date of Verdict or Judgment: Thursday, December 22, 2011