Vehicles - Intersection

Defendant admits liability in high-speed intersection accident but disputes injuries. $2.5M. Orange County.

Tow truck strikes vehicle after failing to stop at traffic light.

  • Case Name: Maria Barraza v. Hadley Tow; Matthew Ginther
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Passenger in a medical transport van is injured during a collision at intersection. $1.2M. Los Angeles County.

Defendant blames a third party for causing the collision.

 

  • Case Name: Anna Kozlovsky v. Vitaliy Zilbershertyn and New Century Medical Transportation, Inc.
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Pickup truck driver strikes car with family of three. $70M. Kern County.

Serious injuries to thee family members when pickup truck with trailer strikes their vehicle at intersection.

  • Case Name: Tomasa Cuevas, Alejandro Cuevas, Maritza Cuevas v. Ajit Singh Rai dba Rai Transport
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Low-speed crash at 4-way stop. $513K. Los Angeles County.

Eggshell plaintiff's car is struck at intersection at low impact.

  • Case Name: William Ochoa v. County of Los Angeles
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Right of way contested in left-turn collision. $11M. Los Angeles County.

Liability is contested at controlled intersection after T-bone accident; insurer initially refuses $15K policy limits demand.

  • Case Name: Norma McPhoy v. Luis Antonio Mendez Ramirez, et al.
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Dash cam proves that taxi cab ran red light. $1.5M. Santa Cruz County.

Video of the cab at the intersection was produced only one month before trial.

  • Case Name: Yolonda Lovejoy v. Santa Cruz Transportation; Yong Im Yoon
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Wednesday, September 11, 2019

T-bone crash triggers severe symptoms of plaintiff's congenital medical condition. $834K. Los Angeles County.

"Eggshell" plaintiff with congenital “Chiari malformation” suffers ongoing pain after rear-ender, and will require C-section to deliver a child.

  • Case Name: Andrea Juarez v. Thomas Ziegler
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Wednesday, June 19, 2019
  • Friday, 21 February 2020

Running of red light disputed. $19K. Los Angeles County.

Liability in question after collision at controlled intersection. Red light case.

  • Case Name: Josefina Valdivia v. Carol Perez, et al
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Friday, May 24, 2019

Defendant's limo causes t-bone crash when he attempts to cross 7 lanes of traffic. $1.3M. Los Angeles County

Liability, causation and extent of injuries are all disputed in accident on Victory Boulevard.

  • Case Name: MacKenzie v. Charles Solomon Jr. and A-List Limousine Service LLC
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Thursday, May 09, 2019

Intersection collision when defendant loses control during left turn. $110K. San Diego County.

Liability is not disputed, defense claims over-treatment for back injury.

  • Case Name: Phuong Nguyen v. Christina Peart
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Intersection collision involving three vehicles, back injury. $660K. Los Angeles County.

Plaintiff handily beats CCP 998 demand.

  • Case Name: Marcia Arreola v. Susan Hanson
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Tuesday, November 20, 2018

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

Motorcyclist killed by city truck at intersection. $7M. Los Angeles County.

Motorcyclist dies when he collides with City of Covina truck. Plaintiff had lowered pre-trial demand to $1 million after CCP 998.

 

  • Case Name: Laura Asencio v. City of Covina, et al.
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Monday, October 29, 2018

Soft-tissue injury treatment over four years disputed. $650K. San Francisco County.

Foreign tourist in San Francisco runs red light.

  • Case Name: Chad Anthony vs. Li
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Semi-truck cuts off plaintiff. $3M. San Bernardino County.

Trucking company admitted liability but contested the extent of future medical damages. A large excess-liability policy was discovered during trial.

  • Case Name: Jillian Liwag v. Lowey Enterprises, Inc., et al.
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Friday, August 31, 2018

Defendant ran red light. $173K. San Bernardino County.

Defendant claims excessive medical care and pre-existing conditions.

  • Case Name: Mildred Najera v. City of Upland
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Tuesday, July 17, 2018