Vehicles - U Turn

Eggshell plaintiff gets hit by driver making U-turn. $107K. San Diego County.

Allstate makes lowball offer and claims that plaintiff exaggerated his injury.

  • Case Name: Kirsch v. Li
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Thursday, July 22, 2021

Extent of soft-tissue injuries disputed after rear-ender. $113K. Ventura County.

Defendant driver makes U-turn in front of plaintiff; she rear-ends him.

  • Case Name: Sherry Cooksey v. Derrick Morris
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Friday, December 20, 2019

Defendant disputes extent of injuries after U-turn collision. $292K. San Diego County.

Defendant admitted liability but disputed the claims of neck injury.  Refused $100K policy limits demand.

  • Case Name: Mejia v. Vu
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Friday, April 05, 2019

Street sweeper sideswipes vehicle, causing major injuries. Liability disputed. $8.4 million. Napa County.

Despite extensive, life-long injuries suffered by plaintiff, defendant fails to make reasonable offers until trial, when it  finally admits liability.

  • Case Name: Melissa Alvarez and Lorenzo Alvarez, a minor v. Syar Industries, Inc.
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Wednesday, February 01, 2017

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

Uninsured motorist action follows injury to retiree after illegal u-turn. $48,250 arb award. Los Angeles.

GEICO makes low-ball offer on uninsured motorist claim following heavy-impact accident. Arbitration took place 15 months after accident.

  • Case Name: Hooshang Zelli, Faranak Amir Ebrahimi v. Geico General Insurance Co.
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Wednesday, December 30, 2015
  • Wednesday, 30 December 2015