Vehicles - vs. Pedestrian

Defendant denies running over plaintiff's foot. $130K. Los Angeles County.

Defendant driver runs over plaintiff’s foot in marked crosswalk.

  • Case Name: Eric Freeman v. Lee Chour
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Thursday, May 09, 2019

Man training for marathon is struck and killed by DUI driver. $20M. Ventura County.

Woman is high on marijuana and Xanax when she strikes runner on roadway.

  • Case Name: Prewitt v. Chappell
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Monday, March 04, 2019

Extensive injuries claimed in auto vs. pedestrian case. Defense. Orange County.

Auto making right-hand turn at intersection strikes pedestrian; liability and injuries contested.

  • Case Name: Obdulia Morales v. Jeffrey Harris
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Thursday, November 15, 2018

Pedestrian hit by vehicle dies. $4.5M. Los Angeles County.

Pedestrian struck by company vehicle in crosswalk.

  • Case Name: Tran v. TNT USA, INC.
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Friday, August 31, 2018

Vehicle vs. pedestrian in crosswalk. $757K. Los Angeles County.

Driver strikes pedestrian in crosswalk; extent of injuries disputed.

  • Case Name: Mariam Casian v. Zhang Lisheng
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Saturday, May 05, 2018

Pedestrian MIST case involving course of employment. $962K. Los Angeles County.

Pedestrian struck in parking lot when defendant driver puts his vehicle in reverse.

  • Case Name: Hernan Osorio v. Wesley T. Williams, et al.
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Thursday, February 08, 2018

Pedestrian-hit-by-auto results in $1 million verdict against a $10 million demand. Orange County.

Restaurant manager strikes pedestrians at intersection on his way home after work. Course and scope of employment argued.

  • Case Name: Jay H. et al. v. John Keith Bullard, Waterfront Enterprises, Inc., dba Newport Landing Restaurant and Oyster Bar, et al.
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Student hit by a car after running into street to catch school bus. $36.1M. San Bernardino County.

Student runs into traffic to catch school bus, is hit by car.  Plaintiff claims bus driver did not follow policy and procedure.

  • Case Name: Isabella Escamilla Sanchez, a minor, by and through her guardian ad litem, Carina Sanchez; v. County of San Bernardino, a public entity; City of Highland, a public entity; et al.
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Thursday, September 21, 2017

Forklift on road crushes man's feet in crosswalk. $10.9M. Los Angeles County.

Event planner is struck in crosswalk by forklift that runs over his feet.  Section 998 demand of $3 million.

  • Case Name: James Cobb v. County of Los Angeles
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Thursday, August 24, 2017

City truck runs over beachgoer. $2.3 million. Los Angeles County.

Man sleeping on beach in Long Beach is run over by city truck. City says he should have known that trucks operate where he was sleeping.

 

  • Case Name: Jonathan Soto v. City of Long Beach
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Restaurant held liable when employee gets drunk at bar after shift. $1.5 million. San Diego County.

Course and scope of employment is deciding factor in verdict against San Diego restaurant.

  • Case Name: Cheng v. Quintanilla, et al.
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Friday, February 05, 2016

High school student struck by car at school bus stop; $9.8 million. El Dorado County.

Teenager waiting for bus is struck by vehicle; claims bus stop was in dangerous spot. School district and county settle out before trial for $5.06 million.

  • Case Name: Carly Bray v. Kassandra Hoelscher
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Friday, January 22, 2016

$3M verdict for man struck by car. $100K defense offer 3 mo. before trial. Los Angeles County.

Plaintiff suffers TBI when hit by a car while he was in the street after dark, helping a dog owner and his injured dog. Medical and loss of earnings damages waived. Defense offered policy limit of $100,000 only three months before trial.

  • Case Name: Joesph Butenhoff v. Rae Anne Bautista
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Long-haul truck driver gets hit by yard goat at truck wash. $775K. Los Angeles County.

Trucker claims truck wash employee is negligent in accident with yard goat.  See interesting 998 offers.

  • Case Name: Salvador P. Santos v. Sergio Ramirez & LA Wash Rack, Inc.
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Injured pedestrian demands $69,000 per CCP 998, jury awards $200,000. Tuolumne County.

Unemployed woman is struck by vehicle as she crosses street outside of any crosswalk.

  • Case Name: Nevarez v. Davenport
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Wednesday, May 06, 2015

Motorized bike in crosswalk hit by right-turning motorist; $12,950 net plus costs and attorney fees. Los Angeles County.

Electric bike rider, illegally riding in crosswalk, is struck by motorist turning right. Defense denies liability.

  • Case Name: Roldan v. Flores
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Friday, July 18, 2014