Driver parks truck illegally alongside road to relieve himself and is struck by another truck.
Motorcyclist dies when he collides with City of Covina truck. Plaintiff had lowered pre-trial demand to $1 million after CCP 998.
Police shoot a murder suspect, believing him to be armed.
Pedestrian struck by company vehicle in crosswalk.
66-year-old man dies of heart attack at hospital where he was taken following an auto accident. Trial on causation.
Apartment fire blamed on faulty wiring, lack of maintenance.
Employee dies after being pulled into rock crushing machine when guards are removed.
Restaurant patron turns the wrong way out of parking lot onto one-way highway.
Medical negligence by nursing staff is blamed for death when patient aspirates food in rehab program after neck surgery.
Intoxicated man, unarmed, provokes police with broomsticks and rocks. Nonlethal-force options were deployed, but one officer ends up shooting him.
Man dies in hotel room from carbon monoxide poisoning; faulty pool heater blamed.
Estranged wife found guilty of second degree murder of her husband is sued by their minor children.
Young African-American with knives is tasered by one officer and shot by another after family calls police because he is threatening to kill himself.
Construction worker on top of a concrete form panel falls when panel collapses. Liability is disputed among contractors.
Family members killed when their car skids on fluid in roadway; fluid leak blamed on motor home found disabled nearby. Plaintiffs claim defective design and manufacture of motor home.
A farmworker is struck by a car at dawn while riding his bike to work. Alive and lying in the road, he is run over by a truck.