Recent Verdicts

Two feeding tubes punctured lungs, causing wrongful death. $1.5M, reduced by MICRA. Los Angeles County.

Nurse injures patient in placement of feeding tubes.

  • Case Name: Nahid Lahiji v. Providence Little Co of Mary Medical Center-Torrance, John Flynn RN, and Roman Culjat MD
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Monday, March 16, 2020

Cookie and health bar companies work together with only verbal agreement, then it all crumbles.

Wholesale bakery earns millions baking health bars, but cookie company claims they had agreed to be partners in the bakery and that they were partly responsible for its success.

  • Case Name: Fantasy Cookie Corporation, a California Corporation; Joseph Semder; et al vs. Harold Rothman; Bar Bakers, LLC, a California Limited Liability Company; William Ross; et al and related cross complaint by Bar Bakers, LLC, a California Limited Liability Company; Harold Rothman; William Ross; vs. Fantasy Cookie Corporation, a California Corporation; Joseph Semder; Richard Semder, et al
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Monday, March 16, 2020

Question of course and scope of employment critical in T-bone crash. $1.85M. Los Angeles County.

Vehicles collide as one driver is pulling out of a parking lot. Question is whether that driver was in the course and scope of his employment.

  • Case Name: Smith v. Jennison, Post Alarm Systems, Inc.
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Friday, March 13, 2020

Pesticide application at adjacent business sickens plaintiff, results in claimed long-term injuries. $8M. Los Angeles County.

Terminix exterminator sprays poison into wall cavity to kill roaches but the chemical fumes escape into adjoining unit and sicken plaintiff.

  • Case Name: Atlas Ferrera v. Terminix International, Inc. et al.
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Tuesday, March 10, 2020