Johnson v. Hawes (2016)

Personal Injury/Wrongful Death – Car Accident in which a 14-year old pit crew member was struck and killed by an out of control winged sprint racecar while he was working for his cousin's race team. Plaintiffs’ counsel asked the jury to award $10 million dollars. Read more.

Defense Verdict
King v. L.A.J. Trucking (2014)

Riverside County Superior Court: Wrongful Death – Trucking Accident in which a big rig took an illegal u-turn in front of an oncoming motorcycle. Plaintiffs’ counsel, Michael Alder of Alderlaw and Lionel Sapetto asked the jury to award $28 million dollars.

Award: $525,000
Haynes v. U.S. Metro (2014)

Los Angeles County Superior Court: Traumatic Brain Injury Case ($100 million request to jury).

Plaintiff’s counsel Michael Piuze

Defense Verdict
Valley Construction v. Windsor Capital Group (2013)

Contra Costa County Superior Court: Construction Defect – Also represented the general contractor on affirmative claims for Breach of Contract.

Defense Verdict on Defect Claims

Received award for G.C. $2.350 million dollars. (2nd highest verdict on a contract claim in California in 2013)

Woessner v. Bonney Plumbing, Inc. (2012)

Sacramento County Superior Court: Wrongful Termination/Retaliation Action included Punitive Damages Claim

Defense Verdict
Silva v. John Morrison (2012)

Alameda County Superior Court: Construction Injury – Traumatic Brain Injury (Subdural hematoma – multiple surgeries including craniotomy)

Plaintiff’s counsel, John Hill

Defense Verdict
Tony Le v. Crawford Construction (2011)

Orange County Superior Court: Construction Defect – Also represented the General Contractor on affirmative claims for breach of contract – awarded 110% of amount requested

Defense Verdict on Defect Claims
Roman v. Coast Crane (2010)

Alameda County Superior Court: Wrongful Death Action – City of Oakland tree trimmer was operating a bucket truck when the lift failed leading to death.

Defense Verdict
Newman v. Spring Creek Lodge (2010)

Third District Court, Sanders County, Montana: Wrongful Death Action – A teen suicide at a student academy.

Defense Verdict
Deckrow v. Vertical Heaven (2010)

Ventura County Superior Court: Spinal fracture from fall at indoor climbing wall.

Defense Verdict
Ausselet v. WPX Courier (2009)

San Francisco County Superior Court: Wrongful Death – Trucking case involving highway cross over.

Plaintiff’s Counsel, Roger Dreyer

Stipulated to Liability Tried on Issue of Damages

 

Molina v City of Norwalk (2009)

Los Angeles Superior Court: Product Liability resulting intraumatic brain injury to disabled Plaintiff on city bus.

Defense Verdict
Digital Signs v. Signs America (2008)

San Francisco Superior Court: Breach of Contract, Product Liability Action.

Defense Verdict
Adams v. West Coast Security (2008)

Alameda County Superior Court: Wrongful Death Action – Security Guard Co. sued after a guard asphyxiated a tenant.

Defense Verdict
Nguyen v. A.G. Aquatics (2008)

District Court of Harris County, Texas, 190th Judicial District: Wrongful death of a child in swimming pool brought against the lifeguard company.

Plaintiff’s counsel, Rob Ammons

Defense Verdict