Car accident case in which plaintiff was struck while turning left at signal on a green arrow by the defendant who ran the red light. Plaintiff suffered severe injuries to her left arm when her car rolled over as a result of the accident. She received scraping burns that left her lower arm black and covered with scars. She also lost three fingers. As a result of embarrassment from her injuries, she became a hermit for a number of years. The jury awarded her $11 million.
Auto vs. pedestrian accident in which plaintiff, a former professional dancer, suffered a broken leg and two broken wrists that required multiple surgeries. Plaintiff lost use of arms and leg to a degree that she could no longer perform her dancing or other athletic activities. Jury awarded her $11 million . The case subsequently settled.
One of plaintiff’s fingers on her dominant right hand was crushed when it got caught in a hole on a conveyor belt at the defendant’s store. She underwent several surgeries. The jury awarded her $3.5 million. The case is currently on appeal.
Plaintiff’s fourteen year old son collapsed during a P.E. class a school. The coach and other school personnel attempted to revive him with CPR, but failed to use a defibrillator device that was on the campus because they had neve been told it was there or trained in its use in violation of the Health & Safety Code. The jury awarded the plaintiff $15 million.