Rapan v. Dorel Juvenile Group, Cosco and Daimler Chrysler Confidential Settlement
Settlement obtained on behalf of a child who suffered a devastating spinal cord injury. Two-and-a-half-year-old Isaiah Rapan was injured in a crash while secured in a Cosco Grand Explorer shield booster seat in the rear seat of his parent’s Jeep Cherokee. GB&W attorneys established that the booster seat and the Jeep car seat were poorly designed and caused Isaiah’s injuries.
Saucedo v. Los Angeles Unified School District Confidential Settlement
A three year old child fell through an opening in the bleachers while attending a Pop Warner football game with his parents, sustaining severe injuries to his head and body.
Brezovec v. State of California Verdict: $8.8 million
Severe brain injury to a 14-year-old girl who was a passenger in a vehicle struck by a truck on a 4H sponsored camping trip.
Ogden v. Hamm Brothers Construction Verdict: $6.4 million
Brain injury sustained by 17-year-old motorcycle passenger when the motorcycle struck a concrete barrier left alongside the traffic lane by construction crew.
Avalos v. Calexico Hospital Verdict: $4.9 million
Brain damage birth injury as a result of anoxia caused by vaginal delivery of breech birth.
Valdivia v. St. Jude’s Academy Verdict: $4.1 million
San Diego school held responsible for defective playground swing that led to a 12-year-old child’s head injury.
Gonzalez v. Drennan Verdict: $1.4 million
Improper diagnosis and treatment for juvenile rheumatoid arthritis
Doe Family v. Doe Corporation Settlement $1.1 million
Parents brought a products liability action when their young daughter died of asphyxiation after becoming entangled in a mini blind cord.
Doe Individual v. Doe Corporation Settlement: $10 million
Plaintiff was severely brain injured in an automobile accident when the auto driven by her mother was broadsided by an oncoming vehicle. The mother was using a cell phone and speaking with her employer at the time of the collision. The plaintiff had to re-establish that her mother was in the course and scope of her employment at the time of the accident.