Child Injuries Case Results

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.