Jones v. Teledyne Continental Motors — My work, along with others in the firm including partner Brian J. McCormack resulted in a published opinion on a Motion to Dismiss published where the Fourth Circuit District Court interpreted the recent U.S. Supreme Court cases McIntyre Machinery v. Nicastro and Goodyear Dunlop Tires v. Brown. The opinion is cited as 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 595.
Radle vs. Confidential — An elder abuse case in which an elderly female was neglected, resulting in severe bedsores on her body. This casesettled for $3,150,000.
Castellanos v. Confidential — This was an elder abuse case where an individual in a nursing home was improperly prescribed a blood thinner and the person died. The matter resolved for $2,200,000.
Confidential v. Confidential — A 58 year old female stepped off a curb and broke her ankle because a drain inlet was too steep and did not conform to the intended design of the inlet. She had $64,000 in medical specials. The matter settled for $1,000,000.
Confidential v. Confidential — A 74 year old woman was walking her dog in her neighborhood. A pit bull and bull mastiff ran out of a yard and viciously attacked her, degloving her arm and causing serious damage to her leg requiring her to be hospitalized for over one week. The matter settled for an amount in excess of $900,000.
Garcia v. Confidential — A construction worker was bit by a homeowners dog requiring hospitalization, surgery and a total knee replacement. The matter settled for $750,000.
Ranson v. Confidential — A woman was walking in a department store. Unbeknownst to her, a floral display case was leaking water. She slipped and fell, suffering spinal injuries. The matter settled for $750,000.
Sandoval vs. Summit Care Corporation (Fresno Superior Court case No. 633197-9) — Trial counsel for plaintiff in which the plaintiff received a compensatory award of $2.4 Million. The matter was settled for a confidential amount just prior to the opening statements for the punitive damage phase.
Pedestrian v. Manufacturer — Matter settled for $4,100,000
Patient v. Health Care Provider — Case settled for $1,500,000