Gilberto* was a hospital maintenance worker, employed by the same facility for almost 20 years. On his way home from work he was rear ended by the defendant. He suffered a herniated lumbar disc that required surgical repair. The defense argued that because his emergency room records made no reference to back complaints, that his back injury was unrelated. We successfully proved otherwise at trial. The defendant never offered more than $25,000 on a $100,000 policy before trial. The jury awarded Gilberto $725,000.
Sue* conducía a casa con su hermana, Selena* Un conductor de la entrega de pizza hizo un giro inadecuado hacía la izquierda irente a ella causando una colisión frontal. Sue sufrió lesiones masivas en la cara y la traquea.
Lawsuit Brought Against Porsche by Widow
The lawsuit brought against Porsche by Roger W. Rodas' widow has of course captured a great deal of attention because it involves the death of a celebrity and an ultra-rare, ultra-exotic sports car. But the law involved in automobile defect claims is at its core very simple.