Judge of the Los Angeles Superior Court (Retired)

Personal Injury

Representative Cases

  • Complex personal injury case involving a mall shooting

  • Claim against AMTRAK for wrongful death at railroad crossing. Significant comparative/contributory negligence issues.

  • Traffic accident where motorcycle rider seriously injured by car driven by television star who allegedly made an illegal turn

  • Excessive force case against restaurant chain growing out of bar fight.

  • FELA cases involving AMTRAK employee claims of injury on the job

  • Collision between railroad train and tractor-trailer.

  • Traffic accident involving bus and beverage truck.

  • Personal injury at Hollywood Bowl.

  • Automobile vs. truck accident with 5 victims.

  • 80 year old plaintiff in crosswalk injured by auto passenger who tried to prevent him from blocking crosswalk and pounding on car.

  • Slip and fall involving pregnant plaintiff with serious permanent injury (baby was ok).

  • Personal injury/premises liability: Plaintiff hit by falling display in hotel lobby when she sat on it.

  • Personal Injury: automobile-bus collision, 9 claimants, minimal insurance.