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Government Liability

In Minor v. City Camps (No. Cal. Sup. Ct.), Douglas Saeltzer and Matthew Davis obtained a global $1,500,000 recovery on behalf of a disabled 7-year-old child injured at one of the defendant’s summer programs. The injury occurred when a camp counselor was pushing the young plaintiff in her wheelchair during a game of duck-duck-goose. The…

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Dangerous Crosswalk

Richard H. Schoenberger, Douglas S. Saeltzer and Jeffrey A. Clause recently obtained an $11,100,000 mediated recovery on behalf of a 6-year-old boy and two surviving heirs of his deceased grandmother following a tragic auto versus pedestrian crash. The boy and his grandmother were crossing the street in a marked crosswalk when they were struck by…

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Third Degree Burns / Residential Propane Tank Explosion

Matthew D. Davis, Spencer J. Pahlke and Valerie N. Rose represented a couple who were cleaning a vacation rental home when leaking gas vapors ignited. Both clients suffered severe full thickness third degree burns in the ensuing explosion. Matt, Spencer and Valerie established that the defendants had violated a number of safety laws relating to…

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Premises Liability: Customer v. Grocery Chain Store

Valerie N. Rose negotiated a confidential six-figure settlement on behalf of a 93-year-old woman who fractured her femur after being knocked to the ground by a shoplifter fleeing a local grocery store. The defendant argued that it was not responsible for the shoplifter’s actions. Security video cameras in the store captured a store employee chasing…

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Negligent Supervision: Teen v. Outdoor Recreational Group

Doris Cheng and Jeffrey A. Clause obtained a multi-million dollar confidential award on behalf of a young teen who suffered frostbite and exposure injuries while a participant at the defendant’s facility. The defendant’s employees failed to properly equip and supervise a group of teens on a winter camping trip undertaken in spite of severe weather…

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