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Case Number: 1:21-cv-00147-DAD-JLT
Judge: Dale A. Drozd
Court: United States District Court for the Eastern District of California (Sacramento County)
Defendant's Attorney: Amir M. Nassihi and Nalani Lin Crisologo
Description: Fresno, California plaintiff personal injury car wreck lawyer represented Michael Muncy and Racheal Mattinson who sue Ford Motor Company on personal injury, auto negligence and respondeat superior theories claiming to have suffered more than $27,000 in damages and/or injuries as a direct result of an accident caused by a Ford employee.
This case was filed in the Kern County Superior Court of California, BCV-20-103018 and was removed to federal court.
Generally speaking, the Plaintiff in a personal injury case must prove that the failure to exercise due care on the part of the defendant directly caused harm to the plaintiff.
If a defendant claims that plaintiff’s own negligence
contributed to the harm. To succeed on this
claim, defendant must prove both of the following:
1. That plaintiff was negligent; and
2. That plaintiff’s negligence was a substantial factor in
causing [his/her/nonbinary pronoun] harm.
If [name of defendant] proves the above, Plaintiff’s damages are
reduced by your determination of the percentage of [name of plaintiff]’s
The statute of limitations on a car wreck claim is two years in California.
Outcome: OTHER COURT CASE NUMBER from Central District of California case number 2:21-cv-01498. (Gonzalez, R) (Entered: 02/19/2021)