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Case Number: BCV-17-101322
Judge: Thomas S. Clark
Court: Superior Court, Kern County, California
Defendant's Attorney: John S. Lowenthal
Description: Bakersfield, CA: Personal injury truck wreck lawyer represented Plaintiffs, who sued Defendants on auto negligence and respondeat superior theories claiming to have suffered injuries and/or damages as a direct result of an truck accident caused by Defendant’s employee Davinder Singh.
On May 17, 2017, Little was making a right turn from eastbound Ming Avenue south onto Gosford Road when a semi-truck driven by Singh broadsided the driver’s side door, according to court filings. Witnesses reported Singh ran a red light while traveling between 60 to 65 mph while looking down with a cellphone pressed to his ear.
Little suffered brain and other damages as a direct result of the accident. His ability to work and function independently.
Outcome: Plaintiffs' verdict for $13 million.