Case Results and Recent Trials

By: Cheong, Denove, Rowell & Bennett  09/04/2014
Keywords: Personal Injury Lawyer, Accident Lawyer, Car Accident Lawyer

The result of any case depend upon a variety of factors unique to each case; and case results listed below do not guarantee or predict a similar result in any future case undertaken by the this firm or any of it’s attorneys or associates. A new Zimmer knee revision surgery lawsuit was filed, by John Rowell, in the Superior Court of the County of Los Angeles. The plaintiff contends that the defendant should be held liable for designing and manufacturing an allegedly defective product the NexGen Complete Knee Solution System. She claims significant and ongoing physical injuries as a result, and demands compensatory damages in excess of $25,000. Jesse French settled a case in which a 16-year-old girl was attacked by two dogs. John Rowell successfully settled a products liability case against a major tire manufacturer and a major automobile manufacturer. John contended the tire had suffered a tread separation while his two clients were driving the vehicle on the freeway. John contended that as a result of the tread separation and the pick-ups lack of stability, the vehicle rolled over at freeway speeds, causing serious injuries to both of John’s clients. After the accident, examination of the tire which came apart showed it had sufficient tread and did not exhibit any unusual wear patterns. John took depositions of key tire engineers and tire plant manager level employees of the tire manufacturer, and was able to show, using the manufacturer’s own documents and tire x-rays, that the tire contained manufacturing defects and was badly designed. John retained nationally renowned experts who were prepared to testify that the design and manufacturing defects were the cause of the tread separation. Using the pick-up manufacturer’s internal documents and publicly available materials regarding design of the front axle of trucks and pick-up trucks, John was also able to show the front axle and front steering design made the vehicle extremely difficult to control in the event of a tread separation. During the course of investigation of this case, it was also discovered that the automobile manufacturer had used a design which decreased roof strength. John secured experts that would have testified that the roof design was the cause of a collapse of the roof over one of this clients and made her injuries worse. At that point, both the tire and the automobile manufacturers agreed to settle. Jesse French recently settled a case involving a minor who had developed complex regional pain syndrome after a motor vehicle accident. Through litigation, he obtained a settlement that was double the pre-litigation offer. John Denove and recently settled a case involving a broad side collision between two cars. The Plaintiff hurt her back in the collision. The defense refused to admit liability and claimed the Plaintiff’s injury was all preexisting from a prior back surgery and lingering pain decades before the collision. The case was referred to Mr. Denove by another Plaintiff’s attorney. Mr. Denove was able to show the collision caused new injury to the Plaintiff’s back requiring a new surgery. He was also able to show the Plaintiff developed a chronic pain syndrome following the collision. The insurance company decided to settle the case on the first day of trial after Mr. Denove took the defense experts depositions.

Keywords: Accident Lawyer, Auto Accident Lawyer, Automobile Accident Attorney, Automobile Accident Lawyer, Car Accident Attorney, Car Accident Lawyer, Defective Products, Motor Vehicle Accident Attorney, Personal Injury Lawyer, Products Liability Lawyer

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