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Case Types: Employment - Retaliation | Discrimination - Fair Housing Act | Employment - Wrongful Termination | Employment - Hostile Work Environment | Employment - Disability Discrimination | Intentional Torts - Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress 

Case: Maria C. Martinez v. Rite Aid Corporation, Brad Lohman, Kien Chau, and Does 1 to 100

State: CA

Date: 2018-03-27

Experts: Joanne Latham M.A., C.R.C. (Encino, CA) Vocational Rehabilitation

Summary: In 2004, plaintiff Maria Martinez, 38, a pharmacy technician, returned to work after being on disability leave for five months. However, she learned that she was transferred to another store....

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Rear-ender | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle 

Case: Donald Barbosa v. Michael Carson; Global Paratransit, Inc.; and Does 1-50

State: CA

Date: 2017-09-28

Experts: Joanne Latham M.A., C.R.C. (Encino, CA) Life Care Planning

Summary: Plaintiff Donald Barboza, a general laborer, made a sudden stop at a red light in Los Angeles. His vehicle was rear-ended from behind by a passenger van operated by Michael Carson. Barboza claimed in...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Invitees | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance 

Case: Reina Castro v. Deok Bang aka Douglas Bang, Ki Sook Sarah Bang dba Casa Food Mart, ABC Studios, ABC Inc. dba Disney/ABC Television Group, and Does 1 to 50

State: CA

Date: 2017-04-26

Experts: Joanne Latham M.A. (Simi Valley, CA) Vocational Rehabilitation

Summary: On Jan. 15, 2014, plaintiff Reina Castro, 49, a security guard for Executive Assurance, a security guard company hired by ABC Studios, was working as a security guard on a set of the ABC television s...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Hotel or Motel | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition | Premises Liability - Negligent Assembly or Installation | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance 

Case: Diana Villarreal v. Magnolia Hospitality LLC doing business as Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, Corona; Fine Hospitality Group, LLC; Kirit (Ken) Pansuria; and Does 1 through 100, Inclusive

State: CA

Date: 2017-04-05

Experts: Joanne Latham M.A., C.R.C. (Simi Valley, CA) Vocational Rehabilitation

Summary: On the morning of July 6, 2013, plaintiff Diana Villarreal, 46, an accountant, attempted to turn on the bathroom light in her hotel room at a Holiday Inn Express in Corona....

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Rear-ender | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle 

Case: Mayra Silva v. James Allen Ramos

State: CA

Date: 2017-03-17

Experts: Joanne Latham M.A., C.R.C. (Simi Valley, CA) Life Care Planning

Summary: On Nov. 8, 2013, plaintiff Mayra Silva, 23, a manager at a Little Caesars Pizza restaurant, was driving on the southbound Ventura Freeway, also known as U.S. Route 101, in Ventura, when her vehicle w...

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Case Types: Government - Police | Civil Rights - 42 USC 1983 | Government - Municipalities | Intentional Torts - Battery | Government - Excessive Force | Civil Rights - Police as Defendant 

Case: Ignacio Leon Jr. v. City of Santa Ana and Officer David Garcia

State: CA

Date: 2015-09-24

Experts: Joanne Latham M.A., C.R.C. (Encino, CA) Life Care Planning

Summary: On the evening of Dec. 15, 2012, plaintiff Ignacio Leon Jr., 30, a hardwood floor installer, was at his mother's home, located at 506 E. Washington Avenue, in Santa Ana, when Santa Ana police officer...

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Case Types: Medical Malpractice - Failure to Treat | Medical Malpractice - Negligent Treatment | Medical Malpractice - Failure to Communicate 

Case: Christine Auble v. Chapman Medical Center, Bryan Chang-Seok Oh and Gowriharan Thaiyananthan

State: CA

Date: 2015-07-10

Experts: Joanne Latham M.A., C.R.C. (Encino, CA) Vocational Rehabilitation

Summary: On May 29, 2012, plaintiff Christine Auble, 53, a nursing instructor, underwent surgery to try to address an infection and close a wound. During the procedure, the surgeons, Dr. Bryan Chang-Seok Oh a...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Truck | Motor Vehicle - Rear-ender | Motor Vehicle - Tractor-Trailer | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle | Motor Vehicle - Weather Conditions 

Case: Danny Clark v. Market Transport, Ltd., Oliver Wendyl Ross, and Does 1 to 50

State: CA

Date: 2015-03-27

Experts: Joanne Latham M.A., C.R.C. (Simi Valley, CA) Life Care Planning

Summary: On April 8, 2013, plaintiff Danny Clark, 60, a gas pump technician, was driving on the westbound side of West Avenue D, also known as State Route 138, near its interchange with 90th Street West, in L...

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Case Types: Landlord and Tenant -  | Premises Liability - Fire | Professional Negligence -  | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance 

Case: Pengxuan Diao v. Southern California Gas Company, Sempra Energy, Joanna Cheung, Richard Liu, Yongsheng Li, and Does 1 Through 100

State: CA

Date: 2014-06-25

Experts: Joanne Latham M.A., C.R.C. (Simi Valley, CA) Vocational Rehabilitation

Summary: On Jan. 19, 2011, plaintiff Pengxuan Diao, 23, a college student and restaurant employee, was asleep in his home, a converted garage connected to a rental property, in San Gabriel. Shortly before noo...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Parking Lot | Premises Liability - Hotel or Motel | Slips, Trips & Falls - Trip and Fall | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance 

Case: Victoria Murillo and David Murillo v. Lin & Sons Investment, Inc. dba Knights Inn

State: CA

Date: 2014-06-16

Experts: Joanne Latham M.A., C.R.C. (Simi Valley, CA) Vocational Rehabilitation

Summary: On the evening of Feb. 25, 2012, plaintiff Victoria Murillo, 42, went with her husband, plaintiff David Murillo, to a Knights Inn hotel, in Pico Rivera, to attend a friend's birthday party. Mrs. Muri...

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Case Types: Construction - Accidents | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Negligent Assembly or Installation 

Case: Harry Mahood v. Areva Solar, Inc.; Ausra CA I LLC; Lindsay Corporation; Lloyd W. Aubry Co., Inc.; and Project Assistance Corporation (Successor-in-Interest to Material Integrity Solutions)

State: CA

Date: 2014-04-28

Experts: Joanne Latham M.A., C.R.C. (Simi Valley, CA) Vocational Rehabilitation

Summary: On May 28, 2010, plaintiff Harry Mahood, 52, a pipefitter, was working on the construction of a solar production facility in Bakersfield through his employment with Special Service Contractors Inc. T...

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Case Types: Professional Negligence -  | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Negligent Security 

Case: Antonio Steward, Steve Steward and Annie Bessie Camp v. Stratus Security Services, Inc.; A&A Protective Services, Inc.; Sherif Antoon; Saly Antoon; CF Aventerra, LC; DFT, Inc.; Picerne Management Company Inc.; and C.F. Aventerra, L.P.

State: CA

Date: 2013-06-13

Experts: Joanne Latham M.A., C.R.C. (Encino, CA) Life Care Planning

Summary: In the early morning hours of Aug. 26, 2006, plaintiff Antonio Steward, 17, a student, was with his two friends, sitting on a nearby apartment stairwell outside the apartment house complex he lived a...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Motorcycle | Motor Vehicle - Lane Change 

Case: Stephen R. Symington and Erin Symington v. Reuben Turtletaub, California Lighting Sales, Inc., and Beverly Star Car Rental, Inc.

State: CA

Date: 2013-06-04

Experts: Joanne Latham M.A., C.R.C. (Simi Valley, CA) Life Care Planning

Summary: On Jan. 19, 2011, plaintiff Stephen Symington, 33, an information technology support technician, was riding his motorcycle in the carpool lane on the San Diego Freeway, also known as Interstate 405, ...

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Case Types: Medical Malpractice - Failure to Consult | Medical Malpractice - Failure to Diagnose | Medical Malpractice - Negligent Treatment 

Case: Takaria Hosea, by and through her Conservator and Natural Mother, Sharon Hosea v. Long Beach Memorial Medical Center; Gail Carruthers, M.D.; Arrowhead Regional Medical Center; Chander Malhotra, M.D.; Eugene Kwong, M.D.; Jonathan C. Tsao, M.D.; County of San Bernardino; and Does 1-20

State: CA

Date: 2013-02-27

Experts: Joanne Latham M.A., C.R.C. (Encino, CA) Life Care Planning

Summary: On Dec. 24, 2009, plaintiff Takaria Hosea, 18, was brought by paramedics to Long Beach Memorial Medical Center in Long Beach, after being found on the floor in her bathroom. She subsequently came und...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Left Turn | Motor Vehicle - Passenger | Motor Vehicle - Intersection 

Case: Manuk Arakelian v. Aregnazan Tufenkchian, Jack Tufenkchian, and Artem Arakelyan

State: CA

Date: 2012-09-05

Experts: Joanne Latham M.A., C.R.C. (Encino, CA) Life Care Planning

Summary: On Feb. 13, 2009, plaintiff Manuk Arakelian, 20, was a passenger in a vehicle operated by his friend, Artem Arakelyan, traveling west on Broadway in Glendale. At approximately 5 p.m., while crossing ...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Broadside | Motor Vehicle - Red Light | Motor Vehicle - Intersection | Motor Vehicle - Tractor-Trailer | Motor Vehicle - Negligent Entrustment 

Case: Marina Rivas v. Jeffrey Gaines and J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc.

State: CA

Date: 2012-08-02

Experts: Joanne Latham M.A., C.R.C. (Encino, CA) Vocational Rehabilitation

Summary: At about 1:30 a.m. on May 2, 2008, plaintiff Marina Rivas, 47, a saleswoman, was driving on Telegraph Road in Pico Rivera, on her way home from a business trip, when she entered the intersection with...

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Case Types: Medical Malpractice - Childbirth | Medical Malpractice - Birth Injury | Medical Malpractice - Negligent Treatment 

Case: Andrea Lopez v. Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc., Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and Southern California Permanente Medical Group

State: CA

Date: 2012-04-19

Experts: Joanne Latham M.A., C.R.C. (Encino, CA) Vocational Rehabilitation

Summary: On Dec. 22, 2009, claimant Andrea Lopez was delivered vaginally by her mother, who had gestational diabetes, at Kaiser Harbor City. Andrea suffered a permanent brachial plexus injury to her left uppe...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - SUV | Motor Vehicle - Driveway | Motor Vehicle - Left Turn | Motor Vehicle - Motorcycle 

Case: Amberly Lago and John Lago v. Star Ford and Said Ashraf Hafezzada

State: CA

Date: 2011-11-22

Experts: Joanne Latham M.A., C.R.C. (Encino, CA) Vocational Rehabilitation

Summary: On May 28, 2010, plaintiff Amberly Lago, 38, a personal trainer, was driving her Harley Davidson motorcycle west on Ventura Boulevard in Woodland Hills when she was involved in a collision with a spo...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Sideswipe | Motor Vehicle - Parked Car | Government - Municipalities | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Impact | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle 

Case: Joe Tamas and Maricruz Tamas v. T.L. Pavlich Construction, Inc.; Steven Smalley; Brant Nolan and the City of Los Angeles Department of Water & Power

State: CA

Date: 2011-05-25

Experts: Joanne Latham M.A., C.R.C. (Encino, CA) Vocational Rehabilitation

Summary: At approximately 5:15 p.m. on Dec. 20, 2002, plaintiff Joe Tamas, 52, a certified automobile mechanic, was traveling northbound in the No. 2 of three lanes on Sepulveda Boulevard in Los Angeles, when...

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Case Types: Medical Malpractice - Failure to Consult | Medical Malpractice - Negligent Injection | Medical Malpractice - Wrong Site/Procedure 

Case: Juniata Greenlee and Eric Greenlee v. Raymond Leung, M.D.

State: CA

Date: 2011-05-03

Experts: Joanne Latham (Van Nuys, CA) Vocational Rehabilitation

Summary: In July 2007, plaintiff Juniata Greenlee, 52, a flight attendant, sustained a work-related injury at the C5-6 level, with resulting neck, shoulder and upper extremity pain. She was referred to Dr. Ra...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Failure to Warn | Slips, Trips & Falls - Fall from Height | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Negligent Maintenance 

Case: Alec Joler v. Shybary Grand Inc. and 5th Street Lofts, LLC

State: CA

Date: 2011-04-07

Experts: Joanne Latham (Van Nuys, CA) Vocational Rehabilitation

Summary: On Nov. 2, 2008, plaintiff Alec Joler, 27, a filmmaker, was out with friends in Los Angeles, dressed in Halloween costumes. At approximately 3 a.m., Joler attempted to pose for a photo on West Fifth ...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Elevator Accidents | Slips, Trips & Falls - Fall from Height 

Case: Lamar Hewitt v. Hanil Development, Inc., Target Elevator Corporation, Aroma Property, Sky Connection Inc. and Does 1 through 50

State: CA

Date: 2010-08-23

Experts: Joanne Latham (Simi Valley, CA) Vocational Rehabilitation

Summary: On July 30, 2006, plaintiff Lamar Hewitt, 19, a musician, was in an elevator when it collapsed in a building owned by Hanil Development Inc. on Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles....

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Broadside | Motor Vehicle - Left Turn | Motor Vehicle - Stop Sign | Motor Vehicle - Motorcycle | Motor Vehicle - Intersection 

Case: Edward Coppola v. Rescare Inc. and Albert Benton Ward

State: CA

Date: 2010-04-27

Experts: Joanne Latham (Simi Valley, CA) Vocational Rehabilitation

Summary: On Dec. 4, 2006, plaintiff Edward Coppola, 35, a salesman, was riding a motorcycle when he collided with a van driven by Albert Benton Ward, an employee of Rescare Inc., at the intersection of Madonn...

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Case Types: Negligence -  | Intentional Torts - Assault | Intentional Torts - Battery | Government - False Imprisonment | Intentional Torts - Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress 

Case: Nicholas Mierau v. Jess Ward, John Hale, Casey Coniglio, Franco Serrato and Steven Ward

State: CA

Date: 2008-07-23

Experts: Joanne Latham (Simi Valley, CA) Vocational Rehabilitation

Summary: On Feb. 20, 2006, plaintiff Nicholas Mierau, 19, a 190-pound college student, went to a gathering in Running Springs, where he got into a fight....

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Case Types: Employment - Retaliation | Intentional Torts - Battery | Employment - Sexual Harassment | Employment - Workplace Harassment 

Case: Aurelia Estrada v. Delhi Community Center, Inc., Irene Martinez, and Frank Haydis

State: CA

Date: 2008-01-11

Experts: Joanne Latham (Westlake Village, CA) Vocational Rehabilitation

Summary: On June 10, 2005, plaintiff Aurelia Estrada, 44, was fired from her job as an economic development assistant at the Delhi Community Center after allegedly complaining of sexual harassment. Estrada cl...

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Case Types: Medical Malpractice - General Surgery | Medical Malpractice - Negligent Treatment 

Case: Linda Lowe v. Diane Gruber, M.D., Southern California Permanente Medical Group, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan

State: CA

Date: 2006-08-08

Experts: Joanne Latham (Wood Ranch, CA) Vocational Rehabilitation

Summary: On Oct. 14, 2003, plaintiff Linda Lowe, 60s, a homemaker, underwent an outpatient laparoscopic nissen fundoplication done by Anaheim general surgeon Diane Gruber to relieve the symptoms of gastroesop...

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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  | Government - Excessive Force | Civil Rights - Prisoners' Rights | Constitutional Law - Eighth Amendment | Intentional Torts - Assault and Battery | Medical Malpractice - Negligent Treatment 

Case: John D. White, individually; Beverly Ann White, individually; Estate of John Dougles "J.D." White. by and through his successors in interest, John D. White and Beverly Ann White v. State of California, Frederick A. Brown, Warden of California State Prison-Corcoran, et al.

State: CA

Date: 2005-11-04

Experts: Joanne Latham (Van Nuys, CA) Vocational Rehabilitation

Summary: Plaintiffs' decedent is John Douglas "J.D." White, 33, a former inmate at the Corcoran State Prison, who died on Aug. 17, 2001, following a psychotic episode on the previous day which resulted in his...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Rollover | Motor Vehicle - Passenger | Motor Vehicle - Red Light | Motor Vehicle - Intersection | Products Liability - Automobiles | Products Liability - Design Defect 

Case: Wun Hie Bellinger v. Land Rover North America, Land Rover Corporation, Amanda Siegert and Roland Siegert

State: CA

Date: 2004-10-06

Experts: Joanne Latham (Los Angeles, CA) Vocational Rehabilitation

Summary: On April 6, 2002, plaintiff Wun Hie Bellinger, 45, a hair stylist, was a right front seat passenger in a 1994 Land Rover Defender 90, which is an open-top jeep-style vehicle. After entering the inter...

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Case: Mark Johnson and Rose Johnson v. Southern California Permanente Medical Group

State: CA

Date: 1999-09-29

Experts: Joanne Latham (Van Nuys, CA) Vocational Rehabilitation

Summary: 4/6/98: Plaintiff, a 39-year-old auto mechanic, was born with bilateral club feet. Serial casting resulted in the correction of his right foot only. His left foot remained turned in somewhat and his ...