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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - U-Turn | Motor Vehicle - Broadside | Motor Vehicle - Passenger | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Impact | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Negligent Training 

Case: Christopher J. Arnold v. Weatherford US L.P. and Robert Earl Sims

State: TX

Date: 2015-09-02

Experts: Peter A. Orner M.D (Escondido, CA) Biomechanics of Injury

Summary: On Aug. 28, 2012, plaintiff Christopher Arnold, 19, a heavy equipment operator, was a passenger in a Ford Sport Track heading east on FM 624 near Orange Grove driven by Jonathan Ortiz. Ortiz attempte...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Head-On | Products Liability - Airbag | Products Liability - Automobiles | Products Liability - Design Defect 

Case: Nicole Thompson v. TRW Automotive U.S. LLC

State: NV

Date: 2014-08-27

Experts: Peter A. Orner M.D (Escondido, CA) Biomechanics of Injury

Summary: On April 27, 2007 plaintiff Nicole Thompson, a 19-year-old violin student, was driving a 1998 Dodge Neon south on Nellis Street in Las Vegas when she was involved in a sideswipe collision with anothe...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Store | Premises Liability - Falling Object | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance 

Case: Timothy Jerry and Carolyn Jerry v. Home Depot U.S.A., Inc., Jason J. Oaks, and Does 1 through 100

State: CA

Date: 2014-08-07

Experts: Peter A. Orner M.D. (Escondido, CA) Biomechanics of Injury

Summary: In April 2011, plaintiff Timothy Jerry, 52, a procurement agent for Boeing, was looking at a lawn mower on an elevated display at a Home Depot, in Torrance, when the mower's handle suddenly fell forw...

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Case Types: Medical Malpractice - Nurse | Medical Malpractice - Hospital | Products Liability - Design Defect | Products Liability - Medical Devices 

Case: William Staley and Nona Staley v. Ukiah Valley Medical Center and Allen Medical Systems Inc.

State: CA

Date: 2008-11-19

Experts: Peter A. Orner M.D (Escondido, CA) Biomechanics of Injury

Summary: On Feb. 27, 2006, plaintiff William Staley, 56, a juvenile hall counselor for Mendocino County, underwent arthroscopic right shoulder surgery at Ukiah Valley Medical Center....

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Bus | Employment - Negligent Retention | Motor Vehicle - Negligent Entrustment | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Negligent Hiring | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Negligent Training 

Case: Rutilio Rubalcava v. Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Hilton Rodriguez

State: CA

Date: 2007-07-12

Experts: Peter A. Orner M.D. (Escondido, CA) Biomechanics of Injury

Summary: On July 9, 2003 at about 9:30 p.m., plaintiff Rutilio Rubalcava, 64, unemployed, was hit by an empty Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) bus that was being driven by employ...

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Case Types: Products Liability - Seat Belts | Products Liability - Design Defect 

Case: Mohamed C. Malam and Sara Bibi Malam v. Toyota Motor Corporation and Toyota Motor Sales U.S

State: CA

Date: 2006-04-20

Experts: Peter A. Orner M.D (Escondido, CA) Biomechanics of Injury

Summary: On June 18, 2003, plaintiffs Mohammed Malam, 67, a retiree, and his wife Sara Malam, 69, also retired, were involved in a car accident in Los Angeles at the intersection of Beverly Boulevard and High...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Bus | Motor Vehicle - Tractor-Trailer 

Case: Ramon S. Melendez v. Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transit Authority; Mashana Rochelle Starkey and Does 1 through 20, inclusive

State: CA

Date: 2005-08-02

Experts: Peter A. Orner (San Diego, CA) Biomechanics of Injury

Summary: On Sept. 14, 2003, plaintiff Ramon S. Melendez, a 61-year-old construction worker, was visiting a friend who lived on a narrow residential street in Southgate. Melendez claimed he was there to help h...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Passenger | Motor Vehicle - Red Light | Motor Vehicle - Intersection 

Case: John Doe and Jane Doe v. Unnamed Business and Roe Driver

State: CA

Date: 2005-01-20

Experts: Peter A. Orner (Escondido, CA) Internal Medicine

Summary: On Oct. 25, 2002, plaintiff John Doe, 43, an order selector, was driving his customized 1989 Chevrolet pickup truck northbound in the No. 1 lane of Overhill Drive in Los Angeles. Plaintiff Jane Doe, ...

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Case Types: Medical Malpractice -  

Case: John Doe v. U.S.A.

State: CA

Date: 2003-06-12

Experts: Peter A. Orner (San Marcos, CA) Biomechanics

Summary: Prior to her pregnancy with Minor Plaintiff, Plaintiff had given birth to a daughter weighing 9 lbs., 7 oz. A shoulder dystocia (anterior shoulder becomes impacted behind the pubic symphysis) was enc...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Left Turn | Motor Vehicle - Red Light | Motor Vehicle - Intersection 

Case: Gary Rehkop v. San Bernardino Yellow Cab, San Gabriel Transit Cab and Thomas J. Panos

State: CA

Date: 2003-05-16

Experts: Peter A. Orner (San Marcos, CA) Internal Medicine

Summary: On Nov. 8, 2001, plaintiff Gary Rehkop, a 42-year-old taxi-cab driver, was driving his taxi southbound on White Avenue in Pomona. At this same time, Thomas Panos, while in the course and scope of his...

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Case Types: Construction - Forklift 

Case: Mario Chavez v. Cea-Pack Inc., Smart & Final Inc. and Hector Lopez

State: CA

Date: 2003-03-25

Experts: Peter A. Orner (San Marcos, CA) Biomechanical

Summary: On Sept. 29, 2000, plaintiff Mario Chavez, a 42-year-old truck driver and independent contractor, was standing on a pallet jack while moving a pallet of sugar at the Smart & Final warehouse in Commer...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Rear-ender 

Case: Denise Reinert v. Sherwin-Williams Automotive Corporation and Sal Fuentes

State: CA

Date: 2002-04-25

Experts: Peter A. Orner (San Marcos, CA) Biomechanical

Summary: A Santa Ana jury found a defendant was not liable in a freeway motor vehicle rear-end case, where a 37-year-old dental technician claimed that she severely re-injured her back. ...

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Case Types: Negligence -  

Case: Confidential (S01-09-25)

State: CA

Date: 2001-05-09

Experts: Peter A. Orner (San Marcos, CA) Economics

Summary: April 5, 1999, Plaintiff, a 37-year-old driver/computer technician, was working in the course and scope of his employment at a worksite in the City of South El Monte. While he was in the process of l...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Rear-ender 

Case: James Gutierrez and City of San Diego v. Dana Beck and Raymond Beck

State: CA

Date: 2001-05-08

Experts: Peter A. Orner (San Marcos, CA) Biomechanics of Injury

Summary: Aug. 2, 1997, at 9 p.m., the plaintiff, a 49-year-old City of San Diego police officer, while in the course and scope of his employment was a right front seat passenger in a 1993 Ford Crown Victoria ...

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Case Types: Insurance - Subrogation 

Case: Argonaut Insurance Company v. Margaret Schochenmeir and Walter Schochenmeir

State: CA

Date: 2000-11-15

Experts: Peter A. Orner (San Marcos, CA) Biomechanical

Summary: January 20, 1999, in the afternoon, Craig Polling, an automotive parts delivery driver in his 30's, was in the course and scope of his employment for Auto Parts Wholesaler. Mr. Polling was westbound ...

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

Case: William Callies v. Jack Joseph Battaglia

State: CA

Date: 2000-10-12

Experts: Peter A. Orner (San Marcos, CA) Biomechanics

Summary: October 20, 1998, at 12:15 p.m., plaintiff, a 50-year-old home developer and general contractor, was a passenger in a vehicle driven by the defendant. They were eastbound on Stonehill Avenue in the C...

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Case Types: Negligence -  

Case: Bernice Wiedershine v. American Golf Corporation and Rafael Floriani

State: CA

Date: 2000-07-11

Experts: Peter A. Orner (San Marcos, CA) Biomechanical

Summary: April 22, 1996, plaintiff, a 71-year-old retiree, had completed a golf lesson, which was held at The Resort at Indian Wells in the City of Indian Wells. The lessons were conducted in the lower wash a...

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Case Types: Products Liability -  

Case: John Borgia v. Auranco/Coachmen Industries

State: CA

Date: 2000-06-30

Experts: Peter A. Orner (San Marcos, CA) Biomechanical

Summary: October 29, 1994, at 1:00 a.m., plaintiff, a 25-year-old stage production manager for an illusionist, and his sister, Susan Borgia, were driving westbound on Forest Lawn Drive in the City of Los Ange...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Single Vehicle 

Case: Lisa Jo Nichols v. Dennis Brader

State: CA

Date: 1999-09-14

Experts: Peter A. Orner (San Marcos, CA) Biomechanics

Summary: April 4, 1997, plaintiff, a 42-year-old nurse, was driving on Santiago Canyon Road at the entrance to Irvine Lake. Plaintiff claimed that defendant, who had consumed 18 to 24 beers, crossed the cente...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Bicycle 

Case: Anne Phillips Gentile v. Bill Shirley Pigg, Gary Stewart, and Orange County Transportation Authority

State: CA

Date: 1999-08-12

Experts: Peter A. Orner (San Marcos, CA) Biomechanics

Summary: March 4, 1998, decedent Daniel Gentile, 51-year-old production control manager, was riding his bicycle northbound on Superior Avenue in the City of Newport Beach. While in the crosswalk, he proceeded...

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Case Types: Products Liability -  

Case: John Borgia and Susan Borgia v. Chrysler Corporation, Aero Vans, Jansko and Auranco-Coachman

State: CA

Date: 1999-07-01

Experts: Peter A. Orner (San Marcos, CA) Biomechanics

Summary: 10/29/95: Plaintiff John Borgia, a 25-year-old stage manager for an illusionist, and Plaintiff Susan Borgia, a 40-year-old graphic artist for Fox TV, were traveling in a 1989 Dodge Caravan that had b...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Single Vehicle 

Case: Frank Macchia and Maria Macchia v. Synergy Cargo Logistics, Jose Casarrubias, Premier Manufacturing, Eight Point Trailer Corporation and Alloy Trailers

State: CA

Date: 1999-06-07

Experts: Peter A. Orner (San Marcos, CA) Biomechanics

Summary: 9/1/97 at 2:00 a.m.: Plaintiff Frank Macchia, a 51-year-old senior field technician for L.A. Cellular, was driving his 1987 Eagle Premier on the northbound 605 Freeway in Huntington Beach. His wife, ...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Rear-ender 

Case: Michael Erwin Roberts and State Compensation Insurance Fund, Intervenor v. Lisa Spoor; Michael Bertz; and Rosario Gonzales

State: CA

Date: 1998-09-29

Experts: Peter A. Orner (San Marcos, CA) Biomechanical

Summary: November 26, 1995, at 1:30 P.M., plaintiff, a 35-year-old chauffeur, was injured while in his stopped auto on Ventura Boulevard in Sherman Oaks. Plaintiff stopped his auto for a red light, and defen...

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Case Types: Medical Malpractice -  

Case: Janice Ryan v. Christopher M. Parks, M.D.; Armando Alvarez, M.D.; Fakhruddin Hasta, M.D.; Mercy Hospital; and Laurie Enox

State: CA

Date: 1998-03-20

Experts: Peter A. Orner (San Marcos, CA) Engineering

Summary: March 28, 1996, plaintiff, a 54-year-old insulin-defendant diabetic, presented to defendant hospital secondary to an ulcer that had formed on her left heel after she stepped on a sliver of glass. Th...

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Case Types: Products Liability -  | Motor Vehicle - Left Turn | Motor Vehicle - Intersection 

Case: Piraporn Thienmanee vs. Nissan Motor Corporation in U.S.A

State: CA

Date: 1997-07-30

Experts: Peter A. Orner (San Marcos, CA) Biomechanical

Summary: 5/20/92 at 8:00 p.m.: Decedent, a 16 yearold student, was driving her new 1992 Nissan Stanza in Van Nuys. Decedent was alone in her car. Decedent approached the intersection of Lennox and Sherma...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle -  

Case: Richard S. Tracy v. Darina Parker

State: CA

Date: 1997-06-12

Experts: Peter A. Orner (San Marcos, CA) Biomechanical

Summary: Admitted Liability....

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Passenger 

Case: Nicole Crider vs. Valley Driving Improvement Systems

State: CA

Date: 1997-03-12

Experts: Peter A. Orner (San Marcos, CA) Biomechanics

Summary: Bifurcated Tried on Liability...

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Case Types: Legal Profession - Malpractice 

Case: Daniel Lathrop vs. Michael J. Piuze

State: CA

Date: 1997-01-27

Experts: Peter A. Orner (San Marcos, CA) Biomechanics

Summary: Bifurcated Trial - tried on the issue of whether the condition of the public property was dangerous....

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Bus | Transportation - Bus | Motor Vehicle - Passenger 

Case: Confidential

State: CA

Date: 1996-05-01

Experts: Peter A. Orner (San Marcos, CA) Biomechanical

Summary: 2/2/94: Plaintiff, a 32 year-old male security guard, was a passenger in a public transportation bus. The bus was struck from behind by a minivan driven by the Defendants. The Defendants were a 32 ...