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Case Types: Transportation - Roadways | Motor Vehicle - Motorcycle | Motor Vehicle - Road Defect | Motor Vehicle - Intersection | Motor Vehicle - Dangerous Condition 

Case: Jesse Hernandez v. County of Tulare

State: CA

Date: 2013-02-21

Experts: Robert F. Douglas P.E. (Long Beach, CA) Highway/Street Design

Summary: On Aug. 29, 2010, during the early morning hours, plaintiff Jesse Hernandez, 51, a truck driver, was riding his sport motorcycle on Avenue 430 in Reedley, with a speed limit of 55 mph. He claimed tha...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Head-On | Motor Vehicle - Passenger | Motor Vehicle - Visibility | Motor Vehicle - Center Line | Motor Vehicle - Dangerous Condition | Dangerous Condition of Public Property -  | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Negligent Maintenance 

Case: Long Nguyen and Lam Sinh v. City of San Bernardino

State: CA

Date: 2012-05-10

Experts: Robert F. Douglas P.E. (Long Beach, CA) Traffic

Summary: On the evening of March 14, 2009, plaintiff Lam Sinh, 26, a waiter, was traveling east on E. 3rd Street in San Bernardino, near the San Bernardino International Airport, while plaintiff Long Nguyen, ...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Motorcycle | Motor Vehicle - Single Vehicle | Dangerous Condition of Public Property -  

Case: Laron Linton Daffin v. J.F. Shea Construction Inc., Diamond Paving Inc., Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, and County of Riverside

State: CA

Date: 2010-10-29

Experts: Robert F. Douglas P.E. (Long Beach, CA) Accident Reconstruction

Summary: At approximately 3 p.m. on July 17, 2005, plaintiff Laron Linton Daffin, 43, a construction worker, lost control of his motorcycle while riding southbound on a paved detour road for Anza Road in Teme...

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Case Types: Negligence -  | Motor Vehicle - Rear-ender | Negligence - Failure to Warn 

Case: Koti Hu v. Washington State Department of Transportation, an Agency of the State of Washington; Intrastate Painting Corp., a Washington Corporation; and Michael F. Savo

State: WA

Date: 2010-10-18

Experts: Robert F. Douglas P.E. (Long Beach, CA) Highway/Street Design

Summary: On July 28, 2007, plaintiff Koti Hu, 27, a worship leader and musician, was operating a Datsun that was stopped at red light on a northbound metered, three-lane on-ramp leading onto Interstate 405 in...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Pedestrian | Premises Liability - Store | Premises Liability - Parking Lot | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition 

Case: Maria Garcia and Alfonso Gonzalez v. Roe Driver and Roe Retailer

State: CA

Date: 2009-12-10

Experts: Robert F. Douglas P.E. (Long Beach, CA) Accident Reconstruction

Summary: On Dec. 8, 2007, plaintiff Maria Garcia, 70s, was standing inside a retail store near its front entrance, when she was struck by a van, which crashed through the front of the store due to pedal error...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Truck | Motor Vehicle - Pedestrian | Motor Vehicle - Reversing Vehicle 

Case: Jeffery Fowler v. George Acosta & Quality Refrigeration Company Inc.

State: CA

Date: 2008-08-28

Experts: Robert F. Douglas P.E. (Long Beach, CA) Accident Reconstruction

Summary: On March 14, 2005, plaintiff Jeffery Fowler, 50, a technician, was checking a cathodic protection system, which was located under an access cover in the middle of a road at Naval Air Station North Is...

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Case Types: Insurance - Subrogation | Motor Vehicle - Dangerous Condition | Dangerous Condition of Public Property -  

Case: Jack in the Box Inc. v. City of Needles

State: CA

Date: 2008-07-25

Experts: Robert F. Douglas (Long Beach, CA) Traffic

Summary: On Dec. 9, 2005, a Jack in the Box employee reportedly rolled through a stop sign and collided with another vehicle at the intersection of Needles Highway and Park Road in Needles. Jack in the Box wa...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Inadequate Warnings 

Case: George C. Gollub v. City of Orange and Orion Contracting

State: CA

Date: 2007-02-08

Experts: Robert F. Douglas PE (Long Beach, CA) Vehicle

Summary: Plaintiff George Golub, 58, was riding his bike approaching the intersection of Walnut and Wayfield, in the City of Orange when he struck the cement gutter and fell off of his bike. The gutter was lo...

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Case Types: Government -  | Motor Vehicle -  | Motor Vehicle - Truck | Motor Vehicle - Left Turn | Motor Vehicle - Stop Sign | Motor Vehicle - Intersection | Dangerous Condition of Public Property -  | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance 

Case: Young Seok Kim and Tai Lee v. State of California (Caltrans), Unnamed Truck Driver and Unnamed Truck Driver's Employer

State: CA

Date: 2006-01-06

Experts: Robert F. Douglas PE (Long Beach, CA) Vehicle

Summary: On Sept. 8, 2002, plaintiff Young Kim, a 31-year-old male electrical engineer, was driving north on U.S. 101 with his wife, plaintiff Thai Lee, 30s, as a passenger. He crashed into the rear left side...

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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  | Motor Vehicle - Driveway | Motor Vehicle - Left Turn | Motor Vehicle - Motorcycle | Dangerous Condition of Public Property -  | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition of Public Property 

Case: Linda Moarn, Steven Moarn, Lori Seaton v. Estate of Timothy John Clark, California Dept. of Transportation, Tribune Co. (Los Angeles Times Communications LLC) d/b/a Los Angeles Times

State: CA

Date: 2005-10-07

Experts: Robert F. Douglas (Bellflower, CA) Design

Summary: On Jan. 24, 2003, at about 5:15 a.m., plaintiff's decedent John Charles Moarn, a 58-year-old auditor, was riding his motorcycle in Brea heading eastbound on Carbon Canyon Road, in the area of the int...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Rollover | Transportation - Roadways | Motor Vehicle - Pedestrian | Motor Vehicle - Road Defect | Negligence - Negligent Repair | Motor Vehicle - Alcohol Involvement-Defendant | Motor Vehicle - Alcohol Involvement-Plaintiff 

Case: TC v. the State of California; the California Department of Transportation; Carlos Herrera, an individual; Teodoro Herrera, an individual; Damij, Inc., a California Corporation, d/b/a International Auto-body; Sreco-flexible, Inc., a California Corporation, d/b/a Sreco; Bagge & Son, Inc., a California Corporation; and Globe Tire Company, Inc.

State: CA

Date: 2005-02-01

Experts: Robert F. Douglas (Bellflower, CA) Design

Summary: In February 2000, plaintiff T.C., 24, a film producer, was driving his BMW east on Santa Monica Freeway at 2:15 a.m. Spotty rain was falling at the time....

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Truck | Motor Vehicle - Left Turn | Agency/Apparent Agency - Respondeat Superior 

Case: Young Seok Kim and Tai Lee v. Eckhart Seed Company and Jose Loza

State: CA

Date: 2004-12-27

Experts: Robert F. Douglas (Long Beach, CA) Civil

Summary: On Sept. 8, 2002, plaintiff Young Seok Kim, 31, an electrical engineer, was driving his sports car northbound on U.S. Highway 101 in Monterey County. His wife, plaintiff Tai Lee, 33, a student, was a...

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Case Types: Transportation - Roadways | Motor Vehicle - Parked Car | Motor Vehicle - Rear-ender | Motor Vehicle - Road Defect | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition of Public Property 

Case: Lian Hua Zhang and Jian Hua Shen v. State of California-Department of Transportation and Juan Manuel Almarez

State: CA

Date: 2004-08-27

Experts: Robert F. Douglas (Long Beach, CA) Civil

Summary: On July 22, 2002, plaintiff Lian Hua Zhang, 41, a herbal pharmacist, parked his 1991 Toyota along the shoulder of northbound I-605, near the Live Oak Avenue exit in Irwindale. (It was unknown why he ...

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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition of Public Property 

Case: Patricia Hodges and Ian Hodges, a minor, by and through his Guardian ad Litem, Patricia Hodges v. City of Lake Forest; A.J. West Ranch; Brongo Construction; and Turner Development Corp.; and Associated Cross-Complaints

State: CA

Date: 2004-04-02

Experts: Robert F. Douglas (Bellflower, CA) Design

Summary: On May 6, 2000, plaintiffs' decedent Gary Hodges, 42, and his wife, plaintiff Patricia, 47, were traveling northeast in their Nissan Altima on Bake Parkway near its intersection with Rancho Parkway S...

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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  | Motor Vehicle - Broadside | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition of Public Property 

Case: Margarita Garcia, Edwin A. Garcia, Remberto A. Garcia; Luis M. Garcia and Patricia G. Garcia, minors, by and through their Guardian ad Litem, Margarita Garcia v. State of California, City of Carson and Ken Hashimoto

State: CA

Date: 2002-10-29

Experts: Robert F. Douglas (Bellflower, CA) Design

Summary: The plaintiffs' decedent, Jose Garcia, a 45-year-old furniture store driver, was killed in a car accident at the T-intersection of Figueroa and the offramp exit of the 405 northbound in Carson. The d...

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Case Types: Products Liability -  | Dangerous Condition of Public Property -  | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition of Public Property 

Case: Robert Coratti v. Michael Christian Olea, General Motors Corp., Ferrara''s Auto Sales & General Custom Repair, State of California Department of Transportation

State: CA

Date: 2000-07-01

Experts: Robert F. Douglas PE (Long Beach, CA) Highway/Street Design

Summary: 1/22/98, 9:00 a.m.: Plaintiff, a 24-year-old student, was a passenger in a 1996 Pontiac Grand Am driven by Defendant Michael Olea when the vehicle went off the roadway, entered a ravine, and rolled. ...

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Case Types: Dangerous Condition of Public Property -  | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition of Public Property 

Case: Brian Richards v. Pavement Coatings Company and City of Orange

State: CA

Date: 1999-10-07

Experts: Robert F. Douglas PE (Long Beach, CA) Civil

Summary: September 20, 1997, plaintiff, a 42-year-old mold maker, was riding his Harley-Davidson motorcycle on a curve on a residential street. Plaintiff lost control of his motorcycle and fell, which he clai...

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Case Types: Construction - Accidents 

Case: Ronald Roy Daneault, Mary Ann Loya and Anna Fuller v. Dave Transportation Services, Inc., Abundio Martinez, Jr.; State of California Department of Transportation; Orange County Transportation Authority aka Orange County Transit Authority; County of Orange; City of Costa Mesa; and Does 1-100, inclusive and Related Cases and Cross-Actions

State: CA

Date: 1999-03-10

Experts: Robert F. Douglas PE (Long Beach, CA) Engineering

Summary: 3/13/97 at 5:10 a.m.: Plaintiff, a 37-year-old asphalt roller operator, was operating his machine on Harbor Boulevard about 150 feet south of the intersection of Mesa Verde Drive East in Costa Mesa. ...

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Case Types: Transportation - Roadways | Motor Vehicle - Motorcycle | Motor Vehicle - Road Defect | Motor Vehicle - Intersection | Motor Vehicle - Dangerous Condition 

Case: Jesse Hernandez v. County of Tulare

State: CA

Date: 2013-02-21

Experts: Robert F. Douglas P.E. (Long Beach, CA) Highway/Street Design

Summary: On Aug. 29, 2010, during the early morning hours, plaintiff Jesse Hernandez, 51, a truck driver, was riding his sport motorcycle on Avenue 430 in Reedley, with a speed limit of 55 mph. He claimed tha...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Head-On | Motor Vehicle - Passenger | Motor Vehicle - Visibility | Motor Vehicle - Center Line | Motor Vehicle - Dangerous Condition | Dangerous Condition of Public Property -  | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Negligent Maintenance 

Case: Long Nguyen and Lam Sinh v. City of San Bernardino

State: CA

Date: 2012-05-10

Experts: Robert F. Douglas P.E. (Long Beach, CA) Traffic

Summary: On the evening of March 14, 2009, plaintiff Lam Sinh, 26, a waiter, was traveling east on E. 3rd Street in San Bernardino, near the San Bernardino International Airport, while plaintiff Long Nguyen, ...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Motorcycle | Motor Vehicle - Single Vehicle | Dangerous Condition of Public Property -  

Case: Laron Linton Daffin v. J.F. Shea Construction Inc., Diamond Paving Inc., Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, and County of Riverside

State: CA

Date: 2010-10-29

Experts: Robert F. Douglas P.E. (Long Beach, CA) Accident Reconstruction

Summary: At approximately 3 p.m. on July 17, 2005, plaintiff Laron Linton Daffin, 43, a construction worker, lost control of his motorcycle while riding southbound on a paved detour road for Anza Road in Teme...

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Case Types: Negligence -  | Motor Vehicle - Rear-ender | Negligence - Failure to Warn 

Case: Koti Hu v. Washington State Department of Transportation, an Agency of the State of Washington; Intrastate Painting Corp., a Washington Corporation; and Michael F. Savo

State: WA

Date: 2010-10-18

Experts: Robert F. Douglas P.E. (Long Beach, CA) Highway/Street Design

Summary: On July 28, 2007, plaintiff Koti Hu, 27, a worship leader and musician, was operating a Datsun that was stopped at red light on a northbound metered, three-lane on-ramp leading onto Interstate 405 in...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Pedestrian | Premises Liability - Store | Premises Liability - Parking Lot | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition 

Case: Maria Garcia and Alfonso Gonzalez v. Roe Driver and Roe Retailer

State: CA

Date: 2009-12-10

Experts: Robert F. Douglas P.E. (Long Beach, CA) Accident Reconstruction

Summary: On Dec. 8, 2007, plaintiff Maria Garcia, 70s, was standing inside a retail store near its front entrance, when she was struck by a van, which crashed through the front of the store due to pedal error...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Truck | Motor Vehicle - Pedestrian | Motor Vehicle - Reversing Vehicle 

Case: Jeffery Fowler v. George Acosta & Quality Refrigeration Company Inc.

State: CA

Date: 2008-08-28

Experts: Robert F. Douglas P.E. (Long Beach, CA) Accident Reconstruction

Summary: On March 14, 2005, plaintiff Jeffery Fowler, 50, a technician, was checking a cathodic protection system, which was located under an access cover in the middle of a road at Naval Air Station North Is...

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Case Types: Insurance - Subrogation | Motor Vehicle - Dangerous Condition | Dangerous Condition of Public Property -  

Case: Jack in the Box Inc. v. City of Needles

State: CA

Date: 2008-07-25

Experts: Robert F. Douglas (Long Beach, CA) Traffic

Summary: On Dec. 9, 2005, a Jack in the Box employee reportedly rolled through a stop sign and collided with another vehicle at the intersection of Needles Highway and Park Road in Needles. Jack in the Box wa...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Inadequate Warnings 

Case: George C. Gollub v. City of Orange and Orion Contracting

State: CA

Date: 2007-02-08

Experts: Robert F. Douglas PE (Long Beach, CA) Vehicle

Summary: Plaintiff George Golub, 58, was riding his bike approaching the intersection of Walnut and Wayfield, in the City of Orange when he struck the cement gutter and fell off of his bike. The gutter was lo...

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Case Types: Government -  | Motor Vehicle -  | Motor Vehicle - Truck | Motor Vehicle - Left Turn | Motor Vehicle - Stop Sign | Motor Vehicle - Intersection | Dangerous Condition of Public Property -  | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance 

Case: Young Seok Kim and Tai Lee v. State of California (Caltrans), Unnamed Truck Driver and Unnamed Truck Driver's Employer

State: CA

Date: 2006-01-06

Experts: Robert F. Douglas PE (Long Beach, CA) Vehicle

Summary: On Sept. 8, 2002, plaintiff Young Kim, a 31-year-old male electrical engineer, was driving north on U.S. 101 with his wife, plaintiff Thai Lee, 30s, as a passenger. He crashed into the rear left side...

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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  | Motor Vehicle - Driveway | Motor Vehicle - Left Turn | Motor Vehicle - Motorcycle | Dangerous Condition of Public Property -  | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition of Public Property 

Case: Linda Moarn, Steven Moarn, Lori Seaton v. Estate of Timothy John Clark, California Dept. of Transportation, Tribune Co. (Los Angeles Times Communications LLC) d/b/a Los Angeles Times

State: CA

Date: 2005-10-07

Experts: Robert F. Douglas (Bellflower, CA) Design

Summary: On Jan. 24, 2003, at about 5:15 a.m., plaintiff's decedent John Charles Moarn, a 58-year-old auditor, was riding his motorcycle in Brea heading eastbound on Carbon Canyon Road, in the area of the int...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Rollover | Transportation - Roadways | Motor Vehicle - Pedestrian | Motor Vehicle - Road Defect | Negligence - Negligent Repair | Motor Vehicle - Alcohol Involvement-Defendant | Motor Vehicle - Alcohol Involvement-Plaintiff 

Case: TC v. the State of California; the California Department of Transportation; Carlos Herrera, an individual; Teodoro Herrera, an individual; Damij, Inc., a California Corporation, d/b/a International Auto-body; Sreco-flexible, Inc., a California Corporation, d/b/a Sreco; Bagge & Son, Inc., a California Corporation; and Globe Tire Company, Inc.

State: CA

Date: 2005-02-01

Experts: Robert F. Douglas (Bellflower, CA) Design

Summary: In February 2000, plaintiff T.C., 24, a film producer, was driving his BMW east on Santa Monica Freeway at 2:15 a.m. Spotty rain was falling at the time....

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Truck | Motor Vehicle - Left Turn | Agency/Apparent Agency - Respondeat Superior 

Case: Young Seok Kim and Tai Lee v. Eckhart Seed Company and Jose Loza

State: CA

Date: 2004-12-27

Experts: Robert F. Douglas (Long Beach, CA) Civil

Summary: On Sept. 8, 2002, plaintiff Young Seok Kim, 31, an electrical engineer, was driving his sports car northbound on U.S. Highway 101 in Monterey County. His wife, plaintiff Tai Lee, 33, a student, was a...

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Case Types: Transportation - Roadways | Motor Vehicle - Parked Car | Motor Vehicle - Rear-ender | Motor Vehicle - Road Defect | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition of Public Property 

Case: Lian Hua Zhang and Jian Hua Shen v. State of California-Department of Transportation and Juan Manuel Almarez

State: CA

Date: 2004-08-27

Experts: Robert F. Douglas (Long Beach, CA) Civil

Summary: On July 22, 2002, plaintiff Lian Hua Zhang, 41, a herbal pharmacist, parked his 1991 Toyota along the shoulder of northbound I-605, near the Live Oak Avenue exit in Irwindale. (It was unknown why he ...

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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition of Public Property 

Case: Patricia Hodges and Ian Hodges, a minor, by and through his Guardian ad Litem, Patricia Hodges v. City of Lake Forest; A.J. West Ranch; Brongo Construction; and Turner Development Corp.; and Associated Cross-Complaints

State: CA

Date: 2004-04-02

Experts: Robert F. Douglas (Bellflower, CA) Design

Summary: On May 6, 2000, plaintiffs' decedent Gary Hodges, 42, and his wife, plaintiff Patricia, 47, were traveling northeast in their Nissan Altima on Bake Parkway near its intersection with Rancho Parkway S...

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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  | Motor Vehicle - Broadside | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition of Public Property 

Case: Margarita Garcia, Edwin A. Garcia, Remberto A. Garcia; Luis M. Garcia and Patricia G. Garcia, minors, by and through their Guardian ad Litem, Margarita Garcia v. State of California, City of Carson and Ken Hashimoto

State: CA

Date: 2002-10-29

Experts: Robert F. Douglas (Bellflower, CA) Design

Summary: The plaintiffs' decedent, Jose Garcia, a 45-year-old furniture store driver, was killed in a car accident at the T-intersection of Figueroa and the offramp exit of the 405 northbound in Carson. The d...

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Case Types: Products Liability -  | Dangerous Condition of Public Property -  | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition of Public Property 

Case: Robert Coratti v. Michael Christian Olea, General Motors Corp., Ferrara''s Auto Sales & General Custom Repair, State of California Department of Transportation

State: CA

Date: 2000-07-01

Experts: Robert F. Douglas PE (Long Beach, CA) Highway/Street Design

Summary: 1/22/98, 9:00 a.m.: Plaintiff, a 24-year-old student, was a passenger in a 1996 Pontiac Grand Am driven by Defendant Michael Olea when the vehicle went off the roadway, entered a ravine, and rolled. ...

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Case Types: Dangerous Condition of Public Property -  | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition of Public Property 

Case: Brian Richards v. Pavement Coatings Company and City of Orange

State: CA

Date: 1999-10-07

Experts: Robert F. Douglas PE (Long Beach, CA) Civil

Summary: September 20, 1997, plaintiff, a 42-year-old mold maker, was riding his Harley-Davidson motorcycle on a curve on a residential street. Plaintiff lost control of his motorcycle and fell, which he clai...

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Case Types: Construction - Accidents 

Case: Ronald Roy Daneault, Mary Ann Loya and Anna Fuller v. Dave Transportation Services, Inc., Abundio Martinez, Jr.; State of California Department of Transportation; Orange County Transportation Authority aka Orange County Transit Authority; County of Orange; City of Costa Mesa; and Does 1-100, inclusive and Related Cases and Cross-Actions

State: CA

Date: 1999-03-10

Experts: Robert F. Douglas PE (Long Beach, CA) Engineering

Summary: 3/13/97 at 5:10 a.m.: Plaintiff, a 37-year-old asphalt roller operator, was operating his machine on Harbor Boulevard about 150 feet south of the intersection of Mesa Verde Drive East in Costa Mesa. ...

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Case Types: Transportation - Roadways | Motor Vehicle - Motorcycle | Motor Vehicle - Road Defect | Motor Vehicle - Intersection | Motor Vehicle - Dangerous Condition 

Case: Jesse Hernandez v. County of Tulare

State: CA

Date: 2013-02-21

Experts: Robert F. Douglas P.E. (Long Beach, CA) Highway/Street Design

Summary: On Aug. 29, 2010, during the early morning hours, plaintiff Jesse Hernandez, 51, a truck driver, was riding his sport motorcycle on Avenue 430 in Reedley, with a speed limit of 55 mph. He claimed tha...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Head-On | Motor Vehicle - Passenger | Motor Vehicle - Visibility | Motor Vehicle - Center Line | Motor Vehicle - Dangerous Condition | Dangerous Condition of Public Property -  | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Negligent Maintenance 

Case: Long Nguyen and Lam Sinh v. City of San Bernardino

State: CA

Date: 2012-05-10

Experts: Robert F. Douglas P.E. (Long Beach, CA) Traffic

Summary: On the evening of March 14, 2009, plaintiff Lam Sinh, 26, a waiter, was traveling east on E. 3rd Street in San Bernardino, near the San Bernardino International Airport, while plaintiff Long Nguyen, ...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Motorcycle | Motor Vehicle - Single Vehicle | Dangerous Condition of Public Property -  

Case: Laron Linton Daffin v. J.F. Shea Construction Inc., Diamond Paving Inc., Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, and County of Riverside

State: CA

Date: 2010-10-29

Experts: Robert F. Douglas P.E. (Long Beach, CA) Accident Reconstruction

Summary: At approximately 3 p.m. on July 17, 2005, plaintiff Laron Linton Daffin, 43, a construction worker, lost control of his motorcycle while riding southbound on a paved detour road for Anza Road in Teme...

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Case Types: Negligence -  | Motor Vehicle - Rear-ender | Negligence - Failure to Warn 

Case: Koti Hu v. Washington State Department of Transportation, an Agency of the State of Washington; Intrastate Painting Corp., a Washington Corporation; and Michael F. Savo

State: WA

Date: 2010-10-18

Experts: Robert F. Douglas P.E. (Long Beach, CA) Highway/Street Design

Summary: On July 28, 2007, plaintiff Koti Hu, 27, a worship leader and musician, was operating a Datsun that was stopped at red light on a northbound metered, three-lane on-ramp leading onto Interstate 405 in...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Pedestrian | Premises Liability - Store | Premises Liability - Parking Lot | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition 

Case: Maria Garcia and Alfonso Gonzalez v. Roe Driver and Roe Retailer

State: CA

Date: 2009-12-10

Experts: Robert F. Douglas P.E. (Long Beach, CA) Accident Reconstruction

Summary: On Dec. 8, 2007, plaintiff Maria Garcia, 70s, was standing inside a retail store near its front entrance, when she was struck by a van, which crashed through the front of the store due to pedal error...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Truck | Motor Vehicle - Pedestrian | Motor Vehicle - Reversing Vehicle 

Case: Jeffery Fowler v. George Acosta & Quality Refrigeration Company Inc.

State: CA

Date: 2008-08-28

Experts: Robert F. Douglas P.E. (Long Beach, CA) Accident Reconstruction

Summary: On March 14, 2005, plaintiff Jeffery Fowler, 50, a technician, was checking a cathodic protection system, which was located under an access cover in the middle of a road at Naval Air Station North Is...

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Case Types: Insurance - Subrogation | Motor Vehicle - Dangerous Condition | Dangerous Condition of Public Property -  

Case: Jack in the Box Inc. v. City of Needles

State: CA

Date: 2008-07-25

Experts: Robert F. Douglas (Long Beach, CA) Traffic

Summary: On Dec. 9, 2005, a Jack in the Box employee reportedly rolled through a stop sign and collided with another vehicle at the intersection of Needles Highway and Park Road in Needles. Jack in the Box wa...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Inadequate Warnings 

Case: George C. Gollub v. City of Orange and Orion Contracting

State: CA

Date: 2007-02-08

Experts: Robert F. Douglas PE (Long Beach, CA) Vehicle

Summary: Plaintiff George Golub, 58, was riding his bike approaching the intersection of Walnut and Wayfield, in the City of Orange when he struck the cement gutter and fell off of his bike. The gutter was lo...

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Case Types: Government -  | Motor Vehicle -  | Motor Vehicle - Truck | Motor Vehicle - Left Turn | Motor Vehicle - Stop Sign | Motor Vehicle - Intersection | Dangerous Condition of Public Property -  | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance 

Case: Young Seok Kim and Tai Lee v. State of California (Caltrans), Unnamed Truck Driver and Unnamed Truck Driver's Employer

State: CA

Date: 2006-01-06

Experts: Robert F. Douglas PE (Long Beach, CA) Vehicle

Summary: On Sept. 8, 2002, plaintiff Young Kim, a 31-year-old male electrical engineer, was driving north on U.S. 101 with his wife, plaintiff Thai Lee, 30s, as a passenger. He crashed into the rear left side...

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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  | Motor Vehicle - Driveway | Motor Vehicle - Left Turn | Motor Vehicle - Motorcycle | Dangerous Condition of Public Property -  | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition of Public Property 

Case: Linda Moarn, Steven Moarn, Lori Seaton v. Estate of Timothy John Clark, California Dept. of Transportation, Tribune Co. (Los Angeles Times Communications LLC) d/b/a Los Angeles Times

State: CA

Date: 2005-10-07

Experts: Robert F. Douglas (Bellflower, CA) Design

Summary: On Jan. 24, 2003, at about 5:15 a.m., plaintiff's decedent John Charles Moarn, a 58-year-old auditor, was riding his motorcycle in Brea heading eastbound on Carbon Canyon Road, in the area of the int...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Rollover | Transportation - Roadways | Motor Vehicle - Pedestrian | Motor Vehicle - Road Defect | Negligence - Negligent Repair | Motor Vehicle - Alcohol Involvement-Defendant | Motor Vehicle - Alcohol Involvement-Plaintiff 

Case: TC v. the State of California; the California Department of Transportation; Carlos Herrera, an individual; Teodoro Herrera, an individual; Damij, Inc., a California Corporation, d/b/a International Auto-body; Sreco-flexible, Inc., a California Corporation, d/b/a Sreco; Bagge & Son, Inc., a California Corporation; and Globe Tire Company, Inc.

State: CA

Date: 2005-02-01

Experts: Robert F. Douglas (Bellflower, CA) Design

Summary: In February 2000, plaintiff T.C., 24, a film producer, was driving his BMW east on Santa Monica Freeway at 2:15 a.m. Spotty rain was falling at the time....

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Truck | Motor Vehicle - Left Turn | Agency/Apparent Agency - Respondeat Superior 

Case: Young Seok Kim and Tai Lee v. Eckhart Seed Company and Jose Loza

State: CA

Date: 2004-12-27

Experts: Robert F. Douglas (Long Beach, CA) Civil

Summary: On Sept. 8, 2002, plaintiff Young Seok Kim, 31, an electrical engineer, was driving his sports car northbound on U.S. Highway 101 in Monterey County. His wife, plaintiff Tai Lee, 33, a student, was a...

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Case Types: Transportation - Roadways | Motor Vehicle - Parked Car | Motor Vehicle - Rear-ender | Motor Vehicle - Road Defect | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition of Public Property 

Case: Lian Hua Zhang and Jian Hua Shen v. State of California-Department of Transportation and Juan Manuel Almarez

State: CA

Date: 2004-08-27

Experts: Robert F. Douglas (Long Beach, CA) Civil

Summary: On July 22, 2002, plaintiff Lian Hua Zhang, 41, a herbal pharmacist, parked his 1991 Toyota along the shoulder of northbound I-605, near the Live Oak Avenue exit in Irwindale. (It was unknown why he ...

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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition of Public Property 

Case: Patricia Hodges and Ian Hodges, a minor, by and through his Guardian ad Litem, Patricia Hodges v. City of Lake Forest; A.J. West Ranch; Brongo Construction; and Turner Development Corp.; and Associated Cross-Complaints

State: CA

Date: 2004-04-02

Experts: Robert F. Douglas (Bellflower, CA) Design

Summary: On May 6, 2000, plaintiffs' decedent Gary Hodges, 42, and his wife, plaintiff Patricia, 47, were traveling northeast in their Nissan Altima on Bake Parkway near its intersection with Rancho Parkway S...

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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  | Motor Vehicle - Broadside | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition of Public Property 

Case: Margarita Garcia, Edwin A. Garcia, Remberto A. Garcia; Luis M. Garcia and Patricia G. Garcia, minors, by and through their Guardian ad Litem, Margarita Garcia v. State of California, City of Carson and Ken Hashimoto

State: CA

Date: 2002-10-29

Experts: Robert F. Douglas (Bellflower, CA) Design

Summary: The plaintiffs' decedent, Jose Garcia, a 45-year-old furniture store driver, was killed in a car accident at the T-intersection of Figueroa and the offramp exit of the 405 northbound in Carson. The d...

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Case Types: Products Liability -  | Dangerous Condition of Public Property -  | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition of Public Property 

Case: Robert Coratti v. Michael Christian Olea, General Motors Corp., Ferrara''s Auto Sales & General Custom Repair, State of California Department of Transportation

State: CA

Date: 2000-07-01

Experts: Robert F. Douglas PE (Long Beach, CA) Highway/Street Design

Summary: 1/22/98, 9:00 a.m.: Plaintiff, a 24-year-old student, was a passenger in a 1996 Pontiac Grand Am driven by Defendant Michael Olea when the vehicle went off the roadway, entered a ravine, and rolled. ...

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Case Types: Dangerous Condition of Public Property -  | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition of Public Property 

Case: Brian Richards v. Pavement Coatings Company and City of Orange

State: CA

Date: 1999-10-07

Experts: Robert F. Douglas PE (Long Beach, CA) Civil

Summary: September 20, 1997, plaintiff, a 42-year-old mold maker, was riding his Harley-Davidson motorcycle on a curve on a residential street. Plaintiff lost control of his motorcycle and fell, which he clai...

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Case Types: Construction - Accidents 

Case: Ronald Roy Daneault, Mary Ann Loya and Anna Fuller v. Dave Transportation Services, Inc., Abundio Martinez, Jr.; State of California Department of Transportation; Orange County Transportation Authority aka Orange County Transit Authority; County of Orange; City of Costa Mesa; and Does 1-100, inclusive and Related Cases and Cross-Actions

State: CA

Date: 1999-03-10

Experts: Robert F. Douglas PE (Long Beach, CA) Engineering

Summary: 3/13/97 at 5:10 a.m.: Plaintiff, a 37-year-old asphalt roller operator, was operating his machine on Harbor Boulevard about 150 feet south of the intersection of Mesa Verde Drive East in Costa Mesa. ...