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Case Types: Government - Police | Government - Counties | Motor Vehicle - Broadside | Motor Vehicle - Left Turn | Motor Vehicle - Visibility | Motor Vehicle - Intersection | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle 

Case: Mellari Fuller, Individually and as Successor in Interest to Larry Maharrev, Deceased, and Michael Maharrey, by and through his Guardian Ad Litem, Cindy Hedrick, as successor in interest to Larry Maharrey, deceased v. County of Kern / Paula Maharrey and Shane Dyc v. County of Kern and Marvin Gomez

State: CA

Date: 2018-05-03

Experts: Russell E. Darnell Ph.D., Ed.D. (El Dorado Hills, CA) Accident Reconstruction

Summary: At around 5 p.m. on July 14, 2015, plaintiffs' decedent Larry Maharrey, 59, a mechanic, was riding his new Harley Davidson motorcycle on eastbound Norris Road, in Bakersfield, heading home from work....

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Case Types: Toxic Torts - Asbestos | Products Liability - Asbestos | Products Liability - Failure to Warn 

Case: Walter Miller v. BMW of North America, LLC; et al.

State: NY

Date: 2015-09-25

Experts: Russell Darnell Ph.D. (El Dorado Hills, CA) Mechanical

Summary: On Jan. 6, 2014, plaintiff Walter Miller, 62, a retiree, learned that he suffers mesothelioma, which is an aggressive, incurable cancer that can result from ingestion or inhalation of fibers of asbes...

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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  | Products Liability - Asbestos | Products Liability - Design Defect | Products Liability - Failure to Warn 

Case: Marylyn Huckins, Individually and as Successor in Interest to Raymond Huckins, Deceased; Todd Huckins; and Kevin Huckins v. 3M Company aka Minnesota Mining & Manufacturing Company; Asbestos Corporation Limited; Borg-Warner Corporation; Covina Brake Bond Inc.; Dana Companies LLC; Federal-Mogul Asbestos Personal Injury; Ford Motor Company; Hennessy Industries Inc.; Honeywell International Inc.; LBAD Inc., aka Long Beach Automotive Distributors, dba Pacific Supply Company; McCord Corporation; Parker-Hannifin Corporation; Personal Injury Trust; Union Carbide Corporation; Victor Corporation; Victor Gaskets and Victor Manufacturing; and Does 1-400

State: CA

Date: 2015-08-03

Experts: Russell E. Darnell Ph.D., Ed.D., M.B.A., B.S.E. (El Dorado Hills, CA) Engineering

Summary: On Nov. 9, 2012, plaintiffs' decedent Raymond Huckins, 77, died from complications related to mesothelioma, an aggressive, incurable cancer that often stems from exposure to asbestos. His family clai...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Passenger | Transportation - Roadways | Motor Vehicle - Motorcycle | Motor Vehicle - Single Vehicle | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition of Public Property 

Case: Merida M. Florez Barillas and James Nakauchi v. State of California

State: CA

Date: 2015-07-01

Experts: Russell E. Darnell Ph.D., Ed.D., M.B.A., B.S.E. (El Dorado Hills, CA) Accident Analysis

Summary: On Dec. 30, 2011, plaintiff James Nakauchi, 34, was riding a motorcycle on eastbound Interstate 210, also known as the Foothill Freeway, near Glendora, when he exited the northbound Grand Avenue exit...

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

Case: Daniel Cooper v. Jennifer Wong, David Lee, and Does 1-100, Inclusive

State: CA

Date: 2014-08-26

Experts: Russell E. Darnell Ph.D., Ed.D., M.B.A., B.S.E. (El Dorado Hills, CA) Accident Reconstruction

Summary: On Sept. 23, 2011, at approximately 8 a.m., plaintiff Daniel Cooper, an attorney in his 50s, was riding his motorcycle on northbound Franklin Street in San Francisco. As he reached the intersection w...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Motorcycle | Motor Vehicle - Road Defect | Motor Vehicle - Single Vehicle | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition of Public Property 

Case: Katherine Ann Whitmire v. California Department of Transportation

State: CA

Date: 2014-05-23

Experts: Russell E. Darnell Ph.D., Ed.D. (El Dorado Hills, CA) Accident Reconstruction

Summary: On April 8, 2012, plaintiff Katherine Whitmire, 21, collegiate rower and part-time hostess, was riding her Kawasaki Ninja motorcycle along with three other motorcyclist friends on Highway 242 in Conc...

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

Case: Charles Lloyd Hinson and Rosa Maria Hinson v. Cintas Corp., Cintas Corporation No. 2, Walder A. Morgan, and Saxon Fleet Services Inc.

State: TX

Date: 2014-01-21

Experts: Russell E. Darnell Ph.D., Ed.D. (El Dorado Hills, CA) Sudden Acceleration

Summary: On March 12, 2012, plaintiff Charles Lloyd Hinson, 42, a contractor, land developer and heavy-equipment operator, was parked on the shoulder of F.M. 3005 in Galveston. A truck driven by Walder Morgan...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Truck | Motor Vehicle - Motorcycle | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle | Wrongful Death - Survival Damages 

Case: Ulrich Wiegand and Isabella Schreiber v. Norcal Portable Services, Inc.; Herbert Ernst Nitzgen; Jurgen Mayer; Las Vegas Connections, LLC; David Leal; Robert Espino Jr.; Orlando Harley Davidson, LLC; Harley Davidson Financial Services, Inc.; American Road Management, Inc.; and HD American Road, LLC

State: CA

Date: 2012-10-30

Experts: Russell E. Darnell Ph.D., Ed.D., M.B.A., B.S.E. (El Dorado Hills, CA) Accident Reconstruction

Summary: On May 27, 2010, plaintiff Ulrich Wiegand, 58, a service supervisor for Mercedes Benz in Germany, was on a motorcycle tour in Los Angeles with his long-time partner, plaintiff's decedent Annette Schr...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Truck | Motor Vehicle - Head-On | Motor Vehicle - Motorcycle 

Case: Daniel Brian Nixon v. Susan Snoke, Yamaha of Modesto and Jeffrey McGillicuddy

State: CA

Date: 2012-09-13

Experts: Russell E. Darnell Ph.D., Ed.D., M.B.A., B.S.E. (Sacramento, CA) Accident Analysis

Summary: At around 11 a.m. on Aug.11, 2007, plaintiff Daniel Nixon, 46, a windsmith, was trail riding dirt bikes with his 16-year-old son on Big Mountain Road, also known as County Road 8n58, an unimproved lo...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Motorcycle | Products Liability - Tires | Motor Vehicle - Tractor-Trailer | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Negligent Maintenance 

Case: David Campbell, Gerald Lovell, Cheryl Lovell v. Duane Martin Livestock, Coates Tire Center, Les Schwab Warehouse Center Inc. and D-2 Trailer Sales & Service Inc.

State: CA

Date: 2011-05-09

Experts: Russell Darnell Ph.D., B.S.E. (El Dorado Hills, CA) Car Design

Summary: On the evening of May 24, 2007, plaintiffs David Campbell, 47, and Gerald Lovell, 53, were operating their Harley Davidson motorcycles down the Feather River Canyon. At 9:05 p.m., Lovell struck an ab...

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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  | Motor Vehicle - Single Vehicle | Products Liability - Automobiles | Products Liability - Design Defect 

Case: Shirley Knight, as guardian ad litem for J.S., a minor, Marlene Fagan and Homer Fagan v. Deere & Company

State: CA

Date: 2011-05-09

Experts: Russell E. Darnell Ph.D., Ed.D., M.B.A., B.S.E. (Sacramento, CA) Accident Analysis

Summary: On Sept. 3, 2006, plaintiff Marlene Fagan, 58, office manager, was operating a 1991 Deere AMT 622 Utility Vehicle, which was owned by Marlene and her husband, plaintiff Homer Fagan. Marlene Fagan was...

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Case Types: Construction - Defects | Motor Vehicle - Motorcycle | Motor Vehicle - Single Vehicle | Alternative Dispute Resolution - Mediation | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance | Premises Liability - Amusement Park/Place of Entertainment 

Case: Jason & Kelly Pennington v. Island Motocross of New York Inc., Island Motocross of N.Y., Inc., Island Motocross, Long Island Cycle Park, Joseph Merrill, Tammy Merrill, American Motorcyclist Association and American Motorcycle Association

State: NY

Date: 2009-03-09

Experts: Russell Darnell Ph.D. Ed.D. MBA, BSE (El Dorado Hills, CA) Accident Investigation & Reconstruction/ Failure Analysis/Product Liability

Summary: On April 10, 2005, plaintiff Jason Pennington, 28, a truck driver, motorcycled at Long Island Motocross, which is a cycling park that is located at 300 Horseblock Road, in Yaphank. Pennington was tos...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Motorcycle | Products Liability - Breach of Warranty 

Case: Joseph Provenza, Michael Provenza and Kim Page v. LeMans Corp.

State: NV

Date: 2007-05-04

Experts: Russell Darnell (El Dorado Hills, CA) Labels & Warnings

Summary: On May 4, 2001, plaintiff Joseph Provenza, 13, was riding his motocross bike in a desert area in Pahrump, Nev., while wearing specialty motocross clothing. His jersey was made of cotton and the pants...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Lemon Law | Business Law - Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act | Consumer Protection - Song-Beverly Consumer Warranty Act 

Case: Donald Morshead and Claudia Morshead v. R.A.B. Motors Inc.; Mercedes-Benz U.S.A. LLC; Penske Motorcars and Does 1 through 10

State: CA

Date: 2007-02-09

Experts: Russell Darnell Ph.D. Ed.D. MBA, BSE (El Dorado Hills, CA) Car Design

Summary: On Dec. 31, 2003, plaintiffs Donald and Claudia Morshead, both real estate agents in their 30s, purchased a new 2004 ML 350 Mercedes-Benz SUV online, from Penske Motors, in West Covina. The SUV was d...

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Case Types: Products Liability - Appliances | Products Liability - Design Defect 

Case: Robert Kurt Scherer v. Home Depot USA Inc., Krause inc.

State: CA

Date: 2006-11-16

Experts: Russell Darnell (El Dorado Hills, CA) Labels & Warnings

Summary: On Nov. 26, 2001, plaintiff Robert Kurt Scherer, 50, fell in Austin, Texas while descending on a Krause 16 foot Multimatic ladder....