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Case Types: Intentional Torts - Battery | Premises Liability - Inadequate or Negligent Security 

Case: Kayhan Sharifzada v. JMRS Hospitality LLC dba The Red Rabbit, Tyler Erickson, and Does 1-50, inclusive

State: CA

Date: 2018-09-12

Experts: Dennis P. Gemberling (San Francisco, CA) Hospitality

Summary: On July 24, 2015, plaintiff Kayhan Sharifzada, 29, a sales representative, was removed from the premises of The Red Rabbit, a bar and restaurant in Sacramento, by its employee, Tyler Erickson. Sharif...

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Case Types: Hotel/Restaurant -  | Wrongful Death - Survival Damages | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Negligent Training 

Case: Ellen M. Bush, Christopher Robert Bush and Samantha Kelly Bush v. OHI Resort Hotels, LLC; Pacific Hospitality Group Ventures, Inc.; Joe Leinacker; Rebecca Roosevelt-Parrott; Wyndham Hotel Group, LLC; Wyndham Hotel Management, Inc.; and Wyndham Worldwide Operations, Inc.

State: CA

Date: 2018-09-06

Experts: Dennis P. Gemberling (San Francisco, CA) Hospitality

Summary: On Feb. 10, 2015, plaintiffs' decedent Christopher Bush, 56, a medical device engineer, died from diabetic ketoacidosis while in a hotel room in Anaheim. Bush's widow and two adult children claimed t...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Restaurant | Slips, Trips & Falls - Falldown | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance 

Case: Misak Khloyian v. Fusion Sushi and Does 1 to 10

State: CA

Date: 2017-12-14

Experts: Dennis P. Gemberling (San Francisco, CA) Restaurant

Summary: On July 19, 2014, plaintiff Misak Khloyian, 62, a retiree, was having dinner with his family at Fusion Sushi, in Hermosa Beach. Although Khloyian weighed 160 pounds, the chair that he was seated on c...

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Case Types: Hotel/Restaurant - Hot Beverage | Premises Liability - Restaurant | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition 

Case: Giselle Dickinson, through her Guardian ad Litem, Caroline Dickinson, Caroline Dickinson (individually) and Nathaniel Dickinson v. Ernie's Coffee Shop, Paul Bruso, and Fernando Nunez

State: CA

Date: 2012-01-17

Experts: Dennis P. Gemberling (San Francisco, CA) Safety

Summary: On Aug. 23, 2009, plaintiff Giselle Dickinson, 1, was brought to Ernie's Coffee Shop in South Lake Tahoe by her parents, plaintiffs Nathaniel Dickinson, a construction worker in his 30s, and Caroline...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition 

Case: Marvin Wayne Huxman and Chubb Indemnity Co. v. LQ Management LLC

State: TX

Date: 2011-11-03

Experts: Dennis P. Gemberling (San Francisco, CA) Hotel Management Standards

Summary: On Feb. 27, 2008, plaintiff Marvin Huxman, age not given, who works in software business development, was a guest at LaQuinta, a Plano hotel owned by LQ Management. He slipped and fell on the floor o...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Restaurant | Premises Liability - Slip and Fall | Premises Liability - Failure to Warn | Slips, Trips & Falls - Slipping Condition 

Case: Michael Sousa v. BJ's Restaurant's Inc.

State: CA

Date: 2010-01-22

Experts: Dennis P. Gemberling (San Francisco, CA) Hotel Management Standards

Summary: On Jan. 5, 2008, plaintiff Michael Sousa, 41, an IT manager, was dining at BJ's Brewhouse in San Mateo. He entered the restroom during an employee mopping and slipped, landing on his back....

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Case Types: Toxic Torts -  | Premises Liability - Hotel or Motel | Products Liability - Manufacturing Defect | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Negligent Maintenance | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Negligent Assembly or Installation 

Case: Craig McConnell v. Ritz Carlton Hotel Corp. and Ritz Carlton Huntington Hotel & Spa

State: CA

Date: 2008-09-10

Experts: Dennis P. Gemberling (San Francisco, CA) Hotel Management Standards

Summary: On April 20, 2005 at about 2 a.m., plaintiff Craig McConnell, 59, a paper manufacturer executive, woke up vomiting in his room at the Ritz Carlton hotel in Pasadena, and immediately noticed a mist an...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Slip and Fall 

Case: Marcus Borton v. Rutherford Properties LLC d/b/a Rancho Caymus Inn

State: CA

Date: 2006-12-04

Experts: Dennis P. Gemberling (San Francisco, CA) Hotel/Motel

Summary: At around 11 a.m. on Dec. 29, 2003, plaintiff Marcus Borton, a 63-year-old wine salesman, fell in the men's restroom at the Rancho Caymus Inn in Rutherford after dropping off some cases of wine to hi...

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Case Types: Negligence -  

Case: Carmen Ruvalcaba and Jennifer Gonzalez, through her Guardian as Litem, Carmen Ruvalcaba v. Nancy Ham and Enrique Ham dba Ly Luck Restaurant

State: CA

Date: 2000-02-07

Experts: Dennis P. Gemberling (San Francisco, CA) Hotel/Motel

Summary: November 6, 1997, at 11:30 a.m., plaintiff Carmen Ruvalcaba, a 28-year-old nutritionist, and her daughter, Jennifer Gonzalez, a 4-year-old girl, were dining at Ly Luck Restaurant owned by defendants ...

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Case Types: Premises Liability -  

Case: David Kurtz and Leslie Kurtz v. Roe Oceanside Hotel and Roe Coastal Property Owner

State: CA

Date: 1998-12-08

Experts: Dennis P. Gemberling (San Francisco, CA) Hotel/Motel

Summary: 4/5/97: Plaintiff, a 26-year-old wine salesman from Ohio, was on a business trip to California after winning a sales contest. The employees visited wineries in the area. They stayed at Defendant hote...

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Case Types: Intentional Torts - Assault and Battery 

Case: Fernando Pineda vs. Moises Palomo, Ricardo Palomo, and Jorge Viveros

State: CA

Date: 1998-04-17

Experts: Dennis P. Gemberling (San Francisco, CA) Restaurant

Summary: 5/14/94 at approximately 2:00 a.m.: Plaintiff, a 26-year-old student/graphic designer, and his friends drove to El Tarasco. For a late-night snack. Plaintiffs were informed by the son of the owner th...