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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  | Construction - Accidents | Worker/Workplace Negligence -  | Construction - Scaffolds and Ladders 

Case: Diana Duran, individually and as next friend of A.L., a minor and as personal representative of the Estate of Florencia Lucio v. DynaTen Corporation, Patrick Willburn, Hill & Wilkerson Construction Group, Ltd., Hill & Wilkerson Management, L.L.C., Hill & Wilkerson, Ltd., Lasco Acoustics & Drywall, L.L.C.

State: TX

Date: 2017-11-29

Experts: Glen R. Stevick Ph.D., P.E. (Berkeley, CA) Engineering

Summary: On Feb. 12, 2015, plaintiffs' decedent Florencio Lucio, 29, a sheetrock worker, was working on a hospital construction site in Collin County. DynaTen Corp., the HVAC subcontractor, had installed some...

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Case Types: Consumer Protection -  | Motor Vehicle - Rollover | Motor Vehicle - Passenger | Motor Vehicle - Seat Belt | Motor Vehicle - Phantom Vehicle | Products Liability - Automobiles | Products Liability - Design Defect 

Case: Terry Herbert, by and through her daughter Jacqueline Lee Dadgarkiani v. Ford Motor Company, Takata Corporation, Takata Seat Belts, Inc., TK Holdings, Inc., Sylvia Maria Caceres II, and Priscilla Stewart

State: CA

Date: 2017-03-16

Experts: Glen R. Stevick Ph.D., P.E. (Berkeley, CA) Mechanical

Summary: In 2012, plaintiff Terry Herbert, 58, a former teachers' assistant, was seated in the rear, left passenger seat of a 2007 Ford Fusion with three other occupants, on their way back from a church event...

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Case Types: Products Liability - Design Defect | Construction - Scaffolds and Ladders | Slips, Trips & Falls - Fall from Height | Products Liability - Manufacturing Defect 

Case: Rosbil Nunez-Aguirre and Martha Alaniz v. JD Systems, LLC, White Cap Construction Supply, Inc., and HD Supply, Inc.

State: CA

Date: 2017-03-06

Experts: Glen R. Stevick Ph.D., P.E. (Berkeley, CA) Mechanical

Summary: On Oct. 17, 2013, plaintiff Rosbil Nunez-Aguirre, 32, a construction worker, was installing Whalen-Jack fall-protection scaffolding at a home construction site in Irvine. While he stood on the bracke...

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Case Types: Workplace - Workplace Safety | Products Liability - Design Defect | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Farm | Products Liability - Failure to Warn | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Negligent Training 

Case: Robert Lopez v. Double D. Farms, Inc.; Timco Worldwide, Inc.; and TMJMB Holdings, Inc.

State: CA

Date: 2012-09-21

Experts: Glen R. Stevick Ph.D., P.E. (Berkeley, CA) Mechanical

Summary: On Sept. 26, 2009, plaintiff Robert Ramirez Lopez, 57, a farm labor contractor for VMJ Professional Services, was assisting in processing harvested watermelons at a produce cooling facility owned by ...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Store | Torts - Vicarious Liability | Worker/Workplace Negligence -  | Premises Liability - Falling Object 

Case: Karin Andersson and Ken Andersson v. Costco Wholesale Corporation and Gustavo Barajas

State: CA

Date: 2011-09-14

Experts: Glen R. Stevick Ph.D., P.E. (Berkeley, CA) Engineering

Summary: On June 29, 2008, plaintiff Karin Andersson, 44, a home health care nurse, went to a Costco store in Livermore with her husband to buy apples for their horses. While they were looking at clothing dis...

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Case Types: Negligence - Police as Defendant | Premises Liability - Failure to Warn | Slips, Trips & Falls - Fall from Height | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Negligent Assembly or Installation 

Case: Omid K. Mehdavi v. City of Fremont, Fremont Police Department, Christine Leopardi, Biagini Properties, Inc., Davco Waterproofing Service, Inc., Ahmad S. Kakar, Joey Kakar, Ahmad J. Kakar and Mowry East Shopping Center, L.P.

State: CA

Date: 2011-08-01

Experts: Glen Stevick (Berkeley, CA) Accident Reconstruction

Summary: On Nov. 20, 2008, plaintiff Omid Mehdavi, 27, a pet store employee, fell 15 feet to the ground, through the skylight on the roof of the Mowry East Shopping Center where he worked. Mehdavi had gone up...

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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: Glen R. Stevick Ph.D., P.E. (Berkeley, CA) Mechanical

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: Products Liability - Warnings | Products Liability - Design Defect | Negligence - Negligent Misrepresentation 

Case: David Calder, Individually, and as Father and Guardian of HMP, a Deceased Minor v. Blitz USA Inc., an Oklahoma corporation

State: UT

Date: 2010-11-17

Experts: Glen R. Stevick Ph.D., P.E. (Berkeley, CA) Mechanical

Summary: On Dec. 28, 2005, plaintiff David Calder, 37, the owner of an auto shop, took his sons, ages 5 and 9, and daughter, age 2, to a ranch he owned near Randalett in Uintah County, located in eastern Utah...

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

Case: Debra Hart v. Storquest Self Storage; Storquest Oakland, LLC; Shred-It USA, Inc.; American States Insurance Co. / American States Insurance Co. v. Shred-It USA, Inc. / Storquest Oakland, LLC v. Shred-It USA Inc. and East Bay Orthorpaedic Specialists Medical Corporation / Shred-It USA Inc. v. Storquest Oakland, LLC / East Bay Orthorpaedic Specialists Medical Corporation v. Storquest Oakland, LLC

State: CA

Date: 2010-11-03

Experts: Glen R. Stevick Ph.D., P.E. (Berkeley, CA) Mechanical

Summary: On Nov. 14, 2003, plaintiff Debra Hart, while performing clerical work for East Bay Orthopaedic Specialists Medical Corporation, fell while she was in the process of cleaning out a storage unit and p...

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Case Types: Transportation - Bus | Products Liability - Design Defect | Products Liability - Manufacturing Defect | Agency/Apparent Agency - Respondeat Superior | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Negligent Maintenance 

Case: Thomas W. Avery v. MV Public Transportation Inc., City of Roseville and Ricon Corporation

State: CA

Date: 2010-10-08

Experts: Glen R. Stevick Ph.D., P.E. (Berkeley, CA) Mechanical

Summary: On April 12, 2008, plaintiff Thomas Avery, 38, an unemployed C4-5 spastic quadriplegic, contacted the city of Roseville's dial-a-ride bus service to pick him up and take him to another location. The ...

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Case Types: Products Liability - Design Defect | Products Liability - Failure to Warn | Slips, Trips & Falls - Fall from Height 

Case: Elizabeth Gilmore v. San Francisco Ladder Company, Little Giant Ladder Systems, Wing Enterprises Inc., P.E. James Associates Inc., Wing Product Development and Does 1 through 10

State: CA

Date: 2009-11-09

Experts: Glen R. Stevick Ph.D., P.E. (Berkeley, CA) Mechanical

Summary: On Dec. 5, 2006, plaintiff Elizabeth Gilmore, 51, a housewife, was using a Little Giant brand articulated ladder while hanging Christmas lights around the eaves of her home from nails that were in th...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Parking Lot | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance 

Case: Brittany Alexander v. Ampco System Parking, a Subsidiary of ABM Industries Inc., and Shorenstein Management Inc.

State: CA

Date: 2009-08-27

Experts: Glen R. Stevick Ph.D., P.E. (Berkeley, CA) Mechanical

Summary: On Jan. 7, 2003, plaintiff Brittany Alexander, 42, was struck by the gate arm at the 14th Street entrance to the Oakland City Center Garage. There are signs in the garage that warn of the gate arm an...

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

Case: Denise Beintker, Sarah Beintker, Wayne Beintker and Stacey Pitman v. Sloan's Kwik Load Inc., Jacobsen Trailer Incorporated and Brian Avery

State: CA

Date: 2009-07-13

Experts: Glen R. Stevick Ph.D., P.E. (Berkeley, CA) Engineering

Summary: On Oct. 1, 2007, plaintiffs' decedent Chris Beintker, 52, a mechanic, was working at his Fresno shop when Brian Avery brought in a 1959 Chevrolet Impala on a Sloan's Kwik Load Trailer. The Kwik Load ...

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Case Types: Negligence -  | Construction - Accidents | Damages - Indemnification | Negligence - Failure to Warn | Contracts - Breach of Contract 

Case: F&H Construction Inc. v. I. Kruger Inc.

State: CA

Date: 2007-12-13

Experts: Glen R. Stevick Ph.D., P.E. (Berkeley, CA) Mechanical

Summary: On June 21, 2001, a fire occurred during the course of constructing the "Foothill Water Treatment Plant, 28MGD Expansion," a facility owned by the Placer County Water Agency....

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

Case: John Doe v. Unnamed Companies

State: CA

Date: 2007-03-22

Experts: Glen R. Stevick Ph.D., P.E. (Berkeley, CA) Mechanical

Summary: On Sept. 9, 2004, the plaintiff, an unnamed journeyman electrician, 53, was performing electrical work on a commercial building in Livermore when he utilized a volt detector to test a circuit in a ju...

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Case Types: Products Liability - Automatic Door | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Negligent Assembly or Installation 

Case: Ernest G. Oros v. R&S Overhead Garage Door Incorporated and Nergeco U.S.A. Incorporated

State: CA

Date: 2007-02-12

Experts: Glen R. Stevick Ph.D., P.E. (Berkeley, CA) Mechanical

Summary: On Aug. 1, 2002, plaintiff Ernest Oros, a 40-year-old truck driver, was in the process of loading items from his truck onto palettes at the Coca Cola Bottling Plant on Wicks Blvd in San Leandro when ...

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

Case: Derek Millsaps and Pep Boys, Inc. v. Doehrman Company Inc.; Reeve-Knight Construction, Inc.; Champion Pneumatic Machinery; R.S.S.E., Inc; Hydraulic Construction, Inc. and W.J. Brown & Company.

State: CA

Date: 2006-10-02

Experts: Glen R. Stevick Ph.D., P.E. (Berkeley, CA) Mechanical

Summary: On Sept. 30, 1999, plaintiff Derek Millsaps, a 23 year-old tire technician, injured the heel of his right foot when he was involved in an industrial accident at the Chico Pep Boys store where he was ...

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Case Types: Negligence -  | Products Liability - Design Defect | Products Liability - Manufacturing Defect 

Case: Gary Kerr and Sheri Kerr v. American Manufacturing and Equipment, Inc., d/b/a Cincinnati Retread Systems

State: CA

Date: 2006-04-26

Experts: Glen R. Stevick Ph.D., P.E. (Berkeley, CA) Engineering

Summary: On Dec. 5, 2003, plaintiff Gary Kerr, 45, owner of a rubber recycling business, purchased a custom made crane from American Manufacturing and Equipment Inc. to lift tires. American sent an employee t...

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Case Types: Products Liability -  | Products Liability - Design Defect | Slips, Trips & Falls - Slip and Fall | Premises Liability - Gas Station/Service Station | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Negligent Maintenance 

Case: Marilee Hearn v. Chevron USA Inc., Chevron Stations Inc., David Sahagun, and EmcoWheaton Retail Corp., San Francisco Superior Court, Unlimited

State: CA

Date: 2005-07-22

Experts: Glen Stevick (Berkeley, CA) Mechanical

Summary: On Dec. 31, 2001, plaintiff Marilee Hearn, a 57-year-old teacher, pulled her car into a San Francisco Chevron service station located on Market Street iand know as the "Castro Street Station" because...

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Case Types: Products Liability -  | Negligence - Negligent Repair 

Case: David Riley v. California Crane Testing Co., Coast Crane, National Crane

State: CA

Date: 2005-06-29

Experts: Glen Stevick (Berkeley, CA) Engineering

Summary: On Feb. 10, 2002, plaintiff David Riley, a 42-year-old tree trimmer, was power-washing a Model 5T National Crane in the service yard of his employer, Sanborn Tree Service, in Petaluma when the truck-...

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Case Types: Workplace - Workplace Safety | Negligence - Negligent Repair 

Case: Richard Farias, Christine Rolin v. Noble Tractor, Inc.

State: CA

Date: 2004-08-26

Experts: Glen Stevick (Berkeley, CA) Engineering

Summary: Plaintiff Richard Farias, 34, was operating a Kubota tractor in the course and scope of his employment as a landscaping supervisor. He reached from the left side of the tractor, across the driver's s...

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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  | Products Liability - Design Defect 

Case: Celeste McCullough, individually, and as Guardian ad Litem for Michael McCullough, a minor, and Kailey McCullough, a minor v. Doe Industries Inc.

State: CA

Date: 2003-10-14

Experts: Glen Stevick (Berkeley, CA) Mechanical

Summary: On Jan. 29, 2002, at approximately 11 p.m., the plaintiffs decedent, Sean McCullough, 32, on active duty with the U.S. Navy, was replacing the rear axle of his pickup truck in the driveway of his hom...

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Case Types: Negligence -  

Case: Cesar Ebalo and U.S. Pipe, Plaintiff-In-Intervention v. Prime Services

State: CA

Date: 2002-08-05

Experts: Glen R. Stevick Ph.D., P.E. (Berkeley, CA) Engineering

Summary: On Sept. 13, 1999, the plaintiff, a 44-year-year-old electrician, was employed by plaintiff-in-intervention, U. S. Pipe, and was operating a manlift while in the course and scope of his employment. A...

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Case Types: Negligence -  | Damages - Property 

Case: Golden Empire Transit District v. BCI Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Los Angeles and Ricky Dale Thompson

State: CA

Date: 2001-05-31

Experts: Glen Stevick (Berkeley, CA) Structural

Summary: A Bakersfield jury returned a defense verdict in a controlled intersection collision between a passenger bus operated by Golden Empire Transit District (GETD) and a Coca-Cola delivery truck. The tr...

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Case Types: Toxic Torts -  

Case: Michael Osborne v. Hansen Permanente, Inc.

State: CA

Date: 2001-02-28

Experts: Glen Stevick (Berkeley, CA) Engineering

Summary: February 12, 1998, Plaintiff, age 46, employed by Lloyd Aubrey, was working as a millwright at Kaiser Cement Corporation, a cement plant located in the City of Cupertino. Plant personnel were suppose...

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Case Types: Products Liability -  

Case: Tidelands Oil Production Company vs. Permian Enterprises, Inc.

State: CA

Date: 1998-09-24

Experts: Glen R. Stevick (Berkeley, CA) Mechanical

Summary: 6/17/94: An internally cement-lined elbow pipe fitting on a pipeline leading to a water injection well in the Wilmington oil field near the port of Los Angeles ruptured, releasing approximately one b...

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Case Types: Products Liability -  

Case: Pamela Gzehoviak and Gregory Gzehoviak v. Thrifty-Payless

State: CA

Date: 1998-06-03

Experts: Glen R. Stevick (Berkeley, CA) Mechanical

Summary: May 15, 1995, plaintiff, a 36-year-old homemaker, was injured when she went to defendant''s Dublin store intending to purchase a sling lounge chair she had seen advertised. Plaintiff set the chair u...

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Case Types: Construction - Accidents 

Case: Brian Cook V. Solano Concrete Company, Inc.; William Gale; McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing

State: CA

Date: 1998-04-13

Experts: Glen Stevick (Berkeley, CA) Engineering

Summary: November 16, 1996, at 11:00 A.M., plaintiff, a 49-year-old general contractor, was injured when his hand was trapped between the end of a concrete chute and a brick wall at a construction site in Fai...

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Case Types: Products Liability -  

Case: Keith Ashe; Connie Ashe; and AIG Claims, Inc., Plaintiff-In-Intervention v. Teco, Inc.

State: CA

Date: 1998-02-20

Experts: Glen Stevick (Berkeley, CA) Engineering

Summary: : July 3, 1996, at approximately 11:45 A.M., plaintiff, a 30-year-old tree trimmer/foreman, was injured when he fell from an aerial manlift that collapsed. Plaintiff''s employer, Davey Tree Surgery,...

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Case Types: Products Liability -  

Case: Christopher Amo v. Home Depot U.S.A., Inc.

State: CA

Date: 1997-09-05

Experts: Glen Stevick (Berkeley, CA) Engineering

Summary: August 27, 1994, plaintiff, a 42-year-old bookkeeper from Santa Rosa, suffered an eye injury when an elastic tie-down (commonly known as a bungee cord) struck him as he was securing cardboard boxes i...

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Case Types: Slips, Trips & Falls - Falldown 

Case: Alfred Sanchez, Jr. v. Contra Costa County Sheriff Warren Rupf

State: CA

Date: 1997-03-25

Experts: Glen Stevick (Berkeley, CA) Mechanical

Summary: December 2, 1994, at about 1:00 p.m., plaintiff, a 25-year-old unemployed resident of San Leandro, was injured when he allegedly slipped and fell in feces while incarcerated in the county jail for bu...