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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  | Medical Malpractice - Emergency Room | Medical Malpractice - Prescription and Medication 

Case: Douglas Humberto Lopez Mendoza, as surviving spouse and personal representative of the estate of Sandra Herrera, and as guardian ad litem for Byron Alexis Lopez-Herrera, a minor v. The Torrance Memorial Medical Center, Dr. Sripha Chan and Does 1 through 50

State: CA

Date: 2018-06-20

Experts: James F. Lineback M.D. (Riverside, CA) Pulmonology

Summary: On Dec. 21, 2015, plaintiffs' decedent Sandra Herrera, 28, presented to Torrance Memorial Medical Center, in Torrance, with complaints of abdominal pain after suffering one week of nausea, vomiting a...

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

Case: William Russell Hawkins v. Rita Jane Purcell

State: CA

Date: 2017-05-31

Experts: James F. Lineback M.D. (Newport Beach, CA) Pulmonology

Summary: On Aug. 16, 2015, plaintiff William Hawkins, 54, an electrical specialist, was operating a 2015 KTM motorcycle on Bennett Valley Road, in Santa Rosa, when a 2010 Toyota Prius operated by Rita Purcell...

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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  | Medical Malpractice - Surgical Error | Medical Malpractice - Informed Consent | Medical Malpractice - Negligent Treatment 

Case: Siu Ling Wong, Siu Quon Wong, Connie Wong, Wing Yu Wong, Wing Sun Wong, Wing Kong Wong, and Wing Kok Wong v. Shan C. Chu, M.D., and Does 1 to 100, Inclusive

State: CA

Date: 2015-02-05

Experts: James F. Lineback M.D. (Newport Beach, CA) Pulmonology

Summary: In August 2010, plaintiffs' decedent Yu Jiang, 86, underwent a chest CT scan, which showed a 1.4-centimeter mass inside the bronchus (airway) of her right lung....

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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  | Government - Police | Government - Counties | Government - Municipalities | Civil Rights - Police as Defendant | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Negligent Hiring | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Negligent Training | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Negligent Retention | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Negligent Supervision 

Case: Shaunda Brummett; Greg Sisson; the Estate of Daniel Sisson v. County of San Diego; San Diego County Sheriff's Department; William D. Gore; and Does 1-50, inclusive

State: CA

Date: 2014-11-10

Experts: James F. Lineback M.D. (Pomona, CA) Pulmonology

Summary: On June 23, 2011, plaintiffs' decedent Daniel Sisson, 21, appeared before a Vista Superior Court judge and was then taken to the Vista Detention Facility. Sisson, who had a history of drug possession...

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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  | Motor Vehicle - Truck | Motor Vehicle - Passenger | Motor Vehicle - Parked Car | Motor Vehicle - Rear-ender | Motor Vehicle - Tractor-Trailer | Emotional Distress - Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress 

Case: Blaine Asam and Kylie Asam, minors, by and through their Guardian ad Litem, David Asam, v. Rudolph Ortiz, an individual; Bhandal Bros Trucking Inc., a California corporation; and Does 1 through 100, inclusive

State: CA

Date: 2013-10-25

Experts: James F. Lineback M.D. (Newport Beach, CA) Internal Medicine

Summary: In the early morning of Nov. 22, 2009, plaintiffs' decedent Michael Asam, 41, an electrical lineman for the City of Riverside, was driving a sport utility vehicle that was pulling a utility trailer o...

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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  | Medical Malpractice - Failure to Monitor | Medical Malpractice - Negligent Treatment 

Case: Teresa Heredia, Miguel Heredia, Sr. and the Estate of Miguel Heredia v. St. Francis Medical Center, Maxine M. Anderson, M.D., Tchaka B. Shepherd, M.D., and Does 1 to 100

State: CA

Date: 2013-05-21

Experts: James F. Lineback M.D. (Pomona, CA) Internal Medicine

Summary: On April 18, 2010, at around 12:11 a.m., plaintiffs' decedent, Miguel Heredia, 16, a high school student, was admitted to St. Francis Medical Center in Lynwood, after sustaining gunshot wounds....

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Speeding | Motor Vehicle - Passenger | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Impact | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle 

Case: Bismarck Varela and Sonia Varela v. William Hunden and Shelly Glover

State: CA

Date: 2013-05-01

Experts: James F. Lineback M.D. (Newport Beach, CA) Pulmonology

Summary: On Feb. 24, 2007, plaintiff Bismarck Varela, 30, a silk-screener, was driving on State Route 91 in Riverside, accompanied by his mother, plaintiff Sonia Varela, 57, a hair stylist, seated in the pass...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Truck | Motor Vehicle - Sideswipe | Motor Vehicle - Lane Change | Legal Profession - Malpractice | Motor Vehicle - Tractor-Trailer 

Case: David Moore v. Dreyer, Babich, Buccola & Callaham, LLP

State: CA

Date: 2010-08-09

Experts: James F. Lineback M.D. (Newport Beach, CA) Pulmonology

Summary: On July 29, 2002, plaintiff David Moore, 24, a workers' compensation claims adjuster, was driving a pickup truck on a heavily traveled road in Sacramento County. He alleged that he suffered personal ...

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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  | Motor Vehicle - Rear-ender | Motor Vehicle - Tractor-Trailer 

Case: Barbara Dudone v. Mondragon Trucking, Isias Mondragon, Antonio Chavez Salazar, Ruben Eduardo Pedroza and Stephanie Estrada

State: CA

Date: 2010-08-05

Experts: James F. Lineback M.D. (Newport Beach, CA) Life Expectancy & Mortality

Summary: At 5 a.m. on Oct. 29, 2006, defendant Antonio Chavez Salazar was rear-ended by defendant Ruben Eduardo Pedroza on the 60 Freeway in Los Angeles. Salazar felt an impact to the big rig he was driving b...

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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  | Medical Malpractice - Hospital | Medical Malpractice - Diabetic Care | Medical Malpractice - Failure to Treat | Medical Malpractice - Negligent Treatment | Agency/Apparent Agency - Vicarious Liability 

Case: Michael Buchanan, Donya Buchanan (deceased) and Lessie Fennel v. Torrance Memorial Medical Center and Julie Ulloa-Michaelis, M.D.

State: CA

Date: 2009-10-16

Experts: James F. Lineback M.D. (Newport Beach, CA) Pulmonology

Summary: On Feb. 28, 2007, plaintiffs' decedent Donya Buchanan, 18, arrived at Torrance Memorial Medical Center's emergency room, complaining of nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. The ER physician diagnosed...

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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  | Medical Malpractice - Hospital | Medical Malpractice - Failure to Diagnose 

Case: Donya Buchanan (deceased), Michael Buchanan and Lessie Fennel v. Julie Ulloa-Michaelis, M.D., and Torrance Memorial Medical Center

State: CA

Date: 2009-10-16

Experts: James Lineback M.D. (Newport Beach, CA) Internal Medicine

Summary: On Feb. 28, 2007, plaintiffs' decedent Donya Buchanan, 18, a student, presented to Torrance Memorial Medical Center's emergency department with complaints of nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. He w...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Swimming Pool | Products Liability - Design Defect | Dangerous Condition of Public Property -  | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance 

Case: Richard Simon v. City of Santa Monica

State: CA

Date: 2007-02-21

Experts: James F. Lineback (Santa Ana, CA) Pulmonology

Summary: On Oct. 22, 2003, plaintiff Richard Simon, a 28-year-old foreman with Cosco Fire Protection, a fire and protection firm, replaced a corroded pipe in the mechanical room at the Santa Monica Swim Cente...

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Case Types: Employment - Race Discrimination | Employment - Gender Discrimination | Employment - Disability Discrimination 

Case: Fu Wang v. King/Drew Medical Center et al

State: CA

Date: 2006-12-21

Experts: James F. Lineback (Santa Ana, CA) Pulmonology

Summary: Plaintiff Fu Wang, a Taiwanese researcher and physician applied for, but was denied, membership in the residency program of Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, in Los Angeles. However...

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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  | Motor Vehicle - Pedestrian | Motor Vehicle - Intersection 

Case: Adele Friedman and Sheldon Perl v. Irene Sirebrenik and Jaime Sirebrenik

State: CA

Date: 2006-10-27

Experts: James F. Lineback (Santa Ana, CA) Pulmonology

Summary: On March 14, 2005 plaintiffs' decedent Lily Perl, 79, was walking across Beverly Boulevard in Beverly Hills to get to her car when she was struck by Irene Sirebrenik, who was driving her Mercedes Ben...

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Case Types: Medical Malpractice - Hospital | Medical Malpractice - Failure to Monitor | Medical Malpractice - Negligent Treatment 

Case: Doris Vandeventer v. Ryan Tran, M.D., Rancho Springs Medical Center

State: CA

Date: 2006-06-28

Experts: James Lineback M.D. (Newport Beach, CA) Internal Medicine

Summary: On Sept. 23, 2003, at about 5:30 a.m., plaintiff Doris Vandeventer, 78, was found on the floor of her residence, speaking incoherently. She was taken by ambulance to Rancho Springs Medical Center in ...

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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  | Medical Malpractice - Post-Operative Care 

Case: Domingo Castillo, Elizabeth Hunter, Gary Castillo and Barron Castillo v. Ezzat A. Nashed, M.D.

State: CA

Date: 2004-04-14

Experts: James F. Lineback (Santa Ana, CA) Pulmonology

Summary: In August 1999, plaintiff's decedent Della Castillo, 65 and retired, underwent surgical repair of her cystocele for bladder incontinence. Internal medicine specialist Ezzat Nashed was Castillo's prim...

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Case Types: Environmental Law -  

Case: Tara S. Suner v. Foster Poultry Farms

State: CA

Date: 1999-04-14

Experts: James F. Lineback (Santa Ana, CA) Pulmonology

Summary: March 15, 1996, in the evening, plaintiff, a 52-year-old sanitation worker, was injured when defendant's smokestack released anhydrous ammonia. Defendant's plant was located across the street from pl...

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Case Types: Premises Liability -  | Slips, Trips & Falls - Falldown 

Case: Joseph Mark & Alice Marks vs. General Growth Management

State: CA

Date: 1998-02-04

Experts: James F. Lineback (Santa Ana, CA) Pulmonology

Summary: 10/28/95: Plaintiff, an 80-year-old retiree, tripped over an extension cord at Defendant''s Inland Center Mall in San Bernardino. The extension cord was covered with silver duct tape....

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Case Types: Negligence -  

Case: Leroy Allen vs. Schwahn Tire Service Company and Vick Schahn

State: CA

Date: 1997-02-10

Experts: James F. Lineback (Santa Ana, CA) Pulmonology

Summary: 1/30/92: Plaintiff, a 58 year-old brick layer/foreman, was injured while building a sound wall on the 91 Freeway in Los Angeles County, when a tire on a passing 18-wheel truck failed. A 70-pound piec...