Anthony Marquez v. Chevron U.S.A, Inc. et. al.
– Read Details Santa Monica Jury Rejects Asbestos Claim Against Landowner. Defense verdict.
October 6, 2014 James J. Yukevich
Rebecca Osborne v. Todd Farm Service, et al.
– Read Details Judge Grants Motion for Terminating Sanctions and Dismisses Entire Action with Prejudice During Plaintiff’s Case-in-Chief.
Ventura, California – July 30, 2014 James J. Yukevich,
Cristina M. Ciminelli
Goldberg v. Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company et al.
– Read Details Wrongful death action arising out of a plane crash. Plaintiffs alleged a hotel concierge negligently referred guests to air charter company. Defense verdict.
Long Beach, California – 2012 Thomas Borncamp, Alexander Calfo
Imaging Advisor, Inc. v. General Plastic Industrial Co., Ltd.
– Read Details Orange County, California – 2012
Pappalardo v. Easton-Bell Sports, Inc. et al.
– Read Details Putative federal class action brought by parents who purchased composite youth baseball bats. Suit alleged false advertising, consumer fraud, and breach of warranties. Case dismissed at pleading stage.
United States District Court, D. New Jersey – December 23, 2011 Thomas Borncamp
Jones v. American Honda Motor Co., Inc. Single-vehicle rollover accident, alleged design defects in roof structure, plaintiff sustained spinal injury resulting in quadriplegia. Defense verdict.
Los Angeles, California – 2009 James J. Yukevich,
Todd A. Cavanaugh,
Delmar S. Thomas
Clarendon National Ins. Co. v. Ford Motor Company Garage and vehicle fire alleged to have been caused by a recalled speed control component. Defense verdict.
El Centro, California – 2009 Steven D. Smelser
National RV Co. v. Crane Corp. Action for breach of contract and fraud regarding sidewall materials on 73 motor homes. Plaintiff sought $28 million in compensatory damages, plus punitive damages and attorney fees. $3.5 million verdict.
U.S. District Court, Riverside, CA – 2008 , Alexander Calfo
Arroyo v. Ford Motor Company Single-vehicle accident following claimed unintended acceleration, alleged cruise control system defect, moderate injuries, punitive damages allegations. Defense verdict.
Miami, Florida – 2007 James J. Yukevich,
Todd A. Cavanaugh
Gaudry v. Honda Motor Co., Ltd. Two-vehicle accident alleging that design and warning defects in Honda Reflex scooter caused sustained severe leg injury requiring amputation. Defense verdict.
Burbank, California – 2007 James J. Yukevich,
Todd A. Cavanaugh
Baez v. L&L Machinery Inc
– Read Details Jury Rejects Quadriplegic's Suit Against Manaufacturer
Daily Journal; Verdicts & Settlements – March 2, 2007 James J. Yukevich
Hidaka/Hartman v. Michelin North America, Inc. Verdicts & Decisions – 2006 James J. Yukevich
Cabrera v. Isuzu Motors, Ltd. Sport-utility vehicle rollover, alleged seat defect, catastrophic injuries, punitive damages allegations. Mistrial due to hung jury; directed verdict for defense on punitive damages claim.
Los Angeles, California – 2005 James J. Yukevich
Watts v. Ford Motor Company Single-vehicle accident following claimed unintended acceleration, alleged cruise control system defect, catastrophic injury. Defense verdicts.
Sacramento, California – 2003 James J. Yukevich,
Todd A. Cavanaugh
Carver v. Michelin North America Pick-up truck rollover, alleged tire defect, quadriplegic injury. Settled during trial.
San Diego, California – 2001 James J. Yukevich,
Reyes v. Hyundai Motor Company Single-vehicle accident, fatal injury to parent, catastrophic injuries to minor, multiple alleged crashworthiness defects. Defense verdict.
Orange County, California – 2001 James J. Yukevich,
Jenkins v. Hyundai Motor Company Single-vehicle accident, alleged roof and restraint system defects, quadriplegic injury. Defense verdict.
Rancho Cucamonga, California – 1997 James J. Yukevich
Park v. Mazda Motor Corporation Minivan rollover, seatbelted child ejected, alleged restraint system defect, severe head injury. Defense verdict.
Riverside, California – 1995 James J. Yukevich
Moore v. American Honda Motor Co., Inc. All-terrain vehicle accident, alleged stability and warning defects, catastrophic spinal cord injury. Defense verdict.
San Francisco, California – 1993 James J. Yukevich