On October 19, 2015 Glenn Guenard of Guenard & Bozarth, LLP obtained a verdict in favor of his client for the amount of 2.9 million dollars in Sacramento County against a 17 year old drunk driver. The verdict was also against the driver's mother for her negligent entrustment of her car to her son.
Kristin Hopkins was trapped in her overturned car for 6 days. A former Chrysler Automotive Engineer links the reason for the accident to a recall that happened six years too late.
It seems only fitting that consumer advocate and often times Presidential Candidate Ralph Nader has opened what is best described as a Personal Injury Museum even though he calls it the American Museum Of Tort Law. The American Museum of Tort Law seeks to increase citizen understanding of Tort Law - the law of wrongful injury - and the role it plays in protecting personal freedom, health and safety through the American civil justice system.
Putting a parent, spouse or other loved one in a nursing home is never an easy decision. But it is a decision that thousands of families must make every year.
Most any new car built in the last 15 years has the option of a "Smart Key" which uses a Key Fob with a computer code within in that communicates with the cars on board computer system. This is a very convenient luxury item and where the law of unintended consequences comes into play.