Personal Injury

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2017

  • October 12, 2017. Roland Garcia v. Ahern Rentals, Inc.; Cause No. 2015DCV2490. Labor/retaliation case in County Court at Law # 7. The jury found Defendant retaliated against Plaintiff by terminating his employment because he instituted a workers’ compensation claim in good faith and the jury awarded Plaintiff $10,000.00 in future lost wages only.
  • September 26, 2017. Robert Ponce, Jr. v. Amy Martinez; Cause No. 2012DCV04101. Personal injury case in the 171st Judicial District Court. The jury found Defendant responsible for the accident and awarded Plaintiff $2,000.00 for past medical expenses and $3,030.00 in property damage.
  • September 25, 2017. Samuel Galvan v. Union Pacific Railroad Company; Cause No. 2014DCV1705. Personal injury case in County Court at Law # 7. The jury found Defendant Union Pacific 60 percent responsible for Plaintiff’s injuries and found Plaintiff 40 percent responsible. The jury awarded $40,200.00 in future medical expenses, $64,100.00 in past physical pain and suffering, $25,000.00 for future pain and suffering, $30,000.00 for past mental anguish and emotional pain and suffering, $5,000.00 for future mental and emotional pain and suffering, $64,000.00 in past physical impairment, $250,000.00 for future physical impairment, $145,000.00 for past lost wages and $6,600.00 for future lost wages.
  • September 22, 2017. Oscar M. Gonzalez v. Inman Trucking, Inc.; Cause No. EP-16-CV-006-PRM. Personal injury case in the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas. The jury did not find either Plaintiff or Defendant responsible for the accident and did not award any damages.
  • September 13, 2017. Abundio Rodriguez v. David Bernal; Cause No. 2014DCV0153. Personal injury case in the County Court at Law # 6. The jury found Plaintiff 15 percent responsible and Defendant 85 percent responsible for the accident. and awarded Plaintiff $2,000.00 for past physical pain and mental anguish and $780.00 for past medical expenses. After reducing the award by 15 percent, the judgment for Plaintiff will be in the amount of $2,363.00.
  • August 29, 2017. Jose Navarro and Jose Acevedo v. Justin Melendez; Cause No. 2016DCV3699. Personal injury case in the 243rd Judicial District Court. The jury found Defendant Melendez 100 percent responsible for the accident and awarded an excess verdict as follows: Plaintiff Navarro $34,256.69 in past medical expenses, $15,000.00 for past physical pain, $15,000.00 for future physical pain, $15,000.00 for past physical impairment and $20,000.00 for future physical impairment. The jury awarded Plaintiff Acevedo $3,548.44 for past medical expenses and $11,500.00 for past physical pain.
  • August 23, 2017. Claudia Nunez and Crystal Martinez v. Javier Aguirre and Sun City Cab Co. Inc.; Cause No. 2014DCV1088. Personal injury case in the County Court at Law # 6. The jury found that Defendant Javier Aguirre was acting as an employee of Defendant Sun City Cab Co., Inc. and that he was acting within the course and scope of his employment at the time of the incident in question. The jury further found that the negligent hiring, retention and supervision of Defendant Javier Aguirre was the proximate cause of both Plaintiffs’ injuries. The jury awarded Plaintiff Claudia Nunez $38,122.81 for past medical expenses, $10,000.00 for future medical expenses, $10,000.00 for past physical pain and suffering, $7,000.00 for future physical pain and suffering, $10,000.00 for past mental anguish, $5,000.00 for future mental anguish, $2,500.00 for disfigurement sustained in the past, and $10,000.00 for physical impairment sustained in the past. The jury awarded Plaintiff Crystal Martinez $6,215.05 in past medical expenses, $5,000.00 for future medical expenses, $10,000.00 for past physical pain and suffering, $1,000.00 for future physical pain and suffering, and $5,000.00 for past physical impairment.
  • August 17, 2017. The Estate of Joel Soto, by and through its Independent Administrator Maribel Amador and Maribel Amador, Individually and Ivan Soto, Joel Soto, Jr., and Paulina Soto, All Individually, by and through their Next Friend, Maribel Amador v. Baudelio Gonzalez Mireles; Cause No. CV-04423-205. Personal injury case in the 205th Judicial District Court in Hudspeth County, Texas. The jury found Defendant not liable for the accident.
  • June 20, 2017.  Karla Gurrola v. Kevin Wayne Marshall and H&W Trucking Company, Inc.; Cause No. 2015DCV3319.  Personal injury case in the 210th Judicial District Court.   The jury found the Plaintiff and Defendant Marshall each fifty percent (50%) responsible and awarded $20,189.78 in past medical expenses.
  • June 5, 2017.  Alma Rodriguez v. Samuel Guardado; Cause No. 2015DCV3319.  Personal injury automobile accident case in the 384th Judicial District Court.  The Court entered a directed verdict as to Plaintiff’s past medical expenses in the amount of $6,400.00 because no controverting affidavits were filed by the defense.  The jury found that the Defendant’s negligence was the proximate cause of Plaintiff’s injuries and awarded $3,200.00 for past physical pain and mental anguish and $3,000.00 for repairs to Plaintiff’s vehicle.
  • May 9, 2017.  Annette Villalobos v. Arnaldo Garcia; Cause No. 2014DCV1704.  Personal injury automobile accident case in the County Court at Law # 5.  The jury found in favor of Plaintiff and awarded $11,500.00 for past medical expenses.
  • May 2, 2017.  Christina V. Mata v. Dolores P. Giner; Cause No. 2015DCV2455.  Personal injury automobile accident case in the 171st Judicial District Court.  The jury found in favor of Plaintiff and awarded $3,500.00 for past medical expenses and $0.00 for all other categories submitted.
  • April 12, 2017.  Carol Martinez v. Julieta Grajeda; Cause No. 2015DCV3173.  Personal injury automobile accident case in the County Court at Law # 3.  The jury found in favor of Plaintiff and awarded $18,000.00 for past medical expenses ($21,031.92 actual past medical expenses) and $0.00 for all other categories submitted.
  • April 5, 2017.  Amanda Moralez, Individually and on Behalf of E.R. v. Carlos Ivan Cardoza; Cause No. 2014DCV0228.  Personal injury automobile accident case in the 205th Judicial District Court.  The jury found in favor of Defendant on all claims.
  • April 4, 2017.  Celia Sanchez De Salas v. Alfonso Jacquez; Cause No. 2014DCV3270.  Personal injury automobile accident case in the 171st Judicial District Court.  The jury found that Plaintiff was 100 percent at fault.
  • February 28, 2017.  Angelina Gutierrez v. Mario Cuenca, Jr.; Cause No. 2015DCV2403.  Personal injury automobile accident case in the 41st Judicial District Court.  Defendant admitted liability and only disputed Plaintiff’s claims for damages. The jury found in favor of Plaintiff and awarded $4,020.00 for past medical expenses and $250.00 for past physical pain and suffering.
  • February 11, 2017.  Manuel E. Rivera v. Susana Barreda; Cause No. 2015DCV3310.  Personal injury automobile accident case in theCounty Court at Law # 3.  Defendant admitted liability and only disputed Plaintiff’s claims for damages. The jury found in favor of Plaintiff and awarded $184.00 for past medical expenses and $500.00 for past physical pain and suffering.
  • February 7, 2017 Margaret Diane Molina v. Jose Alfonso Martinez; Cause No. 2012DCV00297.  Personal injury automobile accident case in the 384th Judicial District Court.  The jury found in favor of Plaintiff and awarded $5,000.00 for past physical pain; $500.00 for future physical pain; and, $1,000.00 for past physical impairment.  The jury further found that the medical treatment provided to Plaintiff was proximately caused by the accident.
  • February 2, 2017.  Katrina Pastran v. Zimmerman Truck Lines, Inc. and Chad Frymire; Cause No. 2012DCV4303.  Personal injury automobile accident case in the County Court at Law # 3.  The jury found the Defendants to be 100% liable and awarded damages as follows: $23,133.40 for past medical expenses; $25,000.00 for past physical pain; $20,000.00 for future physical pain; $15,000.00 for past physical impairment; $10,000.00 for future physical impairment; $5,000.00 for repairs to Plaintiff’s vehicle; and $3,000.00 for the loss of use of Plaintiff’s vehicle.

2016

  • December 14, 2016Yadira Arreola and Marisela Arreola v. Aracely Delgado Reyna; Cause No. 2013DCV0236.  Personal injury automobile accident case in the 448th Judicial District Court.  The jury found in favor of Plaintiff and awarded Plaintiff Yadira Arreola $9,759.00 for past medical expenses and $4,350.00 past physical pain and mental anguish.  The jury awarded Plaintiff Marisela Arreola $16,762.30 for past medical expenses and $4,350.00 for past physical pain and mental anguish. Finally, the jury awarded Plaintiff Yadira Arreola $6,280.25 for the damages to her vehicle.
  • November 17, 2016.  Martha Serna v. Veronica Vazquez; Cause No. 2012DCV04772.  Personal injury automobile accident case in the 448th Judicial District Court.  The jury founded that Defendant’s negligence was the proximate cause of the accident and awarded $5,000.00 for past physical pain; $5,000.00 for past physical impairment.
  • October 31, 2016.  Francisco Molina v. Juan Barraza and Mercury County Mutual Insurance Company; Cause No. 2015DCV1307.  Personal injury automobile accident case in the 448th Judicial District Court.  The jury found in favor of Plaintiff and awarded $2,319.52 for past medical expenses, $0 for pain and suffering and $0 for lost wages.
  • October 20, 2016.  Patricia Mascorro v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. a/k/a Wal-Mart Stores Texas, LLC; Cause No. EP-15-CV-0112-FM.  Negligence case in the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas involving an asset protection officer in the performance of his duties causing injury to Plaintiff.  The jury found in favor of Plaintiff and awarded $5,000 for past physical pain and mental anguish, $10,000 for future physical pain and mental anguish, $10,000 for past physical impairment, $20,000 for future physical impairment, $75,000 for past medical expenses and $30,000 for future medical expenses.
  • August 23, 2016.  Luciano Aguayo v. Manuel Barraza; Cause No. 2012DCV06128.  Personal injury case in the 34th Judicial District Court stemming from an automobile accident.  Defense argued contributory negligence. The jury found for Plaintiff and awarded $10,868.00 in past medical expenses, $2,750.00 in future medical expenses, and $1,812.00 in lost wages. The jury also determined that Plaintiff was 40% responsible for the accident.
  • August 23, 2016.  Nephtali Kroll v. Raul Ramirez; Cause No. 2012DCV04465.  Personal injury case involving a pedestrian struck at an intersection by Defendant’s vehicle at night.  Low impact collision between vehicle and pedestrian in the 34th Judicial District Court.  Defense argued contributory negligence. The jury found for Plaintiff and awarded $13,476.30 in past medical expenses, $1,000.00 for past physical pain, $1000.00 for past mental anguish, $175.00 for lost wages, $1,000.00 for past disfigurement and $500.00 for past physical impairment. The jury also determined that Plaintiff was 30% responsible for the accident because he was running across the roadway and wearing dark clothes.
  • July 11, 2016.  Martha Diaz De Leon v. Nicolas Avalos; Cause No. 2014DCV2932.  Personal injury case involving a three car automobile accident (Plaintiff was in the center vehicle) in the 120th Judicial District Court.  The jury found Plaintiff 20% responsible and awarded her $4,740.00 in past medical expenses, $1,000.00 for past physical pain and $500.0 for past mental anguish. Plaintiff was seeking $37,000.00.
  • May 17, 2016.  Rick Fierro v. Mueller Supply Co., Inc.; Cause No. 2012DCV05431.  Personal injury case in the 41st Judicial District Court.  The jury determined that Defendant Muller Supply Company was not responsible for Plaintiff’s injuries.
  • March 10, 2016.  Michael Salcido and Ricardo Hernandez v. Spawglass Contractors, Inc. and Aerohead Group, Inc.; Cause No. 2013DCV0738.  Personal injury case in County Court at Law # 5.  The jury determined that Defendant Spawglass Contractors, Inc. exercised or retained some control over the manner in which trench safety was performed and that the negligence of both Defendants proximately caused injury to the Plaintiffs.  The jury allocated responsibility as follows: Defendant Spawglass Contractors, Inc. 85%; Defendant Aerohead Group, Inc. 10%;  Plaintiff Ricardo Hernandez 5%; and Plaintiff Michael Salcido 0%.  The jury awarded Plaintiff Michael Salcido $3,649.75 for past medical expenses; $32,500.00 for future medical expenses; $56,000.00 for past loss of earning capacity; $15,360.00 for future loss of earning capacity; and $5,000.00 for past physical pain and mental anguish.  The jury awarded Ricardo Hernandez $27,035.09 in past medical expenses; $175,000.00 in future medical expenses; $105,000.00 for past loss of earning capacity; $175,000.00 for loss of future earning capacity; $15,000.00 for past physical pain and mental anguish; $15,000.00 for future physical pain and mental anguish; $15,000.00 for past physical impairment; $25,000.00 for past disfigurement and $50,000.00 for future disfigurement.
  • February 23, 2016.  Dona Beard v. Michael Edmiston; Cause No. 2014DCV3196.  Personal injury case involving a two car automobile accident in the County Court at Law # 3.  Defendant stipulated as to liability and the jury awarded $5,719.00 in past medical expenses.  The jury did not award damages for: (1) future medical expenses; (2) past physical pain; (3) past mental anguish; (4) past physical impairment; and, (5) lost wages.
  • January 14, 2016Edwin Mendez v. Home State County Mutual Insurance Company, Cause No. 2009-5046. Uninsured/Underinsured motorist claim in the 34th Judicial District Court.  The jury found the Defendant liable and awarded damages of $10,000.00 for past pain and suffering; $10,000.00 for future pain and suffering, $15,000.00 for past physical impairment, $10,000.00 for future physical impairment, $28,000.00 for past medical expenses and $40,000.00 for future medical expenses.

2015

  • September 23, 2015.  Alicia Macias v. Pro Ranch Markets, (CA) L.L.C.; Cause No. 2011-1666.  Premises liability slip and fall case in the 120th Judicial District Court. Jury found Defendant liable and awarded damages of $59,750 for past physical pain and mental anguish; $56,160 for past physical impairment; $12,775 for future physical impairment; and $19,478.16 for past medical expenses.
  • September 10, 2015.  Michael Patino v. Maria Arroyo Gonzalez; Cause No. 2011DCV02398.  Personal injury case involving an automobile and a bicyclist in the 448th Judicial District Court.  Jury found in favor of Defendant.
  • August 17, 2015.  Sarah Tarango v. Nicolas Quintero and Allstate Fire and Casualty Company; Cause No. 2012DCV03020. Personal injury automobile accident involving an uninsured drunk driver in the 448th Judicial District Court.  Jury awarded damages of $10,474.08 for past medical expenses; $5,000.00 for past physical pain; $5,000.00 for past physical impairment; and $15,000.00 for past mental anguish. The jury also awarded $50,000.00 in exemplary damages against Defendant Quintero.
  • August 11, 2015.  Gabriel Zamudio v. Target Corporation; Cause No. 2012DCV0994.  Slip and fall case in the 346th Judicial District Court, El Paso County, Texas.  Jury found Defendant 100 percent liable and awarded damages of $7,889.23 for past medical expenses; $36,000.00 for past physical pain and mental anguish; $54,750.00 for future pain and mental anguish; $3,300.00 for loss of earning capacity sustained in the past; and $6,600.00 for past physical impairment.

2014

  • August 2014.  Evelyn Vigo v. Wal-Mart Stores, Texas, L.P.; Cause No. 2011-086.  Premises liability case in County Court at Law No. 3, El Paso County, Texas.  Jury found Defendant 100 percent liable and awarded damages of $63,384.04 for past medical expenses; $327,000.00 for future medical expenses; $250,000.00 for past pain and mental anguish; $250,000.00 for future pain and mental anguish; $100,000.00 for past physical impairment; $250,000.00 for future physical impairment; $85,973.00 for past loss of earning capacity; $344,180.00 for future loss of earning capacity; and $350,000.00 for past disfigurement.