Case Results

Case Results

Below are some notable cases Laureti & Associates, APC has won for its clients.

  • Motorcycle accident Settlement

    $1,600,000

    On a sunny afternoon in San Diego, Plaintiff was running an errand on his motorcycle. As he approached slowing traffic due to a red traffic light just ahead of him, a van driven by defendant all of a sudden took a left hand turn in front of him, violating his right of way. Plaintiff struck the side of the van, flew over the hood and landed 20 feet from the impact. Plaintiff sustained significant injuries to his right leg which included lacerations, loss of tissue and fracture. Plaintiff was also a sufferer of bone marrow cancer. With various experts, our firm was able to prove that trauma to plaintiff’s leg caused cancer to worsen adding additional general damages to plaintiff’s case.

    Assault & Battery/Negligence Settlement

    $1,200,000

    Plaintiff was invited to a party at a friend’s home. The homeowners were out of town and left their 18 year old in charge of their house. The son hosted this party, which involved alcohol and other illegal substances. Plaintiff was assaulted and battered sustaining serious head injuries, facial scarring and disfigurement. Award was paid by the homeowner as well as various homeowner insurance policies for the individuals responsible for the injuries.

    Hip Injury/Slip & Fall Settlement

    $1,000,000

    Plaintiff, age 35, was walking on a dangerous sidewalk and ended up slipping and falling which led to a broken hip.

    Truck Accident/Rollover Settlement

    $930,000

    Plaintiff was an unrestrained passenger in a large truck driven by defendant. Due to a wet roadway, defendant lost control of his vehicle causing it to roll and eject plaintiff. Plaintiff sustained serious shoulder, leg and head injuries as a result of the accident. Defendant heavily relied upon seatbelt defense. Experts were retained to prove that plaintiff would have sustained even more serious injuries if she were wearing a seatbelt. Case settled day before trial.

  • Construction Site / Scaffold Collapsed Settlement

    $600,000

    Plaintiff was walking adjacent to a construction site. The scaffolding used to construct the walkway collapsed causing serious shoulder injuries to plaintiff. Experts proved that the scaffolding was not safely constructed.

    Premises Liability and Wrongful Death Settlement

    $500,000

    Plaintiff was a student at San Diego State University and rented a downtown San Diego apartment. The apartment caught fire whereby plaintiff was unable to escape and died. It was later determined that the lack of smoke detectors and exterior window bars on plaintiff’s bedroom were the cause of Plaintiff’s death.

    Dog Bite Settlement

    $100,000

    Plaintiff, a minor age 12, was walking home from school when a nearby neighbor’s pitbull escaped their back yard. Plaintiff was attacked by the pitbull, sustaining scarring and lacerations to her arms and back of her head. Defendant’s homeowner insurance policy paid plaintiff’s damages prior to trial.

    ATV Accident Settlement

    $25,000

    Plaintiff was invited by friends to go camping in the Southern California Desert. Her friend, age 14, had no prior experience riding ATVs. Defendant allowed plaintiff to use one of their ATVs. Plaintiff rolled on a hill sustaining neck and back injuries. It was alleged that the Defendant did not properly train or supervise the plaintiff prior to driving the ATV.

    Slip & Fall Settlement

    $75,000

    Plaintiff was shopping at Albertson’s grocery store. While walking in the fruit and vegetable section, the produce misters came on several minutes prior to plaintiff arriving in this area. The misters over-sprayed the fruits and vegetables causing water to accumulate on the floor. Plaintiff slipped and fell on the water, sustaining a fracture to her elbow. It was alleged that defendant was negligent for over-spraying the vegetables and causing water to accumulate on the floor.