Posts by Farid Yaghoubtil

Falling Tree Accident, Jury Awards 7.7 Million To Injured Man

Falling Tree Accident, Jury Awards 7.7 Million To Injured Man

A San Diego jury awarded a record setting judgment to a man whose legs were crushed after a 60 foot tree collapsed causing serious injuries. The courts determined that the city was responsible for the negligent care of the tree that caused the injury. Toppling trees are common, but generally cause property damage. When the […]

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Youth Group Van Crash

Youth Group Van Crash

A youth group 15 passenger van dangled off of a wall after missing a near head on collision. According to ABC News,  passengers were not seriously hurt and the driver indicated he had swerved to avoid hitting another vehicle. These types of vans are” prone to rollovers” says senior partner Farid Yaghoubtil. The passengers are […]

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Runaway Trailer Accident – Injury Attorney Explains Liability

Runaway Trailer Accident – Injury Attorney Explains Liability

We often get asked some interesting liability questions. Today one of our clients had a situation where their vehicle was involved in an accident with a runaway or escaped trailer. This occurs when the trailer detaches from the primary or transporting vehicle and is essentially a loose item on the highway. Depending on the speed […]

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San Diego School Bus Mechanic Killed by Freeway Motorist

San Diego School Bus Mechanic Killed by Freeway Motorist

San Diego resident and mechanic for the San Diego school system was struck by a 41-year old woman driving a 2005 Nissan Altima.  The 32-year-old unnamed mechanic from Ramona was hit on the I-805 around El Cajon Boulevard early Thursday morning.  CHP officials indicated that the man was repairing a school bus that had become […]

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Miramonte Sex Scandal Settlement Claims Near

Miramonte Sex Scandal Settlement Claims Near

Attorneys and the school district stated that a settlement was near on the Miramonte sex scandal. Apparently over 100 claims were filed against a former teacher who they accused of sexually abusing the students. The settlement comes as a surprise considering the expeditious manner in which the claims were settled. According to the school district […]

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Man in Wheelchair Killed by Hit and Run Driver

Man in Wheelchair Killed by Hit and Run Driver

Police officials are searching for a driver who struck and killed a man in a wheelchair and drove off.  The 55 year-old hit and run victim has been identified as Robert Diaz.  He was struck at around 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, December 9, 2012 while crossing Artesia Boulevard at Rose Avenue.  Diaz was taken to […]

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