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Personal Injury - Verdict in favor of Plaintiff in the amount of US$2,716,500
|Case Name:||JIMENEZ V SWISSPORT SA LLC|
|Case Number:||BC 595777|
|Outcome Type:||Jury Verdict|
|Court:||LOS ANGELES,CENTRAL DISTRICT|
Plaintiff, 32 year old aviation mechanic was struck at LAX grounds while working as an aviation mechanic by an untrained luggage tug driver operating at an excessive speed ,under the jet bridge in violation of the FAA Rules and local LAWA airport rules striking plaintiff and causing serious personal injury. The driver was employed by an aviation contractor, Swissport SA LLC.
Injury, Damage, or Loss:
Plaintiff sustained mild traumatic brain injury, knee and spinal injuries
Defendant contractor was negligent in hiring and training the employee and negligently entrusting the equipment. Defendant employee violated the airport rules,driving without training, driver's icon and driving under the jet bridge in violation of the FAA and LAWA rules.
PIUS JOSEPH PIUS JOSEPH A PROFESSIONAL LAW CORPORATION 595 E. Colorado Blvd., Ste. 801 Pasadena, CA 91101 Phone: (626) 397-1050 Fax: (626) 397-1066 E-Mail:firstname.lastname@example.org
Rebecca Lipe Robyn Crowther Steptoe & Johnson LLP 633 West Fifth Street Suite 1900 Los Angeles, CA 90071 www.steptoe.com +1 213 439 9438 +1 213 439 9599 fax email@example.com
HON.STEVEN KLEIFIELD,DEPARTMENT 57 111 N.HILL STREET,LOS ANGELES,CA 90012
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Published on Sep-4-20