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Personal Injury - Verdict in favor of Plaintiff in the amount of US$6,200,000

Case Name:John TDC Doe and John JG Doe v. Los Angeles Unified School District, et. all.
Case Number:BC543015
Verdict Date:2015-10-30
Outcome TypeJury Verdict
Court:Los Angeles Superior Court

Plaintiff's Complaint:
Two former Telfair Elementary School students sought damages for sexual abuse at the hands of a teacher, Paul Chapel, who LAUSD knew or should have known presented a risk to children.

Injury, Damage, or Loss:
Emotional distress, PTSD, past and future therapy expenses, lost earnings capacity, past and future pain and suffering.

Defendant's Wrongdoing:
At the start of trial, LAUSD admitted negligent hiring, supervision and retention of the teacher. Trial as to damages only.

Plaintiff's Attorneys:
John Manly (NTL Member) and Vince Finaldi of Manly, Stewart & Finaldi, 19100 Von Karman Ave #800, Irvine, CA 92612 (Both plaintiffs)\n\nThomas M. Moore (NTL Member) and Ronald Labriola of The Senators (Ret.) Firm, LLP, 19100 Von Karman Ave #850 Irvine, CA 92612 (John TDC Doe)

Defendant's Attorneys:
Craig S. Barnes and Alison K. Beanum of Sedgwick LLP, 801 South Figueroa St. 18th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90017\n\nSean A. Andrade and Henry H. Gonzalez of Andrade Gonzalez LLP, 634 S. Spring St., Top Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90014

Hon. Mark Mooney\nLos Angeles Superior Court\nDepartment 68\nStanley Mosk Courthouse\nLos Angeles, CA

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Published on Nov-17-15


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