A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge has awarded $23,720,996 to a Southern California man and his wife after the man suffered a lower leg amputation as a result of being struck by a 28-foot utility truck while riding his motorcycle. Plaintiffs were represented in the case and at trial by Brian Panish, Tom Schultz, John Shaller, Matthew Stumpf and James Trotter of Panish | Shea | Ravipudi LLP. Plaintiffs were also represented in the case by P. Ryan Banafshe of Banafshe Law Firm, PC.
“This result will allow Mr. Rojas and his family to move forward after this tragic collision and provides them the financial resources they need for Mr. Rojas’ medical care and future expenses,” said trial attorney, Brian Panish. “We thank the court and staff for allowing our client to exercise his constitutional right to trial in a safe environment.”