Caltrans On Hook For Part Of $31.5M Dangerous Road Verdict

Law360, New York (July 20, 2012, 1:30 PM EDT) -- A California state court jury on Thursday awarded $31.5 million to a motorcyclist injured in a crash and held the state highway department responsible for the dangerous condition of a road that contributed to the crash, according to the victim's attorneys.

David Evans was riding his motorcycle in Pinon Hills, Calif., in April 2009 when he was struck by an oncoming vehicle making an allegedly illegal, unsafe left turn. He suffered severe brain and spinal cord injuries and will require 24-hour nursing care for the rest of his life, according to a statement from Shernoff Bidart Echeverria Bentley LLP, which represents...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Beta
Ask a question!