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Three Los Angeles County Elderly Patient Deaths Result in California Department of Public Health Fining Three Nursing Homes

Three nursing homes in Los Angeles County have received fines from the California Department of Public Health for three elderly patient deaths that occurred in 2010. Based on a Los Angeles Times article, the department determined that poor care caused the deaths at the Fountain View Subacute and Nursing Center in Los Angeles, the Motion… Read More

Damages Arising Out of Loss of Consortium

Although the law varies among states, most jurisdictions permit husbands and wives to recover damages for “loss of consortium.” To illustrate, consider the example where Holden is severely injured by a negligent driver. In a subsequent personal injury lawsuit, Holden will likely sue the driver for damages resulting from his physical injuries. In addition, in those jurisdictions… Read More

Lawsuit Accuses Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and Vernon Police of Excessive Force by Hogtying

At the center of many lawsuits, hogtying, a highly controversial restraint practice also referred to as appendage restraint procedure, was banned in the late 1990s. However, law enforcement officers throughout Los Angeles are permitted to tie a suspect’s feet to detain him or her under certain circumstances. A recent Los Angeles Times article reports that… Read More

Robert J. Ounjian of Carpenter Zuckerman & Rowley Wins $1,500,000 Settlement in Los Angeles Motorcycle Penile Injury Accident

In the rather rare, yet complex, case of John Doe vs. Jane Roe, Robert J. Ounjian of the Los Angeles Personal Injury Law Firm of Carpenter Zuckerman & Rowley obtained a $1,500,000.000 settlement for a motorcyclist who suffered severe penile injuries after being struck by an SUV driver. Mr. Ounjian argued on behalf of the plaintiff that he had the… Read More

The Recorder Awards Carpenter, Zuckerman & Rowley for Having Three of California’s 2011 Top Verdicts

The Southern California personal injury law firm of Carpenter, Zuckerman & Rowley is proud to announce that three of their verdicts in California court cases during 2011 have been named as part of “California’s Million-Dollar Verdicts” by The Recorder. The publication lists the top verdicts that were awarded at least $1 million and brings attention to… Read More