Hon. George Hernandez (Ret.)

PERSONAL INJURY

  • Settled a case in which the plaintiff was bitten by the defendant's dog, receiving six puncture wounds and trauma.

  • Plaintiff's ribs and shoulder were broken in an automobile incident. There were disputes relating to vicarious liability and whether the defendant was in the course and scope of his employment at the time of the impact.

  • Patient claimed that the doctor should have diagnosed and treated kidney condition earlier.

  • Medical malpractice dispute in which patient claimed that the doctor should have diagnosed and treated kidney condition earlier. 

  • Automobile service station operator brought asbestos action against numerous defendants, alleging negligence and products liability. After lawsuit proceeded to trial against single Michigan manufacturer of brake parts, judgment was entered on jury verdict for operator on negligence and products liability claims. Manufacturer appealed, and operator cross-appealed.

  • Traffic accident victim brought personal injury action against driver and State. Following a jury verdict in favor of victim, judgment was entered for victim, awarding costs jointly and severally. State appealed. Court of Appeal affirmed.

Mediator  •  Arbitrator