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Orange Unified School District Sued for Wrongful Death of Student Killed in Campus Golf Cart Crash

The mother of Emmanuel “Manny” Perez, an autistic student who suffered fatal injuries in a golf cart crash at El Modena High School in September, has taken legal action against the school district responsible for ensuring her son’s safety. Panish Shea & Boyle LLP attorneys Rahul Ravipudi and Robert Glassman represent Plaintiff Micaela Sanchez Corona… read more

$28.5+ Million Settlement Obtained for Student Struck by Vehicle in Victor Elementary School District

Panish Shea & Boyle LLP attorneys Rahul Ravipudi, Paul Traina and Ian Samson in conjunction with Bobby Saadian and Jonathon Teller of Wilshire Law Firm obtained a $28,500,000+ settlement for a special needs student who was catastrophically injured after being struck by a vehicle while under the care and supervision of Victor Elementary School District (VESD)… read more

Los Angeles Unified School District Files Class Action Lawsuit Against E-Cigarette Manufacturer JUUL

The Los Angeles Unified School District (Los Angeles Unified) and Panish Shea & Boyle LLP held a joint press conference in downtown Los Angeles today to announce the filing of a class action lawsuit against JUUL Labs, Inc., the leading e-cigarette manufacturer, for creating an epidemic of youth vaping that has infiltrated the second-largest school… read more

Pierce v. Murrieta Valley Unified School District

LANDMARK CASE: Pierce v. Murrieta Valley Unified School District   THE SETTLEMENT: $11 Million plus non-monetary stipulations   ATTORNEYS: Brian Panish, Rahul Ravipudi and Robert Glassman   PRACTICE AREAS: Wrongful Death, Government Liability   CASE SYNOPSIS: Panish Shea & Boyle LLP attorneys Brian Panish, Rahul Ravipudi and Robert Glassman represented Sabrina and Rodriquez Pierce against… read more

Jane Doe v. Granada Hills Charter High School

THE CASE: Jane Doe v. Granada Hills Charter High School   THE SETTLEMENT: $3,000,000   ATTORNEYS: Rahul Ravipudi, Deborah Chang and Tom Schultz   PRACTICE AREAS: Dangerous Condition of Public Property, Brain Injury   CASE SYNOPSIS: Panish Shea & Boyle LLP attorneys Rahul Ravipudi, Deborah Chang and Tom Schultz obtained a $3 million settlement for… read more

Kalnins v. La Canada Unified School District

CASE: Kalnins v. La Canada Unified School District   THE SETTLEMENT: $2,000,000   PRACTICE AREAS: Dangerous Condition of Public Property, Government Liability   ATTORNEYS: Robert Glassman and Rahul Ravipudi   CASE SYNOPSIS: Rahul Ravipudi and Robert Glassman of Panish Shea & Boyle LLP obtained a $2 million settlement for Ethan Kalnins, a La Canada High… read more

Massey v. Arcadia Unified School District

CASE: Massey v. Arcadia Unified School District   THE SETTLEMENT: $3,750,000   ATTORNEYS: Candice Klein, Tom Schultz, Sarah Kim and Rahul Ravipudi   PRACTICE AREAS: Dangerous Condition of Public Property, Brain Injury, Government Liability   CASE SYNOPSIS: Panish Shea & Boyle LLP attorneys Candice Klein, Tom Schultz, Sarah Kim and Rahul Ravipudi obtained a $3,750,000… read more

Rib Fractures and Child Abuse

Children who are physically active can sustain rib fractures accidentally through sports injuries, trips and falls, and playground accidents. Rib fractures can also occur from blunt force trauma in car accidents. Yet in many cases, rib fractures signal child abuse. This is most common when the victim is less than two years old, since infants… read more

Torus Fractures in Children

A torus, or buckle, fracture can occur in children when something applies compressive force to an immature bone. Falls are the most common cause of torus fractures, in sports accidents or while playing on the playground. Because of this, they occur more commonly in the forearm and wrist than the legs. A child may suffer… read more

Greenstick Fractures in Children

A greenstick fracture is one that occurs in a young, soft bone. Soft bones, such as those in a child’s forearm or wrist, can bend and break. The phrase comes from the analogy of a fresh, green piece of wood that will bend outward instead of breaking cleanly. Greenstick fractures occur most commonly in the… read more