Perez v. Yamaha

VERDICT

Trial
05/04/11 – 06/10/11

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Summary

In this automotive product liability wrongful death proceeding, plaintiff Daniel Perez claimed Yamaha Motor Corporation defectively designed its WaveRunner watercraft, causing plaintiff’s 14-year-old daughter Jaysell Perez to die and seriously injuring her friend Samantha Archer in a collision with another watercraft.

The plaintiff was represented by attorney Robet Baker, David Kleinberg and Eric Ansel. The defendant in this case, Yamaha Motor Corporation USA was represented by attorney Richard Mueller.



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Outcome

Fault: 88%-Yamaha

$19 million went to the parents of Jaysell Perez and $16 million went to 21-year old Samantha Archer, who was 15 at the time of the accident.

Sessions

AM Session
Plaintiff Witness(es)
4 Chapters
MAY
12
MAY
17
MAY
19
MAY
24
MAY
26
JUN
1
PM Session
Verdict
2 Chapters
JUN
9

Recording Disclaimer: This proceeding was recorded in full.

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