The Case Of The Court Case Essay

979 Words Nov 15th, 2016 4 Pages
I went to go visit Judge Lippitt, she was in her chambers. I went to go ask her some questions, also about a few verdicts. The verdict for the bunion case of the doctor who was being sued for malpractice because the plaintiff claimed he took out too much bone was given to the plaintiff. The plaintiff did get less than they asked for, they wanted 250,000 ended up getting 150,000 plus 15,000 for future surgeries. I think the jury may have given her less because of the lack of demonstration of the impact the surgery results on her life. The plaintiff was still capable of doing most things, the impact of the badly done surgery was not shown to the fullest extent. The next verdict I found out about was the rent case, the verdict was also for plaintiff. I want to note both of these are bench trials. The rent case verdict also said that the unit had no roaches, the plaintiff prohibited the owner from going in the unit, and the damage was caused by the plaintiff. I did not know, but I learned from Judge Bacigalupo later on that Unlawful Detainer cases are priority. I didn’t see much of the rent case; I just saw the ending of it. I could not see the pictures, and one of the attorneys was unclear about the LA County court rules. Further, I don’t think I had enough information or detail on the case to make a strong conclusion on it. I think that the big issue in the rent case was that the defendant wouldn’t let them in and even said it in her testimony. I missed the verdict…

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