PSB Obtains $7.75 Million Settlement For Man Runover On Beach By City Employee

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Panish Shea & Boyle LLP attorneys Brian Panish and Andrew Owen obtained a $7,750,000 settlement for a homeless man who suffered catastrophic injuries after he was run over by a tractor trailer while asleep on the beach. At the time of the incident, the City of Long Beach employee was clearing the beach of storm debris and failed to follow proper procedures and precautions to clear the area where Plaintiff was sleeping before operating the City tractor there. As a result of the incident, Plaintiff suffered serious injuries including a spinal fracture.