Enriquez v. John Doe Driver and XYZ Company (Los Angeles Superior Court - Norwalk)
Deaf plaintiff pedestrian was hit by a van while crossing street mid block. Because of deafness, the plaintiff could not hear the approaching van. As a result of the accident, the plaintiff suffered injuries including open eye comatose state. Plaintiff was jaywalking after using cocaine on a dark stretch of the roadway while there was a lit signaled intersection 500 feet to the north. Settlement was reached one week before trial.