Katwaroo v. Healinglamp et al., Los Angeles County Superior Court.

Sean Michael Novak

Case Conclusion Date:December 1, 2007

Practice Area:Personal Injury

Outcome:VERDICT: $5,838,790.00

Description:FACTS: In April 2005, Rama Katwaroo used a “healing lamp”he had purchased online from the defunct healinglamp.com website.The self-proclaimed healing lamp was supposed to relieve a foot ailment, but instead caused a severe burn to Katwaroo’s foot that forced part of his foot to be amputated. On a products liability theory, Katwaroo sued .the manufacturer, marketers, distributors, and owners of the healing lamp. Following trial, a verdict was returned for the Plaintiff against all defendants for the amount of $5,838,790.00.