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Mark Carleton Blane
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Mark Blane’s Legal Cases

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  • Mario Marin v. A1 Alloy Recycling, et. al.

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Date:
    Apr 29, 2009
    Outcome:
    $150,000.00 Settlement in pre-trial Mediation
    Description:
    Attorney Mark C. Blane represented an injured worker against a third party when the worker fell from the height of approximately fifteen (15) feet from a forklift. The worker suffered a broken leg, shoulder, and jaw. The case was denied by the insurance so Mr. Blane filed a lawsuit in Chula Vista Superior Court against the third party, and achieved a $150,000.00 settlement just short of trial. Mr. Blane also negotiated a considerable lowering of the medical expenses that were covered under workers’ compensation due to the dispute in liability.
  • Malena Capps-Connor v. American Home Products, et. al.

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Date:
    Sep 02, 2001
    Outcome:
    Confidential Settlement
    Description:
    Confidential Settlement reached for a Los Angeles woman who suffered from a severe mitral-valve prolapse as a result of taking the diet drug Fen-Phen for a period of three years… Attorney Mark C. Blane obtained a confidential settlement for a Los Angeles woman, who was a registered nurse, who suffered permanent heart defects as a result of taking the once popular diet drug Fen-Phen over a two-year period. This was Mr. Blane’s first lawsuit straight out of law school, and was against one of the largest corporations in the U.S., then called American Home Products, Inc. The case was settled fifteen (15) months later in confidential proceedings with Senior Counsel of a well respected national defense firm in San Francisco during pre-trial mediation. The case was one among hundreds in California under Multi-District Litigation procedure rules as a Class Action lawsuit, and it settled with the same judge who decided the famous Erin Brokovich decision.
  • Dog Attack & Subsequent Fall Down Staircase in Home Accident

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Date:
    Jun 15, 2008
    Outcome:
    $250,000.00 Settlement
    Description:
    $250,000.00 Settlement for woman charged by a large Mastiff breed dog and then fell down a flight of stairs… Attorney Mark C. Blane obtained a $250,000.00 settlement for a San Diego woman who was charged by a large Mastiff breed dog while she was performing home care duties for the homeowner who was negligent in not restraining the large dog. The woman injured her back that required surgery, and other medical expenses. Mr. Blane was successful in obtaining the settlement without the need for formal litigation in Superior Court.
  • Lililia Casillas v. Metabolife, et. al.

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Date:
    Apr 01, 2007
    Outcome:
    $555,000.00 Settlement against Metabolife
    Description:
    Attorney Mark C. Blane was pivotal in his legal role in assisting a young lady who suffered brain trauma in the form of an ischemic stroke while taking Metabolife 357. The makers of metabolife filed for U.S. bankruptcy protection, and after some time of court motions, and legal maneuvering, a settlement was achieved. The lawsuit was filed in San Diego Superior Court, and it was transferred under the Multi-District Litigation panel as a Class Action lawsuit for consolidation purposes.
  • Brian Jessup v. Ford Motor Company, et. al.

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Date:
    Apr 26, 2002
    Outcome:
    $185,000.00 Settlement against Ford Motor Company
    Description:
    Attorney Mark C. Blane obtained a $185,000.00 settlement for a San Diego man who sustained a roll-over accident with his Ford Bronco when his tire blew due to a defect in the tire. Lawsuit was brought in San Diego Federal Court and it was settled with National Counsel for Ford and Firestone in Houston, Texas. Mr. Blane had one of the first settlements with the Ford and Firestone National Counsel in the United States.
  • A. K. vs. Jeffrey P. A.

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Date:
    Jun 20, 2011
    Outcome:
    $200,000.00
    Description:
    Plaintiff was injured in a cross walk in downtown San Diego on the corner of 5th Avenue and B Street when defendant driver struck her without warning. Plaintiff suffered hip injuries and a wrist surgery. San Diego pedestrian accident attorney Mark Blane went to work right away to secure liability (legal fault).
  • Deborah Seaberg v. Sarah Coggshall

    Practice Area:
    Car Accidents
    Date:
    Apr 10, 2012
    Outcome:
    $500,000.00
    Description:
    This case was filed in El Cajon, California Superior court and it settled for $500,000.00 policy limits after nearly a year and half of litigation. Plaintiff sustained a 5-level Cervical Fusion of the Cervical Spine from a rear-end car accident.
  • Matthew Loney v. Eva Hum

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Date:
    Aug 28, 2012
    Outcome:
    $475,000.00 Settlement After Voir Dire and Jury Selection
    Description:
    This was a bicycle v. auto accident case that went to trial on August 24, 2012. The case settled after jury selection of the first day of trial in Dept. 60, Judge Gonzalo Curiel.
  • Raymond L. Irving v. Hertz, Inc.

    Practice Area:
    Brain Injury
    Date:
    Mar 26, 2013
    Outcome:
    1,000,000.00
    Description:
    Plaintiff sustained head and thoracic spine injuries after being hit on the head by a San Diego Trolley arm due to the negligence of a Avis Shuttle Bus driver.
  • Beverly Johnson v. Rienstra Family Trust, & George W. Weir Asphalt, et. al.

    Practice Area:
    Slip and Fall Accident
    Date:
    Oct 22, 2014
    Outcome:
    $180,000.00
    Description:
    San Diego Superior Court Case No: 37-2013-00069903-CU-PO-CTL This was a difficult trip and fall case against both a property owner and construction company. The plaintiff was an 85 year old woman who tripped and fell at a defect in the sidewalk inside of a outdoor strip mall in San Diego California. Mr. Blane associated in fellow trial lawyer Edward Babbitt, Esq. Despite an failed mediation, and endless depositions, summary judgment motion, and 998 offers, the case came to a successful resolution two weeks before trial.