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ARTICLE ID 189385

$________ Employer’s Liability – Negligent entrustment and supervision – Employee driving golf cart makes sudden U-turn, throwing plaintiff passenger off – Multiple severe head injuries to ejected passenger and emotional distress to other passenger.

Riverside Superior Court - Indio

In this action for negligent entrustment, the plaintiffs argued that the defendants’ negligence resulted in significant bodily injury. The defendants denied the allegations of negligence.

On December 17, ________, at approximately 6:30 p.m., the 60-year-old plaintiffs participated in a bridge tournament at the defendant facility. In the early evening, the plaintiffs left the tournament and were walking towards their car when they were offered a ride in a golf cart owned and operated by the defendant facility. While driving the plaintiffs to their car, the defendant driver suddenly accelerated into a left U-turn which threw the 60-year-old plaintiff, Kitty C., from the cart.

She landed on the parking lot ground and suffered severe injuries including a subdural hemorrhage, large scalp hematoma, concussion, vision loss, memory loss, head pain, neck pain and wrist pain. The other plaintiff, Steven C., suffered emotional distress and loss of consortium. The plaintiffs sued the defendants for negligence. Overall, they argued that the defendant facility negligently entrusted the defendant driver (an intern) with the golf cart and failed to properly supervise him.The defense agreed to settle the matter; resulting in a $________ recovery for the plaintiffs.

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