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Sample California arbitration brief

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This is a sample California arbitration brief that was used in a personal injury case that went to arbitration.

This is a sample California arbitration brief that was used in a personal injury case that went to arbitration.

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  • 1. 1 Any Plaintiff Any Street 2 Any Town, CA 55555 3 714-555-5555 4 Plaintiff, In Pro Per 5 6 7 8 Superior Court of the State of California 9 For the County of _________________1011 Any Plaintiff, ) Case No. )12 Plaintiff, ) PLAINTIFF_______________’S ARBITRATION ) BRIEF13 vs. ) ) DATE:14 Any Defendant, and DOES 1-5 ) TIME: ) PLACE:15 Defendants. ) )16 ) )1718 To subscribe to my FREE California weekly legal newsletter visit1920 http://www.legaldocspro.net/newsletter.htm and enter your e-mail21 address. Be sure to remove this notice and all other notices before2223 using this document.2425 1 1 1PLAINTIFF ‘S ARBITRATION BRIEF26 Plaintiff, _____________________ (“Plaintiff”) herein submits his Arbitration Brief.27 ///28 - 1 - PLAINTIFF’S ARBITRATION BRIEF
  • 2. 1 2 I. 3 STATEMENT OF CASE 4 On __________________, Defendant, _________________________ (“Ms. __________”) 5 6 was driving her _______________ in an unincorporated area of ____________ County at the 7 intersection of __________and _____________. 8 _______________was making a left turn onto _____________ from __________________ 9 across oncoming traffic.10 _____________________’s statement is that when she started to turn she saw a black SUV,11 driven by Defendant (“Mr. ___________”) coming at her with the green traffic light. Mr.1213 ________________ could not stop his vehicle before colliding with Ms. ’s Jeep. Because of the14 collision and momentum, both vehicles careened into Plaintiff’s _____________________.15 You need to put in the facts of your particular case in the above1617 paragraph. Explain where the accident happened, where it happened18 and what exactly happened.1920 The California Highway Patrol Officer who responded to the scene, officer21 _______________, concluded that Ms. _________________ was at fault in the collision by making a22 left turn into oncoming traffic without safely being able to do so, which is a violation of Vehicle23 Code § 21801(a). A true and correct copy of the Traffic Collision Report and supporting documents2425 prepared by officer _____________ are attached hereto as Exhibit “A” and incorporated herein by26 reference.2728 - 2 - PLAINTIFF’S ARBITRATION BRIEF
  • 3. 1 Be sure to quote the police report especially if the officer 2 3 concludes the defendant was at fault by violating some provision of the 4 Vehicle Code. Be sure to quote the correct section violated. Do NOT 5 6 just use the section from this sample. 7 Plaintiff’s vehicle suffered severe damage, and his lap-top computer was thrown out of the 8 window during the collision, his GPS navigational system hit Plaintiff in the head during the 9 collision; and his bike rack was knocked from his vehicle and bent during the collision. Plaintiff has1011 had to pay the sum of $______________ just for the damages to his truck and his personal items that12 were inside, this amount includes $_____________for rental cars.13 Plaintiff is seeking $_______________ in special damages including loss of earnings,14 medical bills, damage to work truck, loss of use of work truck, and damage to personal property, and15 $______________ general damages for pain and suffering.1617 Be sure to put in as much detailed information as you can. If you18 have doctor’s reports detailing injuries mention them in here and1920 include them as an Exhibit.21 II.2223 PLAINTIFF’S CONTENTIONS24 Plaintiff contends that both Defendants had a duty to operate their automobiles in such a25 manner as to avoid causing injury to other persons and vehicles. Defendants failed to do so. But for26 the negligence of both Defendants, Plaintiff would not have suffered injuries.2728 To download and purchase the entire document visit: - 3 - PLAINTIFF’S ARBITRATION BRIEF
  • 4. 1 http://www.scribd.com/doc/25746956/Sample-Arbitration-Brief-for-California 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 910111213141516171819202122232425262728 - 4 - PLAINTIFF’S ARBITRATION BRIEF
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