BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — A settlement has been reached in the case of a boy with Down Syndrome who died after choking on a hot dog at a movie theater.
The terms of the settlement, reached Wednesday, are confidential, but the boy’s family is pleased with the outcome, said plaintiffs’ attorney Timothy M. Osborn.
“I can tell you that, once again, I’m extremely proud of this family,” Osborn said. “I think they’ve shown true grit over the past three years in this legal battle.”
The lawsuit filed against Reading International Cinemas, LLC, alleged theater employees had no training on what to do in the event of an emergency, and Reading had no policies and procedures in place for stopping a film, turning the lights up or lowering the audio.…Read More
BAKERSFIELD — A settlement has been agreed to in the case of a 14-year-old boy who choked to death on a hot dog at a Bakersfield movie theater.
Attorney Timothy M. Osborn confirmed to 23ABC News that the victim’s family and Reading Cinemas have agreed to a settlement, ending a civil lawsuit filed over the boy’s 2014 death. Osborn said the settlement included a confidentiality clause, preventing him from revealing the terms of the agreement, including any financial compensation.
“I can say that the family is pleased with the results,” Osborn added.
Osborn represented the family of a 14-year-old boy with Down Syndrome who choked on a hot dog he was eating while at a movie with his grandfather in October of 2014.…Read More
From the beginning Tim provided an honest, unvarnished assessment of our case and expertly guided both my wife and I through the legal and medical maze.The Osborn legal team kept us current rather than guessing. They took the time and patience to work with us, answer questions and explain complex requirements.”Read More
Tim and his staff exceeded all of our expectations, and secured a settlement that gave us a fresh start and a turning point.We have the utmost respect for Mr. Osborn, highly recommend him without reservation and are particularly thankful for his friendship.”Read More
He kept us well updated on the status of our case, and never made us feel like our questions and concerns were a burden.We highly recommend Tim for any personal injury case!”Read More
"Tim successfully represented my family in a wrongful death case and a separate insurance bad faith case against a major insurance company.They both involved six figure settlements. He treated us with respect and did an excellent job of keeping us informed throughout the entire process. I strongly recommend Tim.”Read More
We also really appreciated how approachable and down to earth he was!”Read More
"I was lost and didn’t know what to do. Tim made it effortless… Literally.All I had to do was show up and he did the rest. He kept me informed through the entire process. As soon as he had something to tell he was on the phone to tell me the news. I will thank him always for his polite and courteous nature (REALLY! He opens the doors for you and everything!) Thanks Tim!”Read More
I was kept up to date with my case on a regular basis. Answered all questions to satisfaction, and was very easy to keep in contact with.I would and will recommend Mr Osborn in the future. Thanks again Mr Osborn for your services.”Read More
Kept me informed at every turn, answered every phone call, explained EVERYTHING to me, worked aggressively on my behalf and got me the highest settlement possible on my case.Would recommend him to anyone who needs legal advice or representation!”Read More