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Khail Parris

Friday, October 29, 2021 // From 8:30am to 12:00pm

Subject: Auto v. Auto/Quad

3 hr Case Analysis

Biography

Khail grew up a lawyer. He spent each night discussing the law and legal theory with his family at the dinner table. So, it was only proper that he continue his studies at Pepperdine Law School. While still in school, Khail began his legal career at the Van Nuys City Attorney’s Office working cases of Driving Under the Influence and sex crimes. Throughout his tenure, he not only was the only law clerk to try cases to verdict, but he also never lost a trial. Khail went on to graduate from Pepperdine Law School as a member of the dean’s list and joined his family in the practice of law. He is a member of MENSA, the largest and oldest advanced IQ society in the world. Khail works in the firm’s personal injury department, handling catastrophic injuries and products liability.

Case Analysis Details

"Bejar v. Lopez"

Voir Dire, Opening Statement, Closing Argument, & Rebuttal

A rear-end auto v. Motorcycle collision. Officer Bejar was attempting to pull over a third party for speeding. As he activated his lights and sirens, the individual he was pulling over rapidly applied his brakes and turned left onto the shoulder. Officer Bejar rapidly slowed his motorcycle to follow the speeding vehicle. The defendant rear-ended him causing him to be ejected from the motorcycle. He fractured his orbital socket when his face hit the pavement. This caused him to sustain a traumatic brain injury. The defendant claimed that the forces were insufficient to sustain a traumatic brain injury because the officer was wearing a helmet. The defendant also claimed that the speeding motorist and Officer Bejar were to blame for the collision.

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