KARLA , INDIVIDUALLY & AS GUARDIAN AD LITEM OF OSCAR JOVANI MIRANDA AND VALERIA A. MIRANDA MIRANDA VS 7 STAR LOGISTICS, INC

Case No.: 19STCV02649    

Background Facts

On January 25, 2019, Plaintiff, Karla Miranda, individually and as Guardian Ad

Litem of Oscar Jovani Miranda and Valeria A. Miranda (“Plaintiff”) filed the instant action against several defendants, including Defendants 7 Star Logistics (“7 Star”) and Three Counties Logistics, Inc. (“Corporate Defendants”), and Miguel Rodriguez (“Rodriguez”) (collectively, “Defendants.”) The operative Second Amended Complaint (“SAC”) was filed on February 25, 2020 and contains three causes of action: (1) negligence, (2) premises liability, and (3) product liability.

The SAC alleges that Decedent Oscar Gilberto Miranda (“Decedent”) was Plaintiff’s husband and father to their minor children. (SAC, ¶ 18.) Decedent was an independent contractor and truck driver for Corporate Defendants. (Id. at ¶ 19.) Corporate Defendants assigned Decedent defective, unsafe, unstable, and negligently maintained equipment to execute his duties. (Id. at ¶ 38-41........