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Expert Witness

Specializing in the Car and Truck Rental Industry

Lloyd has over 35 years of experience in the car and truck rental business.

As an expert witness, Lloyd has been retained as an expert witness by law firms representing plaintiffs and defendants involved in contract disputes, standards of care, and business practices for maintenance, rental policies and procedures.

Lloyd, a former owner and CEO of an on-airport car rental company at Los Angeles International Airport has been involved in or can address: standards of care, policy and procedures for car and truck rental companies.

Expert Witness Experience

Lloyd Rae became an Expert Witness in 2001 and has worked on 58 cases in the last 16 years. Eighty percent of his testimony has been at the request of plaintiffs, 20% has been at the request of defendants.  Here are a few cases in which he testified.

Rasmussen v. ERAC
“Putnam and Rasmussen have filed a multimillion-dollar lawsuit against Hoeltzel, Brown and Enterprise Rent-A-Car, the company that provided Brown the rental car involved in the crash despite his bad driving record.”  Excerpt from
Read about the case here.

Page v. Hertz
$8.1 Million-Negligence Motorcycle
A Canadian citizen in South Dakota for the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally was struck head on by a car while riding his motorcycle. Plaintiff suffered brain damage in addition to a leg amputation below the knee.

Demian v. Ford
Jury Holds Ford Motor Company Responsible in Rollover Case
“On November 10, 2011 a California jury awarded a verdict of $73 million dollars (including $50 million in punitive damages) against Ford Motor Company to the victims of a rollover crash that occurred when the right rear tire of the Ford E350 15 passenger van they were riding in experienced a tread separation.” Excerpt from Greene Broillet & Wheeler LLP website.
Read about the case here.

Houck v. Enterprise
CLOSURE: Couple Wins Lawsuit Over Rental Car Company Blamed for Daughters’ 2004 Deaths

Read about the case here.

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