DWTS Judge Carrie Ann Inaba Sued Over Car Accident

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The 18th. In February 2021, a man named Jesse Raymond Zimbro filed a civil lawsuit against Judge Carrie Ann Inaba of Dancing with the Stars for a car accident that Zimbro said had caused serious injuries. Zimbro stated that the accident was due to negligence on the part of Inaba, according to court documents obtained by Heavy.

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stated that Inaba’s negligence towards Zimbro was a direct cause of his injuries

According to a complaint filed in the Superior Court of California, Los Angeles County, Zimbro stated that he and Inaba were married on the 16th. December 2019 near Coldwater Canyon Driver and Betty Lane in Los Angeles, California were involved in a single vehicle collision.

According to Tsimbro, Inaba had a duty to other drivers and pedestrians to exercise reasonable care when operating a vehicle on the roadway, but Inaba negligently failed to do so when operating the vehicle, resulting in an accident in which Tsimbro suffered serious injuries. Claims include general negligence and negligence per se, i.e., when an act is considered negligent because it violates the law.

The applicable law is California Vehicle Code 22350, which states that it is unlawful to operate a vehicle on a highway at a speed in excess of what is reasonable or prudent considering weather conditions, visibility, traffic on the highway, its area and width, and in no event at a speed that endangers the safety of persons or property.

Zimbro is suing in an unspecified civil case, meaning he believes the damages exceed $25,000. The lawsuit shows that Zimbro suffered property damage, bodily injury, loss of wages, loss of use of his property, medical and hospital expenses, general damages, disability, pain and mental anguish.

Zimbro seeks reimbursement of the costs claimed. He is represented by Arash Khorsandi and Brian G. Beecher of the personal injury law firm Arash Law. According to the subpoena, Inaba has 30 days to file a written response with the court.

According to the case information page, more hearings are scheduled – a final status conference is scheduled for Aug. 4. 2022; a trial without a jury, if it comes to that, is scheduled for the 18th. Aug. 2022; and a resolution stating The discharge is scheduled for 15. February 2024 expected.

Hevey has contacted Zimbro’s lawyers for comment and has not yet received a response.

Inaba did not make a public statement

We have asked Inaba for comment and have not received a response to this press release. She has not yet issued a statement or responded on social media.

Inaba, 53, has been a judge on the Danse avec les stars program since its inception in 2005. She and her colleague Bruno Tonioli are the only judges who have competed in all seasons of the show. She currently hosts The Conversation on CBS, where she replaces longtime host Julie Chen Moonves in early 2019.

Inaba has also choreographed dances for a number of television shows, including American Idol and the Miss America pageant. Before that, one of her first appearances in the entertainment world was casting Fly Girl, one of the dancers in the comedy sketch series In Living Color on FOX.

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