An Iowa woman expressed her happiness to be alive today after she was unable to stop or slow her 2011 Kia Sorrento for nearly 56 miles on an Iowa highway. Her vehicle reached speeds of almost 120 mph as she darted in and out of traffic on the busy highway. Lauri Ulvestad, 47, explained on the Today Show this morning that she first realized something was wrong when she felt the steering wheel shake. She initially called her husband who advised her to make sure nothing was under the accelerator and then to try to move the car into neutral. …
Elise R. Sanguinetti was admitted to the California bar in 1997 after graduating from the University of San Francisco School of Law. She is licensed to practice in the Northern, Central and Eastern U.S. District Courts of California, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court.
Elise is a Past-President of the Alameda Contra Costa County Trial Lawyers Association, a Past-Chair of the New Lawyer’s Division of the American Association for Justice (AAJ) and on the Executive Committees for AAJ and the Consumer Attorneys of California. In addition, Elise is a co-chair of the National College of Advocacy Board of Trustees. She is a managing attorney at the Oakland, California office for Khorrami LLP and practices in the areas of plaintiff’s catastrophic injury, wrongful death, product liability and civil appeals.