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Motor Vehicle Collision Wrongful Death - $5M - Settlement

This case involved a 9 year old who was killed when the driver of the vehicle crossed the center line of a two-lane roadway. The minor was sitting in the passenger seat of the vehicle. The minor's parents sued individually and each was awarded $2.5M for their loss.

Motor Vehicle Trucking Accident Wrongful Death - $2.25M - Settlement

This settlement involved a multi-vehicle accident which resulted in the occupants of one of the vehicles being struck by a commercial tractor/trailer while waiting for law enforcement assistance on the side of the roadway. One of the occupants died and the second occupant was severely injured. The case was settled after three rounds of mediation.

Motor Vehicle Trucking Accident Wrongful Death/Personal Injury - $8M - Settlement

This case arose out of an accident involving a dump truck rear-ending a passenger vehicle. This was a complex case due to the prime contractor having multiple layers of subcontractors with indemnity agreements. After each side filed motions for summary judgment, the parties settled during mediation.

Defective Road Design and Product - $18.7M - Trial

This case involved a vehicle driven by a 17-year-old girl who was rendered a quadriplegic in a motor vehicle accident. The plaintiff was injured when a large rock beside the road posed a danger to vehicles that had lost control in the "recovery zone," causing a car to go airborne and land upside-down on its roof.



Gas Explosion - $13.5M

Settled a propane leak case that caused an explosion in a restaurant that severely injured a six-year-old girl for $13.5 million.


Prescription Drugs - $1.4M

A case against a physician for over-prescribing painkillers to a patient resulted in a $1.4 million judgment in favor of the patient's widow and children.


Covered Hole - $475K

Reached a $475,000 settlement in a case against a repair crew that covered a hole in a floor with a loose board, resulting in another person stepping on the covered hole before tripping and falling into the hole and sustaining back injuries.


Vehicle Rollover - $15M - Trial

Obtained a judgment in favor of the client for $15 million, including more than $11 million in punitive damages, against an automaker for injuries sustained to the client in a rollover accident.


Brain Injury - $4.75M

Settled a malpractice action against a hospital for negligently failing to discover or treat a newborn infant's infectious disease for $4.75 million during the trial.


Wrongful Death - $3M

In a wrongful death action against a physician over the negligent removal of a pacemaker. Obtained a $3 million verdict against the hospital. It was the largest medical malpractice verdict ever in that county.


Nursing Home Negligence & Elder Abuse - $300K

Settled a case against a nursing home for failure to supervise a 91-year-old woman who died from strangulation.


Double Amputee - $9M

This case involved a vehicle driven by a 17-year-old girl that collided with a previously damaged guardrail on I-10 in Los Angeles County. The guardrail speared the vehicle by penetrating the driver-side door, resulting in the amputation of both of the driver's lower legs. Obtained a $9 million settlement against the California Department of Transportation.


Paraplegic - $13.2M

This case against a national park involved a bicycling woman who lost braking power and went off a pathway and struck a tree, causing her to become a paraplegic. The case resulted in a $13.2 million jury verdict.


Brain Injury — $2.4M

$2.4M settlement for a brain injury patient who fell out of a wheelchair and sustained additional damage.


Farm Worker Class Action - $6M – Federal Court Trial

This case involved wage and hour pay violations of agricultural workers processing grapes in the Central Valley.


Qui Tam - $9.5M


Police Wrongful Death - $3.15M


Failure to Diagnose Pre-eclampsia - $2.45M


Product Liability, Auto Manufacturing – $18.85M - Trial

*Prior results do not guarantee future outcome.

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