Verdicts and settlements
A selection of verdicts and settlements we have achieved on behalf of our clients.
$20.5 Million VerdictDoe v. Luster · Personal Injury
The defendant drugged and raped his live-in girlfriend and videotaped the crimes. An action was filed and went to trial in Ventura County, California.
$13.5 Million SettlementDoe HOA vs. Roe Ins. Co. · Insurance bad faith
Enforcing a homeowner’s association’s right under their insurance policy.
$11 Million VerdictCobb v. County of Los Angeles · Personal Injury
James Cobb was seriously injured when a Los Angeles County forklift ran him over in a crosswalk. The County denied liability; the jury made a just award that was upheld on appeal.
$6.9 Million SettlementDoe Insured v. Doe Disability Insurance Co.
A prominent transplant surgeon found himself disabled after suffering a sports-related brain injury. When a bad faith lawsuit was filed, the carrier defended ferociously. Even so, the matter settled for nearly $7 million, believed a record settlement for the defendant insurance carrier.
$6 Million SettlementMary Doe vs. Pharmaceutical Company · Drug safety
A young woman suffered severe physical injury including primary pulmonary hypertension after ingesting a defective drug.
$5 million settlementLambing v. PG&E · Personal Injury
A personal injury matter where our client suffered a career ending injury.
$4.7 Million SettlementOasis v. Doe Insurance Co. · Insurance
When a nightclub tragically burned to the ground, the insurance company refused to pay and sued their own insured for fraud. Despite the carrier’s repeated threat that it would “never pay a dime” on the claim, the matter settled on the eve of trial for a substantial premium.
$4.5 Million VerdictTran v. TNT USA, Inc. · Pedestrian Accident
Three brothers lost their mother when a delivery truck ran her down in a crosswalk. We tried the case.
$3.5 Million Arbitration AwardZevada v. Sasson
Enforcing fair and honest dealings. We represented a family-owned supermarket chain that mistakenly signed a lease with a gross percentage rental clause that effectively stripped the profits from the business. The court ruled that the term was a mistake and awarded significant damages.
$2.5 Million SettlementAlvarado v. City of Anaheim · Workplace safety
A construction worker suffered brain injury following a fall at a construction site.
$2.2 Million VerdictFry v. DCH Toyota · Personal Injury
Personal injury after an automobile dealership performed a defective repair on our client’s Toyota 4Runner.
$2 Million SettlementGonzalez v. Dewalt Brown and Pasa Alta Manor, Inc. · Disability safety
In this cutting-edge case against a residential care facility, failure to provide promised medical services to a mentally challenged woman resulted in the birth of a tragically disabled child. Despite a vigorous defense based on constitutional law, the matter settled on the eve of trial for the total available insurance.
$1.4 Million Jury VerdictCruz v. Ticketon Entertainment, et al. · Personal Injury
Mr. Cruz and his two children were injured while attending an exhibition soccer match in Lodi, California. Defendant promoter locked Mr. Cruz and his two children outside of the safety of the venue when unruly fans began attacking each other and did not call law enforcement. Mr. Cruz was surrounded and beaten by a group of approximately eight rival fans.
$1.3 Million SettlementDoe, Driver v. Doe Car Rental Company · Automotive product safety
A 15-passenger van overturned on a Nevada highway causing the death of a 60-year-old woman. A product liability claim was filed which claimed the accident was caused by handling and stability design defects. Despite the defendant’s claims that the accident was caused by the driver falling asleep, the product case settled shortly before trial.
$1 Million SettlementDoe, Mike v. Roe Disability Ins. Co. · Insurance
A disabled businessman was cut off by his disability insurance carrier in a dispute over whether his disability was physical or psychological. After providing an expert report documenting the true nature of the disability, the Defendant quickly settled.
$980,000 SettlementAnderson v. Village Covenant Church · Child safety
School safety – Pediatric brain injury.