Top 20 Court Awards in California in 2017

Top 20 Court Awards in California in 2017We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 20 court (bench) awards obtained in California in the year 2017. The list is comprised of various case types that were tried either in state or federal courts.

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Important: While we strive to achieve maximum accuracy and completeness of our lists, we cannot guarantee either at 100%. If you believe another verdict should be on this list, please contact us today.

1
Amount:$6,139,078.00
Attorneys:Edward R. Huguenin, Robert J. Kahn, James L. Bothwell of Hall Huguenin LLP
Case:Meritage Homes of California Inc. v. Peppertree Village - VII L.L.C.
Type:Breach of Contract, Fraud, Negligent Misrepresentation
2
Amount:$2,981,820.00
Attorneys:Rachael B. Tillman, William J. Trinkle, Paul C. Minney, Andrew G. Minney, Suzanne A. Tollefson of Young, Minney & Corr, LLP
Case:Los Angeles Academy of Arts and Enterprise v. Denley Investment Management Company, Inc.
Type:Breach of Contract, Landlord-Tenant
3
Amount:$2,395,644.00
Attorneys:Christopher W. Wood of Dreyer Babich Buccola Wood Campora, LLP
Case:Tang v. Accor Lodging North America, Inc., et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip and Fall, Failure to Maintain
4
Amount:$2,004,507.00
Attorneys:John S. Roth of Law Offices of John S. Roth
Case:Flores v. Danks
Type:Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Fraud, Negligent Misrepresentation, Promissory Note
5
Amount:$2,000,000.00
Attorneys:Mark H. Wagner of Wagner Legal Group
Case:Finelli v. TS Capital L.L.C.
Type:Breach of Contract, Labor & Employment
6
Amount:$1,899,434.00
Attorneys:Jeffrey W. Griffith of Law Offices of Jeffrey W. Griffith
Case:Kianmahd v. Namvar
Type:Breach of Contract, Fraud, Conversion, Promissory Note
7
Amount:$1,807,559.00
Attorneys:Sima R. Salek of Law Office of Sima Salek; Brandon S. Reif, Richard P. Tricker, Rachel D. Dardashti of Winget Spadafora & Schwartzberg LLP
Case:Setareh v. Elyaszadeh
Type:Breach of Contract, Negligent Misrepresentation, Unfair Business Practices, Conversion, Promissory Note, Intentional Misrepresentation
8
Amount:$1,500,000.00
Attorneys:Charles A. Swartz of Cornman & Swartz
Case:Disalvo v. Disalvo
Type:Murder, Wrongful Death, Gunshot
9
Amount:$1,461,467.00
Attorneys:Robert Chambers, Benjamin C. Wohlfeil of Gomez Trial Attorneys; Jason E. Baker of Keegan & Baker, LLP
Case:Moore v. USA
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Brain Injury
10
Amount:$1,298,215.00
Attorneys:Jerry A. Kaplan, David S. Kadin of Kaplan, Kenegos & Kadin
Case:Astan v. Molayem
Type:Breach of Contract, Property Rights, Conversion, Promissory Note
11
Amount:$1,200,000.00
Attorneys:Steven I. Hochfelsen of Hochfelsen & Kani, LLP
Case:Samen v. Berkowitz
Type:Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Fraud, Intentional Misrepresentation
12
Amount:$1,162,727.00
Attorneys:James R. Felton, Yi Sun Kim, Larry A. Rothstein of Greenberg & Bass
Case:Le Vine v. Teitelbaum
Type:Breach of Contract, Promissory Note, Intentional Misrepresentation
13
Amount:$1,064,426.00
Attorneys:Paul W. Tozer, Thomas W. Barth of Barth Daly LLP
Case:Sacramento E.D.M., Inc. v. Hynes Aviation Industries, Inc.
Type:Breach of Contract
14
Amount:$848,000.00
Attorneys:William G. Bissell of Law Offices of William G. Bissell
Case:The Spartan Associates, Inc. v. Humphreys
Type:Breach of Contract, Fraud, Negligent Misrepresentation, Intentional Misrepresentation
15
Amount:$844,140.00
Attorneys:Craig Nicholas, Alex Tomasevic, Lacy Wells of Nicholas & Tomasevic, LLP
Case:Arnold v. San Diego Second Chance Program
Type:Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Unpaid Wages, Labor & Employment
16
Amount:$800,000.00
Attorneys:Robert J. Stoll, Jr. of Stoll, Nussbaum & Polakov APC
Case:Valenzuela v. Anaheim Arena Management LLC, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury
17
Amount:$775,000.00
Attorneys:Arthur Grebow, Julie H. Rubin of Grebow & Rubin LLP
Case:Jefferson Pointe Professional Center Property Owners Association v. Anderson
Type:Property Rights, Conversion
18
Amount:$744,957.00
Attorneys:Thomas L. Gourde of Ray & Gourde LLP; Curtis P. Holdsworth of Lerman & Pointer, LLP
Case:Frye v. Wages
Type:Breach of Contract, Conspiracy, Fraud, Negligent Misrepresentation, Conversion, Unjust Enrichment
19
Amount:$704,044.00
Attorneys:Yalan Zheng, Stella K. Park of Law Offices of Park & Zheng
Case:Huo v. Liu
Type:Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Fraud, Unfair Business Practices, Conversion, Unjust Enrichment
20
Amount:$685,000.00
Attorneys:Stephen T. Erb of Stephen Thomas Erb A.P.C.
Case:Miller v. Jonkman
Type:Breach of Contract, Promissory Note

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