Top 20 Personal Injury Verdicts in California in 2017

Top 20 Personal Injury Verdicts in California in 2017We are pleased to present to you the list of top 20 Personal Injury jury verdicts (plaintiff and cross-claimant) 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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Note: If you have made this list (Top 20 Personal Injury Verdicts in California in 2017) you have also made the list of Top 50 Personal Injury Verdicts in California in 2017.

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:$417,000,000.00
Attorneys:Mark P. Robinson, Jr., Karen L. Karavatos, Kevin F. Calcagnie, Cynthia L. Garber of Robinson Calcagnie Inc.; Helen E. Zukin of Kiesel Law LLP
Case:Echeverria v. Johnson & Johnson, et al.
Type:Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Talc Exposure
2
Amount:$59,253,846.00
Attorneys:Russell P. Reiner, Todd E. Slaughter, April K. Stratte of Reiner Slaughter McCartney & Frankel LLP; William R. Bragg, Zachary E. Zwerdling of Bragg, Mainzer, & Firpo LLP; Larry B. Moss of Law Office of Larry B. Moss
Case:Moore v. State of California Department of Transportation
Type:Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Brain Injury
3
Amount:$36,143,291.00
Attorneys:Christian T. F. Nickerson, Geoffrey S. Wells, Tobin M. Lanzetta of Greene Broillet & Wheeler, LLP; Andy A. Basseri of Law Offices of Andy Basseri
Case:Sanchez v. Durham School Services, et al.
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, School Bus Accident
4
Amount:$35,000,000.00
Attorneys:Garo Mardirossian, Lawrence Marks of Mardirossian & Associates Inc.
Case:Ekbatani v. United Independent Taxi Drivers Inc.
Type:Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability
5
Amount:$34,500,000.00
Attorneys:H. Sean Banafsheh, Kevin Danesh, Raphael D. Javid of Banafsheh, Danesh & Javid, PC
Case:Casillas v. Landstar Ranger Inc., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury
6
Amount:$31,158,836.00
Attorneys:Gary A. Dordick, Christopher V. Bulone of Dordick Law Corporation; Marc J. Katzman of Marc Katzman Law
Case:Sosa v. Shabun, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury
7
Amount:$28,215,278.00
Attorneys:Michael J. Bidart, Danica L. Crittenden of Shernoff Bidart Echeverria Bentley LLP
Case:Rahm v. Southern California Permanente Medical Group
Type:Delayed Diagnosis, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence
8
Amount:$18,572,942.00
Attorneys:Michael J. Piuze of Law Office of Michael J. Piuze
Case:Haynes v. Pak, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury
9
Amount:$16,948,377.00
Attorneys:Ricardo Echeverria, Kristin E. Hobbs of Shernoff Bidart Echeverria Bentley LLP; Dennis A. Thayer of Law Office of Dennis A. Thayer
Case:Meier v. Pennysaver USA L.L.C., et al.
Type:Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety
10
Amount:$15,030,719.00
Attorneys:Bruce A. Broillet, Taylor Rayfield, Alan L. VanGelder of Greene Broillet & Wheeler, LLP; Alex Sarajian, Paula E. Salcedo of Sarajian Law Group
Case:Leyva v. Sandman
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury
11
Amount:$15,000,000.00
Attorneys:Bruce A. Broillet, Taylor Rayfield of Greene Broillet & Wheeler, LLP
Case:George v. First Service Residential California LLC
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
12
Amount:$13,820,000.00
Attorneys:Christopher E. Angelo, Joseph DiMonda of Angelo & Di Monda, LLP
Case:Deleon v. Fregoso, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury
13
Amount:$12,055,800.00
Attorneys:Sean R. Laird of The Law Firm of Sean R. Laird
Case:Doe, Pro ami Johnson v. FamiliesFirst, Inc.
Type:Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Sexual Assault
14
Amount:$10,897,637.00
Attorneys:Steven R. Vartazarian of The Vartazarian Law Firm, APC; William A. Daniels of Daniel's Law; James A. Morris, Jr., of Morris Law Firm
Case:Cobb v. County of Los Angeles
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury
15
Amount:$10,778,626.00
Attorneys:Christopher Montes de Oca of Law Offices of Christopher Montes de Oca; Artin Yadegarian of Law Offices of Artin Yadegarian; Stewart H. Lim of Stewart Lim & Associates
Case:M.C., Pro Ami v. Mathews
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury
16
Amount:$10,000,000.00
Attorneys:Joseph D. Satterley, Justin A. Bosl, Arcelia L. Hurtado, Ted W. Pelletier, Mark A. Swanson, Andrea C. Huston of Kazan, McClain, Satterly & Greenwood
Case:Burch v. Certainteed Corp.
Type:Asbestos Exposure, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Workplace Safety, Mesothelioma
17
Amount:$9,800,000.00
Attorneys:Golnar J. Fozi, Jeremy M. Dwork of Meyers Fozi & Dwork, LLP
Case:Morin v. Sunrise Medical (US) L.L.C.
Type:Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Product Liability
18
Amount:$9,254,397.00
Attorneys:Robert W. Mansell, Amanda Derby of Mansell & Mansell, APC
Case:Dearing v. Cabo Cantina
Type:Assault and Battery, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Intentional Tort
19
Amount:$8,442,773.00
Attorneys:Roger A. Dreyer, Noemi Esparza of Dreyer Babich Buccola Wood Campora, LLP
Case:Alvarez v. Syar Industries, Inc.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
20
Amount:$8,400,000.00
Attorneys:Christopher J. Keane of The Keane Law Firm P.C.; Edward C. Stark of Cron, Israels & Stark; Jennifer J. Lothert of Young Ward & Lothert
Case:Miller v. Sutter Sacramento Sierra Region, et al.
Type:Hospital Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Child Abuse

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