Top 20 Personal Injury Settlements in California in 2017

Top 20 Personal Injury Settlements in California in 2017We are pleased to present to you the list of top 20 Personal Injury settlements obtained in California in the year 2017. The list is comprised of various case types that were filed either in state or federal courts.

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Note: If you have made this list (Top 20 Personal Injury Settlements in California in 2017) you have also made the list of Top 50 Personal Injury Settlements 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 settlement should be on this list, please contact us today.

1
Amount:$30,000,000.00
Attorneys:Jake Douglass, Spencer R. Lucas, Brian J. Panish, Thomas A. Schultz of Panish Shea & Boyle LLP
Case:Doe Plaintiff v. Roe Truck Staffing Co.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Brain Injury
2
Amount:$13,000,000.00
Attorneys:Steven J. Brady of Brady Law Group
Case:Wang v. El Dorado County Transit Authority, et al.
Type:Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury
3
Amount:$10,924,420.00
Attorneys:Gary A. Dordick of Dordick Law Corporation
Case:Velasco v. Doe Construction, Inc.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident
4
Amount:$9,500,000.00
Attorneys:Thomas M. Dempsey of Law Offices of Thomas M. Dempsey; Daniel E. Selarz, Aryan Sarbaz of Selarz Law Corp.
Case:Espano v. City of Torrance
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident
5
Amount:$9,050,000.00
Attorneys:Roger A. Dreyer, Joseph R. Yates of Dreyer Babich Buccola Wood Campora, LLP
Case:McFarlane v. Urbana Tahoe TC L.L.C.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Premises Liability
6
Amount:$9,000,000.00
Attorneys:Gary A. Dordick of Dordick Law Corporation; Cristobal M. Galindo of Law offices of Cristobal M. Galindo, P.C.
Case:Colbert v. C.R. England Inc.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death
7
Amount:$8,805,000.00
Attorneys:David L. Roark of Law Offices of David L. Roark
Case:Yao v. City of Los Angeles, et al.
Type:Bicycle Accident, Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Failure to Maintain
8
Amount:$7,500,000.00
Attorneys:Robert A. Brenner of Law Offices of Robert A. Brenner
Case:Helmi v. Howard
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury
9
Amount:$7,000,000.00
Attorneys:Jefferson Saylor of AlderLaw, P.C.; Jake Douglass, Spencer R. Lucas, Brian J. Panish of Panish Shea & Boyle LLP
Case:French v. Caterpillar, Inc.
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Truck Accident, Defective Product
10
Amount:$6,700,000.00
Attorneys:Michael J. Haddad, Julia Sherwin, Maya M. Sorensen, Thomas Kennedy Helm, IV of Haddad & Sherwin LLP
Case:Harmon v. City of Santa Clara, et al.
Type:Assault and Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Personal Injury, Police Misconduct, Unreasonable Search and Seizure
11
Amount:$6,500,000.00
Attorneys:Jake Douglass, Spencer R. Lucas, Brian J. Panish, Jefferson Saylor of Panish Shea & Boyle LLP
Case:Godefroy v. City of Los Angeles
Type:Bicycle Accident, Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability
12
Amount:$6,200,000.00
Attorneys:David F. Makkabi of Makkabi Law Group, APC
Case:Mercado-Medina et al. v. Noller, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury
13
Amount:$5,600,000.00
Attorneys:Gary A. Dordick of Dordick Law Corporation; Justin D. Feldman of Lewis, Marenstein, Wicke, Sherwin & Lee, LLP
Case:Geernaert v. City of Palos Verdes Estates
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Brain Injury
14
Amount:$5,500,000.00
Attorneys:Michael J. Haddad of Haddad & Sherwin LLP
Case:Petrov v. Alameda County, et al.
Type:Assault and Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Personal Injury, Police Brutality, Abuse of Power, Police Misconduct
15
Amount:$3,900,000.00
Attorneys:Vicki I. Sarmiento of Law Offices of Vicki I. Sarmiento; Dale K. Galipo of Law Offices of Dale K. Galipo
Case:J.M.M., Pro ami Cruz v. County of Los Angeles, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Denial of Medical Care
16 (tie)
Amount:$3,500,000.00
Attorneys:Jin N. Lew, Philip Michels, Steven B. Stevens of Law Offices of Michels & Lew
Case:R.J., Pro ami Chang v. Ahmadinia, M.D., et al.
Type:Delayed Diagnosis, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence
16 (tie)
Amount:$3,500,000.00
Attorneys:Arnoldo Casillas of Casillas & Associates
Case:Nguyen v. City of Los Angeles
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
17
Amount:$3,000,000.00
Attorneys:Douglas D. Shaffer of Dordick Law Corporation
Case:Confidential v. Confidential
Type:Bicycle Accident, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
18
Amount:$2,700,000.00
Attorneys:Carly L. Sanchez, Roger E. Booth of The Law Offices of Booth & Koskoff
Case:Nunez-Aguirre v. White Cap Construction Supply Inc., et al.
Type:Personal Injury, Product Liability, Fall, Defective Product
19 (tie)
Amount:$2,400,000.00
Attorneys:Steven V. Angarella of Angarella Law
Case:Storti v. County of Los Angeles
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury
19 (tie)
Amount:$2,400,000.00
Attorneys:Nathaniel J.Friedman, Barton A. Friedman of Law Offices of Nathaniel J. Friedman
Case:C.L. v. County of San Bernardino
Type:Failure to Diagnose, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Brain Injury, Failure to Treat
20
Amount:$2,300,000.00
Attorneys:Tyler J. Barnett, James P. Carr of Yuhl Carr LLP; Michael P. Ehline of Ehline Law Firm PC
Case:Gilbert v. Quinones
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury

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