Top 20 Settlements in California in 2017

Top 20 Settlements in California in 2017We are pleased to present to you the list of top 20 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 Settlements in California in 2017) you have also made the list of Top 50 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: $47,780,780.00
Attorneys: John C. Murphy, Jennifer W. Dienhart, Bradford B. Grabske of Murphy & Evertz, LLP
Case: Nyenhuis Family Investments L.L.C. v. County of San Bernardino
Type: Inverse Condemnation, Property Rights
2
Amount: $37,500,000.00
Attorneys: Deborah S. Chang, Patrick K. Gunning, Brian J. Panish, Austin G. Ward of Panish Shea & Boyle LLP
Case: Estate of Allen v. Over & Over Ready Mix, Inc.
Type: Dangerous Condition, Motor Vehicle Accident, Premises Liability, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death
3
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
4
Amount: $23,500,000.00
Attorneys: Robert S. Glassman, Brian J. Panish, Rahul Ravipudi of Panish Shea & Boyle LLP
Case: Lee v. Pupil Transportation Cooperative
Type: Negligent Supervision, School Safety, Wrongful Death, Breach of Duty of Care
5
Amount: $21,000,000.00
Attorneys: Alejandro P. Gutierrez of Hathaway Perrett Webster Powers Chrisman & Gutierrez ; Michael A. Strauss, Daniel J. Palay, Brian D. Hefelfinger of Strauss & Strauss, APC
Case: Martino v. Ecolab Inc.
Type: Class Action, Unpaid Wages, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment
6
Amount: $18,000,000.00
Attorneys: George R. Kindley of The Kindley Firm, APC; Robert Hamparyan of Law Offices Of Robert Hamparyan
Case: Ryman-Aavang, et al. v. Hoban, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death
7
Amount: $15,000,000.00
Attorneys: Lindsay B. Battles, Ronald O. Kaye, Barrett S. Litt of Kaye, McLane, Bednarski & Litt LLP
Case: O’Connell v. Smith
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Due Process Violation, Wrongful Imprisonment
8
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
9
Amount: $12,732,500.00
Attorneys: John J. Glugoski, Michael C. Righetti of Righetti Glugoski, PC; Charles A. Jones, Kelly J. McInerney of Jones Law Firm
Case: In re Wells Fargo
Type: Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Unpaid Wages, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment
10
Amount: $12,500,000.00
Attorneys: Marisa L. Kautz, Brian J. Mankin of Fernandez & Lauby LLP; Kirk D. Hanson of Law Offices of Kirk D. Hanson
Case: Garcia v. Macy's West Stores Inc.
Type: Unpaid Wages, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment
11
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
12
Amount: $9,837,500.00
Attorneys: James I. Jaconette, Samuel H. Rudman, Shawn A. Williams, Ellen G. Gusikoff of Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP; Joel H. Bernstein, David J. Goldsmith of Labaton Sucharow LLP; John T. Jasnoch, Joseph V. Halloran of Scott + Scott LLC
Case: In re A10 Networks Inc. Securities Litigation
Type: Class Action, Misrepresentation, Securities Fraud
13 (tie)
Amount: $9,500,000.00
Attorneys: B. Robert Allard, Mark J. Boskovich, Timothy D. McMahon of Corsiglia McMahon & Allard, LLP; Laura S. Liccardo of Laura S. Liccardo
Case: McGuire v. Saini Trucking
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death
13 (tie)
Amount: $9,500,000.00
Attorneys: William M. Paoli, Court B. Purdy of Paoli Purdy, LLP
Case: Estate of Larsen v. City of Los Angeles
Type: Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Wrongful Death
13 (tie)
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
14
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
15
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
16
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
17
Amount: $8,500,000.00
Attorneys: Peter R. Dion-Kindem of The Dion-Kindem Law Firm; Lonnie C. Blanchard of Blanchard Law Group, APC; Jeffrey D. Holmes of Holmes Law Group
Case: Lagos v. The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University
Type: Class Action, Retaliation, Unfair Business Practices, Unpaid Wages, Wrongful Termination, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment
18
Amount: $8,250,000.00
Attorneys: Dennis J. Herrera, Cheryl L. Adams, David W. Ammons of Office of the City Attorney, San Francisco
Case: City and County of San Francisco v. Pacific Rod & Gun Club
Type: Breach of Contract, Nuisance, Landlord-Tenant
19
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
20 (tie)
Amount: $7,000,000.00
Attorneys: Matthew S. Dente of Dente Law, P.C.; Diane E. Richard of Richard Law, P.C.; London D. Meservy of Meservy Law, P.C.; Brian J. Robbins, George C. Aguilar of Robbins Arroyo LLP
Case: Wert v. U.S. Bankcorp
Type: Class Action, Unpaid Wages, Wage and Hour Violation, Labor & Employment
20 (tie)
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

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