Top 40 Premises Liability Verdicts in California in 2017

Top 40 Premises Liability Verdicts in California in 2017We are pleased to present to you the list of top 40 Premises Liability 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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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:$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
2
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
3
Amount:$6,789,130.37
Attorneys:Eva D. Silva, Daniel C. Schaar of Schaar & Silva LLP; Paul D. Van Der Walde of Caputo & Van Der Walde, LLP
Case:Wessling v. Pacific Bell Telephone Co., et al.
Type:Bicycle Accident, Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability
4
Amount:$6,500,000.00
Attorneys:Haytham Faraj, Nicholas C. Rowley of Carpenter, Zuckerman & Rowley, LLP; Theresa Bowen Hatch of Bowen Hatch Law, PC
Case:Lopez v. Here We Go, Inc., et al.
Type:Assault and Battery, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Inadequate Security
5
Amount:$5,614,259.00
Attorneys:Andrew C. Schwartz, Stanley J. Casper of Casper, Meadows, Schwartz & Cook
Case:Zapotoczny v. Schindler Elevator Corp.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Maintenance
6
Amount:$5,000,000.00
Attorneys:Donald G. Liddy of Liddy Law Firm; Thomas J. Johnston of Johnston & Hutchinson LLP
Case:Annocki v. Peterson Enterprises LLC
Type:Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death
7
Amount:$3,538,331.00
Attorneys:Brian J. Virag of MyBedBugLawyer, Inc.
Case:Vivian Hsu, et al. v. La Park La Brea LLC, et al.
Type:Breach of Contract, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Bed Bug Bite, Breach of Warranty of Habitability, Nuisance, Landlord-Tenant
8
Amount:$3,340,323.00
Attorneys:Lauren E. S. Horwitz, Raphael D. Javid, Shawn J. McCann of Banafsheh, Danesh & Javid, PC; Brian J. Panish, Peter J. Polos of Panish Shea & Boyle LLP
Case:Guerrero v. National Distribution Centers, L.P., et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Fall
9
Amount:$3,100,000.00
Attorneys:Siamak Vaziri, Stefano G. Formica, David C. Shay of Vaziri Law Group
Case:Barnett v. Westfield Group
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Trip and Fall
10
Amount:$3,094,972.00
Attorneys:P. Christopher Ardalan, Jacqueline S. Leibl, Christienne M. Valone of Ardalan & Associates PLC; S. Sean Bral of Bral & Associates
Case:Lopez v. Southwest Wine & Spirits, L.L.C., et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Maintenance
11
Amount:$2,860,914.00
Attorneys:John N. Demas of Demas Law Group, P.C.
Case:Record v. Reese
Type:Dangerous Condition, Falling Object, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Maintenance
12
Amount:$2,750,000.00
Attorneys:C. Michael Alder, Lyssa A. Roberts, Stephen K. McElroy, Mary L. Caruso of AlderLaw, P.C.; Brian C. Carlin of Law Office of Brian C. Carlin
Case:Estate of Taylor v. First Transit Inc., et al.
Type:Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death
13
Amount:$2,534,613.00
Attorneys:George B. Singer, Olivier A. Taillieu, Judd R. Allen, Maura Gewirtz of The Dominguez Firm
Case:Castro v. Deok, et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Falling Object, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Maintenance
14
Amount:$2,073,374.00
Attorneys:Jacob J. Rivas of Law Office of Jacob J. Rivas
Case:Kaur v. Homegoods Inc.
Type:Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Trip and Fall
15
Amount:$2,000,000.00
Attorneys:Scot D. Wilson of Robinson Calcagnie Inc.
Case:Sam Recio v. Alliance of Abilities Inc.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Trip and Fall
16
Amount:$1,603,000.00
Attorneys:Brian J. Virag of MyBedBugLawyer, Inc.
Case:Lilliana Martinez, et al. v. Amusement Six Apartments LLC
Type:Breach of Contract, Premises Liability, Breach of Warranty of Habitability, Nuisance, Emotional Distress
17
Amount:$1,600,000.00
Attorneys:David J. Reinard, Kaitlynne Tracey of Law Offices of David Reinard PC; Howard Blau of Law Offices of Howard Blau
Case:Blau v. Mufg Union Bank N.A.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Premises Liability
18
Amount:$1,500,000.00
Attorneys:Paula Jovell, Donald G. Liddy of Liddy Law Firm; David R. Shoop of Shoop | A Professional Law Corp.
Case:De Paz v. VPMG 1772 Preuss, LLC, et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Fall
19
Amount:$1,198,689.00
Attorneys:John H. Howard, Brett C. Templeman of Lowthorp, Richards, McMillan, Miller & Templeman
Case:Reynolds v. 31st District Agricultural Association, et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Defective Product, Negligent Maintenance
20
Amount:$1,135,037.00
Attorneys:Joseph S. Farzam, Nazo Koulloukian of Joseph Farzam Law Firm
Case:Lujan v. Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority
Type:Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Fall
21
Amount:$1,017,500.00
Attorneys:Martin J. Kanarek of Carpenter, Zuckerman & Rowley, LLP; Jacob H. Seropian of Seropian Law, A PC
Case:Park v. Oh
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Maintenance
22
Amount:$838,649.00
Attorneys:Joseph M. Lovretovich, D. Aaron Brock of JML Law
Case:Emmons v. Jesa Investment L.L.C.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Fall
23
Amount:$600,000.00
Attorneys:Daniel G. Schneiderman of Dreyer Babich Buccola Wood Campora, LLP
Case:Lefebvre v. NC Valley Baseball L.L.C.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Maintenance, Sports Facilities
24
Amount:$546,500.00
Attorneys:Brian J. Virag of MyBedBugLawyer, Inc.
Case:McKindra, et al. v. Heritage Inn of Rancho Cucamonga
Type:Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Bed Bug Bite
25
Amount:$515,282.00
Attorneys:Nicholas C. Rowley, Tiva Amiri-Davani, Henry A. Peacor of Carpenter, Zuckerman & Rowley, LLP; Donald T. Dunham of The Law Offices of Donald T. Dunham & Associates
Case:Ayala v. Super A Foods Inc.
Type:Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Trip and Fall, Negligent Maintenance
26
Amount:$490,000.00
Attorneys:Eva D. Silva, Daniel C. Schaar, Paul F. Caputo of Schaar & Silva LLP
Case:Gale Stevens v. SaveMart Supermarkets
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Trip and Fall
27
Amount:$478,200.00
Attorneys:Ian I. Herzog, Susan E. Abitanta of Herzog, Yuhas, Ehrlich & Ardell, APC
Case:Fenton v. L.A. Desserts Inc.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip and Fall
28
Amount:$465,660.00
Attorneys:Brian J. Virag of MyBedBugLawyer, Inc.
Case:Reynolds v. 12300-12301 Osborne Place
Type:Breach of Contract, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Bed Bug Bite, Breach of Warranty of Habitability, Nuisance, Landlord-Tenant
29
Amount:$400,000.00
Attorneys:Arik Shafir, Gene J. Goldsman, Ryan C. Blake of Law Offices of Gene J. Goldsman
Case:Reuter v. Oakwood Construction and Restoration Services Inc., et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Fall
30
Amount:$361,605.00
Attorneys:Kathryn B. Meadows of Law Office of Kathryn B. Meadows
Case:Meyers v. Prospect Hospitality L.P.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Failure to Maintain
31
Amount:$350,000.00
Attorneys:Borislav Kasreliovich, Mark Bloom of Layfield & Barrett; Michael Tenenbaum of The Office of Michael Tenenbaum
Case:Maxwell v. Villamira Homeowners Association, et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Fall, Negligent Maintenance
32
Amount:$326,544.00
Attorneys:Anthony S. Petru, Victor A. Russo of Hildebrand, McLeod & Nelson, LLP
Case:Hager v. BNSF Railway Co.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Workplace Safety, Negligent Maintenance
33
Amount:$234,124.36
Attorneys:Todd S. Bissell of Bissell Law Corporation
Case:Borowski v. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Co., et al.
Type:Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip and Fall
34
Amount:$215,682.00
Attorneys:Todd S. Bissell of Bissell Law Corporation
Case:Oby v. Save Mart Supermarkets
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip and Fall, Failure to Maintain
35
Amount:$193,854.00
Attorneys:Martin J. Kanarek of Carpenter, Zuckerman & Rowley, LLP; Jacob H. Seropian of Seropian Law, A PC
Case:Cortez v. City of Long Beach
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Trip and Fall, Failure to Maintain
36
Amount:$148,890.00
Attorneys:Patrick McNicholas of McNicholas & McNicholas LLP; Jeffrey R. Lamb of Law Office of Jeffrey R. Lamb; Gilbert R. Geilim of Gilbert R. Geilim APLC
Case:Kuzmic v. Silky Sullivan’s Restaurant and Irish Pub
Type:Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Premises Liability
37
Amount:$145,533.00
Attorneys:Robert Clayton, John C. Taylor, Sonya Ostovar of Taylor & Ring LLP
Case:Bhuva v. Monrovia Memorial Hospital
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Failure to Maintain
38
Amount:$140,000.00
Attorneys:Brett C. Drouet, Justin Rabi of Law Offices of Jacob Emrani
Case:Alvarez v. Ralphs Grocery Co.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip and Fall, Failure to Maintain
39
Amount:$137,600.00
Attorneys:Shawn Azizzadeh of Bedford Law Group
Case:Friendship v. Zeller Trust, et al.
Type:Dog Bite, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Premises Liability
40
Amount:$132,000.00
Attorneys:Joseph J. Appel of Appel Law Firm LLP
Case:Church v. Sarkis
Type:Dog Bite, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Inadequate Security

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