Top 50 Car Accident Verdicts in California in 2017

Top 50 Car Accident Verdicts in California in 2017We are pleased to present to you the list of top 50 Car Accident 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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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, 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, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability
3
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, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury
4
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; DJI Service L.L.C.
Type:Car Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury
5
Amount:$24,931,059.00
Attorneys:F. Jerome Tapley, Hirlye R. Lutz, D. Brett Turnbull, Adam W. Pittman of Cory Watson, PC; Vicki I. Sarmiento of Law Offices of Vicki I. Sarmiento; Kirk J. Wolden of Carter Wolden Curtis, LLP; Steven D. Archer, Paul R. Kiesel, D. Bryan Garcia of Kiesel Law LLP
Case:Cruz v. Nissan North America Inc., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Product Liability, Wrongful Death
6
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, Personal Injury, Brain Injury
7
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, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury
8
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, Personal Injury
9
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, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury
10
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, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury
11
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, Personal Injury, Brain Injury
12
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, Personal Injury
13
Amount:$7,837,053.38
Attorneys:Justin K. Strassburg, William R. Gilmore, Adam R. Lugo of Strassburg, Gilmore & Wei, LLP
Case:Takemura v. Pacific Tank Lines, Inc, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Personal Injury
14
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, Personal Injury, Premises Liability
15
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, Motorcycle Accident, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death
16
Amount:$3,626,000.00
Attorneys:S. Edmond El Dabe, Jonathan M. Ritter of El Dabe Law Firm
Case:Hahan v. Chuang
Type:Car Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury
17
Amount:$2,555,109.00
Attorneys:David W. Allor of Law Office of David W. Allor
Case:Chau-Barlow v. Lee, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Personal Injury
18
Amount:$2,548,244.00
Attorneys:Pejman A. Ben-Cohen of Carpenter, Zuckerman & Rowley, LLP; Margarit K. Mardirosian, Shant H. Mardirosian of Mardirosian & Mardirosian APLC
Case:Dixon v. Hunziker
Type:Car Accident, Personal Injury
19
Amount:$2,528,500.00
Attorneys:Steve F. Carlson, Randy A. Johnson of Law Offices of Carlson & Johnson LLP
Case:Stewart v. County of Orange
Type:Car Accident, Personal Injury
20
Amount:$2,331,075.00
Attorneys:Andrew L. Ellis, Britt L. Karp of Ellis Law Corporation
Case:Sanchez v. County of San Bernardino, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Personal Injury
21
Amount:$1,730,000.00
Attorneys:Lawrence Grassini, Lars C. Johnson of Grassini, Wrinkle & Johnson; William F. Flahavan of Flahavan Law Offices
Case:Castro v. City of Thousand Oaks
Type:Car Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury
22
Amount:$1,450,000.00
Attorneys:Jake Douglass, Spencer R. Lucas, Brian J. Panish of Panish Shea & Boyle LLP
Case:Estate of Stein v. County of Los Angeles
Type:Car Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Emotional Distress
23
Amount:$1,437,756.00
Attorneys:George G. Mgdesyan, Araksya Boyadzhyan of Mgdesyan Law Firm
Case:Nelson v. Sanchez, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Personal Injury
24
Amount:$1,386,600.00
Attorneys:Mickel M. Arias, Jamie G. Goldstein of Arias Sanguinetti Stahle & Torrijos, LLP; Michael Geoola, Daniel D. Geoulla, Sandeep G. Agarwal of B&D Law Group, APLC
Case:Evans v. Kana Pipeline, Inc.
Type:Car Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident
25
Amount:$1,368,000.00
Attorneys:Jacob J. Rivas of Law Office of Jacob J. Rivas
Case:Montes v. State of California
Type:Car Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Brain Injury
26
Amount:$1,228,670.00
Attorneys:Stephen R. Cornwell, Rene L. Sample of Cornwell & Sample LLP
Case:Bilby v. Infante Trucking, Inc.; Roa
Type:Car Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident
27
Amount:$1,228,050.00
Attorneys:Dana M. Cole, Nancy Cole Loeterman of Law Offices Cole & Loeterman
Case:Ewart v. County of Los Angeles, et al.
Type:Bicycle Accident, Car Accident, Personal Injury, Failure to Supervise
28
Amount:$1,090,717.00
Attorneys:Trevor M. Quirk of Quirk Law Firm, LLP
Case:Silva v. Ramos
Type:Car Accident, Personal Injury
29
Amount:$975,500.00
Attorneys:Brandon J. Simon of The Simon Law Group, LLP; Trevor M. Quirk of Quirk Law Firm, LLP; Joshua Bordin-Wosk of Bordin Martorell LLP
Case:Foster v. Lee, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury
30
Amount:$929,633.00
Attorneys:Robert T. Simon of The Simon Law Group, LLP; Bradley G. Hayes of The Hayes Law Firm APC
Case:Moran v. Share
Type:Car Accident, Personal Injury
31
Amount:$928,493.00
Attorneys:Kyle J. Scott of Kyle Scott Law, PLC
Case:Bryan v. Orange County Transportation Authority
Type:Car Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury
32
Amount:$827,866.00
Attorneys:Robert H. Marcereau, II, Sied J. Nazif of Marcereau & Nazif
Case:Hawkins v. Purcell
Type:Car Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury
33
Amount:$814,000.00
Attorneys:Greyson M. Goody, Robert T. Simon, Jenny V. Anglin of The Simon Law Group, LLP; Nick T. Movagar, Steven S. Yamin of Movagar & Yamin, P.L.C.
Case:Gonzalez v. Davis
Type:Car Accident, Personal Injury
34
Amount:$678,469.00
Attorneys:C. Brooks Cutter, John G. Roussas of Cutter Law P.C
Case:Wilson v. Robles
Type:Car Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury
35
Amount:$661,000.00
Attorneys:Steven C. Glickman, Nicole E. Hoikka of Glickman & Glickman; Brent S. Merritt of Law Office of Brent Merritt
Case:Gullihur v. Melchor, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Personal Injury
36
Amount:$492,425.00
Attorneys:Robert Hamparyan of Law Offices Of Robert Hamparyan; Ryan M. McCabe, James M. McCabe of The McCabe Law Firm
Case:Wiley v. Gannon
Type:Car Accident, Personal Injury
37
Amount:$464,522.00
Attorneys:Alex Sarajian, William B. Mayoff, Karina Padua, Edor G. Anderson of Sarajian Law Group
Case:Villegas v. Nealy
Type:Car Accident, Personal Injury
38
Amount:$450,000.00
Attorneys:Joseph C. Markowitz, Aaron B. Markowitz of Markowitz Law Group
Case:Brokaw v. City of Riverside
Type:Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury
39
Amount:$444,000.00
Attorneys:Jeffrey L. Molchan of Law Ofc Jeffrey Molchan
Case:Chamberlin v. Chalmers
Type:Car Accident, Personal Injury
40
Amount:$390,520.00
Attorneys:Rob A. Rodriguez, Stephen A. King of Rodriguez & King
Case:Bryant v. Estate of Dickinson
Type:Car Accident, Personal Injury
41
Amount:$350,000.00
Attorneys:David S. Brown, Aaron M. Brown, Joan B. Brown of Brown Injury Law
Case:Young v. Hunner
Type:Bicycle Accident, Car Accident, Personal Injury
42 (tie)
Amount:$300,000.00
Attorneys:Yoshiaki C. Kubota of Law Office Of Kubota & Associates; Varun Agnihotri of Law Offices of Varun Agnihotri
Case:Singh v. Coronado
Type:Car Accident, Personal Injury
42 (tie)
Amount:$300,000.00
Attorneys:Ryan D. Harris, John J. Clayton of Harris Personal Injury Lawyers, Inc.
Case:Vaughn v. Abikhalil, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Personal Injury
43
Amount:$295,000.00
Attorneys:Guillermo Marrero, Chelsea Yamabe of International Practice Group; Bryan M. Garrie of Bryan M Garrie, APC
Case:Broughton v. Abatchev
Type:Car Accident, Personal Injury
44
Amount:$255,113.00
Attorneys:Peter R. diDonato of diDonato Law Center
Case:Braden v. Scott
Type:Car Accident, Personal Injury
45
Amount:$254,452.00
Attorneys:Bibianne U. Fell, Patrick C. Stormes-Swan of Gomez Trial Attorneys; Eugene G. Bruno of The Law Offices of Eugene G. Bruno, PC
Case:Pacheco v. Stuart
Type:Car Accident, Personal Injury
46
Amount:$250,000.00
Attorneys:Jonathan L. Nielsen, Kirt J. Peterson, Tanner R. Nielsen of Nielsen, Peterson & Nielsen LLP
Case:Izquierdo v. Ramirez, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Personal Injury
47
Amount:$244,783.00
Attorneys:James L. Golper, David C. Sullivan, Luis O. Osuna of Golper, Sullivan, Rivera & Osuna
Case:Alfaro v. Halvin
Type:Car Accident, Personal Injury
48
Amount:$234,872.00
Attorneys:Daniel Benji of Carpenter, Zuckerman & Rowley, LLP
Case:Di Pietro v. Jerrols
Type:Car Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury
49
Amount:$213,300.00
Attorneys:Eric J. Dubin of Dubin Law Firm
Case:Rodriguez v. Hewitt, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Personal Injury
50
Amount:$187,186.00
Attorneys:Shahab S. Shamsi of The Shamsi Law Firm
Case:Wagner v. Pulido
Type:Car Accident, Personal Injury

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