Top 50 Court Awards in California in 2017

Top 50 Court Awards in California in 2017We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 50 court (bench) awards 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: $6,139,078.00
Attorneys: Edward R. Huguenin, Robert J. Kahn, James L. Bothwell of Hall Huguenin LLP
Case: Meritage Homes of California Inc. v. Peppertree Village - VII L.L.C.
Type: Breach of Contract, Fraud, Negligent Misrepresentation
2
Amount: $2,981,820.00
Attorneys: Rachael B. Tillman, William J. Trinkle, Paul C. Minney, Andrew G. Minney, Suzanne A. Tollefson of Young, Minney & Corr, LLP
Case: Los Angeles Academy of Arts and Enterprise v. Denley Investment Management Company, Inc.
Type: Breach of Contract, Landlord-Tenant
3
Amount: $2,395,644.00
Attorneys: Christopher W. Wood of Dreyer Babich Buccola Wood Campora, LLP
Case: Tang v. Accor Lodging North America, Inc., et al.
Type: Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip and Fall, Failure to Maintain
4
Amount: $2,004,507.00
Attorneys: John S. Roth of Law Offices of John S. Roth
Case: Flores v. Danks
Type: Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Fraud, Negligent Misrepresentation, Promissory Note
5
Amount: $2,000,000.00
Attorneys: Mark H. Wagner of Wagner Legal Group
Case: Finelli v. TS Capital L.L.C.
Type: Breach of Contract, Labor & Employment
6
Amount: $1,899,434.00
Attorneys: Jeffrey W. Griffith of Law Offices of Jeffrey W. Griffith
Case: Kianmahd v. Namvar
Type: Breach of Contract, Fraud, Conversion, Promissory Note
7
Amount: $1,807,559.00
Attorneys: Sima R. Salek of Law Office of Sima Salek; Brandon S. Reif, Richard P. Tricker, Rachel D. Dardashti of Winget Spadafora & Schwartzberg LLP
Case: Setareh v. Elyaszadeh
Type: Breach of Contract, Negligent Misrepresentation, Unfair Business Practices, Conversion, Promissory Note, Intentional Misrepresentation
8
Amount: $1,500,000.00
Attorneys: Charles A. Swartz of Cornman & Swartz
Case: Disalvo v. Disalvo
Type: Murder, Wrongful Death, Gunshot
9
Amount: $1,461,467.00
Attorneys: Robert Chambers, Benjamin C. Wohlfeil of Gomez Trial Attorneys; Jason E. Baker of Keegan & Baker, LLP
Case: Moore v. USA
Type: Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Brain Injury
10
Amount: $1,298,215.00
Attorneys: Jerry A. Kaplan, David S. Kadin of Kaplan, Kenegos & Kadin
Case: Astan v. Molayem
Type: Breach of Contract, Property Rights, Conversion, Promissory Note
11
Amount: $1,200,000.00
Attorneys: Steven I. Hochfelsen of Hochfelsen & Kani, LLP
Case: Samen v. Berkowitz
Type: Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Fraud, Intentional Misrepresentation
12
Amount: $1,162,727.00
Attorneys: James R. Felton, Yi Sun Kim, Larry A. Rothstein of Greenberg & Bass
Case: Le Vine v. Teitelbaum
Type: Breach of Contract, Promissory Note, Intentional Misrepresentation
13
Amount: $1,064,426.00
Attorneys: Paul W. Tozer, Thomas W. Barth of Barth Daly LLP
Case: Sacramento E.D.M., Inc. v. Hynes Aviation Industries, Inc.
Type: Breach of Contract
14
Amount: $848,000.00
Attorneys: William G. Bissell of Law Offices of William G. Bissell
Case: The Spartan Associates, Inc. v. Humphreys
Type: Breach of Contract, Fraud, Negligent Misrepresentation, Intentional Misrepresentation
15
Amount: $844,140.00
Attorneys: Craig Nicholas, Alex Tomasevic, Lacy Wells of Nicholas & Tomasevic, LLP
Case: Arnold v. San Diego Second Chance Program
Type: Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Unpaid Wages, Labor & Employment
16
Amount: $800,000.00
Attorneys: Robert J. Stoll, Jr. of Stoll, Nussbaum & Polakov APC
Case: Valenzuela v. Anaheim Arena Management LLC, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury
17
Amount: $775,000.00
Attorneys: Arthur Grebow, Julie H. Rubin of Grebow & Rubin LLP
Case: Jefferson Pointe Professional Center Property Owners Association v. Anderson
Type: Property Rights, Conversion
18
Amount: $744,957.00
Attorneys: Thomas L. Gourde of Ray & Gourde LLP; Curtis P. Holdsworth of Lerman & Pointer, LLP
Case: Frye v. Wages
Type: Breach of Contract, Conspiracy, Fraud, Negligent Misrepresentation, Conversion, Unjust Enrichment
19
Amount: $704,044.00
Attorneys: Yalan Zheng, Stella K. Park of Law Offices of Park & Zheng
Case: Huo v. Liu
Type: Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Fraud, Unfair Business Practices, Conversion, Unjust Enrichment
20
Amount: $685,000.00
Attorneys: Stephen T. Erb of Stephen Thomas Erb A.P.C.
Case: Miller v. Jonkman
Type: Breach of Contract, Promissory Note
21
Amount: $669,623.00
Attorneys: Pamela S. Liosi, Eric V. Traut of Traut Firm
Case: Wilson v. Winans, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
22
Amount: $669,127.00
Attorneys: Thomas J. Ryu of Ryu, Weimortz & Murphy LLP
Case: SQA & KC International, S.A. v. Regent Global Sourcing, Inc.
Type: Breach of Contract, Fraud
23
Amount: $603,554.00
Attorneys: Andrew H. Wolff, Christopher D. Beatty, Sheena Patel of Law Offices of Andrew Wolff, P.C.
Case: Fernandez v. Villas Papillon L.L.C.
Type: Breach of Contract, Class Action, Unfair Business Practices, Landlord-Tenant
24
Amount: $587,139.00
Attorneys: Howard S. Fisher of Law Offices of Howard S. Fisher
Case: XEO International Ltd. v. Fantasia Distribution Inc.
Type: Breach of Contract, Fraud, Misrepresentation
25
Amount: $510,360.00
Attorneys: Marc E. Rohatiner, Jason M. Flom, Marc Y. Lazo of Wolf, Rifkin, Shapiro, Schulman & Rabkin, LLP
Case: JH Capital Group L.L.C. v. Wind Hawk Energy Inc.
Type: Breach of Contract, Fraud
26
Amount: $497,926.00
Attorneys: Alexander G. Boone, Frances M. Campbell, Joanne E. Belisle, Nima Farahani of Campbell & Farahani LLP
Case: Phelps v. Bishop
Type: Fraud, Misrepresentation, Fraudulent Transfer, Financial Abuse
27
Amount: $485,235.00
Attorneys: Lee E. Burrows, Marissa D. Sunio, Maria Akopyan of Law Offices of Lee E. Burrows, APC
Case: Raeisi Group Inc. v. Hovsepian
Type: Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Fraud, Fraudulent Concealment, Conversion, Intentional Misrepresentation
28
Amount: $394,357.00
Attorneys: Devon M. Lyon of Lyon Legal PC
Case: Relativity Accounting and Finance L.L.C. v. Argote
Type: Breach of Contract, Retaliation, Unfair Competition, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment
29
Amount: $384,301.00
Attorneys: S. Young Lim, Jessie Y. Kim of Park & Lim; Chad Biggins of Biggins Law Group
Case: Silla America, Inc. v. Dreamstation, Inc.
Type: Breach of Contract
30
Amount: $365,785.00
Attorneys: John R. Armstrong, Vanoli V. Chander, Susan E. Lewis Roche of Horwitz Armstrong
Case: Allert v. Hanson
Type: Breach of Contract
31
Amount: $337,359.00
Attorneys: Robert A. Waller Jr. of Law Office of Robert A. Waller Jr.
Case: Dunagan v. Plp Home Repair, Inc.
Type: Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Fall
32
Amount: $318,662.00
Attorneys: Zachariah E. Moura, Joseph S. Fischbach of Fischbach & Fischbach
Case: Tyan Inc. v. Garcia
Type: Conspiracy, Fraud, Unfair Business Practices, Misappropriation of Trade Secrets
33
Amount: $317,332.00
Attorneys: Thomas M. Geher, Erin E. Daly of Jeffer, Mangels, Butler & Mitchell LLP
Case: Feltman v. American Logistics International L.L.C.
Type: Breach of Contract, Quantum Meruit
34
Amount: $304,795.00
Attorneys: David F. Mastan, M. Joy Stephenson-Laws, Barry Sullivan, Richard A. Lovich of Law Offices of Stephenson, Acquisto & Colman Inc.
Case: The Regents of the University of California v. Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
Type: Breach of Contract, Insurance Bad Faith
35
Amount: $304,572.00
Attorneys: Evan M. Selik of Selik & Associates APC; Jason H. Friedman, Lawrence J. Friedman, John Sokatch of Friedman & Feiger L.L.P.; Christian J. Scali, John Swenson, Gus N. Paras of Scali Rasmussen
Case: Tricolor Auto Group L.L.C. v. 603 San Fernando Road L.L.C.
Type: Breach of Contract, Unfair Competition
36
Amount: $304,022.00
Attorneys: Stephen E. Carlson of Imai, Tadlock, Keeney & Cordery, LLP
Case: Pneuma International Inc. v. Cho
Type: Breach of Contract
37
Amount: $301,920.00
Attorneys: Alexander Prieto; Tucker Wisdom-Stack of Los Angeles Department of Transportation
Case: The People of the State of California v. Universal Tree Service
Type: Property Damage
38
Amount: $301,359.00
Attorneys: Jorge Ledezma of Ledezma Law Group
Case: Demascio v. Flores
Type: Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Misrepresentation, Property Rights, Unjust Enrichment
39
Amount: $297,700.00
Attorneys: Daniel Sharp of Central American Resource Center; Clemente Franco of Law Offices of Clemente Franco APC
Case: Parada v. Cabrera
Type: Fraud, Negligent Misrepresentation, Unfair Competition, Intentional Tort, Immigration
40
Amount: $280,000.00
Attorneys: John H. Oh of Law Offices of John H. Oh & Associates, P.C.
Case: Suh v. Yi
Type: Fraud, Negligent Misrepresentation, Conversion, Unjust Enrichment, Intentional Misrepresentation
41
Amount: $275,386.00
Attorneys: Robert L. Wilkes, Micah L. Wilkes of Law Office of Robert L. Wilkes
Case: SA Marina LLC v. Rancho Del Chino LLC
Type: Breach of Contract
42
Amount: $258,119.00
Attorneys: Andrew R. Wiener of Law Office of Andrew R. Weiner; Robert C. Nicholas of Haas & Najarian LLP
Case: IQAir North America Inc. v. Cha La Mirada LLC
Type: Breach of Contract, Property Rights, Tortious Interference, Conversion
43
Amount: $250,000.00
Attorneys: Scott E. Schutzman of Law Offices of Scott E. Schutzman; V. James DeSimone of V. James DeSimone Law
Case: Estate of Honda v. USA
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death
44
Amount: $242,380.00
Attorneys: Daniel A. Platt, Jed I. Lowenthal, David Grossman of Loeb & Loeb
Case: Torosyan v. Kostanyan
Type: Property Rights, Nuisance
45
Amount: $234,155.00
Attorneys: Julian A. Pollok of Julian A. Pollok, A Professional Corporation
Case: Newark Special Technology Inc. v. Tower Industries Inc.
Type: Breach of Contract, Breach of Warranty, Negligent Misrepresentation, Intentional Misrepresentation
46
Amount: $216,782.00
Attorneys: Bradley D. Pierce of Pierce Law Firm
Case: Savala v. Marshall
Type: Breach of Contract, Promissory Note
47
Amount: $210,417.00
Attorneys: R. David DiJulio, Valeria Granata of DiJulio Law Group
Case: Ko v. Liang
Type: Breach of Contract, Property Rights, Unjust Enrichment, Quantum Meruit, Intentional Misrepresentation
48
Amount: $200,000.00
Attorneys: David A. Mans, Jack A. Fierstadt, Brandon A. Carroll of Fierstadt & Mans, LLP
Case: Cardinal Development L.L.C. v. Smith
Type: Malicious Prosecution, Property Rights, Intentional Tort, Abuse Of Process, Emotional Distress
49
Amount: $188,009.00
Attorneys: Steven M. Garber, Jordan C. Pratty, Geoffrey Crisp of Steven M. Garber & Associates
Case: Langer’s Delicatessen, Inc. v. Wong
Type: Fraudulent Concealment, Fraudulent Transfer
50
Amount: $187,500.00
Attorneys: Peter L. Nisson of Law Office of Nisson & Nisson; Anh Q.D. Nguyen of Law Offices of Anh Q. D. Nguyen; Timothy J. Ryan of Timothy J. Ryan & Associates; Stephen J. Mooney of Law Offices of Stephen J. Mooney
Case: Do v. Twin Town Corp.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident

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