Top 50 Personal Injury Settlements in California in 2017

Top 50 Personal Injury Settlements in California in 2017We are pleased to present to you the list of top 50 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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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
21
Amount: $2,100,000.00
Attorneys: Jeffrey R. Windsor of Windsor PLC
Case: Godizano v. City and County of San Francisco
Type: Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury
22 (tie)
Amount: $2,000,000.00
Attorneys: Gary S. Gray, Michelle A. MacDonald of Gray Duffy LLP; Jay J. Tanenbaum of Law Offices of Jay J. Tanenbaum
Case: Hernandez v. County of Los Angeles
Type: Assault and Battery, Personal Injury, Gunshot, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress
22 (tie)
Amount: $2,000,000.00
Attorneys: Otto L. Haselhoff of Law Offices of Otto L. Haselhoff, PC; Guy Levy of Law Offices of Guy Levy & Associates, Inc.
Case: Koyle v. Palmer
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
22 (tie)
Amount: $2,000,000.00
Attorneys: Arun Dayalan of Shawn Steel Law Firm
Case: Castillo v. County of Los Angeles
Type: Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Falling Object, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Maintenance
23
Amount: $1,850,000.00
Attorneys: John D. Winer, Shawn D. Tillis of Winer McKenna & Burritt LLP
Case: Evans v. Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District, et al.
Type: Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury
24
Amount: $1,799,999.90
Attorneys: Teresa A. Johnson, Daniel K. Kramer of Kramer Holcomb Sheik LLP
Case: Theis v. Mayboroda, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
25 (tie)
Amount: $1,700,000.00
Attorneys: Kevin R. Boyle, Robert S. Glassman of Panish Shea & Boyle LLP
Case: Bermudez v. Los Angeles County
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Negligent Hiring
25 (tie)
Amount: $1,700,000.00
Attorneys: Robert L. Meissner, Werner R. Meissner of Law Office of Werner R. Meissner, APLC
Case: Confidential v. Confidential
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury
26
Amount: $1,575,000.00
Attorneys: Richard C. Watters of Miles, Sears & Eanni, PC
Case: Powell v. High Class Limousines
Type: Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Truck Accident
27 (tie)
Amount: $1,550,000.00
Attorneys: Gary A. Dordick of Dordick Law Corporation; Douglas E. Kottler of Law Offices of Kottler & Kottler
Case: Alejandrez v. Archdiocese of Los Angeles Risk Management Corp.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury
27 (tie)
Amount: $1,500,000.00
Attorneys: Monrae L. English of Wild, Carter & Tipton; Jeffrey S. Mitchell of Mitchell Law Group
Case: Pizana v. Community Regional Medical Centers
Type: Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence
27 (tie)
Amount: $1,500,000.00
Attorneys: Michael D. Weinreb of Law Offices of Michael D. Weinreb; Ted B. Wacker, Whit D. Bertch of Law Offices of Ted B. Wacker
Case: Packard v. FedEx Ground Package Systems Inc.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
28
Amount: $1,500,000.00
Attorneys: Marvin S. Cherin of Law Office of Marvin S. Cherin; David J. Reinard, Margaret A. Sedy of Law Offices of David Reinard PC
Case: Yanez v. County of Los Angeles
Type: Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability
29
Amount: $1,350,000.00
Attorneys: Eric J. Ratinoff of Eric Ratinoff Law Corp.
Case: Jane Doe v. City of Sacramento, et al.
Type: Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Sexual Assault, Inadequate Security, Police Misconduct
30 (tie)
Amount: $1,250,000.00
Attorneys: Walter H. Walker, III of Walker Hamilton Koenig & Burbidge
Case: Delaney v. City Of San Francisco, et al.
Type: Bus Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury
30 (tie)
Amount: $1,000,000.00
Attorneys: Aaron S. Bregman of Law Offices of Aaron S. Bregman; Steven V. Angarella of Angarella Law
Case: Khosh v. DK Electrical Contractors Inc.
Type: Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Burn Injury, Electrical Injury
31 (tie)
Amount: $1,000,000.00
Attorneys: Richard C. Watters of Miles, Sears & Eanni, PC
Case: Deaver v. A&D Silage Bros. Covering
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
31 (tie)
Amount: $1,000,000.00
Attorneys: Gregory Stuck of Stuck Law Firm
Case: HIlderbrand v. Mates, Inc.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
31 (tie)
Amount: $1,000,000.00
Attorneys: Megan K. Crosbie, Douglas L. Gordon of Miles, Sears & Eanni, PC
Case: Confidential v. Confidential
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident
32 (tie)
Amount: $977,888.00
Attorneys: Daniel D. Geoulla of B&D Law Group, APLC; David D. Ernst, Stephen L. Backus of Backus & Ernst, LLP; Farid Yaghoubtil, David Azizi of Downtown L.A Law Group
Case: Molina v. Morris
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident
32 (tie)
Amount: $950,000.00
Attorneys: Marlon V. Young of Merrill, Arnone & Jones LLP; Patrick W. Emery, Matthew R. Lilligren, Jack M. Sanford of Abbey, Weitzenberg, Warren & Emery, P.C.
Case: Ross v. Gray
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death
33
Amount: $950,000.00
Attorneys: Derek S. Raynes, Jeffrey S. Raynes of Raynes Erickson
Case: Medina v. Gomez, et al.
Type: Delayed Diagnosis, Delayed Treatment, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence
34
Amount: $925,000.00
Attorneys: Pajman Jassim, Parisima Roshanzamir of Jassim Law
Case: T.B. v. Grossmont Union High School District
Type: Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury
35
Amount: $917,498.00
Attorneys: Marvin H. Weiss of Law Offices of Marvin H. Weiss; Hans P. Fleischner of Law Offices of Hans P. Fleischner
Case: Bocanegra v. City of Palm Springs
Type: Assault and Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Personal Injury, Wrongful Imprisonment, False Arrest, Intentional Tort
36 (tie)
Amount: $875,000.00
Attorneys: Leonard B. Gabbay of Leonard B. Gabbay, PC
Case: Edison v. Main Event Entertainment LP, et al.
Type: Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Premises Liability
36 (tie)
Amount: $875,000.00
Attorneys: Otto L. Haselhoff of Law Offices of Otto L. Haselhoff, PC
Case: Howard v. Velasco
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident
37
Amount: $825,000.00
Attorneys: Mark S. Glazer, Kriya P. Onorato of Glazer & Blinder
Case: Confidential v. Confidential
Type: Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Scaffolding Accident
38
Amount: $725,000.00
Attorneys: Charles J. McLurkin of Channel Law Group, LLP
Case: R.H. Pro Ami v. Soria
Type: Bicycle Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident
39
Amount: $699,000.00
Attorneys: Daniel M. Hodes of Hodes, Milman, Liebeck, LLP
Case: Plaintiff Breast Cancer Patient v. Defendant Ob/Gyn.
Type: Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence
40
Amount: $661,100.00
Attorneys: Ralph T. Rogari of Rogari Law Firm; Martin Stanley of Martin Stanley Law; Henry H. Bahk of Law Offices of Henry H. Bahk; Dana Fox of Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Case: Kyoung S. Lee, et al.v. Samho Tour Inc., et al.
Type: Bus Accident, Dangerous Condition, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Maintenance
41
Amount: $650,000.00
Attorneys: P. Christopher Ardalan, Mark K. Drew, Han S. Lee of Ardalan & Associates PLC; Cameron Y. Brock of The Law Offices of Burg & Brock
Case: Hakobyan v. County of Los Angeles
Type: Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Fall
42 (tie)
Amount: $625,000.00
Attorneys: P. Paul Aghabala of Law Offices of P. Paul Aghabala & Associates
Case: Martinez v. Zarrinnam
Type: Dangerous Condition, Falling Object, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Maintenance
42 (tie)
Amount: $625,000.00
Attorneys: Bobby Saadian, Colin M. Jones, Daniel B. Miller of Wilshire Law Firm
Case: Cruz v. Alvord
Type: Bicycle Accident, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
43
Amount: $600,000.00
Attorneys: William D. Shapiro, Brian D. Shapiro of The Law Offices of William D. Shapiro; Fred Hanassab of Law Offices of Fred Hanassab
Case: Morales v. Scavone
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
44
Amount: $555,000.00
Attorneys: Fred D. Crawford, IV of Law Offices of Fred Daniels Crawford IV
Case: Confidential v. Confidential
Type: Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Trip and Fall, Brain Injury, Negligent Maintenance
45
Amount: $500,000.00
Attorneys: Carly L. Edson, Roger E. Booth of The Law Offices of Booth & Koskoff
Case: Junk v. Burns
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
46
Amount: $475,000.00
Attorneys: Jeffrey A. Milman of Hodes, Milman, Liebeck, LLP
Case: Doe Plaintiff v. Roe Defendant HMO
Type: Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence
47
Amount: $450,000.00
Attorneys: David Drexler, Jonathan A. Drexler of Law Offices of David Drexler
Case: J.R., Pro Ami v. Loma Linda University Medical Center
Type: Delayed Diagnosis, Delayed Treatment, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence
48
Amount: $444,800.00
Attorneys: William F. Salle of Law Offices of William F. Salle; Susan M. Garrett of Garrett Law Group, PC; Carl A. Feldman of Law Offices of Carl A. Feldman; Edgardo M. Lopez of Law Offices of Edgardo M. Lopez
Case: Romero v. Duardo
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
49
Amount: $430,000.00
Attorneys: Augusto Focil, Jr. of Focil Law Firm
Case: Simon-Juan v. Rios
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury
50
Amount: $400,000.00
Attorneys: Jeffrey A. Milman of Hodes, Milman, Liebeck, LLP
Case: Doe Plaintiff v. Roe Hospital
Type: Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Slip and Fall

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