Top 20 Car Accident Settlements in California in 2018

Top 20 Car Accident Settlements in California in 2018We are pleased to present to you the list of top 20 Car Accident settlements obtained in California in the year 2018. 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 Car Accident Settlements in California in 2018) you have also made the list of Top 50 Car Accident Settlements in California in 2018.

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: Gregory L. Bentley, Clare H. Lucich, Keith P. More, Matthew W. Clark of Bentley & More LLP
Case: Dominguez v. Trucking Co.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Truck Accident, Brain Injury, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Hiring, Failure to Train, Negligent Tort
2
Amount: $26,000,000.00
Attorneys: Gregory L. Bentley, Keith P. More, Matthew W. Clark, Jaimi M. Groothuis, Natasha Axelrod of Bentley & More LLP
Case: Munoz, et al. v. Driver
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort
3
Amount: $20,500,000.00
Attorneys: William D. Shapiro of The Law Offices of William D. Shapiro
Case: Turner v. City of Banning
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
4
Amount: $13,000,000.00
Attorneys: Peter M. Lazarus, P. Mark Shayani, Michael Hollomon of Pacific Attorney Group
Case: Flores v. Confidential
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
5 (tie)
Amount: $12,500,000.00
Attorneys: John C. Carpenter, Brian J. Kim, Steven L. Mazza, Gary S. Lewis of Carpenter, Zuckerman & Rowley, LLP; Maryam Parman of Avrek Law Firm
Case: Rossab v. Walgreen Co., et al.
Type: Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort
5 (tie)
Amount: $12,500,000.00
Attorneys: William D. Shapiro of The Law Offices of William D. Shapiro
Case: Blackburn v. City of Hesperia
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
5 (tie)
Amount: $12,500,000.00
Attorneys: Gary A. Dordick of Dordick Law Corporation; James M. Johnson of Johnson Attorneys Group
Case: Gray v. Bull
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
6 (tie)
Amount: $12,000,000.00
Attorneys: Gregory L. Bentley, Clare H. Lucich, Matthew W. Clark of Bentley & More LLP
Case: Gruppioni, et al. v. City of Los Angeles
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Maintenance, Failure to Protect, Hit and Run, Negligent Tort
6 (tie)
Amount: $12,000,000.00
Attorneys: Richard H. Schoenberger, Douglas S. Saeltzer of Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger
Case: Van Fleet v. City of Oakland
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
7
Amount: $11,750,000.00
Attorneys: Bruce A. Broillet, Alan L. Van Gelder of Greene Broillet & Wheeler, LLP
Case: Olin v. County of Los Angeles
Type: Bicycle Accident, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Wrongful Death, Gross Negligence, Negligent Tort
8
Amount: $10,924,420.00
Attorneys: Gary A. Dordick of Dordick Law Corporation
Case: Velasco v. Defendant Construction Inc.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort
9
Amount: $7,500,000.00
Attorneys: Roger A. Dreyer of Dreyer Babich Buccola Wood Campora, LLP
Case: Goudie, et al. v. State of California, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort
10
Amount: $6,000,000.00
Attorneys: Thomas J. Johnston, Lauren Bullock of Johnston & Hutchinson LLP; Peter Gezoukian of Gezoukian & Nalbandyan, PC
Case: Reyes v. LADWP
Type: Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Falling Object, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
11
Amount: $5,000,000.00
Attorneys: William M. Paoli, Court B. Purdy of Paoli Purdy, LLP
Case: Estate of Lockridge v. City of Los Angeles
Type: Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Wrongful Death
12
Amount: $3,850,000.00
Attorneys: Jeffrey A. Milman of Hodes Milman, LLP; David J. Lopez of David Lopez Law
Case: Confidential Plaintiff v. Confidential Defendant
Type: Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Motor Vehicle Accident, Railroad Accident, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Workplace Safety, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort
13
Amount: $3,250,000.00
Attorneys: Colin M. Jones of Wilshire Law Firm
Case: Michel v. Navarro, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
14
Amount: $3,000,000.00
Attorneys: Roger A. Dreyer, Josh T. Edlow of Dreyer Babich Buccola Wood Campora, LLP
Case: Johnson v. Davis Development Company, Inc.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort
15 (tie)
Amount: $2,500,000.00
Attorneys: C. Michael Alder, Laura F. Sedrish, Anna L. Knafo of AlderLaw, P.C.
Case: Estate of Rodriguez v. City of Los Angeles
Type: Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Wrongful Death, Scooter Accident, Negligent Tort
15 (tie)
Amount: $2,500,000.00
Attorneys: William D. Shapiro of The Law Offices of William D. Shapiro
Case: Estate of Warren v. Lin, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
16
Amount: $2,400,000.00
Attorneys: Todd B. Becker of Law Offices of Todd B. Becker; Patrick McNicholas, Philip Shakhnis of McNicholas & McNicholas LLP
Case: Y.L. v. Pepsico, Inc.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort
17 (tie)
Amount: $2,000,000.00
Attorneys: Otto L. Haselhoff of Law Offices of Otto L. Haselhoff, PC
Case: Gaines v. DYF Inc.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Head-on Collision, Negligent Tort
17 (tie)
Amount: $2,000,000.00
Attorneys: Miguel G. Caballero, Frank J. Perez of The Law offices of Perez & Caballero; Matthew S. McNicholas, Juan C. Victoria of McNicholas & McNicholas LLP
Case: Botton v. City of Los Angeles
Type: Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Tort
18
Amount: $1,920,000.00
Attorneys: Major A. Langer, Alvin Chang of Perona Langer Beck Serbin Harrison; William D. Shapiro of Robinson Calcagnie Inc.; James F. Tierney, III of Welebir & Tierney
Case: Mitchell v. Williams
Type: Car Accident, Failure to Warn, Medical Malpractice, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Failure to Treat, Failure to Report, Negligent Tort
19
Amount: $1,500,000.00
Attorneys: Brandon J. Simon, Robert T. Simon of The Simon Law Group, LLP; Steven M. Freeman , Stanley H. Freeman of Freeman & Freeman, LLP; Joshua Bordin-Wosk of Bordin Martorell LLP
Case: Martin v. City of Los Angeles
Type: Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
20 (tie)
Amount: $1,000,000.00
Attorneys: Brian K. Andrews, Jerry L. Johnson, Peter M. Lazarus of Pacific Attorney Group
Case: Junio v. Hanna
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability
20 (tie)
Amount: $1,000,000.00
Attorneys: Robert T. Simon of The Simon Law Group, LLP; David Azizi of Law Offices of David Azizi
Case: Garcia v. County of Los Angeles
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Negligent Hiring, Negligent Training, Negligent Tort

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