Top 20 Personal Injury Settlements in California in 2018

Top 20 Personal Injury Settlements in California in 2018We are pleased to present to you the list of top 20 Personal Injury 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 Personal Injury Settlements in California in 2018) you have also made the list of Top 50 Personal Injury 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:$47,500,000.00
Attorneys:Timothy G. Tietjen of Rouda Feder Tietjen & McGuinn; Alan J. Jang of Jang & Associates, LLP
Case:Rowe, et al. v. PG&E, et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Falling Object, Government Negligence, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
2
Amount:$46,000,000.00
Attorneys:Brian J. Panish, Daniel W. Dunbar, Alexander J. Behar, Matthew J. Stumpf of Panish Shea & Boyle LLP
Case:Lo v. Consolazio, et al.
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
3
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
4
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
5
Amount:$22,000,000.00
Attorneys:Morgan A. Stewart of Manly, Stewart & Finaldi
Case:John, et al. v. Los Angeles Unified School District, et al.
Type:Personal Injury, School Safety, Sexual Abuse, Intentional Tort, Children's Rights
6
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
7
Amount:$15,700,000.00
Attorneys:Jeremy D. Cloyd, Andje M. Medina, Craig M. Peters of Altair Law; Anthony L. Label of The Veen Firm, P.C.
Case:Zhou, et al. v. San Francisco
Type:Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Falling Object, Government Negligence, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Brain Injury, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
8
Amount:$14,000,000.00
Attorneys:Gregory Patton of Law Offices of Patton and Mosier
Case:Sholes v. Taylor, et al.
Type:Bicycle Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort
9
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
10 (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
10 (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
10 (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
11
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
12
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
13
Amount:$9,950,000.00
Attorneys:Michael A. Kelly, Christian R. Jagusch of Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger
Case:S.V., Pro Ami v. Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, et al.
Type:Birth Injury, Delayed Childbirth, Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Cerebral Palsy, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
14
Amount:$7,125,000.00
Attorneys:Brian C. Gonzalez of Law Offices of Brian C. Gonzalez
Case:Council v. Grossmont Union High School District
Type:Failure to Diagnose, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort
15
Amount:$6,500,000.00
Attorneys:Steven R. Anthony of Knox Ricksen LLP
Case:Saridakis v. City and County of San Francisco
Type:Dangerous Condition, Government Negligence, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Trip and Fall, Negligent Tort
16
Amount:$6,225,000.00
Attorneys:Anthony E. Vieira, Stephen M. Johnson, Campbell W. Filmer of Berglund & Johnson
Case:Meadows v. IEM, L.L.C.
Type:Breach of Warranty, Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Product Liability, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Burn Injury, Failure to Maintain, Electrical Injury, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
17
Amount:$6,100,000.00
Attorneys:Santo J. Riccobono of Banafsheh, Danesh & Javid, PC
Case:Alvarez v. City of Los Angeles
Type:Dangerous Condition, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
18
Amount:$6,000,000.00
Attorneys:Tina B. Odjaghian of Odjaghian Law Group
Case:Ortiz v. Wolfe Roofing Co.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort
19
Amount:$5,900,000.00
Attorneys:Hermez Moreno of Law Offices of Hermez Moreno P.C.; Raymond P. Boucher, Milin Chun, Brian M. Bush of Boucher LLP
Case:Garza v. County of Los Angeles, et al.
Type:Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Prison Negligence, Inadequate Care
20
Amount:$5,150,000.00
Attorneys:Jonathan P. LaCour of Employees First Labor Law; Ruben Montoya of Montoya Law
Case:Hansen v. United Parcel Service
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Brain Injury

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