Top 50 Car Accident Settlements in California in 2018

Top 50 Car Accident Settlements in California in 2018We are pleased to present to you the list of top 50 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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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
21 (tie)
Amount: $850,000.00
Attorneys: John M. Feder of Rouda Feder Tietjen & McGuinn
Case: Estate of Wu v. City and County of San Francisco
Type: Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
21 (tie)
Amount: $850,000.00
Attorneys: Lisa L. Bradner, Daniel P. Costa of The Costa Law Firm
Case: Uhler v. Sacramento Regional Transit District
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Railroad Accident, Negligent Tort
22
Amount: $750,000.00
Attorneys: William M. Paoli, Court B. Purdy of Paoli Purdy, LLP
Case: Gardiner v. City of Los Angeles
Type: Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Tort
23
Amount: $749,999.00
Attorneys: Jonathan C. Teller, Colin M. Jones of Wilshire Law Firm
Case: Leel v. Arango
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
24
Amount: $705,000.00
Attorneys: Daniel R. Baradat of Baradat & Paboojian, Inc.
Case: Morales v. California Freight Express
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort
25
Amount: $700,000.00
Attorneys: John F. Denove of Cheong, Denove, Rowell & Bennett
Case: Estate of Phoenix v. City of Los Angeles, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Wrongful Death, Failure to Supervise, Failure to Train, Negligent Tort
26
Amount: $650,000.00
Attorneys: R. Thomas Wire of Law Offices of R. Thomas Wire
Case: Granados v. City of Los Angeles
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
27
Amount: $625,000.00
Attorneys: Candice S. Klein of Panish Shea & Boyle LLP; Tigran Martinian of Martinian & Associates Inc; Dmitriy Cherepinskiy of Cherepinskiy Law Firm, PC
Case: Salcedo v. The County of Los Angeles
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
28
Amount: $600,000.00
Attorneys: David A. Fox, Christopher L. Hendricks of Fox Law, APC
Case: Slavey v. Stanley, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
29
Amount: $500,000.00
Attorneys: Jordon R. Harlan of Harlan Law, PC; Andrew E. Hillier of Hillier Law, APC
Case: Manzanero v. Estate of Earl Mohler
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, DUI, Negligent Tort
30 (tie)
Amount: $450,000.00
Attorneys: Laurence H. Mandell, Mara E. J. Burnett of The Mandell Law Firm; Anna Talasazan of The Law Offices of Anna Talasazan
Case: Klein v. City of Los Angeles
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort
30 (tie)
Amount: $450,000.00
Attorneys: David Azizi, Raymond Ghermezian of Law Offices of David Azizi
Case: Belman v. County of Los Angeles
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Negligent Hiring, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
31
Amount: $420,000.00
Attorneys: Douglas L. Gordon, Aida S. Macedo of Miles, Sears & Eanni, PC
Case: Mulhollen v. Estate of Myles
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
32
Amount: $400,000.00
Attorneys: Jordon R. Harlan of Harlan Law, PC; Jeffrey A. Milman, Benjamin T. Ikuta of Hodes Milman, LLP
Case: Hernandez v. Smith
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
33
Amount: $375,000.00
Attorneys: Samer S. Habbas of Law Offices of Samer Habbas & Associates PC
Case: Ramos v. Malke
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
34
Amount: $370,000.00
Attorneys: Carlos A. Gomez of The Dominguez Firm
Case: Vargas v. City of Los Angeles
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort
35
Amount: $364,950.00
Attorneys: Alan B. Snitzer of Law Offices of Alan B. Snitzer; John C. Ye, Gail W. Richardson of Law Offices Of John C. Ye, APLC
Case: Cheshewalla v. County of Los Angeles
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort
36
Amount: $340,000.00
Attorneys: Steven D. Davis of Steven D. Davis Law Group, APC
Case: S.M., Pro Ami, Burruel v. City of Rialto, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, School Safety, Brain Injury, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
37
Amount: $330,000.00
Attorneys: Steven C. Glickman of Glickman & Glickman; Wiesman Pirian of Law Offices of Wiesman Pirian
Case: Ceja v. County of Los Angeles
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort
38
Amount: $319,000.00
Attorneys: Austin L. Alfonso of Berriz Law Group
Case: In re E.J.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
39 (tie)
Amount: $300,000.00
Attorneys: Cameron Y. Brock, Craig D. Rackohn of The Law Offices of Burg & Brock
Case: Mahmoudian v. City of Los Angeles
Type: Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort
39 (tie)
Amount: $300,000.00
Attorneys: Michele C. Kennedy of Swartz & Kennedy
Case: Moses v. Madruga, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Underinsured Motorist, Negligent Tort
39 (tie)
Amount: $300,000.00
Attorneys: Ryan D. Harris, Katie McIver of Harris Personal Injury Lawyers, Inc.
Case: White v. Cunningham
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
39 (tie)
Amount: $300,000.00
Attorneys: C. Michael Alder, Marni B. Folinsky, Allison L. Stone of AlderLaw, P.C.; Ghazal Amy Vahdat of Vahdat & Aboudi, APLC
Case: Estate of Leal v. City of Los Angeles
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Wrongful Death, Police Misconduct, Negligent Tort
40
Amount: $292,500.00
Attorneys: Adam M. Rose of The Law Office of Robert L. Starr; Steven A. Lerman of Steven A. Lerman & Associates, Inc.
Case: Kay v. County of Los Angeles
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort
41
Amount: $250,000.00
Attorneys: Allan F. Davis, Patrick B. Embrey of Robinson Calcagnie Inc.; Maryam Parman , Melody Parman of Avrek Law Firm
Case: Hepperle v. Hauser
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
42
Amount: $234,000.00
Attorneys: Robert D. Rentzer of Robert D. Rentzer, Attorney At Law
Case: Nevoso v. Franco
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability
43
Amount: $205,000.00
Attorneys: Michele C. Kennedy of Swartz & Kennedy
Case: Zimmerman v. CSAA
Type: Bicycle Accident, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Underinsured Motorist, Negligent Tort
44 (tie)
Amount: $200,000.00
Attorneys: Beau R. Burbidge, Walter H. Walker, III of Walker, Hamilton & Koenig, LLP
Case: Domin v. City and County of San Francisco
Type: Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
44 (tie)
Amount: $200,000.00
Attorneys: Timothy L. Dominguez of The Dominguez Firm
Case: Medina v. City of Los Angeles
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort
45
Amount: $180,000.00
Attorneys: Jeffrey A. Milman, Benjamin T. Ikuta of Hodes Milman, LLP
Case: Scotton v. Tellez
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
46 (tie)
Amount: $175,000.00
Attorneys: Daniel G. Sheldon of Scolinos, Sheldon & Nevell
Case: Ring v. Aken
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, DUI, Negligent Tort
46 (tie)
Amount: $175,000.00
Attorneys: Randolph K. Gille of Goldberg & Gille
Case: Malone v. City of Los Angeles
Type: Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
46 (tie)
Amount: $175,000.00
Attorneys: Shawn J. McCann, Normandy R. Kidd of Banafsheh, Danesh & Javid, PC
Case: Benton v. Moctezuma
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
46 (tie)
Amount: $175,000.00
Attorneys: Jacques Beugelmans of Law Offices of Jacques Beugelmans
Case: Peart v. City of Los Angeles
Type: Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Falling Object, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
47 (tie)
Amount: $150,000.00
Attorneys: Michele C. Kennedy of Swartz & Kennedy
Case: Saleh v. Rinaldi, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort
47 (tie)
Amount: $150,000.00
Attorneys: Hussein Saleh of The Dominguez Firm
Case: Peraza v. City of Los Angeles
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability
48
Amount: $149,998.00
Attorneys: David C. Byers of Law Offices of David C. Byers
Case: Nester v. Hussain
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Head-on Collision, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability
49
Amount: $147,000.00
Attorneys: Matthew B. Nezhad, Yashpal S. Sandhu of NSL Law Firm
Case: V.R. v. Lopez
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Underinsured Motorist, Scooter Accident, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability
50
Amount: $135,000.00
Attorneys: James J. Romag, Michael S. Smith, Ashley N. Grindstaff of Brown, Koro & Romag, LLP
Case: Silk v. Franko
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Failure to Supervise, Failure to Train, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort

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