Top 50 Car Accident Verdicts in California in 2018

Top 50 Car Accident Verdicts in California in 2018We are pleased to present to you the list of top 50 plaintiffs' car accident jury verdicts obtained in California in the year 2018. The list is comprised of various case types that were tried either in state or federal courts.

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1
Amount:$53,648,947.00
Attorneys:Bruce L. Schechter, R. Rex Parris, Khail A. Parris of PARRIS; Brian J. Panish, Matthew J. Stumpf of Panish Shea & Boyle LLP
Case:Lennig v. CRST
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Head-on Collision, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
2
Amount:$41,634,170.00
Attorneys:Alexander R. Wheeler, R. Rex Parris, Rutger R. Parris, Khail A. Parris, Jonathan W. Douglass, Bernadette N. Manigault of PARRIS
Case:Taylor v. Schilling
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
3
Amount:$22,962,494.66
Attorneys:James E. Ballidis of Allen, Flatt, Ballidis & Leslie
Case:Dauod v. Geico Insurance Company
Type:Breach of Contract, Car Accident, Insurance Bad Faith, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Underinsured Motorist
4
Amount:$14,600,000.00
Attorneys:Nicholas C. Rowley, Courtney E. Rowley of Carpenter, Zuckerman & Rowley, LLP
Case:Guzman v. Defendant Truck Driver, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort
5
Amount:$13,935,549.00
Attorneys:Erika Contreras, Andrew P. Owen, Brian J. Panish, Rahul Ravipudi, Thomas A. Schultz of Panish Shea & Boyle LLP
Case:Newland v. County of Los Angeles
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
6
Amount:$11,779,155.00
Attorneys:Olivier A. Taillieu, Judd R. Allen of The Dominguez Firm
Case:Esparza, et al. v. Win Distribution Inc., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort
7
Amount:$7,000,000.00
Attorneys:Gary A. Dordick, Alaa A. Yasin of Dordick Law Corporation; Erik L. Peterson of Bostwick & Peterson, LLP
Case:Estate of Asencio v. City of Covina, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort
8
Amount:$6,840,000.00
Attorneys:Roger A. Dreyer, Noemi Esparza of Dreyer Babich Buccola Wood Campora, LLP
Case:O’Kelly v. Bryant
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort
9
Amount:$6,829,318.00
Attorneys:Thomas J. Conroy, Brandon J. Simon, Robert T. Simon of The Simon Law Group, LLP; Benjamin D. Swanson of The Swanson Law Group; Jason R. Sanchez of Shernoff Bidart Echeverria LLP
Case:Pacific v. Preciado, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Psychological Injury, Hit and Run, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
10
Amount:$6,300,000.00
Attorneys:David A. Rudorfer, Thomas A. Schultz of Panish Shea & Boyle LLP
Case:Martinez, et al. v. Whittier Uptown Association, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death, Negligent Security, Negligent Tort
11
Amount:$6,031,866.00
Attorneys:Robert Hamparyan, Laura M. Sasaki of Law Offices of Robert Hamparyan
Case:Fujimoto v. Moore, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Psychological Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
12
Amount:$5,203,984.00
Attorneys:Steven R. Vartazarian , Matthew J. Whibley of The Vartazarian Law Firm, APC
Case:Sanchez v. Avis Budget Group
Type:Bicycle Accident, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort
13
Amount:$4,528,391.91
Attorneys:Steven R. Vartazarian , Matthew J. Whibley of The Vartazarian Law Firm, APC; William 'Bill' A. Daniels of Daniels Law
Case:Tran v. TNT USA
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort
14
Amount:$4,408,000.00
Attorneys:Thomas S. Feher, Dylan J. Dordick of The Simon Law Group, LLP; Ramin Soofer of Soofer Law Group
Case:White v. Koocherian
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort
15
Amount:$4,113,830.00
Attorneys:Brandon J. Simon, Robert T. Simon, Siannah Collado Boutté of The Simon Law Group, LLP
Case:Godinez v. La Salsa Chilena, Inc., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Psychological Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort
16
Amount:$3,016,507.04
Attorneys:Brian J. Breiter, Jeffrey J. Twomey of Law Offices of Brian J. Breiter
Case:Liwag v. Lowey Enterprises, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort
17
Amount:$2,659,877.00
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 Entrustment, Negligent Tort
18
Amount:$2,567,000.00
Attorneys:Brian J. Breiter, Timothy R. McCormick of Law Offices of Brian J. Breiter
Case:Barragan v. City of South Gate
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort
19
Amount:$2,325,219.00
Attorneys:Gerald E. Agnew Jr., Kenneth A. Holdren, Anna H. Cronk of Agnew Brusavich
Case:Tamanaha v. Gramajo Barrios, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Emotional Distress, Multi-Vehicle Collision, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
20
Amount:$2,130,000.00
Attorneys:Greyson M. Goody, Brandon J. Simon, Robert T. Simon, Sophie Etemadi of The Simon Law Group, LLP; Ellen Levin of The Law Office of Ellen Levin, PC
Case:Kurtz v. Few, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort
21
Amount:$2,050,000.00
Attorneys:John C. Carpenter, Brian J. Kim of Carpenter, Zuckerman & Rowley, LLP; Ronald M. Papell of Law Offices of Ronald M. Papell
Case:Estate of Minami v. Ekmakji, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort
22
Amount:$2,000,969.00
Attorneys:Robert S. Glassman, Rahul Ravipudi of Panish Shea & Boyle LLP; Siamak Vaziri, Mark J. Ginnamore of Vaziri Law Group
Case:Gil v. Andersen Commercial Plumbing Inc.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort
23
Amount:$1,925,660.00
Attorneys:C. Michael Alder, Lauri L. Brenner of AlderLaw, P.C.; Diana J. Spektor of Spektor Law Corporation
Case:Meza v. Chavez
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, DUI, Negligent Tort
24 (tie)
Amount:$1,925,000.00
Attorneys:Charles "Tony" Piccuta of Piccuta Law Group, LLP
Case:Hambrook v. Lafitte, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
24 (tie)
Amount:$1,925,000.00
Attorneys:Minh T. Nguyen of Nguyen Lawyers, ALC
Case:Hoang v. Santamaria
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort
25
Amount:$1,696,500.00
Attorneys:Robert J. Chambers, II, Victoria J. Lazar, Jeremiah A. Lowe, Benjamin C. Wohlfeil of Gomez Trial Attorneys; Norman Pokorny of York & Pokorny
Case:Gleboff v. City of San Diego
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
26
Amount:$1,670,689.00
Attorneys:Ognian Gavrilov of Gavrilov & Brooks; Daniel R. Del Rio, David Trent of Del Rio & Associates
Case:Venkus v. Nolasco
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
27
Amount:$1,552,917.56
Attorneys:Robert S. Glassman of Panish Shea & Boyle LLP; Jeffrey E. Estes of Jeffrey E. Estes & Associates
Case:Kluthe v. Doherty
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort
28
Amount:$1,506,330.00
Attorneys:Robert S. Glassman of Panish Shea & Boyle LLP; Jeffrey E. Estes of Jeffrey E. Estes & Associates
Case:Kluthe v. Holladay, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
29
Amount:$1,225,000.00
Attorneys:Erick B. Novik, Ryan C. Stanley of Novik & Stanley PC; Robert J. Ounjian, Harry Nalbandyan of Carpenter, Zuckerman & Rowley, LLP
Case:Chelonis v. Hekking
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
30
Amount:$1,177,158.00
Attorneys:Samer S. Habbas, Jeffery C. Crissman of Law Offices of Samer Habbas & Associates PC
Case:Garcia v. Barnes
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
31
Amount:$1,174,000.00
Attorneys:Diana S. Diskin, Gary A. Dordick of Dordick Law Corporation; Alan S. Vertun of Alan S. Vertun, APLC
Case:Lee v. Dependable Highway Express Inc.
Type:Car Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Psychological Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
32
Amount:$1,169,924.00
Attorneys:Daniel M. Gilleon, Samuel A. Clemens, Scott A. Savary, Daniel Petrov of The Gilleon Law Firm; A. King Aminpour of Aminpour & Associates
Case:Payne v. C.H., Pro Ami, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Entrustment, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
33
Amount:$1,087,017.00
Attorneys:Anthony L. Label, Carole Okolowicz of The Veen Firm, P.C.
Case:Williams v. Big Dog City Corp., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
34
Amount:$1,083,902.00
Attorneys:Lauren E. S. Horwitz, Shawn J. McCann, Normandy R. Kidd of Banafsheh, Danesh & Javid, PC
Case:Perez v. Ilies
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
35
Amount:$1,075,000.00
Attorneys:Richard A. Apodaca of Rodriguez Apodaca Law Firm LLP
Case:Bravo v. Garcia
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort
36
Amount:$1,051,340.00
Attorneys:Jerold D. Sullivan, John K. Sullivan, David D. Ebenhack of Sullivan & Sullivan
Case:Box v. Flores, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Psychological Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
37
Amount:$1,050,000.00
Attorneys:Nicholas C. Rowley, Tiva Amiri-Davani of Carpenter, Zuckerman & Rowley, LLP; Edwin Saghian , Shahab Mossavar-Rahmani of Omega Law Group, PC
Case:Barreto v. Betancourt
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
38
Amount:$962,560.00
Attorneys:Howard B. Kim of Law Offices of Howard B. Kim
Case:Osorio v. Williams, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
39
Amount:$913,434.00
Attorneys:Bobby Saadian, Colin M. Jones, Daniel B. Miller of Wilshire Law Firm
Case:Zepeda v. Gutierrez
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
40
Amount:$872,691.09
Attorneys:L. Dean Smith, Jr. of Southwest Legal Group
Case:Berrones v. Andrews, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
41
Amount:$823,046.00
Attorneys:C. Michael Alder, Lauri L. Brenner, Daniel S. Desantis of AlderLaw, P.C.; Jennie Levin of Law Offices of Jennie Levin, P.C.
Case:Garcia v. Hernandez, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
42
Amount:$777,840.00
Attorneys:John F. Denove, Alicia S. Curran of Cheong, Denove, Rowell & Bennett; Mark Waecker of Law Offices of Mark Waecker; Mark C. Kim of Law Office of Mark C. Kim
Case:Sung v. The County of Los Angeles
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
43
Amount:$775,990.00
Attorneys:Gary A. Dordick, Douglas D. Shaffer, Christopher V. Bulone, John M. Upton of Dordick Law Corporation; James M. Johnson of Johnson Attorneys Group
Case:Holmes v. Perry
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Multi-Vehicle Collision, Negligent Tort
44
Amount:$757,091.00
Attorneys:Steven R. Vartazarian , Matthew J. Whibley of The Vartazarian Law Firm, APC; Benjamin Kiss of Fischer Zisblatt & Kiss, LLP
Case:Casian v. Lisheng
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
45
Amount:$752,079.59
Attorneys:Nina P. Brahman of The Brahman Law Office
Case:Davis v. Gamal, et.al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Multi-Vehicle Collision, Negligent Tort
46
Amount:$684,086.00
Attorneys:Spencer R. Lucas, Brian J. Panish, Marguerite S. Sanvictores of Panish Shea & Boyle LLP; Sean M. Novak of The Novak Law Firm, P.C
Case:Khan v. Sandoval
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
47
Amount:$676,400.00
Attorneys:Paul R. Kiesel, D. Bryan Garcia of Kiesel Law LLP
Case:Klier v. Laufer
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
48
Amount:$660,000.00
Attorneys:Brian D. Chase, H. Gavin Long of Bisnar Chase, LLP
Case:Arreola v. Ella, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
49
Amount:$650,235.00
Attorneys:Anna Dubrovsky, Pavel Krepkiy of Anna Dubrovsky Law Group, Inc.
Case:Anthony v. Li
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
50
Amount:$602,610.00
Attorneys:Angel J. Carrazco, Steve Cortez, Frank V. Arebalo of Carrazco Law, APC; Stephen A. King of Rodriguez & King
Case:Diaz v. City of Long Beach, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior

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