Top 50 Verdicts in Los Angeles County in 2019

Top 50 Verdicts in Los Angeles County in 2019We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 50 verdicts obtained in Los Angeles County in the year 2019. The list is comprised of various case types that were tried in the Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles.

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1
Amount:$70,000,000.00
Attorneys:Alton G. Burkhalter, Daniel J. Kessler, Keith E. Butler of Burkhalter Kessler Clement & George LLP
Case:Foxcroft Productions Inc., et al v. Universal City Studios LLC
Type:Breach of Contract, Commercial Litigation
2
Amount:$58,250,000.00
Attorneys:Nathan Goldberg, Dolores Y. Leal, Gloria Allred of Allred, Maroko & Goldberg
Case:Khan v. Hologram USA, Inc., et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Sexual Harassment, Constructive Discharge, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Harassment, Sexual Battery
3
Amount:$51,000,000.00
Attorneys:Christopher Lilly, Pooja S. Nair, Jennifer C. Wang of TroyGould
Case:Greenfield LLC v. Kandeel
Type:Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Fraud, Conversion, Intentional Tort, Intentional Misrepresentation
4
Amount:$40,137,769.00
Attorneys:David C. Greenstone, Stuart J. Purdy, Marissa Langhoff, Lisa M. Barley of Simon Greenstone Panatier, PC
Case:Cabibi v. Johnson & Johnson, et al.
Type:Asbestos Exposure, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Defective Product, Talc Exposure, Mesothelioma, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
5
Amount:$36,670,356.00
Attorneys:Daniel S. Schecter, Nima H. Mohebbi, Miri E. Gold, John J. Pyun, Elizabeth A. Greenman of Latham & Watkins LLP
Case:Gavrieli v. Gavrieli
Type:Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Fraud, Conversion, Intentional Misrepresentation, Bad Faith
6
Amount:$34,000,000.00
Attorneys:Jennifer L. Alesio, Daniel P. Blouin, John Richardson, Paul C. Cook, Deborah R. Rosenthal, Benjamin D. Goldstein of Simmons Hanly Conroy LLC
Case:Putt v. Ford Motor Company
Type:Asbestos Exposure, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Defective Product, Mesothelioma, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
7
Amount:$26,619,000.00
Attorneys:Peter C. Beirne, Nectaria Belantis, Bryon P. Josselyn, Joshua S. Paul of The Paul Law Firm
Case:Phipps v. Copeland Corp. LLC
Type:Asbestos Exposure, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Defective Product, Mesothelioma, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
8
Amount:$25,000,000.00
Attorneys:Benno B. Ashrafi, Venus Burns, Leonard Sandoval, Josiah Parker, Tyler R. Stock of Weitz & Luxenberg
Case:Sabetian v. Brand Insulations Inc., et al.
Type:Asbestos Exposure, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Workplace Safety, Defective Product, Mesothelioma, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
9
Amount:$21,496,420.00
Attorneys:Andrew P. Owen, Brian J. Panish, Matthew J. Stumpf of Panish Shea & Boyle LLP
Case:Rada v. Hardin Irvine Automotive Inc.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Multi-Vehicle Accident, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Catastrophic Injury
10
Amount:$19,658,901.00
Attorneys:Robert L. Meylan, Mary H. Chu, Grace Chen of Meylan Davitt Jain Arevian & Kim LLP
Case:Honda Trading America Corporation v. Ehrlich
Type:Fraud, Fraudulent Concealment, Misrepresentation, Conversion, Intentional Tort, Intentional Misrepresentation
11
Amount:$17,270,000.00
Attorneys:Patrick M. Ardis, Kip E. Whittemore of Wolff Ardis, P.C.; Todd F. Nevell, Daniel G. Sheldon, Abaigeal A. Loving of Scolinos, Sheldon & Nevell
Case:Romo v. Hyundai Motor America, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
12
Amount:$15,400,000.00
Attorneys:Carney R. Shegerian, Astineh Arakelian of Shegerian & Associates, Inc.; Nicholas C. Rowley, Courtney E. Rowley of Trial Lawyers For Justice
Case:Simers v. Tribune Co., et al.
Type:Age Discrimination, Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Constructive Discharge, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
13
Amount:$15,392,801.00
Attorneys:Ebby S. Bakhtiar, Alex K. DiBona of Livingston Bakhtiar; Thomas V. Girardi, Keith D. Griffin, Alexa F. Galloway of Girardi | Keese; Carney R. Shegerian, Anthony Nguyen of Shegerian & Associates, Inc.
Case:Ramirez v. Jack In The Box Inc.
Type:Age Discrimination, Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Hostile Work Environment, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Workplace Harassment, Failure to Accommodate
14
Amount:$15,000,000.00
Attorneys:Bruce A. Broillet, Alan L. Van Gelder of Greene Broillet & Wheeler, LLP
Case:Keck v. Bel-Air Bay Club Ltd.
Type:Wrongful Death, Denial of Medical Care, Breach of Duty of Care, Failure to Train, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
15
Amount:$13,060,000.00
Attorneys:Haytham Faraj, Nicholas C. Rowley, Lance C. Behringer of Carpenter, Zuckerman & Rowley, LLP
Case:Estate of Hermenegildo, et al. v. Blunden, et al.
Type:Business Liability, Dangerous Condition, Falling Object, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death, Negligent Maintenance, Failure to Supervise, Negligent Tort
16
Amount:$12,000,000.00
Attorneys:Corey Arzoumanian, Arash Homampour, Nareen M. Touloumdjian of The Homampour Law Firm, APLC; David H. Greenberg, Emily A. Ruby of Law Office of David H. Greenberg
Case:Courtney v. Daimler Trucks North America LLC
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Product Liability, Truck Accident, Work Accident, Wrongful Death, Defective Product, Strict Liability, Single-Vehicle Accident
17
Amount:$11,091,300.00
Attorneys:Lisa Bloom, Sarah Bloom, Alan Goldstein, Arick Fudali of The Bloom Firm
Case:Jones v. David, et al.
Type:Assault & Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Fraud, Hostile Work Environment, Malicious Prosecution, Retaliation, Sexual Harassment, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Workplace Harassment, Sexual Battery
18
Amount:$11,061,472.00
Attorneys:Joseph H. Low IV of The Law Firm of Joseph H. Low IV; Simon P. Etehad of Etehad Law APC; Diana S. Diskin, Gary A. Dordick of Dordick Law Corporation
Case:McPhoy v. Mendez Ramirez
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort
19
Amount:$11,050,000.00
Attorneys:Steven R. Vartazarian, Matthew J. Whibley of The Vartazarian Law Firm, APC; Navid A. Natanian, Edward R. Yaghoubi of Law Offices of Navid A. Natanian, APLC
Case:Estate of Garcia v. TRI-Modal Distribution Services Inc.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort
20
Amount:$8,632,743.00
Attorneys:Gregory W. Smith, Diana W. Wells of Law Offices of Gregory W. Smith
Case:Dooros, et al. v. City of Los Angeles
Type:Hostile Work Environment, Retaliation, Constructive Discharge, Whistleblower Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
21
Amount:$8,115,000.00
Attorneys:Alan Romero of Romero Law, APC
Case:Rodriguez v. County of Los Angeles
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Hostile Work Environment, Whistleblower Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Workplace Harassment, Wrongful Demotion
22
Amount:$7,680,460.00
Attorneys:Gibbs C. Henderson, Gary M. Paul, Erin M. Wood of Waters, Kraus & Paul
Case:Kline v. Zimmer Inc.
Type:Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Defective Product, Defective Medical Device, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability, Design Defect
23
Amount:$7,020,000.00
Attorneys:Gary A. Dordick of Dordick Law Corporation; Carney R. Shegerian of Shegerian & Associates, Inc.
Case:Hadsell v. City of Baldwin Park
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Gender Discrimination, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Workplace Harassment
24
Amount:$6,180,000.00
Attorneys:Steven D. Archer, Paul R. Kiesel, D. Bryan Garcia of Kiesel Law LLP; Hamilton E. Arendsen, Joseph C. Cane, Jr. of Arendsen Cane Molnar LLP
Case:Hazard v. Vehicle Effects, et al.
Type:Breach of Warranty, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Defective Product, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability, Single-Vehicle Accident, Faulty Workmanship
25
Amount:$6,126,000.00
Attorneys:Kevin R. Boyle, Andrew P. Owen, Brian J. Panish, Matthew J. Stumpf of Panish Shea & Boyle LLP
Case:HSU v. R & P Food Processing Inc. et al.
Type:Car Accident, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Brain Injury, Negligent Hiring, Negligent Training, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Negligent Retention
26
Amount:$5,750,000.00
Attorneys:Kyle J. Scott of Kyle Scott Law, PLC; Keith J. Bruno of Carpenter, Zuckerman & Rowley, LLP
Case:K.R., Pro Ami v. Long Beach Unified School District, et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, School Safety, Trip & Fall, Brain Injury, Denial of Medical Care, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
27
Amount:$5,447,664.00
Attorneys:Joel Krissman of Krissman & Silver LLP
Case:Peterson v. City of Long Beach
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Negligent Tort, Admiralty Law, Jones Act, Maritime Injury
28
Amount:$5,352,493.00
Attorneys:Quinton B. Cutlip, Christopher B. Dolan, Megan R. Irish, Dianna L. Albini of Dolan Law Firm PC
Case:Castro v. Edwards, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Brain Injury, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
29
Amount:$5,317,162.00
Attorneys:J. Bernard Alexander, III of Alexander Krakow + Glick LLP; Natasha R. Chesler, Timothy B. McCaffrey of Chesler McCaffrey LLP
Case:Carter v. Federal Express Corp.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Accommodate
30
Amount:$5,310,021.00
Attorneys:S. Edmond El Dabe, Jonathan M. Ritter of Eldabe | Ritter Trial Lawyers
Case:Shui v. B.R. & Sons, et al.
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Training, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Single-Vehicle Accident
31 (tie)
Amount:$5,000,000.00
Attorneys:Luis A. Carrillo, Michael S. Carrillo, Xena Mashburn of Carrillo Law Firm, LLP
Case:Jane B.M. Doe v. El Monte Union High School District, et al.
Type:Personal Injury, School Safety, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Assault, Failure to Supervise, Children's Rights, Child Abuse, Negligent Tort, Negligent Retention
31 (tie)
Amount:$5,000,000.00
Attorneys:Nathan Goldberg, Dolores Y. Leal, Gloria Allred, Renee Mochkatel of Allred, Maroko & Goldberg
Case:Reeves v. Hologram USA Inc., et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Hostile Work Environment, Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment, Constructive Discharge, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Workplace Harassment, Sexual Battery
32
Amount:$4,738,369.00
Attorneys:Lawrence Grassini, Lars C. Johnson, Roland G. Wrinkle, Robert B. Reagan Jr. of Grassini & Wrinkle
Case:Estate of Knopp v. City of Los Angeles, et al.
Type:Bicycle Accident, Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort
33
Amount:$4,532,436.00
Attorneys:James R. Murphy, Jr., John D. Barron of James R. Murphy, A Law Corporation
Case:Williams v. Rivera, et al.
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Work Accident, Multi-Vehicle Accident, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
34
Amount:$4,397,716.00
Attorneys:Jonathan A. George, Samuel I. Iola, Michael Connett of Waters, Kraus & Paul
Case:Vanni, et al. v. AMF Bowling Centers, Inc., et al.
Type:Asbestos Exposure, Failure to Warn, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Wrongful Death, Defective Product, Mesothelioma, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
35
Amount:$4,135,575.00
Attorneys:Dale F. Kinsella, Amber H. Melius of Kinsella Weitzman Iser Kump & Aldisert LLP
Case:Seiden v. Bernstein
Type:Breach of Contract, Fraud, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation, Promissory Estoppel
36
Amount:$4,000,000.00
Attorneys:Michael A. Kelly, Douglas S. Saeltzer, Doris Cheng of Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger
Case:Estate of Alvarez v. Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transit Authority
Type:Bicycle Accident, Bus Accident, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Single-Vehicle Accident
37
Amount:$3,691,482.00
Attorneys:Patrick Joseph D'Arcy of Patrick J. D'Arcy, APLC
Case:Rosen v. Bryant
Type:Conspiracy, Fraud, Fraudulent Conveyance, Negligent Supervision, Unfair Business Practices, Conversion, Intentional Tort, Intentional Misrepresentation, Negligent Hiring, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Negligent Retention
38
Amount:$3,500,000.00
Attorneys:Gerald L. Sauer, Amir A. Torkamani of Sauer & Wagner LLP
Case:Baral v. Schnitt
Type:Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Intentional Tort, Constructive Fraud
39
Amount:$3,490,346.00
Attorneys:Eric J. Dubin of Dubin Law Firm; Annee Della Donna of Law Offices of Annee Della Donna
Case:Tanoos v. Tarzana Treatment Centers Inc.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Fall, Negligent Maintenance, Inadequate Care, Negligent Tort
40
Amount:$3,464,288.00
Attorneys:Raymond D. McElfish of McElfish Law Firm; Sandeep G. Agarwal, Bob B. Khakshooy of Law Offices of Bob B. Khakshooy (California Attorney Group)
Case:Qaadir v. Figueroa and Pacifica Trucking
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
41
Amount:$3,375,205.00
Attorneys:Bobby Saadian, Colin M. Jones of Wilshire Law Firm; Jesse B. Chrisp of Law Offices of J. Chrisp
Case:Orrin v. Sundaralingam
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
42
Amount:$3,223,949.00
Attorneys:Caspar Jivalagian, Aaron S. Turchin of KJT Law Group, LLP
Case:Libaryan v. Aero Port Services Inc.
Type:Business Liability, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Fall, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
43
Amount:$3,065,000.00
Attorneys:Arya Rhodes, Alan I. Schimmel, Michael W. Parks of Schimmel & Parks APLC
Case:Hernandez v. VMS Auto Body Collision Center Inc.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Hostile Work Environment, Race Discrimination, Unpaid Wages, Wrongful Termination, Wage & Hour Violation, Whistleblower Retaliation, Labor & Employment, Workplace Harassment
44
Amount:$3,005,000.00
Attorneys:Garo Mardirossian, Adam L. Feit of Mardirossian & Associates Inc.
Case:Estate of Munoz v. Morales, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Entrustment, Gross Negligence, DUI, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Single-Vehicle Accident
45
Amount:$3,000,429.00
Attorneys:Benno B. Ashrafi, Venus Burns, Michael T. Reid of Weitz & Luxenberg
Case:Groves v. D.W. Nicholson Corp.
Type:Asbestos Exposure, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Defective Product, Mesothelioma, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
46
Amount:$2,800,000.00
Attorneys:Michael A. Kahn of Capes, Sokol, Goodman & Sarachan, P.C.
Case:Gray v. Perry, et al.
Type:Copyright Infringement, Intellectual Property Infringement, Intentional Tort, Commercial Litigation
47
Amount:$2,700,000.00
Attorneys:Ebby S. Bakhtiar of Livingston Bakhtiar; Keith D. Griffin, Alexa F. Galloway of Girardi | Keese
Case:Quemada v. Cordoba Corp., Inc.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Disability Discrimination, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Failure to Accommodate
48
Amount:$2,681,235.00
Attorneys:Bruce M. Bunch of Law Offices Of Bruce M. Bunch; William C. Saacke of The Saacke Law Group
Case:Sunstedt v. Nazarian
Type:Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Surgical Error, Negligent Tort
49
Amount:$2,525,000.00
Attorneys:Richard H. Lee, Natalie Rastegari of Salisian Lee LLP; Edward E. Alon, Jonathan A. Alon of Alon LLP
Case:Missakian v. Amusement Industry Inc.
Type:Breach of Contract, Fraud, Fraud in the Inducement, Unpaid Wages, Constructive Discharge, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort
50
Amount:$2,430,615.00
Attorneys:Olivier A. Taillieu, Judd R. Allen, Jennifer R. Bagosy , Alex M. Valenzuela , Matthew K. Joy of The Dominguez Firm
Case:Galvez v. Firchow
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, DUI, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident

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