Top 10 Wrongful Death Verdicts in California in 2019

Top 10 Wrongful Death Verdicts in California in 2019We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 10 wrongful death verdicts obtained in California in the year 2019. The list is comprised of various case types that were tried either in state or federal courts of California.

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Note: If you have made this list (Top 10 Wrongful Death Verdicts in California in 2019) you have also made the list of Top 20 Wrongful Death Verdicts in California in 2019.

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1
Amount:$60,000,000.00
Attorneys:Evan L. Ginsburg of Law Offices of Evan L. Ginsburg; William M. Paoli, Court B. Purdy of Paoli Purdy, LLP
Case:Summer Johnson and Steven De La Cruz v. Town of Apple Valley
Type:Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
2
Amount:$42,500,000.00
Attorneys:Edward P. Dudensing of The Office of Ed Dudensing; Thomas G.C. McLaughlin of Law Office of Thomas G.C. McLaughlin; Jay P. Renneisen of Nursing Home & Elder Abuse Law Center
Case:Lovenstein, et al. v. Eskaton Fountainwood Lodge, et al.
Type:Fraud, Nursing Home Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Overmedication, Intentional Tort, Failure to Supervise, Elder Abuse, Failure to Train, Lack of Informed Consent, Negligent Tort
3
Amount:$30,000,000.00
Attorneys:Scott E. Boyer, Arash Homampour of The Homampour Law Firm, APLC; Hamed L. Yazdanpanah of Law Offices of Hamed Yazdanpanah
Case:Estate of Plascencia, et al. v. Deese, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort
4
Amount:$21,385,000.00
Attorneys:Rajeev K. Mittal of Waters, Kraus & Paul; Scott R. Frieling of Allen Stewart, P.C.; Mary E. Alexander of Mary Alexander & Associates P.C
Case:Eaves v. Ashland Inc.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Workplace Safety, Wrongful Death, Defective Product, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
5
Amount:$20,000,000.00
Attorneys:Alethia S. Gooden, Trevor M. Quirk of Quirk Law Firm, LLP
Case:Estate of Prewitt v. Chappell
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Wrongful Death, Gross Negligence, DUI, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
6
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
7
Amount:$13,200,000.00
Attorneys:Garo Mardirossian, Lawrence D. Marks of Mardirossian & Associates Inc.; Douglas A. Linde, Erica A. Gonzales of The Linde Law Firm
Case:Estate of Valenzuela v. City of Anaheim, et al.
Type:Assault & Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Wrongful Death, Intentional Tort, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct
8
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
9
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
10
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

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