Top 20 Motor Vehicle Accident Verdicts in California in 2019

Top 20 Motor Vehicle Accident Verdicts in California in 2019We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 20 motor vehicle accident 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 20 Motor Vehicle Accident Verdicts in California in 2019) you have also made the list of Top 50 Motor Vehicle Accident Verdicts in California in 2019.

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1
Amount:$70,578,289.00
Attorneys:Joseph H. Low IV of The Law Firm of Joseph H. Low IV; Daniel Rodriguez, Chantal A. Trujillo, Danay Gonzalez of Rodriguez & Associates
Case:Cuevas v. Rai Transport Inc.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
2
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
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:$21,496,420.00
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
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:$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
7
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
8
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
9
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
10
Amount:$11,041,719.00
Attorneys:Olivier A. Taillieu, Maura Taillieu 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, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
11
Amount:$10,000,000.00
Attorneys:Keith J. Bruno, John A. Kawai, Christopher D. Barnes of Carpenter, Zuckerman & Rowley, LLP; Theresa Bowen Hatch of Bowen Hatch Law, PC; Dustin N. Maricic of Maricic Law Firm; George Maricic of George Maricic APC
Case:Estate of Courts v. Lee, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Wrongful Death, Gross Negligence, DUI, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
12
Amount:$8,500,000.00
Attorneys:Scott E. Spell of Law Office of Scott E. Spell; Michelle Iarusso of Iarusso & Dagher; John S. Levitt of Soltman, Levitt, Flaherty & Wattles LLP; Thomas M. Dempsey of Law Offices of Thomas M. Dempsey
Case:Hatcher, et al. v. Powel, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Negligent Maintenance, Contractor Negligence, Gross Negligence, DUI, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
13
Amount:$7,150,000.00
Attorneys:Scott E. Spell of Law Office of Scott E. Spell; Michelle Iarusso of Iarusso & Dagher; John S. Levitt of Soltman, Levitt, Flaherty & Wattles LLP; Thomas M. Dempsey of Law Offices of Thomas M. Dempsey
Case:Powell v. AT&T Corp.
Type:Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Gross Negligence, DUI, Negligent Tort
14
Amount:$6,206,945.00
Attorneys:Ricardo Echeverria, Charles Mayr of Shernoff Bidart Echeverria LLP; Mike F. O'Brien of Law Offices of Mike F. O'Brien
Case:Dotson v. Aacres, LLC
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Negligent Supervision, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Breach of Duty of Care, Negligent Training, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Single-Vehicle Accident, Catastrophic Injury
15
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
16
Amount:$6,103,822.00
Attorneys:Todd S. Bissell, Travis Bissell of Bissell Law Corporation
Case:Sheley v. California Highway Patrol
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
17
Amount:$5,661,173.00
Attorneys:Brett J. Schreiber of Thorsnes Bartolotta McGuire; Ilan Heimanson of Heimanson & Wolf, LLP
Case:Collins v. Barragan, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Head-on Collision, Negligent Tort
18
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
19
Amount:$5,332,215.00
Attorneys:H. Gavin Long of Bisnar Chase, LLP; Reza Torkzadeh of The Torkzadeh Law Firm
Case:Diaz v. Gau
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort
20
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

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