Top 20 Premises Liability Settlements in California in 2019

Top 20 Premises Liability Settlements in California in 2019We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 20 premises liability settlements obtained in California in the year 2019. The list is comprised of cases filed either in a state or federal court, as well as those settled prior to commencing a lawsuit. It does, however, exclude cases settled for an undisclosed amount.

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Note: If you have made this list (Top 20 Premises Liability Settlements in California in 2019) you have also made the list of Top 40 Premises Liability Settlements in California in 2019.

Important: While we strive to achieve maximum accuracy and completeness of our lists, we cannot guarantee either at 100%. If you believe another settlement should be on this list, please submit it to us today.

1
Amount:$28,715,000.00
Attorneys:Rahul Ravipudi, Ian P. Samson, Paul A. Traina of Panish Shea & Boyle LLP; Jon C. Teller, Bobby Saadian, Daniel B. Miller of Wilshire Law Firm
Case:Sanchez v. Martinez, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Negligent Supervision, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort
2 (tie)
Amount:$20,000,000.00
Attorneys:Brian W. Easton, Matthew D. Easton, Travis R. Easton, Gabriel M. Mendoza of Easton & Easton, LLP
Case:Plaintiff v. Premises Owner
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
2 (tie)
Amount:$20,000,000.00
Attorneys:Deborah S. Chang, Brian J. Panish, Thomas A. Schultz of Panish Shea & Boyle LLP; Richard L. Duquette of Richard L. Duquette Law Firm
Case:Du v. The City of San Diego
Type:Bicycle Accident, Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Government Negligence, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Maintenance, Construction Defect, Negligent Tort
3 (tie)
Amount:$14,000,000.00
Attorneys:Gary A. Dordick, Christopher V. Bulone of Dordick Law Corporation; Jeffrey S. Dawson of The Law office of Jeffrey S. Dawson
Case:T.J. v. University Community Association
Type:Dangerous Condition, Falling Object, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Brain Injury, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
3 (tie)
Amount:$14,000,000.00
Attorneys:Arash Khorsandi, Brian G. Beecher of The Law Offices of Arash Khorsandi, PC
Case:Jane Doe v. Farm Operator, et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Product Liability, Work Accident, Failure to Maintain, Negligent Tort
4
Amount:$9,475,000.00
Attorneys:Timothy D. McMahon, Mark A. Sigala, Ben H. Stoddard of Corsiglia McMahon & Allard, LLP
Case:Kulkarni v. The Sobrato Organization LLC
Type:Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Premises Liability, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Fall, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort, Architectural Malpractice, Design Defect
5
Amount:$7,500,000.00
Attorneys:Spencer R. Lucas, Noriel L. Flores of Panish Shea & Boyle LLP
Case:Bermas, et al. v. Waterstone Garden Investments, LP, et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Falling Object, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
6
Amount:$4,650,000.00
Attorneys:John H. Howard, Brett C. Templeman of Lowthorp, Richards, McMillan, Miller & Templeman
Case:Caceres v. Villanueva
Type:Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Maintenance, Emotional Distress, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
7
Amount:$4,000,000.00
Attorneys:Kevin R. Boyle, Andrew P. Owen, Brian J. Panish of Panish Shea & Boyle LLP
Case:Scott v. County of Los Angeles
Type:Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Maintenance, Single-Vehicle Accident
8 (tie)
Amount:$3,000,000.00
Attorneys:Gary A. Dordick, Christopher V. Bulone of Dordick Law Corporation; Cristobal M. Galindo of Law offices of Cristobal M. Galindo, P.C.
Case:Carranza v. Driver Urban
Type:Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Premises Liability, Slip & Fall, Work Accident, Workplace Negligence, Wrongful Death, Fall, Scaffolding Accident, Contractor Negligence, Negligent Tort
8 (tie)
Amount:$3,000,000.00
Attorneys:Haytham Faraj, Lance C. Behringer of Law Offices of Haytham Faraj PLLC
Case:Caloca v. Zuma House LLC
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Work Accident, Brain Injury, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
9
Amount:$2,700,000.00
Attorneys:Brian J. Breiter, Jeffrey J. Twomey of Law Offices of Brian J. Breiter
Case:Song v. Yunty, Inc., et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip & Fall, Work Accident, Fall, Negligent Tort
10
Amount:$1,950,000.00
Attorneys:C. Michael Alder, Laura F. Sedrish, Randi L. Ibrahim of AlderLaw, PC; Cameron Y. Brock of The Law Offices of Burg & Brock; Konrad Kuenstler of Law Offices of Konrad Kuenstler; Borislav Kasreliovich, John C. Carpenter, Sark Ohanian, Paul S. Zuckerman of Carpenter, Zuckerman & Rowley, LLP
Case:Ahmadian v. State of California
Type:Dangerous Condition, Falling Object, Government Negligence, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
11 (tie)
Amount:$1,500,000.00
Attorneys:Jake Douglass of Panish Shea & Boyle LLP
Case:Rozen v. Reading International, et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip & Fall, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
11 (tie)
Amount:$1,500,000.00
Attorneys:R. Michael Bomberger, Stephen J. Estey of Estey & Bomberger, LLP
Case:T.T. v. Allen
Type:Negligent Supervision, Premises Liability, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Assault, Intentional Tort, Negligent Hiring, Psychological Injury, Children's Rights, Child Abuse
11 (tie)
Amount:$1,500,000.00
Attorneys:Scott E. Spell, Erik Durow of Law Office of Scott E. Spell
Case:Garrels 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 Maintenance, Negligent Tort
12
Amount:$1,450,000.00
Attorneys:Arash Khorsandi, Judd R. Allen, Brian G. Beecher of The Law Offices of Arash Khorsandi, PC
Case:Vares Augusto v. City of El Segundo, et al.
Type:Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Brain Injury, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability, Single-Vehicle Accident
13
Amount:$1,200,000.00
Attorneys:William D. Goldstein of Law Offices of William D. Goldstein
Case:Camacho v. Vasquez
Type:Assault & Battery, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Retaliation, Intentional Tort, Negligent Hiring, Psychological Injury, Gross Negligence, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
14
Amount:$1,100,000.00
Attorneys:William E. Wegner , Chloe Wolman of Davies Wegner Law; Eric D. Levine, Olesia Boulaev of The Levine Firm
Case:Estate of Devitt v. County of Los Angeles
Type:Dangerous Condition, Dog Bite, Government Negligence, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death, Failure to Protect, Animal Attack, Negligent Tort, Public Nuisance
15 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Scott E. Rahn of RMO Lawyers, LLP; Craig Nicholas, David G. Greco of Nicholas & Tomasevic, LLP; Punam P. Grewal, Michelle B. Powers of Powers Grewal PLC
Case:Varela v. Mccluskey, et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Government Negligence, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, School Safety, Negligent Hiring, Inadequate Care, Negligent Tort, Negligent Retention
15 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Robert Hamparyan, Laura M. Sasaki of Hamparyan Injury Lawyers
Case:Dorsey v. City of San Diego
Type:Bicycle Accident, Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Government Negligence, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
15 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Jacob H. Seropian of Seropian Law, A PC
Case:Facciobene v. Simmons, et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Trip & Fall, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
15 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Spencer R. Lucas, Marguerite S. Sanvictores of Panish Shea & Boyle LLP
Case:Rivas, et al., v. Pine Creek HOA, et al.
Type:Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Product Liability, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
15 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:P. Christopher Ardalan of Ardalan & Associates PLC; Vahid Naziri of VN Law Group PC
Case:Million v. Eung Lim, et al.
Type:Assault & Battery, Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Gunshot Wound, Intentional Tort, Psychological Injury, Negligent Tort
15 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Dawn L. Hassell, Judy Graziano of The Hassell Law Group
Case:Hansen v. Aires, et. al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Trip & Fall, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
16 (tie)
Amount:$750,000.00
Attorneys:Dawn L. Hassell, Judy Graziano, George M. Morris of The Hassell Law Group
Case:Pedestrian v. Commercial Property Owners
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Maintenance, Equipment Malfunction, Negligent Tort
16 (tie)
Amount:$750,000.00
Attorneys:C. Michael Alder, Lauri L. Brenner, Ashley A. Laiken of AlderLaw, PC; Adam H. Lewis of Farar & Lewis L.L.P.
Case:Lerner v. City of Santa Monica
Type:Dangerous Condition, Government Negligence, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Trip & Fall, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
16 (tie)
Amount:$750,000.00
Attorneys:Joshua H. Haffner, Brian S. Kabateck, Hrag H. Kouyoumjian of Kabateck LLP; Tigran Martinian, Arash H. Zabetian of Martinian & Associates Inc
Case:Estate of Ortiz v. City of Los Angeles
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
16 (tie)
Amount:$750,000.00
Attorneys:Louis J. Bertsche of Law Offices of Louis J. Bertsche
Case:Cogswell v. City of San Diego
Type:Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Government Negligence, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Trip & Fall, Negligent Maintenance, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
17
Amount:$599,000.00
Attorneys:B. Mark Fong of Minami Tamaki LLP
Case:Cai v. City and County of San Francisco
Type:Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Single-Vehicle Accident
18
Amount:$565,000.00
Attorneys:Victor Alexandroff of Alexandroff Law Group
Case:Lopez v. Mulholland
Type:Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
19 (tie)
Amount:$550,000.00
Attorneys:Lowell H. Steiger, Erik F. Harper of Law Office of Lowell Steiger; Patrick Jacobs, Dylan Ruga of Stalwart Law Group
Case:Moss v. Lyft Inc.
Type:Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
19 (tie)
Amount:$550,000.00
Attorneys:Craig M. Collins, Hannah Bentley of Blum Collins LLP
Case:Firth v. City of Los Angeles
Type:Dangerous Condition, Inverse Condemnation, Premises Liability, Property Damage, Nuisance, Negligent Maintenance, Trespass, Negligent Tort
20
Amount:$500,000.00
Attorneys:Brian K. Brandt of Law Offices of Brian Brandt
Case:Estate of Cave v. City of Los Angeles
Type:Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort

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