Top 20 Truck Accident Settlements in California in 2019

Top 20 Truck Accident Settlements in California in 2019We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 20 truck accident 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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1
Amount: $7,997,563.00
Attorneys: Christopher B. Dolan, Jeremy M. Jessup, Kimberly Levy of Dolan Law Firm PC
Case: Sudha, et al. v. Gomez, et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Truck Accident, Multi-Vehicle Accident, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
2
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
3
Amount: $4,000,000.00
Attorneys: Arin Khodaverdian of Alpine Law Group, P.C.; Spencer R. Lucas, Brian J. Panish, Jefferson Saylor of Panish Shea & Boyle LLP
Case: Estate of Garibaldi v. Walgreen Co., et al.
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
4
Amount: $3,015,000.00
Attorneys: Warren R. Paboojian, Adam B. Stirrup of Baradat & Paboojian, Inc.
Case: Neal v. R-N-R Trucking
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Emotional Distress, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
5
Amount: $2,900,000.00
Attorneys: James S. Iagmin of Williams Iagmin, LLP; Hamilton E. Arendsen of Arendsen Cane Molnar LLP
Case: DiSenso v. City of San Diego
Type: Car Accident, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Brain Injury, Negligent Hiring, Negligent Training, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
6
Amount: $2,000,000.00
Attorneys: Richard C. Watters of Miles, Sears & Eanni, PC
Case: Jennings v. F & G Custom Ag
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Emotional Distress, Head-on Collision, Multi-Vehicle Accident, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
7
Amount: $1,700,000.00
Attorneys: Maro Burunsuzyan of Law Offices of Maro Burunsuzyan, PLC
Case: Zaragoza v. City of Los Angeles
Type: Falling Object, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort
8
Amount: $1,500,000.00
Attorneys: Ali Taheripour of Law Offices of Ali Taheripour; Leslie T. Zador of Law Offices of Les T. Zador
Case: Truong v. City of Los Angeles
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability
9
Amount: $1,408,333.00
Attorneys: Michael Ghozland of Ghozland Law Firm
Case: Estate of Motorcyclist v. Truck Driver, et al.
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
10
Amount: $1,250,000.00
Attorneys: Jubin J. Niamehr, Laura L. Davidson of Jacoby & Meyers LLP; Brian J. Panish, Thomas A. Schultz of Panish Shea & Boyle LLP
Case: Tractor-Trailer v. Pick-up Truck
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort
11
Amount: $1,207,500.00
Attorneys: Tyler J. Barnett, James P. Carr of Yuhl Carr LLP
Case: Andrade v. South Valley Transport, Inc., et al.
Type: Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
12 (tie)
Amount: $1,150,000.00
Attorneys: Michele C. Kennedy of Swartz & Kennedy
Case: McCoy v. Favalora
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Head-on Collision, Negligent Tort
12 (tie)
Amount: $1,150,000.00
Attorneys: Jerry L. Johnson, Matthew B. Nezhad of Oaks Law Firm
Case: Benito v. Mae
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort
13
Amount: $1,000,000.00
Attorneys: Arash Khorsandi, Judd R. Allen, Brian G. Beecher of The Law Offices of Arash Khorsandi, PC
Case: Sanchez v. Silverco Enterprises, et al.
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Truck Accident, Work Accident, Defective Product, Failure to Maintain, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability, Single-Vehicle Accident
14
Amount: $925,000.00
Attorneys: Laura F. Sedrish, Jubin J. Niamehr, Bretil Beitmirza of Jacoby & Meyers LLP
Case: de la Cruz Torres v. Bulldog EQP
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
15
Amount: $610,000.00
Attorneys: Phillip Younglove of Sweet James LLP
Case: Bass v. Arslanov
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort
16
Amount: $585,000.00
Attorneys: Lauri L. Brenner of AlderLaw, PC; Nigel Burns, Farzad Seyfnia of The Law Offices of Nigel Burns
Case: Halgrims v. County of Los Angeles
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
17
Amount: $500,000.00
Attorneys: Arin Khodaverdian of Alpine Law Group, P.C.
Case: Plaintiff v. Truck Driver
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Work Accident, Negligent Tort
18
Amount: $400,000.00
Attorneys: Sharona Eslamboly Hakim, Narek Postajian of Law Offices of Eslamboly Hakim
Case: Rubalcaba v. FedEx Ground Package System Inc.
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Multi-Vehicle Accident, Negligent Tort
19
Amount: $300,000.00
Attorneys: Fred Hanassab of Law Offices of Fred Hanassab; Michael F. Baltaxe, Timothy B. Sottile, Payam I. Aframian of Sottile Baltaxe
Case: Garcia v. Cortex Transport, Inc.
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Work Accident, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
20
Amount: $250,000.00
Attorneys: Phillip Younglove of Sweet James LLP
Case: Bugsch v. Bolanos
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Underinsured Motorist, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort

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