Top 50 Motor Vehicle Accident Verdicts in California in 2019

Top 50 Motor Vehicle Accident Verdicts in California in 2019We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 50 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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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
21
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
22
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
23
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
24
Amount:$3,500,000.00
Attorneys:Reza Torkzadeh, Shelly Raiszadeh of The Torkzadeh Law Firm; Torsten Bassell, Nicole H. Lari-Joni of Lari-Joni & Bassell, LLP
Case:Townsend v. Olivo
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
25
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
26
Amount:$3,375,205.00
Attorneys:Bobby Saadian, Colin M. Jones, Daniel B. Miller 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
27
Amount:$3,328,842.00
Attorneys:Joseph H. Low IV of The Law Firm of Joseph H. Low IV; Alaa A. Yasin of Dordick Law Corporation
Case:Bibbie v. A-Quality Transport LLC, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
28
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
29
Amount:$2,759,166.00
Attorneys:Greyson M. Goody, Brandon J. Simon, Robert T. Simon, Siannah Collado Boutte of The Simon Law Group, LLP; Timothy R. Vrastil of Bish Law; Raquel Cruz, Jeffrey R. Billings of Law Offices of Larry H. Parker, Inc.
Case:Garcia v. Rowe
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
30
Amount:$2,726,574.00
Attorneys:Victoria J. Lazar, Jeremiah A. Lowe of Gomez Trial Attorneys
Case:Mandujano v. Johnston
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
31
Amount:$2,600,000.00
Attorneys:Taylor Rayfield, Geoffrey S. Wells, Tobin M. Lanzetta of Greene Broillet & Wheeler, LLP
Case:Flores v. ConvergeOne, Inc., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Head-on Collision, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
32
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
33
Amount:$2,082,500.00
Attorneys:Brian J. Breiter, Chance J. Pardon of Law Offices of Brian J. Breiter
Case:Bliss v. Mazda Motor of America, Inc.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
34
Amount:$2,075,640.00
Attorneys:Quinton B. Cutlip, Christopher B. Dolan, Megan R. Irish, Dianna L. Albini of Dolan Law Firm PC
Case:Vanderheyden v. Jayram
Type:Bicycle Accident, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
35
Amount:$2,000,969.00
Attorneys:Robert S. Glassman, Spencer R. Lucas of Panish Shea & Boyle LLP; Siamak Vaziri, Mark J. Giannamore of Vaziri Law Group
Case:Gil v. Buczynski, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability
36
Amount:$1,957,500.00
Attorneys:Robert S. Glassman, Nathan Werksman of Panish Shea & Boyle LLP
Case:Ortega v. Lim
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort
37
Amount:$1,925,000.00
Attorneys:Charles "Tony" Piccuta of Piccuta Law Group, LLP
Case:Hambrook v. Lafitte, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
38
Amount:$1,875,000.00
Attorneys:Abraham Dervishian, John Ksajikian, Erik Zograbian of D & Z Law Group, LLP
Case:Arreola v. Swift Transportation Co. of Arizona, LLC
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort
39
Amount:$1,530,472.00
Attorneys:Daniel E. Hoffman, Jae Y. Lee of Law Office of Lee & Associates
Case:Pai v. Mayo, et al.
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort
40
Amount:$1,510,000.00
Attorneys:Eva D. Silva, Daniel C. Schaar of Carpenter, Zuckerman & Rowley, LLP; Tyson J. Wiles of Wiles & Wiles Attorneys at Law, LLP
Case:Lovejoy v. Santa Cruz Transportation, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
41
Amount:$1,500,000.00
Attorneys:Thomas S. Feher, Robert T. Simon, Shelby Kail, Brooke L. Bove of The Simon Law Group, LLP; Nick T. Movagar, Steven S. Yamin, Daniel J. Reeves of Movagar & Yamin, PLC
Case:Williams v. G & H Non-Emergency Medical Transportation LLC
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Truck Accident, Paramedic Malpractice, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident, On-board Accident
42
Amount:$1,495,457.00
Attorneys:Thomas J. Conroy, Thomas S. Feher, Brandon J. Simon, Robert T. Simon, Matthew R. Price of The Simon Law Group, LLP
Case:Mendez v. Chanthalangsky, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
43
Amount:$1,312,139.00
Attorneys:Molly McKibben, Alan L. Van Gelder of Greene Broillet & Wheeler, LLP
Case:MacKenzie v. Solomon, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
44
Amount:$1,232,471.00
Attorneys:Pejman A. Ben-Cohen, Paul S. Zuckerman, Steven E. Spencer, Daniel Benji, Marina R. Pacheco of Carpenter, Zuckerman & Rowley, LLP
Case:Guadalupe v. Figueroa, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
45
Amount:$1,175,000.00
Attorneys:Alan Aghabegian, Almara Sepanian of Aghabegian & Associates
Case:Gamez v. Wood
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort
46
Amount:$1,161,069.00
Attorneys:Kevin M. Osborne, Julie C. Erickson, Robert S. Arns, Jonathan E. Davis of The Arns Law Firm
Case:Matias v. Star J. Trucking Inc.
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort
47
Amount:$1,139,035.00
Attorneys:Haik A. Beloryan of Beloryan & Manukyan LLP
Case:Cardenas v. Taormina
Type:Bicycle Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort
48
Amount:$1,025,000.00
Attorneys:Olivier A. Taillieu, Maura Taillieu of The Dominguez Firm
Case:Calcanas v. Schier
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
49
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Anthony E. Vieira, Stephen M. Johnson, Campbell W. Filmer of Berglund & Johnson
Case:DeOliveira v. Mendez Transportation
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Negligent Supervision, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Single-Vehicle Accident, On-board Accident
50
Amount:$997,324.80
Attorneys:Siamak Vaziri, David C. Shay of Vaziri Law Group
Case:De Jesus, et al. v. Bhandal Bros, Inc., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior

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