Top 20 Motor Vehicle Accident Settlements in California in 2020

Top 20 Motor Vehicle Accident Settlements in California in 2020We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 20 motor vehicle accident settlements obtained in California in the year 2020. The list is comprised of cases filed either in a state or federal court, as well as those settled prior to commencing a lawsuit.

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Note: If you have made this list (Top 20 Motor Vehicle Accident Settlements in California in 2020) you have also made the list of Top 50 Motor Vehicle Accident Settlements in California in 2020.

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1
Amount:$30,350,000.00
Attorneys:Confidential Attorneys and Firm
Case:Injured Plaintiff v. Confidential Defendants
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
2
Amount:$12,250,000.00
Attorneys:Court B. Purdy, William M. Paoli of Paoli & Purdy P.C.
Case:Estate of Shear v. City of Los Angeles
Type:Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
3
Amount:$11,000,000.00
Attorneys:Brian Breiter, Peter Diamond of Law Offices of Brian Breiter, LLP
Case:Estate of Pedestrian v. Motorist
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
4
Amount:$8,000,000.00
Attorneys:Gary A. Dordick, Christopher V. Bulone of Dordick Law Corporation
Case:Terry v. Meadowbrook Meat Co.
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
5
Amount:$7,500,000.00
Attorneys:Robert Glassman, Nathan Werksman of Panish Shea & Boyle LLP
Case:Corona, et al. v. Orange Unified School District, et al.
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Negligent Supervision, School Safety, Wrongful Death, Breach of Duty of Care, Negligent Training, Negligent Tort
6
Amount:$6,975,000.00
Attorneys:Colin M. Jones, of Wilshire Law Firm
Case:Auto Driver v. Auto Driver
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
7 (tie)
Amount:$6,000,000.00
Attorneys:Ranger J. Wiens of Harris Personal Injury Lawyers, Inc.
Case:Christian v. Joe O. Rocha Dairy, Inc, et al.
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
7 (tie)
Amount:$6,000,000.00
Attorneys:Kevin Boyle, Matthew Stumpf of Panish Shea & Boyle LLP
Case:Watkins v. LACMTA
Type:Bus Accident, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
8 (tie)
Amount:$5,000,000.00
Attorneys:Richard C. Watters of Miles, Sears & Eanni
Case:Rotondaro v. Kings Rehabilitation Center Inc.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Wrongful Death, Head-on Collision, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
8 (tie)
Amount:$5,000,000.00
Attorneys:Ranger J. Wiens of Harris Personal Injury Lawyers, Inc.
Case:Armstrong v. Rocha, et al.
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident, Catastrophic Injury
8 (tie)
Amount:$5,000,000.00
Attorneys:Frank Perez, Miguel G. Caballero of Perez & Caballero APC
Case:Hernandez v. County of Los Angeles
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Single-Vehicle Accident, Emergency Vehicle Accident
9
Amount:$4,125,000.00
Attorneys:Colin M. Jones of Wilshire Law Firm
Case:Motorcyclist v. Truck Driver
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort
10
Amount:$3,900,000.00
Attorneys:Garet D. O’Keefe, Amy O’Keefe of O’Keefe & O’Keefe LLP
Case:Salazar v. Magic Gourmet Trading Inc., et al.
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Brain Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Single-Vehicle Accident, Catastrophic Injury
11 (tie)
Amount:$3,500,000.00
Attorneys:Arash Khorsandi, Brian Beecher, Judd Allen of The Law Offices of Arash Khorsandi, PC
Case:Mora v. Valley Forge
Type:Bicycle Accident, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
11 (tie)
Amount:$3,500,000.00
Attorneys:Andrew Owen of Panish Shea & Boyle LLP
Case:Cheong v. Collopy
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
12
Amount:$3,250,000.00
Attorneys:Mike Kazerouni, Abbas Kazerounian, Assal Assassi of Kazerouni Law Group, APC
Case:Auto Driver v. Auto Driver
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort
13 (tie)
Amount:$3,000,000.00
Attorneys:Thomas J. Brandi, Brian J. Malloy of The Brandi Law Firm
Case:Torres v. State of California, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
13 (tie)
Amount:$3,000,000.00
Attorneys:Greyson M. Goody, Robert T. Simon of The Simon Law Group, LLP
Case:Estate of Gonzalez v. Downing Construction Inc.
Type:Business Liability, Construction Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Truck Accident, Work Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
13 (tie)
Amount:$3,000,000.00
Attorneys:Howard S. Blumenthal of The Barnes Firm
Case:Hernandez v. City of Los Angeles, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Tort
14
Amount:$2,950,000.00
Attorneys:Daniel Miller of Wilshire Law Firm
Case:Motorcyclist v. Auto Driver
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
15 (tie)
Amount:$2,750,000.00
Attorneys:Kevin Crockett of Sweet James LLP
Case:Starbuck v. Wilkins
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, DUI, Negligent Tort, Catastrophic Injury
15 (tie)
Amount:$2,750,000.00
Attorneys:Jonathan Michaels of MLG, APLC
Case:Vargas v. Muller
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort
16
Amount:$2,100,000.00
Attorneys:Arash H. Zabetian of The Zabetian Firm; Haytham Faraj of The Law Offices of Haytham Faraj; Tigran Martinian of Martinian & Associates
Case:Collins v. Stockton Covenant Church
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
17
Amount:$2,025,000.00
Attorneys:James P. Carr, Tyler J. Barnett of Yuhl Carr LLP
Case:Kulig v. City of Los Angeles
Type:Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Brain Injury, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Single-Vehicle Accident
18 (tie)
Amount:$2,000,000.00
Attorneys:John F. Denove, Alicia S. Curran, Kyle Tracy of Cheong, Denove, Rowell & Bennett
Case:Rodriguez v. County of Los Angeles
Type:Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
18 (tie)
Amount:$2,000,000.00
Attorneys:Michael P. O'Connor of Thon Beck Vanni Callahan & Powell
Case:Tor v. City of Los Angeles
Type:Car Accident, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Emergency Vehicle Accident
18 (tie)
Amount:$2,000,000.00
Attorneys:Andrew C. Bryman, Mark D. Apelian of Bryman & Apelian
Case:Ruparelia v. A&R Telecom Inc.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
18 (tie)
Amount:$2,000,000.00
Attorneys:Arash Zabetian of Martinian & Associates Inc.; Haytham Faraj of Law Offices of Haytham Faraj PLLC
Case:Garcia v. Gonzalez, et al.
Type:Bicycle Accident, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
19
Amount:$1,900,000.00
Attorneys:Michael D. Herman of Herman Khan, PC
Case:Bonner v. Spargo
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort
20 (tie)
Amount:$1,850,000.00
Attorneys:Colin M. Jones of Wilshire Law Firm
Case:Agundez v. Smokey Points Distributing Inc., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Multi-Vehicle Accident, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
20 (tie)
Amount:$1,850,000.00
Attorneys:Walter H. Walker, III of Walker, Hamilton & Koenig, LLP
Case:Sims v. City of Richmond, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Uninsured Motorist, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident, Amputation
20 (tie)
Amount:$1,850,000.00
Attorneys:Colin M. Jones, of Wilshire Law Firm
Case:Auto Driver v. Auto Driver
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Negligent Tort

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