Top 20 Personal Injury Settlements in California in 2020

Top 20 Personal Injury Settlements in California in 2020We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 20 personal injury 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 Personal Injury Settlements in California in 2020) you have also made the list of Top 50 Personal Injury Settlements in California in 2020.

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: $30,350,000.00
Attorneys: Brian J. Panish, Daniel W. Dunbar, Alexander J. Behar of Panish Shea & Boyle LLP
Case: Donnelly v. Mountain View Tire & Service Inc., et al.
Type: Business Liability, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Brain Injury, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident, Quadriplegia, Paralysis Injury
2
Amount: $11,250,000.00
Attorneys: Tina Eshghieh of The Law Offices of Arash Khorsandi, PC
Case: Morales v. Construction Group Staffing
Type: Construction Accident, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Brain Injury, Fall, Negligent Tort, Catastrophic Injury
3
Amount: $9,900,000.00
Attorneys: Laura Frances Donaldson, Marilyn Bednarski, Ronald O. Kaye of McLane Bednarski & Litt LLP
Case: Kolb v. County of Placer, et al.
Type: Civil Rights Violation, Excessive Force, Government Negligence, Personal Injury, Gunshot Wound, Intentional Tort, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Paralysis Injury
4
Amount: $9,000,000.00
Attorneys: Brian Beecher, Tina Eshghieh, Arash Khorsandi of The Law Offices of Arash Khorsandi, PC
Case: Meneses Valera v. 510 Brush Street, LP
Type: Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Work Accident, Brain Injury, Fall, Negligent Tort
5
Amount: $8,500,000.00
Attorneys: Luis A. Carrillo, Michael Carrillo of Carrillo Law Firm, LLP; Dale K. Galipo of Law Offices of Dale K. Galipo
Case: Perez v. City of Pasadena
Type: Government Negligence, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Prison Negligence, Failure to Supervise, Negligent Tort
6
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
7
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
8
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
9
Amount: $5,500,000.00
Attorneys: Gloria Allred, Michael Maroko, Marcus Spiegel, Christina Cheung of Allred, Maroko & Goldberg
Case: Doe, Jane v. County of Los Angeles, et al.
Type: Assault & Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Government Negligence, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Rape, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Assault, Intentional Tort, Negligent Hiring, Emotional Distress, First Amendment Violation, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Negligent Retention, Sexual Battery
10
Amount: $5,300,000.00
Attorneys: Tina B. Odjaghian of Odjaghian Law Group
Case: Arana v. Aries Roofing Co.
Type: Personal Injury, Work Accident, Workplace Safety, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort
11
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
12
Amount: $4,600,000.00
Attorneys: Dawn L. Hassell, Judy Graziano of The Hassell Law Group, P.C.; Thomas J. Brandi of The Brandi Law Firm
Case: Plaintiff v. Commercial Property Owner
Type: Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Trip & Fall, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
13
Amount: $4,500,000.00
Attorneys: Dylan Ruga, Brian Poulter, Allen G. Haroutounian of Stalwart Law Group
Case: Phillip v. Avantgarde Senior Living
Type: Negligent Supervision, Nursing Home Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Fall, Elder Abuse, Inadequate Care, Negligent Tort
14
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
15
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
16 (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
16 (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
16 (tie)
Amount: $3,500,000.00
Attorneys: Mark R. Swartz of Law Office of Mark R. Swartz PC
Case: Weiser v. Gianulias
Type: Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip & Fall, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
17
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
18 (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
18 (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
19
Amount: $2,975,000.00
Attorneys: Ryan D. Saba, Tyler C. Vanderpool of Rosen Saba, LLP; Richard A. Lesser of Lesser & Associates, PLC
Case: Lee, et al. v. Scuba Mania, Inc., et al.
Type: Business Liability, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Negligent Hiring, Negligent Training, Drowning Accident, Negligent Tort
20
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

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