Top 20 Premises Liability Settlements in California in 2020

Top 20 Premises Liability Settlements in California in 2020We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 20 premises liability 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 Premises Liability Settlements in California in 2020) you have also made the list of Top 50 Premises Liability 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:$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
2
Amount:$9,200,000.00
Attorneys:W. Gordon Kaupp of Kaupp & Feinberg LLP; Ryan J. Vlasak of Bracamontes & Vlasak P.C.
Case:Maxwell v. City of Oakland
Type:Dangerous Condition, Government Negligence, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Brain Injury, Failure to Maintain, Negligent Tort
3
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
4
Amount:$7,500,000.00
Attorneys:Brian Breiter, Chance Pardon of Law Offices of Brian J. Breiter LLP
Case:Estate of Minor v. Owner
Type:Dangerous Condition, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death, Failure to Maintain, Emotional Distress, Drowning Accident, Negligent Tort
5
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
6
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
7 (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
7 (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
8
Amount:$2,988,000.00
Attorneys:Fabrice N. Vincent, Robert J. Nelson of Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein LLP
Case:Estate of Haner v. Lane, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Government Negligence, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Failure to Maintain, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Entrustment, DUI, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Single-Vehicle Accident
9
Amount:$2,175,000.00
Attorneys:James P. Carr, Tyler J. Barnett of Yuhl Carr LLP
Case:Corona v. 6809 Stanford Avenue LLC
Type:Business Liability, Dangerous Condition, Falling Object, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Product Liability, Negligent Tort, Design Defect
10
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
11 (tie)
Amount:$2,000,000.00
Attorneys:Adam Shea, Patrick K. Gunning of Panish, Shea & Boyle; Matthew de Lira, Oliver Pelly of Phillips & Pelly
Case:Sastoque v. QSC Ventures Inc., et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip & Fall, Negligent Hiring, Restaurant Negligence, Negligent Tort, Negligent Retention
11 (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
11 (tie)
Amount:$2,000,000.00
Attorneys:Daniel S. DeSantis of Wilshire Law Firm
Case:Minor Burn Victim v. Landlord
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Burn Injury, Negligent Tort
11 (tie)
Amount:$2,000,000.00
Attorneys:Tigran Martinian, Arash Zabetian, Tom Vertanous of Martinian & Associates
Case:Vasquez v. 950 Gramercy, LLC
Type:Dangerous Condition, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death, Fall, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
11 (tie)
Amount:$2,000,000.00
Attorneys:Scott H. Carr, Ivan Puchalt of Greene, Broillet & Wheeler LLP
Case:Zhang v. City of Los Angeles
Type:Dangerous Condition, Falling Object, Government Negligence, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability
12
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
13
Amount:$1,500,000.00
Attorneys:Dawn L. Hassell, Lisa Villasenor of The Hassell Law Group, P.C.
Case:Yoshida v. Vik's Distributors, LLC, et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Trip & Fall, Negligent Tort
14
Amount:$1,250,000.00
Attorneys:Ashkahn Mohamadi of Sweet James LLP
Case:Victim v. Dog Owners
Type:Dangerous Condition, Dog Bite, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Animal Attack, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
15 (tie)
Amount:$1,200,000.00
Attorneys:Jordan R. Harlan of Harlan Law PC
Case:Gomez v. City of Cerritos
Type:Dangerous Condition, Government Negligence, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Trip & Fall, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
15 (tie)
Amount:$1,200,000.00
Attorneys:Haytham Faraj, Katherine Melik‐Stepanyan of Carpenter Zuckerman & Rowley
Case:Tapia, et al. v. State of California
Type:Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death, Failure to Maintain, Negligent Tort
16 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Laura F. Sedrish, Maria I. Gomez of Jacoby & Meyers LLC
Case:Cook v. 340 Restaurant & Nightclub
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Brain Injury, Fall, Negligent Tort
16 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Daniel D. Geoulla, Michael B. Geoola, Babak Kheiri of B&D Law Group, APLC
Case:Vargas v. Chapel of the Chimes, et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Trip & Fall, Negligent Tort
16 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Brian Beecher, Arash Khorsandi of The Law Offices of Arash Khorsandi, PC
Case:Zaragoza Gutierrez v. Southern Fireplace Distributors
Type:Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Falling Object, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Work Accident, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort
17
Amount:$950,000.00
Attorneys:Mark S. Algorri, Patrick Nolan of DeWitt Algorri & Algorri ; Candice McGurk Bond, Scott Aval, Breanne J. Reguly of Bond & Taylor LLP
Case:Estate of Chatman v. City of Los Angeles
Type:Bicycle Accident, Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Premises Liability, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Failure to Maintain, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
18
Amount:$812,500.00
Attorneys:Scott Dunning of Dunning Law Group APC
Case:Salinas v. City of Oakland
Type:Car Accident, Dangerous Condition, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
19
Amount:$800,000.00
Attorneys:Shawn Sasooness of Sasooness Law Group
Case:Binder v. Anda-Torres
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Brain Injury, Fall, Negligent Maintenance, Negligent Tort
20
Amount:$790,000.00
Attorneys:James D. Rush of Rush Injury Law
Case:Weissenberg v. Carquinez Women's Club
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Trip & Fall, Negligent Tort

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