Top 20 Truck Accident Settlements in California in 2020

Top 20 Truck Accident Settlements in California in 2020We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 20 truck 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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1
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
2
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
3
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
4
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
5
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
6
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
7
Amount:$1,500,000.00
Attorneys:Judd Allen, Brian Beecher, Arash Khorsandi of The Law Offices of Arash Khorsandi, PC
Case:Alvarenga v. Muniain
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
8
Amount:$1,400,000.00
Attorneys:Kamelia Jalilvand of Jalilvand Law Corporation
Case:Haile v. Howard
Type:Car Accident, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Failure to Train, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability
9
Amount:$1,190,000.00
Attorneys:Colin M. Jones of Wilshire Law Firm
Case:Farias Luna v. La Brucherie Produce, et al.
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort
10 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Brian Panish, The Hon. Peter Polos, Ret. of Panish Shea & Boyle LLP; Laura Lynn Davidson, Jubin J. Niamehr of Jacoby & Meyers LLC
Case:Denil v. Bassett
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort
10 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Paul R. Kiesel, Mariana A. McConnell of Kiesel Law LLP
Case:Garcia v. A&G Trucking LLC
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Hiring, Emotional Distress, Negligent Entrustment, Multi-Vehicle Accident, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Negligent Retention
10 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Renee J. Nordstrand, Douglas M. Black of NordstrandBlack PC
Case:Hanson v. City of Santa Barbara, et al.
Type:Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Single-Vehicle Accident
10 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Arin Khodaverdian of Alpine Law Group, P.C.
Case:Pedestrian v. Truck Driver
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
10 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Richard C. Watters of Miles, Sears & Eanni
Case:Richardson v. JCT Trucking Inc.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
11
Amount:$998,080.00
Attorneys:Dawn L. Hassell, Lisa Villasenor of The Hassell Law Group, P.C.
Case:Pedestrian v. Tow Truck Driver, et al.
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Catastrophic Injury
12
Amount:$968,638.00
Attorneys:Jack Bazerkanian, James Shin of C&B Law Group LLP; Stephen K. Mcelroy of Carpenter Zuckerman & Rowley
Case:Plaintiff v. Trucking Co.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort
13 (tie)
Amount:$950,000.00
Attorneys:Gary A. Dordick, Christopher V. Bulone of Dordick Law Corporation
Case:Valdez v. Cano
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Head-on Collision, Negligent Tort
13 (tie)
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
14
Amount:$800,000.00
Attorneys:Judd Allen, Brian Beecher, Arash Khorsandi of The Law Offices of Arash Khorsandi, PC
Case:Zamora v. A1 Oil Recycling, LLC, at al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort
15 (tie)
Amount:$750,000.00
Attorneys:Judd Allen, Brian Beecher, Arash Khorsandi of The Law Offices of Arash Khorsandi, PC
Case:Martinez v. Alameda Recycling & Metals
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort
15 (tie)
Amount:$750,000.00
Attorneys:Miles B. Cooper, Maryanne B. Cooper, Jonathan C. Harriman of Emison Cooper & Cooper LLP
Case:Miller v. Ceballos, et al.
Type:Bicycle Accident, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior, Single-Vehicle Accident
16
Amount:$700,000.00
Attorneys:R. Brian Kramer of Law Office of R. Brian Kramer; Estela Richeda of Law Office of Estela Richeda
Case:Mercado v. Alvarez, et al.
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Work Accident, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Single-Vehicle Accident
17
Amount:$600,000.00
Attorneys:Robert Hamparyan, Laura Sasaki of Hamparyan Injury Lawyers
Case:Reeves v. Otis, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
18
Amount:$531,000.00
Attorneys:Scott A. Ritsema, Brian D. Chase of Bisnar Chase; Robin Jacobs, Dawn Ly of Law Office of Robin Jacobs Inc.
Case:Lucero v. Mehta
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Negligent Entrustment, Multi-Vehicle Accident, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability
19 (tie)
Amount:$500,000.00
Attorneys:Laura L. Davidson, Jesse French, Adina A. Ostoia, Jubin J. Niamehr of Akiva Niamehr LLP
Case:Perez v. County of Los Angeles
Type:Car Accident, Government Negligence, Motor Vehicle Accident, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Hiring, Negligent Tort, Negligent Retention
19 (tie)
Amount:$500,000.00
Attorneys:James D. Rush of Rush Injury Law
Case:Pedestrian v. Truck Driver
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort, Single-Vehicle Accident
20
Amount:$375,000.00
Attorneys:Dawn L. Hassell and Lisa Villasenor of The Hassell Law Group, P.C.
Case:Iguban‐Misa v. Carone & Co, Inc., et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior

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