Number 1 Settlements in California in 2022



We are pleased to present to you the list of the largest – in each applicable case type (category) – settlements obtained in California in the year 2022. 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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Attorneys:Joe Jaramillo, Natalie Lyons of Housing & Economic Rights Advocates; Eileen M. Connor, Toby R. Merrill, Kyra A. Taylor, Joshua D. Rovenger of Legal Services Center of Harward Law School
Case:Sweet, et al. v. Cardona, et al.
No. 1 in: *Class Action, Consumer Protection
Attorneys:Daniel S. Drosman, Tor Gronborg, Lucas F. Olts, J. Marco Janoski Gray, Heather G. Geiger, Christopher R. Kinnon of Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP; Lance Oliver, Gregg S. Levin, Meghan S. B. Oliver, Max N. Gruetzmacher, Christopher F. Moriarty, Meredith B. Weatherby of Motley Rice LLC
Case:In Re Twitter Inc. Securities Litigation
No. 1 in: *Securities Fraud
Attorneys:Scott Summy, Carla Burke Pickrel, John P. Fiske of Baron & Budd, PC; John H. Gomez of Gomez Trial Attorneys ; Richard Gordon, Martin E. Wolf of Gordon, Wolf & Carney; John R. Wertz of John R. Wertz, Esq.
Case:City of Long Beach v. Monsanto Co., et al.
No. 1 in: *Environmental Protection, Clean Water Act
Attorneys:Steve Shadowen of Hilliard & Shadowen LLP; Lauren G. Barnes, Shana E. Scarlett of Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP; Joseph M. Vanek of Sperling & Slater, LLC
Case:In Re Glumetza Antitrust Litigation
No. 1 in: *Antitrust Violation, Commercial Litigation, Price Fixing
Attorneys:Jennifer J. McGrath, Darren T. Kavinoky of McGrath Kavinoky LLP
Case:Doe, et al. v. Regents of The University of California
No. 1 in: *Personal Injury, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Assault, Psychological Injury, Sexual Battery
Attorneys:Garrett R. Broshuis of Korein Tillery, LLC; Bobby Pouya of Pearson, Simon & Warshaw, LLP
Case:Senne, et al. v. Office of The Commissioner of Baseball, et al.
No. 1 in: *Wage & Hour Violation, Labor & Employment
Attorneys:Kelly M. Dermody, Anne B. Shaver, Michelle Lamy of Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP; James Finberg, Eve Cervantez, Corinne F. Johnson of Altshuler Berzon LLP
Case:Ellis, et al. v. Google, LLC
No. 1 in: *Civil Rights Violation, Gender Discrimination, Employment Discrimination
Attorneys:Genie Harrison, Mia Munro, Andrea Fields of Genie Harrison Law Firm, APC; Joseph M. Lovretovich, Nicholas W. Sarris, Brooke C. Bellah of JML Law, APLC
Case:McCracken, et al. v. Riot Games, Inc.
No. 1 in: *Workplace Harassment
Attorneys:David A. Straite, Amy E. Keller, Adam Prom of DiCello Levitt LLC; Stephen G. Grygiel of Grygiel Law LLC; Jason Barnes of Simmons Hanly Conroy LLC
Case:In Re Facebook Internet Tracking Litigation
No. 1 in: *Invasion of Privacy, Conversion, Trespass to Chattels
Attorneys:Robert J. Nelson, Nimish R. Desai of Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP; Marc Reich of Reich Radcliffe & Hoover LLP
Case:USA, et al. v. Ventura Co. Medi-Cal Managed Care Commission, et al.
No. 1 in: *False Claims Act (Qui Tam), Health Care Fraud
Attorneys:Daniel C. Girard, Jordan Elias, Adam E. Polk, Simon S. Grille of Girard Sharp LLP; Steven A. Schwartz, Beena M. McDonald of Chimicles Schwartz Kriner & Donaldson-Smith LLP
Case:In Re MacBook Keyboard Litigation
No. 1 in: *Consumer Fraud
Attorneys:Josh Russ, Pete Marketos, Jamison Joiner, Tyler Bexley, Andrew Wirmani, Leslie Chaggaris, Brett Rosenthal of Reese Marketos LLP; J. Nelson Thomas, Jonathan W. Ferris, Michael J. Lingle of Thomas & Solomon LLP; Sanford Jay Rosen, Van Swearingen of Rosen Bien Galvan & Grunfeld LLP; Alex Reese of Farella Braun + Martel LLP
Case:USA v. Academy Mortgage Corp.
No. 1 in: *Mortgage Fraud
Attorneys:Brian J. Panish, Peter L. Kaufman, Wyatt A. Vespermann of Panish Shea Boyle Ravipudi LLP; Stephen R. Cornwell, Nicholas R. Urgesi of Freedman Law
Case:J.G. v. County of Tulare, et al.
No. 1 in: *Government Negligence, Brain Injury, Children's Rights, Child Abuse, Bodily Injury
Attorneys:Eric Benink of Benink & Slavens LLP
Case:Parada, et al. v. City of Riverside
No. 1 in: *Tax Appeals, Ultra Vires
Attorneys:Daniel Ghyczy, Victor Alexandroff, Nicholas Alexandroff of Alexandroff Law Group
Case:Munoz v. Chubb Custom Market, Inc., et al.
No. 1 in: *Motor Vehicle Accident, Wrongful Death, Gross Negligence
Attorneys:Thomas J. Brandi, Brian J. Malloy of The Brandi Law Firm
Case:Minor v. City and Summer Camp Contractor
No. 1 in: *Burn Injury
Attorneys:Paul R. Kiesel, D. Bryan Garcia, Stephanie M. Taft of Kiesel Law LLP; Dale K. Galipo, Renee V. Masongsong of Law Offices of Dale K. Galipo
Case:Neal, et al. v. County of Los Angeles, et al.
No. 1 in: *Assault & Battery, Excessive Force, Gunshot Wound, Police Brutality, Police Misconduct, Paraplegia
Attorneys:Marcus Petoyan, Mark Geragos of Geragos & Geragos
Case:Motorcyclist v. Home Appliance Retailer
No. 1 in: *Motorcycle Accident
Attorneys:Hassan Ali Zavareei, Sabita J. Soneji, Mark Andrew Clifford of Tycko & Zavareei LLP; Brian A. Glasser, John W. Barrett of Bailey & Glasser, LLP; George V. Granade, Michael R. Reese of Reese LLP
Case:Chinitz, et al. v. Intero Real Estate Services
No. 1 in: *TCPA Violation
Attorneys:Alexander Yebri of Hillcrest Law, PC
Case:Plaintiff v. Premises Owner
No. 1 in: *Premises Liability
Attorneys:Bradley I. Kramer of Trial Law Offices of Bradley I. Kramer, M.D., Esq.
Case:Patient v. Hospital, et al.
No. 1 in: *Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Premature Discharge, Quadriplegia
Attorneys:Amanda Gladin‐Kramer, Denis Delja, Marcela Mercado, Connell Dunnion of Dunnion Law Firm
Case:Auto Driver, et al. v. Agriculture Co.
No. 1 in: *Truck Accident
Attorneys:Tina Wolfson of Ahdoot & Wolfson, PC; Daniel D. Robinson, Wesley K. Polischuk, Michael W. Olson of Robinson Calcagnie, Inc.; Jean Martin, John A. Yanchunis, Ryan J. McGee of Morgan & Morgan, PA
Case:In Re Ambry Genetics Data Breach Litigation
No. 1 in: *Data Breach
Attorneys:Ashkahn Mohamadi of Sweet James, LLP; Jordan D. Johnson of Harris Personal Injury Lawyers, Inc.; Andrew Meisel of Meisel Law Group
Case:Pedestrians v. Truck Driver
No. 1 in: *Pedestrian Accident
Attorneys:Helen I. Zeldes, Joshua A. Fields of Schonbrun Seplow Harris Hoffman & Zeldes LLP; Blake J. Lindemann of Lindemann Law Firm APC; Michael J. Flannery of Cuneo, Gilbert & LaDuca L.L.P.
Case:Quintero v. San Diego Assoc. of Governments
No. 1 in: *Breach of Confidentiality
Attorneys:Jory Lange of The Lange Law Firm, PLLC
Case:Sandoval, et al. v. Garden Fresh Restaurants, et al.
No. 1 in: *Product Liability, Restaurant Negligence, Food Poisoning
Attorneys:Bruce Broillet, Christian T.F. Nickerson of Greene Broillet & Wheeler, LLP; Samuel Ogbogu of Samuel Ogbogu Law Offices
Case:Alagba, et al. v Los Angeles Unified School District
No. 1 in: *School Safety
Attorneys:Victoria L. Ersoff, Grant K. Riley, Tara Mitcheltree of Riley Ersoff
Case:Luis, et al. v. Golden Western LLC, et al.
No. 1 in: *Bed Bug Bite, Landlord-Tenant
Attorneys:Carol M. Brewer, Andrew J. Ogilvie of Ogilvie & Brewer LLP; John Soumilas, James A. Francis of Francis Mailman Soumilas, PC
Case:Ramirez, et al. v. TransUnion LLC
No. 1 in: *FCRA Violation
Attorneys:Erich Tomkinson of Harris Personal Injury Lawyers, Inc.
Case:Howell v. Malibu Country Mart, et al.
No. 1 in: *Bicycle Accident
Attorneys:Charles A. Jones of Jones Law Firm LLC; Michael Righetti of Righetti Glugoski PC
Case:Chen v. Walmart Inc.
No. 1 in: *Workplace Safety
Attorneys:Stephen R. Cornwell of Cornwell & Sample LLP; David V. Balakian of Balakian Law Offices
Case:Construction Worker v. ABC Manufacturing Inc., et al.
No. 1 in: *Construction Accident, Work Accident, Equipment Malfunction, Amputation, Occupational Injury
Attorneys:Stephen M. Johnson of Berglund & Johnson
Case:Pedestrian v. Auto Driver
No. 1 in: *Falling Object
Attorneys:Michael Shemtoub of Beverly Law Firm
Case:Hubbs v. Semi Truck Driver
No. 1 in: *Multi-Vehicle Accident
Attorneys:Benjamin T. Ikuta of Ikuta Hemesath LLP
Case:Minor Patient v. Hospital
No. 1 in: *Birth Injury, Delayed Childbirth, Medication Error
Attorneys:Martin S. Schenker, Francisco Unger, Timothy W. Cook of Cooley LLP; Amalia Margarete Wille, Judah Ben Lakin of Lakin & Wille LLP; Angelica Salceda, Emilou MacLean, Sean Connor Riordan, William S. Freeman of ACLU of Northern California, Inc.; Jordan Samuel Wells, Stephanie Padilla of ACLU of Southern California
Case:Rivas, et al. v. Jennings
No. 1 in: *Due Process Violation
Attorneys:Gabriel H. Avina of Law Offices of Gabriel H. Avina; Vlad R. Ghenciu of SP Law Group PC
Case:Pena v. City of Los Angeles
No. 1 in: *Scooter Accident
Attorneys:Matthew S. McNicholas, Courtney C. McNicholas, Nicholas S. Alexandroff, Douglas D. Winter, Abel Nair of McNicholas & McNicholas LLP
Case:Carpenter, et al. v. City of Los Angeles, et al.
No. 1 in: *Whistleblower Retaliation, Wrongful Demotion
Attorneys:Marcus Petoyan, Ben Meiselas of Geragos & Geragos
Case:Patient v. Medical Center
No. 1 in: *Failure to Inform
Attorneys:Benjamin T. Ikuta of Ikuta Hemesath LLP
Case:Patient v. Hospital
No. 1 in: *Surgical Error
Attorneys:Janet Herold, Lucy B. Bansal of Justice Catalyst Law; Rachel Lederman of Alexsis C. Beach & Rachel Lederman, Attorneys; Akeeb Dami Animashaun of Akeeb Dami Animashaun, Esq.
Case:Camarlinghi, et al. v. Santa Clara County
No. 1 in: *Wrongful Imprisonment
Attorneys:Nicol Hajjar of Wilshire Law Firm
Case:Maintenance Worker v. Property Management Co.
No. 1 in: *Age Discrimination, Disability Discrimination, Failure to Accommodate
Attorneys:Nicol Hajjar of Wilshire Law Firm
Case:Disabled Employee v. Employer
No. 1 in: *Wrongful Termination
Attorneys:Scott Cohen of North Bay Justice, APC
Case:Tenant v. Landlord
No. 1 in: *Housing Discrimination, Wrongful Eviction
Attorneys:Blaine M. Brown, Ryan W. Young of OC Trial Group, APC
Case:Pistoresi v. Bowery
No. 1 in: *Elder Financial Abuse, Constructive Fraud, Embezzlement
Attorneys:Ryan J. Daneshrad, Shantel Yaghoobian of LA Century Law
Case:Motorist v. Drunk Driver, et al.
No. 1 in: *Head-on Collision, DUI
Attorneys:Ashkahn Mohamadi of Sweet James, LLP
Case:Victim v. Dog Owner
No. 1 in: *Dog Bite, Animal Attack
Attorneys:Justin F. Marquez, Bobby Saadian, Nicol E. Hajjar, Rahcel J. Vinson of Wilshire Law Firm PLC
Case:Hernandez, et al. v. Nicker Management I, Inc., et al.
No. 1 in: *Meal & Rest Breaks
Attorneys:Yolanda M. Medina of Law Offices of Frank P. Barbaro APC
Case:D.L.C., Pro Ami v. Sierra Vista Family Clinic, et al.
No. 1 in: *Delayed Treatment
Attorneys:Nicholas A. Carlin, Michael D. Levinson, Robert Carroll III of Phillips, Erlewine, Given & Carlin LLP
Case:Estate of Pedestrian v. Marina
No. 1 in: *Drowning Accident
Attorneys:Judd Allen, Roberto Quiroga, Arash Khorsandi of Law Offices of Arash Khorsandi
Case:Solis v. Ride Share Company
No. 1 in: *Insurance Bad Faith, Underinsured Motorist
Attorneys:Brian Beecher, Danny Ledezma, Arash Khorsandi of Law Offices of Arash Khorsandi
Case:Ramirez v. San Diego Gas & Electric
No. 1 in: *Electrical Injury
Attorneys:Tom Feher of Feher Law APC
Case:Student v. School District
No. 1 in: *Slip & Fall
$1,000,000.00 (tie)
Attorneys:David Yerushalmi of Yerushalmi Law Firm
Case:Pedestrian v. Premise Owner
No. 1 in: *Trip & Fall
$1,000,000.00 (tie)
Attorneys:Alan Ahdoot of Adamson Ahdoot LLP
Case:Gallegos v. Ostionearia Bahia Mexican and Seafood
No. 1 in: *Trip & Fall
Attorneys:Nicholas A. Carlin, Michael D. Levinson of Phillips, Erlewine, Given & Carlin LLP
Case:Estate of Patient v. Primary Care Physician
No. 1 in: *Failure to Refer
Attorneys:Benjamin T. Ikuta of Ikuta Hemesath LLP
Case:Patient v. Urgent Care Center
No. 1 in: *Misdiagnosis, Failure to Test
Attorneys:John R. Habashy of Lexicon Law PC; Scott D. Owens of Scott D. Owens, PA
Case:Escobar v. Major League Baseball, et al.
No. 1 in: *FACTA Violation
Attorneys:Wesley G. Ouchi of The Ouchi Law Firm, APC
Case:Castillo v. City of Los Angeles, et al.
No. 1 in: *False Arrest
Attorneys:Michael Ghozland of Ghozland Law Firm, PC
Case:Student v. School
No. 1 in: *School Bus Accident
Attorneys:Nicol E. Hajjar of Wilshire Law Firm PLC
Case:Victim of Pregnancy Discrimination v. Employer
No. 1 in: *Pregnancy Discrimination
Attorneys:Kenneth M. Sigelman, Penelope A. Phillips of Kenneth M. Sigelman & Associates
Case:E.H. v. Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, et al.
No. 1 in: *Failure to Diagnose
Attorneys:Keith D. Klein, David J. Root of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP
Case:Yogurtland Franchising Inc. v. Brar
No. 1 in: *Trademark Infringement
Attorneys:Geoffrey Lyon of Lyon Law PC
Case:Employee v. Employer
No. 1 in: *Military Discrimination
Attorneys:Geoffrey Lyon of Lyon Law PC
Case:Employee v. Vendor to Employer
No. 1 in: *Racial Harassment
Attorneys:John M. Siciliano of Law Office of John M. Siciliano
Case:Bates v. Southern California Addiction Center, et al.
No. 1 in: *Promissory Note
Attorneys:Geoffrey Lyon of Lyon Law PC
Case:Employee v. Employer
No. 1 in: *Loss of Opportunity
Attorneys:Parag L. Amin of Law Office of Parag L. Amin, P.C.
Case:Rodriguez v. Nicola's Night Club, Inc.
No. 1 in: *Negligent Security
Attorneys:Benjamin T. Ikuta of Ikuta Hemesath LLP
Case:Patient, et al. v. HMO
No. 1 in: *Wrongful Birth , Medical Laboratory Negligence
Attorneys:Oscar H. Gutierrez, Oscar Rene Gutierrez, Rogelio Ruiz of Law Offices of Oscar H. Gutierrez, APC
Case:Edwards v. Allstate Ins. Co.
No. 1 in: *Uninsured Motorist
Attorneys:Geoffrey Lyon of Lyon Law PC
Case:Employee v. Employer
No. 1 in: *Constructive Discharge
Attorneys:Benjamin T. Ikuta, Michelle B. Hemesath of Ikuta Hemesath LLP
Case:Minor Patient v. Medical Group, et al.
No. 1 in: *Delayed Diagnosis
Attorneys:Phil Younglove, Brianna Younglove of Younglove Law Group
Case:Goodman v. Suss
No. 1 in: *Go-Kart Accident
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