Top 10 Personal Injury Verdicts in California in 2022

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We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 10 personal injury verdicts obtained in California in the year 2022. The list is comprised of various case types that were tried either in state or federal courts of California.

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Amount:$73,650,000.00
Attorneys:Daniel Rodriguez, Chantal Trujillo, Danay Gonzalez of Rodriguez & Associates; Joseph H. Low IV of The Law Firm of Joseph H. Low IV
Case:Ruckman, et al. v. Big N Deep, et al.
Type:Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Burn Injury, Negligent Tort, Gas Explosion, Bodily Injury
2
Amount:$60,445,361.00
Attorneys:Arash Homampour of The Homampour Law Firm; Matthew B.F. Biren, John A. Roberts of Biren Law Group
Case:O’Malley v. Diamond Resorts Mgmt. Inc.
Type:Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Brain Injury, Failure to Train, Negligent Tort, Bodily Injury
3
Amount:$52,947,896.67
Attorneys:William D. Shapiro, Brian D. Shapiro of Law Offices of William D. Shapiro
Case:Hernandez v. Harris, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Brain Injury, Negligent Entrustment, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Quadriplegia, Paralysis Injury
4
Amount:$52,131,453.00
Attorneys:Jessica M. Dean, Benjamin H. Adams, Rachel A. Gross of Dean Omar Branham Shirley LLP
Case:Chapman v. Avon Prods. Inc., et al.
Type:Asbestos Exposure, Failure to Warn, Fraud, Fraudulent Concealment, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Defective Product, Intentional Tort, Intentional Misrepresentation, Mesothelioma, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability, Design Defect, Bodily Injury
5
Amount:$45,000,000.00
Attorneys:Omar Qureshi of Qureshi Law PC; David German of Vanaman German LLP
Case:Wong, et al. v. Santa Monica‐Malibu Unified School District, et al.
Type:Assault & Battery, Civil Rights Violation, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, School Safety, Intentional Tort, Negligent Hiring, Emotional Distress, Child Abuse, Failure to Report, Negligent Tort, Negligent Retention
6
Amount:$43,799,850.00
Attorneys:Benno Ashrafi, Brandon DuPree, Leonard Sandoval of Weitz & Luxenberg
Case:Warren v. Algoma Hardwoods Inc.
Type:Asbestos Exposure, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Toxic Exposure, Mesothelioma, Negligent Tort
7
Amount:$35,285,942.27
Attorneys:Jonathan C. Teller, Clayton T. Lee of Wilshire Law Firm
Case:Souresrafil v. Alonso, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident, Negligent Tort
8
Amount:$34,508,000.00
Attorneys:Dustin L. Collier, V. Joshua Socks, Elizabeth R. Malay of Collier Law Firm, LLP; Brian C. Mathias of Law Office of Brian Mathias; Drew F. Teti of Law Offices of Drew F. Teti
Case:Ruvalcaba v. Santa Cruz City Schools, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Conspiracy, Disability Discrimination, Personal Injury, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment, Intentional Tort, Emotional Distress, Psychological Injury, Failure to Accommodate, Spoliation of Evidence
9
Amount:$28,600,000.00
Attorneys:Raymond D. McElfish of McElfish Law Firm
Case:Nevis v. Rideout Memorial Hospital, et al.
Type:Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Railroad Accident, Premature Discharge, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Failure to Test, Amputation
10
Amount:$23,965,999.00
Attorneys:Shafeeq Sadiq of Sadiq Law Firm P.C.
Case:Leon v. Union Pacific Railroad Co. Inc.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Vehicular Accident
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