People We Have Helped

  • Workplace Injury
    $10M

    Traumatic Head Injuries Multiple Injury Cases

    Wrongful Death
    $4.2M

    Guterman v Private Bus Company Wrongful Death of Husband and Father in Bus Accident

    Bicycle Accident
    $3.5M

    Bryzana vs. Meyer (car vs. bicycle accident) head injuries and fractures

    Defective Medical Devices
    $3M

    Silicon breast implants

    Hazardous Roadways
    $2.8M

    Ramirez vs. State of California

    Pedestrian Accident
    $1.9M

    Kaplan v. City and County of San Francisco (San Francisco Muni bus v pedestrian) jury verdict for brain injuries

    Commercial Truck Accident
    $1.3M

    Burbank v X (commercial truck vs. pick up truck). Big Rig Drops Load Onto Oncoming Pick-Up - Back Injuries, including low back disc

    Bicycle/Bus Accident
    $1M

    Pan v Private Bus Company

    Aircraft
    $10.5M

    Wrongful Death / Product Liability / Defective Jet

    Automobile, Truck, Big-Rig, Bus, Motorcycle, Bicycle, Pedestrian Accidents

    • Da Silva vs Thompson Harvey Transportation Inc. Trucking Company
      Motorcycle vs Tanker Truck Accident
      Multiple Fractures caused to motorcyclist by truck driver who crossed the double yellow line.
      Jury Verdict $4,700,000, minus 25% comparative fault
    • Pan v Private Bus Company Bicycle/Bus Accident Wrongful Death – $1,000,000 settlement
    • Guterman v Private Bus Company Wrongful Death of Husband and Father in Bus Accident – $4,200,000 Settlement
    • Vossler v Big car Rental Company Defective Rental Car Wrongful Death Car Accident – $1,375,000 Settlement
    • Villagomez v Tow Truck Company Fatal Truck Crash Wrongful Death Policy Limits Settlement – $545,000
    • Martin v Big Rig Truck vs. Pedestrian Accident Loss of Leg Settlement – $1,000,000
    • Bryzana vs. Meyer (car vs. bicycle accident) head injuries and fractures – $3,500,000
    • Ramirez v State of California (dangerous highway off-ramp) Settlement for spinal injuries, paralysis – $2,800,000
    • Woman Run Off Road By Big Rig (big rig v auto accident, product liability, crashworthiness, product liability) Settlement for spinal injuries for policy limits of trucker, plus crashworthiness against auto manufacturer, for fractures, paralysis – $2,500,000
    • Coufal v Western Building (construction truck vs. passenger van) Construction Truck Runs Red Light – Causes Brain Damage – $2,030,000
    • Kaplan v. City and County of San Francisco (San Francisco Muni bus v pedestrian) jury verdict for brain injuries – $1,900,000
    • Cruz O. v Japanese Motorcycle Manufacturer and local dealer (motorcycle product liability, negligent dealer assembly and prep of new bike, negligent telephone pole placement) below knee leg amputation – $1,345,000
    • Burbank v X (commercial truck vs. pick up truck). Big Rig Drops Load Onto Oncoming Pick-Up – Back Injuries, including low back disc – $1,300,000
    • Thurston vs. City and County of San Francisco (San Francisco municipal bus vs. bicycle crash) pelvic fractures, impotence – $1,300,000
    • Gee v UC Hospital (medical malpractice), brain injuries – $1,400,000 present value.
    • Edwins v. Pittsburg City (Police Misconduct / Reckless Driving) leg fractures – $1,000,000
    • Lim v. X Company (product liability jury verdict) – eye injury, blindness to one eye – $910,000
    • Berg v. State of California (single motorcycle accident – dangerous freeway shoulder) head injuries – $900,000
    • Vayner v Sanhuezo (Auto Collision) back injury jury verdict in San Francisco – $775,000
    • Payne v. State of California (defective, flooded freeway, pedestrian injuries) fractured hip – $775,000
    • Galsote v. Budget (rollover mini-van crash) multiple injuries to passenger – $660,000
    • Root v. Flores (commercial truck v. commercial van crash) back injuries, low back disc, with fusion – $650,000
    • Howerton v. Yellow Cab (taxi cab v. passenger), rib fractures – $525,000
    • Sagredos v. City & County of San Francisco (San Francisco Municipal Railway Bus v. auto crash), cervical disc, fusion – $525,000
    • Tsinker v. AHMAD QASEM
      Pedestrian struck by SUV jury verdict – $515,000
    • Liu v. Castle and Cooke (single vehicle accident – dangerous golf course roadway) – $500,000
    • Martin v. County of Napa (single motorcycle accident – dangerous country road), injuries to leg – $400,000
    • Springer v. Vector (commercial truck v. bicycle crash). Commercial Truck Makes Unsafe Right Turn – Runs over Bicyclist, pelvic injuries – $400,000
    • Koontz v. City and County of San Francisco (dangerous intersection – auto), injuries to polio person – $375,000
    • Kelly v. City and County of San Francisco (dangerous intersection – pedestrians) fractured leg – $250,000
    • Kelly v. X Company (products liability, tent) – $250,000
    • Smith v. Razor Scooter (products liability, scooter) head injuries – $250,000
    • Divak v. UPS (jury verdict commercial truck vs. auto crash) arm injuries – $225,000
    • Tran v. Ulrich (motorcycle vs. auto accident) – $225,000
    • Birenbaum (dangerous bicycle path / bicycle crash) hip injuries – $200,000
    • Wont v. Ruiz (auto vs. motorcycle crash), shoulder surgery – $200,000
    • Roytman v X Arco (dangerous gas station- pedestrian injuries), fractures – $200,000
    • Thibodeaux v X (SUV vs auto accident) knee surgery – $145,000
    • Fraley v. Buckboard Catering Commercial Van (auto) serious strains and sprains, – $135,000
    • Parrot v. Car Rental Agency – $120,000
    • Alvarez v X (auto accident jury verdict) neck and back injuries – $120,000
    • Mc Daniels v X (auto vs. motorcycle accident) foot injuries – $120,000
    • Chan v. Andrews (auto v. motorcycle crash) knee injuries – $110,000 (policy limits plus)
    • Hong v. Tonumura (airbag injuries – passenger) airbag fractured arm – $100,000
    • Anderson v. Bicycle Manufacturer, Broken Handlebar, Product Liability – $90,000
    • Multiple Vehicular Cases – $55,000,000
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    Sexual Harassment Cases Confidential Client Settlements

    • $2.5 million

    Dangerous Premises Cases, slip and fall, fires, smoke detectors

    • Davenport v. X Company (faulty smoke detector/fire related case) burns to child – $850,000
    • Castellanos v X (inadequate deck railing, fractures, injuries to child) – $500,000 policy limits
    • Smith-Harper v. Chuon (defective gate, injuries to child) – $300,000
    • Ellis v. Oakland Housing Authority (inadequate smoke detector, injuries to child) – $160,000
    • Pan v X (pit-bull attack to child) – $145,000
    • Davidovich v X (dog bite to child) – $100,000
    • Multiples premises liability cases – $5 million

    Workplace injuries, Elevators, Hydraulic Lifts, Electrical, Electrocution Injuries, Collapsing Scaffold, Faulty Nail Guns

    • Multiple Injury Cases – $5 million
    • Traumatic Head Injuries Multiple Injury Cases – $10 million
    • Sport Injuries / Trampoline Multiple Sport Injury Cases – $2 million

    Highway Design / Hazardous Roadways / Earthquakes

    • Ramirez vs. State of California – $2.8 million
    • Buck Helm vs. State of California – $1.5 million
    • Berg vs. State of California – $900,000
    • Payne vs. State of California – $775,000
    • Liu v Castle and Cooke (dangerous golf course roadway) – $500,000
    • Martin vs. County of Napa – $400,000
    • Davis vs. State of California – $400,000
    • Koontz vs. City & County of San Francisco – $375,000
    • Birenbaum v State of California – $200,000
    • Multiple Injury and death cases from collapsing Cypress Freeway, Loma Prieta Earthquake – $2 million
    • Multiple Injury Cases – $2 million

    Aircraft / Military Aircraft / Helicopter / Military Ejection Seats Military Aircraft

    • Death cases including German, Italian, Japanese, Belgian and Greek widows of deceased military Aviators
      Private Aircraft – $10.5 million
    • Multiple Injury and death Cases – $20 million
    • Commercial Aircraft Multiple death and injury cases arising at the Lod Airport massacre in Tel Aviv, Israel – $4.5 million
    • Multiple death and injury cases from Commercial aircraft – $3 million

    Will Contests

    • Multiple Cases – $3.5 million

    Employment / Wrongful Discharge

    • Multiple Cases – $2 million

    Medical Malpractice / Cancer Misdiagnosis / Obstetric Injury / Birth Injury Cases

    • Gee vs. USF – $1.4 million
    • Multiple medical malpractice injury cases – $6 million

    Defective Medical Devices

    • Dalkon Shield intrauterine devices – $750,000
    • Silicon breast implants – $3 million
    • Shiley Heart valves – $650,000
    • Hip prosthesis – $350,000
    • Diet Drugs – $650,000

    Fire related Loss/Defective Smoke Alarms/Personal Injury Burn Cases

    • Multiple Cases – $2 million

    Maritime Personal Injury Cases

    • Multiple Cases – $3.5 million

    Railroad Personal Injury Cases

    • Multiple Cases – $2 million

    Flood Litigation

    • Multiple Cases involving Isleton flood disaster – $2.5 million
    Awards & Recognitions