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Verdicts & SETTLEMENTS
   

The law firm of Jacobs & Jacobs, LLP has recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for their clients through both trial and settlement for many decades.

 

Our particular expertise in the trial of complex legal and major injury cases provides us with the unique skills to aggressively represent our clients from the moment of injury through resolution of legal proceedings.

  We are experienced in all types of major multiple party disasters and have served on litigation steering committees, including for those injured in the MetroLink Chatsworth crash of 2008, Santa Monica Farmers' Market crash of 2003, the 911 tragedy, and numerous other major airline disasters and other large-scale public tragedies.
 

The following is a small sampling of our successes in the recent years.

 

      • $21,600,000
        product liability judgment against a SUV manufacturer on behalf of a 47 year old quadriplegic involved in a
        rollover and roof crush freeway accident...

      • $20,000,000
        settlement from governmental entity, general contractor and resident engineering firm on behalf of 24 year old driver of an SUV who lost control of her vehicle because of ngeligent implementation of a traffic control plan and lack of proper guard rail...

    • $18,400,000
      settlement from a school district on behalf of a 15 year old who was rendered a quadriplegic when he engaged in “horseplay” on the athletic field...
    • $17,000,000
      judgment following trial and appeal on behalf of widow for bad faith failure to pay life insurance benefit...
          • $16,654,343
            verdict after trial for a 50 year old cameraman/news reporter injured... 
          • $10,800,000
            settlement [$9,800,000 PEDESTRIAN, $1,000,000 WIFE's loss of consortium]. pedestrian, 62 years old, crossing the street struck by a bob-tailing tractor making a right turn on a red light. Disputed liability whether or not Pedestrian was in or out of a marked crosswalk and whether pedestrian walked into the passenger side of the truck to the read of the cab of the tractor. Retrograde amnesia, multiple injuries to head, ribs and lower extremities requiring multiple surgeries.
          • $8,100,000
            verdict after trial for young man suffering third degree disfiguring burns due to electrical fire...
          • $7,500,000
            verdict following trial for a female rendered a quadriplegic as the result of fatigue failure of after market
            aluminum wheel...
          • $7,350,000
            verdict following trial for bad faith denial of insurance benefits after rear-end accident...
          • $7,100,000
            verdict following trial and appeal for 16 year old paraplegic shot by gang members while on premises
            of community center...
          • $6,000,000
            settlement against general contractor for an electrician who fell through unguarded hole while on the job... 
          • $5,800,000
            verdict after trial for 15 year old quadriplegic who dove into shallow water from houseboat while under the
            supervision of defendants...
          • $5,080,249
            judgment following a jury verdict in a wrongful death of a 55 year old husband leaving a 55 year old wife and two adult sons in their twenties...
          • $5,700,000
            wrongful death verdict following trial and appeal for single father of a 9 year old killed in car vs. truck accident. One of the highest jury verdicts for the death of a minor or adult child in California which was paid with full interest following denial of full appeal.
          • $4,550,000
            settlement of wrongful death of 37 year old husband and father of two children with limited life expectancy due
            to pre-existing heart disease...
          • $4,402,119
            jury verdict in a wrongful death case on behalf of 64 year old mother and 71 year old father for the death of their
            38 year old son...
          • $4,100,000
            settlement for surviving wife and two children of a man who, while walking on a city street, was struck in the head
            by a light fixture... 
          • $3,500,000
            settlement of closed head brain injury following an intersection collision...
          • $3,300,000
            settlement for construction supervisor when struck by a vehicle on the job...
          • $3,200,000
            confidential settlement for failure to pay disability benefits to pain management physician...
          • $2,500,000
            settlement for the wrongful death of undocumented worker crushed as the result of machine defect with employer and employee negligence factors...
          • $2,500,000
            confidential settlement for failure to pay disability benefits to advertising executive...
 
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