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  • Largest Individual Products Liability Verdict in History Christine Spagnoli was integral member of trial team which achieved verdict for clients arising from exploding defective gas tank resulting in wrongful death and severe burn injuries.

  • Tobacco industry case.

  • Lead case - Twelve plaintiffs filed suit for an October 2001 roof collapse construction accident.

  • A Sacramento jury found Ford Motor Company responsible to the victims of a rollover crash involving a Ford E350 15 passenger van that experienced a tread separation.

  • Christine Spagnoli was one of lead trial counsel that obtained verdict for client arising from defective equipment design resulting in severe burn injury.

  • Verdict for FOX Sports reporter and TV personality Erin Andrews in her case against the Nashville Marriott hotel for its misconduct.

  • Legal malpractice, fraud, and breach of fiduciary duty case involving concealment of conflict of interest in real estate transaction.

  • A young girl hit by a car while running across the street for her school bus.

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  • Best Law Firms by US News
    Best Law Firms by US News

    Named in U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms,” Greene Broillet & Wheeler, LLP ranks as Tier 1 Personal Injury and Product Liability firm in Los Angeles.

  • Consumer Attorneys of California
    Consumer Attorneys of California

    Many firm members have been honored by the Consumer Attorneys of California, including Browne Greene, Christine Spagnoli, and Bruce Broillet, recipients of the Marvin E. Lewis Award. In addition, attorneys Bruce Broillet, Scott Carr, Molly McKibben, and Tobin Lanzetta has been honored with the Consumer Attorney of the Year Award.

  • LACBA
    LACBA

    All of our attorneys are proud to be active members of the Los Angeles County Bar Association or LACBA.

  • The Inner Circle of Advocates
    The Inner Circle of Advocates

    Founding partners Browne Greene and Bruce A. Broillet are both members of the exclusive invite-only Inner Circle of Advocates, as two of the top 100 plaintiff trial lawyers in America.

  • Best Lawyers
    Best Lawyers

    All 15 of our attorneys have been selected to Best Lawyers® after an extensive peer review process.

  • Top 10 Wrongful Death Verdicts in California in 2019
    Top 10 Wrongful Death Verdicts in California in 2019

    Our attorneys were featured in TopVerdict for having one of the Top 10 Wrongful Death Verdicts in California in 2019, with $15 million won for the plaintiff in Keck v. Bel-Air Bay Club.

  • Super Lawyers®
    Super Lawyers®

    Our firm has more attorneys on the Super Lawyers® and Rising Stars lists than any other law firm in Southern California, with 15 members selected.

  • Top 50 Personal Injury Verdicts in California in 2019
    Top 50 Personal Injury Verdicts in California in 2019

    After winning $2.6 million for the plaintiff’s side in a head-on collision case, our victory was named in the Top 50 Personal Injury Verdicts in California in 2019 by TopVerdict.

  • American Board of Trial Advocates
    American Board of Trial Advocates

    Several of our partners are members in the American Board of Trial Advocates, a national invite-only association consisting of the most experienced trial lawyers.

  • WLALA
    WLALA

    Firm partners Christine D. Spagnoli and Molly McKibben have both been honored by the Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles and are active members.

  • CAALA
    CAALA

    Several partners are active members in the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, with attorneys Browne Greene, Bruce Broillet, and Christine Spagnoli named “Trial Lawyer of the Year."

  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch
    Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch

    Recipients of this recognition are held up to the same standards as for The Best Lawyers in America, but only legal professionals in the first ten years of their careers qualify. Four attorneys at GBW have been recognized with this award in 2021.

  • Top 100 Settlements in California in 2019
    Top 100 Settlements in California in 2019

    Greene Broillet & Wheeler, LLP, was featured by TopVerdict in the Top 100 Settlements across all practice areas in California for 2019.

  • International Academy of Trial Lawyers
    International Academy of Trial Lawyers

    Bruce A. Broillet and Christine D. Spagnoli are Fellows with the invite-only International Academy of Trial Lawyers, a group of elite trial lawyers from over 30 countries.

  • International Society of Barristers
    International Society of Barristers

    Our team includes several Fellows and Associates with the invite-only International Society of Barristers in recognition of their trial advocacy.

  • America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators
    America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators

    As a member of America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators®, founding partner Bruce Broillet joins a select group of California lawyers. Only 0.5% of active attorneys in the United States receive this honor.

  • National Trial Lawyers: Top 100
    National Trial Lawyers: Top 100

    Attorneys Scott Carr and Tim Wheeler hold membership to the National Trial Lawyers: Top 100, an invitation-only legal organization consisting of the nation’s premier trial lawyers.

  • National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40
    National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40

    The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40 is a prestigious, invitation-only organization exclusive to the most qualified lawyers who have already proven their elite legal skills through trial results and leadership — all before the age of 40.

  • Lawdragon
    Lawdragon

    Lawdragon has selected five of our firm’s attorneys to the 2020 Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyers list.

  • American College of Trial Lawyers
    American College of Trial Lawyers

    A preeminent trial lawyers’ organization in North America, the American College of Trial Lawyers have elected firm partners Bruce Broillet, Mark Quigley, and Geoffrey Wells as Fellows.

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Cases In The News ANDREWS V. MARRIOTT

GB&W partners Bruce Broillet, Scott Carr and Tobin Lanzetta, along with Associate Molly McKibben and Co-Counsel Randall Kinnard obtained a landmark $55 million verdict for FOX Sports reporter and TV personality Erin Andrews in her case against the Nashville Marriott hotel for its misconduct.

Preeminent Plaintiff's
Trial Law Firm

Los Angeles Personal Injury Lawyers

Greene Broillet & Wheeler, LLP, is a Los Angeles personal injury law firm dedicated to helping victims of serious accidents recover physically and financially from the harm they suffered due to another’s negligence. We concentrate our efforts on representing people who have been seriously injured by the negligent, reckless or intentional conduct of another.

Our experience covers the full range of personal injury and business litigation issues, including car accidents, legal malpractice, and insurance bad faith. What gives our clients a clear advantage, whether at the settlement table or at trial, is that we have the legal talent and financial resources to present a solid case for financial recovery after an accident.

If you’ve been catastrophically injured or Need Legal Advice or GUIDANCE, we want to help. Call (866) 634-4525 today.

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Decades of Experience & Billions Recovered

Meet Our Seasoned Team of Legal Professionals, Staff, & Associates
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  • Alan  Van Gelder Photo
  • Browne  Greene Photo
  • Robert D. Jarchi Photo
  • Tobin M. Lanzetta Photo
  • Molly  McKibben Photo
  • Christian  Nickerson Photo
  • Aaron  Osten Photo
  • Ivan  Puchalt Photo
  • Mark T. Quigley Photo
  • Taylor  Rayfield Photo
  • Christine D. Spagnoli Photo
  • Geoffrey S. Wells Photo
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  • Bruce A. Broillet Photo
    Bruce A. Broillet

    Partner

    Bruce Broillet's intelligent and committed approach to the law has earned him national recognition and respect among his peers in the legal community and has led to his induction into the Consumer Attorneys of Los Angeles “Hall of Fame.” Mr. Broillet is a member of the Inner Circle of Advocates, an invitation-only group composed of the top 100 plaintiff trial lawyers in America. As a trial lawyer, he has obtained numerous seven and eight-figure results. He represents plaintiffs in such areas as business litigation, products liability, professional malpractice, personal injury, and wrongful death.
  • Scott H. Carr Photo
    Scott H. Carr

    Partner

    Scott H. Carr is a highly respected trial lawyer and represents clients in the areas of business litigation, legal malpractice, personal injury, products liability, and employment litigation. He enjoys Martindale-Hubbell’s highest rating for competence and ethics and has been repeatedly recognized by his peers as one of the pre-eminent attorneys in California. As a result of his trial skills, he was named Consumer Attorney of the Year for the State of California in 2016.

  • Alan  Van Gelder Photo
    Alan Van Gelder

    Partner

    Alan Van Gelder's practice focuses on catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death, product liability, business litigation, and legal malpractice. He has successfully represented clients in numerous high profile, complex cases, helping them to obtain multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements against major corporations, State and City governmental entities, law firms, and celebrities. Alan helped obtain a $15 million verdict for Tomislav George against Firstservice Residential California LLC. Mr. George’s arm was nearly amputated in a horrific crash caused by a property manager for Firstservice.
  • Browne  Greene Photo
    Browne Greene

    Partner

    As a Preeminent Leader, in the legal community, the work of senior partner Browne Greene has set new standards in the practice of law and furthered the plaintiff’s cause nationwide. Browne has been listed in Woodward & White’s “The Best Lawyers in America” every year since its first edition in 1987. He was named Trial Lawyer of the Year (1990, 1991) by Verdictum Juris Publications. In 1978, the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles also honored him as Trial Lawyer of the Year. Browne has tried and won more million-dollar jury verdicts in the history of California.
  • Robert D. Jarchi Photo
    Robert D. Jarchi

    Partner

    Robert D. Jarchi's single-minded pursuit of truth and justice for his clients has resulted in numerous multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements, and Robert has obtained over $150 Million in verdicts and settlements on behalf of his clients throughout his career. Among these verdicts are high-profile cases that received national media attention, such as Gousse v. Budget Rent-A-Car Corporation/City of Los Angeles, a $33 million jury verdict in a negligence action, as well as Farraj v. Circle K Stores Inc., a $7.9 million jury verdict in a fraud case.
  • Tobin M. Lanzetta Photo
    Tobin M. Lanzetta

    Partner

    Tobin Lanzetta has devoted his career to fighting for public safety. His $100+ million in case victories have demanded accountability from corporate and governmental wrongdoers. Tobin was named a 2016 California Consumer Attorney of the Year along with his colleagues Bruce Broillet, Scott Carr and Molly McKibben for their Erin Andrews v. Marriott $55 million trial result.

    Tobin’s trial areas include catastrophic injury, wrongful death, brain injury, product liability, heavy machinery/trucking, train incidents, and government liability. Recently, a Ventura County Superior Court jury awarded nearly $3.5 million to Tobin’s clients after a catastrophic forklift injury where the defendants took no responsibility.

  • Molly  McKibben Photo
    Molly McKibben

    Partner

    Molly’s trial practice focuses on catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death, and products liability on behalf of consumers. She has successfully helped litigate and settle a wide range of cases for the firm, including a recent $1,150,000 verdict she won with her colleague Alan Van Gelder on behalf of a woman who had to have spinal surgery after a limo driver pulled in front of her vehicle during rush hour traffic. She was chosen as CAOC’s Consumer Attorney of the Year in 2016 along with three of her colleagues for her involvement in obtaining a $55,000,000 verdict in the Erin Andrews v. Marriott case in Nashville, Tennessee.
  • Christian  Nickerson Photo
    Christian Nickerson

    Attorney

    Christian Nickerson is a trial attorney at Greene Broillet & Wheeler, LLP with a widely varied practice specializing in employment litigation, business litigation, catastrophic personal injury, and wrongful death cases. He has successfully helped litigate and settle a wide range of cases for the firm. Christian has achieved over $153 million in jury verdicts and negotiated settlements on behalf of clients.

  • Aaron  Osten Photo
    Aaron Osten

    Attorney

    Aaron Osten plays an instrumental role in the success of Greene Broillet & Wheeler’s trial team. Aaron’s trial practice focuses on catastrophic personal injury, business and employment litigation, wrongful death and legal malpractice. Aaron has helped effectively litigate and settle a wide range of cases for the firm.

    Outside the courtroom, Aaron is a competitive surfer and shares his passion for surfing by teaching surfing to Veterans who suffer from disabilities such as PTSD. Aaron is also involved in the Animal Legal Defense Fund, and spends time outside of litigation advocating for legislation opposing animal cruelty.

  • Ivan  Puchalt Photo
    Ivan Puchalt

    Partner

    Ivan Puchalt is a standout among the rising stars of trial lawyers in the field of personal injury law. By aggressively championing consumer rights, Ivan has won several high-profile cases involving public safety and the rights of whistleblowers and disability insurance policyholders…earning him the nomination for Trial Lawyer of the Year from Consumer Attorneys of California in 2013, 2014 and 2018.

  • Mark T. Quigley Photo
    Mark T. Quigley

    Partner

    Mark T. Quigley, a Nationally Respected Trial Attorney, has spent the past three decades championing the rights of whistleblowers and workers who’ve been terminated or retaliated against due to unlawful employment practices. He has spent his career as an underdog trial lawyer willing to stand up to some of the nation’s largest entities and institutions.

    Most recently, Mark obtained a $7 million dollar verdict at trial in a high profile, sexual harassment and wrongful termination case involving an employee-turned-whistleblower who exposed evidence of sexual abuse by celebrity yoga guru Bikram Choudhury

  • Taylor  Rayfield Photo
    Taylor Rayfield

    Partner

    Taylor Rayfield is a trial lawyer for Greene Broillet Wheeler, LLP who has helped obtain many verdicts and settlements for cases involving sex abuse, products liability, catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death, business torts, and legal malpractice. Ms. Rayfield is dedicated to helping survivors and has even obtained a certificate in Trauma Advocacy from Mitchell Hamline Law School. She is aware of how trauma can affect the person and as such is more than just a lawyer for her clients.

    Ms. Rayfield has been lead counsel on multiple trials, and second chair on many cases. Most recently Ms. Rayfield obtained a $2.6 million dollar verdict for a woman who was severely injured after being involved in a head-on collision.

  • Christine D. Spagnoli Photo
    Christine D. Spagnoli

    Partner

    Christine D. Spagnoli is a partner of Greene, Broillet & Wheeler in Santa Monica, specializing in representing plaintiffs in product liability, personal injury and legal malpractice actions. She has obtained many multimillion-dollar verdicts, including the 1999 General Motors case in which a defective fuel tank was found responsible for the burn injuries of two adults and four children. The jury returned with a landmark $4.9 billion verdict. She was co-counsel in the largest personal injury verdict in California, which resulted in a $58 million verdict for a man severely burned by a defective O-ring.

  • Geoffrey S. Wells Photo
    Geoffrey S. Wells

    Partner

    Geoffrey S. Wells has succeeded in obtaining impressive recoveries for his clients, resulting in more than 250 multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements in complex legal actions. These include cases Segal v. Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority – $7.7 million; Willis v. Figueroa – $4 million; motor vehicle injury, Quezada v. Motor Coach Industries – $8.15 million; Mehdipour v. The city of Santa Monica – $2.65 million; wrongful death and Murillo v. U.S. Border Patrol – $3.3 million; a confidential settlement in a wrongful death case of $8.6 million.

  • Tim J. Wheeler Photo
    Tim J. Wheeler

    Partner

    Timothy J. Wheeler, the managing partner of the Firm, has extensive trial experience in a variety of areas including product liability, general negligence, auto product liability, wrongful termination, employment discrimination, legal malpractice, road design, and insurance bad faith. Tim was named the Personal Injury Trial Lawyer of the Year in Los Angeles by Best Lawyers in 2012 and was similarly honored as the Product Liability Trial Lawyer of the Year in Los Angeles by Best Lawyers in 2013. Tim has been listed in Woodward & White’s “The Best Lawyers in America” since 1995.
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National Law Firm Based in Los Angeles

After a life-altering injury, medical professionals may be able to heal some of the wounds that the victim sustained. However, many people continue to feel the effects of their injuries – physically, financially and emotionally – for years to come. A successful personal injury claim is intended to make the victim “whole” again after an injury by awarding an appropriate amount of damages.

When you work with Greene Broillet & Wheeler, LLP, you will benefit from the experience, reputation, and resources of an award-winning national trial firm that has secured billions of dollars for our clients, through both trial and settlement. Since 1970, we’ve been entrusted with investigating and litigating some of the most complicated fact patterns and legal questions for catastrophic injury victims. Ranked #1 in Personal Injury in California in 2008 and 2010 (the last year such rankings were published) by Best Lawyers in America and rated as a Tier 1 firm for Personal Injury in Los Angeles by U.S. News - Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” every year since 2011, our reputable team will help you seek the fair compensation you deserve.

Contact us today at (866) 634-4525 to start exploring your legal options.

Other Law Firms Turn To Us

Much of our work involves cases referred to us by other attorneys, and we’re honored and privileged to have earned this respect from the legal community. We have paid millions of dollars in referral fees to attorneys who have entrusted their cases and clients to us, and we frequently serve as lead counsel when our peers choose to stay involved in referred cases.

As leading trial lawyers, we also believe in sharing our experience and knowledge to help other attorneys succeed for their clients. In our plaintiff-only live webinar series How Did You Win That Case?, our legal team reviews some of our most significant personal injury verdicts and settlements, providing outside attorneys and law students with exclusive insight into our method of success.

Giving Back To Our Community

At Greene Broillet & Wheeler, LLP, we’re fortunate to have the opportunity to make a difference in our clients’ lives while doing the work we love. We take great pride in giving back to our community, regularly contributing to many charities, schools, and other noteworthy causes. By taking a hands-on approach to community involvement and investing emotionally as well as financially, we hope to improve the lives of others.

Going Above & Beyond For Our Clients

Featured Testimonials, Reviews, & Success Stories
  • “During 2+ years of preparing for and going through trial, Bruce Broillet, Scott Carr, and Taylor Rayfield exceeded my expectations. They were impeccably prepared, dedicated to my case, and compassionate.”

    - Leslie M.
  • “Beyond the quality of their legal work, which was excellent, they displayed a level of compassion that is hard to find in the legal profession.”

    - Demian W.
  • “They listened to my concerns, they accepted my help (when appropriate), they advocated with strength and clarity, and they managed my expectations with compassion and calm, even during times of great stress.”

    - Robert P.

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