Case Results

$3.3 Billion Settlement

Los Angeles County vs. Tobacco Company 
Tobacco industry case

$70 Million Judgement
Mauro vs. Ford Motor Company
tire defects case

$25 Million Settlement 
McGee vs. The City of Alameda 
Construction worker hit an underground energized electrical line while using a drill at a construction site, causing him severe electrical injuries that resulted in third degree burns to over 20 percent of his body, several amputations.

$20.7 Million Judgment
Doe vs. Doe 
Sexual assault of college student

$45.6 Million Verdict 
Charterhouse vs. Law Firm 
Legal malpractice with underlying real estate fraud

$33 Million Verdict 
Dr. Angelo Gousse vs. Budget Rent-A-Car and City of Los Angeles/LAPD 
Switched license plates led to traffic stop and subsequent police misconduct that caused permanent injuries to Miami surgeon.

$32.5 Million Settlement
Gorne vs. Bus Company 
Auto accident case.

$22 Million Verdict 
Pogosyan vs. Southern California Rapid Transit District 
Personal Injuries caused by police pursuit.

$21 Million Verdict
Kimball v. Southern California Edison 
Powerline placement caused severe burns, shock and amputation.

$10.4 Million Binding Arbitration 
Holman v Ocwen Financial Corporation 
Breach of Contract and fraud

$8 Million Verdict
Farraj v. Gurinder Ruby and Circle K Stores, Inc
Lottery winner recovers full value of stolen ticket and related damages

$4.9 Million Binding Arbitration 
Ricks v. Pharaoh’s Lost Kingdom Amusement Park 
Personal injury on a Ferris wheel amusement park ride

$12 Million Verdict 
Chae v Kim 
Lottery winner recovers full value of stolen ticket

$7.8 Million Settlement
Defective Equipment Design resulting in crush injury

$58 Million Verdict 
Griggs v West-Pac Industries and Tool Exchange
Christine Spagnoli was one of lead trial counsel that obtained verdict for client arising from defective equipment design resulting in severe burn injury

$5.1 Million Settlement
Dangerous Condition of Public Property/Negligence resulting in brain injury

$9.9 Million Settlement 
Dangerous Condition of Public Property resulting in brain injury

$4.9 Billion Verdict—Largest Individual Products Liability Verdict in History 
Anderson v General Motors
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

$16 Million Settlement 
Defective Tire Design Resulting in Wrongful Death

$6.24 Million Settlement
Negligence involving Overhead Power Lines and resulting in burn injury

$17.9 Million Settlement
Defective Tire Design resulting in paraplegia

$5.3 Million Verdict
Gutierrez v Isuzu
Defective Auto Design resulting in leg amputation and brain injury

$17.8 Million Settlement
Negligence involving Power Lines resulting in amputation and burn injury

$5.2 Million Settlement
Negligence by College Fraternity resulting in severe burn injury

$16.1 Million Verdict
Garcia v Quality Shoring 
Construction Accident/Defective Scaffold resulting in brain damage and orthopedic injuries

$11.3 Million Court Judgment 
Humanicom v National Capital
Fraudulent Stock purchase and loan resulting in loss of stock

$6.4 Million Verdict 
Ogden v Hamm Brothers Construction 
Construction Negligence resulting in brain injury

$10 Million Settlement
Defective Child Booster Seat Design resulting in severe brain injury

$8.8 Million Verdict 
Brezovec v State of California 
Motor Vehicle Accident resulting in severe brain injury

$6 Million Settlement 
Construction Accident/Defective Scaffold resulting in severe Orthopedic injuries

$22.5 Million Settlement
Accounting Malpractice

$5.5 Million Settlement
Defective Design of Morphine Pump resulting in brain injury

$6 Million Settlement 
Legal Malpractice involving Intellectual Property

$14.4 Million Verdict 
Pascua/White v Industrial Asphalt
Negligence arising from improper truck maintenance resulting in multiple wrongful deaths

$5.4 Million Settlement
Reckless Police Pursuit resulting in brain injury

$9.6 Million Settlement 
Legal Malpractice

$6.75 Million Settlement
Insurance Bad Faith

$12 Million Settlement 
Negligence resulting in brain injury

$8.15 Million Verdict
Quezda v Motor Coach Industries
Negligent Operation of School Bus resulting in wrongful death

$5.6 Million Verdict
Cellamare v Laidlaw
Bus v. Pedestrian Accident resulting in severe orthopedic injuries

$8 Million Settlement
Legal Malpractice involving transaction

$7.65 Million Verdict
Tartakoff v City of Los Angeles
Claim: Reckless Police Pursuit resulting in paraplegia

$6 Million Settlement
Defective Seat Back Design resulting in brain injury