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Vehicle Accident Cases

At Greene Broillet & Wheeler, our seasoned team of professionals have over 100 years of combined legal experience handling complex legal matters.

Vehicle Accident Case Results

Click here to find out how Greene Broillet & Wheeler can help with your motor vehicle accident case in Los Angeles, CA.

We represent victims of serious car accidents, with a focus on accidents caused by automotive defects. Our published and confidential results total tens of millions of dollars. Click on a link below to view case results for:

Motor Vehicle Accident Cases

Sanchez v. County of San Bernardino Verdict: $36.1 million

A young girl hit by a car while running across the street for her school bus. The jury found that the bus driver and bus company were negligent for not reporting an intersection that they knew was dangerous.

Doe Individual v. Doe Corporation Settlement: $32.5 million

Passenger in vehicle which was struck by another vehicle causing catastrophic intestinal injuries including loss of function of most of digestive track.

Pogosyan v. Metropolitan Transit Authority Verdict: $22 million

During a wrongful MTA police pursuit, woman struck by a car and pinned by the vehicle. Resulting injury led to partial leg amputation and a crush injury to the other leg.

Garcia v. Los Angeles County MTA Verdict: $13.820 million

Joseph Garcia was a 56-year old unemployed passenger on an LACMTA bus, when that bus struck a parked car transportation carrier. Mr. Garcia was thrown around the interior of the bus and suffered a subdural hematoma resulting in severe brain damage and hemiplegia of his left side.

Doe Individual v. Doe Corporation Settlement: $10 million

Plaintiff was severely brain injured in an automobile accident when the auto driven by her mother was broadsided by an oncoming vehicle. The mother was using a cell phone and speaking with her employer at the time of the collision. The plaintiff had to re-establish that her mother was in the course and scope of her employment at the time of the accident.

Brezovec v. State of California Verdict: $8.8 million

Severe brain injury to a 14-year-old girl who was a passenger in a vehicle struck by a truck on a 4H sponsored camping trip.

Quezda v. Motor Coach Industries Verdict: $8.15 million

The wrongful death of a wife/mother who was struck by an unattended chartered bus at a school picnic. Decedent died while saving the life of a three-year-old child.

Cueto v. Braun Settlement: $7 million

Tractor Trailer vs. Automobile collision resulting in the amputation of the left arm and Traumatic Brain Injury to 47-year-old man.

Cellamare v. Laidlaw Verdict: $5.6 million

Woman struck by Laidlaw school bus while in a crosswalk. Resulting injuries included fractures of both femurs, the right tibia and right ankle.

Gutierrez v. Isuzu Verdict: $5.3 million

Isuzu Rodeo rollover resulted in buckled passenger suffering lower left leg amputation and head injury. Automotive design defect and negligent testing attributed to causing accident.

Doe Individual v. Doe City Settlement: $5.14 million

Mother was hit by an on-duty police officer and ejected from her vehicle. She received severe brain injury from the incident.

Choi v. State of California Settlement: $5 million

A young homemaker and mother suffered serious head trauma while a passenger in a car that was struck by a Caltrans vehicle.

Anderson v. General Motors Verdict: $4.9 billion

Christine Spagnoli was an integral member of the trial team in the action against General Motors for defective fuel system that led to burn injuries to four children and two adults. This is among the largest products liability verdicts in American judicial history.

Grill v. City of Los Angeles Settlement: $4.5 million

Collision at Los Angeles International Airport involving a police vehicle and an airline tug.

Scholz v. State of California Verdict: $3.7 million

Road design case against the State of California for the death of a young boy and the loss of a leg to his father. They were riding on a motorcycle when a driver crossed the center median and struck them.

Damron v. Laidlaw Settlement: $3.67 million

Plaintiff severely injured after a school bus, operated by a private contractor, failed to yield to oncoming traffic. Injury to brain, facial paralysis, fractured hip and multiple other personal injuries sustained.

Staley v. Metropolitan Transit Authority Settlement: $3.2 million

Twenty-one-year old pedestrian, a UCLA graduate student, suffered traumatic brain injuries after being struck by MTA bus.

McKinzie v. Timely Transportation Verdict: $2.7 million

Decedent Bruce McKinzie pulled over on the shoulder of the road, two feet north of the fog line, approximately 30 miles west of Blythe, CA. He was attempting to tie down a loose tarp on his flatbed trailer when he was struck by defendant Mitchell Lee Kirkwood who was employed by defendant Timely Transportation, Inc. and driving a conventional freightliner. Bruce McKinzie died at the scene.

Mehdipour v. City of Santa Monica Verdict: $2.6 million

80-year-old man who was trying to catch a bus had his left arm run over resulting in amputation.

Colmanares v. Doe Corporation Settlement: $2.5 million

Wrongful death of two minor children, ages 13 and 15, burned to death in a pickup truck which burst into flames as the result of a defectively designed filler neck and gas cap.

Linares v. General Motors Verdict: $2.5 million

GM found negligent of failure to warn after plaintiff, a furniture mover, suffered severe burns when his supervisor attempted to re-start the vehicle by priming the carburetor with gasoline.

Doe Individual v. Doe Corporation Settlement: $2.45 million

Route driver struck individual in an unmarked crosswalk. Plaintiff suffered orthopedic injuries.

Doe Family v. Doe Individuals Settlement: $2.25 million

An immigrant security guard was struck and killed by a vehicle driven by an underage female as he was guarding a construction site.

Doe Celebrity v. Doe Individual Confidential Settlement: $2.25 million

Minor automobile collision resulting in heart attack and the death of the celebrity.

Doe Individual v. Doe Celebrity Settlement: $2.1 million

Celebrity driver struck woman in crosswalk causing orthopedic and closed head injuries.

Luu v. Doe Corporation Settlement: $2 million

Action against automaker for defective filler neck system and inadequate welds of unibody frame resulting in severe burn injuries to occupant.

Perez v. MTA Settlement: $1.5 million

Thirty-five-year-old woman struck by bus.

Nelder v. Oshmans Sporting Goods Verdict: $1 million

Twenty-year-old woman was involved in a reverse rear-end accident with an employee of Oshmans in the store's parking lot. Victim suffered a disruption of previously fused L4-L5 and L5-S1 discs. Plaintiff had to establish that the Oshmans' employee who had allegedly "clocked out" for lunch was in the course and scope of his employment at the time of the accident.

Balcik v. Isuzu Confidential Settlement

Nurse practitioner suffered severe disfiguring burns after her Isuzu Trooper caught fire when she was rear- ended on the freeway. The gas tank on the Isuzu Trooper was placed in a vulnerable location behind the rear axle without adequate protection in a crash.

Sein v. Aston Martin Lagonda: Confidential Settlement

Wrongful death claim on behalf of the widow and three children of Dr. Michael Sein, an Orange County anesthesiologist, who died as a result of manufacturing and design defects in the driver's seat of his 2004 Aston Martin DB9. After the DB9 was rear-ended, the driver's seat collapsed causing fatal head injuries when Dr. Sein was thrown backward and struck his head.

Motorcycle Accident Cases

Bikers face many unique risks on the road, including other vehicles and dangerous conditions. When motorcyclists are seriously hurt, they can count on us for aggressive advocacy.

Ogden v. Hamm Brothers Construction Verdict: $6.4 million

Brain injury sustained by 17-year-old motorcycle passenger when the motorcycle struck a concrete barrier left alongside the traffic lane by construction crew.

Garay v. Flynn Settlement: $5.5 million

Motorcycle lost traction when it encountered roadway which was flooded due to improper pumping of hotel pool water onto the street. 32-year-old woman sustained brain injury.

Scholz v. State of California Verdict: $3.7 million

Road design case against the State of California for the death of a young boy and the loss of a leg to his father. They were riding on a motorcycle when a driver crossed the center median and struck them.

Torchia v. LA County Metropolitan Transportation Settlement: $1.9 million

MTA Bus sideswiped motorcycle causing clutch handle to break off resulting in collision which caused orthopedic injuries to 50-year-old male.

Mass Trasit Accident Cases

Pogosyan v. Metropolitan Transit Authority Verdict: $22 million

During a wrongful MTA police pursuit, woman struck by a car and pinned by the vehicle. Resulting injury led to partial leg amputation and a crush injury to the other leg.

Garcia v. L.A. County MTA Bus Company Verdict: $13.82 million

Joseph Garcia was a 56-year-old unemployed passenger on an LACMTA bus, when that bus struck a parked truck. Using the bus' own onboard videotape, we demonstrated to the jury how our client was thrown violently around the bus at the moment of impact. Mr. Garcia was thrown around the interior of the bus and suffered a subdural hematoma, resulting in severe brain damage and hemiplegia of his left side.

Quezada v. Motor Coach Industries Verdict: $8.15 million

A wife and mother was struck by an unattended chartered bus at a school picnic. She died while saving the life of a three-year-old child.

Cellamare v. Laidlaw Verdict: $5.6 million

Woman struck by Laidlaw school bus while in a crosswalk. Resulting injuries included fractures of both femurs, the right tibia and right ankle.

Choi v. State of California Settlement: $5 million

A young homemaker and mother suffered serious head trauma while a passenger in a car that was struck by a Caltrans vehicle.

Damron v. Laidlaw Settlement: $3.67 million

Plaintiff severely injured after a school bus, operated by a private contractor, failed to yield to oncoming traffic. Injury to brain, facial paralysis, fractured hip and multiple other personal injuries sustained.

Kinder v. San Diego Trolley Settlement: $3.4 million

The San Diego trolley system is designed so as to force patrons to jump through the trolley cars in order to catch the trolley on the opposite side of the tracks. While "couple jumping" onto a moving trolley, our client sustained serious injuries.

Staley v. MTA Bus Settlement: $3.2 million

A 21-year-old UCLA graduate student suffered traumatic brain injuries after being struck by MTA bus.

Mehdipour v. City of Santa Monica Verdict: $2.6 million

80-year-old man who was trying to catch a bus had his left arm run over resulting in amputation.

Torchia v. LA County MTA Bus Company Settlement: $1.9 million

An MTA bus sideswiped our client's motorcycle with such force that it broke off the bike's clutch handle. Our client, a 50-year-old man, suffered serious orthopedic injuries.

Perez v. MTA Bus Settlement: $1.5 million

Thirty-five-year-old woman struck by bus.

Our legal team quickly investigates MTA and other public transit accidents, gathering witness statements, onboard video and data from the vehicle's tracking system. All of this evidence can be invaluable. To discuss your bus, trolley, train or taxi accident claim, please contact Greene Broillet & Wheeler, LLP.

Truck Accident Cases

$14.4 million verdict

An improperly serviced and inspected asphalt truck caused a chain collision that resulted in brain damage to a nephrology surgeon and the deaths of her husband and 81-year-old mother.

$10 million verdict

A 16-year-old high school student was driving to school when a tractor trailer crossed over into the oncoming lane, hitting the student’s Jeep and resulting in life-altering injuries.

$8.8 million verdict

A truck collided with a passenger vehicle, causing a severe brain injury to a 14-year-old girl on a 4H-sponsored camping trip.

$7 million settlement

A tractor trailer hit a car, resulting in the amputation of the left arm and traumatic brain injury to 47-year-old man.

$5 million settlement

For a passenger in a truck when the truck driver lost control and rolled down an embankment into traffic lanes.

$5 million settlement

For a young homemaker and mother who suffered serious head trauma while riding as the passenger in a car that was struck by a Caltrans vehicle.

$4.5 million verdict

For the wrongful death of a 34-year-old husband and father killed when a recycling truck jumped the median and collided with a passenger vehicle head-on.

$3.65 million settlement

For a worker who suffered traumatic injuries when pinned by a truck in a loading area.

$2.5 million verdict

For the wrongful death of a college student who hit a metal object that fell off the trailer of a truck in front of him.

$2.2 million settlement

For camerawoman injured by falling tree on HOA’s property.

$2 million settlement

For the family of a young girl killed when a garbage truck backed over her.

We may be able to help with your vehicle accident claim too. Call (866) 634-4525 for more information.

  • 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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