Please note that for every case cited below, there are 100 other, smaller cases,
in which we have successfully helped our clients receive fair compensation.
A 27 year old woman got food poisoning and gastroenteritis. Her microbiome (disgestive organs) became overlypopulated and infected with a bacterium known as Clostridioides difficile or C. difficile causing severe diarrhea and colitis. Food passed through her leading to malnutrition. The essential nutrient Thiamine or B1 was so depleted that permanent damage was caused to her thalmus, resulting in a traumatic brain injury. This case was rejected many of the other top lawyers in Southern California. But Attorney Michael S. Brown took the case and prosecuted it for 8 years, reversed a summary judgment on appeal, conducted 18 depositions, 41 discovery sets, then recovered $7,500,000 on behalf of the client.
A 42 year old man was rear-ended by a commercial truck while on the freeway. He already had back problems, but now he required surgery. He hired an attorney to help him, but after a year nothing seemed to be happening. He was financially destitute. He then hired Michael Brown to take over his case, at no additional cost. Michael arranged a series of loans to help the client stay off the streets. We also filed a lawsuit and pushed the other side’s insurance company to resolve the case. Within six months we reached a settlement of $1,350,000. The client was able to pay off all of his medical bills, loans, attorney fees, costs, and still walk away with over half a million dollars tax free.
A 58 year old man was broadsided while stopped at a stop sign. He had had shoulder problems and complained of memory loss. We were able to direct him to the top medical professionals in California who performed surgery on one shoulder and diagnosed a mild traumatic brain injury. We were able to settle the case just before trial for $2,000,000.
A tire tread separated and the driver lost control of the car. The car flipped over and the passenger sustained the loss of two fingers. We filed a lawsuit against the tire manufacturer and we able to settle the case for $1,300,000.
An elderly woman injured her shoulder in an automobile accident. She had arthroscopic surgery, which, although successful, resulted in continued moderate pain. We were able to settle the case just before trial for $500,000.
Our clients were surprised to learn that a family relative died and left her entire estate, valued in excess of $2,000,000 to two distant relatives. The deceased had suffered from dementia and paranoid schizophrenia for a long time. We represented the potential heirs in a claim of Undue Influence and Elder Abuse. We recovered over $750,000 after estate taxes.
Our client, a citizen of a foreign country and a world-class wake-boarder, was injured while a passenger in an automobile that went out of control and crashed. Our client sustained a fractured skull and exhibited symptoms of traumatic brain injury. The defendants contested the nature and extent of the head injury. However, after substantial effort, we were able to settle the case for amount in excess of $250,000.
Our clients ran a stop sign and collided with motor home. Our clients sustained diverse injuries, including paraplegia. The family turned to us after having the case rejected by several prominent law firms. After a thorough investigation and complex litigation, we were able to collect in excess of $750,000 from numerous defendants, including the county and state.
We represented the family of a truck driver who was killed when his tractor-trailer rig overturned on a highway. The ongoing litigation resulted in a $1.3 million settlement, one of the highest in Sutter County history.
We represented independent groups of emergency room doctors against all the major health insurance companies & HMOs and recovered in excess of $2.5 million on their behalf.
We represented a young man who lost his spleen as a result of a car accident. We recovered in excess of $700,000 on his behalf.
We represented a young woman who suffered facial scarring and the loss of her gall bladder as the result of car accident. We recovered $565,000 on her behalf.
A Mexican national and professional wakeboarder sustained a concussion following a car accident in which he was a passenger. We sued the driver of the car and reached a settlement of $350,000.
An 86 year old man tripped and fell on the sidewalk outside a restaurant and suffered a broken leg. We sued the City and the property owner and recovered $725,000.
A trucker driver suffered a torn rotator cuff injury to his shoulder. We arranged for surgery to be performed at a local hospital by one of the top shoulder surgeons in California. We obtained $300,000, and then paid the doctor and hospital back out of the settlement
A warehouseman fell off some shelving a broke his wrist. His employer did not have Workers Compensation Insurance as required by California State Law. We sued his employer directly under the Labor Code and obtained a judgment totaling almost $200,000.
A water pipe broke at the corner of Ventura and Coldwater Canyon Blvds., flooding a local retail store. We sued the LADWP (Los Angeles Department of Water and Power), collecting over $1,000,000 in damages and attorney fees.