Plaintiff Cases

Numbers Speak Louder Than Words

$38,332,931

Jury trial verdict for fraud, breach of fiduciary duty and professional negligence on behalf of the creator of Tae Bo, Billy Blanks, his wife Gayle Blanks, and their company, BG Star Productions, Inc. against their former law firm. Billy Blanks, et al. v. Seyfarth Shaw LLP, et al., Los Angeles Superior Court case number BC308355 (5th largest California jury verdict in 2005) (Read about this case, more on this case)

Professional Negligence

$25,656,686

Jury trial verdict for defective design of a roadway on behalf of an individual who was hit by a car while using a crosswalk against the City of Hemet. Tusant v. City of Hemet, Riverside Superior Court case number MCC1701026 (largest personal injury verdict in California 2020)

Dangerous Condition of Public Property

$15,470,000

Legal malpractice settlement in federal court against two national law firms.

Professional Negligence

$14,750,000

Legal malpractice settlement against national law firm

Professional Negligence

$12,000,000

Settlement for a publicly traded company in a fraud and RICO action.

RICO and Mortgage Industry Fraud

$10,000,000

Settlement of a medical malpractice action on behalf of an individual injured during a surgery

Medical Malpractice

$5,681,000

Unanimous jury verdict for four minimum wage restaurant servers in an age discrimination wrongful termination lawsuit. Aboulafia, et al. v. GCAN, Inc., Los Angeles County Superior Court case number BC469940 (44th largest verdict in California in 2014).

Age Discrimination and Wrongful Termination

$4,200,000

Settlement for a 43 year old laborer injured when a 5,482 pound compactor rolled off a flat bed trailer and landed on him.

Product Liability

$3,160,179

Unanimous jury verdict in favor of a medical nursing staffing agency against a competitor for unfair business competition, fraud, and intentional interference. MediPro Financial v. Certified Nursing Registry, Los Angeles County Superior Court, case number BC667851 (largest tortious interference jury verdict in California 2018)

Unfair Business Competition

$2,975,000

Settlement for wrongful death of a woman who died while scuba diving (12th largest wrongful death settlement in California 2020)

Wrongful Death

$2,500,000

Settlement for three women who were sexually harassed by a gynecologist.

Sexual Harassment

$2,300,000

Settlements on behalf of three nurses that were sexually harassed and retaliated against at the same hospital.

Sexual Harassment

$2,200,000

Settlement in a legal malpractice lawsuit brought by a publicly-traded company against a national law firm.

Professional Negligence

$2,125,599

Binding arbitration award on a breach of contract claim against licensed sellers of celebrity-endorsed fitness products.

Breach of Contract

$2,015,000

Combined trial judgment and settlement for a motorcyclist who suffered major injuries in a traffic accident allegedly caused by a retail store’s boxes blown onto the roadway.

Premises Liability

Confidential

Confidential settlement, plus attorneys’ fees for the former administrator of a local religious organization and its President on claims of wrongful termination, fraud, slander and Labor Code violations.

Wrongful Termination

$2,000,000

Settlement for a warehouse employee who was sexually harassed and her co-worker and mother, who was fired after complaining about her daughter’s harassment.

Sexual Harassment and Retaliation

$2,000,000

Settlement in legal malpractice action on behalf of a federal contractor that provides services for the Drug Enforcement Administration (“DEA”).

Professional Negligence

$2,000,000

Settlement in a maritime action to recover for lost profits and damages to a commercial ferry.

Maritime Product Liability

$1,875,000

Settlement of fraud and legal malpractice claims brought by a celebrity and his wife.

Infomercial Industry Fraud

$1,800,000

Class action settlement on behalf of local haul truck drivers that were misclassified as independent contractors.

Wage & Hour Misclassification Class Action

$1,675,000

Settlement for wrongful termination because of disability discrimination of sales workers

Wrongful Termination

$1,450,000

Class certification and settlement on behalf of over 800 employees against fast food Yoshinoya restaurants for wage violations and obtained a change in the current law (14th largest settlement in California 2020)

Wage & Hour Waiting Time Penalty Class Action

$1,300,000

Arbitration victory in a medical malpractice action.

Medical Malpractice

$1,130,000

Policy limits recovery arising from a motor vehicle accident in which the plaintiff suffered orthopedic injuries

Motor Vehicle Accident

$1,100,000

Settlement of a medical malpractice and wrongful death case brought by the family of a mother who died as a result of negligence during a cesarean section surgery.

Medical Malpractice and Wrongful Death

$1,090,000

Settlement for an environmental remediation company for non-payment of services.

Breach of Contract

$1,010,000

Settlement for a Hollywood restaurant patron attacked and viciously beaten while awaiting retrieval of his valet parked car.

Premises Liability

$1,000,000

Settlement for a man who fell off of scaffolding

Negligence

$1,000,000

Settlement for a national security company in a federal lawsuit for legal malpractice against a national law firm.

Professional Negligence

$1,000,000

Settlement for a woman injured during a guided horse trail ride.

Negligence on Horse Riding Tour

Note: The above cases are actual recent results obtained by Rosen“RosenSaba, LLP. Although our trial and litigation experience is extensive, not all of the results we obtain for our clients are published in the news. These examples are not to be construed as a guarantee of results.

This is not legal advice. Each case result depends upon the particular facts and circumstances as they relate to the relevant law.