Our Victories - Results
Our firm has over 40 years of combined experience in assisting families and individuals throughout Los Angeles and surrounding cities, and we may be able to help you as well. If you find yourself looking for a lawyer to handle your LA personal injury case do not hesitate to contact us.
Driver v. Bus. Settlement $4.97M. Client was rear ended by city bus while stopped at a stop sign. Case settled a week before trial. Client suffered neck, back and knee injuries. Client underwent two neck surgeries and knee surgery. Initial offer in case was $350,000. Defense said they would never pay seven figures. Confidential settlement.
Our client was significantly injured after she was hit head on by the defendant when he lost control of his vehicle. We were able to facilitate a settlement in this case 10 months after a lawsuit was filed for $4,750,000.
We obtained a settlement in a motorcycle accident case involving the tragic death of a father.
Tamara Moore v. Rosewood Condominium HOA. Trip and fall in common area at condo complex due to inadequate lighting. Case settled several weeks before trial for $2,000,000.
Altamar v. Flores. Julio Altamar was leaving his doctor’s office when he tripped and fell on a sunken planter adjacent to the entrance of the building his doctor owned. Mr. Altamar tripped and fell and suffered a broken neck which required cervical fusion surgery. The defendant denied responsibility and placed blame on entirely on the plaintiff. The insurance company involved made a final pre-trial offer of $75,000. The jury found in our client’s favor and returned a verdict of $1.564 million.s nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo.
Doe v. Doe: Client was walking her dog when she was struck by her neighbor’s dog. As a result, Client suffered numerous knee injuries. Case settled for the policy limits five (5) months after a law suit was filed.
Brooks v. Jung Car accident - Our clients were severely hurt after being rear ended while driving southbound on Beach Boulevard. The insurance company refused to pay the available policy limits despite our clients' serious injuries. A lawsuit was filed and on the eve of trial, the insurance company paid nearly 10 times more than the available policy limits they refused to pay years before.
Our client was seriously hurt after another driver negligently collided with her vehicle. Our client suffered serious neck and back injuries. We were able to resolve our client's case for the available policy limits.
Our client was a passenger in an automobile and suffered serious neck and back injuries as a result of the driver's negligence. After a lawsuit was filed and before our client was deposed or examined by the defense doctors, we were able to obtain a very favorable settlement for our client.
Kennel v. Valentino. Settlement $720,000. As Mr. Kennel was riding his bicycle on the Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu, a car and truck collided next to him due to an unsafe lane change by the car. The truck then clipped Mr. Kennel who was thrown from his bicycle. Mr. Kennel suffered neck, back, elbow, hip, and knee injuries. He suffered several broken bones in his foot, underwent arthroscopic knee surgery and lumbar epidural injections.
Employees v. Employer and Two Supervisors. Confidential settlement totaling $710,000 for quid pro quo sexual harassment and retaliation after employee reported harassment by a supervisor who threatened employee’s job for failure to acquiesce. Employee’s new supervisor and co-worker were retaliated against for being witnesses to the workplace harassment. Employees were ultimately forced to quit after management took no action to prevent the conduct. Case settled on the eve of trial.
Our client was being transported in a van owned and operated by the school where our client was a student. Our client had a history of known behavioral issues. The school did not take necessary steps to ensure the safety of our client. Our client was allowed to eject himself from the vehicle while it was moving, and he suffered serious bodily injuries.
Driver v. Nguyen. Clients were injured after Defendant driver made an unsafe left turn at an intersection. Defendant denied liability though his insurance company. The case was heavily litigated and settled for Driver v. Nguyen. Clients were injured after Defendant driver made an unsafe left turn at an intersection. Defendant denied liability though his insurance company. The case was heavily litigated and settled for $685,000..
Case settled the day before trial for $675,000. Our client slipped and fell on wet cement outside of a Bristol Farms grocery store. Our client aggravated pre-existing neck and lower back injuries and fractured her sacrum. Bristol Farms denied liability and denied that our client was hurt as a result of her slip and fall. Bristol Farms claimed that they did not have notice that the cement was slippery when wet and that our client’s injuries were all pre-existing. After four years of litigation, extensive motion practice and discovery, including two motions for summary judgment and thirty depositions, we were able to achieve a favorable result for our client.
Our client suffered a mild traumatic brain injury after being T-Boned on Wilshire Boulevard in West Los Angeles. The insurance company refused to pay the policy limits and also alleged our client was comparatively at fault for the collision. After filing a lawsuit, we were able to obtain a very favorable settlement for our client, 6 ½ times the policy limits the insurance company refused to pay out early on in the case.
Driver v. Ortega. Our client was injured after being T-boned by a freight delivery driver. Client suffered neck and back injuries and eventually underwent neck surgery. Case settled for $600,000.
Haas v. Gainsley - Our client was knocked over by the defendant's dog, and she suffered numerous injuries, including a fractured hip. The attorneys of the Ghozland Law Firm were able to obtain a very favorable settlement for our client upon the filing of a lawsuit and before our client had to be deposed or attend a defense medical examination.
Management Level Employee v. Employer and Business Owner. Confidential settlement of $400,000 for race and disability discrimination and retaliation. Business owner used derogatory terms and targeted a management level employee due to race and disability, creating a hostile work environment and depriving the employee of compensation stemming from an ownership interest. Case settled shortly after a lawsuit was filed and prior to responding to written discovery.
Our client was bitten by a dog while on the job as a mail man. He had bites to his face and arm. We were able to obtain a favorable settlement for our client even though the bite marks were no longer visible.
Fisman v. Orme - Our client was riding a scooter and was struck in an intersection in Woodland Hills. Even though the police placed our client at fault, the attorneys at the Ghozland Law Firm were able to complete an accident reconstruction showing that the other driver ran a stop sign and hit our client. Our client suffered a serious shoulder injury, and we were able to settle his claim for the available policy limits.
Employee v. Business Owner. Confidential settlement of $300,000 for sexual harassment and constructive discharge. Business owner partook in lewd sexual acts in employee’s presence and repeatedly made advances including invitations to dinner until employee was forced to quit. Case settled early in litigation after discovery, including pointed requests for admissions as to the lewd acts.
Trammel v. Givens. Client suffered neck and lower back injuries after being rear-ended by Defendants. Case settled two days before trial for $150,000 above Defendants’ insurance policy limits.
Employee v. Employer and Supervisor. Confidential settlement of $130,000 for quid pro quo sexual harassment and retaliation after employee reported harassment by employee’s supervisor who threatened employee’s job for failure to acquiesce. Employee was ultimately forced to quit after management took no action to prevent the conduct. Case settled shortly after litigation commenced and following an early mediation.
Employees v. Restaurant Owner. Confidential settlement of $110,000 for violations of California Labor Code. Employer mis-classified employees as exempt when they should have been non-exempt. As a result, employees did not receive overtime wages and did not receive accurate wage statements. Case settled shortly after demand letter was issued.
Davis v. Yen: Client was rear-ended on the 10 freeway in Los Angeles. Client had a history of back problems and ultimately underwent surgery two years after the accident. After suit was filed, the parties settled for the policy limits of $100,000.
Client involved in an accident at the intersection of Crescent Heights and Beverly Blvd. Insurance company initially denied liability, however, we were able to secure a settlement for all insurance available.
Employee v. Employer. Confidential settlement of $100,000 for gender discrimination of a current employee by male manager. Employee was retaliated against for reporting gender discrimination because the employer protected the manager and allowed for a culture of gender discrimination in the workplace. Employee’s separation of employment was negotiated as part of the settlement.
Aguilar v. LACMTA: Client was rear-ended by LACMTA bus. Defendant denied liability and mechanism of the injury. Plaintiff suffered torn meniscus, neck and back strain. Defendants contended that impact could not have caused the alleged injuries. Case settled fifty (50) days before trial.
Preston v. Yih: Client was proceeding south on Vermont Ave. on his scooter when he was hit by the defendant who was heading north on Vermont Ave and attempting to make a left into a private driveway. Defendant initially denied liability and offered $1,500 to resolve the matter. Case settled for policy limits of $100,000.