Success Record And Case Results

$9.5 million awarded in truck vs. pedestrian case

*California's 6th Largest Settlement of 2017*

Selarz Law Corp., along with Thomas M. Dempsey of the Law Offices of Thomas M. Dempsey and Aryan Sarbaz of Sarbaz Law Corp., had the privilege of representing a sixty-four year-old woman, who suffered life-threatening injuries, when a City Garbage Truck made a right turn and violently struck our client, as she was legally in the crosswalk, on her way to the grocery store.

The impact left our client with catastrophic injuries, including extensive degloving of her right leg, a complete dislocation of her right patella, comminuted, compound and displaced fractures of her right femur and tibia. Our client further sustained multiple lacerations and fractures throughout her head, shoulders, and hips and was diagnosed with a mild traumatic brain injury.

The Defendant refused to take responsibility for the collision, and attempted to blame our client for the accident. After two years of aggressive litigation, the Defendant City eventually admitted 100% fault for the collision. On the eve of trial, we were able to secure a landmark settlement of $9,500,000.00, which will guarantee that our client has access to the medical treatment that she needs for the rest of her life.  This settlement was was the sixth largest of 2017 in the State of California.

$175,000.00 auto vs. auto

Selarz Law Corp. represented an individual in San Francisco, California, who sustained serious injuries when a cab driver ran a red light and collided into our client’s vehicle, while our client was proceeding through an intersection. Our client suffered notable injuries including a left wrist fracture which caused him to lose mobility in his fingers in addition to constant numbness and tingling sensations in his three lateral digits in addition to a lumbar sprain/strain. After more than a year of litigation, we were successful in obtaining a $175,000.00 settlement to compensate him for his injuries caused by the cab driver’s negligence.

$125,000.00 defective product

Selarz Law Corp. represented an individual in Los Angeles, California, in a highly-contested products liability case where our client sustained serious injuries when a glass jar containing hot liquid cracked, causing the liquid to spill down our client’s leg. Our client suffered severe burns throughout her right leg because of this defective design of the product and the absence of any warning to the consumer. We recovered $125,000.00 against the product manufacturer to assist our client with any past and future medical expenses she may be forced to incur because of this incident.

$100,000.00 pedestrian vs. auto

Selarz Law Corp. represented a FedEx delivery person in Los Angeles, California, who was injured while returning to his vehicle after dropping off a package. While he was walking to his vehicle, the Defendant Driver made an illegal U-turn out of a parking structure and collided into our client, throwing him up on to the Defendant Driver’s windshield. As a result, our client suffered catastrophic injuries including a mild traumatic brain injury. We secured a $100,000.00 policy-limits settlement to guarantee that our client’s past and future medical needs because of this accident will be met.

$100,000.00 auto vs. auto

Selarz Law Corp. represented an individual in Los Angeles, California, who sustained severe injuries when he was rear-ended by the Defendant, while stopped at a signal light. Our client sustained injuries including an injury to his knee which required reconstructive surgery. Despite there being very limited damage to our client’s vehicle, we were successful in recovering $100,000.00 against the Defendant Driver to help ensure that our client’s medical expenses as a result of this accident would be completely taken care of.

$100,000.00 pedestrian vs. auto

Selarz Law Corp. represented an individual in Visalia, California, who sustained significant injuries when a drunk driver hit him, while walking on the side of the road. As a result of this accident, our client suffered substantial injuries including a fractured scapula and injuries to his head, neck, and shoulders. We recovered a $100,000.00 policy-limits settlement against the Defendant Driver to compensate our client for the significant injuries he sustained in this accident.

$100,000.00 auto vs. auto

Selarz Law Corp. represented an individual in Los Angeles, California, who sustained serious injuries when a driver negligently backed out of her drive way and t-boned our client’s vehicle causing our client’s body to violently snap and whip from side to side. Because of this accident, our client suffered traumatic injuries including a lumbosacral sprain with radicular symptoms, a lumbar disc herniation, and post-traumatic sleep disorder which required extensive medical treatment including spinal fusion surgery. We were successful in recovering $100,000.00 against the Defendant Driver.

$100,000.00 auto vs. auto

Selarz Law Corp. represented an individual in Los Angeles, California, who sustained severe injuries when a driver violently rear-ended her while she was slowing down for traffic in front of her. Our client suffered a cervical strain and a concussion from the motor vehicle accident. We were successful in recovering $100,000.00 against the Defendant Driver to help our client cover the extensive medial costs caused by the accident.

$99,000.00 premises negligence

Selarz Law Corp. represented several families who were residents of a Los Angeles, California, apartment complex that was infested with bed bugs and mold because the property owners and managers neglected the property, made misrepresentations, and failed to make necessary repairs. Because of the owners’ and managers’ misconduct, our clients suffered noteworthy injuries including countless bedbug bites that caused pain, discomfort, anxiety, and emotional distress in addition to exposure to toxic mold. We recovered a $99,000.00 settlement against the building owner and manager to cover our clients’ property damage, medical expenses, and inconvenience of relocating.

$85,000.00 slip-and-fall

Selarz Law Corp. represented a woman in Visalia, California, who required ankle surgery after slipping and falling on an unknown liquid substance, while walking through the entrance of a thrift shop.  Although the Defendant insisted that they had no knowledge of the liquid or where it came from, we were able to prove that their failure to keep records of the last time the store was inspected and cleaned amounted to negligence.  We were successful in recovering $85,000.00 on behalf of our client, allowing her to pay all of her medical expenses and get back on her feet.

$58,000.00 slip-and-fall

Selarz Law Corp. represented an individual in Elk Grove, California, who sustained serious injuries when she slipped on a puddle of water that was negligently left unattended at a fast-food restaurant. Because of this accident our client sustained notable injuries to her left knee, wrist, hip, foot, neck, and back including a sprain/strain of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine. We recovered a $58,000.00 settlement against the fast-food corporation to compensate our client for the substantial injuries she sustained in this accident.

$42,000.00 slip-and-fall

Selarz Law Corp. represented an individual in Riverside, California, who injured her leg when she fell into an open hole that was negligently left by a telephone company after performing work in the backyard of her Riverside home. The Defendant Phone Company initially blamed our client for not noticing the hole, but eventually accepted responsibility, which resulted in a $42,000.00 settlement for our client to compensate her for her injuries.