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San Jose Personal Injury Lawyers Winning Cases for Our Clients

When you are hurt and you choose a law firm to represent you in court or at the negotiation table, you need to carefully consider the firm’s record. Does the firm have a long, winning record of getting clients the compensation they deserve for issues like yours?

Below is detailed list of verdicts and settlements that Corsiglia McMahon & Allard, L.L.P. has won for people injured in car accidents, construction accidents, on someone else’s property, due to medical malpractice and in other personal injury accidents. To learn more about how we can help with your case, contact our San Jose personal injury lawyers online or call 408-289-1417.

Assault and Battery

  • $500,000 for a college student who was beaten by a classmate and consequently sustained serious injuries to his face which required reconstructive surgery.
  • $420,000 for a young contractor who was the victim of a “road rage” incident, resulting in head and facial injuries which required surgery.

Automobile Accidents

  • $2.5 million settlement for a young child who lost her mother in a car accident caused by a ladder falling from a construction vehicle.
  • $2 million recovery for a CA public school employee involved in a car accident who was offered nothing in settlement.
  • $1.115 million policy limits settlement for wife and three children arising from the auto accident death of the husband and father.
  • $1 million settlement for parents who lost daughter in a car accident. Police erroneously concluded the daughter caused the accident.
  • $900,000 settlement to husband and wife who were struck from the rear while parked on the side of Highway 101. Injuries consisted primarily of emotional distress.
  • $600,000 for a Canadian citizen who was injured as a result of a rollover automobile accident which occurred in icy conditions just outside Reno, Nevada.
  • $552,858 verdict for a woman who was rear-ended and sustained serious neck injuries, specifically to her cervical facet joints.

Bicycle Accidents

  • $1.2 million for plaintiff in an automobile-bicycle accident where the plaintiff was an orthopedic surgeon.
  • $900,000 jury verdict for a bicyclist seriously injured when run over by car. Result reflected only 10 percent comparative negligence for bike rider despite the fact that he was not using a headlight as required by California Vehicle Code, and the insurance company position that he was therefore entirely responsible for accident.
  • $400,000 verdict for a woman who lost her sense of smell as a result of a bike accident.
  • $300,000 verdict for a 78-year-old woman who fractured her elbow when she was struck by a minor who was riding his bicycle in the parking lot of a shopping center.

Child Injuries

  • $14 million in a case involving the death of a 3-year-old boy and neurological injuries to the mother, both sustained in an auto accident.
  • $3 million in a case of medical malpractice involving brain damage at birth.
  • $2.8 million in a case of medical malpractice involving brain damage at birth.
  • $2.5 million in a case of medical malpractice involving brain injury at birth.
  • $ 1.5 million for a family who lost their 17 year old daughter in a junior college drowning accident.

Construction Accidents

  • $4 million settlement for an unharnessed construction worker who fell from a roof structure that had defective wood planking.
  • $1.45 million for a construction accident (Pereira v. GF Construction venued in Santa Clara County).
  • $850,000 for a group of state employees who sustained temporary autoimmune deficiency disorders when a general contractor and various sub contractors were alleged to have negligently constructed certain windows, thereby causing dangerous mold to accrue in the HVAC system of a local courthouse.

Injuries Caused by Dangerous Public Property Conditions

  • $1.5 million for a family who lost their son in a drowning accident. Defendant was a government entity deemed negligent in the operation of a public swimming pool.
  • $315,000 for an elderly woman who fractured her hip due to a fall accident.
  • $300,000 for another elderly woman who broke her hip as a result of a fall accident.

Injuries from Defective Products

  • $850,000 settlement for a warehouse worker who injured his thumb on a delivery truck lift gate.
  • $700,000 against a major car manufacturer for a young woman who sustained a serious head injury due to a defective locking device.
  • $625,000 against a major car manufacturer for the death of a mother due to an incorrectly designed braking system.
  • $500,000 against a printing press manufacturer for a printer who lost two fingers due to what was alleged to be a negligently designed interlocking device.
  • $425,000 against a major automobile manufacturer on behalf of a little girl who sustained a head injury as a result of what was alleged to be negligent design of the rear compartment of a small coupe.

Dog Bite Injuries

  • $350,000 settlement for dog bite to face and hand of 12-year-old girl. Dog had no previous reported history of vicious behavior.
  • $275,000 settlement for mild facial scars of 10-year-old girl.

Drunk Driving/Driving Under the Influence Accidents

  • $1.4 million judgment against a drunk driver who struck down and seriously injured a young boy who was walking on a sidewalk with his mother, sister and brother.

Medical Malpractice

  • $6.5 million recovered for a 37-year-old gentlemen for the delay in the diagnosis and treatment of herpetic encephalopathy resulting in severe brain damage.
  • $4 million settlement on behalf of a 38-year-old woman for the misdiagnosis of a cardiac rhythm disorder resulting in cardiac arrest and severe brain damage.
  • $2.5 million settlement for a family resulting from the wrongful death of the mother/wife as a result of the delay in the diagnosis and treatment of osteosarcoma (bone tumor).
  • $1.4 million settlement for a family resulting from the wrongful death of the father/husband due to the delay in diagnosis and treatment of colorectal cancer.

Motorcycle Accidents

  • $3.5 million jury verdict for a family stemming from an automobile-motorcycle accident when only $328,000 was offered prior to trial by the insurance company.
  • $1.25 million involving a head injury with a client that wasn’t wearing an approved helmet (Johnson v. Shaw venued in Fresno County).
  • $1.1 million for a family who lost their father to a severe head injury suffered in a tragic motorcycle-automobile accident.
  • $800,000 for a woman who sustained a severe leg injury as a result of a motorcycle-truck accident.
  • $650,000 for a motorcyclist who was involved in an accident with an automobile despite the fact that the investigating police officers attributed fault entirely to the motorcyclist.

Pedestrian Accidents

  • $4 million for plaintiff in a pedestrian-automobile accident.
  • $750,000 judgment for a 14 year old boy who suffered a broken femur when struck by a vehicle while crossing the street.
  • $650,000 recovered for a family who lost its father in a pedestrian-automobile accident as a result of a negligently designed and maintained private parking lot.
  • $602,468 verdict for a homeless man hit and run over by an elderly driver.

Premises Liability Injuries

  • $5.7 million for a female college student who fell from a third-story apartment complex window.
  • $1.05 million for a gentleman who suffered a severe brain injury due to traffic signage which was negligently owned and maintained by a government entity and various private contractors.
  • $360,000 for elderly San Jose man who tripped, fell, and broke his hip while walking as the result of an unmarked and dangerous protrusion.
  • $310,000 for an elderly man who slipped, fell and broke his hip as a result of soapy water negligently left behind by a fast food restaurant employee.
  • $290,000 for woman who rented a cottage at a Napa resort and fell on a sprinkler head as a result of a defective sliding glass door.

Sexual Abuse Injuries

  • $8.25 million settlement for three girls who were molested by a fifth-grade teacher between 2012 and 2014.

Truck and Big Rig Accidents

  • $900,000 for a young father and husband who sustained a brain injury and a variety of orthopedic injuries as the result of a truck-automobile accident.
  • $800,000 for a woman who sustained a severe leg injury as a result of a motorcycle-truck accident.
  • $750,000 policy limits settlement to four injured victims and wrongful death of an ejected fifth passenger as a result of a collision with a semi truck. Plaintiffs were unbelted and police investigation attributed fault to plaintiff driver and cause of injuries to lack of safety restraint use.
  • $635,000 for a woman who sustained a serious shoulder injury stemming from an automobile accident with a truck owned by a termite extermination company.

Wrongful Death

  • $320,000 for an 82-year-old gentleman who tripped and fell at a hardware store.
  • $225,000 settlement for a young couple who lost their newborn baby due to a negligently supervised delivery.

Wrongful Termination

  • $60 million verdict against NEC for wrongful termination, the largest verdict for this claim in California.
 

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