B. Robert Allard is committed to using the law to obtain fair compensation and civil justice for his clients, and to also create a safer environment for all. Mr. Allard has been honored for representing victims of amateur swimming sexual abuse and also represents other childhood molestation victims.
Two of the swimming world’s leading publications have recognized Mr. Allard’s legal work on behalf of victims. In 2014, Swimming World named Mr. Allard one of the ten most influential people in the sport while in 2012, SwimSwam named Mr. Allard “Person of the Year.”
In selecting Mr. Allard as "2012 Person of the Year" over Olympic gold medal swimmers Missy Franklin and Ryan Lochte, SwimSwam writes, “His legacy in the sport will be one that won’t be counted until years from now when the dust has settled.”
Mr. Allard has led an ongoing four-year battle against USA Swimming, the organization that selects our U.S. Olympic swim team, to remove predator coaches from amateur sports.
Bradley M. Corsiglia has been honored by both his colleagues and major national publications for his outstanding work as one of the leading medical malpractice attorneys in California and in the United States.
Throughout his 30 year legal career Mr. Corsiglia has made his mark as a leading trial lawyer by combining his advanced courtroom skills with hard work and relentless dedication. Since 2009, Mr. Corsiglia has been recognized by the Best Lawyers in America for his work in representing medical malpractice victims. Since 2011, he been recognized by Super Lawyers and The National Trial Lawyers. As a result of Mr. Corsiglia’s work, the law firm of Corsiglia McMahon Allard, L.L.P., has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best medical malpractice law firms in the country.
Reputation and integrity are crucial in the legal profession. Defense attorneys will look at your attorney’s reputation as a means of determining how they will handle your case. With a reputation for aggressively seeking justice and with the financial resources available to go to trial if necessary, Mr. Corsiglia has earned the insurance industry’s respect. This respect means that your claim will have a better chance of being looked at fairly and resolved quickly.
Timothy D. McMahon is a San Jose, California personal injury attorney and has represented the seriously injured since 1984. Mr. McMahon represents clients in personal injury cases throughout California and the Western United States.
Mr. McMahon graduated from the University of California at Santa Barbara in Pharmacology with High Honors. Prior to attending law school he worked with physicians and scientists at a research hospital studying the biochemical effects of diabetes and other diseases. Mr. McMahon subsequently attended the University of Santa Clara School of Law where he earned his Juris Doctor (J.D.), graduating Magna Cum Laude and in the top ten of his class. His detailed knowledge of medicine and biochemistry is well known among his colleagues and is possibly unique in the field of personal injury.
Mr. McMahon has been recognized by Super Lawyers since 2008, was selected as the 2013 Santa Clara County Trial Lawyer of the Year, and was also named a Street Fighter of the Year finalist in 2010 by the California Consumer Attorneys. Mr. McMahon is a proud member of the Irish Legal 100 which recognizes the top 100 Irish American Attorneys in the United States, and has also been included in The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 in California since 2012. He is an associate member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), a distinguished association recognizing the top trial lawyers in the country.
Mark J. Boskovich is a dedicated advocate for individuals and families who have been affected by injury or sexual abuse. He is known for his tireless efforts in advancing a client’s cause.
Mr. Boskovich graduated from University of California, Berkeley with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science in 2010. He then attended the University of California, Hastings College of the Law where he received his Juris Doctor degree, and also placed in the top 15 percent of his class.
After graduating from UC Berkeley Mr. Boskovich went to work for insurance defense firm giant Gordon & Rees. Mr. Boskovich dedicated the early part of his legal career to defending large clients and accumulated extensive experience which now provides him valuable insight into how to best prepare and advocate for even the toughest cases, as well as to identify the weaknesses of any defense firm. Over time, Mr. Boskovich developed a deeper connection representing people versus large organizations.
An associate attorney with one of California's leading plaintiff's law firms, Lauren Cerri has worked on many high profile cases and achieved results at the highest level.
As co-counsel to attorney Robert Allard, Ms. Cerri helped attain a possible record $9.3 million jury verdict in Monterey County, which held Caltrans responsible for failing to fix a dangerous highway condition in a Highway 156 double-fatality wrongful death trucking accident.
Mr. Allard credits Ms. Cerri for moving the jury to award the damage verdict by skillfully showing the mother's emotional distress as she watched her young child die. "This case turned when jurors heard evidence, through direct testimony supplied by Ms. Cerri, from witnesses and first responders of a young mother witnessing the horrific death of her five-year-old child," said Mr. Allard, founding partner, Corsiglia McMahon & Allard, L.L.P.
Mark A. Sigala has been with Corsiglia McMahon & Allard, L.L.P since its inception. Mr. Sigala prides himself with helping individuals who have been seriously injured and families who’s loved ones have been tragically killed by the wrongdoing of others. He has been instrumental in securing several multi-million dollar settlements and jury verdicts for the firm.
Mr. Sigala has been chosen by his peers as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers of Northern California several times. He is the past President of the Santa Clara County Trial Lawyers Association and past member of their Board of Governors. He is a member of Law Raza Lawyers of Santa Clara County, Santa Clara County Bar Association, San Francisco County Trial Lawyers and Consumer Attorneys of California.
Mr. Sigala gained extensive experience working as a personal injury paralegal and investigator for many years with several nationally recognized personal injury firms. Mr. Sigala has been working with Timothy McMahon and B. Robert Allard for over 15 years. Having been raised in San Jose, Mr. Sigala is active in the local community, and he is fluent in Spanish.
Ben H. Stoddard is an associate attorney at Corsiglia, McMahon & Allard, LLP. He joined the firm during his second year of law school in 2013. He has been with the firm ever since, and quickly worked his way from law clerk to trial attorney, serving as second chair during a multimillion dollar jury trial within months of being admitted to practice law.
As a member of Corsiglia, McMahon & Allard, Mr. Stoddard has represented victims of catastrophic car accidents, product liability cases, bar fights, and bicycle accidents. He says he especially enjoys working with clients who have suffered traumatic brain injuries. “Traumatic brain injury victims are often able to walk normally, talk normally, and look completely healthy,” says Mr. Stoddard, “but the reality is that most people who have suffered a TBI are dealing with varying degrees of cognitive deficit, personality change, and constant pain, even though they appear completely healthy.” Through his experience working with brain injury victims at Corsiglia McMahon & Allard, Mr. Stoddard understands how to get jurors and insurance carriers to see and acknowledge these “invisible” injuries, and how to secure just and fair compensation for his clients.