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We've taken on some of the biggest insurance companies and businesses in the world-- and won. We can help you too!

We Help People and Families Experiencing Life Changing Injury and Wrongful Death

Lisa and Mitch started this California personal injury and wrongful death law firm 32 years ago. Since then, we've helped thousands of clients, who's lives have been turned upside down because of someone else's wrongful conduct, put things back together. We made sure our clients' received full compensation for their injuries and damages.

There's nothing we enjoy more than helping clients with their settlement and litigation needs in matters involving personal injury, wrongful death, and business litigation. Because of this, we've taken the time to share three decades worth of valuable resources, tips and answers at the site. We invite you to spend a few minutes, click the links and benefit from the content. If you have questions, please contact or text us and we'll help if we can.


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Awards and Ratings!

California Litigation Lawyer of the Year (CLAY Award)

According to California Lawyer Magazine, the CLAY Award recognizes lawyers throughout the state who have changed the law, substantially influenced public policy or the profession, or achieved a remarkable victory for a client or for the public and have made a profound impact on the law.

2009 “Top Gun” Orange County Trial Lawyer of the Year Award

Each year the Orange County Trial Lawyers Association (OCTLA) recognizes one or more trial lawyers for their work, trial skills, legal ethics and significant accomplishments. This award related to a difficult police misconduct wrongful death case ($5,500,000.00 jury verdict)

Top “AV” Rating in Ability and Ethics by Martindale-Hubbell

This independent highest “AV” rating identifies a lawyer and firm as having very high to preeminent legal ability and is the highest reflection of expertise, experience, integrity and overall professional excellence. Less than 5% of all lawyers in the United States receive this rating.

Southern California Super Lawyer by Law and Politics Magazine

Super Lawyers are named by Law & Politics Magazine which employs a rigorous, multiphase selection process. Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with third party research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Selections are made on an annual, state-by-state basis.

Settlements and Verdicts

Here's a little secret you may not be aware of- most lawyers have never tried a case much less a jury trial. And one more interesting fact- 99% of all lawyers have never settled a case or obtain a jury verdict for more than a million dollars.

Our partners have tried a combined 66+ jury trials and obtained numerous multi-million dollar settlements and verdicts. This is what we do. We're not like 99% of the other lawyers.

Please remember, no two cases are the same and past results do not indicate what may happen in your case.

Making a Difference!

Jury trial verdict: $5,500,000 (wrongful death case)

Settlement: $5,000,000 (wrongful death case)

Jury trial verdict- Federal Court: $1,250,000 (wrongful death case)

Settlement: $3,347,000 (severe injury insurance bad faith case)

Jury trial verdict: $1,000,000 (wrongful death)

Settlement: $1,485,045 (severe injury)

Jury trial verdict: $1,000.000 (medical malpractice wrongful death)

Most Often Asked Questions (and answers)