Verdicts & Settlements

Riverside Accident Attorney Case Victories

For more than 35 years, The Law Offices of Larry H. Parker has protected the rights of those injured through auto accidents and other sources of personal injury. As part of a nationally recognized network of attorneys, we also provide representation for products liability cases. Extensive experience, along with honed skills as negotiators and trial lawyers has put us in a strong position to benefit our clients. We have recovered millions of dollars on their behalf.

Some of our noteworthy verdicts and settlements include:

Personal Injury

$4,600,000
Settlement

Our client was sitting at a bus stop when an out-of-control big rig hit her.  She suffered serious injuries to her shoulder, arm and legs and required multiple surgeries.  Her legs are permanently damaged.

$1,050,000
Arbitration Award

Brake failure case against manufacturer of the vehicle chassis, the designer of the left rear brake assembly and the outside brake repair company.  Client suffered a fractured skull and closed head injury, fractured pelvis and right leg which required rodding.  This is the firm's largest court-ordered arbitration award.

$2,475,281
Jury Verdict

Construction site accident against a general contractor and a subcontractor.  Plaintiff fell from an incomplete catwalk, suffering severe back injury leading to several lumbar fusions.  Subcontractor settled prior to trial for $400,000.

$2,100,000
Structured Settlement

Federal Court case for violation of civil rights, medical malpractice and failure to provide medical care.  Client was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia and incarcerated in jail.  Prior bacterial infection was ignored by the jailer and developed into a spinal abscess.  Abscess went untreated, resulting in complete quadriplegia.

$7,667,532
Cash plus Structured Settlement

Payout over expected lifetime of client who was a passenger and was injured during a high speed car chase when a company car went over a cliff.  Spinal injury resulting in quadriplegia.  Contested liability.

$1,851,120
Cash plus Structured Settlement

Child molestation of six female preschool students by a teacher.

$1,500,000
Jury Verdict

Water skiing accident resulting in head injury.

$1,512,000
Structured Settlement

Pay out over expected lifetime of client.  Case against owners of residential apartment for broken latch on screen door.  Toddler exited door and fell off second story balcony sustaining major neurological injury.

$1,300,000
Settlement

An accident caused by the sudden arcing of an electrical bus inside a power plant.

$1,200,000
Jury Verdict and Structured Settlement

Auto accident caused by modifications to public streets in preparation for the Long Beach Grand Prix.

$2,400,000
Jury Verdict

Exposure to Toluene diisocyanate in pulmonary dysfunction.

$1,000,000
Jury Verdict

Female truck driver lost frontal portion of foot during unloading of the truck by a third party.

$2,435,865
Cash plus Structured Settlement

Crane operator killed in offshore drilling rig accident.

$6,400,000
Structured Settlement

Pay out over expected lifetime of client.  Plaintiff was stopped at an intersection while riding a motor scooter and was rear-ended by the defendant, resulting in quadriplegia.

$373,523 plus Costs and Prejudgment Interest
Verdict

Soft tissue injuries and derangement of the right TM joint, as a result of the first accident.  The second accident aggravated the right TM joint injury and caused a new injury to the left TM joint.  Our client's medical expenses were approximately $78,000 and approximately $150,000 for future medical treatment.

$157,295.45
Verdict

Soft tissue injuries and fibromyalgia.  Plaintiff was rear-ended and went through extensive physical therapy.  Defendant offered $7500 to settle the case.

$500,000
Settlement

Dislocated right knee, hip, left side, ruptured kidney, back, left side of head, right pinky finger, three cracked ribs, broken pelvis, stitches to head, memory lapse, migraine headaches and speech impediments.

$300,000
Settlement

Crush injury to his left deltoid and upper femur, lacerated scalp, closed head injury with a mild concussion, back and neck sprains and strains.

$150,000
Binding Arbitration Award

Plaintiff slipped and fell down his apartment stairs, causing him to sustain bilateral ligament tears in his knees.  Offer prior to the binding arbitration was $35,000

$500,000
Settlement

Lumbar disc herniation with left side, severe back pain, neurological complications, and multiple spine surgeries.  Plaintiff also had a brain injury called TIA and will need to be on medication for the rest of his life.

$235,000
Settlement

Broken right arm including forearm and wrist which required surgery, will have permanent scar and metal plates in arm to hold it together; depression, recurring nightmares, and mental distress.

Workers' Compensation

$8,510,000
Settlement

Sheet of steel fell on an ironworker resulting in paraplegia.

$8,680,000
Settlement

Doe v. R&S Trucking.  Single vehicle truck accident resulting in paraplegia.

$500,000
Settlement

Extensive back injury to client working at steel mill.  Nine surgeries over five years.  All medical expenses paid and over $100,000 in living expenses paid in addition to cash settlement.

$744,500
Settlement

Client crushed by forklift, without paralysis.  $450,000 cash and $294,000 structured settlement plus paid lifetime medical expenses.

$175,000
Trial Award

Motorcycle escort with fatal injuries caused by traffic accident.  Employer was uninsured.  Minor son to receive maximum benefits until age 18.

$180,000
Settlement

Client had carpal tunnel syndrome of both wrists, requiring surgery.

Medical Malpractice

$8,563,000
Confidential Settlement

Payout over expected lifetime of client for medical malpractice when hospital fell below standard of care in performing endoscopy and administering anesthesia when an infant brought to the hospital with a coin lodged in esophagus.  Baby is developmentally delayed, but attends school and is able to walk and talk.

$2,570,000
Confidential Settlement

Infant received an overdose of parenteral nutrition.  During emergency resuscitation efforts, an overdose of anti-seizure medication was given and as a result the infant was neurologically devastated.  This was a medical malpractice case against the hospital and a product liability against the manufacturer of the infusion pump.

Construction Defects

$580,000
Jury Verdict

Landslide and construction defect case against downhill landowner.

$475,000
Jury Verdict

Defect/subsidence case against developer.

$16,000,000
Jury Verdicts and Settlement

Inverse condemnation and negligence case against government entities and homeowners association for conduct resulting in a major landslide in the City of Rolling Hills, California.

$1,000,000
Settlement

Construction defect case involving a multi-unit condo complex.  Homeowners association sued the builder for numerous defects as a result of water intrusion, inadequate drainage and poor construction.

Settlement
Subsidence/construction defect case for 22 condominium owners, not all of whom suffered actual physical damage.  Court order prohibits disclosure of the true name of the case.

$525,000
Jury Verdict

Construction defect and earth movement case against developers.

 

All cases are different, and there is no guarantee of success in any particular case.