Train Wreck Attorney

Nadrich and Cohen is proud of the victories we have obtained by our law firm and by our associated/co-counsel law firms who actively work with us. Some of the victories are as follows:
  • $17,000,000 Judgment following a jury trial on behalf of a widow and beneficiary of her deceased husband's $5,000,000 life insurance policy for the bad faith refusal to pay the policy benefits.
  • $16,600,000 Judgment after jury trial including pre-judgment interest for 50 year old helicopter cameraman / news reporter who seriously injured his left leg and ankle in helicopter crash.
  • $5,700,000 Judgment after jury trial re: a 9 year old girl who died in motor vehicle acc. It was the highest, at the time, jury verdict for the death of a minor or adult in CA history.
  • $5,550,000 Total settlements against auto manufacturer for victims of two SUV rollover accidents. Case details confidential.
  • $4,200,000 Gross settlement for passenger in tractor trailer who was sleeping in the sleeper compartment during an accident with another truck causing the sleeping passenger to become a quadriplegic. Fifty-two depositions were taken in this federal court action before the settlements were obtained.
  • $4,100,000 Settlement before trial for wife and two daughters of 47 year old man who while walking on a city street was struck on the skull by a city owned light fixture which had fallen from a street pole. He died three weeks later.
  • $1,850,000 Settlement from construction site accident of laborers injured when tractor contacts with electrical conductor causing severe electrical shock to three males. Injuries included third degree burns on hands and fingers, dementia with head trauma, amputation of one finger, third degree burns to foot, and emotional difficulties to three workers.
  • $1,500,000 Settlement on eve of trial for the death of a 15 year old immigrant boy who was a passenger in a truck vs. truck freeway collision.
  • $1,000,020 Settlement for products liability verdict for scissor jack that collapsed when changing tire.
  • $1 Million Settlement for widow and 4 children of a 50 year old wage earner who fell off a horse while on an organized horse ride, causing his death. The settlement was obtained after we proved that the commercial stable was negligent in connection with our clients death.
  • $784,000 Settlement for products liability of a 25 year old experienced worker inside holding tank removing residue when an explosion occurred resulting in 2nd and 3rd degree burns over 50% of his body.
  • $550,000 Settlement for car wash patron reaching into his car. He was knocked down when vehicle struck him causing 43 year old male to undergo cervical herniation with laminectomy.
  • $545,000 Settlement for construction site negligence of construction worker run over by a truck at job site. 43 year old
  • $525,000 Settlement for wrongful death resulting from window washing support beam that struck pedestrian below leading to death.
  • $522,500 Settlement for drag racing driver who rear ended family's Ford Bronco causing roll-over. 29 year old female death and five year old female with head injury.
  • $502,000 Settlement for negligent truck loading of melons that fell on truck driver causing decompression fracture at L3 &L4. Required laminectomy and discectomy.
  • $500,000 Settlement for 72 year old man who was rear ended by a cement mixer causing back surgery with need for future knee surgery.
  • $460,000 Recovered after clients were ejected from the car, the client with the broken hip got $350,000.00 while the other passenger got $110,000.00 for a broken arm.
  • $395,000 Verdict from auto v. auto accident leading to disc bulges of 40 year old female with cervical discectomy and spine fusion two and a half years post accident. Was also awarded $39,000 prejudgment interest and $17,500 in costs pursuant to CCP 998.
  • $369,000 Arbitration Award for a 74 year old woman who fell and hit her head in a shuttle bus intersection accident causing closed head injury and early dementia.
  • $360,000 Bench decision for auto v. auto leading to severe neck and back injuries.
  • $330,000 Settlement for products liability-power actuated fastening tool exploding in plumbers hand leading to 29 year old male's loss of right eye.
  • $320,000 Verdict for construction accident/workplace for man who stepped on protruding nail causing osteomyelitis.
  • $300,000 Settlement for adult dog bite victim with right thigh, arm, elbow, and face lacerations.
  • $300,000 Settlement for construction site accident for carpenter who fell 12 feet causing severe right ankle fracture leading to multiple surgeries.
  • $300,000 Verdict for auto v. truck with injuries including soft tissue neck and back, and atrial fibrillation.
  • $300,000 Settlement for products liability due to refrigerator emitting toxic gas causing asthmatic bronchitis to 44 year old male.
  • $295,000 Arbitration Award and settlement to a concert singer due to tinnitus (ringing in ears) and nerve injury from a minor auto accident.
  • $285,000 Arbitration Award for hip and back pain and loss of a 7 week old fetus from a wheelchair fall at Los Angeles International Airport.
  • $277,500 for middle aged woman who, while walking down her neighbor's driveway, stepped in a hole caused by a drain pipe. She fell, twisting her left ankle, and landed on her right knee. As a result, she now suffers Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy in the ankle.
  • $275,000 Settlement for products liability-tools for auto mechanic injured by faulty engine stand leading to knee injuries and four surgeries.

Disclaimer: Any mention of results in testimonial are specific to the facts and legal circumstances of each of the client's cases and should not be used to form an expectation that the same results could be obtained for other clients in similar matters without reference to the specific factual and legal circumstances of each client's case. Nadrich and Cohen, LLP is proud of its past achievements, but its prior success does not and cannot guarantee a similar outcome in the future.