MILLION DOLLAR CASES
$ 3 Million Dollars in Car vs. Motorcycle Accident
- $ 1.75 Million Dollar Insurance Bad Faith settlement – Details confidential.
- $ 1.5 Million Dollar Wrongful Death Settlement – Infant falling down elevator shaft.
- $ 2.5 Million Dollar Court Judgment
- $ 5 Million Dollar Wrongful Death settlement – confidential.
$ 5 Million Dollars from Actor Mel Gibson for his “paramour”, Oksana Grigorieva.
This case also involved the fight against Mel Gibson’s “machine” which pressed the Los Angeles District Attorney to charge Oksana Grigorieva with extortion and to not charge Mel Gibson with the assault on Ms. Grigorieva.
After months of intense negotiations, courtroom battles, the contentious deposition of Mel Gibson (taken by Horowitz), charges were NOT filed against Ms. Grigorieva. Mel Gibson was charged and convicted for the assault. A settlement worth over $ 5 million dollars was obtained from Mel Gibson.
Arbitration decision in favor of Radio Host Michael Savage against Talk Radio Network ($ 1 million award plus radio archives and termination of employment contract.
Video of Car vs. Motorcycle Accident
Case Settled – $ 3 Million Dollars
WE CARE !
Car Accident Law at “Lawyers in Lafayette” is personal. We care about you. We know each of our clients by name without having to “look you up” on the computer.
Even a “low impact” accident can cause serious neck and back injuries. A single concussion can cause a lifetime of impairment. We understand the science and medicine that explains why you hurt and why your pain continues long after the “insurance company” thinks you should be better.
About Dr. Yates
Dr. Michael Yates is a licensed chiropractor. He will interview you and review all of your medical files. He will document each and every injury that you suffer. Dr. Yates had an active chiropractic office in the Stockton/Lodi area until he became interested in law. He attended law school but kept his chiropractic license active. He is an independent paralegal who works for Daniel Horowitz evaluating personal injury cases. Dr. Yates will interface with your treating doctors. He will review your medical records. Dr. Yates will speak directly with you to ensure that we fully understand your injuries, your pain and your long term impairments. There is no additional charge for Dr. Yates’ services. He is part of the law office personal injury team. As always, there is no fee until we collect.
Settle When Possible but Litigate if Necessary
We settle the vast majority of cases. At times, the offers are simply too low. If we disagree with the settlement offers, we have a top team of experienced jury trial lawyers who can and will take your case to a jury. We have an excellent success record at personal injury and high takes jury trials. Our lawyers have gotten verdicts of $ 125,000 in a 2 mile an hour fender bender and millions of dollars in more serious cases involving physical injuries, assaults and employment discrimination. We have a web page that details some of our million dollar verdicts & settlements.