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Dangerous Crosswalk: $15 Million Settlement

Recently, Balaban & Spielberger reached a settlement of $15 million with the City of Los Angeles related to a dangerous crosswalk in Hollywood. Read more about it at the LA Times link below and/or watch the video below: LA Times Article – “L.A. to pay $15 million to man struck by car in Hollywood crosswalk”

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Toxic Uniforms – Twin Hill Lawsuit (American Airlines)

(OAKLAND, CA) September 28, 2017 – A group of nearly 150 American Airlines employees filed a lawsuit on Wednesday in Alameda County Superior Court against clothing manufacturer Twin Hill Acquisition Company Inc. and its parent company Tailored Brands Purchasing, LLC for health problems they claim were caused by company-issued uniforms. Read more about this case […]

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Civil Rights: $2.25 Million Verdict

OC Sheriffs responsible for sexual assault of young woman due to improper policies. For a summary of the case, read the full Orange County Weekly article here…  or the full Orange County Register article here…        

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Behemoth Battles – LA Daily Journal Article

  Balaban & Speilberger was recently profiled in the Los Angeles Daily Journal. Read the full Daily Journal article here…      

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One of Los Angeles Daily Journal’s Top 10 Verdicts in 2016

Balaban | Spielberger Recognized for Obtaining One of California’s Most Impactful Verdicts in 2016 BRENTWOOD, Ca. (February 23, 2017)— Balaban | Spielberger was honored by the Los Angeles Daily Journal for obtaining one of California’s ten most important verdicts in 2016. Founding partner Daniel Balaban secured a $30.5 million verdict when a Long Beach jury […]

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Predatory Lender: $30.5 Million Verdict

Pasadena Loan Broker Hit with $30.5 Million Jury Verdict, Settled before Punitive Damage Phase in Predatory Lending Trial   November 1, 2016— A predatory lending-foreclosure trial settled confidentially today before the punitive damage phase was set to begin, following a $30.5 million judgment against a Pasadena loan broker that knowingly issued a toxic and deceptive […]

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Major Banking Fraud Case Filed…

Balaban & Spielberger and Greene Broillet & Wheeler file major banking fraud case against Wilshire Bank. Read the story here…  LA Times Article.

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Premises Liabiliity: $475,000 Verdict

VERDICT: $475,000 ATTORNEYS: Plaintiff – Daniel K. Balaban (Balaban and Spielberger LLP, Los Angeles). Defendant – Sylvia S. Aceves, Randall L. Brownwood (Austin, Brownwood, Cannon & Santa Cruz, San Diego) for Watersedge Landscape. FACTS: Zulma Pereira sued Watersedge Landscape Inc. dba Cutting Edge Turf; Palacio Del Mar; Carmel Valley Village I Home Owners Association; and […]

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We made law on MICRA at the California Supreme Court

The California Supreme Court found in our favor stating that reduced damage awards under MICRA cannot by offset by prior settlements. Read the decision here: Rashidi v Moser

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Deadly Drug Trial: $8 Million Verdict

A Los Angeles jury found a subsidiary of pharmaceutical giant, Johnson & Johnson responsible for the wrongful death of 25-year-old Leo Liu who died in a clinical trial of the dangerous anti-psychotic medication, Risperdal. Janssen Research and Development will pay the decedent’s mother $8 million in damages. Liu, who lived in Los Angeles, suffered from […]

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Dangerous Road Design: $3.5 Million Settlement

A motorist struck two Crenshaw High School students in a dangerous Los Angeles crosswalk in March 2007. The accident killed a 14-year-old boy and critically injured a 20-year-old female who suffered irreparable brain damage and severe orthopedic injuries. Our firm assisted their families in their suit against the city of Los Angeles for negligent road […]

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Dangerous Condition of Public Property: $7.6 Million Verdict

Our client discovered a fallen 60-foot queen palm tree had crushed his car outside his San Diego home in January 2010. He called a friend for a ride to work. As our client put his briefcase inside the car’s trunk a second queen palm collapsed and struck him. The nearly two-ton tree crushed his legs […]

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