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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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2013 CAOC Streetfighter of the Year: Daniel Balaban

Attorney Daniel Balaban won the prestigious 2013 “Street Fighter of the Year” award presented by Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC). The award recognizes Balaban’s tenacious representation of 60-year-old Ilya Bershadsky, a terminally ill patient who sued his doctor for misdiagnosing his pancreatic cancer.

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The Bahia Emerald

More than a decade after the discovery of the world’s largest emerald, our firm has been involved in the high profile legal battle for ownership of the rare Bahia Emerald. In 2001, Renata Joias e Embalagens Ltda. discovered the Bahia Emerald in Brazil and registered it with the Brazilian Government. On August 31, 2004, an […]

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The MICRA Roadblock

One of the biggest obstacles fighting medical malpractice cases is the Medical Injury Compensation Reform Act of 1975 known as MICRA. It caps compensation for “non-economic damages” at $250,000. This includes life-altering injuries such as the loss of a limb, disfigurement, loss of vision or the loss of mobility. Under the MICRA law, the loss […]

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