In a dazzling jury trial recognized by many media outlets as the largest jury verdict of 2009, PARRIS represented two former employees of Mr. Marciano for claims of defamation and emotional distress. A Los Angeles jury awarded five of the plaintiffs over $370,000,000 in both compensatory and punitive damages.
PARRIS represented three family members hit by a drunk driver. All of the plaintiffs suffered serious injuries. The defense failed to offer its low policy limits to the plaintiffs in time, and didn’t offer more money to settle the case until after a jury awarded $20,974,903 to them after a three-week trial in Los Angeles Superior […]
PARRIS’ client was hit by a DHL delivery van disguised as an “independent contractor” vehicle. DHL never offered a dime to settle the case before trial, insisting that it wasn’t accountable for the actions of its package delivery driver, who was driving under the influence. After winning the liability phase of trial against DHL, it paid […]
A 31-year-old plumber from Lancaster, California suffered serious injuries in a head-on collision on California State Route 138. Dateline NBC once called California State Route (SR) 138 one of the most dangerous roads in America. Located just 15 miles from Lancaster, SR 138 (the stretch of highway between Palmdale and Interstate 15) has earned the […]
Truck/automobile accident tried in Chatsworth CA in 2014. Represented an individual who was struck from behind by a big rig causing his vehicle to roll 3 times. PARRIS claimed as a result of the collision our client sustained injuries to his back and neck necessitating potential spine surgery as well as suffering from a traumatic brain […]
PARRIS represented a women who was hit by a drunk driver. The Drunk driver was working at the time of the collision and his employer had paid for the alcohol. Although our client had significant fractures to both ankles the defendants refused to pay a fair amount for her damages. It was not until after we […]
PARRIS represented a women who along with her daughter was struck by an LAPD Cruiser when she made a left turn in front of the Cruiser. As a result of the crash our client was significantly injured. The Los Angeles Police Department blamed our client for the crash and refused to settle the case for an […]
Two young girls were walking at night in the street in Compton when they were struck by a car. One of the young girls died and the other was injured. Defendant claimed that he could not see the girls because it was the middle of the night and they were in the middle of the […]
Personal injury case involving workplace injury that left client with permanent disability to his leg. Not much client contact, but we successfully opposed the MSJ and settled the case for $2.9 million.
Our client, while riding his motorcycle was injured when the defendant made a left turn in front of him. Our client injured his knee in the collision tearing several ligaments and requiring surgery. The defendant claimed that our client was going too fast and that his knee injury did not justify the damages being claimed. […]