Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger is proud to congratulate shareholder Andrew P. McDevitt, who has been named by the Daily Journal as one of 2022’s Top 40 Under 40 attorneys in California.
At the Walkup firm, Andrew utilizes his mechanical engineering background in the representation of both personal injury and wrongful death clients and his technical background to assist clients injured from a wide variety of defective products. Andrew’s practice focuses on wrongful death and catastrophic injury cases resulting from dangerous products, big-rig collisions, and automobile/motorcycle accidents. He also handles cases involving medical malpractice and dangerous conditions of property.
Andrew has achieved favorable settlements and verdicts for clients in product defect cases involving vehicle rollover and roof crush, safety belt failure, airbag malfunction, device explosions, elevator malfunction, and child car seat failure. Those include an $18,250,000 settlement secured in a wrongful death case following vehicle fire, a $12,500,000 settlement in a vehicle rollover, and $8,328,591 jury verdict in a case involving a defective construction hoist.