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For more than 50 years, the legal team at Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger has represented injured people across the country.

Unmatched Record of Multimillion-Dollar Results

As one of the most successful personal injury law firms in the nation, we have an expansive, unmatched record of multimillion-dollar verdicts, awards and settlements.

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Please take a moment to review our sample of seven-figure jury verdicts and settlements (see below). Please note that this list does not include our many six-figure verdicts and settlements.

Once you’ve taken a moment to review, please call (415) 981-7210 or contact the Walkup firm online for a free consultation to discuss your case.

Personal Injury & Wrongful Death

$52M Jury Verdict: Propane Explosion Causing Wrongful Death & Personal Injury

$17M Jury Verdict: Mason G. v. Bell Sports Inc. – Product Liability Causing Brain Injury

$12.2M Jury Verdict: Pedestrian Injured by Dangerous Roadway Causing Brain Injury

$10M Settlement: United Rentals Industrial Machine Failure Causing Wrongful Death

$9.5M Jury Verdict: Toxic Exposure

$8.37M Jury Verdict: Defective Artificial Hip Manufactured by ASR/DePuy

$8.35M Jury Verdict: Defective Man Lift on Construction Site

$8M Settlement: Clergy Abuse

$5.5M Settlement: Motor Home Manufacturer Product Defect Causing Wrongful Death

$5.25M Settlement: Family v. Motor Home Retailer – Mismatched Car and Trailer Causing Wrongful Death

$3.3M Settlement: Airline Crash Causing Wrongful Death

$3.2M Settlement: Bell Helicopter Crash Causing Wrongful Death

$2.25M Settlement: Parents v. Muncipality – Drowning Causing Wrongful Death

$2M Settlement: Alaska Airlines Commercial Air Crash Causing Wrongful Death

$2M Settlement: Construction Worker Site Fall Causing Wrongful Death

Vehicle Accidents

$8.8M Jury Verdict: Auto Accident Causing Brain Injury

$7.36M Jury Verdict: Car Accident Causing Wrongful Death

$7M Settlement: Big Rig Rollover Caused by Dangerous Highway Merge

$5.65M Settlement: Motorcycle Collision Causing Paraplegia

$4.5M Settlement: Motorcycle Collision Causing Loss of Leg

$3M Settlement: Vehicle Collision Caused by Highway Defects

$3M Settlement: Senior Citizen Injured by Negligent Transit Bus Driver

$2.9M Settlement: SUV Rollover Caused by Defective Design

$2.75M Settlement: Car Accident Caused by Defective Highway Design

$2.5M Settlement: Woman Injured in Boat Accident

$2M Settlement: Pedestrian Injured by San Francisco Light Rail

$2M Settlement: Pedestrian Injured by San Francisco Streetcar

Medical Malpractice (Including Kaiser Permanente Cases)

$38.6M Jury Verdict: Myrick v. Hansa – Failure To Diagnose Stroke

$23.2M Jury Verdict: Rogers v. AMC Clinic – Obstetrical Negligence Leading to Cerebral Palsy

$9.4M Jury Verdict: Dahl v. Stone, M.D. – Delayed Diagnosis of Abscess

$9M Settlement: Twins v. Fertility Center – Negligent Failure to Diagnose Cystic Fibrosis

$6.5M Settlement: HIE Brain Injury at Birth

$6.25M Settlement: Minor v. Valley HMO – Negligent Neurosurgery Causing Personal Injury

$6M Settlement: Delayed Cesarean Section/HIE Causing Birth Injury

$5.7M Settlement: Infant v. Regional Medical Center – Birth Injury

$5.65M Settlement: Anesthesia Overdose Causing Wrongful Death

$5.5M Settlement: Physician v. Hospital – Failure to Diagnose Abscess

$5.38M Settlement: Lin v. HMO – Birth Injury from Medical Malpractice

$5.1M Settlement: Patient v. Medical Device Manufacturer – Dangerous Surgical Device/Medical Malpractice

$5M Settlement: Child v. Doctor – Failure to Recognize Fetal Distress Causing Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy

$5M Settlement: Ramirez v. Anonymous Health Plan – Medical Malpractice/Birth Injury Causing Cerebral Palsy

$4.1M Arbitration Award: Newborn v. Kaiser Foundation Health Plan – Medical Malpractice Leading to Birth Injury

$4M Settlement: Cardiologist’s Failure to Diagnose Cardiomyopathy Causing Brain Injury

$3.75M Settlement: Homemaker v. Stroke Center – Delayed Diagnosis Causing Personal Injury

$3.4M Jury Verdict: Jastrab v. Ling – Medical Malpractice

$3.25M Settlement: Parents v. Sonoma County Group – Obstetrical Negligence Causing Birth Injury

$3.25M Settlement: Cardiac Malpractice Causing Wrongful Death

$3.1M Settlement: Patient v. Hospital – Medical Malpractice Causing Personal Injury

$3M Jury Verdict: Ethier v. Poindexter – Medical Negligence Causing Personal Injury

$3M Settlement: Baby Anthony v. Pediatrician – Hospital Negligence Causing Birth Injury

$3M Jury Verdict: Failure to Diagnose Skull Fracture Causing Wrongful Death

$2.8M Settlement: Negligent Spinal Surgery Causing Brain Injury

Cycling Accidents

$15M Settlement: Cyclist v. Forest Products Distributor – Big Rig Negligence

$9.5M Settlement: Cyclist v. Alameda County – Defective Roadway

Other Notable Cases

$7M Settlement: Front-end Loader Strikes Workman on Construction Site

$7M Settlement: Utility Pole Explosion (Electric Short)

$4.5M Settlement: Defective Industrial Metal Forming Machine

$4.5M Settlement: Defective Elevator

$4.5M Settlement: Lack of Supervision at School

$3.9M Settlement: On-Campus Sexual Assault

$3.75M Jury Verdict: Polaris Design Defect

$3.1M Settlement: Defective Seat Belt Design

$3M Settlement: Railway Negligence

$3M Settlement: Defective Airplane Component

$3M Settlement: Dangerous Property Condition

$2.75M Settlement: Improper Supervision at School

$2.5M Settlement: Dangerous Drug

$2.5M Settlement: Defective Hot Tub

$2M Settlement: Seat Belt Defect

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You Pay Only If We Recover Money For You. We are a 100% contingency fee firm. We charge no upfront fees or retainers for investigation or expert reviews. We advance the money to investigate, file, prosecute and where necessary, try our client's cases. We are only paid when we recover at the end of the case. No recovery, no fee.

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