Personal Injury Case Results
Martinian & Associates Inc.
The Los Angeles personal injury attorneys at Martinian & Associates
INC. have won millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements for their
clients. The firm represents those who have been injured and victimized
and deserve compensation. This law firm always fights for maximum financial
compensation for its clients. Listed below are some notable civil verdicts
and settlements that the firm has achieved.
$333,000,000.00 Mega Millions lottery ticket dispute between three parties, where Martinian
and Associates represented the only plaintiff against the defendant and
adverse witness - successfully resolving the matter prior to a scheduled
trial by jury. The aggressive litigation and thorough investigative work
of the attorneys on this case brought about a favorable settlement for
$4,900,000.00 collected, when Martinian & Associates represented the putative spouse
(husband) and newborn son of decedent, who passed away from a head injury
after a pickup truck owned by a major gasoline distributor struck her
while she was crossing the street.
$2,600,000.00 in breach of an oral contract case - Confidential vs. Confidential
$1,850,000.00 settlement for a pedestrian who was hit by a car while crossing the street
outside of a pedestrian crosswalk. Original offer was $250,000.00. The
case progressed through litigation before the matter settled prior to
a jury trial for $1,850,000.00.
$1,750,000.00 collected for a pedestrian who ultimately lost his life (prior to litigation
there was no offer) . Defendant alleged that P was crossing the street,
outside of a marked pedestrian crosswalk and under the influence of an
illicit controlled substance.
$1,015,000.00 Minor child runs into middle of the street after a ball and sustains injury.
Policy limit of the insured driver was collected and subsequently the
policy limit of the homeowners insurance for the owner of the building
where the child resides. Attorneys from Martinian and Associates visited
the site for an inspection and identified a building code violation which
allowed for the family to recover from the homeowner (in addition to the
$1,001,000.00 auto settlement - Francisco Huerta vs. Jose Amaya. Settlement was collected
in pre litigation for an automobile accident with spine injury (lumbar
fusion surgery). Defendant claimed that injuries were pre-existing in
nature. No compromised offers were made and the policy limit was automatically
tendered due to attorneys at Martinian and Associates strategically set
up the carrier to expose their policy.
$862,810.00 jury verdict in head-on car accident case – Daniel C. Imlay and
Cynthia Imlay vs. City of Westminster. (No offers prior to trial). P was
a desert storm veteran with pre existing condition from a parachute landing
in combat. Attorneys successfully obtained a verdict against the City
$750,000.00 Employment class action matter against a confidential defendant.
$600,000.00 awarded during a jury trial that lasted over 1 week. Slip and fall case
- Aram Adam Vardanyan vs. Valley Ice Center LLC. Ice skating injury suffered
by a NHL hopeful. Prior to the jury trial, Defendants top offer was only
$535,000.00 recovered for Plaintiff in an automobile accident where Defendant argued
that the impact was 5mph as defendant was backing up. Pre litigation offer
was only $2,500.00.
$530,000.00 Plaintiff was rear-ended in a disputed liability motor vehicle accident
with minimal ($880.00) damage to the rear corner of his late model Toyota.
Subsequently, it was determined that Plaintiff required surgical intervention
to his lumbar spine. The case was settled 30 days after Martinian and
Associates filed a lawsuit against the defendant. The case was denied
in pre litigation by defense due to what they believed was a lack of causation
between the low impact and the injury claimed by plaintiff.
$515,000.00 collected for a Hispanic cook who had stopped due to car problems and
then rear ended by a CPA from Orange County, CA. Pre litigation offer
$500,000.00 collected for Plaintiff, after Defendant alleges that Plaintiff was under
the influence of alcohol and ran into the side of defendant driver's
big rig truck and suffered fractures.
$500,000.00 collected in pre litigation - Defendant alleges that Plaintiff, a motorcyclist,
was travelling at an unsafe speed for road conditions. As a result of
the accident, P sustained fractures. With a contributory fault argument,
Martinian and Associates was able to collect the policy limit without
$400,000.00 Resident of the Irvine Community Apartments, was injured when the roof
of his condominium collapsed due to a plumbing leak in an adjacent unit.
Defendant maintained that there was no notice and they were not responsible
for the incident. 60 days before a jury trial the matter settled.
$250,000.00 Plaintiff rear ended another motorist on the 405 freeway and was subsequently
rear ended by a third vehicle. He was found to be 80% at fault prior to
Martinian and Associates being retained on the matter. Shortly after,
the liability decision changed and he was found to be only 20% at fault.
Plaintiff had suffered injuries to his lumbar and cervical spine. He required
a lumbar fusion after months of failing therapy. The matter settled for
the policy limits of the third party driver. Prior to our involvement
– the offer was $4,550.00.
$250,000.00 Plaintiff was a 19 year old unrestrained driver of a vehicle which had
pulled over into an emergency lane on the highway before being rear ended
by a "hit and run" SUV. Martinian and Associates identified
and located the hit and run driver, and opened claims against the driver
and registered owner of the vehicle. First offer was $46,000.00 and the
second offer (prior to settlement) was $64,000.00.
$100,000.00 Plaintiff was t-boned in an intersection and liability was disputed by
Defendant's carrier. With $12,580.00 in medical specials for Plaintiff
- Martinian and Associates recovered $100,000.00 from the carrier. The
policy of $100,000.00 was tendered after we were able to establish other
cases, where our firm was able to secure similar verdicts or settlements.