Our Case Results

Criminal Defense Results

The criminal attorneys in Los Angeles at Martinian & Associates have represented police officers, lawyers, doctors, and businesspersons in white-collar criminal cases, and have represented hundreds of defendants in other types of felony cases, including murder, robbery, drug and sexual assault cases.

Personal Injury Results

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 we've achieved.

$333,000,000 Mega Millions Lottery Dispute
  • Personal Injury
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 plaintiff.
  • $4,900,000 Wrongful Death
    • Personal Injury

    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.

  • $535,000 Car Accident
    • Personal Injury
    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.
  • Reduced Charges Attempted Murder / Gang Allegations
    • Criminal Defense
    Defendant charged with attempted murder/gang allegations. Jury deadlocked, 11-1 for acquittal, on attempted murder and the defendant was found guilty of assault.
  • Found Not Guilty Attempted Murder
    • Criminal Defense
  • $530,000 Car Accident
    • Personal Injury
    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.
  • $750,000 Employment Class Action
    • Personal Injury

    Employment class action matter against a confidential defendant.

  • Plea Agreement Subject to Registration as a Sex Offender
    • Criminal Defense
    Defendant charged with sex crimes subject to registration as a sex offender under Section 290 of the Penal Code. Pursuant to a plea agreement, defendant was able to have his registration terminated after completion of probation.
  • Charges Reduced, No Jail Time Resisting Arrest / Assault on a Police Officer
    • Criminal Defense
    Defendant charged with multiple counts of resisting arrest and assault on a police officer -- The charges were reduced to disturbing the peace per Section 415 of the Penal Code with no jail time.
  • $1,750,000 Pedestrian Accident
    • Personal Injury
    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.
  • $500,000 Motorcycle Accident
    • Personal Injury
    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 a lawsuit.
  • Case Dismissed Felony Arson
    • Criminal Defense
    Represented defendant in felony arson case. The case was dismissed based upon a motion to dismiss, after the preliminary hearing and prior to trial, granted by the Court.
  • $400,000 Premises Liability
    • Personal Injury
    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.
  • $1,001,000 Car Accident
    • Personal Injury

    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 setting up the carrier to expose their policy.

  • $862,810 Car Accident
    • Personal Injury
    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 of Westminster.
  • $100,000 T-Bone Accident
    • Personal Injury
    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.
  • $500,000 Car Accident
    • Personal Injury
    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.
  • $515,000 Car Accident
    • Personal Injury
    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 was $15,000.00.
  • Plea Agreement, No Prison Time Federal Crime / Mail Fraud
    • Criminal Defense
    Federal District Court (Los Angeles) - Represented defendant in a federal criminal matter involving wire and mail fraud allegations relating to the sale of alleged aircraft parts to the federal government. Case was resolved in a plea agreement with the government wherein the defendant received a probationary sentence with no actual prison time.
  • Found Not Guilty Attempted Murder
    • Criminal Defense
    Defendant charged with attempted murder/gang allegations. Defendant found not guilty of attempted murder after several weeks of trial.
  • $2,600,000 Breach of Contract
    • Personal Injury
    Breach of an oral contract case - Confidential vs. Confidential
  • $250,000 Hit and Run Accident
    • Personal Injury
    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.
  • Case Dismissed Felony Arson
    • Criminal Defense
  • Reduced Sentence Assault with Serious Injuries
    • Criminal Defense
    Defendant charged with assault with serious injuries per 245 of the Penal Code. Initial District Attorney offer was one (1) year in County Jail. On eve of trial, defendant agreed to sixty (60) days of jail.
  • $333,000,000 Mega Millions Lottery Dispute
    • Personal Injury
    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 plaintiff.
  • $600,000 Slip & Fall
    • Personal Injury
    Awarded during a jury trial that lasted over 1 week. Slip and fall case - Client vs. Valley Ice Center LLC. Ice skating injury suffered by a NHL hopeful. Prior to the jury trial, Defendants top offer was only $50,000.00.
  • $250,000 Multi-Vehicle Accident
    • Personal Injury
    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.
  • $1,850,000 Pedestrian Accident
    • Personal Injury
    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
  • $1,015,000 Premises Liability
    • Personal Injury
    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 defendant driver).
  • Charges Reduced Battery of a Child
    • Criminal Defense
    Defendant charged with multiple counts of battery on her children under 273 of the Penal Code. The charges were reduced to simple battery under 242 of the Penal Code and defendant was able to retain her professional license.