Case Results

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$6,789,130.37

Bicycle sideswiped by car while maneuvering around dangerously recessed manhole cover – Jury Verdict
Santa Cruz County. Verdict on behalf of our client who suffered a serious brain injury. This verdict was the largest reported verdict for a bicyclist in the State of California in 2017


$2,781,465

Slip/Fall – Jury Verdict
Santa Cruz County. Verdict on behalf of our client who suffered a fractured ankle, and developed CRPS. This verdict was one of the 50 largest verdicts in the State of California in 2016.


$2,659,000

Sexual Battery – Jury Verdict
Santa Clara County. Award on behalf of our client for sexual battery, including an award of punitive damages.


$2,000,000

Auto Collision – Settlement
El Dorado County. Settlement on behalf of our client who suffered serious spinal and internal injuries when driver of car she was passenger in lost control.


$1,500,000

Industrial Accident – Settlement
Santa Clara County. Settlement on behalf of our client against general contractor when industrial equipment client was operating was struck with forklift.


$1,000,000

Industrial Trip/Fall – Settlement
Santa Clara County. Settlement on behalf of our client against general contractor for negligently allowing dangerous condition to remain on construction site for too long, and instructing our client to begin work under dangerous conditions.


$750,000

Civil Rights Violation – Wrongful Death – Settlement
Eastern District Michigan. Settlement on behalf of family members of inmate housed in Harrison Correctional Facility in Michigan. Medical staff failed to diagnose acute appendicitis. Failure to treat, and indifference of guards, resulted in inmate’s death from peritonitis.


$625,000

Pedestrian – Settlement
Santa Clara County. Settlement on behalf of our client who was hit by a truck while walking in a crosswalk.


$608,959

Slip/Fall – Jury Verdict
Santa Clara County. Verdict on behalf of our client who suffered a shattered patella when she slipped on a wet floor at work.


$490,000

Trip/Fall – Jury Verdict
Santa Clara County. Verdict on behalf of musician client and his wife. Musician suffered a worsening of spinal stenosis as a result of tripping over an empty pallet, which prevented him from playing the trumpet for more than a few minutes at a time.


$350,000

Slip/Fall – Settlement
Alameda County. Settlement on behalf of our client against Safeway for failing to repair a leaking refrigeration unit resulting in our client slipping on a wet floor.


$265,000

Slip/Fall – Jury Verdict
Santa Clara County. Verdict on behalf of our client against In-N-Out Burgers, for failing to properly warn of a wet floor. This verdict resulted in a nomination for Trial Lawyer of the Year.


$150,000

Slip/Fall – Settlement
USDC, Northern District. Settlement on behalf of our client against the VA hospital for failing to clean up spilled food in a hallway.


$51,500

Auto Collision – Arbitration Award
Santa Clara County. Award on behalf of our client against her own insurance company, CSAA, who refused to pay for injuries suffered due to the negligence of an Underinsured Motorist. This amount was double the available policy limits, which CSAA paid to avoid a Bad Faith lawsuit.


$29,350

Auto Collision – Arbitration Award
Santa Clara County. Award on behalf of our client against his own insurance company, Allstate, who refused to pay for injuries suffered due to the negligence of an Underinsured Motorist.


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Civil Rights – Settlement
USDC, Northern District. Settlement on behalf of minor abused in foster care.


Confidential

Civil Rights/Unruh – Settlement
Santa Clara County. Confidential Settlement on behalf of our clients for Civil Rights/Unruh violations.

Awards & Affiliations

9.8Daniel Carl Schaar
9.3Eva Diane Silva
Daniel C. Schaar
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Eva D. Silva
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