David Rudorfer is an attorney at Panish Shea & Boyle. He currently focuses his practice on cases involving catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death, product liability, premises liability, motor carrier liability, insurance bad faith, business torts and public entity liability.
Since joining the firm, Mr. Rudorfer has recovered well over $100 million for the deserving clients of Panish Shea & Boyle LLP.
Mr. Rudorfer’s successes include the following:
- Doe v. Utility Company – $15,000,000 – confidential settlement involving a man who became a quadriplegic due to a public utility company’s negligence.
- Doe v. Corporate Employer – $10,200,000 – confidential settlement involving personal injuries to a father and wrongful death of a wife/mother whose car was rear-ended by an employee who had a seizure while driving on business where the employer had knowledge of the employee’s medical condition.
- Monroy v. Sharzer, SCIF and Edison Power Company – $4,000,000 and confidential settlement with Edison Power Company – power company failed to maintain its high voltage powerlines in compliance with the GO-65 overhead clearance requirements resulting in a fumigation worker touching the powerline, suffering spinal cord and burn injuries.
- Moon v. Kopald – $5,850,000 –– bicyclist struck by motorist resulting in spinal cord injuries.
- Pleggenkuhle v. State of California – $850,000 – dangerous condition related to the use of a protected permissive left turn light signal sequence causing a left turn collision and serious injuries.
- Weissberg v. S & T Express – $3,043,000 – Wrongful death case resulting from a big rig truck losing control on Kanan Dume Road.
- Thomas v. Button Transportation – $6,000,000 – traumatic brain injury resulting from a vehicle collision caused when a big rig tractor truck combination lost control and blocked a motorist’s path of travel without providing warning.
- Katz v. Conoco Phillips – $800,000 – defective patch on gas station pavement created tripping hazard causing Plaintiff to trip and fall and suffer hip injuries.
- Sanders v. Volkswagon – $800,000 – vehicle v. pedestrian incident in marked crosswalk causing orthopedic injuries.
- Acuna v. PCM Express – $2,000,000 – Wrongful death case resulting from a big rig truck collision.
- Jimenez v. City of Los Angeles – $1,800,000 – Wrongful death case resulting from a City of Los Angeles’ sanitation truck striking a pedestrian.
- Spyrs v. MTA – $1,000,000 – MTA bus rear-end collision causing back injury.
- Posis v. MTA – $3,500,000 – wrongful death case involving a Metro Freeway Service Patrol tow truck rear-end collision.
- Williams v. Pender – $1,500,000 – moderate traumatic brain injury case resulting from car surfing.
- Vega v. Verizon – $7,000,000 – wrongful death case involving a Verizon employee who had a hypoglycemic attack.
- Munoz v. Verizon – $1,750,000 – back surgery case involving a Verizon employee who had a hypoglycemic attack.
- Doe v. Tire Company – $2,100,000 – wrongful death case involving a defective tire which caused a vehicle to lose control
- Doe v. Dog owner/ Apartment management – $525,000 – dog attacked woman on apartment property.
- Doe v. Airline – $500,000 – elderly woman was struck in back of leg by a large piece of luggage while getting off a commercial airline plane.
- Bishop v. Kashmiri — $900,000 – rental tenant fell off porch lacking guardrail and broke ankle.
- Botello v. Weiss – $1,500,000 – low speed rearend vehicle collision resulting in an artificial disk replacement.
- Wagner v. City of Riverside – $4,800,000 – dangerous condition of public property causing traumatic brain injury.
- Fodor v. Sigmund – $690,000 – vehicle v. pedestrian collision causing psychological injuries.
- Orias v. Fovel – $600,000 – vehicle v. pedestrian collision causing orthopedic injuries.
- Doe v. Trucking Company – $4,400,000 – big rig truck collision causing back surgery and minor brain injury.
- Doe v. Trucking Company – $6,000,000 – multi-vehicle collision involving 3 big rig tractor trucks causing traumatic brain injury.
- Hunt v. Padilla Construction Company – $2,650,000 – vehicle collision resulting in back surgery to construction worker.
- Segovia v. City of Palmdale – $1,350,000 – dangerous condition of public property involving the failure to install a left turn lane and seat back failure causing injury.
- Doe v. Hotel Defendants – $9,500,000 – dangerous unsteady table on premises after Hotel management was on notice of the danger resulting in broken toe which developed into Complex Region Pain Syndrome (“CRPS”).
Mr. Rudorfer graduated from UCLA summa cum laude with a double major and then went on to graduate from Loyola Law School. Mr. Rudorfer is a member of the State Bar of California. He is an active member of the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, the Consumer Attorneys of California, and the Los Angeles County Bar Association.