Panish Shea & Boyle Testimonials
Dog Attack Case
“Thank you Tom for your hard work, I hope someday I will be able to reach the same level of skill, thoroughness, and compassion as an attorney that you and your firm displayed with my mother. All the best"
~ Salar Hendizadeh
Michael Nelsen v. Hillyard, Inc.
"I knew I had found the right attorney for my son when I met Brian Panish at the hospital after Mike’s catastrophic accident and saw tremendous compassion and concern on Brian’s face.
But I had no idea that Brian and Spencer Lucas would care so much and work so hard to get the life-changing settlement that has allowed Mike the best quality of life possible after his brain injury."
~ Terry Nelsen, whose son, Michael Nelsen suffered a severe brain injury when the car in which he was driving was rear ended by a truck. Panish Shea & Boyle LLP obtained a $21 million verdict for the Nelsen family at trial.
Morataya v. City of Bakersfield
"When we lost our Dad from substantial injuries to negligence we were devastated. Even though we knew that the Defendants accepted fault, it was still a fight like David and Goliath with us going against the City of Bakersfield at trial. Yet we had the strength and courage with Brian Panish and Deborah Chang on our side. They fought this battle with professionalism, dedication and integrity. Through perseverance and prayer, Goliath went down and we won the victory with one of the highest wrongful death verdicts in Kern County…On behalf of the Morataya family, words cannot explain the gratitude. Thank you to the most warmest staff a legal firm can have. You were all very welcoming from the beginning to the end. From the bottom of our hearts, Thank you again for believing in us."
~ Erika and Cindy Morataya, whose father, Armando Morataya was tragically killed when he was run over in a park by a Bakersfield City truck. Panish Shea & Boyle LLP attorneys obtained a $2,123,262 verdict at trial – the largest wrongful death verdict in
Cuthbertson v. LACMTA
"Looking back over our trial, one thing really stands out from all the other details and events. The dedication, hard work and thorough investigation done by the attorneys and staff made all the difference in enabling the jury to speak in our favor. The care that was given, and the respect that was shown to our family, will never be forgotten. The trust we put in them was not misplaced and we know why their organization is ranked among the best in the country. Not only has their work made a difference in our lives, but also in the lives of those with various "challenges" nationwide ! We pray that their efforts continue to help justice be served !"
Colen Cuthbertson, whose brother, Cameron, who was visually impaired, was killed when he fell between the cars of a MTA rail car and was crushed when the car left the station. Panish Shea & Boyle LLP obtained a $17 million jury verdict for Cameron’s mother, Mary, at trial.
"I thank god that he led us to you after the death of my son Cameron. The combination of your perfectionism and personalism made the ordeal much better. The final verdict was a result of your steadfast legal work. You didn’t leave a stone unturned. I was impressed with how you made the "top" people accountable. You respected us as clients and treated us as "family". I can never thank you enough. Many will benefit from your great work."
Mary Cuthbertson, whose son, Cameron, who was visually impaired, was killed when he fell between the cars of a MTA rail car and was crushed when the car left the station. Panish Shea & Boyle LLP obtained a $17 million jury verdict for Mary at trial.
Nichols v. AC Transit
"Brian and Spencer, Thank you both for everything you did to help my case! I am eternally grateful to you both. Chrys and I couldn’t be happier with the outcome."
Abby Nichols, who suffered severe orthopedic and internal injuries when she was hit by a Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District bus. Panish Shea & Boyle LLP obtained a $10.5 settlement for Abby.
Martinez v. Wells Fargo Bank
"I always felt like the lawyers at Panish Shea & Boyle were fighting for ME — my health, my children, and my future. They worried more about me – and not about how much money they were going to make. I always knew they had my back. Deborah [Chang] made me feel like I was more of a friend than a client."
~Andrea Martinez, who, suffered catastrophic injuries when she was hit by a car while waiting at a Wells Fargo ATM that lacked protective barriers.
Powers v. Tanzman
"Their honest and professional approach was just what we needed during this difficult time. From the partners to the junior staff, they walked us through each step of the way and fought for us."
~Joe and Didi Powers. Didi suffered a traumatic brain injury when she was hit by a recreational vehicle while riding her bicycle.
"When I was looking for co-counsel for my big case, there was only Brian Panish. I did not even consider anyone else."
~Preston Easley, Esq.