Brian Panish has been named by the Best Lawyers publication as the “Lawyer of the Year” in the area of Plaintiffs’ Personal Injury Litigation for the Los Angeles metropolitan area. He previously received the honor in 2009. In 2010 and 2015, Panish was named as “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers in the area of Plaintiffs’ Product Liability Litigation in Los Angeles.
The Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” honor is given in each location and practice area to the attorney who receives the highest overall evaluation by his or her peers.
Panish has obtained more than $225 million in verdicts in personal injury and wrongful death cases in the last five years. Some of his significant verdicts include a $36.5 million jury verdict against a national trucking company in a collision that left a woman with severe spinal cord injuries, a $17.4 million jury verdict for a young man who suffered facial injuries and a minor brain injury in a rear end chain collision, a $34.5 million jury verdict for a man whose lower leg was amputated when he was hit by a tractor trailer while standing on a sidewalk, and a $20 million jury verdict for a woman who suffered a brain injury after being hit by a J.B. Hunt truck which left the scene.