Callahan & Blaine was established in 1984 as a law firm focused on the resolution of complex disputes through superior litigation skills: pleading, discovery, depositions, law and motion, negotiation and trial advocacy. First applied primarily to complex business litigation and corporate cases, for the last 15 years our attorneys now have applied our exceptional trial and litigation skills on behalf of clients in Southern California and the United State in the areas of catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death litigation. We are California’s Premier Personal Injury Litigation Firm.
One of our recent settlements — a $50 million settlement in a complex municipal liability case — set the record as the highest personal injury settlement in the history of the United States. Our more than 20 highly experienced trial and litigation attorneys and our extensive experience with the litigation and trial of complex business matters provide Callahan & Blaine a huge advantage in personal injury cases. Callahan & Blaine is recognized nationally for winning the most complex and difficult cases, including the highest jury verdict in Orange County history, $934 million.
If your personal injury or wrongful death claim involves damages in the millions, difficult insurance coverage issues, or complex projections of future treatment or life assistance needs on disputed facts, contact Callahan & Blaine in Orange County for an initial consultation about your litigation options. You’ll find that there are many advantages to working with trial attorneys with a national reputation for excellence in civil litigation. Whether you need an Irvine personal injury attorney, Santa Ana personal injury lawyer, or a Newport Beach personal injury attorney, Callahan & Blaine can help.
We use our experience with the demands of complex business litigation to inform our personal injury practice on the most challenging cases involving traumatic brain injury, spinal cord damage or California wrongful death claims. We hold the record for the highest personal injury settlement in U.S. history* — $50 million in 2007 on behalf of two women who suffered quadriplegia when struck by a driver in a bicycle lane.
Our careful attention to detail in the identification of insurance coverage and the proof of damages in complex injury claims means that no potential source of compensation will be overlooked in developing your lawsuit. In the worst injury cases, it can be difficult to find a defendant whose coverage is adequate for your losses.
Our experience with the litigation of damages claims against any accountable party in a catastrophic injury case can make the decisive difference.
In the last five years alone, our attorneys have won more than $1.5 billion in verdicts and settlements in complex civil claims. We handle personal injury and wrongful death claims throughout Southern California in cases involving:
Our ability to apply the broad litigation strategies and focused investigation and discovery tactics characteristic of complex business litigation can make a significant difference in the outcome of your personal injury or wrongful death claim.
You’ll be working with an experienced trial lawyer at every stage of your case — every attorney at our firm is a seasoned and accomplished litigator with a regional or national reputation for excellence in advocacy.
Learn more about the benefits of working with our AV-rated** litigation firm. Contact Callahan & Blaine in Orange County for an initial consultation about your personal injury claim.
* As certified by West Trial Digest.
** CV, BV, and AV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards, and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.