Join superstar attorneys from Greene Broillet & Wheeler, LLP as they discuss methods of demon...
Join superstar attorneys from Greene Broillet & Wheeler, LLP as they discuss methods of demonstrating to a jury that your client has sustained a brain injury without the help of positive imaging.
Learn how to identify and work up hormone imbalances, vestibular issues, ophthalmological problems, and sleep disturbances, as well as marshal non-technical, non-medical evidence to support the medical evidence to demonstrate your client's injury.
Partner at Greene Broillet & Wheeler, LLP
Partner at Greene Broillet & Wheeler, LLP
Partner at Greene Broillet & Wheeler, LLP
Partner at Greene Broillet & Wheeler, LLP
Bruce Broillet's intelligent and committed approach to the law has earned him national recognition and respect among his peers in the legal community and has led to his induction into the Consumer Attorneys of Los Angeles “Hall of Fame.” Mr. Broillet is a member of the Inner Circle of Advocates, an invitation-only group composed of the top 100 plaintiff trial lawyers in America. As a trial lawyer, he has obtained numerous seven and eight-figure results. He represents plaintiffs in such areas as business litigation, products liability, professional malpractice, personal injury, and wrongful death. His diverse achievements include a $3.3 billion settlement against Big Tobacco on behalf of the County of Los Angeles, a $45.6 million verdict in a legal malpractice case (which is the largest of its kind in California’s history), one of California’s largest pre-trial injury settlements in the amount of $32.5 million, a $14.5 million verdict against a major health club concerning failure to perform proper resuscitation, a $12 million dollar injury verdict against a major property management company, an $11.75 million dollar settlement against the County of Los Angeles for distracted driving leading to a wrongful death, and a $10.35 million award in a business fraud case against a major financial corporation.
Bruce tried and won a $55 million jury verdict for sports and television personality Erin Andrews against the Nashville Marriott relating to video secretly taken of her while she was in a state of undress in her hotel room. The case was covered nationally and internationally by all major media outlets and sparked a national conversation about security, safety and privacy for hotel guests. This verdict led to Bruce being named Consumer Attorney of the Year by the Consumer Attorneys of California.
In 2017, Bruce was named a Plaintiff’s Lawyers Trailblazer by the National Law Journal. In 2018, he was named to the Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America “Hall of Fame.”
Bruce has successfully handled a wide variety of complex cases, ranging from stock transfer fraud to defective products causing life-altering injuries. His outstanding trial work has pitted him against such diverse entities as General Motors Corporation, Isuzu Motor Co., American Appliance Corporation, Robertson Honda, Schlumberger Corp., Ford Motor Company, Ambassador Insurance Company, International Telephone and Telegraph (ITT), Globe Machinery Company, LA Fitness, Turner Construction Company, the City of Los Angeles, the County of Imperial, and the State of California. He was also involved in the Ford/Firestone tire tread litigation. Bruce has represented numerous people suffering from catastrophic injuries such as quadriplegia, paraplegia, brain damage, burns, and amputation, as well as the families of deceased loved ones in wrongful death cases.
He represented television news reporter Adrienne Alpert in her case involving injuries from electrical shock, executive producer Gary Binkow (Finding Neverland) in his case against Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne for breach of contract, and independent producer Leigh Ann Burton in her case against Oscar de la Hoya for wrongfully using her reality television show idea. He currently represents companies and individuals harmed in the business arena and in matters involving catastrophic personal injury and death.
Tobin Lanzetta has devoted his career to fighting for public safety. His $100+ million in case victories have demanded accountability from corporate and governmental wrongdoers. Tobin was named a 2016 California Consumer Attorney of the Year along with his colleagues Bruce Broillet, Scott Carr and Molly McKibben for their Erin Andrews v. Marriott $55 million trial result.
Tobin’s trial areas include catastrophic injury, wrongful death, brain injury, product liability, heavy machinery/trucking, train incidents, and government liability. Recently, a Ventura County Superior Court jury awarded nearly $3.5 million to Tobin’s clients after a catastrophic forklift injury where the defendants took no responsibility.
In one of the defining cases of his career, Tobin played an instrumental role in the high-profile Santa Monica Farmers Market cases. After an elderly man mowed down victims at the weekly farmers’ market, the City of Santa Monica and other defendants paid $21 million to settle the lawsuits. Importantly, these cases led to the installation of protective barriers which ensures that the weekly farmers’ market will be a safer environment for every person who visits.
Tobin is a partner and has been named a “Super Lawyer” 2014-2018. He was also honored as a Super Lawyer “Rising Star” in 2005 and 2007-2013.
Tobin graduated from Santa Clara University, after originally attending Swarthmore College. He received his law degree from the University of San Diego.
Before Tobin attended law school he played baseball for the Montreal Expos and Los Angeles Dodgers organizations.
Molly’s trial practice focuses on catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death, and products liability on behalf of consumers. She has successfully helped litigate and settle a wide range of cases for the firm, including a recent $1,150,000 verdict she won with her colleague Alan Van Gelder on behalf of a woman who had to have spinal surgery after a limo driver pulled in front of her vehicle during rush hour traffic. She was chosen as CAOC’s Consumer Attorney of the Year in 2016 along with three of her colleagues for her involvement in obtaining a $55,000,000 verdict in the Erin Andrews v. Marriott case in Nashville, Tennessee. The verdict resulted in significant changes to hotel procedures in order to ensure the safety, security, and privacy of hotel guests all over America, including California. She has obtained excellent results for her clients, including a $7,450,000 settlement with the City of Los Angeles on behalf of a father and two young children after their mother was run over and killed by a bus while walking in a crosswalk, and a $3,750,000 settlement on behalf of a grandmother who was driving her young grandson when she sustained a serious traumatic brain injury in serious car collision.
Molly is a graduate of the 2015 Consumer Attorneys of California Leadership Academy and is on the board of CAOC. She mentors law students through Pepperdine University School of Law’s Preceptor Program, as well as through Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles’s mentor program. She is an enthusiastic member of the Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles’ golf club. She also works as a volunteer attorney with WLALA’s Domestic Violence Project.
Molly has been named as an “Up and Coming Top 50 Women Lawyers” from 2016 through 2020, a “Top 100: Personal Injury” attorney from 2017 through 2020, and a Rising Star from 2015 through 2020 for Southern California by Super Lawyers Magazine.
Molly is a member of Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, Consumer Attorneys of California, the American Association for Justice, the Association of Business Trial Lawyers, the Los Angeles County Bar Association, the Attorneys Information Exchange Group, the Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles, and the American Bar Association. She is admitted to practice in California state courts as well as federal district courts in the Central District of California.
Molly attended the University of Southern California, where she earned Bachelors of Arts in Print Journalism and in Italian. She then attended Pepperdine University School of Law where she earned her J.D. and a Certificate in Dispute Resolution. During law school, she interned at an international dispute resolution organization in London, served as an editor on the Pepperdine Law Review, and worked as a law clerk at the Union Rescue Mission Legal Aid Clinic. She also worked as an extern for the late Honorable Arthur Alarcón, Senior Judge for the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, working on a variety of cases ranging from contract interpretation to foreign sovereign immunity.
Ivan Puchalt is a standout among the rising stars of trial lawyers in the field of personal injury law. By aggressively championing consumer rights, Ivan has won several high-profile cases involving public safety and the rights of whistleblowers and disability insurance policyholders…earning him the nomination for Trial Lawyer of the Year from Consumer Attorneys of California in 2013, 2014 and 2018.
Ivan’s trial practice focuses on catastrophic personal injury, products liability, wrongful death municipal liability, employment, and insurance bad faith. Knowing the odds are stacked against average citizens, Ivan strongly believes that courts and juries are the true equalizers.
Most recently, Ivan helped obtain a $36.1 million verdict in San Bernardino Superior Court on behalf of an 11-year-old girl who suffered life-altering injuries when a car struck her while she tried to cross the street in order to board her school bus. In the wake of this massive judgment, transportation administrators from school districts across the nation are reexamining their district’s safety policies and are working to implement new safety measures to prevent another accident like this from happening again.
Playing a critical role at trial, Ivan helped secure a $10 million settlement from The Regents of The University of California in a whistleblower retaliation case. The trial helped expose rampant economic waste, kickbacks and other misconduct at UCLA Medical Center. This case earned Ivan a nomination for 2014 Trial Lawyer of the Year from Consumer Attorneys of California.
Ivan achieved a $7.6 million jury verdict against the City of San Diego for a man paralyzed by a falling queen palm tree, earning Ivan a nomination for 2013 Trial Lawyer of the Year from Consumer Attorneys of California. In a bad faith insurance case against UNUM group, Ivan successfully won a $4.2 million verdict on behalf of a dental hygienist who was wrongfully denied the benefits of her disability policy.
Ivan earned a B.A. degree in History magna cum laude from the University of California at Berkeley in 1998. In 2006, Ivan received his J.D. degree from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles. Ivan is a member of the State Bar of California. Ivan recently served as an at large board member with Consumer Attorneys of California where he has been committed to working on legislation to assist consumers and injury victims. Ivan is profiled in Attorney at Law Magazine for his success in fighting for public safety.
A United States citizen, Ivan was born in Brazil. He is fluent in Spanish. He enjoys traveling, musical composition and recording, soccer and basketball.
Ivan, his wife Ayana and two children reside in Santa Monica.
Brain SoCal is a non-profit organization founded by TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury) attorney and advocate Tina Odjaghian in order to create a platform to share ideas among prominent medical-legal professionals in the TBI community, and serve as a resource to brain-injured individuals and their support structures at the most difficult time in their lives. Ms. Odjaghian enlisted the help and partnership of the most prominent medical and legal professionals in the TBI community to create a dream team to carry out these efforts. The organization engages in the noble pursuit of maximizing resources and creating optimal outcomes for brain-injured individuals.
Our objective is to share fresh ideas and disseminate cutting-edge medical and legal knowledge and resources, to families and professionals charged with the responsibility of advocating on behalf of individuals suffering from brain injury and arming them with the tools necessary to raise the bar industry-wide. Moreover, we strive to enhance the quality of life for those affected by brain injury, including patients, survivors, families, and caregivers through education, advocacy, collaboration, and support.
With the incidence of TBI at an all-time high and a staggering number of new cases reported each year, the need for education and advocacy is present more than ever. Attorneys and medical professionals demonstrating exemplary leadership and skills in mastering their craft have come together to dedicate their time and resources to spearhead Brain SoCal and create a nexus to champion the cause of catastrophically injured individuals suffering from TBI.
We Treat Our Clients Like Family
At Greene Broillet & Wheeler, LLP, we are a close-knit group. Our Los Angeles attorneys and staff are much more than just colleagues or coworkers: We are family. This approach extends to our clients. In every case we accept, we fully welcome our clients into the GBW family. At our firm, every member of our team is fully invested in every case. We invest our time, our resources, our experience, and our professional reputations into every case we take.
Our catastrophic injury law firm has taken on many major corporations and big businesses, and has achieved success in many cases. With that said, every case involves a degree of uncertainty and a degree of risk. Our lawyers understand the anxiety and worry our clients go through, for we go through it ourselves. Although it can take a long time to reach a verdict or a settlement, you can count on our law firm to be at your side as long as it takes to achieve justice on your behalf.
The Valdez Team works with clients primarily in the Southwest region of the United States - with additional clients around the nation. Our team focuses on settlement planning & producing Structured Settlements for personal injury, medical malpractice, elder abuse, workers' compensation, product liability, mass torts, and construction defect cases. In addition, we also have the ability to create Structured Settlement for non-physical injury cases and attorney fees.
From the second we get on a case, our team provides support & advice to all parties involved during all aspects of court hearings, settlement negotiations, arbitrations, mediations, and settlement conferences. Our consultants & office staff make sure that attention-to-detail is taken when preparing closing documents to ensure that each Structured Settlement annuity has been executed exactly as specified by legal counsel.
We also facilitate the implementation of Special Needs Trusts, Pooled Trusts, and Medicare Set-Asides.
The great thing about our services is that there is no cost at all to the client.
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Odjaghian Law Group is a Los Angeles based law firm specializing in industrial brain and catastrophic injury litigation. We specialize in personalized and aggressive prosecution of catastrophic injury claims on behalf of injured workers suffering from brain injury, spinal cord injury, stroke and severe PTSD. Our boutique law firm is unique in its ability to handle diverse complex legal matters, while providing our clients with close, personal services not often found at larger, less intimate and mill-oriented firms. Having represented clients on both sides of the fence has given us the unique dynamic perspective and knowledge of the legal issues and has enabled us to achieve outstanding record-breaking results on behalf of our clients.
We secure high-quality care through workers’ compensation to avoid the need for costly personal injury medical liens. We also obtain expert opinions such as vocational rehabilitation assessments and life care plans to assist in maximizing recovery on both the workers’ compensation and personal injury components of the case.
Odjaghian Law Group attributes its success largely on the word of mouth recommendations of present and former clients, and fellow attorneys who know they can count on us to maximize overall recovery for the client.
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