Panish Shea & Boyle LLP




When a tragedy happens, you want an experienced trial attorney to navigate you through the complex world of personal injury, wrongful death litigation and business litigation. Choosing the right firm is critical in recovering all of the damages you are entitled to receive.  The attorneys at Panish Shea & Boyle LLP are here to be the Strength By Your Side™.

Panish Shea & Boyle has extensive experience with the often complicated lawsuits that arise after an injury or death caused by another’s negligence or misconduct. Our attorneys have been repeatedly recognized for excellence by other trial attorneys, legal organizations and publications nationwide. The firm has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® as a “Tier 1” Firm for Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation – the highest ranking a firm can receive– and among the top Plaintiff’s law firms in the country by the National Law Journal.

Once we accept a case, we commit to you and your cause and take the steps necessary to get you the compensation you deserve. Because we limit the number of cases we accept, our attorneys and staff are able to focus their efforts on you and your case and put in the time and resources it takes to achieve the best possible result. We understand that dealing with a life-altering injury, the death or injury of a family member or other challenges caused by the wrongful act of another is difficult emotionally and financially. Your case will be handled with compassion and integrity, and we provide you with personal attention and support throughout the process. Our Southern California personal injury attorneys also serve the communities of Orange CountySan Bernardino, and Riverside.

Top 5 largest verdicts

  • 58 million jury verdict for a man burned when his construction vehicle caught on fire.
  • A $55.4 million jury verdict in a tire tread separation case.
  • A $39 million settlement against a company that maliciously prosecuted a violation of trade secrets case against two men, resulting in the collapse of their business.
  • A $36.5 million jury verdict for a woman who was catastrophically injured in a big-rig truck crash.
  • A $34.5 million jury verdict for a young man who suffered a lower leg amputation after being hit by a truck

Largest Verdict- Case Details

  • Settlement Amount : $4.8 Billion
  • Type of Case : Auto Product Liability, Catastrophic Injury, Drunk Driving accident.
  • Name of Case : Anderson v. General Motors
  • Court : Superior Court of Los Angeles County
  • Date : 7/19/1999
  • State : California
  • Lead Planitiffs Attorney Name : Sheldon J. Schlesinger and Brian J. Panish.
  • Plaintiffs Law Firm : Schlesinger Law Offices
  • Law Firm Phone Number : 954-866-5493
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  • Lead Defense Attorneys : Richard J. Shapiro
  • Defenses Law Firm Name : Phoenix’s Snell & Wilmer, L.L.P
  • Law Firm Phone Number : (602) 382-6000
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