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We Fight Back Against Insurance Companies and Win

At Shernoff Bidart Echeverria LLP we lead the nation in protecting policyholders from insurance company abuse. The firm has been protecting the rights of insurance consumers, both individuals and businesses, for over 40 years after having set the legal precedent requiring insurance companies to act in good faith.

Our attorneys also represent people involved in personal injury cases. If you were injured in an accident, or if a loved one suffered a wrongful death due to the negligence or recklessness of others, we can help you recover the financial compensation you deserve.

To schedule a free consultation with our experienced personal injury and insurance bad faith attorneys, please contact the Southern California insurance bad faith lawyers at SBE today.

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Verdicts, Settlements, Published Appellate Decisions

In addition to helping clients get the justice they need and deserve, Shernoff Bidart Echeverria LLP has helped influence and shape the law to the benefit of millions of insurance consumers. This section contains some of the firm’s successes and notable results.

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Ricardo Echeverria Named Top 100 Attorney in California by Daily Journal

echeverria_ricardo_thumb2The Los Angeles Daily Journal named Ricardo Echeverria one of the Top 100 Attorneys in California for the second straight year.



Daily Journal Names William Shernoff, Ricardo Echeverria Top Plaintiff Attorneys in California

Facebook ProfileThe Daily Journal released its annual list of Top Plaintiff Attorneys in California in August of 2018 and name partners William M. Shernoff and Ricardo Echeverria were both named to the list. This is Mr. Shernoff's third time being honored and Mr. Echeverria's first time on the list.



SBE Recognized as “Elite Trial Lawyers”

Facebook ProfileThe National Law Journal recently announced its list of "Elite Trial Lawyers" and Shernoff Bidart Echeverria LLP made the list for the first time. The National Law Journal made its list of finalists by choosing firms which "have demonstrated exemplary performance in cutting-edge work on behalf of plaintiffs over the last 18 months."


National Law Journal Names Michael J. Bidart Plaintiff Trailblazer

michael bidartManaging partner Michael J. Bidart was recognized by the National Law Journal as a Plaintiff Trailblazer in its annual issue recognizing plaintiff attorneys who have made a significant impact over the course of their careers.



Fresno Awards $68 Million to Family of Man Left in Coma After Heart Surgery

ricardo echeverriaA Fresno Superior Court jury awarded $68 million (including $12.39 million in punitive damages) to the family of Silvino Perez, ruling that Dr. Pervaiz Chaudhry was responsible for putting Mr. Perez into a coma as a result of his negligence during surgery.