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We Fight Back Against Insurance Companies and Win

At Shernoff Bidart Echeverria Bentley 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 SBEB 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 Bentley 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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William Shernoff Interviewed by KABC 790

Shernoff - thumbSenior and Founding Partner William Shernoff was interviewed by KABC 790 recently. The interview discussed bad faith behavior by insurance companies, including medical necessity and other issues.


Michael J. Bidart, Danica Crittenden Honored at 2016 CAALA Gala

Bidart headshot - MJB favorite high resIn January, 2016, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles held its annual "CAALA Gala" celebrating the organization and the accomplishments of its members.



Superior Court Approves Class Certification in Lawsuit Against CalPERS

Bidart headshot - thumbnailThe Hon. Jane L. Johnson, a Los Angeles Superior Court judge in the complex litigation department, approved class certification in a class action lawsuit against CalPERS, accusing the state agency of intentionally misleading more than 100,000 retirees.


SBEB Obtains $2.3 Million Insurance Agent Negligence Verdict

echeverria_ricardo_thumb2A jury awarded Fulton Santa Rosa, a California-based construction company, $2.3 million against its insurance agent in a trial in Los Angeles Superior Court.


$1.885 Million Verdict in E-Cigarette Case Covered by Several Media Outlets

bently_greg_thumbGregory L. Bentley and Clare Lucich obtained a $1.885 million verdict in a first-of-its-kind trial where an e-cigarette product exploded while charging, causing severe physical burns and a lifetime of emotional scars to a Southern California woman.