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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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William Shernoff to Present at Ralph Nader’s Breaking Through Power Event in Washington, D.C.

Shernoff - thumbWilliam M. Shernoff, founder and senior partner at Shernoff Bidart Echeverria LLP, accepted an invitation to speak at the Break Through Power event in Washington, DC put on by renowned consumer advocate Ralph Nader.


Michael J. Bidart Named Insurance Lawyer of the Year for the Inland Empire

Bidart headshot - thumbnailBest Lawyers announced today that Managing Partner Michael J. Bidart was named Inland Empire Insurance Lawyer of the Year for 2017. This is the second time Mr. Bidart has been recognized as a "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers.


William Shernoff, Michael Bidart Named Top Plaintiff Attorneys in California by Daily Journal

Shernoff BidartThe Los Angeles Daily Journal named William M. Shernoff and Michael J. Bidart Top 30 Plaintiff Lawyers in California. It’s the second year in a row both partners were named to the list.


California Supreme Court Sides with SBE in Nickerson v. Stonebridge

Shernoff - thumbIn 2011, William Shernoff and other attorneys from Shernoff Bidart Echeverria LLP obtained a $19 million verdict against Stonebridge Life Insurance Co. on behalf of Thomas Nickerson. The firm recently won an appeal in California Supreme Court on the case.



LA Business Journal Highlights SBE Client Battling Travelers Insurance Over Business Interruption Claim

bruchey_sam_thumbSamuel Bruchey and Travis Corby represent a number of clients in lawsuits against insurers for business interruption claim denials. One such client is Sharon Li who is battling Travelers insurance after her warehouse burned down.