The 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.
The 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."
Super Lawyers has released its list of this years Southern California Rising Stars, and among them are numerous Shernoff Bidart Echeverria LLP attorneys, including one attorney named on the list for the first time.
Managing 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.
A 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.
The medical malpractice civil trial of heart surgeon Pervaiz Chaudhry in Fresno County Superior Court began with the opening statement by Ricardo Echeverria who represents a patient left in a vegetative state after open-heart surgery.