Representative Verdicts for Ricardo Echeverria


Mr. Echeverria’s trial record is distinguished by impressive victories in courts throughout the state. Below is a sample of his significant victories:

  • Mr. Echeverria obtained a $25.7 million (net) jury verdict in a catastrophic personal injury case (Elkins v. Murchison)
  • He won a $15 million jury verdict in a wrongful death case involving a mother of two killed in a hit-and-run accident (Paregien v Perez dba E&M Trucking)
  • He was successful in winning a $7.2 million unanimous jury verdict against an insurance company for its failure to settle a claim within policy limits on behalf of its insured in Minnesota Federal Court (George Martin Co. v. Royal Insurance)
  • He obtained a $5.1 million jury verdict against an insurance company for low-balling victims of the October 2003 California Wildfires (Stone v. Fidelity National)
  • Mr. Echeverria won a $3.6 million jury verdict against an insurance company for its failure to pay on a $75,000 water loss claim under a homeowner’s insurance policy (Colombero v. USAA)
  • He was successful in winning a $3.3 million jury verdict against an insurance company for mishandling a fire claim for victims of the 2007 San Diego wildfires (Van Zee v. Homesite Insurance)
  • He won a $3.2 million jury verdict in a wrongful death and personal injury trial (Rojas v HFS Enterprises)
  • Mr. Echeverria obtained a $2.3 million jury verdict against an insurance agent in an agent negligence case (Fulton Santa Rosa v Sullivan Curtis Monroe Insurance Services)
  • In Bakersfield, he won a $2 million jury verdict against an oil refinery in a breach of employment contract case (George Sturges, Jr. vs. Kern Fuels Research, LLC, et al.)
  • Mr. Echeverria obtained a $1.9 million verdict on behalf of the City of Long Beach against its insurer in a coverage dispute (City of Long Beach v. AIG)
  • He obtained a $1.8 million jury verdict for a computer software developer (Nunn v. Cigna)
  • He successfully won a $1.8 million verdict against the State of California in a wrongful death action (Musharbash v. State of California)
  • Mr. Echeverria won a $1.2 million jury verdict in a personal injury matter (Berry v. Hicks)
  • He obtained a $1 million jury verdict for a commercial property owner against a tenant for negligently causing a fire (Ramos-Lovato v. Community Bank)
  • He also won a $500,000 jury verdict in a personal injury and premises liability action (Smith v. Margaritaville, Inc.)