Announcements

Patrick McNicholas Joins Board of Advisors at UCI’s Civil Justice Research Institute

Apr
20, 2017

McNicholas & McNicholas is pleased to announce that Partner Patrick McNicholas has joined the Board of Advisors at the University of California, Irvine’s (UCI) Civil Justice Research Institute. The Civil Justice Research Institute produces credible, unbiased research on the critical issues concerning the civil justice system, including how the system can be made more accessible [Read More]

McNicholas & McNicholas is pleased to announce that Partner Patrick McNicholas has joined the Board of Advisors at the University… [Read More]

Los Angeles Struggles to Keep Up with Settling Numerous Lawsuits – CGTN America Interviews Matt McNicholas and Former Client Wayne Guillary

Apr
20, 2017

Los Angeles is currently looking to take out a $70 million loan to pay for the increasing number of lawsuits filed against it. In their interview with CGTN America “Los Angeles Struggles to Keep Up with Settling Numerous Lawsuits,” Partner Matthew McNicholas and former client Wayne Guillary discussed their experiences suing the City of Los [Read More]

Los Angeles is currently looking to take out a $70 million loan to pay for the increasing number of lawsuits… [Read More]

McNicholas & McNicholas Settles Case for Family of Victim Killed in Drunk Driving Accident

Mar
21, 2017

McNicholas & McNicholas represented the parents of a young man who was killed after being ejected from a car when an intoxicated driver lost control, causing the vehicle to roll multiple times. After spending two weeks in the hospital, the victim succumbed to his injuries. The case was settled before trial for policy limits.

McNicholas & McNicholas represented the parents of a young man who was killed after being ejected from a car when… [Read More]

McNicholas & McNicholas Obtains a $995K Settlement for Man Injured in Plane Crash

Mar
14, 2017

McNicholas & McNicholas obtained a $995,000 settlement for a passenger who was injured in a plane crash at Glacier Park International Airport. As the plane was attempting to land, the left wing and body of the plane impacted the ground before skidding to a stop. The defendants failed to exercise reasonable care in the maintenance [Read More]

McNicholas & McNicholas obtained a $995,000 settlement for a passenger who was injured in a plane crash at Glacier Park… [Read More]

Residential Care Facility Found Liable For Suicide – McNicholas & McNicholas Obtains $1M Award

Feb
27, 2017

McNicholas & McNicholas represented the mother of a man who committed suicide while living at an adult residential facility. At the time of his admission, the facility was fully informed and aware of the man’s history, including his depression and recent history of two suicide attempts. However, the facility ignored this as well as other [Read More]

McNicholas & McNicholas represented the mother of a man who committed suicide while living at an adult residential facility. At… [Read More]

McNicholas & McNicholas, LLP Obtains $1.62M with Joint Venture Partner Bridgford, Gleason & Artinian for Burn Injuries

Feb
24, 2017

McNicholas & McNicholas, LLP assisted Bridgford, Gleason & Artinian in obtaining a $1.62 million settlement on behalf of a woman who was burned while attempting to refill an ethanol fireplace. The lawsuit was filed against the woman’s interior decorator, an ethanol fuel distributor and manufacturer, and a fireplace distributor for negligence, design defects and inadequate [Read More]

McNicholas & McNicholas, LLP assisted Bridgford, Gleason & Artinian in obtaining a $1.62 million settlement on behalf of a woman… [Read More]

A ‘Path’ to Anomalous Results: Douglas Winter and Justin Eballar Author Daily Journal Article

Feb
22, 2017

The Government Tort Claims Act immunizes public entities from liability for injuries caused by a condition of a trail – as long as that “trail” hosts or provides access to “recreation.” (Gov. Code § 831.4).  The immunity was put in place over 50 years ago to spare public entities from the expense of keeping and [Read More]

The Government Tort Claims Act immunizes public entities from liability for injuries caused by a condition of a trail –… [Read More]

Michael Kent of McNicholas & McNicholas and Gavril Gabriel of the Law Offices of Gavril Gabriel Obtain $150,000 Settlement on Behalf of City Employee For Harassment and Discrimination

Feb
17, 2017

Michael Kent of McNicholas & McNicholas and Gavril Gabriel of the Law Offices of Gavril Gabriel obtained a $150,000 settlement on behalf of Olivia Ortiz against the City of El Segundo for sexual and gender harassment and discrimination. Ortiz had been an employee of the City’s Department of Building Safety Division for seven years when [Read More]

Michael Kent of McNicholas & McNicholas and Gavril Gabriel of the Law Offices of Gavril Gabriel obtained a $150,000 settlement… [Read More]

Lawsuit Filed Against City of Los Angeles for Retaliation: Firefighters Blow the Whistle on Unsafe Buildings

Feb
1, 2017

— Plaintiffs subjected to discrimination, harassment and retaliation; lawsuit unveils history of racial discrimination in department — McNicholas & McNicholas has filed a lawsuit against the City of Los Angeles on behalf of six Los Angeles Fire Department (“LAFD”) fire inspectors who allegedly suffered discrimination, harassment, and retaliation for reporting various acts of misconduct and [Read More]

— Plaintiffs subjected to discrimination, harassment and retaliation; lawsuit unveils history of racial discrimination in department — McNicholas & McNicholas… [Read More]

Help Those in Need During the Holidays: Donate to LAPD Officer Michael Fernandez’s Holiday Programs

Dec
7, 2016

LAPD Senior Lead Officer Michael Fernandez works Newton Division, one of the Department’s most difficult areas. He has dedicated his time to bringing resources to families in need throughout the community. Through his efforts, he has provided countless families with meals during the holidays, as well as basic necessities they simply cannot afford. McNicholas & [Read More]

LAPD Senior Lead Officer Michael Fernandez works Newton Division, one of the Department’s most difficult areas. He has dedicated his… [Read More]

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