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    Office: 408-909-9696
    Fax:    408-922-9969
    Email: salvador@liccardo.com

    Office: 408-909-9696
    Fax:    408-922-9969
    Email: katy@liccardo.com

    14435C Big Basin Way, #242
    Saratoga, CA  95070
    Mailing Address:
    409 N. Pacific Coast Hwy, #805
    Redondo Beach, CA 90277

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    A few of the 200+ trials and settlements are noted here:
    • $10 million settlement after closing of trial evidence, prior to argument, recovery for Breast Implant/Scleroderma Victim (Los Angeles Co.)
    • $5.5 million settlement against manufacturer of defective wheels allowing air to escape and manufacturer of low profile tire for concealing under inflation resulting in rollover & quadriplegia (Monterey Co.)
    • $5.5 million settlement after closing of trial evidence, prior to argument, Golf Cart rollover case against manufacturer for brain damaged 40 yr. old golf maintenance man (Santa Clara Co.)
    • $2.6 million verdict plus $2.8 million settlement from other defendants for stairwell slip & fall, brain damage (Sonoma Co.)
    • $2.5 million settlement at trial call for 17 yr. old pedestrian/auto collision due to icy conditions resulting in death -- against two drivers & State of Calif. (Humboldt Co.)
    • $2.3 million settlement during jury deliberations for head injury to prospective member of 2002 Winter Olympic Bobsled Team incurred while filming a bobsled run for T.V. commercial (Los Angeles Co.)
    • $2.3 million verdict for fall off 2nd floor deck, due to termite damage for 55 yr. old female paraplegic (Santa Clara Co.)
    • $2.3 million settlement for pedestrian/auto collision causing aggravation of pre-existing brain damage in 30 yr. old man (Mendocino Co.)
    • $2.2 million settlement in pedestrian/truck collision resulting in severe soft tissue leg injury (Alameda Co.)
    • $1.8 million settlement for head injury to motor cyclist from defective parking gate (Santa Clara Co.)
    • $1.25 million drug liability verdict against Johnson & Johnson for blindness caused by the original "Pill" -- highest pharmaceutical case verdict in nation at that time (1974) (Santa Clara Co.)
    • $900,000 settlement for death of 72. yr. old man crossing major street on Segway against vehicle driver and City of Morgan Hill for intersection design.
    • $825,000 settlements for 18 yr. old pedestrian/auto head and face injury (Humboldt Co.)
    • $755,000 settlement for multiple injuries arising from auto/truck collision against truck driver (Humboldt Co.)
    • $675,000 settlement for Marine on active duty suffering leg amputation from fork-lift rollover against manufacturer despite government contract immunity. (Alameda Co.)
    • $600,000 settlement to young man for arm injury, unbelted passenger in auto collision case (Mendocino Co.)
    • $500,000 settlement for injuries consequent to PG&E transformer explosion (Santa Clara Co.)
    • $504,000 verdict auto collision, soft tissue lumbar back injury against State of Calif. (Humboldt Co.)
    • 110% recovery for 187 victims of Technical Equities Corporation Ponzi-type scam. (Mass tort - Santa Clara Co.)
    • Multi-million dollar settlements in mass torts on behalf of 30 victims of defective Shiley heart valves (Orange Co.)
    • Multi-million dollar settlements on behalf of 100+ victims of autoimmune disease from exposure to silicone breast implants against various manufacturers (Venued throughout the United States)
    • Corvair and other automobile design defect and crash-worthiness trials

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