Oxnard & Ventura Personal Injury Attorneys

Case Results

  • $6 Million
    Medical Malpratice
    A settlement was won on behalf of a woman that suffered permanent and disabling injuries as a result of the hospital and her treating physician failing to appropriately diagnose and treat pregnancy-induced hypertension.
  • $3 Million
    Wrongful Death

    For the wife and children of a man who died when the defendant ran a red light and struck the driver’s side door of decedents vehicle killing him instantly.

  • $3 Million
    Car Accident

    A wrongful death settlement for the young daughter of a woman who was tragically killed as a result of a motor vehicle accident.

  • $3 Million
    Drunk Driving Accident

    Schurmer and Wood obtained a $3,000,000 settlement for a 42-year-old gentleman who was seriously injured when a drunk driver crossed over the double yellow line and struck the vehicle he was driving home after working the evening shift at his place of employment.

  • $2.6 Million
    Traumatic Brain Injury

    Settlement for a gentleman who suffered a mild traumatic brain injury when the vehicle he was driving was struck by the defendant on a rural road.

  • $2.25 Million
    Brain Injury

    Settlement for a baby who suffered a brain injury due to the medical negligence of nurses and physicians in failing to appropriately monitor the child’s mechanical ventilator.

  • $2 Million
    Back Injury
    Settlement for a woman who sustained a serious injury to her back resulting in two surgical procedures as a result of a motor vehicle accident.
  • $1.75 Million
    Slip & Fall Accident

    Schurmer & Wood recovered a $1,700,000 settlement for a client who tripped on a stairway at an apartment complex at night. We alleged that the stairs were in a dangerous condition because there were no lights in the area, that the stairs were uneven and did not comply with the appropriate Building Codes and that the owners of the complex should have installed handrails.

    Our client sustained a tibial plateau fracture that required surgical intervention. Unfortunately, the surgery failed. As a result of her age, the fractured knee and the failed surgery our client was forced to use a wheelchair and will have lifelong problems.

  • $1.5 Million
    Birth Injury

    Settlement for a baby who was injured due to the negligence of physicians in failing to perform a cesarean section in a timely fashion resulting in permanent injuries.

  • $1.2 Million
    Back Injury

    In a premises liability case against a city defendant for negligence in maintaining a trash dumpster that the plaintiff was working in. The defendant’s negligence resulted in a hole in the dumpster that the man fell through causing injuries to his lower back.

  • $1 Million
    Policy Limit Settlement

    In a case against a physician due to his negligence during the birthing process of a baby causing permanent injuries.

  • $1 Million
    Policy Limit Settlement

    Settlement for man and wife rear-ended by a truck on the freeway. Injuries were to the low back the neck resulting in surgical intervention.

  • $1 Million
    Verdict

    Verdict for the wrongful death of a man who was killed when struck by a train at an unmarked railroad crossing.

  • $995,000
    Slip & Fall Accident

    Schurmer and Wood obtained a $995,000 settlement for a 47-year-old man who was injured when he fell into a spontaneously appearing sinkhole in the ground at a hotel that had recently been built. This was a complex matter that involved premises liability and general negligence theories.

    There were multiple defendants including the owners of the property, the general contractor and numerous subcontractors.

  • $950,000
    Bilateral Leg Fractures

    Settlement on behalf of a disabled gentleman who was seriously injured when a medical transport van driver failed to appropriately fasten his wheelchair to the interior of the van. The driver then negligently caused a vehicle accident and our client was thrown about the vehicle resulting in bilateral leg fractures.

  • $870,637.39
    Back Injury
    Settlement who seriously injured his back during a commercial trucking accident that occurred at high speeds on the freeway.
  • $850,000
    $850,000 Settlement

    Settlement for the wrongful death of a 14-year-old girl who died when she was stuck after an electric gate automatically closed wedging her between the gate and the pillar of the gate.

    This was a product liability case against the manufacturers and installers of the gate and a premises liability case against the owners of the property.

  • $725,000
    Flash Fire that Eruption

    Three minor children received a settlement of $725,000 against a homeowner and plumbing contractor when their father was killed due to a flash fire that erupted from the defendant’s gas water heater. This was a hard-fought case with extremely difficult liability and comparative fault issues.

  • $450,000
    Wrongful Death
    Settlement awarded to the wife and adult children of an elderly man that died in a residential care facility. We alleged violations of the EADACPA and that the facility was negligent in the care of this gentleman.
  • $375,000
    Settlement

    Settlement for a man that was seriously injured when he was struck in the back by an unattended and running 1800 pound cutting saw that was uncontrollably running down a steep paved street.

  • $340,000
    Car Accident Verdict

    Plaintiff's parents received a $340,000 verdict for the wrongful death of their son. This automobile accident case had significant issues regarding fault and whether the defendant had permission to drive the vehicle he was driving.

    After the verdict, the insurance company refused to issue payment so a bad faith action was filed directly against the carrier. The case settled shortly thereafter.

  • $250,000
    Medical Malpractice

    Settlement for an elderly gentleman who suffered a refracture to his total hip replacement when the hospital staff failed to secure him to the gurney during x-rays. He rolled off the gurney sustaining a serious injury.

  • $235,000
    Shoulder Injury
    Settlement for a client that was injured when she was attacked by an unleashed pit bull causing injuries to her shoulder.
  • $225,000
    Multi-Vehicle Accident

    Schurmer and Wood obtained a $225,000 settlement for a 58-year-old woman who was injured in a car accident on the Conejo Grade. This was a multi-vehicle accident with serious disputes regarding fault.

  • $165,000
    Failure to Diagnose
    Case won against a physician that failed to appropriately recognize, diagnose and treat an ankle fracture. This failure to diagnose led to an aggravation of the original injury and necessitated an additional surgery.
  • $100,000
    Knee Injury

    The plaintiff, an elderly woman, received a $100,000 settlement against a local municipality due to an injured knee. This case included theories of premises liability against the City for failing to maintain its sidewalks in a safe condition.

  • $100,000
    Settlement

    Schurmer and Wood obtained a $100,000 settlement for a man who was injured when an empty lemon crate fell on his shoulder while it was being offloaded from a truck with a forklift. There were serious liability disputes and factual questions regarding how the incident occurred.