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Raymond McElfish takes huge verdict in Amtrak case. Article written by the Sacramento Bee:

A Sacramento jury returned a $28.6 million verdict Friday for a California man who lost his legs to an Amtrak train six years ago as he lay on railroad tracks near Marysville. The jury found varying degrees of negligence by Amtrak, Marysville’s Rideout Memorial Hospital and Dr. Hector Lopez, as well as negligence by Joseph Nevis, the 34-year-old man who sued after the 2016 Christmas Eve double amputation. The actual amount Nevis will receive still has to be determined because of medical malpractice limits and other calculations, but Nevis is expected to receive millions of dollars to help him make his way through life with his devastating injuries.

Nevis attorney Raymond McElfish hugged Nevis in court as the jurors’ verdict was read, and said afterward that he was pleased with the outcome.

“This is one of those case I believed in from the very beginning,” McElfish said after court. “I just couldn’t get the defendants to believe it.

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30 Years of Courtroom Jury Trial Experience in Personal Injury Cases

$100 Million In Verdicts & Settlements

Results & Verdicts

Jury Verdict for Wrongful Death 44.20 Million
Medical Fraud Settlement 5.90 Million
Jury Verdict for Bus Crash Victims 5.05 Million
Jury Verdict Bus Driver Asleep at Wheel 3.88 Million
Jury Verdict for Warehouse Accident 3.50 Million
Jury Verdict for Truck Spinal Accident 3.46 Million
Negligent Security at Bowling Alley Settlement 2.00 Million
Jury Verdict for Battery Explosion 2.50 Million
Jury Verdict for Motorcycle Accident 1.70 Million
Slip & Fall Settlement 1.00 Million

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Relentless Pursuit of Justice for Injured Clients

For approximately 30 years now. we have represented catastrophically injured people in litigation and trials against trucking companies, retailers, insurance companies, big businesses and other corporations for negligent and reckless conduct.  We understand the disadvantages that everyday people have against the resources and might of these entities and we bring our polished skills, experience and rich resources to create power in the hands of our clients so that they can get the justice they deserve. Once we take a case, the corporation, business or insurer knows for sure that the case will either will go to a jury verdict, something they do not like or want, or will be settled for a substantial sum of money. We take great pride in assisting those individuals who are powerless against the system and who need someone to fearlessly stand up for their rights in a court of law. We stand shoulder to shoulder with consumer-based interest groups like CAALA, CAOC, ABA and other consumer-based trial lawyers in the marketplace to fight for those who need an ally in our justice system. As a catastrophic personal injury litigation and trial firm, we look forward to serving you in any way we can to make sure you get the justice you deserve.

Catastrophic Injury

Our clients have all had their lives destroyed through devastating injuries, such as brain damage, paralysis, spinal injuries, joint replacements, broken bones, psychological trauma and even wrongful death. We utilize the best medical experts in the community to make sure our clients get their lives back as best that they can following a devastating event.

Wrongful Death

We represent families in tragic cases where loved ones have been killed in horrific motor vehicle, truck and motorcycle accidents, struck as pedestrians, heavy equipment and construction accidents, train accidents, and tragic accidents including falls from buildings and getting hit in the head by falling objects, among other catastrophic events.