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Case Results

  • $660,000,000
    Clergy Sexual Abuse - Multi-Victim
    Irwin Zalkin was one of the lead trial lawyers and part of the trial team prepared to commence a 14 victim trial against the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Los Angeles, the day a global settlement was reached in the amount of $660,000,000.
  • $198,500,000
    Clergy Sexual Abuse - Multi-Victim
    Irwin Zalkin was appointed Mediation Liaison Counsel and a lead negotiator by United States Magistrate Judge Leo S. Papas on behalf of over 144 victims of childhood sexual abuse against the Roman Catholic Bishop of San Diego. These negotiations resulted in a global settlement of almost $200,000,000.
  • $100,000,000
    Clergy Sexual Abuse - Multi-Victim
    Irwin Zalkin was part of the team of lawyers representing clergy sexual abuse survivors in the Diocese of Orange, California who recently helped to negotiate the first $100,000,000 global settlement in the country involving childhood sexual abuse by members of the Catholic clergy.
  • $10,500,000
    Clergy Sexual Abuse - Multi-Victim
    Multi-victim case against religious group home.
  • $8,000,000
    Clergy Sexual Abuse - Multi-Victim
    Multi-victim case against a religious leader and institution.
  • $8,000,000
    Lohse v. Lakeland Village HOA (Oakland, CA)

    Eight million dollar ($8,000,000) judgment against a resort facility after a six-week jury trial for a woman who was rendered a paraplegic following a fall off of an unguarded pier.

    This case involved the coordination of a team of experts who testified including a Board Certified Physical and Rehabilitation Medical Expert, a Rehabilitation Case Manager, a Vocational Rehabilitation consultant, an Economist, a Human Factors Visual Perception Expert, a Photo Engineer, and several others.

    The success of this case was the result of substantial trial preparation and choice of highly qualified expert witnesses.