Ernest P. Algorri
Ernest P. Algorri was born in 1960 in Los Angeles, California and received his undergraduate degree in Political Science from University of California Los Angeles in 1983 and his Juris Doctor from Loyola Law School in 1986. He has been admitted to both State and Federal court since 1987.
Ernie began with the firm as a law clerk in 1984 and has represented strictly plaintiffs in civil personal injury cases throughout his entire career. For his entire career, Ernie has successfully represented and tried to verdict a vast array of cases for clients involving medical malpractice, defective products, dangerous conditions of both public and private property as well as matters involving environmental law, construction accidents and automobile collisions. Ernie also counts among his specialties cases involving injuries at birth from improper medical care.
Ernie has obtained substantial, confidential settlements against BMW for exploding heater cores that have caused substantial injuries to the occupants their vehicles. Ernie has also successfully prosecuted myriad defective road design cases against Caltrans for dangerous roadway design and highway construction. Ernie also has obtained successful results current and former professional athletes for physical and sexual assaults on members of the public.
In addition, Ernie has successfully briefed and prosecuted many appeals and petitions in the various State Courts of Appeal which offers our clientele an extra dimension of ability to this firm's litigation practice typically reserved solely for insurance companies and large corporations. He is a member of the prestigious American Board of Trial Advocates as well as the Million Dollar Advocates Forum which is recognized as one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the United States in which fewer than 1% of U.S. lawyers are members.
In his off hours, Ernie is active in the motorsports and off-road communities and volunteers his time to various charitable causes including the Brain Injury Association, the Arcadia Police Officer's Association, the Pasadena Firefighter's Association and the American Sand Association. He is also a National Hot Rod Association licensed drag racer and competes in sanctioned national and regional events.
Areas of Practice
- personal injury
- insurance bad faith