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AUGUST 2015

For more than 35 years, DeWitt Algorri & Algorri has successfully advocated on behalf of individuals and their families in cases involving catastrophic injuries and insurance bad faith. The firm has a long history of significant recoveries, and in 2014 it cemented its standing as one of Southern California’s most successful plaintiffs’ trial firms after winning more than $60 million in verdicts and settlements during that year alone.

Among its 2014 recoveries, DeWitt Algorri & Algorri secured one of the year’s top ten verdicts in Southern California, as reported by VerdictSearch-a $19 million award in Marin v. Ganuelas. As part of that case, Mark Algorri, along with senior associate Carolyn Tan and referring counsel Maryam Parman of Avrek Law Firm, represented a single mother who suffered a catastrophic brain injury when her car was struck from behind on a West Covina freeway. Read more here.

2015

N. Alex Lopez joins the firm.

2014

Sam Soleimany joins the firm.

OCTOBER 2012

San Bernardino Jury Awards DeWitt Algorri & Algorri Plaintiff $3 Million

A Crestline woman renting a house in the San Bernardino National Forest was awarded $2.9 million after a jury found her landlord responsible for life-altering injuries she received when a 700-pound tree branch fell on her leg and foot. The landlord’s insurance company offered $750,000.00 to settle, but Mark Algorri and associate Carolyn Tan knew their client would need more to remedy the challenges she and her family had endured and would struggle with in the future. The jury agreed, awarding nearly three times what the insurance company had offered.

2012

Patrick Nolan joins the firm.

SEPTEMBER 2012

Orange County Woman Files Claim against Yosemite US Park Service for Hanta Virus.

DeWitt Algorri & Algorri take on Hanta Virus case for the critcically injured vacationer.

In 2010, the California Department of Health warned the park about the risk of Hanta Virus-laden deer mice droppings in tent cabins, however, the park and its operator, Delaware North Company failed to take the necessary precautions resulting in disease.

AUGUST 2012

Catholic Priest Stole Over 280,000 .00 from Elderly Parishioner.

DeWitt Algorri & Algorri files suit on behalf of an elderly parishioner who was defrauded of her money by her priest, Fr. Peter Valdez, at St. Mary’s parish in Palmdale, CA. The Archdiocese knew about this and failed to intervene or take action against the priest. This case was reported in the Los Angeles Times on August 25, 2012.

DeWitt Algorri & Algorri specializes in Elder Abuse claims

MAY 2011

DAA relocates their Torrance office to Costa Mesa, adjacent to the South Coast Plaza.

JAN 2011

Ernest Algorri named general counsel for Toyota Speedway at Irwindale, CA

JAN 2011

Mark Algorri and Ernest Algorri again selected as Southern California Super Lawyers for 2011

2010

Carolyn Tan, a 2009 Loyola Law School graduate, joins DAA as an associate.

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