David N. Bigelow

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Los Angeles, CA

Girardi | Keese
 | 1126 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90017
Phone: 213-977-0211
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1995
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (60%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Professional Liability: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Focusing in the areas of personal injury, business torts and product liability litigation against many of America's largest corporations, attorney David N. Bigelow has taken on companies such as General Motors, Sempra Energy, Wyeth, Pfizer, Merck, BMW, Coldwell Banker, Bayer, Blue Cross and Michelin.

An attorney with the California firm Girardi | Keese, Mr. Bigelow oversaw the firm's mass tort litigation against the manufacturers of the pharmaceuticals Baycol, Rezulin, Fen-Phen and Vioxx from 2003 to 2006. He has obtained several multimillion-dollar verdicts on behalf of clients in cases involving product liability, personal injury and childhood sex abuse claims.

Mr. Bigelow practices out of the firm's Los Angeles office and has received numerous honors and awards for his legal work. He is a former member of the California Commission on Access to Justice, a current member of the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, and he was on the board of governors for the Consumer Attorneys of California.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (60%)

Personal Injury - Products (30%)

Professional Liability (10%)

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 9 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2017

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About David Bigelow

Admitted: 1995, California

Professional Webpage: http://www.girardikeese.com/Attorneys/David-N-Bigelow.shtml

Honors and Awards:

  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers, 2012
  • California Lawyer Magazine, "Attorney of the Year, Litigation" 2008
  • Lawdragon Magazine, "The Lawdragon 3000: Leading Lawyers in America", 2007
  • Nominee, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, Trial Lawyer of the Year, 2007
  • Finalist, Consumer Attorneys of California, Consumer Attorney of the Year, 2007
  • Finalist, Consumer Attorneys of California, Consumer Attorney of the Year, 2008
  • The Recorder, California Million Dollar Verdicts, 2011 - Present

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • AV® rated Martindale Hubbell® peer review

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member - American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
  • Member, Public Justice
  • Member, American Association for Justice
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Association of Business Trial Lawyers
  • Member, Culver-Marina Bar Association
  • Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Member, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles
  • Board of Governors, Consumer Attorneys of California, 2006 - 2010
  • Member, California Commission on Access to Justice, 2008

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Roitz v. Coldwell Banker, 62 Cal.App.4th 716, 1998
  • Roitz v. Coldwell Banker, 62 Cal.App.4th 716, 1998
  • Tackling "big pharma": Prosecuting the pharmaceutical liability case, The Advocate Magazine (March, 2006)

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Jones v. Masonic Home for Children in Covina LASC Case BC 306444
  • Verdict, $12.5 million - Negligent hiring and supervision/childhood sexual abuse
  • Deutsch/Mohr-McDermott v. Masonic Home for Children in Covina LASC Case BC 306444
  • Verdict, $3.5 million – Negligent hiring and supervision/childhood sexual abuse
  • Montgomery v. BMW OCSC Case 771190
  • Verdict, $2.4 million – Wrongful death/negligence/product liability
  • Kohler v. Santa Barbara YMCA SBN 214316
  • Settlement, $1.4 million – Negligence/premises liability
  • Adams v. Costco, San Luis Obispo
  • Verdict, $1.3 million – Premises liability

Educational Background:

  • Whittier College, B.A., 1976
  • University of San Diego School of Law, San Diego, California, J.D., Cum Laude, Winner, California State Bar Roger Traynor Competition, Order of the Barristers, 1995

Industry Groups

  • National
  • State And Local Consumer Attorneys
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    Office Location for David N. Bigelow

    1126 Wilshire Boulevard
    Los Angeles, CA 90017

    Phone: 213-977-0211

     

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