Jeffrey D. Wolf

Jeffrey D. Wolf

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Los Angeles, CA

Heimanson & Wolf, LLP
 | 1880 Century Park East, Suite 900
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Phone: 310-446-1522
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2017
Selected to Rising Stars: 2009 - 2013
Licensed Since: 1999
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Jeff Wolf is a personal injury trial lawyer.  He represents individuals and their families in severe injury and wrongful death cases.  He also represents victims of elder abuse; this includes physical abuse and neglect and financial elder abuse.

Mr. Wolf has obtained numerous jury verdicts including 7 figure verdicts involving all types of injuries such as complex fractures, spine injuries, pain syndromes, paralysis, and many others. He has been rated in the Top 100 Lawyers in Southern California by Super Lawyers and is AV Rated by Martindale.

He has successfully represented clients in both state and federal courts in California as well as in the California Supreme Court. Mr. Wolf has obtained million- and multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements on behalf of his clients. He has represented clients who have suffered catastrophic injuries in disasters such as the Chatsworth Metrolink Crash, the heeling of a large cruise ship, and a mid-air helicopter crash at Torrance Airport.

Mr. Wolf has been a contributing writer and is a former member of the Editorial Board of Los Angeles Lawyer magazine.  He volunteers as the torts instructor for Judge Takasugi's pro bono bar review course.

Mr. Wolf believes honesty with his clients is paramount and he works closely with his clients to understand how their injuries have changed their lives.

 

 

About Jeffrey Wolf

Admitted 1999, California

Professional Webpage: http://hwllplaw.com/jeffrey-d-wolf/

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Volunteer torts instructor for the Takasugi Pro Bono Bar Review Course.
  • District Courts in the Central District, Northern District, Southern District and Eastern District
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles
  • Century City ProVisors
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Facilitator for Dialogues on Freedom with the Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Board Member of Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills
  • Concern Foundation (Cancer Research)

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Book Review: "Plain, Honest Men; The Making of the American Constitution," Los Angeles Lawyer Magazine, 2010
  • "Book Review: The Buffalo Creek Disaster", Los Angeles Lawyer Magazine, 2009
  • "How Health Insurance Affects Damages in a Personal Injury Action," Los Angeles Lawyer, July/August 2008

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • $550,000 Settlement - A nice client suffered an aggravation of an underlying condition resulting in neck surgery, 2017
  • $1 Million Recovery -- Walker v. IHP Operations - $1 Million recovery in an automobile accident case involving a spine injury with a neck fusion surgery., 2017
  • $300,000 Recovery for bicyclist struck by a vehicle., 2016
  • $600,000 Recovery for victim of a car crash who suffered a disc injury in his spine., 2016
  • Redmond v. Jenner - Confidential Settlement involving wrongful death auto accident.  This was a wrongful death action against Caitlyn Jenner., 2015
  • $1 Million Award - Case involving neck injury resulting in a fusion surgery following an accident at a restaurant, 2015
  • $6.1 Million JudgmentMy client suffered severe injuries when she was struck by a vehicle.  She suffered crush injuries to her lower legs., 2014
  • $1.2 Million SettlementMy client, a 21 year old young lady, fell from a third floor balcony in Hollywood.  The balcony was low and constituted a code violation.  The woman suffered a severe spine injury., 2014
  • $3.8 Million Verdict Against Jack in the Box.  On Friday, March 7, 2014, we obtained a jury verdict in Kern County for $3.8 Million in a difficult case involving a client who developed a condition known as Complex Regional Pain Syndrome ("CRPS"). In August 2011, our client was struck in the foot by a metal panel that flew off an ice machine when a Jack In The Box cashier violently shook the machine to dislodge some ice. Jack in the Box disputed liability.The jury awarded more than $3 million for pain and suffering damages, one of the largest verdicts of its kind in Kern County history., 2014
  • $1.3 Million Settlement.  Our client suffered a neck injury in an automobile accident.  She underwent a fusion of the discs in her neck.  The defense settled just prior to trial., 2013
  • $700,000 Settlement.  At a wedding, my client walked out of a room and encountered a 5 foot drop directly outside of a pair of french doors.  She fractured her hip.  The defense claimed that the door was a window., 2013
  • $750,000 settlement in a medical malpractice case.  The surgeon clipped and cut the patient's common bile duct instead of cystic duct., 2012
  • Wrongful death verdict obtained in Santa Ana., 2012
  • $700,000 Arbitration Award against Arch Insurance Company for spine injuries suffered by a driver.  The arbitration was against the injured party's own insurance company to recover under her underinsured motorist coverage., 2011
  • $3.8 Million arbitration award obtained in a case involving a Ponzi scheme in the surgery center business., 2011
  • Sizeable Settlement in wrongful death case involving a doctor's failure to diagnose a pulmonary embolism., 2011
  • $2 million judgment against a restaurant owner when a patron fell through the floor on the second story of a restaurant and fell into the kitchen below, breaking her leg.  $400,000 settlement with the owner of the premises, 2010
  • Large confidential settlement against a cruise line when its ship heeled at approximately 30 degrees, injuring passengers aboard., 2010
  • $400,000 jury verdict against a surgeon who cut a patient's common bile duct during a routine gall bladder surgery., 2010
  • $700,000 Settlement just prior to trial involving an individual who broke both shoulders when he was thrown from a wagon ride at a ranch-style resort in Santa Barbara., 2009
  • $4.5 Million Settlement after a 100% Liability Verdict against the U.S. Dept. of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration, for a mid-air helicopter crash at Torrance Airport, 2008
  • $1.18 Million Verdict in favor of our client who suffered paralysis when he was hit by a golf ball on a badly designed course, 2007
  • $700,000 Settlement in a Serious Personal Injury case on behalf of a courier whose leg was fractured when the receiver on the loading dock dropped a shipment of heavy aluminum on the courier's leg, 2007
  • $600,000 Settlement in a Railroad/FELA case in which a police officer for a railroad suffered a Traumatic Brain Injury when he hit his head on a gun rack in his car during an automobile accident, 2006
  • $2 Million Settlement in Wrongful Death Case when our client's 18-year-old son was killed when a truck slammed into his car, 2006

Representative Clients:

  • Individuals who have suffered severe bodily injury or catastrophic loss.

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • "Rising Star," Superlawyers, 2009
  • Former member of the Editorial Board of Los Angeles Lawyer magazine
  • "Rising Star," Superlawyers 2010
  • Hameid v. National Fire, Drafted prevailing briefs submitted to the California Supreme Court

Educational Background:

  • Loyola Law School of Los Angeles (J.D.), 1999
  • University of California at Los Angeles (B.A.), 1996

Industry Groups

  • Birth Injuries
  • Brain Injuries
  • Elder Abuse
  • Helicopter Accidents
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Plane Crashes
  • Product Liability
  • Serious Personal Injury
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Train Accidents
  • Wrongful Death
  • Office Location for Jeffrey D. Wolf

    1880 Century Park East
    Suite 900
    Los Angeles, CA 90067

     

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