James D. Rush

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Novato, CA

Rush Injury Law
 | 10 Commercial Blvd, Suite 206
Novato, CA 94949
Phone: 415-897-4801
Selected to Rising Stars: 2015
Licensed Since: 2005
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

James D. Rush is the founder of Rush Injury Law, with offices in Novato and San Francisco, California. Providing representation to clients through Marin, Napa, Sonoma, San Francisco, Solano and Contra Costa counties, he focuses his practice exclusively on plaintiff's personal injury cases, assisting people who have been harmed by the negligence of others in cases involving motor vehicle accidents, dog bites, boating accidents, premises liability and wrongful death. 

A native of the Bay Area, Mr. Rush attended the University of San Francisco School of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 2005. Mr. Rush is admitted to practice before all California state courts and the United States District Courts for the Northern and Eastern Districts of California.

When initially contacted by a prospective client, Mr. Rush will make a frank and honest assessment of the particular case. If he takes on a matter, he will attempt to negotiate as favorable a settlement as possible. If that appears to be unlikely, he will aggressively advocate on behalf of his clients in the courtroom.

Always striving to improve his knowledge of the law, Mr. Rush is an active participant in several professional organizations. A member of The State Bar of California, Mr. Rush is also a member of the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, Consumer Attorneys of California, Marin Trial Lawyers Association and the Marin County Bar Association.

 
Practice Areas
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Personal Injury - General (100%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Selections

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Rising Stars: 2015

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About James Rush

Admitted: 2005, California

Professional Webpage: http://www.rushinjurylaw.com/meettheattorney

Honors and Awards:

  • 10 Best Attorneys in Client Satisfaction for California awarded by American Institute of Personal Injury Lawyers., 10 Best Attorneys in Client Satisfaction, American Institute of Personal Injury Lawyers, 2017
  • Awarded the highest rating of 10.0 by Avvo., Avvo 10.0 Top Attorney, www.avvo.com, 2017

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, California Association of Consumer Attorneys , 2017
  • Member, Marin Trial Lawyers Asspciation, 2016
  • Member, San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member, Marin County Bar Association

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Garriott v. Quirante: Roll-over car accident in Marin County injury claim settled for insurance policy limits of $50,000, 2017
  • Matthews v. CSAA:Sonoma County motor vehicle accident claim settled for a total value of $214,000, 2017
  • Confidential v. Confidential: Wrongful death case arising out of a murder-suicide settled for $185,000 or 80% of the alleged gunman's net estate, 2017
  • Kem v. Snider, et al: Sonoma County rear-end car accident case settled for a total of $35,000, 2017
  • Lee v. Wang: Rear-end car accident case settled for insurance policy limits of $100,000, 2017
  • Burchfield v. Belhumeur: Sonoma County motor vehicle vs. construction flagger accident settled for $160,000 prior to litigation, 2017
  • Confidential v. Confidential: Disputed liability injury case settled for $150,000 in litigation, 2017
  • Baer v. Freeman: Sonoma County rear-end car accident claim settled for $60,000., 2017
  • Vicente v. Christie: San Rafael disputed liability pedestrian-motor vehicle injury case settled for $92,000., 2017
  • Maticorena v. Pham: Marin County rear-end car accident injury claim settled for $32,700, 2017
  • Madru v. Whittington: Marin County motor vehicle accident claim settled for third-party policy limits of $100,000., 2017
  • Middleton v. Kingsbury: Sonoma County car accident personal injury claim settled $70,000, 2017
  • Confidential v. Confidential: Disputed liability injury case settled for $125,000, 2017
  • Wilcox v. Grable: Mendocino County car accident claim settled for $25,000, 2017
  • Zavala v. Carlton Senior Living, LLC: Class action case approved by court in the amount of $950,000 in Contra Costa County., 2016
  • Caliguire v. Chemla: Marin County motor vehicle personal injury case settled for $70,000., 2016
  • Lauer v. Kenzy: Sonoma County motor vehicle rear-end accident injury claim settled for $30,000., 2016
  • Calvosa v. Mercury Insurance : Motor vehicle bodily injury underinsured motorist claim settled for $30,000., 2016
  • Tournahu v. Dimengo: Marin County motor vehicle vs. pedestrian case settlement for all available policy limits of $25,000., 2016
  • Besold v. Hup, Inc., et al.: Marin County slip-and-fall premises liability injury case against Sausalito restaurant settled for $47,500 at mediation., 2016
  • Freya v. Geico Indemnity Company: A minor girl's claim for bodily injury after an unidentified taxi ran over her foot in San Francisco, causing a minor fracture, was settled for $40,000., 2016
  • O'Reilly v. Sturm: Motor vehicle accident bodily injury claim in Marin County resolved for $120,000, 2016
  • Fore v. Xiong: Oakland motor vehicle vs. pedestrian bodily injury case settled for $36,000, 2016
  • Kenny v. Hurley: Marin County car accident case settled for $44,800., 2016
  • Confidential v. Confidential: Disputed causation Marin County motor vehicle accident case settled for a total of $165,000. Defendants disputed that minor car accident caused brain injuries that appeared weeks afterward., 2016
  • Diamond v. Biles, et al.: Premises liability personal injury case settled for $60,000, 2016
  • Lynn v. South Novato Animal Hospital: Injury case settled for $100,000, 2016
  • Hofmann v. Bowers: San Francisco motor vehicle accident settled for 3rd party insurance policy limits of $50,000., 2016
  • Gasper v. Marin: Sanitary Services Injury claim resolved for $165,000., 2016
  • Ayala v. McAdams: San Francisco motorcycle accident case settled for 3rd party limits of $50,000, 2015
  • Stogner v. Beronio Lumber: Injury claim settled for $100,000, 2015
  • Olivier v. Loshin: Marin County motor vehicle vs. pedestrian personal injury case settled for $150,000 prior to trial., 2015
  • Tieu v. Lau, Hit and run, Santa Clara County automobile accident injury case settled for $45,000, July 2015
  • Shedden v. State Farm Insurance, Motor vehicle-bicycle collision, hit and run, uninsured motorist claim settled for $18,576, August 2015
  • Pashilk v. Marin Sanitary Services, Inc., Worker's compensation injury claim settled for $65,000, August 2015
  • Gonzales v. Garrett, Marin County car accident injury case settled for $25,000, August 2015
  • Confidential v. Confidential, Personal injury lawsuit settled for $240,000, August 2015
  • Ince. v. Barrera, Personal injury case where Client was struck by a negligently operated vehicle. The case settled (in part) for $260,000, March, 2010
  • Confidential v. Confidential, The Law Offices of James. D. Rush negotiated a separation package of $55,000 for an employee based on alleged disability discrimination, June, 2010
  • Confidential v. Confidential, The Law Offices of James. D. Rush negotiated a separation package of $31,000 for an employee based on alleged harassment, August, 2010
  • Jalo v. United States, Personal injury case against defendant United States of America due to negligent operation of a U.S. Geological Survey truck settled for $50,000, January 2011
  • Confidential v. Confidential, Personal injury case settled on behalf of Client who was injured due to the negligence of a landowner in maintaining his property. Defendant disputed liability. Case settled for a total of $160,000, May, 2011
  • Confidential v. Confidential, Multi-plaintiff wrongful termination case resulted in award of $778,000, June, 2011
  • Confidential v. Confidential, Personal injury case settled on behalf of Client who made insurance claim for injuries suffered in motor vehicle accident. Disputed injuries. Case settled for $45,000, July, 2011
  • Confidential v. Confidential, Legal Malpractice case settled for $60,000 on behalf of Client who sued former attorney for failure to file a case within the statute of limitations, August, 2011
  • Jimenez v. Kortum, Sonoma County jury verdict in the amount of $366,221 for broken femur suffered by 7 year-old boy. Total compensation paid by Defendant: $390,054, November 30, 2011
  • Pearce v. Petaluma Valley Hospital, Worker's Compensation cases settled for $15,000, January 2012
  • Johnson v. Mill Valley Lumber Company, Worker's compensation case settled for $90,000, January 2012
  • Yantas v. Detar, Worker's compensation case settled for $275,000, February 2012
  • Confidential v. Confidential, Personal injury cases settled for $36,890, March 2012
  • Akers v. Cardoza, Personal injury case. 83 year-old pedestrial hit in crosswalk. Case settled for $35,000, April 2012
  • Confidential v. Confidential, Disputed employment termination claim settled for $16,919, May 2012
  • Confidential v. Confidential, Wrongful termination lawsuit against major corporation settled for $24,000, June 2012
  • Gomez. v. Downtown Ignacio Tow, Inc., Worker's Compensation case settled for $38,215 and other benefits, July 2012
  • Confidential v. Confidential, Personal injury claim settled for $13,000, July 2012
  • Allen v. Trickle et al, Personal injury, motor vehicle accident settled for $12,000, August 2012
  • Confidential v. Confidential, Personal injury, motor vehicle accident settled for $28,500, August 2012
  • O'Sullivan v. Marin General Hospital, Worker's compensation claim settled for $35,000 and other benefits, September 2012
  • Merlo v. Peets Operating Company, Inc., Personal injury, slip and fall claim settled for $25,000, September 2012
  • Confidential v. Confidential, Sexual harassment, wrongful termination case settled for $150,000, October 2012
  • Ferreya v. Maldonado Vineyard Management, Worker's compensation claim settled for $45,000, November 2012
  • Valeros v. City of Brentwood, Personal injury car accident claim settled for $12,500, November 2012
  • Goldstone v. Ford Motor Company, Lemon law claim against auto manufacturer settled for $37,500, December 2012
  • Zurcher v. Lichtenwalter, Personal injury car accident claim settled for $15,000, January 2013
  • Kalinkina v. Bishop, Personal injury car accident claim settled for $12,000, February 2013
  • Zeuli v. Yu, Personal injury claim, pedestrian struck in crosswalk by motor vehicle claim settled for $105,000, March 2013
  • Confidential v. Confidential, Individual employment law case for unpaid wages against restaurant settled for $28,500, April 2013
  • Confidential v. Confidential, Class action employment wage and hour case settled for $2,000,000, May 2013
  • Johnson v. Jackson, Motor vehicle personal injury claim settled for $14,000, June 2013
  • St. Clair v. Moritz, Car accident personal injury claim settled for total compensation of $27,000, June 2013
  • Azoubel v. Douglas, Auto accident personal injury claim settled for $15,000, June 2013
  • Confidential v. Confidential, Employment claim settled for $40,000, July 2013
  • O'Sullivan, et al. v. AMN Services, LLC, et al., Class action employment wage and hour case against a publicly-traded company on behalf of traveling nurses and surgical techs settled for $3,000,000, August 2013
  • Sullivan and Fujita v. City of San Rafael, et al., September 2013
  • Confidential v. Confidential, Class action employment wage-and-hour case settled for $400,000, October 2013
  • Covillo, et al. v. Specialty's Cafe & Bakery, Inc., November 2013
  • Dennis v. Bumgarner, Pedestrian injured after being struck in crosswalk by Defendant's motor vehicle. Marin County Superior Court case settled for $425,000 on behalf of the injured pedestrian, December 2013
  • Aragon v. Prince, Pedestrian hit in crosswalk by motor vehicle personal injury case in Alameda County settled for $85,000, January 2014
  • Shuping v. North Bay Center, LLC, Premises liability, personal injury claim in Marin County with ankle injuries settled for $127,000, January 2014
  • Zimmer v. UPS, et al., Marin County personal injury auto accident claimed settled for $16,750 after UPS truck driver collided with claimant's car, February 2014
  • Dalton v. Blakes Landing Farms, Worker's compensation injury case settled for $60,000 for permanent disability and future medical care, April 2014
  • Espina v. Kentfield Rehab, et al., Worker's compensation injury case settled for $49,500 for permanent disability and future medical care, April 2014
  • Fishman/Whitten/Collins, Motor vehicle accident, personal injury cases settled for a total of $15,000, May 2014
  • Ochoa v. Nims, Car accident bodily injury case settled for $11,300, May 2014
  • Johnston v. Wallace, Motor vehicle collision, personal injury claim settled for $13,500, May 2014
  • Manasa v. Newman, Motor vehicle accident, personal injury case settled for $25,246, May 2014
  • Lezcano v. Traveler's Insurance, et al., Worker's compensation injury case settled for $45,000 for permanent disability and future medical care, May 2014
  • Coverdale v. Rojas, Motor vehicle v. pedestrian case settled for insurance policy limits of $25,000, June 2014
  • Lewis v. Sears, Roebuck and Co., Slip and fall premises liability case settled for $60,000, June 2014
  • Cox v. Reed, Slip and fall premises liability case where Plaintiff fell down dangerous staircase settled for $44,990, June 2014
  • Magri v. Warren, Motor vehicle rear-end collision personal injury claim settled for $15,465, July 2014
  • Stewart v. Fischer, Motor vehicle collision bodily injury claim settled for $10,500, July 2014
  • Ghadiri v. Hansel Dealer Group, Worker's compensation injury case settled for $35,000, August 2014
  • Lococo v. Brown, Motor vehicle rear-end accident personal injury claims settled for total of $9,611, September, 2014
  • Bignardi v. Aramark, Worker's compensation injury case settled for $128,000, September, 2014
  • Stewart v. Judge, Rear-end motor vehicle accident injury claim settled for $22,113, September, 2014
  • Zollner v. Canas, Motor vehicle bodily injury claim settled for $9,000, October, 2014
  • Murphy v. Diaz, Personal injury car accident claim settled for a total of $9,500, October, 2014
  • Confidential v. Confidential, Slip-and-fall premises liability personal injury case against a public entity settled for $19,500 during litigation, October, 2014
  • McLane v. Steadfast Investment Properties, Inc., et al., Premises liability and general negligence personal injury case settled for $15,500 prior to jury trial, October, 2014
  • Ogilvie v. Walker, Car accident personal injury claim settled for liable third-party insurance limits of $25,000, October, 2014
  • Wachtel v. White, Sonoma County personal injury case for broadside car accident settled for $10,000, November 2014
  • Nye v. Chapdelaine, Sonoma County bodily injury insurance claim for rear-end vehicle accident settled for $19,500, November 2014
  • Guimont v. McBride, Injury case settled for $20,000, November 2014
  • Quiroz v. Rite Aid Corporation, Injury case settled for $30,000, November 2014
  • Confidential v. Confidential, Individual wage and hour alleged unpaid wages and overtime settled for $25,000, November 2014
  • Confidential v. Confidential, Individual wage and hour employment federal lawsuit alleging unpaid overtime and missed breaks settled for $77,000, November 2014
  • Wade v. Abe, Motor vehicle accident claim settled for $9,000, December 2014
  • Ogilvie v. State Farm, Underinsured motor vehicle, personal injury claim settled for $19,000, December 2014
  • McQueen v. Sutter Home Winery, Injury claim settled for $70,000, December 2014
  • Davis v. Tobias , Sonoma County premises liability, personal injury case settled for $31,000, January 2015
  • Lyon v. Canas , Marin County rear-end motor vehicle accident claim settled for liable party's insurance policy limits of $15,000, January 2015
  • Jones v. Community Action Marin, Injury claim settled for $20,000, January 2015
  • Garcia v. Marinwood Community Services District, Injury claim settled for $52,000, February 2015
  • Clancy v. Confidential, Sonoma County premises liability personal injury claim settled for $101,500, February 2015
  • Cook v. Wong, San Francisco motor vehicle accident, bodily injury claim settled for $7,500, March 2015
  • Collings v. Safeway, Marin County injury claim settled for $15,000, March 2015
  • D'Onofrio v. Padilla, et al., San Francisco personal injury premises liability case settled for $18,000, March 2015
  • Crivello v. Ratto Group, Sonoma County personal injury case settled for $25,000, March 2015
  • Hall v. Galvin, Personal injury claim settled for $38,139, March 2015
  • Wade v. Building Care Systems, Inc., Marin County slip-and-fall bodily injury claim settled for $16,831, April 2015
  • Jones/Jamerson v. Stassevitch, Highway 580 rear-ender motor vehicle personal injury claims settled for $20,000, April 2015
  • Jordan v. Hextrum, Motor vehicle personal injury claim settled for $35,200, April 2015
  • Gash v. Estes, Marin County rear-end motor vehicle accidents personal injury claims settled for $13,925, May 2015
  • Rice v. Softspace South, Inc., Negligence personal injury case settled for $56,406, May 2015
  • Hagemann v. Strang, Sonoma County personal injury motor vehicle accident claims settled for $21,000, June 2015
  • Calvosa v. Martin, Car accident personal injury claim settled for the liable third-party policy limits of $25,000, June 2015
  • Goldstein v. Angell, Sonoma County car accident case settled for $23,500, June 2015
  • Confidential v. Confidential, Wage and hour employment class action case settled for $739,000, June 2015
  • Nannery v. Olson, Marin County motor vehicle accident claim settled for $10,000, July 2015
  • Klyse v. Wilson, Marin County motor vehicle vs. skateboarder injury accident settled for $13,000, July 2015

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Educational Background:

  • Juris Doctor from University of San Francisco School of Law. , 2005
Office Location for James D. Rush

10 Commercial Blvd
Suite 206
Novato, CA 94949

Phone: 415-897-4801

 

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Last Updated: 5/15/2018

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