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
Fax: 415-897-5316
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: https://www.rushinjurylaw.com/About/James-D-Rush.shtml

Honors/Awards:

  • Awarded the highest rating of 10.0 by Avvo., Avvo 10.0 Top Attorney, www.avvo.com, 2017
  • in 2018, James Rush achieved a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating, awarded to only those lawyers with the highest ethical standards and professional ability., AV Preeminent Peer Rated Attorney, Martindale-Hubbell, 2018
  • 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

Bar/Professional Activity:

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

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Confidential v. Confidential: $1,150,000 for Marin County trip-and-fall premises liability case, 2018
  • Minnery v. Cal-Star Gymnastics, et al.: $1,025,000 for Marin County premises liability personal injury case, 2018
  • McPherson v. Nita: $510,000 for Sonoma County disputed liability burn injury case , 2018
  • Confidential v. Confidential: $308,000 for Solano County slip and fall premises liability case , 2018
  • Teixeira v. Bedrick, et al.: $260,000 for Marin County trip-and-fall premises liability case, 2018
  • Confidential v. Sarver: $104,000 for motor vehicle crash case representing policy limits plus personal contribution from Defendant, 2018
  • Rhoades v. Erlandson: $100,000 policy limits for Marin County motor vehicle personal injury case, 2018
  • Davis v. Harris: $100,000 policy limits for Sonoma County motor vehicle injury that occurred in Petaluma, CA , 2018
  • Given v. Bush-Lopez: $90,000 for Santa Rosa motor vehicle-pedestrian injury case , 2018
  • Day v. Wind Mill Circle Homeowners’ Association, et al: $275,000 for Santa Rosa, Sonoma County trip and fall premises liability lawsuit , 2017
  • Lee v. Wang: $100,000 insurance policy limits for rear-end car crash case, 2017
  • Madru v. Whittington, et al.: $150,000 for Marin County motor vehicle injury case , 2017
  • Confidential v. Confidential: $150,000 for disputed liability slip and fall injury case in Sonoma County , 2017
  • Vicente v. Christie: $92,000 for San Rafael disputed liability pedestrian-motor vehicle injury case , 2017
  • Burchfield v. Belhumeur: $160,000 for Sonoma County motor vehicle vs. construction flagger accident injury case, 2017
  • Confidential v. Confidential: $185,000 or 80% of the alleged gunman's net estate for wrongful death case arising out of a murder-suicide , 2017
  • Matthews v. CSAA: $214,000 for Sonoma County motor vehicle injury claim, 2017
  • Confidential v. Confidential: $125,000 for disputed liability injury case, 2017
  • Zavala v. Carlton Senior Living, LLC: $950,000 for class action case in Contra Costa County, 2016
  • Gasper v. Marin Sanitary Services: $165,000 for Marin County injury claim , 2016
  • Confidential v. Confidential: $165,000 for disputed causation Marin County motor vehicle accident case, 2016
  • Lynn v. South Novato Animal Hospital: $100,000 for Marin County injury case, 2016
  • O'Reilly v. Sturm: $120,000 for motor vehicle accident bodily injury claim in Marin County, 2016
  • Stogner v. Beronio Lumber: $100,000 for injury claim , 2015
  • Clancy v. Confidential: $101,500 for Sonoma County premises liability personal injury claim , 2015
  • $739,000 for Napa County class action case , 2015
  • Eddy v. Windhover: $240,000 for Marin County trip-and-fall lawsuit, 2015
  • Olivier v. Loshin: $150,000 for Marin County motor vehicle vs. pedestrian personal injury lawsuit, 2015
  • Bignardi v. Aramark: $128,000 for injury claim, 2014
  • Shuping v. North Bay Center, LLC: $127,000 for premises liability, personal injury claim in Marin County , 2014
  • Confidential v. Confidential, $400,000 for Solano County class action case , 2013
  • O'Sullivan, et al. v. AMN Services, LLC, et al., $3,000,000 for class action case against a publicly-traded company , 2013
  • Zeuli v. Yu: $105,000 for pedestrian struck in crosswalk by motor vehicle injury claim, 2013
  • Dennis v. Bumgarner: $425,000 for pedestrian injured after being struck in crosswalk by Defendant's motor vehicle. , 2013
  • Covillo, et al. v. Specialty's Cafe & Bakery, Inc.: $2,000,000 for class action case , 2013
  • Sullivan and Fujita v. City of San Rafael, et al.: $185,000 for federal court injury lawsuit , 2013
  • Yantas v. Detar: $275,000 for injury case , 2012
  • 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, 2011
  • Confidential v. Confidential, Multi-plaintiff case resulted in arbitration award of $778,000, 2011
  • Confidential v. Confidential: $160,000 for disputed liability injury case, 2011
  • Ince. v. Barrera, $260,000 for personal injury case , 2010

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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

Fax: 415-897-5316

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Last Updated: 12/21/2018

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