Steven M. Sweat

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Los Angeles, California

Steven M. Sweat, Personal Injury Lawyers, APC
Steven M. Sweat
Steven M. Sweat, Personal Injury Lawyers, APC

Practice Areas: Personal Injury; view more

Licensed in California since: 1996

Education: California Western School of Law

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2024

Steven M. Sweat, Personal Injury Lawyers, APC

11500 W Olympic Blvd
Suite #488
Los Angeles, CA 90064 Visit website


Attorney Steven Mark Sweat has been in the "business" of helping people in the Los Angeles area of Southern California for more than 18 years. Handling a wide range of legal issues for clients from all walks of life, Steven understands that for every problem, there is a solution. He specializes in finding those solutions and making people's lives better. He handles personal injury cases and related insurance claims involving accidents of every type including motor vehicle accidents involving cars, trucks and other commercial vehicles (including Uber and Lyft), motorcycles and bikes, and pedestrians.  He also handles employment claims including workers compensation and wrongful termination.  For more information, contact us here.

Steven holds a bachelor’s degree from Florida State University (B.S., 1992) and earned his Juris Doctor from California Western School of Law (J.D., 1995), where he also served as president of the school’s International Law Society. His professional honors include membership in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and awards for volunteer public service. He is also an active member of several legal organizations, including the Consumer Attorneys of California, the Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America and the National Association for Civil Justice.

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Practice Areas include the following:

Bicycle v. Auto Crash Collisions

Car Accident Claims

Motorcycle Collisions

Pedestrian Incidents

Sexual Assault and Abuse

California Employment Law

Personal Injury Lawsuits in and around Los Angeles

Best Car Accident Attorneys Los Angeles

Uninsured Motorist Claims

Representation of Korean Community in Los Angeles

Attorney For Injured Truck Drivers in California

Attorneys Handling Motor Vehicle Accident Claims in Los Angeles

Law offices and legal services provided for any accident or injury claim in the following Southern California locations: Los Angeles, Glendale CA, West Covina, Ontario CA (serving the Inland Empire including Pomona and Chino), Palmdale Lancaster and the Antelope Valley, Torrance (serving Southbay Los Angeles), Santa Fe Springs CA (serving Norwalk Downey and Southeast L.A. County), Huntington Beach (Serving Orange County CA), and Chula Vista (Serving San Diego CA).


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How to report a traffic accident to the DMV in California

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Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Animal Bites, Assault, Brain Injury, Construction Accident, Dram Shop Laws, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death

  • 100% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 1996, California

Professional Webpage:

Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Volunteer with Christian Legal Aid of Los Angeles
  • Pro Bono publico award.  San Diego Volunteer Lawyers Program., 1996
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Member: Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum: An organization recogizing excellence in the legal profession in obtaining multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements for personal injury claims in California.
  • Member, National Association for Civil Justice
  • Member of Consumer Attorneys of California, proudly representing consumers in personal injury claims throughout California., 1998
  • Member, Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America
  • Member, Consumer Attorneys of California
Educational Background:
  • Florida State University, B.S., 1992
  • Juris Doctorate, California Western School of Law, 1995
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • National legal organization dedicated to recognizing excellence in the legal profession.  Awarded for excellent service to clients in the field of Personal Injury Law., Lawyers of Distinction Award Recipient, Lawyers of Distinction, 2019
  • The Litigator Award names the top personal injury litigators rated in the upper 1% in the U.S.  , The Litigator Award, Trial Lawyers Board of Regents, 2015
  • Volunteer, Public Service
  • President, International Law Society
  • The National Trial Lawyers top 100 is a national award for personal injury attorneys.  It is meant to distinguish those lawyers who have shown great skill in obtaining monetary compensation for victims of personal injury and wrongful death., Top 100 Trial Lawyer, The National Trial Lawyers, 2015
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Settlement of policy limits (including umbrella coverage) for Los Angeles motorcycle accident victim who was struck by a driver turning left in front of him., 2021
  • $2 Million Settlement on auto accident claim., 2023
  • Settlement of Class Action wage and hour involving California truck drivers: $400,000, 2022
  • Settlement above one million for bicycle rider struck by a car in Los Angeles area., 2020
  • Settlement of $1.1 Million: Death resulting from a dog attack in the Antelope Valley., 2019
  • $1.3 Million Dollar settlement for wrongful death claim due to alleged improper maintenance of a commercial property (strip mall) in San Bernardino County CA, 2014
  • Settlement of One Million Dollars for death of a motorcyclist as a result of being struck in the HOV lane of the 405 freeway in Los Angeles, CA., 2016
  • Settlement of $1.5 Million: Sexual Assault of a patient in a mental health facility in Orange County, CA, 2017
  • Jury Verdict in auto v. bicycle claim against the City of Los Angeles in excess of $250,000.  Cyclist was hit and severely injured by a City Park Ranger while riding in Griffith Park., 2016
  • Jury Verdict - Auto v. Auto: $57,327, Los Angeles Superior Court, 2014
  • $525,000 Settlement for bicycle accident victim injured while crossing Brand Boulevard in Glendale, CA. Insurance carrier initially denied liability but, was convinced to settle claim due to extensive investigative work and zealous prosecution of civil claims for money damages., 2016
  • Premises Liability/Negligent Security: $350,000 settlement., 2010
  • Auto v. Motorcycle - Settlement $435,000, 2012
  • $435,000 settlement in an accident at an intersection in Los Angeles.  The accident involved a motorcyclist who was proceeding with the right of way when a driver attempted to make a left hand turn in front of the motorcycle, causing the motorcycle to hit the passenger side of the car, wobble and go down.  The plaintiff severely injured her right knee which required surgery.  The defendant denied hitting the motorcyclist and hired accident reconstruction and "human factors" experts to try to give opinions about how the motorcycle driver could have "avoided" the accident.  Glotzer & Sweat, LLP did extensive private investigation and hired their own experts, including an accident reconstruction engineer, a biomechanical engineer, and medical experts to refute the claims of the defense.      
  • Premises Liability/Negligent Security Settlement: $1,000,000.00, 2007
  • Settlement of $1,250,000.00 in motorcycle accident fatality case in Los Angeles, CA., 2016
  • Auto v. Bicycle Accident: Jury Verdict: $289,000.00, 2012
  • Wrongful Death: $1,300,000.00 - Retail store slip and fall., 2012
  • Wrongful Termination/Disability Discrimination Claim: $350,000 settlement, 2011

Office location for Steven M. Sweat

11500 W Olympic Blvd
Suite #488
Los Angeles, CA 90064

Phone: 310-592-0445


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  • Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2024

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