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Biographical Information

Bisnar Chase Personal Injury Attorneys has been representing injured plaintiffs since 1978. John Bisnar and Brian Chase are passionate about seeking justice and fair compensation for no-fault injury or accident victims. Our firm has been named as one of the top law practices in the nation and Brian Chase is past president of the Consumer Attorneys of California.

We represent those injured in car accidents, auto defects, (rollovers, roof crush, seat back failure, etc), serious dog bite cases, and catastrophic injuries like spinal cord and brain.  Our mission statement has never changed in over three decades.

“To provide superior client representation in a compassionate and professional manner while making our world a safer place.”

Admission Dates & Jurisdictions

California

Education

Pepperdine School of Law

Professional Experience

Brian Chase has many top honors including past president of the CAOC, 2013 Top Attorney, and 2014 Trial Lawyer of the Year. For a complete list of honors and awards see below.

Honors & Awards

  • 2019 Million Dollar Advocate
  • 2019 Lawyer of the Year
  • 2019 America’s Top 100 Attorneys
  • 2017 Top 1% by the Natl. Assoc. of Distinguished Counsel
  • 2017 Top 100 High Stakes Litigator
  • 2016 Top 10% Lawyers of Distinction
  • 2016 SuperLawyer
  • 2016 Best Lawyers
  • 2015 CAOC President
  • 2015 NADC Top One Percent Lawyers
  • 2014, 2004 OCTLA Trial Lawyer of the Year for Products Liability OCTLA
  • 2013 Top Attorney in O.C. Award
  • 2012 Trial Attorney of the Year, CAOC
  • 2012 Trial Lawyer of the Year Nominee, CAALA
  • 2007 President of OCTLA

Professional Associations

CAOC

CAALA

ABOTTA

Press

FOX, NBC

Verdicts & Settlements

  • $32,698,073 – Auto defect – Seat manufacturers, Johnson Controls
  • $23,091,098.00 – Product liability
  • $16,444,904.00 – Dangerous road condition, driver negligence
  • $10,030,000.00 – Premises negligence
  • $9,800,000.00 – Motor vehicle accident
  • $8,500,000.00 – Motor vehicle accident – wrongful death
  • $8,250,000.00 – Premises liability
  • $7,998,073.00 – Product liability – motor vehicle accident
  • $5,000,000.00 – Auto Defect
  • $4,250,000.00 – Product Liability
  • $3,075,000.00 – Product defect – motor vehicle accident
  • $3,000,000.00 – Dangerous road design – Trolly vs. pedestrian
  • $3,000,000.00 – Motor vehicle accident
  • $2,500,000.00 – Govt. claim, product defect – motor vehicle accident
  • $2,600,000.00 – Auto Defect
  • $2,432,250.00 – Product liability – motor vehicle accident
  • $2,375,000.00 – On the job injury, premises liability
  • $2,360,000.00 – Wrongful death, commercial vehicle – motor vehicle accident
  • $2,250,000.00 – Auto defect – motor vehicle accident
  • $2,000,000.00 – Defective seatback – motor vehicle accident
  • $2,000,000.00 – Wage and Hour Class Action
  • $1,900,000.00 – Auto Defect
  • $1,500,000.00 – Auto Defect
  • $1,478,819.00 – Wage and Hour Class Action
  • $1,050,000.00 – Auto Defect
  • $900,000.00 – Product defect – motor vehicle accident
  • $600,000.00 – Auto defect – motor vehicle accident

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