Santa Barbara Personal Injury Lawyer


Notable Verdicts & Settlements

  • $1,000,000 Policy Limit Settlement- $1,000,000

    In a case against a physician due to his negligence during the birthing process of a baby causing permanent injuries.

  • $1,000,000 Policy Limit Settlement- $1,000,000

    For man and wife rear-ended by a truck on the freeway. Injuries were to the low back the neck resulting in surgical intervention.

  • $1,000,000 Verdict- $1,000,000

    For the wrongful death of a man who was killed when struck by a train at an unmarked railroad crossing.

  • $1,200,000 Verdict- $1,200,000

    In a premises liability case against a city defendant for negligence in maintaining a trash dumpster that the plaintiff was working in. Defendant’s negligence resulted in a hole in the dumpster that the man fell through causing injuries to his low back.

  • $1,500,000 Settlement- $1,500,000

    For a baby who was injured due to the negligence of physicians in failing to perform a caesarean section in a timely fashion resulting in permanent injuries.

  • $1,750,000.00 Settlement- $1,750,000

    Schurmer & Drane recovered a $1,700,000.00 settlement for a client who tripped on a stairway at an apartment complex at night. We alleged that the stairs were in a dangerous condition because there were no lights in the area, that the stairs were uneven and did not comply with the appropriate Building Codes and that the owners of the complex should have installed handrails. Our client sustained a tibial plateau fracture that required surgical intervention. Unfortunately, the surgery failed. As a result of her age, the fractured knee and the failed surgery our client was forced to use a wheelchair and will have lifelong problems.

  • $100,000.00 Settlement- $100,000


    Schurmer and Wood obtained a $100,000.00 settlement for a man who was injured when an empty lemon crate fell on his shoulder while it was being offloaded from a truck with a forklift. There were serious liability disputes and factual questions regarding how the incident occurred.

  • $2,250,000 Settlement- $2,250,000

    For baby who suffered brain injury due to the medical negligence of nurses and physicians in failing to appropriately monitor the child’s mechanical ventilator.

  • $2,600,000 Settlement- $2,600,000

    For a gentleman who suffered a mild traumatic brain injury when the vehicle he was driving was struck by defendant on a rural road.

  • $225,000.00 Settlement- $225,000


    Schurmer and Wood obtained a $225,000.00 settlement for a 58-year-old woman who was injured in a car accident on the Conejo grade. This was a multi-vehicle accident with serious disputes regarding fault.

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  • Personal Injury Law Firm Founded in 1968
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