Brian J. Panish

Bio as of 2009:

Brian Panish is a founding partner of Panish Shea & Boyle, Los Angeles. He has won well over a hundred million-dollar verdicts and settlements, including the largest verdict ever against the City and County of San Francisco and a $4.9 billion verdict against General Motors for product liability.

Articles written by this author:

Closing argument: Argue, don’t summarize

Capitalize on your opportunity to speak directly to jurors. Convince them to return a favorable verdict

Brian J. Panish

2009 September

What is the value of a poor man’s life?

Focusing solely on noneconomic damages can maximize the wrongful-death verdict

Brian J. Panish
Deborah Chang

2012 May

The medical-emergency defense

Defendants try to avoid liability by claiming a “medical emergency” caused them to lose control

Brian J. Panish
David Rudorfer

2016 May