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Brian Chase - California Personal Injury Attorney

What Being An Injury Advocate Means to Brian

California Personal Injury Attorney Brian ChaseHelping injured people obtain justice from big corporations when they manufacture dangerous products that cause injuries due to placing profit over safety.

Helping accident victims collect what they are due from insurance companies that believe they are solely in business to collect premiums, as opposed to the business of paying valid claims.

The satisfaction of helping someone recover their life after an accident or injury, especially one from the wrongdoing of others.

About Brian D. Chase

Brian Chase is managing partner and senior trial attorney that heads up the litigation department of the firm. He is the current President of the Consumer Attorneys of California and is a Past President of the Orange County Trial Lawyers Association. He is a member of ABOTA. In 2014 he was named Trial Lawyer of the Year in products liability by the Orange County Trial Lawyers Association.

In 2012, Chase was named Trial Lawyer of the Year by the Consumer Attorneys of California and a Trial Lawyer of the Year Nominee by the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles. In 2004 he was named Trial Lawyer of the Year for products liability by the Orange County Trial Lawyers Association.

He is listed as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers by the American Trial Lawyers Association since 2007. He's also been listed as the Nation's Top One Percent by the National Association of distinguished Counsel. He's earned the title of Southern California SuperLawyer since 2007 and a Top 50 Orange County SuperLawyer for the past four years.

In 2009, Mr. Chase had his book "Still Unsafe at Any Speed"- dealing with the auto industry and defective vehicles-published. He is a frequent lecturer nationwide on litigation related topics and has been a frequent guest on radio and television, including appearances on "CBS Special Reports," "Peter Jennings/World News Tonight," "Fox 11 News" and "America's Best Lawyers."

Brian was lead attorney on four important, precedent-setting appellate opinions: Martinez-Mazon v. Ford Motor Company (auto products defect case dealing with Forum Non Conveniens); Romine v. Johnson Controls (auto products defects case dealing with consumer expectation test for proving defect); Schreiber v. Estate of Kiser (California Supreme Court case dealing with expert witness designations); and Hernandez v. State of California (dealing with governmental design immunity).

Some of Brian Chase's Case Results
Award Amount Type of Case
$38,650.000.00 Motorcycle Accident
$24,700.000.00 MVA - Auto Defect
$23,091.000.00 Defective Product - MVA
$16,444.904.00 MVA
$11,694.904.00 Premises Liability
$10,591.098.00 Product Liability
$10,030.000.00 MVA -Auto Defect
$8,500.000.00 MVA
$8,250.000.00 MVA
$4,750.000.00 Premises Liability
$3,780.000.00 Negligence
$2,432.250.00 Product Liability
$2,000.000.00 Premises Liability

2014 Best Lawyers in America

Brian Chase featured in Best Lawyers magazine Brian Chase selected by his peers for inclusion in the 21st Edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the practice areas of: Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs and Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs. Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. A listing in Best Lawyers is widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor, conferred on a lawyer by his or her peers. For more than three decades, Best Lawyers lists have earned the respect of the profession, the media, and the public, as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals anywhere.

Brian Chase is a passionate personal injury attorney who understands what you are going through and will protect your rights.

Brian focuses his efforts in auto defects and defective or dangerous products. He's made a name for himself fighting some of the biggest corporate giants in the name of fairness to his clients. From car defects to consumer products that fail to warn or harm, Brian is the man for the job.

"I specifically went to law school to become a personal injury trial attorney. It is what I love, what I do, and what I am." - Brian Chase.

One of Mr. Chase's proudest moments among many, was the victory he obtained representing a client that was seriously injured in an auto defects case that left her paralyzed.

Brian took on the auto industry and garnered a $24.7 million dollar victory for his client and secured medical care & financial security for the rest of her life. Here's Brian discussing the case with Fox News.

Another favorable and touching case for Brian was obtaining over a million dollars for the most amazing 95 year old woman he says he ever met -- whose life was ruined due to the negligence of another, after the insurance company stated *in writing* that her claim was a "sham."

Brian Chase - Author With a Passion for Safety

Still Unsafe at Any Speed - Brian ChaseBrian Chase is the author of "Still Unsafe at Any Speed", a book about the automobile industry and dangers it hides. From wrongful deaths to catastrophic injuries, Brian Chase takes on the underbelly of the auto industry putting the mighty dollar before safety in his book on auto defects.

Brian Chase - The Next big thingBrian co-authored "The Next Big Thing", a road-map to the top trends from leading experts on navigating the new economy.

Have questions, need help? Contact us about your auto defect or products liability case for a free evaluation. 949-203-3814.We've got the reputation, means, and passion to pursue your case in the name of justice. Brian Chase has recovered millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts for serious and catastrophic injuries.

Articles by Brian D. Chase

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    Awards & Honors

    • 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
    • California Supreme Court and Appellate Court case winner
    • Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America, ATLA - Since 2007
    • Past President of Orange County Trial Lawyers Assoc.
    • Top 50 Orange County Lawyers, SuperLawyers
    • Author, "Still Unsafe At Any Speed"
    • Author, "The Next Big Thing"
    • Author of numerous legal publication articles
    • National Speaker on Personal Injury and Product Defect Law
    • Member American Board of Trial Advocates
    • Numerous television and radio news program interviews

    Brian Chase Cover Story July 2014 - Attorney Journal Magazine.

    Brian Chase was featured on the cover of the Attorney Journal July 2014 issue for his passionate representation of clients. The story covers Brian's vow to his clients and his continued fight for justice against corporate greed that harms others.

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    Client Reviews

    “I received a fair settlement and honestly received more than I expected.”

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    “The outcome of my case was more than I expected. I have nothing but high praise for Bisnar & Chase.”

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    “I have been consistently impressed by their expertise and willingness to help.”

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    The BISNAR CHASE Difference

    • “I was in a serious auto accident when I was in law school. I had to hire a personal injury attorney and had a really bad experience.”

      John Bisnar

      on what made him want to become a personal injury attorney

    • “I went to law school knowing I wanted to be a personal injury attorney. I wanted my life’s work to have a positive impact on other people’s lives.”

      Brian Chase

      on what made him want to become a personal injury attorney

    • “Whatever the philosphy of the management is, is going to be carried through by the employees and it’s going to reflect on the experience the clients have.”

      John Bisnar

      on his philosophy on running a law firm

    • “Everybody either drives in a car or rides in a car, so when I do the auto defect cases I really feel like I’m making the world safer by making vehicles safer.”

      Brian Chase

      on why he focuses on auto defect cases

    • “The first thing we want to do with our clients is to relieve the stress. Make them feel comfortable. Treat them as an honored guest.”

      John Bisnar

      on how he would define superior client representation

    • “Corporate greed is a reality in our world and I see it time and time again. Especially, with the auto defect cases we focus on.”

      Brian Chase

      on corporate greed and how it affects the consumer

    • “You are dealing with people who are seriously injured or have lost a family member...Compassion is understanding someone else’s situation.”

      John Bisnar

      on the role compassion plays in his profession

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