Lawyer Monthly - Legal Awards 2019

USA Meisel, Krentsa & Burneikis. 80 LEGAL AWARDS 2019 | WWW.LAWYER-MONTHLY.COM TRAUMATIC BRAIN & SPINE INJURY LAW FIRM OF THE YEAR Firm Profile Catastrophic injury victims need and deserve a law firm that combines extensive legal experience, professionalism and an unyielding dedication to achieve the best result possible. Andrew H. Meisel has been helping accident victims obtain maximum compensation for their injuries for over thirty five years. Meisel, Krentsa & Burneikis has won client awards of over 500 million dollars, including more than forty cases with values of at least one million dollars and over twenty cases with multi-million dollar awards, many of those involving traumatic brain and spinal injuries. The Firm’s accomplishments testify to the commitment to obtain client awards that are recognized as remarkable. In 2018 the firm won an award of five million dollars for a client with a spinal injury in a disputed liability case. In 2019, a ninety-one year-old client of the Firm was awarded Five Million One Hundred Seventy Five Thousand Dollars for a traumatic brain injury. Andrew H. Meisel and Donald Krentsa overcame defense claims that an unrelated stroke and not the accident caused the brain damage. This is believed to be the largest reported award for a woman of such advanced age for a traumatic brain injury in the State of California in at least the last five years. Also in 2019, Monica J. Burneikis achieved an award of Two Million Nine Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars for a fifty eight year-old truck driver who sustained a traumatic brain injury in a truck accident where the defendant claimed our client was at fault for causing the accident. Recently in a wrongful death case, Andrew H. Meisel won what is believed to be the largest wrongful death award reported in the State of California for a widowed 88-yearold male pedestrian. The award winning and distinguished attorneys at the firm are dedicated to providing their clients with the highest caliber legal representation. Founding partner Andrew H. Meisel has received the highest AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell, is a member of the exclusive multimillion dollar advocates forums and has been designated a Super Lawyer every year since 2015. The firm’s cases have been published in The Recorder, Verdict Search, Jury Verdicts Weekly, The Daily Journal, San Francisco Chronicle, San Jose Mercury News and the Marin Independent Journal. Donald E. Krentsa has handled more than 100 cases to verdict and has been nominated for SFTLA Trial Lawyer of the Year for a multi-million dollar verdict in a spinal injury case. Monica J. Burneikis served as President of the Santa Clara County Trial Lawyers’ Association and in 2019, Ms. Burneikis was honored as a National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Civil Lawyer. Lauren Meisel, associate attorney and Anita Louie and the entire staff have the same commitment to excellence. A client of the firm has just said: “Thank you so much for helping me with my case. I am impressed with the professionalism from everyone at the Law Firm!” Contact Located in San Francisco, and handling cases throughout the Bay Area and California, the firm can be reached for a free consultation at 415-788-2035 or through their web site: MEISEL, KRENTSA & BURNEIKIS

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