• Resolved through mediation a wrongful death action filed against the State of California for the negligent release of a prisoner who then committed a murder.

  • Settled a wrongful death action filed against a large police department.

  • Mediated a lawsuit filed by a bicycle rider who suffered major injuries resulting from driving over a raised surface. The action was filed against a corporation and two cities.

  • Mediated a vehicle negligence case filed against the State of California. The plaintiff lost the use of a hand.

  • Handled a variety of sexual abuse cases involving charges against members of the clergy and, in one situation, allegations against a group children’s home.

  • Arbitrated a multi-million dollar lawsuit filed against a hospital and its employees for negligence that led to the birth of a physically and mentally impaired child.

  • Resolved a large variety of personal injury cases including lawsuits against public transit agencies, dog bite cases, product liability actions, and excessive force claims against law enforcement agencies.

  • Settled an intentional and negligent infliction of emotional distress action filed against a funeral home for delivering cremated remains to the wrong party. The resolution involved not only monetary compensation, but Judge Murphy structured a new protocol for disposing of remains and visited the defendant’s business to assure compliance.

  • Settled wrongful death action brought against the State of California.

  • Settled severe injury, loss of hand, personal injury case filed against a California State University.

  • Sexual Abuse of Minor: This case involved the molestation of a minor by a relative. She was molested sexually multiple times from the age of 5 to 10. She, and her parents, filed a lawsuit against the perpetrator. The case settled at mediation.

  • Settled a child molestation sexual assault matter where the defendant was sued for molesting 9-year-old over long period of time.

  • Mediated and resolved an age and discrimination suit brought by multiple plaintiffs against a large non-profit corporation.

  • Settled a disability discrimination case alleged against a large Silicon Valley Corporation.

PERSONAL INJURY