Case Results

A History Of Success In California

At the Law Office of Michael E. Gatto PC, our firm strives to achieve the best possible outcome for every one of our clients. Below are some examples of verdicts and settlements won by talented personal injury lawyer, Michael Gatto.


$112,255,781.82 Jury Verdict (Future Value); $12,132,780 (Present Value)

Brian C. v. Contra Costa County

One fetus died and the survivor suffered severe permanent brain damage due to negligent obstetrical care.

Contra Costa Times Article

Verdict Search – Largest Medical Malpractice Verdict in California in 2014


$10,000,000 Settlement

Birth injury leading to hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy/cerebral palsy.


$5,850,000 Settlement:  Craigg v. City of Manteca, Et. Al.

Two motorcyclists suffered fatal injuries due to dangerous condition of roadway in Manteca.


$5,000,000 Confidential Settlement

Motorist suffered paraplegia due to dangerous condition of roadway.


 

$4,200,000 Confidential Settlement: Lynda S. v. Doe International Conglomerate

Worker suffered lumbar and cervical injuries while walking backwards to take a photograph.


$3,300,000 Confidential Settlement

Tenants exposed to chemical that was both neurotoxin and carcinogen.


$2,500,000 Confidential Medical Malpractice Settlement


$1,700,000 Settlement: Cynthia H. v. Rugg, Et. al.

District Attorney Investigator sustained cervical spine injuries requiring artificial disc surgery due to three separate low speed collisions.

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$1,600,000 Settlement Bus Driver Runs Over Child Causing Death

An Alameda -Contra Costa Transit District bus struck a 2 year old child who was chasing a ball on a residential Oakland Street on September 20, 2016. Esera Verdict

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$1,600,000 Confidential Product Liability Settlement


$1,500,000 Confidential Settlement against Conglomerate Delivery Company


$1,250,000 Settlement

Special Needs first grade student suffered fractured femur.


$1,250,000 Settlement

Guest is run over and killed at party by drunk driver. $250,000 recovered from driver. $1,000,000 recovered from homeowner for failure to render aid.


Confidential Medical Malpractice Settlement

Negligent OB care resulting hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy/cerebral palsy.


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