Uncompromising Results

At The Law Firm of Timothy D. McGonigle we have been winning cases for our clients since 1986.

  • Spinal Injury Case Resolved

    In 2019, the firm obtained a ruling from the Superior Court rejecting the main defendant’s motion for summary judgment based on its primary assumption of the risk defense in a case arising from injuries suffered during a guided horseback ride …

  • Six Figure Settlement for Cyclist

    The firm recently obtained a six-figure settlement and obtained the full limits of underinsured motorist insurance coverage for an injured policyholder who was “doored” by an automobile while riding his bicycle.  This indemnity payment for the client’s fractured clavicle was obtained …

  • $700,000 Settlement for Elderly Client

    Flora Dolnikov v. Dikran Ekizian, et al: In this case, Flora Dolnikov, an owner of dominant tenement sought damages for interference with her easement, injunctive relief, and a declaration of the parties’ rights and duties under the easement. The servient …

  • Settled

    Timothy D. McGonigle, Principal trial attorney of Law Offices of Timothy D. McGonigle, was retained by a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustee in multi-million dollar lawsuit alleging legal malpractice and breach of fiduciary duty against a bankruptcy debtor’s former attorneys. The …

  • Damages Recovered

    Principal trial attorney Timothy D. McGonigle represented several brokers in disputes against their former brokerage house, Merrill Lynch. These cases all involve the issuance of loans that were to be forgiven over time, known as Employee Forgivable Loans (EFL), by …

  • $300,000 For Legal Malpractice

    Timothy D. McGonigle, Principal trial attorney with Law Offices of Timothy D. McGonigle, gained a favorable award for a homeowner in a legal malpractice case against her former attorney. Due to her attorney’s failure to properly litigate a previous case, …

  • $700,000 For Legal Malpractice

    Principal trial attorney Timothy D. McGonigle represented an automotive design and manufacturing company in a legal malpractice suit against its former counsel, the prominent intellectual property firm Fulwider Patton. The case arose from a previous class action against the company …

  • Ruling Reversed

    Principal trial attorney Timothy D. McGonigle represented an elderly couple in a case against their insurance company for claims that included breach of contract and bad faith. The couple’s house suffered substantial water damage, which subsequently caused flooding, damage to …

  • Multi-Million Dollar Settlement in CERCLA Case

    Principal trial attorney Timothy D. McGonigle was retained by the insured business owner, who was sued by a hospital for multi-million dollar environmental claims under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act after the hospital moved into the business’s …

  • Settled

    Principal trial attorney Timothy D. McGonigle represented Alberto Aguilera Valadez, professionally known as Juan Gabriel, an international-renowned singer and composer, in a lawsuit brought by his promoter. In a case involving business torts, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, …

  • Doctor’s Hospital Privileges Reinstated

    Principal trial attorney Timothy D. McGonigle resolved a case involving the suspension of an obstetrician’s hospital privileges in the doctor’s favor. A hospital summarily suspended the staff privileges of a highly successful and well-loved obstetrician after false allegations were made …

  • $18,000,000

    Principal trial attorney Timothy D. McGonigle represented a former District Attorney in a case against him for fraud and legal malpractice. In the underlying case, a businessman hired the former District Attorney to represent him in litigation involving a dispute …

  • Defended Client Against $1.5 Million Attorneys’ Fee Claim

    Principal trial attorney Timothy D. McGonigle defended an elderly client in a lawsuit filed by the client’s former law firm to recover attorney’s fees and costs totaling approximately $1.5 million. The former law firm had represented the elderly client and …

  • $6,100,000

    –Clinic fired doctor who reported illegal management practices and exploitation of patients– Bakersfield, CA – On February 9, 2017, Timothy D. McGonigle, PC, a plaintiff’s professional malpractice and business litigation firm working in conjunction with Braunstein & Braunstein, PC, achieved …


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