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V. Andre Sherman

V. Andre Sherman

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Location:
Los Angeles, California
Phone:
800-522-7965
Fax:
213-481-1554
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V Andre Sherman is a trial lawyer specializing in the areas of product liability, pharmaceutical mass torts, consumer and employment class actions, and business litigation. He has handled numerous high profile consumer class actions, personal injury and wrongful death cases throughout his relatively short career, with notable results. The multi-plaintiff and class action cases handled by Mr. Sherman have also resulted in improved legislative protections for unwitting consumers who have been unfairly targeted with unfair and deceptive pricing. Mr. Sherman is passionate about his clients and the law, and is driven to succeed on behalf of all of those whom he represents.

VERDICTS & SETTLEMENTS:

  • Settlement, $46.5 Million Rent-A-Center settled consumer class action, related to deceptive and misleading overpricing of rent-to-own products. Griego/Carrillo v. Rent-A-Center, Case No JCCP 4244
  • Settlement, $45 Million Pharmaceutical Failure to warn multi-district litigation on behalf of hundreds of injured plaintiffs. Case Confidential
  • Settlement, $30 Million - An international insurance company settled insurance breach of contract/bad faith case involving major hotel/gaming corporation. Case Confidential
  • Verdict, $12.1 Million, including $3.5 Million in Punitive damages in wrongful death case involving runaway semi-truck tractor. Woods v. WMB Transportation, Inc. (2009) Case No. SCVSS 131353
  • Settlement, $1.53 Million Breach of contract claim against insurance company for failure to make payment on Commercial Crime Policy. Case Confidential
  • Settlement, $1.25 Million Union Pacific Railroad FELA claim involving unsafe equipment used by railroad worker at intermodal facility that caused injury. Jackson v. UPRR.,Case No. NC035309

 

Areas of Practice

  • Products Liability
  • Pharmaceutical Mass Tort
  • Premises Liability
  • Business Litigation
  • Consumer Class Action
  • Employment Class Action

Education

  • Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California
    • J.D. - 1997
  • University of California, Los Angeles, California
    • B.A. - 1992

Published Works

  • "Who's Who Law - Attorney's Who Bring Business to Their Firms", Los Angeles Business Journal, March, 2005
  • "Rent-A-Center, Plaintiff's Attorneys Announce Settlement of Griego/Carrillo Litigation", Business Wire, 2005

Representative Cases

  • "Verdict, $12.1 Million, including $3.5 Million in Punitive damages in wrongful death case involving runaway semi-truck tractor , Woods v. WMB Transportation, Inc. (2009) Case No. SCVSS 131353"

Honors and Awards

  • Los Angeles Magazine, "Southern California Super Lawyers Rising Star", 2005-2007, 2010
  • Southern California Super Lawyers, 2013

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Association for Justice, Litigation Chair, Byetta Litigation Group, 2010 - 2013
  • Consumer Attorneys of California
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles
  • John M. Langston Bar Association, Board of Directors, 2009 - 2012
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, Inn of Court
  • Public Justice Foundation
  • National Bar Association
  • Black Entertainment & Sports Lawyer's Association
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