CZ&R Partner, John Carpenter, Wins $45 Million Award for Clients

John Carpenter, a partner at Carpenter, Zuckerman & Rowley, won $45 million in damages for the four children of a woman killed when a drunk driver crashed into a crowd at a taco truck stand in Boyle Heights. The near unanimous verdict was reached on September 2, 2016, after only an hour of deliberations. In addition […]

Nicholas Rowley wins $10.5 Million in case against Kern High School District

We are very pleased to announce a $10.5 Million result for our client Mitch Carter.  Mitch sustained brain injuries when he was beaten at a Bakersfield High School pep rally in 2010.  He asserted that he was pressured to wear a chicken costume by school staff to mock a rival school’s football team.  He was […]

Firm files wrongful death lawsuit against city of Santa Clarita

Excerpts from this article appear in The Santa Clarita Valley Signal Carpenter Zuckerman & Rowley filed a wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of Teresa Savaikie against the city of Santa Clarita, Los Angeles County, Southern California Edison, the state and the man charged with vehicular manslaughter in the death of her 14-year-old son Wyatt who was killed on July […]

Seizure Suspected in Southern California Restaurant Auto Wreck

Local authorities in the Los Angeles area are suspecting that a driver’s seizure caused a pre-holiday automobile crash at a restaurant in San Bernardino. Prior to the Thanksgiving holiday, a local couple was dining at a San Bernardino pizzeria when a car came through the wall of the restaurant. The incident, which was captured on […]

Proposed 100% Tour Bus Fleet Inspection after SF Bus Accident

The double-decker tour bus that crashed into a San Francisco construction site late last year had not undergone maintenance checks, which has prompted calls for stricter regulations on carrier fleet inspections. City officials in San Francisco called the attention of the California Public Utilities Commission to conduct 100% inspection rather than a random sampling of […]