Firm News

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 […]

Time to make some changes

Say “No” to cheap settlements and “Yes” to trial by fire …Seven- and eight-figure verdicts are truly awesome. The thing is that these big wins are only a very small percentage of the cases being handled in our communities. ‘When I am introduced today, the list of big verdicts is what people hear and it’s […]

Nick Rowley Wins $40 Million Verdict Against T.G.I. Fridays / Briad Group

Restaurant Deliberately Served Alcohol to Minors to Increase Profits Resulting in the Stabbing Death of a Restaurant Patron at the Hands of an Underage Drinker. On Thursday, June 18, 2015, lawyers representing the family of a 33-year-old man who was stabbed to death by an underage drinker at TGI Fridays, received a $40 million verdict […]