Michael Danko

Michael Danko

Partner, Danko Meredith
  • Asbestos & Mesothelioma, Business Law, Consumer Law...
  • California
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Summary

Trial lawyer representing those harmed due to the wrongful conduct of others. Catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death, products liability, aviation, and business torts.

The $14.9 million jury verdict we obtained for our client injured in a plane crash was one of the largest personal injury verdicts obtained in the state of California in 2008. The $20 million settlement we obtained for a client burned in a utility explosion was one of the largest personal injury settlements in the state for 2006.

Other representative results:

$10 million jury verdict for widow of man killed in California helicopter crash (2011);

$2.6 million settlement for a policy holder whose insurance company wrongfully refused to pay $225,000 in medical bills;

$10 million court judgment against a large developer for the breach of a promise to deposit $400,000 into purchase escrow;

$9.8 million jury verdict against a snow resort for a woman injured in a snowboarding accident;

$2.9 million jury verdict against an overhaul facility for a pilot injured in helicopter crash;

$2.2 million court judgment against a state for a bicyclist who fell after hitting an obstruction in the road;

$1.55 million settlement for woman injured in a plane crash at Lake Tahoe;

$50 million court judgment against a candy manufacturer for the wrongful death of child;

$9.75 million settlement for a family injured in a Hawaiian tour helicopter crash on the island of Kauai.

Practice Areas
  • Asbestos & Mesothelioma
  • Business Law
  • Consumer Law
  • Insurance Claims
  • Nursing Home Abuse
  • Personal Injury
Additional Practice Areas
  • Aviation
  • General Civil
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
Professional Experience
Partner
Danko Meredith
Current
Specializing is Catastrophic Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Aviation, Products Liability, and Business Torts.
Education
Dartmouth College
B.A. (1980)
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Honors: Magna Cum Laude
University of Virginia School of Law
J.D.
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Awards
Best Lawyers in America
Best Lawyers
Top 100 Super Lawyers - Northern Californa
Thomson Reuters
Best Lawyers in America
Best Lawyers
Top 100 Super Lawyer - Northern California
Thomson Reuters
Best Lawyers in America
Best Lawyers
Northern California Super Lawyer
Thompson Reuters
Northern California Super Lawyer
Thomson Reuters
Lawdragon Finalist
Lawdragon, Inc.
Attorney of the Year Finalist
Consumer Attorneys of Californa
Northern California Super Lawyer
Law & Politics Magazine
Northern California Super Lawyer
Law & Politics Magazine
Northern California Super Lawyer
Law & Politics Magazine
Northern California Super Lawyer
Law & Politics Magazine
Northern California Super Lawyer
Law & Politics Magazine
Northern California Super Lawyer
Law & Politics Magazine
Professional Associations
Consumer Attorneys of California
Frequent Speaker
Current
American Association for Justice
Member
Current
Activities: Leaders' Forum
Consumer Attorneys of California
Member
Current
Activities: Board of Governors
San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association
Member
Current
San Mateo County Trial Lawyers Association
Member
Current
California State Bar # 111359
Member
- Current
Lawyer-Pilots Bar Association
Member
- Current
Certifications
Airplane Pilot, Helicopter Pilot, Instrument Rating
Federal Aviation Administration
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Contact & Map
Danko Meredith
333 Twin Dolphin Drive
Suite 145
Redwood Shores, CA 94065
USA
Telephone: (650) 453-3600
Fax: (650) 394-8672