Michael D Waks

Michael D Waks Law Offices

Michael D Waks
Los Angeles personal injury attorney represents accident victims. Specializing in car/motorcycle accidents,dog bite victims, premises liability, legal malpractice & more

Education and Law School

Southwestern University School of Law, 1982 State University of New York at Albany

Noteworthy Achievements

Professional Associations

American Bar Association, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, Consumer Attorneys of California, Los Angeles County Bar Association, Million Dollar Advocates Forum, State Bar of California

Honors, Awards & Achievements

Michael Waks has been awarded an AV Rating by Martindale Hubbell which is the highest rating that entity can award and means that Mr. Waks' legal skills are "very high to preeminent "and that he also "exhibits the highest professional and ethical standards." Mr. Waks has been selected as a "Southern California Super Lawyer" in 2009, 2010 and 2011 by Los Angeles Magazine.

Notable Cases & Court Appearances

In 2010 Mr. Waks obtained a settlement of $1,515,000.00 for a 40 year old woman who sustained injuries from a car accident resulting in a three level cervical fusion at C4-7. The defendant refused to offer any money to settle this case until the eve of trial when Mr. Waks prevailed on a Motion for Summary Judgment.
In 2010 Mr. Waks obtained a $900,000.00 settlement for a 57 year old office manager who was involved in a motor vehicle accident and required a bi-level fusion of his neck at C5-7. The defense contended that the plaintiff's injuries were pre exisiting but agreed to settle the case days before it was set to go to trial.
In 2007 Mr. Waks obtained a $750,000.00 settlement for a woman who injured her neck in an automobile collision.
In 2007 Mr. Waks obtained a $500,000.00 settlement for a mentally disabled woman who claimed that she was sexually assaulted by a janitor who was employed by the nursing home where she resided. The janitor, who was a registered sex offender, denied he ever assaulted the plaintiff.
In 2007 Mr. Waks obtained a $1,750,000.00 settlement for a man whose hand was amputated due to a defective machine.

Other Information

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Contact Information

  • 300 E San Antonio Dr
    Other, Other 90807
  • 888-394-1174

Law Office Details

  • Lawyers in Firm: 1-10
  • Fee Types Accepted
    Free Consultation
  • Payment Accepted By
    Credit Card
  • Languages Spoken