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A catastrophic injury or wrongful death caused by the dangerous conditions or the negligence of a person or product manufacturer can destabilize an entire family. If the injury is inflicted by someone you are supposed to trust such as a police officer or medical practioner, it is even harder to take.

Retain Andrew McDevitt. He is a compassionate, effective and creative attorney who handles the most serious of cases. His unique knowledge of mechanical engineering allows him an indepth understanding of the circumstances in which an injury took place and as a result he is able to obtain exceptional settlements for serious injury victims.

Contact Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger today if you need legal assistance with any of the following:

  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Mass Transit and MUNI Accidents
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Wrongful Death
  • Defective Medical Devices
  • Birth Injuries
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Pedestrian Accidents
  • Burn Injuries
  • Auto Accidents
  • Cycling Accidents
  • Personal Injury

Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger has been serving clients in San Francisco and throughout California for more than 50 years.

Call Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger today at 415-523-5433 to arrange your free initial consultation.

Attorney Profile

Attorney Andrew McDevitt

Jurisdictions:

  • California

Admitted To The Bar:

  • 2010

Education:

  • University of California, Hastings College of Law
  • California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • California Bar Association
  • Society of Automotive Engineers
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • National Institute of Trial Advocacy
  • San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Served as Secretary and Vice Chair on the Bar Association of San Francisco's Committee for the BASF Delegation to the California Conference of Bar Associations
  • 2015 Chair of the Bar Association of San Francisco's Committee for the BASF Delegation to the California Conference of Bar Associations

Verdicts & Settlements

Kammerer v. Alimak Hek AB
Jury verdict - construction worker falls 50 feet from defective construction hoist
$8,328,591

Hotel Guest v. Hotel
Jury Trial/Settlement (case resolved before closing arguments) – hotel guest suffered paralyzing neck injury in hotel hallway after spending evening in hotel bar
$7,250,000

HMO Member v. Spine Surgeon
Arbitration/Settlement (case resolved after matter submitted to arbitrator) – patient paralyzed by untreated epidural hematoma that developed after patient underwent cervical discectomy
$6,500,000

Motorcycle Rider v. California State Employee
Settlement - 25 year old crane mechanic sustains spinal cord injury during motorcycle accident in San Leandro
$5,750,000

Surviving Parents v. MUNI
Settlement – 23-year-old daughter struck and killed by MUNI bus as she walked through an intersection in San Francisco
$2,850,000

National Park Visitor v. Landscape Architect
Settlement (partial) - wife suffers catastrophic injuries during fall on outdoor stairs that lack handrail and violate building and design codes
$2,500,000

Wrongful Death Heirs v. Truck Driver, Drivers
Settlement - big-rig breaks through median and blocks opposing traffic
$1,100,000

Passenger v. Yellow Cab Cooperative Inc.
Settlement – 31-year-old taxi cab passenger lost an eye after driver struck him with tire iron during a fare dispute
$1,000,000 (policy limits)

Married Apartment Tenants v. Landlord
Settlement - Monterey couple suffers carbon monoxide poisoning from wall heater in apartment
$850,000

Injury Family Members v. Driver and Caltrans
Settlement – driver traveling freeway speed on Interstate 80 crashed into back of SUV filled with 6 adult family members at bottleneck in roadway, causing severe injuries to one passenger (fractured pelvis, hips, & ribs) and minor/moderate injuries to others
$850,000

Surviving Family v. MUNI
Settlement – 76-year-old mother of two died from brain hemorrhage after MUNI bus rear-ended her husband’s SUV
$750,000

Surviving Husband and Infant Son v. Doctor of Patient who Fell Asleep While Driving
Settlement – Health and Safety Code 103900 suit against doctor who prescribed high doses of narcotics and marijuana to patient involved in head-on collision after he fell asleep at the wheel, killing 29-year-old mother and causing skull fracture to 9-month-old son
$647,500

Wrongful Death Heirs v. Convenience Store
Settlement - 79-year-old woman dies after slip and fall
$550,000

Pedestrian v. Driver
Settlement - 49 year old house cleaner sustains tibial plateau fracture after being struck by car while crossing street in San Rafael
$500,000

Ludwig v. Yellow Cab Cooperative Inc.
Jury verdict- automobile strikes pedestrian then flees scene
$416,894

Wrongful Death Heirs v. Driver
Settlement - automobile ricochets after collision and strikes homeless decedent
$300,000

Ruchamkin v. Lee
Jury verdict - automobile strikes pedestrian in crosswalk
$180,500

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