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FRANK J. O'KANE, Jr. brings fifteen (15) years experience as a trial attorney with the prestigious plaintiffs’ firm of Greene, Broillet, Panish and Wheeler in Santa Monica, CA. Mr. O’Kane’s excellence as trial attorney has been demonstrated in a wide range of plaintiffs’ actions including personal injury, wrongful death, catastrophic injury, traumatic brain injury, automobile liability, truck, semi-truck and tractor trailer liability, motorcycle liability, products liability, including defective tires and tire tread separations, defective automobiles, ATVs and other defective consumer products that cause death or serious injuries, train and aviation accidents, premises liability, construction accidents, governmental liability, medical and legal malpractice and insurance bad faith. The new firm also specializes in all aspects of Lemon Law including multiple repairs and dealer fraud for all vehicles including autos, motorcycles, boats, motor homes and RVs.
 

MR. O’KANE WAS VOTED AS TOP 100 GENERAL PERSONAL INJURY CONSUMER LAWYER IN LOS ANGELES AND ORANGE COUNTIES FOR 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 AND AGAIN IN 2010.

The survey was published in Los Angeles Magazine and consisted of 65,000 ballots sent to attorneys in LA and Orange Counties . The attorneys were asked to vote for the best lawyers they have seen in action. Each lawyer was given a score based on the number of votes received. 
When the votes were counted Mr. O’Kane was voted as one of top 100 general personal injury consumer lawyers in the southland in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009 and again in 2010.
To put this in perspective, there are well in excess of 10,000 personal injury attorneys in LA and Orange counties.  To be honored by your peers is the greatest compliment of all. It’s an honor that distinguishes Mr. O'Kane in his field.



CALL FRANK O’KANE, ESQ. PERSONALLY AT 818 769-7300 FOR A FREE CONSULTATION OR SEND EMAIL TO FRANK O'KANE AND SOMEONE WILL GET RIGHT BACK TO YOU AND ANSWER ALL YOUR QUESTIONS ABSOLUTELY FREE.

In 2007 Frank settled a tractor trailer semi-truck collision involving the death of a 44 year old for $1.5 million-in this case the driver of the truck was uninsured and Frank got the money from the owner of the trailer being hauled as well as the dispatch company that dispatched the driver from the Port of Los Angeles. In 2008 Frank settled a tire defect-tread separation case involving the death an unbelted infant passenger for $1 million.

In Choi v. State of California, Frank obtained a $5 million settlement for a 32-year-old mother and homemaker who sustained serious head trauma after an accident with a Caltrans vehicle. His other notable cases include McCall v. DOE Trailer, Co., ($4.55 million settlement) a product liability case concerning an overhead door, Pesso v. Myers, (verdict: $2.85 million), involving injuries from a vehicle rollover accident, Fell v. Doe ($3.65 settlement) in which a loading dock worker was seriously injured after being pinned by a truck against a commercial trash receptacle, Staley v. MTA ($3.2 Million settlement) in which a UCLA graduate student suffered multiple injuries when hit by an MTA bus, and Passy v. State Farm ($3.05 million settlement), an uninsured motorist case involving fibromyalgia and closed head injury. Most recently Frank settled the case of Peterson v. Quickrete for the wrongful death of a 50-year-old father of three in the sum of $7.75 million. Frank is also
handling several cases on behalf of victims of the Glendale MTA train crash.

In his Lemon Law practice Frank has obtained hundreds of thousands of dollars for consumers who have been the victims of multiple repairs and dealer fraud. Just this year he obtained a six (6) figure settlement in a dealer fraud case where the consumer was sold a $200,000 car and the dealer failed to disclose that the car had been in a serious accident and was repaired and painted without using the manufacturer’s parts or paint. Frank also obtained a $51,000.00 settlement for a consumer who was the victim of multiple repairs on her five (5) year old used vehicle.

Frank served for three years on the Board of Governors of the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles. He is a member of the Consumer Attorneys of California, the Los Angeles County and American Bar Associations, the Association of Trial Lawyers of America
and is a member of the American Business Trial Lawyers Association.

Upon his graduation from California State University at Northridge ( B.A. 1976), Frank began working as a paralegal for the plaintiff firm of Greene, Broillet, Panish and Wheeler in Santa Monica, CA. He received his law degree at University of LaVerne College of Law (J.D. 1988) and was admitted to practice that same year. For the next 15 years Frank developed exceptional trial and negotiating skills while preparing and litigating a multitude of cases involving catastrophic injury, death and other large civil money matters.

 

Frank O'Kane was voted in 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009 and again in 2010 as one of top 100 general personal injury consumer lawyers in Southern California

• Over $50,000,000 in verdicts and settlements

•  Member Consumer attorneys Association of Los Angeles.  Board of Governors 3 years. Education Committee 4 years

• Advisory Board Member of UCLA Brian Injury Research Committee (BIRC)

• Member of Consumer Attorneys of California

• Member of Los Angeles County and American Bar Associations

• California State University at Northridge (B.A., 1976)

• University of LaVerne College of Law (J.D., 1988)