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Welcome to Robert W. Johnson & Associates

Robert W. Johnson & Associates, one of the nation's leading litigation economics consulting firms, specializes in quantifying and illustrating economic, non-economic and punitive damages.

We provide attorneys with accurate and understandable answers to complex litigation economics questions. Our forensic economists evaluate each case individually and provide the analysis you need to substantiate the client's present and future losses. We also offer a wide range of services to the legal community, including the evaluation and negotiation of structured settlements. read more

FEATURED CASES:
AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT

TEENAGER HIT BY DRUNK DRIVER AWARDED $31 MILLION
IN BAKERSFIELD

On June 14, 2007, plaintiff Rocio Landeros, 15, a student; her sister, plaintiff Marta Perez, 25, a rehabilitation aide; and a friend Jeanette Beltran, were in a vehicle at an intersection in rural Kern County south of Bakersfield, California, when they were struck by a vehicle operated by Gustavo Davalos Torres, a worker for Palla Rosa Farms.

Torres was found to have a blood alcohol level as high as 0.16. He was driving his work pickup back to the company yard when he ran a stop sign, striking the plaintiffs.

Rocio and Perez sued Torres and Palla Rosa Farms, alleging that Torres was negligent in the operation of a motor vehicle and that Palla Rosa was vicariously liable for his actions. They also had a cause of action for punitive damages against Torres based on his driving while intoxicated... read more...


ECONOMIST QUANTIFIES AND LIFE ACTIVITY CALENDAR SUPPORTS UNEMPLOYED AMPUTEE'S DAMAGES

Mrs. Lusik Pogosyan, a 45-year old mother, was getting into her car when she was struck by a vehicle involved in a police pursuit. The Plaintiff suffered a left leg amputation through the knee, a degloving of the right leg and crushing injuries to her pelvis and other areas. The life care plan estimated that Mrs. Pogosyan's future medical expenses would be approximately $2,400,000.

However, her profound injuries prevented her from ever entering the labor force and drastically reduced her quality of life.

“Damages were difficult because the plaintiff was both unemployed at the time of the accident and was taking ‘English as a Second Language’ to qualify for a job..." read more...


ECONOMIST QUANTIFIES LOST WAGES AND MEDICAL EXPENSES, FOR BRAIN-INJURED ENGINEER

Mr. Bill Drake, a 27-year-old Hughes engineer in 1988, was riding his motorcycle south on the Pacific Coast Highway when a collision occurred with a vehicle attempting to make a left turn. It was alleged the road driven was in a dangerous condition at the time of the accident, and that the state had known for over 20 years, and that the other driver was negligent.

The injury left Mr. Drake severely brain injured and paralyzed on the right side of his body. Although Mr. Drake is able to understand when spoken to, he is only able to speak a few words. He will require 24-hour-a-day assistance and is expected to continue with those needs for the rest of his life... read more...


 

news flash
RWJA 2017 Year-End
Verdicts Summary

Robert W. Johnson & Associates compiles information each year on key verdicts and settlements in which the firm played a role. Key verdicts during 2017 included the personal injury case of Ekbatani v. United Independent Taxi Drivers, Inc., with a verdict of $35,000,000. Combined with seventeen other major cases during the year, Robert W. Johnson & Associates contributed financial testimony in verdicts and settlements amounting to $191,424,176.


Economic Expert James Mills Testifies at Over 250 Depositions

Robert W. Johnson & Associates congratulates economics expert James Mills. An employee of RWJA for over 12 years, Mr. Mills has testified in over 250 depositions.

Mr. Mills has also testified in trial 20 times. He has never failed to qualify as an economic expert at the trial level. His testimony has been accepted in state courts in Alameda, Fresno, Los Angeles, Mendocino, San Bernardino, San Francisco, San Joaquin and Ventura counties. Additionally he has been admitted as an economic expert in state courts in Oregon, Nevada and Washington.

Attorney’s Comments Regarding Mr. Mills’ punitive damages testimony at trial: "Mr. Mills helped the jury to understand the true financial condition of the defendant. Although the defendant has not operated for decades, Mr. Mills was able to examine historical documents, including old news releases, and explain to the jury in clear and understandable terms how that information revealed the defendant’s actual financial condition. Mr. Mills was able to take tax return information received during trial and convey that data to the jury in a way that supported his opinions and assisted them in their task.”


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