Hon. David D. Perez (Ret.)

T: 310-392-3044
F: 310-396-7576
Available nationwide
Personal Injury/Torts
Judge Perez, in his 26 years as a sitting Judge, has heard and settled a wide range of personal injury cases ranging from the straightforward simple case to the very complex issue-related cases. These cases involve vehicular accidents; premises liability which include slip/trip and fall cases; elevator/escalator cases; product liability cases; wrongful death cases; police misconduct cases; and medical/dental malpractice cases.

Representative Matters

  • Automotive: All auto and truck collision matters including multi-vehicle accidents
  • Automotive: Auto accident injuries allegedly occurred during a police chase
  • Automotive: Cases where allegations involved the crashworthiness of various autos or trucks
  • Automotive: Injuries allegedly caused by airbag deployment
  • Automotive: Matters involving tire blow-outs resulting in roll-over accidents
  • Medical/Dental Malpractice: Cases involving penile enlargement
  • Medical/Dental Malpractice: Claims involving failure to detect cancer in the early stages for treatment
  • Medical/Dental Malpractice: Damage claims resulting from pharmacists preparing prescriptions in the wrong dosage or type
  • Medical/Dental Malpractice: Hair transplant procedure cases which caused injuries to scalp
  • Medical/Dental Malpractice: Matters involving the negligent extraction of teeth resulting in nerve damage
  • Medical/Dental Malpractice: Misdiagnosis of woman in labor resulting in brain damage to infant and settlement for sixteen million dollars
  • Premises Liability: Allegation of inadequate fencing around a pool where injury occurred
  • Premises Liability: Cases involving dog bite issues
  • Premises Liability: Claims involving inadequate lighting where people fell on staircases
  • Premises Liability: Settled various cases dealing with trip/slip issues on private or public property
  • Premises Liability: Various cases where people fell through wooden decks or into concealed holes in the ground
  • Product Liability: Burns from hair dyes applied to scalp during hair treatments
  • Product Liability: Cases involving individuals injured during falls from ladders
  • Product Liability: Injury resulting from collapse of car jack while claimant was working under his car
  • Product Liability: Matters involving individuals injured while riding in elevators or on escalators
  • Product Liability: Matters where an individual was injured while operating a forklift moving excessive loads
  • Wrongful Death/Misconduct: Death of high school student during P.E. class when other students jumped on him
  • Wrongful Death/Misconduct: Death of passenger in vehicle struck by police vehicle during a pursuit
  • Wrongful Death/Misconduct: Death of person in police custody while being restrained
  • Wrongful Death/Misconduct: Deaths resulting from vehicles making lane changes or left turns resulting in collisions
  • Wrongful Death/Misconduct: Numerous cases involving death in vehicles or motorcycles resulting from a traffic accident

Honors, Memberships, and Professional Activities

  • Voted one of the 100 Most Influential Latinos in the U.S. by Hispanic Business Magazine
  • California Judges Association, 1975-2001 (Executive Board, 1989-1992)
  • American Judges Association, 1996-1999
  • American Judicature Society, 1967-1990
  • Los Angeles County Presiding Judges Association, 1982-1985 (Vice Chair 1984-1985)
  • Mexican-American Scholarship Foundation Assisting Chicanos in Law (MASFACIL), 1971-1975
  • Uniform Consumer Credit Code Advisory Commission, 1972

Background and Education

  • Judge, Los Angeles County Superior Court, Santa Monica, CA, 1985-2001
  • Judge, East Los Angeles Municipal Court, 1981-1985 (Presiding Judge, 1982, 1984-1985)
  • Judge, Los Angeles Municipal Court, 1975-1981 (Supervising Judge West L.A., 1977-1981)
  • LL.B., Southwestern University, School of Law, 1965
  • B.A., Loyola University, 1959

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