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Attorney Doug Carasso Joins BISNAR| CHASE's Personal Injury Litigation Team
California personal injury law firm BISNAR | CHASE, on June 20, welcomed attorney Doug Carasso to its litigation team. Carasso's practice concentrates on mass torts, product liability and catastrophic personal injury.
Carasso said he is excited to join the BISNAR | CHASE team, which has a strong reputation among peers. "BISNAR | CHASE is known for its stellar, top-notch litigators, who achieve outstanding results for their clients," he said.
Carasso said his goals are aligned with the firm's objectives – to obtain the most successful result possible for clients. "I'm also looking to improve as an attorney everyday and the dynamic, intense and challenging atmosphere at this law firm can only force one to become a better, more efficient, and more confident attorney."
Carasso's experience and expertise will be extremely valuable to the BISNAR | CHASE litigation team, said partner Brian Chase. "Doug has a proven track record of fighting for the rights of those who are most severely injured due to the negligence of individuals, entities and corporations. He is a detail-oriented, tenacious, and enthusiastic litigator who clearly strives to provide quality legal representation to each and every client. We are very excited to have Doug as part of our team and look forward to working with him."
Carasso practiced for seven years at Shenoff Bidart Echeverria & Bentley (then Shernoff Bidart & Darras) fighting for the rights of those who had suffered catastrophic personal injury and been the victims of insurance company bad faith. He also worked for eight years at Callahan & Blaine representing catastrophic personal injury victims and members of multiple class actions in labor and employment cases against media giants.
As a trial attorney, Carasso obtained six-figure jury verdicts in personal injury and insurance bad faith trials, garnering substantial settlement amounts in a number of cases. He has authored articles on a variety of important legal topics such as punitive damages recovery, insurance coverage after the 9/11 attacks, defeating defendant motions for summary judgments, medical malpractice caps, taking depositions, defending plaintiffs' depositions, liability in drunk driving accidents and recovering for negligent infliction of emotional distress.
These articles have appeared in re the Los Angeles Daily Journal, New York Law Journal, Consumer Attorneys of California's Forum, The Advocate Magazine, Orange County Lawyer, and The Trial Lawyer. Carasso has also been invited to speak on diverse litigation topics at the Orange County Bar Association, Chapman Law School, Mealey's Litigation Reports and Lorman Educational Services.
A New York City native, Carasso received his Juris Doctorate from USC Law School, where he provided pro bono representation in a criminal appeal proceeding at Lompoc Prison. Before that, he graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from UCLA in 1987 as a Classics Department Scholar, Golden Key National Honor Society member, and film critic and interviewer for The Daily Bruin.
He is AV Rated by Martindale Hubbell and has earned a 10.0/Superb score from the Avvo attorney rating service. He was named one of Orange County's Top Lawyers by the Orange County Register's OC Metro Magazine.
Carasso said he looks forward to becoming a long-term and valuable member of the BISNAR | CHASE team, deriving great satisfaction from providing quality legal representation to seriously injured clients. "One of my important goals always is to help all my personal injury clients return to having as much normalcy and happiness in their lives as they had before the accident."
About Bisnar | Chase
The California personal injury lawyers of Bisnar | Chase represent victims of car accidents and all types of traffic collisions. The firm has been featured on a number of popular media outlets including Newsweek, Fox, NBC, and ABC and is known for its passionate pursuit of results for injured clients.
Since 1978, Bisnar | Chase has recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for personal injury victims including car accident victims. For the last three years, BISNAR | CHASE has also been named by the Orange County Business Journal as one of the best places to work in Orange County.
For more information, please call 800-561-4887 or visit http://www.bestattorney.com for a free consultation. Our offices are located at 1301 Dove St Newport Beach, CA 92660.