Bradley Bowles

Bowles & Verna, LLP
2121 North California Blvd., Suite 875
P.O. Box 8180
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
925-935-3300
www.bowlesverna.com


Bradley Richard Bowles is a 1996 graduate of the University of San Diego and a 1999 graduate of Seattle University School of Law.  Mr. Bowles has been with the firm since 1999 and became a partner in 2007.  Prior to working at Bowles and Verna, Mr. Bowles was fortunate to have been a congressional intern in Washington, D.C. for the Honorable Amo Houghton of New York.  Mr. Bowles is actively involved in the firm's General Personal Injury, Aviation Practices and Business Litigation.  He has appeared in front of the majority of the State and Federal Courts in California, as well as having appeared in Federal Court in New York, Kansas, Washington, Connecticut, Tennessee and Texas.  Mr. Bowles is a member of the American Bar Association (Section of Science and Technology, Personal Injury and Aviation), the American Trial Lawyers Association, the San Francisco Bar Association, the Barristers Club, the Consumer Attorneys of California, and the Contra Costa Bar Association.

Recent Settlements/Verdicts:

Damaschino et al. v. Tracol Limited et al. Verdict of $1,117,937.20 plus interest of $619,184.03. Additional verdict for $25,000 of punitive damages. After the verdict the Court awarded $712,531.48 in attorney's fees and costs.

Winter v. Jervis, MD
Verdict of $886,408- Verdict against doctor for  scarring patients face.

John and Jane Doe v. Roe Hospital, Doe Doctor's Group and Doe Doctor. Medical Malpractice claim with a total value of $6,300,000.

Uno Fratelli v. Citibank-Unanimous jury verdict against Citibank in the amount of $666,639.

Doe Homeowners v. Roe Homebuilder
$1,600,000 ? confidential settlement on behalf of family injured due to long term exposure to mold.

Dismond v. Nelson
$300,000 - policy limits settlement on behalf of injured motorcyclist.

Schnoebelen v. Mularky
$270,000 - policy limit settlement on behalf of injured driver.

Johnstad v. Doe Driver
$130,000 - policy limits settlement on behalf of driver injured in car accident.

In Re: Korea Airlines
$31,500,000 settlement for injuries related to Korean Airline Crash.

Doe Taxi Driver v. Taxi Company
$2,000,000 - settlement on behalf of injured taxi driver.

Stark v. Noble
$850,000 - settlement on behalf of injured driver.

Doe Doctor v. Doe Contractor
$1,300,000 - settlement on behalf of injured motorcyclist.

Kim v. Claveran
$650,000 - settlement on behalf of injured pedestrian.

White v. City of Stanislaw
$675,000 - settlement on behalf of driver injured when police car ran a red light.

Thomas v. Coleman
$300,000 - settlement (policy limit) on behalf of injured boat passenger.

Air Philippines Crash
$135,000,000 - settlement on behalf of heirs of victims of Air Philippine crash.

Current Litigation

Block v. Helix- represent 180 plaintiffs related to toxic exposure in the Colony Park Neighborhood in Concord, California.

In re: Air Crash of Nantucket- represents victims of Egypt Air Flight 990.

Frederiksson v. Sikorsky-represent victims of Helicopter disaster in Finland.

Sunset Pointe construction defect litigation- represents plaintiffs in construct defect claim against builder.

Cessna Crashes- represent multiple plaintiffs in claims against Cessna related to crashes.

Lilburn et al. v. Civic Helicopters et al.-represent victims of helicopter crash.

Awards/Honors

      

2010 Super Lawyers- Rising Stars

      

2011 Super Lawyers- Rising Stars

           
     

  2010 Bay Area Outstanding Young Lawyers

     

  2011 Bay Area Outstanding Young Lawyers

Personal Information

Mr. Bowles was born in San Francisco, California and grew up in Lafayette, California. After attending Acalanes High School in Lafayette, Mr. Bowles went to the University of San Diego. While at the University of San Diego, Mr. Bowles played on the Varsity football team and served as the president of the Sigma Pi fraternity.  Mr. Bowles is married to the former Tracy Roorda; they have two daughters and an English Bulldog.