David R. Shoop
David Shoop is a nationally recognized lawyer, having previously tried and litigated numerous multi-million dollar cases on behalf of some of the world's largest corporations and their insurers. He now exclusively represents individual victims of personal injury, with emphasis in personal injury caused by defective products and medical devices. David Shoop is a trial lawyer that has recovered millions of dollars for injured victims of defective products and has multi-million dollar verdicts to his credit. David Shoop understands how insurance companies and manufacturers defend and evaluate their claims, and now he puts that knowledge and experience to work for you.
David Shoop has years of experience litigating matters involving defective products, medical devices, recalled medical devices, motor and recreational vehicles, street motorcycles, complex industrial machinery, conveyor systems and various consumer products. Such cases have included wrongful death, catastrophic personal injury, paraplegic injuries, permanent brain damage, limb amputations, burn injuries as well as property damage. David Shoop has significant experience in product design, testing, evaluation, development, biomechanics, physiology, as well as accident reconstruction and analysis. David has further served as lead trial counsel and he has litigated numerous fire and casualty cases, and has years of experience in fire cause and origin analysis and NFPA 921 standards application. In his most recent burn injury settlement, David Shoop obtained $3.5 million for his clients.
David Shoop has also coordinated complex litigation and product liability actions in numerous states across the country, inclusive of California, Oregon, Washington, Arizona, Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Illinois, Michigan, Florida and New York. He regularly practices before federal and state courts and government agencies. David Shoop has recently resolved claims against a medical device manufacturer for $2,300,000.00. These claims involved implantable, Class III medical devices occurring subsequent to FDA recall. In addition to his product liability and medical device expertise, David Shoop recently obtained a $5,036,489.00 jury verdict against Peerless Insurance, a Liberty Mutual Company, for insurance bad faith. The verdict included an award of $3,500,000.00 in punitive damages as against Peerless Insurance for claims handling practices which the jury found to be in conscious disregard of the rights of its insured.
David received his law degree from the Case Western Reserve University School of Law in Cleveland, Ohio, and additionally served on active duty in the United States Army in both Karlsruhe and Hanau Germany. Prior to forming SHOOP | A PROFESSIONAL LAW CORPORATION, David was a partner in the oldest law firm in Beverly Hills, California.
AREAS OF PRACTICE:
- Products Liability
- Catastrophic Personal Injury
- Defective Medical Devices
- Recalled Medical Devices
- Industrial Machinery
- Complex Litigation
- Insurance Bad Faith
- Commercial Litigation
- Breach of Contract
- General Business Litigation
- Unfair Competition
- Class Action
- Construction Litigation
- Medical and Professional Malpractice
- California State Bar
- United States District Court, Central District of California
- United States District Court, Eastern District of California
- U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS:
- State Bar of California
- Beverly Hills Bar Association
- Los Angeles County Bar Association
- Consumer Attorneys of Los Angeles
- National Fire Protection Association ("NFPA")
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SHOOP | A PROFESSIONAL LAW CORPORATION
8383 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 840
Beverly Hills, CA 90211