Brian D Chase

Brian D Chase: Attorney with Bisnar Chase Personal Injury Attorneys AV stamp icon
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Brian Chase is a passionate personal injury attorney that understands what you are going through and will protect your rights. "I specifically went to law school to become a personal injury trial attorney. It is what I love, what I do, and what I am". - Brian Chase.

One of Mr. Chase's proudest moments among many, was the victory he obtained representing a client that was seriously injured in a auto defects case that left her a paralyzed. Brian took on the auto industry and garnered a $24.7 million dollar victory for his client and secured medical care & financial security for the rest of her life.

Helping injured people obtain justice from big corporations when they manufacture dangerous products that cause injuries due to placing profit over safety.

Helping accident victims collect what they are due from insurance companies that believe they are solely in business to collect premiums, as opposed to the business of paying valid claims. The satisfaction of helping someone recover their life after an accident or injury, especially one from the wrongdoing of others.

Brian Chase is managing partner and senior trial attorney that heads up the litigation department of the firm. Brian was named a 2017 High Stakes Litigator, Top Lawyer of Distinction in 2016 as well as a 2016 SuperLawyer recipient and one of America's Best Lawyers 2016. He was the 2015 President of the Consumer Attorneys of California and is a Past President of the Orange County Trial Lawyers Association. He is a member of ABOTA. In 2014 he was named Trial Lawyer of the Year in products liability by the Orange County Trial Lawyers Association.

In 2012, Chase was named Trial Lawyer of the Year by the Consumer Attorneys of California and a Trial Lawyer of the Year Nominee by the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles. In 2004 he was named Trial Lawyer of the Year for products liability by the Orange County Trial Lawyers Association.

He is listed as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers by the American Trial Lawyers Association since 2007. He's also been listed as the Nation's Top One Percent by the National Association of distinguished Counsel. He's earned the title of Southern California SuperLawyer since 2007 and a Top 50 Orange County SuperLawyer for the past four years.

In 2009, Mr. Chase had his book "Still Unsafe at Any Speed"- dealing with the auto industry and defective vehicles, published. He released an updated version in 2017. He is a frequent lecturer nationwide on litigation related topics and has been a frequent guest on radio and television, including appearances on "CBS Special Reports," "Peter Jennings/World News Tonight," "Fox 11 News" and "America's Best Lawyers."

Brian was lead attorney on four important, precedent-setting appellate opinions: Martinez-Mazon v. Ford Motor Company (auto products defect case dealing with Forum Non Conveniens); Romine v. Johnson Controls (auto products defects case dealing with consumer expectation test for proving defect); Schreiber v. Estate of Kiser (California Supreme Court case dealing with expert witness designations); and Hernandez v. State of California (dealing with governmental design immunity).

Some of Brian Chase's Case Results

Award Amount Type of Case

-$38,650.000 Motorcycle Accident

-$24,700.000 MVA - Auto Defect

-$23,091.000 Defective Product - MVA

-$16,444.904 MVA

-$11,694.904 Premises Liability

-$10,591.098 Product Liability

-$10,030.000 MVA -Auto Defect

-$8,500.000 MVA

-$8,250.000 MVA

-$4,750.000 Premises Liability

-$3,780.000 Negligence

-$2,432.250 Product Liability

-$2,000.000 Premises Liability

2014 - 2016 Best Lawyers in America


Have questions, need help? Contact us about your auto defect or products liability case for a free evaluation. 949-298-8074. We've got the reputation, means, and passion to pursue your case in the name of justice. Brian Chase has recovered millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts for serious and catastrophic injuries.

Areas of Practice (8)

  • Personal Injury
  • Automotive Products Liability
  • Premises Liability
  • Dog Bites
  • Wrongful Death
  • Class Actions
  • Negligence
  • Seatbelt Injury

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
855-652-1094  Phone
800-561-4887  Phone
(949) 752-2777  Fax
University Attended:
California State University, Long Beach, B.A., 1989
Law School Attended:
Pepperdine University School of Law, J.D., 1992
Year of First Admission:
1993, California
State Bar of California; L.A. County Bar; Orange Co. Bar; OCTLA (Past President); CAOC (Vice Preseident) and AIEG (Board Member).
Hobbies & interests:
Travel, art.
Payment Information:
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Peer Reviews

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