Lawyers of Distinction member H. Gavin Long, Esq., of Newport Beach California recently helped his firm, Bisnar Chase, Secure a $11-Million jury verdict in a wrongful death lawsuit filed against two residential treatment facilities by the family of 58-year-old John Cunningham who took his own life after not receiving the life-saving treatment he needed to overcome addiction to prescription drugs.
Mr. Long has a wide range of jury trial experience in cases from murder and fraud to medical malpractice in state and federal courts. For example, just in the last year, has taken six personal injury cases to trial and has obtained verdicts above the defendant’s offer in all six trials, beat the plaintiff’s CCP 998 in three of the trials and “busted” the defendant’s insurance policy in three of the trials.
He was also appointed to the Consumer Attorneys of California’s (CAOC) Board of Governors and sits on the Board of Directors for the Orange County Trial Lawyers Association. Gavin is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), an honor bestowed only on the most elite group of lawyers in the nation. Gavin is a member of the top 1 percent of attorneys in the nation who are members in this oldest and most prestigious organization in the country. Gavin has also won the honor of Top Gun, Trial Lawyer of the Year 2016 with the Orange County Trial Lawyers.
Mr. Long is an Orange County native. He graduated from Servite High School in Anaheim where he was a star football player. He graduated from the University of Southern California in 1996 and from Whittier Law School in 1999. He was a recipient of the American Jurisprudence Award for securing the highest grades in his study of Torts and Evidence.
Keep up the great work Mr. Long!