Barry Novack attorney at Law

Based in Beverly Hills, the Law Offices of Barry Novack provides quality legal representation for plaintiffs injured throughout Southern California and beyond.

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Firm Overview

Lawyers with the firm have extensive experience representing clients in claims arising out of amusement park ride injuries, dangerous and defective products, motorcycle crashes, and a host of other types of accidents. The firm's areas of expertise are covered in detail in the practice areas overview.

Attorneys at the Law Offices of Barry Novack have an in-depth understanding of engineering as it relates to personal injury litigation, and are committed to using their technical expertise to help the victims of serious injuries achieve justice. Firm Principal Barry Novack has a Ph.D. in engineering and more than 37 years of experience practicing law. Mr. Novack is well-known for his contributions to consumer safety, including his role in making mini-blinds safer for children and his success in assigning common carrier liability to companies that run amusement parks. He has also represented victims of sexual assault, including achieving a multi-million dollar verdict for a young woman in a high-profile civil case. In recognition of his work, Mr. Novack has received an "AV" peer rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest possible rating an attorney can receive, indicating preeminent legal ability and the utmost ethical standards. He has appeared on such programs as Larry King Live, Dateline NBC, and 48 Hours to discuss issues of civil law and high-profile litigation matters.

The firm accepts all cases on a contingency fee basis. There is no charge or obligation to call and discuss a case with one of the firm's attorneys. For immediate assistance, contact the Law Offices of Barry Novack today for a free initial consultation.

Based in Beverly Hills, the Law Offices of Barry Novack represents injured people throughout the Greater Los Angeles Area and Riverside, San Bernardino, Ventura, Orange, and San Diego Counties.
Main Office

Main Office
8383 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 830
Beverly Hills  CA  90211

Phone
  • (323) 852-1030
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Personal Injury
The Law Offices of Barry Novack represents injured persons in the Greater Los Angeles Area and throughout Southern California, including Ventura County, Orange County, and San Diego County.
Attorneys practicing with the firm have significant expertise in a range of personal injury and catastrophic injury cases, including:
-Aviation Accidents
-Amusement Park Ride Injuries
-Products Liability
-Car Accidents
-Defective Products
-Motorcycle Accidents
-Premises Liability
-Dog Bites
-Medical Malpractice
-Burns
-Legal Malpractice
-Paralysis
-Sexual Assault
-Amputations
-Catastrophic Personal Injury
-Traumatic Brain Injuries
-Wrongful Death
-Spinal Cord Injuries

Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Attorneys:
The Law Offices of Barry Novack provides quality representation to individuals throughout Southern California who have been harmed or lost loved ones due to the negligence or wrongful acts of another. Drawing on superior engineering expertise, carefully honed trial skills, and extensive knowledge of law and litigation strategies, attorneys at the Law Offices of Barry Novack have successfully obtained compensation for individuals who have suffered injuries or lost loved ones in accidents on the road, at amusement parks, or due to defective products.

Sexual Assault:
Through civil claims, victims of sexual assault or abuse may be able to obtain significant monetary damages in acknowledgment of the wrong that was done to them and to compensate them for any injuries they have suffered. Additionally, civil courts sometimes award substantial punitive damages in order to punish a defendant in a particularly egregious case. Firm Principal Barry Novack has successfully represented individuals in civil claims for sexual assault, including obtaining a multi-million dollar verdict for a young woman who was drugged and raped on videotape by Andrew Luster, the great-grandson of cosmetics legend Max Factor.

Barry Novack

Barry Novack has been a licensed attorney in California since 1973. Mr. Novack focuses his practice in the areas of plaintiff's personal injury and wrongful death matters, including aviation accidents, amusement park ride accidents, motorcycle accidents, products liability, and medical negligence.

Mr. Novack earned his Juris Doctorate, cum laude, from Loyola Law School of Los Angeles in 1973. He received his Bachelor of Sciences in Mechanical Engineering, magna cum laude, from the University of Southern California in 1964. He also holds a Masters in Engineering from Princeton University and a Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Southern California.

Mr. Novack is a member of the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, the Los Angeles County Bar Association, and the American Association for Justice. In 1987 and 1988, he received the Presidential Award from the Los Angeles Trial Lawyers Association. Mr. Novack has lectured and moderated at attorney seminars throughout California.

Mr. Novack has been selected by his peers as a Southern California Super Lawyer for the past five years in personal injury and products liability. He has also been selected by Who's Who Legal as one of California's leading practitioners in his field, noting that he "brings his substantial engineering background to bear on his aviation work, which encompassed product liability, plaintiff personal injury, wrongful death and aircraft accidents."

A selection of Mr. Novack's reported cases include: Gomez v. Superior Court (Walt Disney Co.), 35 Cal. 4th 1125 (2005) ; Cox v. Superior Court (Shields) 98 CA 4th 670 (2002); Gargir v. B'nei Akiva, 66 Cal. App. 4th 1269 (1998); Meritplan Insurance Co. v. Superior Court (Wexler), 124 Cal. App. 3d 237 (1981); Simmons v. Wexler, 94 Cal. App. 3d 1007 (1979); and Wilson v. Harley Davidson Motor Co., 67 Cal. App. 3d 678 (1977). He has served as counsel in several high-profile litigation matters, including achieving a multi-million dollar verdict for a woman who was drugged and raped, including significant punitive damages. He has also won judgments and obtained significant settlements against General Motors, Ford, Harley Davidson, Yamaha, Honda, Levelor, Gerber, BMW, Evel Knievel, Walt Disney World Co., Six Flags, and many other major corporations.

Mr. Novack has made appearances on Larry King Live, Dateline NBC, and 48 Hours. He has been featured in the Los Angeles Times for his participation in high-profile cases and for his significant verdicts. Mr. Novack is the recipient of an "AV" peer rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the national directory of attorneys. This is the highest possible rating an attorney can receive, indicating preeminent legal ability and the utmost ethical standards.
Education
  • Loyola Law School of Los Angeles
    Juris Doctorate, cum laude , 1973

Samuel Winokur

Samuel Winokur is an associate with the Law Offices of Barry Novack. Mr. Winokur earned his Juris Doctorate from The George Washington University Law School in Washington, DC. As an undergraduate, he attended the University of Maryland - College Park. He was admitted to practice law in Maryland in 2007, the District of Columbia in 2008, and California in 2010. Prior to working at the Law Offices of Barry Novack, Mr. Winokur was an associate with Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in Washington, DC.
Education
  • The George Washington University Law School
    Juris Doctorate
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