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Carl A. McMahan, Esq.



Attorney Carl McMahan provides skillful representation for clients who have sustained serious injuries from medical malpractice, car accidents, defective products, dangerous pharmaceuticals, and elder abuse. He also handles matters of catastrophic injury and wrongful death, as well as government tort liability. Mr. McMahan has more than 30 years of experience in his field, and throughout his legal career, he has successfully litigated several multi-million dollar jury verdicts and settlements on behalf of his clients. He has focused extensively on medical malpractice and birth injuries and received the largest reported verdict, arbitration award, and settlement in an Erb’s palsy case in California. Additionally, his firm has handled more brachial plexus birth injury cases than any other in the state.


Mr. McMahan received a prestigious AV Preeminent® Rating by Martindale-Hubbell®, a peer review ratings organization that recognizes and honors excellence. He has been named to the Southern California Super Lawyers® list annually for more than a decade, and he is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). Mr. McMahan earned his Juris Doctor from the McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, and is a member of the State Bar of California.


McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific

San Diego State University


AV Preeminent® Rating by Martindale-Hubbell®

Southern California Super Lawyers® list, annually, 2007-present

Avvo Rating of 8.8 Excellent


American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)

State Bar of California

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