Sean SimpsonSean Simpson is an attorney specializing in civil trials representing individuals whose lives have been negatively affected by someone elses carelessness, negligence or intentional wrong doing. After graduating from law school in 1986 he spent three years working as a law clerk for the trial and appeals courts. Following his term of government employment Mr. Simpson joined a large insurance defense firm in San Diego — McInnis, Fitzgerald, Rees, Sharkey & McIntyre (now merged with Higgs, Fletcher & Mack). In 1992, motivated by a desire to help those who are the victims of misfortune, Mr. Simpson started a small firm which concentrates on serving individuals and families who have been harmed by the careless or intentional acts of others.

Since 2001 Mr. Simpson has obtained numerous noteworthy verdicts, including three seven-figure verdicts and one eight-figure verdict against large corporations for egregious conduct considered by the jury to be fraudulent, malicious or oppressive. Over the past decade, Simpson-Myrick, LLP (formerly Simpson-Moore, LLP) has achieved 6 verdicts where the jury found fraud, malice or oppression and awarded punitive damages.

Mr. Simpson is licensed to practice in California, Illinois and Missouri. He is on the Board of Directors of the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego, and is a member of the Consumer Attorneys of California and the Association of Trial Lawyers of America / AAJ. He frequently serves as a guest speaker at seminars presented by the State Bar of California, California Young Lawyers Associations, Consumer Attorneys of California, Consumer Attorneys of San Diego, and the Continuing Education of the Bar (“CEB”). Mr. Simpson has received three Outstanding Trial Lawyer awards from CASD, and was selected CASD’s Trial Lawyer of The Year for 2006.

Truck Accident Statistics

The U.S. Department of Transportation Reports That:

  • About 500,000 trucking collisions occur yearly.

  • 5,000 of these accidents are fatal.

  • 87,000+ of these truck accidents result in injury.

  • Nearly 90% of all truck crashes are caused by human error.

  • 3 in every 4 crashes are caused by another passenger car—not the truck driver.

  • Only 1% of truck accidents are caused by truck driver intoxication.

  • Fatigue accounts for 30% of truck driver caused accidents.