Tom Antunovich is a highly-skilled personal injury lawyer who has successfully handled a wide range of cases across California. His primary areas of practice include motor vehicle accidents, auto defect cases involving dangerous and defective products, medical devices, pharmaceutical litigation, wrongful death, and other serious injury cases.
In 2019, Antunovich secured an $11M judgment for a car accident victim. The injuries sustained required a spinal fusion surgery and aggressive physical therapy rehabilitation, however the victim was able to make a full recovery. A judge ordered the judgment after seeing the facts of the case as laid out by Antunovich. Tom is passionate about helping people and has already proven himself as an outstanding trial attorney.
Antunovich is the lead associate attorney for the firm’s Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder ovarian cancer cases. He works directly with managing partner Brian Chase on these cases.
In 2018, Bisnar Chase was appointed to the Plaintiffs’ Executive Committee for the Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder ovarian cancer cases by the judge overseeing these cases in California. Antunovich finds satisfaction in holding wrongdoers and corporations accountable for their actions and securing compensation for his injured clients.
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Antunovich is an Orange County native. He received a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology from Cal Poly Pomona in 2010. He graduated from Western State College of Law in 2015 with honors. Since becoming a lawyer, Antunovich has tried seven cases to jury verdict – all resulting in jury verdicts in favor of the plaintiff.
At Bisnar Chase, Antunovich has proven himself as a young man with passion and potential, said H. Gavin Long, one of the firm’s partners and top trial lawyers.
“If you’re going to be a personal injury lawyer, you have to be empathetic while being a bulldog that fights for clients’ rights. Tom has those qualities 100 percent.” – Top Rated Trial Lawyer, H. Gavin Long
- 2020-2023 Board of Directors OCTLA
- 2023 Alumni Award – National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys
- 2023 10 Best Attorneys, AIOPIA
- 2023 Top Lawyers, AIOLA
- 2024 NAOPIA Top 10 Under 40
- 2022-2024 AIOTL Litigator of the Year
Tom serves on the Board of Directors for Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC), an organization dedicated to providing justice for all California consumers. Tom also serves on the Board of Directors for the Orange County Trial Lawyers Association (OCTLA), a local organization devoted to protecting access to civil justice for the injured and wronged. He believes in lending his expertise to organizations like these that do important work across California.
Tom has been recognized as a 2021 Rising Star by Super Lawyers, a designation that means he is a top-rated attorney as recognized by his peers.
In 2020, Tom achieved one of the top plaintiff’s verdicts in Orange County for the case of Nevarez v. Brutoco. In 2019, Tom was recognized for one of the Top 50 Motor Vehicle Accident Verdicts in Los Angeles County for the case of Lim v Wang.