taylor ernst


Taylor Ernst is recognized throughout the state as a brain injury trial specialist.  With the recent award of the 2020 CCTLA Trial Lawyer of the Year for a brain injury verdict, Taylor has made it his mission to teach how he approaches brain injury cases to other lawyers.


Taylor has spoken to more than 12,000 lawyers and doctors about brain injury litigation.  Taylor has more than 20 seven-figure case results, several eight-figure results and was lead counsel on more than 15 of them. One of his most recent cases was a Traumatic Brain Injury case which resulted in a $5.65M verdict against a zero offer from the defense. Taylor has recently been told his verdicts were in the top 100 in the United States in 2020, and the top 20 in California, with similar results expected for 2022.

Taylor sits on the editorial board of Trial Guides, a legal publishing company that helps trial lawyers win cases by publishing cutting-edge strategies from the nation’s leading trial lawyers. Authors and books include, Moe LeVine, Gerry Spence, David Balls’ The Reptile, Rules of the Road, and Nick Rowley’s Trial by Human.

Taylor is currently writing a book on brain injury litigation and enjoys sharing his expertise with lawyers across the United States and helping them get justice and the financial security they deserve.


Learn more about Taylor in this profile piece by Plaintiff Magazine.

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Recent TBI Lectures

TBI Titan – 5.65 Million Verdict from Zero Offer

TBI Titan Tactics – The Setup

TBI Titan Tactics – The Execution

Masters In Trial: Opening Statement

Masters In Trial: Closing Argument

Masters In Trial: Cross Examination

TBI Titan: Brain Injury Frameworks

Craniofacial Injuries

Millennial Jurors – Excellent Jurors

TBI – Dysfluency: Stuttering

Justice Team Podcast: TBI Cases

Spotting the Big Case

Break The Expert Gridlock

TBI And Product Liability

Small TBI cases into Seven Figures

Demystifying TBI

Malinger This!

Full TBI lecture list available upon request

Our Recent Victories

we fight hard for our clients to get the
compensation and justice they deserve



Car Accident

Don Ernst and the Ernst Law Group attorneys represented a client who hit a truck that pulled across the freeway.




Elder Abuse

More than 8,600 senior citizens that had been the victims of deferred annuity sales fraud.




Bicycle Accident

Don Ernst represented a young boy on a bicycle was hit by a car on a public street coming out the rear of a shopping center in Los Osos.


awards and recognition

we have recovered more than $300 million for our clients.