Truck and Bus
Driver fatigue, intoxication, excessive speed, recklessness, improper maintenance or inattention oftentimes lead to truck and bus accidents, severe injury, and even death. Personal injury attorneys can help victims of crashes and their families obtain appropriate compensation.
Auto and Motorcycle Accidents
Auto and motorcycle accidents frequently result in severe effects on their victims. It is important that they understand their rights to seek compensation from the people that are legally responsible, and should be held accountable.
Boating and Recreational Accidents
Recreational accidents can happen in the blink of an eye while people are engaged in a sporting, recreational or exercise activity. Whether the accident occurred on a boat, a dirt bike, while swimming or exercising at a gym, the injuries that result can be severe and the victims might legally be entitled to compensation.
Medical Malpractice and Kaiser Claims
When a medical professional is asked to provide treatment for a patient, that professional must take certain precautions to protect the patient from unnecessary harm. In the event that those precautions are not taken and proper standards are not carefully followed, a medical malpractice lawyer can bring a claim for compensation for the injured patient.
When a loved one dies as the result of the wrongful conduct of another, surviving family members may have the legal right to compensation for some of the losses which have been caused. An experienced attorney can help the survivors obtain their proper legal remedies for that wrongful loss of life.
Catastrophic Injury and Loss
Catastrophic injuries create serious and permanent losses not only for the injured person but for their spouse and other family members whom are severely affected. Catastrophic injuries can place huge financial and physical burdens on the many victims who suffer. An experienced attorney can obtain compensation — a big step towards recovery.
Brain Damage and Other Neurologic Injuries
Neurologic injuries — including brain damage — are a frequent result from trauma. These injuries can oftentimes be severely disabling, and at other times very subtle and difficult to identify. An experienced attorney will be able to collect evidence to demonstrate the extent of the injury so that the victim is properly compensated.
Caregivers to the elderly have a duty to treat the elderly properly and respectfully. California law provides strong remedies for elderly people whom have been neglected and abused by their caretakers. An experienced attorney can pursue claims against caregivers who cause injuries to people through their neglect.
Designers, manufactures and sellers of products are not allowed to put consumers at an unnecessary risk of injury from the products they sell. In those instances where injuries occur as a result of a defective product, the victims who are injured can be compensated for their injuries under California law.
When someone’s property is not properly designed, maintained or constructed, certain dangers are faced by the people who are using those premises — but are unaware of the dangers. When a property owner, occupant or operator of property fails to properly maintain those premises they can be held legally responsible for injuries that occur to others.
The law requires that different types of governmental entities perform their duties in a safe and reasonable manner. These types of entities include cities, counties, the State of California, hospital districts and others. Attorneys who are experienced with the necessary procedures to follow when pursuing claims against governmental entities can help a person who has been injured.
California Personal Injury Law Practice Areas
Accident attorneys specialize in helping people obtain compensation for physical and/or emotional injuries. Personal injury claims are brought against wrongdoers — people, corporations, governmental entities and others — who have, as a result of their negligence or intentional wrongdoing, caused injury and damage to others. The types of cases that arise under California personal injury law include, but are not limited to, catastrophic injuries resulting from serious motor vehicle collisions including bus and truck crashes, recreational activities including boating accidents, medical malpractice, elder abuse and products liability. An experienced Los Angeles personal injury attorney or accident attorney can help victims of such injuries to protect their rights, which includes the right to receive monetary compensation for their personal injury claim.