So, coming back to the aftermath of an accident, how do you know what to do? This limits the claims in two important ways. It is far better to take the time and know that you are okay than to assume you are okay initially, and then wonder later. Too often, I see clients who have gone months without getting the medical treatment they need because they are afraid of the financial hardship those medical bills might create. Clients come to me all the time saying things like “I’ve been paying my monthly premium to this company for twenty-five years.Read More
Long Beach Accident Injury Claim
All auto accidents will inflict damage to you and your car. The amount of money needed to repair those damages depends on the gravity of the accident itself. If you are not responsible for the situation, you surely don’t want to be left with all the financial liability. To avoid this from happening you should think about hiring an accident injury attorney.
Having a legal representative has its advantages. He will help you to fill a personal injury claim and survey through all the legal aspects of the process. You may try to get compensation by yourself but is better to have a specialist by your side. If you check out our article about car accidents, you will find some reasons why hiring a car crash attorney is a wise decision.
If the accident is serious, it will be accompanied by severe consequences. This has a high impact on victim's life. Try to find retribution without the help of an expert could be impossible. In the best case, you will get just a little fraction of want you deserve.
Regardless of the severity of the accident, and therefore your injury claim, a lawyer will help you through all the process. Car accident lawyers with vast experience in personal injury claims and calculations know how to get the best deal possible for you.
If you have been involved in a car accident, you should get into contact with the best lawyer available. Car crashes can prevent you from working or leave you with permanent disability and injuries that require medical attention. Your accident lawyer should be able to get the maximum amount of money as compensation for these problems.
Personal Injury Claim in Long Beach, CA
When you get injured by another person’s fault, you are entitled to compensation. This is known as a personal injury claim and it comprehends everything from traumatic injuries to simple bruises. You can make the claim all by yourself but is better if you have the help of a professional injury lawyer. He will protect your interest and he will do whatever it takes to maximize the amount of money you receive in compensation so all your expenses are covered.
Accidents can happen in any place at any time. They could be as simple as a slip and fall in a supermarket or as serious as a car crash. The severity of your injuries will be tied to the gravity of the accident. Anyway, before thinking about filling up the claim, you have to be able to prove that the injuries were caused by another person's negligence. It is the job of your injury attorney to prove it and to evaluate the legality of your claim.
Personal injury laws guarantees you monetary compensation for all the expenses related to the treatment of your injuries. In addition, having an attorney with the right experience will allow you to level the play in any negotiation. He will take care of all the paperwork and will represent you in all the steps of the process.
If you are thinking to hire a professional to take your case, you should hire the best personal injury attorney available in your area. Get a free consultation today with our team of experts either by calling (855) 906-2966 or fill up a quick form to let us call you.
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Top Lawyers Pick
- R. Lewis Van Blois
- Nina Shapirshteyn
- Elizabeth L. Riles
- Eustace de Saint Phalle
- Wendy C. York
- John P. Tribuiano, III
- Kevin F. Quinn
- Irwin M. Zalkin
- Stephen Rosen
- Andrew Bagnall
- A. Ilyas Akbari
- Anthony De Los Reyes
R. Lewis Van Blois
Oakland, California, attorney R. Lewis Van Blois has been practicing law for more than 45 years and has been certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy as a civil trial specialist for more than 25 years. In that time, he has tried more than 150 jury trials in California. He is a member of the firm Van Blois & Associates.Mr. Van Blois has been recognized by the Consumer Attorneys of California (formerly called the California Trial Lawyers Association) as an experienced trial attorney in the fields of products liability, professional negligence, general personal injury, public entity liability and insurance bad faith law. He has received the honor of being the Alameda County Trial Lawyer of the Year.Actively involved in improving the administration of justice in Alameda and Contra Costa counties, Mr. Van Blois was instrumental in establishing the Early Disposition Program (EDP) and the SETL Programs that have led to settlements of cases to help reduce court congestion. He has frequently lectured on trial practice and personal injury law and medicine.
Attorney Nina Shapirshteyn is a partner with the Alexander Law Group, LLP, which has offices in San Jose and San Francisco, California. Regarded as one of the leading attorneys in her region, Ms. Shapirshteyn focuses her practice almost exclusively on personal injury law. She has proven herself a devoted and passionate legal advocate for clients throughout her area and across the country who suffered an injury or loss as the result of someone elses negligence or wrongdoing.Handling all types of personal injury and wrongful death claims, Ms. Shapirshteyn has recovered numerous substantial awards and settlements for her plaintiff clients adversely affected by motor vehicle accidents, defective products, medical malpractice, traumatic brain injuries and insurance bad faith claims. Among her most notable successes, she secured a jury award of more than $79 million against a major health care provider, which stands as the largest verdict ever awarded in the state.From this success, Ms. Shapirshteyn also received the Trial Lawyer of the Year award from the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, and she has earned numerous accolades from her peers for her impeccable professionalism and service. She has also received many positive reviews and referrals from her satisfied clients, and she finds great reward in being able to help so many during their most dire times of need.A 2003 graduate of the University of California San Diego, Ms. Shapirshteyn attended Pace University School of Law, where she obtained her Juris Doctor in 2007. She holds her license to practice in New York as well as California. Born in Ukraine, Ms. Shapirshteyn is fluent in Russian, and she maintains active involvement with several professional legal associations as well as civic and charitable organizations in her community.
Elizabeth L. Riles
Elizabeth Riles is a founding and the managing shareholder at Bohbot & Riles. She specializes in employment discrimination and personal injury cases. She also specializes in human resource consulting, business litigation and mediation. She has successfully represented employees against a wide variety of businesses and government entities, in matters of race, national origin, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, disability and gender discrimination, cases of sexual and racial harassment, retaliation, whistle-blowing and wrongful termination.
Eustace de Saint Phalle
Eustace de Saint Phalle believes that each person in our society deserves to receive the best representation regardless of race, religion, age, sexual orientation, education, economic level, or nationality. Mr. de Saint Phalle runs a litigation trial team with several attorneys and legal professionals. The Saint Phalle trial team practices in a variety of areas, including industrial accidents, product liability, exceptions to workers compensation, premises liability, professional malpractice, and auto, bicycle, and boating accidents, as well as business disputes.
220 Montgomery Street, 15th Floor,, San Francisco CA 94104
Wendy C. York
As the founder of York Law Firm in Sacramento, California, Wendy C. York focuses her practice on personal injury, nursing home abuse and wage and hour class action lawsuits. Serving residents in Sacramento, Fairfield and throughout Northern California, Ms. York has a long history of achieving successful settlements and verdicts for her clients.As co-lead counsel, she helped secure over $87 million for UPS drivers in California as part of their class action lawsuit involving wage and hour violations, and she obtained a $3 million verdict on behalf of a client who was the victim of nursing home abuse. Additionally, she has secured several million-dollar settlements against insurance companies and nursing homes on behalf of her elderly clients, and she has also secured substantial awards and settlements for cases ranging from employment discrimination to personal injury.After receiving her Bachelor of Science in criminal justice from California State University, Sacramento in 1989, she obtained her Juris Doctor from University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law in 1993. The State Bar of California admitted her to practice that same year, and she is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Northern Districts of California and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit.In addition to her law practice, Ms. York is dedicated to her community. Along with donating both her time and money to various local nonprofit organizations, she is a past recipient of the Sacramento Advocate of the Year Award from the Capital City Trial Lawyers Association.
1111 Exposition Boulevard, Building 500,, Sacramento CA 95815
John P. Tribuiano, III
John P. Tribuiano III is a partner at the Sacramento, California, litigation firm ,Novey, Tribuiano & Yamada,. Mr. Tribuiano has extensive experience in civil and workers compensation litigation. He dedicates his practice to representing injured victims in cases arising out of motor vehicle accidents, workplace injuries, dog bites and attacks, premises liability, catastrophic injuries, wrongful death and negligence. Prior to joining his present firm, Mr. Tribuiano spent eight years as a senior associate at a preeminent Sacramento law firm and co-founded another prominent area firm.An effective litigator, Mr. Tribuiano has obtained multiple seven-figure settlements and verdicts for his clients in motor vehicle collision, slip-and-fall and medical malpractice cases. He has particular experience in medical malpractice cases based on Health and Safety Code 103900, requiring physicians to report patients whose medical conditions cause them to lapse in consciousness to the Department of Motor Vehicles.Mr. Tribuiano attended Bethel College in Kansas, where he graduated with honors and was an All-American football player. He earned his Juris Doctor from the University of the Pacifics McGeorge School of Law. During law school, he was a member of the Law Review, the Traynor Society and the Mock Trial Competition Team, and he received the Outstanding Student Achievement Award. Mr. Tribuiano clerked for Superior Court Judge Gary Ransom.Admitted to practice in California, Mr. Tribuiano is a member of the Sacramento County Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, the Consumer Attorneys of California and the Capitol City Trial Lawyers Association. He is a frequent lecturer on legal issues involving negligence, workers compensation and insurance.
Kevin F. Quinn
As a senior partner with the Thorsnes Bartolotta McGuire law firm in San Diego, California, attorney Kevin F. Quinn has achieved unprecedented success advocating on behalf of his plaintiff clients who are dealing with serious and pressing legal issues involving any of the following:,· Personal injury,· Products liability,· Wrongful death,· Medical malpractice,· Mass torts,Widely regarded as one of the top trial lawyers in the country, Mr. Quinn has built a reputation for taking on the tough cases other attorneys either cannot or do not want to litigate, and he has recovered numerous substantial settlements and verdicts, including many multimillion-dollar awards.A former defensive back for West Points football team, Mr. Quinn credits his competitiveness and sportsmanship with making him all the more effective in the courtroom, and he receives many referrals from other lawyers who know he has the skills and resources to tackle the most complex legal challenges.Throughout the course of his career, Mr. Quinn has earned numerous awards and honors for his professionalism and service and his success as a trial attorney. The Best Lawyers in America has recognized him almost every year since 2006, and he has earned the Trial Lawyer of the Year award from the San Diego Trial Lawyers as well as the San Diego Top Attorney award from the San Diego Daily Transcript. Most recently, he received the 2018 Southern California Lawyer of the Year award from The Wall Street Journal.Among his other professional accomplishments and accolades, Mr. Quinn holds an AV-Preeminent peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell, and he has earned the Outstanding Trial Lawyer Award from the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego for several years.A 1978 graduate of California State University at San Diego, Mr. Quinn obtained his Juris Doctor magna cum laude from California Western School of Law in 1982, where he served with the California Western Law Review. He is a member of several professional legal organizations, including the San Diego County Bar Association, The State Bar of California, the San Diego Trial Lawyers Association, the Consumer Attorneys of California, The Association of Trial Lawyers of America and the American Board of Trial Advocates.Best Lawyers® and The Best Lawyers in America© are registered trademarks of BL Rankings, LLC d/b/a Best Lawyers and Co. LLC. The names, logo, and database are protected under the trademark, copyright, and fair use laws of the United States of America. Any use of name, including in electronic form, must be made only by permission and under the guidelines of BL Rankings, LLC d/b/a Best Lawyers and Co. LLC.AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.
Irwin M. Zalkin
Irwin M. Zalkin is the founder of and a partner at Zalkin Law Firm, based in San Diego, California. He focuses his practice largely on the representation of sexual abuse and sexual assault victims, with a client base that encompasses the entire state. Mr. Zalkin also has extensive experience representing plaintiffs in personal injury and wrongful death litigation. Admitted to practice in California, New York and the District of Columbia, he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Central Districts of California as well as before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, and he has appeared pro hac vice in several other jurisdictions as well.Mr. Zalkin has participated in several high-profile sexual abuse cases. He served as mediation liaison counsel in a case in which more than 100 childhood victims brought an action against the bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of San Diego, and he took the lead in negotiating a settlement of nearly $200 million. Mr. Zalkin was also part of the trial team that sued the archbishop of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, and that case ended up being settled for more than $600 million. In his personal injury and wrongful death practice, he has recovered millions of dollars in settlements and jury awards for clients who were harmed by the negligence of other parties.Highly regarded by his fellow professionals for his successful track record in all of these endeavors as well as for his superb ethics, Mr. Zalkin has received an AV Preeminent peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and an Excellent peer review rating through Avvo. He has also been named to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100.AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.
The founder of Rosen Law Offices, Stephen Rosen focuses his practice on personal injury, car accident, and wrongful death litigation. Located in Dana Point, California, he provides representation to clients throughout Orange County who have been harmed by the negligence or recklessness of other persons or entities. Mr. Rosen vigorously pursues recovery for his clients, while dedicated himself to counseling his clients and their families on the ins-and-outs of personal injury and car accident claims. Stephen has dedicated a great deal of his time to focusing a part of his practice on pursuing claims against rideshare companies like Lyft and Uber. He often writes articles and counsels clients on the particulars of pursuing recovery after Lyft accidents or Uber accidents.Mr. Rosen has been practicing law since 2007, and is admitted to practice before all California and Nevada State courts.The types of matters that Mr. Rosen has handled since becoming a plaintiffs attorney have stemmed from accidents involving truck and other motor vehicle crashes, premises liability, cycling, rideshare accidents, and auto-pedestrian accidents. He has been able to obtain several sizable settlements on behalf of his clients. Some of his representative results have included a $1 million settlement in a premises liability case for a client who suffered severe burn injuries and $850,000 for a motor vehicle accident victim after a lengthy trial that was settled prior to verdict.These and other successes have earned Mr. Rosen the esteem of his fellow attorneys, who have awarded him a 10.0 Superb peer review rating through Avvo. In addition, he has been named to the Superlawyers Rising Stars Lists for every year from 2015-2019, The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40, and Nevada Business Magazine has included him in its annual Legal Elite list.The 2003 recipient of a Bachelor of Science from the University of California, Santa Barbara, Mr. Rosen went on to obtain his legal education at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, and he was awarded his Juris Doctor in 2007. After graduation, he spent several years defending insurance companies, and this experience has enabled him to anticipate the types of tactics he now faces as a plaintiffs attorney. Mr. Rosen founded his firm in 2014.For more information on Orange County Car Accident attorney Stephen Rosen, visit www.snrosenlaw.com
34118 Pacific Coast Highway, Suite 5,, Dana Point CA 92629
Andrew Bagnall is the founder and principal attorney at The Law Offices of Andrew C. Bagnall, located in Woodland Hills, California. Representing clients throughout the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area, he assists businesses and individuals with their tax planning, asset protection, trust administration and estate planning needs. In addition to being an attorney, Mr. Bagnall has been a certified public accountant since 1985 and a certified financial planner since 2002.As an undergraduate, Mr. Bagnall attended Indiana University Bloomington, majoring in accounting and receiving a Bachelor of Science in 1980. After practicing as an accountant, he decided to pursue a legal education and enrolled at Whittier Law School, where he was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1988. Mr. Bagnall has been admitted to practice before all California state courts since 1990.Mr. Bagnalls background has enabled him to develop a comprehensive approach to his clients asset protection and estate, financial and retirement planning goals. Many of his clients are nearing retirement age and are seeking advice on how to protect and preserve their wealth with an eye towards passing it on to future generations. Mr. Bagnalls professional and ethical approach to these matters is highly appreciated by them.Mr. Bagnall is frequently asked to speak before groups of fellow attorneys as well as accountants, money managers and other financial professionals on topics related to his practice areas. He has authored a chapter on asset protection for a textbook on that subject. Mr. Bagnall keeps abreast of current developments in his fields by his active participation in several legal and financial organizations.
A. Ilyas Akbari
A. Ilyas Akbari, is a partner at Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman, and has been with the firm since 2005. He concentrates his practice on commercial transportation accidents, as well as medical device and pharmaceutical drug product liability resulting in catastrophic personal injury or wrongful death.He is listed in the oldest and most highly-respected peer review legal guide,Best Lawyers in America®,, and has earned thehighest, AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating through Martindale Hubbell®. He has also earned the highest Avvo.com superb score of 10 and is listed in Southern California Top Lawyers.Ilyasbioengineering degree, has proven very, beneficial in the trials, in which he assists, as well as with the handling of his cases in general. In fact, Ilyas is in his element when he can blend his expertise in science and law.Whether it is finding the chemical reaction associated with pharmaceutical side effects, the mechanism of injury and lasting effects of traumatic brain injuries, or the engineering flaw that caused an aircraft crash, Ilyas devotes himself to the investigation and discovery involved in litigation.Ilyas has participated in many of the firmsmost successful cases,. He was part of the team of Baum Hedlund lawyers who obtained one of thelargest verdicts in Ohio States history, in a truck accident case, resulting in $7M for the death of an unmarried person. He was also an integral part of the firms trial team which tried an aviation accident product liability case against Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc. in Los Angeles, resulting in a settlement after several weeks of trial.He served on a trial team in Colorado, helping another firm in a trial against Riddell, a football helmet manufacturer. The jury returned a verdict of $11.5M against Riddell and several high school administrators and football coaches over brain injuries suffered by a teenager. The jury found that Riddell was negligent in failing to warn people wearing its helmets about concussion dangers, making the company responsible for $3.1 million of the damages.Ilyas also helped litigate the 2015 Philadelphia Amtrak 188 derailment cases and the 2012 CSX coal train derailment in Ellicott City, Maryland and was on the team that litigated the two largest commuter rail disasters in Southern California, the 2005 Glendale crash and the 2008 collision in Chatsworth.In addition, Ilyas has served in numerous, leadership positions,, overseeing major litigations involving large numbers of plaintiffs. He is served on the ad hoc committee formed to work up the liability case and coordinate all of the lawsuits filed as a result of Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 crash at San Francisco International Airport in 2013. He represented 25 claims arising from that incident. Three passengers were killed and more than 180 people were injured in this crash. He has also served on the Plaintiffs Executive Committee for the 2009 Colgan Air crash near Buffalo, New York, which killed 50 people, and the Plaintiffs Steering Committees for the Bisphenol-A (BPA) Polycarbonate Plastic Products Liability Litigation and the Heparin Products Liability Multi District Litigation (MDL). Ilyas also served as a member of a small team of attorneys prosecuting a 2008 Hawker 800 crash in Owatonna, Minnesota, which killed eight people during a failed attempt to abort a landing.He also successfully represented the family of Yvonne and Emily Selke, mother and daughter, who were killed when the co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525 locked the pilot out of the cockpit and intentionally crashed the airplane into the French Alps, killing all 150 on board; they were the only American residents on the plane.When looking back at Ilyas success and fortitude, one would never know the struggles his family faced as refugees from Afghanistan. When Ilyas was just three-years-old, his family,escaped, the dangerous and war-torn country of Afghanistan to pursue the American Dream. Having spent their entire life savings to smuggle their young family to California, the Akbaris had nothing. With, sheer determination, Ilyas father built a life for his family and always did what he could for others. This example has driven Ilyas to, fight for people, who have lost it all: their lives or the lives of loved ones.His harrowing and uplifting story was featured on Superlawyers.com in 2010. Below is an excerpt from the article:,At a time when children were prohibited from leaving the country, the Akbaris drugged their 3- and 2-year-olds, stuffed them into suitcases, and spent their life savings bribing their way out of Afghanistan. Akbaris father was a prosecutor and his mother a teacher when they fled Kabul, but they didnt know English; so they worked multiple jobs, took English classes, and Akbaris father became an auto mechanic. Through sheer determination and hard work, he opened his own shop and now employs several people. Part of hisAmerican Dream, was to send his son to college, and he did.Ilyas earned his B.S. degree in Bioengineering in 2000 from U.C. San Diego. U.C. San Diegosprestigious, Bioengineering Department is consistently ranked as one of the, top five,programs in the world. While at U.C. San Diego, he was the founding Vice President of the International Society of Pharmaceutical Engineers. It was through this society that Ilyas met several scientist-attorneys, who inspired him to continue on to Southwestern University School of Law. While at Southwestern, he served as, President of the Student Bar Association,. He was also aCertified Law Clerk at the District Attorneys Office, in East Los Angeles, where he conducted preliminary hearings and misdemeanor trials.Having worked as a defense lawyer for the first few years after law school, Ilyas has aunique perspective, into the opposing side. This experience, coupled with his, scientific training,and his passion to help others, hasproven invaluable, to his practice.Ilyas has worked on many of the firms cases and has, experience handling many different types, of wrongful death and personal injury cases, including aviation accidents, traumatic brain injury cases, truck crashes, pharmaceutical injuries and toxic poisoning cases.
10940 Wilshire Blvd., 17th Floor,, Los Angeles CA 90024
Anthony De Los Reyes
Anthony De Los Reyes is a leading Los Angeles trial lawyer who represents people who have suffered serious personal injuries or the families of those who lost a loved one to a wrongful death because of the carelessness or negligence of another.From the beginning of his career, Tony De Los Reyes established himself as a passionate advocate for people in aviation accidents, medical malpractice, product liability, personal injury, wrongful death and in insurance matters. He has obtained numerous multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements for his clients.Tony De Los Reyes has represented clients in state and federal courts throughout California, as well as in Wisconsin, Washington and Nevada. His accomplishments are testaments to his dedication to assisting injured parties obtain rightful compensation to ease financial worries and to assisting clients in starting their lives over.Tony De Los Reyes is admitted to practice in all state courts of California, the Eastern and Central U.S. District Courts of California, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court. His firm, Pocrass & De Los Reyes LLP, is in Los Angeles, California.