In theory, you could negotiate any kind of coverage, but a few standard ones are good to consider: Fortunately, the ranger with her knew just what to do. Once the records are obtained, I prepare a detailed, comprehensive demand package for the insurance company. I know there are several ways to treat different types of injuries, and I can certainly make suggestions if requested, but what I generally tell my clients is that they should see a doctor and follow that doctor’s advice.Read More
Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles, 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
- Mika Domingo
- Timothy G. Tietjen
- William L. Veen
- Khaldoun Baghdadi
- Cynthia McGuinn
- Gerald A. Clausen
- Lori J. Costanzo
- Dave Fox
- Matthew P. Blair
- Ronald L.M. Goldman
- James R. Traut
- Timothy Younger
With a passion for helping others, Mika Domingo is Founder and Managing Partner of M.S. Domingo Law Group. She represents people throughout California in matters involving Probate and Trust Litigation, Probate Administration, Trust Administration, Estate Planning, and Auto Collision. She is also an Adjunct Professor at John F. Kennedy University College of Law and San Francisco Law School teaching Wills & Trusts, Legal Methods and Exam Skills, and enjoys guest lecturing at various schools in the Bay Area.Ms. Domingo cares deeply about her clients, and understands their situations. Prior to becoming an attorney, she was a financial auditor and owned a publishing firm where she was also editor-in-chief. Her understanding of her clients situations helps her relieve the emotional stress and anxiety that accompany legal proceedings.Ms. Domingo is extremely experienced in the courtroom, having served as Deputy Attorney General with the U.S. Department of Justice. She is a strong and effective advocate for her clients in the courtroom as well as in negotiations. She has appeared at the state, appellate, and federal courts on issues of constitutional law, tort matters, and civil rights.Ms. Domingo holds Associate Degrees in Business and Accounting and received her undergraduate degree in Philosophy at the University of California, Berkeley. She earned a Juris Doctorate with honors in 2012 from the John F. Kennedy University College of Law and completed her continuing education in Publishing at Stanford University.Among her many accolades, Ms. Domingo has received the Public Interest Award from the California Bar Foundation, the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award, the Robert G. Mc Grath American Inn of Court Scholarship, and Contra Costa County Bar Associations Platinum and Gold Diversity Awards. She also holds an Avvo Superbrating.Highly involved in the legal community, Ms. Domingo serves as Treasurer for the Contra Costa County Bar Association Board and as Chair of the Diversity Committee. She was Past President of the Contra Costa County Bar Associations Womens Section. She also served on the State Bar of Californias Committee of Bar Examiners for four years. An active member of the California Women Lawyers (CWL), she currently serves as CWLs At-Large Governor and serves on her third year as Co-Chair of the Judicial Evaluations Committee. In addition, she is Director of the Women Lawyers of Alameda County Board, member of the Filipino Bar Association of Northern California, the Robert G. McGrath American Inn of Court, Queens Bench of San Francisco and the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association.
Timothy G. Tietjen
Timothy (Tim) G. Tietjen is the managing partner of the San Francisco law firm of Rouda Feder Tietjen & McGuinn. As an attorney, Tim has been representing seriously injured persons and their families in complex personal injury claims for more than 30 years and has a particular focus on cases involving construction site accidents, product liability law and trucking accidents. He loves a challenge and has consistently been successful with cases other attorneys have turned down as being too difficult or complex. Tims unwavering commitment to excellence and his willingness to go the extra mile for the people he represents have led to a number of outstanding results over his career, including a $29 million settlement related to an electrocution accident, which remains one of the largest recoveries ever secured in California for an injured worker. In 2013, Mr. Tietjen was nominated for California Trial Lawyer of the Year for his handling of the catastrophic Los Angeles tunnel fire that claimed the life of his client.Tim is the past president of the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association (1999), is an actively involved member of several professional organizations, and has lectured and published extensively on tort litigation topics. Tim also holds an AV Preeminent peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and has repeatedly been selected for inclusion in the Northern California Top Lawyers listings.AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished, are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc. used 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 confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell peer review ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.
William L. Veen
William L. Veen oversees the operation of The Veen Firm and focuses his energy on mediations and trials of complex cases. He founded The Veen Firm, P.C. in 1975 and developed the firm from a one-man operation to a firm with over 30 members today. Mr. Veen has represented injured workers and consumers in recovering damages arising from industrial accidents, construction accidents, elevator accidents, motorcycle accidents, defective products, professional liability, and auto and truck accidents.Mr. Veen was born in Grosse Pointe, Michigan. He served as Lieutenant for the United States Coast Guard Reserve as a Legal Specialist. He was awarded the Coast Guard Achievement Medal and represented parties in numerous court martial and Investigative Board procedures. He left the Coast Guard in 1972 with the rank of Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Coast Guard Reserve.In his free time, he enjoys motorcycling, skiing, scuba diving, and hiking.
Khaldoun Baghdadi has been with the firm for 20 years. In 2016, he was part of the trial team in the Pinnacle hip implant litigation trial which resulted in a total verdict in excess of $1 billion dollars.He has dedicated his career to being a trial lawyer, helping people who need and deserve an advocate. He has served as lead trial counsel in cases throughout the State of California, on matters ranging from wrongful death, defective products, insurance disputes, medical negligence and public transit injuries. Khaldoun has also prosecuted medical device defect and class action claims in courtrooms around the country.Since 2009, Khaldoun has been named a Northern California Top Lawyer®. In addition, Khaldoun is AV - Pre-Eminent rated by Martindale Hubbell, signifying the highest peer review mark for ethics and standards of practice. His AVVO professional rating is 10.0 - Superb, reflecting the highest rank available.Khaldoun served an adjunct instructor teaching trial advocacy at the University of California, Berkeley School of Law. He also served as an adjunct professor at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. He has also served as an instructor on trial technique, deposition practice and lawyering skills for the National Institute of Trial Advocacy.Active in the courtroom and the community, Khaldoun served the City of San Francisco by way of Mayoral appointment to the San Francisco Human Rights Commission. In 2006, he was elected chair of that body.Khaldoun graduated cum laude from the University of California, Irvine, and obtained his law degree from UC Hastings College of the Law.He lives in San Francisco with his wife and two children.
650 California Street, 26th Floor,, San Francisco CA 94108
Cynthia McGuinn is a partner of the San Francisco law firm of Rouda, Feder, Tietjen & McGuinn. She represents individuals in complex consumer, personal injury, wrongful death, professional negligence and product liability cases. Cynthia has an extensive track record of success with jury trials involving substantial damages, securing eight-figure verdicts in a number of previous cases. In 2016 Cynthia earned the largest personal injury jury verdict in the history of Sonoma County. Her proven ability to read and connect with jurors and to clearly explain complex legal and technical information are qualities that frequently lead other attorneys to seek her advice for impending trials and to assist them in trying such cases.Cynthias numerous awards and recognitions include: 2003 Trial Lawyer of the Year award from the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, recognition as a Top Woman Litigator in California every year since 2005 and, in 2015, the Lifetime Achievement Award from the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association. Cynthia has taught trial advocacy at several law schools, including Harvard. She was the first woman President of the San Francisco chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), the first woman President of the National Foundation of ABOTA and will be the National President of ABOTA in 2018. Cynthia is also a Fellow of several other invitation-only organizations, including The International Society of Barristers, the American College of Trial Lawyers and the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, which is an association limited to 600 attorneys worldwide. Cynthia frequently lectures and writes on trial practice topics. In her free time she likes to hike, ride her horses and bicycle.
Gerald A. Clausen
Certified Appellate Specialist, State Bar Board of Legal Specialization,Co-Author, California Government Tort Liability Practice,AV Preeminent Peer-Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell,Named in Northern California Top Lawyers® since 2004,The Law Office of Gerald Clausen offers traditional appellate services. But it also offers much more, like unique and innovative services in the trial court that go beyond the conventional and pedestrian functions of drafting points and authorities and dispensing advice on preserving the record for appeal. LOGC becomes part of the trial team, providing dynamic and interactive legal analysis to help develop and shape theories of liability from the pre-pleading stage through discovery and up to trial. To get an idea of how this process works and how you can benefit from it, please visit our Web site.Contingent fee arrangements available
44 Montgomery Street, Suite 3340,, San Francisco CA 94104
Lori J. Costanzo
Attorney Lori J. Costanzo is the founder of the Costanzo Law Firm in San Jose, California. A top-rated trial advocate with more than 25 years of legal experience, Ms. Costanzo established her practice in 2011. Since that time, she has become one of the areas leading lawyers for those who have legal needs involving any of the following:,Employment litigation, including wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, executive compensation, wage and hour disputes, and other serious workplace grievances,Small-business consulting to help mitigate risk exposure and possible litigation,Fair housing discrimination,Civil rights abuses, elder abuse, sexual abuse and professional malpractice,A former insurance defense attorney, Ms. Costanzo has a unique insight into how to devise the most effective strategies possible to help her clients obtain the compensation they need and the justice they deserve. In her current practice, she represents employees in a variety of industries with all of their work-related issues, and she provides invaluable counsel and support to employers to ensure they comply with all applicable laws and regulations regarding employment policies and procedures.In all cases, Ms. Costanzo strives to help her clients avoid costly litigation by mediating contentious situations and providing the solid, trustworthy advice they need to reduce the likelihood of experiencing any potential problems in the future. However, she will not hesitate to take her clients matters to court if necessary to help increase their chances of obtaining the favorable outcomes they seek, no matter how complex or challenging their situations are.Recognized for her success and her impeccable professionalism, Ms. Costanzo has earned numerous awards and honors from her peers, including designation as a Top 100 Lawyer from The National Advocates. She has also received many five-star client reviews on Avvo, as well as numerous positive testimonials from those she has served.A 1983 graduate of The University of Arizona, Ms. Costanzo obtained her Juris Doctor from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, graduating in the top third of her class. While in law school, she was an active participant in the Moot Court competitions and served with the schools law library, the small claims advisors clinic and the landlord tenant clinic.Active in her legal community, Ms. Costanzo is a member of the Women Lawyers Executive Committee of the Santa Clara County Bar Association. She has also served on the organizations Board of Trustees, as well as co-chair for the Lean-In Conference and the Womens Lawyer Section. Additionally, she is a member of the Santa Clara County Trial Lawyers Association, the California Employment Lawyers Association, the Consumer Attorneys of California and the National Employment Lawyers Association, among her other professional affiliations.
Located in Del Mar, California, Dave Fox is the principal attorney at Fox Law APC. Providing representation to clients throughout San Diego County, he focuses his practice exclusively on personal injury and wrongful death litigation, assisting people who have suffered economic and noneconomic losses due to the negligence of other persons or entities. In that regard, Mr. Fox has been able to obtain in excess of $50 million in settlements and jury awards on behalf of his plaintiff clients.The types of cases that Mr. Fox has handled have arisen out of incidents involving truck, motorcycle and other motor vehicle crashes, premises liability, defective products and dog bites. In one representative matter, a client who had been injured in an automobile accident rejected a lowball settlement offer, and at trial, the jury awarded $11 million dollars. Mr. Fox also has extensive experience in representing homeowners in wildfire litigation, including the 2013 Powerhouse Fire in Los Angeles County and the 2015 Butte Fire in central California, the latter of which involved the Pacific Gas and Electric Company as a defendant.As an undergraduate, Mr. Fox attended Emory University in Atlanta, where he majored in political science and received a Bachelor of Arts in 2002. He then relocated to California and received his legal education at the University of San Diego School of Law, where he was awarded his Juris Doctor with honors in 2007 and was inducted into the Order of the Coif. After graduation, Mr. Fox clerked for a judge on the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California. His experience also includes serving as a prosecutor with the United States Attorneys Office for the Southern District of California.
Matthew P. Blair
Attorney Matthew P. Blair is a partner with the Blair & Ramirez LLP law firm in Los Angeles, California. A top-rated trial lawyer with over six years of legal experience, Mr. Blair devotes his practice to personal injury, consumer rights and employment law litigation.Beginning his legal career in 2011, Mr. Blair has achieved notable success advocating on behalf of those who experienced an injustice at work as well as those who suffered an injury or loss as the result of someone elses negligence or wrongdoing.To date, he has recovered millions of dollars on behalf of those he has served, including a verdict of more than $2.5 million for a personal injury victim. He has also helped secure significant settlements for employees who faced discrimination, wage disputes and other serious violations of their rights in the workplace.A 2006 graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles, Mr. Blair attended Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 2011. In addition to practicing before all of Californias state courts, he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.Recognized as an emerging leader in his field, Mr. Blair has received a number of awards and honors for his professionalism and service. He holds an AV Preeminent peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell, and The National Trial Lawyers voted him among the countrys Top 40 Under 40. He is also lead counsel rated in the areas of employment law and business law, and he serves as fellow with the Riordan Leadership Institute.A consummate professional, Mr. Blair remains active in his legal community, and he is a member of the California Employment Lawyers Association, the Consumer Attorneys of California and the Beverly Hills Bar Association, among others.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.
Ronald L.M. Goldman
Ronald L. M. Goldman, is a veteran trial lawyer, board certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy as a Civil Trial Advocate and Civil Pretrial Practice Advocate. He is asenior partner and the senior trial attorney, for Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman. Since becoming a lawyer more than 50 years ago, Ron has handled a wide variety of sophisticated litigation at both the trial and appellate levels and he has, litigated hundreds of cases, involving personal injury and wrongful death related to commercial transportation liability and to drug product liability.He is a pilot and thehead of the firms aviation disaster litigation team,. Ron taught for 21 years at Pepperdine School of Law as an adjunct Law Professor, where he created and taught the course on Aviation Accident Law. He also taught courses in Torts, Insurance Law, Legal Writing and Analysis.In 1969 Ron handled his first aviation case and has continued handling aviation cases ever since, in accidents such as: the 1972 British European Airways crash near London; the 1978 Pacific Southwest Airlines Flight 182 / Cessna 172 Midair Collision at San Diego, California; the 1986 Aero Mexico Flight 498 / Piper Midair Collision at Cerritos, California; and the 2000 Southwest Airlines runway accident at Burbank, California. He also, handled the September 11, 2001 aviation (passenger) tort litigation, in which he also served on the Plaintiffs Executive Committee. Since joining the firm in 2003 he has worked on all of the firms general aviation and airline disaster cases.He was thelead negotiator in one of the firms most significant aviation litigation achievements,. He won, as part of the settlement in the January 8, 2003 Air Midwest Flight 5481 crash in Charlotte, NC, the agreement of the airline and maintenance company, in an organized ceremony, to deliver anunprecedented official public apology, to the families for the crash. Three years later Ron appeared in a dramatic re-enactment of the crash, its subsequent investigation and the ultimate public apology, which aired on National Geographic Television.Rons expertise extends far beyond aviation into many forms of commercial transportation accidents. Due to his experience with train accident cases, he was chosen as a member of the Plaintiffs Steering Committee for the 2008 Chatsworth Metrolink train collision in California, which is the deadliest train accident in Metrolinks history. He also litigated the fatal 2012 CSX Coal Train Derailment in Ellicott City, Maryland.Ron was involved inground-breaking pharmaceutical litigation, which helped pave the way for the drug product liability litigation lawyers are facing today. In the 1960s he was actively involved in exposing Richardson-Merrells (later known as Marion Merrell Dow) cholesterol-lowering drug, MER/29 (triparanol), which was blamed for severe side effects and birth defects. The company was ultimately indicted for supplying the FDA with falsified information about the drug.He is an AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated lawyer through Martindale Hubbell, and is listed in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, Whos Who in America, Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, andThe Best Lawyers in America® 2013-2017, (Copyright by Woodward/White, Inc. of Aiken, SC). He is also published in Million Dollar Verdicts by the Masters and has beenselected for inclusion in the 2005-2017 Southern California Top Lawyers®,. As lead trial counsel, Ron won one of the, largest verdicts of its type in Ohios history, in December of 2006. The case concerned an unmarried person who died in aTyson Foods truck crash,. The case, Brumfield v. Tyson Foods, Inc. N.D. Ohio Case No. 1:05CV847, before Judge Donald C. Nugent, resulted in a jury verdict of $7,028,687.Ron Goldman hasappeared in the media more than 2,000 times, concerning aviation accidents and pharmaceutical drug product liability, including safety oversight issues. Numerous media have sought Rons expert opinion as a pilot and former adjunctaviation accident law professor, concerning airline accidents in the U.S. and abroad as well as regarding runway incursions at LAX.He has been seen on TV, radio, and in newspapers such as BBC Radio, ANN News Tokyo, Associated Press, Bloomberg News, BNA Product Safety & Liability Reporter, Chicago Tribune, Forbes.com, Fox News Channel, Guardian Limited, Los Angeles Times, MSNBC, National Law Journal, NPR, and the Washington Post.Ron received his B.S.L. in 1960 and his law degree in 1962, both from the University of Southern California.
10940 Wilshire Blvd., 17th Floor,, Los Angeles CA 90024
James R. Traut
James R. Traut is the founding partner of the Traut Firm, a legal malpractice and personal injury firm located in Santa Ana, California. His practice is devoted exclusively to litigation and focuses on helping plaintiffs throughout Southern California in personal injury and wrongful death claims involving motor vehicle accidents, workplace injuries, construction accidents, premises liability and defective products. Mr. Traut also represents clients pursuing legal malpractice and insurance bad faith claims. His dedication to protecting the rights of those who have been injured by the negligent or wrongful behavior of others has resulted in numerous jury verdicts in excess of $1 million.In 1972, Mr. Traut obtained his bachelors degree from the University of California at Los Angeles. He then went on to receive his Juris Doctor from Pepperdine University School of Law in 1976. Mr. Traut is certified by the National Board of Legal Specialty Certification as a civil trial lawyer as well as a civil pretrial practice lawyer. He is admitted to practice in California.In recognition of his superb record and high ethical standards, Mr. Traut has been awarded the AV-Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell. He has also been named Trial Lawyer of the Year by both the American Board of Trial Advocates and the Orange County Trial Lawyers Association.Outside the courtroom, Mr. Traut furthers his legal advocacy skills through his association with several professional organizations. He is a member of the American Association for Justice, the Consumer Attorneys of California and the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles. Mr. Traut is also a member of the Orange County Trial Lawyers Association, the American Board of Trial Advocates and the National Board of Trial Advocacy.AV-Preeminent and BV-Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc. used 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 confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.
Attorney Timothy Younger is the founding member of the firm Younger & Associates. Mr. Younger, a 1990 graduate of Loyola Marymount University, assists clients in their cases involving personal injury, civil litigation, contract disputes, business litigation, employment law and sports law. He prides himself on consistently providing the greatest possible legal benefit to his clients while providing the highest possible value. He strives to advise, represent, negotiate and litigate from a legal, economical and practical perspective.Mr. Younger is admitted to practice law in California and the Central U.S. District Court of California. He is a member of the labor and employment section of the State Bar of California. His firm is located in Rancho Cucamonga.
10681 Foothill, Suite 280,, Rancho Cucamonga CA 91730