After all these years, it’s easy for me to assume that everyone knows the basics of personal injury law. Without the proper equipment, preparation, and guidance, you could easily get lost in this wilderness. A claimant who doesn’t know his rights can be more easily manipulated and taken advantage of. Once you have completed the treatment phase, you are ready to move the case forward. We could have simply presented the medical reports and bills, along with the extra expenses involved in keeping the farm running, but because we really knew Earl and how much working on the farm meant to him, we were able to add a whole additional dimension to his claim.Read More
Sacramento 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 Sacramento, 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
- Matthew R. Eason
- David P. Mastagni
- Wendy C. York
- Luke Ellis
- Charles Caraway
- Brooks Cutter
- Joseph J. Babich
- John R. Parker Jr.
- Steven M. McKinley
- Thomas M. Garberson
- Seth Bradley
- Christopher W. Wood
Matthew R. Eason
A founding partner at the firm of Eason & Tambornini, A Law Corporation, Matthew R. Eason focuses on personal injury, workers compensation, and wage and overtime law. Mr. Eason is licensed to practice law in the state of California and is before the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California.Mr. Eason attended California State University, Sacramento, where he earned his degree in Business Administration with a concentration in accountancy. He then went on to law school at the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, where he earned his Juris Doctor with distinction. He became a member of the Traynor Society while studying at McGeorge School of Law, and he was honored as a member of the Order of the Coif and Order of the Barristers.In 2016, Mr. Eason received an AV Preeminent rating from his peers through Martindale-Hubbell for his high ethical standards and professional excellence in the legal field. He also holds membership in the Sacramento County Bar Association and serves on its Bankruptcy and Commercial Law Section.Community involvement is important to Mr. Eason, and he holds positions as both Judicial Officer and Appellate Office with the International Rugby Board as well as serving as an official with USA Rugby. Mr. Eason also has presented at various legal seminars and workshops. 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.
David P. Mastagni
Attorney David P. Mastagni is the founder and managing partner of Mastagni, Holstedt, Amick, Miller & Johnsen of Sacramento, California. As an experienced trial lawyer, he represents clients in complex litigation involving personal injury, product liability, professional negligence, labor and employment law matters, wage and hour disputes, civil rights litigation and administrative law.In his years of practice, attorney Mastagni has tried more than 300 cases to verdict, including more than 100 jury trials, in both state and federal courts. He has also been involved in more than 450 appellate cases at the state and federal appellate level, including cases handled before the U.S. Supreme Court. In 2003, he obtained the largest law enforcement binding arbitration award in the United States. He has testified before the California state legislature on issues involving peace officers, labor unions, injured workers and consumer litigation. He has also participated in drafting several laws and currently advises on election law and political action committees.Mr. Mastagni is a frequent lecturer and longtime panel attorney for the Peace Officers Research Association of California (PORAC), among his other legal activities. He is also a member of the Capitol City Trial Lawyers Association, the American Association for Justice and Consumer Attorneys of California, among other local, regional and national bar associations.
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
Luke Ellis is a partner at GJEL Accident Attorneys, a highly regarded personal injury law firm with a 40-year and more than $600 million track record of success on behalf of injured plaintiffs in Northern California.Luke is a past vice president of both the California Trial Lawyers Association (CTLA) and the Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC). He has also tried numerous personal injury cases before judges and juries over the course of his career. He has also written and lectured widely in the field of trial practice, and he has chaired numerous educational seminars in all fields of litigation. Lukes pro bono commitments include teaching a mock trial course at Miramonte High School in Orinda, where his teams have won the county championship six out of the last seven years.Luke received his law degree from the University of California Berkeley School of Law, Boalt Hall, in 1975. He holds an AV Preeminent rating through Martindale-Hubbell. He is also a past and current selection for the Northern California Top Lawyers listings and for the Best Lawyers in America publication. Luke has one of the largest personal injury jury trial verdicts on record in Alameda County, and he has the largest wrongful death recovery by either settlement or verdict in Contra Costa County.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 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.
2410 Fair Oaks Blvd., Ste 125,, Sacramento CA 95825
An attorney at Del Rio & Associates, Charles Caraway focuses his practice exclusively on personal injury and wrongful death litigation. From the firms office in Sacramento, California, he provides representation to clients throughout the greater metropolitan area who have incurred economic and noneconomic losses as a result of the negligence or recklessness of other persons or entities. Admitted to practice before all California state courts, Mr. Caraway is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California.The types of cases that Mr. Caraway has worked on during his career as a plaintiffs attorney have arisen out of incidents involving truck and other motor vehicle crashes, defective products, animal bites, and auto-pedestrian accidents. In that regard, he has been able to obtain significant compensation for his clients, whether as a result of a jury verdict or through a negotiated settlement outside of the courtroom with the defendant and its insurance company. Mr. Caraway stays abreast of current developments in personal injury trial tactics through his memberships in the Capitol City Trial Lawyers Association, Consumer Attorneys of California and the Sacramento County Bar Association.After graduating from high school, Mr. Caraway served his country with distinction as a sergeant with the U.S. Marine Corps until being honorably discharged in 2006. He then enrolled at California State University, Sacramento, where he majored in history and received a Bachelor of Arts in 2009. Mr. Caraways legal education was obtained at the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, and he was inducted into the Traynor Society and was awarded his Juris Doctor with distinction in 2013.
2335 American River Drive, Suite 200,, Sacramento CA 95825
Brooks Cutter is the founding partner of the premier Sacramento, California-based civil justice law firm, Cutter Law P.C. His practice consists of serious personal injury cases, including: consumer class actions, defective medical devices, dangerous drugs, medical malpractice, insurance bad faith cases, whistleblower/qui tam lawsuits, auto accidents, consumer fraud, product liability, elder abuse, medical malpractice.Rated AV-Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell, Brooks is considered by his peers to be at the highest level of his profession. In 2011, Brooks obtained a $7.6 million jury verdict for his client who had suffered a spinal cord injury after her doctors failed to diagnose a tumor on her spine. The award was the largest in Sacramento Countys history. Additionally, Brooks has successfully represented individuals in multiple whistleblower lawsuits, including reaching a settlement for $23.5 million on behalf of four whistleblowers. The case involved government fraud claims against one of the worlds largest medical device manufacturers.A skilled consumer class-action lawyer with a proven track record, Brooks Cutter has represented thousands of individuals across the country ranging from Ford Motor Credit customers, to California Allstate customers, to over 200 Americans injured from a defective medical device.Brooks graduated from Stanford University School of Law in 1985, where he was editor-in-chief of the Stanford Journal of International Law. He was a law clerk to Chief Judge James R. Browning of the United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit from 1985 to 1986. Prior to entering law school, he earned a bachelor of arts degree with distinction from the University of California at Berkeley and a master of philosophy degree from Cambridge University in England.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.
Joseph J. Babich
Mr. Babich is a founding partner of the law firm of Dreyer, Babich, Buccola, Wood, Campora, LLP. After receiving his Bachelors degree from the University of California at Berkeley in 1977, and his Juris Doctorate degree from Hastings College of the Law in 1980, he was admitted to the State Bar of California in December of 1980. After a brief stint as a Deputy District Attorney for the Sacramento County District Attorneys Office, he began practicing plaintiffs personal injury law wherein he has exclusively represented injured clients. Mr. Babich has been very active in various trial lawyer associations such as the Consumer Attorneys of California where he served on its Board between 1995 and 1998. He also has served as President for the Sacramento Consumer Attorneys in 1993, and was honored as their selection for Advocate of the Year for his outstanding trial results in 2003. He also was selected Lawyer of the Year in Sacramento by Best Lawyers in 2013 and again in 2018. Mr. Babich is Board Certified as a Civil Trial Specialist by the ,National Board of Trial Advocacy, and a member of the ,American Board of Trial Advocates,. He also holds the highest rating (AV) by ,Martindale-Hubbell, which provides peer review legal ratings for attorneys based on ethical standards and legal skills.
John R. Parker Jr.
Attorney John R. Parker Jr. is an associate at Sacramentos Cutter Law P.C. At the firm, Mr. Parker provides clients from throughout the region surrounding Californias capital with representation for a variety of civil matters. With extensive experience both at trial and in negotiations, it is easy to understand why so many Californians turn to Mr. Parker for assistance when facing a wide range of legal challenges, such as:,• Personal injury and wrongful death,• Products liability,• Employment and labor law,• Whistleblower and qui tam,• Medi-Cal and Medicare fraud,• Consumer fraud,• Civil rights law,• Environmental law,• Class actions and mass torts,Mr. Parker earned a Bachelor of Arts in Latin and ancient Greek from the University of Georgia in 1999. He went on to earn his law degree from the prestigious Harvard Law School, where he was the Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policys deputy editor-in-chief. In 2003, the South Carolina Bar and the State Bar of Georgia granted him admission. In 2005, the Alabama State Bar Association followed suit, as did The State Bar of California in 2008.Since beginning his career in California, Mr. Parker has built a reputation as a leading young attorney in the state and as a dedicated member of the legal community. He regularly does pro bono work for a number of organizations, including volunteering as a mediator for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Californias Alternative Dispute Resolution Program and as appointed counsel for prisoners in civil rights matters.
Steven M. McKinley
Mr. McKinley obtained his B.A. at the University of California, Santa Barbara, in 1993. He received his J.D. from Massachusetts School of Law, where he was Vice Dean of Delta Theta Phi and a Moot Court participant. He was admitted to the bar in Massachusetts in 1997, and admitted in California in 1998. He is also admitted to practice in U.S. District Court, Eastern and Northern Districts of California, as well as the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal.Mr. McKinley has represented a wide range of health care providers, and is experienced in all aspects of medical-legal defense. Mr. McKinley also represents plaintiffs in select personal injury matters. He has multiple jury trials to his credit, as well as a successful appeal in the Third District Court regarding summary judgment standards in the context of medical malpractice actions, which produced a published decision (Bushling v. Fremont Medical Center (2004) 117 Cal.App.4th 493.).Mr. McKinley is a member of the Sacramento County Bar Association, Association of Defense Counsel and the Defense Research Institute. He also serves as a Judge Pro Tem for the El Dorado County Superior Court. Mr. McKinley is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell.
Thomas M. Garberson
Mr. Garbersons practice focuses on the areas of medical, hospital, and long-term care liability defense, including related licensing and administrative matters. Mr. Garberson also provides pro bono arbitration services for attorney-client fee disputes through the Sacramento County Bar Association and serves on the Senior Citizens Advisory Commission for the City of Davis. He is a member of the Sacramento County Bar Association and the Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California and Nevada.
With nearly a decade of personal injury experience, Seth is passionate about providing strong representation to the Sacramento community.Seths decision to become a personal injury lawyer stems from his own personal experience. In 2007, Seth was a victim of a major drunk driving accident when a driver ran a red light and T-boned him at 55 MPH. He was seriously injured.Thankfully, Seths attorney handled all the aspects of his case and relieved Seth of the stress of the personal injury litigation process, something Seth was extremely grateful for. With his legal situation taken care of, he could focus on his medical treatment and allow his body to heal. This was a long and arduous process and Seth thoroughly appreciated the responsibility his attorney took on.His attorney helped him during a difficult period of his life and had a huge positive impact on his future career. Although he dreamed of becoming a police officer and eventually a detective, he decided to pursue law because he saw first-hand how an attorney could positively impact a person during a traumatic time in their life.Now, as an attorney, Seths goal is to allow personal injury victims to relax and recover, knowing they will move forward with their lives and achieve the best possible outcome with their case. Seth understands that the smallest fact or detail in a case can be a turning point. He tirelessly works to uncover all facts and details, paying close attention to get the best possible result in court. At Eason & Tambornini, Seth keeps his clients on the same page as he scours each case file for evidence and information that will achieve the best results.With the values instilled by his parents and his faith, Seths mission is to help people. Seth applies the same level of care to each of his cases as he would if it were his own. He knows the intense feelings, scattered thoughts and many worries that injury victims face because hes been in their situation himself.
Christopher W. Wood
Christopher W. Wood became the youngest named partner at the Dreyer Babich Buccola Wood Campora firm at age 37. He was voted into the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) by his trial lawyer peers in 2012. (Less than 1% of all practicing lawyers throughout the country are admitted as ABOTA members.) He has devoted his entire legal career to helping families who have been impacted by catastrophic injuries and/or the death of a loved one.Mr. Wood and his partner, Roger Dreyer, recently obtained one of the largest personal injury verdicts in Placer Countys history when a jury compensated the Plaintiff $6.4 million.He was instrumental in setting the standard for admissibility of medical expenses in trial across the State of California. His case ,Greer v. Buzgheia, ,was affirmed, and published, in 2006 by the Third District Court of Appeal. The Greer case allows the plaintiff to introduce all of the medical expenses an injured victim is facing as opposed to limiting them to what was paid by health insurance.Mr. Wood has also worked to protect police officers and fire personnel. His case ,Terry v. Garcia, ,was published by the Third District Court of Appeal and confirms the independent negligence exception to the firemans rule. The Terry case confirms that when a police officer or fireman is responding to a call and is injured in the process by a third party, they can recover against that third party for their injuries as opposed to relying solely upon workers compensation benefits.He is also serving as the Vice President of Education for the Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC). CAOC is a State wide organization that works to protect the right to a jury trial for the citizens of California.Mr. Wood was raised just outside of Redding, California where he worked construction for his father growing up. He worked on weekends and summer breaks doing residential construction, commercial construction, and industrial construction. Hard work was ingrained in him at a young age through the examples of his fathers hard work and dedication. These qualities have been invaluable to Mr. Wood as a trial lawyer because trying cases for victims requires an incredible amount of time and dedication to make sure that the victim has the very best representation.Mr. Woods wife, Amy Wood, is a teacher for Sacramento County. She has devoted her career to helping children in the community who are emotionally disturbed and have a wide variety of learning disabilities. Mr. and Mrs. Wood recently had twin boys named Henry and Jameson who were born on May 4, 2012.