At that job, I began to understand the intricacies of preparing a case for trial. Until then, you have many options to get your bills paid. Can you anticipate when the claims adjuster is about to pounce and blow your claim apart? You have the right to make all of the important decisions regarding your case. It is unlikely he would have been able to recover anything without the help of an attorney.Read More
San Jose 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 San Jose, 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
- Michael D. Meadows
- Traci M. Hinden
- Doris Cheng
- W. Barton Weitzenberg
- Johann Hall
- Todd B. Barsotti
- Frederick Schenk
- Peter L. Carr
- D. Bryan Garcia
- Eran Lagstein
- Richard E. Donahoo
- Timothy M. Osborn
Michael D. Meadows
Michael D. Meadows is a partner at Casper Meadows Schwartz & Cook, located in Walnut Creek, California. Focusing his practice primarily on complex personal injury litigation, he represents clients throughout the East Bay area who have been injured in matters involving aviation accidents, premises liability, defective products and toxic exposure. In one toxic tort case in which he was co-lead counsel, Mr. Meadows was instrumental in obtaining an $80 million settlement for his clients. Mr. Meadows also assists employees who have been the targets of workplace discrimination as well as victims of domestic violence and neglect.As an undergraduate, Mr. Meadows attended California State University, Fresno, and received a Bachelor of Arts in 1968. He then pursued his legal education at the University of California Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1974. After graduation, he spent 10 years as a deputy public defender with the Contra Costa County Office of the Public Defender before entering private practice. Admitted to practice in California, Mr. Meadows is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Eastern and Southern Districts of California, and the Supreme Court of the United States. Highly regarded by his fellow attorneys, he has received an AV Preeminent peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell, and he has been named to the National Association of Distinguished Counsel.A past member of the board of governors of Consumer Attorneys of California, Mr. Meadows remains an active participant in that organization and in other legal groups as well. His memberships include the Contra Costa County Bar Association, the Alameda-Contra Costa Trial Lawyers Association and the American Association for Justice.AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent® and BV Distinguished® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc. used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. 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 practice standards.
2121 North California Boulevard, Suite 1020,, Walnut Creek CA 94596
Traci M. Hinden
Ms. Hinden grew up in a family of lawyers and advocates for the underdogs of the world. Her fathers firm, The Law Offices of Hinden and Breslavsky, represents injured workers in Southern California, so it was only natural that she would follow in his footsteps. Ms. Hindens practice focuses primarily on: plaintiffs side employment and civil rights claims (including harassment, retaliation, discrimination, whistle-blowing, wage and hour, defamation and privacy claims- for individuals and on a class basis), representation of providers in workers compensation, and personal injury plaintiffs. Ms. Hinden believes in those seen as having a small voice and enjoys giving them a much louder projection. She regularly counsels disabled persons and persons of other suspect classes (those who have been discriminated against based on race, ethnicity, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender, or gender identity, national origin, veteran status, denial of leave to take care of self or another) regarding their rights at work. Ms. Hinden previously made the ,Rising Stars, list in 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and now 2017 as well as Rising Stars Top female attorneys of 2014. She holds a 10.0 superb rating out of 10 on www.avvo.com. Ms. Hinden is also certified as a mediator. Ms. Hinden is also a certified mediator. She is available to handle all types of disputes. Please inquire with us for rates and specifics.
Doris Cheng is a member of Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger, a premier San Francisco-based law firm dedicated to representing victims of negligence in California and other U.S. jurisdictions. Doris, voted by her peers in 2009 as one of the Best Lawyers in America, focuses her practice on helping people who have suffered catastrophic injuries caused by vehicular negligence, defective products, governmental negligence, medical negligence, sexual abuse and hazardous property conditions. She has obtained several six- and seven-figure settlements on behalf of her clients and has secured a number of favorable jury verdicts in state and federal courts throughout California.Doris graduated from the University of San Francisco School of Law in 1997, with distinction as a public interest law scholar. Following graduation, she served as a law clerk to the Honorable Saundra Brown Armstrong, U.S. district judge for the Northern District of California. In 2008, Doris was nominated as a finalist for the Trial Lawyer of the Year award given by the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association. She frequently speaks on issues related to her practice at both national and international conferences, and has taught advocacy skills to students and practicing attorneys for various organizations.
650 California Street, 26th Floor,, San Francisco CA 94108
W. Barton Weitzenberg
Bart and Abbey, Weitzenberg, Warren & Emery have won more large recoveries for their clients than any other attorney in the history of Sonoma County. Bart was voted by his peers as aTop Lawyer of Northern California,. He has also been recognized as one of theBest Lawyers in America,. He has received the highest possible rating by the only national peer review rating service. He has also received the Sonoma County Bar Associations highest award for professional and community achievement. He has also received the Sonoma County Bar Associations Award for Careers of Distinction.Bart specializes in construction defect cases and personal injury/wrongful death cases. Bart has devoted more than 35 years to representing individuals in their claims against insurance companies and large corporations.Bart has been the president of and/or an active member of many local and state consumer legal rights organizations. He has been selected as a member of many of the most prestigious law associations in the country, including the American Board of Trial Advocates and the American Inns of Court. He has taught the law for most of the leading mandatory continuing legal education organizations such as CEB and the Rutter Group as well as bar associations and trial lawyer associations such as the Consumer Attorneys of California. He has been an instructor of law at the Stanford University Trial Advocacy Program and a professor of law at the Redwood Empire School of Law.Bart has won some of the most remarkable personal injury/wrongful death verdicts and settlements in the history of Sonoma County. Bart has represented the owners of virtually every conceivable type of building with regard to virtually every conceivable type of construction defect. Bart has a strong background in Common Interest Development Law and has represented homeowners associations with regard to a variety of issues including construction defect claims. Bart has also represented the Santa Rosa Junior College and various school districts with regard to their construction defect claims.Bart has presided over jury and court trials as a Judge Pro-Tem of the Sonoma County Superior Court and has acted as an agreed arbitrator and mediator in a variety of cases.
Attorney Johann Hall is the founder and owner of The Law Office of Johann Hall in Santa Rosa, California. A zealous legal advocate with more than 13 years of legal experience, Mr. Hall focuses his practice on representing the rights, liberties and entitlements of a diverse range of clients throughout Sonoma, Marin, Mendocino, Lake and Napa counties, and the surrounding areas of the San Francisco Bay Area who have serious and complex legal challenges involving personal injury and criminal defense.A native of the area, Mr. Hall has a genuine concern for the legal matters that affect the residents of his community the most, and he has a driving mission for ensuring his community is a safe and welcoming environment for all. As a legal advocate, Mr. Hall is passionate about fighting for the underdog and providing a voice to those in need to help them obtain the justice they deserve. In all cases, Mr. Hall provides the personalized attention his clients need during their difficult and uncertain times, and he always strives to secure the most favorable outcomes possible on their behalf.Recognized for his impeccable professionalism and exceptional service, Mr. Hall has earned several awards and honors from his peers as well as many positive reviews and referrals from his satisfied clients.Mr. Hall earned his Associate of Arts and graduated with honors from Santa Rosa Junior College. He then attended Empire College School of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 2006. While pursuing his legal degree, Mr. Hall interned with the Sonoma County District Attorneys Office, where he gained invaluable insight into the areas criminal justice system. He then honed his legal skills at other criminal defense firms in the region before establishing his own practice in 2010.
Todd B. Barsotti
Attorney Todd B. Barsotti is the founder and owner of Todd B. Barsotti, A Professional Law Corporation, located in Fresno, California. A native of the San Joaquin Valley region, Mr. Barsotti holds a genuine concern for the legal matters that affect the members of his community, and through his law firm, he represents the rights and interests of those facing tough and complex legal challenges involving employment and labor law as well as personal injury and wrongful death claims.A 1985 graduate of the University of the Pacific, Mr. Barsotti attended San Joaquin College of Law, where he won the Outstanding Oral Advocate award for his contributions to the schools George A. Hopper Moot Court Competition.He obtained his Juris Doctor in 1990, and that same year, The State Bar of California admitted him to practice. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Eastern Districts of California. In addition, Mr. Barsotti has served as judge pro tem for the Fresno County Superior Court and the Madera Superior Court for the past several years.A highly rated trial lawyer, Mr. Barsotti has received numerous awards and honors for his impeccable professionalism and exceptional legal abilities. Along with holding a Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished rating, he was voted among the countrys Top 100 Trial Lawyers by The National Trial Lawyers in 2016 and 2017.Fully committed to his profession, Mr. Barsotti is a member of several local, state and national bar associations, and he maintains an active presence with The National Advocates. In addition to having served on the organizations executive committee since 2017, he also received recognition as a Top 100 trial advocate in 2016. He also serves on the employment committee for the Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California and Nevada.Well-versed in his practice areas, he writes extensively and conducts lectures across the region on a variety of topics related to civil litigation and employment law issues.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.
Frederick Schenk concentrates his practice on products liability, personal injury and asbestos law. Co-author of the LexisNexis ,California Automobile Litigation Handbook,, he has received numerous awards and honors for his work, including recognition by ,San Diego Magazine, as the top local attorney specializing in asbestos litigation. Most recently, he was elected to serve on the Board of Governors of the American Association for Justice (AAJ), the worlds largest trial bar, and was appointed to serve on AAJs Robert L. Habush Endowment Board of Directors. Schenk was selected to be included in ,T,he Best Lawyers in America, for in the practice area of Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions, and was named ,The Best Lawyers ,2014 San Diego Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions-Plaintiffs Lawyer of the Year. In addition, he is a member of the prestigious American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), where he serves as a member of the San Diego chapters board of directors and has served as president of the Consumers Attorneys of San Diego, earning recognition as Chapter President of the Yearby the Consumer Attorneys of California. Schenk is also past-president of the Civil Justice Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to defending consumer access to justice; past-president of The Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center; a founding co-chair of the Cardozo Society of the United Jewish Federation of San Diego. He currently serves on the board of the 22nd District Agricultural Association (San Diego County Fairboard).
Peter L. Carr
Attorney Peter L. Carr is the founder of PLC Law Group in Los Angeles, California. Mr. Carr dedicates his practice to civil rights, criminal defense and personal injury. He primarily focuses his practice on civil rights cases involving police brutality and represents clients in Los Angeles, Riverside, San Diego and Santa Monica as well as throughout Los Angeles, Orange and Ventura counties.Mr. Carr earned a bachelors degree in sociology from the University of California, Los Angeles. He went on to receive a masters degree and law degree from the joint degree program at University of California Los Angeles School of Law, in conjunction with the Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies.Following law school, Mr. Carr became licensed to practice law in California and has been a licensed attorney since 2008. Before founding PLC Law Group, he worked as an associate at two private California-based firms and was a founding partner of SiasCarr Law.Over the course of his career, Mr. Carr has litigated many significant cases against entities, including the Los Angeles Police Department, the Indio Police Department, the Riverside Police Department, the San Diego Police Department and the Los Angeles County Sheriffs Department. In addition, he is general counsel for the University of California, Los Angeles Black Alumni Association.Mr. Carr is very active in his local community. He provides pro bono services to the FAME Legal Clinic and the National Action Networks legal clinic. He also serves on panels for various community organizations, speaking on legal matters.
3756 Santa Rosalia Dr., Suite 326,, Los Angeles CA 90008
D. Bryan Garcia
Bryan Garcia is a Senior Attorney with extensive experience in catastrophic personal injury, elder abuse and complex business litigation. Bryan Garcia is a civil litigator, licensed to practice in California, Arizona and Nevada. Mr. Garcia received his undergraduate degree in Political Science from U.C. Berkeley, and his J.D. from U.C. Hastings.Mr. Garcia has been selected by the Best Lawyers in America; SuperLawyers Magazine; and named a Top Attorney for Orange County by OC Metro Magazine. Mr. Garcia has a client rating of 5 out of 5 on Martindale-Hubbell and has been awarded the Client Distinction Award for being complimented by clients in the areas of communications ability; responsiveness; quality of service; and value for the money.
As an advocate of the injured, Eran Lagstein is the founder of Lagstein Law Firm. He handles personal injury, class actions, insurance bad faith, invasion of privacy, defamation, libel and slander cases throughout California. Additionally, Mr. Lagstein takes cases involving labor and employment, civil rights, contract disputes and professional malpractice, at times defending clients who are facing frivolous lawsuits.Ever the voice of the little guy,Mr. Lagstein is prepared to take on anyone in negotiations or litigation. He has successfully battled large insurance companies and corporations, holding them responsible for the damages clients have suffered. As a leader in personal injury law, he understands that a car accident or medical mistake often leaves people with much more than just physical repercussions. There are serious financial and emotional implications as well, and Mr. Lagstein fights for every dollar.Among his accomplishments, Mr. Lagstein has secured six- and seven-figure awards on behalf of clients. These often come in the form of settlements, though he has also obtained favorable jury verdicts. As a result, Mr. Lagstein holds honors such as an Avvo Superbrating and being recognized in Lawyers of Distinction.In 1996, Mr. Lagstein graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Psychobiology from the University of California, Los Angeles. He then received a Juris Doctor in 1999 from the University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law.Mr. Lagstein is fluent in Spanish, English and Hebrew. He is a member of The State Bar of California, the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, the Los Angeles County Bar Association, the American Association for Justice and the American Bar Association.
5900 Wilshire Blvd., 26th Floor,, Los Angeles CA 90036
Richard E. Donahoo
Richard E. Donahoo is the founder of Donahoo & Associates, located in Tustin, California. Mr. Donahoo handles both individual and class-action lawsuits involving construction litigation and personal injury. He also handles matters involving labor and employment disputes and financial fraud. During the course of his legal career, he has litigated against both government entities and large corporations whose wrongdoing resulted in damages or injury, successfully representing clients in Tustin and throughout Southern California.A graduate of California Polytechnic State University, Mr. Donahoo earned his law degree from Western State College of Law at Argosy University. Prior to founding his current firm, Mr. Donahoo was an associate at a Santa Ana, California, firm. He is admitted to practice in the state courts of California and Colorado, as well as the U.S. district courts for the northern, central and southern districts of California and the U.S. Supreme Court.In addition to running his successful law practice, Mr. Donahoo participates in various professional organizations. He currently belongs to the Los Angeles County Bar Association, the Orange County Bar Association, the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, the Consumer Attorneys of California and the Orange County Trial Lawyers Association.Passionate about advocating for those who have been injured or who have lost a loved one, Mr. Donahoo has secured substantial financial verdicts and settlements for his clients throughout the years. His flourishing career has resulted in a variety of honors and recognition. He has been selected as a TOP GUN Trial Attorney of the Year by the Orange County Trial Lawyers Association in both 2015 and 2017. National Trial Lawyers has named Mr. Donahoo one of Californias top 100 trial lawyers every year since 2007.
Timothy M. Osborn
Bakersfield, California, attorney Timothy M. Osborn focuses his practice in the areas of personal injury and wrongful death claims, including insurance bad faith and product liability cases. Admitted to practice in California, he has represented clients in courts throughout the state, as well as in several other states across the western United States. He founded his own namesake law firm in 2008.Mr. Osborn attended Pepperdine University School of Law, graduating in 2005. Prior to law school, he graduated cum laude from California State University, Fresno.His hard work and skill have earned Mr. Osborn recognition within the legal profession. He is a member of both the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, two prestigious organizations whose memberships are open only to attorneys who have helped their clients to recover verdicts or settlements of more than $1 million. He holds high ratings with several attorney-rating services, and the attorney peer-review organization Martindale-Hubbell gave him its highest rating, AV Preeminent.,In addition to his practice of law, Mr. Osborn is also active in several professional organizations. He is a member of the Consumer Attorneys of California, the Kern County Bar Association and the American Bar Association.Dedicated to serving his community, Mr. Osborn is involved in local and national charity work. His firm contributes to the American Cancer Society and the Make-A-Wish Foundation, among many other groups. Mr. Osborn is a member of the board of directors for JJs Legacy, a Bakersfield organization which focuses on raising awareness about tissue and organ donation. This organization is close to his heart, as it is dedicated to the memory of a young man whose family Mr. Osborn represented in a wrongful death action.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.