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San Jose Personal Injury Attorneys
Being involved in a preventable car accident or any other situation caused by another person’s carelessness or negligence can cause a great deal of physical pain as well as emotional trauma. If you or someone you love was recently injured because of another’s wrongful conduct, a San Jose personal injury lawyer at Accident Lawyers may be able to help. Our law firm is committed to helping victims of serious injuries and accidents throughout San Jose and the surrounding areas in California’s Silicon Valley.
Have you recently been injured in an accident?
If you or someone has recently been in an accident that was caused by the negligence, carelessness or sheer reckless behavior of a third party, then you are most likely acutely aware of the stress that can accompany a situation of this nature. Regardless of the circumstances that led up to the accident, it is not something that you should deal with on your own. Too many people believe that since the other party was clearly at fault that they do not need to seek out the representation of an aggressive attorney. This, however, is a huge mistake. Insurance companies have years of experience in shifting blame and working to protect their assets. Even though they might lead you to believe that they are on your side, the truth is that they really only care about their profits. To ensure that your rights are protected, it is vital that you have an aggressive lawyer on your side to fight against their deceptive practices.
About Personal Injury Law in San Jose, CA
Personal injury law offers a number of benefits to a person who has been injured as the result of another person’s conduct. Grounds for a personal injury claim may include:
- Negligence – Doing something or failing to do something that causes injury to another person, when this is considered a lack of reasonable care. For example, a driver has the legal responsibility to drive the speed limit. If he or she is speeding and causes an auto accident that injures another driver, this may be grounds for a personal injury claim.
- Intentional wrongdoing – Intentionally causing harm to another person. Attacking or assaulting another person in some way would constitute intentional wrongdoing, and although this may be a criminal offense, the victim may be able to pursue a personal injury claim as well.
- Strict liability – Responsibility for an injury a person suffers regardless of specific intent or negligence. For example, under California law dog owners are held strictly liable if their dog injures another person. This means that although the dog owner may have had no knowledge of a dog’s aggressive behavior and even if the animal never bit anyone in the past, the owner may be held accountable under personal injury law.
By establishing the particular grounds for your San Jose personal injury claim, your attorney can work to recover the full financial compensation to which you may be entitled. This may include money for medical care, lost wages, loss of potential earnings, future medical expenses, emotional trauma, and possibly more. The specific value of an injury claim will vary depending on the circumstances as well as the extent of injury the victim suffered.
Compassionate Help with San Jose Accident & Injury Claims
By providing personal attention combined with aggressive legal representation, our law firm is dedicated to recovering the highest amount of financial damages on our clients’ behalf. A personal injury attorney at our offices may be able to help if your claim involves an auto accident, motorcycle accident, truck accident, bicycle accident, or pedestrian accident. With extensive experience and an intimate understanding of the law, we have proven that we can be relied upon in virtually every type of case – regardless of the circumstances. This includes in helping those injured by a dog bite, those who have suffered in a construction accident who are not seeking to file a workers’ compensation claim, and those who have been the victim of medical malpractice.
Losing a loved one in a preventable accident may cause a great deal of emotional pain and anguish, not to mention financial problems. Unforeseen medical bills and funeral costs can add up to more than a family can bear, only adding to their stress during these difficult times. Wrongful death cases are an important part of our personal injury firm’s practice. We handle lawsuits for surviving family members who have lost loved ones in car accidents or due to medical malpractice, defective products or any type of negligence on the part of another person or company. True, a San Jose injury lawyer at our firm cannot bring back your lost loved one and can never recover enough money to “compensate” you for your loss, but we can help you find a sense of closure and can help you seek compensation that will protect your financial stability.
We are not deterred by daunting circumstances and are only spurred every quicker to action. We recognize the need for responsive, effective legal assistance and are therefore unwaveringly devoted to helping our clients protect themselves. When insurance companies come offering a low-ball settlement, you will be able to breathe easier knowing that you will have an advocate on your side that is both willing and able to help you fight against that. You deserve comprehensive compensation that will be able to help you put your life back on track once more. You can trust that we will be by your side fighting tooth and nail to help you achieve the just amount of compensation that you require.
San Jose Personal Injury Attorney
Knowledgeable Accident Lawyer Practicing in San Jose
Have you recently been victimized in an accident that was caused by the carelessness or recklessness of a third party? It is an unfortunate truth that while accidents are often an unavoidable part of life, they are often caused by factors that could have been prevented. In fact, many accidents did not have to happen in the first place had the proper care and caution been taken.
When this occurs, you should not have to suffer needlessly without the proper amount of relief. By securing the representation of a knowledgeable personal injury lawyer, you can fight against insurance companies and the other party to seek the monetary compensation that you truly deserve. At the Pacific Attorney Group, we understand the stress associated with personal injuries and have therefore fully devoted our entire legal team to protecting the rights of our clients.
Feel free to review the information on this site to learn more about personal injury law, the types of cases we handle and more:
Manufacturers of consumer products have a legal responsibility to ensure their products are free from defects. Products must also contain appropriate warning labels and instructions for use. Unfortunately, defective products still make their way into consumer’s hands, resulting in serious injuries. Read more about defective products
As the most common type of personal injury claim we typically handle, auto accident cases require a certain attention to detail and knowledge of these collisions to effectively protect a client’s rights and interests. We are highly knowledgeable in these matters and stand ready to fight for fair compensation for every client we help. Read more about auto accidents…
In San Jose and all of California, dog owners may be held strictly liable for injuries their dogs inflict on others. The only exception may be if the dog was provoked or the victim was trespassing at the time of the attack. Read more about dog bites and attacks.
Generally defined as a failure to provide standard medical care, thus causing injury to a patient, medical malpractice is an important area of practice for our firm. We represent patients injured by medication errors, surgical mistakes, emergency room malpractice, misdiagnoses and more. Read more about medical malpractice
You can also find helpful information regarding our other key areas of practice by clicking the links provided below:
Have you recently been involved in an injury accident?
If you choose to work with an attorney from our firm, you can trust that we will stop at nothing in our efforts to assist you. No matter if we are prompting our own investigation, if we are gathering physical evidence or if we are gathering witness and expert testimonial, you can be confident knowing that we will leave no stone unturned. With over 35 years of aggregate experience, we have proven time and time again that we can back up our promises with exemplary results. We have a reputation for trustworthy and thorough legal advice; you can breathe easier knowing that if you work with our firm that you will be treated with the same level of dedicated care and support.
To schedule your initial case consultation, do not hesitate to contact a San Jose personal injury lawyer from our firm today.
San Jose Product Liability Attorney
As consumers, we rely upon hundreds or even thousands of individual products every single day. From the car we drive to the food we eat or even the home appliances we use, we take advantage of the many conveniences that consumer products provide us throughout our lives. Unfortunately, if any one of these products is defective or is unsafe to use, this may result in serious injury that changes our lives forever.
If a defective product led to injury to you or someone you love, you may have grounds for a product liability claim against the designer, manufacturer or distributor of the product. A San Jose product liability attorney at Pacific Attorney Group can talk to you about your legal options in this regard, to help determine whether you can move forward with a claim.
What is Product Liability?
In California, manufacturers of consumer products have the legal obligation to reasonably ensure their products are free from defects and are safe to use. If a product has inherent dangers, the manufacturer has a responsibility to include a warning label and/or instructions that will assist consumers in avoiding injury or understanding the risks associated with the product. Unfortunately, products are still released that may have manufacturing defects, design defects or improper instructions or warning labels. When this occurs, a consumer properly using the product may be injured.
By calling us today at 800-670-8142, you can find out more about what your claim may be worth as well as what options you have in taking legal action against the responsible company. Our attorneys have more than 35 years of collective legal experience and the resources necessary to apply to thoroughly investigating your claim in order to properly represent your interests and protect your rights.
To learn more about product liability and your rights as a consumer, contact a San Jose defective products lawyer at our law offices today. Your initial consultation is free!
San Jose Dog Bite Attorney
About Dog Bites and Attacks
In California, dog owners are held strictly liable when their animals cause injury to another person. This means, if you or someone you know was bitten or attacked by a dog; you may have grounds for a personal injury claim against the dog owner. This claim may give you the opportunity of recovering much-needed financial compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, and possibly much more.
To learn more about your right to financial recovery following a dog bite or dog attack in the San Jose area, contact Pacific Attorney Group today at 800-670-8142. Your initial consultation is free, and with the help of a skilled personal injury attorney, you can get the information and guidance you need to make an informed decision about moving forward with a claim against the dog owner.
Personal Attention and Tailor-Made Representation for Your San Jose Dog Bite Claim
Dog bite claims and lawsuits may be sensitive. In fact, many of these cases involve plaintiffs and defendants who know one another. The dog owner may be a friend, neighbor or family member. You may wish to make sure nothing happens to the dog, or that the dog owner is not bankrupt because you are seeking help for your medical care. At our law firm, we work with our clients on a one-on-one basis to ensure we properly represent their interests and address their particular concerns in order to offer the level of legal representation that not only offers them the opportunity of recovering maximum financial compensation but that enables them to protect the dog or dog owner, if that is what they want.
For help with your dog bite injury claim, contact a San Jose dog bite lawyer at Pacific Attorney Group today. Your initial consultation is free and always confidential.
Drunk Driving Accidents
San Jose Accident and Injury Attorney
According to the NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) approximately one-third of fatal
auto accidents that occurred in the U.S. in 2008 involved a driver who had a blood alcohol concentration that was .08% or greater, above the legal limit to operate a motor vehicle. Although other factors (speeding, poor weather, driver distraction, etc.) may have also been involved, there is no question that a driver’s normal abilities will be impaired if he or she is driving under the influence. This places any driver who shares the road with a drunk driver at risk of involvement in a
motor vehicle accident, and therefore in danger of serious injury or even
Did a drunk driver cause an accident that injured you or a family member? A
San Jose personal injury attorney at Pacific Attorney Group may be able to help you take legal action against the drunk driver in order to help you recover financial damages for your injuries. By filing a lawsuit, you can also seek justice and even increase awareness about the dangers of drunk driving – and the legal consequences that a drunk driver will face.
Why a San Jose Drunk Driving Accident Lawyer
Making the decision to involve a lawyer in the wake of a drunk driving accident is important. You will have to deal with your own insurance claim and even the possibility of the other driver’s insurance company contacting you to try to limit their client’s responsibility in causing the accident. With a San Jose drunk driving accident lawyer in your corner to protect your rights, you will be taking the first step to seeking the full financial compensation to which we believe you should be entitled.
Contact us today to schedule a free consultation to learn more about your legal rights and your options following your San Jose drunk driving accident.
San Jose Auto Accident Attorney
Help for Car Accident Victims in San Jose & the Silicon Valley
The majority of auto accidents are relatively minor, occurring at low speeds and involving minimal damage to the vehicles involved. However, even a “minor” car accident may actually have a serious impact on the driver or passenger. In addition to potentially suffering injury in the accident, an auto accident victim will have to deal with filing an insurance claim and seeking the compensation he or she needs to pay for a rental car, medical bills, damage to his or her vehicle, and more. As such, even a fender bender or other low-speed car accident may affect a person physically, emotionally and financially.
At Pacific Attorney Group, we are committed to representing victims of auto accidents throughout San Jose and the surrounding areas in the Silicon Valley. Our attorneys have more than 35 years of collective legal experience in this field, and this means we understand just how severely any auto accident may affect a victim. Whether you are a driver, passenger, pedestrian, bicycle rider or any other party involved in the accident, a San Jose auto accident attorney at our offices may be able to help. All you have to do is call us at 800-670-8142 – your initial consultation is free and completely confidential.
Help for Auto Accident Injury Claims
A person injured in an auto accident may be able to file a personal injury claim against the driver that caused the accident, or whatever party may have been responsible. Though this is most often one or both drivers, the manufacturer of a defective auto part or even the local government may be held accountable in some cases. A lawyer at our firm can evaluate your particular case to determine who may be held legally responsible, and we can then assist you by taking action against this person or entity.
Contact a San Jose car accident lawyer at our firm today!
San Jose Bicycle Accident Lawyer
Auto Accidents Involving Bicycle Riders
When an auto accident involves a bicyclist, this will likely mean injury to the bicycle rider. While the driver or passenger in the car may not be injured at all, the rider of the bicycle may sustain a number of different serious injuries or may even lose his or her life. This is particularly true in low-speed accidents, such as those that occur in parking lots or at intersections where the motor vehicle may be travelling slowly. In 2008, 716 bicyclists lost their lives in motor vehicle accidents and an additional 52,000 were injured, according to statistics compiled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
At Pacific Attorney Group, we understand that bicycle accidents are serious and may leave a victim with a life that is entirely changed. We want to help you take the legal action that is your right, enabling you to recover financial damages for your injuries. With the help of a San Jose bicycle accident attorney at our law firm, you may be able to recover money for medical bills, lost wages, future medical expenses, and possibly more. We can talk to you about your particular case and what it may be worth during a free initial consultation.
Why Bicycle Accidents Occur
A bicycle accident may occur for a number of reasons. Driver negligence is the most frequent cause of traffic accidents, such as
drunk driving, speeding or distracted driving. In bicycle accidents in particular, the motorist may simply not see the bicycle rider until it is too late. In other situations, the motorist may not properly observe the bicycle rider’s right of way on the road. Ignorance of the laws pertaining to bicyclists or basic carelessness may result in a serious bicycle accident that leaves a rider seriously injured.
There is no risk to working with a lawyer on your bicycle accident claim. You pay no legal fees unless we win your case, and your initial case evaluation is free.
Contact a San Jose bicycle accident lawyer at Pacific Attorney Group today!
San Jose Construction Accident Lawyer
Construction Accidents and Injuries
Because the construction industry deals with physical labor, heavy equipment and a variety of different tools, accidents and injuries may occur that involve construction workers, site visitors and even passersby. The type of construction accident and extent of injury a victim sustains will vary depending on the particular case, but a victim may be at risk of serious injury or even wrongful death. At Pacific Attorney Group, we represent construction workers and others injured in San Jose construction accidents. We represent clients in filing
personal injury and workers’ compensation claims related to these incidents.
To schedule a free case evaluation, call us at 800-670-8142. We accept calls 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and will take the time to talk to you about your San Jose construction accident claim and what can be done to help you.
If you are a construction worker, you may have the right to file a workers’ compensation claim under California law to seek benefits, regardless of who caused the accident. In workers’ compensation claims, you do not need to prove that someone else caused the accident in order to recover compensation. If you were a visitor to a San Jose construction site or were simply passing by, a personal injury claim would likely be the route to take. In filing a personal injury claim in civil court, you would have the opportunity to recover financial compensation from the responsible party (such as the construction company or perhaps the manufacturer of a defective tool or piece of machinery). In any event, taking legal action in the wake of a construction accident is an important part of rebuilding your life and moving on.
For a free consultation regarding your construction accident claim, contact a San Jose personal injury attorney at Pacific Attorney Group today.
San Jose Medical Malpractice Lawyer
Injured due to medical malpractice in San Jose?
Medical malpractice occurs when a doctor, nurse or any other healthcare provider does not meet accepted standards of medical practice. Such negligence can lead to the injury or death of a patient. Medical malpractice encompasses a wide array of mistakes/behaviors, including the incorrect administering of anesthesia, prescribing or administering the wrong prescription medications or dosages, error during childbirth resulting in harm to the mother and/or child, and failure to diagnose a major illness. As a result, medical malpractice can produce many different types of injuries. Patients put an incredible amount of trust in their doctors and other healthcare professionals, and unfortunately, they do not always get the care they need and deserve. If you believe you or a loved one has been the victim of medical malpractice, contacting a San Jose personal injury attorney right away could be one of the most beneficial decisions you’ll ever make.
If you have been the victim of medical malpractice, the negligent healthcare provider that treated you may be legally responsible to compensate you for your pain and suffering, medical bills, lost wages, emotional distress, and other damages. Medical malpractice is more widespread than you might think, causing hundreds of thousands of deaths each year. This is why it is imperative to hold negligent healthcare providers accountable.
Medical Malpractice Attorney in San Jose
If you or someone you love has been the victim of medical malpractice, you will need the assistance of compassionate and determined personal injury lawyers. The Pacific Law Group is a team of knowledgeable legal professionals who will work tirelessly on your behalf and help you obtain maximum damage recovery. If you have lost a family member or loved one due to medical malpractice, we will act swiftly to file a wrongful death claim. We believe holding negligent members of the medical community accountable for their actions is the fair and right thing to do, and that’s why we want to help you get back on your feet after medical malpractice today.
Don’t wait to explore your legal options after a case of medical malpractice. Contact a San Jose Medical Malpractice Lawyer today to reclaim your health and stand up for your rights.
San Jose Nursing Home Abuse Attorney
Nursing Home Negligence, Elder Abuse and Elder Neglect
Nursing home abuse is a serious situation that is estimated to occur in approximately one out of three nursing homes or assisted living facilities throughout the U.S. This form of elder abuse may take on many faces: physical abuse, neglect, malnutrition, sexual abuse, emotional abuse and even financial abuse. Regardless of the particular type of nursing home abuse or neglect, it may leave an elderly loved one with serious physical and emotional injuries.
At Pacific Attorney Group, we are fully committed to representing victims of nursing home abuse throughout San Jose and the surrounding areas in the Silicon Valley. If you have a loved one in a nursing home and you suspect that some form of elder abuse or neglect is occurring, it is important to act immediately to investigate the situation and also discuss the matter with an attorney. Acting now can help stop the abuse from continuing to occur, protecting your loved one from further injury.
Types of Nursing Home Abuse or Negligence
There is a difference between nursing home abuse and nursing home negligence. The former typically involves intentional misconduct on the part of nursing home caregivers as they mistreat elderly patients or residents. This abuse may be physical, sexual or emotional in nature. Nursing home negligence, on the other hand, often involves carelessness or a failure to provide proper care. This may take on the form of poor hygiene, medical malpractice, malnutrition, dehydration, or injuries due to a lack of supervision.
Regardless of the particular situation your elderly loved one may have experienced, a San Jose nursing home negligence lawyer at our law firm can help you explore your options in taking legal action against the responsible party. Contact us today!
San Jose Motorcycle Accident Attorney
How do I prove liability in a motorcycle accident alaim?
Proving liability, or legal responsibility, in a motorcycle accident claim must be accomplished by establishing that the defendant (the person who caused the accident) had an obligation to act in a certain way, violated that obligation, and caused your injuries. Speeding, drunk driving, running a red light or racing on a public roadway may all be examples of circumstances that would result in a driver being held accountable for causing your motorcycle accident and therefore liable for paying financial damages for your injuries. Most of these claims are paid by the responsible driver’s insurance company.
Motorcycle Accident Attorney Serving San Jose
When a motorcyclist is involved in a traffic accident, he or she may be at great risk of serious injury. A motorcycle offers little to no protection to a rider in the event of a collision with a much larger motor vehicle, and this means that the rider will typically sustain the brunt of impact. A motorcycle accident victim may be left with serious head injuries, spinal cord injury, brain damage, and disfigurement from “road rash,” burns or lacerations. In the wake of an accident of this kind, it may be necessary to involve an attorney who can help the victim in filing an insurance claim and seeking full financial compensation for his or her injuries.
By calling 800-670-8142 and talking to a San Jose personal injury attorney about your motorcycle accident, you can find out more about what particular legal rights you have in seeking financial damages. With our help, you can get the information you need to make the right choice about moving forward with a personal injury claim and holding the responsible driver accountable.
Find out what your claim may be worth and what party can be held responsible. Contact a San Jose motorcycle accident lawyer today.
Motor Vehicle Accidents
Motorcycle Accident Attorney Serving San Jose
The term motor vehicle accident typically refers to any accident involving a motorized vehicle. This may be a single-vehicle accident, multi-vehicle accident or even an accident involving a pedestrian or bicyclist. Depending on the specific circumstances, a motor vehicle accident may cause serious damage to any person involved as well as to the vehicles or other property. That is why it is important for the victim of a motor vehicle accident to consider involving an attorney who can help him or her seek and recover financial damages for his or her injuries. Under California personal injury law, a San Jose motor vehicle accident victim may be entitled to:
- Medical expenses, including for future medical treatment
- Lost wages or loss of earning potential due to the injury
- Property damage
- Emotional trauma and pain and suffering associated with the accident or injuries
To talk about your potential motor vehicle accident claim, contact a
San Jose personal injury lawyer at our law firm as soon as possible. Your initial consultation is free, and we can answer your questions and inform you of your legal rights in this serious situation – helping you make the right choice about moving forward with a claim.
Types of San Jose Motor Vehicle Accidents
At Pacific Attorney Group, we assist clients with all types of motor vehicle accident claims in the San Jose area, including:
To schedule your complimentary case evaluation, contact a
San Jose motor vehicle accident attorney at our law firm today! We can be reached 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 800-670-8142.
San Jose Pedestrian Accident Lawyer
Helping pedestrian accident victims is a primary concern of the attorneys at Pacific Attorney Group. Our law firm has been representing victims of serious injuries and accidents throughout California since 2003, and we offer a free initial case evaluation to talk to you about your particular case.
When a pedestrian is involved in a motor vehicle accident of any kind, the results are often catastrophic. The victim may be at risk of suffering injuries that may result in scarring, disfigurement or a temporary or permanent disability. This is due to the nature of a pedestrian accident and the fact that even in a low-speed collision the pedestrian may be at risk of broken bones, internal injuries and severe head trauma. While the driver of the car may walk away unscathed, the pedestrian may be disabled for life.
If you would like a strong advocate to stand up for your rights in your insurance claim and lawsuit related to your or a loved one’s pedestrian accident, do not hesitate to call our offices at 800-670-8142. A San Jose pedestrian accident lawyer at our offices can talk to you about what occurred and what options you have in taking legal action. We will take the time to answer your questions and understand exactly what you are going through in order to better provide the level of legal representation you need to reach a positive case result.
Helping Pedestrian Injury Victims in San Jose, California
In helping a victim of a pedestrian injury, our law firm may be able to assist him or her in recovering much-needed financial damages that will help with medical bills, physical therapy, reconstructive surgery, future medical treatment, lost wages, and possibly so much more.
Learn about your right to recovery in the wake of a pedestrian accident in San Jose, CA. Contact a
San Jose pedestrian injury attorney at Pacific Attorney Group.
San Jose Slip & Fall Lawyer
Slip and Fall Accidents and Injuries
A slip and fall accident may occur virtually anywhere. In fact, many people have slipped, tripped or fallen in some way or another, whether this was due to a poorly lit walkway, wet floor, uneven stair or rough patch of ground. A slip and fall accident is not only embarrassing but it may cause serious injury to a victim. Although the specific extent of injury one may sustain will vary depending on the particular case, the victim of a slip and fall accident may suffer from broken bones, head trauma or a sprained ankle or wrist. In some situation, a slip and fall may even cause permanent spinal cord injury or even brain damage.
At Pacific Attorney Group, we help people throughout San Jose who have been injured in slip and fall accidents. If you, a friend or a family member has recently slipped and fallen, and this occurred on someone else’s property, you may have grounds for a personal injury claim against the property owner. A San Jose personal injury attorney at our offices can meet with you to talk about your particular situation and your legal options.
Property Owner Liability in San Jose Slip & Fall Accidents
Property owners throughout California have a legal responsibility to ensure their property grounds are free from hazardous conditions. Although a property owner cannot be expected to control every single situation that occurs on his or her property, negligence in maintaining property grounds, conducting inspections or fixing hazardous conditions may mean that the property owner can be held accountable for another’s injuries when sustained in a slip and fall accident.
If you would like to learn more about your case and your potential right to take legal action against a property owner, contact a San Jose slip and fall lawyer at Pacific Attorney Group today!
San Jose Trip & Fall Attorney
Injured in a trip & fall accident in San Jose?
Property owners, communities, and businesses are legally obligated to keep streets, sidewalks, driveways and other property safe. Unfortunately, sometimes business and property owners fail to live up to this obligation. Uneven pavement, tree roots, potholes, uneven or broken stairs, and unsafe railings are just some of the factors that can lead to a trip & fall injury. Trip & fall accidents can result in a variety of injuries, from minor scrapes and bruises, to broken bones and serious concussion. Sometimes trip & fall accidents can lead to permanent disability and can necessitate lifelong medical care and attention. If you have been injured in a trip & fall accident, your first move should be to contact a San Jose personal injury attorney right away to help you explore your legal options.
Trip & fall accidents can result in lost wages, extremely costly medical bills, high prescription drug costs, and other expenses. If you have been the victim of a trip & fall accident, you may be able to hold property owners liable for their negligence and receive financial compensation for your physical and mental suffering and injury.
Trip & Fall Lawyer in San Jose
If you have been involved in a trip & fall accident, you will require the aid of a determined and understanding group of personal injury lawyers to guide you with respect to every aspect of your case. With over 35 years combined experience, The Pacific Law Group is a knowledgeable team of legal professionals who want to help you receive the compensation you deserve. It is our firm belief that holding negligent parties accountable for contributing to trip & fall accidents is only right, and that is why we are committed to thoroughly researching your case so that we can ensure the best outcome possible and achieve maximum damage recovery for you and your family. Let us help you today.
Don’t let a trip & fall accident set you back.
Contact a San Jose Trip & Fall Attorney today to obtain excellent representation.
San Jose Trucking Accident Lawyer
Personal Injury Claims for Large Truck Accidents
If you have been injured in a truck accident, you may be considering whether you should involve a lawyer. At Pacific Attorney Group, your initial personal injury consultation is free, and you don’t pay anything unless we win your case. This means that there is no risk associated with contacting our firm and taking advantage of our legal services in handling your insurance claim or any legal matter related to your San Jose trucking accident.
To get started, call us at 800-670-8142. We accept calls 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Truck accident cases are often serious. A semi truck, big rig, tractor-trailer or any large commercial truck may weigh anywhere from 10,000 to 80,000 pounds or possibly even more if the carrier has a permit to transport oversized cargo. When a passenger vehicle, such as a car, light truck or SUV is involved in a
motor vehicle accident with a truck, the results are most often catastrophic to the occupants of the passenger vehicle. For a motorcyclist,
pedestrian or bicyclist, the consequences may be even worse.
Weight and Truck Accidents in San Jose
The weight of a large truck is the primary factor associated with the severity of these accidents. In any collision, the smaller object will sustain the most damage, and this holds true in trucking accidents as well. In fact, according to statistics compiled by the NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration), only 16% of the people killed in truck accidents in 2008 were the drivers of the large trucks. 74% were occupants of the other vehicles involved in the accident, and another 10% were non-occupants (pedestrians or bicyclists).
If you’ve been injured in a trucking accident, you may be entitled to significant financial compensation for your injuries.
Contact a San Jose truck accident attorney at our law firm today to schedule your free consultation.
Types of Injuries
Personal Injury Lawyer in San Jose
A skilled legal professional with in-depth knowledge of personal injury law can help you after sustaining any number of injuries in a wide variety of situations. If another person caused your injury, taking legal action is most definitely the appropriate course, whether you were injured in a car accident, a trip & fall accident, a dog bite accident, due to medical malpractice, or in any other situation.
No matter the type or extent of your injuries, holding negligent parties accountable for their actions is a must. If you have been injured due to the negligence of someone else (such as in the case of a crash injury), be it a healthcare provider, reckless driver, or irresponsible business owner, they may be legally obligated to financially compensate you for lost wages, medical bills, physical and emotional suffering, and other losses.
San Jose Personal Injury Attorney
If you have suffered any of these types of injuries due to the negligence of someone else, having a dedicated and hardworking group of personal injury lawyers on your side can be an invaluable asset. At The Pacific Law Group, our exceptionally skilled and compassionate attorneys can help you get the compensation you deserve to get you back on the road to recovery. We understand how difficult it is to be the victim of negligence. That’s why we want to draw on our 35 years of combined experience to help you today.
Act now to learn more types of injuries caused by negligence. Contact a San Jose personal injury attorney to acquire top-notch legal advice.
San Jose Workplace Accident Attorney
Accidents and Injuries at the Workplace
When an accident occurs at the workplace, an employee will be covered by
workers’ compensation insurance. Employers in California are required to provide workers’ compensation benefits to their employees, whether this is done through an insurance company or the employer is secure enough to self-insure in the event of workplace accidents. Although a San Jose employee will be covered in the event of a workplace accident, it is of the utmost importance that a worker involves an attorney to assist with his or her claim. With legal experience in this field, an attorney will be able to effectively protect an injured worker’s rights and interests in his or her claim.
To talk to an experienced professional about your workplace accident claim and your options in recovering the full workers’ compensation benefits to which you should be entitled under California law, contact a San Jose workplace accident attorney at Pacific Attorney Group today. Your initial consultation is free, and we take calls 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at our toll-free number: 800-670-8142.
About San Jose Workplace Accidents
A workplace accident may occur in virtually any setting, although they may be more common in particular fields: transportation, construction and manufacturing. These incidents range in severity from a minor slip and fall accident all the way to an industrial accident that causes a worker to become permanently disfigured.
No matter the severity of your workers’ compensation claim or what injuries you or someone you love may have suffered at the workplace, an attorney at our offices may be able to help. Do not wait to get the legal assistance you need and deserve.
Call us or contact us online today to schedule your free consultation.
San Jose Workers’ Compensation Lawyer
At Pacific Attorney Group, we are dedicated to helping injured workers throughout San Jose who have been involved in
workplace accidents, have been injured while performing the duties associated with their jobs or who have been injured as a result of exposure at the workplace. In fact, we have an entire website dedicated to workers’ compensation and workplace accidents and injuries in San Jose.
Click here to visit our
San Jose Workers’ Compensation site, where you will find information regarding:
- Filing for workers’ compensation
- Workers’ compensation accident claims
- Workers’ compensation exposure claims
- Workers’ compensation law in California
- Types of benefits available
No matter what issue you are dealing with in relation to a workers’ compensation claim involving any work-related injury, our offices may be able to help.
Your Rights as an Injured Worker
As an injured worker in San Jose, California, you have particular rights under California workers’ compensation law. For example, you have the right to prompt medical care in the wake of your injury, as well as the right to workers’ compensation benefits regardless of who was at fault in causing your work-related accident or injury. Depending on the case and extent of your injuries, you may be able to recover financial compensation for medical care, a permanent or temporary disability, supplemental job displacement, and possibly more.
To find out more about what your workers’ compensation claim may be worth and how you can recover the full value of your case, please contact a San Jose workers’ compensation attorney at Pacific Attorney Group today. We understand that you may have many
questions that need answering, and with our legal knowledge of this important subject we can offer you the guidance and help you deserve.
Call Pacific Attorney Group today at 800-670-8142 or
online to schedule your free San Jose workers’ compensation case evaluation.
San Jose Wrongful Death Lawyer
If you lost a loved one in an auto accident, due to a defective product, medical malpractice or a dog bite, an attorney at our law firm may be able to assist you in taking legal action against the responsible party in civil court. At Pacific Attorney Group, we represent individuals and families throughout the San Jose area who have lost a loved one as a result of the negligent conduct of another person. Auto accidents are the most common type of claim that arise in this regard, but we also handle any case that involves another person’s or entity’s action or inaction, resulting in a failure to act with reasonable caution or care. We can even handle wrongful death claims involving intentional misconduct, such as an assault or attack.
About Wrongful Death Claims
Although the responsible party may face criminal action for what they have done, a civil lawsuit may be filed as well. These two cases are entirely separate of one another, and this means that even if a defendant is found not guilty in criminal court that the family may take action in civil court to seek justice.
A wrongful death lawsuit may be brought about following the death of a person that was caused due to negligence or another wrongful action on the part of another person. The surviving family members may be able to take legal action in civil court to hold the responsible party accountable and seek financial damages for their loss. Although nothing can compensate a family for the loss of a loved one, this money may help with funeral costs, medical bills and in protecting the family’s financial future in the absence of their loved one.
To learn more about your rights in filing a wrongful death suit, contact a San Jose attorney at our law offices today. We will be happy to see how we can assist you, and your initial consultation is free and confidential.
TYPES OF ACCIDENTS
The legal team at Accident Lawyers has over 35 years of collective experience in assisting the injured in seeking top value settlements in these very important legal claims. An experienced San Jose Personal Injury Lawyer at our firm can provide high quality legal representation in virtually any type of Personal Injury claim.
Have you recently been victimized in an accident that was caused by the carelessness or recklessness of a third party? It is an unfortunate truth that while accidents are often an unavoidable part of life, they are often caused by factors that could have been prevented.
In California, dog owners are held strictly liable when their animals cause injury to another person. This means, if you or someone you know was bitten or attacked by a dog.
Drunk Driving Accidents
According to the NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) approximately one-third of fatal auto accidents that occurred in the U.S. in 2008 involved a driver who had a blood alcohol concentration that was .08% or greater.
Car accidents are one of the most commonly occurring accidents throughout the nation. Due to congested highways and drivers that are finding that they are increasingly distracted by the technology that is readily available to them.
When an auto accident involves a bicyclist, this will likely mean injury to the bicycle rider. While the driver or passenger in the car may not be injured at all, the rider of the bicycle may sustain a number of different serious injuries or may even lose his or her life.
If you have been injured in a truck accident, you may be considering whether you should involve a lawyer. At Accident Lawyers, your initial personal injury consultation is free, and you don’t pay anything unless we win your case.