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Major Accident Attorney

You’re here because you, or someone very special to you, is suffering great physical and emotional pain. I want to protect you from more suffering so you can focus on your physical and emotional recovery.

I have tremendous respect for victims because they are able to find the strength to face these tragedies with a remarkable human spirit.

You are not alone in your painful journey.

I can help you.

Call me Immediately if...

You or a family member has been seriously hurt in an accident involving a business or government agency.

In these types of accidents, time is of the essence...

I take immediate steps to protect favorable (exculpatory) evidence that is under the control of the other party. This evidence must be protected so it so is not altered, lost, stolen or destroyed. It is not uncommon that evidence gets misplaced or lost by the adverse party. 

This is especially true in trucking accidents.

I have recovered a lot of money for my clientele.

I've done that by protecting their legal interests. But you must take immediate action to protect your legal interests.

Types of Cases We Accept

We accept representation in major accidents resulting in serious personal injuries and wrongful death.

If you or a loved one was seriously injured in an accident please give me a call. We can help.

What Damages Can You Recover?

Injured victims can recover for past, present, and future:

Economical Damages

Think of economic damages as "costs or expenses" like the following:

  • Medical Expenses
  • Long Term Care
  • Physical and Occupational Therapy
  • Damage to Car
  • Loss of Income
  • Loss Future Earning Potential

Emotional Damages

You may also be entitled to recover for your “emotional damages”. Think of these damages as something that affects your "emotional" well-being like:

  • Pain and suffering
  • Loss of companionship
  • Emotional distress

I'm here to help you achieve the best results possible in receiving compensation for your economical and emotional pain and suffering.

How Long Will My Case Take?

Settlement without a lawsuit takes 1-4 months.

The primary reason why it may take up to 4-months to settle a claim is because of delays in obtaining the following:

  • Police reports (2-weeks to 4-months)
  • Toxicology results (4-weeks to 4-months)
  • Medical Treatment (based upon the seriousness of your injuries)
  • Negotiating Liens (up to 120 add'l days for MediCal)
  • Witness statements (from uncooperative witnesses)
  • Locating hit and run drivers

Once we obtain all the relevant information we can usually settle your claim within 30-days.

A lawsuit is about 2-years longer than a settlement.

Should You Settle or File a Lawsuit?

You may be wondering if you should settle your case or file a lawsuit.

That depends on a lot of factors like,

  • Valuation
  • Your feelings
  • Damages
  • Liability
  • Your ultimate objective
  • Contested issues
  • Assets
  • And more

98% of victims settle their claim without filing a lawsuit.

2% of accident victims will file a lawsuit.

We work tirelessly to create a specific course of action that is unique to achieving your desired outcome.

We want to make an emotional connection with those who have the power to decide the outcome of your claim.

At trial, it’s the jury.

For victims who want a fair and quick settlement, it's the insurance company and their attorneys.

We make an emotional connection with others by creating a blueprint of your painful journey as a result of your traumatic injuries. We include visual and audio elements like videos, photographs, cards, texts, phone messages, emails, letters and more.

We want the adverse parties to "see and hear" from you.

Finally, our clients may write a heart-felt letter describing how this tragedy has affected their life.

In 33-years of practice I have developed a systematic plan of action that help's victims receive fair compensation, without the emotional stress of 3-years of litigation.

I'd be honored to begin helping you today.

Call us at (800) 900-7452 for a free no obligation consultation.

What Will You Do For Me?

I will conduct a thorough investigation into your accident. Together, we (you and I) will determine the best plan of action for pursuing compensation.

  • I take care of all communications with the adverse driver's insurance company.
  • I obtain all medical records and bills from your healthcare providers.
  • I investigate your accident and obtain all relevant evidence.
  • I identify the responsible party(s) in your case.
  • I document all of your injuries.
  • I obtain opinions from medical, engineering and financial experts to support your claim.
  • I negotiate with the adverse insurance companies and their attorneys, and demand fair compensation for your financial, physical and emotional injuries.

I Proudly Offer the Following

  • Free consultations
  • Compassionate representation
  • Pay nothing to get started
  • Strong legal advocate
  • Pay nothing until your case is settled
  • Honest and Integrity
  • I advance all costs

I represent clients on a contingency fee basis, which means I only get paid if I win your case.

When I accept a case, I believe in the merits of the claim and I believe in my clients. I believe in you.

I can be reached at (800) 900-7452, or you can use the convenient contact form.

Again, I extend my most sincere sorrow for the suffering you have been through.

I'm here to help.

I look forward to talking to you soon.

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Your free consultation starts here

  • Costs nothing to get started
  • I will never pressure you to sign a document
  • Never pay one-cent out of pocket.
  • Pay nothing until case is settled
  • I will never pressure you to accept a settlement.
  • No office visit required
  • Settle without filing a lawsuit
  • I will never pressure you to make a decision you’re not ready to make.

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