Oakland Personal Injury Attorneys
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A personal injury is categorized as any injury caused by someone else’s careless, or otherwise negligent, actions. Annually, thousands of residents across California sustain a serious injuries in accidents that are caused by another person’s wrongful actions. These actions may or may not be intentional.
Generally, a plaintiff claims physical injuries in a personal injury lawsuit, but often other mental, emotional, and financial issues are also involved. For example, if a pedestrian is struck by a driver who was driving distracted and using a cell phone, the victim will likely suffer physical injuries due to the accident, as well as financial difficulties relating to costly hospital bills and other medical expenses and possibly and inability to work. In addition to pain and suffering, the victim may also suffer emotional injuries.
If someone dies as a result of an personal injury accident, their family may be able to receive damages by filing a wrongful death claim. They may receive compensation for lost income, loss of help, funeral expenses, medical bills, and more.
Common Causes of Personal Injury Accidents
Below are some examples of common causes of personal injuries that result from someone else’s negligence:
- Vehicle accidents, including car crashes and truck accidents
- Slip-and-fall accidents
- Dangerous and/or defective products, including faulty auto parts, dangerous drugs, defective toys and other children's products, and other manufacturing and design defects that can harm consumers
- Construction site accidents, including falls, crane accidents, dangerous machines, and scaffolding accidents
- Burn injuries
- Brain injuries, including concussions and traumatic brain injuries (TBIs)
- Birth injuries and other issues of medical malpractice
Damages & Liability in a Personal Injury Accident
A personal injury attorney can offer experienced legal assistance to victims who have been hurt due to someone else’s negligence. A lawyer can help injured victims receive the compensation they need and deserve from negligent parties to help with expenses related to the personal injury accident.
In a personal injury lawsuit, an attorney must prove to the jury that a victim suffered an injury, that the injury was the defendant’s fault, and the extent of the losses and damages suffered by the victim due to the injury. Proving these things can become extremely difficult, which is why it may be in an injured victim’s best interests to have a skilled lawyer by their side, fighting to ensure their legal rights are protected.
At Balamuth Law, our Northern California personal injury lawyers have dedicated their practice to assisting those who have been injured due to another person’s negligence. We represent only plaintiffs because we are devoted to making things right for real people. Our attorneys have helped our clients receive millions of dollars in compensation from negligent parties. Our law firm has the highest rating in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory for achievement, integrity, and reputation and superb 10 out of 10 rating on Avvo.com. We work on a contingency basis, meaning we do not charge any fees unless and until your receive a recovery. If you have suffered an injury because of another person’s reckless or careless actions, you do not have to deplete your savings and accumulate debt because the person did not act with reasonable care in relation to your safety and others’, as dictated by law. Please call our law offices at (888) 254-1234 to learn how we can help you during this difficult time in your life.
Balamuth Law has helped hundreds of people resolve their claims and obtain justice. Please look at some of our case results in our different practice areas to see how we have helped.
- $1,000,000 - $2,000,000
Recovery Range Truck Accident
- $1,000,000 - $2,000,000
Recovery Range Car Accident
- Oakland Car Accidents
- Oakland Construction Accidents
- Oakland Pedestrian Injuries
- Oakland Personal Injuries
- Oakland Slip and Fall Accidents
- Oakland Truck Accidents
- Berkeley Personal Injury
- Berkeley Car Accidents
- Berkeley Construction Accidents
- Berkeley Dog Bite Injuries
- Berkeley Truck Accidents