Canyon, California Personal Injury Lawyers

Michael S. Biggs
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California Personal Injury Lawyer Fighting for Justice!

I provide dedicated personal injury representation for those harmed by the negligence of others. I am ready to aggressively fight for your rights! Visit my website for more information or call for a consultation. Read More »
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Anderson Lam
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California Personal Injury Lawyer

Anderson graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy and Political Science from University of California Davis in 2014 and his Juris Doctorate from Berkeley Law in 2018. In law school, Anderson externed with... Read More »
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Bradley M. Corsiglia
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California Personal Injury Attorney with 35 years experience

Brad Corsiglia has been honored by both his colleagues and major national publications for his outstanding work as one of the leading medical malpractice attorneys in California and in the United States. In the year... Read More »
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Thomas G. Lewellyn
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Free Consultation! Aggressive Representation for Personal Injury! Get Help Now!

I work exclusively in the area of personal injury and wrongful death. I am a fierce and principled advocate for those who have been injured! Visit my website to see testimonials and results. Call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Kelly Elizabeth Balamuth
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Moraga, CA Personal Injury Lawyer with 24 years experience
(888) 254-1234 1001 Country Club Dr.
Ste. F
Moraga, CA 94556
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury
University of California, Davis, School of Law
If you become my client, I will care about you and fight on your behalf so that you can focus on getting better. I have been fighting insurance companies since 1994 on behalf of real people, like you. My firm is not a "mill" where cases are churned through like a factory. Each client is important and receives the benefit of my attention, concern, and experience.
Cody Christiansen
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Oakland, CA Personal Injury Lawyer
(501) 646-9616 409 13th Street
17th Floor
Oakland, CA 94612
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Animal and Insurance Claims
Santa Barbara College of Law
Cody Christiansen is a life long time resident of the Central Coast, a family man , and a devoted criminal defense attorney. Cody gained valuable experience as a Public Defender for the Santa Barbara County Public Defender's office. At the SB PD's office Cody honed his criminal defense and trial skills. Cody is now proudly defending people charged with crimes in the private sector. Cody is also a skilled practitioner of immigration law, and have helped many people find away for them and their families to come to the United States and have legal status....
Christopher B Dolan
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Oakland, CA Personal Injury Attorney with 26 years experience
(510) 230-0178 1498 Alice Street
Oakland, CA 94612
Personal Injury
Georgetown Univ Law Ctr
Recognized as one of the top plaintiff’s lawyers in California and founder and Chief Legal Counsel of the Dolan Law Firm, Chris Dolan spearheads significant and challenging lawsuits filed in California state and federal courts against insurance companies, Fortune 500 companies, cities and other public agencies, and product manufacturers.

Under Chris’ leadership, the Dolan Law Firm has recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for its clients and become one of California’s premier plaintiffs’ firms serving clients injured due to the fault of another or were discriminated against or treated unfairly in the workplace.
Suizi O. Lin
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Oakland, CA Personal Injury Attorney with 13 years experience
(510) 689-1988 1633 San Pablo Ave
Oakland, CA 94612
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Insurance Claims and Nursing Home
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Edward Charles Casey Jr
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Oakland, CA Personal Injury Lawyer with 33 years experience
(510) 251-2300 300 Frank H Ogawa Plaza
Oakland, CA 94612
Personal Injury and Business
McGeorge School of Law Univ of the Pacific
Ed Casey was born in Palo Alto, California in 1960. Mr. Casey received his A.B. from U.C. Berkeley in 1982. In 1985, he received his J.D. degree from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law. He was admitted to the California bar and the United States District Court in 1986. Mr. Casey has been practicing law in the Bay Area for 30 years. In that time, he has tried cases in all of the Bay Area counties, as well as Los Angeles County. He has written articles and lectured on Legal Ethics, Premises Liability, Liability of Property...
Kathryn J. McIver
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Oakland, CA Personal Injury Attorney with 5 years experience
(510) 646-9616 409 13th Street, 17th Floor
Oakland, CA 94612
Personal Injury, Animal and Insurance Claims
Santa Clara University
Katie became an attorney because she enjoys providing a voice for people dealing with significant issues affecting their lives. Katie provides effective and aggressive representation while maintaining compassion with her clients. She understands that many clients are going through a difficult time in their lives and ensures that each of her clients is well informed and well represented.

Katie has experience litigating cases in both State and Federal court. She is admitted to practice in the state of California and the United States Federal Court for the Northern District of California. She has experience representing clients in all types of personal...
Dylan Hughes
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Oakland, CA Personal Injury Attorney with 19 years experience
(510) 350-9700 505 14th Street, Suite 1110
Oakland, CA 94612
Personal Injury, Consumer, Employment and Products Liability
UC Hastings COL
Dylan Hughes is a partner at Gibbs Law Group and of counsel to Girard Gibbs LLP specializing in the prosecution of class actions. He represents plaintiffs in cases involving defective products, telecommunications, credit cards, product liability, credit repair, employment misclassification and wage and hour disputes under state and federal laws. Mr. Hughes has extensive experience prosecuting complex automobile-defect cases and helped achieve recoveries on behalf of class members in the In Re General Motors Dex-Cool Cases (settlement of $50 to $800 cash reimbursements per class member vehicle repair) and In Re General Motors Cases, JCCP No. 4396, a certified...
Valerie Kraml
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Berkeley, CA Personal Injury Attorney with 10 years experience
2625 Alcatraz Ave
319
Berkeley, CA 94705
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Business, Family and Medical Malpractice
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Robert E Breecker
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Oakland, CA Personal Injury Attorney with 49 years experience
(510) 763-4444 1939 Harrison Street
Suite 612
Oakland, CA 94612
Personal Injury
University of California, Berkeley School of Law
Precilla Diaz
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Oakland, CA Personal Injury Attorney with 16 years experience
(510) 251-8868 3640 Grand Ave.
Suite 306
Oakland, CA 94610
Personal Injury and Immigration
Suizi O. Lin
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California Personal Injury Attorney with 13 years experience

Loyola Law School, Los AngelesCalifornia and U.S. District Court Northern District of California
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Harvey L. Ziff
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California Personal Injury Attorney with 52 years experience

Harvey Ziff has again been honored as being listed as a "Northern California Super Lawyer" based on peer recognition and great achievements in representing personal injury plaintiffs. Harvey Ziff attended the Wharton... Read More »
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John Thomas Bell
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Oakland, CA Personal Injury Lawyer with 18 years experience
(510) 444-4638 610 16th St
Oakland, CA 94612
Personal Injury, Criminal and DUI
UC Hastings COL
John T. Bell is a 1998 graduate of University of California-Hastings College of the Law. Mr. Bell practices in the following areas of law: criminal defense, personal injury, insurance disputes, civil rights, and special bus certificates. Mr. Bell served in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Carl Vinson prior to becoming an attorney.
Yelda Mesbah Bartlett
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Oakland, CA Personal Injury Lawyer with 12 years experience
(510) 318-6313 1939 Harrison Street
9th Floor, Suite 921
Oakland, CA 94612
Personal Injury, Business, Divorce and Family
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Jesse Clifford Adams Esq.
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Oakland, CA Personal Injury Lawyer with 18 years experience
(510) 846-1013 1244 E. 33rd Street
Oakland, CA 94610-4029
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Consumer, Landlord Tenant and Products Liability
UC Berkeley School of Law Boalt Hall
John Douglas Winer
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Oakland, CA Personal Injury Lawyer with 40 years experience
(510) 433-1000 1999 Harrison Street Suite 600
Oakland, CA 94612
Personal Injury
U of San Francisco School of Law
John Winer is a premier sexual harassment and personal injury attorney working out of Oakland California.
Celine Emily Cutter
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Oakland, CA Personal Injury Attorney with 2 years experience
(510) 281-5881 4179 Piedmont Ave 3FL
Oakland, CA 94611
Personal Injury, Consumer, Medical Malpractice and Products Liability
University of California, Berkeley School of Law
John Thomas Hightower
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Oakland, CA Personal Injury Lawyer with 36 years experience
(510) 388-5018 6419 Mystic St
Oakland, CA 94618
Personal Injury and Business
UC Berkeley School of Law Boalt Hall
Mr. Eduardo Antonio Gonzalez
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Oakland, CA Personal Injury Attorney with 33 years experience
(510) 325-5236 P.O. Box 27402
Oakland, CA 94602
Personal Injury
UC Berkeley School of Law Boalt Hall
Daphne DeMorris Yeldell
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Oakland, CA Personal Injury Attorney with 25 years experience
(510) 655-8013 PO Box 3011
Oakland, CA 94609
Personal Injury, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Family
San Francisco Law Sch
David Ian Fischer
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Oakland, CA Personal Injury Attorney with 41 years experience
(510) 834-0800 1 Kaiser Plz #330
Oakland, CA 94612
Personal Injury
Golden Gate Univ School of Law
Michael Pierce Singsen
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Berkeley, CA Personal Injury Attorney with 30 years experience
(415) 203-4469 1404 Summit Road
Berkeley, CA 94708
Personal Injury, Business, Consumer and Insurance Claims
UC Hastings COL
Stephen M. Fuerch
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Get help now! Free consultation, experienced personal injury representation.

I’m an experienced personal injury lawyer and represent clients in all types of personal injury cases. I provide personal attention and will vigorously advocate for your rights throughout your case. Read More »
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Tricia Wang
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California Personal Injury Attorney with 24 years experience

Our Principal Attorney, Tricia Wang, has practiced law since 1996 and has over 20 years of experience. Attorney Wang is licensed to practice law before the Supreme Court of the State of California, the United States... Read More »
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Steven Choi
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Oakland, CA Personal Injury Attorney with 36 years experience
(510) 444-4878 1999 Harrison Street
Oakland, CA 94612
Personal Injury
UC Hastings COL
Sheryl Alyce Traum
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Oakland, CA Personal Injury Attorney with 30 years experience
(510) 992-4684 1901 Harrison, Suite 1100
Oakland, CA 94612
Personal Injury and Real Estate
UC Hastings COL
Manuel Alzamora Juarez
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Berkeley, CA Personal Injury Lawyer with 20 years experience
(510) 206-4492 2143 Cedar St., Suite 200
Berkeley, CA 94709
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Bankruptcy and Landlord Tenant
San Francisco Law School
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Manuel Juarez es el Abogado de Derechos de Inquilinos en el area de la Bahia. Defiende a inquilinos contra el abuso de propietarios propotentes. El Abogado Juarez es litigador de problemas de viviendas inhabitables, casas sin calenton, incendios de apartmentos, casas, edificios, apartmentos sin calefaccion y mal mantenidos, viviendas defectuosas y evicciones retaliatorias. Si Ud. tiene problemas con su calenton, ducha, o ha sufrido una caida en el piso de su ducha. O su vivienda esta infestada con ratas, cucarachas o chinches, llame al Abogado Defensor de Renteros, Manuel A. Juarez. El defendera sus derechos de inquilino.en...
Thomas G. Lewellyn
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Alameda, CA Personal Injury Attorney with 36 years experience
(510) 337-1600 1301 Marina Village Pkwy
#330
Alameda, CA 94501
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Nursing Home and Products Liability
University of San Francisco School of Law
Tom's legal career began in 1983 after graduating first in his class at San Francisco Law School. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of California at Berkeley in 1975. For over 32 years, he has worked exclusively in the area of personal injury and wrongful death. He has represented over 2000 injured clients against the largest insurance companies, powerful corporations and governmental entities. He is known among his clients and his adversaries as a fierce and principled advocate. He is deeply concerned with the unique problems of each client. As a result, he has earned their trust and...
Andrew Ronald Gillin
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Oakland, CA Personal Injury Lawyer with 49 years experience
(510) 839-0707 11 Embarcadero West Suite
Suite 133
Oakland, CA 94607
Personal Injury and Products Liability
Univ of Chicago Law School
Andy Gillin received his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of California at Berkeley, and his law degree from the University of Chicago. He is a co-author of California Government Tort Liability Practice, published by California Continuing Education of the Bar. He has written and lectured in the field of plaintiffs’ personal injury law for numerous organizations. Andy’s case results include many recoveries for his clients in excess of $1,000,000.
Justin Kirk Tabayoyon
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Walnut Creek, CA Personal Injury Lawyer with 6 years experience
(925) 609-4003 1990 North California Blvd
8th Floor
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Criminal, Divorce and Family
John F. Kennedy University
Mr. Tabayoyon is a United States Army veteran that holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California at Davis in Managerial Economics and a Juris Doctor degree from John F. Kennedy University School of Law. He decided to practice in the areas of criminal defense, family law, and personal injury because of his own personal experiences in those areas of law. He is a zealous and aggressive advocate for his clients. He strongly believes in limited government, freedom, civil liberty, parental rights, and gender neutral application of the law. Mr. Tabayoyon is a highly experienced trial attorney....
John Anthony Fetto
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Walnut Creek, CA Personal Injury Lawyer with 32 years experience
(510) 279-3452 45 Quail Ct, Suite 112
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Personal Injury, Animal and Nursing Home
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Attorney John Fetto was born in New York, and received his Bachelor of Arts degree with honors in Philosophy from the University of California, Los Angeles. He then went on to earn his Juris Doctorate degree from the University of California, Hastings, where he specialized in trial advocacy. Mr. Fetto is a member of the Consumer Attorneys of California, the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, and the Contra Costa Trial Lawyers Association. It did not take Attorney Fetto long to realize that his passion was personal injury law, and he has been representing clients for 26 years. During this time,...
Joseph John Appel
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Walnut Creek, CA Personal Injury Lawyer with 40 years experience
(925) 938-2000 100 Pringle Ave
Ste. 730
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Products Liability and Workers' Comp
UC Hastings COL
Joe Appel has specialized in personal injury cases for more than 30 years. He’s seen it, tried it, and won it, both in state and federal courts. Joe graduated from St. Mary’s College of California, Moraga, California in 1976 with a Bachelor of Arts degree. He also played basketball for the Galloping Gaels for four years. At graduation Joe received the Scholar Athlete of the Year Award. He then attended and graduated from University of California, Hastings College of the Law in 1979. Joe was admitted to the California and Federal Courts in the same year. He has been a member...
Dionne Choyce
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Oakland, CA Personal Injury Lawyer with 18 years experience
(510) 734-3145 1300 Clay St.
6th Floor
Oakland, CA 94612
Personal Injury, Criminal, DUI and Traffic Tickets
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
The Choyce Law Firm- Sacramento DUI Lawyer Dionne Choyce has acquired a great reputation for being a passionate and hardworking trial attorney. His courtroom development began at the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, where he helped lead the McGeorge trial competition team to a Regional Championship in the American Trial Lawyers Association Competition (ATLA). After graduating from law school, Mr. Choyce went to work for the Alameda County District Attorneyâs Office (Oakland, CA), where he gained extensive courtroom experience prosecuting all phases of criminal cases, including jury trials, felony preliminary hearings, juvenile felony trials, as well as...
Neal Anthony Kuvara
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Oakland, CA Personal Injury Attorney with 48 years experience
(510) 839-0400 1300 Clay Street, Suite 600
Oakland, CA 94612
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Animal, Insurance Claims and Medical Malpractice
Thomas Martin O'Connor
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Walnut Creek, CA Personal Injury Lawyer with 25 years experience
(925) 939-5600 1196 Boulevard Way, Suite 20
Walnut Creek, CA 94595
Personal Injury, Criminal and DUI
McGeorge School of Law Univ of the Pacific
Thomas M. O'Connor is a founding partner of the firm and currently focuses his practice on Criminal Defense and Personal Injury. As a partner in OâConnor, Runckel & O'Malley LLP, Mr. O'Connor regularly litigates personal injury and wrongful death actions and defends clients in all misdemeanor and felony matters. Mr. O'Connor is a 5th generation San Francisco native and comes from a long line of distinguished attorneys. His grandfather and namesake, Thomas Martin O'Connor, held the office of City Attorney of San Francisco from 1961 until he retired in 1977. His great-grandfather, also Thomas Martin O'Connor, was...
Eric Jeffrey Farber
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Oakland, CA Personal Injury Lawyer with 25 years experience
(510) 444-2512 333 Hegenberger Road
Suite 504A
Oakland, CA 94621
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Business, Entertainment & Sports and IP
Golden Gate University School of Law
As the founder of the Pacific Workers’ Compensation Law Center, Oakland attorney Eric Farber represents injured workers across many industries. Mr. Farber has been working as an attorney for over two decades. Before entering the legal field, Mr. Farber worked at the United Talent Agency and Sony Pictures-associated production company Signature Films. On several occasions, he has been selected for inclusion in the list of Northern California Super Lawyers®. He is a graduate of the Golden Gate University School of Law. For a case evaluation, contact the firm today.
Mr. Bennett Roger Glen
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Walnut Creek, CA Personal Injury Attorney with 32 years experience
(877) 236-4536 2121 North California Blvd., Suite 290
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury and Products Liability
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law and University of California Hastings College of the Law
My law practice focuses on representing injury and death victims and their families. Many of my cases have involved personal injury, car accidents, accidental death, wrongful death, truck accidents, big-rig accidents, motorcycle accidents, products liability, defective products, dog bites, nursing home injuries, pedestrian accidents, bicycle accidents, and dangerous property. I have been highly successful in favorably resolving my clients' cases and obtaining monetary compensation for my clients for over 22 years. My clients have suffered catastrophic injuries, death of a family member, serious injuries requiring hospitalization or surgery and many other types of injuries including coma, brain injuries, quadriplegia, triplegia, loss of...
Joseph Anthony Motta
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Walnut Creek, CA Personal Injury Lawyer with 15 years experience
(925) 954-8983 1196 Boulevard Way
Suite 20
Walnut Creek, CA 94595
Personal Injury and Criminal
McGeorge School of Law Univ of the Pacific
Joseph A. Motta was born and raised in the East Bay. He attended St. Mary’s College and graduated in 1984. He graduated from McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento in 1987. Joe’s legal career started as a Deputy District Attorney in Contra Costa County; from 1988 to 2004. There, he handled thousands of cases. He was a trial attorney on every team including Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, and Homicide. He supervised the Misdemeanor, Domestic Violence, and Sexual Assault Teams; as a supervisor, he maintained his own load of serious cases. As a deputy D.A., Joe prosecuted a number of high...
Michael John Appel
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Walnut Creek, CA Personal Injury Lawyer with 46 years experience
(925) 938-2000 100 Pringle Ave
Ste. 730
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Golden Gate Univ School of Law
For more than 30 years, Mike Appel has devoted his practice exclusively to personal injury and wrongful death cases. He represents clients throughout California, both in State and Federal courts. Born and raised in Redondo Beach, Mike attended St. Mary’s College of California, Moraga, California, where he majored in English. He was an editor of the college’s literary magazine, "The Phoenix." He also played rugby for the Gaels, and was a member of the team that went on the first annual rugby tour of the East Coast. Mike received his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1970. At graduation he also received...
Fulvio Francisco Cajina
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Oakland, CA Personal Injury Attorney
(415) 601-0779 311 Oak Street
Suite 108
Oakland, CA 94607
Personal Injury, Civil Rights, Employment and Products Liability
Cornell University
I was born in Latin America and grew up in San Francisco. A product of the Bay Area, I studied economics at UC Berkeley before moving to Washington, DC, where I worked at both the Federal Trade Commission and the Federal Reserve. In 2003, I embarked on my legal studies at Cornell Law School in Ithaca, NY. Upon graduation, I worked as a corporate associate in Manhattan at a boutique international law firm. There I had the opportunity to work on a wide array of corporate transactions, from financing the construction of a hotel in NYC, structuring investments...
Mr. Thomas Appel
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Walnut Creek, CA Personal Injury Attorney with 8 years experience
100 Pringle Ave.
Ste. 730
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Nursing Home, Products Liability and Workers' Comp
University of San Francisco School of Law
Thomas has a passion for the law as it relates to personal injury and worker's compensation. His current practice at the Appel Law Firm LLP focuses on representing those involved in personal injury claims, as well as worker's compensation and other related matters. During law school, Thomas served as a judicial extern for Judge Timothy A. Reardon of the First District of the California Court of Appeal. He was a member of the University of San Francisco Advanced Advocacy teams for two years and served as the Social Chair on the Advanced Advocacy Board. Thomas also was a member...
Adam Michael Carlson
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Walnut Creek, CA Personal Injury Attorney with 11 years experience
(925) 954-4606 2121 N California Blvd Ste 1020
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Civil Rights and Products Liability
University of San Francisco School of Law
Attorney Adam M. Carlson is managing partner at Casper, Meadows, Schwartz & Cook. While he is skilled in various areas of law, he focuses the majority of his practice handling cases related to wrongful death, civil rights, and personal injury. He believes that tailoring each case to each client’s needs is key to providing aggressive and compassionate legal representation.

Before joining the firm, Carlson served as an intake assistant for our team, where he was responsible for fielding calls from potential clients. It was at this time that Carlson decided he wanted to do more. He found that he was passionate...
Mr. Steven L. Derby
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Walnut Creek, CA Personal Injury Lawyer with 28 years experience
(925) 472-6640 1255 Treat Blvd. Suite 300
Walnut Creek, CA 94597
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Civil Rights and Employment
After 22 years as a trial attorney, I have decided to limit my practice to furthering the cause of disability access and ending disability discrimination in the workplace, at home and in public places. If you are disabled temporarily or permanently, you have special rights but no government agency to enforce them. If you think you have been the victim of discrimination, call us now for a free consultation.
James Martin Sproul
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Walnut Creek, CA Personal Injury Attorney with 39 years experience
(925) 482-0983 675 Ygnacio Valley Road
Suite B-202
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Personal Injury, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Real Estate
UC Berkeley School of Law Boalt Hall
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Injured in an accident?

When a person is injured, tort law will govern whether that person may be compensated for the injury, the amount of compensation that may be recovered, as well as which parties will be liable for the injury. Tort law, also known as injury law, comes from federal and state codes, as well as judicial opinions from prior cases. The amount of damages a plaintiff to a personal injury action may receive can be determined by statute, or by a judge or jury. Typical recoveries may include compensatory damages (e.g., lost wages, medical bills, etc.) and in particularly egregious situations, punitive damages. In some cases, a plaintiff may recover certain non-economic damages such as pain and suffering, loss of consortium, or loss of enjoyment of life.

Personal injury lawyers help injured people seek compensation from those who have harmed them. Some injury attorneys focus on a specific type of case, such as truck accidents, car accidents, slip-and-fall injuries, medical malpractice or products liability cases. If a person is injured as a result of criminal behavior, it may be appropriate to pursue a personal injury lawsuit in addition to the state's criminal investigation or prosecution.

Many personal injury attorneys offer a free consultation to evaluate your claim.


Negligence: Failure to use care which a reasonable and prudent person would use under similar circumstances.

Joint and several liability: A legal doctrine that makes each of the parties who are responsible for an injury, liable for all the damages awarded in a lawsuit if the other parties responsible cannot pay.