Motor vehicle operators are required to operate their vehicles in a reasonably safe manner in light of all the surrounding circumstances. Property owners throughout the state of California are required to provide a reasonably safe environment for those who lawfully visit their property. This is true whether the property is a private residence, a commercial entity, or a public space. Though numerous laws exist to protect the interests of those injured through the negligence of another, the compensation process doesn’t happen automatically. Because of a lack of knowledge or legal recourse, many injury victims miss out on the benefits lawfully owed them. Call our personal injury attorneys today to learn about your right to receive financial compensation for your injuries.
Common causes of actionable injuries that we represent include:
If you’ve been injured as a result of someone else’s actions or on someone else’s property, there are a few things to keep in mind. First, take pictures of the accident scene and get contact information from anyone who witnessed it. Second, don’t sign or settle anything on the spot. Third, get the medical attention you need without delay. Finally, speak to a personal injury attorney about the legal options available to you.
Over the years, Atkinson & Shenfield has secured top dollar for our clients, including a $1 million settlement with the California Department of Transportation. Our firm’s lawyers have been practicing law for over two decades. If we determine that you have a legitimate case, we will first estimate the amount of compensation you can reasonably expect to receive and then get to work on collecting the evidence we need. If we are unable to secure compensation through negotiation, we will continue our efforts on your behalf in court!
At Atkinson & Shenfield we offer initial consultations to all potential clients. To schedule, call us at (650) 373-2054.