Oakland Personal Injury Lawyer
Injured in a negligent accident in Oakland, CA?
Have you or someone that you care about recently been involved in a preventable accident that resulted in a personal injury? It is important to realize that while, yes, there is a certain degree of personal responsibility that comes into play, not every situation can be controlled by you. What if an unleashed dog attacks your child? What if a drunk driver decides to get behind the wheel? You cannot control these situations, however, you should not have to suffer the consequences without any sort of relief. When you have found yourself in a situation such as this, it is in your best interest to ensure that you have an Oakland personal injury lawyer on your side to help you fight for your best interests.
Areas of Practice
Millions of people pass through airports and fly on airplanes every year, and in some tragic cases, serious injury and even fatality occur. When a patron or employee's suffering and damages are the result of negligence on the part of the airline or airport, they may be held liable for their actions through a personal injury claim.
Amusement Park Accidents
Amusement parks offer excitement and relaxation for many people, but the powerful machinery can cause extreme injury in the event that a ride malfunctions in some way. The owners and managers of the parks have a responsibility to protect their visitors from harm, and if they fail to properly maintain their premises they can be held accountable for any injuries that result.
Negligent accidents often leave the victims with serious back injuries as the result of a collision of serious fall. The pain and damage from these injuries can require extensive medical treatment and still have long-term effects, and can keep the victim from working and enjoying their life as they did before the accident.
Bicyclists can experience life-changing injuries when they are involved in collisions with passenger vehicles and large commercial trucks. Drivers have a responsibility to be aware of their surroundings and look out for bicyclists, and when their careless or reckless actions injure innocent bike riders, they can be held liable for any damages caused.
Boats are strong vehicles that travel at very fast speeds, and if a driver is operating their boat carelessly or dangerously they can cause devastating injuries or tragic fatality. If your family has suffered because of the actions of a negligent boater, do not hesitate to retain knowledgeable legal counsel to discuss your options to pursue justice.
The city bus system is very convenient for many people, but when drivers are negligent or the buses are improperly maintained, innocent passengers can be seriously harmed. If you are a victim, call our firm as soon as possible so that we can begin an investigation into the accident and determine who is at fault for your suffering.
Every year thousands of families are affected by car accidents, and the sad fact is that many of these collisions could have been prevented. You may be entitled to compensation if you were injured or lost a loved one as the result of a drunk, reckless or distracted driver's actions on the road.
In the most tragic accidents, victims are left with catastrophic injuries that have devastating impact upon the rest of their lives. These types of injuries are those that have painful or debilitating effects on the victim long-term, and can include such damage to the body as broken bones,
burns, brain or spine damage, and
Construction is one of the most dangerous industries in the country, and workers can be placed in serious risk of harm if their employers fail to uphold safety regulations or properly train their employees. You can seek a fair settlement for your medical expenses and losses because of an injury on a job site through a personal injury claim.
Pet owners are responsible for the behavior of their animals to a certain extent, and if they fail to properly restrain their dog and an innocent victim is attacked, they can be liable for the injuries sustained. If you or your child was hurt by someone else's dog or pet, it is important to speak to a lawyer who can help you understand your options to pursue rightful compensation.
When a driver chooses to get on the road while intoxicated, their conscious choice puts other drivers and passengers in extreme danger. Although the drivers are prosecuted by the criminal courts, the victims are often overlooked; if you were injured by a drunk driver, call our firm to learn how you can fight to recover your damages and losses.
The busy intersections of Oakland are far too often the site of disastrous collisions between cars, pedestrians, bicyclists, or buses. If your family was hurt because a driver failed to obey the traffic laws, you may be able to obtain compensation through a personal injury claim.
Against large passenger vehicles and even larger commercial trucks, motorcyclists are extremely vulnerable. When drivers do not pay attention to the road and collide with motorcycles, devastating injuries or fatality often results. Motorcyclists who have been hurt by negligent drivers can seek a monetary settlement to cover their expenses and losses by filing an injury claim against the responsible drivers.
Pedestrians are often the victims of horrible accidents when drivers fail to obey traffic laws and do not pay full attention to the task of driving. These victims often suffer terrible injuries because of the careless or reckless drivers, but they may be able to obtain justice through injury claims.
Personal Injury Glossary
Are you confused about the terms used in personal injury claims? Our glossary provides easy to understand answers to a number of the most commonly asked questions about some of the specific terms involved in this area of the law. If you do not see the term you are looking for, please do not hesitate to contact our team for answers!
You deserve full compensation from a property owner if you have suffered serious injury due to their negligence. Hire a skilled lawyer from our firm today to learn what options you have for filing a claim.
School Bus Accidents
You trust your children's school to take all necessary measures to protect their safety, and this includes on the bus. If your child was hurt because of the careless behavior of a bus driver, call our firm. We can investigate the incident to determine liability and help you create a claim to hold the responsible party accountable.
Slip & Fall
People often trip over their own feet and fall, but in some cases they experience painful injuries after slipping or tripping because of another person's negligent actions. If a premises owner or manager did not properly maintain their property to protect patrons and visitors from harm, they could be liable for any injuries that result.
Commercial trucks dwarf passenger vehicles and motorcycles in size and weight, and when these enormous vehicles are involved in collisions, tragedy often strikes. Truck drivers and their employers must uphold and abide by numerous safety standards, and if their failure to do so causes harm to others, they can be held responsible.
If the negligence of another person led to the death of a relative, you may be able to find justice through a wrongful death claim. This claim will allow you to fight to hold the responsible party accountable for their devastating actions and all of the pain, damage, and loss they have caused your family.
Were you injured in an accident?
At Clancy & Diaz, our legal team has years of experience in handling personal injury claims throughout the Oakland area. We know the difficulties that surround these types of situations and are therefore fully devoted to giving our clients the personalized attention and customized care that they require as they fight for their deserved amount of compensation. We are thus able to help with many different areas of personal injury practice, including the following:
If you have recently found yourself in a situation involving a personal injury, do not hesitate to contact an Oakland injury attorney as soon as you possibly can. Our firm understands the importance of situations such as this and will leave no stone unturned as we fight to help you overcome the obstacles that you are facing to achieve your desirable result.