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Oakland Injury Lawyer

1901 Harrison Street, Suite 1100

Oakland, California 94612

(510) 925-0000

Every day in Oakland, and elsewhere in the Bay area, people from all walks of like suffer serious injuries in accidents caused by the negligence of a third party. Oftentimes, these accidents result in severe, life-changing injuries.

In the aftermath of an injury-causing accident, a person must come to a keen understanding of all of his or her basic rights and interests. This includes how retaining the services of a skilled, experienced Oakland injury lawyer, like a member of the legal team at The Doan Law Firm, best protects an injured person's crucial interests.

Common Types of Injury-Causing Accidents in Oakland, CA

Injury-causing accidents come in a number of more common forms in Oakland and the rest of the Bay area. These include:

  • automobile accidents
  • defective product accidents
  • premises accidents

Automobile Accidents

About 35,000 people are killed in the United States each year in automobile accidents, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Thousands upon thousands more men, women, and children are injured in car accidents, oftentimes seriously so.

A skilled car accident lawyer is an injured person's best partner when it comes to fully ensuring he or she obtains justice following a car accident. A person with legal representation following an accident obtain higher levels of compensation through settlements and lawsuit judgments than is the case with an unrepresented person. This includes even when it comes to including attorney fees into the mix.

Defective Product Accidents

Defective products represent another broad category causing injuries to people in and around Oakland each and every day. Defective products span the spectrum from issues with automobiles that result in accidents to home electronics to many other types of products utilized by consumers on a daily basis.

The production, distribution, and sales network associated with a consumer product underscores the need for an injured person to retain an injury attorney from The Doan Law Firm at (800) 349-0000. The reality is that multiple parties may be responsible for the injuries sustained in an accident involving a defective product.

Premises Accidents

Another common type of accidents oftentimes are referred to as premises liability cases. This is a legal term for accidents that occur in spaces under the control of another party. Examples of property in which premises liability cases oftentimes arise include:

  • stores
  • restaurants
  • office buildings
  • bars, taverns and nightclubs
  • walkways and sidewalks
  • other people's homes
  • other public spaces

The key to demonstrating liability or responsibility in a premises liability case is identifying the party that has control over the space. In some instances, more than one party has control over a particular space.

A retail store is a prime example. The individual or enterprise that owns the store would have control over the premises in the case of a slip and fall case that happens within the shop. If the property is rented, the landlord likely would not in such a situation. On the other hand, the landlord would have responsibility for an accident, and resulting injury, caused in a common area, while the store owner and tenant would not.

The complexities of accident cases such as these highlight how an accident attorney can be of vital assistance to an injured individual. The Doan Law Firm has a legal time that includes an available injury attorney that understands the dynamics and challenges of these types of cases.

Compensation for Injuries, Damages, and Losses

In a California personal injury cases, the specific types of compensation that might be available depends on the specific facts of the accident at issue. A California injury lawyer from The Doan Law Firm understands the tactics to employ to maximize compensation to an injured person, understands the strategies to bring a negligent third party to justice.

Common types of compensation an accident lawyer can obtain for a client oftentimes include:

  • pain and suffering
  • medical costs
  • lost wages
  • psychological damage
  • property damage
  • permanent disability

Accident Attorney Fees and a Personal Injury case

An Oakland injury lawyer from The Doan Law Firm charges no fee unless and until a favorable settlement or judgment is obtained for an injured person. The fee is an agreed-to percentage of a settlement or judgment in the case.

Retain an Oakland Injury Lawyer

An initial consultation with an injury lawyer from The Doan Law Office can be scheduled by telephoning (800) 349-000. A preliminary appointment can be scheduled at any time and place convenient to an injured person. The law firm accident line operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 52 weeks a year, including all major holidays.

There is no charge for an initial consultation with a Doan Law Firm injury lawyer. During the consultation, an injury attorney will provide a thorough explanation of strategies and tactics to optimize compensation for an injured person.

Contact an Experienced Personal Injury Lawyer

After an accident, the responsible party's insurance company may try to reduce the claim amount. Commonly, insurance adjusters are trained to get information from the injured to assist in reducing the claim. Though some insurers are less guilty of this practice than others, it is important to realize that insurance companies are profit-oriented corporations and reducing claims results in increased profits for shareholders. This can create a situation for the injured in which they are offered a settlement that does not truly reflect the damages suffered. If you accept this settlement, you lose the ability to get more money should your injuries require further medical treatments. It is critical that victims get legal assistance in any personal injury case, and The Doan Law Firm is prepared to fight relentlessly for your rights.

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