If you are interested in hiring a personal injury lawyer who serves the Montebello area in Los Angeles County, the team at Jacoby & Meyers Law Offices wants to come to your aid.
Call our firm at (888) 522-6291 for a free case evaluation. A team member at our firm can explain how a Montebello personal injury lawyer may serve you and lead your case, whether you decide to file an insurance claim or lawsuit.
Our Law Firm Practices in Multiple Areas of Personal Injury Law
Our attorneys at Jacoby & Meyers Law Offices handle personal injury cases in the following practice areas:
Motor Vehicle Accidents
Motor vehicle accident cases are not exclusive to collisions involving passenger vehicles. A motor vehicle can range from as large as a commercial truck to as small as a motorcycle.
If you were a pedestrian or bicyclist who got struck by a motor vehicle, you might also be able to sue for compensation through a motor vehicle accident case.
Premises liability cases involve injuries that occur on public or private property, such as at a community center or a commercial business. Property owners and managers may be held liable for injuries that guests and contracted workers experience on their premises.
Some common scenarios seen in premises liability cases include:
- Slip and fall accidents
- Trip and fall accidents
- Injuries caused by fallen objects
- Drowning in pool areas
Product liability cases are typically about defective products, which can include pharmaceutical drugs. Plaintiffs must prove that despite the correct use of a product, there was a defect in the product’s design, manufacturing, marketing, or labeling.
Collisions that occur out at sea or in open water follow different laws than land collisions. These cases may involve:
- Accidents caused by a boat operator, whether they owned the boat or not
- Accidents on cruise ships or private boats
- Accidents involving federally regulated ships, such as cargo ships
We Handle Our Clients’ Cases with Care
When you call (888) 522-6291, a team member can review your case and start entering your information into our database for your Montebello personal injury lawyer to keep track of as they work on your case. Our legal team takes an active approach with our cases, which allows our clients to focus on their injuries and other immediate concerns.
The following are some main services we offer our clients:
Private Investigation of Your Injuries
In certain situations, such as motor vehicle accidents or accidents that happen in commercial businesses, a police officer might assess the accident scene and report their observations—and that might be the extent of the investigation.
In other cases, you might need to gather more information before you can file a report about your injury or illness, such as with cases involving medical malpractice or defective products.
Our law firm may be able to conduct our own investigation to gather evidence about how you sustained your injuries or developed an illness. This may involve:
- Contacting and interviewing witnesses
- Requesting information from businesses, medical facilities, and government offices
- Contacting surveillance companies to retrieve video footage
- Consulting industry experts to analyze your case, such as an accident reconstruction analyst or medical professional
Your legal team may also refer to you for more information while building your case in an effort to consider every factor involved.
In order to know how much compensation to pursue in your case, you and your legal team will need to evaluate the damages you have experienced and are qualified to claim. “Damages” can refer to financial losses, physical injuries, emotional injuries, and losses related to your personal and social life.
Some examples of recoverable damages include:
- Medical expenses
- Pain and suffering
- Permanent disability
- Loss of income or wages
- Reduced earning potential
- Property damage
- Mental anguish
- Psychological trouble
- Loss of quality of life
There are other types of damages not listed here, so your lawyer may suggest other damages to claim based on the circumstances of your case.
Legal Representation Goes Beyond the Courtroom
The basic duty of any attorney involves providing legal representation to their client. However, “representation” is not exclusive to presenting your case in a court trial.
As your legal representative, your lawyer may handle phone calls and other forms of communications on your behalf to protect your interests and keep you from admitting fault. As our client, you would have the right to refer insurance companies and other attorneys to us, and your lawyer would make statements on your behalf.
Your lawyer can also appear at hearings and negotiations on your behalf to pursue compensation, allowing you to focus on your recovery.
Timely Case Submission
Personal injury lawsuits must be filed within two years of the action that caused the injury, according to the California Code of Civil Procedure (CCP) §335.1. Certain cases might have different statutory deadlines, such as medical malpractice cases. You can consult your legal team about how long you have to file your lawsuit.
Let a Montebello Personal Injury Lawyer Lead Your Case
The legal team at Jacoby & Meyers Law Offices wants to help victims have their stories heard. When you get injured unjustly, it can leave you feeling alone and vulnerable to even more hardships. Whether your injuries set you back financially or might be a part of your life forever, you may be entitled to fight for compensation to help you recover.
Call (888) 522-6291 for a free case review from one of our experienced personal injury attorneys.