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The Ellis Firm, APLC

Negligence Lawyer | San Diego, CA

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619-786-4000

Let Us Get You the Injury Compensation You Need

If you have been seriously injured or someone close to you has died due to the negligence of someone else, the lawyers at The Ellis Firm, APLC, care about your welfare. We provide comprehensive legal representation by documenting all the important aspects of your case, and we give you personalized attention as we explain the whole process.   Even if you do not think …

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The Burchett Law Firm, PC

Negligence Lawyer | San Diego, CA

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619-880-5546

30 Years of Experience Makes a Difference

I founded The Burchett Law Firm in 2013 to meet the needs of people suffering serious injuries due to negligence and medical malpractice. I have over 30 years of trial experience in all types of personal injury litigation, including product liability, medical malpractice, class action and mass tort. I also have substantial trial experience in complex business and employment …

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Traffic Accident Law Center

Negligence Lawyer | San Diego, CA

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If You Have Been Injured in a Car Accident it’s Important to Speak With a Qualified Lawyer as Soon as Possible.There is No Charge Unless We Get You Money.

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When you or a member of your family has been injured or died as a result of wrongful or negligent act, and you don't know where to turn, call and speak to us. We will help you understand your legal options. We have indepth knowledge of the law, understand the medical issues caused by a personal injury, and the ability to assist you in making the decisions that allow you …

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Law Offices of Barry Pasternack

Negligence Lawyer | San Diego, CA

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30 Years Of Experience That Protect Your Rights After A Serious Accident

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San Diego Negligence Information

Are You a Victim of Negligence?

Negligence is defined as failing to act with the duty of care toward another that a reasonable person would have taken in the same situation. Failing to act on behalf of another in certain circumstances also can be negligence.

Do You Have a Negligence Case?

If you think you have been harmed because of someone else's negligence, you should talk to a San Diego lawyer who handles negligence cases. The lawyer can evaluate the action, or lack of action, under the law and determine if you are entitled to compensation. The lawyer can help you sue for damages and may be able to reach a settlement.

What sort of issues can I seek legal help with?

Specialized legal help is available for most legal issues. Each case is unique; seeking legal help is a smart first step toward understanding your legal situation and seeking the best path toward resolution for your case. An experienced lawyer understands the local laws surrounding your case and what your best legal options might be. More importantly, there are certain situations and circumstances - such as being charged with a crime - where you should always seek experienced legal help.

Tips on Approaching an Initial Attorney Consultation

  • Use the consultation as a means of gaining a better understanding of your legal situation.
  • Ask the attorney how many cases similar to yours he/she has handled. An attorney's experience and knowledge can speak to their expertise (or lack of) in addressing your situation.
  • Your attorney should be able to articulate roughly how long a case like yours will take to resolve and what sort of procedures to expect.
  • Determine how comfortable you are working with the lawyer and/or law firm.

Types of legal fees:

Bill by the hour: Many attorneys bill by the hour. How much an attorney bills you per hour will vary based on a number of factors. For instance, an attorney's hourly fee may fluctuate based on whether that hour is spent representing you in court or doing research on your case. Attorneys in one practice area may bill you more than attorneys in a different practice area.

Contingent fee: Some lawyers will accept payment via contingent fee. In this arrangement, the lawyer receives a percentage of the total monetary recovery if you win your lawsuit. In sum, the lawyer only gets paid if you win. Contingent fee agreements are limited to specific practice areas in civil law.

Flat fee: For "routine" legal work where the attorney generally knows the amount of time and resources necessary to complete the task, he/she may be willing to bill you a flat fee for services performed.

Common legal terms explained

Personal jurisdiction - Requirement that a particular court have authority over a person, in order to bind that person to the judgment of the court, based on minimum contacts. International Shoe Co v. Washington is a landmark Supreme Court case outlining the scope of a state court's reach in personal jurisdiction.

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Court Locations in San Diego, CA

San Diego Central Courthouse

220 West Broadway,San Diego,CA92101
Phone: (619) 450-5700

Hall of Justice Courthouse

330 W Broadway ,San Diego,CA92101
Phone: (619) 450- 5700

Juvenille Courthouse

2851 Meadowlark Drive ,San Diego,CA92123
Phone: (858) 634-1600