Top San Francisco Personal Injury Lawyers Near You

The Law Office of Scott Righthand, P.C.

Personal Injury Lawyer | San Francisco, CA

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415-355-4760

The Experience You Can Trust in Any Transportation Accident. Call Today!

Dolan Law Firm, PC

Personal Injury Lawyer | San Francisco, CA

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415-421-2800

THE BEST LAWYERS WE HOPE YOU WILL NEVER NEED

The Dolan Law Firm's mission is to relentlessly represent our clients interests in the pursuit of justice. Our founder and lead trial counsel Chris Dolan has been repeatedly recognized as one of premier lawyers in California. He and the other skilled trial lawyers at the Dolan Law Firm possess an extensive track record of winning multi-million verdicts and settlements. …

Brian J. O'Grady

Personal Injury Lawyer | Serving San Francisco, CA

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650-209-7248

35 Years of Experience in Helping Clients from the Bay Area with their Personal Injury Needs.

Law Offices of Joel H. Siegal

Personal Injury Lawyer | San Francisco, CA

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415-523-7714

Over 35 Years’ Experience Representing Injured Victims. Free Consultation. Get the Settlement You Deserve!

" Every journey begins with a single step ," according to an old Chinese proverb. If you have been involved in an accident at no fault of your own, chances are you need a litigation attorney to help you recover your losses.Insurance companies are more likely to settle your issue equitably when they know you have a litigator, ready to go to trial, in your corner. …

The Jacobs Law Firm

Personal Injury Lawyer | Serving San Francisco, CA

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Our Clients' Peace of Mind is our Number One Priority

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Law Offices of Steven A. Fabbro

Personal Injury Lawyer | San Francisco, CA

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We Represent People Injured at the Fault of Another Person or Business. Call Today.

Wells, Call, Clark, Bennett & Clawson

Personal Injury Lawyer | Serving San Francisco, CA

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Over the Years, We Have Obtained More Than $300 Million in Verdicts and Settlements for Our Injured Clients and their Families. Call Today Talk to an Experienced Lawyer.

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San Francisco Personal Injury Information

Do You Have a Personal Injury Case?

Suffering a personal injury can be a stressful and overwhelming experience. Many times an injury or accident can leave you wondering whether or not you should file a lawsuit and what will happen if you do? This is why it is critical to have your case reviewed by an experienced San Francisco personal injury lawyer.

Different Types of Personal Injury Cases

There are so many types of injuries that fall under Personal Injury Law. Personal injury cases can range from a car accident to an injury resulting from the use of a dangerous or defective product. Whether the injury is accidental, intentional or a result from a faulty product, a personal injury lawyer will help establish fault for your injuries, determine how much your claim may be worth and discuss with you your legal options.

When to Hire a Lawyer

It is in your best interest to get legal help early on in addressing your situation. There are times when hiring a lawyer quickly is critical to your case, such as if you are charged with a crime. It may also be in your best interest to have a lawyer review the fine print before signing legal documents. A lawyer can also help you get the compensation you deserve if you've suffered a serious injury. For issues where money or property is at stake, having a lawyer guide you through the complexities of the legal system can save you time, hassle, and possibly a lot of grief in the long run.

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

Affidavit - A sworn written statement made under oath. An affidavit is meant to be a supporting document to the court assisting in the verification of certain facts. An affidavit may or may not require notarization.

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Court Locations in San Francisco, CA

Civic Center Courthouse - Superior Court of California

400 McAllister Street,San Francisco,CA94102
Phone: (415) 551-4000

Hall of Justice

850 Bryant St. ,San Francisco,CA94103
Phone: (415) 551-4000

Superior Court of California - Criminal Courts Division

850 Bryant St. ,San Francisco,CA94103
Phone: (415) 551-4000