Tag Archives: Personal Injury

Do I Have the Right to File a Lawsuit Against a Third Party?

If you or a family member was recently hurt at a job or at a work site in Northern California, you might be entitled to more than just workers’ compensation benefits!

Depending on what happened, you could also have the right to file a lawsuit against a third party that either caused or indirectly contributed to what happened to you. Unfortunately, many injured victims never learn about this option. And even when they understand that it might be available, they often fail to pursue it because their workers’ comp attorney lacks the capacity or know-how to follow through. Continue reading

Case settled by Daniel Vega in the SF Chronicle:

“Berkeley to pay $170,000 to woman hit by squad car”

This article appeared on page C – 3 of the San Francisco Chronicle

Henry K. Lee, Chronicle Staff Writer

Thursday, January 19, 2012

The city of Berkeley has agreed to pay $170,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by an El Cerrito woman who was hit by a police car while riding her scooter. Continue reading

Bay Area Injury Lawyer News

San Francisco, CA (Bay Area Injury Lawyer News)—An unlicensed driver blamed a mechanical failure for a Tuesday morning (August 24, 2010) crash that left five pedestrians with serious or critical injuries. The SUV accident occurred at 9:36 a.m. in San Francisco’s Visitacion Valley. Authorities from the San Francisco Police Department (SFPD) reported a Ford Explorer jumped a curb and struck five pedestrians on a sidewalk at San Bruno and Arleta avenues. The victims were apparently standing in front of a San Francisco apartment building near a Muni bus shelter when the collision occurred, according to information provided by the San Francisco Chronicle. Continue reading