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Specific Personal Injuries

Masterfully Obtaining Compensation for Many Different Injuries

Fresno personal injury lawyer fighting smart for victims

Damage to your body, mind or property from an accident is a personal injury. In California, personal injuries can often result from vehicular accidents, defective products, slip and fall accidents, construction accidents — any of these may also lead to a wrongful death. To win a California personal injury case, the person who caused the injury must generally be found legally responsible and negligent — or “at fault” —  because he or she failed to exercise the appropriate amount of care under the circumstances.

After a serious injury, addressing your legal rights without effective counsel may be overwhelming. Jacob J. Rivas Attorney at Law works for you proficiently and compassionately to make sure you get the best compensation you merit with as little hassle to you as possible.

Personal injury lawyer effectively serving injury victims

Victims may experience a range of personal injuries from the following accidents:

  • Medical malpractice — If a medical procedure went awry, you may be entitled to compensation.
  • Auto accidents — Any auto accident can leave a person shaken and confused. If you’ve been injured in an auto accident, the driver may be liable to pay for your full and fair compensation.
  • Premises liability — If you were injured on someone else’s property due to a slippery floor, poor lighting or a broken step, you may be able to collect money damages for your injuries.
  • Dog bitesDog bites can be emotionally traumatizing as well as physically debilitating, especially for a child victim.

 

The firm’s skills in related areas of personal injury law complement each other. Jacob J. Rivas Attorney at Law has unparalleled experience obtaining compensation for victims of many different kinds of personal injuries, while providing compassionate representation. Whether you are the victim of a car accident in Tulare or Merced, or you have been injured or harmed by a defectively designed product, it is important to contact a seasoned Fresno personal injury attorney like Mr. Rivas to commence legal action against any and all liable parties.

If you have suffered a personal injury, contact a Fresno lawyer for a free initial consultation

Call Jacob J. Rivas Attorney at Law at Phone: 559-263-9667 or toll free at or contact us online to arrange for a free consultation, including evenings and weekends, at the firm’s Fresno office. We also serve clients in Tulare and Merced. Mr. Rivas also accommodates injured and disabled clients with home and hospital visits.

OVER $14 MILLION WON ON BEHALF OF OUR CLIENTS
Verdicts & Settlements
  • "$3,400,000.00 settlement against a school district on behalf of 4 victims of sexual abuse by their school principal." - (2016)

  • "$2,073,373.80 jury verdict against national retail store for negligent operation of a cart resulting in Complex Regional Pain Syndrome to client." - (2017)

  • "$2,000,000.00 settlement reached during jury selection for client who was struck on left foot by an employee operating a merchandising cart at a retail store resulting in a serious neurological injury to client. " - (2014)

  • "$1,900,000.00 recovered for families for the wrongful death of their 2 children arising out of a drunk driving auto accident." - (2010)

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