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Phone: 559-263-9667
Toll Free: 888-205-3166


Verdicts & Settlements
"$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)
"$3,400,000.00 settlement against a school district on behalf of 4 victims of sexual abuse by their school principal." - (2016)

Fresno, California Personal Injury Attorney

The Fresno, California Personal Injury and Business Law Office of Jacob J. Rivas represents clients throughout the entire San Joaquin Valley who have found their lives affected by personal injury. Mr. Rivas represents the rights of clients throughout Fresno, Tulare, Kings, Kern, Madera, and Merced counties in matters of:

Personal injury attorney Jacob J. Rivas began his legal career at an insurance defense law firm, and has subsequently used his knowledge as a defense attorney to assist Plaintiffs in personal injury matters against those insurance companies he used to defend. Mr. Rivas possesses an extensive knowledge of California personal injury law that he uses to help each of his Fresno clients receive the legal advice and representation they need.

At the personal injury law firm of Jacob J. Rivas, all cases are handled on a contingency fee basis, allowing injury victims who find themselves in dire financial straits to obtain representation without any out-of-pocket expense to them. No matter how small or how severe your injury may be, attorney Jacob J. Rivas understands the importance of each case and seeks to help his clients receive an appropriate settlement in the most timely and financially responsible way possible. From injuries ranging from motorcycle accidents to dog bites Jacob Rivas fights for you to get the results you deserve.

Mr. Rivas has developed an outstanding reputation for his skill as a trial lawyer having recovered tens of millions of dollars through settlements and jury verdicts on behalf of his clients.  Mr. Rivas was the recipient of a prestigious honor bestowed by Top Verdict and was recognized has having obtained one of the top 50 verdicts of 2017 and top 100 settlements of 2020 in the entire State of California. Mr. Rivas was selected as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers numerous times, and has been selected as Super Lawyer of Northern California for several consecutive years, including 2023, a designation given to only a fraction of all practicing attorneys. In addition, Mr. Rivas was selected as one of the Top Attorneys of Northern California by San Francisco Magazine.

Mr. Rivas is a member in good standing of the Fresno County Bar Association, the State Bar of California, the Litigation Section of the California State Bar, Fresno County La Raza Lawyers Association, and the Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC).  In addition, Mr. Rivas has been a featured speaker at seminars through the National Business Institute where he lectures to other legal professionals on the practice of law and most recent legal developments.  Mr. Rivas has also volunteered coaching local high school students in the Mock Trial program which teaches students the nuances and mechanics of jury trial practice.  Mr. Rivas also acts as an advisor to local high schools through the Fresno County Office of Education wherein he works with high students on public policy projects with the ultimate goal of implementing policy changes that effect matters of public concern.

If you have been injured in an accident, injury attorney Jacob J. Rivas has the skill and compassion you need to get the appropriate settlement necessary to help put your life and the lives of your loved ones back in order.

To schedule a free assessment of your case, please contact the personal injury law firm of Jacob J. Rivas by calling 559-263-9667 or toll free at 888-205-3166 or contact us online.