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Phone: 559-263-9667
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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)

Getting Help for Personal Injuries


Finding the right Fresno personal injury attorney to help you file a lawsuit and receive a settlement for your injuries is an important first step in the legal process. The personal injury lawyer you choose to represent you in a lawsuit will make a dramatic difference in how your claim is resolved. The personal injury law firm of Jacob J. Rivas is dedicated to helping the victims of injuries find the right attorney to assist them in the legal process. Here is what you should look for in an attorney to ensure you get the settlement and help you need. For more information, please also review how to find the best attorney for your case.

  • Knowledge and skill — No two personal injury lawsuits and no two clients are exactly the same in the legal issues they involve. Your personal injury attorney should have the knowledge of the law and the skill to handle your case the way you want it to be handled, and help you get the settlement you need and deserve.
  • Compassion and respect — The process of filing a personal injury lawsuit can be a stressful and trying time for victims and their families. The right attorney for you should be compassionate about your personal circumstances and respectful of your wishes. You and your attorney should be able to work together to proceed through the legal process and help you receive a settlement.
  • Legal options — Many personal injury lawsuits can be settled without the claim ever going to court. Arbitration and mediation are just two of the ways your attorney can help you receive a settlement without taking your claim to trial. The attorney who is right for you and your lawsuit is one who can offer you many different options and solutions for how to help you receive a settlement without having to take your claim to court.
  • Good communication — The law surrounding personal injury lawsuits can be complex and difficult to understand. Be sure you choose an attorney who can explain the law as it pertains to your case in a way that you understand and can help you make an informed decision.
  • Comfort and confidence — One of the most important factors in choosing an attorney is how you feel about their ability to handle your lawsuit. Your attorney should make you feel comfortable and confident that they will be able to handle your case the way you want it to be handled.

Making sure you get the representation you deserve is all about taking the time to research and find the attorney who is right for you. The right attorney will make you feel confident in their ability and will be able to represent you the way you want to be represented. For more information, please review how the litigation process works.

To schedule a free assessment of your Fresno personal injury lawsuit, please contact the Law Office of Jacob J. Rivas at Phone: 559-263-9667 or toll free at or contact us online.