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Personal Injury Lawyer

An injury or death resulting from someone else's negligence places immense emotional, physical, and financial burdens on innocent victims.

A personal injury lawyer can help you collect maximum compensation for medical bills, property damage, and emotional suffering.

The attorneys at Landay Roberts LLP in San Diego, CA, are recognized as California Super Lawyers. Let us fight for the justice you deserve.

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To Review Your Personal Injury Case

Starting the legal process as soon as possible is crucial to building a compelling case. Our personal injury lawyers won't give you false hope for your claim and will be upfront and transparent about how much the process will cost and what we can offer your case. Our law firm won’t collect any fees whatsoever unless we secure a settlement or jury award on your behalf. Call our San Diego, CA, office to request a free consultation with a personal injury attorney:

(619) 230-5712

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The attorneys at Landay Roberts LLP give each case the individualized attention it needs in order to collect maximum compensation.

Our Awards & Affiliations

American Bar Association, American Association for Justice, San Diego County Bar Association, Super Lawyers, Consumer Attorneys of San Diego, California Lawyers for the Arts, Best Bar

Our Personal Injury Lawyers Get Results

Our highest and most notable settlement was $500,000 in compensation for victims injured in a car accident.
In 2016, a total of 29.1% of California’s 3,623 motor vehicle fatalities were speeding-related.  Berkeley SafeTREC

Understand Personal Injury Law

Our personal injury attorneys believe in keeping clients informed. Here are some of the basic principles of personal injury law in California:

What Is a Personal Injury Claim?

If you've suffered an injury from a car accident or other incident caused by another person's negligence or recklessness, you can make a personal injury claim. This claim allows the injured party to go to civil court in order to achieve a legal solution for all damages and losses associated with the injury. 

California Statute of Limitations

The statute of limitations is the amount of time you have to file a lawsuit following your personal injury. California's statute of limitations in personal injury cases is two years. If the injury is not discovered right away, you have one year from the date of diagnosis to file your lawsuit.

Types of Personal Injury Cases Our Attorneys Can Handle

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Motor Vehicle Accidents

Our personal injury attorneys are prepared to take on a variety of motor vehicle cases. We can help you if you've been injured in an accident that involved a car, motorcycle, or truck.

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Bus Accidents

Our attorneys can seek maximum compensation following a personal injury related to a bus, whether the responsible party is the bus driver, a private charter bus company, or a municipality. 

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Semi or Tractor-Trailer Accidents

Whether you're in a car or a pedestrian on the street, a semi or tractor-trailer can cause devastating personal injury due to its sheer size and weight. A personal injury lawyer can hold negligent drivers, trucking companies, and other parties responsible.

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Pedestrian Accident

If you were hit by a motor vehicle while walking, running, biking, etc., you may be entitled to compensation following your injury. A personal injury lawyer with Landay Roberts LLP can help you hold the negligent party responsible for your losses.

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Airplane Accidents

If you suffered a personal injury on an airplane due to negligence on the part of the crew or faulty equipment, the attorneys at Landay and Roberts LLP can fight for your rights.  

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Dog Attack or Bite

Dog bites and attacks can cause not only physical trauma but also emotional trauma that can take a serious toll on your quality of life. Our personal injury lawyers can handle your claim so you can focus on moving past this event. 

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Slip and Fall Cases

If you've been injured in a slip and fall accident on someone else's property, our team can help prove your injury resulted from negligence on the property owner's part.

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Unsafe Product Cases

If an unsafe or faulty product has resulted in your personal injury, you may be able to hold the manufacturer, designer, or retailer liable.

Act Now Request a Free Consultation Today

You only have two years from the date of your accident to file a personal injury claim. Take action today by requesting a consultation with one of our San Diego, CA, personal injury lawyers. Book your free consultation now.
 

"Mr. Landay assisted my dad and I with a case a couple years ago and we have not forgotten about this man. He was very thorough, direct, and helpful throughout the entire process. My dad doesn’t tend to trust many attorneys, but ended up trusting Mr. Landay due to the professionalism we experienced from him." Melvin, San Diego, CA, Client

Steps in a Personal Injury Case

Once our firm takes your personal injury case, the process is managed by one of our San Diego personal injury lawyers. The process generally follows these steps:

Our San Diego personal injury lawyers will fight for maximum compensation. We won't accept lowball offers from insurance companies.
Our San Diego personal injury lawyers will fight for maximum compensation. We won't accept lowball offers from insurance companies.

Complimentary Case Review

Get the process started with a free case review from one of our esteemed lawyers. At this time, your attorney will ask you various questions to help them understand your situation.

The attorney will ask about the accident itself, any medical bills you've had, and how your injuries have prevented you from working. Bring all related documentation to this consultation.

Gathering Evidence

Once you've explained your accident to your lawyer, he will begin gathering evidence to build your case. He might collect statements from witnesses at the scene, check security footage, and even speak with an expert witness to explain how your injuries happened and what negligence caused them.

Filing a Compensation Claim

Once your attorney has gathered the evidence needed to support your case, he will create a claims package to deliver to the insurance companies. In some accidents, such as car accidents involving just you and another driver, you may only file a single claim. In more complex accidents, your lawyer may file multiple claims to hold all liable parties responsible. Your claims package will include all the evidence your lawyer has gathered, and it will specify the amount of compensation you are seeking.

Negotiations

After your lawyer has issued your compensation claim, the responsible party's insurance company will give you a settlement offer. This step is when your lawyer's negotiating skills come into play. Our San Diego personal injury lawyers will fight for maximum compensation. We won't settle for lowball offers from the insurance company.

Bringing Your Case to Court

Ideally, your lawyer will be able to reach a fair settlement with your insurance company without having to go to court. However, if an agreement cannot be reached, your lawyer will not hesitate to proceed to a personal injury trial and argue your case before a judge and jury. 

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We Help Families Who Have Suffered a Wrongful Death

Losing a loved one in an accident that occurred due to negligence is an injustice, and the bereaved deserve restitution. Our San Diego personal injury lawyers at Landay Roberts LLP can help you pursue a wrongful death claim following a loved one's passing. You have two years from the date of your loved one's death to pursue a claim.

Am I Eligible to File a Wrongful Death Claim? Wrongful Death Case FAQ

Who can sue for a wrongful death?

  • Spouse
  • Domestic Partner
  • Children or Grandchildren (if children are deceased) 
  • Other children (stepchildren) that are dependent on the deceased for 50% of their finances

When is the claim viable?

A claim can be brought against a wrongdoer when the claim is based on the following:

  • Negligence or gross negligence
  • Recklessness
  • An intentional wrongful act

What can a settlement give you?

The bereaved can receive compensation for:

  • Burial and funeral expenses
  • The value of household services the deceased would have provided (such as income)
  • Damages for the decedent's pain, suffering, or disfigurement
Landay Roberts Lawyers

Landay Roberts LLP

At our core, we are problem solvers who are also lawyers. It's a pairing that allows us to bring the best results possible for plaintiffs and defendants in need of solutions. Our business litigation attorneys are admitted to practice before all the U.S. District Courts in California as well as state courts. Their honors and affiliations include:

  • American Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • San Diego County Bar Association 
  • California Super Lawyers, 2020-2022
  • San Diego Business Journal - Best of the Bar, 2016-2017

As a boutique business litigation firm, we offer personalized service that is unmatched by larger firms. Request a consultation by contacting us or calling (619) 230-5712.

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