10 Biggest Personal Injury Settlements Ever
The average personal injury settlement is $52,900, according to Martindale-Nolo Research, but the settlement range is $3,000 to $75,000. Thirty percent of claimants receive nothing, while a good percentage... Read More
2023 GJEL Law Scholarship Winner
GJEL Accident Attorneys is proud to announce Janiyah Williams as the winner of the 2023 GJEL Law Student Scholarship. Law school is expensive, and the attorneys at GJEL understand... Read More
2024 Holiday Safety Tips
The holidays are exciting, but accidents, injuries, or illness can hinder the festivities. Follow our holiday safety tips to keep yourself and your loved ones secure while celebrating. Traffic... Read More
West Sacramento removes freeway, neighborhood blooms
25 years after the Loma Prieta earthquake prompted the removal of the Embarcadero Freeway in San Francisco, cities are increasingly following San Francisco’s template for urban revitalization. One interesting... Read More
Unsafe Driver Causes Death
Accident Overview On June 7, 2021, at 9:11 a.m. our client was walking in the crosswalk at Dublin Blvd. at its intersection with Hansen Dr., city of Dublin, county... Read More
Serious Car Accident in Stockton
Accident Overview On August 11, 2022, at 8:02 a.m., our client was driving down Alpine Ave. at its intersection with Sutter St. in the city of Stockton, county of... Read More
Auto Accident in Albany, California
Accident Overview On April 26, 2022, at 7:30 p.m., our client was driving down San Pablo Ave. near its cross street with Brighton in the city of Albany, county... Read More
Young Man Injured by BB Gun Shot by Friend
Accident Overview On May 29, 2021, our client was at a friend’s house in Sacramento County, California, when his friend, fooling around and assuming the BB gun was empty,... Read More
Three-Car Collision in Fremont, California
Accident Overview On September 29, 2020, at 6:34 p.m., our client was driving southbound on Interstate 680, 740 feet south of Vargas Rd. The GPS coordinates were latitude 37.55301... Read More
Top Bikeshare Myths
Bike share programs have exploded in cities like Oakland, Washington, D.C. and Boston, Los Angeles and San Francisco. The programs have been widely popular thus far, but to some,... Read More
Police Officer Fired After Deadly Crash
A Stanislaus County Sheriff’s deputy has been fired from his position after being found primarily responsible for a fatal accident that occurred on January 9th, 2022. Eric Fulmer was... Read More
What Are The Dangers of Drowsy Driving?
Drowsy driving is a serious issue that is often overlooked by many drivers. When a driver is feeling sleepy, it can impair their ability to drive safely and increase... Read More
Should Bay Area carpool lanes be enforced 24/7?
Carpool lanes are an essential part of the Bay Area’s transportation infrastructure, designed to encourage carpooling, reduce traffic congestion, and improve air quality. As the population continues to grow... Read More
Lionel Hutz Lawsuits In The Simpsons
On the air for more than 20 years, the iconic family cartoon sitcom "The Simpsons" has covered just about every topic you can think of. So it’s no surprise... Read More
Wheelchair bound pedestrian struck by SUV
Accident Overview On February 27, 2016, at 11:47 am, our client was walking southbound on Lakeshore Avenue in Oakland, CA, county of Alameda, and was on the East sidewalk. She... Read More
Auto versus Pedestrian Accident
Accident Overview On March 9, 2016, at 7:30 a.m., our client was in a marked crosswalk on Beacon Avenue at its intersection with State Street in the city of... Read More
Livermore, CA Automobile Accident
Accident Overview On May 26, 2017, at 10:21 am, the husband of our client stopped his car on Isabelle Ave, 165 feet South of Kitty Hawk Road in Livermore,... Read More
Bicycle Accident in Martinez, California
Accident Overview On August 10, 2013, at 5:00 PM, at Alhambra Avenue and its intersection with Alhambra Way in Martinez, California, our client was obeying the rules of the... Read More
Bicyclist struck by Automobile
Accident Overview On July 23, 2015, on First Street at its intersection with Laurel Street in the city of Napa, county of Napa, in the State of California, our... Read More
Automobile versus Motorcycle Accident
Accident Overview On May 26, 2013, at 9:39 a.m. on Seventh Street at the intersection of Grant Avenue in Novato, CA, our client was driving his 2004 Harley Davidson... Read More
Grass Valley Car Accident Settlement
$425,000 Settlement For Motorist Severely Injured By Automobile Careening Across Median From Opposite Direction About the Case Our client was traveling northbound on Hwy 49 near Grass Valley in... Read More
Closed Head Injury Settlement
$827,000.00 For Closed-Head Injury To Medical Van Passenger About the Case Our client was one of three patients being transported for dialysis treatment in Clearlake, California, in a paratransit... Read More
Vehicle Pile Up Wrongful Death Settlement
$420,000 Awarded To Surviving Husband And Children For Mother’s Death In A Nine-Vehicle Pile-Up With Several Fatalities In Monterey County About the Case The deceased wife and mother was... Read More
Rear-End Car Accident Settlement
$337,000 for a couple injured in a multi-vehicle rear-end collision on the Nimitz freeway. About the Case Our clients were commuting in evening rush-hour traffic on the Nimitz freeway... Read More
Albany Bicycle Accident Settlement
$135,000.00 Recovered for Bicyclist hit by Van in a Designated Bike Lane. About the Case Our client was commuting on his bicycle to his home in Albany, California, from... Read More
Severe Back Injury Settlement
Accident Overview: $515,000 for Severe Back Injuries sustained from two rear-end collisions seven months apart. About the Case Our client was commuting with her husband from the hospital, where... Read More
How Long Can I Wait to File a Lawsuit?
If you’ve been injured due to negligence, then you are entitled to receive compensation from the guilty party. However, the State of California imposes a strict deadline known as... Read More