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Do I need a lawyer for my case?
If you were not seriously injured you probably don’t need to hire a lawyer for your claim. However if you received major injuries that required hospitalization you should contact an attorney right away.
GJEL Accident Attorneys, founded by trial lawyer Andy Gillin, is a highly respected personal injury law firm with a proven track record of representing hundreds of plaintiffs across a range of practice areas in Northern California and beyond. The firm’s commitment to justice for people and families affected by injury or loss has earned it a reputation as one of the top plaintiff firms in the country, with significant verdicts and recoveries in areas including motor vehicle collisions, slip and fall accidents, dog bites, product liability, medical malpractice, and more.
GJEL Accident Attorneys is known for its attention to client interests and its strategic approach to litigation, with a team of attorneys who are leaders in their respective fields. Their extensive education and experience cover a wide range of issues affecting consumers and corporations alike, including battery, DUI, and other legal matters.
If you or a family member has been injured, GJEL Accident Attorneys offers the opportunity to work with some of the top trial lawyers in the business. Contact the firm today via phone or online to discuss your case and learn more about how GJEL Accident Attorneys can help you recover the compensation you deserve.
Bay Area Case Types We Handle
Below is a list of cases we handle in San Francisco.
San Francisco Truck Accident Lawyers
San Francisco Car Accident Cases
San Francsico Scooter Accident Cases
San Francisco Bicycle Accident Lawyers
San Francisco Muni Accident Attorney
San Francisco Brain Injury Attorneys
San Francisco Wrongful Death Lawyer
Amputation accidents are often caused by serious accidents such as car or motorcycle crashes, construction accidents, and workplace accidents. In San Francisco, amputation injuries can result in significant medical expenses and a reduced quality of life for victims.
Car accidents can cause serious injuries such as whiplash, broken bones, and traumatic brain injuries. In San Francisco, the high traffic volume on city streets and highways increases the likelihood of car accidents. In 2019, there were 3,522 injury collisions reported in San Francisco, resulting in 4,621 injuries.
Rollover accidents are a type of car accident where the vehicle rolls over onto its side or roof. These types of accidents can be particularly dangerous and can cause severe injuries, including brain damage and spinal cord injuries. In San Francisco, rollover accidents are more common on highways and freeways with high speeds.
Uber & Lyft Accidents
Accidents involving Uber and Lyft vehicles can be complicated because they involve multiple insurance companies and parties. In San Francisco, ride-sharing services are widely used, making these types of accidents more prevalent. In 2018, the California Public Utilities Commission reported that there were over 45,000 active Lyft drivers and over 250,000 active Uber drivers in the state.
Fatal Car Accidents
Fatal car accidents can occur as a result of many factors, including distracted driving, speeding, and drunk driving. In San Francisco, there were 25 fatal car accidents in 2019, resulting in 26 deaths.
Rear End Accidents
Rear end accidents occur when one vehicle collides with the back of another vehicle. These types of accidents can result in serious injuries such as whiplash and spinal cord injuries. In San Francisco, rear-end accidents are common on busy city streets and can be caused by distracted driving or following too closely.
Bicycle accidents can cause severe injuries such as broken bones, head trauma, and spinal cord injuries. In San Francisco, the city has implemented bike lanes and other safety measures to reduce the number of accidents, but they still occur. In 2019, there were 282 reported bicycle accidents in San Francisco, resulting in 259 injuries.
Bus accidents can cause serious injuries to passengers, pedestrians, and other motorists. In San Francisco, the city’s extensive public transportation system increases the likelihood of bus accidents. In 2019, there were 35 reported bus accidents in San Francisco, resulting in 36 injuries.
Brain injuries can be caused by many types of accidents, including car accidents, slip and falls, and construction accidents. In San Francisco, brain injuries can result in significant medical expenses and a reduced quality of life for victims.
Catastrophic injuries are severe injuries that can have long-term or permanent consequences, such as paralysis or amputation. In San Francisco, catastrophic injuries can result in significant medical expenses and a reduced quality of life for victims.
Hit And Run Accidents
Hit and run accidents occur when a driver leaves the scene of an accident without exchanging information or providing aid. In San Francisco, hit and run accidents are more common in densely populated areas and can be difficult to investigate. In 2019, there were 655 hit and run accidents reported in San Francisco.
Litigation Against Insurance Companies
Litigation against insurance companies can occur when an insurance company denies or undervalues a claim. In San Francisco, insurance companies are required to act in good faith when handling claims, and victims have the right to pursue legal action if their claim is mishandled.
Scooters have become an increasingly popular mode of transportation in San Francisco, especially with the rise of electric scooters. However, they can also be dangerous, with riders at risk of serious injuries in the event of an accident. GJEL Accident Attorneys can help those who have been injured in a scooter accident in San Francisco receive the compensation they deserve.
Truck accidents can result in catastrophic injuries or fatalities due to the size and weight of the vehicles involved. In San Francisco, truck accidents can occur on the busy highways and streets, posing a serious risk to motorists, pedestrians, and bicyclists. GJEL Accident Attorneys has a proven track record of success in litigating truck accident cases in San Francisco and helping victims and their families receive the compensation they need.
Wrongful Death Cases
When a loved one dies due to the negligence or wrongful actions of another, it can be a devastating experience. GJEL Accident Attorneys understands the emotional and financial toll that a wrongful death can take on a family. Our attorneys have experience handling wrongful death cases in San Francisco and can help families seek justice and compensation for their losses.
Areas We Serve in San Francisco
At GJEL Accident Attorneys, we are proud to serve clients across the diverse neighborhoods and districts of San Francisco. Our commitment to providing top-tier legal representation extends throughout the city, including but not limited to the following areas:
1. The Embarcadero: As one of the city’s most bustling areas, The Embarcadero is a hub of activity. Our attorneys are well-versed in handling cases arising from traffic accidents and personal injuries in this busy district.
2. Sunset District: Known for its quiet residential streets, the Sunset District is not immune to personal injury incidents. We’re here to help residents seek the compensation they deserve.
3. Parkside: In Parkside, we understand that accidents can occur in even the most peaceful neighborhoods. Our team is ready to provide legal assistance to Parkside residents in need.
4. Chinatown: As one of the oldest and most established Chinatowns in the U.S., this area has its unique challenges. Our attorneys are experienced in navigating the complexities of personal injury cases in this vibrant neighborhood.
5. Presidio Heights: In the upscale neighborhood of Presidio Heights, we offer our top-notch legal services to residents and visitors alike who have been involved in personal injury incidents.
6. Financial District: The heart of San Francisco’s business community is not exempt from personal injury cases. Our team is prepared to handle a variety of cases in the Financial District, from workplace accidents to pedestrian incidents.
7. Mission District: In the culturally rich Mission District, we’re committed to providing comprehensive legal support to individuals who have suffered personal injuries.
8. Bayview: In Bayview, we understand the impact of personal injuries on individuals and families. Our attorneys are ready to fight for the rights of Bayview residents.
9. SoMa (South of Market): In the dynamic SoMa neighborhood, we’re equipped to handle a wide range of personal injury cases, from car accidents to slip and fall incidents.
10. Haight-Ashbury: In the historic Haight-Ashbury neighborhood, we’re committed to helping residents and visitors alike navigate the aftermath of personal injury incidents.
No matter where you’re located in San Francisco, GJEL Accident Attorneys is here to help. We’re committed to serving the diverse communities of our city and ensuring that every client receives the dedicated legal representation they deserve.