When hiring a San Jose Personal Injury Lawyer you need to look for an attorney that will be the best fit for you and your situation.

At GJEL we specialize in serious injury cases and have tremendous financial resources to make sure we can take your case from start to finish.

We have recovered over $950 Million dollars + for our clients injured in accidents.

At GJEL Accident attorneys we offer free case reviews and phone consultations. We also do hospital visits.

Accidents are Life Altering

If you sustained severe injuries in an accident that you didn’t cause, you deserve justice and fair financial compensation.

A serious injury accident can prevent you from returning to work and earning an income. You may not be able to pay your bills or get the medical treatment you need for your injuries. If you are the primary wage-earner in your family, the fear and uncertainty about the future can quickly become overwhelming.

You don’t have to face these challenges alone.

The experienced personal injury lawyers of GJEL Accident Attorneys have helped countless San Jose clients get justice and recover the compensation they deserved for their injuries and other damages. We offer a free consultation and we never collect any legal fees until we recover compensation for your claim. Contact us now to talk to one of our experienced San Jose personal injury attorneys.

A car vs. bicycle accident

Here a few questions you should ask a potential attorney to see if they are a good fit for your case:

– Have you handled this type of case before?
– What results have you gotten for your clients from similar cases?
– What is your success rate?
– Will I have to pay upfront or only if you win my case?
– Have you won any awards?
– Does your firm have the financial resources necessary to effectively fight my case?
– Are the attorneys friendly, compassionate and easy to work with?

San Jose Poses a High Risk of Accidents

Who doesn’t love living and working in San Jose? Even the venerable Forbes magazine waxed poetic over the many highlights of San Jose. From our cultural and economic opportunities to the area’s natural beauty and perfect climate, we have much to enjoy.

Unfortunately, we have to deal with some less attractive aspects of this area—one of which is the high rate of injury accidents we see every year in our city.

Traffic accident-related deaths are high and still rising, as are vehicle-pedestrian collisions. In fact, last year was the deadliest year for pedestrians in more than two decades. Electric scooter accidents are becoming more common by the day, as are rideshare (Uber/Lyft) accidents.

Commercial trucking accidents involving 18-wheelers, semi-trucks, and other heavy commercial vehicles pose an ever-present challenge in San Jose and throughout the Bay Area. Data from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) ranks California and the Bay Area as having some of the highest rates of large truck and bus crashes in the country.

No matter how careful you are when you get behind the wheel of your car, take a walk, or go out for a bike ride, you could fall victim to the reckless, careless, or negligent actions of someone else at any time. If you or a loved one does sustain injuries, you deserve to have the best San Jose personal injury lawyers on your side.

Meet the Award Winning Accident Attorneys of San Jose: GJEL

For more than four decades, GJEL has been fighting for those who have been wrongly injured. Our passion and dedication are exceeded only by our knowledge and experience, and we fight tirelessly to get our clients the justice and financial compensation they deserve.

Our past results, with more than $950 million recovered for our clients to date, have earned us numerous awards and accolades. No matter how successful we’ve been for our clients in the past, however, what matters is what we can do to help you today.

We have a wealth of resources that we put to work for you. We stand toe-to-toe with the biggest insurance companies and corporate entities to fight for you. Whether we negotiate a settlement or we take your case to court, we never stop fighting to get the best possible outcome for you.

Frequently Asked Questions

⚖️ Why do I want a law firm with financial resources?

Most San Jose personal injury attorneys work on contingency, meaning you don’t pay them until they win your case. You want a law firm with the resources to investigate, hire experts, and negotiate for as long as it takes to get you the money you deserve. If a firm can’t afford to see your case through, they might push for a quick settlement instead of advocating for maximum compensation.

💰 How much money should I expect in a lawsuit settlement?

Every San Jose accident case is different, but we can give you an estimated settlement request after we meet with you in a free consultation. We will advocate for your maximum settlement. In our 40 years of fighting for accident victims, GJEL has won nearly $1 billion for our clients.

🚘 What accidents are eligible for a personal injury lawsuit?

If you were injured in a San Jose accident, you may be able to file a personal injury lawsuit. Injuries in car accidents, bike accidents, motorcycle crashes, scooter accidents,  and workplace accidents might be eligible for compensation. Contact GJEL for a free consultation to see if your accident injury is grounds for a personal injury lawsuit.

🤕 What injuries are compensated in a personal injury lawsuit?

In a personal injury lawsuit, you can recover economic and non-economic damages from your San Jose accident. These damages include medical bills, car repair expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering. If you have an attorney to negotiate on your behalf, you can usually receive much more compensation than you can by filing an auto insurance claim on your own.

🤝 When should you hire a personal injury lawyer?

If you or someone you love was seriously injured or killed in an accident you should contact an experienced law firm right away.

Contacting an attorney immediately will help you explore your options and preserve evidence for your case well before the statute of limitations expire.

In some cases, insurance companies will try to get you to settle quickly to get out of having to pay you what you actually deserve.

❓ How much should you ask for in a personal injury settlement?

This depends on the facts of your case. In many cases, we will seek compensation for medical bills, lost wages, pain & suffering as well as other expenses.

Since no case facts are the same it’s important to have a personal injury attorney work through your case to reach this conclusion.

Personal Injury Cases We Take in San Jose

GJEL focuses on serious injury and wrongful death cases. Here are some of the cases we take:

  • Car and Automobile Accident Cases. Whether it’s a rear-end accident, sideswipe, or another type, we have handled it in the past.
  • Truck Crashes (Commercial trucks, 18 wheelers, tractor-trailers and pickup trucks)
  • Wrongful Death Cases where someone was killed due to the negligence of someone else.
  • Scooter Accidents. San Jose has many scooters like Lime and Uber electric scooters.
  • Ridesharing Car Accidents involving Uber, Lyft, Taxi Cabs, and others.
  • Boating Accidents. Negligent boat drivers and unsafe vessels.
  • Motorcycle Crashes
  • Slip and fall accidents
  • Pedestrian accidents and negligent drivers

The field of personal injury law is broad, spanning causes of action from motor vehicle accidents and slip-and-fall injuries to defective products and aviation accidents. Some of the most common types of San Jose injury accident cases we handle include:

You can see a more expansive listing of our San Jose personal injury practice areas on our website; but, even if you don’t see your injury accident listed there, call us anyway. We will sit down with you—for no cost or obligation—and listen. We answer your questions, explain your options, and help you make the right choice for you, your family, and your future.

If you lost a loved one due to the actions of another party, we can assist you with a claim or lawsuit for wrongful death. Our compassionate lawyers and legal team handle everything so you can focus on spending time with family and handling the many obligations you face during this challenging time.

Helping You Recover the Compensation You Deserve for Your Injuries

We are often asked how much the average San Jose personal injury settlement is. Unfortunately, that’s an impossible question to answer. What you really need to know if how much your personal injury claim value might be.

In personal injury cases, victims typically have the right to recover compensation for all of their physical, emotional, and financial damages. This could include compensation for your medical care costs, lost income, pain and suffering, disability, or disfigurement.

We can assist you no matter what type of injuries you or a loved one sustained, including:

  • Trauma activation,
  • Hospitalization,
  • Air lifted / Flight for Life,
  • Serious injury,
  • Surgery, and
  • Death.

If you are hospitalized or otherwise incapacitated, we will send a personal injury or car accident lawyer to you, wherever you may be. We also have the ability to consult with you via secure video conferencing channels as well as by phone and email. This helps ensure your health and well-being and allows us to serve you whether you’re housebound or out of town.

The San Jose Personal Injury Attorneys Who Truly Care

We take a different approach to representing our clients. Our highly personalized services help protect your legal rights and ensure you get the results you deserve. These are just a few of the reasons that our clients trust us to handle their San Jose personal injury cases.

Four Decades of Fighting for Our Clients

After being actively involved in the San Jose community for more than 40 years, we have established an expansive network of resources and connections. We put the collective knowledge and experience of our team to work for you.

Dedication to Personal Injury Victims

The sole focus of our firm is advocating for the wrongly injured. It’s all we do and we channel that focus for your benefit. We know the insurance companies and their processes. We know the members of our local legal community. We know exactly how to get the job done for you.

No Legal Fees Until We Recover Compensation

Your initial consultation is always free with GJEL and you owe no legal fees until we recover compensation for you. We have a recovery rate of more than 99% and we are proud of what we accomplish for our clients. Our past results don’t necessarily reflect the potential outcome of your case but, rest assured, we will work tirelessly to help get the best possible results for you.

Don’t Risk Your Legal Right to Recover Compensation. Contact a San Jose Personal Injury Lawyer Now.

The California statute of limitations allows only two years from the date of your accident to file a lawsuit. If you don’t act within that time, you could lose your legal right to recover compensation. The sooner we can get started on your case, the better. Investigating your accident, gathering information, and building a persuasive case is best accomplished before evidence disappears and witnesses’ memories fade.

We successfully negotiate a settlement with the insurance company for the majority of our clients. However, if the at-fault party’s insurance company won’t negotiate in good faith or make a reasonable settlement offer, we won’t hesitate to file a civil suit and take your case to the courtroom.

Don’t talk to the insurance company, sign any releases, or accept any settlement offers until you talk to one of our experienced San Jose personal injury lawyers. You can contact us online now or call 855-508-9565 to schedule your free consultation and case analysis with a GJEL personal injury or car accident lawyer in San Jose.

Visit Our San Jose Office

Address:
1625 The Alameda #511, San Jose, CA 95126
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00AM – 6:00PM
Phone: (408) 955-9000 [Phone Lines Open 24/7]

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