Santa Ana, California Personal Injury and Worker's Compensation Lawyers
Law Firm OverviewBerman More Gonzales has been providing Orange County, California with high-quality personal injury counsel for over two decades. We are committed to the pursuit of justice, putting our skill to work in pursuing the compensation you deserve after a catastrophic injury.
Our Santa Ana-based firm concentrates exclusively on personal injury and workers’ compensation cases, allowing us to reach a true depth of knowledge and expertise in these areas. Personal injury law is a complex, constantly changing field, and when you’re going up against a stubborn insurance company, you need the most competent help you can get. At Berman More Gonzales, our attorneys are committed to providing that level of dedication, personal interest, and skill.
If you or a loved one has been denied proper treatment or compensation following an accident or workplace injury, you don’t want to waste time in connecting with a qualified attorney. Berman More Gonzales will handle your case with diligence and dedication, while serving you and your family with prompt and honest communication, real compassion, and personal understanding.
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Areas of Law
Areas of Law Description
Berman More Gonzalez Attorneys at Law has dedicated their legal careers to helping clients in a wide variety of personal injury and wrongful death situations, such as cases involving:
- Motor Vehicle Accidents
Our Orange County attorneys represent clients and families who have suffered serious physical, emotional and financial damage due to a motor vehicle accident. We help our clients recover the compensation they need in order to deal with the significant challenges that often follow a motor vehicle accident. We attack your case from all angles and hold the right people responsible. Your case may not be limited to driver liability, and we can pursue accident litigation involving defective products and even city or county negligence involving dangerous roadways.
* Auto Accidents
In a split second, a car accident can leave you severely injured and impact your entire life. In order to ensure that your rights are preserved throughout the course of and after seeking medical treatment for your injuries, you should consult an experienced and dedicated car accident attorney. All lawyers believe they can handle auto accident cases. However, it is important to find a lawyer who is experienced and knows how to try a case. Keith More is a trial lawyer. In fact, he is the 2008 President of The Orange County Trial Lawyers Association.
* Rear End Collisions
Rear end collisions most often happen one of two ways. In one scenario, an individual may be suddenly be struck by another vehicle colliding into the back of their car. In another scenario, an individual may see the vehicle coming and brace themselves for the impact. Whether you are suffering from whiplash or other type of injury, Berman More Gonzalez Attorneys at Law can help. Our firm provides vigorous advocacy to people who have been injured in rear end collisions.
* Freeway Accidents
Due to the speed of the vehicles involved in the highway crash, accidents can result in serious injury and fatalities. If you have been injured in a freeway accident, you can take an immediate step to protect your rights as an injured person. Our firm provides injured people with effective and aggressive legal representation as we seek full and fair compensation for your injuries. We are vigorous advocates for people who have been injured in freeway accidents.
* T-Bone Accidents
At Berman More Gonzalez, Attorneys at Law, we provide vigorous representation for people who have sustained injury in a side impact collision. Our firm has an in-depth understanding of the insurance claims process and have developed an excellent reputation within the legal community for handling insurance claims. Our attorneys are dedicated to our injured clients and to obtaining fair compensation for their injuries, medical bills, lost wages and other losses.
* Trucking Accidents
At the Orange County law firm of Berman More Gonzalez Attorneys at Law, our truck accident attorneys provide representation to individuals and families that have been involved in severe or fatal highway crashes. Our firm can assist you in seeking the compensation you deserve for the injuries and losses you have suffered after a semi-truck, tractor trailer or other truck accident. Attorney Keith More has handled various trucking accidents.
* Motorcycle Accidents
Blind spots, negligent lane changing and inattentive driving by other drivers on the road has caused many motorcyclists in California to suffer life-altering injuries or lose their life in a motorcycle accident. At the Santa Ana law firm of Berman More Gonzalez Attorneys at Law, we advocate for motorcycle accident victims and their families by working for full compensation and justice. Simply because you ride a motorcycle does not mean an accident is your fault.
* SUV Rollovers
On the roads across America, the Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) has become the vehicle of choice for many families and individuals. However, due to their higher center of gravity they are prone to rolling over even in an accident that may have seemed minor. These rollover motor vehicle accidents can cause catastrophic injuries and death not just because of the rolling action, but defective and unsafe elements that may be incorporated into the SUV's roof and roof supports.
* Bicycle Accidents
Bicyclists who choose to conserve fuel, protect the environment or just enjoy a day out riding with friends or family have the right to expect that the drivers sharing the road will act in a safe and responsible way. Our bike crash attorneys represent bicyclists who have been injured due to someone else's negligence or wrongdoing. We will fight for the full financial award you need to help pay for medical costs, lost wages, bike repairs and other damages.
* Pedestrian Accidents
If you or a loved one has been injured as a pedestrian in a motor vehicle crash, it is vital to talk to our knowledgeable and experienced attorneys. We will help you pursue full and fair compensation. We understand the life-changing impact of a catastrophic pedestrian injury. We understand the need for compensation so you can deal with the aftermath of a serious injury. Whether you were struck in a hit-and-run accident or you were hit by a car that lost control, we fight for you.
* Mass Transit Accidents
Mass and public transit cases can be complicated. There can numerous layers to your case that need consideration, and you should have a lawyer on your side who isn't afraid to fight large companies, major national insurance companies and municipalities. Our mass transit accident lawyer Keith More is an experienced litigator with over 22 years of success in and out of the courtroom. We can take on major insurance companies and cities to get the results you deserve.
* Drunk Driving Accidents
Car accidents are rarely a result of choice. Few people driving a car choose to look away at just the wrong moment or to lose control of their vehicle, but drunk driving accidents are different. At some point, one has to choose to drink and drive, and the results are often devastating. Our lawyers work with clients who have suffered at the hands of an irresponsible, careless and intoxicated driver. Our lawyers get results and hold the right people responsible.
* Uninsured and Underinsured Motorists
According to the Insurance Research Council, as many as one quarter (25 percent) of all drivers on California roads have no insurance at all. Many more have only the minimum $15,000 liability policy, which is completely inadequate to address even a mild car crash with a minimum of injuries. If you have been injured in a car accident where the other driver has no insurance or not enough insurance, you need to work with someone who can help you get results and compensation.
* Aircraft Accidents
If you or a loved one has been injured or killed in a plane crash or other airplane accident, our airplane accident attorneys can help. Our lawyers stand up for the rights of injured individuals and their families. Award winning lawyer Keith More guides our firm in providing comprehensive representation to those injured in airplane crashes. We not only represent individuals in airplane crash matters, but any type of injury sustained in an accident while on an airplane.
- Defective Products
Our Orange County defective product lawyers take defective products cases very seriously. Our firm aggressively stands up for your right to expect that products will effectively perform their function without causing a situation that brings about harm or compromises your safety. We view each case from day one as if we were going to trial, even if the case looks as if it may settle out of court. This way, we are ready for anything that the manufacturer may throw our way in order to defend them.
- Nursing Home Abuse
Many elderly individuals are hesitant to disclose the fact that they are being abused or neglected, fearing that the abuse will become worse, especially in a nursing home. We strive to help elderly individuals and their families understand their rights and how we can help protect them. We are dedicated to helping you get treatment for your injuries and taking action to ensure that the party responsible for committing or facilitating the abuse or neglect is held accountable.
- Wrongful Death
The loss of a loved one is especially devastating if that death came at the hands of a negligent individual. Our firm strives to hold the careless party responsible for your loved one's death. We offer comfort, sensitivity, and support to these family members while advocating for justice. Our attorneys are very sensitive to the emotional nature of wrongful death cases and treat our clients with the respect they deserve.
- Premises Liability
There is a good reason that businesses and homeowners carry property insurance. It's because accidents can and do happen. Recently, our lawyers have had success litigating trip-and-fall cases involving wheel stops in parking lots and liquid spills in grocery stores and office buildings. We put those premises liability and slip-and-fall laws to work for you. Attorney Keith More is a highly respected trial attorney who has recovered substantial compensation for premises liability cases.
* Slip and Falls
Slip and fall accidents in a store or other commercial establishment may not only be embarrassing, but also harmful. Many individuals sustain serious injuries in these fully preventable falls. Our slip and fall accident attorneys aggressively fight for your rights in order to seek a resolution to your personal injury accident. We work to ensure that premise owners take responsibility for injuries that result from their negligence or dangerous conditions on their premises.
* Dog Bites
A dog bite can cause serious disfigurements requiring extensive plastic surgery and other medical treatment. At Berman More Gonzalez Attorneys at Law, we have the experience and dedication to help clients recover the compensation they need for proper medical treatment and pain and suffering. In addition, we work closely with specialized plastic surgeons throughout California, thus offering guidance to help clients get adequate treatment after dog bites or other animal attacks.
* Amusement Park Accidents
Our firm has extensive litigation experience and a proven record against companies large and small. We have fought for the compensation rights of visitors and workers who have suffered serious injuries in major amusement parks, and we will not be pushed around when it comes to the fight for your rights. If you have been injured at an amusement park, it is important to speak with a lawyer that understands cases like yours immediately. Do not wait to protect your right to financial recovery.
Electrocution injuries can happen almost anywhere. Many people who suffer serious electric shock injuries do so while on the job. Many of those injured are conducting some kind of repair and are working with the expectation that power to nearby exposed wiring is off. In most cases, it is someone else's mistake that leads to catastrophic electrocution injury or wrongful death. Your case could involve both a workers' compensation claim and a personal injury action.
- NFL and Professional Sports Injuries
The collisions, impacts and hits an NFL or NHL player may have endured over even a single season are like nothing that most people experience in a year, a decade or a lifetime. If you as a former NFL, NBA, NHL, or MLB player have been struggling with long-term injury, disability or pain from playing a professional sport, you may be owed substantial compensation and medical treatment. State and federal governments recognize the mistreatment of former professional sports figures and are taking action to make sure you now have a fair right to the compensation you are owed for the injuries you suffered.
- Serious and Catastrophic Injuries
If you or a loved one has suffered a serious injury, it is important to consult with an attorney who can help you or your loved one fully pursue the compensation needed now and in the future. These are not only life-changing physical injuries suffered by people, but are also events that often change the course of entire families. Often times the parents or spouse are forgotten in these cases. We represent clients who have suffered severe and catastrophic injuries.
* Spinal Cord Injuries
Catastrophic spinal cord injury cases are very rare that insurance companies often do not know how to handle claims involving paraplegics, tetraplegics or quadriplegics. Orange County spinal cord lawyer Keith P. More of Berman More Gonzalez Attorneys at Law understands these spinal cord cases and will aggressively do everything to get his clients the medical treatment, home healthcare, attendant care, supplies and in some cases housing when needed.
* Brain Injuries
When you or a loved one suffers a brain injury in a serious accident, you need an attorney who understands brain injuries. Our lawyers can provide much needed peace of mind in the aftermath of a serious accident that has led to a loved one's coma, concussion or traumatic brain injury. He is passionate about helping clients recover the full compensation they are entitled to after a work-related accident or other accident causing a traumatic brain injury or other head trauma.
* Burn Injuries
Hot coffee, car fires, and electrical accidents can lead to injuries that are unlike any other injury. Serious burn injuries from these types of accidents can cause emotional and physical scarring and disfigurement that can never be fully repaired. At the Santa Ana law firm of Berman More Gonzalez, Attorneys at Law, we represent burn injury victims suffering from second or third degree burns, inhalation injuries and other serious injuries caused by the carelessness or recklessness of others.
- Workers' Compensation
Since California's workers' comp laws changed in April of 2004, it is more difficult for employees injured on the job to get the basic medical care. Workers' compensation lawyer Keith P. More fights to get his clients the benefits they need to get back into the workplace. If you have been hurt on the job, if you need to use your energy to get well and not fight with the insurance companies, workers' compensation attorneys at Berman More Gonzalez have been injured workers' attorneys for over 22 years.
* Construction Accidents
Construction workers are aware of the risks posed to them on the job site-falls from heights, heavy machinery and dangerous equipment and take precautions to keep themselves and others safe. Despite these precautions, work accidents occur and construction workers sustain serious injury. At Berman More Gonzalez Attorneys at Law, we provide quality legal help to construction workers who have been injured on the job.
- Orange County Bar Association
- Mexican American Bar Association
- Orange County Hispanic Bar Association
- Orange County Trial Lawyers Association
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