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Carmel Personal Injury Attorneys

Compassionate & Aggressive Legal Advocacy

When you or someone you love has been injured in an accident, you need a legal team that is ready to fight for you. At Dreyer Babich Buccola Wood Campora, LLP, we have been representing the injured for over 35 years. Our Carmel personal injury lawyers have the experience and resources to take on even the most complex cases. We are committed to helping you maximize the compensation you need to make the best possible recovery from injury.

Call (916) 999-9132 or contact us online to schedule a free consultation with our team.

How Our Firm Can Help You

Our Carmel personal injury attorneys have successfully represented thousands of clients in a wide range of cases. We have the experience and resources to take on even the most complex cases. Our team is committed to providing you with the compassionate and aggressive legal advocacy you deserve.

We can help you with all types of personal injury cases, including:

  • Car Accidents: Cases involving injuries resulting from car collisions, which may include drivers, passengers, pedestrians, or cyclists.
  • Truck Accidents: Injuries caused by accidents involving large commercial trucks or tractor-trailers, often leading to severe injuries due to their size and weight.
  • Motorcycle Accidents: Cases involving injuries sustained by motorcyclists in accidents, which can result in serious injuries due to the lack of protection.
  • Bicycle Accidents: Injuries suffered by cyclists due to collisions with vehicles, pedestrians, or hazardous road conditions.
  • Pedestrian Accidents: Cases where pedestrians are injured as a result of vehicle collisions or other incidents, often due to the negligence of drivers.
  • Boating Accidents: Injuries that occur in maritime settings, involving boats, ships, or other watercraft, often due to negligence or unsafe conditions.
  • Defective Products: Cases where injuries result from the use of defective or unsafe products, including consumer goods, medications, or medical devices.
  • Premises Liability: Injuries that occur on someone else's property due to unsafe conditions, such as slip and fall accidents, inadequate security, or hazardous premises.
  • Catastrophic Injuries: Cases involving severe and life-altering injuries, such as traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, or severe burns.
  • Wrongful Death: Cases brought by the surviving family members or beneficiaries when a person dies as a result of someone else's negligence or intentional act.

What Is My Personal Injury Case Worth?

One of the most common questions we receive from clients is, “What is my case worth?” Unfortunately, there is no easy answer to this question. The value of your personal injury case will depend on a variety of factors, including the severity of your injuries, the impact on your daily life, and the degree of negligence of the at-fault party.

Some of the most common types of damages available in a personal injury case include:

  • Medical expenses
  • Lost wages
  • Loss of earning capacity
  • Property damage
  • Pain and suffering
  • Emotional distress
  • Loss of enjoyment of life
  • Loss of consortium
  • Punitive damages

Our Carmel personal injury lawyers can help you understand the potential value of your case and fight for the maximum compensation you are owed.

Proving Liability in a Personal Injury Lawsuit in California?

In California, as in other jurisdictions, proving liability in a personal injury lawsuit typically involves establishing certain elements. These elements may vary depending on the specific type of case, but the following are common factors that are often crucial to demonstrating liability:

  1. Duty of Care: The plaintiff must show that the defendant owed them a duty of care. This duty is often based on the relationship between the parties or the circumstances of the case. For example, drivers owe a duty of care to others on the road.
  2. Breach of Duty: The plaintiff needs to demonstrate that the defendant breached the duty of care owed to them. This involves showing that the defendant's actions or inactions fell below the standard of care expected in similar circumstances.
  3. Causation: There must be a direct link between the defendant's breach of duty and the plaintiff's injuries. The plaintiff needs to establish that the defendant's actions were a substantial factor in causing the harm suffered.
  4. Proximate Cause: Proximate cause, also known as legal cause, involves determining whether the defendant's actions were reasonably foreseeable to cause the type of harm that occurred. It assesses the extent to which the defendant should be held responsible for the consequences.
  5. Damages: To pursue a personal injury claim, the plaintiff must have suffered actual harm or damages. This can include physical injuries, emotional distress, property damage, medical expenses, loss of income, and other measurable losses.

How Long Do I Have to File a Personal Injury Claim?

In the state of Indiana, you have a limited amount of time to file a personal injury lawsuit. This is known as the “statute of limitations.”

In Indiana, the statute of limitations for personal injury cases is generally two years from the date of the injury.

Schedule a Free Consultation Today

Our firm is ready to investigate your case, develop a strong case strategy, hold the liable parties accountable for their negligence, and obtain the most favorable outcome inside or outside the courtroom. Do not hesitate to reach out to our team to get started on your case.

Contact us today at (916) 999-9132 to discuss your case with our Carmel personal injury attorneys.

Hear From Past Clients

  • I would definitely recommend Dreyer Babich Buccola Wood Campora to anyone looking for a firm with integrity, honesty, and compassion.

    “From our initial consultation with Bob Buccola to wrapping up the final details stemming from our mother’s unfortunate accident…Bob and his team were the consummate professionals. We requested an ...”

    - Former Client
  • I cannot express enough gratitude.

    “I had the privilege of consulting with Robert during a challenging time, and I cannot express enough gratitude for his exceptional support and expertise.”

    - Anonymous
  • I want to thank you and your staff for all the work that you put into our case and for the great results that you achieved.

    “We have never had the need before for an attorney and we feel very fortunate that Peter pointed us in the right direction.”

    - Jess
  • Thank you and your staff for all your work on our behalf.

    “I would like to add that because of our confidence in you, we were able to concentrate 100% on our healing after the accident.”

    - Jess
  • THANK YOU to Chris and His Staff

    “A belated THANK YOU to Chris and staff for an exceptional job well done on my behalf. Chris, you are a kind, compassionate, and honest attorney whom I deeply respect!”

    - Carol C.

A Proven Record of Success

Over $1 Billion Recovered For Our Clients
  • $117 Million Settlement with PG&E $117 Million

    Congratulations are in order for Steven M. Campora of Dreyer Babich Buccola Wood Campora, LLC and his team for their tireless work, resulting in a $117 million settlement with PG&E directors and officers!

  • Class Action Lawsuit on Behalf of CSAA Insureds $93 Million

    Settlement: $93 Million | Sacramento County | Johnson v. CSAA

  • Class Action Against Allstate $70 Million

    Settlement: $70 Million | Sacramento County | Lumenta v. Allstate

  • Wrongful Death Case Against Ford $70 Million

    Verdict: $70 Million | Sacramento County | Mauro v. Ford Motor Company

  • Auto Defect Resulting in Catastrophic Spine Injury $36 Million

    Jose Aguirre, a healthy, league soccer-playing 28-year old father of four young children, was on his way to work when his 2001 Nissan Xterra suddenly accelerated.

  • Semi-Truck/Trailer Accident Resulting in Paralysis $34.9 Million

    A Sacramento County jury returned a record personal injury verdict of $34.9 million for the personal injury and loss of consortium claims.

  • Fraud Case Filed by the Oakland Raiders $34.2 Million

    Verdict: $34.2 Million | Sacramento County Superior Court | Oakland Raiders v. Oakland Alameda County Coliseum

  • Defective Product Leads to Boating Accident $31 Million

    Verdict: $31 Million | Butte County | Bell v. MasterCraft Boat Company

  • 50 Foot Fall From Cell Phone Tower $31 Million

    A $31 million settlement was reached in the summer of 2018 with AT&T and others for a worker employed by a national cell tower service company who suffered severe and permanent injuries.

  • Truck Accident Involving 9-Year-Old Girl $24.3 Million

    Verdict: $24,307,273 | Sacramento County | Loza-Jimenez v. Freeway Transport, Inc.

What Makes Us Different

  • We Have Helped Thousands of Injured Clients Secure Successful Verdicts & Settlements
  • We Have In-Depth Experience in All Types of Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Claims
  • Our Team Has Received Numerous Awards and Accolades Including “Best of the Bar", "Consumer Attorney of the Year” and More
  • You Can Count On Working with Your Own Lawyer and Receiving Prompt Responses to Your Concerns
  • No Case is Too Large or Too Small for Our Team to Handle
  • Lawyers, Doctors, Hospitals, Judges and Past Clients Continually Refer Cases to Us

Award-Winning Law Firm

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