Oakland Car Accident Attorney
If you're like most drivers, you have probably been involved in a car accident at some point or another. These are common occurrences, particularly in large cities such as Oakland. The number of commuters and congested roadways make most drivers prone to involvement in an accident, whether a minor "fender bender" or serious collision. What many drivers may not even consider is that involving a lawyer to help with your insurance claim or personal injury lawsuit can make all the difference in their ability to recover the full financial compensation they need for their medical bills, lost wages, property damage and other
injuries or damages caused by the accident.
At the Law Offices of Clancy & Diaz, LLP we represent drivers, passengers, motorcyclists,
bicyclists who have been injured in car accidents throughout the Oakland area. When you're injured and also facing the stress of dealing with your insurance claim, an attorney at our firm can work to represent your interests and assist you in seeking the money that will help you rebuild.
Attorney Pete Clancy was included in California's selection of Rising Stars℠ by
Super Lawyers® magazine for 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013! While up to 5% of California lawyers are selected to
Super Lawyers®, less than 2.5% of attorneys are selected to the
Rising Stars℠ list. He is a member of
The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40, and
The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyers, which are invitation-only organizations that are comprised of the nation's top trial lawyers. He is also a lifetime member of the
Million Dollar Advocates Forum®. These stellar credentials speak for themselves and they are a direct indication of the fact that our firm is dedicated to client satisfaction and achieving results!
Protecting the Rights of Car Accident Victims
In the wake of a preventable car accident, it is not unlikely that you will be left feeling frightened, isolated and completely overwhelmed by the situation that you are facing. Personal injury claims are difficult and complex; without the proper amount of support and guidance you can find that you will be left unsure of where to turn. For this reason, it is vastly important that you do not hesitate to seek out the guidance of a knowledgeable injury lawyer that will truly be able to help you fight for your desirable result.
If you have been the victim of a hit and run accident, you may not know who the other driver is and may be wondering how to seek compensation. An attorney from our firm will work with private investigators and other professionals to find the other driver and to protect your financial interests. We have experience in aiding the victims of
pedestrian accidents where someone was hit by a car, truck, SUV or other motor vehicle. These accidents are known to cause severe injuries to the unprotected pedestrian.
Rollover accidents and
t-bone accidents are also notorious for inflicting severe injuries on those who were involved. We understand the impact that a serious accident may have on your life and your ability to work in the future. When a
wrongful death occurs, the family of the deceased may be left without steady income or financial support. Please contact an attorney at our firm for caring legal support during this tough time.
At Clancy & Diaz, we have proven over the years that we truly have what it takes to help our clients achieve their deserved outcome. No matter what the exact circumstances surrounding the case are, you can trust that if you secure our legal representation that we will go the distance in our efforts to protect your rights, defend your future and do everything possible to help you.
Injured in a Car Accident? What You Should Do Next
There are important steps you can take in the time immediately following a car accident. Taking these steps can help ensure you properly handle the situation and positively influence your ability to recover money that will help with your medical bills, damage to your car and possibly much more.
- Remain at the scene of the accident
- Call 911 to report the incident, making sure to inform the operator if someone is injured
- Exchange information with the other driver or drivers involved
- Take pictures of the scene, your vehicle, the other driver's vehicle and your injuries (if possible)
- Get the contact information of any witnesses who saw the accident happen
- Report the accident to your insurance company
- As soon as you can, contact an Oakland car accident attorney
There are also important things you should avoid doing. This includes: admitting liability to law enforcement officers on the scene, and giving a statement to the other driver's insurance adjuster, who may show up at the scene or attempt to contact you. In either of these situations, providing information or a statement may negatively impact your ability to win your case, as it may be used to limit the other driver's liability. Don't waste any time in contacting a lawyer at our firm. Not only is your initial consultation free, but you pay nothing for our legal services unless we win your case.
Contact an Oakland car accident lawyer
at the Law Offices of Clancy & Diaz, LLP today!