Law Office of Joseph C. Maher                             (310) 204-1910
PERSONAL INJURY & WRONGFUL DEATH                          

The Law Office of Joseph C. Maher represents individuals and families in civil lawsuits that involve injuries or death caused by the negligent or intentional actions of others. Many of these lawsuits are related to accidents and catastrophes involving transportation such as:

• automobiles and DUI
• airplanes
• bicycles
• boats and personal watercraft       
• buses, tours, and metros          
• cruise ships
• motorcycles and ATVs
• railroads and crossings
• SUV roll-over
• snow mobiles
• trucks
• dangerous roads and waterways

Personal injury and wrongful death also encompass other areas such as:

                             • Premises Liability (slip, trip, fall, accidents on property)
                             • Defective Products (which also includes Dangerous Drugs & Medical Devices)
                             • Elder Abuse (nurisng home and financial)
                             • Toxic Hazards (asbestos, benezene, pesticides, pollution, groundwater contamination)
                             • Medical Malpractice

Victims of these accidents suffer from serious short term and permanent injuries to all parts of the body, including the neck, back, spine, nerves, muscles, joints and soft tissue. Vision and hearing loss, burns, infection, scarring, loss of limbs and disfigurement are also common. Concussions and brain injury, coma, paralysis, and death do occur.  

Remedies for injuries include monetary compensation for pain and suffering, past and future medical expenses, future life care support, past and future loss of income and earning capacity, loss of benefits, and property loss. For the spouse/caretaker of an injured or wrongful death victim, remedies include all of the above losses, plus damages for loss of household services and “loss of consortium” which is the loss of society, comfort and care. In certain circumstances, punitive damages are often awarded for bad faith, malicious, oppressive, fraudulent or particularly reckless conduct.

Contact Us today by email or at (310) 204-1910 for a free initial consultation to discuss any potential case or problem. Personal Injury & Wrongful Death cases can be difficult and complex cases. If you or a loved one has been injured, the Law Office of Joseph C. Maher can help protect your rights and assist you in obtaining the full compensation to which you deserve. We welcome lawyer referrals.

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