Effective San Francisco Bay Roadway Defect Accident Attorneys
San Francisco | Oakland | San Rafael | San Jose, CA
Potholes | Loose Gravel | Excessive Water or Ice | Broken or Missing Signs or Signals | Negligent Road Construction or Design
It’s a fairly frequent cause of motor vehicle accidents—there’s a pothole, loose gravel or dirt on the road, or the lanes are uneven. Either you or another motorist encounters the roadway defect, loses control of the vehicle and crashes. It all could have been avoided with proper monitoring and maintenance of the road.
When you have been hurt in a motor vehicle accident, you have a right to pursue compensation for your losses. But that can be more difficult when the defendant is a municipality or governmental entity. In such circumstances, you want an experienced lawyer to protect your rights, someone who has effectively secured damages in these types of cases. You want Weber & Nierenberg.
Weber & Nierenberg—A Tradition of Compassionate, Personalized Service
For more than 30 years, the attorneys at Weber & Nierenberg have provided aggressive and effective advocacy to motor vehicle accident victims in the Bay area and across Northern California, including people who have been hurt because of roadway defects. We take a highly personalized approach to personal injury claims, taking the time to learn exactly what happened in your case, as well as what you need to be made whole again. We’ll visit the scene of the accident, when appropriate, and will work closely with expert witnesses to prepare and present the most compelling arguments for your full recovery.
Our Representation in Motor Vehicle Accident Claims Involving Roadway Defects
Our attorneys offer comprehensive counsel to individuals who have been hurt in car, truck, motorcycle or other motor vehicle accidents, whether as drivers, passengers or pedestrians. We take cases involving crashes caused by any type of roadway defect, including:
- Potholes, broken or cracked asphalt or blacktop or uneven surfaces on a street, highway or other thoroughfare
- Loose gravel, dirt, water or ice on a roadway
- Missing, hidden or damaged signs or traffic signals
- Negligent design of a roadway, including inadequate banking in turns, blind intersections or lack of proper shoulders or lane markings
We’ll fully investigate the facts and circumstances of your injury, traveling to the scene of the crash, if necessary. We’ll interview all witnesses and work with experts, when appropriate, to develop clear and convincing evidence to support your claim.
We take roadway defect claims involving all types of injury, including serious and catastrophic loss, such as broken bones, traumatic brain or spinal cord injury, paralysis, permanent scarring or disfigurement, burns and amputation or loss of limb. We also represent surviving family members in wrongful death claims involving roadway defects.
Contact an Experienced Northern California Personal Injury Attorney
If you or a family member has been seriously injured in a motor vehicle accident caused by a roadway defect, we can help. For a free initial consultation, call us toll free at 1-866-288-6010 or contact our office online.
We handle all motor vehicle accident/roadway defect claims on a contingency-fee basis. You won’t pay any attorney fees unless we secure compensation for you.
Recent Examples of How We Have Helped Our Automobile Accident Clients
We represented a 76-year-old whose car was rear-ended by a San Francisco Municipal Railway bus. The bus driver was intoxicated, and our investigation revealed that the driver had an extensive substance abuse problem and prior accident history. The accident severed our client’s spinal cord and left him a T-5 paraplegic. The settlement included enough money to provide him with the needed life care prognosticated by our experts.
We represented a 70-year-old who was a passenger in a car driven by her husband when they were rear-ended at high speed. Our client suffered bilateral jaw fractures, requiring her entire mouth to be reconstructed.