11-Year Old Passenger Dies When SUV Veers Off Road and Hits Tree off Interstate 280 in Burlingame, CA on 9/13/14

On September 13, 2014 in the early morning hours, an 11-year old passenger in a SUV suffered fatal injuries when the SUV veered off the roadway, down an embankment and struck a tree.

Our firm has successfully handled numerous cases involving wrongful death from vehicle and other accidents, obtaining compensation for the families of the victims from the responsible parties.

The personal injury attorneys at the Weber & Nierenberg law firm are well-experienced in automobile and motorcycle accidents, pedestrian accidents, and bicycle accidents including those involving wrongful death, and will work hard and competently to obtain complete compensation for your injuries and losses.

If you or someone you know needs to know their rights regarding injuries or wrongful death from a pedestrian, auto, bicycle, motorcycle, bus accident or other type of personal injury, call the attorneys at the Weber and Nierenberg law firm. Personal injury attorneys at Weber & Nierenberg will work hard to make sure your rights are vindicated. For a free consultation or to make an appointment, call 1-866-288-6010.

Bicyclist vs. Pedestrian Collision on Ralston Avenue in Belmont on 8/24/14

On Sunday afternoon, August 24, 2014, a bicyclist riding at the intersection of Ralston Avenue and Davis Drive in Belmont, California, collided with a 66 year-old female pedestrian. Both parties suffered injuries.

Our firm has successfully handled numerous cases involving bicycle and pedestrian accidents, obtaining compensation for the victims from the responsible parties.

The personal injury attorneys at the Weber & Nierenberg law firm are well-experienced in pedestrian accidents and bicycle accidents including those involving wrongful death, as well as automobile, motorcycle, bus, and truck accident cases, and will work hard and competently to obtain complete compensation for your injuries and losses.

If you or someone you know needs to know their rights regarding injuries or wrongful death from a pedestrian, auto, bicycle, motorcycle, bus accident or other type of personal injury, call the attorneys at the Weber and Nierenberg law firm. Personal injury attorneys at Weber & Nierenberg will work hard to make sure your rights are vindicated. For a free consultation or to make an appointment, call 1-866-288-6010.

Injuries Suffered in Auto Collision on Northgate & 27th St., Oakland, CA, on 8/22/14

On Friday afternoon, August 22, 2014, at approximately 1:00 p.m., a collision between a Pontiac Grand Am and a Buick SUV occurred at the intersection of Northgate Avenue and 27th Street in Oakland.

The injured victims of this collision have a right to seek compensation from the responsible parties. Our firm has successfully handled many auto collision cases.

The personal injury attorneys at the Weber & Nierenberg law firm are well-experienced in automobile accidents and other types of injury claims, including those involving wrongful death, pedestrians, motorcycle, bicycle, bus, and truck accident cases. We will work hard and competently to obtain complete compensation for your injuries and losses.

If you or someone you know needs to know their rights regarding a wrongful death from a pedestrian, auto, bicycle, motorcycle, bus accident or other type of personal injury, call the attorneys at the Weber and Nierenberg law firm. Personal injury attorneys at Weber & Nierenberg will work hard to make sure your rights are vindicated. For a free consultation or to make an appointment, call 1-866-288-6010.

Woman Driver Killed by Falling Tree on I-80 near Vacaville on 3/9/14

On Sunday afternoon, March 9, 2014, a 23-year old Oakland woman driving in the slow lane westbound on Interstate 80 near Vacaville suffered an unfortunate accident when a large eucalyptus tree fell and landed on top of her car. The tree knocked out the front windshield, and her car swerved across all lanes to collide with the center divider, and then back across all lanes to the right side of the roadway. The woman driver was killed.

The family of this victim has a right to seek compensation from the State of California (CalTrans) which maintains trees and shrubbery along the interstate highways. Our firm recently successfully settled a case where a large eucalyptus limb broke off of a tree and landed on a moving car’s front windshield. That driver, also a young woman, was more fortunate to suffer only injuries to her hand.

The personal injury attorneys at the Weber & Nierenberg law firm are well-experienced in automobile accidents, including those involving wrongful death, as well as motorcycle, bicycle, bus, truck, and pedestrian accident cases, and will work hard and competently to obtain complete compensation for your injuries and losses.

If you or someone you know needs to know their rights regarding a wrongful death from auto accident or bicycle, motorcycle, pedestrian, bus accident or other type of personal injury, call the attorneys at the Weber and Nierenberg law firm. Personal injury attorneys at Weber & Nierenberg will work hard to make sure your rights are vindicated. For a free consultation or to make an appointment, call 1-866-288-6010.

Bicyclist Struck by Car on James Donlon Blvd. in Antioch on 2/24/14

On Monday afternoon, February 24, 2014, a bicyclist pedaling along James Donlon Boulevard near G Street in Antioch was struck by a car. The unfortunate bicyclist was taken to the hospital for his injuries.

The victim has a right to seek compensation from the negligent motorist.

The personal injury attorneys at the Weber & Nierenberg law firm are well-experienced in bicycle and automobile accidents, including those involving wrongful death, as well as motorcycle, bus, truck, and pedestrian accident cases, and will work hard and competently to obtain complete compensation for your injuries and losses.

If you or someone you know needs to know their rights regarding a bicycle accident or auto, motorcycle, pedestrian, bus accident or other type of personal injury, call the attorneys at the Weber and Nierenberg law firm. Personal injury attorneys at Weber & Nierenberg will work hard to make sure your rights are vindicated. For a free consultation or to make an appointment, call 1-866-288-6010.

Awe-Dacious Salon Occupant Injured by Auto which Crashed into Building, San Ramon, on 10/30/13

On Wednesday, October 30, 2013, a woman driving an auto crashed into a building housing the Awe-Dacious Hair Salon, near San Ramon Valley Blvd. and Deerwood Road in San Ramon. An occupant of the salon suffered injuries requiring medical treatment.

The injured person has a right to seek compensation from the negligent motorist.

The personal injury attorneys at the Weber & Nierenberg law firm are well-experienced in pedestrian and automobile accidents, including those involving wrongful death, as well as motorcycle, bus, truck, and bicycle accident cases, and will work hard and competently to obtain complete compensation for your injuries and losses.

If you or someone you know needs to know their rights regarding a pedestrian accident or auto, motorcycle, bicycle, bus accident or other type of personal injury, call the attorneys at the Weber and Nierenberg law firm. Personal injury attorneys at Weber & Nierenberg will work hard to make sure your rights are vindicated. For a free consultation or to make an appointment, call 1-866-288-6010
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Motorist Killed, 3 Injured in Head-On Collision on Hwy 84 in Sunol on 3/23/13

At approximately 9:20 a.m. on Saturday, March 23, 2013, a man driving a Dodge Viper was killed when he crossed the center line and struck a pick-up truck head-on. The collision caused injuries to the pick-up driver and two passengers, who were transported to the hospital.

Cases where the responsible party dies bring up special issues different from a normal traffic accident claim.

The personal injury attorneys at Weber & Nierenberg law firm have years of experience in these types of auto accident cases, including those involving serious injuries,broken bones or wrongful death, and will work hard and competently to obtain complete compensation for your injuries and losses.

If you or someone you know needs to know their rights regarding an auto accident, motorcycle accident or other type of personal injury, call the attorneys at the Weber and Nierenberg law firm. Personal injury attorneys at Weber & Nierenberg will work hard to make sure your rights are vindicated. For a free consultation or to make an appointment, call 1-866-288-6010.

Male Pedestrian Struck By Car at San Jose Ave and Liebig Street in San Francisco on 3/13/13

On the morning of Wednesday, March 13, 2013, a male pedestrian was crossing the street at the intersection of San Jose Avenue and Liebig Street in San Francisco when he was struck by a car. He suffered serious injuries and was taken by ambulance to the hospital.

Pedestrians struck and injured by vehicles require expert legal assistance. The personal injury attorneys at Weber & Nierenberg law firm have many years of experience in pedestrian accident claims, car accident claims and wrongful death cases and will work hard and competently to obtain complete compensation for your injuries and losses.

If you or someone you know needs to know their rights regarding an auto, motorcycle, bicycle accident or other type of personal injury, call the attorneys at the Weber and Nierenberg law firm. Personal injury attorneysat Weber & Nierenberg will work hard to make sure all aspects are thoroughly covered. For a free consultation or to make an appointment, call 1-866-288-6010.

Burn Injuries in the Bay Area and Throughout Northern California

Information Regarding Your Rights and Options Following Injuries and Accidents

Burn Injuries

When you are injured by severe burns, you need special legal assistance. Legal assistance from an attorney who understands the psychological trauma of pain, scarring and disfiguration. Legal assistance from an attorney who can help you obtain the medical care you need. And Legal assistance from a lawyer who is experienced in investigating burn-related accidents and who has a track record of obtaining high-value compensation following serious accidents.

Attorneys Steven J. Weber and Joseph S. Nierenberg of the Bay Area law firm of Weber & Nierenberg have decades of experience handling burn injury and severe-injury cases, including injuries resulting from:

Have burns resulted in facial or bodily disfigurement? The need for skin grafting? The need for long-term and/or expensive treatment from a specialist or burn unit? Inhalation injuries?

We can help following first-, second- and third-degree burns. Legal challenges will likely involving determining the cause of the accident and injuries, identifying responsible insurers, determining the value of your claim and pursuing the full compensation you are owed.

Insurers will likely attempt to minimize the value of your claim, regardless of the facts and regardless of the extent of your injuries. They may even try to settle quickly with you for a minimal sum to avoid future exposure to financial responsibilities. Don’t settle less than the full compensation you need and are owed. Instead, contact Weber & Nierenberg to discuss your case at no charge. Call 1-866-288-6010.

Safety Tips While Using Public Transportation

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Public transportation has improved and certainly expanded over the last several years. However, there is still great potential for accidents and injuries on public transportation. If you have been injured in a public transportation accident, an experienced San Francisco personal injury attorney can help you determine if you are entitled to compensation for your injuries.

To help prevent an accident or injury while using public transportation the following safety tips may be helpful:

  1. Do not rush to board a bus or subway, this way you can avoid falling or slipping and becoming injured.
  2. As the bus or train approaches stand back from the edge of the platform or curb and stay a bit to the side to avoid being accidentally pushed or shoved off balance.
  3. Do not try to enter a subway car when the doors are closing and ensure packages, pocketbooks and backpacks are clear of closing doors after you have entered the train.
  4. Only use the emergency cord to prevent an accident or injury.
  5. Do not run or walk on escalators—stand, hold the rail and face forward. Improper use of escalators can cause serious injuries.
  6. Do not run for the bus—you can slip, trip or fall and sustain serious injuries.
  7. Do not stand in stairwells or lean against doors while traveling on a bus—sudden stops could cause you to fall and become injured.
  8. When boarding or leaving a bus watch for slippery surfaces, icy sidewalks or other hazards, which may cause you to fall.

A San Francisco personal injury law firm can help

Unfortunately, no matter how many advances have been made in transportation, accidents still happen and individuals can become seriously injured. If you or a loved one has sustained injuries in a public transportation accident contact us online or call 866-288-6010 to discuss your injury case.

 
 
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