The team at Case Barnett Law has helped clients recover tens of millions of dollars for injury, elder abuse, and wrongful death claims. We specialize in a variety of personal injuries including those that are a result of car accidents, truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, brain injuries, nursing home abuse, nursing home neglect, and more. We care deeply about our clients and stand by their side every step of the way throughout the legal process.
We are a team of legal experts who treat our clients like family. We are a team that shows our clients love, support, understanding, compassion, and patience. We believe that we are given a chance to fulfill our philosophical and moral duties each day when we show up to work. We fight for our clients and we fight for what is right. We strive to give our clients an unparalleled customer service experience.
We Fight for Victims’ Rights
As a small group of attorneys dedicated to helping people, we have the ability to choose our clients carefully. We have a core belief in helping the individual against the unjust and the opportunistic. Because of this belief, we also fight for the rights of people who have been injured or killed. We are organizers, researchers, writers, and advocates for justice. We think outside of the box, dig into the details, and push for legal changes that make our world a safer and better place.
To many people, the term "Personal Injury Lawyer" has bad connotations. They think of ambulance chasers just out to make a buck. The truth is that the personal injury attorney is the person who tells the story of the victim. The personal injury lawyer is the one who battles to obtain justice for those who feel defeated, whose lives will never be the same.
How We Can Help
We can help you by learning your story. We treat you with dignity and respect. We bring our reputation, compassion, and trial skills to successfully represent you. If you or someone you care about has been injured or killed in Orange County, please call Case Barnett Law today so we can tell your story. The last thing you should worry about is being denied fair compensation for your losses. Each minute counts. Don’t give negligent parties an advantage while you deal with your injuries. If you have been injured, contact the experienced legal professionals at our Costa Mesa office today to begin preparing a case on your behalf.
Answers to the Top 5 Questions About Car Accident Cases in California
1. What are the first steps I should take after an accident?
When you are involved in a car collision, it is important that you immediately or as soon as possible have your car examined for any defects in the car. Typically in an auto accident, the car repair costs are going to get covered by either your own insurance company or the other parties' insurance company. It is really going to be driven by which insurance companies are you dealing with and what kind of insurance do you have and what your deductible is. Learn more about what to do after an accident by watching our video.
2. Why is it important to hire an attorney who specializes in personal injury?
It is important, especially in the personal injury arena, to choose someone who is experienced in that area because there are subtleties that you are just not going to know unless you do this work every day and you understand the ins and outs, you understand the parties and you understand the motivations of everyone in a case like this.
3. How do personal injury attorneys charge/what are their fees? How much does it cost to get a lawyer?
Most plaintiffs personal injury attorney work on contingency. It doesn't cost you any money during your case; you only pay money if we are able to recover for it. When we take a personal injury case, the typical percentages range from 33 1/3% to 40%. Sometimes they go as high as 45% if it is a difficult case or a case that has to go all the way through trial.
4. Should I talk to the insurance adjustor? Do I have to talk to the insurance company?
There is no benefit in talking to the insurance adjuster from the other side. They are trained to drive down the value of the case by taking advantage of the fact that you might be unrepresented early.
5. How will I pay my medical bills?
If you were injured in a car accident, one of the most important first steps is to seek immediate medical care. Medical treatment for any injury can be expensive—leaving you with a stack of mounting medical bills to deal with. Unfortunately, the insurance company for the negligent driver will most likely not pay your ongoing medical bills while it is investigating and disputing your claim. Here, we discuss how to handle paying your medical bills while you are attempting to settle your claim. Learn more.
We Are on Your Side
We are passionate about the work we’re doing on behalf of our clients. When you hire us, you are hiring a knowledgeable, distinguished, and tenacious team dedicated to helping you receive the justice you deserve.