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About Case Barnett Law
The Case Barnett Law Injury Law Team 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.

Meet The Team

Our experience runs deep and our victories are numerous, yet our motivation is simple: to deliver effective results for our esteemed clients. Our firm stands on a solid foundation of:

  • Communication: Each client is given support and personal attention. We communicate effectively and provide consistent updates throughout the legal process.
  • Technology: We have developed a proprietary case management software to track every detail of your legal matter and our detailed process, The Case Barnett Law HitList™ ensures maximum efficiency and results.
  • Professionalism: We are a well-organized, well-managed and productive law firm. Each member of our team is an expert in their field and has undergone extensive training.
  • Teamwork: Our firm is staffed with team players who are self-starters, dreamers, achievers, organizers and writers who think outside the box to reach our goal of delivering maximum results for our clients.
  • Giving Back: Case Barnett Law is a partner with the local charity, Giving Children Hope. Each month our team distributes food to local families in need

What our clients are saying about us

The Case Barnett Law HitList™, a Stress-Free Guarantee

The Case Barnett Law HitList™: maximum organization and efficiency.

Unlike other law firms, we believe in customer service. In fact, we believe so strongly in putting the client first, that we developed a complex and detailed process to manage our cases. It is called the Case Barnett Law HitList™ and it is the centerpiece of our practice. The HitList™ ensures that:

1. Clients always know what is going on in their case. 

2. We recover the maximum compensation for your claim.

3. Legal issues are handled in an organized and timely manner.

4. Our client's can focus on healing while we handle everything else. 

5. Your medical bills are being managed so that they don't take over your life. 

6. We protect you from the dishonest insurance adjusters who are only out to ruin your claim.

We have also developed a proprietary case management software to track every single detail of your legal matter. This exclusive software, along with the HitList™, ensures that claims don't drag on for years; something all too common in personal injury law firms. 

We know that you are extremely busy. For this reason, we have made customer service the number one priority at our firm. It is amazing how much easier the process becomes when a skilled law firm can step in and handle all of the details, both big and small. At Case Barnett Law everything moves as fast as possible without missing any details and you always know what is going on in your legal matter.  

Expertise and Competence: The Case Barnett Law Pledge 

Case Barnett Law knows that you are pressed for time. Between working and taking care of your family there are never enough hours in the day.

Our pledge to you is that we will never waste your time. Systems and procedures rule all that we do. This has created an efficient and organized workflow, something that is extremely important when navigating a complex personal injury matter. 

We work on contingency fee only.

That means that if we don't win, you pay us nothing.

When you talk, we listen.

At Case Barnett Law we know that our clients want something different from their attorney. They want:

1. A lawyer with proven success.

2. A lawyer who is exceptional in trial. 

3. A lawyer who will be available and not keep them in the dark about the progress of their case. 

4. A lawyer who will empower them by including them in the process and provide a detailed evaluation of their case before settlement negotiations begin.

5. A lawyer who has positive reviews from clients and other experienced attorneys.

We deliver on all of these things. 

We help people make the best decisions regarding their legal issues. We believe people should be empowered during their journey to justice. We want everyone, regardless of if they become a client or not, to follow the clearest path to success.

Case Barnett Law knows who the most important person is; YOU. 

We take communication with our clients very seriously and we integrate technology in all the we do to deliver cutting edge results. Everyone on our team is highly trained and skilled. More importantly, everyone at Case Barnett Law knows who the most important person is; YOU.  

We meet people who are often times going through one of the most difficult moments in their life. We are sorry that you have experienced something that has caused you to seek legal help. We are here to make your life easier so that you can focus on healing and making smart legal decisions. 

The best way to start is simply to call us. The conversation is completely confidential and you are under no obligation to do anything more than gather information that will empower you.   

Call us at (949) 861-2990 to discuss your case.

It's free, confidential and comes with no strings attached.

Case Barnett Law Personal Injury Attorneys

Case Barnett Law Personal Injury Attorneys 

When you have been injured by someone else's negligence in California, all you want to do is heal your body and your life. 


Insurance companies will go to great lengths to avoid paying you the compensation that you deserve. Some companies will even try to prevent you from seeking legal action. They will send letters to people like you making them feel like they should not hire an attorney. 

Insurance companies always offer unfair settlements that are below what the true value of the case is. Until they see that a plaintiff (like you!) is willing to go to trial.  Remember when we told you to ask other attorneys about their trial experience? This is where it becomes important. 

The attorneys at Case Barnett Law are not only fearless when it comes to going to trial, they are passionate about it. Many attorneys will shy away from trial and the insurance companies know this.  Case Barnett Law is not afraid of trial. We are not afraid of insurance companies. We know that we can get our clients the compensation they deserve. 

Many attorneys will shy away from trial and the insurance companies know this. 

When hiring an attorney it is important to be knowledgeable about their trial experience and victories. This is because it matters. Does your attorney always settle cases or will he push them to trial? Insurance companies, as well as the lawyers for the defendants can (and do!) very easily see what kind of attorney they are working with. An attorney with many trial verdicts shows that she/he is willing to do whatever it takes to get the fair compensation for their client. An attorney who is unafraid to go to trial is also a rarity.  What kind of person actually enjoys jury trial? We do!  

When a plaintiff retains legal counsel the insurance companies know that they now have to deal with an experienced advocate. Not only do plaintiff's personal injury attorneys care about our clients, we only get paid if our client wins. The insurance companies know this. 

The attorneys at Case Barnett Law are not only experienced in legal matters. We are also masters at negotiating and know that we can get the best outcome for our clients. 

When you have suffered a major injury in your car accident, you need an experience and dedicated California accident and injury attorney who will walk you through the process. We are that attorney. We take care of the details so that you can focus on your recovery.  

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.

Case Barnett Law Personal Injury Paralegals

Our dedicated team of litigation paralegals. 

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.

Important Information About California Car Accident Cases: Just for You. 

In an injury, accident or wrongful death case in California the person who was injured (the plaintiff) is responsible for proving that they negligence of another person caused the injury to occur. 

There is also this little thing called "comparative negligence." This means that your recovery will be reduced by the amount of fault that lies with you. An attorney can help you negotiate this strict California comparative negligence policy. 

Oftentimes, expert testimony is necessary to prove parts of your claim. Expert testimony is usually needed to prove the extent of your physical injury and how those injuries are related to your medical bills. Even more importantly, the expert will explain how both the injuries and medical bills are due to the defendant's negligence. Expert testimony is also used to prove how your injuries may affect your life or your ability to work. 

Case Barnett Law is not afraid of taking a case all the way to trial. 

We are back to the importance of trial. Insurance companies use another little thing called "pre-suit negotiation." This means they gather as much information as possible on you, your lawyer, your doctor etc. Many attorneys will spend (waste?) time trying to negotiate with the insurance company before actually filing the case.  

An attorney who loves trial will not do this. Why? Because an attorney who is fearless wants the case set for trial in case negotiations break down along the way. Case Barnett Law will almost always file a lawsuit before we negotiate. We always want there to be a trial date in place for your case. If we settle for a fair number before trial, great. If not, we are ready, willing, and beyond able to take your case to trial.

We also never want the statute of limitations to almost run out before we file suit. There are many terrible stories about this happening to people. Google it. Like anything in life, there are sometimes exceptions, and your case may be one in which waiting to file suit is justified. However, it's never justified to wait until the last moment just to play a game of "Chicken" with the insurance company. 

We also warn any friend who comes our way to be aware of attorneys making promises to you. Sometimes people will say anything to get a "sale" and with technology accessible to all, anyone can slap up a website and call themselves an expert. We have even seen attorneys who aren't licensed in California attempt to represent someone in the state. They hope to grab a settlement from the insurance company before the case moves forward. When it doesn't settle they are left trying to find a licensed attorney to file the suit and save them. This is never good for the client and it can put your entire case in danger. 

If you would like to speak to one of our attorneys about your case call Case Barnett Law today.

We are pretty passionate about what we do so there is always someone ready to talk shop with you.

Dial us up at (949) 861-2990

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. 

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If you have been in an accident in California, avoid these ten mistakes people make when dealing with doctors after an injury.

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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 to have your car examined for defects as soon as possible. Typically, the car repair costs will be covered by either your own insurance company or the other parties’ insurance company. This will be dictated by what kind of insurance you have and what your deductible is.

2. Why is it important to hire an attorney who specializes in personal injury?

Only a personal injury attorney will know how to protect you from insurance adjusters and the negligent driver's attorneys. Accident cases can be extremely complex. An attorney who specializes in personal injury will have a deep understanding of: damages (both economic and non-economic), discovery and all of the deadlines that accompany this phase of litigation, how to craft a powerful demand letter, negotiating settlement, coordinating with expert witness to testify in trial, undergoing mediation or trial and taking and defending depositions.

3. How do personal injury attorneys charge/what are their fees? How much does it cost to get a lawyer?

Most personal injury attorneys work on contingency. This means that you pay nothing unless your attorney settles your case or a jury awards a verdict in trial. Some law firms make their clients pay for costs associated with their legal matter. Additionally, some attorneys make their clients pay for the costs if the case is lost. At Case Barnett Law, we pay all costs. If we don’t win, we still pay all costs associated with your legal matter. Many personal injury law firms charge a 45% fee of the total settlement. At Case Barnett Law our typical percentage on a personal injury case is anywhere from 33 1/3% to 40%.

4. Should I talk to the insurance adjuster? Do I have to talk to the insurance company?

No! Do not speak to the other parties’ insurance adjuster. We feel so strongly about this that there is an entire section about it in our free book, The 7 Biggest Mistakes That Ruin Your Accident Claim. 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, the first thing you should do is 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. They may take months investigating and disputing your claim before you see any monetary settlement. Here, we discuss how to handle paying your medical bills while you are attempting to settle your claim. Learn more.

Why Choose Us

Hiring an attorney with trial experience is vital for all criminal and civil cases. No one likes to lose, especially insurance companies and prosecutors. The jury trial is the hammer that the U.S. Constitution gives to every individual. It is the great equalizer. It can set you free or it can bring a better resolution to your case. No one wields that hammer better than the attorneys at Case Barnett Law.

Call 949.861.2990 today and let our attorneys help you.

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Case and Nicole Barnett feel called to serve children in need through the charity Giving Children Hope. They support local and international efforts.

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