With some of the best personal injury lawyers in Southern California, the Duque Law Firm prides itself on successfully assisting thousands of personal injury victims in the Corona, California area. Our personal injury law firm concentrates on auto accidents, wrongful death cases, and work related injuries. With several offices in Southern California, we are conveniently located wherever you live.
We have help injured accident victims take on the insurance companies in court and have favorably won the compensation that they deserve. Even your most trusted insurance company is not always pleased to pay out claims to accident victims, especially when the prospect of medical bills reaches a steep amount. However, you are legally justified in your pursuit of fair compensation for your damages. At Duque Law, we represent all types of personal injury cases, including auto and motorcycle accidents, bicycle accidents, construction accidents, commercial truck accidents, workplace injuries and wrongful death cases. We offer a free initial consultation to evaluate your case and give you a chance to get to know us before hiring us to represent you. If you choose us, you do not pay any legal fees until we obtain a financial recovery for you.
Car accidents can happen in the blink of an eye on the busy streets of Corona and California traffic law can be daunting and leave you stunned and confused. Bodily injury and damage to your vehicle produce visions of mounting bills and increased insurance premiums. Who is going to pay for damage to your car? How will you pay for the expensive medical bills? How soon can you go back to work?
If you are injured in a car accident caused by a drunk driver, you have the right to pursue a civil case with the driver that differs from the criminal case your local district attorney or prosecutor will file. The damages you might be able to collect include, but are not limited to, medical bills, lost earnings, permanent disability, disfigurement and even death..
People in Corona choose to ride bicycles for different reasons. Some choose this form of transportation to commute to work to avoid the famously busy roads of Southern California. Others enjoy taking a leisurely ride for exercise. But we all know that riding a bike can be dangerous. In mere seconds, a driver’s negligence can cause a collision leaving you with severe injuries. From head, neck and back injuries to broken bones, the aftermath of a bicycle accident can be quite painful and intense. Knowing what to do in the moments, weeks and months following an accident is crucial.
When faced with the untimely death of a loved one, the family is understandably left devastated, especially when the tragedy could have been avoided. When a loved one’s death was the result of negligence or intentional wrong doing, our experienced attorneys can help you through the process of collecting damages from the responsible party. Whether the death resulted from a drunk or distracted driver, workplace accident, medical malpractice, dangerously defective product, unsafe home or business premises or even an intentional criminal act, California law allows children, spouses, parents and sometimes other close relatives to seek legal action.
Have you or a family member recently been involved in a Corona motorcycle accident? Was it caused by another driver’s careless driving on the road? If so, contact the best motorcycle injury attorneys at The Law Offices of Brent A. Duque immediately. You may only have a limited time to get compensation from the responsible party for your accident. With the help of our expert lawyers, you can focus on recovery while we fight on your behalf to get you the fair compensation you need.
It may seem obvious that the increase in big trucks over the past 20 years has also led to an increase in accidents between big rigs and commuter automobiles. Though large commercial trucks are only responsible for about 3 percent of motor vehicle accidents, the resulting injuries are generally more serious due to the massive weight and large size of the majority of 18-wheeler trucks.
Millions of dogs currently reside in homes across the United States and are an important part of our lives. Generally, dogs are considered family members that provide companionship, enjoyment and even protection to their owners. Unfortunately, not all dog owners are responsible with their pets, leading to thousands of people being bitten, mauled or attacked by a dog each year.
Broken bones caused by the action or inaction of another, including motor vehicle accidents, falls or sports injuries, may require a consultation with an experienced personal injury attorney. Your lawyer can make sure that you are adequately compensated for your injuries, losses and pain and suffering. Depending on the severity of the injury, you can also suffer from muscle, nerve, blood vessel, organ and skin complications.
California premises liability law provides that any time a person enters your property (whether public or private), they have a reasonable expectation of not getting injured. This places the responsibility on the owner or operator of a property (or non-owner resident) to maintain reasonable care to keep the property safe from hazardous conditions.
Construction all across the Inland Empire is on the rise providing much needed jobs, but also opening up the potential for injury to construction workers as well as bystanders and passersby. While construction is much needed nationwide, the construction industry has one of the highest rates of injury and death in the country.
Whiplash, causing back or neck injuries, are quite commonplace in car accidents and can cause painful and life-altering complications. Even a minor car accident can cause whiplash, which damages the muscles and nerves in your neck and back. Oftentimes, the pain is not immediately felt since many of these symptoms do not manifest until later.
Personal injury lawsuits in general, and spinal cord lawsuits in particular, are based on the theory of negligence. Whether you suffered a spinal cord injury as a result of a car accident with a distracted driver or you slipped on a surface that was not properly marked with cautionary warnings, your case will depend on your ability to show that negligence was a factor and that the party you are suing is “at fault”.
It is easy understand the devastating emotional and financial impact a traumatic brain injury can have on the injured person as well as the entire family. It is not unusual for recovery to take a lifetime due to the a wide variety of debilitating symptoms, such as seizures, paralysis, coma, personality changes, hearing loss, vision loss, loss of taste, loss of smell, and cognitive or learning deficits.
A burn injury is one of the most painful. Burn injury survivors face some of the most catastrophic and disfiguring injuries imaginable. Additionally, those injured in a burn accident typically also suffer intense psychological and emotional turmoil related to their disability and disfigurement.
When we seek medical care, we do not imagine ourselves becoming the victim of medical malpractice, but in reality, the negligence and carelessness on the part of a treating physician can and does happen. Medical malpractice occurs when a doctor or other healthcare provider deviates from the standard of care when treating a patient and can take form as either an act or a failure to act by the treating physician or facility.
As our loved ones enter into their golden years, many relatives will have to turn to nursing homes and other care facilities. When this decision has been made, we expect the caretakers to adhere to a high level of dignity and care. Unfortunately, nursing home neglect and abuse is a tragic reality that many face on a daily basis.
An injury accident involving a bus can be overwhelming and include many variables. These cases will be handled much differently than a normal passenger car accident. The details of the accident can have a substantial impact on how your case must be handled.
Most, but certainly not all, police officers are trustworthy and honorable. We can all imagine how stressful, demanding and life-threatening the job of protecting the public is. However, police officers are also required to exercise a great deal of power and control over the people they interact with. This power opens up the possibility of an abuse of power since the general public is at their mercy.
Injuries caused to a person’s body or property that are the result of a defective product, even when the person has properly used a product, are quite common across the country. These defective products often reach the consumer in the form of an improperly designed appliance or device, food laced with bacteria, or any item that was manufactured incorrectly.
Being hit by a car, truck or commercial vehicle can change the course of your life in just a few seconds. These accidents can cause such injuries as fractures (broken bones), head injuries, back & neck injuries and even death. The courts are aware of the detrimental consequences of such an accident and often award financial compensation to victims of accidents caused by the negligence of others. Our team of dedicated personal injury lawyers will work tirelessly to help you make a monetary recovery for your pain and suffering, medical expenses, loss of income, disfigurement, and any other losses sustained in the accident.
By law, hotel operators and owners of apartment and condo buildings owe guests and tenants a duty to provide a place that is free of potentially unhealthy and unsanitary conditions, including bed bug infestations. Unfortunately, many owners and operators fail to appropriately inspect for bed bugs and take required steps to rid of infestations resulting in severe bed bug bites to hotel guests and residents of apartment buildings. Duque Law is proud to provide legal representation for victims of severe bed bug bites.
Victims of risky prescription drugs face a number of serious and potentially life-threatening side effects, such as heart attack, stroke, diabetes, liver damage, kidney damage, depression, hemorrhagic stroke and more. Our experienced team of dangerous drug lawyers represent clients who have been seriously injured or lost loved ones exposed to prescription, over-the-counter or alternative medications.
A tragic birth injury can result in tremendous emotional, physical and financial burdens for victims and their families. In addition, extensive medical costs and lifetime convalescent care are sure to rise above the means of the average family. The devastation is even more heartbreaking when your child has needlessly suffered or continues to suffer due to negligent or irresponsible behavior by an obstetrician or other medical professional.