With countless accident victims in Murrieta successfully compensated for their injuries, the Duque Law Group was voted one of the top law firms in Southern California. With several offices throughout the Southern California, we are nearby when you need help the most. We have helped injured accident victims battle the insurance companies to get the compensation that they deserve.
As a victim of negligence or carelessness, you have the legal right to pursue the compensation you deserve and need to pay for medical expenses, pain and suffering, time off of work and other damages for your family members. At Duque Law we handle all types of personal injury cases, including car, motorcycle and bicycle accidents, construction site accidents, tractor trailer accidents, workplace injuries, and wrongful death cases. Our initial consultation is free. We will evaluate the merits of your case and give you a chance to get to know us before hiring us to represent you. If we choose to work together, you do not pay any legal fees until we obtain a financial recovery for you.
A car accident can happen in the blink of an eye on the bustling streets of Murrieta and California traffic law can be unnerving and leave you bewildered. Damage to your person and vehicle conjure up visions of mounting bills and increased insurance premiums. Who is going to pay for the repairs on your car? Who is responsible for the expensive medical bills? When can you go back to work?
If you were injured in a traffic 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.
All across our beautiful city of Murrieta, residents often choose a leisurely bike ride over driving a car. Whether you are commuting to work on a bicycle to avoid the overcrowded Southern California roads and highways or taking a scenic ride for exercise, riding a bike can be dangerous. Before you even know what’s happening, a driver’s negligence can cause a collision that leaves the bicyclist with serious and painful injuries. From head, neck and back injuries to broken bones, the impact of a bicycle accident can be debilitating. Knowing what to do in the moments, weeks and months following an accident is crucial.
If a loved one met a sudden and untimely death due to another person’s negligent or reckless actions, it may be possible to hold that person responsible for the death by filing a wrongful death lawsuit. Whether the death resulted from a distracted or drunk driver, construction accident, physician’s error, dangerously defective product, unsafe home or business premises or even an intention act, California law allows spouses, children, parents and sometimes other relatives to seek legal action.
Have you or a family member recently been involved in a motorcycle accident in the Murrieta area? Was it caused by another driver’s negligence or 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.
Over the past few decades, we have seen a rise in the number of commercial trucks on the roadways all across the country. With this rise, we have also seen a rise in large truck-related accidents. While big rigs account for a mere 3% of traffic accidents that cause injury, the devastation is significantly higher due to their massive weight and large size.
Fortunately, most dog bites are relatively minor and can be treated at home with ointments. However, the more serious dog bites can cause painful and life altering injuries, including permanent scarring, disfigurement, psychological trauma and sometimes death. These injuries will likely require emergency medical treatment and can result in costly medical bills for many years to come.
Motor vehicle crashes, falls and sports injuries can cause broken bones. The severity depends on the force of the impact. Surrounding muscles, nerves, blood vessels, organs and skin are frequently also injured when bones are broken. If you suffered broken bones in Murrieta, you need an experienced personal injury attorney who will fight hard to ensure that you are adequately compensated for your injuries, losses, and pain and suffering.
Premises liability law mandates that when entering a property within California, there is a reasonable expectation of the person not getting injured. This means that the owner or operator of a property (or non-owner resident) holds the responsibility to maintain reasonable care to keep their property safe from hazardous conditions.
Our lovely town of Murrieta is expanding on a daily basis. You are likely to encounter numerous construction projects underway constantly. While this amount of growth is necessary and desired in our city, it also increases the possibility for injury to construction workers as well as bystanders and passersby. After all, the construction industry does have one of the highest rates of injury and death in the country.
With whiplash injuries, victims often feel pain shoot throughout their whole body and can experience pain, numbness and a loss of mobility. These types of injuries need immediate medical attention or the risk making the injuries worse increases. Unfortunately, medical bills can be costly and can quickly start adding up. You may be left paying these expenses out of your own pocket if you don’t seek expert legal advice. Don’t let this happen to you, give us a call at The Law Offices of Brent A. Duque for an absolutely free consultation today.
Depending on the location and severity of the injury, a spinal cord injury can cause excruciating pain to course throughout your whole body, irreparable nerve damage and even paralysis. A person with a spinal cord injury will often require a lifetime of specialized care and additional costly expenses, including mounting medical bills, alterations to your home to accommodate a wheelchair or other medical devises, as well as loss of employment. Without expert legal advice, you may be stuck paying out of pocket for some or all of these expenses.
A traumatic brain injury takes an overwhelming emotional and financial toll on the entire family. Recovery can take a lifetime not only for the injured person, but for their loved ones as well. Injuries to the brain can cause a wide variety of debilitating symptoms, such as seizures, paralysis, coma, personality changes, vision or hearing loss, loss of smell or taste, and cognitive or learning deficits.
Burn injuries typically require a very long period of intense recovery. The melted skin, damaged tissue and severe nerve damage can traumatize a person for the rest of their life. Catastrophic burn injury survivors will incur a expensive medical bills that often continue for many years and may not be covered fully by insurance.
When a person trusts a doctor with medical care, they never imagine ourselves becoming the victim of medical malpractice. However, in reality, the negligence and carelessness on the part of a physician can and does happen each year across the country. Medical malpractice occurs when a doctor or other healthcare professional deviates from the standard of care when treating a patient. This can take form as either an act or a failure to act by the treating physician or facility.
Growing older is a fact of life. As the matriarchs and patriarchs of the family, our eldest loved ones deserve to age with dignity and respect. We want to remember when they were physically and mentally strong, but at some point we must all face the reality that our eldest family members may soon become dependent on the care and compassion of others.
An injury accident involving a large bus include many variables and is going to 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.
The majority of police officers are dedicated and ethical. It is the dishonest ones that create problems for innocent citizens. We can all imagine how stressful, taxing and life-threatening the job of protecting the public is. However, police officers are also required to exercise a great deal of 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 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 an automobile can change the course of your life in just a few seconds. These accidents can result in injuries such as fractures (broken bones), head injuries, various back & neck injuries and even death. The courts may 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.
Hotel operators and owners of apartment and condo buildings owe guests and tenants a duty to provide a place that is free of potentially harmful and unsanitary conditions, including bed bug infestations. Sadly, a growing number of owners and operators fail to properly inspect for bed bugs and take necessary measures 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.
As someone who has been injured or lost a loved one due to reckless drug manufacturers, taking legal action will not only help you recover financial compensation, but you will also be able to hold big pharmaceutical companies responsible for their harmful actions in an attempt to stop this abhorrent behavior. Contacting our Murrieta area defective drug attorneys is your first step in fighting back. It is important that you act quickly since all personal injury suits are subject to a statute of limitations.
A heartbreaking 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 overwhelming when your child has needlessly suffered or continues to suffer due to negligent or irresponsible behavior by an obstetrician or other medical professional.