At the Duque Law Firm, we pride ourselves in knowing that we have assisted thousands of accident victims in the Santa Clarita, California area. Our personal injury attorneys specialize in car accidents, wrongful death cases, and work related injuries. We have offices conveniently located throughout Southern California. We advocate on behalf of injured accident victims against insurance companies, so that they can receive the compensation that they deserve. As you you know, insurance companies aren’t always eager to pay out claims to accident victims. This is even more true when an accident victim has been seriously injured, and the damages are reach large numbers.
You have the legal right to seek fair compensation for your damages, which can include medical expenses, pain and suffering, lost wages as well as 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, commercial truck accidents, workplace injuries and wrongful death cases. We provide all potential clients with a free legal consultation, in which we can evaluate your case and which gives 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.
If you have been involved in a car accident in Santa Clarita, you know that your life can be dramatically changed in a moment. A collision caused by a careless or distracted driver can be devastating. You need someone on your side who knows how to investigate the accident and fight for your rights in court.
Despite the increased awareness campaigns against drinking and driving, as well as the very real probability of prison or jail time, drunk drivers are frequently the cause of motor vehicle collisions in Santa Clarita. If you’re hit and injured by a drunk driver, any case that you might have against them is in the context of a civil case for damages.
Pursuing a wrongful death action after the loss of a loved one can be the only way to obtain justice after the loss of a loved one. For many of our Santa Clarita clients, the ultimate goal in a lawsuit is to hold responsible parties accountable for their negligence, wrongful actions or recklessness.
At the Law Offices of Brent A. Duque, we know that the general attitude toward bikers is often unwarranted. As Santa Clarita motorcycle accident attorneys, we know that just because an accident victim was on a motorcycle, he or she is not necessarily at fault.
A truck or big rig weighing over 75,000 pounds can be extremely difficult to maneuver, creating a hazard for those sharing the road with them and all too often leading to catastrophic injuries. Driver negligence, inadequate maintenance and illegal loads can also be at fault for big rig accidents. These factors can make litigating these cases difficult as many people may be involved.
With so many families enjoying dog ownership, dog bites are a very common problem. Young children are especially suseptible to becoming dog bite victims. According to the American Humane Association (2014), over 4.5 million Americans are bitten by dogs every year, and more than half of those are children.
Premises liability is a legal concept defining that property owners and residents are liable for accidents and injuries that occur on their property. The types of accidents that may result in premises liability claims can range from slip and fall injuries to an injury suffered on an amusement park ride.
With daily construction projects happening in Santa Clarita, accidents happen daily. Construction place accidents account for thousands of bystander injuries, employee injuries and deaths nationwide. In a constantly growing area like Santa Clarita, with construction on the freeways, new buildings and houses going up all the time, accidents occur far too often.
A spinal cord or back injury can affect your life forever. Spinal cord injury (SCI) results from any type of trauma or injury to the the spinal cord and surrounding nerves. Such injuries are a result of falls, motor vehicle accidents, sports injuries, and other violence to the spine.
Burn injuries occur often and can be among the most devastating a person can suffer in his or her lifetime. Such injuries are not only excruciating but can also require years of surgery, recovery, and convalescence. In severe burn injury cases, skin and tissue damage can take years to heal.
Medical malpractice is a wrong committed by a physician or other medical professional resulting in serious injury. Serious negligence often leads to long term disability, permanent injury, or in extreme cases, death.
Elder abuse occurs all too often. Our elderly loved ones are some of our society’s most vulnerable people, especially as they reach the point in their lives when they must rely on others to help them in their basic activities of daily living, safety, and well being.
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) results when the head suffers a powerful blow or even a sudden jolt. Since the brain is actually floating in cerebral spinal fluid (CSF) inside the skull, it is vulnerable to extreme collisions within the skull itself, such as those that occur in automobile accidents (whiplash). Have you been involved in a whiplash injury?