The Duque Law Group has taken on and won thousands of personal injury case in the Wildomar, California area. Our firm 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 seek 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 claims, 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.
Car accidents happen quickly and usually with little to no warning. California traffic law can be confusing and leave you puzzled. 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?
Reality tells us that the push for public awareness and the threat of jail/prison time has not eliminated the occurences of auto accidents caused by drunk driving. The lives of innocent victims in Wildomar are still being affected way too often. .
In this fast paced world we live in, Wildomar residents often choose a leisurely bike ride over driving a car. Whether you are commuting to and from work on a bicycle to avoid the gridlocked 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 severe 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.
Negligent or reckless acts that result in the untimely death of another makes the loss somehow worse since it could have been avoided. 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.
The low profile of most motorcycles makes them hard for motorists to see them until it’s too late. Add in driver distraction and negligence and this is a recipe for disaster for riders all across the country. If you have been in a motorcycle accident caused by another driver’s carelessness, 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.
Commercial trucking accidents are typically more complicated than in a simple traffic accident. There are more people involved, including both the driver and owner of the truck, and the truck, trailer and load will be taken into account when determining the validity of your claim and presentation of your case.
Fortunately, most of 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.
Bones can be broken in traffic accidents, falls, sports injuries and other types of accidents. Depending of the force of the impact, surrounding blood vessels, muscles, nerves, organs and skin are frequently also injured. If you suffered broken bones in Wildomar, 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.
When a person enters a California property, either public or private, premises liability law mandates that there is a reasonable expectation of the person not getting hurt. 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 flourishing town of Wildomar is growing on a daily basis. You are likely to encounter a number of construction projects underway constantly. While this amount of development is necessary and even desired in our city, it also increases the potential 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.
If you have been involved a traffic accident, it is typical to suffer strained or inflamed muscles and ligaments caused by a whiplash injury. Fortunately, these ailments heal after a month or two. Pain that lasts longer than a couple of months is usually the result of a more serious problem like injured discs or joints.
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.
Oftentimes, the consequences of a brain injury are quite obvious at the point of impact. However, in many cases, the symptoms do not fully appear until later when the injury manifests into a worsened condition. The brain is the center for many functions for the body, making brain injuries that much more devastating. If you live in or near Wildomar, California and have suffered a brain injury due to an accident, please contact the Duque Law Offices at any of our offices in Los Angeles, Orange County or Riverside, and let us provide you and your family with a free case evaluation.
Burn injuries often require a very long period of intense convalescence. 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 mountain of medical bills that often continue for many years and may not be covered fully by insurance.
When we trust a medical professional with our medical care, we do not 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.
As they enter into their golden years, many senior citizens will have to enter nursing homes and other care facilities. When this decision has been made, we expect the caretakers to provide a high level of care and respect. Unfortunately, nursing home neglect and abuse is a tragic reality that many face every day.
Buses are much larger than commuter vehicles and can cause serious injuries in an accident. In addition, most buses do not offer seat belts, which increases the risk of serious injury in the event of a crash. Some passengers in a bus accident may suffer minor injuries (such as cuts, bruises and sprains) while others can suffer much more severe and life-altering injuries (broken bones, injuries to internal organs, burns, concussions, spinal cord injuries and traumatic brain injury). For some, these injuries prove fatal.
We can all appreciate the fact that the occasional use of force is unavoidable to uphold the law, but that does not mean that law enforcement officers have unrestricted power to exercise unwarranted and extreme force. In the United States, citizens are protected against such excessive police misconduct under both the 4th and 14th Amendment to the United States Constitution.
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 the blink of an eye. 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 dynamic personal injury attorneys 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.
Reactions to bed bug bites often vary between each victim. Some people have very mild reactions while others experience serious health issues that can be both physically and emotionally devastating. A knowledgeable personal injury lawyer will discuss with you not only your existing medical bills, but what costs you expect to incur for future treatment or therapy, and whether you have lost income or will lose future income as a result of your injuries.
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.
A tragic birth injury can result in tremendous physical emotional 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 devastating when your child has needlessly suffered or continues to suffer due to negligent or irresponsible behavior by an obstetrician or other medical professional.