San Francisco Catastrophic Injury Attorney
Personal Injury Lawyers with Over 100 Years of Combined Experience
Serious accidents often result in serious injuries. Did you know that the severity of your injury could affect the amount of compensation owed to you? If the physical harm you suffer from an accident is enough to cause long-term impairment or permanent damage, you may be able to pursue damages for catastrophic injury.
If you suffered in any of the following ways, do not wait to contact a San Francisco catastrophic injury lawyer from our office.
- Brain injury, including concussion and post-concussive syndrome
- Burn injury, including thermal burns
- Paralysis or paraplegia
- Spinal cord injury
- Nerve injuries
Additional types of serious and catastrophic injuries that we can legally address include loss of limb(s), acoustic trauma, scarring / disfigurement, vision loss, and physiological disorders induced by trauma.
How do I know if I have a case?
At Walker, Hamilton & Kearns, LLP, we are here to help you determine whether or not you have cause for a catastrophic injury claim in San Francisco. Together, our team has been working in the legal field for more than a century, and we have seen all types of catastrophic injury cases.
When you call our firm for a free consultation, we can review the details of your accident and injury. From there, we will decide if it is in your best interests to pursue compensation. We are prepared to help you file a claim, fight a claim denial, or even take your case to court if need be.
At Walker, Hamilton & Kearns, LLP, we don’t require you to know whether or not you have a case. We will make that determination for you. As soon as you call our personal injury office to schedule a free evaluation, we can begin the legal process. Don’t wait to contact us today!
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The attorneys at Walker, Hamilton & Koenig, LLP successfully negotiated a $185,000 settlement for two clients involved in a rear-end car accident. On September 15, 2012, John and Nancy K. were exiting the freeway in Fremont, California and came to a stop at an intersection. The defendant, who had followed John and Nancy off the exit, did not notice they had stopped and rear-ended them at high speed, pushing their car forward 15 feet. Two months prior to theView Details
Trial attorney Timothy Hamilton received a $250,000 arbitration award against Kaiser Permanente, the maximum allowed by California law for pain and suffering in medical malpractice actions. Tim represented a client whose wife had died after a surgery at Kaiser Permanente’s San Francisco campus. Tim alleged and was able to prove that her doctors failed to provide instructions on or monitor her blood thinning medication, which resulted in her taking the medication too soon after surgery causing her to bleed internally. After aView Details