Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Accidents

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Personal Injury - Vehicles Accidents

While motor vehicles accidents comprise a significant portion of personal injury and wrongful death claims, it would be wrong to think that they are always simple to resolve.

For nearly 35 years The Law Offices of John P. O’Connell has represented victims of car crashes and other auto accidents throughout Southern California. Our personal injury law firm works hard to make sure our clients receive the compensation they deserve. Contact us today to schedule a free consultation.

  • Rear End Collisions
  • Intersection Accidents
  • Alcohol Related Accidents
  • Hit and Run Accidents
  • Passenger and Driver Injuries
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Truck Accidents
  • Pedestrian and Bike Accidents
  • Public Transportation Accidents
  • Uninsured and Underinsured Motorists
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Personal Injury - Premises Liability

The term “Slip and Fall” describes the type of injury that occurs on someone else’s property, usually as a result of a defective surface, a slippery substance or other dangerous condition. That fact that you are injured from a slip, trip or fall does not necessarily mean that someone else is legally responsible for your injury. This is why it is important to seek professional advice from a premises liability attorney. Our firm is experienced in determining if the property owner is liable for not taking the right steps to prevent an accident from occurring.

  • Defective Lighting
  • Lack of Proper Security to prevent Assaults
  • Failure to Warn of Hazardous Condition on the Property
  • Improperly Maintained Equipment
  • Dog Bites and Animal Attacks
  • Swimming Pool Accidents
  • Other Dangerous Condition on the Premises
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Personal Injury - Product Liability

On regular basis consumers sustain serious injuries from dangerous and defective products. Many of these injuries could be avoided if the manufactures or distributors of these products took additional steps to ensure consumers safety. The primary incentive to increase product safety is to avoid potential claims in product liability lawsuits, which provide compensation for personal injuries due to a defective product, you may be able to file a claim against the manufacture to recover damages. Recoverable damages include:

  • Medical Expenses
  • Lost Wages
  • Loss of Physical capacity
  • Pain and Suffering
  • Punitive Damages
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Wrongful Death

When a member of your family was killed as a result of a negligent act of another, the law provides for damages to be paid to the survivors of the deceased as compensation for their loss. Insurance companies take a very strong position to limit their liability in the case of a wrongful death. Our office takes an equally strong position in representing the rights of our clients as they relate to the loss of a loved one. We work with independent forensic accountants to develop your case and present the strongest position possible in the pursuit of recovering a lifetime of financial damages and loss of support.

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Mr. O'Connell has been serving Southern California for over 35 years.