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VENTURA COUNTY CAR ACCIDENT LAWYERS

Car accidents do not damage only the vehicles involved. Accidents can cause serious injuries that in turn result in necessary medical care, treatment, rehabilitation, pain and suffering, lost wages and more. For the lucky people, injuries heal and eventually they get back to their lives. For those less fortunate, injuries may linger or, worse, be permanent or cause death.

If you have been injured in a car accident, you need a professional to assist you in dealing with the other side and its insurance carrier. Contact the Ventura County car accident attorneys at Renshaw & Associates for a free consultation to discuss your options.

We have extensive litigation and negotiation experience and are dedicated to pursuing maximum compensation for injured clients. Our attorneys have obtained millions for our clients through settlement and jury verdicts and we will give your case the same effort and attention.

We at Renshaw & Associates understand that most individuals these days cannot afford the often huge legal fees necessary to obtain quality legal assistance. If our review of your facts indicates you have a claim, we will take your case on a contingency basis and provide you with the finest legal representation at no cost to you. We do not get paid unless we win your case.

We represent the injured in accident cases involving:

  • Cars
  • Trucks
  • SUVs
  • Motorcycles
  • Bicycles
  • Buses
  • Mass transit

Santa Barbara And Ventura County Auto Injury Attorneys

Car accidents involve many components. There could be a wide variety of injuries to the head, neck, back, spine and other areas. We have extensive experience managing all aspects of cases for clients with soft tissue injuries, cuts, bruises, fractures, brain injuries and others. Our office also represents families in wrongful death actions.

Our attorneys will prepare your case with our professional, aggressive style that has made Renshaw & Associates one of the best known personal injury firms in Ventura County. We will handle every aspect of your case, from negotiating the maximum possible settlement with the insurance companies to taking your case to trial if a satisfactory settlement cannot be reached.

Our lawyers also understand the causal connections between how accidents occur and the injuries they produce. We handle all types of accidents, including rear-end and hit-and-run collisions, as well as those caused by defective products or designs.

VENTURA MEDICAL MALPRACTICE ATTORNEYS

Medical malpractice is when a doctor or other medical care provider acts carelessly or negligently and causes injury to a patient. Have you or a loved one been a victim of medical malpractice? Seek the experienced and trusted counsel of the Ventura medical malpractice attorneys at Renshaw & Associates.

If you believe you were treated below the standard of care, you could have a legal claim against those responsible for your injuries. The standard of care refers to the standard accepted by health care professionals in the same position faced with similar circumstances. Thus, you could sue a health care provider who did not inform you, misdiagnosed your condition, failed to diagnose you or used the wrong treatment.

We have experience with the following types of medical malpractice cases against doctors, nurses, hospitals, staff, chiropractors and others:

  • Misdiagnosis (pronouncing the wrong diagnosis)
  • Failure to diagnose (not diagnosing a condition in time to treat it, missing something when reading an X-ray, etc.)
  • Hospital/doctor neglect
  • Surgical errors (leaving instruments inside the body, puncturing an organ, etc.)
  • Postsurgical treatment errors
  • Wrongful birth (improper delivery that results in brain damage or other defects)
  • Incorrect prescriptions
  • Improper care of the elderly
  • Other negligence/carelessness involving ordering appropriate tests, referrals to specialists, administering anesthesia or emergency room care

Santa Barbara And Ventura County Dental Negligence Lawyers

Our firm also represents clients who suffered injuries due to acts by their dentists or other dental care providers:

  • Orthodontic procedures
  • Oral surgery
  • Burns
  • Nerve damage
  • Scarring

Whatever your personal injury case involves, we will help you pursue the compensation you need and deserve.

 

VENTURA COUNTY DOG BITE ATTORNEYS

Dog bites make up a large portion of personal injury cases in California and across the country. Victims are often left with both physical and emotional scarring. The lawyers at Renshaw & Associates work diligently to maximize our clients’ recoveries and help them get the financial compensation they need for their losses.

Santa Barbara And Ventura County Strict Liability Lawyers

In California, dog owners have absolute responsibility to ensure the public’s safety by keeping their pets under control. At Renshaw & Associates, our Ventura County dog bite lawyers have extensive experience bringing claims against dog owners. On behalf of our injured clients, we seek accountability and compensation for their losses.

Strict liability means that when a dog bites someone, the owner is held legally responsible for the damages. Owners must pay for costs associated with injuries and other damages, including medical care and treatment, emergency room care, plastic surgery, hospitalization, treatment for emotional or psychological trauma, lost wages, and pain and suffering. Each case is different and the damages could vary based on the severity of the injuries:

  • Cuts, lacerations and abrasions
  • Punctures
  • Fractures
  • Crush injuries
  • Infections
  • Nerve damage
  • Disability
  • Deformity
  • Scarring
  • Wrongful death

We are accomplished trial lawyers, skilled in personal injury litigation and all aspects of the trial process. Under dog bite law, we will seek to prove that you (the victim) were legally on the property where the dog bite occurred and that the attack caused you injury. We will help you obtain the compensation you need in any dog owner negligence case.

Our personal injury practice is focused on protecting the individual and obtaining the best possible result.

 

VENTURA COUNTY PRODUCT LIABILITY ATTORNEYS

Product liability cases are a type of personal injury case involving injuries caused by products, including manufactured goods such as toys, automotive parts, medicine and medical parts and devices. Defective products are those that are capable of injuring a person due to defects in manufacturing or design. As a consumer, you are protected by the law when you purchase a product that is defective or dangerous.

At Renshaw & Associates, we represent Californians injured by dangerous and defective products. Our Ventura County product liability lawyers bring a long history of success to our clients across Southern California. We have extensive experience managing large teams of attorneys on large, complex cases. We have the knowledge and resources in this area to handle and win all range of cases. Thorough investigation, understanding of technical issues and effective trial advocacy are the keys to our success in personal injury and product liability.

Contact Renshaw & Associates and let us discuss with you how we can get you the maximum compensation for your loss or injury.

Manufacturing Defects

If you were injured by a product because it was different than others like it and did not work the way it should, you could have a legal claim against the manufacturer and recover compensation and damages for your losses. Examples include brake or tire defects in motor vehicles and toys that function improperly and create hazardous conditions for children. There are too many types of product manufacturing defects to enumerate, but rest assured that we can handle whatever your case presents.

Design Defects

Defects in product design can also cause injury or death. These defects, however, are usually common to an entire line of products. Most design cases involve defects to the structure of a product or a lack of safety features.

To discuss your case and find out whether you can bring a claim for your injuries, contact our firm today.

 

VENTURA COUNTY WRONGFUL DEATH LAWYERS

If a loved one died due to the negligence or carelessness of another, you deserve to obtain accountability, justice and compensation. Nothing can make up for your loss, but with our assistance, you can make sure your family’s needs are met and that those at fault pay.

We are Renshaw & Associates, a firm representing families during their most difficult times. We understand the emotional and financial aspects involved. We give great care and attention to our clients while managing all aspects of wrongful death cases.

Throughout Southern California, our Ventura County wrongful death attorneys represent surviving dependents or beneficiaries of those who died as a result of:

  • Car accidents
  • Truck crashes
  • Motorcycle accidents
  • Medical or dental rrors
  • Defective products
  • Elder abuse and neglect

Santa Barbara And Ventura County Fatal Accident Attorney

Through decades of experience, we have developed a comprehensive knowledge of the laws, statutes and procedures governing wrongful death claims and the lawsuits necessary to enforce these claims. We will evaluate your case, looking specifically to identify whether the necessary elements of an action are present, as well as who is entitled to seek wrongful death damages.

Our attorneys will aggressively pursue your claim, deal with the negligent parties and their insurers and provide you and your family with the finest representation available at no cost to you. If the facts of your case suggest a claim, Renshaw & Associates will handle your case on a contingency basis. That means that you do not pay any attorneys’ fees. We get paid only when we win your case.

There are many ways to recover damages after the death of a loved one and we will pursue every available type, including funeral expenses and losses of financial support, future inheritance, parental care and household services. Damages are also available for losing the love, companionship and consortium of a loved one.

There are many other nuances to California’s wrongful death laws. Consult our personal injury lawyers to learn about your rights and what to expect from the process. We will do our best to take the weight off your shoulders so you and your family can focus on recovering from your tremendous loss.

VENTURA COUNTY ELDER ABUSE ATTORNEYS

Advances in technology and medical science mean that people are living longer than ever before. California’s elderly population is no exception, which means that quality care is in demand. Elder abuse is a sad reality of the growth in numbers of our older community members. Elder abuse is not only physical abuse of an elderly person. It can also be situations where someone takes advantage of an elderly individually financially.

Elder abuse happens at nursing homes, long-term care facilities and even at home. The attorneys at Renshaw & Associates assist individual victims and family members in bringing civil claims against those responsible for abuse and neglect. Our personal injury practice focuses on the civil component of these wrongful acts, but criminal penalties are available as well. Contact our Ventura County elder abuse attorneys if you or a loved one is a victim. We have experience handling all aspects of these claims and lawsuits:

  • Neglect
  • Abandonment
  • Physical abuse
  • Emotional abuse
  • Sexual abuse
  • Financial exploitation (fraud involving repairs, sales, health care, estate planning changes and real estate issues, as well as various types of scams)
  • False allegations (We are also very experienced in defending family members and others who have been wrongly accused of such abuse. If you have been accused, you should seek experienced legal counsel immediately.)

Santa Barbara And Ventura County Nursing Home Negligence Lawyers

To bring a claim for elder abuse or nursing home neglect, we must show that there was maltreatment of the older adult. There are more layers involved, but that is the basic idea. We evaluate these cases closely to help clients understand their rights and how their cases will likely proceed.

Seniors are at risk for abuse and exploitation because they are more dependent on others for care and are more likely to be trusting and in need of socialization. Taking advantage of those weaknesses is unacceptable and we provide aggressive advocacy to combat this form of abuse.

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Your first consultation is always free. Contact us at 805-666-0966 or fill out the online form. One of our attorneys will be in touch as soon as possible. Off-site, evening and weekend appointments are available.

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