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Personal Injury Attorneys in Altadena

Situated directly north of Pasadena lies Altadena – “Alta” means high or upper in Spanish, and “dena” is derived from Pasadena. It is an unincorporated area in the Verdugo Mountains region of Los Angeles County, about 14 miles from downtown Los Angeles.

With over 40,000 people living in Altadena, accidents due to negligent behavior are inevitable.

If you or a loved one sustained injuries in an accident, you might be entitled to compensation!

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Our Altadena personal injury attorneys help clients who have been seriously injured in an accident due to the negligence of another party to get the compensation they deserve.

Serious accident injuries include, but are not limited to:

The damages you might be able to recover include:

  • Emergency medical expenses
  • Past and future medical expenses
  • Lost wages
  • Future loss of earnings
  • Reduced earnings potential
  • Physical therapy
  • Pain and suffering
  • Loss of enjoyment of life

Personal Injuries

Legally, personal injuries refer to instances where an individual suffers physical, emotional, or reputational damage caused by another party.

There are three grounds for filing a personal injury claim, namely:

  • Negligence (the most common)
  • Strict Liability
  • Intentional Wrongs

Negligence is any act or failure to act by the defendant that results in a breach of their duty of care that could likely cause injuries to others.

Common accidents that often result in personal injuries include:

Car Accidents – Car accidents often result in personal injuries. Typical causes include speeding, DUI, fatigue, wrong turning, aggressive driving, distracted driving, and mechanical failure.

Truck Accidents – Truck accidents are often lethal – an accident with a large truck weighing between 20 and 30 times more than your car frequently doesn’t end well. Statistics published by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) show that about 97% of vehicle occupants killed in two-vehicle crashes involving a passenger vehicle and a large truck are occupants of the passenger vehicles.

Motorcycle Accidents – Traveling on a motorcycle in Altadena is a fun and economical way to reach your destination. However, as a rider or passenger, you don’t have a lot of protection against other vehicles on the road – you have a higher risk of suffering injuries in a motorcycle accident. Motorists are often not vigilant enough about motorcycles on the road!

Uber and Lyft Accidents – Using ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft is becoming an increasingly popular and convenient way of traveling in Altadena. But as more people start to use ride-hailing services, the number of accidents and personal injury claims increase.

Slip and Fall Accidents – Data shows that falls are the second leading cause of unintentional injury deaths worldwide. Every year many Altadena residents are badly injured in slip and fall accidents. Common causes include wet, slippery floors and uneven surfaces.

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If you’re not able to travel to our office, we can send one of our accident attorneys to visit you at your home or in the hospital, anywhere in Southern California.

Why Choose Cohen & Marzban Personal Injury Attorneys?

Results! Results! Results!

With over 45 years of experience, we have already recovered $2,000,000,000+ for our clients!

Our list of accomplishments includes winning The Litigator Award™ – an honor given to only the top 1% of trial attorneys in the United States.

If you need a respected law firm with a proven track record on your side, Cohen & Marzban is the place to go. We stand ready to help you.

All new clients receive a free consultation and if we decide to take on your case, we don’t get paid unless you get paid!

Personal injury encompasses many types of lawsuits, including but not limited to the following: