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Personal Injury Attorneys in Manhattan Beach

Manhattan Beach is a city in the South Bay region of Los Angeles County – only five miles from LAX Airport and about 20 miles from Downtown Los Angeles. It has over 2 miles of ocean frontage and is popular with beach volleyball and surfing enthusiasts.

Despite being a mecca for sun, surfing, fine dining, and shopping, Manhattan Beach has its fair share of accidents, often caused by the negligent behavior of others.

For example, according to the latest annual OTS Crash Ranking Results, Manhattan Beach ranks #12 out of 94 cities for the number of bicyclists killed or injured every year. And it ranks #7 for bicyclists under 15.

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Note: The OTS Crash Ranking Results compare a city’s traffic safety statistics to those of other cities with similar-sized populations.

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

Our Manhattan Beach personal injury attorneys help clients who have been seriously injured in an accident due to the negligent behavior of another party to claim compensation.

Serious injuries include, but are not limited to:

You might be able to claim both economic and non-economic damages depending on the nature and extent of your injuries.

Economic damages might include:

  • Emergency medical expenses
  • Past and future medical expenses
  • Lost wages and future loss of earnings
  • Reduced earnings potential
  • Physical therapy
  • Psychological or psychiatric treatment

Non-economic damages might include:

  • Pain and suffering
  • Scarring or disfigurement
  • Emotional distress
  • Loss of enjoyment of life
  • Loss of consortium

Personal Injuries

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

The three grounds for filing a personal injury claim are:

  • 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.

Accidents that frequently cause personal injuries include:

Car Accidents – Car accidents often lead to personal injuries. Typical causes include speeding, fatigue, wrong turning, aggressive driving, distracted driving, and driving under the influence.

Truck Accidents – You do not really stand a chance against a large truck weighing 20 to 30 times more than your car. According to statistics, 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 Manhattan Beach is a fun and economical way to reach your destination or enjoy the scenery. However, whether you are a rider or passenger, you don’t have a lot of protection against other vehicles on the road. Motorcyclists have a higher risk of suffering injuries in an accident as motorists often do not notice them until it is too late! 

Uber and Lyft Accidents – Ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft have become a popular way of reaching your destination in Manhattan Beach. And although it may be a responsible way to travel when you are planning on having drinks with family or friends, it is not necessarily a safe way to travel. As more people start using ride-hailing services, the number of accidents and personal injury claims continues to increase.

Slip and Fall Accidents – Data shows that falls are the second leading cause of unintentional injury deaths worldwide. And Manhattan Beach is no exception. Every year many Manhattan Beach residents are seriously injured in slip and fall accidents. Typical 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: