Burlingame Personal Injury Attorney

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Experienced Personal Injury Lawyer Serving Victims in Burlingame and the San Francisco Bay Area 

Many people are injured in accidents who do not know what to do and are unaware of their legal options. Just because we use the word "accident" does not mean that the injury is not the legal responsibility of another person, business, or government entity. When people or companies cause an injury producing accident, the negligent wrongdoer should be held accountable and the injured victim should be appropriately and fairly compensated for their damages. There is an entire area of law called TORTS which covers the legal remedies for people and their families who have been injured or killed as a result of someone else's negligence. It is in this area of law that Mr. Shapiro received the American Jurisprudence Award and in which he has dedicated his entire legal career to help people just like you. Having a respected and proven Burlingame personal Injury Attorney by your side is critical to your case and the outcome.


Almost all accident claims are handled by insurance companies. They spend millions of dollars on advertising trying to convince you not only to buy their product but also to fool you into thinking that they will treat you fairly if they are ever handling your injury claim. DON'T BE FOOLED. The sole goal of the insurance company is to resolve your claim for as little money as possible. There are even settlement techniques designed to get people to sign away their legal rights before they know the full extent of their injuries. In California, if the insurance company is working for the negligent party then they owe you no legal duty to treat you fairly. Because you can't sue them for not treating you fairly they often don't.


The truth is that you need experienced representation to level the playing field. The insurance company starts gathering evidence from day one. They will request a recorded statement to use against you. They will offer you less than your claim is worth. And if you don't have an injury lawyer what are you going to do about it? Good luck filing a lawsuit in pro per and getting a respectable settlement or having a chance of success in court. When you hire a Burlingame personal injury attorney you will avoid making mistakes which could ruin your claim. You will get important counseling and legal advice regarding your options. You will work together to gather the evidence vital to support your claim both for liability and damages. Plus, you will get an advocate so the insurance company knows on a worthy claim that if the matter is not settled it WILL be going to litigation. Having representation often avoids litigation because the insurance companies know many unrepresented people will simply give up or settle for very little instead of trying to fight without an attorney.


For a free case evaluation, and to protect your legal rights, you owe it to yourself to call or email Mr. Shapiro so he can evaluate whether your case is worth pursuing. At Shapiro Legal Group, we handle many types of personal injury cases such as:

Mr. Shapiro will take the time to learn every aspect of your case and assess whether or not you should hire counsel. He has the experience and skill to consider what course of action is in your best interests. Our Burlingame, CA Personal Injury Law Firm, routinely work with medical professionals, forensic experts and private investigators that can conduct a detailed investigation as needed in your particular case.

When settlement should be considered, experience is necessary to determine whether you are better off settling or pursuing or continuing litigation. A proper evaluation of your damages, past and future, as well as your prospects in litigation or at trial, is required to provide sound legal advice on what you should do. 

We cannot go back in time to prevent your injury or the death of your loved one. We cannot guarantee you a certain result. But we can and will work with you to obtain the very best recovery for you and provide experienced, professional and aggressive representation.

If you have been injured and believe you deserve compensation for your losses, contact Mr. Shapiro, a proven and experienced Burkingame Personal Injury Attorney, today by calling 650-274-0180 or filling out the online form for a free consultation.

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