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Personal Injury Cases

The following are just some of the cases our Fremont and San Francisco personal injury attorney has handled. If you or a loved one has been hurt in an accident, contact us online or call 800-769-3977 for a free telephone consultation. Our accomplished and experienced personal injury attorneys serving our Fremont and San Francisco offices can help you determine where to begin and choose the best course of action possible.

Auto and pedestrian: A woman was crossing the parking lot at Stanford Shopping Center when she was struck by a motorist who failed to see her. She injured her lower back. The defendant driver denied hitting her. We obtained a settlement of $134,000 for the pedestrian.

Aircraft accident: A woman was a passenger in a small, personal aircraft that made an emergency landing due to flames in the cabin. She exited prior to the aircraft coming to a full stop. As a result, she suffered burns and a fractured leg. The pilot’s limited insurance policy did not even cover her medical bills. After an aggressive investigation, I brought two additional parties into the lawsuit. We obtained a confidential combined settlement from all three parties despite their claims that she was at fault for exiting the aircraft prior to a full stop.

Dog bite: A TV cable installer was installing cable at a homeowner’s residence and was attacked by an English bulldog. He was bitten and suffered both physical injuries and emotional distress. With aggressive negotiations, we obtained a settlement of the homeowner’s policy limit of $300,000 for his injuries.

Dog-related incident: A woman was strolling around her neighborhood when two dogs began barking at her. One of them chased her, and she fell to the ground and injured her shoulder. The dog walker claimed that the dog never got near her or touched her. After aggressive negotiations, we were able to obtain a confidential settlement for our client.

Product-related — product liability: A woman sat on a chair at a chain coffee shop and the chair broke. She fell and injured her tailbone. After a long and diligent investigation, the liable party was found, and we negotiated a settlement for our client.

Wrongful death — MUNI: A senior citizen was killed by a San Francisco MUNI streetcar when he was crossing the street. The MUNI operator claimed that the senior citizen ran outside of the marked crosswalk and into the path of the streetcar. The police concluded that the senior citizen was at fault, and MUNI denied liability. We obtained a settlement of just under $1 million for his surviving spouse and children.

Contact Our California Personal Injury Lawyer

We work hard to hold negligent parties accountable and to help you recover the financial compensation you deserve. Contact us online or call 800-769-3977 to schedule an appointment to discuss your situation, our personal injury lawyers can discuss potential options. Plus, feel free to visit our page on Slip-and-Falls / Premises Liability to learn about how we will analyze your case. We speak Cantonese Chinese, Mandarin Chinese, Thai, and Laotian.

Client Reviews
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"My father was hit by a car when he was cross the road close to a grocery parking lot last year. Although he was not seriously injured but he still spent months in hospital. We needed a lawyer to help to deal with the insurance issues. Luckily we found office of Derek Lim for their professional guidance. Christine handled everything professionally and made the whole process easy for us so we can focus on taking care of my father. We are satisfied with their service and results and highly recommend them to anyone who needs an accident lawyer." Yun Ji
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"Law office of Derek Lim did an excellent job on settling my personal injury case. I look up their ad online and I called their office about my car accident. Mr. Lim came to my home the next day to obtained all the info. They settled my case promptly. I am very pleased with the settlement and highly recommend Law office of Derek Lim." Janice Cheung
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