January 1, 2015

What Personal Injury Law Is and What It Isn’t

Often a personal injury suit is a real life performance of the David and Goliath story. On one side is a massive corporation, or an insurance company, or a reticent defendant digging in their heels - and they don't want to pay for the cost of their mistakes. It costs more money to do...
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November 24, 2014

Driver Fatigue a Possible Factor in NorCal Bus Accident

Over the weekend one person was killed and at least 30 people were injured  when a tour bus crashed off I-5 in Shasta County.  The bus involved in the crash had departed Los Angeles and was en route to Pasco, Washington, when it went off the freeway at about 8:30 a.m. on Sunday morning,...
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October 9, 2014

Elderly Driving Accidents in San Diego : A Growing Problem

This week’s fatal accident in La Jolla that killed a mother of three and was allegedly caused by a 91-year-old woman once again brought the problem of older adult drivers in the spotlight. With a growing aging population, there are more and more older adult drivers on the road – more than ever before....
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August 6, 2014

If I Hire Estey & Bomberger, Which Attorney Will Represent Me?

If your case goes to trial, you will always have Mike or Steve representing you. The great thing about hiring Estey & Bomberger is that you are hiring a team of professionals who work together to get you the best results. Each of our attorneys specialize in specific types of cases, which means that when you hire...
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August 6, 2014

How Much Do We Charge for Our Legal Services?

Here at Estey & Bomberger, LLP, we charge our clients based on a contingency fee. In its most basic form, a contingency fee simply means that an attorney’s fee is based on the condition that your case wins at trial. If you win a sum of money in a personal injury action, for example,...
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August 6, 2014

How Do I Know Whether I Need an Attorney After My Accident?

The experience of being in an accident is a terrifying one. The aftermath as well can be a new, overwhelming, stressful ordeal as you stumble through the slew of insurance adjusters, doctors, and lawyers. A silver lining in this otherwise bleak picture however, is that not every accident scenario requires the assistance of an...
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August 6, 2014

Why am I not being compensated when I have full insurance coverage?

Although a driver may think he or she has complete coverage, there are a number of instances in which a policy may not cover the full amount of damages in a car accident. There are many different types of policies, and not having any particular one may decrease the amount you are awarded in...
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August 6, 2014

Can I Still Be Compensated for Injuries if I was Partially at Fault?

Establishing who is responsible for a personal injury is often not as easy as you might think. Many times, more than one person acted in a negligent way that caused your injury. Sometimes, even you may have contributed to your own injury through negligent behavior. Importantly, being partially at fault for your injuries does...
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August 6, 2014

Is My Lawsuit Frivolous?

Although colloquially used to describe lawsuits that seem absurd, in legal terms, the word “frivolous” is applied to claims and defenses that are illogical, groundless, or both. Frivolous lawsuits unnecessarily waste the court’s valuable time as well as the time and resources of the parties involved. There is a public misconception of concerning frivolous...
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August 6, 2014

How Do I Know That the Lawyers I Hire are not “Ambulance Chasers”

“Did you hear about the lawyer hurt in the accident? An ambulance stopped suddenly!” There are no shortage of lawyer jokes, and rightly so. There are many attorneys across the country that try to capitalize on other people’s misfortunes. “Ambulance chasing,” a term used to describe attorneys that target you for representation the moment...
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