|An owner of a dog is automatically liable in California if his or her dog bites someone. It is not necessary to prove that the owner knew or even suspected that the dog was vicious. At Jacobsma & Brau we are experienced in representing victims of all kinds of attacks by dogs. These cases typically result in the most tragic injuries as they often involve children. However, anyone can be bitten by a dog and typical victims include invited guests, delivery workers, postal workers, and utility workers. Regardless of the nature of the dog bite you and your loved ones can count on Jacobsma & Brau to obtain maximum compensation for injuries of this kind.|
|Many serious accidents are caused by defective products. Some examples of common injuries from defective products include accidents from power tools or falls from ladders. In the work place workers are often injured from defective punch presses and other workplace machinery. An injury causing defect can result from a flaw in the manufacturing process or from a faulty design of the product. Regardless of the type of product defect, Jacobsma & Brau remains ready to provide top quality legal representation to you or a loved one injured by a defective product.|
|Medical malpractice can present itself in many forms. Sometimes the malpractice is blatant where the doctor operates on the wrong arm or leaves a sponge after surgery. Most of the time medical malpractice is more subtle involving such things as failure to promptly diagnose cancer or severing a vessel or duct during surgery. Regardless of the kind of medical malpractice involved ,Jacobsma & Brau is prepared to give you or a loved one top quality legal representation in an action against the responsible doctor or hospital.|
|A very typical accident scenario involves an injury arising out of a fall of some kind. Essentially there are two types of fall cases. The most common is the classic “slip and fall” and occurs when someone falls because of a highly waxed floor or a slippery substance that has negligently been left on the floor. Another kind of fall is the “trip and fall” which can occur when the victim trips over an uneven sidewalk or other hazard. If you or a loved one is a victim of a fall, regardless of type, you can count on Jacobsma & Brau to have the experience and tenacity to obtain the highest possible compensation for the injury.|
|Vehicular accidents are part of everyday life in Southern California. Everyday someone is hit by a car or truck or involved in a boating or motorcycle collision. Unfortunately, many of these accidents result in personal injury. If you or a loved one is injured in a vehicular accident of any kind you need the kind of competent legal representation that is consistently provided by Jacobsma & Brau. We have the resources to investigate the accident and to make sure that you receive the medical care and other compensation to which you are legally entitled. Do not suffer pain or allow a loved one to suffer pain from a vehicular accident without proper compensation.|
|There are two types of injuries which are compensable under the Workers’ Compensation system in California. The first type of injury is called a “specific” and is the result of a particular incident such as a slip and fall, auto accident, machine amputation, or forklift crash. The second type of compensable injury is called a “continuous trauma” and is the result of injury from repetitive motion. Repetitive motion injuries include back injuries from constant heavy lifting. They can also include carpal tunnel from repetitive data entry or injury from repeated assembly line work.
Regardless of the kind of Workers’ compensation claim being presented you can count on Jacobsma & Brau to provide you with the best possible legal representation and to maximize the recovery.
|Many kinds of accidents can result in wrongful death. Death can result from a vehicular accident or a serious fall. Construction accidents and medical malpractice often result in wrongful death. Whatever the cause the result is a family deprived of the care, comfort, and support of a loved one. Such families are entitled to just and fair compensation and can count on Jacobsma & Brau to obtain the maximum legal compensation possible.|