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Fresno Injury Accident LawyerFresno Attorney Tim Mazzela

Fresno Injury Attorney

Being injured in an automobile accident can have a substantial life altering impact on you and your family. My office can help you because of my extensive experience handling personal injury automobile accident cases. I have discovered what insurance companies, public entities, truck companies and more importantly juries need to establish the maximum value of your personal injury case. State-of-the-art trial presentation tools, retaining highly respected experts and presenting your case in a meaningful and compelling manner help facilitate an excellent result in your personal injury case. I thoroughly prepare your case, confirm that you are getting the necessary medical treatment, that your wage loss claim is being protected and that the evidence in your case is preserved for trial. My willingness to take difficult and complex cases to trial and fight for justice on behalf of my clients has earned me an excellent reputation for being a strong, aggressive and relentless advocate. This helps maximize the results for my clients. Additionally, I take all reasonable steps to settle your case. Settlement is more likely when you are represented by a high-quality personal injury attorney. I have extensive experience in providing settlement value ranges that are consistent with current jury verdicts and similar cases to help establish the value of your case. This provides you with the necessary information for you to be informed and feel confident about your decision to settle or not settle your case. I will then conduct a risk/benefit analysis with you to complete the review process so that you can be empowered to make a fully informed decision about your case.

Distracted Drivers

Distracted drivers are becoming an epidemic problem that is resulting in an increase in the number and severity of serious traffic accident injuries and wrongful death cases. Inattention, talking on a cell phone or texting while driving increases everyoneís risk of being seriously injured by a distracted driver. Failure to stop for the red traffic signal or running the stop sign they didnít see because they were distracted is not just negligent it is downright reckless conduct with serious consequences to the innocent victim of this reckless conduct. Our firm has handled numerous cases involving distracted and inattentive drivers with excellent results. One example of a case handled by our firm resulted in a $2,300,000.00 settlement from a distracted driver that ran a stop sign he didnít see.

Drunk Drivers

Drunk drivers killed 12,744 people in 2009 alone. The number of severe personal injuries caused by drunk and impaired drivers is even higher in that same year. There is no excuse for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Our firm has handled numerous cases involving drunk drivers. Representing an injury victim in a drunk driving case requires experience and expertise in pleading the right cause of action and including an Attachment for a Punitive damages claim. Punitive damages are intended to punish the defendant and deter the drunk driver from inflicting such tragedy on another family. Civil Code section 3294 provides the legal basis to maintain a punitive damage claim against the drunk driver.

Negligent Drivers

Our firm has handled hundreds of cases involving negligent and careless drivers that have caused injuries to our clients. Failure to yield the right of way, unsafe lane changes, crossing over the center line (head-on collisions), rear-end accidents, unsafe lane changes, unsafe left turns, unsafe speed for conditions, speeding, failure to stop for the red light, failure to stop for the posted stop sign, sudden lane changes, fatigue, drunk driving, texting while driving, talking on cell phone, talking with passengers, and plain inattention. Our firm will preserve the evidence to prove these allegations to prove the negligence of the defendant and make sure your injuries are being properly treated and managed.

Uninsured Motorist Injury Cases

Automobile accident cases involving uninsured motorist is an ever-increasing problem that can leave the victim of an automobile accident without any recourse. Our firm has been getting excellent results for 20 years handling uninsured motorist case in the state of California. Mr. Mazzela has extensive experience litigating and trying uninsured motorist arbitration automobile cases with an excellent track record for outstanding results.  Mr. Mazzela has earned a strong reputation for being a strong, aggressive and relentless advocate for his clients in uninsured motorist cases. Mr. Mazzelaís reputation is known throughout the legal community and the insurance industry.  This increases the value of your case and makes it more likely for you to maximize the settlement in your personal injury case.

Type of Injury Cases Handled by our Firm

Our firm has handled a wide variety of personal injuries cases caused by automobile accidents. These include, but are not limited to neck strain/sprains to serious cervical spine injuries including broken or fractured neck cases requiring surgery, spinal cord injuries, herniated discs, ruptured disc, radicular pain from cervical spine injuries, lower back surgical cases and middle back disc injuries, surgeries and compression fractures, compound and comminuted leg fractures, compound and comminuted fractures of the arms, wrists and hands, fractured hip with hip replacement surgery, knee injuries sprain/strains, knee surgical cases, broken jaw, dental injuries, closed head injuries, fractured skulls, subdural hematomas causing death and/or causing permanent brain damage, traumatic brain injuries, permanent brain injuries, connective tissue injuries, soft tissue injuries, nerve damage, broken or fractured arms and legs, lacerations and extensive scarring and lacerations from being involved in an automobile accident. Additionally, we have extensive experience handling wrongful death cases.

To schedule a free initial consultation to discuss your accident claim, contact us or call us at (559) 297-1118. Our offices are conveniently located on the North East side of Fresno. We are open during normal business hours. Evening and weekend appointments are available upon request. We also accept telephone calls 24 hours a day. We will travel to the hospital or your home to meet with you, when necessary. Mr. Mazzela also handles larger  personal injury cases throughout the state of California.

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At the Law Office of Timothy W. Mazzela, in Fresno, we represent individuals throughout the Central Valley in California, including Madera, Clovis, Selma, Hanford, Merced, Modesto, Tulare, Visalia, Oakhurst, Coarsegold, Lemoore, Bakersfield, Lancaster, Palmdale and Los Angeles; in Kings County, Fresno County, Kern County, Merced County, Tulare County, Stanislaus County and Los Angeles County; and throughout the communities around Kings Canyon National Park, Yosemite National Park, Sequoia National Park, Millerton Lake, Shaver Lake and the San Joaquin Valley. Mr. Mazzela also handles larger  personal injury cases throughout the state of California.

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