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Car & Motorcycle Accident Lawyers in California

 

Car & Motorcycle Accident Injuries

If you were injured in a vehicle accident, here is some helpful information about what to do next. Before contacting a car and motorcycle injury lawyer, always talk to a doctor. Your health and recovery are the most important step in getting back to your life.

Seek Medical Attention

Medical expenses represent a large portion of the damages owed for a personal injury claim. In most cases, treatment should be completed before a settlement is made. Doctors are critical in determining what will be a fair economic recovery. The Scranton Law Firm can help make sure you get the proper doctors and medical specialists to diagnose your injury.

Injuries & Insurance Claims

Serious injuries can be difficult to detect for drivers and passengers for some time after an auto accident. Depending on the type of injury, you may be faced with long term complications that may not be readily apparent. When it comes to determining the value of your claim, understanding injuries is very important.

Claim Valuation

The severity of your injury and recovery time are two factors that insurance companies use to determine your settlement amount. These are some common accident injuries, and some information about their severity.

Vehicle Accident Injuries

If you were injured in a vehicle accident, here is some helpful information about what to do next. Before you think about an injury lawsuit, always talk to a doctor. Your health and recovery are the most important step in getting back to your life.

 

Back & Spinal Cord Injuries

The vertebrae of the spine are cushioned by spongy disks which act like little shock absorbers and keep the spine flexible. If one of these discs becomes damaged after an accident, it can bulge or break through its hard outer layer. This is called a herniated disc.

Brain Trauma and Head Injuries

Head and brain injuries caused by hitting the steering wheel or other parts of the car can be extremely dangerous. Any trauma to the head or neck region should be examined right away by a doctor. Head injuries are generally divided into two main categories: external and internal.

Broken Bones / Fractures

Injuries resulting in broken bones and fractures are serious. They can cause severe discomfort in mild cases and chronic pain or permanent damage in more extreme cases. Fractured or broken ribs can cause potential lung damage. Elderly people are more likely to experience serious medical consequences as a result of broken bones and fractures.

Burn and Fire Injuries

Burn injuries are often extremely painful and can require extensive medical and surgical treatment. Burn injuries are normally classified by degree, i.e. first, second and third-degree burns. A first-degree burn can be very painful, but it only affects the outer skin. Generally, first degree burns require little or no medical treatment.

Catastrophic Injuries

Catastrophic personal injuries from car crashes include things such as traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, amputations, internal organ damage, paralysis, severe burns, multiple fractures, and death. All of these injuries can have life altering effects and may result in permanent damage or death.

Eye Injuries

Eye injuries can have devastating life-long effects and should always be taken seriously. These injuries can have substantial economic effects in addition to pain and suffering, and loss of sight. Any time an injury to the eye happens an eye specialist should be seen as soon as possible.

Heart & Lungs Injury

Injuries to the heart or lungs are very serious, generally requiring long-term medical treatment. The heart can be damaged by puncture or by trauma, which is a common occurrence in many different Accident Types.

Internal Bleeding

Internal bleeding’s symptoms can be hard to detect because they don’t usually have exterior signs. Internal bleeding is dangerous because you may not even realize it is happening until it becomes serious in the future. Blood is critical to how internal organs and the body work so when this bleeding begins to disrupt circulation it will eventually cause severe symptoms throughout the body.

Muscle/Ligament Injury

Muscular injuries are often caused by trauma resulting in the release of blood inside the muscle. In mild cases, this simply results in slight soft tissue damage or bruising. Mild soft tissue injuries and bruising will generally heal over time. In more serious cases, the muscle can be permanently damaged leading to reduced mobility and may require surgery to fix.

Paralysis

Paralysis is generally defined as the complete loss of voluntary movement in an affected limb or muscle group. There are two major types of paralysis that come from severe spinal cord injuries after vehicle accidents. Paraplegia is the loss of use of both legs and the trunk. Quadriplegia is the loss of use of all four limbs and the trunk.

Unconsciousness

If a person loses consciousness during an accident or other injury, time is of the essence. An accident victim who loses consciousness and stops breathing is at risk of death or serious brain damage. Therefore, CPR or other breathing assistance should be given immediately and they should receive urgent medical attention.

Contact our California personal injury lawyers for a free case review.

Call, Text or Email for a Free Legal Consultation

Scranton Law Firm Reviews

Broc Bridges
In 2019 I was involved in an automobile accident where the other driver ran a stop sign. I suffered a breastbone fracture which left me with agonizing...
Jamie R has been so very helpful in settling my automobile claim. Thanks to her for her calm demeanor and responsiveness. It nice to have someone to take...
Ivy Oakz
Rosa Quiroa
Mark Kalinowski
Very personable
JOSUÉ GLEZ
Roman Gómez,y Erika Mendez excelente persona ,y el abogado louis g beary ,me ayudó en todo el momento en mi caso,se los recomiendo
Great law firm. They work really hard to get you what you deserve. I was so glad to have them on my side.
Erin Matushenko
Bob has been an excellent source of professional meets personalization. He listens and focuses on what’s at hand, which is you! Highly recommend him to whomever is in need of top notch representation.
Anne Consono
Top Notch company 👌💪 Fought hard for my husband. Very positive experience. You want them on your side. Kudos to Nikki the assistant!!
Tamara Soliz
Fair, helpful and great communication. They walked me through the whole process and made sure I was taken care of. Would highly recommend to friends and family.
Toni M
roxanne Cichon
*jEsSiCa rAyMoNd*
A no hassel experience. Pleased.
Robert Leblond
Very professional firm. My lawyer was Lou Berry. We worked well together.
Barbara Linares
meg razo
Mamie David
Keith Dukes Jr.
Jeff Asher
Without the help of Scranton Law Firm I would never recovered a dime from my insurance company on a hit and run accident where the insurance company refuse to pay on a uninsured motorist policy they got them on a technicality and they had to pay up. Thanks Scranton Law Firm you guys are the best
Heather Miller
Scranton Law firm did a great job with my case. All my questions were answered in a timely manner and always with a sense of urgency. My dad was recently in...
Erika W.
Great experience, will always recommend. Every question I had was always answered in a timely matter and with a sense of urgency.Thank you Scranton Law Firm!
Pebbles Raindrops
Bridget Florez
alyssia lujan
Roman is awesome! He stays on top of things & keeps you updated. I’d recommend him to anyone! Thank you for helping me & always calling/texting back.
Martha Vasquez
Joel JR Jacobo
Damon Fobbs
Caleb Martin
Friendly and professional as well as speedy.
King Mills
Camille Rossignon
I had a great experience with Scranton law firm Karl and the whole team were efficient and they treat you like family I would definitely recommend them!
Ricoberto Ornelas
Above and beyond service!!!
Tarsa
Lexi Brantley
Karinda Elliott
George Lucas
My experience was great the attorney I had prior to Stratton was only going to ask for 50,000 and and he told me my case was not looking very good I went to Stratton and they got 150,000 for the case I I was very happy with him
Megan Downum
Rachel Wilson
Maria Ortiz
Melissa
Pleased with their Professional Service, quick response and satisfactory outcome.
Marisol Cardenas
Miguel me ayudo mucho y podia a comunicarme con el por textos, a veces es muy estresante pelear con la Aseguranza y el me recomendó ir a corte de delitos menores y lo logre, me pagaron todos los rides que yo tuve que conseguir por 3 meses que la Aseguranza me estuvo ignorando y la mujer que me choco me insultaba por textos telefónicos ahora tuvo su merecido
LOLA NORGON
LLesenia Bolorin Jones
La Rhonda Chargois
Jenny M
Jason Minick
Dutch Smith
Dontay Lamar
Esmeralda Garcia
Charles Akers
Great people who have your interest inhand. They work hard for you and get results.Thanks againCharles A. Akers
Brin Guessmylastone
I had a great experience with Scranton law firm. After I got hit by a drunk driver and my car was totaled, they took care of everything was needed to get reimbursed for my loss and expenses. I couldn't have done it without their firm.
Cristal Partida
Chris Ackermann was very friendly and helpful! Constantly kept us up to date on our case, I would definitely recommend Scranton Law Firm to anyone that's been involved in a MVA! Well deserved 5 STARS!!! Thank you for your service!
Ed Ward
Remi Ham
Emanuel DaSilva
Christina Flores
Oscar Alvarado
Allen Shin
Scranton Law Firm has assisted us with our accident case promptly, courteously and professionally as possible to reach a settlement that we deserved.
Tawny Adams
hound puppy10
Case is pending. Hopefully this will remain 5 stars. But, thus far, they've been terrific.
Melody ahn
anne-marie jackson
Kenneth Schissler
Isai Evans
FABULOUS ENTERTAINMENT
Jusamia Gomez
Kelsey Webb
Babycakez Garcia
Erica Zuniga
JoAnn Lori Gilyeat
Jennifer Perez
Andy Boggeri
They help me and we're professional.
Ghafoori AhmadShah
Cristal Partida
Excellent experience! Everything was done over the phone! Chris Ackermann did a great job keeping us up to date with our case and was extremely helpful and answered any questions we had. We are very grateful for all the work they put into our case and I highly recommend people to go here if they need an attorney!
Linda Estes
Aaron Arevalo
Kathy Yuh
Dulce Martinez
J Max
J Max recommends Chris Ackerman & Attorneys as much as I can whenever its possible. Its real simple go to the Super-Pros and get thejob done!!!
Douglas M Pineda Jr
Dre Blak
MrJake595
Sarah Garcia
Chris Ackermann exceeded my expectations for both of my car accident related cases. Not only was he extremely professional but also very personable & friendly. Chris would follow up with me often to make sure everything was going smoothly. Not to mention he went above & beyond & was able to win a very impossible case for me. I have referred a few friends of mine to Chris because his work is honest & he goes the extra mile for his clients. I'm very thankful for the times I've had to work with him. I wouldn't go to anyone else!
Natalie Rodriguez
Very attentive & nice. When I've emailed or called, Karla & Bob replied promptly. Any questions I've had they have been very helpful. I will recommend them to everyone!!!
Amber Torres
Their staff is wonderful, especially Esme, Heidi and Lissethe! Those ladies are the best!
Please Please Give These Guys A Call If You Are In Need. They Work For You, Not Themselves,
I guarantee it & I should Know.. Victor Lawson
Who are you goings to calls ?
If you have been in an accident Scranton Law Firm is who you want to talk to bottom line.
In January, my husband and I were looking for a divorce attorney. We knew exactly how we wanted the divorce to be handled and all we needed was someone to...
Mose White
Vikas Khanna
Ron D
They take care of business, i left a another firm because they were still on a Dog bite claim for 8 months. I transferred my case to Scranton done in 3 months.. Thanks gentlemen!
michelle pitts
Kevin Breston
Cassandra Mccoy
gtliang
Raymond Lee
Dan Burch
Muscle Maker Grill
Melody Santos
Kenneth Zelenka
Ego Trippn
Jeff Robinson
Kou Yang
Joe So
It was great to know I was in good hands. I could not of asked for more from the attorney that help us. I'd for sure refer Bill and Kristina out to anyone.
William Galvez
Kelly Overstreet
steven cunningham
Next Reviews
Vehicle Accident Injuries

If you were injured in a vehicle accident, here is some helpful information about what to do next. Before you think about an injury lawsuit, always talk to a doctor. Your health and recovery are the most important step in getting back to your life.

Seek Medical Attention

Medical expenses represent a large portion of the damages owed for a personal injury claim. In most cases, treatment should be completed before a settlement is made. Doctors are critical in determining what will be a fair economic recovery. The Scranton Law Firm can help make sure you get the proper doctors and medical specialists to diagnose your injury.

Injuries & Insurance Claims

Serious injuries can be difficult to detect for drivers and passengers for some time after an auto accident. Depending on the type of injury, you may be faced with long term complications that may not be readily apparent. When it comes to determining the value of your claim, understanding injuries is very important.

Claim Valuation

The severity of your injury and recovery time are two factors that insurance companies use to determine your settlement amount. These are some common accident injuries, and some information about their severity.

 

Back & Spinal Cord Injuries

The vertebrae of the spine are cushioned by spongy disks which act like little shock absorbers and keep the spine flexible. If one of these discs becomes damaged after an accident, it can bulge or break through its hard outer layer. This is called a herniated disc.

Brain Trauma and Head Injuries

Head and brain injuries caused by hitting the steering wheel or other parts of the car can be extremely dangerous. Any trauma to the head or neck region should be examined right away by a doctor. Head injuries are generally divided into two main categories: external and internal.

Broken Bones / Fractures

Injuries resulting in broken bones and fractures are serious. They can cause severe discomfort in mild cases and chronic pain or permanent damage in more extreme cases. Fractured or broken ribs can cause potential lung damage. Elderly people are more likely to experience serious medical consequences as a result of broken bones and fractures.

Burn and Fire Injuries

Burn injuries are often extremely painful and can require extensive medical and surgical treatment. Burn injuries are normally classified by degree, i.e. first, second and third-degree burns. A first-degree burn can be very painful, but it only affects the outer skin. Generally, first degree burns require little or no medical treatment.

Catastrophic Injuries

Catastrophic personal injuries from car crashes include things such as traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, amputations, internal organ damage, paralysis, severe burns, multiple fractures, and death. All of these injuries can have life altering effects and may result in permanent damage or death.

Eye Injuries

Eye injuries can have devastating life-long effects and should always be taken seriously. These injuries can have substantial economic effects in addition to pain and suffering, and loss of sight. Any time an injury to the eye happens an eye specialist should be seen as soon as possible.

Heart & Lungs Injury

Injuries to the heart or lungs are very serious, generally requiring long-term medical treatment. The heart can be damaged by puncture or by trauma, which is a common occurrence in many different Accident Types.

Internal Bleeding

Internal bleeding’s symptoms can be hard to detect because they don’t usually have exterior signs. Internal bleeding is dangerous because you may not even realize it is happening until it becomes serious in the future. Blood is critical to how internal organs and the body work so when this bleeding begins to disrupt circulation it will eventually cause severe symptoms throughout the body.

Muscle/Ligament Injury

Muscular injuries are often caused by trauma resulting in the release of blood inside the muscle. In mild cases, this simply results in slight soft tissue damage or bruising. Mild soft tissue injuries and bruising will generally heal over time. In more serious cases, the muscle can be permanently damaged leading to reduced mobility and may require surgery to fix.

Paralysis

Paralysis is generally defined as the complete loss of voluntary movement in an affected limb or muscle group. There are two major types of paralysis that come from severe spinal cord injuries after vehicle accidents. Paraplegia is the loss of use of both legs and the trunk. Quadriplegia is the loss of use of all four limbs and the trunk.

Unconsciousness

If a person loses consciousness during an accident or other injury, time is of the essence. An accident victim who loses consciousness and stops breathing is at risk of death or serious brain damage. Therefore, CPR or other breathing assistance should be given immediately and they should receive urgent medical attention.

Contact our California personal injury lawyers for a free case review. Tell us about your injury and we will determine your next steps.

Call, Text or Email for a Free Legal Consultation

Scranton Law Firm Reviews

Broc Bridges
In 2019 I was involved in an automobile accident where the other driver ran a stop sign. I suffered a breastbone fracture which left me with agonizing...
Jamie R has been so very helpful in settling my automobile claim. Thanks to her for her calm demeanor and responsiveness. It nice to have someone to take...
Ivy Oakz
Rosa Quiroa
Mark Kalinowski
Very personable
JOSUÉ GLEZ
Roman Gómez,y Erika Mendez excelente persona ,y el abogado louis g beary ,me ayudó en todo el momento en mi caso,se los recomiendo
Great law firm. They work really hard to get you what you deserve. I was so glad to have them on my side.
Erin Matushenko
Bob has been an excellent source of professional meets personalization. He listens and focuses on what’s at hand, which is you! Highly recommend him to whomever is in need of top notch representation.
Anne Consono
Top Notch company 👌💪 Fought hard for my husband. Very positive experience. You want them on your side. Kudos to Nikki the assistant!!
Tamara Soliz
Fair, helpful and great communication. They walked me through the whole process and made sure I was taken care of. Would highly recommend to friends and family.
Toni M
roxanne Cichon
*jEsSiCa rAyMoNd*
A no hassel experience. Pleased.
Robert Leblond
Very professional firm. My lawyer was Lou Berry. We worked well together.
Barbara Linares
meg razo
Mamie David
Keith Dukes Jr.
Jeff Asher
Without the help of Scranton Law Firm I would never recovered a dime from my insurance company on a hit and run accident where the insurance company refuse to pay on a uninsured motorist policy they got them on a technicality and they had to pay up. Thanks Scranton Law Firm you guys are the best
Heather Miller
Scranton Law firm did a great job with my case. All my questions were answered in a timely manner and always with a sense of urgency. My dad was recently in...
Erika W.
Great experience, will always recommend. Every question I had was always answered in a timely matter and with a sense of urgency.Thank you Scranton Law Firm!
Pebbles Raindrops
Bridget Florez
alyssia lujan
Roman is awesome! He stays on top of things & keeps you updated. I’d recommend him to anyone! Thank you for helping me & always calling/texting back.
Martha Vasquez
Joel JR Jacobo
Damon Fobbs
Caleb Martin
Friendly and professional as well as speedy.
King Mills
Camille Rossignon
I had a great experience with Scranton law firm Karl and the whole team were efficient and they treat you like family I would definitely recommend them!
Ricoberto Ornelas
Above and beyond service!!!
Tarsa
Lexi Brantley
Karinda Elliott
George Lucas
My experience was great the attorney I had prior to Stratton was only going to ask for 50,000 and and he told me my case was not looking very good I went to Stratton and they got 150,000 for the case I I was very happy with him
Megan Downum
Rachel Wilson
Maria Ortiz
Melissa
Pleased with their Professional Service, quick response and satisfactory outcome.
Marisol Cardenas
Miguel me ayudo mucho y podia a comunicarme con el por textos, a veces es muy estresante pelear con la Aseguranza y el me recomendó ir a corte de delitos menores y lo logre, me pagaron todos los rides que yo tuve que conseguir por 3 meses que la Aseguranza me estuvo ignorando y la mujer que me choco me insultaba por textos telefónicos ahora tuvo su merecido
LOLA NORGON
LLesenia Bolorin Jones
La Rhonda Chargois
Jenny M
Jason Minick
Dutch Smith
Dontay Lamar
Esmeralda Garcia
Charles Akers
Great people who have your interest inhand. They work hard for you and get results.Thanks againCharles A. Akers
Brin Guessmylastone
I had a great experience with Scranton law firm. After I got hit by a drunk driver and my car was totaled, they took care of everything was needed to get reimbursed for my loss and expenses. I couldn't have done it without their firm.
Cristal Partida
Chris Ackermann was very friendly and helpful! Constantly kept us up to date on our case, I would definitely recommend Scranton Law Firm to anyone that's been involved in a MVA! Well deserved 5 STARS!!! Thank you for your service!
Ed Ward
Remi Ham
Emanuel DaSilva
Christina Flores
Oscar Alvarado
Allen Shin
Scranton Law Firm has assisted us with our accident case promptly, courteously and professionally as possible to reach a settlement that we deserved.
Tawny Adams
hound puppy10
Case is pending. Hopefully this will remain 5 stars. But, thus far, they've been terrific.
Melody ahn
anne-marie jackson
Kenneth Schissler
Isai Evans
FABULOUS ENTERTAINMENT
Jusamia Gomez
Kelsey Webb
Babycakez Garcia
Erica Zuniga
JoAnn Lori Gilyeat
Jennifer Perez
Andy Boggeri
They help me and we're professional.
Ghafoori AhmadShah
Cristal Partida
Excellent experience! Everything was done over the phone! Chris Ackermann did a great job keeping us up to date with our case and was extremely helpful and answered any questions we had. We are very grateful for all the work they put into our case and I highly recommend people to go here if they need an attorney!
Linda Estes
Aaron Arevalo
Kathy Yuh
Dulce Martinez
J Max
J Max recommends Chris Ackerman & Attorneys as much as I can whenever its possible. Its real simple go to the Super-Pros and get thejob done!!!
Douglas M Pineda Jr
Dre Blak
MrJake595
Sarah Garcia
Chris Ackermann exceeded my expectations for both of my car accident related cases. Not only was he extremely professional but also very personable & friendly. Chris would follow up with me often to make sure everything was going smoothly. Not to mention he went above & beyond & was able to win a very impossible case for me. I have referred a few friends of mine to Chris because his work is honest & he goes the extra mile for his clients. I'm very thankful for the times I've had to work with him. I wouldn't go to anyone else!
Natalie Rodriguez
Very attentive & nice. When I've emailed or called, Karla & Bob replied promptly. Any questions I've had they have been very helpful. I will recommend them to everyone!!!
Amber Torres
Their staff is wonderful, especially Esme, Heidi and Lissethe! Those ladies are the best!
Please Please Give These Guys A Call If You Are In Need. They Work For You, Not Themselves,
I guarantee it & I should Know.. Victor Lawson
Who are you goings to calls ?
If you have been in an accident Scranton Law Firm is who you want to talk to bottom line.
In January, my husband and I were looking for a divorce attorney. We knew exactly how we wanted the divorce to be handled and all we needed was someone to...
Mose White
Vikas Khanna
Ron D
They take care of business, i left a another firm because they were still on a Dog bite claim for 8 months. I transferred my case to Scranton done in 3 months.. Thanks gentlemen!
michelle pitts
Kevin Breston
Cassandra Mccoy
gtliang
Raymond Lee
Dan Burch
Muscle Maker Grill
Melody Santos
Kenneth Zelenka
Ego Trippn
Jeff Robinson
Kou Yang
Joe So
It was great to know I was in good hands. I could not of asked for more from the attorney that help us. I'd for sure refer Bill and Kristina out to anyone.
William Galvez
Kelly Overstreet
steven cunningham
Next Reviews