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California public safety officials, like police officers, firefighters and first responders have a dangerous job. You put yourself in harm’s way every day to protect the residents of the state of California. When you suffer an injury, who is there to protect you?

Police officers and public safety personnel who suffer injury in a car or motorcycle accident the line of duty may not get the money through workers’ compensation they need to cover all their losses. This puts an extraordinary financial burden on their friends and families while their loved one recovers. In many cases, their lives may not be the same after a devastating auto or motorcycle accident. When this happens, who can you turn to to protect your rights and ensure that you have the money you need?

For over 20 years, the injury attorneys at Peacock & Bartlett, a.p.c. have been here to help. We represent injured law enforcement officers, firefighters, first responders and other public safety officers and their families after a devastating auto or motorcycle accident. We know that workers’ compensation claims rarely provide enough money. That is why we work with injured safety heroes to help them file necessary injury claims. This is our specialty because we believe in protecting those who protect us, in their time of need. We are an aggressive and experienced law firm who understands the needs of safety members and their families.

For a free consultation with a Police Officer & Firefighter Car & Motorcycle Accident Attorney at Peacock & Bartlett, a.p.c., call (949) 660-7762

Car & Motorcycle Accidents

Police officers, firefighters and first responders spend a large part of their day on the streets of Southern California, including the streets of San Bernardino, San Diego, Riverside, Los Angeles, Orange County and throughout Californiaia. Roads are often clogged with traffic at all hours of the day and night. California safety employees put their lives in danger when traveling on freeways & city streets while responding to emergencies.

When another driver hits you, you may suffer serious injuries and permanent disabilities. A motorcycle or car accident can result in a wide range of injuries, including:

  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Burns
  • Disfigurement
  • Amputation
  • Fractures
  • Back and neck injuries
  • Internal organ damage

Filing a Lawsuit in California

When a safety officer suffers an injury while on the job, they may be eligible to collect workers’ compensation for their injuries. However, this is rarely enough to cover all expenses and damages, especially when injuries are severe. Fortunately, injured police officers, firefighters and first responders have another option. They can file a third-party personal injury lawsuit against the negligent driver to help pay for damages. These types of personal injury claims help the officer get the money to pay for medical expenses, lost wages, loss of future earnings and pain and suffering.

When filing a third-party lawsuit, you must prove liability and negligence. At Peacock & Bartlett, a.p.c., our injury lawyers will investigate all aspects of your case to determine who is at fault and liable. We will review police records, interview eyewitnesses and meet with physicians when building your case. We may even employ accident reconstruction teams to help prove who is to blame for your accident and your injuries.

Success Litigating Car & Motorcycle Accident Cases

Proving liability and negligence is never easy. That is why you need an experienced personal injury attorney who’s experienced in these matters on your side from the start. At Peacock & Bartlett, a.p.c., our attorneys know how to aggressively pursue compensation for our clients. Our track record of success speaks for itself. Here are some of our successful verdicts and awards.

  • $2.3 Million – Police Officer who suffered wrist injuries after a motorcycle while on duty Los Angeles County, Calif.
  • $2 Million – Parole Agent who suffered neck and back injuries after an automobile accident at an intersection in Fresno, Calif.
  • $1 Million – Firefighter’s father-in-law injured at an intersection on Highway 1 in San Luis Obispo, Calif. by a driver who ran a red light.
  • $950,000 – California Highway Patrol Officer injured in vehicle accident in Riverside, Calif.
  • $699,000 – California Correctional Officer injured in vehicle accident.

Did You Suffer an Injury in an Auto or Motorcycle Accident?

If you suffered an injury in an auto or motorcycle accident, we can help. At Peacock & Bartlett, a.p.c., we represent public safety members when they suffer an injury in an accident. We offer a free initial consultation to help you explore your legal options after suffering an injury. Call our car accident lawyers at (949) 660-7762 or fill out our confidential contact form. We know you dedicate your life to protecting others. Yet, when you suffer an injury you need someone to protect you. We are proud to offer legal help to our law enforcement professionals, firefighters, and first responders who have been injured in the line of duty. Call us today!

The personal injury lawyers at Peacock & Bartlett, a.p.c. are proud to serve public safety members and their families & friends throughout all of California.