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San Diego Personal Injury Attorney

As one of the nation’s largest personal injury law firms, Cellino & Barnes has helped people across the nation get justice after an accident, and our San Diego personal injury lawyers have helped many Californians get the best results possible from their claims.

If you’ve been injured in any type of accident, you’ll want to make sure you’re getting the most from your case. Our team of trial attorneys have years of experience fighting for our clients in courtrooms across California, and our attorneys have helped clients recover more than $2 billion in settlements and verdicts.

Serving the San Diego area and nearby cities including Chula Vista, El Cajon, Escondido, Carlsbad, Encinitas, Oceanside, and more.

Our consultations are free and as part of our No-Fee Promise, our lawyers will not take a fee unless we win your case.

Call a San Diego personal injury attorney today for a free case evaluation.


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Car Accident Attorneys

Each year, thousands of people get injured in a San Diego car crash. According to the Office of Traffic Safety, these crashes send more than 8,000 people to area hospitals each year – and that number has been increasing since 2015.

Here’s a breakdown of recent San Diego car crash statistics, recorded by OTS:

TYPE OF COLLISION VICTIMS KILLED & INJURED
Total Fatal and Injury 8,693
Alcohol Involved 994
Motorcycles 490
Pedestrians 643
Bicyclists 552
Multiple Factors 4,749
TYPE OF COLLISION FATAL & INJURY COLLISIONS
Speed Related 1,930
Nighttime 867
Hit and Run 526

If you or a loved one has been injured in an auto accident, a San Diego car accident lawyer at Cellino & Barnes can help. We know how common speed, alcohol and distractions are in motor vehicle accidents, and our attorneys have the resources and skills needed to identify which factors could be used to maximize your recovery.

A San Diego car accident attorney can be with you every step of the way, explaining the legal process, and fighting for your rights.

If you have any questions, we’re here to help get you answers!


Motorcycle Accidents

San Diego motorcycle accidents impact hundreds of families every year. They’re heartbreaking, costly – and preventable.

The experienced San Diego motorcycle accident lawyers at Cellino & Barnes have helped many California motorcycle accident victims get the compensation they needed after being injured by a negligent driver

The most common motorcycle crashes occur when drivers simply don’t pay attention, but other factors also play a role:

  1. Turning:  Vehicles making left-hand turns are associated with the most motorcycle accidents, accounting for over 40% of all incidents.
  2. Speeding:  Speed is one of the most common factors in all types of accidents, but they’re especially dangerous when motorcycles are sharing the road. Riders have fewer protections than drivers, and vehicles traveling at high speeds vastly increase their risk of being seriously injured, or killed.
  3. Lane Shifting:  Many drivers do not spend enough time checking their blind spots for other vehicles, including motorcycles. Since bikes are smaller, they can often get caught in a driver’s blind spot as they merge or change lanes. These occur most frequently on highways, where high speeds are also a factor.

If you or someone you love has suffered an injury in a San Diego motorcycle accident, contact one of our experienced San Diego personal injury attorneys as soon as possible.


Recent Case Victories

$4 Million – Jury Awards Victim of Truck Crash

A 44-year-old woman was injured when a large truck made a right-hand turn into the car that she was driving. She suffered disabling back injuries. The insurance company refused to settle for anything more than $300,000. Our truck accident attorneys took the case to trial and a jury awarded our client $4 million.

$3 Million – Crash Debris

A head-on car crash caused one of the cars to crash into our client, who was outside of a vehicle. Our car accident lawyers were able to obtain a $3 million settlement for our client.

$2.2 Million – Backhoe Accident

Construction accident caused a backhoe to crash into our client while he was climbing a ladder. Cellino & Barnes obtained a $2.2 million settlement.

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I would like to thank your firm for representing our family on behalf of my late husband. This whole process was, at times, difficult for us and sometimes painful. But, we were always in good hands as Brian and Maria are two of the hardest working and sincerest people I have ever had the pleasure of meeting. They did a tremendous job.

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