Claims Against Public Entities

Investigating the Role of Road Defects in Accident Cases

Especially in motor vehicle accident cases that result in disabling or fatal injuries to the victim, there's a real possibility that a negligent driver's insurance coverage will fall far short of what it takes to approach fair compensation for the losses. At Callahan & Blaine, a hallmark of our personal injury practice is our ability to find compensation from less-than-obvious sources, such as a county or municipality for defects in road design, bridge maintenance or traffic engineering.

Protecting the Interests of Personal Injury Clients in Orange County and L.A.

Contact us in Santa Ana to learn how our experience with the demands of complex civil litigation can protect an accident victim's interest in full compensation for car accident injuries or other negligence claims.

Our attorneys recovered the largest reported personal injury settlement in United States history when we convinced a city's insurers of our ability to prove negligence in road design and maintenance. When a driver hit and disabled two joggers in the bicycle lane of the Pacific Coast Highway, the city's failure to correctly mark the bicycle lane led to a settlement of $50 million.

With experience in complex commercial and corporate litigation, our lawyers can meet the demands of detailed documentary investigation and discovery necessary to establish the liability of a public entity for negligent maintenance of public property, including freeways, highways and roads. We work with experts from many technical disciplines to consider the liability of a county engineering department, school district or state university in cases ranging from auto or motorcycle accidents to premises liability claims.

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Callahan & Blaine's will to win for its clients means that no avenue of compensation is left unexplored, even if it means suing a public defendant for its role in the creation of a dangerous condition, whether it's overgrown foliage forming a visual traffic obstruction or an improperly posted construction zone. For more information about our ability to expand your options for full compensation in a serious personal injury or wrongful death case in Southern California, contact us in Santa Ana.