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Successfully recovered $12 million in a car accident case

Car Accident

A car accident is a traumatic event. It can leave you or your loved ones injured and emotionally shaken. In times like this, you want to work with an attorney who doesn’t just view you as another case. You want to work with an attorney who views you as a person who has been hurt and needs help.

It’s true: I’ve secured jury awards of over $12 million total for car accidents and $1.2 million for bus accidents. In terms of dollar amounts awarded to my clients, I’ve been among the Top 100 Car Accident Jury Verdicts, and even among the top 50 in the entire United States.

But the reason why I am successful at what I do…is because I love what I do. And what I do is not about running a car accident mill.

What I do is offer attentive, focused, caring legal guidance for a select number of clients. I treat these clients like family, and take on a limited number at a time so I can truly offer them personalized care.

That’s why I am trusted by clients who are themselves lawyers, along with firefighters, doctors, police, firefighters, teachers—and anyone else I can help in a time of need. I offer a free phone consultation, and do not charge fees unless I win your case.

I am here to help you recover from a car accident and get back on the road of life.

When can you be compensated from a car accident?

If you have been involved in a car accident or a motor vehicle accident involving a bus, truck, motorcycle, pedestrian, Uber, Lyft, or rideshare, then you may be entitled to receive financial compensation for your injuries—especially if the accident was caused by another driver’s negligence or unlawful behavior.

How do you file a claim in a car accident case?

Typically a claim will be made against the other driver’s insurance. The insurance provider will review the claim and either deny liability or make a settlement offer. The settlement offer should be an amount sufficient to cover your expenses and to also provide additional compensation for your pain and suffering and other damages. If the insurance company does not offer a fair settlement, then you can pursue a claim against the other driver through the court.

Car accident cases can be complicated and insurance companies try to settle for as little as possible. Unfortunately for them—and fortunately for you—I never settle for less than 100% dedication to my clients.

The insurance company offered Mary only $30,000 for the brain injury she suffered during a car accident. We fought for Mary and recovered over $12 million. Watch this video to hear Mary’s story – told by her incredible parents.

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Recognition for Excellence and Integrity

Chris is proud and humbled to be named as one of the top personal injury lawyers in Los Angeles for four straight years. Among those honors, Chris is recognized as a Super Lawyer. Each year, no more than 2.5% of the lawyers in the state receive this award. Chris was recently recognized as a “National Trial Lawyer Top 100”. Membership is extended solely to the select few of the most qualified attorneys from each state who demonstrate superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature and public profile.

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Recent Wins For Clients

  • Won $12.3 Million Jury Verdict in a Car Accident Case
  • 11th Highest Jury Verdict for a Car Accident Case in CA
  • 35th Highest Jury Verdict of All Cases in CA
  • Number 1 Verdict for Failure to Inform in California

Christopher Montes de Oca

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