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What Our Past Clients Have To Say About Us

Yoshi and Cynthia really care about you, and about making sure you get treatment for your injuries! They are experienced, fearless, and kind. I highly recommend them if you’ve been hurt in a car accident, or other accident. They really fight for what you need after you’ve been injured due to someone else’s negligence.

Jen H.
Rating: 5

Yoshi and his team provided me thee best counsel I could have ever asked for. I was hit by a car while walking across the street, and Kubota & Craig got me the highest settlement possible. In addition to winning my case, I learned valuable life lessons from Yoshi. He is an incredible person and a wonderful lawyer. I couldn’t recommend him more!

Wendy L.
Rating: 5

Highly recommend Yoshi Kubota for anything legal related. He was professional throughout our entire experience and went above and beyond what anyone could have asked for. Yoshi and his associates were always in constant contact with us, kept us up to date with any information regarding our case and informed us of any changes. We never hesitated to call for any questions and they were always quick to respond. While our case took time, his team never once lost interest while maintaining a high level of professionalism. His team really made an effort to ensure we were properly treated with respect and care. Could not have asked for better service. Thank you Yoshi & Craig.

Noudeng S.
Rating: 5

What can be a very scary and intimidating experience turned out to be so pleasurable after meeting Cynthia Craig and Yoshi Kubota – trustworthy, easy to talk to, patient, informative, and there for you every step of the way. Thank you for going above and beyond for me during such trying times. I am so fortunate to have met you all. Highly highly recommend!

Corey
Rating: 5

Personal Injury Lawyer

Traumatic injuries can cause a long list of hardships, including physical pain, emotional distress, and significant financial losses. When someone suffers a personal injury due to an accident, negligence, or an intentional act, he or she might be offered a settlement by the responsible party’s insurance company. However, insurance companies frequently attempt to underpay legitimate injury claims. To ensure a settlement is fair and covers all of a victim’s losses, it might be necessary to seek the assistance of an Orange County personal injury attorney. 

An attorney could help victims navigate California’s complex legal system and fight for the justice they deserve. 

Personal Injury Lawyer Orange County CAWhat Are Common Types of Personal Injury Cases?

Personal injury law covers any event in which someone suffers harm as the result of another party’s wrongful actions, whether they are accidental, negligent, or intentional. Any harmful incident has the potential to end up in court, but a few common injury types make up the majority of personal injury claims. These include: 

Motor Vehicle Accident Claims

Car accidents and other motor vehicle accidents are responsible for most personal injury claims filed in the United States. Studies have shown that up to 94% of all traffic accidents are caused by human error. When these driving errors cause injuries, they often result in personal injury claims. 

Premises Liability Claims

Premises liability claims are also very common in personal injury law. Property owners are legally required to maintain a reasonably safe environment for visitors. When an owner’s negligence causes someone to suffer an injury, such as a slip and fall injury, the victim might have grounds to file a personal injury claim

Medical Malpractice Claims

Studies show that medical mistakes are a leading cause of injury and death for Americans every year. Common examples of medical mistakes include misdiagnosis, delayed diagnosis, medication mistakes, and surgical errors. A personal injury claim might be warranted whenever a doctor, nurse, or health care professional fails to provide the standard of care. 

Dog Bite Claims

In California, dog owners are strictly liable for any dog bites that occur. This means an owner can be held responsible if the dog has never bitten or shown aggression toward anyone in the past. Individuals who have been injured by a dog bite might benefit from contacting an attorney as soon as possible. 

Defective Product Claims

Manufacturers are legally required to provide safe products to consumers. If someone is injured while using a product as intended, the manufacturer could be held legally liable for designing, manufacturing, distributing, or selling a defective product. The manufacturer could also be found responsible for any injuries a consumer suffers while using a product in a reasonably foreseeable way. 

Assault and Battery Claims

Assault and battery cases often end up in criminal court, but the victim of an intentional attack also has the right to pursue financial compensation in civil court. For example, the perpetrator in a bar fight might be arrested and charged with criminal offenses. However, the victim can also file a civil personal injury claim seeking compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, emotional distress, and other losses resulting from the attack.

Claims Involving Severe or Long-Term Injuries

Victims who suffer severe or long-term injuries can face devastating financial losses, including medical bills and lost wages. In addition, those who suffer disfiguring injuries can experience significant emotional distress and mental anguish. A personal injury lawyer could fight for a victim’s rights and push for a settlement that covers the totality of his or her losses, both now and in the future. 

What Is Involved In A Personal Injury Case?

All personal injury claims have three necessary steps: 

Providing Proof

For a personal injury claim to have merit, victims must be able to prove that the defendant owed them a duty of care, that the defendant breached said duty of care through negligence or intentional action and that the defendant’s actions played a significant role in the resulting harm. 

Meeting the Statute of Limitations

Victims must also file a personal injury claim before the statute of limitations expires. If a claim is not filed within the legally required time frame, the victim can no longer pursue legal action. In California, injured individuals must file a personal injury claim within two years of the date they were injured, or within one year of the date, they discovered their injury. Victims must take legal action within six months to one year if the claim is being filed against a California city, county, or state government agency. 

Resolution

A personal injury claim is typically resolved in one of two ways. The first way involves the plaintiff filing a formal lawsuit against the defendant in civil court and letting a judge or jury decide the outcome. The second way involves negotiating an informal settlement that outlines an agreeable monetary amount paid in exchange for both parties dropping their legal claims. Most personal injury claims are handled informally with the help of attorneys. However, some claims are settled through mediation or arbitration, which is the middle ground between a formal lawsuit and an informal settlement. 

Possible damages covered by a personal injury settlement include:

  • Current and future medical expenses
  • Physical rehabilitation costs
  • Current and future income losses
  • Property loss
  • Pain and suffering
  • Emotional distress

Should You Hire A Personal Injury Attorney?

Orange County residents who have suffered injuries caused by another party should consult with a personal injury lawyer as soon as possible. The personal injury attorneys at Kubota & Craig are here to help you.

Our lawyers can carefully assess a victim’s case and determine if it requires legal action. Our legal counsel can also help gather critical evidence supporting a victim’s claim and ensure that the lawsuit is filed before the statute of limitations expires. If a victim has already been denied an insurance settlement or offered a low settlement amount, we might be able to appeal the decision and negotiate a full and fair monetary settlement agreement.

GET STARTED NOW ON YOUR JOURNEY TO GET
THE COMPENSATION YOU DESERVE AND NEED!

Or call us today at 949-218-5676

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Josie FlemingJosie Fleming
03:58 31 May 23
I had the misfortune of being in a car accident near the Irvine Spectrum Center last year, but the amazing team at Kubota & Craig turned my luck around. They were friendly and helpful from day one, and thanks to their diligence, I received a great settlement. My family and I are truly happy with the results. Highly recommended.
Jayne PetersonJayne Peterson
12:52 21 May 23
Having been involved in my first car accident, I was feeling very stressed about it. But after searching for car accident lawyers in Irvine and speaking with Yoshi Kubota, I was definitely feeling better about what lie ahead of me. I had full confidence in their ability to get me the maximum amount possible in my situation. Even though they are a very busy firm, they always took the time to answer my questions and address my concerns. I'm so glad I went with this law firm. If you're in need of a car accident lawyer in Irvine, I highly recommend them for their expertise and exceptional service.
Elaine WrightElaine Wright
15:13 20 May 23
If you're in need of the best car accident lawyers in Orange County, California, look no further than Kubota & Craig. They provided top-notch service, and although I wouldn't wish an accident on anyone, I highly recommend them to represent you. Their team was great, and I was always so impressed with Yoshi who handled my case. He got me a fantastic result and was a class-act every step of the way.
Carmen SimpsonCarmen Simpson
05:40 19 May 23
As a satisfied client of Kubota & Craig, I highly recommend their services for anyone in need of an Orange County car accident lawyer. Yoshi and Cynthia's team were exceptional in handling my complex case with the utmost professionalism and efficiency. Throughout the process, they were always available to answer any questions or concerns I had, providing me with much-needed peace of mind. Dealing with insurance adjusters can be a daunting task, but Kubota & Craig made it stress-free. From start to finish, their dedicated team worked tirelessly to ensure that my case was resolved in my favor. I'm grateful for their assistance and thankful to have had such a great group of people by my side during this difficult time. For anyone seeking a reliable car accident lawyer in Orange County, I highly recommend Kubota & Craig.
Vickie StanleyVickie Stanley
09:56 18 May 23
Kubota & Craig provided excellent service as my car crash lawyer. They handled both my case professionally, efficiently, and honestly, helping me get the medical attention I needed and resolving issues with car insurance. The team kept us informed throughout the process and addressed any concerns. I highly recommend their firm.
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