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PERSONAL INJURY LAWYERS

IF YOU OR A LOVED ONE HAS BEEN INJURED OR WORSE, WE’RE HERE FOR YOU.

25+ YEARS OF EXPERIENCE

When you hire us, you’re adding unmatched experience to your team, ensuring you get the best possible outcome.

99% WIN RATE

Our firm maintains an impressive 99% win rate, even while accepting difficult cases other law firms have turned away.

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We are not afraid of trial, and insurance companies know this. If it’s in your best interest, we are always trial ready.

Fresno Personal Injury Lawyers

Suffering from a personal injury is devastating, regardless of the circumstances. The unfortunate reality is that many of these injuries often go far beyond the physical effects.

They can impact your entire life. Fortunately, the Fresno personal injury attorneys at the May Firm understand the emotional roller coaster that you may be on and are here to help you on your road to recovery.

If you’ve been injured in a car accident, bicycle accident, or slip and fall or have lost a loved one in a wrongful death due to the negligence of another, rest assured that you have come to the right place. It is our primary goal to ensure that you are able to make sense of your current circumstances, along with helping you secure the best possible outcome for your future.

Our Fresno injury attorneys have the best resources in the area, and our attorneys are dedicated in the pursuit of justice. If you’ve been involved in an accident, contact an award-winning Fresno personal injury attorney at the May Firm today to schedule your free consultation.

We’ll Get You The Compensation You Deserve

The May Firm’s award-winning team of Fresno injury attorneys will help you move through the process of understanding your case, exploring the best options and getting the compensation that you deserve. California’s personal injury laws are very specific and can be quite complicated.

The personal injury attorneys at The May Firm will help you understand the various individual laws related to your injury, including the relevant statute of limitations and the applicable recoverable damage limits. Our Fresno injury attorneys will also investigate the person or company at fault to find out what amount of insurance coverage is available.

Why So Many Accidents Happen In Fresno

Fresno is a thriving metropolis, and it is listed as the largest inland city in California. There are two major interstates and a variety of smaller highways that connect the city to Fresno County and the San Joaquin Valley. With more than 520,000 residents, it is no wonder that these roadways and the downtown area often become highly congested.

Sadly, this leads to dangerous conditions on our roadways. A top-rated Fresno personal injury attorney at The May Firm have extensive experience working with motorists and pedestrians who have been injured on roadways by a car, truck or motorcycle.

Choosing a personal injury attorney in Fresno could be a daunting task, especially when you are worried about recovering from an accident or trying to take care of a deceased loved one’s estate. When you search for personal injury attorneys in Fresno, you’ll find many—but which one do you pick?

The first question you have to answer is: “What type of personal injury case do I have?” Not all personal injury attorneys have experience with every type of case. Always choose an attorney with firsthand experience in the type of case you have.

Contact a personal injury attorney at The May Firm for a free consultation to discuss your situation and learn more about your rights.

How Do I Pay For A Fresno, CA Personal Injury Attorney?

You don’t. When you retain a personal injury attorney in Fresno, CA, the consultation is free. We also take cases on a contingency fee basis: this means we only collect our fees as a portion of any compensation we successfully secure for you, whether through settlement or court award. You’ll pay for nothing out of your own pocket.

How Do I Know If I Have A Fresno Personal Injury Case?

When you schedule a free consultation, we will review the facts of your case. This is not a decision you need to make on your own; a Fresno personal injury associate can help you understand all of your options.

Do I Really Need A Lawyer For A Fresno Personal Injury Case?

You should retain a personal attorney for your personal injury case. In most cases, you may be dealing with a large business or one or more insurance companies. Because insurance companies are in business to make a profit, they will try to find a reason to deny your claim or to offer you a settlement that might not cover all of your medical expenses.

When you retain an attorney, insurance companies are less likely to try that game: They know there is a higher chance of you taking your case before the court if they do not offer a fair and reasonable settlement.

My Injuries Seem Minor. Do I Still Have A Fresno Personal Injury Case?

You might have a case even if you believe your injuries are minor. Because of your body’s adrenaline response, you might not feel pain until hours or even a day or two later. Always have medical professionals check you out thoroughly and to speak with a personal injury lawyer in Fresno, CA, as soon as possible after an accident.

How Do I Make Money Until My Fresno Personal Injury Settlement Or Trial Award?

An insurance company will not pay out on a claim until you agree to a settlement. In the meantime, you can use sick time, vacation time, and any other comp time you built up to make up for lost wages. You might receive disability benefits from your employer. Your attorney can help you understand how to best navigate missed work due to an injury.

How Do I Pay Medical Bills Until I Get My Fresno Personal Injury Settlement Or Trial Award?

As with lost wages, a defendant’s insurance will not pay the bills until it accepts liability or comes to a settlement agreement. Your personal injury protection might pay some of the medical bills if you were in a vehicle accident. Your health insurance will cover many of the bills. If the accident was at work, you could use worker’s compensation benefits. Keep in mind that any of these insurers may want you to reimburse them once you settle.

In some cases, doctors and hospitals will put off collecting and reporting to the credit reporting agencies if you can show them that you are working with an attorney toward a settlement or trial award.

How Long Do I Have To File A Personal Injury Case In Fresno?

You must file most California personal injury lawsuits within two years of the accident. If you were in an accident but did not discover the injury immediately, you have just one year from the time you discover the injury to file a lawsuit.

While two years seems like a long time, it’s actually quite short when you are focusing on recovery from a serious injury. Beyond that, pursuing a personal injury claim also takes time: Your attorney needs time to review your medical records and the police report, launch an investigation into the accident, if needed, and time to attempt to settle with the insurance company or any insurance companies involved. The discovery process could also take a significant amount of time, especially if you need to hire expert witnesses for an accident investigation or medical purposes.

What Do I Tell The Insurance Adjuster After My Fresno Personal Injury?

In short, almost nothing. Give the insurance adjuster your name; the date, time, and location of the accident, and your attorney’s contact information. Because insurance companies are in business to make money, they will try to twist your words in an attempt to place the blame for the accident on you. If they can show the accident was your fault, they have grounds to deny your claim or offer you a low settlement amount that might not even cover your medical bills.

What Is My Fresno Personal Injury Case Worth?

The value of your case depends on several factors, including the type of injuries you suffered, if your injuries caused or will cause long-term disabilities, whether you can work again, and if so, if you can work in the same field making the same amount of money.

Your case value also depends on how long-term injuries affect you and your family, whether you need physical, cognitive, and/or psychological therapy, and whether the court orders a defendant to pay exemplary damages. Calculating damages can be complex, and where a personal injury attorney in Fresno can be a valuable ally.

What Damages Can I Recover In My Fresno Personal Injury Claim?

California allows you to collect three types of damages: Economic damages, non-economic damages, and punitive (exemplary) damages. Economic damages and non-economic damages are compensatory damages. The court orders these types of damages in an attempt to make you whole again.

Economic damages. Special damages, or economic damages, are those that have a monetary value attached to them.

They might include:

  • Past medical expenses for those you incurred because of the accident and up to the time of the settlement or a trial award.
  • Future medical expenses for those you incurred because of the accident and will incur after the settlement or trial award.
  • Past lost wages for the time you could not work after the accident up until you receive a settlement or a trial award.
  • Future lost wages for the time you will not work after the settlement or trial award. Future lost wages could include partial lost wages if you cannot work in your previous job and have to take something that pays less.
  • Therapy expenses for physical, cognitive, and/or psychological therapy.
  • Replacement or repair of personal property destroyed or damaged in the accident.
  • Medical aids, including a wheelchair, walker, or other aids.
  • Upgrades to your vehicle for hand driving controls, and to your home for ramps, wider doors, and grip bars.
  • Funeral, burial, and/or cremation expenses.

Non-economic damages. General damages, or non-economic damages, do not have a specific price attached to them.

They include:

  • Pain and suffering.
  • Emotional distress.
  • Loss of enjoyment of life.
  • Loss of companionship.
  • Loss of consortium.
  • Loss of use of a body function, such as your eyesight.
  • Loss of use of a body part, such as a hand or foot.
  • Amputation.
  • Disfigurement.
  • Inconvenience.
  • Excessive scarring and/or disfigurement.

Punitive damages. The court orders punitive damages as a punishment for the defendant instead of as a way to make you whole again. While punitive damages are usually difficult to obtain, a court may order them if the defendant’s actions that caused your injuries or the death of a loved one were determined grossly negligent or intentional.

What Questions Should I Ask During A Consultation With A Personal Injury Lawyer In Fresno?

The initial consultation is as much to learn more about your rights as it is to learn about the attorney you might retain. You should ask an attorney questions such as:

  • How many cases like mine have you settled?
  • How many cases like mine have you won in court?
  • What is the average settlement amount or trial award you’ve gotten for a case like mine?
  • What methods do you prefer for communication?
  • What percentage of your cases are from peer referrals?
  • What kind of cases do you get most frequently?
  • How long has the firm been handling personal injury cases?
  • Which attorney will be working on my case, and how long has that attorney been handling personal injury cases like mine?
  • How many cases went through litigation right through the trial phase?
  • How many times have you fought for punitive damages?
  • What legal organizations are you a member of, if any?
  • Are you or are any of the other attorneys in the office board certified? In what areas?

Contact The May Firm’s Fresno Personal Injury Attorneys For A Free Consultation

Personal injury law is often a difficult area of law, especially for accidents that involve more than one defendant or insurance company. Even a case that seems simple on the surface can prove difficult once the facts of the claim come to light.

In an auto accident case, for example, in addition to your attorney, your insurance company will have an attorney, the other driver might have an attorney, and the other driver’s insurance company will have an attorney. If more than one driver was involved, you have two more attorneys involved. And, if the other driver was driving a commercial vehicle, such as a big truck, you might have several insurance companies involved, depending on the circumstances of the accident—and each one will have its own attorney. Contact The May Firm for a free consultation at (559) 385-2090 if you suffered an injury due to the negligence of another party. One of our dedicated Fresno personal injury lawyers can help you understand your options and develop the best plan for success.

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Don’t hesitate to call us with questions pertaining to your accident or case.

Home and hospital visits are available if you are unable to travel.

Our attorneys are happy to meet with you at your home, our office, or a convenient location to discuss your personal injury claim and help you determine your best course of action.

Why Do Clients Choose the May Firm?

The May Firm is a successful, client-centered personal injury law firm with a proven track record of fighting hard and winning cases. We will stand up for you. The Fresno personal injury attorneys at the May Firm are some of the very best in the field with years of experience fighting on the behalf of injured clients.

We have worked very hard to build a national reputation as skilled litigators and negotiators who get our clients results. We go the extra mile for all of our clients and will do so for you too! Whether our Fresno injury attorneys are negotiating a settlement with an insurance company or arguing your case in court, you are our top priority.

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The May Firm wins cases. Our success rate is roughly 99%—we have had two losses in
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our clients until the very end.

At the May Firm, we are proud of our track record. Of our many successes in court, we have had over three dozen six-digit case results and nearly one dozen seven-digit awards. We’ve won slip and fall, motor vehicle accident, and dog bite cases and have been triumphant in wrongful death suits. Whatever the nature of the case, we will win it.

Clients choose a Fresno, CA, personal injury attorney at the May Firm because we have proven time and time again that we triumph in the courtroom.

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Frequently Asked Questions

When injuries occur due to someone else’s negligence in Fresno, we answer the call. Your family’s been through enough. We have serious experience in a variety of accident scenarios.

You don’t. When you retain a personal injury attorney, the consultation is free. We also take cases on a contingency fee basis; this means we only collect our fees as a portion of any compensation we successfully secure for you, whether through settlement or court award. You’ll pay for nothing out of your own pocket.

You don’t. When you retain a personal injury attorney, the consultation is free. We also take cases on a contingency fee basis: this means we only collect our fees as a portion of any compensation we successfully secure for you, whether through settlement or court award. You’ll pay for nothing out of your own pocket.

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Personal Injury defined
When the subject of personal injuries are discussed most people immediately think of auto accidents. However, there are numerous other cases that would fall under personal injury. These include injuries you suffer from another’s personal negligence or malice. This can include animal attack, such as those from an unsafe dog. Also, if you are injured on another’s property they can also be held accountable. Examples of this can include an unsafe yard on personal property or a wet and unmarked floor in a business.

According to the National Center for Health Statistics there are 1,903,000 cases yearly of people released from hospital stays due to injury.

Also of note is there are over 29 million emergency room visits and over 31 million doctor visits reported yearly due to injures.

Personal Injury: Time Limits
In the state of California there are limits to the amount of item you have to file a lawsuit to recover damages from a personal injury. In a personal injury case in California you have two years from the time of injury to file a lawsuit. Remember if you are injured by another’s negligence it is important to get the lawsuit properly field because once you are outside of the two year window the court system will likely refuse to hear your case.

However, the statue of limitation for filing is much shorter if the entity in question is the state of California. A lawsuit against the state can relate to issues with cities, counties, or government agencies. An example of this may be you’re injured in a fall on a public sidewalk that was badly maintained. In cases such as these you only have six months to file the proper claim paperwork to receive a court hearing and possible compensation for your injuries.

Personal Injury: Shared Fault Laws
In California there is a concept of shared fault. The best way to explain this is that you may hold some responsibility for your injuries. For example, if you’re badly injured in an automobile accident your actions while driving will be taken under consideration. While someone running a red light and striking your car would be held mostly at fault if you were driving ten miles over the speed limit at the time of the accident that will also be taken into consideration. Do note that at fault laws don’t mean a 50/50 split. You may be found completely innocent of fault in some cases or your fault may be considered very minor. In such cases, you may have to pay for a small percentage of the total cost of your injuries. This can include medical bills and lost wages.

Personal Injury: Limits On Damage
There are certain cases in California law where there are hard limits on the amount you can recover for injuries. Here are two examples. In cases where an uninsured driver is injured by another’s negligence they cannot recover monetary damages for non-economic damages i.e. pain and suffering. There is only one situation where an uninsured driver can recover non-economic damages. These are cases where the at fault party was under the influence and received a DUI conviction for events directly related to the accident the uninsured driver is seeking damages from. Another area where there is a hard cap on damages are those concerning medical malpractice. The law in question that places monetary limits on non-economic damages incurred from medical malpractice suites is the Medical Injury Compensation Reform Act (often abbreviated as MICRA). While pain and suffering is recoverable in malpractice cases the limit is set at $250,000. Remember this limit is not placed on economic damages but on non-economic ones such as pain and suffering, disfigurement, and inconvenience.

Why You Need An Attorney
As you can see personal injury law is complex and can cover a wide range of sources. When you’re injured you have a right to recover compensation for lost wages, medical expenses and injury costs. Whenever you are injured due to another’s negligence one of the first things you should do is hire an attorney as soon as you are able to. The proper paperwork must be filled and a skilled legal expert must do necessary research as soon as possible. This assures you will receive the compensation that you are justly due under California law. 

In California, the following claims are commonly recovered in personal injury cases:

  • Medical care and consultations with health care providers
  • Lost income
  • Permanent damage, which includes physical disability and disfigurement
  • Social, educational and family experience losses, meaning any education, training, events, vacations or other occasions you will miss out on
  • Emotional damage, including depression, anxiety, stress, personal strains and family trouble resulting from the accident
  • Loss of consortium, which refers to the loss of affection or companionship with your loved one.
  • Property loss or damage
  • Loss of use

By working with the personal injury lawyers at The May Firm, you will receive a better understanding of the damages you are entitled to recover once we review your specific case. 

The May Firm offers clients a free, no-obligation initial consultation. During our first discussion together, our experienced personal injury attorneys will take the time to ask you questions. We will ask for details regarding the accident that led to your personal injury, in addition to information about the injuries you suffered due to the accident. The questions are asked in an effort to determine the viability of your case. If we determine that you have a solid case, we will help you gather police reports, photos, wage loss information, billing statements and medical records, all of which will help us build a solid foundation for your specific case. 

There are two ways you can recover damages from a personal injury claim: through a settlement outside of court or through a lawsuit taking place in court. There is no way to tell from the beginning of your case if your case will go to court or not. However, it is typical for personal injury cases to settle outside of the courtroom. The personal injury attorneys at The May Firm will work diligently to negotiate a settlement in your favor before pursuing action through the court system. No matter what happens, the attorneys at The May Firm will fight hard on your behalf to ensure you are appropriately compensated for your injuries. 

There are many scenarios when an injured person is advised to pursue a personal injury case. In most cases, proving negligence on the part of the person who is liable for the injury would be the most effective legal basis. If you have been injured by somebody else as a result of negligence then you are more likely to have a case. However, it is not always as easy as it may sound even if your injuries are obvious. It may take a lot of work and consideration to establish that the person at fault or the defendant has indeed caused you harm by being negligent. If you need legal advice on a personal injury case, you should contact a personal injury attorney. By doing so, you will be able to discuss with a professional any questions and doubts you may have about the entirety of the process and what to expect.

In California, most personal injury cases usually arise from traffic accidents, medical malpractice, defective products and many others. Notice that in these scenarios, negligence is a possibility on the part of the defendant. This is due to the fact that drivers, medical practitioners and manufacturers all have safety standards they need to follow to avoid inflicting harm against others. And so, when things go wrong and someone gets injured, then somebody else must have been careless in following the safety standards and should therefore be blamed. This is how you, with the help of a lawyer would initially go by in proving negligence. Once it has been proven that there were existing standards and that the defendant failed to comply with at least one of them, then the next step is to show that you suffered injury as a result of the defendant’s misconduct.

Say you have been in a serious car accident that caused injuries to your physical being and damages to your car. You would have made it safely to your destination but because somebody decided to drive beyond the speed limit and failed to follow traffic signs, that driver ended up crashing into your car causing damages, pain and suffering. So how do you and your personal injury attorney actually work towards proving negligence in court? You will need to gather relevant information regarding the accident to substantiate your statement against the defendant. You need valid evidences supporting his wrongdoing such as the following:

  • Eyewitness: This person should have witnessed the incident and is voluntarily offering to show up in court. If this eyewitness does not agree to show up in court, try to ask for a written statement of what he or she has witnessed during the incident. This will help a lot in proving negligence.
  • Police Report: During the accident, a cop would usually show up at the scene especially if it is a serious one. He/she will fill out the accident report form containing the personal information of all parties involved and a brief statement of his professional view on the circumstances of the accident. It may also include any traffic violation committed that might have caused the accident. You may secure a copy of this report at the police station and present it to support all other evidences you may have gathered.
  • Photographs and Visuals: Any photographs taken at the scene during the accident is a good form of evidence. You may also present photos of the damages to your vehicle and any marks or bruises left on your skin after the accident. Additionally, you may create a diagram displaying what happened at that time like which part of the road you’re on and from where did the defendant’s car come to hit you. You may ask permission from the judge to present these as evidence.
  • Medical Records: One of the most important things that you should not forget is getting seen by a physician right after an accident. This is primarily intended to maintain your well-being but at the same time, serves as a valid documentation that you can present in court because it will clearly prove your claim for injuries given that your medical report time stamps correspond to your police accident report date stamp.

Evidences presented in court play an important role in establishing the fault of the defendant. Make sure to present evidences that do not work against your claim especially statements from both your witnesses and the police otherwise, do not present them at all and let your attorney look for other available options to help you win your case. Remember that only a skilled personal injury attorney can increase your chances of recovering all your losses including damages to your car, hospital bills, and even lost wages so make sure to hire someone who is experienced particularly in the California state court system. 

A statute of limitations is a time limit placed on action taken in a personal injury claim. In the majority of cases, after the statute of limitations expires, you can no longer seek damages or other compensation through a personal injury claim. For a typical personal injury case, you will usually have to take action within two (2) years from the date of the accident in order to remain within the statute of limitations. However, the statute is different for medical malpractice claims and for cases against a government entity. It is best to consult with a qualified personal injury attorney at The May Firm right away for detailed information specific to your case. We offer free, no-obligation consultations and we will fight for your rights under California law. 

We at The May Firm have extensive experience in a variety of personal injury cases. These include, but are not limited to:

  • Car accidents
  • Truck accidents
  • Motorcycle accidents
  • Bicycle accidents
  • Pedestrian accidents
  • Construction accidents
  • Dog bites
  • Dangerous products, including:
    • Airbag injuries
    • Car seats
    • Crushed roofs
    • Defective seat belts
    • Food poisoning
    • Gas tank explosions
    • Mesothelioma/asbestos
    • Motor vehicle defects
    • Pharmaceutical liability
    • Product liability
    • Recalled products
    • Tire defects
  • Injuries, including:
    • Amputation
    • Brain injury
    • Burn injury
    • Catastrophic injury
    • Shoulder injury
    • Spinal cord injury
    • Wrongful death

The May Firm attorneys enjoy working with clients. We will put all of our energy into achieving a successful outcome for your case. We will always put your case first, with personal attention and a hands-on approach to guide you through each step of your case. 

When you are injured in an accident that was not caused by your fault, the most important thing you can do is take care of yourself. It can be very difficult, if not nearly impossible, to navigate through the accident claim process on your own. Insurance companies often attempt to settle cases as quickly as possible to avoid paying further medical fees for innocent victims like you. By hiring a personal injury lawyer, you can focus on getting back on your feet and you can trust that your legal battle is being fought by knowledgeable attorneys. As you heal from your physical and emotional injuries, an attorney will fight the insurance companies and the person who is at fault for the accident to get you the compensation you deserve. The personal injury attorneys at The May Firm have extensive knowledge on a variety of personal injury cases, as well as how the law applies to each individual case. You will not be taken advantage of by an insurance company with the guidance and support of an attorney. The May Firm will be a powerful advocate working for you. 

A personal injury lawyer should be called whenever you experience an injury due to someone else’s negligence. Common personal injury cases may include: motorcycle accidents, car accidents, truck accidents, bicycle accidents, pedestrian accidents, dog bites, construction accidents, and injuries due to a defective product. It doesn’t matter if your injury is minor or severe, a personal injury attorney can help you manage claims against your insurance company, or the insurance company of the person who is responsible for the accident. An attorney will act as your advocate during this difficult time to ensure your rights are protected and fought for. The personal injury attorneys at The May Firm can also assist you in recovering damages for your time spent out of work due to your injury. 

It is always a good idea to talk to a few personal injury law firms to find the best fit for you and your case. That is why The May Firm offers a free, no-obligation consultation to our potential clients. During this meeting, we will ask you questions to determine the viability of your case. We will also instruct you and we will guide you through the next steps, if we choose to work together on your personal injury claim. It is important for you to find attorneys with whom you are comfortable working. We approach every case with compassion. Our experience and knowledge of California personal injury law makes us the perfect fit for many clients. 

Our first meeting with potential clients is always a free consultation. There is no obligation to continue working together if the fit is not right. During the free consultation, an attorney at The May Firm will sit down with you and will ask you many questions to find out every detail about your situation. We will ask about how the accident happened, what injuries you suffered as a result of the accident, and what your life is like as you recover and heal from your physical injuries. We will also determine if you have a case. If we determine that you have a case, we will go over the next steps with you, including a list of documents you will need to gather for us to use as a starting point in building a strong case for you. 

It is difficult to say exactly how long it will take to settle your case. There is no specific time frame set for cases that settle through negotiation nor for cases that settle through the court system. The insurance companies will push you to settle quickly, which may be enticing when you are struggling to pay your medical bills or cover the costs of missing work for an extended period of time. However, a quick settlement is usually not in your best interest. Quick settlements are typically well below the compensation you actually deserve. The personal injury attorneys at The May Firm will work as fast as possible to get you the compensation you deserve. We will communicate with you every step of the way so you understand exactly what is happening, as well as any next steps needed to get recovery for your damages. 

If you have been injured in any type of accident it is important that you get the medical attention you need; however, in addition to getting prompt medical attention, you need to consider other problems you could possibly face as a result of your injury. For example, you might find that you lose time from work or even that you are no longer able to work at all. These can be very serious consequences and ones that need to be handled in a professional manner. The best thing you can do is to schedule a free injury lawyer consultation and get the help you need. Experienced lawyers protecting your case from insurance companies can be an excellent resource to ensuring your well-being as you recover, as well as making sure that you are fairly compensated for any damages. The personal injury attorneys at The May Firm always provide case consultation to any anyone injured in a California accident.

The BLS, Bureau of Labor and Statistics, announced on October 20, 2011 that 3.1 million nonfatal illnesses and injuries were reported among employers in the private industry. Unfortunately, when you fall victim to a workplace accident or any other type of injury, the consequences can be serious and you need to ensure that you are fairly compensated for your loss of wages, medical bills, and even future loss of income.

Fortunately, there are many lawyers who offer free consultations to individuals in need of legal help. These lawyers specialize in helping guide their clients through the often complicated and confusing labyrinth of the legal system. Handling a personal injury case can be a process that takes time, especially given the fact that there needs to be time for the injuries to be evaluated and any healing to take place. Part of determining a lawsuit involving injuries is having a clear indication of how permanent the injuries will be. After all, there is a big difference between a short term injury and a permanent disability. While both deserve compensation, it is important to have established any permanent disability prior to a settlement.

Fortunately, there are many lawyers who offer free consultations to individuals in need of legal help. These lawyers specialize in helping guide their clients through the often complicated and confusing labyrinth of the legal system. Handling a personal injury case can be a process that takes time, especially given the fact that there needs to be time for the injuries to be evaluated and any healing to take place. Part of determining a lawsuit involving injuries is having a clear indication of how permanent the injuries will be. After all, there is a big difference between a short term injury and a permanent disability. While both deserve compensation, it is important to have established any permanent disability prior to a settlement.

A University of California Davis researcher has estimated that work related illnesses and injuries will cost the nation an unbelievable $250 Billion annually. This startling figure is a far cry from the $219 Billion for all direct and indirect cancer costs. Additionally, this high figure only accounts for work related incidents, so it is clear that across the country, the medical costs for injuries from all other sources would be absolutely shocking.

Regardless of what type of injury you have sustained, making an appointment for a free injury lawyer consultation is imperative. Even if you think that you do not have a case, it is often best to leave that decision to the experts. Find out what your rights are and if you are due compensation for your injuries, medical bills or even loss of income. An experienced lawyer in the field of personal injury will be able to give you the best advice for your case.

The injury lawyers at The May Firm provide free case consultation for anyone injured in an accident. Call The May Firm today! 

Community Involvement

At The May Firm we strive to be involved and connected to our local community.

For example, this past holiday season we had bicycle and Christmas tree giveaway’s dedicated for individuals in our community. Our goal is to be a positive force for good in the local community and give back in some small measure to those we can serve. We receive satisfaction and joy from serving our clients and will continue to look for ways to be of assistance to the community as a whole. We receive positive energy from the community when we are involved.

We have listed a few of the local organizations we support and look forward to growing our outreach in the future. If you have any suggestions for ways we can be of service or support, please reach out to us.

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We take pride in working hard for each of our valued clients and will help you recover from your injuries and losses, including lost wages, mental anguish, future earning potential, disability or continued health care needs, and lost or damaged property.

Our Fresno injury lawyers stay well informed and up to date on all applicable legal changes, so you can be confident that you will always receive relevant, current legal advice.

If you have suffered a personal injury or are a victim of an accident that is not your fault, contact our award-winning Fresno attorneys 24/7 to schedule your free case consultation. You can also call our Fresno office at (559) 385-2090. Let us be your personal injury and accident advocate.

“My number one goal is to help others. When you step foot into our firm, you’ll be treated like family—period.”

ROBERT MAY

Attorney | Founder

“Rob May and his team achieved over and above what I ever anticipated. I am thankful I found them, and I hold them in the highest esteem. Should you ever need a conscientious and diligent personal injury lawyer, I strongly recommend Robert May. He’s awesome. Thanks, guys, for your patience and professionalism. You rock!”

JEANNE MELLO

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Our lawyers have a proven history of providing consistent, successful results, which has led to them receiving numerous industry awards. We have recovered millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts for our clients. Our compassionate, dedicated legal representation is focused solely on the well-being of each client, not their pocketbook. We work on a contingency fee basis, so you will not owe any money unless we win your case. Our founding attorneys, Robert May and Garrett May, firmly believe that clients are the most important part of any case, and the May Firm has been built around this principle.

Get Help With Your Personal Injury Case

If you have any questions about personal injury laws or have been injured in an accident, contact The May Firm today to schedule your free, no-obligation consultation. Our staff and lawyers will answer your questions and provide you with the necessary information you will need to move forward if you have a viable personal injury case. Our Fresno office is conveniently located north of the downtown area on N. Palm Avenue and can easily be accessed by clients throughout Fresno County and the San Joaquin Valley.

“I feel that when I first called, you guys were all over it. You actually drove to Paso Robles, which was huge at the time. You guys were great at communicating with me through the whole process. Thank you.”

NICK FERRARI

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