Our personal injury lawyers have experience in a variety of personal injury cases. We have recovered millions of dollars for clients throughout San Francisco, Paso Robles, and California for personal injury claims due to bicycle collisions, pedestrian accidents, catastrophic injuries, defective roadways, and more. Our personal injury lawyers in San Francisco and Paso Robles are experienced in handling cases in the types of personal injuries listed below. We have been rated Superb (10/10) by Avvo, the Best Personal Injury Lawyers in San Francisco by Expertise for the past two years, and our principal and founder, Shaana Rahman has been continually selected as a Northern California Super Lawyer, which selects only 5% of attorneys to the list.
When selecting a personal injury lawyer, experience with your type of case is important, but so is customer satisfaction. Our personal injury lawyers care about what happens to our clients and aggressively advocate for their interests. We establish a personal relationship with each client, taking the time to listen and figure out solutions that make sense from a legal point of view but also from a human perspective. By providing the highest quality legal services to those who have been injured or have suffered wrongdoing at the hands of other individuals, corporations, or public entities, the personal injury lawyers at Rahman Law PC have a proven track record of results. We invite you to explore our practice areas below as well as our personal injury Client Testimonials and Success Stories pages.
Bicycle Accident Attorney
We are San Francisco Bay Area and San Luis Obispo Central Coast bicycle accident lawyers. As bike riders, we understand the unique issues facing cyclists, especially when riding in busy urban areas. The personal injury attorneys at Rahman Law PC are knowledgeable about the special laws for bicyclists and are skilled at utilizing these laws to obtain favorable results in bicycle accident cases for our clients. We also promote education and advocacy within our community for safer streets for bicyclists by supporting local non-profits and attending local bicycle events. We believe involvement is crucial in promoting a positive image of bicyclists and as personal injury lawyers we continue to raise awareness.
Motorcycle Accident Lawyer
We understand the unique issues facing motorcyclists, whether riding in busy urban areas, on freeways, or on rural country roads. The motorcycle accident lawyers at Rahman Law PC know how best to represent clients who have been in a motorcycle accident. The personal injury attorneys at Rahman Law PC work with the most skilled experts in the field of two-wheeled collisions to get the evidence needed to show the other driver’s fault. Through our representation of hundreds of riders, we have educated the public and insurance companies about what car drivers can do to properly share the road with motorcyclists. Part of our goal in representing motorcyclists is to change the public perception of motorcycle riders into a more positive image.
Car Accident Lawyer
When you are hurt in a car accident you have rights under the law. The law requires that anyone who drives a vehicle, car, motorcycle, bus, or truck, to be vigilant at all times and keep their vehicle under such control that people are not injured and property is not damaged. If a driver does not do this, they are liable for damages. If you have been hurt or had loss due to property damage due to a car accident or collision, a personal injury lawyer can protect your rights and help you navigate the insurance company claim.
Truck Accident Lawyer
Trucks like semi-trucks, tractor trailers, or 18-wheelers cause serious, if not catastrophic accidents. Government statistics show that in 2012 25,000 people were hurt in large truck accidents. There are often special rules that apply to truck drivers, and claims in California can be brought against both the truck driver and the trucking company which a personal injury lawyer can help with. Truck accidents are caused by truck drivers who have worked too many hours and are tired, fail to pay attention to traffic, are under the influence, drive too fast, make wide turns, or lose part of a load on the road.
Pedestrian Accident Lawyer
Under California law, while both drivers and pedestrians must be aware that motor vehicles can cause serious injuries, drivers must use more care than pedestrians. Pedestrians are hit and injured by drivers for many reasons, including drivers running stoplights or stop signs, drivers not stopping or ignoring pedestrians in crosswalks, and drivers not paying attention to pedestrians. The personal injury attorneys at Rahman Law PC advocate for pedestrian safety and support the Vision Zero plan in San Francisco.
Public Transit Accident Lawyer (Bus, Train, Cable Car, Lightrail, Cab Accidents)
MUNI, BART, light-rail, taxicab, and train operators are all common carriers under the law. Because common carriers are entrusted with transporting passengers and members of the public, the law requires that common carriers be held to a higher standard of care then other drivers. The personal injury lawyers at Rahman Law PC have experience in handling cases of personal injury with public transit and common carriers and may be able to advocate for you, too.
Rideshare Injury Lawyer
When you are hurt in a car accident involving a Transportation Network Provider (also known as rideshare services) you have rights under the law. As a passenger or as a driver for a rideshare program, there can be a lot of complexity involving the rideshare’s insurance, the driver’s insurance, and the other driver’s insurance which can be overwhelming and we understand the need for experienced support from a rideshare injury lawyer.
Construction Accident Lawyer
Accidents and injuries can happen on any construction site. Hazards exist on every job site and those hazards may have been created by any contractor or a contractor’s employees. Construction accidents can be caused by poor safety practices, faulty or defective equipment or products, or a simple failure of contractors and their employees to perform work in accordance with industry standards and general safety rules. When an accident or injury occurs and you have property loss or an injury through no fault of your own, speak with the personal injury lawyers at Rahman Law PC. We have
Defective Products and Products Liability Lawyer
When someone is injured by a defect in a product, the designers, manufacturers, distributors, and suppliers of the product can be held responsible for such injuries. The defects can be manufacturing defects, design defects, or defects based on a lack of adequate warnings or instructions on how to properly use the product. A personal injury attorney can assist you in navigating this type of case and we offer free personal injury consultations..
Dog Attack, Dog Mauling and Dog Bite Attorney
The law in California for dog bites makes the owner of the dog strictly liable to the person bitten. Strict liability means that the owner of the dog is liable for the damages the dog bite causes if the person bitten was bitten while in a public place or lawfully in a private place, including the property of the owner of the dog. This is the case regardless of the former viciousness of the dog or the owner’s knowledge of such viciousness. The personal injury attorneys at Rahman Law PC have helped the victims of dog attacks in San Francisco, Paso Robles, and California, including bicyclists who have been attacked by dogs.
Premises Liability Attorney (Dangerous Premises, Slip, Trip and Fall Accidents)
Anyone who owns property must keep their property, and sometimes the surrounding areas including sidewalks, safe for guests, customers, or others., This includes homeowners, landlords who own apartment buildings or other rental property and commercial businesses, like supermarkets, or schools. Even when property owners hire other people like construction contractors, gardeners, or property managers to take care of the property, the property owner is still responsible if the property is not in a safe condition and causes someone to be injured. The personal injury lawyers at Rahman Law PC have handled premises liability cases including school district liability cases in California, and have experience with trip and fall accident, inadequate lighting, and lack of security cases in instances causing someone to be injured where the premises owner becomes liable.
Dangerous or Defective Roadway Injury Attorney
Sometimes, pedestrians and operators of cars, motorcycles, or bicycles are injured because the public road or highway they were traveling on was defective in its design or it was improperly maintained. When this happens, it may be a “dangerous condition of public property” either caused by a City, County, Town, the State of California, or the employees or contractors hired by any of these entities. We handle personal injury cases involving dangerous or defective roadways in San Francisco, Paso Robles, and California for pedestrians, cyclists, motorcyclists, and drivers. Read our Success Stories page to see some of our settlements and verdicts in dangerous and defective roadway personal injury cases.
Wrongful Death Attorneys
Sometimes the negligence or carelessness of others causes the death of someone we love. When families and loved ones are faced with such a tragic event, it is hard to know who to turn to, who to trust, and who can help. Whether the tragedy is the result of a vehicle collision, a pedestrian accident, due to a dangerous product, or a defective roadway, the lawyers at Rahman Law PC can help you and your family get through this time.
Other Accidents and Injuries
A personal injury occurs when someone suffers an injury (either physical or psychological), often with other property damage such as lost wages or a damaged bicycle, as a result of an accident. In order to obtain compensation for injuries, many personal injury matters are pursued under the law of negligence, if the injury results from another’s carelessness. If you did not see your type of personal injury case listed above, click below to read about other types of personal injury law our personal injury lawyers have experience with and cases we work with. You can also request a free consultation.
Nursing Home Abuse Attorney for Cases of Elder Neglect and Abuse
Physical abuse or neglect of the elderly and dependent adults occurs each day at hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, and residential care facilities. Each year, hundreds of thousands of elderly people are abused, neglected, and exploited. Physical elder abuse or neglect can take many forms and can occur in any facility that has committed to caring for the elderly. As personal injury attorneys, we do not limit these cases to physical injury, but examine many types of loss and/or damage. Please speak with us – our consultations are free
Legal Malpractice Attorney
Like many professionals, lawyers must use reasonable care and due diligence when representing his or her clients. If a lawyer does not use reasonable care and due diligence and this failure causes harm to the client, the client may have an action against the lawyer called legal malpractice. If you have concerns that a lack of reasonable care and due diligence from another attorney that is or is not a personal injury attorney has caused harm to you or a loved one, please contact us for a free consultation.
Professional Malpractice Attorney
Professionals like doctors, dentists, psychologists, architects, engineers, and accountants have a duty or responsibility to follow generally accepted professional standards. When a professional, or his or her employees, fails to follow professional standards and causes harm or injuries to clients or patients, this is called negligence. Most personal injury cases are pursued under the laws of negligence and our personal injury lawyers are experienced in representing clients with professional malpractice cases in many fields of practice.