Personal Injury

Leading Personal Injury Attorney Serving Residents in Santa Rosa, California

The fragility of the human body is something that nobody understands better than a personal injury lawyer. There are literally thousands of ways to be injured, and just as many ways to be killed.  When the accident that caused you so much pain turns out to be someone else’s fault, what you deserve is justice in the form of full compensation.

Your Case Might Be Worth More Than You Think

One of the most serious problems faced by clients is that they have no idea of the true value of their claim. Defendants and their insurance companies love this fact, and they will do everything in their power to keep you in the dark. Once we know the details of your case, however, it will be too late for them to deceive you – we have been calculating claim values for decades now.

Attorney Michael Henderson

Founding partner Michael Henderson graduated in the top two percent of his law school class, and on two occasions he has been listed among the top 100 personal injury trial lawyers in the entire state of California. What is perhaps more important is his commitment to fighting for every penny his client are entitled to.

Dealing with Insurance Companies

The vast majority of personal injury and wrongful death claims are paid by insurance companies. Among these, upwards of 90 percent are settled without trial. If the insurance company refuses to offer you fair compensation, however, it is better to take them to court. Ironically, the best way to keep yourself out of court is to prepare thoroughly for trial.

At Henderson Law, we understand the art of negotiation – and the art of brinkmanship. Since our trial record is superb, most insurance companies don’t want to face us in court. Filing a lawsuit at just the right point during settlement negotiations is perhaps the best way to stimulate a fair settlement offer. Let us do the negotiating for you, while you make the major decisions.

Motor Vehicle Accidents

vehicle accidentWhen you have been injured in an accident, you need a Santa Rosa personal injury lawyer who can guide you through the recovery process. You need an attorney who can call on decades of experience to advise you of your rights, help you avoid mistakes, and protect you from the insurance companies.

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Wrongful Death

wrongful deathIf you lost a loved one in an accident or under any other circumstances in which you believe someone else may have been to blame, it is important that you speak with an attorney. You and your family may be entitled to significant compensation.

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slip and fallFalls are dangerous accidents that can result in serious injuries. Whether you fell from height, fell down a flight of stairs, or slipped or tripped on the ground, it is important that you seek medical treatment promptly.

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Pedestrian & Crosswalk Injuries

pedestrian traffic signalIf you were hurt or a loved one was killed in a pedestrian accident, we want to help you stand up for your legal rights. Our injury lawyers are passionate about helping accident victims and their families, and we believe that drivers who harm innocent pedestrians deserve to be held accountable.

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Dog & Animal Attacks

dog attackOur law firm brings over 20 years of legal experience to representing victims of vicious dog attacks and other harmful animal encounters in the Santa Rosa area. Bites and other injuries can have lasting physical and emotional effects for individuals of all ages, and the financial consequences of animal attacks can be devastating for victims and their families.

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Insurance Claim Denials

insurance claimIf you believe that your insurance claim has been improperly denied, our injury attorneys can help. At Henderson Law, we have decades of experience in insurance settlement negotiations and litigation, and we are intimately familiar with the tactics that insurance companies use to unjustly delay and deny payment on valid claims.

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The California Civil Compensation System – No Place to “Go It Alone”

The California civil compensation system is nothing like small claims court. Complex rules of evidence and civil procedure apply, and a technical mistake could ruin your chances. Although private settlement negotiations do not directly apply these rules, they still matter – because the best way to get a great settlement is to collect evidence that will be admissible in court, and prove that you can win.

Respected Santa Rosa Personal Injury Lawyer Has Your Back

At Henderson Law, we have been protecting injured victims like you for over 20 years now, and we have won millions of dollars for our clients. Even more important is our attitude – we will treat you as if your injury were our own, and we absolutely will not allow you to be taken advantage of by anyone.

If you have suffered a Santa Rosa personal injury that you believe someone else may be responsible for, or if your loved one has died in such a mishap, contact us online or call our Santa Rosa office at (707) 843-3743 to book a free, no-obligation initial case consultation.