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Exceptional Legal Skill On Your Side

Attorney Michael Henderson’s decades of experience and knowledge are a decisive advantage for his clients. Mr. Henderson is an experienced trial lawyer who specializes in personal injury and wrongful death law. As a Santa Rosa personal injury lawyer, he has focused his practice on helping people and their families who have suffered a loss due to accidents, injuries, and deaths.

Mr. Henderson’s skills in the courtroom allow him to handle many types of injury cases: car crashes, medical malpractice, dangerous conditions on other’s property, defective equipment, and consumer products, are just a few examples of the cases he has won for his clients.

For over 20 years, Mr. Henderson has tried and settled hundreds of cases for his clients, giving him the unique skill and knowledge necessary to successfully secure the money and resources his clients need to rebuild their lives. Let a proven Santa Rosa personal injury attorney handle your case today.

Many of Mr. Henderson’s clients have also found themselves in crises caused by unfair treatment at work (discrimination, harassment, wrongful firing), or by the dissolution of their family (divorce, child custody, and financial support). Mr. Henderson’s extensive experience as a trial lawyer gives him the unique ability to bring his courtroom skills to bear in these areas as well, helping his clients recover from these devastating periods in their life.

Whether ensuring that paralysis from an injury doesn’t put a stop to your life, a wrongful termination doesn’t put a stop to your career, or a difficult divorce does not leave you emotionally and financially devastated, Attorney Michael Henderson can help you work through the legal issues so you can obtain the justice you need to move on with your life. Seek help from a knowledgeable Santa Rosa personal injury attorney at Henderson Law today.

Why You Should Call Henderson Law To Handle Your Case


From the moment you first sit down to discuss the details of your case, Attorney Henderson will give you accurate, honest and effective advice. Mr. Henderson knows that you are at a crises point in your life, and he makes it his mission to provide the best possible legal representation so that you receive the justice and fair compensation that you deserve.


Attorney Henderson is known for his honest and tireless advocacy. He represent people and their families against the power of insurance companies, corporations, and their army of lawyers, to ensure that justice is served for his clients. Whether in cases of injury, death, employer discrimination and firing, or family dissolution, Mr. Henderson aggressively and skillfully presents his client’s case to the courts to ensure his clients will win justice.


When it comes to getting results, Attorney Henderson is committed to fighting for every penny to which his clients are entitled. Because of this, he has won tens of millions of dollars for his clients over the past two decades, doing everything in his power to ensure that his clients receive justice and the money they need to rebuild their lives.


For over 20 years, Attorney Henderson has successfully tried and settled cases for his clients involving complex legal, medical and financial issues. There is no such thing as a cut-and-dry case when your life has been devastated by injury, death, wrongful termination, or family dissolution. You need the seasoned experience and judgement of a battled tested trial lawyer to advocate your case.


As a law student, Attorney Henderson graduated in the top two percent of his class to receive his J.D. in 1994 from the prestigious McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento, California. He was also inducted into the Order of the Coif, a national honor society that recognizes attorneys who have achieved high distinction in legal education.


Attorney Henderson has been honored as a member of the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Injury Trial Lawyers in both 2016 and 2017. He has served as President of the Consumer Attorneys of Sonoma County – the local chapter of the statewide trial lawyers’ association, and is a member of the American Association for Justice, a national association of trial lawyers. He one of the few lawyers rated “10.0 Top Attorney” on the national U.S. lawyer rating service AVVO.

The Help You Need To Recover From A Crisis

While some personal injury attorneys are looking to profit from the pain of others, Attorney Michael Henderson is motivated by the desire to help people whose lives have been drastically altered by personal injuries.

Injuries and accidents can happen in a number of ways, and they almost always happen when you least expect. Whether it’s a reckless driver, a poorly maintained property, a dangerous product, or even negligence on the part of a medical team that treats you, your primary concern after an accident or injury is to get better and ensure that it does not destroy your life.

At Henderson Law, your wellbeing is our primary concern.

With over 20 years of experience representing various clients, Michael Henderson, a dedicated Santa Rosa Personal Injury Lawyer, is committed to helping you find justice and retrieve compensation so that you can move on from your injury or accident with peace of mind.

Whether you’ve been affected by an accident, are dealing with a disability, or have suffered the loss of a loved one, you can put your trust in Henderson Law to give you the dedicated legal representation that you know you deserve. Even if your case doesn’t fit the mold of a regular case, our firm is passionate about giving the best legal service to those who have been affected by personal injury. We can help you on your journey to justice.

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Who Can Bring a Wrongful Death Action in California?

When a loved one dies due to someone else’s negligence, certain surviving family members could have the right to bring a wrongful death action in California. While no amount of money can bring your family member back, a wrongful death lawsuit can help you get some degree of justice for their death. The responsible party or parties should be held accountable, and civil action is often your best legal avenue.

California law doesn’t allow just anyone to file a wrongful death action,

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All manufacturers have to ensure every product they produce is safe for consumer use. However, thousands of people still suffer injuries from defective products every year. If you or someone you love sustained injuries or died from a defective product, you could have a claim for damages against the manufacturer. There are three main types of product liability claims, all of which can be very complicated to pursue. That is one reason why it’s crucial to speak with an experienced product defect lawyer.

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Being involved in an accident can be traumatic. The aftermath of dealing with the claims process can turn very stressful. You are likely worried about all the bills piling up and wondering who will reimburse you for your injuries and damages. Some accident claims become even more challenging because you know the person who is the at-fault party. In fact, they may even be a good friend. But can you sue someone personally after a motorcycle accident?

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