WHAT WE DO
For almost 20 years, Mascaro Law Firm has fought against corporate bullies, litigating on behalf of the victims of personal injuries, unfair business practices, and bad faith insurance tactics. Mascaro Law Firm specializes in helping injury victims get the compensation they deserve, from filing lawsuits against negligent drivers to prosecuting claims against businesses and insurance companies that cheat their victims.
In California more than 3,000 people are killed in car accidents each year. Thousands more are seriously injured. Many of these accidents are caused by another person’s negligence. If you have been injured in a car accident, you may be entitled to compensation, and should contact an experienced car accident attorney to discuss your case.
Motorcycle accident deaths account for approximately 15 percent of all vehicle related deaths in California despite the fact motorcycles make up less than 5 percent of all vehicles on the road. And more than 14,000 motorcyclists are injured in motorcycle accidents each year. If you or a loved one have been injured in a motorcycle accident, you should speak with a qualified motorcycle accident lawyer to discuss your case.
Bicyclists share the same rights and responsibilities on the road as motorized vehicles. But when a bicyclist collides with other another vehicle, the outcome can be devastating. Often, these accidents are caused by drivers who do not know or care that cyclists have the same rights as other vehicles. Mascaro Law knows the law and knows how to win. If you have been injured in a bicycle accident, it is important that you contact a qualified bicycle accident attorney to discuss your rights.
Truck and Bus Accidents
According to federal statistics, every year approximately 5,000 trucks and buses are involved in fatal accidents, and over 100,000 people are injured in truck and bus accidents. Truck and bus accidents have many causes, including driver negligence, improper maintenance, and inadequate training. If you or somebody close to you has been injured in a trucking accident or bus accident.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration defines pedestrian as any person on foot, walking, running, jogging, hiking, sitting, or lying down who is involved in a motor vehicle accident. In 2016 there were almost 6,000 pedestrians killed in traffic accidents in the country, and over 800 of these fatalities occurred just in California. Thousands more are seriously injured each year as the result of pedestrian accidents. Mascaro Law Firm knows the law and knows how to win pedestrian accident lawsuits. If you have been injured in a pedestrian accident, you should consult a lawyer experienced in pedestrian accidents to discuss your case.
Dog bites are one of the leading causes of non-fatal injuries. Every year more than 350,000 people visit the emergency room for treatment from dog bites. Although many of these injuries are non-fatal, they can be serious and permanent. If you have been injured by a dog bite, you should consult a lawyer experienced in dog bite lawsuits.
Elder Abuse and Neglect
Each year, hundreds of thousands of adults over 60 are abused, neglected, or financially exploited. This elder abuse can take the form of physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional abuse, neglect, abandonment, or financial abuse. Elder neglect occurs when a caregiver, whether a hired staff or family member, fails to fulfill their legal obligations related to the elder’s care. If you or someone you love has been the victim of elder abuse or neglect, you should consult a lawyer experienced in elder abuse and neglect lawsuits.
Property owners have a legal duty to make sure their property is free of unsafe or dangerous conditions that might cause injury. If you are injured as a result of an unsafe or dangerous property condition, you may be entitled to compensation if the property owner knew or should have known of an unsafe or dangerous condition that caused injury. If you have been injured as the result of an unsafe or dangerous property condition, you should consult an experienced premises liability attorney to discuss your case.
In California, a wrongful death occurs when a person dies as the result of negligence or other wrongful conduct by another person or entity. Wrongful death claims may arise from a variety of circumstances, including car accidents, medical malpractice, exposure to dangerous chemicals, or even criminal conduct. A wrongful death lawsuit may be brought by the deceased person’s spouse, domestic partner, surviving children, or other heirs. Damages available in a wrongful death lawsuit include expenses related to the deceased person’s medical bills, funeral, and burial; money the deceased person would have reasonably earned had he or she remained alive; and loss of financial support and loss of companionship for surviving family members.
Defective product claims come in many forms. If you have been injured by a product that was poorly designed or manufactured, or if product that caused you injury failed to include adequate instructions or warnings, you may have a claim against the product manufacturer, distributer or retailer and should contact a qualified defective products attorney.