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San Jose Personal Injury Attorney

San Jose has become one of the most populous, affluent, and technology-centric cities in America over the last several decades. The personal injury law firm Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger started in 1959, and has grown alongside this gem of a city. From the foothills of Mount Hamilton to Silicon Valley and beyond, our firm enjoys a long and storied history with the Bay Area city of San Jose.

Unfortunately, with great expansion and a populous city- the third largest in California to be exact- means increased chances of serious personal injuries.

When road rage causes an accident on the congested I-680 to I-280 commute, an industrial equipment explosion kills someone in the “Innovation Triangle,” or a helpless child drowns in an unfenced neighborhood pool, locals come to the San Jose personal injury lawyers at Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger.

Over the decades, we have built a reputation for success that resonates throughout the Bay Area legal community. We’ve secured more multi-million dollar outcomes than any other personal injury law firm in Northern California. When a preventable accident leads to serious injury, you can trust us as your dedicated personal injury legal counsel.

Types of Personal Injury Cases

Personal injury lawsuits cover a range of diverse accidents and injuries. As your San Jose injury attorney, we defend plaintiffs in cases involving:

  • Car Accidents
  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Nursing Home Abuse Lawsuits
  • Wrongful Death Claims
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Product Liability
  • Catastrophic Injury Claims

We have decades of experience handling third-party claims in workplace accidents and delicate claims involving young children and the elderly.

Many law firms practice in the San Jose area, but none offers the same level of support as Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger. Over the last decade we have helped 98% of our clients secure fair compensation for their injuries and losses.

Our personal injury settlements  and awards include many six and seven figure outcomes. We successfully secured a $52 million verdict in a propane explosion case that led to wrongful death in San Jose. Our lawyers negotiated an $8 million settlement in a clergy abuse case. The firm fought for a $17 million jury verdict in a product liability claim that resulted in a severe brain injury. These results speak for themselves. When we represent clients in San Jose and throughout the Bay Area, we bring our A game to secure the financial support our clients deserve.

Most importantly, the plaintiffs we help defend owe us no payments unless we secure compensation for their lawsuit. Our San Jose injury lawyers work on a contingency fee bases which simply means you pay no fees unless we win! We owe our clients a duty of care to defend in court and fight for maximum compensation without having to worry about the cost of litigation.

Personal Injury Support for San Jose Residents

Injury claims in San Jose involve many moving parts. Our attorneys understand the local, state, and federal laws that impact claims in Santa Clara County courts. We have spent our careers honing our insurance negotiation skills and building networks of experts who help us build airtight cases against at-fault drivers, property owners, businesses, licensed professionals, and product manufacturers.

Contact us the moment you suspect someone else needlessly caused or contributed to your injury. A helpful Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger attorney will guide you through the legal process and give you straightforward feedback about the merits of a personal injury claim. If you hire us to protect your right to compensation under California’s laws, we will begin representing you immediately on a contingency fee basis. You will not pay any attorney fees unless we secure compensation on your behalf.

Choose Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger

Anyone injured in a preventable incident has the right to compensation. Partner with a firm you can count on to fight for maximum damages and settlement values. With access to cutting edge case resources and a reputation for success, we will do everything in our power to give you the best possible quality of life after an injury.

If you experience a serious injury in San Jose, remember the team at Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger. Contact us for a free case evaluation today.

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We Have A Full Time Doctor-Lawyer On Our Staff. Unlike 99% of other firms we have a full time physician attorney on our staff and a second doctor-lawyer available on call to consult on medical questions, expert finding and medical malpractice case screening. These skilled professionals help us understand our clients' medical issues and select the best testifying medical professionals for deposition and trial.

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