$500,000 Wrongful Death Settlement

Wrongful Death Accident in Orange County

[Orange County, CA- February 22, 2013] While driving home late at night and after work, our clients’ adult son lost control of the BMW he was operating. For an unknown reason, the BMW ended up stopped and sideways in the HOV lane of the 91 freeway. Within the next minute or two, a second vehicle traveling in the same direction and at about 65 mph broadsided the BMW killing our clients’ son … [Read more...]

Christopher Jordan Dorner, Revenge Plot Against the Los Angeles Police Department, Civilian Injuries and Police Misconduct

Shooting suspect Christopher Jordan Dorner is seen in this handout picture released to Reuters

The manhunt for Christopher Jordan Dorner is in its second week. The renegade ex-cop is accused of killing three people in a revenge plot targeting the Los Angeles Police Department. This is truly a tragic situation for all concerned. Hopefully Dorner will be captured and held accountable for his alleged crimes. But there's more to the story that bothers us. We think it would bother you too … [Read more...]

Podcast- $1,250,000 Wrongful Death Watercraft Collision

In this week's "legal Tips" podcast, Mitch and Lisa share a very tragic story about a very special family... Listen to how the responsible party's insurance company tried to "low ball" our clients by originally offering only $1 to settle the case. Even more important, find out what we did about it! To listen to this week's podcast, please click here... // … [Read more...]

Monster Energy Sued For Wrongful Death of 14-Year Old Girl

Monster Beverage Corporation Sued for Wrongful Death

On October 17, 2012, a California Superior Court lawsuit was filed against Monster Energy (Monster Beverage Corporation) by the parents of Anais Fournier, a 14-year old Maryland teenager who died after drinking one 24 oz. can on December 16, 2011 and then another 24 oz. can the following afternoon. According to court documents, Anais died from cardiac arrhythmia. In Riverside Superior Court … [Read more...]

Contingency Fees in Most California Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Cases are Negotiable!

Personal Injury Contingency Fee Agreements May Be Negotiable

Most California consumers are unaware of the fact that the contingency fee between the lawyer and client in most personal injury and wrongful death cases is negotiable. You see, California Business and Professions Code section 6147, clearly states that a contingency fee is voidable by the client absent a written statement in the retainer disclosing to the client that the fee is not set by law … [Read more...]

Jet Ski Wrongful Death Jury Verdict (after defendant’s $1 settlement offer, a jury unanimously awards $1,250,000)

Orange County Watercraft Death Jury Verdict

Our clients lost their son in a tragic jet ski accident on the Colorado River. The driver of the other watercraft refused to accept responsibility for his negligent and reckless actions. His insurance company offered $1 to compensate our clients for their loss. Here’s there story. Here’s how we were able to help… If you were to go back in time, you would find our clients looking … [Read more...]

Proud Members of the American Association for Justice…

Wrongful Death Lawyer Jon Mitchell Jackson in Orange County CA

We are proud to be consumer trial lawyers. Since 1986, it's been an honor to have had the opportunity to help victims of personal injury and wrongful death. Supporting our efforts over the past 27+ years is the American Association for Justice. This national trial lawyer organization was established to help protect the consumer and to promote a fair and effective justice system. The AAJ has … [Read more...]

Testimonial From Attorney Martina Vigil…

Wow! If you want an attorney who is not afraid to be aggressive in your representation, call Mitch Jackson. Many civil attorneys shy away from trial - Mitch is the opposite. It's refreshing to speak to someone who loves trial and really knows what they're doing. -- Martina Vigil (Orange County Criminal Defense Attorney) ____________________ To read more testimonials from past clients, click … [Read more...]

Senior Partner Shares Legal Commentary in Michael Jackson Wrongful Death Case

Wrongful death case tossed out of court for Joe Jackson

Michael Jackson's father, Joe Jackson, filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Dr. Conrad Murray in August 2010, after his son, passed away on an overdose of a prescription anesthetic. The Jackson wrongful death case was recently tossed out of court. Read Mitch's comments in Monday's nationally syndicated Lawyers.com article entitled, "Confusion in Michael Jackson Wrongful Death … [Read more...]

Retired Police Officer and Wife Die After Semi Tractor Trailer Truck Collides With Their Van. We were asked to represent their three young surviving children…

Orange County large truck injury lawyer and attorney

Family ski trips are suppose to be fun and filled with lifelong memories. Unfortunately for our three young clients, this trip was tragically different. Here’s their story. While driving down the 91 Riverside freeway on the way to the local ski resort in Big Bear, California, the family van lost traction on the slick highway surface and skidded to a stop sideways on the freeway. Approaching … [Read more...]

New testimonial from a wonderful woman about her amazing son…

Dear Mitch, I have been sitting for a day thinking of the appropriate way to thank you for everything. It was an honor to meet you, though it was on the phone, you have truly touched my heart. You may think that one phone call and e-mail was not much, but it meant the world to me and will never be forgotten. Throughout my life I have been exposed to many difficult struggles. I have always … [Read more...]

News Update: LexisNexis Lawyers.com interviews Senior Partner, Jon Mitchell Jackson…

Orange County wrongful death attorney discusses tragic wrongful death of child

Anyah Raven Glossinger was a beautiful five-year-old child who was both legally blind and had low-functioning autism. In his article about her tragic wrongful death, David Baarlaer, shares facts surrounding the case and damages. In summary, Anyah was participating in the "Little Bridges" after-school program and took part in a hydrotherapy session. Left unattended, her body was found shortly … [Read more...]

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Information is power. Being informed when dealing with insurance companies and lawyers is critically important to your success. Read our brand new and free 90+ page ebook before talking to a lawyer and before talking to an insurance company.  Click here to download your FREE copy today!             Related links... "The Ugly Truth … [Read more...]

The Seal Beach Massacre

shooting in seal beach orange county ca

Earlier this week we were contacted by four of the families who lost loved ones in the Seal Beach Salon Meritage shootings. Many locals are not aware of the fact that the eight people who were killed by a lone gunmen represent the deadliest mass murder in Orange County history. The good news is that the alleged shooter is in custody. The bad news is absent a guilty plea, his criminal case will … [Read more...]

New eBook entitled, “The Truth About Your California Personal Injury or Wrongful Death Case”

Injury Victims Need to Know Their Rights. Our brand new 90+ page eBook entitled, “The Truth About Your California Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Case” tells it like it is. We hold nothing back and make it a point to share 25 years of insider tips and suggestions to help every victim of personal injury and wrongful death make smart decisions and protect their legal rights. We’re talking about … [Read more...]

SMILE, TWIST THE THROTTLE, BUT BE CAREFUL- Motorcycle Accidents Happen Way Too Often!

Lawyer in orange county representing motorcycle accident wrongful death victims

Did you know that each year, about 4,000 motorcycle riders sustain fatal injuries in motorcycle accidents. Another 76,000 riders are seriously injured. Each day in the U.S., about 12 motorcycle riders are involved in fatal accidents with another 208 riders sustaining injury. We enjoy riding as much as the next guys.  Having said that, please remember to be safe out there and watch out for … [Read more...]

2 Local Fullerton Police Officers Charged With Murder

Kelly Thomas Murder Case

I was down at the courthouse today when Orange County prosecutors announced the filing of second-degree murder charges against two Fullerton police officers. If memory serves me correctly, this may be the first time that Orange County prosecutors have charged an on-duty police officer with murder. It is alleged that before the lethal beating of Kelly Thomas, one of the officer's said, "These … [Read more...]

Mitch is Named 2011 “California Super Lawyer”

Jon Mitchell Jackson Super Lawyer 2011

Jon Mitchell "Mitch" Jackson has been named to the 2011 California Super Lawyers list as one of the top attorneys in California for 2011. No more than 5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and … [Read more...]

California Supreme Court Disappoints Consumers

Howell case harms consumers

  High Court Sided Against Consumer Rights in Deciding Howell Case   SACRAMENTO (Aug. 18, 2011) – Consumer Attorneys of California President John Montevideo expressed disappointment today over the state Supreme Court’s decision impacting the long-standing legal practice of allowing injury victims to collect damages for the full value of their medical care instead of seeing an … [Read more...]