Experienced Representation For Victims Of Bay Area Motor Vehicle Accidents

Are you struggling to keep pace with lost wages and medical bills while recovering from injuries suffered in an auto accident? The help you need is a phone call away.

More Than 50 Years Of Experience To Help You Recover

At the Law Offices of Robert G. Schock, founding attorney Robert G. Schock has more than 50 years of experience obtaining compensation for victims of auto accidents. He has helped individuals in Oakland and throughout Northern California who have been injured in accidents involving:

  • Cars and trucks: The majority of the firm’s auto accident litigation involves frequent accidents involving trucks and cars. Attorney Schock handles everything from the simplest fender bender to the most catastrophic or fatal auto accident.
  • 18-wheelers and commercial vehicles: Commercial vehicles can include large 18-wheelers, delivery trucks and public vehicles. Accidents involving trucks are often quite serious. Get the compensation you need.
  • Motorcycles: Motorcycles lack the safety measures afforded to cars and other vehicles, so accidents involving motorcycles can be particularly gruesome. The Law Offices of Robert G. Schock handles all types of catastrophic accident claims involving motorcycles.
  • Bicycles and pedestrians: The firm represents pedestrians and bicyclists injured in auto accidents and their families.

Attorney Schock also handles wrongful death cases for families that have lost loved ones in these types of accidents.

Successful Recoveries

Attorney Schock’s investigative expertise and courtroom and negotiation experience are why he has been able to recover successful verdicts, awards and settlements for those harmed by distracted drivers and drivers under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

Membership On The American Board Of Trial Advocates

Attorney Schock has extensive litigation and trial experience and is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, a prestigious organization consisting of trial attorneys with impeccable credentials and “high personal character.”

Substantial Experience Negotiating With Insurance Companies

Attorney Schock also has experience negotiating with auto insurance companies. In fact, his experience is garnered from working on the other side as an insurance defense lawyer prior to opening the Law Offices of Robert G. Schock.

He will examine the facts of your case and use his knowledge of the law and the skills gained while working as an insurance defense attorney to negotiate a fair settlement with the insurer for the negligent party that caused the accident.

If an appropriate settlement cannot be reached, attorney Schock is fully prepared to aggressively advocate for you at trial and answer your questions in your case.

Answering Common Injury Questions

We understand that navigating the aftermath of a motor vehicle accident can be overwhelming. Below, we have answered some of the more popular questions our clients ask us to provide you with the information you need as soon as possible.

What are the most common causes of motor vehicle accidents in California?

Knowing what causes accidents can help you avoid dangerous drivers and conditions. The most common causes of motor vehicle accidents in California include driving in a reckless way, exceeding the speed limit, driving while distracted, driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, and bad weather.

How does California’s comparative negligence law affect my ability to recover damages if I am partially at fault for the accident?

California follows a comparative negligence law, which means that if you are partially at fault for an accident, your compensation will be reduced by your percentage of fault. This means that if a court found you to be 20% liable for the accident you were in, any compensation you receive would be reduced by the same amount.

How is fault determined in California motor vehicle accident cases, and what evidence is most crucial to these determinations?

Fault in California motor vehicle accident cases is determined through evidence. We can gather evidence to support your claim, including police reports, witness testimony, medical records, video footage, and expert witness consultations to prove that the party you are filing a claim against is liable for your injuries.

If You Have Been Injured, It’s Their Turn To Pay

If you need an experienced attorney to advocate for your rights and seek justice for you, contact our firm today by calling 510-922-0887 to schedule a free consultation. Contingency fee arrangements are provided.