Legal Assistance & Personal Injury Victims

Greene Broillet & Wheeler, LLP, is a preeminent plaintiffs' trial law firm representing clients across California and the United States. We concentrate our efforts on representing people who have been seriously injured by the negligent, reckless or intentional conduct of another. Our attorneys win compensation and maximize recovery for people who have been hurt by defective products, unsafe cars, tires and drugs, dangerous workplaces and business fraud. Our experience covers the full range of personal injury and business torts litigation issues, including legal malpractice, insurance bad faith and class action lawsuits.


Owen, Patterson and Owen was founded on the belief that every client is treated as the firm’s only client. The firm’s practice includes every type of personal injury case, ranging from motor vehicle accidents to complex products liability cases. Over the past 30 years, OPO has handled numerous spinal cord and brain injury cases, and we know exactly how to maximize results in these types of cases.  Notable cases include a verdict resulting in a $55 million lifetime annuity against a sports equipment manufacturer that left Plaintiff paralyzed for life and a $35 million settlement for a small girl that was left brain damaged and in a wheel chair when a rusted light pole fell and struck her in the head.  Since 1977, the firm’s lawyers have obtained settlements and verdicts totaling over $100 million. We have the skills and knowledge necessary to build the bridge that connects you with the protections you are entitled to by law. Owen, Patterson and Owen knows how difficult these times can be for you and your family. Let us help you put your life back together.

Anyone who has been injured or who has lost a loved one in an accident in Southern California, whether work-related or not, should contact the law office of Chudacoff, Simon, Cherin & Friedman for a free consultation regarding how they may benefit from a personal injury or workers’ compensation claim.  Whether you have been injured on the job or in a motor vehicle accident or other case involving the negligence or wrongful conduct of another, having the right legal representation is critical to obtaining the most favorable financial recovery.  Our partners have over 100 years of combined experience in fighting for the rights of individuals, and the families of loved ones, who have been seriously injured or who have lost their lives as the result of the negligence of others or from a work related tragedy.

Metz & Harrison is a civil rights law firm specializing in the protection of the rights of persons with disabilities by removing access barriers in places of public accommodation and eliminating discriminatory policies and procedures.  We have been responsible for the removal of significant access barriers in universities, hospitals, shopping centers, theaters, restaurants and public entities, as well as the recovery of significant damages for our clients from both private and public entities.  The attorneys in our firm are more than civil rights litigators -we are all civil rights advocates, working to eliminate disability discrimination in all forms through our dedication to and activism on behalf of the disabled community.
(213) 213-1515

Spinal Cord Injury Lawyers is rated by US News and World Report as a Top Tier Best Law Firm for both Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice.  SCI Lawyers is led by Steven Heimberg, M.D., JD, who is both a nationally recognized trial lawyer and a physician.  Indeed, not only has he been selected by his peers as LA’s top trial lawyer, he is the only doctor ever to receive that honor. 

Steve is also one of the founders of The Hub, a Southern California publication dedicated to providing important information and helping to create community among those that are disabled as well as those close to them. Says Steve, “Heimberg Barr, and now our SCI Lawyers, have spent 25 years dedicated to serving the disabled and helping to get them the justice they deserve. Being a part of launching a magazine like The Hub seems a natural extension of our commitment.”

Victims of Violent Crime

California Victim Compensation Program (CalVCP) may provide needed compensation to help cover treatment and other support services for victims and their families.

Disability Rights Advocates

(510) 665-8644

A non-profit law firm that works to protect and advance the civil rights of people with disabilities. DRA advocates for disability rights through high-impact litigation, as well as research and education, and does not charge clients for services.

Disability Rights California


California’s protection & advocacy system. Advocate, educate, investigate and litigate to advance and protect the rights of Californians with disabilities.

Western Center on Law & Poverty

Western Center advances and enforces the rights of low-income Californians in health, housing and public assistance by working statewide for systemic change.

Legal Aid Foundation Los Angeles

(800) 399-4529
As LA's frontline law firm for low-income people, we promote access to justice, strengthen communities, combat discrimination, and effect systemic change through representation, advocacy, and community education.

Pro Bono Los Angeles: Legal Service Directory

List of California agencies which offer a wide variety of pro bono legal services.

Disability Rights Legal Center

886-999-3752 or 213-736-1334
The Disability Rights Legal Center promotes the rights of people with disabilities and raises public interest and awareness of those rights through legal and related services.

Center for Health Care Rights
The Center for Health Care Rights is dedicated to ensuring access to quality health care by providing information and education to elderly and disabled Medicare beneficiaries.  Call the center if you have questions about Medicare or need help resolving Medicare- or health insurance-related problems.

Protection & Advocacy, Inc. (PAI)

PAI provides legal assistance to people with disabilities in the areas of housing, transportation, employment, ADA compliance, and the IHSS appeals process.

California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform Lawyer Referral Service (CANHR LRS)

The CANHR LRS is a statewide bar-certified referral service specializing in long term care consumer issues. The CANHR LRS was established to provide access to legal representation for long term care residents and their family members, and to enable interested persons to engage attorneys.