Bates Law team of San Diego specializing in car accidents

Car Accident Attorney San Diego

Need A San Diego Car Accident Lawyer?


  1. Meet with you and analyze your case;

  2. Schedule you with a good doctor who will charge you no money up front and who will see you quickly and conveniently;

  3. Assist you with getting your car repaired and into a rental vehicle or reimbursed for your out of pocket expenses;

  4. Stop claims adjusters from contacting you with questions you are not feeling well enough to  answer; and

  5. Begin the process of building your case so that you are fairly compensated and made whole again for your injuries, medical expenses, lost wages and pain and suffering.

A car accident can change your life in an instant.  One minute you’re driving to work listening to the morning news, and the next your airbags have deployed and you’re in excruciating pain.  Were you in an accident but you don't:

  • have good medical insurance to receive treatment?

  • have the other driver's insurance information because you were taken from the scene by ambulance?

  • know your rights or how you would go about pursuing a claim?

  • feel like you should have to pay anything out of pocket but are being told you have to? or

  • feel like you can go into work but you cannot get a doctor’s appointment soon enough?

If you are unable to drive to us because you are hospitalized, incapacitated or you do not yet have a safe vehicle to drive, we will come to you.


Common Car Accident Injuries


Common injuries from auto accidents include:

  • Whiplash (neck and back sprain / strain) injuries

  • Shoulder injuries

  • Knee injuries

  • Internal Injuries

  • Upper, mid and low back muscle sprains

  • Traumatic brain injuries

  • Concussions

  • Spinal cord injuries

  • Paralysis

  • Herniated disks

  • Broken ribs and bones


Car accident injuries vary depending on the circumstances of each crash. For example, a rear-end accident may result in whiplash or a spinal cord injury, while being struck from the side could cause a bone fracture, torn ligaments or a head laceration.

Contact a San Diego Car Accident Lawyer

California has an “at fault” system for auto insurance claims, which means it’s the victim’s responsibility to prove the other driver’s fault for an accident.  This can be difficult to achieve without an experienced Personal Injury lawyer who knows the legal system inside and out.  At Bates Law, we are committed to protecting the rights of injured drivers, passengers, pedestrians and bicyclists.  No matter what it takes, we’ll work hard to ensure you receive every last dollar you’re entitled to.   

Give us a call today at (619) 222-0900.

Below are just a few of Bates Law's many personal injury cases.


Demand for Arbitration for a low impact collision resulting in less than $500 damage to our client's bumper. All case settlements results

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