Long Beach Personal Injury LAW FIRM

Derek Pakiz and Caroline attorneys in Long Beach reviewing case in front of windowAs one of the premier Long Beach personal injury law firms, the Reeves Law Group is highly capable of recovering due compensation after you’ve suffered a negligent act or preventable accident by another party.

These tragedies often leave clients with a heavy burden as they deal with overwhelming medical expenses, loss of income, mental anguish and emotional damage. Derek Pakiz at the Reeves Law Group can be your trusted advocate in these difficult times, with over 30 years of experience in fiercely pursuing justice for his clients who’ve been victimized in personal injury accidents.

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Derek’s proven expertise is in catastrophic injury cases, including traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, amputation, wrongful death, and many more. His exceptional track record also boasts jury verdicts in the seven and eight figures. The Reeves Law Group aggressively represents their clients, whilst consistently demonstrating empathy and a deep sense of care.

Whether you or your loved one has suffered a car or other type of motor vehicle accident, a slip and fall, workplace accident, wrongful death or any other incident, you can trust that Reeves Law Group will deliver results so you can focus on your recovery. Derek and his team can represent you and seamlessly help guide you through California’s legal system with ease and confidence.

If you or a family member has suffered a personal injury, call us now at (800) 644-8000 any day of the week for a free consultation on your case. The  diligent and results-oriented team at the Reeves Law Group in Long Beach will work tirelessly with you so that those at fault are held accountable for their actions and you receive just compensation that is owed to you from insurance companies trying to play hardball.

Read what clients have to say about Our Law Firm

I was rear-ended on the freeway in Long Beach by a girl who was texting and got pushed into the car ahead of me. I hurt my neck in the car accident so a friend told me I should hire a personal injury lawyer. I hired The Reeves Law Group because they are the top car accident law firm in Long Beach/Los Angeles. My attorney was awesome. He made everything really easy for me, always kept me updated, and got me a great settlement. I can tell you from experience that The Reeves Law Group is the top personal injury law firm in Long Beach. I will be recommending them to all my friends and family who are hurt in car accidents.

Reviewer: Erik

Five Star Rating

5 out of 5 stars


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Call us or visit The Reeves Law Group for your personal injury consultation in Long Beach any time, or on February 20, 2024 at 1 World Trade Center, #800, Long Beach, CA, 90831.


Understanding Your Personal Injury Case

A personal injury can arise in one of several ways, including:

  • Someone intentionally committing a wrong against you that resulted in an injury to your person.
  • The negligent actions of another or their failure to act, or
  • Someone is held accountable for an injury regardless of how much care he or she exercised, even if the person did not act negligently. This is a legal principle called “strict liability.” Strict liability covers injuries from animal bites or attacks to harm that results from products we use, as well as accidents that happen because of abnormally dangerous activities, like blasting dynamite or fumigation.

Under this framework, any kind of harm done to a victim, either intentionally or negligently, can qualify as a personal injury for which the victim can seek compensation and/or damages. Bites from another person’s “pet,” including a pet dog or a pet snake, are considered personal injuries, as are injuries sustained in bicycle, bus, commercial truck, and car accidents where someone else was acting negligently. Many work-related injuries also qualify as personal injuries. Busy construction sites, restaurants, and other public establishments can be ideal places for heavy equipment accidents, slip and falls, or other work-related accidents to occur if someone like a worker or staff member acts negligently.

Personal injuries can also result from fires, injuries caused by natural phenomenon or the environment, accidental poisoning, drowning or suffocation, sports or recreation mishaps or defective products.

Common Accidents and Injuries in The Area

  • Brain Injuries
  • Wrongful Death
  • Slip and Fall Accidents
  • Pedestrian Accidents
  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Dog Bites

Settling a Personal Injury Case

Personal injury cases, also known as tort cases, are the most common type of lawsuit in the United States. Yet, very few cases actually go to trial. What happens more frequently is that the parties settle their dispute without involving the court system. If the party that injured you, or that person’s insurance company, approaches you with a settlement offer, then it is imperative that you immediately consult an experienced Long Beach accident attorney.

Settlement offers that are not negotiated by seasoned attorneys are often designed to appear as fair offers. Generally, however, these offers are not for the full value that the victim deserves. For example, the proposed settlement may grossly under-value the long-term medical and rehabilitation costs required for the victim to recover from the accident. Further, the initial settlement offer may completely ignore other losses that should be covered, including pain and suffering, loss of consortium, or other less “tangible” items.

If you have been the victim of an injury due to another’s negligence, you should be compensated to the full extent of your injuries and not a cent less. Insurance companies are not in the business of making large payouts unless they have to. A personal injury attorney is trained specifically to negotiate with insurance companies so that they provide full and fair redress for all losses resulting from an accident. At times, this may require taking the matter all the way to a jury to explain the situation and demand full recovery.

Contact an Experienced  Personal Injury Attorney in Long Beach

Each day, personal injury attorneys witness the impact of negligent acts on countless lives. It’s always heartbreaking to see how, sometimes, even a small mistake can bring unfathomable consequences – The Reeves Law Group in Long Beach is here to ensure that you don’t suffer in silence.

Their expert knowledge, compassionate service and unmatched dedication will give you an advantage in your potential lawsuit. They also have the skills and resources to handle your plaintiff’s injury lawsuit, and to provide one of the best legal representation options in California.

If you’re ready to discuss your claim, you can contact us and schedule a free case review with our team through their confidential online form or call (800) 644-8000 now.


[Written by Derek Pakiz. Article updated on January 10, 2024]