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5 Most Common Types of Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect in California

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

When you assist a loved one in choosing a nursing home in California, you trust the facility to comply with its contractual and legal duties to provide protection, safety, and proper care. It is horrific to think that an assisted living center would shirk these obligations, but abuse and neglect are common in these… Read More »

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How Right of Way Rules Affect California Auto Collisions

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

No matter how long you have been driving, some rules of the road are so basic that they are ingrained in your memory and you do not need reminders. You know to follow the speed limit, come to a full stop on red, always use a blinker when turning, and other laws designated in… Read More »

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Your Rights as the Victim of a California DUI Accident

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

Even though every US state prohibits drunk driving and public awareness campaigns warn of the dangers, there are still many motorists who get behind the wheel while intoxicated. Data reported by the California Office of Traffic Safety Annual Report 2019 reveals that drunk drivers are a top cause of fatal accidents every year, accounting… Read More »

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4 Quick Facts About the Jones Act and Seaman’s Injuries

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There can be no question that the maritime industry is one of the top performing market sectors in California. According to the Transportation Institute, a non-profit that promotes education and information about maritime research education, California ranks fourth among all US states in terms of maritime employees at more than 51,450 workers. The downside… Read More »

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What To Do After Being Injured in a Bicycle Accident in California

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

When you are riding your bike and noting the size of the motorized vehicles whizzing by, you certainly appreciate that you could be seriously hurt in the event of a crash. However, you may not be as well-versed on what to do if you are involved in a bicycle accident. It is understandable that… Read More »

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GHSA Study Reveals Dangers for Backseat Passengers in California Car Accidents

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

Automakers have applied numerous advancements in technology in their goal to make vehicles safer than ever, but a report published by the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) reveals that the risks for backseat passengers are often overlooked. Two key factors are at the forefront of the issue: People riding in the backseat are less… Read More »

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Your Rights After a False Positive Cancer Misdiagnosis

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

Being told that you have cancer is life-changing, so you probably expect that you would be happy to hear that your physician made a mistake in diagnosing you. However, a false-positive cancer diagnosis of any kind can be seriously harmful for your health and well-being in ways you did not expect. You may have… Read More »

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Trick Questions from an Insurance Adjuster Could Damage Your Car Accident Claim

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

As a motorist, you are aware that there are certain auto insurance requirements established by the California Department of Motor Vehicles and noncompliance can lead to serious penalties. At minimum, you must have $15,000 in coverage for personal injury or death to one person, $30,000 for casualties to more than one person, and $5,000… Read More »

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Will New Federal Regulations Reduce the Risk of Truck Accidents in California?

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

Unless your job is behind the wheel of a semi, 18-wheeler, or other commercial motor vehicle, you may not stay current on the specific laws and regulations that impact the US trucking industry. However, recent developments overseen by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) may affect all California drivers who share the road… Read More »

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8 Danger Zones and the Risks of Teen Driver Accidents in California

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

There is a popular perception of teen drivers as risk takers who are dangerous behind the wheel, but scientific evidence does support this conclusion. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that car accidents are the leading cause of death for teens, at a rate of approximately six fatalities per day… Read More »

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You can be confident in relying on our zealous and effective Oakland personal injury lawyers:

  • We have served Northern California for over 35 years.

  • Our attorneys have been honored with numerous accolades, including SuperLawyers, AV Rating, and Top 100 Trial Attorney Awards.

  • In our decades of legal service to the community, we have garnered a substantial reputation. We are respected by opposing counsel, feared by insurance companies, and followed by jurors.

  • We combine Big Firm experience with boutique office attention and care. Several of our attorneys have experience working for the biggest law firms in the country, including the most prominent maritime defense law firm. Our attorneys rely on that big-firm know-how but prefer the personal touch of a smaller firm, allowing us to provide individualized and attentive representation to each of our clients.

  • We’ve been through it, too. Attorney Mark Venardi had to personally deal with a medical malpractice injury he suffered at a time when he was working a blue-collar job on an offshore oil rig; he knows what it’s like to be a working man dealing with a personal injury. He built his way up to working for the biggest maritime defense firm in the country, before deciding to focus on helping people like himself who were hurt by negligence and mistreatment from others.

  • We like to fight for the underdog. Attorney Martin Zurada is an immigrant and the son of immigrants who tirelessly worked his way up through education and experience to attain the American dream. Even though he has served in large, high-level litigation law firms, he prefers helping clients directly, fighting against injustices, and securing victories for the little guy who has been wronged.

  • We win. We have secured multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements. In our combined tenure, we have recovered tens of millions of dollars for our clients across our broad areas of practice.

  • We care first and foremost about our clients. We dedicate ourselves to serve each and every client personally, and we make ourselves available to our clients around the clock.

  • There is no cost to you until we win. If we don’t make a recovery for you, we will not collect a fee. And all initial consultations are free of charge.

Dedicated Areas of Practice

We offer a wide range of litigation services for Oakland personal injury and employment law clients. Specifically, our areas of dedicated practice span the following issues:

Employment Law. California employers must assure proper pay to employees and comply with a variety of rules and regulations to prevent discrimination and unfair treatment of employees. We represent victims of wage and hour violations, employment discrimination, workplace harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, and any other form of California workplace mistreatment. If you believe you were treated inappropriately at work, we can help.

Personal Injury. If you’ve been injured due to another’s negligence, you deserve compensation. That’s where we come in. As Oakland personal injury attorneys, we right the wrongs done to our clients. And we do it at our cost during the entire duration of your case. There is never any fee until we win. Give us a call if you have been hurt in a car accident, by a toxic spill or contamination, as a result of medical malpractice, due to abuse or neglect, in a maritime accident, by a vicious animal attack, or any other incident caused by someone else’s negligence.

The Sooner You Speak to an Oakland Injury Lawyer, the Stronger Your Chances for Recovery Will Become.

Contact the Oakland injury lawyers at Venardi Zurada today, and let’s get started. We are available to talk any time, so whether you call, email or chat online, we’ll respond and set up an appointment to meet you. We have several Spanish speakers in the office and welcome the opportunity to cater our services to Oakland’s Spanish-speaking population. You pay no fee until we win for you, so you have nothing to lose by contacting our office for a free consultation. The sooner you call, the faster we can start getting results for you. Call 925-937-3900.

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