Baby / Car Seat Defects
Dog Attacks / Dog Bites
Elder / Dependant Care / Nursing Home Abuse
Hit and Run Accident
Insurance Bad Faith
Police Abuse / Brutality / Excessive Force
Slip and Fall Injury
Smoke / Carbon Monoxide Detector Malfunction
Swimming Pool Accidents / Drownings
Spinal Cord Injury/
Traumatic Brain Injury
At AlderLaw, we help people who have been victimized by catastrophic, life-altering events. We understand the pain, suffering, psychological issues and financial stress that accompany severe injury or the loss of a loved one. The inability to work, the grief, and the loss of enjoyment of life are all horrific consequences of an unexpected event that you didn't cause.
We sympathize with the anxiety that you inevitably suffer, and the feelings of guilt that you will undoubtedly experience. We have the experience to help you get the compensation and the relief you deserve.
Selected Jury Verdicts and Settlements
Some of the areas in which we have had in-depth experience and have litigated extensively are listed to the right. AlderLaw has achieved dozens of verdicts and scores of substantital settlements for their clients. For example, Mr. Alder achieved a $15.7 million verdict for a retired L.A.P.D. officer injured in a motorcycle accident.
Other notable verdicts include a $7.8 million verdict for a woman who lost her right leg below the knee after being hit by a car in a parking lot, and a $4.15 million verdict for a schizophrenic woman who suffered serious injuries when her apartment complex burned and her smoke detector did not sound an alarm to allow her to escape the blaze earlier.
Recent settlements include a $6.25 million settlement for a pedestrian hit by a van as she crossed the street, $4 million settlement for a blind woman injured in an auto accident causd by her boyfriend, who was driving drunk, a $5.3 million settlement for a boy with suspected brain damage when the car he was riding in was rear-ended by an 18-wheeler, and $6.125 million to a child injured in a house fire. [Verdicts and Settlements]
About Our Legal Team
AlderLaw is proud to have a focused team of lawyers and staff dedicated to providing exceptional legal representation to its clients. The firm is heavily invested in staff and technology in order to maximize the presentation of its clients' cases.
We also care deeply about our clients and in helping them to get justice and the financial compensation they deserve and need to being the healing process after an injury or loss.
AlderLaw's founding attorney, Michael Alder, was recognized as a finalist for California's Trial Lawyer of the Year for his groundbreaking work in exposing the horrific conditions existing at Napa State Hospital, a hospital for those convicted of crimes but determined to be victims of mental illness. His expose of unacceptable and inhuman practices and superior litigation skills led to significant recoveries for multiple patients' families.
We invite you to call our Beverly Hills office at (310) 275-9131 or our office in Santa Barbara at (805) 962-0099 to schedule a free initial consultation to discuss your case. Our attorneys work on a contigency fee basis. That means you do not pay us until and if we settle or win your case in court.