Weinberg, Ziff & Miller
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Weinberg, Ziff & Miller
Harvey Ziff

400 Cambridge Ave.
Palo Alto CA 94306
(650) 329-0851

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A Personal Injury attorney who represents injured victims and workers. He has a well-earned reputation for providing aggressive and high quality representation, and he knows injury law. If you are victim of personal injuries or work place injuries, please contact us for a free consultation, so we can put our resources to work for you.

Personal injury law covers a broad spectrum of issues when one has been physically or emotionally injured, and/or personal property has been damaged. In legal circles, personal injury law is also known as "tort" law, the French word for "wrong." "Personal injury" or "tort" law is the body of law that allows one to be compensated in the event that someone's carelessness or intentional misconduct injures or damages you or your personal belongings. Automobile accidents are classic examples of the type events covered by tort law. If someone hits the back of your car while you are stopped at a red light, that person commits a tort, and is reffered to as the "tortfeasor" (French for "wrongdoer"). In America that person is generally referred to as the "defendant" once a law suit is filed, and the person harmed is called a "plaintiff" or "claimant." State law usually governs personal injury lawsuits, but federal law may apply in certain circumstances. For example, an injury suffered on federal property may be covered by the Federal Tort Claims Act, or liability for injuries suffered in an airplane crash may be governed by international treaties. A claim for personal injury must be accompanied by an injury that can be compensated. In other words, one must prove an injury in order to seek monetory damages. For example, if you were to slip and fall due to someone else's fault or negligence, you could not recover damages if you were not injured in some way.

About Harvey L. Ziff:-

  • Former Assistant U.S. Attorney
  • Former Editor - Stanford Law Review
  • Stanford Advocacy Clinic Faculty
  • 25 years experience
  • $1 million Verdict Winner

Personal Injury

  • Injuries to children
  • Auto, Bicycle, Boat, Motorcycle, Pedestrian Accidents
  • Dog-Bites, Defective Products, Medical Malpractices

 


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