Upland began its life as North Ontario, reflecting the area’s original function as an irrigation colony established by the Chaffey brothers who were instrumental in developing nearby Ontario. A name change and incorporation officially established Upland in 1906.The community’s focus was on citrus for many years, though growth has shifted “The City of Gracious Living” into a diverse residential and retail center of more than 70,000 inhabitants. Only 40 miles from Los Angeles, Upland still manages to retain its blend of rural and urban.
Helping Upland Accident Victims
Amicus Legal Group’s lawyers have seen traffic crashes cause traumatic injuries for local residents. We know that road congestion can be a fact of life in our state. Unfortunately, high traffic volume can mean a greater number of accidents. We know that more than 300,000 Californians are injured in traffic crashes every year. When injury victims call on our firm for help, our attorneys have the proven know-how to take action. Medical care is expensive and we believe you shouldn’t be forced to pay for treatment when you were hurt through no fault of your own. We know the law and the time frames within which claims must be filed. Our focus is on protecting your rights and fighting to recover the maximum damages available to you.
At Amicus Legal Group, our Upland injury lawyers have built their practice on successfully handling a wide variety of accident cases, including:
- Car accidents
- Truck accidents
- Motorcycle crashes
- Boating accidents
- Train accidents
- Bus accidents
- Dog attacks
- Slip-and-fall incidents
- Wrongful death accidents
How Negligence Is Established in Personal Injury Cases
In order to successfully bring a claim, a plaintiff must prove that the accident was caused by another party. Things that must be proven include:
- The other party had a duty of care
- The other party acted in a way that breached the duty
- The breach of their duty caused you injury
- You were injured as a result of the other party’s actions
Contact an Experienced Upland Accident Lawyer
When you’re hurt, you need to focus on your recovery. That means you need attorneys you can rely on to act as strong advocates on your behalf. From us you’ll receive the respect you deserve, along with the diligent and dedicated legal know-how that a serious injury case demands. We offer you a free consultation, and we’ll explain your rights. If you can’t come to us, we can make visits to you. Call today for more information.
Attorney John Paul-Serrao helped us to win our case against the insurance company after we were involved in a traffic accident where our car was rear ended, we tried to handle it ourselves with the insurance company and they did not want to cooperate with us, so we hired Mr. Serrao and he was able to get us a settlement above with the insurance company was willing to pay. I would highly recommend him.
Mr. Serrao worked on my DUI charge earlier this year and all I can say is WOW! Not only did he keep me updated with the case but his knowledge of the process helped calm my nerves, which was very important to me. He showed care for me as a client and I can’t thank him enough. I would recommend him to anyone in need of a quality criminal defense attorney.
John-Paul is a superb attorney. He was my mentor when I was in law school, and now as an attorney I still go to him for advice on complex cases. When my brother required representation I referred him to John-Paul. That is how highly I think of JP as an attorney. I would highly recommend him to anyone who needs representation.
John-Paul is an extremely effective criminal defense attorney. The one thing that makes him stand out from other defense attorneys is that he talks to his clients to learn the circumstances surrounding their incident and then he makes a forceful and articulate argument in defense of his clients. I recommend my clients to John-Paul when they are in need of a criminal defense attorney because I know he will stand up for them.
I had the pleasure of working a very large scale drug case with Mr. Serrao, representing co-defendants. Mr. Serrao was a pleasure to work with. Highly skilled and very aggressive in his advocacy on his client’s behalf. I highly recommend Mr. Serrao for anyone looking for a criminal defense attorney.
John-Paul took my civil case when no one else would because other lawyers didn’t have confidence in my daughter who has special needs to testify, if needed. John-Paul won her case against the school district without a jury because he cared about my child, believed she was honest and deserved justice. He still doesn’t mind taking my calls whenever I have a question regarding her case.
Occasionally you meet another attorney who is so impressive both personally and professionally that you want to be affiliated with them in any way you can both personally and professionally. That is how I feel about John-Paul. I not only consider him one of the finest attorneys I know, but I now proudly call him my friend. He is among the very best.
John-Paul is well known in our community as a smart and effective criminal defense lawyer who is sensitive to his clients’ situations and responsive to their needs. I refer my clients to him with confidence when they need help with the criminal justice system.