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Why Do Tanker Truck Accidents Present Unique Dangers in San Diego?

San Diego is no stranger to tanker truck accidents. A tanker truck headed to the tank farm in Mission Valley takes a corner or a curve too quickly, overturning and spilling fuel on the ground. Environmental damage isn’t the only risk of this scenario. With the presence of sports stadiums in the area—previously the Jack Read More

Motorcycle Accident Injuries in San Diego

Often referred to as “America’s Finest City,” San Diego boasts some of the most beautiful scenery for tourists. However, it is not only tourists enjoying the scenery. San Diego’s motorcycle enthusiasts enjoy it as well, because of many well-known motorcycle routes that traverse the local region, and day trips that allow you to see an Read More

How to Deal With Accidents Involving San Diego Dump and Garbage Trucks

San Diego is home to more than half a million homes and over 85,000 businesses, and the city only expects to grow in the coming decades. All the residents and businesses in San Diego create waste that trash service companies collect regularly. This requires garbage trucks to travel busy arterial roadways and residential roadways in Read More

Listen to Trial Files: Where Real Personal Injury Survivors Talk to Their Real Trial Lawyers on Apple Podcasts

GTA Podcast has launched a new podcast. Trial Files: Real Personal Injury Survivors Talk To Their Real Personal Injury Lawyers. Personal injury survivors join Gomez Trial Attorneys Founder and CEO John Gomez to share their stories. They talk about the harms they suffered, working with attorneys, the emotional toll of the litigation process, their results Read More

What Causes so Many San Diego Motorcycle Accidents?

When you ride your motorcycle in San Diego, accidents occur when you least expect them. Distracted, impaired, and speeding motorists can make even a short trip dangerous. Even when you drive with care, a single impact collision can be destructive enough to send you to the emergency room. Motorcycle accidents don’t always cause severe injuries, Read More

Is it Worth Getting a Lawyer to Handle Your Car Accident?

A car accident can change your life. When you sustain serious injuries, you must make immediate decisions that inevitably affect your future. In difficult situations, people often turn to experts by instinct. It makes sense when you want the best results. You seek medical treatment from skilled physicians and surgeons. You find the best body Read More

Jessica T. Sizemore Featured in San Diego’s Attorney Journal

Jessica has dedicated her career to advocating for those who have been harmed by the wrongful conduct of others. With particular interests in Premises Liability and Brain Injury cases, Jessica has secured tens of millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts for her clients, including several multi-million-dollar jury verdicts. The article describes what inspired Jessica Read More

Can I Bring a Personal Injury Claim by Myself?

Just to cut to the chase: No, you cannot. While many accident victims wonder whether or not to hire an attorney for their personal injury claim, and you have the right to handle your claim yourself, as a practical matter, you probably don’t have the education or experience to secure the compensation you deserve. Even Read More

What Laws Govern Motorcycles in San Diego

For some, nothing compares to the unique experience of riding a motorcycle. San Diego bikers enjoy an open-air riding experience in ideal weather. However, the trade-off of that experience is that a motorcycle lacks a substantial number of safety features. Motorcycles have no reinforced steel frames surrounding passengers, seat belts, or other protective safety systems Read More

John Gomez & UFC Champion Brandon Moreno Partner Up With the Community Youth Athletic Center

John Gomez, President and Founder of Gomez Trial Attorneys, and UFC Champion Brandon Moreno announce a joint partnership with the Community Youth Athletic Center. As a native San Diegan, John has long been committed to improving his communities. He has a special place in his heart for at-risk children. Brandon, a native of Tijuana, Mexico, is the first Read More

I Was in a Three-Car Accident—Who Pays My Damages?

When you get into a car accident, your first worry may be your injuries. Once you start to recover, or after you are well enough to be released from the hospital, you begin to realize the fallout of the accident in lost wages, medical expenses, and other life-changing impacts. It is often easy to determine Read More

How Dangerous Are Sideswipe Collisions in San Diego?

Auto accidents: head-on or rear-end collisions, T-bones. These come to mind when thinking about traffic accidents. Sideswipe collisions, on the other hand, are often associated with the latest action movie when a police car or criminal chases another vehicle and tries to run it off the road. Many don’t realize they are a more common Read More

Speeding Is a Factor in Almost 25 Percent of San Diego County Traffic Accidents

Speeding is not typically a direct cause of a traffic accident, but it factors into many traffic accidents in San Diego and throughout the nation. Speeding creates an environment where vehicles are more likely to crash, and drivers are more likely to suffer severe or fatal injuries. Below we take a closer look at the Read More

7 Reasons Why Car Accidents Occur in San Diego

Every year, hundreds of people die in San Diego vehicle accidents, and many more incur serious injuries. If you have recently been involved in a San Diego car accident, you might be uncertain about the cause of the accident, especially if law enforcement is still investigating it. The cause of a car accident ultimately determines Read More

What Do I Do After a Rollover Accident in San Diego?

San Diego has one of the most fully developed freeway systems in California, with six north-south freeway routes along the Interstate 8 corridor and six east-west freeways on the Interstate 5 corridor. Despite this, drivers in San Diego can expect to waste up to 56 hours a year sitting in traffic congestion resulting from commuters Read More

Causes of San Diego Truck Accidents

When a tractor-trailer crashes into your car on a San Diego road, you don’t always have the presence of mind to focus on why. Accidents happen so quickly, injured victims can’t possibly consider all of the potential causes. Police officers, witnesses, vehicle operators, even insurance companies usually accept the usual rationale. The trucker crashed because Read More

San Diego Rear-End Collision Injuries

If you live in San Diego, you understand how the city itself contributes to high numbers of rear-end collisions. California leads the nation in fatal accidents, which is unsurprising considering the large population, high rates of tourism, large number of registered vehicles, and the resulting traffic issues. San Diego ranks as the second most populous Read More

Can I Claim Anxiety After a Car Accident?

Car accidents happen every day and are one of the most common traumatic events people suffer. The average driver is in a car accident about once every 18 years, so throughout a lifetime the average person will experience about four car accidents. Everyone responds to accidents differently. For some people, the emotional trauma can last Read More

Unqualified Truck Drivers Endanger Everyone in San Diego

Trucks and semi-trailers often intimidate other drivers along local roads and interstates, as these large vehicles can pose a danger to occupants of other, smaller vehicles. We often think of the sheer size of large trucks and the destruction they can cause, but we may not consider the qualifications of the individuals in charge of Read More

The Most Common Types of San Diego Accidents

San Diego roads see extreme congestion, though not as much as our metropolitan neighbor to the north, Los Angeles. Still, car accidents occur regularly on I-5, I-15, and other roadways throughout the area. While most of these accidents prove minor, even those minor crashes can cause serious injuries. The number of car accidents in San Read More

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