Ontario Personal Injury Lawyer
When you or your family members are undergoing the life-changing events that follow a serious accident, put your trust in a skilled and dedicated lawyer in your city. Attorney Andy Ellis keeps your best interest in the forefront and refuses to compromise out of convenience.
The award-winning Ellis Injury Law Firm covers a wide range of cases from birth injuries to police brutality lawsuits, but many of our highest awards and settlements are for plaintiffs in motor vehicle accident and premises liability cases. While we cannot guarantee a specific outcome, we work on a contingency basis, so if we accept your case, there is a good chance for a positive outcome. We can confidently say our clients have seen payouts well beyond $1 million. It only takes a moment of your time to call 310-641-3335 (available to you, 24/7) to see if your claim has value.
Ellis Injury Law is a highly successful, award-winning legal firm with 20 California law firm locations. Our California accident attorneys are pleased to serve the nearly 164,000 Ontario residents in beautiful Southern California. We also cover all of the Greater Los Angeles area, including LA County, Orange County, Riverside County, San Bernardino County, and Ventura County.
Initial Case Review Is Complimentary; Our Fees Come Only From Your Settlement Or Jury Award
At Ellis Injury Law, we never take a fee upfront – we only take a contingency fee if we win.
When someone files a lawsuit, there can be a lot of costs involved. A case may involve court filing fees, expert witness expenses, record retrieval and copying costs, and of course personal injury attorney fees. When other lawyers are charging on an hourly basis, legal fees can easily rise to a substantial amount and are owed whether you win or lose. At Ellis Injury Law, we do not do this and instead take on the risk ourselves.
While results are never guaranteed, if you pursue your claim with the help of Ellis Injury Law, it is highly likely that you will see a recovery — we have a 99% success rate for cases we handle! Out of that recovery, a few things may be deducted:
- Instead of an ever-rising hourly fee, we retain a pre-agreed percentage of the recovery that we win on your behalf.
- If you have any Medicare or Medicaid liens for medical care received as a result of the injury, this will be paid back; we attempt to negotiate the lowest amount on your behalf to ensure you are fully compensated at the end of the day.
- Any litigation costs, such as for court filings and expert witness appearances, will be deducted.
When you or a family member are attempting to recovery from a serious injury, the last thing you need is to worry about where the money is coming from or going to. At Ellis Injury Law, we help you through this extremely challenging time so that you can focus on getting your life back on track.
What Kinds of Cases Does Ellis Injury Law Firm Handle?
At Ellis Injury Law, our attorneys work with a wide variety of cases, ranging from minor injuries, to catastrophic loss.
Any breach of duty that leads to someone else’s injury — from causing an auto accident because of careless driving, to intentionally harming someone — can lead to a personal injury claim. In these situations, the law recognizes that the victim may be entitled to compensation. We are ready and willing to handle these claims whether they involve catastrophic injuries or less severe impairments.
Call Our Lawyers If You or a Loved One Has Been Hurt:
- Wrongful Death Claims
- Car Accident Injuries
- Truck Accidents
- Bus accidents
- Motorcycle Crashes
- Hit By a Drunk Driver
- Bicycles Hit By Motor Vehicles
- Pedestrians Hit By Motor Vehicles
- Workplace Accidents Causing Injury
- Slip and Fall on Another’s Property
- Attacked by Dog and Bitten
- Police Misconduct
- Elder Abused by a Caretaker
- Newborn Injuries Due to Malpractice
From car accidents, to medical malpractice resulting in birth injuries, to elder abuse, we fight for the rights of victims from young to old. Since no two of these claims are the same, we put much preparation into constructing a winning legal claim for compensation. Our team of experienced investigators will take the initiative to get all the background information, eyewitness testimonies, police reports, and expert opinions necessary to show direct cause-and-effect, establish that you were not at fault, and convincingly prove the defendant’s liability.
Choose Lawyers Who Provide Personalized Service and Individual Attention
At Ellis Injury Law, we help victims through the difficult claims-making and litigation process so they can ultimately receive full and fair compensation.
When you hire Ellis Injury Law to represent you in a personal injury lawsuit, you get:
- Aggressive representation and personalized attention from an award winning attorney
- A free case review
- No up-front legal fees; we only claim a fee if we win your case
- Assistance with immediate needs include access to doctors who will provide treatment without upfront costs, payment for rental vehicles, and transportation to doctor visits and court appointments
- Maximum settlement value
- Receive cash in as little as 48 hours
- Representation by a top attorney, named a member of Super Lawyers for High Achievement
Ellis Law consistently provides this service because we are dedicated to representing residents of Ontario and the greater Los Angeles area. Our focus began years ago with founding member Andy Ellis, who discovered a natural marriage between his self-discipline and dedication to serving his neighbors when he first put his law degree to use to win a major consumer rights case. His tenacity and dedication to justice now infuses every member of the firm and area of our practice.
Andy Ellis has won over a quarter of a billion dollars on behalf of victims, earning him recognition in Los Angeles and throughout the country. In 2017 alone, Andy Ellis was included in the national Lawyers of Distinction, an honor bestowed upon only the top 10 percent of lawyers in in each practice area in the nation. He was also voted to the list of top 19 best car accident lawyers in Los Angeles, a curated professional directory by Expertise.com. He has also been recognized as a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and is active in the American Board of Trial Attorneys and other associations.
Put Our 99% Track Record of Success To Work for You — Choose Attorneys Who Have Won More Than $350 Million for Our Clients
There are no guarantees when it comes to personal injury litigation but there are track records that indicate expertise. Our attorneys have a 99% track record of success when we accept a client’s case. This translates to more than $350 million for clients, with the total continuing to rise.
At Ellis Injury Law, we understand what it takes to investigate a claim, fight aggressively, and see it through trial instead of settling for less than a fair verdict. From the woman who suffered a head injury after slipping on a substance at the movie theater, to the mother whose infant was harmed by delivery room tools during an emergency cesarean, to the man who sustained a series of lower body injuries after being struck by a speeding golf cart, to the family of a man who was fatally shot during a lovers’ quarrel, we have worked to earn our clients settlements or jury awards nearing or in excess of a million dollars.
Here are some examples of settlements we have won for our clients:
- $4.1 Million – Exploding Propane Cylinder
- $3 Million – Devastating Truck Accident
- $1M – Hospital Error During C-Section
- $1M – Negligence by care van driver that led to patient injury
- $500,000 – Premises liability leading to lost career
- $150,000 – Psychological damage suffered after prolonged entrapment in elevator
Sometimes a settlement is the best option for a client and his or her family. At other times, the only way to obtain fair compensation is to take the case to trial. The Ellis Injury Law team exercises due diligence to prepare a strong case that can withstand the scrutiny of trial, which also positions our clients for favorable settlements. Our passion, grit, and preparedness have made us the top law firm in Southern California.
To see more verdicts and settlements, click results.
Don’t Settle for Low-Ball Offers from the Insurance Companies – Andy Ellis Fights for Maximum Compensation
At Ellis Injury Law, we understand the hardship you have endured and will work hard to ensure due compensation is paid out. Our dedicated attorneys make sure you are not lured into taking a lowball offer from big corporations, insurers, or defendants who are quick to settle without acknowledging wrongdoing or providing fair compensation for your injuries.
To ensure the strongest cases possible for our clients, we work with a team of experts. Claims are put under a microscope by insurance companies and defense counsel, but Ellis Law ensures claims will withstand the scrutiny. We rely on top medical experts to prove the extent of injury, prognosis, and causal relation to the accident. We refer to biomechanical experts, accountants, and any other experts necessary to lay the foundation of a claim.
Injured? You May Be Entitled to Compensation for Medical Bills and More:
- Concussion / Traumatic Brain Injury
- Spine Damage
- Car Crash Whiplash
- Back Injury
- Bones Broken
- Serious Burns
There is often no crystal clear answer on liability when an injury is involved, especially when there are multiple responsible parties. In these complex cases, one party will point the finger at another party and that party at another party, all in an attempt to pass the blame. Through his years of experience and attention to detail, Andy Ellis is equipped to sort through the issues in these cases and hold those at fault responsible.
Insurance companies rely on plaintiffs backing down to avoid trial. With Ellis Injury Law, however, the insurance companies know they have a fight on their hands. Since Andy Ellis is always willing to take a case to trial – and has an extraordinary track record of wins – the insurance companies know they need to bring their maximum settlement to the table.
Our Car Accident Lawyers Are Ready To Take Your Call After a Crash
Motor vehicle accidents represent one of our busiest categories of litigation. California is one of the most dangerous states for driving in the U.S., with more than 3,000 fatalities and 10,000 injuries due to motor vehicle crashes each year. These wrecks negatively impact many people’s livelihood – their ability to walk, to work, and to provide for their families in any capacity. They are disabling, disfiguring, and expensive.
While some minor car accidents may seem routine, there are many complex auto accidents taking place on the Southern California roadways. To succeed on a claim, a plaintiff needs to be able to prove that the other parties – whether they are negligent drivers, vehicle or parts manufacturers, owners or lessees of tractor-trailors, or countless other potentially liable people or entities – breached a duty and in so doing, caused the injuries.
To help auto accident plaintiffs prove their claims, Ellis Injury Law works with a team of experts. We enlist witnesses to fill in the gaps for the judge and jury, including investigators to gather evidence, crash reconstructionists to explain scientifically what happened, and medical experts to help the fact-finder understand the physical impact.
How Much Money Will I Get From My Personal Injury Case?
There is never any guarantee when it comes to a settlement or verdict. There are, however, factors that impact how much a plaintiff may be entitled to recover.
The law recognizes the right of a victim to be made whole. This determination depends on the facts of the case, but it often includes:
- Payment for past and future medical expenses, including rehabilitation
- Lost wages
- Costs for necessary in-home care
- Payment for pain and suffering
- Loss of companionship
- In the case of wrongful death, funeral and burial costs
As seen in our results, we often win substantial awards for our clients. Call to speak with one of our attorneys to find out the potential value of your claim.
Is There a Statute of Limitations in CA for Personal Injury Cases?
California law limits the amount of time that a victim has to file a claim. The statute of limitations is two years from the date of the incident. In some special circumstances, the limitations period may be extended.
If you believe someone else may be legally responsible for your injury, it is crucial to speak with a lawyer as soon as possible because all claims are barred once the statute of limitations expires.
Personal Injury Lawsuit Timeline: What To Expect
There may be negotiations with insurance companies before a lawsuit, but a lawsuit does not begin until the plaintiff files a formal complaint in court. Once the complaint is filed, the lawsuit goes through certain phases:
- Pleadings – The parties file their responses, counter-claims, and claims against any other people or businesses that may be necessary to the case.
- Discovery – The parties exchange documents, written questions, and take depositions of parties and witnesses in order to build their cases.
- Motions – Parties may file motions requesting the judge to rule in their favor without a trial, limit the questions at issue in the case, or even to determine that some evidence may or may not be admissible.
- Pre-trial negotiation – Though there are often talks between the parties about settlement throughout the case, the court may order the parties to participate in mediation or settlement conferences.
- Trial – If settlement negotiations are unsuccessful, the parties head to trial to have a judge or jury determine who is at fault and how much compensation is due.
Having an experienced lawyer as an advocate is important at each of these stages because a mis-step early on can impact the strength and value of the case later on.
Ellis Injury Law Firm Is Proud to Call Ontario, CA Home
Ellis Injury Law is proud to offer a location in Ontario, which offers the convenience of nearby Los Angeles without the congestion of a big city. It is surrounded by palm trees and within a short drive of mountains and deserts but offers a livable community for immediate enjoyment. Ellis Law is pleased to be surrounded by local attractions like Cucamonga-Guasti Regional Park, Graber Olive House, and our local Museum of History and Art.
The Ellis Injury Law Firm believes everyone deserves the chance at a fair recovery. While a lawsuit cannot undo the damage done by a serious accident, it can provide the means to pay medical bills, recoup related expenses and lost wages, and gain footing on the road to recovery. Remember, there is no charge to speak with an attorney. You only pay a legal fee if we take your case — AND WIN. Call us today to discuss your options for filing a lawsuit with our firm.
Not sure if you need an attorney? If you’ve been injured in a car accident, suffered an injury on someone else’s property or been hurt in a slip and fall accident, you have the right to take legal action. A City of Ontario personal injury lawyer will make sure that you are equipped with a knowledgeable lawyer that will fight for the settlement you deserve.