Los Angeles Personal Injury and Employment Attorneys
Aggressive representation for victims of negligence and abuse in LA
When you have been harmed through the negligence or egregious actions of another person, company or organization, you deserve a team with the experience, skills and resources to fight for your rights and get you fair compensation.
McNicholas & McNicholas, LLP is that team. Founded by a family of attorneys spanning three generations, our Los Angeles-based firm has been negotiating and trying cases to jury verdict on behalf of plaintiffs for over three decades. We focus on personal injury, employment law, product liability, class actions and other consumer-oriented matters.
With more than $1 billion recovered in compensation for our clients, we have secured a reputation as one of California’s leading law firms. The three partners have over 400 jury trials to verdict collectively, and over 100 years' combined trial experience.
Los Angeles personal injury attorneys you can trust
McNicholas & McNicholas, LLP handles a wide array of injury claims resulting from the negligence and malfeasance of others. Please contact us if you have sustained injuries from:
- Car accidents
- Truck accidents
- Motorcycle accidents
- Uber and Lyft accidents
- Railroads accidents
- Aviation accidents
- Unsafe premises
- Construction accidents
The firm routinely represents clients who suffered life-altering catastrophic injuries such as brain, spinal and burn injuries, necessitating a lifetime of care and medical treatment. We also represent families in wrongful death claims when the worst comes to pass.
Results-oriented lawyers handling product liability claims
Manufacturers, retailers and distributors owe consumers a duty of care when it comes to their products. When an e-cigarette explodes, an airbag discharges deadly shrapnel upon inflation, or a company fails to warn you about potential side effects from using their products, you could be entitled to compensation for your losses and injuries. A Los Angeles product liability lawyer from our firm can help you make a claim for damages.
Experienced Los Angeles employment lawyers protecting your rights
California is an at-will employment state, meaning employees can be terminated at any time for any reason. However, both public and private employers are governed by state and federal statutes that protect and uphold the rights of workers. The LA employment lawyers at McNicholas & McNicholas, LLP have successfully represented workers seeking justice and compensation for:
- Wrongful termination
- Sexual harassment
- Retaliation/Whistle blowing
- Failure to accommodate and disability discrimination
- Wage & Hour claims (State law & FLSA)
- Family and Medical Leave Actclaims (CFRA & FMLA)
- Workers’ compensation retaliation
We also proudly represent whistleblowers who have suffered retaliation in the form of harassment, discrimination, adverse employment actions, and wrongful termination as a result of coming forward about wrongdoings within their organization.
Advocates for police and firefighters throughout California
As Panel Counsel to the Los Angeles Police Protective League and United Firefighters of Los Angeles City, McNicholas & McNicholas, LLP is also known for its work in representing law enforcement and firefighters who have suffered racial and sexual harassment, discrimination and retaliation. We serve as passionate advocates for people who dedicate their lives to protecting our communities up and down the entire state.
A Los Angeles law firm you can rely on
We establish personal connections, which allows us to better serve clients by understanding their goals and what drives them. From your first call to your first meeting and all the way through litigation, you will be treated with respect. We provide our clients exceptional legal representation and counsel with a focus on value, accuracy and efficiency.
A track record to be proud of
The firm is dedicated to offering the highest caliber of legal representation, and is consistently recognized for excellence by numerous publications and organizations, including U.S. News Best Law Firms®, Best Lawyers in America®, Daily Journal Top Boutiques, National Law Journal Elite Trial Lawyers and Plaintiffs’ Lawyer Trailblazers, Daily Journal Top Women Lawyers, Top Plaintiff Lawyers, Top 100 Lawyers in California and Top Labor & Employment Lawyers, The Recorder Top Verdicts & Settlements and Southern California Super Lawyers. This recognition comes from decades of trial experience, and our mastery and prowess are brought to every case.
Many clients have said that the attorneys with McNicholas & McNicholas, LLP are an unrivaled force. The firm’s experienced team of legal representatives have secured some of the largest verdicts and settlements in California history, including:
- $300 million in a class action settlement against Epson America, Inc.
- $85 million in a class action settlement against Mercedes Benz USA
- $44 million for victims of an aircraft crash at Long Beach Airport
- $42 million in a consumer class action – the largest in Orange County history
- $40 million for a separation package for an executive
- $30 million for eight children (and their families) who were subjected to sexual abuse
- $12.3 million for injured Los Angeles Police Department trainees
- $10.8 million for a teenage boy sexually abused by his teacher
- $10 million for an injured construction worker
- $9 million for a client who sustained brain injuries in a single-car accident
- $5.9 million retaliation award for Los Angeles Police Department employees
Los Angeles personal injury and employment lawyers on your side
Our firm has been fighting and winning cases on behalf of plaintiffs since 1993, recovering more than $1 billion for our clients. When you need skilled, aggressive counsel, we are here to help. To learn more about our services or to schedule a consultation with an attorney in Los Angeles, please call 310.474.1582 or fill out our contact form.
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