Overview of Services

The Sacramento personal injury attorneys of Bowman & Associates are committed to providing their clients with prompt, professional, and courteous representation. We have a long track record of success in obtaining full and fair compensation for our clients, including payment of medical bills, lost wages, future lost wages, and pain and suffering. We will explain the legal process to you in terms of procedure, time, costs and the value of your case so you can become actively involved.

With most personal injury cases, the value of each case depends upon the severity of the injury, the permanency of the injury, the type of medical treatment received, the necessity of future medical treatment, the extent of the emotional distress, and the length of time needed to recover from the injury.

 

 

Personal Injuries Services

Car Accidents

Car AccidentThe Law Office of Bowman & Associates, APC, represents clients who have suffered personal injuries or property damage in automobile, motorcycle, truck, or bus accidents. Such motor vehicle accidents include those involving drunk or hit and run drivers, uninsured or underinsured drivers, as well as accidents occurring from motor vehicle, SUV and semi-tractor trailer collisions and rollovers. We also represent those injured in car accidents, collisions or crashes resulting from defective products or design in automobiles and trucks, such as defective seat belts, tires or gas tanks. See our Motor…

 

Slip and Fall

Slip and Fall

Injuries that occur on another person’s property are far too common. These may include slips, trips or falls, inadequate security, lead poisoning, construction, farms, swimming pools, fires, explosions, exposure to hazardous materials, athletics, animal bites, and workplace injuries. Often, such injuries are caused by the negligence of another person. If you have been injured while on another person’s property, you may be able to file a claim against the property or manager if negligence resulted in your accident. Consult an experienced, aggressive Sacramento County premises liability…

Motorcycle Accident

Motorcycle Accident

If you or someone you love has been injured while riding a motorcycle in California, please contact The Law Office of Bowman & Associates for a free case evaluation. The number of motorcycle accidents throughout the United States continues to remain high but the reasons for them are often misconstrued. The fact is that most motorcycle accidents take place because of the negligence of automobile drivers or because of debris and unsafe road conditions. Unfortunately, the stigma associated with motorcycle riders is so established that many insurance companies, juries, and…

Boating Accidents

Most people think of accidents involving automobiles. However, a common accident, especially during the summer months in the Sacramento Region are boating accidents. Boating is meant to be an enjoyable, relaxing and fun experience. There are situations however where one may become less aware of his or her surroundings causing an accident or collision to occur. There are many different laws and regulations in California to help those recreating on the water. These laws are designed to protect the boaters, the swimmers, others recreating in the waterways, and the environment.

There are many restrictions placed on local waterways and what type of vessels are permitted. Be sure to look at your local jurisdiction, as well as the jurisdiction of the waterway to ensure you are familiar with all applicable waterway and boating regulations...

 

Commercial Auto Accidents

Auto accidents are a common occurrence in today’s society and one that comes with a lot of injury, stress and liability.
In some situations people are faced with being involved in an auto accident, not with an ordinary citizen, but with a commercial vehicle. A commercial vehicle includes vehicles registered to businesses or government entities. When one is involved in an auto accident involving a commercial vehicle, there are more hurdles to jump through in order to resolve your claim. Additionally, there is more paperwork and reports required in order to complete a thorough investigation on behalf of the company or government agency...

Semi-Truck Accidents

Semi-Truck drivers are responsible for safe driving practices and have to pass a series of tests and inspections to ensure safe operating of their vehicle as well as ensuring the drivers themselves are safe and in good health.

Semi-Truck accidents, when occurring cause havoc on the roadways, and usually result in numerous injuries ranging from minor, to serious, and sometimes even death. When one is involved in an accident involve a Semi-Truck, it is pretty much guaranteed that the California Highway Patrol, or anther local agency will be involved in the investigation. There are specific laws protecting citizens against unsafe drivers of Semi-Trucks. Some of those include...

School Bus Accidents

School bus accidents are unfortunately becoming more and more frequent in California. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) there were over 1,200 Bus Accidents from 2004-2013. Unfortunately during that same time period there were over 1,300 people killed in those Bus Accidents.

Bus accidents cause major concern for the public as well as parents and others who may have been directly affected by the accident. Bus accidents typically result in numerous individuals being injured with injurie resulting from anything minor to serious injuries, and sometimes death.

 

 

Dog Bite Injuries

Most people love having their companion, their dog by their side. Household dogs are common in today’s society and most are treated as companions. However, not everyone has had great experiences with dogs. In the United States in 2015 there were over 2 million children and over 5,500 postal workers bitten by dogs. In California there were over 400 dog bite cases filed in court, which amounted to over $483 million to insurers. California in 2015 had the highest number of dog bite claims in the nation.

Being bitten, mauled or attacked by a dog is a very painful and stressful experience. One does not know if the dog that bit them is current on their vaccines, if the dog has a history of biting individuals, or if the owner of the dog will accept responsibility for the bite.

 

 

Construction Accident

Construction AccidentIf you were involved in a construction accident, you will most likely have a worker’s compensation claim. One of the key questions after a construction accident is whether there is a THIRD PARTY CLAIM against any other potential defendants. This is important because we want to help you recover any and all damages for your injuries to the full extent possible. We will help investigate whether you have a third party claim in addition to any workers’ compensation claim you may have against your employer. After a construction accident, we understand that you are worried about your…

Wrongful Death

Wrongful DeathThe Law Office of Bowman & Associates provides expert wrongful death legal services to families who have lost a loved one due to the negligence of another. If you are the spouse or a family member who has lost a loved one as a result of another’s negligence, there are few words to comfort you at this most difficult time. There are always many issues and family needs after a death. Bowman & Associates in Sacramento has personal family experience with this area of law. These are very trying times for families mourning the loss of a loved one. Bowman & Associates and our staff take special…

Burn Injuries

Burn injuries can be and most often are very painful causing permanent skin damage. Burn victims are usually burdened with large medical bills, and future medical bills in order to get the proper treatment they deserve to recover from such a horrific experience.

Burn victim injuries often suffer from stress, depression and tend to become anti-social depending on the location of their burns. Burns are due to a number of different causes:

  • Auto Accidents
  • Workplace accidents>
  • Fires
  • Chemical spills
  • Negligence or recklessness
Product Defect

Product defect is an area that not many think of. Many also tend to think of “recalls” when it comes to product defect, or even Class Action Suits. However, product defect deals with product liability and the regulations that help determine who is responsible for defective or dangerous products. Product defect and product liability usually refers to a manufacturer or seller in which are to be held liable for the defective product.

Additionally, there should be more than a mere product defect, there needs to be an injury or some other damage. Product liability and product defect can be due to a manufacturers or sellers’ negligence, strict liability or even...

Uninsured Motorists

Uninsured motorists make up for a large number of persons involved in auto accidents in California. Luckily for motorists in California, there is legislation requiring all motorists in California to have insurance. Additionally, most auto insurance policies have additionally coverage to protect you against uninsured motorists.

When involved in an auto accident involving an uninsured motorist it can be stressful and depressing, especially if you have sustained long term injuries or major damage to your vehicle. Having to worry about insurance and how you can recover for your losses should not be an added stress...

 

 

Brain Injury Accidents

Brain injuries are a tragic event and typically cause permanent damage. The damages ensued form a traumatic brain injury usually results in numerous surgeries, doctors consultations, specialists and ongoing treatment or therapy to help the victim recover as best as possible. Brain injuries are not something that one thinks of on a daily basis, but can be caused from a variety of different accidents:

  • Auto accidents
  • Slip and Fall
  • Sports Injuries
  • Assault and Battery
  • Many other dangerous factors

 

 

 

WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY

This firm went way above the call in regards to my case – attorney Ken Torkelson is a fantastic lawyer with lots of wit and experience. I would call them first anytime in the future when the need arises. And will refer this office to all my friends and family with their needs.
David M.
My husband and I cannot say enough good things about this law firm! Of course, we’re happy and relieved we won our case and the judge granted our civil harassment restraining order. Every person I came in contact with at the firm was friendly, professional and always always helpful.
Laurel K.

I have had this firm represent me through a divorce and Roger Kosla has really been great. My case was to be a slam dunk until my husband turned it into a nightmare. I am very pleased with the way Roger has handled everything that has come at him in my case. Excellent firm!

Darlene W.

I have used Bowman and Associates for a number of issues including custody, business legal advice and DUI. Robert Bowman is an excellent, caring attorney. He takes the long view on custody and business issues, provides sound advice, and works tirelessly on my behalf. I will continue to use Mr. Bowman and his team of attorneys and legal staff for many years to come.

Brent

Fantastic! Robert has been an incredible help during a very stressful, constant custody battle. He’s always been there to answer the phone and provide advice, drastically lowering my stress level and anxiety. He was right, it takes a little time, but our court arrangement is finally both in the best interest of my son and fair to me.

Heather A.

 

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