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  • Tens of millions won every year for our clients
  • We won’t settle for less than the maximum value for your case
  • 30 combined years of legal experience 
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HHJ Trial Attorneys proudly serve victims who have suffered from serious injuries. HHJ is one of San Diego’s premiere personal injury law firms. We’ve obtained over ten million dollars for our clients within the last 4 years alone and have been voted the Best Litigation Firm for the last 3 years through the San Diego Union Tribune. All three partners have been voted as Super Lawyers and have received coverage from local and national news outlets.

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Lorenza AquinoLorenza Aquino
23:47 25 Jun 24
Best office for your personal injury needs. They have the best attorneys !!!
Adriana GuevaraAdriana Guevara
23:31 19 Jun 24
This law office helped me with my fall that I had in the mall. They helped me with doctor visits and insurance. I liked how they treated me and the patience they had with my case.
Jason RuthJason Ruth
01:56 18 Jun 24
I was rear ended in an auto accident. The other driver fled the scene. My auto insurance decided they wanted to be of little help. They lied, denied me medical coverage, and strung me along for 5 months before finally totaling my vehicle. I was left in a medical/ auto limbo with no one to help since my insurance wouldn't answer my calls/ emails. It wasn’t until HHJ trial attorneys got involved that my insurance started providing the coverage they were suppose to from the start. Kamil Robinson from HHJ was there every step of the way to explain things and answer any questions no matter what time of day. First and foremost he made sure I received the medical care I needed and made sure my auto insurance held up their end of the bargain. Kamil along with Freesia Farris really helped me navigate and move past an unpleasant situation I was dealt. If it wasn’t for HHJ the outcome would have been a lot different. Thanks again Kamil and everyone at HHJ!
Orquidia MoreiraOrquidia Moreira
17:43 16 Jun 24
Best attorneys in san diego
Divina GaDivina Ga
17:23 16 Jun 24
Dave HDave H
18:31 06 Jun 24
Kamil and the team at HHJ were a pleasure to work with. He was very responsive and was always easy to get on the phone. He was really good about walking us through the process and explaining our options and next steps. They were all very professional and attentive. I would definitely use HHJ again.
Erickson GanapinErickson Ganapin
16:11 29 May 24
I recently had the pleasure of working with HHJ Trial Attorneys for a motor vehicle accident I was involved in, and I couldn't be more impressed. Adam Hepburn and his team demonstrated exceptional professionalism, expertise, and dedication throughout the entire process. They were proactive in communication, keeping me informed every step of the way, and their attention to detail ensured that my case was handled with the utmost care. I highly recommend HHJ Trial Attorneys for anyone in need of reliable and effective legal representation.
Jordan EnrightJordan Enright
14:57 08 May 24
Michael Hernandez is the real deal when it comes to holding 'the other guy' accountable. As a colleague of mine, I've seen firsthand how Michael tackles complex situations with precision, ensuring accountability and getting great results for his clients. His dedication and care for his clients are top-notch. If you need someone who will fight for you and get the job done right, Michael Hernandez is your guy.
paniz allamehpaniz allameh
21:57 22 Apr 24
I consulted with Emma for an employment issue. I was under a lot of stress and she was absolutely kind, patient and compassionate and listened to all the details of my issue. Although this was not a topic of their practice, she spent time providing me several resources that could help me and get me started. I felt cared for by her welcoming communication and not rushed even though she knew she wouldn’t be able to help or make money from my case, that didn’t prevent her from supporting me and give me recommendations. Thank you Emma 🙏
Khala BarkusKhala Barkus
19:33 25 Sep 22
Michael and his team were so great during this entire process. They helped me to get a pretty significant settlement from my case and they were never delayed in any of the processes. I am confident that had I not "fired" the first attorney that I started to work with and called HHJ trail attorneys, I would not have gotten the results that I got with HHJ. You can't go wrong with working with these guys to settle your case.
TylerTyler
21:09 25 Aug 22
Michael and the HHJ staff were extremely helpful from the start of my case less than a year ago. From the time I had my accident, to having doctor appointments set up to the final conclusion, it couldn’t have been a smoother process from beginning to end. Michael is very detailed and organized and always has your best interest at heart. He is very responsive and is always on top of it. I didn’t have to do much other than show up to my doctor appts and respond with info that was needed. I would without a beat use Michael and his team again if needed. HHJ is the best in Southern California!
Claudia LopezClaudia Lopez
21:41 08 Jul 22
Mr. Adam Hepburn and his firm, HHJ Trial Attorneys, took on our legal case. Mr. Adam Hepburn came recommended, luckily. We can't thank Mr. Adam Hepburn and his firm for their stellar work throughout our entire legal case. If I had any questions or concerns, Mr. Adam Hepburn would quickly address my concerns either via email, cell phone or even on text. Mr. Adam Hepburn was very truthful, thoughtful when explaining the facts of my case, and extremely professional. If you're on the fence with hiring Adam Hepburn and his firm, don't be, he's the best in the field. Adam won my case! Must hire him and his firm if you need his type of services.
FergalFergal
15:00 20 Apr 22
Michael and the team at HHJ Trial Attorneys have taken the best care of our Clients after they have being involved in road accidents. The care, attention and commitment they provide to all their clients is extraordinary as are their life enhancing results - HHJ Trial Attorneys = Best In Class.
Anne FranksAnne Franks
14:41 20 Apr 22
Michael at HHJ Trial Attorneys is a professional Accident & Personal Injury Lawyers group. This group is very is highly recommended! They are very professional compared to other firms. If you are looking for a quality group of attorneys that will get the job done, this is the one to call!
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San Diego Explosion Accident Lawyers

At HHJ Trial Attorneys, our experienced team of San Diego explosion accident lawyers is dedicated to providing comprehensive legal representation for victims of catastrophic accidents. With a deep understanding of the complexities surrounding explosion-related cases, we are committed to uncovering the truth, holding negligent parties accountable, and securing the maximum compensation for our clients. Whether you’ve suffered injuries due to a chemical plant mishap, a gas leak, or any other type of explosion, HHJ Trial Attorneys is here to guide you through every step of the legal process with compassion and expertise.

What are the Common Types of Explosion Accidents?

Common types of explosion accidents include:

  1. Chemical Plant Explosions: These occur due to the mishandling of volatile chemicals, lack of proper safety measures, or equipment failure.

  2. Gas Explosions: Often caused by natural gas leaks in residential, commercial, or industrial settings.

  3. Fuel Tank Explosions: Can happen in vehicles or storage facilities due to a buildup of fumes and a spark.

  4. Mining Explosions: Typically result from methane gas buildup or improper use of explosives.

  5. Industrial Explosions: In factories and manufacturing plants, these can be caused by equipment malfunction, improper storage of flammable materials, or human error.

  6. Boiler Explosions: Occur in industrial settings due to pressure buildup or malfunctioning safety valves.

  7. Grain Dust Explosions: Common in agricultural settings, caused by the buildup of combustible dust in confined spaces.

  8. Electrical Explosions: Result from short circuits, faulty wiring, or overloaded circuits in residential, commercial, or industrial buildings.

Each of these types of explosion accidents can cause significant damage, injuries, or fatalities, highlighting the importance of strict safety protocols and regular maintenance.

How Do I Know If I Have a Personal Injury Claim After an Explosion Accident?

To determine if you have a personal injury claim after an explosion accident, consider the following factors:

  1. Injury Documentation: You must have sustained injuries from the explosion. Medical records and reports are essential to document the extent and nature of your injuries.

  2. Cause of the Explosion: Identify the cause of the explosion. If it was due to negligence, faulty equipment, or unsafe conditions, you might have grounds for a claim. An investigation might be necessary to establish the cause.

  3. Negligence or Liability: Determine if another party’s negligence or liability caused the explosion. This could be an employer, a property owner, a manufacturer, or another entity responsible for maintaining safety standards.

  4. Violation of Safety Regulations: If the explosion was due to a violation of safety regulations, this could strengthen your claim. Evidence of non-compliance with safety laws and regulations is crucial.

  5. Evidence Collection: Collect evidence from the scene of the explosion, such as photographs, witness statements, and any available surveillance footage. This evidence can help establish the circumstances leading to the explosion.

  6. Damages Incurred: Document all damages incurred, including medical expenses, lost wages, property damage, and pain and suffering. Detailed records of these losses are necessary to calculate the compensation you may be entitled to.

  7. Consult a Personal Injury Attorney: Consulting with a personal injury attorney can provide a professional evaluation of your case. An attorney can help gather evidence, navigate legal procedures, and represent your interests.

By evaluating these factors, you can better understand whether you have a valid personal injury claim after an explosion accident.

How Can a San Diego Explosion Accident Lawyer Help Me Put a Case Together?

A San Diego explosion accident lawyer can provide crucial assistance in building a strong case following an explosion accident. One of the first steps an attorney will take is to conduct a thorough investigation of the incident. This involves gathering and analyzing evidence such as accident reports, witness statements, photographs, and any available surveillance footage. The lawyer will also work with experts in various fields, such as forensic investigators and safety inspectors, to determine the cause of the explosion and identify responsible parties. This comprehensive approach ensures that all aspects of the accident are meticulously examined to build a compelling case.

In addition to investigating the accident, a skilled lawyer will handle all legal documentation and filings. This includes preparing and submitting necessary legal documents, negotiating with insurance companies, and ensuring that all deadlines are met. An explosion accident lawyer understands the complexities of personal injury law and will navigate the legal system on your behalf, reducing the stress and burden on you. Their expertise ensures that your case is presented effectively, increasing the likelihood of a favorable outcome.

A critical aspect of an explosion accident case is proving negligence or liability. Your lawyer will gather evidence to demonstrate that the responsible party failed to meet their duty of care, leading to the explosion and your subsequent injuries. They will compile medical records, safety regulation violations, and expert testimonies to establish a clear link between the negligent actions and your injuries. By building a robust argument, your lawyer aims to secure the compensation you deserve for medical expenses, lost wages, property damage, and pain and suffering.

Furthermore, a San Diego explosion accident lawyer will represent your interests in negotiations and, if necessary, in court. They will negotiate with insurance companies and opposing parties to reach a fair settlement. If a satisfactory settlement cannot be reached, your lawyer will be prepared to take your case to trial. With their experience in litigation, they will present your case persuasively before a judge and jury, advocating for your rights and seeking the maximum compensation possible.

Overall, a San Diego explosion accident lawyer provides invaluable support and expertise throughout the entire legal process. From investigating the accident and gathering evidence to handling legal paperwork and representing you in negotiations or court, their comprehensive approach ensures that your case is meticulously prepared and presented. This professional assistance significantly enhances your chances of achieving a favorable outcome and obtaining the compensation you need to recover from your injuries and move forward with your life.

What Evidence Will I Need to Give a San Diego Explosion Accident Lawyer?

To assist your San Diego explosion accident lawyer in building a strong case, you will need to provide a variety of evidence. This evidence will help establish the facts of the incident, demonstrate the extent of your injuries, and prove liability. Here is a list of the key types of evidence you should gather:

  1. Accident Reports: Official reports from emergency services, fire departments, or other responding agencies can provide crucial details about the explosion. These reports often include initial findings on the cause and any noted safety violations.

  2. Photographs and Videos: Visual evidence from the scene of the explosion, including photographs and videos, can be very persuasive. Capture images of the damaged area, your injuries, and any safety hazards or equipment involved.

  3. Medical Records: Detailed medical records documenting your injuries, treatments, and prognosis are essential. This includes hospital records, doctor’s notes, prescriptions, and any other related medical documentation.

  4. Witness Statements: Collect contact information and statements from witnesses who saw the explosion or its aftermath. Their accounts can corroborate your version of events and provide additional perspectives on the incident.

  5. Surveillance Footage: If the explosion occurred in an area with security cameras, obtain copies of any relevant footage. This can provide a clear, objective record of the explosion and the events leading up to it.

  6. Maintenance and Safety Records: Gather records related to the maintenance and safety inspections of the site where the explosion occurred. These documents can reveal whether there were any known issues or safety violations prior to the incident.

  7. Employment Records: If the explosion occurred at your workplace, employment records showing your job role, training, and any relevant safety protocols you followed can be important.

  8. Correspondence and Communication: Emails, letters, or other communications related to the explosion, safety concerns, or maintenance issues can provide context and evidence of potential negligence.

  9. Expert Reports: If you have already consulted with experts (such as engineers or safety inspectors), their reports and findings can be valuable. Your lawyer may also engage additional experts to support your case.

  10. Expense Documentation: Keep records of all expenses related to the explosion, including medical bills, repair costs, and any other financial losses. This helps establish the economic impact of the accident on your life.

Providing your lawyer with this comprehensive evidence will enable them to build a robust case on your behalf. This evidence will help demonstrate the cause of the explosion, establish liability, and quantify the damages you have suffered, ultimately increasing your chances of securing fair compensation.

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