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Orange County Medical Transport Accident Attorneys

If you want results, call us. If you want peace of mind, call us. If you want representation who understands the hardship that has been thrust upon you, call us.

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The Orange County California medical transport accident lawyers have been helping injured people for over three decades. We have seen every possible type of ambulance accident and negligent transport accident. We have represented injured patients who were in the ambulance or van that was reckless and people who were hit by the medical transport while it was driving recklessly. California does allow ambulances to have certain leeway and abilities when they are going to an accident or driving to the hospital or emergency room but there are very sound limits. Other types of medical transports do not have the same leeway and they need to follow the rules of the road. They are not allowed to overstep the emergency bounds and they certainly do not have the right to cause accidents, hit pedestrians, or drive irresponsibly.

call us for legal help

You or a loved one is disabled and requires the assistance of medical transport to take you to and from your doctor’s visits and rehabilitation appointments. While en route to your appointment you are involved in an accident and sustain serious injuries… What do you do now? Call us if you or a loved one:

  • Have been involved in a medical transport accident that was the result of a negligent or reckless third party;
  • Are wondering how you are going pay for your medical bills;
  • Were hit by a reckless ambulance while you were walking, on a bike, on a motorcycle or in car;
  • Are unsure how you are going to support your family while recovering from a medical transport accident; and/or
  • Are unsure how to deal with the insurance companies.

The Orange County medical transport accident lawyers at DiMarco | Araujo | Montevideo can be reached any hour of the day or night at (714) 783-2205. You and your family deserve to be taken care of after an accident and we can do just that. We will take the time necessary to walk you through the entire claims process, research all potential causes including third party causes, and work hard to recover the maximum monetary compensation available so that you can stop worrying and start the process of healing for you and your family.

experience you can trust

The top notch lawyers at DiMarco | Araujo | Montevideo have handled medical transport accident cases for over thirty years and understand your current situation. Many in the area consider us to be the best medical transport lawyers in Orange County. We can help you through the complicated and sometimes daunting task of filing an insurance claim and we will represent you throughout a lawsuit. We are aware of the techniques used by insurance companies to often influence a victim into settling too quickly and accepting less compensation than ultimately deserved.

standard duty of care

The law is very clear as to what lengths one must go to if they are entrusted with the care of another. It doesn’t matter if someone is disabled, elderly, frail, in a wheelchair, injured or sick, they deserve the best treatment possible. The California Book of Standard Civil Jury Instructions has a written set of laws for the duty of care for common carriers. “Common carriers must carry passengers and property safely. Common carriers must use the highest care and the vigilance of a very cautious person. They must do all that human care, vigilance, and foresight reasonably can do under the circumstances to avoid harm to passengers and property. (CACI 902). There is more that in the instructions that is specifically regarding disabled passengers: When the common carrier voluntarily accepts the passenger and is aware of that passenger’s condition, they must use as much additional care as is reasonably necessary to ensure the passenger’s safety. (CACI 904).” These two sections alone show just how much the California courts care about protecting the rights of people who have been hurt in medical transport accidents.

other types of medical transport injuries

Sadly, many people get injured every year while receiving medical help or being transported. Other than the above mentioned ambulance accidents, this includes the following types of accidents and injuries and more:

  • Getting into or out of a wheelchair after or before the transportation;
  • While in a van for a nursing home, hospice, hospital, dialysis treatment, doctor’s appointment, or physical therapy appointment;
  • Accidents due to not being properly or completely secured into a wheelchair van, ambulance, stretcher or backboard; and
  • Slip and trip falls and accidents.

we have seen it all

The attorneys at DiMarco | Araujo | Montevideo have seen every type of medical transport accident and the injuries that are caused due to them. You deserve our help as we can ensure you are getting the timely and comprehensive medical treatment you deserve. Many of the serious and catastrophic injuries we regularly deal with are:

offering peace of mind

The lawyers at DiMarco | Araujo | Montevideo understand that you may be experiencing a significant financial strain and difficult challenges as a result of your accident and injury. In an effort to ease some of that worry, we offer all clients a free consultation and case evaluation so that you know the merits of your case and your legal options. To further help your situation, we will not charge you unless and until we win your case. Our desire and commitment to win cases for our clients has grown during our 30+ years in business.

contact us – free case evaluation

Law Offices of DiMarco | Araujo | Montevideo
Phone: (714) 783-2205

Our lawyers are ready to use our experience and knowhow to help you be whole again. We are ready to step up to the large ambulance, medical, nursing home or emergency company to make sure you get your full and fair compensation. All initial case evaluations and consultations are free and you will speak with and meet an attorney. The attorneys at DiMarco | Araujo | Montevideo are available to meet at our Orange County office, your home or hospital room Monday – Friday 8:30am to 5:30pm. Our attorneys and staff are also available all other times, including evenings, Saturday and Sunday, by appointment. You can call us 24 hours a day by telephone (714) 783-2205.