GJEL Accident Attorneys

2 Theatre Square
Suite 230
Orinda, California 94563, United States
Contact: Ben Buchwalter
Phone: 925-253-5800
Areas of Practice
  • Personal Injury
Other U.S. Locations
  • California
Number of Attorneys
2-10 Attorneys

Beware of the "Fine Print": Settlement Agreements in FEHA Cases

The Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA, Government Code Section 12940 et seq.) permits claims of sexual harassment, sex discrimination, racial discrimination, retaliation, and other related assertions. When such an action is…more
 /  Personal Injury

Bike Lane Proposals Could Ease Traffic Accident Deaths

Throughout the United States, cities are experiencing an unprecedented increase in bicycle use. Fifty years after the country’s major investment in an interstate highway system, many city dwellers are trying to take the streets…more
 /  Personal Injury

Summer Motorcycle Accidents Promote Safe Rides

For avid motorcycle riders, the summer season is jam packed with long rides, training seminars, and events to get bikers together to eat food, listen to music, and celebrate their favorite past time. The weather allows for…more
 /  Personal Injury

Summer is Most Dangerous for Teen Car Accidents

Summer is great for a lot of things. Along with warm weather and an uptick in recreational events, teens get a whole three months off from school. But new research has shown that the summer months are also the most dangerous for…more
 /  Personal Injury

National Bike Month Seeks Reduction in Bicycle Accidents

May is National Bike Month, which means that safety advocates and lawmakers are boosting their efforts to reduce bicycle accidents here in California and across the country. The month is jam packed with events designed to…more
 /  Personal Injury

States Boost Laws to Reduce Car Accidents for Distracted Driving Awareness Month

As technology continually becomes an even larger part of our daily lives, car safety becomes an even more complicated issue. Distractions behind the wheel, including eating and talking to passengers, have always been a problem…more
 /  Personal Injury

Reviewing the Legal Reviewers

Thanks to the rise of internet prominence, consumers have changed the way they look for attorneys. While they used to turn to attorneys they already know and look in the Yellow Pages, consumers are now going to Google and other…more
 /  Business Organizations, Communications & Media Law, Family Law, Personal Injury, Products Liability

California Streets Are Most Dangerous for Motorcyclists & Pedestrians

It's an unfortunate reality that streets are dangerous here in California. Whether you are driving on city streets or highways, you are only as safe as the drivers around you, which can lead to dangerous situations and car…more
 /  Personal Injury

High School Football May Lead to Undiagnosed Head Injuries

It’s no surprise that high-school football is a dangerous sport. Allowing your child to play means accepting the increased risk of torn ligaments, broken bones, and head injuries. But most recently, child safety experts have…more
 /  Personal Injury

For Parents: How to Avoid Teenage Car Accidents

Earning a drivers license is a powerful rite of passage for any American teenager. In addition to increased mobility, the state-issued certificate represents freedom many new drivers. But to parents, a teenager's driver’s…more
 /  Personal Injury

What To Do Following a Car Accident

Even if there are no injuries, coping with a car accident is a frustrating, difficult ordeal. Caught up in the moment, many motorists forget that they should record important information about their vehicle, the other party's…more
 /  Personal Injury

Common and Bizarre Injuries to Avoid this Holiday Season

Each year, the holiday season brings excitement about seeing family, eating delicious meals, and even opening a few presents. For some, the season marks a series of events complete with dinner parties and elaborate decorations…more
 /  Personal Injury

Should California Do More to Reduce Bicycle Accidents?

Each year, the number of bicycle riders grows as citizens use their bikes as a healthier, greener way to commute and enjoy their neighborhood and surrounding area. But more bicycle riders means heightened potential for…more
 /  Personal Injury

Issues Related to Commencising Plaintiffs' Wrongful Death Cases in California

When considering representation and suit as to a client’s losses arising from wrongful death in California, there are several initial issues to explore: (1) is your client’s relationship to the decedent such that your client…more
 /  Personal Injury

The First 100 Days: A Primer on Tackling A Catastrohic Personal Injury Case

When the biggest case of your career walks into your office, will you know where to start? Even if you’ve handled a bustling practice, if you treat this case just the same as all the others, you will likely be setting yourself…more
 /  Personal Injury
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