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Bakersfield Attorney Thomas Brill

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Attorney's Profile

COLLEGE:
Towson State University
LAW SCHOOL:
UCLA Law School
ATTORNEY SINCE:
1986
STATES ADMITTED:
California
PRACTICE AREAS:


Thomas Brill has practiced law in California since 1986, working primarily on wrongful death and major injury cases. He has tried numerous cases over the years and has had a number of verdicts in the millions of dollars. In 2004 he had a $7.2 million verdict against the City of Bakersfield in a brain injury case. In 2011 he had a $3.3 million verdict in a death case.

He has also settled many cases for more than a million dollars. His largest settlement was a case against a tire manufacturer in excess of $9 million.

He has traveled throughout the United States representing accident victims, and has also traveled to Santiago, Chile to argue in front of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights.

He represented the daughter of the famous author Jack Kerouac in a will contest relating to Jack's will.

Mr. Brill is fluent in Spanish. Spanish speaking clients comprise about one third of his practice.

Attorney's Videos

A disclaimer that came with the lawn mower said the manufacturer did not warranty it in any way. Will that defeat our claim?
Product Liability Law

A dog bit me, but I was not injured. What can I do?
Dog Bite Law

Are guns considered dangerous products?
Product Liability Law

Are punitive damages available in California brain injury cases?
Brain Injury Law

Are punitive damages available in California product liability cases?
Product Liability Law

Are there limits on damages in California brain injury cases?
Brain Injury Law

Are there time limits to sue for injuries in a California animal and dog bite case?
Dog Bite Law

Are there time limits to sue for injuries in a California brain injury case?
Brain Injury Law

Are there time limits to sue for injuries in a California construction accident case?
Construction Accident Law

Are witnesses important in California brain injury cases?
Brain Injury Law

Can a brain injury occur if a victim does not lose consciousness?
Brain Injury Law

Can a lawsuit be filed for every construction site personal injury?
Construction Accident Law

Can any attorney handle a California brain injury case?
Brain Injury Law

Can any attorney handle a California construction accident case?
Construction Accident Law

Can anyone other than the owner of the dog be held responsible in California for injuries caused by a dog?
Dog Bite Law

Can I bring a product liability against a manufacturer for incorrect product labeling?
Product Liability Law

Can I file a brain injury lawsuit on behalf of a loved one?
Brain Injury Law

Can I still file a lawsuit in California for my construction accident injury if I receive workers' compensation benefits?
Construction Accident Law

Can I sue if a pharmaceutical drug I took causes negative side effects?
Product Liability Law

Can I sue my employer in California for an injury received on a construction site?
Construction Accident Law

Can I sue the owner of the property if I was injured in California in a construction accident?
Construction Accident Law

Can personal injury cases become class actions?
Product Liability Law

Can the severity of a brain injury be measured?
Brain Injury Law

Do I have to pay back my workers' compensation benefits in California if I settle a lawsuit for a construction accident?
Construction Accident Law

Does homeowners insurance cover dog bite claims?
Dog Bite Law

How can I find out if the person liable for the dog bite is insured?
Dog Bite Law

How can I pay an attorney for my California construction accident case if I have been injured and am unable to work?
Construction Accident Law

How complicated are the steps needed to start the process of collecting damages for my California construction accident case?
Construction Accident Law

How difficult will it be to win my California animal and dog bite case?
Dog Bite Law

How difficult will it be to win my California construction accident case?
Construction Accident Law

How difficult will it be to win my California product liability case?
Product Liability Law

How do brain injury lawsuit trial proceedings work in California?
Brain Injury Law

How do I begin the brain injury litigation process in a California brain injury case?
Brain Injury Law

How do I know if I am entitled to bring a lawsuit for my California construction accident?
Construction Accident Law

How do I know if I have a case in California?
Brain Injury Law

How do I learn if the attorney I want to hire has specific experience in brain injury lawsuits?
Brain Injury Law

How important is it for my attorney to retain highly qualified experts in a California construction accident case?
Construction Accident Law

How important is it to have an attorney that specializes in brain injuries?
Brain Injury Law

How is Medicaid paid?
Brain Injury Law

How long will it take to settle my California brain injury case?
Brain Injury Law

How long will it take to settle my California product liability case?
Product Liability Law

How severe must a dog bite be to claim damages in California?
Dog Bite Law

How soon do I need to file a lawsuit in a California brain injury case?
Brain Injury Law

I did not feel pain at the scene and refused medical treatment. Now, a few days later, I am in pain. What should I do?
Brain Injury Law

I fell from a scaffolding while on the job. Can I sue?
Construction Accident Law

I was injured because of a brake defect in a used car I bought. Can I recover from the dealer?
Product Liability Law

I was injured on a construction site and I do not know who is at fault. Can an attorney help me figure out who I can make a claim against?
Construction Accident Law

I was injured using a product that I purchased and had to see a doctor as a result. Do I have a case?
Product Liability Law

If an MRI was done of my brain after my injury, and it was normal, does that mean that I did not suffer a concussion?
Brain Injury Law

If I was hurt by an appliance, more than two years old, is the product too old for a product liability lawsuit?
Product Liability Law

If someone trespasses on my private property and my dog attacks them, am I liable in California for their injuries?
Dog Bite Law

Is it expensive to file a lawsuit in California for a construction accident injury?
Construction Accident Law

Should a TBI victim return to work as soon as he's able, if his California lawsuit is ongoing? Will that hurt his case?
Brain Injury Law

Should I accept a settlement offer in my California animal and dog bite case?
Dog Bite Law

Should I accept a settlement offer in my California brain injury case?
Brain Injury Law

Should I sign any papers that an insurance company handling my California dog bite case sends to me?
Dog Bite Law

What are my options if the California brain injury verdict is not in my favor?
Brain Injury Law

What are my rights against the owner of a property or the general contractor in California if I am injured as a subcontractor?
Construction Accident Law

What are my rights if I was attacked by a police dog in California?
Dog Bite Law

What are my rights in California if a dog escaped from a fenced property and attacked me?
Dog Bite Law

What are some common causes of brain injury?
Brain Injury Law

What are the common indicators and symptoms of traumatic brain injury?
Brain Injury Law

What are the main causes of traumatic brain injuries?
Brain Injury Law

What are the potential pitfalls of my California brain injury case?
Brain Injury Law

What are the potential pitfalls of my California construction accident case?
Construction Accident Law

What are the potential pitfalls of my California product liability case?
Product Liability Law

What do I need to bring to the initial consultation with my attorney in my California brain injury case?
Brain Injury Law

What do I need to prove to win my California brain injury case?
Brain Injury Law

What do I need to prove to win my California construction accident case?
Construction Accident Law

What does strict liability mean in a dog bite case in California?
Dog Bite Law

What if I was injured at work?
Brain Injury Law

What if my employer isn't the only one at fault for my construction accident injury in California?
Construction Accident Law

What if my injury was partly my fault?
Brain Injury Law

What if the accident at the construction site occurred during an activity that contained an inherent risk?
Construction Accident Law

What if the dangerous or defective product was manufactured outside of the United States?
Product Liability Law

What if the I used the product in a way that was not intended by the manufacturer and I was injured?
Product Liability Law

What is a life care planner and why is one often needed in a TBI lawsuit?
Brain Injury Law

What is a third-party construction accident case?
Construction Accident Law

What is meant by the term defective product?
Product Liability Law

What is OSHA?
Construction Accident Law

What options are available to someone injured in a California construction accident case?
Construction Accident Law

What should I do if an insurance company approached me about my injuries in my California brain injury case?
Brain Injury Law

What should I do if an insurance company approached me about my injuries in my California construction accident case?
Construction Accident Law

What should I do if an insurance company approached me about my injuries in my California product liability case?
Product Liability Law

What should I do if I do not know who owns the dog who bit me?
Dog Bite Law

What type of evidence will I need to prove my California brain injury case?
Brain Injury Law

What type of evidence will I need to prove my California construction accident case?
Construction Accident Law

What type of evidence will I need to prove my California product liability case?
Product Liability Law

What types of doctors are the most important in analyzing and treating brain injuries?
Brain Injury Law

What will the defendant argue against me in my California brain injury case?
Brain Injury Law

What will the defendant argue against me in my California product liability case?
Product Liability Law

Who can be sued in a California animal and dog bite case?
Dog Bite Law

Who can be sued in a California brain injury case?
Brain Injury Law

Who can be sued in a California construction accident case?
Construction Accident Law

Who can be sued in a California product liability case?
Product Liability Law

Who can sue in a California brain injury case?
Brain Injury Law

Who cannot be sued in a California brain injury case?
Brain Injury Law

Who is responsible for making sure that the California construction site where I work is safe?
Construction Accident Law

Why do insurance adjusters direct their claimants to not talk to an attorney until they have made a settlement offer?
Brain Injury Law

Will I have to testify in court for my California brain injury case?
Brain Injury Law

Will I need expert witnesses for my California brain injury case?
Brain Injury Law

Will I need expert witnesses for my California product liability case?
Product Liability Law

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The Law Offices of Young & Nichols
http://www.youngnichols.com/

1901 Truxton Avenue
Bakersfield, California 93301

(661) 263-4037

About Our Firm

Are you in need of an experienced attorney to handle your personal injury, wrongful death, auto accidents, slip and falls, wills and trust, or estate planning case? The Law Offices of Young & Nichols can help. Our lawyers have over 100 years of combined legal experience. We specialize in personal injury. If you've been injured, you are not alone. You deserve justice and fair compensation from the party that injured you.

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The California lawyer(s) at The Law Offices of Young & Nichols offer their Brain Injury Law services to residents of Bakersfield, Delano, California City, Ridgecrest, Wasco, Shafter, Arvin, Taft, Tehachapi, Lake Isabella, McFarland, Edwards and Frazier Park; and throughout Kern County and Inyo County.


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