Unfortunately, car accidents occur all too frequently in today’s fast paced society. While the majority of car accidents are minor property damage claims, some car accidents result in substantial property damage, serious personal injury, or death.

In the immediate aftermath of a serious auto accident, most car accident victims are simply overwhelmed by the bombardment of telephone calls, insurance paperwork, accident reports, treatment costs, medical bills, paperwork, and other correspondence that is received immediately after an auto accident.

If you have been in an auto accident contact Thompson Injury Law today.


In San Diego, there is a belief among practitioners that any licensed attorney can handle an automobile collision case successfully. After all, it is just a “fender bender” or a “rear end” collision. According to them, it could not be difficult. In reality, auto accidents are complicated and required great knowledge and attention to detail.

As soon as a client walks into our office, we begin by analyzing insurance coverage, making sure notifications are proper and developing a trial strategy. We focus on knowing the intricacies associated with completely representing an injured party in an automobile collision case. There is great importance in screening the case, asking the right questions on the telephone prior to setting up an appointment with the client, asking the right questions at the initial meeting with the prospective client, and knowing what information to gather from the client once we agree to take on your case.

We cannot emphasize enough the need for superior knowledge in the following areas:

  • Insurance law and the provisions contained in the client’s policy
  • Investigation of the scene of the accident
  • Weighing the burdens and benefits of the client’s taking out a claim with his or her own insurance
  • Factors in evaluating a claim for either settlement or trial
  • Wide variety of accident scenarios