For over 20 years, Steven M. Sweat, APC has been consistently providing quality legal representation in personal injury and wrongful death claims in Los Angeles and throughout California. Our team of litigation and trial attorneys are among the most elite in the nation with verdicts and settlements in the billions of dollars. Whether you or a loved one has been injured or killed in a car accident, bicycle or motorcycle crash, pedestrian mishap, slip and fall, work related accident or any other type of personal injury or wrongful death case, we are here to help you through this tough time.
With offices throughout California including all parts of Los Angeles County and the ability to come see you at home or in the hospital, we try to make it as easy as possible to obtain the legal advice you need if you are the victim of negligence or wrongdoing causing bodily harm or the death of a loved one. Initial consultations are always free and we charge no fees unless and until money is recovered. Call our offices 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to speak with an experienced trial lawyer. Don’t settle for less than the very best!
Steven M. Sweat, APC | Los Angeles Personal Injury Lawyers - California Accident Attorneys Welcome to the website of Steven M. Sweat, APC, Los Angeles and California Attorneys and Counselors at Law with a focus on personal injury claims. Our firm is devoted to helping victims of accidents in receiving the justice that they deserve for their pain, suffering and damages. We are seasoned litigators who are in it to win it. We provide a hundred and ten percent effort and devotion to each and … Learn MoreFocused Attorneys | Great Results
Our Los Angeles personal injury law firm, is proud to announce the election of Steven Sweat as a 2017 Personal Injury “Super Lawyer” by Thomson Reuters News Service and Los Angeles Magazine. This is an honor bestowed upon only 5 percent of accident attorneys in Southern California and is meant to recognize lawyers who are esteemed in their community as zealous advocates for justice! This is the sixth straight year that Steven has been named a "Super Lawyer". The "Super Lawyer" selection criteria is a "patented" process that tries to find and award lawyers who have shown exceptional abilities and results. It begins with a "peer nomination process" (i.e. lawyers with knowledge of the skills and reputation of other attorneys make an initial nomination). Thomson Reuters (a nationally recognized news and information media organization) then puts those nominees through a validation process involving "3rd party [independent] research across 12 key categories" after which the final … Read OnCauses of Personal Injury
The causes of personal injury may result from many different accidents that can cause serious medical consequences for the victim. Airplane Accidents – Whether a commercial airline, small aircraft … Read onLos Angeles Car Accidents
As a Los Angeles car accident lawyer for over 20 years, I have seen many common car crash scenarios and types of injuries sustained in traffic … Find Out MoreCar Accidents
Quick Links Frequency of Car Accidents in California · Prompt Medical Treatment & Legal Counsel · Common LA Car Accident Injuries · Los Angeles Car Accident Damages Recovery · CA Car Accident Case Study · California Insurance Company Tactics · Get Help Today As a Los Angeles, California motor vehicle accidents attorney knows, traffic accidents occur more frequently in the state than in any other state in the U.S. because of the high … Read onPremises Liability "The proper test to be applied to the liability of the possessor of land ... is whether in the management of his property he has acted as a reasonable man in view of the probability of injury to others ... ." Rowland v. Christian (1968) 69 Cal.2d 108 Did you get injured in a public area and need the advice of a premises liability lawyer in California? Premises liability occurs when someone becomes injured while on the property of another, be it … Learn More Bicycle Accidents As a Los Angeles bicycle accident lawyer and bike injury attorney having represented hundreds of cyclists throughout California for over two decades, I know how many people along the Pacific Coast choose to ride bicycles because of the culture, environmental concerns, and the comfortable climate. California law clearly states that persons riding bikes have the same rights to use the roadway as any other "vehicle" (California Vehicle Code "CVC" … Click Here for More Motorcycle Accidents
Motorcycle accidents happen with unfortunate frequency in southern California especially in our urban areas like Los Angeles, San Diego and Orange County. As a Los Angeles motorcycle accident lawyer, I know that there are many bikers that are injured or killed from either alcohol related accidents or mechanical failure but, many more that are seriously injured or die from driver error negligence. The motorcyclists of today face a much higher … More InfoPedestrian Accidents
Pedestrian accidents happen much more frequently in large cities such as Los Angeles, San Francisco and San Diego and other cities in California, the population is in the millions of and this bulges with the influx of tourists also each year. Because things are in such close proximity and parking and traffic can be difficult at times, many people choose to walk, skate board, rollerblade, jog, or run. Unfortunately, many more people use cars, … Find out MoreSpinal Cord Injuries
Quick Links: Overview · Types of Spinal Cord Injuries · Causes of Spinal Cord Injuries · Consequences of Trauma to Vertebral Column · Symptoms of a Spine Injury · Diagnosing Spinal Injury · Why You Need an Attorney Spinal cord injury can be one of the most life-altering types of trauma a person can experience. When people suffer spinal cord injuries, they have damage to the nerves of their spinal cord. Frequently, people who have spinal cord … Additional InfoBrain Injuries
Quick Links Primary Causes of TBI · Symptoms of Head Trauma · Physical Symptoms · Cognitive and Mental Symptoms · TBI Symptoms in Children · Medical Care Required · Compensation · Get Help Today When people suffer brain injuries in accidents because of impacts to the head, they may suffer from lifelong medical complications. Brain-injured accident victims require an experienced legal advocate who is able to assist both the victims and their … Read MoreNursing Home & Elder Abuse
California nursing home abuse claims are much more prevalent than they should be. The elderly are an easy target for abuse. Declines in mental, emotional and physical functioning can easily set the stage for victimization. While there are older Americans in California who are fortunate enough to have responsible and loving caretakers to see to their needs, there are countless others who must live out the rest of their lives in situations where … More on Elder Abuse