San Mateo Accident Attorney
The San Mateo law firm of Galine, Frye & Fitting has spent years fighting for the rights of our clients and have recovered millions of dollars for the victims of accidents and their families.
If you have been hurt, or have a loved one who has been seriously or fatally injured in an accident in the San Francisco Bay Area such as San Mateo, Redwood City, Foster City, Burlingame, Palo Alto, Daly City, San Bruno, San Jose or San Francisco, it is important to speak with an experienced San Mateo personal injury attorney about your right to compensation. Recovering that compensation requires a personal injury law firm with the necessary resources, skills and legal knowledge to pursue a prompt and effective settlement or verdict in your case. For immediate help from an injury attorney in San Mateo call 650-345-8484 or contact us online.
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The Law Office of Galine, Frye & Fitting specializes in civil litigation with an emphasis on personal injury cases, insurance litigation (including bad faith insurance), and workers compensation cases.OUR SERVICES
Our office provides experience and expertise in cases involving serious injuries from motor vehicle accidents, construction accidents, premises liability, and others. Our cases range from soft-tissue injuries to catastrophic injuries and the results we have achieved for our clients range from modest settlements to settlements of more than $10 million. Our office has a reputation for obtaining substantial jury verdicts on complicated medical issues that require a detail-oriented approach and handling for a clear presentation to a jury. We work hard to maximize our clients' recovery on any particular case. Our added expertise in insurance litigation also ensures that insurance companies are held responsible for their unfair treatment of our clients.
John Frye, Esq.: Mr. Frye has a diverse litigation practice and has tried more than 100 jury trials in the state and federal courts, including personal injury, insurance bad faith, employment discrimination and professional negligence cases. He has successfully prosecuted many lawsuits against insurance companies seeking life, disability and other benefits. Mr. Frye is highly regarded as a skilled trial attorney and aggressive negotiator against insurance companies.
Chantel Fitting, Esq.: Ms. Fitting has successfully tried numerous jury trials and arbitrations in the Bay Area with millions of dollars in awards for her clients. She is an active member of the Consumer Attorneys of California and serves as Vice President for the San Mateo County Trial Lawyers Association. Ms. Fitting frequently organizes and speaks in annual seminars for her colleagues regarding current, paramount topics related to the fields of personal injury and workers compensation. Her dedication and commitment to her clients is unwavering.
What experience or education distinguishes your lawyers from others
The lawyers of our office have been serving the Peninsula for a combined fifty years and bring experience of over 100 jury trials to verdict, including federal and state courts. Lawyers in our firm have been recognized as Super Lawyers and have obtained the highest rating (AV) from Martindale Hubble for professional ability and ethics. We fight for our clients' rights and aggressively seek fair compensation for them.
Mr. Frye graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from University of California - Davis in 1966 and received his Juris Doctorate from Hastings College of the Law in 1969. He has been a litigation attorney for more than 40 years and is admitted to practice in all state and federal courts in California. Martindale Hubbard awarded Mr. Frye the highest rating (AV) for professional ability and ethics.
Mr. Frye has a diverse litigation practice and has tried more than 100 jury trials in the state and federal courts, including personal injury, insurance bad faith, employment discrimination and professional negligence cases. A significant aspect of Mr. Frye's practice is the handling of claims against insurance companies. He has successfully prosecuted many lawsuits against insurance companies seeking life, disability and other benefits. Mr. Frye is highly regarded as a skilled trial attorney and aggressive negotiator against insurance companies.
Mr. Frye has recovered millions of dollars for his clients including a recent settlement of more than $10 million.
Mr. Frye is an active member of the Consumer Attorneys of California.
Chantel Fitting graduated from the University of California, Davis with a Bachelors of Arts degree. She continued her education at Hastings College of the Law where she received a Juris Doctorate degree in 1999. She has practiced civil litigation exclusively for over 11 years with an emphasis on personal injury cases, developing an expertise in evaluating complex medical damages as a result of life-altering injuries.
Chantel has successfully tried numerous jury cases and arbitrations in several Bay Area counties with millions of dollars in awards for her clients. She is an active member of the Consumer Attorneys of California and also serves on the Board of Directors as Vice President for the San Mateo County Trial Lawyers Association. Her determination and success as a trial lawyer for consumers has been recognized by several entities throughout her career, most recently in 2012 when she was named a Super Lawyer by a rating service of outstanding lawyers who attain a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Ms. Fitting also frequently participates as a speaker for her colleagues by organizing and speaking in annual legal seminars that educate other attorneys involved in civil litigation on current, paramount topics related to the fields of personal injury and workers compensation.
Chantel is an attorney who will fight for your rights against insurance companies and will never allow them to treat you unfairly. Chantel is a passionate advocate for her client
Mr. Ilya Frangos received his Juris Doctorate Degree from UC Hastings College of the Law with an emphasis in Criminal Law, and received his Bachelor's Degree from UC Berkeley in Rhetoric. During law school, Mr. Frangos received the Witkin Award for Academic Excellence in Trial Advocacy, and was nominated for having the Best Brief in his Appellate Advocacy Class.
Prior to joining the Law Offices of Galine, Frye & Fitting as an attorney, Mr. Frangos worked with the District Attorneys
- Kim is newly admitted to practice law in California and will assist other Galine, Frye & Fitting attorneys in handling personal injury litigation.
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