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Each of the three attorneys at Spiering, Swartz and Kennedy is a member of both the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Each has won million and multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements. Fewer than 1% of U.S. lawyers are members.

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Personal Injury Blog

  • On April 12, 2016, our client, an 85-year old retired speech therapist, was driving on Telegraph Avenue in Oakland, California. Suddenly and without warning, a young woman crossed her vehicle across two lanes of traffic and slammed into the front passenger side of our client’s car, causing over $10,000 worth of property damage. The young woman had just exited a fast food establishment that ...
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  • A 17-year-old student at Salinas High School was seriously injured by an intoxicated driver while walking home. The driver was operating a refrigeration truck and struck our client, Jacob, causing him to sustain a traumatic brain injury (TBI). Injuries of this nature often include lifelong consequences and implications, including extensive medical care and treatment and substantial financial ...
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  • $3 Million Settlement Recovered by Attorney Andrew Swartz

    Posted By Evan Patlian || 21-Feb-2018

    Andrew Swartz of Spiering, Swartz, & Kennedy recently recovered a $3 million settlement for a client. Working together with Spencer Pahlke of San Francisco-based firm Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger, Attorney Swartz fought to protect his client’s rights after she received negligent treatment that jeopardized her life and resulted in permanent physical damage. A 50-year-old ...
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  • $5 Million Car Accident Settlement Recovered by Attorney Michele Kennedy

    Posted By Spiering, Swartz & Kennedy || 4-Jan-2018

    In 2013, our client was hit by a drunk driver in Carmel Valley, California. The defendant was a primary owner and employee of a local company. He had been drinking alcohol during his work day and while driving, during the course of his employment, crossed over the center line and hit our client head-on. Both vehicles were totaled in the car accident. Our client suffered multiple fractures all over ...
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  • Welcome to Our Personal Injury Blog

    Posted By Spiering, Swartz & Kennedy || 7-Nov-2013

    Looking to file a personal injury or wrongful death claim? If so, you've come to the right place. In the coming weeks, Spiering, Swartz & Kennedy will be sharing our experienced legal knowledge on the latest personal injury news, laws and articles with regular posts on our new blog. Since 1974, our firm has been providing the residents of Salinas, Monterey, Santa Cruz and San Benito ...
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