Catastrophic Injury Lawyer in San Diego

Representing Victims of Severe & Fatal Injuries Nationwide

A catastrophic injury can turn your life upside down. On top of the emotional hardship, or even trauma that you are experiencing, you and your family are likely struggling with heavy medical and recovery costs. You might even be paying for adaptive technology and in-home assistance. We understand that all of these changes can be overwhelming and sometimes unrealistic to bear without help. That's why we are here.

We Fight for Victims of Serious or Fatal Accidents

Our team of nationally recognized attorneys in San Diego has achieved a record of significant results in a wide range of injury cases.

Our personal injury lawyers are experienced in handling:

  • Spinal Cord Injuries: Spinal cord injuries often resultin paraplegia or quadriplegia; severely life-altering conditions. We understand the difficulty and struggles associated with these injuries. If your injury was the result of someone else's negligence, we are here to fight for compensation on your behalf.

  • Traumatic Brain Injury: We represent victims who have suffered moderate to severe brain injury. We work with with neurosurgeons, neuropsychologists, physiatrists, and life care planning experts to help build the strongest possible case on your behalf.

  • Acquired Brain Injury: We also represent victims who suffered interrupted flow of blood or oxygen to the brain due to chemical exposure, electrical shock, fumes or near-drowning.

  • Burn Injuries: Our attorneys represent victims of serious burn injuries. We can help you recover compensation for the costs of intensive care, surgery, and convalescence, as well as for your pain and suffering.

  • Amputation: Losing a limb is a horrible, life-altering experience. At The McClellan Law Firm, our San Diego catastrophic injury attorneys are prepared to aggressively fight for those who have lost a limb due to someone else's carelessness.

  • Wrongful Death: We also represent the surviving families of people killed in accidents of all kinds, including plane crashes, car accidents, truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, bike accidents, pedestrian accidents, industrial or workplace accidents and construction accidents.

Helping Victims of Catastrophic Accidents in San Diego, CA

For 25+ years, The McClellan Law Firm has maintained a national reputation for excellence in product liability and personal injury litigation. We focus on representing severely injured victims and the surviving families.

We investigate cases carefully to make sure that every potential defendant is identified and included in the lawsuit. More than just simple negligence actions, we bring suits against responsible manufacturers, distributors, and government agencies, making sure that you and your family get the compensation you deserve.

To learn more about our nationwide reputation for excellence in serious accident litigation, contact our office to speak with an experienced San Diego fatal injury lawyer. Call (619) 215-1488 today.

  • Endorced by the Inner Circle of Advocates

    Craig McClellan is a member of the Inner Circle of Advocates, an invitation-only group of the top 100 plaintiff trial lawyers in the United States.

  • Craig McClellan was voted Lawyer of the Year for Product Liability Litigation by Best Lawyers for 2019.

  • Craig McClellan has been selected to the list of The Best Lawyers in America every year since 1993.

  • Craig McClellan has been selected to the list of Super Lawyers every year since 2007, and earned the most votes of ANY lawyer for 2019 in San Diego.

  • Craig McClellan earned one of the top 50 verdicts in California, securing a $15,771,234 verdict for a client seriously injured in a car accident.

  • 2019 AV Preeminent Peer Rated

    Attorney McClellan earned a Distinguished rating from Martindale-Hubbell for his achievements.

  • America's Top 100 Personal Injury Attorneys

    Craig McClellan is listed as one of America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators in Business Litigation, Personal Injury, and Product Liability.

  • Attorney McClellan has a 10/10 “Superb” rating, the highest rating an attorney can receive from Avvo.

  • The firm has an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau, the highest possible rating offered by the organization.

  • The firm earned a Tier 1 ranking in Commercial Litigation in the 2019 list of the Best Law Firms.

  • The firm earned a Tier 1 ranking in Personal Injury in the 2019 list of the Best Law Firms.

  • The firm earned a Tier 1 ranking in Product Liability in the 2019 list of the Best Law Firms.

  • Attorney McClellan is a member of the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego, and previously served on its Board of Directors.

  • Attorney Craig McClellan was named as one of the “Best Attorneys” by the Los Angeles Times.

  • Attorney Craig McClellan was named one of the “Best Lawyers” by San Diego Metro.

  • Attorney Craig McClellan was named one of the Top Lawyers in San Diego in Business Litigation by San Diego Magazine.

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  • We wouldn’t be here, in this moment of life without the kindness and professionalism of you all and how you went to bat for us! Eternally grateful! A.K.

  • Immediately after our interview we knew without question that no matter how steep the mountain, win or lose, we had found the right person—Craig McClellan, Esq.—[…] We felt a profound sense of ... G.P.

  • We will NEVER forget what you did for us Craig. We are FOREVER GRATEFUL. K.V.

  • I just wanted to thank you for your efforts on [Pam’s] behalf, your skills, and your heart. You are not just a lawyer in what you do, you are a master of your profession. And I hope you are passing ... Juror

  • I thank you for your kindness and generosity in giving selflessly without reserve. Additionally, please extend my thanks to your staff for their diligent work and encouragement throughout the trial. A.D.

  • We do not quite know how to verbalize or show how grateful we are to have had the distinct honor to have you represent us at truly the most critical time in our lives. S.C.

  • Having had the high privilege of presiding over a number of cases involving national counsel, I want you to know you’re one of the very best [...]. You and those with you were outstanding ambassadors ...

  • It was a real honor to preside over a case with you as counsel. In my mind you represent all that is good in our profession. Judge J.

  • Your appearance on the nation-wide broadcast of ‘60 Minutes’ was a public service in which all San Diego has reason to take great pride. To integrity—you have added public service and again elevated ... Juror

  • We could not be happier with the McCllelan Law Firm team! My husband and I were referred to Craig McCllelan by one of his peers. We had a very sensitive medical malpractice case that we were hesitant ... S.P.

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