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Aviation accidents can be the most devastating events to befall travelers and their families. In such accidents, the destruction can be total, the chances of survival slim, and the damage extensive enough to hinder investigation. If you or a loved one has suffered in a plane or helicopter crash, you need a reputable law firm to assist you. Serious injury and wrongful death are often the result of a plane crash, helicopter accident, or other aviation incident. We know how to get justice in such cases.

While we focus a considerable amount of our attention an aviation law, our experience in such complex legal territory serves us well in other serious injury and wrongful death cases: car accidents, pedestrian accidents, motorcycle crashes. Our intense attention to detail, access to leading accident scene investigators and our legal experience may be exactly what you need if you have suffered any type of personal injury.

Experienced Attorneys for the most Complex Personal Injury Cases

With locations in Oakland and San Francisco, the Law Offices of Sterns & Walker represent victims and their families in California, across the United States and abroad.  Whether the case arises out of a major airline disaster or an incident involving a private plane, or helicopter, we have the experience to obtain recovery on behalf of our clients. We also have extensive experience with other types of injury cases including those arising from negligence and irresponsible behavior by individuals and organizations in a variety of scenarios: motor vehicle accidents, premises liability, products liability, and many others.

Since its founding in 1977, Sterns & Walker has negotiated settlements and achieved verdicts in hundreds of injury cases around the world--including almost every major air carrier accident of the past three decades.  We handle some of the most complex, time-consuming, and resource-intensive torts found in the field of civil law, frequently working in association with local counsel to broaden the scope of our capabilities.  In recognition of our work, members of our firm are listed in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, have been selected for inclusion in Northern California Super Lawyers, and are the recipients of Martindale-Hubbell's prestigious AV peer rating, indicating the highest levels of legal ability, professionalism and ethical standards.  For the convenience of our broad client base, our staff is fluent in a variety of languages, including Spanish, French, Armenian, and German. We take cases on a contingency basis, meaning that unless our clients obtain recovery, we do not collect legal fees.

Sterns & Walker handles all types of legal matters including:

If you are seeking exceptional legal representation with plane crash litigation or other major accident, reach out to the attorneys of Sterns & Walker. 

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