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Experienced Litigators, Taking on Challenging Cases Since 1994


Our track record of successful results includes numerous seven-figure settlements and favaorable verdicts, and has earned us accolades from peers and legal publications alike.


Our firm works in the area of personal injury, employment law and estate planning. We help people injured in accidents, workers who are treated unfairly and business owners motivated to understand, follow and comply with California’s detailed employment laws.

Unsafe Lane Change Results in Vehicle Roll-Over


Unsafe lane change – without vehicle contact – results in a loss of control, an impact with the center median wall and vehicle roll-over. Passenger’s hand is crushed in the roll-over event. Despite the absence of contact between the vehicles we determined the initial turning maneuver was unlawful.

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Retail Store Maintenance and Fall


Slip and fall in retail store where sales signage in a walkway created a tripping hazard resulting in foot fracture and complications. We determined that the store failed to maintain a safe environment for its patrons.

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ATV Involved Collision Causes Death


ATV farm vehicle traveling on highway makes ill-advised left turn and is struck by overtaking vehicle. Despite significant comparative fault issues we determined that the overtaking vehicle was traveling at an unsafe speed for conditions and making an unlawful passing maneuver at the time of the collision.

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Pedestrian vs. Commercial Truck


In adverse police investigation an elderly pedestrian allegedly fails to yield the right-of-way to semi-truck in marked crosswalk. We ultimately determine that speed and inattention on the part of the truck driver was the primary factor for the collision to occur.

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Motor Vehicle Product Defect Causes Collision


Vehicle stalls on freeway leading to a subsequent rear-end collision resulting in head injury to toddler in child restraint system. Ultimately, we determined that a manufacturing defect was the original cause for the vehicle to stall and the manufacturer was partially responsible for the collision that followed.

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Dementia Patient and Arrest leads to Death


Man with dementia and Alzheimer’s is arrested for loitering. Later, he is released from a county jail, without supervision, and is later struck while crossing a roadway. Despite governmental immunities we determined that the release was negligent and irresponsible.

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Space Heater Defect Results in Death


Fire department investigation concludes house fire is caused by unattended cigarette. We determined that a cigarette was not the cause of fire and that it was actually an electrical failure, within a defective space heater, that lead to an explosion, and death.

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Retaliation Against Anesthesiologists, Public Hospital

$3 million

Together with our eminent co-counsel, we got compensation for anesthesiologists retaliated against for calling attention to health and safety issues.

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Gender Discrimination, Bench Trial, Department of Justice

$1 million +

Top female administrators were denied merited promotions as a result of gender discrimination mixed with retaliation. They used our firm to ‘even the score’ for a favorable result.

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Retaliation Jury Verdict – Battalion Chief, San Jose Fire Department

$1.49 million

After filing her first lawsuit, a female Battalion Chief was retaliated against, but the military had not counted on her battle

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Burn Compensation

$5.5 million

Those responsible for the substandard housing which led to bodily injury were forced to give compensation to a 10-year-old boy.

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Product Made to Pay


After their product caused brain damage which resulted in quadriplegia, this company was forced to compensate.

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Trio of Wrongful Deaths


An assisted living facility had a history of covering up injuries, elopements, and other ‘reportable incidents’...until we entered the picture on behalf of our client’s loved one.

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Waste Spillage Fatality


What appeared to be just a loss of control on the part of our driver client turned out to be significantly more. We found that a negligent, waste, fluid spill had caused the fatal chain of events

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City Bus Negligence


The city of San Francisco was compelled to take responsibility for negligent bus driving and a dangerous city intersection.

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San Francisco Personal Injury and Employment Lawyers


Albert G. Stoll, Jr.


In his 20 years of law practice, Al has handled more than 40 jury trials. This experience, combined with a commitment to ethics and integrity.


Walter A. Haynes IV

Senior Partner

Walt joined forces with Al in 2004 to focus on representing victims in a broad variety of catastrophic personal injury cases encompassing all types of motor vehicle accidents. 


Jessica Juarez

Senior Partner

Ms. Juarez represents and counsels our clients in personal injury and employment matters.


Joseph Cagigas


Joseph represents and counsels clients in all aspects of personal injury, including pedestrian, bicycle, motorcycle, and car accidents. Some of his clients have been severely injured in accidents at the fault of someone else.

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Myrna Bruno

General Manager

As the firm’s in-house general manager, Myrna helps our injured clients with all the details of their personal injury and employment.

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