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Assisting Individuals in Santa Ana with Filing a Personal Injury Claim Arising from a Bar Assault.

People go to bars and nightclubs to celebrate special events, and no one goes into a bar asking to be injured. All too often, however, bar fights and other assaults occur. In some cases, when these incidents happen, the bar could be responsible – especially in cases where security on the premises was negligent, inadequate, or altogether absent.

If you or someone you love has recently been injured in an assault that took place at a bar, the Santa Ana bar assault case attorneys at Hess & Nghiem are here to help. Our legal team could bring a personal injury claim on your behalf and assist you with recovering the monetary compensation that you deserve for your injuries.

You can call us today at (657) 333-5726 or contact us online to learn more about how we could assist you with your personal injury legal matter today.

Premises Liability Claims

In many instances, assault incidents at bars  and nightclubs happen because of negligent security and premises liability concerns. Individuals who visit a bar, restaurant, or other business that is open to the public should reasonably expect that the premises will be free and safe from all hazards and defects. When premises owners fail to warn about or correct premises defects, and a patron is injured on the premises, then the premises owner could be held responsible for any resulting injuries and damages.

More specifically, in the State of California, business owners are required to provide all of the following on their premises:

  • Working locks
  • Sufficient lighting
  • Adequate staffing
  • Well-trained and experienced security guards

In the event a bar bouncer or security guard does not properly take action to prevent a patron from suffering harm caused by another guest, then the premises owner could be liable for the injuries and damages that result from the incident. The same could be true if a security guard or doorman uses excessive force in the process of removing a boisterous guest from the bar – or when a security guard physically attacks a bar patron.

History of Violence at a Bar

If you are in the process of pursuing a premises liability claim against the bar owner, it is important to know whether the bar in question has a history of fighting or violence associated with it. In cases where California nightclubs and bars have a history of violence, their owners owe patrons a duty to be aware of those risks – and more importantly – to take corrective measures to avoid such violence again, such as by hiring additional security personnel. When the bar owner fails in this regard, he or she could be liable for any injuries sustained by a bar patron in a subsequent bar fight.

Call our Orange County Bar Assault Case Attorneys Today

If you have been assaulted and injured in a bar, the legal team at Hess & Nghiem could assist you with making a claim for damages. To schedule a free case evaluation and legal consultation with our Santa Ana bar assault case attorneys, please call us at (657) 333-5726 or contact us online to learn more.

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Client Testimonials

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    I was referred to Phil and Ed by a good friend after my two prior lawyers dropped the ball on my case. I was viciously assaulted at a bar. Phil and Ed took my case on and it was night and day. They stood up for me and kept in regular contact. I never had to guess what was going on with my case. They conducted a thorough investigation and collected crucial evidence that helped prove my case. Initially, the bar refused to take responsibility but eventually the bar relented after the job Phil and Ed did. Ultimately, the case resolved favorably for much more than I expected. Thanks so much again Phil an Ed!

    Rudy G.
    Bar Assault
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    Not backing down, Phil and Ed pressed forward and never once compromised our position. After the insurance company kept increasing their offer and wanting us to negotiate, Phil and Ed refused to relent and accept anything less than what we initially asked. Basically, their response each time to the insurance company was pay our original demand or we are going to trial. It worked! Eventually, after bidding against themselves, the insurance company finally offered to pay the original amount we wanted. I couldn’t be more impressed with the way Phil and Ed handled my case. They really stood up for me and took on a case that was by no means a simple one. Thanks again fellas!

    Mark W.
    Personal Injury
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    I can’t say enough great things about Phil Nghiem. He was on my case from the minute I called him. He got things handled from day one immediately and made me feel supported and taken care of. His office staff was the same way, replied to every email immediately and addressed all of my concerns. I got into a car accident and called him, and I am SO GLAD I did. He got me the compensation I was entitled to and fought for me and my well being the whole way through. He took are of everything so that I just had to worry about getting my health back. He and his staff really care about YOU and do not treat you like another name in the book. They help you step by step and always keep you in the loop. I can’t thank him enough for helping me through this excruciating ordeal.

    Kahiwalani M.
    Personal Injury
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    I’d like to start off by saying that Phil is incredibly passionate about what he does, he’s very kind-hearted, and he genuinely cares for his clients. I was struck by a hit-and-run driver, who was fleeing from the police in a stolen vehicle with no insurance. Given the circumstances of my car accident, Phil was able to negotiate an incredible sum to be paid out by my insurance. It made my day when he was able to share the news. Most attorneys would have settled earlier in the case for significantly less. Overall, I had a pleasant experience and the end of my investigation was a success. Thank you again Phil, I am eternally grateful for everything that you’ve done for me.

    PS. Phil’s office is quite the drive for me, but he’s very accommodating and we managed to make things work with EASE. So don’t hesitate to contact him regardless of where you’re from because he’ll take care of you.

    Shawn N.
    Car Accident
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    I was involved in a rear end accident and was referred to Phil from my chiropractor. Honestly I was nervous to take on an attorney because I was already overwhelmed by everything involving the accident but Phil really put me at ease. He took the time to explain things to me in a way I could understand and wasn’t pushy at all for me to hire him. I’m really glad I chose Phil because I literally didn’t have to worry about anything after that meeting. He set me up with one of his associates named Bri and she was always so quick to respond whenever I had questions. On top of that they worked hard to reduce my other fees and got me a nice settlement too! I’m thankful for all the help they provided and will definitely use them again if I ever need it.

    Yen P.
    Car Accident
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    I’m so glad I hired Phil to help me after my car crash. My car was totaled after a driver ran a red light and struck me. For days, I didn’t have a car to get to work and school. Finally, I decided to hire an attorney and eventually found Phil. He immediately got to work. My accident happened at an intersection where there was a restaurant. Phil personally went out to the restaurant and obtained video footage that captured the crash showing that I was not at-fault. I couldn’t believe that he actually did this. He then helped me get into a rental and get medical treatment. I am completely satisfied with Phil. He truly went above and beyond to get me through this difficult time in my life.

    Richard B.
    Car Crash

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