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If you are looking for some of the best-rated personal injury and accident lawyers in California, who serve Los Angeles and Orange County, then Bisnar Chase Personal Injury Attorneys is the law firm to call. Since 1978, we've served over 10,000 clients and recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for them. Once you experience our "first-class client care" you will understand why we have earned so many top ratings, reviews and awards from prestigious organizations. You can also read what our clients say about us.

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Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.

Our Firm's 2012 SuperLawyers: John Bisnar, Brian Chase and Scott Ritsema

Lawyer Ratings

For over a century, people have relied on the LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory for authoritative information and reviews on the legal profession from a worldwide perspective. The Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings attest to a lawyer's legal ability and professional ethics, and reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and Judiciary. The legal community respects the accuracy of ratings because it knows that its own members -- the people best suited to assess their peers -- are directly involved in the process. For many years, Bisnar Chase Personal Injury Attorneys has been rated "Preeminent" with a rating of 5 out of 5, which is the highest possible rating a firm may achieve.

Avvo is a national organization that rates attorneys and doctors in specific regions throughout the country. Avvo's comprehensive rating system carefully reviews a lawyer's background and overall profile, which includes years in practice, disciplinary history, professional achievements and industry recognition. Avvo performs rankings in 19 different legal categories and periodically collects background data from multiple sources, including state bar associations, court records, lawyer websites, and other pertinent information. John Bisnar and Brian Chase are each rated 10.0/10.10 "Superb" which is the highest rating.

Our Firms Top Rated Avvo Lawyers: John Bisnar and Brian Chase

Better Business Bureau

Bisnar Chase Personal Injury Attorneys has been accredited with the Better Business Bureau since 02/16/2007 and the BBB is satisfied that it honors its commitment. Bisnar Chase Personal Injury Attorneys has agreed to uphold BBB accreditation standards, which include a commitment to act in accordance with ethical business practices and to respond to customer complaints. Bisnar Chase Personal Injury Attorneys upholds the ideals of the BBB.

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Top 100 Trial Lawyers

Brian Chase is a member of the National Trial Lawyers Association which is an organization composed of The Top 100 Trial Lawyers from each state. Membership is obtained through special invitation and is extended only to those attorneys who exemplify superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature, and profile as civil plaintiff or criminal defense trial lawyers.

Top Orange County Attorneys

In a special edition of Orange Coast Magazine, John Bisnar and Brian Chase were each named top attorneys in Orange County, based on these criteria: verdicts, settlements, transactions, representative clients, experience, honors and awards, special licenses and certifications, position within law firm, bar and/or other professional activity, pro bono and community service, scholarly lectures and writings, education, employment background, and other outstanding achievements. John and Brian are among the most highly respected attorneys in in Orange County and throughout Southern California. They have the respect of the judges and the defense attorneys, as well as their colleagues.

OC METRO Orange County Attorneys

As featured in August's OC Metro magazine, Brian Chase, a partner at the Orange County personal injury law firm of Bisnar Chase Personal Injury Attorneys, was rated and reviewed as one of the top lawyers in Orange County and one of the top five personal injury lawyers in the county. This outstanding rating makes Brian Chase one of the top legal minds shaping and leading the practice of personal injury law. Brian Chase was also named one of OCTLA's (Orange County Trial Lawyer's Association) Top Guns and Product Liability Trial Lawyer of the Year in 2004. Bisnar Chase Personal Injury Attorneys has a national practice that specializes in products liability, auto defects and catastrophic injury cases, as well as serving California, with offices in Newport Beach and Los Angeles.

Newsweek Best of Los Angeles Law

Top Los Angeles personal injury law firm Bisnar Chase Personal Injury Attorneys was featured in Newsweek's "The Best of Los Angeles Law," designed to build awareness of Los Angeles area law firms that specialize in particular areas of litigation, such as personal injuries or death due to an accident, defective product or negligence. In the "Best of Los Angeles Law" section, John Bisnar and Brian Chase, partners of Bisnar Chase Personal Injury Attorneys, speak candidly about their most significant legal case, their greatest legal achievement and the innovative things their firm is doing to help personal injury victims. Newsweek personally approached Bisnar Chase Personal Injury Attorneys to participate in its "Best of Los Angeles Law" issue which features a series of questions and answers.

As one of Larry Elder's "All-Star Team of the Best Lawyers in Southern California," Brian Chase was featured on "Larry on the Law" on 790 KABC Radio Los Angeles on Saturdays, 3-5 PM. The show, hosted by "The Sage from South Central" Larry Elder -- an attorney, former host of the nationally syndicated "The Larry Elder Show" and current nationally-syndicated host of KABC radio's daily morning talk show in Los Angeles -- is designed to answer legal questions and to help alleviate the fear and confusion many people face when dealing with legal issues. Listeners called in their questions and Brian answered them on the air.

american lawyer academy

Bisnar Chase Personal Injury Attorneys is member of The American Lawyer Academy (ALA) which is dedicated to promoting excellence in the legal profession throughout North America. Membership consists of lawyers, solicitors, and barristers who have been selected as members of the organization based upon their legal skill, integrity, and reputation for professional excellence in their own communities. The mission of the ALA is to promote legal excellence by providing members of the public with in depth articles on current and important legal issues that affect the legal rights of everyday citizens. The site was specifically designed to accomplish this mission and to serve as a library of important legal information and an open forum for discussion of legal topics. Members of the public and the legal community are encouraged to explore this website.

hit and run reward

As a public service Bisnar Chase Personal Injury Attorneys has founded the Hit-and-Run Reward program. This program is financed exclusively by American personal injury attorneys who are doing something about making our highways safer for us all. These law firms and WeTip have teamed up to provide an effective, anonymous hit-and-run reporting system. Our goal is to stop hit-and-runs by providing a means and an incentive to turn in offenders. To make our streets safer we want hit-and run offenders off our streets. Fewer offenders will leave the scene of a traffic collision if they know the rest of us will report them.

Anonymously give your information to one of our facilitators and it will be passed on to the appropriate police agency. You could earn a reward and no one, not even us, will know who you are. Please see our website Hit and Run Reward for more information regarding this program.

consumer attorneys of california

Bisnar Chase Personal Injury Attorneys is a member of the Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC) CAOC which is an organization of more than 3,000 attorneys who represent plaintiffs/consumers who seek responsibility from wrongdoers.

California Attorney Directory

Bisnar Chase Personal Injury Attorneys is a member of LawyerCentral.com who helps people seek legal help to find answers, information, and the representation they need. We are some of the most successful lawyers in the country, working tirelessly to protect your rights and aren't afraid to take your case to court to help you get the maximum compensation you deserve.

million dollar avocates

Bisnar Chase Personal Injury Attorneys supports the Million Dollar Advocates Forum which is one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the United States. Membership is limited to attorneys who have won million and multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements. There are over 4000 members throughout the country. Fewer than 1% of U.S. lawyers are members.

people over profits

Bisnar Chase Personal Injury Attorneys is a member of People Over Profits, sponsored by the American Association for Justice, which is committed to fighting back against the well-organized and well-funded assault on the civil justice system, and protecting American civil rights and trial by jury. When someone you love has been seriously injured or killed by a careless medical error or a defective product or drug, shouldn't you have the right to hold the wrongdoers accountable?

public justice

Bisnar Chase Personal Injury Attorneys supports Public Justice which marshals the skills and resources of over 3,000 of the nation's top lawyers to fight for justice through precedent-setting and socially significant litigation. We are involved in a broader range of cutting-edge, high-impact litigation than any law firm in the country - battling for consumers' rights, workers' rights, civil rights and civil liberties, environmental protection, public health and safety, and access to the courts.

we tip

Bisnar Chase Personal Injury Attorneys won WeTip's 2010 outstanding Achievement Award. WeTip is committed to providing the most effective anonymous citizens crime reporting system in the nation. WeTip promises and insures absolute anonymity, not just confidentiality. WeTip is unlike anyother hotline. Callers to WeTip can place absolute trust in WeTip and the fact that no one can ever know their identity.

mothers against drunk driving

Bisnar Chase Personal Injury Attorneys won the 2010 #1 Fundraising Team Award from Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) which is dedicated to stop drunk driving, support the victims of this violent crime and prevent underage drinking. To date, MADD's work has saved nearly 300,000 lives and counting.

fox 11 news

Brian Chase has appeared on FOX 11 TV News discussing whether vehicles should have "black boxes," the dangers of faulty seat backs and a personal injury case that involved the Los Angeles school district.

cbc news

Brian Chase was interviewed by Canadian News Broadcast about the dangers of 15-passenger vans. Recently, Canada has banned 15-passenger van from being used by schools in the country.

kabc news

Brian Chase is featured on "Larry on the Law" hosted by Larry Elder on KABC Talkradio Los Angeles, Saturdays from 3 to 5 pm. Callers call in and ask Brian questions about their personal injury legal issues which he answers live over the air.

NAPIL: National Association of Personal Injury Lawyers.


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The BISNAR CHASE Difference

  • “I was in a serious auto accident when I was in law school. I had to hire a personal injury attorney and had a really bad experience.”

    John Bisnar

    on what made him want to become a personal injury attorney

  • “If you hire Bisnar | Chase and we don't recover money for you in your case, you owe us absolutely nothing.”

    Brian Chase

    on whether or not you would owe money if your case was lost

  • “Whatever the philosphy of the management is, is going to be carried through by the employees and it’s going to reflect on the experience the clients have.”

    John Bisnar

    on his philosophy on running a law firm

  • “The insurance companies are going to be investigating that accident the day it happens. You need to have a lawyer on your side the day it happens as well.”

    Brian Chase

    on when you should contact an attorney

  • “The first thing we want to do with our clients is to relieve the stress. Make them feel comfortable. Treat them as an honored guest.”

    John Bisnar

    on how he would define superior client representation

  • “It's hard to answer that question right up front without a thorough analysis. What I can guarantee you is, with the resources of Bisnar | Chase we will maximize the value of your case.”

    Brian Chase

    on what your case is worth

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