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You have just been injured and your main focus is getting back to good health. To compound your difficulties, you have coincidentally been put in the position of having to make one of the world's most critical consumer decisions, which lawyer to secure. I don't see Joe as a "Lawyer." Joe is a natural born "Protector". Joe's compassion is evident in his covering of all bases. Transcending across all professions, this has been my all time best customer service experience. I showed up in Joe's office and in my presence he immediately got on the phone with witnesses and then high tailed it fifty miles to inspect evidence. At the same time, Joe was quick to recommend medical professionals and had a true concern for my health. Joe lives it with his clients and his responsiveness remains intact throughout the process. Also, know that all members at Higuera Law Firm perform tirelessly like Joe. Compliments go to Susan and Erica who compile all necessary documents (an entire box dedicated to me), correspond with all parties involved such as doctors, the defense, etc., and are always there when I have a question. Hats off to Adam as well who keeps the fire burning post settlement in regards to medical affairs.
I would be surprised if we don't all enter a situation like this wondering if we will be fairly compensated. In retrospect, to Joe's future clients, there is no need worry or question the target. Do your best to sit back and relax and just watch Joe perform. Your settlement day will be far from Joe's first rodeo and the respect he is given by all attendees indicates Joe is right on point.
Great experience working with Joe and his team, highly professional and great sense of urgency around my needs. They are fearless and are not intimidated by big corporations. They stand up for you and truly show to have your best interest at heart. When finalizing a case He gives all options and will give you the final decision that you think is best for you and your family. He makes sure your are happy and comfortable with the medical attention you need by switching providers if needed. Highly recommend Joe and His Team.
Joe impressed me with his honest forthright manner. His team approach to his clients is comforting because you know everyone in his office from the staff to his associates knows your name and what your experiencing. He is an amazing advocate for his clients and has your best interests at heart. I was kept informed of the progress of my claim every step of the way by Joe. The personal phone calls are very reassuring . I am thankful to Joe and his staff for their help and support during my entire ordeal and I can say that this helped in my recovery process. I have absolutely no reservations about recommending Joe to anyone. He is simply the best.
I was recently in a car accident. My car was destroyed and my doctor's bills were ridiculous. After struggling with my insurance company and the person who hit me insurance company, I was just exhausted. I was getting nowhere! I was just getting passed on from one person to the next, all of which had a different story and not one of them could give me a straight answer. Whether it's your insurance company, the other person's insurance company and on top of your medical bills that need to be paid, I was just burned out. This is what these companies do to you. They try and screw you over and make it so had that you just settle with what they give you because you are too burned out to try anymore.
I was burned out and referred by a friend to talk with Joe. I did! I was so glad to pass this onto Joe without having to worry about everything that was going on. They took care of everything. I wish I would have done this in the beginning. This would have saved me so much time and effort. After this was all said in done, Joe got me an amazing settlement. It was much higher than they were offering me. I mean it took care of everything plus his fees and I still had a nice chunk of change to put in my pocket after it was all said and done. You can call it; taxing the insurance company for all of the B.S. they gave me. If I was you and you are thinking about taking on this kind of thing yourself, don't, just call Joe. You will be more than satisfied with the results and he'll eliminate the headaches associated with the insurance companies trying to screw you.
My car was rear-ended by a drunk driver and the car was totaled ... with me in it. The result were the expected neck and shoulder injuries and an ambulance trip to the hospital while the car was dragged off the sidewalk and hauled away by a tow truck.
When I was released, I opened the yellow pages and dove into the internet in search of legal representation: The shear number of dazzling ads was mind-numbing: everyone was an expert at everything., it seemed. So, I turned to an insurance agent friend of mine for some insight. He mentioned that he'd recommended Joe Higuera to a few clients, in the past, and hadn't ever received a complaint. So, that's who I called.
From the first day of being hired Joe and his team began the process of prioritizing, gathering, notifying, requesting, processing, categorizing and advising. Their first priority was to get my injuries some long-term help so Susan, Joe's client coordinator, put me together with one of the most respected sports medicine doctors in the county, working with them to set up a rigorous schedule that would meld with my normal daily activities.
Within a week of the accident, I received a check from the other driver's insurance company a check for the full replacement value of my car. The check was in the higher replacement range and made out to me.
Shortly thereafter, I began to see a beginnings of a steady flow of paperwork from the various agencies involved: the ambulance, the tow truck, the hospital, the sheriff's investigation, the prosecuting attorney and so on. All of it was redirected to Susan's people.
Whenever I began to wonder how things were going the phone would ring or an email would pop up. Often, Joe would call or email himself or it would be Susan. Beginning to end, I went to Joe's office about four times: the first day to hire him, twice to drop off requested documentation (which couldn't be emailed) and once to pick up my final check.
I'm much better now and I would have no second thoughts in recommending Joe Higuera to friend or family.
Joe, was by FAR the most professional, courteous, and straight forward attorney that I've dealt with. He always got back to me in a timely manner and always kept me updated. He is my " go to" and I highly recommend him for any legal matter you may come across, as he is very knowledgeable.
As a competitive endurance athlete I put my all into my events, and I can honestly say in my experience with Joe Higuera, he does the same. I have never used and attorney before and hopefully I never will need another. I will certainly use no other if I do. Joe was very attentive to my needs he returned every call promptly. He and his staff guided me through every step of the process, and really took the worry out of my recovery. I was struck by a car while training, and while happy it wasn’t worse than it was I still had a lot of needs. He secured the medical care I needed to get me going physically, and took care of the bike at no cost to me. While it was a difficult time of recovery, I was at ease emotionally knowing I had an aggressive advocate who really gave it his all. If you are looking for a good attorney I’m sorry you find yourself in that position, however know that you can do no better than Joe. Steve T. Winner: Triple Ironman Distance Triathlon, Winner: Race Across Oregon 4x, Furnace Creek 508 Hall of Fame, 5 time Badwater finisher, RAAM 4X 6days 19hrs, 5 time Death Valley Cup Finisher, and finisher of more ultra marathons over the past ten years than I can remember. Good Luck to you. Hope to see you out there.
For this being my first time at this they were awesome. I was kept informed about everything as it was brought to them. They not only called me but emailed me with all the information they needed from me. Which was great. Anything I didn't know or understand they were helpful. Answered any and all questions I had. If they didn't know the answer they would find out and get back to me. Joe did a great job getting my medical bills lowered so I could get more money in my pocket. Like I said they were awesome and I would refer them to anybody.
I retained Higuera Law Offices in January, 2012 after my car accident. In addition to vehicle damages by being slammed in to on the 405 fwy, did I also severely injure my back. The defendants insurance was insensitive and questioned the legitimacy of my claims therefore I sought legal advice with Joe Higuera [based on an encouraging friend who also obtained past services]. From day one, Joe gave me his undivided attention for every detail, expectations & personal commitment. First, he arranged for me to receive immediate health care through own trusted medical relationships [as I had no health insurance] or funds for what could be hefty healthcare bills. Introduced me to both a wonderful Chiropractor & Neurosurgeon who agreed in on-going care for me under lien which took all the pressure off financially until my case was resolved.
Unlike your typical attorney, Joe answered his cell phone whenever I contacted him with questions regarding related concerns, case progress etc. Same with email, going above and beyond to respond within minutes of any inquiry. On a similar note, his Irvine office staff was kind, pleasant to work with always eager to assist, or walk me through a required form or an action needed on my part. His partner George Katsampes is also an exceptionally gifted legal assistant, often spending extended time on the phone with me & also providing detailed emails to assure I understood the process every step of the way.
Joe & his team without question, blew me away with the service, expertise, strategy and just overall experience during what was a very challenging & painful time in my life. With the defendants insurance initially offering me an absurd settlement of $900 plus repair of my vehicle, did Joe plan to prove [not only to me] but insurance company in what is truly FAIR and JUST in my case. Joe never let up, was diligent and down right relentless in fighting for my cause over 14 months time before reaching settlement terms of $130,000.00!!
I cannot express enough gratitude for the efforts of Joe himself & team of professionals in helping me achieve this result. I encourage anyone in a similar position to reach out to Higuera Law Offices & schedule a free consultation. You will be happy you did ~Thank you Joe & Team!
Joe is the best in the Personal Injury field. He went the extra mile to assist my son when he was run over on his motorcycle. Joe fought hard and won the compensation for my son, while I was busy worrying about my 20 year old son's recovery.. Mr. Higueroa went to bat to ensure my son received the ultimate compensation.
I am very grateful for his dedication.