With a legal career spanning since 1979, attorney Bill Shapiro established William D. Shapiro Law, Inc. in 1983. The firm operates primarily in Southern California, with its main office situated in San Bernardino, just east of Los Angeles, within the Inland Empire area.
They also maintain offices in Orange County. From its inception, the firm has focused its practice on handling, litigating, and trying substantial personal injury and wrongful death cases arising from negligent driving, defective products, and hazardous conditions on both public and private properties.
Experience in Complex Personal Injury Litigation
Over a span of more than four decades, under the leadership of William D. Shapiro, the firm takes pride in its significant impact on clients and the community through impressive results. Their approach emphasizes personal engagement, meticulous attention to detail, and nationally recognized trial and litigation skills, all contributing to achieving equitable and comprehensive compensation for numerous clients.
The individual lawyers at William D. Shapiro Law, Inc. practice before all California Courts, Federal District Courts, Federal Circuit Courts of Appeals, and even the United States Supreme Court. All attorneys are deeply committed to upholding the highest standards of personal and professional ethics while pursuing cases with both fervor and fairness.
William D. Shapiro Law, Inc. commits substantial resources to confront the well-funded opposition presented by insurance giants, trucking corporations, manufacturers, and various public and private entities. They employ a diligent investigation team, swift in gathering crucial information and evidence to initiate the case-building process.
Furthermore, the firm retains the most qualified expert witnesses necessary to substantiate even the most challenging cases. The firm takes pride in taking on the formidable adversaries on behalf of often vulnerable victims who find themselves powerless in such circumstances.
Law Practice Especially Experienced in Car Accidents
At William D. Shapiro Law, Inc., our team of dedicated San Bernardino auto accident lawyers possesses extensive expertise when it comes to handling motor vehicle collisions. In the aftermath of a car accident, our attorneys are poised to respond swiftly, arriving at the scene to assess the extent of damage, meticulously gather crucial evidence, and construct a compelling case on your behalf. We understand the challenges that arise in the aftermath of a car crash, and we are committed to tirelessly advocating for our clients to ensure they receive the rightful compensation they deserve.
When you have William D. Shapiro Law, Inc. on your side, you gain a formidable ally in the battle against insurance companies. It’s important to recognize that insurance companies often prioritize their own interests, seeking to minimize payouts to accident victims. One of their primary strategies involves offering injured individuals a swift settlement and exerting pressure on them to accept it. It’s imperative that you refrain from signing any agreements or accepting settlements before consulting with our experienced legal team.
We offer a free initial consultation and case review, during which we can assess the fairness of the insurance company’s offer. Our goal is to protect your rights and interests throughout the process. We have a deep understanding of the tactics employed by insurance companies to undervalue claims, and we are prepared to navigate these challenges on your behalf.
At William D. Shapiro Law, Inc., we firmly believe that accident victims should not be left to navigate the complex legal terrain on their own. Our unwavering commitment to our clients ensures that you have a dedicated team of professionals fighting relentlessly to secure the maximum compensation available to you, allowing you to focus on your recovery and well-being.
Attorney Bill Shapiro
Bill Shapiro practices throughout Southern California and has handled catastrophic personal injury & wrongful death claims and has obtained numerous seven and eight-figure verdicts and settlements. Bill has been recognized by nearly every legal organization including: 2022, 2016 and 2013 “Top Gun” Trial Lawyer of the Year, Orange County Trial Lawyers Association (OCTLA); 2022 Trial Lawyer of the Year Top 5 Finalist; Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC); 2022 Trial Lawyer of the Year Top 5 Finalist, Consumer Attorneys of Los Angeles (CAALA) ; 2016 Lawyer of the Year, Western San Bernardino County Bar Association (WSBCBA); 2015 Trial Lawyer of the Year, CAL-ABOTA; 2014 Trial Lawyer of the Year, Consumer Attorneys of the Inland Empire; 2021 & 2017 Best Lawyers and numerous other awards & recognition.
William D. Shapiro Law, Inc. has won countless settlements, arbitrations, mediations and jury verdicts for our clients. Here are a few of our most recent victories:
$53M against negligent truck driver causing traumatic brain injuries
$37M against negligent driver causing traumatic brain injuries
$26.5M against negligent truck driver for wrongful death
$20.5M against city & county for negligent bus driver causing brain and spine injuries
$12.5M against city for dangerous traffic signal timing causing brain and spine injuries
$12M against negligent truck driver causing spinal injury