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Douglas D. Shaffer

Douglas D. Shaffer is a seasoned attorney based in California, specializing in personal injury and complex litigation. With an impressive career marked by significant case wins and a strong dedication to his clients, his professional background and expertise are noteworthy. Education: Graduated magna cum laude from Pepperdine Law School; holds a Bachelor of Science from Ohio State University. Experience: Over three decades of legal practice, focusing on catastrophic injury cases. Recognition: Repeatedly recognized as a Super Lawyer; named a top lawyer by US News and World Reports. Community Involvement: Actively contributes to community services and coaches youth sports. Bar Admissions: Admitted to the State Bar of California, U.S. District Court Northern District of California, and U.S. District Court Central District of California since 1984.

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Douglas D. Shaffer Helps Scammed Senior Avoid Foreclosure and Win $5 Million

Los Angeles attorney Douglas D. Shaffer recently helped an elderly woman, Chirelle Alana Looney, win a settlement of $5 million and avoid foreclosure on her family home in Malibu after she was defrauded by a bank executive. The 2022 case (Chirelle Alana-Looney v. The Evergreen…

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Someone Hit My Parked Car and Left in California – What To Do?

Car accidents happen every day in California, and the first step in recovering from any accident is proving how the accident happened. Unfortunately, it isn’t always easy to identify an at-fault driver. If your accident happened when your car was parked, and the driver did…

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Los Angeles Car Accident Statistics

Though most drivers try to remain safe on the roads, car accidents still occur. Collisions are fairly common, especially in areas like Los Angeles where driving is the main method of transportation. Car accidents are one of the leading causes of death in the United…

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California Personal Injury Settlement Amounts Examples

Your health and safety have incredible value. This is why so many people go to great lengths to protect themselves and their families from injury, illness, and distress. Unfortunately, your own safety and security are not always under your control. Other people’s decisions can easily…

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How Much to Expect From Car Accident Settlement in California?

Average Car Accident Settlement Amount in California Motor vehicle accidents happen every day. While some accidents can be resolved with insurance claims, others are more damaging and demand more extensive legal recourse against those responsible. If you or someone you love recently suffered injuries in…

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California Car Accident Statistics – Traffic Fatalities CA

Thousands of motor vehicle accidents occur throughout the United States each year. While some of these incidents only result in property damage and minor injuries, it’s possible for a car accident to completely change a driver’s life. Unfortunately, it is also possible for a vehicle…

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3 Tips For Coping With A Traumatic Brain Injury in California

A brain injury can affect nearly every aspect of your life. After the accident, you may be unable to return to your job, go back to school, participate in the activities you enjoy, etc. Traumatic brain injuries are common and the Brain Trauma Foundation states that among…

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What are The Long-Term Effects of Spinal Cord Damage in California?

Injuries to the spine could bring long-term medical complications. Personal injuries of this nature ruin income potential, as crippling pain or limited mobility impact employment opportunities. No matter how minor the injury seems, a physician should evaluate any spinal damage to look for signs of…

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Potential Side Effects After A Traumatic Brain Injury in California

If you or a loved one recently suffered a head injury in a car crash, there are potential short and long-term side effects you need to be aware of. Besides the physical pain, emotional tolls can be as devastating. A traumatic brain injury (TBI) requires…

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Nursing Home Neglect in California – What You Need To Know About

You want your elderly loved one to be safe and happy, and you rely on the staff at the nursing home to provide the care your loved one needs. Unfortunately, too many nursing home residents are victims of negligent care. In fact, the most common type…

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