Attorney Referrals

About Our Attorney Referral Program

Under California law, attorneys are permitted to pay a referral fee to another attorney who refers a client for representation.* Because of our firm’s reputation as experienced and aggressive litigators, Berman & Riedel, LLP, receives many of its personal injury and wrongful death cases as referrals from other practicing attorneys. In these situations, Berman & Riedel, LLP has paid generous referral fees in accordance with California guidelines to the referring attorneys.

Why should you refer your case to Berman & Riedel, LLP?

All lawyers know that litigating a serious injury or wrongful death action can be difficult and expensive. What starts out as a dream case can soon turn into a financial and legal nightmare of outrageous litigation costs, time-consuming motion work and exhaustive trial preparation. Many attorneys also find themselves in the unfortunate position of having to turn down potentially valuable cases because they are either inexperienced in a particular area of the law, or because they simply cannot afford the high costs associated with litigating large and complex cases.

By referring your case to Berman & Riedel, LLP, you are able to conserve resources, which will in turn enable you to concentrate on your firm’s core business. And you can trust that the attorneys at Berman & Riedel, LLP will fight hard, using their experience and resources to obtain the maximum possible recovery for the clients.

What types of cases does Berman & Riedel, LLP accept from referring attorneys?

Berman & Riedel, LLP handles all types of serious personal injury and wrongful death cases involving product defects, automobile accidents, medical malpractice, work site accidents, and premises liability. Our attorneys are licensed to practice law throughout the State of California.

The firm has also carved itself a niche in litigating cases involving nursing home neglect and abuse, a relatively new and complex area of California law. Berman & Riedel, LLP has been retained by several established law firms and trial attorneys to handle, or assist with handling, the unique challenges associated with these types of cases, including the proper pleading and motion work necessary to maximize recovery.

If you would like to speak with an attorney at Berman & Riedel, LLP about referring a case, please e-mail or telephone our office at (858) 350-8855 and ask to speak with either William Berman or Kelley Riedel.

*NOTE: All referral fees are paid in accordance with California State Bar guidelines, including California Rules of Professional Conduct, Rule 2-200, and all referral fees arrangements are committed in writing, after full disclosure and written consent of the client(s).