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Pursuing compensation could help you achieve a measure of closure

The loss of a loved one in a tragic accident could be one of the most challenging life experiences a person may ever face. Perhaps you were with someone close earlier in the day, and upon parting ways for daily tasks, you might not have even said goodbye, simply assuming you would see him or her again soon.

Watch Doug Easton interviewed on TODAY about coroner mistaken identity case.

Today logo.jpgDoug Easton was interviewed on TODAY on NBC this morning about the Orange County Coroner case involving the mistaken identify of a deceased individual, and the family's horriffic experience.

Family told son is dead. He is not.

Imagine the horror of getting a call that your child is dead. Imagine notifying your relatives and friends, grieving the loss and holding the memorial. Eleven days after the $20,000 memorial service you get a call telling you that your son is not in fact dead.

Injured pedestrian victim of alleged intoxicated hit-and-run

A good Samaritan who witnessed a local Costa Mesa crash were able to help track down a suspected hit-and-run driver last week. If not for this proactive witness, it is not known if the person who have ever been apprehended for their involvement in a crash involving a pedestrian. According to police, the pedestrian was found lying in the street due to his injuries when he was struck by a vehicle. The crash occurred in the middle of the night, right after bar close.

Help is available for victims of truck accidents

Truck accidents can cause a variety of different types of harm including injuries and death. Though the legal process cannot change what has happened, fortunately, personal injury and wrongful death legal options are available to help victims harmed in a truck accident. Victims may need to pursue help with damages from a negligent truck driver or trucking company responsible for the accident and harm suffered.

Proving negligence, assessing damages: Things to know after a crash

It's an understatement to say it can be challenging at times to navigate busy California roadways. Many areas are traffic-laden every day and not every driver is alert and acting with caution behind the wheel. In fact, some are downright reckless. Accidents caused by distracted drivers are on the rise throughout the nation. A major culprit leading to such incidents is texting while driving.

Hurt in an O.C. bike accident? Let a lawyer be your spokesperson.

California and bicycles seem made for each other. The great weather and great scenery make a leisurely bike ride a pleasant activity for a day off work. For many people in Costa Mesa, Huntington Beach and across all of Orange County, the bicycle is the vehicle of choice for the daily commute, a quick trip to the store, or as an alternative to a crowded bus ride to school.

Costa Mesa man -- one of our clients -- discusses ordeal after woman fell on him from 11th floor of LA hotel

About two years ago, a Costa Mesa man was waiting for a bus at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles. His plan was to meet some friends in Las Vegas.

Potential causes behind Costa Mesa truck accident injury

Tracking the events that led up to a major truck accident injury can feel difficult or impossible. The truth is that it is possible to investigate a truck accident and to determine just how such a horrific tragedy could happen. It can take time, and lots of effort but the end result can be very beneficial for the injured. Discovering that a party was negligent or not in abidance with the law can mean they could be held financially responsible for truck accident injury.

Fatal auto accident results in more than loss of loved one

Receiving news or getting a phone call that your loved one has been involved in a serious car accident, and he or she didn't make it, is one of the most devastating events that can occur in a person's life. Lots of thoughts run through a person's head during this difficult and traumatic time. Most focus of the loss of the important person in their life. However, there is another type of loss many people suffer after suddenly losing a loved one in a fatal car accident.

Firm Awards and Accolades

  • best lawyers | Best law firms | US news | 2016 Easton & Easton is honored to have been chosen anew each year since 2014 by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers as one of the "Best Law Firms" for the Southern California Metro Area.
    The National trial lawyers | top 100 trial lawyers Doug and Brian Easton have been selected as Top 100 Trial Lawyers for California each year since 2014 — honors given to less than 1% of attorneys.
    10 best 2015 Client satisfaction | 10 best law firms | American institute of personal injury attorneys Easton & Easton is honored to have been chosen as one of the "10 Best Personal Injury Law Firms” in all of Southern California" for 2015 based on client satisfaction — one of the highest honors we could ever hope to achieve.
    TopVerdict.com | Top 50 US Verdicts | Personal Injury | California| 2016 Brian and Matt Easton were recently honored for their efforts in securing a $1,850,000 verdict for a client in 2016, which was selected as one of the Top 50 Personal Injury Verdicts in California by TopVerdict.com.
    super lawyers Doug Easton has been selected as a Southern California Super Lawyer each year since 2009, an honor given to less than 5% of attorneys. Matt Easton has been selected as a Super Lawyers Rising Star each year since 2014, an honor given to less than 2.5% of attorneys under 40 years old.
  • People Love us on yelp | 2016 Award Recipient Easton & Easton received the “People Love Us On Yelp” award in 2016 due to the exceptional client satisfaction reviews given by our clients over the years.
    American academy of trial attorneys | Premier 100 2015 | AATA Doug and Matt Easton have each been featured as Premier 100 Trial Attorneys for California since 2015 — honors given to less than 1% of attorneys.
    Multi million dollar advocates forum Brian and Matt Easton have each earned lifetime appointment to the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum — The Top Trial Lawyers in AmericaTM through the results achieved for their clients. This is an honor given to less than 1% of attorneys in the United States.
    Top rated lawyers AV | Av preeminent Martindale hubbell lawyer ratings Doug Easton has held the “AV Preeminent” Rating for over 30 years and Matt Easton received this prestigious distinction in 2015. The "AV Preeminent" rating is the highest possible rating for both legal ability and ethical standards, and is based on the legal profession’s oldest peer review rating system, dating back to 1887.
    10 best 2015 client satisfaction | American institute of personal injury attorneys Doug and Matt Easton were each chosen as one of the “10 Best” Personal Injury Attorneys in Southern California for 2015 based on client satisfaction, an honor given to less than 1% of personal injury attorneys — and Easton & Easton houses two of them.
  • American board of trial advocate | Orange county chapter Brian Easton was selected to the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) in 2015. ABOTA is one of the most premier associations of trial attorneys and judges, requiring a certain number of jury trials as lead counsel and approval by a majority vote of the ABOTA board.
    The National trial lawyers | top 40 under 40 Matt Easton has been selected each year since 2014 as one of the Top 40 Trial Lawyers Under 40 for California by The National Trial Lawyers — an honor given to less than 1% of attorneys.
    The best lawyers in America Doug Easton has been featured as one of The Best Lawyers in America each year since 2007. Best Lawyers lists attorneys who have earned selection through exemplary legal work that attracts the notice of their colleagues. Lawyers cannot buy their way onto this list.
    Avvo rating 10.0 superb | top attorney Personal Injury Both Doug and Matt Easton have been selected as Top Personal Injury Attorneys by Avvo with scores of 10 out of 10 based on their skill, experience, results, peer evaluations, and client reviews.
    Nations premier | NAOPIA | Top ten attorney | Personal Injury Matt Easton has been selected as one of the Top 10 Personal Injury Attorneys Under 40 in California for 2015 by the National Association of Personal Injury Attorneys — an honor given to less than 1% of personal injury attorneys under the age of 40.
  • Avvo rating 10.0 superb | top attorney wrongful death Both Doug and Matt Easton have been selected as Top Wrongful Death Attorneys by Avvo with scores of 10 out of 10 based on their skill, experience, results, peer evaluations, and client reviews.
    National association of distinguished counsel | Nations top one percent | NADC Doug Easton was selected by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel as part of the Nation’s Top One Percent of Attorneys in 2015.
    Attorney Cover Feature | Law firm of the month | 2015 Easton & Easton was featured in 2015 on the cover of Orange County Attorney Journal with an in-depth 5 page article about the Easton family’s success fighting for justice for their clients. Click here to read the article.
    Avvo Clients choice 2015 | Personal Injury Avvo Client’s Choice Award Avvo Client’s Choice Award (2015) — Based on client reviews and satisfaction, Matt Easton has received the Avvo Client’s Choice Award for 2015.
    W. Douglas Easton W. Douglas Easton Doug, the Managing Partner of Easton & Easton, has practiced law for more than 40 years and is chosen each year as one of the Best Lawyers in America and a Top 100 Trial Lawyer.
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  • Matthew D. Easton Matthew D. Easton Matt, a Partner at Easton & Easton, has been selected as one of the "10 Best” Personal Injury Attorneys in California and the National Trial Lawyers’ Top 40 Under 40.
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    Brian W. Easton Brian W. Easton Brian, a Partner at Easton & Easton, is a member of ABOTA and one of the National Trial Lawyers’ Top 100 Trial Lawyers for California.
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