Nationally Ranked, Award Winning Law Firm

Named Among 2022 “Best Law Firms” by U.S. News — Best Lawyers®

In its first year, Chang | Klein LLP is honored to have been ranked in 2021 “Best Law Firms” by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®.The firm is recognized with a Regional Tier 1 Firm ranking, the highest ranking a firm can receive, in the area of Personal Injury Litigation. Law firms included in the 2021 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise. Moreover, it serves as a reflection of the high level of respect a firm has earned from clients and other leading lawyers in the same communities and practice areas.

The guide’s rigorous evaluation process includes peer reviews from leading attorneys in various fields and the collection of client and lawyer evaluations based on the following criteria: responsiveness, understanding of a business and its needs, cost-effectiveness, and integrity and civility, as well as whether they would refer a case to the firm and/or consider the firm a worthy competitor.

To be eligible for a “Best Law Firms” ranking, a firm must first have at least one of its lawyers selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America©, which recognizes the top 6% of practicing attorneys in the U.S.

Deborah Chang has been awarded Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” for Personal Injury Litigation in Los Angeles, an honor solely granted to the top-rated attorney in each legal practice area and geographic region considered by Best Lawyers.

Over a Billion Dollars Recovered in Verdicts and Settlements*

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TBI injury inflicted by security guards in casino
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Medical fraud
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Trucking accident; catastrophic injuries
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Truck vs. bicycle accident; amputation
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Against City of Beverly Hills for truck accidents
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Wrongful death of child in vehicle vs. pedestrian collision
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Personal watercraft explosion
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Truck vs. vehicle; multiple injuries
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Wrongful death; student killed at dangerous school bus stop
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TBI from truck vs. car collision
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Dangerous condition of roadway leading to bicyclist catastrophic injuries
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Explosion case resulting in burns
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Wrongful deaths due to jet crash in home
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Multiple vehicle collision caused by truck; TBI and jaw injuries
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Wrongful death of visually impaired adult son of mother
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Wage and hour class action
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Vehicle vs. motorcycle collision; amputation and TBI
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Tank explosion
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Auto collision passenger with catastrophic injuries
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Pharmaceuticalproducts liability
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Wrongful death of husband/father of adult children due to vehicle vs. pedestrian collision
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Wrongful death of child
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Vehicle vs. motorcycle collision; amputation
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Motorcycle vs. car collision; amputation
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Detached truck part vs. vehicle collision leading to TBI and other injuries
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Motorcyclist injury in collision with paper roll which fell on roadway
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Truck collision wrongful death
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Wrongful death of adult daughter in truck vs. bicycle collision
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Trip and fall wrongful death
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Wrongful death of teenager in truck vs. vehicle collision
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Wrongful death
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Electrocution of apprentice electrician
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Medical malpractice
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TBI resulting from vehicle vs. motorcycle collision
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Vehicle vs. pedestrian collision in crosswalk; TBI
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Catastrophic injuries resulting from emergency fire truck vs. pedestrian

About Chang | Klein

Proudly affiliated with Athea Trial Lawyers LLP, founded by Deborah Chang, we also are a boutique law firm located in California. We specialize in finding compelling stories and causes in complicated, high profile cases involving wrongful death and catastrophic injuries with a social justice element. We love to fight for justice on behalf of our clients to make the world a better and safer place for everyone. We are proud that we have effectuated meaningful changes in the law and in many industries as a result of our landmark cases.

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Our Team

Deborah Chang
Partner & Trial Attorney
Candice Klein
Partner & Trial Attorney
Sarah Scheckel Kim
Trial Attorney
Mary Ellen Whiteman, R.N., J.D.
Nurse Attorney
Patrick Gunning
Trial Attorney
Bibi Fell, Fell Law
Of Counsel
Mouna Kezbar
Law Clerk
Wendy Pham
Law Clerk
Keilah Betts
Legal Assistant & Paralegal
Cesar Garcia
Paralegal

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Practice Areas

Catastrophic Injuries
Burdens placed on loved ones after a life-changing event can cause emotional trauma and financial ruin.
Traumatic Brain Injuries
Injury to the brain can cause multifaceted symptoms requiring long-term integrative treatment.
Amputations
Your individual experience with partial or complete amputation demands a personalized approach.
Sexual Assault/Harassment
Taking decisive action restores your power and protects your future. You don’t have to suffer in silence.
Motorcycle Accidents
When a motorcyclist is struck by a vehicle, catastrophic injuries can occur.
Truck & Transportation Liability
Faulty equipment, poor management and training, and driver negligence can destroy a life in seconds.
Product Liability
Manufacturing companies have a responsibility to keep products safe for customers.
Toxic Tort
Exposure to toxic chemicals or dangerous substances can cause long-term injury.
Premises Liability
Owners of public spaces are required to ensure their properties are safe for all visitors.
Government Liability
State and local governments have a responsibility to keep you safe on public property.
Fire & Explosions
These disasters cause catastrophic repercussions, including property damages, injury, and death.
Electrocutions
Death or injuries caused by electric shock and/or electric current can occur at work or at home.

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“My family, specifically our 3 year old daughter, got through a terrible accident both physically and mentally because of Candice Klein …my daughter …looked at Candice as her personal “super hero.”

Brooke B. - Former Client

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