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Inland Empire Law Group

Inland Empire Law Group

Most likely you ended up at this website because you are looking for the best attorney for you and your personal injury, slip and fall, auto accident, dog bite , medical malpractice or wrongful death case.  You are probably hurting and in pain from your accident.  You are wondering where to turn for the right medical care and concerned with how you are going to pay for that care.  You may have missed time from work and are concerned with financial issues which are mounting because of your injury.  Or, you have suffered the loss of a spouse, partner, child or parent and you are wondering how you will ever go on without them or how you will survive financially.  Finally, you are frustrated, angry and uncertain as to what to do now or where to turn.  If you are feeling any of these feelings, then you are asking questions like:

Who can and will help me?

Will someone understand my circumstances and needs?

Can I trust the insurance adjuster to do the right thing and provide me proper compensation?

Is there someone I can trust to have my best interest as their highest priority?

Who has the experience, knowledge and tenacity to be my advocate against the insurance companies?

You are not alone in feeling these feelings and asking these questions.  So many who have suffered from accidents and injuries have wondered where to turn to for answers.  This website is a place to start the process of finding answers.  Following an accident or injury, the person to turn to for help with your claim is an experienced personal injury attorney.  However, not all attorneys or law firms are the same, so you need to find the right law firm with the right experience and the proper temperment for your case.  You need to find a law firm that can answer your questions, that is easily accessible to you, that you feel has your best interest at the forefront of their efforts and that you can rely upon to direct you towards the best recovery for your case and your circumstances.  You should never allow just any attorney to handle your Inland Empire injury case.  Researching for the right attorney is critical.  Review their information.  Meet with them and their staff.  Ask lots of questions and make sure you are comfortable with them.  Include in that process the Inland Empire Law Group.

You will want to select a lawyer who has devoted his or her career to helping injury victims in California with cases very similar to yours.  David H. Ricks, founder of the Inland Empire Law Group, invites you to spend time on this site to find answers to your questions.  Read our information, watch our videos and get a sense of who we are and what we can do for you.  Once you see that we can provide you the answers and representation for your case, then give us a call locally at 909-481-0100 or toll free at 1-888-MY-IELAW to schedule a complimentary consultation and to receive answers specific to your case.  After a careful review of your case, we will share with you our thoughts about your case and honestly tell you what we can do to assist you with your case.  We will thoroughly explain the process and educate you with materials and information necessary for you to understand all aspects of your claim. 

We look forward to the opportunity to bring peace back to your life and help you on your road to recovery following an accident.

Welcome, I'm David H. Ricks.  Let me share with you a little about the way I think.  As a longtime member of the Rancho Cucamonga community, I, like you, have several very basic wishes for my family and myself: to be safe, healthy, and be able to provide for my family. In most cases, California laws and federal laws are in place to protect my family from harm or hardship. Any number of organizations and businesses - from the California Department of Transportation, to the California Medical Association, to the California Highway Patrol, to the manufacturer of our cars, to our insurance companies - assist to shield us from harm or to care for us in case of an accident. 

I wish our system and protections were perfect and would keep all safe from harm, unfortunately, from time to time this system fails. A doctor or hospital may make a disastrous, negligent mistake leaving with lasting consequences.  A drunk driver might plow into a car on the I-210 leaving many dead or seriously injured. An elderly person might be injured in a slip and fall accident caused by the carelessness of another.   A son or daughter might be attacked by a neighbor's loose dog. Even after accidents and injuries such as these, an insurance company may refuse the claim and/or deny the payment of the compensation the person or family needs and deserves. In these cases, you need a knowledgeable, experienced personal injury attorney to find a solution when it seems like there isn't one.  This is where I come in.  I stand with the injury victims against those who refuse to take responsibility for their actions and fail to pay for the damages they have caused.

At the Inland Empire Law Group, my staff and I are committed to partnering with you to find a just resolution to your case and return stability and financial security back to your family. Located in Rancho Cucamonga, California, and serving the surrounding Inland Empire area, we pride ourselves on giving each of our clients the individual time and attention necessary and to that which they are entitled.

We provide legal services in the following personal injury practice areas:

I hope you will spend some time learning about us through this website.  I also would like the opportunity to be your Inland Empire personal injury attorney.  Let me help you through these difficult times and be there to help you get the compensation you deserve and need.  Thank you for your interest in our firm.  David H. Ricks.


A Community Law Group Focused On Teamwork & Problem Solving. Inland Empire Law Group's founder, attorney David Ricks, grew up in  Claremont, Upland and Rancho Cucamonga, CA, and has been practicing law in the community since 1987. During that time, he has developed a successful approach for handling personal injury cases - a strategy that combines teamwork, communication, problem solving, and an in-depth knowledge of California law. Each case we take at the Inland Empire Law Group is assigned an experienced and knowledgeable team consisting of a seasoned attorney, a paralegal, and an administrative assistant. This team will work together with you to collect relevant evidence, build your case, and work toward a viable solution. Unlike other firms in metropolitan areas that may remove the client from the process and discourage questioning, we believe you should be fully involved and informed throughout your case. After nearly three decades of service to the Inland Empire, this approach to the law has won the respect of local judges as well as hundreds of area residents - and our straightforward, honest approach paired with our ongoing community involvement has solidified that reputation. In the end, we simply want to serve the community we care about. No matter how we try to protect our families, accidents happen every day in California. If you or a loved one is seriously injured due to someone else's negligence, despite your best efforts for safety, you can still be certain that your rights will be protected in the wake of the accident with the Inland Empire Law Group on your side.  

Contact Us Today To Learn More About Your Case If you live in San Bernardino or Riverside County or the surrounding area and have been injured in an accident, you should speak with a lawyer about the details of your case. Whether you have been hurt in a car or truck accident, harmed on someone else's property, or injured by an aggressive dog, we can help. Whether you think you have been a victim of medical malpractice or whether you think a loved one has been the victim of a wrongful death, we can help. Even if you aren't sure if you have a case or even if a lawyer can help you, a free, confidential, no-obligation consultation with the Inland Empire Law Group can answer your questions and give you confidence that you explored all of your options in the wake of your accident. Call us today at 909-481-0100 or fill out the form on this page for more information.     

We look forward to being your personal injury or wrongful death attorney.  Call now.  909-481-0100.


Practice Areas

Vehicle Accidents Vehicle Accidents

Car accidents can leave you with permanent, debilitating injuries that may affect your job, your financial security, and your quality of life. Be sure that your insurance company is handling your case fairly by consulting with a experienced attorney. With offices in Rancho Cucamonga, CA, Inland Empire Law Group consisted of a community-focused legal team dedicated to fighting insurance companies and securing just compensation for those who have been involved in car, truck, motorcycle, bike, or pedestrian accidents. For more information, call us for a free, no-obligation consultation at (909) 481-0100.

Slip and Fall Accidents Slip and Fall Accidents

Although some slip and fall accidents are due to clumsiness or lack of attention, many falls are the fault of the owner of the property in which you fell. Dark hallways, loose carpeting, wet floors, uneven sidewalks, or missing handrails pose safety risks to everyone, and negligent property owners are often responsible for the serious injuries that result. If you live in the Rancho Cucamonga, CA, area and have been injured in a slip and fall accident, call the Inland Empire Law Group today to find out more information about your potential case. Set up a free, no-obligation appointment by calling 909-481-0100.

Dog Bite and Animal Attacks Dog Bite and Animal Attacks

Animals may not be responsible for their behavior, but their owners have a legal obligation to keep their dangerous or aggressive pets from harming others. If you or your child have been bitten or attacked by a dog, you should speak to a knowledgeable attorney immediately about who is liable for your injury. With a hardworking, close-knit team of legal professionals familiar with dog bite cases, the Inland Empire Law Group can help you with your animal attack case in Rancho Cucamonga and the surrounding area. For more information, call us for a free, no-obligation consultation at (909) 481-0100.

Medical Malpractice Medical Malpractice

When you are ill, you put your health into the hands of your doctor. Shockingly, however, thousands of patients each year become victims of medical malpractice – negligence, mistakes, misdiagnosis, and surgical errors that can lead to permanent harm and even death. If you live the Rancho Cucamonga, California, area and suspect that you or someone you love has been seriously hurt due to medical malpractice, call the Inland Empire Law Group for a free consultation today at (909) 481-0100. Get your medical malpractice questions answered and find justice for your case.

Wrongful Death Claims Wrongful Death Claims

Everyday in California, and across the United States, people leave their homes for work, school or play and they never return because of the negligence act of another.  Maybe a tired semi-truck driver is traveling along Interstate 10 through Ontario, California and he falls asleep at the wheel and crashes into a small car.  A death of a loved one could arise from the actions or inactions of a Fontana doctor in addressing a life-threatening injury which, if properly treated, would have saved the life of the young patient.  Even hazards on a street corner, such as an uncovered construction hole in an Upland, California street, could result in someone falling and losing their life.  Unfortunately, the possibilities of unforeseen hazards are endless.  These tragedies, while not intentional by those who were negligent, can end the life of one person and emotionally and financially destroy the lives of those left behind.  In those moments of grief and pain, you need a personal injury trial lawyer, who cares about you and understands your emotional, financial and legal needs.