The law office of Anderlini and Emerick is located in San Mateo, California south of the San Francisco Airport and the firm practices personal injury law in addition to other areas of civil law with each founding partner having more than twenty five years of individual experience.
Admitted to the California Bar in 1970, partner P. Terry Anderlini devotes seventy percent of his practice to litigation and ten percent to vehicle dealerships, business formations, and wills and trusts. Mr. Anderlini is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell, a peer review rating system, and was past president of the San Mateo Trial Lawyers Association. He is also a current member of the Consumer Attorneys of California and the American Bar Association.
Merrill G. Emerick, a member and past president of the San Mateo County Trial Lawyers Association, was admitted to the Oregon Bar in 1972 and the California Bar in 1985 and devotes seventy percent of his practice to litigation with the rest comprised of civil appeals and business transactions. Mr. Emerick is also a member of the Consumer Attorneys of California and the American Bar Association.
Along with managing partners Anderlini and Emerick who have been named two of northern California’s Super Lawyers, also on staff at the firm are Robert M. Desky and Patrick McGovern. Desky, who was admitted to the California Bar in 1952, devotes twenty five percent of his practice to litigation and specializes in real property, litigation, corporate, and business transactions while McGovern was admitted to the Bar in 1984 and practices in areas including internet and e-commerce law, arbitration and mediation, as well as real estate, construction accidents, and intellectual property.
The areas of personal injury practice handled by Anderlini and Emerick include:
– Automobile accidents
– Bicycle accidents
– Brain injuries
– Elder abuse
– Motorcycle accidents
– Pedestrian accidents
– Premise liability suits
– Public transportation accidents
– Truck accidents
– Wrongful death suits
Anderlini and Emerick have represented clients filing all types of personal injury claims, large and small. With fatal accidents, the firm represents the surviving family members of the victim in order to recover ample compensation for their loss.
In addition to all facets of personal injury law, Anderlini and Emerick are also experienced in matters of arbitration and appeals, real estate law, estate planning and litigation, business and employment law, elder law, and medical malpractice law. In terms of medical malpractice, the firm is experienced with cases involving anesthesia mistakes, injuries sustained during the birthing process, failure to diagnose or misdiagnosis, and also pharmaceutical and surgical errors.
Anderlini and Emerick operate their law office on a contingency basis and collect no fees from clients unless they are successful in recovering damages.