Practice Areas

  • Children’s Injury: There you stand with your feverish child squirming in your arms, racking your brain for the important information you meant to pass along to the pediatrician. The doctor taps her foot impatiently, mentions how busy this flu season has been and points to the crowded waiting room. [Read More]
  • Elder Abuse: It is estimated that there are nearly 5 million cases of elder abuse every year in the United States. The incidence of elder abuse and nursing home abuse in California is growing rapidly. Each day, hundreds of members of our elder population in California are victimized. [Read More]
  • Employment Discrimination: Since the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s, federal and state governments have enacted a number of laws that bar an employer from discriminating against employees on almost any grounds, aside from the quality of the employee’s work or the nature of his or her personality. [Read More]
  • Medical Malpractice: Medical malpractice is generally defined as a negligent act or omission by a doctor or other medical professional resulting in damage or harm to a patient. Medical malpractice is involved in over 80,000 deaths a year in the United States. Less than two percent of all cases ever turn into medical malpractice lawsuits. [Read More]
  • Personal Injury: Personal injury law is a broad area of legal practice that attempts to protect the rights of an individual who claims to have been injured, physically or psychologically, as a result of the negligence or wrongdoing of another person, company, government agency, or other entity. [Read More]
  • Product Liability: Every year, thousands of consumers and patients are seriously injured from defective or dangerous products, medical devices and drugs. Product liability is the name given to the branch of tort law that holds designers, manufacturers, and sellers liable for the harm suffered by buyers and users of defective products. [Read More]
  • Wrongful Death: The loss of a loved one can be the hardest and most painful thing a family may experience. When a loved one has been killed in an accident, the loss is sudden and devastating. The wrongful death attorneys at the Law Offices of Robert Vaage can help you and your family obtain compensation for your loss. [Read More]