Los Angeles personal injury attorney
The Sterling Firm's reputation as successful legal counsel means the best results for our clients.
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Free Injury Consultation
Call 310.498.2750
The Sterling Firm's reputation as successful legal counsel means the best results for our clients.
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los angeles attorney
The Sterling Firm's reputation as successful legal counsel means the best results for our clients.
Free Injury Consultation
Call 310.498.2750

Justin Sterling, Esq. is a leading personal injury attorney, civil litigator, and business lawyer.  Mr. Sterling is the founder of The Sterling Firm, a top-rated law firm with its original headquarters in Los Angeles, California. The Sterling Firm has a client base that stretches not only across the nation but also around the globe.

The Sterling Firm offers experienced and driven legal counsel for your matter.   The Sterling Firm handles personal injury claims and civil lawsuits.  The Sterling Firm also handles business law matters, both transactional and litigation.  These matters include complex intellectual property matters and entertainment & media deals.

Why We Win Your Civil Case?

The insurance companies have teams of lawyers that will do everything they can to keep their money in house. You need an attorney with the experience and tenacity to negotiate with the insurance company on your behalf. We are skilled at getting our clients the full compensation they deserve.
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Personal Injury Law

The Sterling Firm is committed to helping seriously injured victims obtain justice by fully maximizing settlements and verdicts.

Business Law

The Sterling Firm is committed to serving business entities, business owners, and professionals in formation, transactions, and litigation.

Intellectual Property Law

The Sterling Firm represents clients dealing with copyright and trademark matters, including registration, transactions, and litigation.

Entertainment and Media Law

The Sterling Firm provides experienced legal counsel to clients involved in the Entertainment & Media Industries, including privacy, publicity, and contractual matters.


Risk Free No Obligation Consultation For Your Personal Injury Case

The Sterling Firm will provide you with a personal injury attorney with experience in evaluating personal injury claims, filing personal injury lawsuits, going to trial against the big insurance companies, and recovering  maximum personal injury settlements. Whether it’s by settlement or trial, The Sterling Firm ensures that its clients receive full compensation for damages.  The Sterling Firm provides world-class legal representation for individuals and families that have been wrongfully injured in accidents. Your personal injury attorney will know how to negotiate for victims involved in all types of accidents, including the following areas of practice:

Car Accident


Insurance groups have teams of attorneys and insurance adjusters who begin challenging your injury claim right away. It’s crucial that you retain a professional Los Angeles personal injury attorney right away if you or a loved one are in a car accident.

Bicycle Accident


If you were injured in a bicycle accident, you have every right to seek compensation from those responsible for your accident. You need the right bicycle accident attorney to succeed.

Motorcycle Accident


Insurance regulations and deceptive insurance carriers can impede the process of recovering compensation for victims of motorcycle accidents. It’s essential for injured riders to speak with an attorney who has experience handling motorcycle accident claims.

Truck Accident


Commercial truck accidents involve a profoundly different legal process than normal automobile accidents. Train accidents can also cause hundreds of deaths and thousands of injuries. An experienced Los Angeles personal injury attorney who understands the nuance involved in these types of cases can help you obtain maximum financial compensation.

Pedestrian Accident


If you have been injured in a pedestrian accident, the financial burden and medical expenses can add up very quickly. An experienced pedestrian accident attorney will negotiate with the insurance companies to ensure you receive full compensation.

Brain Injury


Head and brain injury can cause severe physical, emotional, and financial damage. If you or a loved one has been in an accident and suffered a head injury an experience brain injury attorney can help you take legal action and obtain maximum compensation.

Wrongful Death


When the death of a loved one was caused by another party’s wrong behavior or negligence, you may have the legal right to file a wrongful death lawsuit and obtain financial compensation and the closure that you and your family deserve.

Slip and Fall


If you suffered an injury on someone else’s property or had a slip and fall accident or a trip and fall accident in a store due to owner negligence, a personal injury attorney, experienced with premises liability cases, can help you prove that your injury was a result of property owner negligence so that you recover full compensation for your pain & suffering.

Dog Bite


Dog bites can cause severe pain, nerve damage and infection. If you or a loved has suffered a dog bite injury or an injury from another domesticated animal, medical expenses can add up fast. A personal injury lawyer can help you file a dog bite lawsuit against the owner so that you receive full compensation for your medical expenses and any pain and suffering.



Defamation of character can cause irreparable damage to your reputation at work, with your peers and among your family and friends. If you are the victim of defamation, slander or libel,  a professional defamation attorney can help you repair your reputation and receive compensation for damages. (Refundable Fee Case Evaluations)

Civil Rights


Don’t’ be a victim of discrimination, police brutality, or have your constitutionally protected rights violated. Our civil rights attorneys are experienced and will fight to protect your rights and recover maximum compensation for damages. (Refundable Fee Case Evaluations)

Construction Accident


Construction accidents can lead to serious injury for both workers and pedestrians. An experienced personal injury attorney can help you with you navigate through your legal options and file either a personal injury lawsuit or workers’ compensation claim, depending on the circumstances.


70% of people who make a personal injury claim are awarded a settlement. Court settlements in personal injury cases usually vary anyplace from $3k to $75k, however for the most part it depends on the severity of the injury.

95 percent of personal injury cases get settled pre-trial.

Insurance corporations will multiply the amount needed to cover medical bills by a number between 1 and 5 to calculate “pain and suffering.” However severe the injury the higher the multiplier.

What methods are used to calculate pain and suffering? >

A personal injury claim pays restitution to victims of accidents or social slander, like defamation of character. The injured person is the plaintiff and the person who caused the injury due to negligence is the defendant.

The time it takes to settle a personal injury lawsuit largely depends on the case. On average a personal injury lawsuit can take anywhere between 6 months to 3 years depending on the complexity of the case.

The more severe the injuries the higher the settlement will be. Accidents involving commercial vehicles normally award higher settlements. The average settlement ranges between $15k to $40k.

The average settlement for back injuries depends on how severe the injury. Spinal injuries normally have very high settlement numbers. 16% of spinal injury lawsuit payouts exceeded $1 million. 7% of spinal injury lawsuit payouts exceeded $2.5 million.

Common spinal cord injuries > 

  • Make sure that you retain what evidence you have.
  • Get medical treatment right away.
  • Get your claim evaluated.
  • Don’t be in a rush to settle your case.
  • Keep in mind future damages.
  • Have a detailed explanation of why the initial offer was not satisfactory.
  • Always continue to build your case.
  • Don’t wait too long to file your case.
  • Do not share your case on social media.
  • Get the help of an experience attorney.

How can an attorney increase the amount awarded for pain and suffering? >

The average Los Angeles personal injury attorney charges a contingency fee anywhere between 25% and 40% of the settlement after expenses are paid.

Filing a personal injury lawsuit can be extremely complicated without the proper skill and training. Certain types of accidents and injuries always require a professional lawyer. Unless you have advanced knowledge of the legal system you should never file a personal injury lawsuit without a lawyer.

How will my attorney prove my pain and suffering at trial? >



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The Sterling Firm
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Ronald Slates
Ronald Slates
02:26 01 Dec 20
Justin Sterling is a very fine example of a lawyer willing to share his knowledge, wisdom and the practical side of... potential litigation. As a commercial collection and enforcement of judgment attorney without an ounce of knowledge of defamation and the potential for risk to my client and myself, I consulted Justin on a matter involving the Litigation Privilege and related matters in ongoing litigation in which I am lead counsel. He patiently, quietly, and very professionally helped me see issues and potential liability, for my client and myself in my planned course of conduct. about which I had not thought. His advice was/is excellent. I asked him for a bill for his time, but he refused to bill me. I would not hesitate to recommend him with 5 stars. Ron Slatesread more
Nastya Valentine
Nastya Valentine
19:27 09 Nov 20
Excellent informative service. Even a brief conversation with Mr. Justin Sterling gives you confidence that he is on... your side while being objective in all areas of the law. He knows what he is doing and how to approach an issue from all sides. Highly recommend to anyone seeking a consultation or hiring him on retainer.read more
Marc Martinez
Marc Martinez
21:41 30 Oct 20
Justin took the time to set a consultation call with me, and share links on the information that was pertinent to my... circumstances. He went in depth and also provided past instances that he had dealt with that would help me in situation. He is personable, and listens, and that is a large part of providing service and value to his clients. - Marc Martinezread more
Roger Sukhraj
Roger Sukhraj
23:25 16 Sep 20
Justin was extremely helpful. He responded quickly to my questions and provided me timely legal advice with regards to... them. He also not only took the extra step of referring us to expert attorneys who could advise me, but took the time to organize and participate in the initial engagement with them. I would highly recommend him for legal advice.read more
Michaela McCormick
Michaela McCormick
23:28 31 Aug 20
Justin Sterling is such an incredibly smart and focused individual. I was lucky enough to have him look over a contract... with me and keep my best interests in mind. He was extremely responsive and checked in with me every time he said he would. I highly recommend working with The Sterling Firm for your legal needs!read more
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The Sterling Firm
Based on 11 Reviews
Mauricio T.
Mauricio T.
2020-12-30 21:15:41
Mr. Sterling provides legal advice that is necessary for his client to be covered or protected. He is knowledgeable and fast to respond. read more
Tommy B.
Tommy B.
2020-03-16 17:12:41
The Sterling Firm has helped me with a copyright, work for hire agreement, and has helped me written contracts for my business. Highly recommended. He's an... read more
Robin S.
Robin S.
2017-12-05 19:52:41
I recommend the Sterling Firm for anyone needing legal advice in the entertainment industry. Thank you Justin for all your legal advice for my project. I'm... read more
Michelle N.
Michelle N.
2017-10-10 07:20:20
I called in on a weekend and Justin picked up. He was extremely helpful and gracious. Even though my case is more of a small claims matter, he still... read more



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