James West, Associate
James West has devoted his legal career to standing up for those who have been injured by the wrongdoing of others.
Since joining Heimberg Barr, James has helped achieve multi-million dollar results for numerous clients who have suffered unfair and catastrophic injuries. His clients include those suffering from spinal cord injury, quadriplegia, paraplegia, brain injury, birth injury, and the death of a loved one. He works closely with these clients to understand their needs and concerns. He fights for his clients during each step of the lawsuit to make sure their needs are addressed and their interests are protected. James is known for his enthusiasm and persistence, which he combines with sheer hard work to obtain the best possible recovery for each client. James is a part of a group of top personal injury lawyers in Los Angeles that always has clients' best interests in mind.
James handles numerous types of cases involving severe injuries with complex medical and legal issues. He is a key player in achieving results for clients in a wealth of medical malpractice matters including wrongdoing during childbirth, failure to detect or diagnose medical conditions, injuries from various types of surgery, and numerous other medical mistakes and errors. He also handles complex matters involving dependent adult and elder abuse, neglect, and wrongdoing by HMO’s, insurance companies, hospital administrations, school districts, fitness facilities, and other corporations. James also represents clients who have suffered devastating injuries in auto accidents and other types of personal injury cases.
James is an active member of the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles where he recently contributed an article on the topic of the Affordable Care Act. He is also an active member of Consumer Attorneys of California. He is licensed to practice in both California and his home state of North Carolina. James was raised in the law. His father is the founding partner of a successful personal injury practice. Prior to moving to California and joining Heimberg Barr, James worked as a trial attorney handling personal injury cases in his father’s firm. He obtained both his Bachelor of Arts and Juris Doctor from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
James is thrilled to be part of Heimberg Barr, a top law firm in Los Angeles, that shows its passion for helping others through results obtained for its clients.