Santa Rosa Personal Injury Lawyer
LLB, MBA, MBS
Award Winning AATS Attorney
Partner – AdamsFietz.com
Jeremy’s cases have been reported in newspaper headlines and he has been personally featured on over 50 radio and television interviews. He has been lead counsel on cases from Santa Rosa, California to New Jersey (and many states in between).
Jeremy is an invited member of several trial lawyer organizations including, the American Association for Justice (since 1996), the Consumer Attorneys of California, and many others.
In his years of practice, Jeremy saw that people often did not know how to go about finding the right lawyer for their case. He witnessed other lawyers, inexperienced with certain types of cases and unwilling to admit this fact, failing for their clients. And in every instance he saw just how much the client suffered due to the lawyer’s lack of skills and experience. He made a commitment to himself that he would never be one of those lawyers; nor would anyone on his team. In addition, he began to offer his coaching services to inexperienced lawyers outside the firm.
Jeremy has also been featured regularly on the KSRO Radio Show – Lawyers, Guns and Money with his partner and friend, Ben Adams.
Record Wrongful Death Settlement
The Largest Sonoma County Verdict
Aguilar v. Caltrans (2013)
On Oct. 16, 2009, plaintiffs’ decedent Maria Flores, 36, a homemaker, stopped to make a left turn from Gravenstein Highway, also known as Highway 116, onto Madrone Avenue in Cotati to pick up her sister’s children at Thomas Page Elementary School. As she was waiting for gap in traffic so that she could make her turn, Flores was rear-ended by a vehicle operated by Gilbert Freeth. The impact pushed Flores’ Honda into the path of an 18-wheeler truck, causing the Honda to be crushed and killin Flores.
The decedent’s husband, Jaime Flores Aguilar, who was acting individually, as successor-in-interest and representative of his wife’s estate, and as guardian of their three minor children, Natalie Flores Chavez, Julia Flores Chavez, and Josue Flores Chavez, sued Freeth and the state of California. Flores Aguilar alleged that Freeth was negligent in the operation of his vehicle and that the state was negligent for failing to address a dangerous condition at that intersection.
death; loss of parental guidance; loss of society
Maria Flores sustained multiple traumatic injuries when her vehicle was crushed by the tractor-trailer. As a result, she died from her injuries. She was 36. Flores is survived by her husband and three minor children, consisting of two daughters and a son.
Flores’ family sought recovery of economic damages for their loss of household services, which were provided by the decedent. They also sought recovery of wrongful death damages for their loss of the descent’s love, support, guidance and comfort.
The jury awarded the plaintiffs $10,646,446, including $646,446 in economic damages and $10 million in non-economic damages.
Personal Injury Lawyer
Jeremy Fietz - In The News
– Lake County News, February 11, 2015
Ribbon cutting for Adams Fietz Trial Lawyers
– Santa Rosa Chamber of Commerce, May 16, 2014
County, deputy sued over October 2013 crash that claimed Clearlake woman’s life
– Lake County News, April 3, 2014
Suit: Deputy in fatal crash was impaired
– The Press Democrat, April 2, 2014
Family of killed Lake County woman sues county, alleges deputy had been drinking
– The Press Democrat, April 1, 2014
Multimillion dollar tort claim filed with county over fatal crash involving deputy
– Lake County News, February 1, 2014
State assessed bulk of judgment for Caltrans’ role in Cotati intersection
– The Press Democrat, February 7, 2013
$3M Award in Hwy. 116 fatality: State assessed bulk of judgment for Caltrans’ role in Cotati intersection
– The Press Democrat, February 7, 2013
Family seeks $9.6M in Hwy. 116 death
– The Press Democrat, February 1, 2013
Family seeks $9.6 million from Caltrans for fatal Cotati crash
– The Press Democrat, January 31, 2013
City settles in crosswalk death: Family sues after man, 20, struck, killed on darkened Santa Rosa Avenue
– The Press Democrat, October 17, 2012
Santa Rosa to pay $335,000 for crosswalk death
– The Press Democrat, October 16, 2012
$600,000 in crosswalk death of girl
– The Press Democrat, July 20, 2012
Jury awards $600,000 in 2010 crosswalk death
– The Press Democrat, July 19, 2012
Cooper must reapply for animal care job: Mediation talks broken off with former director; County says it’s an open-recruitment position
– The Press Democrat, November 12, 2010
$1 million verdict against Salvation Army: Jury says nonprofit responsible for assault by rehab center manager, residents
– The Press Democrat, October 24, 2009
Ex-rehab director defends hiring man now jailed in assault: Testimony heard in $1 million civil suit against Salvation Army in attack involving employee
– The Press Democrat, October 9, 2009
Salvation Army manager defends hiring former addict
– The Press Democrat, October 8, 2009
Victims sue over addicts’ violent ‘field trip’: Civil trial begins in case of Salvation Army employee, rehab residents in SR beating
– The Press Democrat, October 7, 2009
Salvation Army sued by beating victims
– The Press Democrat, October 6, 2009