About Gregory Yates

About Gregory Yates

If you or a loved one has been injured as a result of negligence or wrongful conduct on the part of an individual, business, or corporation and you live in the state of California, you can bring action against the party or parties involved for physical and medical injuries. If you live in the greater Los Angeles area and require the services of a personal injury lawyer, you need to contact the law firm of Gregory Yates. Serving Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernadino, and Ventura counties, Greg Yates is famous for his rigorous litigation of even the most complex of cases on the behalf of injured victims and their families.

After completing his law studies and graduating from the University of South Dakota’s School of Law, Greg Yates moved to California in 1974 and was admitted to the California State Bar in December of that same year. For the past 40 years, Greg Yates has worked tirelessly for his clients, whether their cases be large or small, in order to achieve the best possible outcome with respect to jury verdicts, settlements and awards. Working from his law office in Encino, Mr.Yates and his team of highly-skilled associates offer personalized and compassionate advice and counsel to ordinary people who have had the misfortune of having bad things happen to them.

Personal Injury and other practice areas

The law firm of Gregory Yates handles a variety of personal injury cases in the following practice areas:

  • Catastrophic Injuries
  • Product Liability
  • Motor Vehicle Death
  • Wrongful Death
  • Serious Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Dog Bites
  • Attorney Malpractice

Greg Yates has been the lead counsel on some very notable cases including the Rampart Police Corruption scandal in which Mr. Yates sued the Los Angeles Police Department on the behalf of over 60 plaintiffs, victims of various civil rights violations. At the end of the case, Greg Yates was successful in recovering almost $20 million in damages for his clients. Most recently, Mr. Yates was among a group of attorneys who were successful in recovering over $144 million in damages for various Native American tribes, plaintiffs in a lawsuit against the Department of the Interior for mismanagement of trust funds.

In addition, Mr. Yates has been involved in a number of product liability cases which have resulted in product recalls and/or the re-engineering of dangerously defective products. Greg Yates has litigated over 100 catastrophic injury cases involving serious traumatic brain injury.

Looking forward

With more than 40 years of experience, Gregory Yates has developed a reputation for hard-hitting, tenacious litigation. In addition to his legal expertise, he brings an original approach as well as a unique courtroom style to all of his personal injury cases. If you choose the law firm of Gregory Yates, you can be assured that your case will be handled effectively, efficiently, aggressively and competently.

When Gregory Yates takes a case, he plays to win which is why he has one of highest success rates in the state of California.