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Words cannot express the true value of what you have accomplished for me!

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Fresno Personal Injury Attorneys

Fowler | Helsel | Vogt

When it comes to injury representation, there's no denying that you have a lot of choices. The fact that there are numerous options out there, however, does not mitigate the simple truth that this decision of which attorney you retain may be the single most crucial choice facing you in your pursuit of fair compensation under personal injury law.

At Fowler | Helsel | Vogt, we have extensive experience in providing legal counsel to injury victims in throughout Fresno. We are determined to ease your worry at this time, and represent you to the fullest extent of our abilities to help you secure the outcome you desire.

Choosing Fowler | Helsel | Vogt is a decision you can feel good about because:

  • Our attorneys are trial lawyers, not discovery litigators. We handle every case we accept as if it were headed for trial, so that we are as prepared as possible.
  • We focus on early — and therefore more effective — discovery. In this way, we do not compromise your chance of a successful outcome.
  • Our goal is to achieve the best possible result efficiently and economically.
  • Our founding attorneys have each been selected for inclusion in multiple Super Lawyers® Rising Starsâ„  lists.

Choose a firm dedicated to protecting your rights!

With a reputation for effective representation, we strive to protect our clients and to fight for their rights. We are passionate about what we do and focus on helping our clients. Throughout the course of the case, we focus on the end result, using it to define and strategize our approach. We understand what it takes to build a successful case on your behalf and we can use that knowledge throughout the litigation proceedings to effectively protect your best interests. We have been honered with the Fresno County Verdict of the Month on multiple occasion. Click here to read more: Trials Digest's Case of the Month.

We help clients with a variety of personal injury cases, including:

  • Motor vehicle accidents
  • Truck accidents
  • Nursing home / elder abuse
  • Premises liability
  • Medical malpractice
  • Wrongful death

Schedule a free consultation at our Fresno office!

Give us a call at Fowler | Helsel | Vogt today to schedule a free consultation with our Fresno personal injury lawyers. With a focus on the best interests of our clients, you can rely on us to stand up and look out for you. We look forward to providing you the skilled and personalized approach you need at this time.



  • March 02, 2017

    Jenkins v. City of Fresno

    FHV represented a teenager who was injured while practicing football in a park owned and managed by the City of Fresno. While running during football ...
  • February 27, 2017

    Avila v. Garcia

    FHV represented an injured driver and passenger of a vehicle that were T-boned by an uninsured driver. FHV filed an “uninsured motorist” ...
  • February 20, 2017

    Lees v. Dhah

    FHV’s client was involved in a low-impact rear-end collision in Fresno, California. Although the impact was low and caused less than $700 of ...
  • February 08, 2017

    Fernandez v. Union Pacific Railroad, et al.

    FHV represented the father of a young man killed in a train v. vehicle collision. After litigating the case for over 2 years, and on the eve of trial, ...
  • October 04, 2016

    Hernandez v. Markos

    FHV represented an injured passenger of a vehicle involved in a drunk driving crash. FHV filed a claim against the defendant drunk driver was quickly ...
  • July 07, 2016

    Moultrie v. Rodriguez

    FHV’s client was injured when the defendant backed her car into our client’s vehicle in a parking lot. FHV resolved the case with the ...
  • March 15, 2016

    Wrongful Death Caused By Ammonia Gas Leak

    FHV successfully resolved a wrongful death case on the second day of a jury trial for $920,000. FHV filed a lawsuit against a local agribusiness on ...
  • October 28, 2015

    Castillo v. Steck

    Settled for policy limits of $2,000,000 prior to filing a lawsuit. Client suffered severe injuries to his legs when the 2-story ladder he was climbing ...
  • October 26, 2015

    Moyers v. City of Clovis

    On the first day of trial, the City of Clovis paid our client $45,000 for injuries she suffered in a fall as a result of a defective sidewalk. Our ...
  • September 29, 2015

    Papikian v. Papikian

    Papikian v. Papikian -- Settled for $650,000 to plaintiff for damages. Driver suffered severe burns due to a salvaged vehicle catching on fire.
  • April 08, 2015

    Gharibian v. Doe

    Gharibian v. Doe -- Settled for Policy Limits [Kings County Superior Court / February 2015] Minor child suffered massive internal injuries when ...
  • March 28, 2015

    Hearden v. Watson

    Hearden v. Watson -- Settled Prior to Trial [Fresno County Superior Court / March 2015] Client struck by Defendant's vehicle while walking in ...
  • December 03, 2014

    Medina v. Medina

    Medina v. Medina -- Settled Prior to Trial [Merced County Superior Court / December 2014] Client fell off a ladder at brother's house and ...
  • November 01, 2014

    Pike v. Duda

    Pike v. Duda -- Settled Prior to Litigation [Merced County / November 2014] Elderly client was injured when a neighbor's German Shepherd jumped on ...
  • October 08, 2014

    John Doe v. Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, et al.

    John Doe v. Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, et al. (2014) - Settled prior to Arbitration. FHV sued a hospital and medical provider for medical ...
  • August 03, 2014

    Quinnones v. Lauffler, et al. - 6-figure judgment in favor of Plaintiff.

    Quinnones v. Lauffler, et al. (2014) [Tulare County Superior Court] -- FHV represented a purchaser of real property who was defrauded by the Seller. ...
  • May 08, 2014

    Davis v. Anderson - Verdict in favor of Plaintiff.

    Davis v. Anderson (2014) [Tulare County Superior Court] -- 5 day jury trial. FHV represented a passenger in a motor vehicle accident that sustained ...
  • March 28, 2014

    Martinez v. Buchner - settled 30 days prior to trial.

    Martinez v. Buchner (2014) [Kings County Superior Court] -- settled 30 days prior to trial. FHV represented tenants exposed to toxic mold in a rental ...
  • August 03, 2013

    Dickinson v. Dylina -- 2-week jury trial.

    Dickinson v. Dylina (2013) [Merced County Superior Court] -- 2-week jury trial. FHV sued a dentist for malpractice arising from negligent restorative ...
  • August 03, 2013

    Pochelu v. Apikian, et al. - Settled prior to trial.

    Pochelu v. Apikian, et al. (2013) [Fresno County Superior Court] - settled prior to trial. FHV represented a senior couple who were victims of ...
  • August 03, 2013

    Poduska v. Porter's Plumbing, et al. - 7-day jury trial.

    Poduska v. Porter's Plumbing, et al. (2013) [Fresno County Superior Court] -- 7-day jury trial. FHV represented a family who was exposed to toxic ...
  • August 03, 2012

    Swearingen v. Tsang - 3-week binding arbitration.

    Swearingen v. Tsang (2012) [Fresno County Superior Court] - 3-week binding arbitration. FHV represented an agricultural land owner who alleged various ...
  • August 03, 2012

    Cords v. Pedersen, et al. - Settled prior to trial.

    Cords v. Pedersen, et al. (2012) [Fresno County Superior Court] - settled prior to trial. FHV sued a property owner and various real estate brokers on ...

Firm Updates

& News

  • Young boy physically assaulted by school staff

    FHV retained by the family of a mentally disabled 13-year old who was physically assaulted by school staff in Stockton, California. FHV will be ...

  • Fractured vertebrae in a low impact collision

    FHV retained by a Fresno woman who suffered a fractured vertebrae in a low impact vehicle collision. FHV will be pursuing a negligence claim against ...

  • House fire- Wrongful death

    FHV retained by victims of a central Fresno house fire to pursue wrongful death and premises liability claims against the property owner who removed ...

  • Thumb chewed off by a pitbull

    FHV retained by an 87 year-old man who had his thumb chewed off by a pitbull that escaped from his neighbor's yard. FHV will be pursuing claims ...

  • Foursha v. Merced County Rescue Mission

    FHV files suit against the Merced County Rescue Mission for negligent hiring and retention of an unfit employee. Our client, a homeless woman, would ...

  • Jason Helsel begins trial Monday, October 26

    Jason Helsel begins trial Monday, October 26 in Fresno County Superior Court. Jason Helsel and FHV is proud to stand up for accident victims, fight ...

  • Salvage Vehicle Catches Fire, Severely Burns Driver

    Salvage vehicle catches fire, severe burns to the driver. Result: $650,000 to plaintiff for damage.

  • FHV files suit against the Fresno Unified School District

    FHV files suit against the Fresno Unified School District after a special-education teacher strikes a deaf 13 year-old student in the face with a ...

  • Partner Named Super Lawyers Rising Star for 2015

    Partner Mark Vogt named Rising Star by the prestigious Super Lawyer Magazine; Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than ...

  • May 4, 2015

    FHV starts trial against a Los Angeles Neurosurgeon for medical malpractice.

  • February 9, 2015

    FHV starts trial in the Fresno Greyhound Accident case.

  • December 22, 2014

    FHV retained by driver of vehicle severely burned when the a/c system in her car exploded.

  • December 2,2014

    FHV is excited to announce that Adam Benkoski, Esq. licensed in both Texas and California, has joined the firm as an associate attorney.

  • November 25, 2014

    FHV retained by pedestrian who was struck by a car in church parking lot sustaining massive injuries.

  • August 20, 2014

    FHV collects on a 6-figure judgment in a real estate fraud lawsuit.

  • July 21, 2014

    FHV settles a toxic mold case for $40,000 + a "free and clear" house.

  • July 1, 2014

    FHV retained by local maintenance man who suffered severe leg fractures after falling off 15-ft ladder

  • June 10, 2014

    FHV files demand for arbitration against Kaiser Permanente for multi-million dollar birth injury case

  • May 16, 2014

    FHV sues a property owner for premises liability involving brain injury

  • May 8, 2014

    FHV wins a Plaintiff's verdict in a soft-tissue injury case in Tulare County.

  • April 10, 2014

    FHV substitutes in as trial counsel on a wrongful death action against a psychiatrist

  • June 3, 2013

    FHV files a wrongful death lawsuit against a wine manufacturer in Fresno County