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A Personal Injury Lawyer Can Fight for Justice

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If you have suffered a personal injury because of another party's negligence, a personal injury lawyer can help you recover compensation.

The attorneys at Shore, McKinley, Conger & Jolley, LLP, in Walnut Creek and Stockton, CA, represent victims of car accidents, medical malpractice, and more.

How can a personal injury attorney help you?

The Benefits of Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer

Less Stress

If you or a loved one are recovering from a serious injury, this is likely one of the most stressful periods of your life. Dealing with medical bills, insurance companies, and learning about injury law can be overwhelming. Enlisting the help of an attorney can reduce some of that stress and help you focus on recovery.

Peace of Mind

Are you concerned that you are not going about your personal injury case properly? A personal injury attorney can ensure that all legal details are handled correctly. Additionally, attorneys tend to get more attention from insurance companies, so you'll be able to rest assured that your situation is being promptly addressed.

Legal Knowledge

Most injury victims do not know enough about injury law to handle their case on their own. A dedicated personal injury lawyer, like the attorneys at our law firm in Stockton, CA, has the know-how to initiate legal action against negligent parties, advocate for victims in court, and protect the rights of victims.

Personal Injury Law at Shore, McKinley, Conger & Jolley, LLP

Attorneys at Shore, McKinley, Conger & Jolley, LLP

Any serious injury claim calls for highly professional legal guidance. At Shore, McKinley, Conger & Jolley, LLP, in Stockton, CA, our attorneys work as personal injury lawyers for victims of a variety of accidents. At a time when you may be hospitalized, suffering, or grieving the tragic loss of a loved one, it is important to have a focused, reputable attorney on your side to pursue and protect your right to fair financial compensation.

Highly Regarded by Other Lawyers

John [Conger] is not only an exceptional attorney in his practice, but he is an exceptional 'counselor' for his clients and their legal issues. I continue to refer matters to John, as well as clients."

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Why Hire Us?

Decades of Practice

Each of the named partners at our law firm has been fighting for clients for over 20 years. Our attorneys work together as a team and combine their extensive knowledge of the law to give our clients the best chance at a favorable outcome.

Major Settlements

Over the years, we have built an impressive record of success in personal injury cases. Some of our most significant achievements include a $600,000 settlement for a medical malpractice case and a $750,000 settlement for a product liability case.


Because our attorneys are well-established in the legal and professional communities of Stockton, we have ready access to premier investigators, engineers, physicians, life care planners, and other experts who may prove indispensable for maximizing your recovery.


We handle all of our personal injury cases with the utmost integrity. That means we treat our clients with respect, compassion, and understanding. It also means we make use of every possible legal strategy to make sure that the law works for personal injury victims.

Schedule a Free Consultation 

If you or a loved one has suffered a serious personal injury, we encourage you to contact our Walnut Creek or Stockton office today to discuss your case in further detail. During a free consultation with the personal injury attorneys at Shore, McKinley, Conger & Jolley, LLP, our lawyers will ask questions to learn more about your personal injury, and they will advise you honestly on whether they think you have a case you can win.

For personal injury cases, our lawyers work on a contingency basis, meaning that you won't have to pay anything unless we win.

Attorneys at Shore, McKinley, Conger & Jolley, LLP

To schedule your consultation, contact us online or call (209) 477-8171 today.

Strategic, Effective Representation for Serious Injury Victims and Grieving Families

Many personal injury lawyers in our field and our area of the state rely on advertising their personal injury practices to establish their business. At Shore, McKinley, Conger & Jolley, LLP, we rely on our reputation for excellence. We welcome your direct inquiry. We can quickly evaluate your needs and do all we can to help. We focus on:

These injuries have severe and lasting consequences for victims and their families. Throughout our extensive history of helping families recover, we have built many cases with damages that address loss of current and future income, future medical expenses, diminished earning capacity, and loss of consortium. It is essential that you seek strong representation to help you navigate legal complexities and build your case.

"Intelligent and Ethical"

John Conger is very capable, intelligent and ethical lawyer. His peers very much like working with him. His clients are impressed with the results he achieves."

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Our Personal Injury Practice Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents

Car after serious crashA good number of personal injury cases are the result of motor vehicle accidents. If you were injured in a car accident, trucking accident, motorcycle accident, DUI accident, or any other kind of motor vehicle accident, our personal injury lawyers can fight for you. These cases can be complicated, but our attorneys have the knowledge to take on the courts, insurance companies, and anyone else trying to deny you justice.

Traumatic Brain Injury

Brain scanBrain injuries are extremely serious and have a significant effect on the victim's quality of life and their family. Besides the emotional toll this kind of personal injury can produce, brain injuries can also result in exorbitant medical bills. Whether a brain injury was caused by a collision, medical malpractice, or some other cause, our Stockton personal injury attorneys are prepared to take legal action against negligent parties and insurance companies.

Wrongful Death

Grieving woman at funeralLosing a loved one is everyone's worst nightmare. If someone close to you has died because of another party's negligence, our personal injury lawyers can handle your case with compassion. Our law firm will provide tireless representation to ensure that justice is served for the loss of your loved one.

Catastrophic Injuries

Patient holding medical personnel's handsA catastrophic injury is usually defined as any injury to the brain or spine. These injuries may result in partial or complete paralysis, and they can be caused by car accidents, construction accidents, or other instances of negligence. Catastrophic injuries can lead to expensive medical bills and a radically different quality of life. Our personal injury lawyers represent victims of catastrophic injuries to help them receive proper compensation.

Construction Accidents

Construction worker on phone over injured coworkerWorking on a construction site, or even walking by a construction site, can be dangerous. Potential causes of injuries include falling objects, scaffolding, cement, electrical equipment, and more. Our personal injury attorneys can review your case to determine if the injury was the result of negligence, and they can help you receive compensation from responsible parties and insurance companies.

Slip and Fall Accidents

Woman on ground at scene of slip and fallIf you suffered a personal injury because of a fall, a property owner may be liable. Property owners have a legal responsibility to make sure their property is safe and hazard-free. Our Stockton attorneys are available to review your slip-and-fall case to determine if your personal injury was the result of negligence. If you have a case, we can provide representation.

Spinal Cord Injury

Man in wheelchair with head in handsSpine injuries can affect your personal and professional life. Our personal injury attorneys know how serious spinal injuries are, and they know how to fight for justice in these kinds of cases. We can bring legal action against responsible parties and insurance companies to make sure they pay what they should.

Burn Injuries

Broken arm being set by paramedicDepending on the severity of the burn, burn injuries can require extensive medical care, physical rehabilitation, and potentially, reconstructive surgery. If the burn was the result of another party's negligence, that party should compensate you for your medical expenses, loss of income, and more, if needed. Our Stockton attorneys represent burn victims. 

Vision Loss

Woman wearing eye patchAny personal injury that affects your vision will have a radical effect on your everyday life. As you adapt to your new lifestyle, our lawyers can relieve some of the stress of the situation by handling your personal injury case.

Contact Shore, McKinley, Conger & Jolley, LLP

We invite you to discuss your case with the personal injury lawyers at our Stockton or Walnut Creek location. Our lawyers put their skill, credibility, and stellar negotiating and trial capabilities to work for you and your family. 

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At Shore, McKinley, Conger & Jolley, LLP, we offer a free initial consultation, and we work on a contingency basis in the personal injury matters we pursue. As a result, you do not have to worry about legal fees while you focus on recovery.

You can contact our firm online or by calling:

(209) 477-8171

Personal Injury Settlements

Some of the largest settlements our personal injury lawyers have secured for our clients include:


settlement for an eye injury


settlement for a medical malpractice case


settlement for a medical malpractice case


settlement for an injury after a car accident


settlement for a facial injury


settlement for a burn injury

"Very Accomplished Attorney"

John is a very accomplished attorney with a keen legal intellect. He is most deserving of the highest possible rating."

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Proven Strength in Case Evaluation, Negotiations, and Accident Litigation

John R. CongerOur firm is led in this practice area by John R. Conger, who has been practicing for over 20 years. He has completed substantial and successful work on the insurance defense side of accident and personal injury claims, which means that our clients can count on accurate, realistic valuations, informed by direct knowledge of how insurance companies operate.

When we commit to representing a client, we stay with them throughout the entire legal process and beyond. When additional or entirely new legal issues arise, our clients know they can receive personal attention and strong representation from our law firm.

Shore, McKinley, Conger & Jolley, LLP

Our comprehensive law practice based in Stockton, CA, provides legal services in a variety of practice areas, including:

To schedule a consultation with one of our lawyers, please contact us online or call (209) 477-8171.