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Long Beach, a coastal city in Southern California, weaves a tapestry of urban sophistication and seaside charm. Known for its vibrant waterfront, the city boasts one of the busiest ports in the world, providing a bustling backdrop to its diverse communities.

The iconic Queen Mary, a retired ocean liner turned floating hotel, graces Long Beach’s shoreline, offering a glimpse into the city’s maritime history.

The adjacent Shoreline Village, with its colorful shops and restaurants, provides a lively atmosphere for locals and tourists alike. The Pike Outlets and the Aquarium of the Pacific contribute to the city’s entertainment and educational offerings.

Long Beach is home to California State University, Long Beach (CSULB), infusing the community with a youthful energy. The city embraces cultural diversity, evident in neighborhoods like Cambodia Town and Bixby Knolls, each offering a unique blend of cuisines, arts, and traditions.

The city’s commitment to sustainability is evident in its bike-friendly infrastructure, beachside parks like El Dorado, and the annual Long Beach Grand Prix.

With its eclectic blend of urban amenities, maritime history, and coastal allure, Long Beach stands as a multifaceted destination along California’s sun-soaked coastline.

Long Beach, California, USA skyline.

Gusdorff Law is a trusted Long Beach appellate litigation law firm focused on representing plaintiffs in personal injury appeals and on employment law. Our mission is to help clients defend hard-fought judgements and challenge unfair rulings. No two cases are the same, so our approach is tailored to fit each client’s unique needs.

Janet Gusdorff, the founder of Gusdorff Law, is a certified appellate law specialist (California Board of Legal Specialization). She has exclusively handled writs and appeals since 2006. Additionally, Gusdorff Law offers consulting services to trial attorneys on law & motion matters.

If you lost a civil lawsuit and want to appeal, or if you need to fight the defense’s appeal, we are here to help. Contact us today for a free, no-obligation consultation.

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Appellate Legal Expertise

The Gusdorff Appellate Law Firm prides itself on a seasoned team of appellate attorneys who specialize in skillfully navigating the complexities of appellate litigation.

Our Comprehensive Appellate Services

  • State and Federal Appeals: Our attorneys represent clients in appellate proceedings at both state and federal levels, relentlessly pursuing remedies after trial and advocating for favorable outcomes. We handle cases involving civil, criminal, and administrative appeals.
  • Appellate Briefs and Persuasive Advocacy: We excel in crafting compelling appellate briefs and delivering persuasive oral arguments before appellate courts. Our expertise covers a wide range of legal areas, including constitutional law, environmental law, and intellectual property.
  • Strategic Appellate Consultation: In addition to representing clients, we offer strategic consultation services to trial attorneys and clients seeking guidance on potential appeals. Our consultations include case assessment, appellate strategy development, and pre-appeal negotiation guidance.

Comprehensive Personal Injury Advocacy

Our firm is committed to providing unwavering support to individuals who have suffered injuries due to the negligence of others.

Our Extensive Personal Injury Practice

  • Auto Accidents: We stand by individuals injured in auto accidents, including cases involving negligence, reckless driving, and insurance disputes. Our services encompass accidents involving motorcycles, trucks, and pedestrians.
  • Slip and Fall Incidents: We vigorously pursue claims for injuries resulting from hazardous conditions on others’ premises, including those related to ice and snow, structural defects, and inadequate lighting.
  • Medical Malpractice: We passionately advocate for victims of medical negligence, encompassing surgical errors, misdiagnoses, medication mishaps, and nursing home abuse.
  • Product Liability: Our expertise extends to holding manufacturers and distributors accountable for defective products that cause harm to consumers. This includes defective pharmaceuticals, faulty automotive parts, and unsafe consumer goods.
  • Wrongful Death: In cases of tragic loss due to negligence, we provide compassionate legal support and pursue compensation for families affected by wrongful deaths, including fatal accidents, medical malpractice resulting in death, and workplace fatalities.

Premises Liability Resolution

We are dedicated to assisting individuals dealing with premises liability issues arising from injuries caused by unsafe conditions on others’ properties.

Our Services in Premises Liability

  • Negligence Claims: We actively pursue claims against property owners or managers for injuries resulting from inadequate maintenance, poor security, or hazardous conditions. This includes cases involving dog bites, swimming pool accidents, and elevator malfunctions.
  • Slip and Fall Incidents: Our expertise extends to handling cases involving injuries on premises due to slippery surfaces, uneven walkways, insufficient warnings, and even accidents in retail establishments, hotels, and apartment complexes.
  • Inadequate Security: We passionately advocate for victims of crimes that occurred due to inadequate security measures on commercial or residential properties, including assaults, burglaries, and muggings.

Product Liability Advocacy

Our firm specializes in representing clients in product liability cases to ensure consumers receive just compensation for injuries stemming from defective products.

Our Specialized Services in Product Liability

  • Defective Product Claims: We firmly hold manufacturers and distributors responsible for producing and selling products with design flaws, manufacturing defects, inadequate warnings, and hazardous materials. Our experience covers industries such as electronics, toys, and industrial equipment.
  • Strict Liability: We diligently pursue claims under the theory of strict product liability, where consumers are not required to prove negligence but must demonstrate that the product was defective and caused their injuries. This includes cases involving foodborne illnesses, chemical exposure, and defective medical devices.

Real Estate Legal Expertise

Our real estate law practice covers various facets of property and real estate transactions.

Our Extensive Real Estate Legal Services

  • Real Estate Transactions: We skillfully assist clients in buying, selling, and leasing residential and commercial properties, ensuring all legal aspects are meticulously addressed. Our services include due diligence, contract negotiation, and closing assistance.
  • Property Disputes Resolution: We adeptly resolve disputes concerning property boundaries, ownership, and rights, including resorting to litigation when necessary. Our expertise covers boundary disputes, easements, and zoning issues.
  • Landlord-Tenant Matters: We provide valuable advice to landlords and tenants on lease agreements, eviction proceedings, and amicable dispute resolution. Our services encompass residential and commercial lease disputes, lease drafting, and rent control compliance.


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