For more than 30 years, Haapala, Altura, Thompson & Abern has been providing legal services to public entities, insurance carriers, individuals and businesses in Northern California. The firm handles a variety of cases, including product and premise liability, construction and motor vehicle accidents, land use issues, toxic tort matters, and landlord and tenant disputes. Its other practice areas include insurance defense, medical malpractice, alternative dispute resolution and elder abuse cases. The firm also assists clients in cases regarding employment discrimination, privacy violations, denial of medical care and professional negligence matters. Its attorneys are members of the Alameda County Bar Association, Northern California Association of Defense Counsel and State Bar of California. Haapala, Altura, Thompson & Abern is located in Oakland, Calif.