Kimberly Wong

Kimberly Wong

Kimberly Wong is a trial attorney at The Veen Firm, P.C., in San Francisco. She litigates complex catastrophic personal injury cases involving negligence, premises liability, wrongful death, products liability, industrial injuries, and exceptions to the workers compensation exclusive remedy doctrine. Ms. Wong is a frequent lecturer and author of published articles on various topics related to personal injury litigation, including third-party liability claims arising from workplace injuries. She has had several settlements featured in The Recorder’s annual report of “California’s Million-Dollar Settlements.” Ms. Wong has also been selected by her peers to the Northern California Super Lawyers Rising Star list each year from 2012 to the present.

She is an active member of the Consumer Attorneys of California, the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, the Asian American Bar Association, and Queen’s Bench where she serves on the Board of Directors and is co-chair of the Mentorship Committee.

Articles written by this author:

The liability of a parent company to a subsidiary’s injured worker

When suits may be filed under the direct liability theory of negligent undertaking

Kimberly Wong

2012 October


Staffing agency employees injured on the job: A double-edged sword

Consider a two-part attack on the WC exclusive-remedy defense in a dual- or multiple-employer situation

William Veen
Kimberly Wong

2010 July


Protecting employees working abroad for federal contractors

Civil claims under the Defense Base Act involve issues not typically present in California workers-comp cases

Kimberly Wong

2011 June


The 5 exceptions to the workers’ compensation exclusive remedy

Rules that every PI attorney must know to avoid inadequate compensation to injured workers

Kimberly Wong

2014 October


Construction site injuries: Strategies for defeating the Privette defense

Defense counsel will present Privette as a complete defense against civil liability. It is not.

Kimberly Wong

2015 October


Discovery can be key to PI/workers’ comp “crossover” cases

Cooperation between the PI and workers’ comp attorneys is key to maximizing the client’s recovery, and the PI attorney often needs to play the lead role in discovery

Kimberly Wong

2016 October


Making the case for case development plans

Much as novelists outline their books before writing the first chapter, an outline of your case will provide a valuable framework for your litigation

Kimberly Wong

2017 August


Managing workers’ compensation liens in third-party actions

Here are strategies when your case has both workers’ compensation and third-party PI claims

Kimberly Wong

2018 July


Investigating and conducting written discovery in roadway-design cases

Investigating and conducting written discovery in roadway-design cases

Getting past the roadblock of the commonly asserted design-immunity defense

Kimberly Wong

2019 April