For more than two decades Fornos Law Firm has been considered a leading Los Angeles plaintiffs' law firm. It has been representing and advocating for people who have sustained catastrophic life-altering injuries, as well as for those who are or who have been discriminated against because of their disability.  Fornos Law Firm has earned millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements for its clients and has been recognized as Best Law Firm - Tier 1 in the area of Personal Injury for Southern California by U.S. News & World Report.

Fornos Law Firm is there for its clients every step of the way. Not only does its founder, Mayra Fornos, have personal experience with the seriously injured and disabled, but her firm works with individuals who themselves have sustained life-altering injuries and are a resource of knowledge and experience on the needs of those who are faced with a devastating injury or disability.

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For more than 25 years, Mayra Fornos has been representing and advocating for those who have sustained catastrophic and serious life-altering injuries, as well as those who have been discriminated against because of their disabilities.


In addition to her legal work and in honor of her late husband, Mayra Fornos founded RALPH’S RIDERS FOUNDATION, a California 501(c)3 non-profit organization, which assists individuals with spinal cord injury and other mobility impairments.

Fornos Law Firm's goal is simple. To work tirelessly on behalf of their clients and force the wrongdoer, whether it be an individual, a corporation, a medical provider or a governmental agency to take responsibility and to compensate the individual for the devastation and suffering caused as a result of their actions.

When a case is accepted by Fornos Law Firm, it aggressively moves forward to protect your rights.  Fornos Law Firm ensures that the best possible legal team is assembled on a case-by-case basis taking into consideration the specific issues and circumstances involved in your case. At no extra cost to its clients, Fornos Law Firm often associates and joins forces with other top-tier attorneys, working in unison with them to optimize your legal results.

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Spinal Cord Injury

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Traumatic Brain Injury

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Amputation & Loss of Limb

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Medical Malpractice

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Wrongful Death

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)


  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Truck Accidents
  • Bicycle and Pedestrian Accidents
  • Slip and Falls - Premises Liability
  • Dog bites
  • Work Place Accidents resulting from unsafe or defective products/machinery
  • Public Transportation Accidents
  • Aviation & Helicopter Accidents
  • Defective Products
  • Auto Rollovers - Tire/Seatbelt Failures
  • Medical Mistakes
  • Doctor, Nurse, Dentist, and other Health Care Practitioner Negligence 
  • HMO/Hospital Negligence
  • Urgent Care/ER Negligence
  • Medical Mistakes
  • Lack of Informed Consent
  • Nursing Home Neglect
  • Dependent Adult Care Negligence/Abuse
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Fornos Law Firm is recognized for advocating and representing individuals with disabilities through the enforcement and upholding of the American's With Disability Act (ADA) and California Access Laws. 

With personal experience, Fornos Law Firm was founded on this principle alone and has been highly regarded and influential in many cases. This resulted in multiple changes and improvements in many establishments and public places of accommodation around Los Angeles and the surrounding cities. In many cases, Fornos Law Firm has been instrumental in the change of policies & procedures, benefitting individuals with disabilities.

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