Category Archives: Personal Injury

What Makes Motorcycle Accidents Unique?

By | October 18, 2016

According to recent U.S. statistics from 2014, about 92,000 motorcyclists suffered injuries that year. You may notice that attorneys typically put motorcycles into a different category of motor vehicle accidents. Several factors set motorcycles apart from regular passenger vehicles, including their slim profiles. From the type of person who rides a motorcycle to the state laws, here are… Read More »

New Study: Aggressive Drivers Are More Likely to Be Involved in an Accident

By | October 17, 2016

If you’ve ever had to share the road with an aggressive or angry driver, you know how unnerving the experience can be. Having to share the road with someone else who isn’t obeying road rules or laws or is simply being discourteous is frustrating at best and dangerous at worst. If you have already been injured in a… Read More »

Long Term Disability 101: Understanding the Claims Process

By | October 17, 2016

Most personal injury claims can be easily quantified. The property damage and physical injury involved in such claims are limited and hence, easier to calculate. For example, a car accident victim who has suffered a broken hand can incur specific damages such as medical expenses, property damages, out-of-pocket expenses, and lost wages.

Steps Involved in a Truck Accident Investigation

By | October 3, 2016

Numerous traffic accidents occur every day. With various kinds of vehicles plying on the road, these accidents affect many. Depending on the size, speed and other important factors of the vehicles, the impact of accidents can be disastrous. In severe cases, fatalities may also occur.

5 Things Personal Injury Attorneys Should Not Do

By | September 7, 2016

There is an ethical code of conduct that applies to all attorneys.  Every state has their own code of conduct and although there may be slight differences in the specifics of the code for each state, they all hold attorneys to a high standard of honesty and integrity.  These laws are in place to protect clients and attorneys… Read More »

Seven Slip-and-Fall Accidents FAQs That You Should Know

By | August 31, 2016

According to the National Floor Safety Institute, slip-and-fall accidents account for one million hospital emergency room visits, comprising 12 percent of total falls. The most common causes of these accidents include bad weather conditions, uneven surfaces, defective footwear, and inadequate safety training. The consequences of these accidents may vary, ranging from non-fatal bruises to serious injuries. In fact, slip-and-fall… Read More »

What You Should Do Following an Auto Accident

By | August 29, 2016

Auto accidents can happen to anyone, even to the best drivers. For this reason, it is important that you know what to do if you are involved in an auto accident. It is also important to hire an attorney in such a situation. An experienced personal injury attorney will know how to speak to insurance adjusters and will… Read More »

Daycare Injuries

By | August 29, 2016

Does your child have to spend time in a daycare? If so, it is important that you ensure the daycare facility is adhering to safety standards. Children often sustain preventable injuries in California daycare centers. True, daycare facilities traditionally have parents sign release forms before dropping their kid(s) off. Yet, these release forms do not protect the daycare… Read More »

Basic Differences Between Truck and Car Accidents

By | August 29, 2016

The outcomes of truck and car accidents vary largely from one another. There are a number of factors that these accidents differ in. Not only do these two types of accidents differ in impact but also in the ways in which they are handled. Owing to a number of aspects, truck accidents can be way more complicated and… Read More »

Vehicle Damage Claim Settlements

By | August 18, 2016

Claims for vehicle damage are less confusing than car accident personal injury claims. Personal injuries will have a larger settlement amount rather than vehicle damage. As a result a car accident property claim may be settled over the phone. Demand letters between you and the adjuster are probably not needed. Therefore within one and three weeks after a settlement agreement… Read More »