Category Archives: Personal Injury

Has Your Loved One Died in an Accident? You May be Entitled to Compensation

By | February 10, 2016

Losing a family member is a traumatizing experience, particularly if the death occurs as the result of someone’s negligence or a willful act of violence. In addition to the enormous emotional burden the remaining family members must carry, there can be devastating financial repercussions as well, particularly if the decedent was the primary bread winner.

How Can Truck Accident Attorneys Help You?

By | February 2, 2016

If you have injured yourself in a truck accident, regardless of whether you are the driver of the truck, driver of another vehicle, a pedestrian or a bicyclist, there are high chances of your being entitled to get a compensation. You can bring a legal claim against the other involved parties even if you are partly involved. 

How to Negotiate Your Personal Injury Claim

By | January 13, 2016

It is one thing to take responsibility for your own actions going wrong, but enduring anguish because of someone else’s recklessness is another ball game altogether. If you have been injured as a result of another person’s negligence, you have the legal right to receive compensation for your pain and losses. As a victim, you may want to… Read More »

New California Traffic Laws for 2016

By | January 12, 2016

During the 2015 legislative session, Governor Jerry Brown signed several new traffic-related laws, covering everything from hit-and-runs to earbuds, which went into effect as soon as the ball dropped for 2016. Since these laws affect virtually everyone on the road – from motorists to skateboarders – it is important that you familiarize yourself with them. Here are the… Read More »

What You Need to Know About Car Accident Injury Cases

By | December 29, 2015

Automobile safety mechanisms are getting more advanced by the day. However ,the same cannot be said about driving skills. Most accidents occur due to lack of control or rash driving. Car collisions can have minor or deadly consequences. In either case the victim stands to receive due compensation from the perpetrator. The at-fault driver stands to pay for… Read More »

How Common Are Burn Injuries in Children?

By | December 21, 2015

The overwhelming majority of parents would do anything to keep their children safe. Unfortunately, accidents do happen.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 300 kids up to age 19 are treated in U.S. emergency rooms every day for burn injuries. Sadly, two children die each day as a result of a burn… Read More »

4 Things You Might Not Know About Personal Injury Lawsuits

By | December 17, 2015

As you probably know, there is an infinite number of ways to become injured. Your injuries could be your own fault, or maybe something accidental and unforeseen. But perhaps you were injured as a result of someone else’s negligence. For example, maybe you sustained injuries in a car accident caused by another driver. Or you  may have had… Read More »

How to Secure Evidence in a Truck Accident

By | December 15, 2015

A truck accident is a frightening catastrophe that is incomparable to any other vehicular accidents. The impacts are massive and not just physical, but emotional and financial as well. Securing evidence is an important part of building a case and accomplishing it within the first twenty-four hours is crucial. Evidence is necessary to back your claim. It is… Read More »

What You Should Know about Slip and Fall Injuries Among the Elderly

By | December 9, 2015

Unfortunately, while slip and fall accidents are some of the most common which happen to individuals today, slip and fall accidents for the elderly are even more common. These accidents occur all across the country. In fact, according to research put together by the National Floor Safety Institute, about one million people every year visit the emergency room… Read More »

Car Accidents and Wrongful Death – What You Need to Know Before Filing a Lawsuit

By | November 19, 2015

Every year more than 30,000 people are killed by car accidents in the U.S., according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). This is equivalent to one car accident wrongful death every 12 minutes. Although NHTSA reports a 3.1 percent decline in the numbers from the previous year, the Fatality Analysis Reporting System indicates that over 32,000 people… Read More »