Personal Injury Archives
Spinal cord injuries occur when the vertebrae, ligaments, or disks in the spinal cord or column become damaged. The spinal cord is a very important part of the body. It sends signals from the brain to the rest of the body. It is also one of the most fragile and so, it is susceptible to injury during many different types of accidents.
A popular, if cynical, piece of financial advice is “do not get injured,” or, perhaps more specifically, “don’t get hit by a car. Even an injury from which you make a full recovery within a few weeks can leave you with medical bills that would take decades to pay off, even without interest, late fees, and obnoxious phone calls from collection agencies.
If you get injured in a car accident where the at-fault driver did not have liability insurance, your options include filing a claim with your own uninsured motorist insurance company or filing a personal injury lawsuit against the uninsured driver.
California ranked second only to Texas for the number of children injured or killed in traffic accidents between 2015 and 2018; a disproportionate number of accidents happened on rural roads.
A personal injury lawyer can help you recover compensation for your medical bills and lost income by negotiating for a better settlement from the insurance companies or filing a personal injury lawsuit.
It is usually a great day when someone sends you a letter in the mail, offering to pay you money, instead of a bill asking you to pay them. When that letter is a settlement offer from an insurance company about an accident in which you were injured, do not get so carried away with the idea of someone giving you money that you sign without even thinking carefully about whether the amount the insurance company is offering is enough.
Whether you were hurt by medical malpractice, in a slip and fall, or by any other negligent act, you can file a claim for damages. Many people choose to file a claim on their own, thinking their case is straightforward enough to do so.
California was one of the first states to issue a stay-at-home order when the COVID-19 pandemic first hit. While the order was intended to keep everyone in the state safe, employees that work from home are still susceptible to injury.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, federal legislators enacted the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA).
An accident can happen in an instant and when it does, it can change your life. Many accidents are preventable and are caused by the negligence, or carelessness, of another person.
Car accident cases are extremely complex, with several steps involved. One of the first things a personal injury lawyer will do when working on a case is conduct a thorough investigation to determine which party was at fault for the crash.
As a business owner, you spend the majority of your time running your business. You do not have the time for lengthy litigation that involves a discrimination claim, and you cannot afford the distraction it will become to your employees as you try to maintain daily operations.
It was in September 2019 that Assembly Bill 5 (AB-5) was signed into law, and it came into effect on January 1, 2020.
Traumatic brain injuries, commonly referred to as TBIs, are some of the most severe injuries a person can suffer in an accident.
Motor vehicle accidents are sudden, unexpected events. While drivers often experience varying degrees of shock in the immediate aftermath, it is important to be aware that the things you do or say during this time can have a major impact on your rights when filing a claim.
A slip and fall accident can be embarrassing if it happens in a public place. To avoid calling attention to yourself, you may be tempted to brush off the incident and downplay any injuries you suffer as a result.