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Why Hire a Truck Accident Attorney
19 September
Over the past few years, our economy has experienced a major shift in how goods and services are delivered to consumers. A decrease in brick-and-mortar stores has caused an increase in online shopping, which is clearly evident in the number of big rigs and transportation vehicles we see on a daily basis. Unfortunately, an increase […]
A Brief History of Personal Injury Law
15 September
Can you imagine needing a personal injury lawyer hundreds of years ago? Or have you ever wondered how the legal system was built? The origins of personal injury law in the United States can be traced back to English common law (a body of law based on judicial decisions rather than codified statutes). Within common […]
Ordinary Negligence vs. Gross Negligence: Understanding Key Differences
31 August
Most people know that certain words, such as negligence, can have very specific definitions when pertaining to personal injury law. In a previous post, we outlined the difference between accident vs. negligence; in this article, we’ll discuss two categories of negligence and provide examples to illustrate key differences. But what does negligence mean in law? […]
Personal Injury Laws: Injuries on Public Property vs. Private Property
25 August
Personal injury claims can differ when they occur on public property versus private property—the main distinctions between the two lie in the legal principles and responsibilities that apply in each scenario. Let’s take slip and fall accidents, for example. Since injuries sustained on public property versus private property can affect the overall outcome of your […]
“Better Slow Than Sorry” Campaign—Why Los Angeles, Why Now?
17 August
Last month, a new anti-speeding campaign was launched in California in an effort to raise awareness of the dangers of speeding. A news conference was held on July 17th at the Los Angeles Regional Transportation Management Center with representatives from The California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS), California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), California Highway Patrol […]
Filing a Personal Injury Claim for a Minor
24 July
Filing a personal injury claim can be a stressful and overwhelming process, especially when the claim involves a child. Unlike an adult’s claim, a personal injury claim for a minor involves more legal steps and additional documentation. In California, when a child is injured due to someone else’s negligence, only the parent, or the minor’s […]
Accident vs. Negligence—Key Differences to Understand
21 July
When it comes to personal injury cases, it’s crucial to understand how specific details can play a major role in any given case and significantly alter the outcome of a claim. One of the most critical factors to establish is the cause of the injury—was it the result of an accident or someone else’s negligence? […]
How Pre-existing Conditions Affect Personal Injury Claims
18 July
If you were injured in an accident due to someone else’s negligence, there are some challenges you might face when filing a personal injury claim. If you’re doing research to understand the process of filing a car accident claim or a workers’ compensation claim, you might wonder if there are any exclusions or situations that […]
Understanding California’s New Bicycle Laws
11 July
It doesn’t matter if you drive a car, ride a bicycle, or walk everywhere—there are new laws in California that everyone needs to know. Furthermore, if you live in Los Angeles, you should always stay up to date on traffic laws—after all, you’re surrounded by almost ten million people on a daily basis. With the […]
Car Accidents Caused By Animals on the Road—What You Need To Know
4 July
It doesn’t matter if you’re a driver, passenger, or pedestrian—being involved in a car accident can be quite a traumatic experience. Fortunately, with the help of car accident attorneys, victims can receive the compensation they deserve by holding negligent drivers responsible. But what happens if the cause of the accident is an animal instead of […]
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