Suffering from a Burn Injury? Here’s What to Do

Burns can cause deep tissue damage that permanently scars victims physically and emotionally. A burn injury can result from explosions, the release of toxic chemicals, defective electrical products, scalding from hot water or liquids, fire, car accidents, as well as many other sources. Minimize Exposure to Burn Injury First and foremost, after a burn injury, […]

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Premises Liability: Get Help from a Personal Injury Attorney

What Is Premises Liability? How a Personal Injury Attorney Can Help

Property owners have a responsibility to make sure that anyone who enters their property (premises) will be reasonably safe from personal injury. That responsibility which holds property owners liable for personal injury sustained by others on their property is called “premises liability”. Premises liability applies to both public and private areas, including restaurants, hotels, shopping […]

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Personal Injury Cases: What types of damages are there?

Personal injury refers to injury to a person’s body, mind, or emotions rather than injury to property such as a home or car. There are two basic types of damages that are awarded in personal injury claims: compensatory and punitive. Compensatory Damages Most personal injury damages are classified as “compensatory” in nature, meaning that the […]

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Choosing a Qualified Los Angeles Lawyer for My Personal Injury Case

Personal injury accidents can leave victims and their families physically, emotionally, and financially drained. If you have been seriously injured in an accident, you know how difficult it is to manage your pain and suffering, the frequent doctor’s visits, insurance company requests, the lost time at work, and your high medical bills. Trying to find […]

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Injured in a Slip and Fall Accident? Here’s What You Should Know

Injured in a Slip and Fall Accident? Here’s What You Should Know.

Slip and fall accidents are more common than many people realize. When it happens to you, what can you do about it? The first thing you need to do is take photos of the area and substance/object/thing you slipped/fell on and immediately find a manager or employee to make a written incident report documenting what […]

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Car Accident in California

Been in a Car Accident in California? Here’s What to Do.

Being involved in an automobile or car accident can be a traumatic experience for everyone involved, especially if you live in California. That’s because California has some of the busiest and most congested roads/freeways in the country. Car accidents occur frequently on these roads, so it’s extremely important for drivers to know what to do […]

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What is negligence and how would it affect my case?

Negligence is defined as the failure to use the same appropriate and reasonable care that a prudent person would exercise. In many personal injury cases, you must be able to prove that there was negligence and because of that negligence someone sustained real injuries. For instance, in an auto liability or personal property claim you […]

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What is a contingency fee and how does it affect my case?

  Let’s approach your questions by explaining what both costs and fees are so that you can put things into perspective. There are many different expenses involved in a personal liability lawsuit, and they are generally classified in two categories: fees: and costs. Fees consist of the amount of money a lawyer charges to handle […]

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How long does it take to get paid once my car accident case is settled?

In cases where attorneys receive the settlement funds from the insurance company quickly and don’t have to pay out much to other agencies or individuals, it can take as little as 1-2 weeks for an injured person to receive their portion of the funds. But, sometimes there are situations where it can take months to […]

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How Long Does It Take to Receive a Settlement from an Accident Injury Claim?

Personal injury claims can range from minor to very complex. The amount of time it takes to settle a personal injury claim depends on many factors, including: the extent of your injuries; how long medical treatment is expected to last; choosing a lawyer; investigation of claims and medical records; negotiating with other attorneys; filing a […]

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