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Boy Expected to Recover After Airplane Accident

July 20, 2015

Could unusual 4th of July accident provide grounds for a personal injury claim? Few people can say they survived an airplane accident, but 12-year-old Nicholas Baer now has bragging rights to such a story. Baer was body boarding at Carlsbad State Beach with family friends on the 4th of July when a single-engine Piper PA18 […]


City Tries to Shift the Buck for Damaged Sidewalks

July 19, 2015

Plan to make property owners pay for sidewalk upkeep could affect premises accident liability. The sidewalks in South Los Angeles are broken. This is not only unsightly, it is also dangerous. The cracked, buckled, and broken pavement presents a real trip and fall hazard to pedestrians. Right now, responsibility for sidewalk upkeep, and hence liability […]


Uber Targeted in Motorcycle Accident Lawsuit

July 18, 2015

Suit alleges the company and the driver are liable for motorcyclist’s injuries. A motorcycle injury lawsuit recently filed in the Los Angeles Superior Court alleges that the ridesharing company Uber Technologies, its subsidiary Raiser LLC, and its driver Syed Fakhar Shah are all liable for the injuries suffered by Cuyler Mayer. Mayer was riding his […]


3 Defense Arguments to Overcome in a Personal Injury Case

July 17, 2015

Learn what to do if the defense tries to argue you are responsible for your own injuries. When an accident results in serious injuries, a lot of blame is going to be thrown around. The injured individual is obviously going to want responsible parties to step up and cover their damages, while the parties who […]


How Important Is Your Attorney’s Litigation Experience?

July 16, 2015

Your attorney’s litigation experience can affect your case even if you never go to trial. If you have been injured in an accident, you probably already realize the importance of consulting an experienced attorney about your case. But did you realize that there are actually two types of experience that should be considered: settlement negotiation […]


6 Warning Signs for Dog Bite Danger

July 15, 2015

Watching out for these potentially dangerous situations can help reduce the risk of a dog bite injury. Any dog has the potential to bite—whether out of fear, anger, or pain—and cause serious injury. While it is very important to pay attention to dogs’ cues that they are feeling upset, such as barking, growling, or showing […]


Structured Settlements vs Lump Sum Settlements: Which Is Better?

July 14, 2015

Helpful information to consider before deciding how to accept your personal injury settlement. After winning a personal injury case, most people are very eager to get their hands on the compensation they have waited so long to receive. However, the reality of the matter is that while taking a lump sum payment and receiving your […]


What Accident Victims Need to Know About Insurance Bad Faith

July 13, 2015

Learn the difference between ordinary attempts to avoid paying a claim and insurance bad faith Insurance companies make money by selling policies, not by paying out on claims. So from their perspective, looking for every possible way to avoid or limit compensation following an accident is just good business. Of course, if you are the […]


Google Maps and FRA Partner to Improve Rail Crossing Safety

July 12, 2015

Will adding rail crossing information really help drivers avoid accidents? A few weeks ago, Google and the Federal Railroad Administration announced a plan designed to help make rail grade crossings safer for drivers. The FRA will provide Google with data on the roughly 98,000 rail grade crossings in the US, which the tech giant will […]


California Parking Lot Accident Liability

July 11, 2015

If you have been injured in a parking lot, you may be entitled to compensation. In some states, liability for traffic accidents that occur in parking lots is automatically split equally between all parties. This may lead visitors or new California residents to assume that they do not need to worry about preserving evidence or […]


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