5 Things to Do After a Motor Vehicle Accident

August 31, 2015

Be prepared to act wisely after a motor vehicle accident by learning these 5 must-do activities. Following any kind of motor vehicle accident, people often feel overwhelmed. They do not know how to react, and this can lead them to make missteps that could hurt their case for full and fair compensation for injuries suffered. […]

What to Do If a Family Member is Injured in a Semi Truck Accident

August 30, 2015

4 important tasks you can handle for your injured loved one If one of your beloved family members has been injured in a collision with a semi truck, you may be feeling justifiably frightened by their injuries, angry at the negligent truck driver, and overwhelmed by the whole experience. Fortunately, there are several ways that […]

California Supreme Court Reopens Liability Case Against City of LA

August 29, 2015

City will mount new defense against liability for fatal car accident allegedly involving a dangerous road condition. In a recent ruling, California Supreme Court justices unanimously determined that two lower courts had misinterpreted an important statute relevant to public entities’ liability for accidents related to dangerous conditions on public property. The statute in question, Government […]

San Francisco Cyclists Balk at Traffic Law Enforcement Effort

August 28, 2015

Bicyclists argue they should not have to follow the same traffic laws as cars. Considering how vulnerable to injury bicyclists are compared to vehicle occupants, you would think that cyclists would be eager to obey any and all of the traffic laws that are designed to keep our streets safe from traffic accidents. However, in […]

Celebrity Sightings: A Unique Danger for LA Drivers?

August 27, 2015

Excited fan causes minor freeway accident after spotting a celebrity driver. There are many unique pleasures of living in the LA area, and for many people, the opportunity for a chance encounter with a celebrity is one of them. But, as the following anecdote shows, such an encounter could turn into a disaster if you […]

Generator Malfunction Believed Responsible for Downtown LA Explosion

August 26, 2015

Could injured victims pursue a premises liability claim? A dramatic explosion rocked downtown Los Angeles at around 10 pm on August 21, as smoke and flames shot out of the basement windows of a 19-story building on Wilshire Blvd. Fortunately, only four people were injured in the incident, and only two of these individuals required […]

The Importance of Jury Selection in a Personal Injury Case

August 25, 2015

If your personal injury case goes to court, you need an experienced attorney who can handle voir dire and other tasks. Trial by “a jury of one’s peers” is something we more commonly associate with a criminal trial than with a civil matter. However, if your personal injury claim cannot be successfully resolved in negotiations […]

Key Moments in the History of Traffic Lights

August 24, 2015

Today traffic lights are instrumental in preventing auto accidents. Drivers ignoring or disobeying stoplights, yield signs, lane lines, speed limits, and other traffic control measures can lead to serious accidents. Fortunately, in these types of cases it is relatively easy to prove who is at fault. Breaking a traffic law is a clear sign of […]

What Is the Difference Between a Personal Injury Claim and a Lawsuit?

August 23, 2015

An attorney’s help is advised for filing both claims and lawsuits. In the world of personal injury law, two terms are often bandied about in a way that can be confusing to injured individuals: claims and lawsuits. These are actually two distinct, but potentially connected, processes. What Happens When You File a Personal Injury Claim […]

Understanding Non-Aggressive Dog Attack Injury Claims

August 22, 2015

Other injuries besides dog bites can justify a personal injury claim. When most people think of a dog attack injury, the first thing that comes to mind is a dog bite. The mind conjures up all sorts of grievous injuries that can be caused by an aggressive or fearful dog biting the hands, legs, or […]

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