What are the Major Types of Head Injuries?

When discussing head injuries, there are certain terms that you will hear thrown around. Particularly, people often use the term “head injury” and “brain injury” interchangeably. However, these are actually two separate things, though they can often both happen at the same time due to the same incident. In general, head injuries can be divided… read more

Are Out-Of-Court Settlements Taxable?

Disclaimer: This post is informational only and we do not have tax attorneys on staff. If you have questions about your tax liability, please seek a qualified professional. If you have received settlement through a lawsuit against another person, or if you anticipate receiving one in the near future, you will likely have several questions… read more

What Type Of Injuries Can A Defective Airbag Cause?

Airbags are designed to keep us safe. When you get into a collision, you can usually count on having your airbags deploying and cushioning you from impacting the steering wheel, dashboard, or any other part of your vehicle. However, over the last few years, there have been several high profile airbag recalls. In fact, the… read more

What Are The Most Common Causes Of Medical Errors?

When a person goes to a doctor, surgeon, or any other healthcare professional for help, the last thing they expect is that they will be harmed. However, there are times when the careless or negligent actions of a healthcare professional cause serious and long-lasting negative effects. Medical mistakes are more common than most people realize…. read more

What Are My Rights and Duties as a Pedestrian?

Pedestrian crashes can lead to severe injuries, and they are much more common than most people realize. During the latest reporting year in California, the Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) states that there were 811 pedestrians killed and more than 15,000 pedestrians injured across the state. If you are out walking around the roadways, you… read more

I Hit a Parked Car…Now What?

Imagine you are in a grocery store parking lot and backing out of your parking space. It is dark outside, and as you are backing out, you feel a sudden jolt. You just reversed into a car parked behind you. Or perhaps you are pulling into a parking space and bumped the car parked in… read more

What Should I Do After A Car Accident?

Nobody wants to be involved in a car accident, much less think about a checklist of things to do if one occurs. However, by keeping the following steps in mind, you can make sure that you stay protected in the aftermath of a crash. Car accidents are going to occur. During the latest reporting gear… read more

Paying for Reasonable and Necessary Medical Care After a Car Accident

According to a recent data analysis of hospitals, California, New Jersey, and Nevada carry the highest prices of any states for the cost of medical care and treatments. While the average cost of an emergency room visit in the United States is $5,036, California’s costs are 49 percent higher. This can be financially devastating for… read more

How To Prove A Slip And Fall Claim

According to the National Floor Safety Institute, slip and fall injuries result in nearly one million people seeking treatment in hospitals each year in the United States. These incidents are fairly common and have a variety of causes, many of them due to the negligence or carelessness of property owners. Necessary elements to prove in… read more

Client in Serious Rear-End Collision Recovers $2.5M

CASE DESCRIPTION: Plaintiff was the rear-most passenger (driver’s-side) in a vehicle traveling northbound on the highway at a low rate of speed. Plaintiff vehicle was struck from behind by vehicle owned by Defendant Company and driven inattentively by Defendant Driver. The front of the defendant vehicle struck the left rear of the plaintiff vehicle thrusting… read more