The Litigation Process
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The Litigation Process

The Litigation Process Many of us are familiar with hearing the term litigation. However, not many people, apart from those who have a legal background, are able to fully define what this term means in a common sense. As a California citizen, it can be extremely helpful to understand what this legal process is so...

Victims of Police-Chase-Related Accidents
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Victims of Police-Chase-Related Accidents

Victims of Police-Chase-Related Accidents The prevalence of police pursuits ending in injury or death have increased over the years. During a study that spanned nearly a decade and ended in the early 2000s, there were more than 3,000 fatalities. Of that number, about 1,000 were not fleeing from the vehicle. In 2015, a report showed...

Sharing the Road with Bicyclists 
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Sharing the Road with Bicyclists 

Sharing the Road with Bicyclists Bicycles have the same rights to the roadway as any other vehicle, and the same responsibilities apply to drivers too. However, the enormous differences in size and speed make the biker likely to suffer the most damage in a crash. An investigation by an accident attorney can help determine the...

Burn Injuries: Causes and Treatment
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Burn Injuries: Causes and Treatment

Burn Injuries: Causes and Treatment Each year, there are 1.1 million burn injuries in the United States that require medical attention. After a burn injury, many people develop debilitating symptoms and long-term complications. Among children and young adults, burns are one of the most common causes of death. Because of how severe burns can be,...

How to Prevent Heat Strokes
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How to Prevent Heat Strokes

How to Prevent Heat Strokes While many people enjoy basking in warm sunshine on a beautiful summer day, extremely hot temperatures are an increasingly familiar event for many people. When weather conditions are too hot, an individual may become more than uncomfortable. Extreme temperatures can result in serious injury and even death in some cases....

Dealing with Pool Injuries 
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Dealing with Pool Injuries 

Dealing with Pool Injuries When summer arrives, you can be assured that people will spend a lot of time at the pool. Although they are highly refreshing on hot summer days, pools can also be extremely dangerous. That’s why pool owners have the duty to be very cautious because they must make sure that their...

How a Car Accident Witness Can Impact Your Case
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How a Car Accident Witness Can Impact Your Case

How a Car Accident Witness Can Impact Your Case In many types of car accident claims, the drivers involved have their own version of what happened. Versions may be swayed by the point of view at the time of the accident, distracted driving and more. Some drivers may even lie outright to avoid assuming liability...

What Makes a Car Accident Criminal?
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What Makes a Car Accident Criminal?

What Makes a Car Accident Criminal? When a car accident occurs, it is important to report the accident to the police. While most accidents are not crime scenes, some crashes can lead to criminal charges. If you are proven to be negligent, you may have to pay for the other party’s damages. Criminal cases are...

What Not To Do Following a Car Accident
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What Not To Do Following a Car Accident

What NOT To Do Following a Car Accident Do not Speak To The Other Driver’s Insurance Company Without A Lawyer (EVER!!!!!) Do not drive away (EVER!!!!!) Do not Forget To Collect Information Do not Forget To Take Photographs Do not Forget To call 911 Do not Forget To call the Police Do not Underestimate How...

Will a Pre-Existing Condition Impact My PI Claim?
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Will a Pre-Existing Condition Impact My PI Claim?

Will a Pre-existing Condition Impact My PI Claim? A pre-existing condition can impact your personal injury claim; however, it does not prevent you from being compensated for your injuries.   A pre-existing condition is an injury, illness, health issue or physical limitation that affected you before you were involved in a car accident. In other words,...