Why Should I hire a Personal Injury Attorney?

When people are looking for an attorney to handle their case, there are a number of different questions that they may need to ask. It all starts with “Why” Why should I hire a personal injury attorney? While there are many different types of attorneys that people may have access to, the right type of […]

The Destructive Effects of Social Media on Personal Injury Claims

The process of obtaining compensation after an injury is surely much different now than it was before the rise of social media. More and more people are opening accounts, meaning more and more personal information is available on the world-wide web. According to the Pew Research Center, 65 percent of adults are on social media, […]

Why do people leave the scene of Los Angeles Car Accidents?

There are around 20,000 hit and run accidents per year in the City of Los Angeles. Fortunately, most of those hit-and-runs involve parked cars, but in 2014, there were 27 fatalities and 144 severe injuries. As per the Los Angeles Police Department, only about one in five hit-and-runs is solved, and less than half of […]

Determining Compensation for Elbow Injuries

If you’ve had the misfortune of injuring your elbow due to someone else’s negligence – perhaps while at work or perhaps in an accident – you may want to seek compensation for your injuries. In calculating the costs, it’s important to consider your legal remedies and the value of your injury including both economic and […]

What is the Settlement Value of a Hand Injury?

It’s no fun being injured because of someone else’s negligence. Hand injuries, in particular, can be a serious obstacle to continuing your daily routine. If you think you are eligible to receive compensation for your injuries, you should be sure to keep thorough records pertaining to both economic and non-economic damages. You should also consider […]

When You’ve Been Injured at a Big Box or Warehouse Store

If you have been injured at a big box or warehouse store, you may be facing expensive medical bills, time missed from work, and even more expenses and losses. Depending on the circumstances, you may be able to recover compensation based on a legal theory called premises liability. Stores such as Walmart, Sam’s, Target and […]

Determining the Value of an E-Cigarette-Explosion Injury Claim

E-cigarettes have been a point of contention over the past several years for a number of reasons. Legislators and lobbyists have argued, for instance, over whether vaping is a healthier alternative to traditional cigarettes. The idea that vaping is a healthier alternative has been used to support legislation that seeks to reduce (or eliminate) regulations […]

Supreme Court Decision Limits Lawsuits Against Out-of-State Companies

This past Tuesday, the Supreme Court issued a decision making it harder for plaintiffs to file injury suits against companies in states where the injury did not occur. The Court decided in favor of Texas-based BNSF Railway Co. with an 8-1 ruling, concluding that the plaintiffs should not be able to file in Montana as […]

Will I Lose My Personal Injury Case Because I Have a Criminal Record?

If you are completely honest and up-front with your attorney from the very beginning, your criminal record should not cost you your case. Your lawyers need to know so they can prepare a strategy to deal with it, because it will come out at some point. If your attorney doesn’t know and gets blindsided with […]