How Long After A Car Accident Can You Sue In California?

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Car accident victims usually seek to resolve the matter with car insurance companies once accidents happen. However, settlements offered by insurance companies are not usually sufficient to cover the damages in certain situations. You may have to file a lawsuit to be compensated for injuries sustained in a car accident in California. You could be barred from pursing a lawsuit … Read More

Recent Win: Jury Awards 10-Year-Old $10.8 Million to Our Client

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Previously published on LexisNexis. On March 30, 2012, plaintiff M.C., a 10-year-old female, sustained catastrophic injuries when defendant Victor Mathews rear-ended the motor vehicle in which plaintiff was riding as a seat-belted passenger. Plaintiff’s injuries included fractures and a traumatic brain injury. Plaintiff left the hospital with a spine and neck brace and with her jaw wired shut for six … Read More

Emotional And Mental Problems That Might Affect You Following A Car Accident

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Find out how emotional and psychological injuries can affect your car accident case. A car accident can cause serious physical injuries. However, they can also leave passengers and drivers with emotional and/or mental injuries that might not be as apparent.  Emotional and mental injuries can stay lurking underneath the surface for many months or years until the person receives treatment. … Read More

Suggestions For Critical Thinking Skills in Advocacy

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Originally published in Los Angeles Lawyer Magazine (April 2017) AFTER READING “BARRISTERS TIPS” FOR OVER A DECADE, I want to share a generic tip for newly admitted lawyers that I hope will help in all areas of practice. With case files piled high and hours needing to be billed, it can be easy to follow standard office protocols without giving … Read More

Tips On Hiring Your Car Accident Lawyer

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Car accident lawyers specialize in auto accidents and help represent victims of the same to ensure they are duly compensated for damages caused. While minor car accident cases do not necessarily need the intervention of a lawyer, auto accidents due to reckless driving, drunk-driving, or speeding often cause physical injury and fatalities, hence warrants legal representation. Finding the right attorney … Read More

Seven Important Things to Do After a Car Accident in California

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A car accident is a shocking experience that can leave you shaken regardless of the extent of your injuries. To protect your rights and ensure that you obtain the maximum compensation amount possible you need to take some steps. Here are seven important steps you need to take after a car accident. Don’t Leave The Scene If you abandon the … Read More

Semi-Truck Overturns on Southern California Freeway

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A large semi-truck caught fire and overturned in the northbound lanes of Interstate 605 in Los Angeles County recently, causing significant backups for several hours on the well-traveled freeway. According to media reports, law enforcement officers placed the truck driver under arrest for suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI), signifying that impairment was a likely factor in the crash. … Read More

Logbook Errors Are a Common Factor in Truck Accidents

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Due to their sheer size and weight, large commercial trucks have the potential to cause a lot of damage if an accident occurs. For this reason, the U.S. government heavily regulates truck drivers and trucking companies, including the use of logbooks. Companies must keep careful records of how long drivers are out on the road, where shipments are going and … Read More

NTSB Investigates Fatal Los Angeles Bus Accident

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The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the cause of a late October fatal bus accident in the Los Angeles area. At approximately 5:17 a.m. Oct. 23, a 1996 MCI bus, under the operation of USA Holiday, was traveling to Los Angeles from the Red Earth Casino when it collided with a tractor trailer. The bus was just over an … Read More

How Much is My Truck Accident Case Worth in Los Angeles?

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Figuring out the amount a truck accident case in Los Angeles is worth is as much art as it is science. It depends on a variety of factors such as the people involved, the type of insurance coverage they have, and factors such as the accident location. An attorney knowledgeable in the field can be a valuable resource in helping … Read More