Who Could Be Liable in a Construction Accident?

Who Could Be Liable in a Construction Accident

If you suffer an injury while on the job at an accident site, you have two legal options: file a worker’s compensation claim or a personal injury lawsuit. The latter is only an option if another party can be considered liable for the accident having occurred. But who can be held liable in a construction accident? This depends on the … Read More

The Most Common Causes of Boating Accidents

The Most Common Causes of Boating Accidents

Boating accidents can result in some significant injuries that can in some cases have a significant impact on a person’s everyday life and routine. If you have been injured in a boating accident caused by another person’s negligence, you have the right to file a personal injury claim against the liable party and seek compensation for medical bills and pain … Read More

When to File a Workers’ Compensation Claim vs. an Injury Claim

When to File a Workers’ Compensation Claim vs. an Injury Claim

If you’ve suffered an injury while at work, you have two options to recover compensation: file a workers’ compensation claim, or file a personal injury claim. The path you take depends on the circumstances of the injury, and whether anyone was at fault for the accident that caused it. Here’s a quick overview of when you’d file a workers’ comp … Read More

How to Get Compensated for Injuries Suffered Due to Extreme Turbulence

How to Get Compensated for Injuries Suffered Due to Extreme Turbulence

While it is a rare occurrence, it is possible for people to be seriously injured due to turbulence and other in-flight accidents. This could be a result of baggage falling out of overhead storage containers, slips and falls on the way to restrooms, or turbulence causing carts to collide with people sitting in their chairs. When these types of accidents … Read More

Important Evidence to Collect for Your Personal Injury Claim

Important Evidence to Collect for Your Personal Injury Claim

If you’ve been involved in an auto accident or sustained any kind of injury caused by someone else’s negligence and intend to file an injury claim, it is important to collect and preserve evidence to support you in your case. The first hours and days after the injury are crucial for evidence collection. Here are a few steps you can … Read More

How to Establish Liability in a Fire Accident

How to Establish Liability in a Fire Accident

Fire, whether wild or accidental, can wreak havoc upon a community. The amount of damages, injuries and fatalities each year is staggering—the United States suffered 3,400 deaths and $2.3 billion in losses from fire damage in 2017 alone. When an accident occurs, you’ll want to establish liability so that you can be compensated by whomever is at fault. But how … Read More

Who is Liable for Falling Object Accidents at Construction Sites?

Who is Liable for Falling Object Accidents at Construction Sites

The construction industry is one of the most dangerous fields of work in the United States, regularly topping the list for most workplace injuries and fatalities. There are a variety of categories of construction accidents, one of the most common of which is injuries or fatalities caused by objects that fall and hit pedestrians. When walking next to construction zones, … Read More

How to Determine Liability in an Airplane Accident Lawsuit

How to Determine Liability in an Airplane Accident Lawsuit

Airplane accidents often come with devastating consequences, both in terms of injuries/fatalities and in terms of property damage sustained at the crash site. Because of the scale of legal action that must occur after an airplane accident, it can take some time to determine the cause of the crash and the party that was liable for it. However, it is … Read More

Vehicular Accident First Steps Checklist

Car Accident Law Firm in Los Angeles

If you were driving and hit another car or a pedestrian, would you know what you should do? Car accidents happen every day. When a car accident occurs, emotions may be high, injuries may be serious, and there are several important steps to take immediately after an accident while still at the scene. Would you know what to do? Remain … Read More

Law Offices of Christopher Montes de Oca Announces Recent Awards and Accomplishments

Car Accident Law Firm in Los Angeles

Law firm specializing in car accident cases recognized for its professionalism and service WHITTIER, Ca. — The Law Offices of Christopher Montes de Oca announced a variety of recent awards and accomplishments, highlighting the achievements the firm is making in its personal injury and car accident law cases. Managing Partner Christopher Montes de Oca recently recovered over $12.3 million dollars … Read More