Category: personal injury

Intentional Torts vs. Negligence

personal injury | October 15, 2021

Injuries can occur in a wide variety of ways. In some cases, individuals are actually harmed due to the intentional actions of others. When these incidents occur, the perpetrator of the injury must be held accountable, both criminally and civilly. However, there are times when injuries occur as a result of the negligence of others,…

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Types of Torts

personal injury | September 29, 2021

At its most basic definition, a “tort” is legally defined as a type of wrongdoing, breach of duty, or misconduct. Under civil liability rules, if a person’s tort causes somebody else harm, the person guilty of the tort will then owe the victim some sort of financial compensation. It is important to know that there…

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Can a Pre-Existing Injury Affect My Personal Injury Claim?

personal injury | September 17, 2021

Injuries occur all the time. In some cases, individuals are harmed due to the careless or negligent actions of others. When that happens, they should be able to recover compensation for their losses. Unfortunately, insurance carriers and legal teams often push back when they find out a person has a pre-existing condition. Here, we want…

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What is a Demand Letter?

personal injury | September 13, 2021

Anytime a person is injured due to the careless or negligent actions of someone else, they should be able to recover compensation either through a settlement with insurance carriers or as a result of a successful personal injury lawsuit. This process can be challenging, and it often begins with back and forth with insurance carriers….

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What is Gross Negligence?

personal injury | September 7, 2021

Most people have heard of the terms “negligence” and “gross,” but they may not have heard the two terms used together. Here, we want to properly define gross negligence. Anytime a person is harmed due to the actions of someone else, the injury victim should be able to recover compensation for their losses. In most…

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What is Emotional Distress?

personal injury | March 29, 2021

When a person sustains an injury caused by the careless or negligent actions of another individual, business, or entity, this can lead to significant setbacks in their life. First and foremost, physical injuries can lead to immense pain and suffering, long recovery periods, and cause a person to miss work. However, what many people do…

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What Are the Different Types of Negligence?

Laws,personal injury | February 24, 2021

When personal injury claims arise, it is crucial to establish liability in order for the victim to recover compensation for their losses. Determining liability requires proving negligence. The concept of negligence can be difficult to understand, particularly because there are various “types” of negligence that you may hear about. Each state has different laws regarding…

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Personal Injury Lawsuit Timeline

personal injury | February 15, 2021

If you or somebody you care about has been injured due to the careless or negligent actions of somebody else, you are likely entitled to compensation. However, securing this compensation can be difficult. If insurance carriers or at-fault parties refuse to offer a fair settlement, injury victims may be forced to file a personal injury…

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California Pure Comparative Negligence

personal injury | February 1, 2021

Any time someone is injured due to the careless or negligent actions of another individual, business, or entity, they should be entitled to compensation. However, one important aspect of securing compensation is determining liability. Injury victims have to prove the negligence of the other party in order to be able to recover compensation, but there…

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California Damage Caps

personal injury | January 6, 2021

Anytime a person sustains an injury caused by the careless, negligent, or wrongful actions of another individual, they should be entitled to compensation for their losses. Personal injury lawsuits are not uncommon in and around Sacramento, and any person responsible for causing harm to another individual should be held accountable for their actions. However, many…

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