Category: personal injury

My Doctor Didn’t Help Me: Can I Recover Damages?

personal injury | September 23, 2022

When individuals go to the doctor for help, they expect to be treated. However, there are times when doctors do not uphold an adequate standard of care for their patients. When this happens, patients may be able to recover compensation if they sustained an injury or illness caused by the doctor’s negligence. Here, we want…

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Airplane Turbulence and In-Flight Injuries

personal injury | September 19, 2022

Anyone who gets on an airplane knows that there is a risk of turbulence occurring. While this is typically just an inconvenience and maybe a little bit nerve-wracking, there are times when turbulence is severe enough to cause injuries to passengers. In some cases, engine passengers may have a legal claim against an airline, airline…

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Amusement Park Accidents

personal injury | September 16, 2022

The last thing any person needs to worry about when they go to an amusement park, a fair, or a stand-alone amusement ride is that they will sustain an injury. Unfortunately, there are times when individuals do sustain significant injuries as a result of negligent actions on the part of amusement ride operators or owners….

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What is an Independent Medical Examination (IME)?

personal injury | September 6, 2022

When a person sustains an on-the-job injury, they should be able to recover compensation for their medical bills and a portion of their lost wages through the workers’ compensation system in California. Unfortunately, there are times when employers or the insurance carrier delays or denies a claim, and they may require a worker to undergo…

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What If You Slip and Fall on Government Property?

personal injury | August 9, 2022

Government properties are all over the place, and you likely enter government properties without even realizing it. Yes, this includes the obvious places like courthouses, the DMV, tax offices, and police departments. However, other places, like public parks, public swimming pools, and school buildings, are also government property. If you sustain a slip and fall…

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How Do Insurers Value an Injury Claim?

compensation,personal injury | March 31, 2022

If you or somebody you love has been injured due to the negligence or carelessness of another individual or entity, you may be able to recover compensation for your losses. Typically, this includes compensation for medical bills, lost income, property damage expenses, various out-of-pocket expenses, and pain and suffering damages. However, how do insurance carriers…

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Is Your Personal Injury Settlement Taxable?

personal injury | March 30, 2022

After sustaining an injury caused by the actions of another individual or entity, victims should be able to recover various types of compensation for their losses. However, you need to know if personal injury settlements are taxable. It seems like taxes are inevitable in just about every type of situation, but you may be pleasantly…

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Mediation of Personal Injury Claims

Laws,personal injury | March 30, 2022

Any person who sustains an injury caused by the negligent or careless actions of another individual or entity in California should be able to recover compensation for their losses. However, recovering compensation can be challenging, particularly when it comes to standing up to insurance carriers and well-funded at-fault parties. Even though most injury claims are…

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Hearing Loss (Tinnitus) After a Car Accident

Car Accidents,personal injury | March 29, 2022

Individuals can sustain a wide range of injuries as a result of a vehicle accident. One of the lesser discussed injuries caused by vehicle accidents is hearing loss (tinnitus). We will to properly define tinnitus and discuss how this type of injury can occur as a result of a vehicle accident. Additionally, we want to…

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