Category: personal injury

How to Determine Liability in a Boating Accident

personal injury | May 19, 2023

When a boat accident occurs in California, it is not uncommon for individuals involved to sustain significant injuries. If these injuries are caused by the careless or negligent actions of a boat owner or operator, or some other party involved, victims should be able to recover compensation. Here, we want to discuss how liability gets…

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What is a Subrogation Claim?

Laws,personal injury | October 31, 2022

When a person sustains an injury that occurs due to the negligence of another individual or entity, they may be able to recover compensation for their losses. However, waiting for an insurance settlement or a personal injury jury verdict to come through can take time. When a personal injury claim is ongoing, victims are often…

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What are Compensatory Damages?

personal injury | October 28, 2022

The aftermath of an injury can lead to significant setbacks for victims. Fortunately, victims should be able to recover compensation if the injury was caused by the negligence of another entity or individual. Typically, a personal injury victim and their personal injury attorney will work to recover all compensable damages they sustain, including economic and…

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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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