According to the Center for Disease Control on average, in the United States, on average, someone died in a fire every two hours, and someone was injured every 23 minutes. Each year in the United States, 1.1 Million burn injuries require medical attention. Of those injured as a result of… CONTINUE
Actionable burn injuries may come from any number of sources, including explosions, hot liquids, flames, steam, electrical currents, radiation, and strong chemicals, such as paint thinner or gasoline. Burns may also come from sources like homes, restaurants hotels, and defective products. Our firm has also seen a number of clients… CONTINUE
Dog bites are normally proven by percipient witnesses who saw the bite as it occurred and/or the physical evidence of scars and injuries that result. We often obtain evidence to prove a dog bite from police reports, animal control reports, private investigator reports, photographs and medical records.
Civil Code 3342 states: “(a) The owner of any dog is liable for the damages suffered by any person who is bitten by the dog while in a public place or lawfully in a private place, including the property of the owner of the dog, regardless of the former viciousness of… CONTINUE
Absolutely not. Under Civil Code Section 3342, the dog owner is liable for the damages suffered by the person bitten by the dog while in a public place or lawfully in a private place, including the property of the owner of the dog. The liability of the dog owner applies… CONTINUE
Always wear a protective helmet, a thick jacket, sturdy pants, and thick gloves. Good protective gear will mitigate the severity of your injuries if you are injured in a motorcycle accident.
Motorcyclists are inherently vulnerable to accidents that cause death and catastrophic injuries. Ride defensively. Use your lights. Maintain a safe distance from other vehicles. Scan for traffic far out so that you can anticipate potential problems upstream. Avoid situations that are beyond your skill and experience. I advise my motorcyclist… CONTINUE
They could. It depends on the facts. Even though it is a hit-and-run situation, your insurance company is still entitled to examine how its own insured was conducting himself. For example, was the motorcyclist driving too fast? Was the motorcyclist changing lanes in a dangerous fashion? Did the motorcyclist fail… CONTINUE
In the event that the hit-and-run driver escaped and was never located, there still may be recovery for your damages from your own insurance company. In an under-insured motorist case where a motorcyclist is a victim, we would file a claim and an arbitration demand with the motorcyclist’s insurance company…. CONTINUE
When one is struck in a rear-end collision, the head normally thrusts backwards and strikes the headrest, then it whips forward and back again. That whipping motion can cause rotational forces in the brain that result in a traumatic brain injury. The victim may have a classic whiplash injury that… CONTINUE