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Putting A Price On Life: MICRA and Medical Malpractice

In the 1970’s, a payment of $250,000 to victims of medical malpractice was often more than enough to compensate for pain and suffering and a general loss of enjoyment of one’s life. However, in today’s world that amount does not begin to fully compensate a victim and their family for the damages sustained due to the negligence of medical professionals. Yet despite this, California legislators have failed over the...
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What Is a Personal Injury Case?

Accidents happen all the time. But when an accident happens as a result of another person or entity’s wrongdoing or negligence, the injured party may be entitled to monetary compensation. This is referred to as a personal injury claim. Some cases are straightforward and you may not need an attorney. However, in most cases, an experienced personal injury lawyer can help you make sure you get the full compensation...
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Common Causes of Car Accidents

More people die in motor vehicle accidents each year in the United States than in other high-income countries. Millions more are injured in road crashes. Motor vehicle accidents happen for a variety of different reasons. Understanding and being aware of the common causes of accident can help reduce the likelihood of getting into a serious accident. 5 Leading Causes of Motor Vehicle Accidents Below is a list of the...
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3 Important Questions To Ask When Interviewing Personal Injury Attorneys

After an accident, the last thing you may want to think about is pursuing legal action against the at fault party. This may especially be the case if you or your loved one were seriously injured in the accident. However, as difficult as it may be, it is important to immediately consult with an experienced accident attorney to protect your legal rights and make sure that you get the...
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Evidence Used to Prove Car Accident Cases

When you are injured in a car accident that was caused by another driver, you may be entitled to monetary compensation. However, just because it may seem like a slam dunk case to you, it does not mean that it is. In order to get compensation, you will need to actually prove that the other party caused the accident and that your injuries were caused by the accident. This...
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Who Is Liable for a Sidewalk Trip and Fall Accident in Los Angeles?

Trip and fall accidents and lawsuits cost the City of Los Angeles approximately $3 million to $5 million every year. According to a Los Angeles Times article, the Bureau of Street Services has estimated that about 40 percent of the city’s sidewalks need repairs. In fact, at one point, the price tag for the repairs to these broken sidewalks estimated at $1.5 billion. At the current rate that the...
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Dangerous Playgrounds Can Lead to Serious Injuries

Going to the park and playing on the playground is a favorite activity for most children. While going to the park is a joy most of the time, it can quickly turn into a disaster if the playground is not properly maintained and in a safe condition. In such cases, parks and playgrounds can easily become unintentional hot beds of danger for young children. The Centers for Disease Control...
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Important Information for Swimming Accidents and Deaths

One of the most favorite and popular activities in hot summer months is to go for a swim. This is especially true for younger children, who are out of school and enjoying summer vacation. Unfortunately, this younger age group who enjoys the water the most is also the most at risk for swimming pool accidents and deaths. Swimming pool accidents and deaths are more common than most believe. The...
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5 Tips To Consider For Safe Bicycling This Summer

The warmer months of summer also mean you can enjoy more outdoor activities, such as riding a bicycle. Riding a bicycle is not only a fun pastime and great exercise, but it can also be an effective mode of transportation. However, bicycle commutes can be dangerous, frustrating and/or obstacle-ridden. This article provides you with some tips to help avoid amateur errors and enhance your bike riding experience. Important Bicycle...
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