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Electric Scooter Accidents In California

Southern California residents are debating whether to welcome electric scooters to their cities in force. While some say that electric scooters are a great way to decrease traffic and reduce reliance on cars, others argue that scooters come with their own risks and inconveniences. As electric scooters become more popular, the question of legality in the event of an accident involving these scooters becomes an increasingly common question. As...

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Car Accident

Psychological Impact of a Car Crash

The psychological and emotional impact of a car crash can be as traumatic or even more traumatic than physical injuries. The psychological and emotional impact of a motor vehicle collision can have a serious impact on your daily life. California law allows victims to claim compensation for any psychological or emotional injuries they suffered during a car collision. It may get tempting to only focus on the physical injuries...

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What Happens to My Body After a Car Crash?

Motor vehicle accidents can have serious effects on your body. While some impacts are obvious, others may be more subtle. The job of insurance adjusters is to try to reduce compensation by arguing that you have only suffered minor injuries. This is why you need to have an experienced Los Angeles car accident lawyer fighting for you when you pursue a car accident claim. Your attorney will look at...

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Personal Injury claim

Structured Payouts v. Lump Sum Settlement: What Is the Difference?

You got seriously injured in an accident. You diligently hired an experienced accident attorney who helped settle the personal injury claim against the at fault party. Now you have a choice of whether to take a lump sum payment or opt for a structured settlement. Before making this important decision, it is important to educate yourself and understand the difference with each type of payment. What Is a Structured...

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Personal Injury Claims

Tips for Choosing the Right Personal Injury Law Firm

After an accident that was caused by someone else, it is important to choose the right personal injury law firm to help you get the full compensation that you deserve. With so many law offices to choose from, finding the right attorney for you can be challenging. You need to consider a number of different factors before you make your decision. Below are some tips to help you choose...

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Punitive Damages In Personal Injury Cases

Getting injured in an accident due to the negligence of another party can result in significant expenses that you would not have otherwise acquired. Many injuries result in expensive medical bills, loss of income, loss of earning capacity and sometimes property repair or replacement. These are all expenses that you are entitled to when you win your personal injury lawsuit. However, what if the party responsible caused the accident...

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slip and fall accident

Common Types of Slip and Fall Accidents

Statistics show that total injuries resulting from slip and falls cost approximately $13-14 million each year in the United States. Falls are the leading cause of accident injuries, resulting in 20.8 percent of all emergency room visits each year. More specifically, falls account for more than 8 million hospital emergency room visits each year. Incidence of falls goes up with each decade of life. Each year in the U.S.,...

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Personal Injury Attorneys

Samer Habbas & Associates Awarded US News “Best Law Firms” 2019

Law Offices of Samer Habbas has been ranked in the 2019 “Best Law Firms” list, first-tier ranking, by U.S. News Group and Best Lawyers.  Law firms selected as part of the 2019 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from their peers and clients. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise. The Best...

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10 Tips For Being a Good Witness In Your Own Personal Injury Case

As a plaintiff, you only get one chance to impress the jury – and that is during your testimony. How you tell your story and the version of the facts can have a major impact on the ultimate outcome of your case. In order for you to make a good impression on the jury and the judge, you will need the help of an experienced Los Angeles personal injury...

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The Defendant’s Role in a Personal Injury Claim

The individual responsible for an accident in a personal injury claim is known as the defendant. The defendant does not play a major role in the initial stages of a lawsuit, unless the case goes to trial. You may not be in direct contact or have any communication with the defendant or see him again after the accident. However, you may still want to know what role he or...

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