Personal Injury

Pre-Existing Conditions: The Eggshell Plaintiff

“I had a pre-existing injury before the accident, can I still get compensation for the injuries suffered in this incident?” When you are injured in an accident caused by the negligence of another party, you are entitled to compensation for your damages. Even if you suffer from prior injuries before the accident, the injuries you sustained from the incident are no less important. Pre-existing conditions do not invalidate or...
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Black Friday Can Be Dangerous to More Than Just Your Bank Account

As Americans start to inch out of their Thanksgiving Day turkey coma, they begin to gear up for Black Friday Sales. The day after Thanksgiving is known as Black Friday. Almost all stores come out with Doorbuster Sales with an early bird special designed to attract consumers to their stores. People stand in line for hours before the stores open in order to be the first ones to grab...
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Most Common Thanksgiving Accidents

Towards the end of November, millions of Americans kick-off the holiday season by sharing a flavorful feast with their beloved friends and family. Thanksgiving is a time to come together around the table and take a moment to acknowledge what you are truly grateful for.  However, for hundreds of people each year, what starts out as a festive holiday turns tragic. More people visit the emergency room during the...
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What Happens if You Get into an Accident While Test Driving a Car?

Test driving a vehicle is the best way to determine which is the best car for you. As the car salesman navigates you through nearby streets, you are running through your checklist to help determine your purchase choice. Unfortunately, accidents can happen anytime, anywhere.  On your route around the dealership, you may face an unavoidable collision due to a negligent party. If you were behind the wheel of a...
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Long-Term Effects of Bone Fractures

Fractures are one of the most common injuries people suffer from either once or multiple times in their life. Over six million people sustain a broken bone every year in the United States. Most bone fractures can quickly and easily heal.  Bone fractures do not generally have long-term symptoms, as long as the injured victim gets proper treatment. Depending on your bill of health, age, location and severity of...
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Airbnb Accidents: Injured in Your Home Away From Home

Today, your vacations truly can be a “home away from home”. With the uprise in companies like Airbnb, VRBO and HomeAway, you do not have to confine your vacation to a one bedroom, one bath hotel space. Airbnb is a popular online peer-to-peer marketplace that connects people who are seeking a place to stay, with property owners in that locale who list their homes to temporarily rent-out. Sharing a...
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Injured in an Accident Outside of California?

Injured in an Accident Outside of California? Even when you are traveling, whether for business or for pleasure, the risks of getting into an accident are just as high as when you are home. In fact, the risk of accidents are slightly higher due to the factors of unfamiliar roads and highways, different driving laws, and more frequent Uber/Lyft trips. No matter how cautious you may be, unfortunately, the...
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Caution: Horrific Halloween Accidents

Halloween has become a festive tradition that millions of Americans partake in annually. Whether it is going door-to-door to collect candy, watching scary movies, or throwing/attending a Halloween party; it is a “spook-tacular” time of year for people of all ages. Unfortunately, Halloween can also be a dangerous time of the year for pedestrians and motorists. The scary reality is that Halloween is one of the deadliest days of...
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Common Causes of Construction Accidents

The construction industry has grown exponentially over the past several years. It seems as though there are construction projects every street you turn onto. Although the projects provide a big economic support, they can also be a hotbed for serious construction accident injuries and fatalities. These dangers are present for both workers and bystanders at construction sites. If you or a loved one is a victim of a construction...
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National Teen Driver Safety Week

The third week of October is “National Teen Driver Safety Week”! Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death among teen drivers. A total of 2,820 teenagers, ages 13 to 19, died in motor vehicle crashes in 2016.  Parental involvement does not end when a child gets a license. Teen drivers who continue to practice safe driving with their parents reduce the likelihood of getting into a serious...
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