Tag Archives: Accident attorney

Calculating Pain and Suffering

Getting injured in an accident can have a serious impact on all aspects of your life. If the accident was the result of the negligence or recklessness of another party, you may be entitled to monetary compensation. Compensation in a personal injury claim is generally categorized as special and general damages. Special damages consist of economic damages that can be proven with a bill or receipt, such as medical...
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Pedestrian Dies in Lake Forest Hit and Run Collision

Late Monday night, September 24th, Oscar Martinez, 33, was fatally struck in a hit and run collision in Lake Forest. Witnesses reported seeing Mr. Martinez lying in the street and suffering from a head wound near the intersection of Ridge Route Drive and Rockfield Boulevard at approximately 10:30 p.m. Orange County Sheriff’s Department deputies and paramedics were immediately dispatched to the scene, but Mr. Martinez was pronounced dead at...
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Accidents at Retail Stores

Going shopping is a major part of our lives, and for some it is even a favorite pastime. For the most part, most people do their shopping and return home without any problems. However, not all trips to the mall or grocery store always go as planned. Sometimes, you may be involved in an accident at the store that may result in serious injuries. Getting hurt or injured while...
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Filing a Claim After a Pedestrian Accident

When a car hits you as a pedestrian, it can come as a total shock. You could have been on the cross walk minding your business when a car crashes into you. It can be a very scary experience. Your first instinct may be to file a claim against the driver who hit you. Although that may be the right instinct, you may also have a claim against the...
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Drunk Driver Causes Deadly Wrong-Way Freeway Crash In Riverside

Early Sunday morning, July 15, 2018, a driver of a red Ford Mustang entered the eastbound 60 Freeway heading westbound before slamming into a black Dodge Caravan near the Main Street exit. Jehan Mapatuna, the passenger in the Caravan was killed. The drivers of both vehicles were seriously injured and taken to the hospital. The driver of the Caravan, Alazar Omari, told ABC 7 that they were heading home...
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California’s Rise In DUI Accidents

Getting into any car accident can be devastating and unsettling, especially when it involves a drunk driver. Thankfully, the efforts of many groups, such as MADD, have led to fewer people engaging in drunk driving. Unfortunately, even though recent years have seen fewer drunk driving arrests, there has been an increase in the number of DUI related motor vehicle accidents. According to a news report printed in The Orange...
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Common Causes of Rollover Accidents

Driving a big sports utility vehicle can be fun. However, it can also provide a false sense of security for both the driver and the passengers. One of the most dangerous types of accidents involving sports utility vehicles involves the rollover of the car. Rollover accidents are violent and dangerous crashes and often result in serious or even fatal injuries to the victims. If you or a loved one...
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How To Decide Whether You Need to File a Lawsuit

When you are seriously injured in an accident, you may have the option to seek financial compensation from the party or individual who caused the accident. If the legally responsible party has insurance, you or your attorney may be able to come to a settlement to resolve the matter. However, if you are able to agree on the terms of the settlement, your only option may be to file...
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5 Important Facts Your Car Accident Lawyer Needs to Know

When you are seriously injured in a car accident, it may be in your best interest to consult with an experienced attorney to ensure that you get the full extent of the compensation that you are entitled to. However, in order to provide you with the help that you deserve, you need to provide your attorney with sufficient facts about your accident and your injuries. Below are five important...
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