Tag Archives: Accident attorney

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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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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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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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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