Tag Archives: Personal Injury

Speed Limits Go Up, As L.A. Struggles to Reduce Traffic Deaths

Los Angeles, one of the biggest and busiest metropolitan cities in the country, has been continuously facing a rise in pedestrian and bicycle related deaths. According to the L.A. Times, pedestrian deaths rose 82%, suggesting that pedestrians are being hit by drivers at higher speeds than in the past. A pedestrian struck by a driver going 20 mph has a 90% chance of survival, but a 20% chance of survival...
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Do I Have a Personal Injury Case?

Getting injured in an accident can leave you confused about your legal rights. Immediately after an accident, your friends and family may urge you to speak to an accident attorney to protect your legal rights. The fact is that when you are seriously injured in an accident, it is easy to become overwhelmed. Who is going to pay for your property damage, medical bills, and loss of wages? Despite...
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Proving Emotional Distress Damages In an Accident Claim

One of the most common injuries suffered in a serious accident is emotional distress and trauma. Although emotional harm or distress does not display any physical symptoms, such as a broken bone, it can have just as much of an impact on your life as physical injuries. In some instances, emotional harm can leave a victim more in pain than physical injuries. Emotional distress may not be as easy...
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7 Factors That Impact the Value of a Disfiguring Injury Claim

An accident that causes disfiguring injuries can have a life altering impact on both the victim and his or her family members. Although no amount of monetary compensation will undo the harm done, it can bring a sense of financial relief and a closure for the victim and his or her loved ones. The value of your injury claim depends on various factors. Below are seven factors that can...
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Delayed Injury Symptoms Of Accidents That Could Signal Serious Injuries

Getting into in any type of severe accident can cause both mental and physical injuries. The severity of the accident can increase the severity of these injuries. Sometimes, these injuries are obvious and take the form of broken bones, cuts, and scrapes. However, the symptoms of other injuries may not be as obvious and may not even manifest until days, weeks or even months after the accident. If you...
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Accident Compensation Claims: Lost Wages v. Lost Earning Capacity

When you are seriously injured in an accident caused by the negligence of another party, you may be entitled to compensation. Two of the most common types of compensation that most accident victims claim are lost wages and lost earning capacity. Most accident victims think these are the same claims – but they are not. Understanding the difference between the two different types of compensation claims is an essential...
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Important Tips If You Need Surgery After An Accident

If you have been injured in an accident that requires surgery, you may be worried about how you will pay for such an expensive medical procedure. Even though many victims of accidents are not responsible for their own injuries and will later receive a settlement or court-awarded damages to cover the cost of medical bills, that provides little comfort to the victim who needs surgery before their case comes...
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5 Common Types of Personal Injury Cases

When you are injured as a result of the negligent actions of another party, you may be entitled to compensation either from the at-fault party or their insurance company. To ensure that you receive the full extent of the compensation that you deserve, you should consider hiring an experienced personal injury attorney in Orange County to handle your claim. Below are 5 common types of personal injury cases as...
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What Needs to Be Proven In a Sidewalk Injury Claim?

The City of Los Angeles has more than 10,000 miles of sidewalks. With a great climate, these sidewalks are widely used by joggers, runners, bicyclists or walkers. While the beautiful weather and scenery should be a paradise for these people, more than 4,500 miles of the city’s sidewalks have fallen into disrepair making it unsafe to travel upon. If you or a loved one has been injured on a...
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