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Category Archives: Catastrophic Injury

Catastrophic Injuries and Amputations

By Dennis Stout |

Catastrophic injuries can have devastating consequences on a person’s life. They certainly include amputations, making someone’s life much more difficult, affect their self-image, their physical abilities, and their ability to get or keep jobs or careers; and, of course, they can seriously limit mobility. An amputee may well have a range of psychological and… Read More »

TIGER WOODS’ CRASH: LONG-TERM MEDICAL CARE AND PERMANENT PHYSICAL INJURIES

By Sara Morgan |

Many of us have heard by now about the horrific crash that Tiger Woods was involved in this week.  The photos of the damage to his vehicle, twisted and mangled, certainly underscore the common reaction that he is “lucky to be alive”.  Hopefully, that phrase will become his mantra and keep his spirit strong… Read More »

Claims for Patient Abandonment

By James Heiting |

Patient abandonment is a type of medical malpractice that can take place when a doctor has made the decision to terminate the doctor-patient relationship with no reasonable excuse or notice. Furthermore, the doctor has failed to offer his or her patients a reasonable opportunity to find a qualified substitution for the medical treatment. Here,… Read More »

Types of Construction Site Accidents & Related Compensation

By Jean-Simon Serrano |

If you are a construction worker or work in the field, you likely are already aware that your place of work is not always a safe one and can be very dangerous. According to recent reports published by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), over 20 percent of work-related casualties occur in the… Read More »

What You Should Know About Turo Auto Rental Accidents

By Sara Morgan |

Car rentals in California have been available for many years. In fact, the market is affluent in the state because of the amount of tourism; and even if you are a resident in the state, you may find yourself in need of a car rental. Rideshare companies such as Uber and Lyft have really… Read More »

Infant Injuries Following Shoulder Dystocia

By Richard Irwin |

When a medical care provider is negligent in the delivery of a newborn baby, accidents or incidents such as that of shoulder dystocia can occur. Dystocia or other serious complications in the delivery of the newborn may occur. Injury to the mother may also occur such as severe internal injuries and bleeding or other… Read More »

Investigations Conclude: California Hospitals Make Hundreds of Thousands of Medical Mistakes

By Jean-Simon Serrano |

According to NBC News, state records indicate that California hospitals account for an astonishing amount of medical mistakes, or as labeled adverse mistakes. According to the findings, these adverse mistakes are the leading cause of fatality in the nation after cancer and heart attacks. A study published by the Journal for Patient Safety found… Read More »

The Future of the “No Driver” Trucking Industry and How It Can Affect You

By James Heiting |

Autonomous vehicles are the future of the auto industry. The fascination that consumers and companies alike have with Automated Driving Systems (ADS) has opened a new era of transportation forcing changes to the traditional means of transportation. This past February alone, companies made over $1.6 billion dollars in investments to the industry, thus marking… Read More »

Learn About Wrongful Death Lawsuits in the State of California 

By Sara Morgan |

Losing a loved one as a result of another can be one of the most catastrophic situations a person can endure. When a person has lost his or her life as a result of another, the survivors may have the legal right to pursue a wrongful death claim. California law surrounding wrongful death claims… Read More »

CALIFORNIA FREEWAY DRIVING

By Dennis Stout |

Freeway driving in California can be stressful, considering the speed of vehicles and the presence of large vehicles and semi-trucks.   California has passed laws not only limiting the speed of trucks, but also the lanes of travel that these larger vehicles and trucks are permitted to use. The larger vehicles are generally limited to… Read More »

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