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ADVANCES IN LONG-TERM PAIN THERAPY

By Sara Morgan |

It is an unfortunate truth that many people injured at work or through no fault of their own do not always experience a full recovery from their injuries.  Instead, despite the best medical efforts, they are left to piece their life back together while undergoing long-term pain management treatment, usually consisting of pain medications. … Read More »

How You Can Prevent Motorcycle Accidents and Avoid Legal Liability

By James Heiting |

  Motorcycle accidents occur far too frequently, especially in California where the sun is always shining and the roads are always busy. While it is up to motorcyclists to look out for their own safety, it is also a driver’s responsibility, as a participant of traffic, to practice safe driving techniques designed to keep… Read More »

Why Slip and Fall Cases are Difficult to Win

By Jean-Simon Serrano |

When you hear about premises liability lawsuits, slip, trip, and fall cases may be the first type that come to mind. However, despite their prevalence, and despite the fact that slips and falls generally result in serious injuries, slip and fall cases are difficult to win. When these types of accidents occur, it is… Read More »

What is Considered a Catastrophic Injury?

By Sara Morgan |

When people are injured in accidents, they typically do not sustain what is considered a “catastrophic injury.” Though an injury may be bad—as in, broken bones are involved, the likelihood of surgery is high, etc.—catastrophic injuries are much worse.  They are life-changing. If you or a loved one was injured in an accident that… Read More »

Calculating Economic and Non-economic Damages in Your Personal Injury Case

By Sara Morgan |

A successful California personal injury lawsuit is not ready to be concluded unless and until the injury victim has quantified the amount of damages suffered. This includes calculating the amount of economic as well as noneconomic damages incurred as a result of the personal injury accident. Initial pleading documents may only be able to… Read More »

Causation Issue Causes Idaho Personal Injury Victim to Lose Case

By James Heiting |

One of the basic elements of every negligence case is “causation.” In other words, in order for an injury plaintiff to prevail against a defendant and obtain a monetary judgment from the defendant, the injury plaintiff must prove that the defendant’s careless behavior caused the victim’s injuries. If the plaintiff is not able to… Read More »

Part 2 – Building a Better Medical Record for Your Catastrophic Injury Lawsuit

By Jean-Simon Serrano |

In a previous post we began the discussion of how to ensure your medical record helps you following a catastrophic injury (as opposed to hurting your chances of recovering compensation). When presented to a judge or jury, your medical record should “tell the story” of how your injury was inflicted and what steps you… Read More »

Tesla Model S Vehicle Catches Fire – Again.

By Jean-Simon Serrano |

Electric car manufacturer Tesla made news recently regarding the safety of its vehicles following the death of a Los Angeles, California man fleeing the police. Apparently the man fled the police by stealing a Tesla Model S from the west L.A. service center. Seven other people were said to be injured when the man… Read More »

WORKERS’ COMPENSATION SETTLEMENTS IN SERIOUS INJURY CASES HITTING HIGH MARKS

By Sara Morgan |

With each passing year it seems as if, despite the constraints of the California Workers’ Compensation system, we are able to settle many cases in the high six-figure, and at times, seven-figure range. This is in large part due to the nature of the injuries sustained by the injured worker (which are often considered… Read More »

FACIAL WOUNDS FROM DOG BITES

By Sara Morgan |

While all injuries from a dog bite or attack require careful treatment and attention, facial wounds, lacerations, puncture wounds, and abrasions can be especially problematic for victims. After the treatment stops, the victim is often left to cope with nightmares, flashbacks, and other negative feelings resulting from the attack, as well as the after-effects… Read More »

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