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CALIFORNIA DRIVERS WORST IN THE NATION

By Sara Morgan |

I recently read an article about the “Best and Worst Drivers by State 2017”, as ranked by an insurance news website.   Is there any surprise that California was ranked the worst? Some of the key factors contributing to the increase in car-related deaths (since 2015), and in the average cost of a car accident,… Read More »

How are Pedestrian Accidents Settled?

By Richard Irwin |

When a pedestrian is hit by a vehicle, the victim is not likely to walk away without a few cuts, bruises, and serious injuries. Vehicles are much larger, and much heavier than the human body, so any sort of impact, no matter how slight, may result in serious and long-term injuries or death. The… Read More »

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 »

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 »

Ruminations of an Injury Attorney – Part 2

By Sara Morgan |

The Shoulda, Woulda, Coulda of Auto Insurance Coverage As discussed in Part 1, I am a frequent witness to the displeasure and disappointment of our personal injury clients when they learn the hard way that they do not have the automobile insurance coverage they believed or desired.  Once the accident or other covered event… Read More »

Ruminations of an Injury Attorney – Part 1

By Sara Morgan |

The Shoulda, Woulda, Coulda of Auto Insurance Coverage As a personal injury attorney handling auto accident cases, I am a frequent to the displeasure and disappointment of clients when they learn the hard way that they do not have the automobile insurance coverage they believed or desired.  Once the accident or other covered event… Read More »

Make Sure Your Burn Case is Properly Handled

By Jean-Simon Serrano |

When an injury occurs, sometimes it leaves a large scar, sometimes a small one, and sometimes, for the lucky, there is no scar; however, someone who has survived an injury involving burns to his/her body, catastrophic or minor, will always have scars (at least with today’s state of plastic surgery). All too often the… Read More »

What Should I Do if My Car Breaks Down on the Freeway?

By Jean-Simon Serrano |

Each year, countless individuals are injured along the freeways of California. It often starts with a flat tire, smoke from under the hood, or a mechanical breakdown that forces drivers to pull off to the side of the road. While unavoidable, this is extremely dangerous, putting the driver and all passengers at risk. In… Read More »

Workers’ Compensation FAQs

By Richard Irwin |

As a workers’ compensation attorney in Riverside, California, I’m frequently asked the same question by many California employees. For your convenience, I’ve pooled some of the most frequently asked workers’ compensation questions here, with the help of the California Depart of Industrial Relations. Q. What should I do if I have an on-the-job injury?… Read More »

SEVEN MISTAKES YOU CAN AVOID WHEN INJURED ON THE JOB – PART 4

By Richard Irwin |

6. SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY – If you are out of work for over one year or anticipate being out of the labor force for over one year, consider filing for Social Security disability (SSDI). With this benefit, you can obtain monies from the Social Security Administration even before your Social Security retirement entitlement age,… Read More »

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