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Former Playboy Model Dies from Chiropractic Treatment

By Richard Irwin |

Many people turn to chiropractic treatment as an alternative healthcare means. While chiropractic treatment certainly can help with neck and back pain, some evidence suggests that over manipulation can actually cause more harm than good. Such was the case with “Charlotte”, a mother and former Playboy model, who died after receiving “routine chiropractic care.”… 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 »

Car Crashes in Reverse: Back Up Safely

By Dennis Stout |

California car crashes do not always happen when cars are moving forward. Careless or negligent conduct while driving a car in reverse can also lead to an injury or fatal crash! Car crashes that occur while the vehicle is in reverse do tend to happen at lower speeds – it is rare for someone… Read More »

SOME “PEARLS” FOR INJURED WORKERS

By Richard Irwin |

Here are some things you should know and should consider if you file a Workers’ Compensation case as a result of a work-related injury: If you are physically and/or emotionally able to continue working without aggravating your injury or causing more harm to yourself–do so; A workers’ compensation settlement will not make up for… 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 »

Court Finds Strongly in City’s Favor in San Diego Slip & Fall Case

By Sara Morgan |

We’ve walked by them hundreds of times, maybe even noticed them before – the bases of street signs. Usually they consist of a larger piece of pipe embedded into the sidewalk into which the signpost slides. (See photo) Take a look the next time you see a sign. For Mr. Heskel, he’ll probably be… Read More »

Cycle Safety as Summer Heats Up

By Sara Morgan |

As summer heats up and daylight creeps past 8 pm, cycling-enthusiasts, both new and veteran, will be traveling the streets, for both exercise and transportation. I’ve been cycling on a road-bike for about a year now, and I love it; however, I try to stay on paths with restrictions on motorized vehicles, but I… Read More »

SOCIAL MEDIA AND YOUR WORKERS COMPENSATION CLAIM

By Robin Steele, Paralegal to Richard H. Irwin |

PART ONE: HOW TO RUIN YOUR “COMP” CASE Workers’ Compensation insurance carriers often hire private investigators to determine whether you are as injured as badly as you claim to be. With social media sites like Facebook, defense attorneys often do not even need private investigators to try and turn a trier of fact against… Read More »

SPOUSES: THE OTHER VICTIMS OF TRANSVAGINAL MESH

By Sara Morgan |

Much of the focus of“transvaginal mesh” litigation concerns the injuries to the patient, or recipient of the mesh implant. Sometimes, lawful spouses of patients injured as a result of defective transvaginal mesh implants may see recovery for their own injuries. Indeed, these spouses may experience injuries and damages as the complications from the mesh… Read More »

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