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WORKERS’ COMPENSATION RECOVERY WITHOUT AN IMPAIRMENT RATING

By Dennis Stout |

When an examining physician finds an injured worker to have received reasonable treatment to help cure an injury, and determines that no further treatment will help improve the condition, the employee is considered stable, as the condition has reached a medical plateau. The employee will then be deemed Permanent & Stationary, or considered to… Read More »

Broken Bones and Associated Complications

By Jean-Simon Serrano |

We’ve all heard of breaking a bone – maybe even had a fracture or two – but how does a bone break and what kind of complications and or problems can arise after a fracture? A broken bone or bone fracture occurs when a force exerted against a bone is stronger than the bone… Read More »

Identifying and Treating Burn Injuries

By Jean-Simon Serrano |

As personal injury attorneys in Riverside, California, we meet many victims who have suffered serious burns, and we handle cases involving burn injuries and deaths caused by burns, fires and explosions. Burn injuries are often catastrophic, permanent, and physically and emotionally devastating. They require expert medical attention and doctors dedicated to treating burn injuries…. Read More »

Meningitis Outbreak at UC Riverside

By Jean-Simon Serrano |

When you send your child off to college, you are often proud, nervous, and excited, imagining the possibilities a great education can provide. Unfortunately for some parents—and their students—college can also share something much less beneficial to a person’s goals. A recent news article from KABC-TV revealed that an employee of the University of… Read More »

Driver in Fatal Venice Boardwalk Crash Arrested

By Sara Morgan |

You probably remember last month’s terrible car crash on the Boardwalk of Venice Beach, killing one person and injuring a dozen others. This tragic event, sadly, appears to not have been accident. The driver of the vehicle is accused of ramming his car into the crowd intentionally, although his motive is still not clear…. Read More »

California Case Extends Liability to Employer for Drunk Employee

By Richard Irwin |

Bad news for employers but potentially good news for victims of drunk-drivers. A recent Court of Appeal ruling has extended liability to an employer for an accident caused by a drunk employee after a work-sponsored party. In Purton v. Marriott Internat., Inc., 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 607 (Cal. App. 4th Dist. July 31, 2013),… Read More »

New York legislation could impact bowling alley slip and fall accidents

By Richard Irwin |

As experienced lawyers in a law firm that began in 1976, we’ve seen our share of interesting legislation with regard to slip and fall accidents. A new bill that recently caught our eye, however, is a piece of New York state legislation covered by the New York Daily News. The bill would exempt bowling… Read More »

“Serving Back”: Helping Current and Former Service Members

By Jean-Simon Serrano |

The need for legal services amongst current and former service members is growing, with the number of veterans residing in California totaling almost 1.9 million veterans by some figures. Service members often face obstacles which prevent them from being able to secure legal representation, including lack of money, lack of information, and lack of… Read More »

Expert Fees May Be Recoverable Even if Multiple 998 Offers Served

By Jean-Simon Serrano |

Section 998 of the Code of Civil Procedure was enacted to encourage the settlement of lawsuits prior to trial. The statute accomplishes this purpose by providing for augmentation and withholding of the costs recoverable at trial when a party fails to achieve a result better than it could have obtained by accepting an offer… Read More »

The danger of distracted driving

By Sara Morgan |

We’ve all seen the following at some point: an individual weaving in and out of their lane, speeding, and disobeying other rules of the road. It seems as though they might be drunk, but open passing them, you can see that the person is talking or texting on their phone. Over the past year,… Read More »

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