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Understanding Wrongful Death Lawsuits in the State of California 

By Sara Morgan |

Losing a loved one is devastating. This event can be even more hurtful if your loved one passed away due to the negligence of another. This article will highlight important wrongful death laws in the State of California including important aspects of filing for a claim and what type of damages are available. Equally… Read More »

DEATH BENEFITS: THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW (PART II)

By Richard Irwin |

There are some very unique rules regarding who is a dependent of the deceased employee thus entitled to death benefits, how much they are entitled to and how said benefits are paid depending on the extent of dependency. In this blog, I will cover some (not all) of these special rules/laws. First, for injuries… Read More »

What Constitutes a Wrongful Death Case, and Other Elements to Consider

By Richard Irwin |

The passing of someone you care about can be one of the most difficult experiences to endure. The trauma is magnified when the death of your loved one could have been prevented, or worse, was caused by the negligence of another individual, establishment, or entity. Common Causes of a Wrongful Death There are several… Read More »

Basics of Wrongful Death Cases in California

By Richard Irwin |

Personal injury incidents are never pleasant events, and neither are they always events from which the victim can walk away. Some personal injury accidents result in fatal injuries to the victim, most often the result of head trauma, spinal cord injuries, falls, and/or blood loss from cuts, lacerations, and/or amputations. When a fatal personal… Read More »

What is the Difference between Murder and Wrongful Death?

By Sara Morgan |

As an experienced Riverside, California, wrongful death lawyer, clients and friends often ask me a seemingly difficult question: what is the difference between murder and wrongful death? First, I should say that both murder and the loss of a loved one due to the negligence of another is very hard on survivors and family…. Read More »

Prison Death Could Mean Neglect

By Jean-Simon Serrano |

A prison is a place where convicted criminals go to serve their time, but when neglect happens behind prison walls the same consequences arise: pain an suffering on behalf of the neglected party, even if they are a convicted criminal. A recent story was released about the death of an inmate in New Philadelphia… Read More »

Patient Safety Act on the California Ballot

By Jean-Simon Serrano |

Doctors are around to care for our children, our family members, and us. But sometimes, they don’t take proper care and that can result in catastrophic injuries and sometimes even death. In 2003 two young California children, by the names of Troy and Lana Pack, were killed in a car crash caused by a… Read More »

WHAT IS IUD LITIGATION?

By Sara Morgan |

The serious, dire warnings of the television commercials soliciting callers for “IUD” litigation and “Mirena lawsuits” are unavoidable. But what is an “IUD” and what is the litigation about? The phrase “IUD”, as it is commonly used, is an abbreviation for “intra-uterine device”, a type of birth control method where a small piece of… Read More »

Car Accident Fatalities Increase in the U.S.

By Jean-Simon Serrano |

An increase in injuries and fatalities on the roads of America could be due mostly to a failure to follow some important safety procedures—but according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s most recent report in 2012, there isn’t one single issue that accurately explains the increases. The Fatality Analysis Reporting System for 2012… Read More »

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