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How Much Is My Personal Injury Case Worth

Before you make the decision to file a personal injury case after being injured at the hands of another, and certainly before you hire a personal injury attorney, you probably want to answer the question: What’s my case worth? While doing a quick calculation to determine the value of your economic damages may be possible, […]

Cost to Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer?

Many people who have been injured due to the actions of another party consider filing a personal injury claim, but may be discouraged from doing so based on the presumed costs of hiring a personal injury lawyer. If you think that you have a personal injury claim and are wondering, “How much is it to […]

Examples of Wrongful Death Cases

As morbid as it may sound to say, every living person today must, at some point, face death; it is the natural course of life. However, death should be natural, occurring as a result of old age, not because of a preventable accident. When the death of a person occurs because of the wrongful actions […]

Average Dog Bite Settlement Amount in California?

When a dog bites a person in California, that person may suffer both short- and long-term injuries, including physical and psychological harm, as a direct result. Because the state of California maintains a strict liability rule for dog bite cases, holding that the owner of a dog that causes harm to another is liable for […]

crash with uninsured driver

While drivers in the state of California are required to carry car insurance, and are liable for damages that they cause to others in a motor vehicle accident, it doesn’t always work like this. To be sure, there are numerous uninsured drivers on the road today. When an uninsured driver causes an accident, the victim […]

Statute of Limitations for Product Liability in California

If you or your loved one was injured by a dangerous or defective product, California law allows you to hold the responsible company legally accountable through a product liability claim. Under state law, injured victims only have a limited amount of time to file a product liability lawsuit. If you or your loved one was […]

How Do You Calculate Pain and Suffering

Following a major accident, injured victims need access to financial support. Under California law, you may be able to hold a negligent party liable for your medical bills, your lost wages, and any other economic damages. In addition, you can also seek compensation for intangible losses — such as your pain and suffering. You may […]

Different Elements of Negligence

In California, the majority of personal injury claims are brought under the state’s negligence standard. To hold another party legally liable for an accident, plaintiffs are generally required to prove that the defendant’s negligence was, at least partially, the cause of their injuries. This raises an important question: what exactly is negligence? Here, our Los […]

Product Liability Law in California

Manufacturers, product sellers, and marketers have a legal obligation to look out for the health and safety of consumers. Companies should never put profits before people: dangerous products should not make it onto the market. Under California state law, companies can be held strictly liable for injuries caused by a defective product. In this article, […]

California Wrongful Death Statute of Limitations

There is nothing more devastating and heartbreaking than losing a loved one in a preventable accident. Under California law (California Code of Civil Procedure 377.60), close family members of the victim have the right to hold a negligent party who caused a fatal accident legally responsible through a wrongful death lawsuit. If your loved one […]