Personal Injury

Make swimming pools safe for guests

As summer draws closer, many people may prepare to host events at their home. If people have a swimming pool, they need to take precautions to ensure guests will be safe at their home. People may easily incur injuries around a swimming pool. According to SwimmingPool.com, homeowners should make [...]

By |2020-07-03T15:24:41+00:00April 29th, 2020|Personal Injury|

Are older people at greater risk of falls that cause TBI?

If you own a piece of public property like a retail store, you understand the need to keep floors clean and stairs free of trip hazards. Tripping on an uneven piece of floor or slipping on spilled liquid can cause a person to fall and suffer a serious injury. A fall that results in a blow to th [...]

By |2020-07-03T15:27:55+00:00April 16th, 2020|Personal Injury|

Cap on trucker hours lifted during COVID-19

Fatigue among semi-truck drivers has long been acknowledged to be a problem and pose a serious risk to the public. Concerns about trucker fatigue led the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to develop what is called the Hours of Service rule. This rule caps the number of hours a trucker [...]

By |2020-07-03T15:26:42+00:00March 18th, 2020|Personal Injury|

The dangers of burn injuries

Burns are among the most excruciating injuries. According to StatPearls, about 500,000 Americans each year receive treatment for burns. House fires, car crashes and on-the-job accidents are the most common causes of burns, outside of those sustained by service members in combat. Concurrent injur [...]

By |2020-07-03T15:34:29+00:00February 14th, 2020|Personal Injury|

Can you suffer emotional damage from dog bites?

Many people living in California are pet owners. Dogs are one of the most common pets. Unfortunately, the more dogs there are, the more bite attacks there are. When dogs attack victims in California, how does this affect their daily life? Discussions of dog bite attacks often focus on the physic [...]

By |2020-07-03T15:33:40+00:00February 13th, 2020|Personal Injury|

How long do I have to file a personal injury lawsuit?

Sometimes injuries in California do not impact your life immediately following the injury. Perhaps you have debated on whether to file a lawsuit against the business or person. However, you do not have forever to file a suit if you plan to receive any compensation. The California Courts specify [...]

By |2020-07-03T15:32:47+00:00February 9th, 2020|Personal Injury|

The potential effects of a TBI

Whether a traumatic brain injury is the result of a car crash, a slip-and-fall accident or some other type of accident in California, the results can be devastating. The Mayo Clinic notes that complications from a TBI could result in a coma or vegetative state, seizures, infections and stroke, [...]

By |2020-07-03T15:32:15+00:00January 6th, 2020|Personal Injury|

What do damages and negligence mean in California?

Californians can sue for damages caused by someone else’s negligence. Of course, what California means by damages, negligence and related terms may not be always obvious. To confuse matters even more, other states use the same words, but their laws often handle damages very differently. It migh [...]

By |2020-07-03T15:31:32+00:00December 1st, 2019|Personal Injury|

Do sidewalks save lives?

You may take sidewalks in California for granted unless, of course, you are walking in an area without them. It may seem obvious to you that sidewalks are a good thing. However, many people may not realize just how beneficial they can be. The reality is that they can save lives. This may not be [...]

By |2020-07-03T15:38:58+00:00October 10th, 2019|Personal Injury|

Who can file a wrongful death suit in California?

If you lost a loved one due to the negligent, careless or reckless actions of another individual, California law allows you to file a wrongful death lawsuit. A wrongful death lawsuit is separate from criminal proceedings, and the same defendant in a criminal trial may also stand as a respondent [...]

By |2020-07-03T15:38:14+00:00October 9th, 2019|Personal Injury|