Should you Hire a Lawyer for Minor Car Accident Injuries?


Not all auto accidents result in serious or debilitating injuries. Many small-scale vehicle accidents don’t seem to be worth the time or the bother. But as victims can, unfortunately, find out later, calling a lawyer even in minor injury cases is a good practice that can help you in the long run. Our Los Angeles personal injury attorneys will not charge you until you get your settlement. It is well worth your time to try and schedule a meeting with a lawyer as soon as possible after the accident.

Permanent Disability Benefits Following a Personal Injury Accident


Victims of personal injury accidents that result in permanent disability, even temporarily, are entitled to special benefits for disability. In California, the state has specific laws for the amounts that may be awarded in these cases. One of our Los Angeles personal injury attorneys can help you claim the permanent disability benefits much needed after an accident that has severely impacted your life.

Who Can You Sue for Improper Road Signage?


Negligence is one of the most frequent causes of vehicle accidents in Los Angeles and other cities throughout California. While in some cases the negligent party is another driver, sometimes improper road construction or deterioration may cause car crashes. If this is the case, then who can you sue for improper road signage? The state or the local authorities? Our Los Angeles personal injury lawyers can help you determine who is responsible for an accident that occurred due to improper road conditions and signage. 

Your Options if the Worker's Compensation Plan was Denied


Victims injured in workplace accidents have the option of asking for their worker’s compensation plan. But what can you do when the employer and/or the insurance company denies this claim? One of our Los Angeles personal injury lawyers can help you decide on the most suitable option when your worker’s compensation plan is rejected or denied.

What to Do if Accused of Faking the Injury

It is not uncommon for insurance companies to use any strategy possible to diminish or even invalidate your claim. If the insurance company adjuster finds something in your statement that seems contradictory to the events, you can be accused of faking the injury. Should this happen, your claim may be denied. One of our Los Angeles personal injury attorneys can help you prepare the evidence from the beginning so that negotiating with the insurance claim adjuster becomes easier.

Ride-sharing Personal Injury Accidents

With ride-sharing platforms becoming more popular, people are enjoying the benefits of reducing costs for transportation but they are still susceptible to car accidents. Ride sharing is a convenient way to get around cities like Los Angles but what rights do you have as the victim of a car accident in which such a car was involved? Our Los Angeles personal injury attorneys help answer your questions about car accidents in which shared cars are involved. 

Worker's Compensation for Employee's Travel Personal Injuries


Workers who are injured while traveling for business purposes may be eligible for worker’s compensation plan for the medical expenses associated with their injuries and the lost wages. This plan is designed to cover all types of injuries the employee suffers from while performing his job duties, including those sustained while traveling. Negotiating with the insurance company and the employer is important in these cases and you may want to request the help provided by one of our Los Angeles personal injury attorneys.

Large Settlement for Child with Traumatic Brain Injury


Plaintiffs who suffer from traumatic brain injuries that aggravate a pre-existing illness can recover damages for being involved in an accident that worsened their existing condition.  This was the case of a ten-year old girl who suffered brain injuries after a car accident that ultimately lead to the aggravation of the existing disability. Our Los Angeles personal injury attorneys describe how this case evolved and how you can claim compensations in a similar case.

Should You Take Pictures After a Vehicle Accident?


The evidence is important in all personal injury cases, especially in vehicle accidents where you will need to prove how the other driver was negligent. Many victims of vehicle or truck accidents don’t know how to gather evidence or whether or not they should take pictures of the accident scene. Our Los Angeles personal injury attorneys tell you how you should gather evidence after a crash.

Can You Change Your Lawyer in a Personal Injury Case?

The legal process can seem a bit daunting for plaintiffs in a personal injury case, especially if it is their first attempt at obtaining compensations after an accident. While in most cases the help of an attorney is essential, if he is not experienced enough or does not have your best interest in mind, your case may benefit more if you fire your current lawyer. Can you do this even as the case is taken to court? Our Los Angeles personal injury attorneys answer your questions.

Why You Should Pay Attention to Product Recalls


Paying attention to product recalls is important because it can help your ongoing personal injury case or it can, in fortunate cases, prevent you from being involved in one. A well-known example of the dangers of defective vehicles involves the death of young actor Anton Yelchin. You can talk to one of our Los Angeles personal injury attorneys to find out more about how you can use a recall notice as evidence in your case.

Personal Injuries Caused by Scaffolding Accidents


Scaffolding accidents are a cause of injury among construction workers. Scaffolding is commonly used on many construction sites and, if the site managers fail to perform the due diligence needed to install the structure, the workers can suffer. A Los Angeles personal injury attorney can help you if you were involved in a scaffolding accident and are unsure how you can claim compensation or whether or not you should use the worker’s compensation plan

Types of Wrongful Death Cases


Civil wrongful death lawsuits can be filed in California by the family members of an individual who was murdered or assaulted or who died as the result of someone else’s negligence. This condition, for the death to have occurred as someone else’s fault, is mandatory. Our Los Angeles personal injury attorneys can help you understand how you can file a wrongful death lawsuit if someone you love died as the result of another individual’s mistakes or actions.

Vehicle Accidents Caused by Drowsy Driving

Drowsy driving is an important cause of fatal vehicle accidents not only in California but throughout the United States. If you or someone you love was injured or killed in a car crash, drowsy driving can be the cause of the accident and the driver can be held liable for negligence. One of our Los Angeles personal injury attorneys can help you learn more about making a claim for drowsy driving in a vehicle accident.


Recovering Damages When the Defendant Can't Pay Them


Plaintiffs in vehicle accidents have several options to recover their losses even when the defendant was not necessarily negligent. However, the case may call for a different claim when the defendant was negligent but is currently bankrupt and unable to cover the plaintiff’s settlement. When the defendant files for bankruptcy the case is stalled. Find out how you can handle such a situation from our Los Angeles personal injury attorneys

How to Obtain Compensation when the Other Party is Not Guilty


Vehicle accidents are not always caused by driver negligence. So how can you obtain compensation for your injuries and damages if the other driver is not guilty? You have several options and one of our Los Angeles personal injury attorneys can help you explore if these situations apply to your case.

The Medical Injury Compensation Reform Act in California


California has a special law that limits the amount of compensation in medical malpractice cases for non-economic damages. The Medical Injury Compensation Reform Act was introduced on 1975 as a way to decrease the costs associated with solving medical malpractice lawsuits. Our Los Angeles personal injury attorneys can tell you more about this Act and help you understand how it applies to your case.

The Disadvantages of Settling a Personal Injury Case


Many personal injury cases are settled before they go to court for fear of a longer wait if the case if taken to court. While some of the advantages of settling may be important to certain plaintiffs, it is useful to check the disadvantages of settling a personal injury case before you make a final decision. One of our Los Angeles personal injury attorneys can help you evaluate your options and decide what is more suitable in your case. 

Why Choose Settling Your Personal Injury Case


Most personal injury lawsuits do not reach the trial phase. This is because many plaintiffs find that in their particular case it is more advantageous to settle than to start a potentially costly and lengthy trial. Our Los Angeles personal injury attorneys discuss some of the most important reasons why you should choose to settle your personal injury claim.

Causation in Personal Injury Cases


When can it be said that a defendant caused the accident and how do courts define causation in personal injury cases? The standards for defining cause, blame and negligence are in accordance with the rulings made by the California Supreme Court and some of them are based on previous personal injury cases. The actual cause and the proximate cause of injury are important in these types of accidents. Our Los Angeles personal injury attorneys can answer your questions and tell you what to expect during the trial.

Presumed Negligence in Personal Injury Cases in Los Angeles


Can a negligent act speak for itself in a personal injury case in Los Angeles? While in most types of cases the burden of proof falls on the plaintiff, there may be times when negligence may be proved through the circumstances in which the injury occurred. When an accident couldn’t have happened without a legal blame, is the plaintiff excused from having to prove that the defendant was negligent? Our Los Angeles personal injury attorneys discuss this case and how the legal doctrine is defined in the California Evidence Code.

The Importance of the Medical Exam in a Personal Injury Case


Accident victims will often need emergency medical care and immediate treatment is extremely important in most of the cases. Seeking a complete and through medical examination is useful not only to gather the bills once the insurance coverage is depleted but also to assess the true impact of the accident. With the help of one of our Los Angeles personal injury attorneys, victims can build their case, based on the medical evidence, against the insurance carrier. 

Duty of Care Maximized by an Existing Relationship


Sometimes the defendant and the plaintiff are bound by a pre-existing relationship: whether it is  a doctor-patient relation, an employment or family relation. When a personal injury case is taken to court, the judges may impose stricter demands for the existing duty of care if the defendant and the plaintiff are related. Find out more from our Los Angeles personal injury attorneys and learn how to build your personal injury claim. 

Your First Appointment with a Los Angeles Personal Injury Attorney

Being involved in a personal injury accident for the first time will require an understanding of the steps that follow and, for some, it will also mean that they will schedule the first appointment with a Los Angeles personal injury attorney. Your first meeting will essentially be an interview about what happened and how you were affected. The lawyer will need this information in order to determine if the case is valid and, if so, how it is better to pursue it. 

The Responsability of the Employer in Personal Injury Cases


Most employee injuries will be based on the employer’s negligence and his inability to provide safe or adequate working conditions. But how far does this liability extend? Can it be used if the employer caused an accident while under the influence? Our Los Angeles personal injury lawyers talk about the vicarious liability doctrine and how it can be used in your case.