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April' 2017 | Archive | Blog

Useful Personal Injury Legal Terms (2)

2017-04-30
Victims who are planning on making a personal injury claim and have never done this before can find the legal thicket a bit daunting. Our Los Angeles personal injury attorneys can help you understand not the legal process by starting with the basic personal injury legal terms. In the second part of the series, we are looking beyond the first definitions of the parties and the claim itself and moving onto concepts commonly used in all personal injury trials.

Useful Personal Injury Legal Terms (1)

2017-04-29

Making a personal injury claim for the first time can seem something daunting, especially if legal terms, the steps of a trial and how to handle negotiations have never been something you’ve experienced before. While you are considering if using the services provided by one of the Los Angeles personal injury attorneys is suitable for you, you can start by learning the common legal terms used in personal injury cases.

Personal Injuries Caused by Bar Fights

2017-04-27

Physical confrontations in bars across Los Angeles and other Californian cities are not that uncommon. These types of personal injuries can often be qualified as assault or battery and victims may claim compensations from the attackers. If you are injured in a bar you have legal rights, however, it will depend largely on how the fight began. One of our Los Angeles personal injury attorneys can help you understand what your rights are.

The Federal Tort Claims Act Explained

2017-04-22

The Federal Tort Claims Act is the federal law used to determine whether or not a plaintiff injured by a Government agency or employee can sue these entities to obtain compensation. Personal injury claims that involve the Government differ from those that involve civilians in term of governing laws and time limits. One of our Los Angeles personal injury attorneys can help you properly submit these claims.

How Thorough Medical Procedures can Help after a Personal Injury Accident

2017-04-21
The first and most important step after a personal injury accident is seeking appropriate medical care. This is just as valid in emergency cases as in those injuries that may not seem serious at the time. Doing this not only allows you to properly take care of your health but will also help you assert your case. One of our Los Angeles personal injury attorneys can help you use medical evidence to support your case.

Personal Injury Caused by Contaminated Water

2017-04-20

Drinking water is not always safe to drink and citizens may suffer from water-related diseases. There are many laws and even federal acts that govern the manner in which state authorities should ensure the existence of safe water for the citizens. However, water sources can become contaminated. Understanding liability in these cases is important for plaintiffs who wish to obtain compensations. Our Los Angeles personal injury attorneys can help you understand the rights that you have in contaminated water cases.

Recorded Statements in Personal Injury Cases

2017-04-17

Recording your statement in a personal injury case may be done in certain cases, however, for negotiation purposes, it is usually advisable to avoid doing so, especially in situations like vehicle accidents when the negotiation takes place between the plaintiff and one (or more) insurance companies. Deciding to take legal action in a personal injury case may mean seeking advice from one of the Los Angeles personal injury attorneys regarding what is best to state from the beginning. 

Plaintiffs Against a Big Pharma Company

2017-04-14

In recent years more and more plaintiffs have won personal injury cases against important drug manufacturing companies. A trial won against a big pharmaceutical company is not only a success on an individual level: it is also important in the community, as a movement to unmask the irregularities and make big companies reevaluate their products and their concerns about customer safety. Handling a lengthy trial against a pharmaceutical company can be accomplished with the help of one of our experienced Los Angeles personal injury attorneys

Can You Speed Up the Claim for a Bicycle Accident?

2017-04-13
Bicycle accidents are not uncommon in Los Angeles and insurance companies are well aware of their frequency as well as the types of injuries that may result. This is why filing a claim for a bicycle accident with the insurance company can be a lengthy process and it may discourage plaintiffs to even submit their claim. Those who need legal advice and help can request the services provided by one of our Los Angeles personal injury attorneys.

Personal Injuries Caused by Exposure to Carbon Monoxide

2017-04-12
Exposure to carbon monoxide is dangerous and, while for a short period of time and if the levels are low the effects are moderate, a long exposure can be linked to other types of disease and, in serious situations, it can even be a cause of death. Carbon monoxide leaks can happen in a rented home and the tenant can be unaware he is exposed. Who is liable for carbon monoxide poisoning? Our Los Angeles personal injury attorneys can help you determine liability in these cases.