5 Common Vacation-Related Personal Injuries

Vacations are meant to be times for relaxation and enjoyment. While most getaways are perfectly pleasant experiences from start to finish, there are times when a personal injury occurs when at the beach, while walking around and exploring the sights, or at a popular theme park. Even if such injuries are minor, lingering aches and […]

What to Do After a Dog Bite

The old adage may say that dogs are a man’s best friend. However, that does not mean that you can approach and pet any dog you see. In fact, for your own safety, you should approach dogs you do not know with caution. Even with an appropriate amount of caution, you could still get bitten […]

5 Non-Phone Driving Distractions

It’s no secret cellphone use is a common driver distraction that can result in serious personal injuries. In fact, phone use contributes to nearly 30 percent of all motor vehicle accidents in the United States, according to the National Safety Council (NSC). But there are other possible driver distractions that can also play a role in accidents […]

How Pain and Suffering Is Calculated

If you’ve been injured in a car accident or as the result of medical malpractice, one of the key types of compensation that you could receive from a personal injury lawsuit is pain and suffering, which is more difficult to quantify compared to other forms of compensation that are based on lost wages and medical expenses. There are […]

The Most Common Truck Accident Injuries

Trucks are, on average, about 20-30 times heavier than the typical automobile. This means even a light impact could produce significant personal injuries. Below you’ll find some of the more common truck accident injuries that could be serious enough to require immediate medical assistance – and maybe even ongoing care. Spine Injuries Not surprisingly, spine […]

Safety Check: Walking to School

Walking to school with your kids is a great way to spend time outdoors and start the day with physical activity. However, your morning walk isn’t without dangers caused by drivers distracted by texting, tweeting, and answering phone calls. Though it’s important for drivers to stay alert, kids and their parents should be aware of their surroundings […]

Is Your Landlord Responsible for Your Safety? A Guide for Tenants

If you’re a tenant in an apartment building or rental home, your lease guarantees a certain level of safety and security. Tenants should be free to live without worrying about the risk of an accident or injury. Tenants who suffer an injury while living in the rental home or apartment may have legal grounds for a […]

How Lost Income is Calculated

Under California personal injury law, plaintiffs are eligible for compensation that includes lost wages. Lost wages are income the plaintiff would have earned had they not been injured by the defendant. Plaintiffs can also recover anticipated future losses of income, which are usually referred to as “lost earning capacity” in California. Both lost wages and lost earning capacity […]

Medical Malpractice in California

Medical malpractice in California is a serious issue that typically requires legal attention. If you or a loved one has been a victim of a negligent act (or omission to act) by a health care provider in the rendering of professional services that causes personal injury or wrongful death, then you may be entitled to financial […]