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Why You Shouldn’t Return to Work too Quickly After a Bad Car Accident

By Ian Silverthorne |

If you were injured in a car accident, you may feel overwhelmed with medical bills and your pain and suffering. Along with the unexpected bills may come the loss of wages due to an inability to return to work. In many cases, accident victims begin to face the growing bills and feel compelled to… Read More »

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What to Do When Your Child is Injured on a School Bus

By Ian Silverthorne |

There were over 1,000 school bus accidents in the decade from 2007 – 2016, and typically each year sees just over 100 accidents that involve school buses. However, there is no need to panic as school bus accidents are quite rare in the United States. Nearly half a million school buses carry over  25… Read More »

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Injured by A Home Appliance? 5 Things You Need to Know

By Ian Silverthorne |

Almost 200,000 people are injured by a home appliance every year, and over 14,000 of those require hospitalization or die from their injuries. In most cases, everyone believes they are safe in their own home, and that the appliances will never cause them any harm. However, home appliances can cause serious injuries due to… Read More »

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What Happens When You Have A Car Accident Out of State?

By Ian Silverthorne |

While car accidents in other states happen with less frequency than in a person’s own state, the unfamiliarity with the surroundings can add to the sense of panic and shock experienced after any car accident. Understanding how to handle a car accident in a different state may help you avoid costly mistakes. What Should… Read More »

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California Law When a Baby is Injured in a Defective Crib

By Ian Silverthorne |

Parents must make decisions every day regarding the well-being and safety of their children. Most parents believe that if a crib is on the market for sale, it has been tested for safety. When accidents happen, and children suffer injuries related to a defective crib, many parents are unsure where to turn after this… Read More »

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Injured on An Escalator in California? Here’s What to Do Next

By Ian Silverthorne |

Escalators are part of our common, everyday life. However, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and Consumer Product Safety Commission, 17,000 people every year are injured on escalators and 30 people die. If you or someone you love was injured on an escalator, here is more information about your options and what… Read More »

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7 Injuries That Develop Long After A Car Accident

By Ian Silverthorne |

If you were severely injured in a car accident, you may receive immediate medical attention from medical professionals in the ambulance or shortly thereafter at the emergency room of a hospital. However, in many car accidents, victims are in a state of shock or have a great deal of adrenaline which prevents them from… Read More »

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Guest Injured at Private Holiday Party in California: Who’s Liable?

By Ian Silverthorne |

Friends, family, and neighbors often get together during the holidays and throughout the year to celebrate. From holiday parties to New Year’s Eve celebrations and even summer BBQs, hosts often provide food, entertainment, and alcohol for their guests to enjoy. If a guest is injured at a holiday party, chances are a homeowner’s insurance… Read More »

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Am I Liable if My Teen Causes a Car Accident in California?

By Ian Silverthorne |

Every parent’s nightmare is that their children could be involved in a car accident. The priority after a car accident is obviously your child’s safety, and to ensure that they are unharmed. However, after learning they are not injured or have received medical treatment, your next question may be: Am I liable if my… Read More »

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5 Things You Need to Know When Hit by an Uninsured Motorist in Orange County

By Ian Silverthorne |

If you were involved in a car accident with an uninsured motorist, you likely feel overwhelmed and confused regarding your next steps. If you were physically injured, you may have medical bills and pain and suffering along with property damage to your vehicle, and even lost wages due to your inability to work. All… Read More »

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