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Vaping Devices: When a Manufacturer Fails to Warn of Dangers

By Ian Silverthorne |

As the scientific community has learned more about the dangers and health risks of tobacco use, the popularity and social acceptability of smoking cigarettes has decreased over the past few decades. As a result, vaping has grown exponentially over the past several years. In fact, over one in ten adults in the United States… Read More »

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Injured by Roundup? 5 Things You Must Know

By Ian Silverthorne |

Have you used or been around the use of Roundup? Have you also been diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma or another form of cancer which may be related to the product? If so, you may be entitled to compensation. Since the product’s release in 1974, the manufacturer, Monsanto, has denied all claims that Roundup may… Read More »

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What You Need to Know After a Truck Accident

By Ian Silverthorne |

To avoid large trucks on the roadways is nearly impossible—particularly on California freeways. Due to their significant size and weight, colliding with a tractor trailer can produce catastrophic injuries and property damage. Consequently, it is not uncommon for truck accident claims to result in high settlements or court judgements. Typically, serious truck accidents are… Read More »

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What to Expect When You Are Deposed in Your Personal Injury Case

By Ian Silverthorne |

When you file a personal injury claim, it is not uncommon for the defense’s legal team to ask you questions out of court and under oath. In a deposition, you take a sworn oath to answer all questions truthfully, so your testimony can be admitted as evidence. If you have never been deposed before… Read More »

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Recovering Incidental Expenses After an Injury

By Ian Silverthorne |

Whether your accident could have been worse, or it was catastrophic, a motor vehicle accident almost always costs you more in damages than just medical bills, injuries, and property damage. From your insurance deductible to lost wages due to time off from work for your injuries, there are so many incidental expenses can come… Read More »

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Why You Should Prepare for Trial to Get A Higher Settlement

By Ian Silverthorne |

Dealing with a personal injury case on your own is frustrating and complicated, and simply settling your case may seem like the most reasonable approach in the aftermath. However, taking the right steps to prepare for a trial may prove significantly more beneficial and earn you a higher settlement. Maximizing your settlement is an… Read More »

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Why You Should Never Negotiate with Insurance Adjusters Directly

By Ian Silverthorne |

You never expected to be in an accident the day it happened. It all unfolded in a matter of mere moments and changed so many things—your plans, your physical state, and even impacted your income. What you’d like most is to go back and undo the events of the day—take another route or leave… Read More »

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How to Document Injuries that Develop After an Accident

By Ian Silverthorne |

Any normal day can take a turn for the worst and result in an accident – when in a car, biking, or as a pedestrian. Accidents can leave us in shock and unprepared for the aftermath left by an injury. In fact, many injuries take time to manifest and may present themselves unexpectedly. It… Read More »

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7 Important Steps to Take After a Bicycle Accident

By Ian Silverthorne |

In the moments after a bicycle accident, time can both slow down and feel like it has completely escaped you. If you are injured as a bicyclist due to the negligence of someone else, like a driver who hits you, there are certain steps that are very important for you to take. It is… Read More »

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La Habra News | Hit and Run Suspect Sentenced

By Ian Silverthorne |

La Habra, CA – a 24-year-old woman was sentenced to seven years in state prison after running a red light in La Habra, leaving one dead and one injured. Caroline Sujin Kim plead guilty to one felony count of manslaughter, evading a peace officer while driving recklessly, and hit-and-run causing permanent injury or death…. Read More »

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