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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 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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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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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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What is the Difference Between Negligence and Recklessness in California?

By Ian Silverthorne |

Negligence and recklessness are two levels of fault that carry with them different degrees of punishments under the law. The difference between an act of negligence and an act of recklessness is one of intention. While they may seem similar, there are significant differences in these legal charges. Acts of negligence and recklessness can… 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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Do I Need to Hire a Medical Expert for My Injury Lawsuit?

By Doug Bradley |

Witnesses are critical in personal injury lawsuits. Regular (otherwise known as “lay” or “percipient”) witnesses can tell a jury what they saw, e.g. how a driver failed to yield and struck your car, how an apartment complex refused to secure a banister for months until you placed your hand on it and fell, and… Read More »

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Can I File an Injury Claim if I Have a Preexisting Injury?

By Doug Bradley |

If you sustain an injury as a result of an automobile accident, while shopping at the supermarket, while leaning against a faulty banister or railing at your apartment complex, or in any similar situation, you may have a personal injury claim against the driver, landlord, business owner, or other party whose negligent actions caused… Read More »

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