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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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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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Who Pays for Medical Bills if my Dog Bites Someone?

By Tim Martinez (Everest) |

If your dog bites someone in the state of California, it is your responsibility to pay for any damages. Therefore, as the dog owner, you are legally responsible for any injuries a person sustains. You are also responsible for reimbursing those suffering for the following: medical bills lost income pain and suffering property damage… 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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