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Recent Posts in Personal Injury Category

  • Toxic Exposure and Workers’ Compensation Claims: What You Need to Know

    When we think of injuries that warrant workers’ compensation benefits, we tend to think of broken bones, back injuries, and severe lacerations sustained in accidents. For many, however, injuries and occupational illnesses come in an entirely different form. Exposure to toxic chemicals can result in serious conditions and injuries that could affect an individual for the rest of his or her life. If ...
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  • Should I File a Workers' Comp or Personal Injury Case?

    If you have been injured in a work-related incident, you may be wondering whether it’s a good idea to file a workers’ compensation claim or a personal injury case. The answer isn’t always as straightforward as it seems, as some situations could support filing for either one as opposed to one or the other. On this blog, we’ll take a look at when to file for each of these different types of injury ...
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  • CA Wrongful Death Law: What You Need to Know

    When someone’s actions cause the death of another person, whether it’s an act of negligence or malice, surviving family members may file a wrongful death claim to recover compensation for their loss. In California, a wrongful death claim must be filed within two years of the date of the decedent's death. In a wrongful death case, the plaintiff must prove the existence of the following elements: A ...
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  • Major Causes of Distracted Driving

    According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, nearly one-third of all car accident deaths are caused by driver distractions. In 2015, 3,477 people and 391,000 were injured in distracted driving accidents. In general, distracted driving is considered performing another task that takes your attention away from operating your vehicle. It takes your eyes off the road, hands off the steering ...
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  • What Should I Ask My Doctor After a Car Accident?

    Whether you suffered a minor or a serious injury in a car accident , your first priority is to always seek immediate medical attention and treatment as soon as possible. Not only does this protect your health, but seeing a doctor right away can also play an important role in strengthening your personal injury case. It is imperative to ask your doctor several questions about your injuries which ...
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