Common Injuries from Rear-End Car Accidents

Personal Injury

If you’ve ever witnessed or been involved in a vehicle accident, the chances are good it was a rear-end collision. These are some of the most common collision types and, in the best case scenario, they result in only minor damage to a vehicle. Unfortunately, many accidents don’t fall into the “best case scenario” category….

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MTBIs Endanger Accident Victims of Every Age Group

Personal Injury
California Personal Injury Attorney

Each year, more than one million Americans of all ages are admitted to emergency departments with symptoms of concussions or other mild traumatic brain injuries (MTBIs). Most are treated and released the same day. But will these victims experience ongoing cognitive problems over the long term? And what difference, if any, do the victims’ ages…

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Support for Brain Injury Survivors in Orange County, CA

Personal Injury

In terms of duration, vehicle collisions and traumatic brain injuries (TBI) could not be more different. A collision may last only a fraction of a second. Victims may not even realize what has happened until it is over. A TBI, on the other hand, may last a lifetime. Some victims will never fully recover –…

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Common Questions: Third-Party Liability

Accidents

The legal world is often confusing, even for those trained to understand it. Part of the reason is specific language and specific terms and phrases that are easily misunderstood and sometimes misleading. This is why, in most cases, a legal representative and his or her services are so valuable – simply to act as a…

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Pedestrian Deaths Spiked in 2016, Distraction Cited as a Cause

Accidents

Southern California is infamous for traffic jams and congested roadways. Apparently, there is a perception that those of us who live here choose to spend most of our time behind the wheel of a car. Nothing could be further from the truth, of course. Look around the streets of any Orange County community and you…

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Understanding Handrail and Guardrail Accidents

Personal Injury

Landowners in California must take reasonable steps to address conditions on their property that pose a danger to the public. What is considered “reasonable” will depend on the circumstances. Sometimes the danger must be removed altogether, such as cleaning up spilled liquid on a grocery store floor. Other times it will suffice to post a…

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How to Calculate Compensation After An Accident

Accidents

It’s common knowledge that in personal injury and auto accidents the defendant often makes a claim for pain and suffering; but exactly what constitutes pain and suffering, and how exactly is a figure reached that’s considered fair compensation? And, now that self-driving cars have entered the equation, how exactly will that affect the overall question…

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Amusement Park Injuries are Not So Amusing

Personal Injury

Part of the fun of an amusement park is knowing a ride will be scary, but ultimately the rider will be safe. The exhilaration and the fear of the ride itself often override the rational part of people when the ride is in motion, but without a basic assurance of safety, no person would ride…

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Privacy, Personal Injury, and Social Media

Personal Injury
California Personal Injury

People who say personal injury damage awards are too large have no idea what victims endure. Following an accident, a year or more can go by before a victim receives a cent from a defendant who is clearly at fault. The victim suffers physically, emotionally, and financially during this time. Some go completely broke due…

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