Personal injury victims have the option to file a lawsuit or process the claim out of court. If a plaintiff does not want to settle their claim, they can take their case to trial and it will be determined by a judge instead. Even though you are fully within your rights to pursue a personal
Burn accidents are quite common in the United States, generating thousands of personal injury lawsuits each year. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that burns and fires are the third leading cause of fatal injuries in a home. In 2011, 2,640 people (not counting firefighters) died in fires and another 13,350 were injured,
Cyclists are some of the most vulnerable travelers on the road because they are principally unprotected if they are involved in an accident. Although bicycles have the same rights and responsibilities on the road as automobiles, in many cases drivers do not recognize it or are unaware of cyclists on the road. If you use
Now that the weather is warmer, more people are on the streets. Walking may be a wiser and healthier option, but it is not always the safest. Seventy thousand pedestrians are injured – and more than 4,000 die in car accidents each year. While this is only a part of car accident deaths, it is
Auto Accident and Prescription Drugs Usage: Auto accidents can happen due to many reasons. One of the little known reasons for the accident is impairment due to prescription drug usage. The thinking skills and reaction time of a driver can become impaired by the side-effects of prescription medications.
Meeting Your Orange County Personal Injury Lawyer: When meeting with an Orange County personal injury lawyer be prepared. This in most cases is usually disadvantageous to your case. Without the proper evidence to back your claim, the settlement cannot be adequately discussed. It should be noted that no information is irrelevant. All the facts
Car Accident Injuries in California and Their Impact: With the traffic volume continuing to rise, the chances of being involved in an automobile accident also increase. With well over 160,000 accidents involving fatalities or injuries in 2012 alone, California residents need to be aware their chances of being involved in a serious injury accident are
5 Common Types of Wrongful Death Cases in California The death of a loved one is never easy for the families of the victim, and the pain can be excruciating when the death is caused by the negligence of another person. You can file a wrongful death claim to seek compensation from the guilty party
Car Accident While At Work: Many people consider that workplace accidents are only those that occur in the workplace. However, if a person suffers an accident while driving a car during work hours, that can also be considered a reason to obtain work compensation.
Orange County Bike Accident Lawyers: Roads are getting more congested daily in OC. People are continually switching to cycling as it is more eco-friendly and a free way to get around town. An increased number of bicycles on the road unfortunately mean a likely increase in the number of accidents involving bicycles.