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Successfully pursuing a personal injury lawsuit is like preparing for war. It is important for everyone on the plaintiff’s side to be prepared for attacks and defensive maneuvers which can change the course of a legal battle. If you are planning on filing a lawsuit in the future, be prepared for these common defense tactics...
Every year, millions of Americans suffer from traumatic brain injuries (TBI) after being injured in car accidents, sports games, falls, assaults, and combat. A person affected by a TBI can suffer from symptoms ranging from headaches and dizziness to seizures, comas, paralysis, and death. Previously, the only way to diagnose a TBI was to perform...
No one expects to enter a hospital or care facility and get sicker. Unfortunately, many older adults develop complications like pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores, during longer stays in the hospital or nursing home. For many years, these pressure ulcers were viewed as an inevitable part of long-term bed rest. Now, doctors, nurses...
School districts have an obligation to keep their students safe. When a school fails to do this, and its actions result in an injury or death, the school district can be responsible for paying compensation to the student who was injured. This duty to care for the health and safety of students extends off of...
Could a vehicle passenger be responsible for paying damages in a car accident lawsuit? According to a recent California Court of Appeals case, the answer seems to be yes. In 2009, Brandon Coleman was driving a car with two passengers on the way to a drug store. As the car traveled over a hilly road...
During an injury lawsuit, the injured person (the plaintiff) must be able to show a jury how an injury has affected his or her life. Anyone can claim that a botched surgery or car accident left them unable to pursue their hobbies—proving that claim is an entirely different matter. Personal injury attorneys look for any...
Los Angeles is notorious for its traffic congestion. From navigating a packed 405 to dodging bicycles on winding, mountainous roads, many in the city are ready for a change.   In August, the Los Angeles city council voted 12 to 2 to approve a new mobility plan which aims to motivate drivers to use other...
In California, there are two basic types of lawsuits which can be filed after a person passes away due to another’s negligence or wrongdoing: a wrongful death lawsuit and a survival action. In a wrongful death claim, the immediate family of the deceased files a lawsuit seeking damages for the family’s own pain and suffering,...
Sometimes, receiving compensation for your medical bills or pain and suffering after an accident is simply not enough. When the person who caused your injury acted in an especially reckless or outrageous way, you may be able to punish them for their actions by seeking punitive damages in your personal injury lawsuit. What Are Punitive Damages?...
Like all other technology, medical advancements are happening at a record pace. One of the most exciting developments of the last decade has been the rise of medical or surgical robots, which can perform complicated and delicate surgeries which were previously delegated to the most skilled surgeons. While robot surgery may sound like something out...
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