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...
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,...
When a person is tragically killed as a result of someone else’s negligence or wrongdoing, the family is often left with many unexpected expenses. When that person required hospital care or surgery prior to death, these bill can cost the family hundreds of thousands of dollars. There is a way to recover these expenses that...
When a person’s death is caused by the carelessness or wrongdoing of another person, his or her family members have the ability to file a lawsuit seeking compensation for their loss. These lawsuits, known as wrongful death lawsuits, allow a family to find justice after the loss of their loved one. A wrongful death lawsuit,...
After the death of a loved one, the surviving family and friends often wonder, what now? Do I have the right to file a lawsuit? Is it even worth it to file? How much time do I have? What Is Wrongful Death? In California, if a person’s death is “wrongful,” that means that it was...
We all know drinking and driving don’t mix, but what happens when you mix drinking with the simultaneous use of alcohol and marijuana?   According to a study published earlier this year in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, when teenagers combined alcohol with marijuana, the risks of unsafe driving were significantly higher,...
Sure, you’ve been drinking, but just a little. You know for a fact that you’re under the legal limit. So you put your key in your car, confident that you’re not breaking the law. But exactly how much does the small amount of alcohol you’ve consumed, an amount that is under California’s 0.08% legal limit,...
If you lost a loved one in an accident that was another person or business’s fault, you need to reach out to a Los Angeles wrongful death lawyer to discuss your legal rights. Wrongful death claims can potentially be filed after an auto accident, slip and fall accident, products liability death or any number of...
If you’ve lost a loved one due to an accident that was not their fault, a Los Angeles wrongful death lawyer can help you determine whether you may be able to pursue a wrongful death claim on their behalf. When someone dies due to the fault of another person or entity (like a car manufacturer...
If you’ve lost a loved one due to an accident that was not their fault, a Los Angeles wrongful death lawyer can help you determine whether you may be able to pursue a wrongful death claim on their behalf. When someone dies due to the fault of another person or entity (like a car manufacturer...
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