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Is Your Landlord Responsible for Common Outdoor Areas?

Is Your Landlord Responsible

Is Your Landlord Responsible? One of the advantages of renting a property over buying or owning one is that the property owner is responsible for the ongoing maintenance of your home or office. If there are outdoor areas that are used by multiple units, such as a garden, a backyard, a swimming pool, or simply a stairwell or walkway, it is the landlord’s responsibility to keep those areas in good repair and free of debris or obstacles. If the propertyRead More …

Spinal Cord Injuries Can Result in a Lifetime of Damage

Spinal Cord Injuries

You may require significant medical care for the rest of your life if you sustain a spinal cord injury. These injuries are often caused by accidents. Any injury that results in damage to your spinal cord or spinal nerves can leave you in need of immediate medical treatment. These injuries can result in paralysis, pain, numbness, and other symptoms. Medical science has made major strides in treating spinal cord injuries in recent years. However, you should still prepare for long-termRead More …

What Causes Slip and Falls in Grocery Stores?

Slip and Falls in Grocery Stores

Grocery stores are common sites for Slip and Falls in Grocery Stores accidents. While the cartoon banana peel comes quickly to mind, there are a number of other causes of these embarrassing and potentially painful accidents. Common Grocery Store Hazards As soon as you get out of your car, you could slip and fall on snow or ice that has not been properly removed or sanded. There also could be soapy water from a recent clean-up or a spill thatRead More …

Watch Out for Drunk Drivers Around St. Patrick’s Day

Parades, street parties, green clothing, and lots of beer are the hallmark signs of St. Patrick’s Day. Unfortunately, where there are parties, there are often drunk drivers too. Education and awareness campaigns have reduced drunk driving accidents by a third over the last decade, yet 10,000 Americans die in drunk driving accidents each year. What is the Problem with Driving Drunk? When someone drives under the influence of alcohol (or marijuana), the driver’s reflexes are significantly slower than normal. ThisRead More …

Pedestrian Accidents Can End in Catastrophic Injuries

In the contest between a pedestrian and a car, there is no question as to who is going to end up injured. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 5,000 pedestrians are killed in accidents each year. In those pedestrian accidents that are not fatal, many results in extremely serious injuries, including traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and amputations. What is Traumatic Brain Injury? Traumatic Brain Injury – or TBI – is a seriousRead More …

School Bus Accidents Can Leave Children Severely Injured

Children getting a school bus

The big yellow bus is an iconic symbol of transporting children to and from school. Fortunately, riding a school bus is relatively safe for children. According to NHTSA statistics, of the approximately 300 school-age children who die in school transportation-related accidents each year, only about one-sixth of them are passengers at the time. The remaining children are passengers in other cars, pedestrians, or bystander/cyclists. Unfortunately, children involved in school bus accidents – whether on the bus or not – oftenRead More …

4 Things to Do After a Slip and Fall Accident

A graphic of a person falling

A Slip and Fall accident – when a person slips, falls, and suffers an injury while on the property of another – could be grounds for a premises liability lawsuit. If all of the conditions for liability are met, your chances are good that you will win your case. A Slip and Fall Accident case must meet these four criteria: Someone had a duty to keep the area safe Someone was negligent in that duty The negligence caused the accidentRead More …

Top Four Tips for Car Accident Claims

An Audi with front end damage to the grill and headlight

While no two car accidents are exactly the same, there are some universal tips that can help all car accident claims proceed more smoothly. If another driver leaves you injured in a car accident, don’t put off consulting with an experienced Los Angeles personal injury attorney.  Tip One: Always Put Safety First If you’re involved in a car accident, always put first things first, and this means moving safely off the road and calling 911 – if anyone is injuredRead More …

Jahrmarkt & Associates

Best Personal Injury Lawyers

Personal Injury Lawyers.  We care for every client with integrity, advocacy and top notch service.  John Jahrmarkt, Esq. is the owner and managing partner of Jahrmarkt & Associates. John has more than 20 years of experience handling all kinds personal injury claims – from complicated catastrophic injuries to garden variety “soft tissue” pain. John knows how the insurance industry works and the steps their adjusters can take to protect their profits. All of our accident and injury claims are managed byRead More …

Injured in an Accident?

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After an accident or injury, your job is to get better, our job is to fight for your rights and get you the best possible compensation.