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Pedestrian Accidents May be the Scariest Thing about Halloween

A Jack-o-Lantern with Smoke Coming out of it

Halloween is the spookiest time of year. On October 31, ghouls, goblins, and monsters of all sorts take to the streets for a few tricks and plenty of treats. Families will be out with their children who hope to score big and take home pounds of candy. However, spookier than the vampire making his way down your street is the increase in pedestrian accidents on All Hallows Eve. Even scarier is the fact that Halloween falls on a Saturday thisRead More …

Common Hotel Accidents

a hotel pool

Hotels are meant to be accommodating, and when you book your room, the last thing you expect is to be injured during your stay. Hotel accidents, however, are more common than you may realize, and they are often very dangerous. If you’ve been injured in a hotel accident, seek the professional legal counsel of an experienced Los Angeles personal injury attorney.  The Hotel’s Duty of Care As the hotel’s guest, its management owes you and every other guest a dutyRead More …

Slip and Fall Accidents at Work

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Slip and fall accidents are often far more dangerous than they sound, and some of the most dangerous slip and falls happen on the job. If a slip and fall accident at work leaves you injured, don’t delay consulting with an experienced Los Angeles personal injury attorney.  Workplace Hazards The National Safety Council (NSC) shares some illuminating statistics related to falls on the job, including all of the following: Falls are the third most common cause of fatal accidents overall. They areRead More …

Escalator Accidents Can Cause Serious Injuries

escalators in a shopping mall

Escalators are incredibly convenient. After all, who wants to hike up all those stairs when you can do so effortlessly on an escalator. While escalators don’t exactly strike fear in most of us, escalator accidents do happen, and they can be remarkably dangerous. Often such accidents are caused by faulty design, faulty parts, or inadequate maintenance. If an escalator leaves you injured, it’s time to consult with an experienced Los Angeles personal injury attorney.  Escalator Accidents Escalators are highly mechanizedRead More …

Who Is Responsible for the Common Areas of Your Apartment Building?

a large residential apartment building

The apartment building you live in is your home, and you naturally want to feel safe in your own home. The common areas in your apartment building are an extension of your home. Your landlord has to keep these areas reasonably safe for you, other apartment dwellers, and your guests. Accidents that occur in common areas can be exceptionally dangerous and should not be overlooked or downplayed. If your landlord or apartment manager’s negligence leaves you injured in a common-areaRead More …

The Basics of a Slip & Fall Insurance Claim

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If someone else’s negligence leaves you injured in a slip and fall accident, understanding the legal basics can help ensure that you obtain the compensation you need to cover your complete losses. Slip and falls can lead to severe injuries with attendant medical expenses, lost wages, and physical and emotional pain and suffering. Because these cases are often complicated, it’s always in your best interest to have an experienced San Francisco personal injury attorney in your corner.  Let the PropertyRead More …

Drunk Driving Accidents Can Disrupt Your Labor Day Weekend

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Each year, many people across the United States enjoy a three-day weekend to celebrate Labor Day. This holiday weekend marks the unofficial changing of the seasons, and many families see this as the opportunity to have a barbecue, boat outing, or camping trip. Some people use the long weekend as an excuse to stay out late on Sunday night and have drinks with friends since they don’t have to work on Monday.  No matter how you plan to celebrate thisRead More …

Top Four Tips for Car Accident Claims

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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 …

The Weather Can Affect Your Car Accident Claim

A wet two lane road on an overcast day

The rules of the road are dictated by what is safest for everyone who travels on them, which includes safety rules and regulations that are communicated via traffic signs, lights, and signals. Some of the most important traffic signs out there are speed limits, which state the maximum speed at which it is safe to drive (under optimal conditions). Because speed plays such a critical role in so many deadly traffic accidents, speed limits matter, but determining a safe speedRead More …

Getting an Accident Settlement in a Covid-19 World

Why do Insurance Companies Pay Personal Injury Settlements? The business model of an insurance company is to pay as little money to resolve personal injury claims in Los Angeles and to do that as late as possible. Insurance companies want to hold their personal injury settlement money as long as they can. They simply don’t have the capital to pay all of their claims right now so they pay the claims as they move to the top of the pile.Read More …