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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 …

Carr v Val Verde School District

Case Name: BYRON CARR, a minor, by and through his Guardian Ad Litem BLANCA LOPEZ, v. VAL VERDE UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT and LAIDLAW TRANSIT, INC. Case No: RIC 443904 Court: Riverside County Superior Court Trial Judge: Judge Kenneth Andreen Settlement Date: 11/02/09 (Order on Petition for Compromise signed 4/6/10) Trial date: 11/03/09 Settlement: $2,950,000.00 Plaintiff’s Attorney: John Jahrmarkt, Esq. JAHRMARKT & ASSOCIATES; Gary A. Dordick, Esq. LAW OFFICES OF GARY A. DORDICK Defense Attorney: Dana John McCune, Esq. MCCUNE &Read More …