Understanding Road Construction Accidents in Los Angeles

We all know that getting stopped in road construction in Los Angeles can be frustrating. Sometimes you have to wait for what seems like forever before you are waived through. You are also required to drive under the usual posted speed limit, which can make you late to your destination. Construction zones can feel like […]

Burned Out Doctors Putting Patients at Risk for Medical Errors

Today, medical professionals across all specialties experiencing high rates of burnout, exhaustion, and depression. This unfortunate reality puts the health of the medical staff at risk and jeopardizes patient safety. As occupational stress levels rise, the number of medical errors is also increasing. Errors lead to serious harm, and in some cases, death in some […]

What Happens If I Get Into an Accident In a Rental Car?

You fly into LAX and get behind the wheel of a brand new rental car. The moment you turn onto the highway, you’re involved in a collision with another vehicle. What can you do? Who’s responsible for your injuries? Who has to pay to repair your damaged rental vehicle? Here’s what you need to know. […]

The Difference Between Workers’ Compensation and Personal Injury in California

Whether your job involves sitting at a desk or is a more physical occupation like construction, on-the-job injuries can have devastating long-term consequences for your health and your finances. Often, workplace accidents cause injuries that need extensive medical attention. and prolonged inability to work. In some cases, you may be unable to return to the […]

Man Suffers Crippling Injuries in Los Angeles Hit and Run Accident

A young man may never walk again after he was struck by a hit and run driver in the Fairfax district. According to reports, the man was struck from behind while standing at the trunk of his car. He was crushed between the two vehicles on impact. The hit and run driver put his car […]

Should I See A Doctor After A Car Accident?

If you have ever been unfortunate enough to be in a car accident, you know that it is an extremely chaotic and stressful ordeal. The crash happens so suddenly that it can be hard to know what happened, who was at fault, and what action you should take. One of the biggest mistakes you can […]

When Can I Sue My Landlord For an Injury?

Do you rent or lease an apartment, house, or home in California? If so, you have certain rights as a tenant under the law. Thanks to these rights, you might be able to hold your landlord responsible if you get hurt in your own home or in a common area of your housing complex. You […]

Can I Sue the City for Tripping on Uneven Sidewalks?

You slip and fall on an uneven sidewalk in an area that is clearly the responsibility of the city, can you sue the city of Los Angeles? You can always sue, but whether you will be successful is another thing. Also, filing a suit against a city, state, or any government body comes with an […]

What’s the Average Neck Injury Settlement in California?

Neck injuries are among the most common injuries that occur in a car accident. You’re driving cautiously, then, suddenly, get hit from behind. Your car may have suffered very little damage. You feel a bit achy, shake it off and head home. Only later does the neck pain flare up. What Are the First Steps […]

How Long Does It Take to Settle a Personal Injury Claim?

The time it takes to settle a Los Angeles personal injury claim can be unpredictable. Some cases are straightforward and can settle in mere months. Other cases can be complex and could take 2 to 3 years to resolve. The consequences of a car accident can be overwhelming, ranging from lost wages to soaring medical […]

Personal Injury Settlements: Myths vs Reality

How do we separate the myths about personal injury lawsuits from reality? If you listen to too much chatter from friends and family, you may be steered in the wrong direction after suffering an injury. You could end up with an unsatisfactory result. There are many stigmas and myths about personal injury lawsuits. These can […]

Jury Awards California Couple $2 Billion in Roundup Injury Case

Alva and Alberta Pilliod used Roundup weedkiller on their California property for more than 36 years. In 2011, Alva was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Four years later, Alberta received the same devastating cancer diagnosis. The odds of both spouses getting this same diagnosis was one in 20,000. They sued Bayer, claiming that its pesticide caused […]

Statistics Show Pedestrian Deaths, Injuries Increasing Across the Nation

Many cities across the country are experiencing a surge in alternative forms of transportation. Even though roads are still jam-packed, many people are ditching their cars and walking. There are several reasons to explain why walking has become more popular in recent years. Cars are expensive and people don’t have the cash to buy and […]

Why Are Intersections So Dangerous?

One out of every two car accidents happens at or near an intersection. That’s 2.5 million intersection accidents across the country every year. Los Angeles is no exception. The city boasts some of the nation’s most dangerous intersections. In recent years, the number of pedestrians and bicyclists killed in Los Angeles traffic accidents has gone […]