March 21st, 2022
How Long After an Accident Can You Sue In California?
First, you need to seek medical attention. Second, if your injuries were caused by someone else, you need to consult an experienced California personal injury attorney as soon as possible to protect your legal rights. You have a limited period of time after your accident to seek compensation for your injuries. Get started on your claim today by contacting us online for a free, no-obligation consultation. In California, the statute of limitations (amount of time you have to pursue legal d...
January 18th, 2022
Loss of Consortium Settlement Amounts in California
When someone suffers severe injuries in an accident, that injury often extends beyond that person and affects their spouse or domestic partner. When the unthinkable happens to you, you may not know what to do next. If your spouse’s injury resulted in the inability to enjoy the same relationship you previously had, you might have grounds to file a loss of consortium claim. An individual brings a loss of consortium claim against the negligent party that caused the death or injury of your s...
January 10th, 2022
Average California Uber Accident Settlement and Claim Amounts
Ten years ago, no one had heard of Uber. But now, Uber is a common household term. Today, many use Uber as their regular form of daily transportation while others use it when they need a ride home after a night out. With these demands comes an increase in the volume of Uber drivers on the roads. Unfortunately, this means car accidents with Uber drivers may occur more frequently. If you suffered injuries after an accident with an Uber driver, you may wonder what you can get from an...
December 13th, 2021
California Medical Lien Law & Overview
If a car crash or another accident causes you harm, it’s up to you to seek proper medical care. Unfortunately, it also rests on your shoulders to pay for those services. That can be frustrating and scary when you don’t have thousands of dollars to pay for an emergency room, medication, surgeries, follow-up visits, and other care. Thankfully, you have options. Talk with Glotzer & Leib, LLP about pursuing a personal injury claim and using a medical lien in California. You can reach ou...
November 19th, 2021
Average Personal Injury Settlements for Minors in California
All a parent ever wants is to keep their child safe. Children are especially vulnerable to injury due to their small frame and naivete toward risks. Despite all the efforts made to keep them safe, accidents can still happen. But when a minor child suffers injuries due to someone else's negligence, it creates a devastating physical and emotional toll on families. The road to recovery may be long, but a personal injury attorney can help you pursue a personal injury settlement for your minor chil...
November 18th, 2021
Average Personal Injury Settlements in California
After suffering injuries in an accident, you may be left with a stack of medical bills, property damage invoices, and the inability to work. Understandably, you may want to pursue a personal injury claim and settlement against the liable party. But what is the average settlement for a personal injury claim? California personal injury settlements are based on various factors that vary from case to case. Read on to learn more about California personal injury settlements and how a personal injury...
November 17th, 2021
Average Tractor-Trailer Crash Claims in California
The aftermath of an accident involving a car and a semi-truck can be catastrophic. Unfortunately, people rarely escape such a traumatic experience free of injuries and property damage. People encounter semi-trucks—also known as big rigs, 18-wheelers, and tractor-trailers—daily on roadways throughout California and may be unaware of the dangers they present. According to data from the California Highway Patrol, in 2017 there were 6,897 fatal and injury crashes involving trucks. Whi...
November 1st, 2021
California Personal Injury Statute of Limitations Overview
If you’re pursuing a personal injury claim, it’s possible that you may need to file a lawsuit to get the compensation you need. However, for the court to hear your lawsuit, you must file your action within the statute of limitations. Here is everything you need to know about the statute of limitations for personal injury in California and how our Los Angeles personal injury attorneys can help meet the deadline. What Are Statutes of Limitations? A statute of limitations is a law that ...
October 29th, 2021
Calculating Pain and Suffering Damages in California
After an accident, the physical injuries you endured make up only a part of the accident’s impact on your life. Along with physical injuries, comes pain and suffering. Pain and suffering is a type of non-economic damages available through a personal injury lawsuit. Non-economic damages compensate accident victims for the mental anguish or psychological harm—like pain and suffering—they sustained in the accident. Economic damages, on the other hand, deal with the out-of-pocket costs...
November 6th, 2020
Personal Injury Laws and COVID-19
COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease) has changed our daily life. Unfortunately, some people are forced to work in conditions that can be dangerous to their health - especially considering the spread of this airborne disease. There are both moral and ethical implications for companies managing a workforce in a pandemic. Essential companies, like grocery stores and hospitals, need to continue to serve their communities. These organizations also have a duty to take reasonable measures to prote...