Personal Injury vs. Workers’ Compensation

The lines can become blurred between personal injury cases and worker’s compensation claims. It isn’t uncommon for injuries to happen during work hours, but what factors should you take into consideration before filing a claim? Some people think personal injury and workers’ compensation claims are synonymous. In reality, there are a few significant differences. In […]

Common Types of Personal Injury Compensation

A personal injury case can be complex and require time and patience. As a plaintiff seeking personal injury compensation, you may seek what in legal terms is called “damages”. These can include compensation for injuries, property damage, or any loss resulting from an injury caused by someone else’s negligence or harmful intent. There are several […]

11 Common Questions About Personal Injury

The aftermath of an accident is an uncertain time. Aside from dealing with injuries and expenses, one must figure out how to file a claim. A personal injury attorney’s job is to help win your case, but the legal process discourages many people. Here are answers to several questions to help get the most out […]

Should You Always Call the Police After a Crash?

Contacting the police should be one of the first things you do after a crash. The information gathered is critical for an insurance claim or case set up by an accident attorney. But a police presence isn’t the only key to a successful car accident injury claim. There are many reasons to contact the authorities, […]

Can I Get Disability Benefits After a Car Accident?

A car accident can leave you with physical injuries such as fractured bones, soft tissue injuries, and brain injuries, as well as psychological trauma that manifests as anxiety or depression. If an injury prevents you from working, you may struggle paying the bills and daily expenses, let alone for medical care. Disability benefits through the […]

How Medical Bills Are Paid After an Accident

Personal injuries sustained in an automobile collision or any other accident can require expensive medical treatment. However, there are options as to how medical bills from an accident get paid. This all depends on the state you live in and the type of insurance you have. In California, there are “at fault” insurance laws. Whoever […]

What to Do If You Were Injured in a Truck Accident

A crash with a big rig or 18-wheeler can have devastating results. It can severely damage your car or property, not to mention cause injuries so bad you cannot work, earn an income, or perform routine daily tasks. Oftentimes, truck accident victims do not survive. Truck accident lawsuits are typically very complex. Truckers often work […]

How to Talk to Your Insurance Adjuster

A car accident is a critical event in one’s life. The physical and emotional toll may be hard to control. However, the actions taken hours and days after an accident can have exacting consequences on you and your family’s financial well-being. That includes how you handle insurance adjusters. Whether the accident was your fault or […]

Filing a Personal Injury Claim in California as an Undocumented Immigrant

In California, undocumented immigrants have the right to file personal injury claims. This includes those who have been injured in an accident. As an undocumented immigrant, you can pursue legal compensation for damages, including for personal injury and wrongful death, without your status being made public. Does Filing a Claim Reveal One’s Immigration Status? Illegal […]

What to do If Hit by a Car on Your Bike

What do you do if you were hit by a car? A motor vehicle accident can easily severely injure or kill a bicyclist. There’s no frame around you or airbags for protection. The number of bicycle accidents in Los Angeles, including hit-and-run collisions, continues to increase. However, bicycle accident lawsuits can be challenging to pursue, […]