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18

Jul
2014

What Is My Personal Injury Case Worth?

If you have become the victim of an accident which wasn’t your fault, then you could have suffered some form of loss. This could mean medical expense, time out from work and pain

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17

Jul
2014

Wrongful Death in California

A claim for wrongful death may be brought when a willful or negligent act of another person causes the death of another. Wrongful death cases differ from their personal injury counterparts

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10

Jul
2014

How to Give Testimony

Before you testify in your case, your Newport Beach personal injury lawyer will discuss yourtestimony with you. He or she might give you a few tips on providing effective testimony

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10

Jul
2014

The Calculation of Damages

After first discussing your case with a Newport Beach personal injury law firm, you may ask what the value of your case is. While your Newport Beach personal injury attorney may not

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10

Jul
2014

8 Things You Can Do to Help Your Personal Injury Attorney Get the Best Result in Your Case

Most people believe that a personal injury lawyer Newport Beach with a track record of favorable outcomes is an essential ingredient in winning a personal injury case. However, other

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08

Jul
2014

Christopher Russell Recognized

Christopher Russell, founder and principal partner of Russell and Lazarus APC, was recently honored with the prestigious Avvo Clients’ Choice Award. Avvo provides attorney ratings

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03

Jul
2014

15 Liability Factors in a Fall Case

If dangerous conditions exist at a facility, they have certain legal responsibilities, including posting warnings. Poor weather and surface conditions can also affect the outcome of

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03

Jul
2014

Potential Defendants

As you discuss your case with an experienced Newport Beach personal injury law office, your lawyer will ask about other parties that were involved in the case. In some cases, more

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Recent wins

  • “A 37-year-old electrician sustained major head trauma after falling fifteen feet on to his head from a defective lift.”

    Awarded: $1,100,000

  • “A 12 year old boy was sexually molested by his Little League baseball coach who was convicted and sent to prison.”

    Awarded: $4,000,000 judgment

  • “A 72-year-old grandmother, who fractured her left femur, was forced to go to trial by Allstate Insurance Company after being struck by a scooter while exiting the restroom of her Church.”

    Awarded: $250,000 Jury Verdict

  • “A 49-year-old female who was rear-ended but did not seek medical care for three days, received compensation in the amount of $649,000 for her injuries.”

    Awarded: $649,000

  • “A 44 year old construction worker injured his back requiring surgery when his foot went through the flooring of his apartment complex walkway after a poor repair by management.”

    Awarded: $500,000 eve of trial settlement

  • “A 53 year old Motorcycle rider was cut off by a driver on the freeway causing him to fall and shatter his ankle.”

    Awarded: $300,000

  • “A 40 year old motorcycle rider was cut off by a vehicle making an unsafe lane change causing a knee injury. The defendant’s insurance company played games and as a result ended up paying 3x the policy limits or $300,000.”

    Awarded: $300,000 which was $200,000 over the defendant's policy limits.

  • “A 52 year old man and his 36 year old wife both sustained serious injuries requiring surgery due to objects falling off a truck traveling on the freeway.”

    Awarded: $991,000

  • “A 43 year old left leg amputee aggravated his prior back injuries when he was thrown from a horse”

    Awarded: $850,000 which was $350,000 above the policy limits.

  • “A 35 year old painter lost his arm and sustained other serious injuries when his painting pole came in contact with 12,000 volts of electricity.”

    Awarded: $7,200,000 pre-trial settlement

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