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21

Nov
2014

Can You File a Lawsuit If You Sign a Waiver

If you engage in certain risky activities, you may be asked to sign a waiver or release of liability. However, if you are later injured in these activities, you may wonder whether the

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20

Nov
2014

NEWPORT BEACH MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT LAWYERS ON MOTORCYCLE HELMET LAWS

If you are riding a motorcycle, you should be wearing a helmet.  Not only can helmets prevent or minimize serious and even deadly closed-head injuries, but California motorcycle laws

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13

Nov
2014

Should I Communicate with or Contact the Insurance Company of the Person Who Caused My Injuries?

You might not know the appropriate actions to take after a car accident even if you have retained an Orange County personal injury attorney to handle your case. For example, you should

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13

Nov
2014

REAR-END COLLISIONS, COMPENSATION, AND LIABILITY

Rear-end collisions range from minor accidents involving no injury to major accidents involving serious injuries.  But even with the most minor accidents, it can be a nuisance to

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13

Nov
2014

Rear-end Collisions: What Should You Do?

One of the most common forms of motor vehicle accidents are rear-end collisions.  Usually, liability falls upon the driver who rear-ended the other driver.  This person is considered

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07

Nov
2014

What is Considered a Whiplash Injury

Whiplash is a neck injury occurring from the neck being jolted or “whipped” from one direction to another that overstretches the surrounding muscles and tendons. The most frequent

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07

Nov
2014

DRIVING DISTRACTIONS – CELL PHONES AND OTHER ELECTRONIC DEVICES

Today’s fast-paced culture promotes multitasking.  Unfortunately, drivers often multitask behind the wheel, posing a danger to themselves and others and violating the law.  Anything

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07

Nov
2014

Guidelines to Prevent Surveillance Video and Social Media from Damaging Your Case

During a personal injury case, you might not think about what you post on social media. However, you can be sure that the lawyers for the insurance companies will use every advantage

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Recent wins

  • “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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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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