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03

Apr
2014

Cross-Examination Tips

You could be asked some very difficult questions when you are getting cross-examined. You need to be prepared to address the questions since it’s possible that your Orange County

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03

Apr
2014

Issues With Proving the Value of Pain and Suffering in an Accident Claim

An important component of any personal injury claim is the amount of pain and suffering a victim may have endured. A Newport Beach personal injury lawyer can help explain issues that

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03

Apr
2014

How Insurance Carriers May Value Wrongful Death Claims

If you’ve lost a loved one due to an accident, a Newport Beach personal injury attorney can help evaluate whether you may be able to pursue a wrongful death claim on their behalf.

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27

Mar
2014

Slip & Fall (What To Prove)

If you were injured after falling on another person’s property, a Orange County personal injury lawyer can conduct research to determine if there is enough evidence to prove the

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27

Mar
2014

Strategies to Avoid Sabotaging Your Own Injury Claim

Sometimes, injury claimants can be their own worst enemy in terms of a successful recovery of benefits. A personal injury lawyer in Newport Beach can offer advice about how to avoid

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20

Mar
2014

Your Rights & Responsibilities During Medical Examination

The request for an “independent medical examination” by the insurance company — more properly termed a “defense medical exam” — often makes claimants

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20

Mar
2014

How Subsequent Injuries Can Impact an Accident Claim

If an accident claimant suffers a subsequent injury after filing a claim, this can seriously impact settlement value and/or their ability to prove their case. A personal injury attorney

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13

Mar
2014

The Myth of the “Independent” Medical Examination

If you’ve filed claim for benefits as a result of an accident, there’s a good chance the insurance company will ask you to submit to what’s called an “independent

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Recent wins

  • “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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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

  • “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 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.

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