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When Should I Consider Filing a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

You have the right to pursue compensation after suffering an injury caused by someone else’s negligence. How you recover the compensation may ultimately be up to you. Therefore, it is important to carefully consider your options. If you are considering…

Onewheel by Future Motion Defects

NOTICE: If you purchased or own a Onewheel XR or Onewheel Pint, contact the Arnold Law Firm at (916) 777-7777 to share your experience and discuss your legal options. Manufactured by Future Motion, Inc., Onewheel is a one-wheel mobility vehicle that…

What is Vicarious Liability?

When you live vicariously through someone else's life, it usually means you are taking pleasure in another person's adventures and other exploits. Vicarious liability is similar in that another party may be held financially liable for another person's…

Can a Surgery Recommendation Affect a Settlement Offer?

A doctor’s recommendation for surgery is evidence of the severity of the victim’s injuries and may create a strong argument for why the victim deserves compensation. The need for surgery is a common reason for insurers to offer the full amount of liability…

Why is it Important to be Honest with Your Personal Injury Lawyer?

You may have reservations about disclosing some of your medical and financial histories to your attorney, perhaps because of feelings of embarrassment or fear that they may determine that you do not have a case. Sharing negative details may feel uncomfortable…

Arbitration in a Personal Injury Case

People often think of just two options for solving a personal injury dispute with an insurance company: a settlement or a jury verdict. There are a few other ways the dispute may be settled, such as arbitration. What is Arbitration? Arbitration is a…

How Outstanding Debt May Affect a Personal Injury Settlement

Californians tend to carry significant debt. According to the Federal Reserve Board of New York, the 2019 average debt for California residents was $73,400, including auto loans, credit cards, mortgages, and student loans. Debt can impact many parts…

Can Psychological Injuries Be Included in a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

Personal injuries can not only affect you physically but also emotionally and psychologically. Victims may be able to pursue compensation for mental health damages in a personal injury claim. In fact, in certain situations, California allows victims to…

What to Expect as a Personal Injury Client

Many of our clients have never pursued a claim for personal injuries before and are unfamiliar with the lengthy, complex legal process.  Below is a summary that will help you become familiar with this process so you know what to expect.  Gathering Information Your…

What Happens During the Discovery Phase of a Personal Injury Claim?

A personal injury lawsuit involves many steps, many in preparation for trial. One important phase is discovery, when both sides share information, they need to build a case. Learn more about this process below. Purpose of the Discovery Phase The discovery…