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Frequently Asked Questions About Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer

An injury caused by another’s negligence may entitle you to compensation for your losses and medical expenses. However, it may be difficult to recover the damages you deserve if an insurance company or the at-fault party does not cooperate. While an…

What Everyone Needs to Know About Electric Shock Drowning

In 2016, Silicon Valley executive Jim Tramel and his family were spending spring break at their vacation home in Palm Springs, California. Several family members came over to visit and enjoy the swimming pool on Easter afternoon. Jim noticed his 9-year-old…

Elements of a Premises Liability Claim

Property owners are legally obligated to provide a hazard-free environment that ensures the safety of those on their property. They can be liable for an injury caused by a dangerous condition located at their home, place of business, other types of buildings…

Proving Negligence in a Personal Injury claim

If you have been injured because of another’s negligence, you may have legal options to pursue compensation. However, you must prove the other party was, in fact, negligent and at fault for causing your injuries. Proving negligence in a personal injury…

E-cigarette Explosions a Growing Concern

A man in Fresno, Calif., suffered third-degree burns after an electronic cigarette erupted into flames and exploded while in his pocket. The 53-year-old man was riding a bus in downtown Fresno when the driver warned him that smoking was not allowed and…

When to Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer

Dealing with damage from a serious accident can be both confusing and overwhelming. Insurance companies may be difficult to handle and may not have your best interest in mind. Hiring a personal injury attorney allows you to focus on recovering from injuries…

Child Concussions Treated at California Hospitals Increase 73 Percent

According to California's Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development, the number of children between ages nine and 13 receiving treatment for sports concussions in the state went up 73 percent from 2005 to 2015. There were 6,139 reported cases…

43-Year-Old Man Dies After Dog Attack in Stockton

A 43-year-old man from Stockton, Calif. succumbed to his injuries after being attacked by a pit bull over the weekend. According to neighbors, two men were exchanging words outside when one of the homeowner's pit bulls became violent. Police initially…

Traumatic Brain Injury is More Widespread Than You Think

Discussions of traumatic brain injury (TBI) often address sports associated with repeated concussions now known to deteriorate the brains of players over time. However, sports involving tackle impact, such as football and hockey, are not the only activities…

Victims Family Says Deadly Pedestrian Accident Could Have Been Prevented

A 74-year-old woman died from injuries sustained in a pedestrian accident after she was struck by a car at the intersection of Fruitridge Road and Lawrence Drive in Sacramento in December of last year. The woman, a beloved grandmother and great-grandmother,…