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5 Tips for Negotiating a Fair Settlement in a Personal Injury Case

Negotiating a personal injury settlement requires some planning and skill. Otherwise, you risk resolving your case for less than it’s worth. If you were involved in an accident caused by another party’s negligence, you will be dealing with the at-fault party’s insurance company to recover compensation. However, the claims adjuster will not likely offer you what your case is...

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How Much Will My Brain Injury Cost Me?

Brain injuries can exact a devastating toll on individuals and their families, encompassing a complex web of financial, emotional, and psychological costs. Financially, the expenses can be staggering, with medical bills, rehabilitation, and ongoing care often reaching astronomical figures. Some studies indicate that the lifetime costs of treatment for a traumatic brain injury are estimated to range from $85,000...

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How Much Is My Brain Injury Case Worth?

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) takes a staggering toll on the United States, both in human suffering and economic costs. With over 1.5 million TBIs annually, the financial burden is substantial. Direct medical expenses and long-term consequences like cognitive impairments and disability can lead to significant lifetime earning losses.  Each brain injury case is unique, and it is challenging to...

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Do Motorcyclists Always Have the Right of Way?

Right of way is the system that determines the order of how people enter traffic. When everyone understands this process, it leads to a smooth flow of traffic and safer road conditions.  However, drivers often see motorcyclists weaving through traffic and rolling through stop signs. This may cause them to wonder if motorcyclists have to follow the same traffic...

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Mental Health and Personal Injury: Addressing Emotional Trauma

A personal injury can be a life-altering event, leaving more than physical scars. Emotional trauma often accompanies bodily injury, and understanding and addressing these psychological wounds is as essential to recovery as managing physical ones. Common psychological injuries include post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, anxiety, and panic disorders. While these conditions can feel debilitating, remedies such as therapy, legal...

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What Is Considered a Catastrophic Injury in California?

Unfortunately, there are many accidents that result in injuries. Some injuries are so severe they are catastrophic. Catastrophic injuries happen without warning and change your life forever. But what is considered a catastrophic injury in California? A catastrophic injury is one that leaves you permanently disabled and unable to live your life the way you used to. Common implications...

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Can I Sue If a Bicycle Hits My Car in California?

Can I sue if a bicycle hits my car in California? Yes, in certain circumstances, you can pursue legal action if a bicycle collides with your vehicle. Bicycles are an essential mode of transportation. They are much cheaper than cars and are more environmentally friendly. But bicyclists are in danger on the road just as much as car and...

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Can You Sue a Driver for Hitting You on a Bike?

Unfortunately, the roadways are dangerous for all drivers. Cyclists are no different. But cyclists are more likely to get injured in an accident because they are more exposed on a bike than inside a car. This unsafe exposure can lead to more fatalities in bike accidents. The California Department of Motor Vehicles estimates that every year over 10,000 bicyclists...

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Determining Fault in a Brain Injury in CA

Brain injuries are serious injuries that can result from someone’s negligent actions. If you or a loved one has suffered a head injury after an accident, you may be entitled to compensation if you can prove the other party’s fault.  Fault is one of the most essential elements to prove in a brain injury case. To get damages, you...

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Who Is Responsible for Sidewalk Falls in CA?

When you think of sidewalk falls, your first thought is likely a trip and fall that leaves you with a scraped knee and bruised ego. However, sidewalk falls can result in severe injuries, which may leave you wondering. Who is responsible for a sidewalk fall in CA? The circumstances of the fall and where it took place will determine...

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