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My Child Was Hurt at School: Who Is Liable?

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School is supposed to be a sanctuary for all students, yet millions of children sustain injuries on school grounds every year. Regardless of how your child was injured, you have the legal right to consult a premises liability lawyer to review the situation. A personal injury lawyer in California can... Read more »

Lane Change Truck Accidents: Who Is At Fault?

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Driving in the proximity of a tractor trailer is not without its risks, and responsible drivers know to exercise caution and stay alert around heavy trucks. Truck accidents in California, including lane change crashes, are often deadly. When victims do survive, they typically face a long, painful recovery and perhaps... Read more »

$350 Million Lawsuit Filed Against CRST

$350 million Lawsuit Filed Against CRST for negligence
The Cedar Rapids based international trucking company CRST is facing a $350 million lawsuit in California for a crash that occurred in July 2014 involving one of its drivers.    According to a Los Angeles County court document, the driver, Hector Contreras, was behind the wheel of a 2014 Freightliner tractor... Read more »

Understanding California Personal Injury Laws

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Every state has laws regarding personal injury actions – one of the many types of torts that seek monetary damages. California personal injury laws apply to intentional torts such as violent assault, negligence torts arising from vehicle accidents, and strict liability torts that can encompass defective product injuries and animal... Read more »

Calculating Damages in a Personal Injury Case

When a fall, motor vehicle accident, or workplace mishap causes serious harm, the law affords remedies to seek compensation from negligent parties. If you’re considering legal action after a preventable accident, you’re probably wondering how much your case is worth. In personal injury cases, monetary damages may be ordered by... Read more »