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What is “Respondeat Superior” in a Personal Injury Case?

Anytime a person sustains an injury caused by the actions of another individual, they should be able to recover compensation for their losses. However, there are times when other parties could also be held liable aside from the person who actually caused the injury. This can include an employer. Here, we want to discuss “Respondeat… read more

Defenses in Personal Injury Cases

If you or somebody you care about has sustained an injury caused by the careless or negligent actions of another individual, company, or entity, then you should be able to recover compensation for your losses. This includes coverage of your medical bills, lost income, property damage expenses, pain and suffering losses, and more. However, do… read more

Evidence in a Personal Injury Case

Anytime a person sustains an injury caused by the careless or negligent actions of another individual or entity, they should be able to recover compensation for their losses. However, securing compensation can be challenging, particularly when going up against aggressive insurance carriers or at-fault parties. In order to prove liability in these cases, there must… read more

Getting Your Medical Records for a Personal Injury Case

If you or somebody you love has been injured in an accident caused by the careless or negligent actions of another person, you should be able to recover compensation for your losses. However, securing compensation through an insurance settlement or a personal injury lawsuit can be challenging. You will need to have medical records that… read more

Types of Benefits Under Workers’ Compensation

If you or somebody you care about has sustained a workplace injury or illness in California, you should be able to recover various types of benefits through the workers’ compensation system. However, most people do not tend to think about what types of benefits they will receive until after they sustain an on-the-job injury. Here,… read more

What is Gross Negligence?

Most people have heard of the term negligence. However, what happens if you put the word “gross” in front of the word “negligence?” Gross negligence is a term you will most likely hear in court or civil complaints. This does have a specific meaning, particularly when it comes to determining the actions of an individual…. read more

What is a Contingency Fee?

Attorneys often take cases on a contingency fee basis. This means that a person seeking assistance from the attorney will not have to worry about any upfront or out-of-pocket costs, and they will only pay legal fees after their attorney secures the compensation that they need. Anytime a person sustains an injury caused by the… read more

Can a Pre-Existing Injury Affect My Personal Injury Claim?

If you or someone you love sustains an injury caused by the actions of another individual or entity, you should be able to recover compensation for your losses. However, can a pre-existing injury affect your ability to recover compensation for a current injury? The answer should be a resounding “No.” However, pre-existing injuries will play… read more

California Workplace Retaliation Laws

In the state of California, workers are employed “at-will,” which means that they are free to leave their employment anytime they like and for whatever reason. This also means that they can be terminated for just about any reason as well. However, California law does prohibit employers from engaging in workplace retaliation in specific circumstances,… read more

California Car Seat Laws

One of the safest choices that parents can make is to properly use car seats for their children. Car seats are designed with safety in mind. The regular seats inside of a vehicle are not designed to keep a child safe in the event of a Long Beach car accident. Car seats are crucial, which… read more