What’s the Difference Between Emotional Distress and Pain and Suffering?
Most legal claims and lawsuits seeking to recover damages from personal injuries include both economic and non-economic damages. Economic damages are sometimes called “tangible’ damages because they are easy to show through paperwork such as medical bills and employer statements documenting missed days of work. Courts sometimes refer to non-economic damages as “intangible” damages...read more
Knowing Your Rights as an Invitee
Premises liability laws in California and other states hold property owners responsible for injuries occurring on their property with the acknowledgment that the owner of any premises should take reasonable care to maintain a safe, hazard-free environment so visitors can enter without risk of sustaining injuries due to the owner’s negligence. Proving this type...read more
Long-Term Side Effects of a Traumatic Brain Injury
The brain is responsible for the function of nearly all of our body systems. Despite the protection of cushiony fluid and a bony skull, the highly delicate nature of brain tissue leaves humans vulnerable to traumatic brain injuries ranging from mild to catastrophic depending on the severity and location of the injury. Around 176...read more
Most Common Insurance Bad Faith Claims
Insurance companies use neighborly tones and down-home appeal to advertise their policies, but the bottom line for a private insurance company is profit. An insurance company’s business model ultimately relies on taking in a greater amount in premiums than they pay out in claims. To this end, insurance companies hire adjusters whose job description...read more
5 Safety Tips for Motorcyclists in the Spring
The sun is shining, the breeze finally feels soft and warm, and the air has the fresh, green smell of spring. After chilly winter weather, the rising temperature and green haze of new spring leaves are certain to lure you back onto the roads with your motorcycle to enjoy the exhilaration of a scenic...read more
How Can an Attorney Help Me With a Spinal Cord Injury Claim?
Spinal cord injuries are some of the most life-altering injuries a person can suffer, often causing long-lasting or permanent disabilities. Any spinal cord injury is traumatic and challenging to overcome, but when the injury results from a preventable accident caused by an act of negligence or reckless behavior, it is even more distressing. Spinal...read more