Monthly Archives: March 2015

A birth injury or trauma is an injury that occurs before or during the course of a child’s birth. These injuries can be devastating. According to the University of Rochester Medical Center some of the more common birth injuries or … Continue reading

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A “childhood sexual abuse” can be one of the most traumatic events in anyone’s life. This form of abuse occurs when a minor is sexually abused. In many cases the victim is unable to bring a legal action until many … Continue reading

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March 18, 2015 is Brain Injury Awareness Day. The personal injury lawyers  at Martinez & Schill want to bring attention to the facts and statistics surrounding brain injuries in the United States in connection with Brain Injury Awareness Month. The invisible … Continue reading

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The iPhone has never been hotter as one man in New York recently found out after suffering a burn injury. Erik Johnson, of New York, was injured when his iPhone 5C spontaneously exploded in his pocket. “When I went to … Continue reading

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In 2014, more automobiles were subject to recalls than any other year on record, as 63.9 million vehicles were subject to 803 separate auto recalls. The previous record for recalls in a year occurred in 2004 when 30.8 million vehicles … Continue reading

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As discussed last week, California roads are becoming more and more crowded as bicycles and cars share the same roadways.  In order to share the road safely, both cyclists and motor-vehicle drivers must follow certain laws. (See Bicycle Safety Post) … Continue reading

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In the event that you have suffered a personal injury due to the negligent act of another, you may be able to recover damages in a personal injury lawsuit. Damages are simply monetary compensation for that injury. Damages play a major part … Continue reading

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One of the most important concepts in any personal injury case is the element of causation. In the most basic sense, cause is something that produces a certain outcome. In a case where you have been injured by the actions (or … Continue reading

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