Category Archives: Personal Injury

Unintentional drownings are one of the leading causes of unintentional death in the United States. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 10 people die from unintentional drowning on a daily basis and unintentional drowning is the … Continue reading

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Distracted driving is a national epidemic. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), distracted driving results in more than 9 deaths and 1,153 injuries every day in the United States. In 2011, 17 percent of all car … Continue reading

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  Traumatic brain injuries can have devastating effects on a person and in some cases can lead to permanent disability or death.  When a brain injury is caused due to the negligence or fault of another, our brain injury lawyers … Continue reading

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Under California law property owners are required to maintain the land in which they possess or control in a “reasonably safe condition.” Thus, a property owner may be held liable for the injuries which occur as a result of dangerous conditions on … Continue reading

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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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