Category Archives: Severe & Fatal Injuries

Statistics from the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center indicate that there are approximately 17,000 new spinal injury cases per year. Many of them were the result of a serious accident, such as a motorcycle accident, car accident, bicycle accident, … Continue reading

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Spinal injuries can significantly alter the lives of victims. The activities they once enjoyed may no longer be possible, or they may need assistance with their daily living activities. Medical expenses and the possible loss of employment can also place … Continue reading

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What are the leading causes of fatal car accidents? According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) more than 32,000 people lost their lives in traffic accidents across the United States in 2013. The state of California alone accounted … Continue reading

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently published a study which analyzed sports and recreation related traumatic brain injuries (TBIs). The study found a 5 percent increase in emergency department visits from 2001 to 2010 related to TBIs. … Continue reading

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The short answer is yes. However, depending on the circumstances the answer can be more complex. Parents Liability for Minors: Under California Law, both parents are required to verify and sign their minor child’s application for a driver’s license. In … Continue reading

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Experiencing the death of a loved one can be very traumatizing. It can cause a prolonged period of sadness and grief, also known as a bereavement period, and leave a person feeling a wide range of emotions. An unexpected and … Continue reading

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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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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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A wrongful death lawsuit is an action brought by the survivors of a deceased person. Under California Law, a survivor can bring a legal action when “the death of a person was caused by the wrongful act or neglect of … Continue reading

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Earlier this month, a construction worker was trapped in an underground concrete pipe in Beaumont, Riverside County.  Emergency crews spent over two hours trying to rescue the worker that was trapped underground. According to the spokeswoman from the Riverside County Fire … Continue reading

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