There are many reasons why settling a personal injury case is a good idea for some people. In some cases, the insurance company may have offered a fair settlement. Another good reason to accept a settlement offer would be to reduce the time it takes to get your money, since trials can be lengthy.
Tragedies happen across America every day. One of the worst, and most easily prevented, is a pedestrian-vehicle crash. In places where pedestrians are often out on or near the roads, drivers have to be cautious not to strike them. Even a single error could lead to a fatality.
Backyard swimming pools provide endless hours of fun for children of all ages. But they also pose a deadly hazard. For every pool owner, safety should be the No. 1 concern. Yet many pool owners - including parents and grandparents - aren't aware that a single safety measure (such as adult supervision) isn't enough. It's critical to have multiple "layers of protection."
After police officers shot and killed an unarmed 22-year-old man, Stephon Clark, activists and local politicians throughout the state have called for revisions to the California Peace Officer's Bill of Rights, or POBR. The POBR governs disciplinary action involving police officers.
Our firm recently published a SlideShare talking about how the value of a personal injury case is determined in California. Learn more here:
Our firm recently published a SlideShare talking about how people can pursue personal injury compensation, even if they are partly at fault for the car accident that injured them. Learn more about how it works in California.
It's easy to overlook the dangers that lurk in our own homes. Millions of Americans are injured every year due to common household products. While it's not possible to completely eliminate the risks of everyday hazards, it is possible to protect yourself by learning more about the dangers. Awareness is the first step toward reducing devastating injuries.