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8 10, 2020

Planning to File a Personal Injury Claim? Here’s What You Need to Know and Do to Prove Causation

By |2020-10-14T09:31:46+00:00October 8th, 2020|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Going to the Doctor and Proving Causation For Personal Injury Claim When you have pain of any kind after an accident, do not assume that your body will heal itself and that the pain will go away, go to the doctor. If you do not have medical insurance, because you cannot afford it, apply for Medi-Cal or other public healthcare. If you do not get treatment right away for your pain or injury, the at-fault driver’s insurance company will use this as a reason to say that you were not injured in the accident. They will say that you are [...]

8 09, 2020

When Speed Kills In A Car Accident

By |2020-10-18T15:23:50+00:00September 8th, 2020|Categories: Blogs|0 Comments

It is well known that fast cars are dangerous. Here is a short list of people we’ve all know of who have died in a car accident as a driver or a passenger in a car that was being driven too fast: Paul Walker, Ryan Dunn, James Dean, and Princess Diana. We all see fast drivers speeding around on the streets. We see them on the freeways coming within inches of hitting other vehicles when they are moving in and out of lanes to avoid decelerating. For the driver of those cars, driving at a fast speed is a thrill. [...]

1 08, 2020

Coup-Contrecoup Brain Injuries

By |2020-08-06T07:22:13+00:00August 1st, 2020|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Often times insurance companies and their defense team will argue that it’s unlikely that a claimant suffered a brain injury because they did not hit their head on anything. The sad part of this is that the insurance adjuster and their defense team know of the concept of coup-contrecoup. These are closed-head brain injuries caused by the brain impacting the inside of the skull. They happen when the head rapidly moves in one direction and then whips back in opposite direction. These injuries are traumatic due to the impact and damage it can cause to two sides of the brain. [...]

21 01, 2020

What is the Difference between Bodily Injury and Personal Injury?

By |2020-09-21T19:28:36+00:00January 21st, 2020|Categories: Blogs|1 Comment

Bodily injury and personal injury are often used interchangeably, and it’s easy to see why. If something happens to your body, isn’t that personal? If you suffer a personal injury, aren’t the chances very high that the harm will involve at least some part of your body? While the two terms can be confusing, bodily injury and personal injury have entirely different meanings. If you or someone you know has suffered an injury, it pays to know the difference between bodily and personal injury for legal and insurance reasons. What is Bodily Injury? Bodily injury deals with a particular injury