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Injured by an E-Scooter in Los Angeles

Injured by an E-Scooter in Los Angeles

Have you been injured by an E-scooter in Los Angeles or anywhere in the LA region?  There has been a rapid increase in the number of e-scooters or electric scooters such as Segway, Lime, Bird and Xiaomi available for immediate rental all across LA.  There has been a sharp increase in the number of people who have been injured by an e-scooter in Los Angeles in the past several months as the implementation of these low cost transportation devices increases. The combination of the beautiful LA weather, pedestrian traffic and the lack of training for e-scooter riders has resulted in many e-scooter accidents resulting in personal injury claims.  What should you do if you are injured by an e-scooter in Los Angeles?  My name is Rivers Morrell and after more than 40 years of experience as a Los Angeles personal injury attorney I can tell you there are several possible

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How Do You Know if You Have a Valid Personal Injury Case

How Do You Know if You Have a Valid Personal Injury Case

How do you know if you have a valid personal injury case in LA, Mission Viejo or Irvine?  In order to know if you have a case for a valid personal injury claim there usually needs to be an injury due to someone else’s negligence, insurance coverage and strong documentation of not only the event itself but of your medical costs and other financial damages. This may sound confusing, but it doesn’t have to be.  The short answer is to simply call the Law Firm of Rivers Morrell for a free consultation at 949-305-1400.  Ask to speak with Rivers personally and draw upon the experience of a proven personal injury attorney with more than 40 years of experience. The most important thing to know is this: Insurance companies always make a really low initial offer.  The insurance adjuster in your case has one job: get you to take the lowest

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What Causes Most Truck Accidents in Irvine and Orange County

Causes Most Truck Accidents in Irvine and Orange County

What causes most truck accidents in Irvine and Orange County?  What should you do if you or a family member is injured in a Southern California truck accident?  The California Highway Patrol track many statistics associated with commercial truck accidents in California.  There are many reasons why truck accidents happen, but the primary sources of truck collisions resulting in injuries are: Speed / Unsafe Driving – the start and stop traffic and sudden changes in speed which are common here in Orange County become even more challenging when a driver is attempting to safely operate and control a large vehicle such as a commercial truck.  Speed and unsafe driving are a common source of truck accidents in Irvine and Orange County which cause serious and sometimes permanent injuries to others with whom they share the road. Distracted Driving – Truck rivers have a variety of technological advances available to them –

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How an Injured Passenger Should File a Personal Injury Claim

How an Injured Passenger Should File a Personal Injury Claim

Many people wonder how an injured passenger should file a personal injury claim.  Who was the driver responsible for the injuries you received in a Mission Viejo car accident?  In some cases, part or all of the responsibility (and ultimately, liability) may lie with the driver of the car in which you were a passenger.  Do you have to sue a friend, family member or someone you know if you are injured in a car accident while riding in their car as a passenger? Any driver with passengers in their vehicle has a legal “duty” to use reasonable care while operating a motor vehicle.  It doesn’t matter if a driver was cited for the accident.  It is important for your personal injury attorney to help assess the facts and determine which driver(s) contributed to your injuries.  We will help you to understand how an injured passenger should file a personal injury

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How Do You Achieve the Best Possible Outcome in a Personal Injury Settlement?

Achieve the Best Possible Outcome in a Personal Injury Settlement

How do you achieve the best possible outcome in a personal injury settlement after suffering injuries in a car, truck or motor vehicle accident?  We are often asked “Do I have a case? and “how much is my injury claim worth?” and “how long is this going to take?”  Understanding more about the process and the crucial role an experienced personal injury attorney like Rivers Morrell can play will help you to make a better and more informed decision. One of the most important things to understand is simply this: the insurance company and the adjuster who represent them are only interested in one thing: settling your personal injury claim for the lowest possible amount.  It is not in your interest to provide an adjuster information after an accident or answer questions until after you have sought a thorough medical examination and called the Law Firm of Rivers Morrell for

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What are Some of the Most Common Causes of Mission Viejo Car Accidents

Common Causes of Mission Viejo Car Accidents

What are some of the common causes of Mission Viejo car accidents?  Awareness is the key to reduce risk, and it is natural to settle into a sort of subconscious rhythm after driving for several years.  We take for granted our underlying assumption the people with whom we share the road are conscientious and cautious.  Most are. Here are some of the most common causes of Mission Viejo car accidents which lead to serious injuries.  Increasing your awareness of others while driving can help you to avoid these mistakes and the risks of other drivers who may choose these behaviors: Speeding – speeding is always going to rank as one of the most common causes of Mission Viejo car accidents. Cell Phone Use / Distractions In the Car – this has become one of the most common causes of motor vehicle accidents in recent years.  You shouldn’t be distracted by

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