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When The Person Who Caused Your Injury Accident is at Work?

Person Who Caused Your Injury Accident is at Work

When the person who caused your injury accident is at work their employer’s insurance can help to ensure you receive full and fair compensation for your injuries. Did you know there is employer liability in injury accidents when their employees are in the midst of their business day?  An employer carries responsibility and legal liability for their employees who are “at work”, and in many cases commuting to or from work.  These cases require an experienced and seasoned attorney who has the expertise and trial experience to identify liable parties and hold them financially accountable for your injuries. If the person who caused your injury accident is at work as a delivery driver or commercial truck driver, we will be able to obtain cell phone records to see if they were distracted at the time of the accident.  In many cases, drivers are being pressured to increase the speed of

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Insurance Adjusters Offer Much Lower Settlements Than We Obtain for Our Clients

Insurance Adjusters Offer Much Lower Settlements

It is a fact that in the vast majority of cases insurance adjusters offer much lower settlements than we obtain for our clients.  Often, the original offer is insulting to our clients based upon the extent of their injuries, the medical costs, the suffering and pain they’ve been forced to endure and the work they’ve missed.  Why do adjusters try to low-ball original offers to accident victims?  What are some of the factors which make a difference in what is offered and what they will ultimately pay?  Are all injury attorneys equally skilled and get the same results for their clients? Never forget that the insurance company’s main objective is profit.  The less they pay you, the more profit they keep for themselves.  Many adjusters use subtle tactics to attempt to get victims of car accidents to settle quickly, even encouraging them that “we’ll give you a fair settlement, you

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California Cities Including Los Angeles Legally Responsible for a Dangerous Road Condition

Los Angeles Legally Responsible for a Dangerous Road Condition

Are California cities including Los Angeles legally responsible for a dangerous road condition?  A recent case in the California Supreme Court (Cordova vs. City of Los Angeles) addressed the liability of the City of Los Angeles for the alleged dangerous condition of a road. In this case, there were 5 occupants/plaintiffs in a vehicle driving on the inside lane of Colorado Blvd. Colorado Blvd. has a median strip, with large, established Magnolia trees. Another vehicle side swiped the Plaintiffs’ vehicle. Both vehicles were exceeding the speed limit, although it was disputed as to their precise speeds. As a result of the side swipe, the Plaintiffs’ vehicle spun out, went into the center median, and hit a large tree. 4 of the passengers were killed, and the other passenger was seriously injured. The City of Los Angeles was sued on the premise that there was a dangerous condition, i.e. the trees were

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Nursing Home Injury Rates are Increasing in Orange County

Nursing Home Injury Rates are Increasing in Orange County

The Centers for Disease Control, or CDC report that nursing home injury rates are increasing in Orange County and across the United States.  The number of falls resulting in seriously injuries has increased, especially here in California.  California has the highest rates of restraint in our nursing homes and skilled nursing facilities.  This is often due to understaffing, and the inability to meet standards for patient care. If your loved one suffers an injury from a fall or drop in an Orange County nursing home we will hold them accountable.  My name is Rivers Morrell, and for more than 40 years I have helped injury victims to recover financial reimbursement for their medical bills, and the suffering which they have been forced to endure at the hands of someone else’s negligence. Nursing home injury rates are increasing in Orange County due to neglect and over-medication as well.  Many patients are

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