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Experienced and Proven Irvine Injury Attorney

experienced and proven Irvine injury attorney

What is an experienced and proven Irvine injury attorney and why do you need us if you are injured in a car, truck, motorcycle or pedestrian accident in Mission Viejo, Irvine or anywhere in Orange County?  The central issue here is insurance coverage – this is what will ultimately pay for your medical bills as well as lost income from missed work, other expenses as well as compensation for having to endure your injuries and the process of recovery. Insurance adjusters are highly personable people who are quite friendly and seem very relaxed.  They are anything but.  I worked for major insurance carriers for the first 20 years of my career.  I can tell you from first hand experience these adjusters are highly trained, highly skilled interrogators and negotiators who have only one goal: Settle your case as quickly as possible for the absolutely lowest possible cost to their insurance

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Irvine Injury Lawyer with More than 40 Years Experience

Irvine injury attorney Car Accident Attorney

If you are involved in a car, truck or motorcycle accident in Orange County contact an Irvine injury attorney with more than 40 years of experience.  My name is Rivers Morrell, and for the first 20 years of my work as an injury attorney I managed cases for major insurance carriers.  I know their tactics and the values they bring to each case.  The primary motive of an insurance company is to reduce the value of the claim to the lowest point possible, increasing profitability.  Many insurance adjusters work to gain your trust, however, it is important to remember that they are highly trained and skilled negotiators whose job it is to offer the minimum settlement possible on your case. We can provide dozens and dozens of examples of cases where the insurance company offered a minimal amount (or no settlement at all) only to wind up having to pay

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Pedestrian Hit by a Car in Los Angeles

accidents involving a pedestrian hit by a car in Los Angeles

Los Angeles is one of the biggest cities in the United States, and with its many tourist destinations and pedestrian friendly streets, it is responsible for a high number of motor vehicle accidents involving pedestrians. Unfortunately accidents involving a pedestrian hit by a car in Los Angeles are especially common in pedestrian friendly areas such as downtown Los Angeles, particularly around the Staples Center area and other downtown districts. Unfortunately, motor vehicle accidents involving pedestrians can result in very traumatic injuries for the pedestrians involved including: broken bones, major contusions, and head injuries such as concussions.  These types of injuries often require significant medical attention and treatment. The last thing most people want to deal with after being struck by a car, is having to deal with an insurance claim, and accumulating medical bills, etc. An experienced and skilled attorney can help assist you with your claims. At the Law

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Car Accident Injury Lawyer in Mission Viejo

car accident injury lawyer in Mission Viejo

Looking for a car accident injury lawyer in Mission Viejo or southern Orange County?  The Law Firm of Rivers Morrell is conveniently located off of Crown Valley Parkway and I-5 with free parking on-site.  Rivers Morrell has more than 40 years of experience as an accident and injury attorney.  If you or a loved one has suffered an injury in a car crash, truck accident, motorcycle accident or pedestrian related injury involving a motor vehicle we invite you to contact us for a free consultation at (949) 305-1400. It is important to go to the ER, urgent care or see your physician within 24 hours of an accident, even if you feel you aren’t injured.  The forces involved in any accident are more severe than you may realize.  A visit to the doctor will create a baseline and allow you to be fully examined for injuries which may have yet

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

Achieve the Best Possible Outcome in a Personal Injury Claim

How do you achieve the best possible outcome in a personal injury claim 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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How a Lawyer Will Make a Difference After Injuries in a Car Accident

How a Lawyer Will Make a Difference After Injuries in a Car Accident

Are you wondering how a lawyer will make a difference after injuries in a car accident in Orange County or Los Angeles?  The insurance adjuster in your case will probably tell you an attorney is not needed.  The truth is insurance adjusters always offer far less than they are able and willing to pay for an injury settlement.  Why is this? The adjuster and the insurance company have one motive and incentive: maximize their profit by reducing the amount they pay on your claim.  Every dollar they hold back from you goes straight to the bottom line profit of their business.  I know this for a fact.  I represented all of the major insurance carriers for the first 20 years of my career.  I know their motives, strategies and tactics.  This provides my clients with a significant advantage. My name is Rivers Morrell and after more than 40 years of

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Experienced Mission Viejo Personal Injury Lawyer

Experienced Mission Viejo Personal Injury Lawyer

Are you looking for a responsive and experienced Mission Viejo personal injury lawyer with a proven track record?  Rivers Morrell has more than 40 years of experience in personal injury cases from car accidents, motorcycle wrecks and wrongful death to std transmission, slip and fall and pedestrian accidents and injury.  The firm is highly recommended by clients, peers and the legal industry and maintains a perfect “10” rating on Avvo, a prominent legal website.  Our clients value the personal treatment and family atmosphere surround our office as well as the results we achieve in their cases. Mr. Morrell began his legal career representing major insurance companies.  This experience provides insight into the priorities of the insurance industry and how they manage injury cases.  His trial experience has resulted in numerous verdicts in favor of injury victims and their families.  Many injury victims don’t realize that most injury attorneys do not

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Were You Injured in an LA Hit and Run Accident

Injured in an LA Hit and Run Accident

Who pays for the costs associated with injuries when the driver who caused the accident leaves the scene in Los Angeles?  What should you do if you are injured in an LA hit and run accident and who will help you to recover financially for what has happened? My name is Rivers Morrell and I have more than 40 years of experience in LA hit and run accident cases.  The good news is you actually probably have good insurance coverage that will help cover your bills.  The bad news is the insurance company will fight you on this claim.  The worst news of all is this: it is your own automobile insurance.  Talk about adding insult to injury. The medical expenses, lost wages and other financial costs of a injuries in an LA hit and run accident are covered by the UM/UIM section of your own auto insurance policy.  UM/UIM

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Dehydration in a Nursing Home is Abuse

Dehydration in a Nursing Home is Abuse

Dehydration in a nursing home is abuse and you need to know what signs to look for.  Simply stated, dehydration is simply an excessive loss of water.  This condition affects all of the body’s organs and systems and can become life threatening.  Dehydration is one of the most common forms of abuse and neglect in nursing homes and assisted care facilities in California.  What are some of the symptoms that might suggest your loved one is consistently not receiving enough water? Some symptoms of dehydration are fairly obvious – a dry mouth, a sensation of thirst and reduced urinary output.  Dehydration also leads to: Sunken Eyes Low Blood Pressure Dry Skin Confusion High Respiration Fits of Delerium If dehydration is due to patient neglect, it is very likely that the patient is also not receiving enough food and medication.  Malnutrition and dehydration are a deadly combination and can lead to

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