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Should You File a Civil Lawsuit for Hazing in California?

File a Civil Lawsuit for Hazing in California

Should you file a civil lawsuit for hazing in California?  Has your son or daughter suffered injury, sexual harassment or assault or lost their life in an induction ceremony or hazing associated with any sorority or fraternity, college, university or any private or parochial school in California? My name is Rivers Morrell and after more than 40 years of experience as a trial attorney in civil lawsuits I can tell you it is absolutely appropriate to file a civil lawsuit if your dependent is the victim of hazing. Hazing is absolutely against the law here in California.  Those who are responsible for causing any injury, loss of life or sexual assault and battery will face misdemeanor or felony criminal charges based upon the severity of the hazing and the impact it had upon the victim.  The criminal charges associated with activities in a hazing case can result in prison time

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Experienced Irvine Car Accident Lawyer

Experienced Irvine car accident lawyer

Are you searching for an experienced Irvine car accident lawyer?  Irvine is one of the biggest cities in Orange County and is growing even bigger with new developments and housing tracts being built.  This population increase and influx of drivers has contributed to an increase in the number of drivers, and car accidents that occur in or about the city limits. Also contributing to this is the fact that many major freeways such as the 405 and 5 and 73 traverse through the city, and many commuters must go through the city on their daily commutes.  Unfortunately, there are many car accidents and truck collisions which occur as a result, and injured victims should contact experienced Irvine car accident lawyer Rivers Morrell.  With a local Irvine office and more than 40 years of experience, Rivers Morrell is highly recommended by former clients and the legal industry. When most people get

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How Common is Nursing Home Injury and Abuse in Anaheim?

Nursing Home Injury and Abuse in Anaheim

How common is nursing home injury and abuse in Anaheim California?  The Anaheim area is home to many nursing home and skilled nursing facilities.  The 2010 Census reported that more than 40 Million Americans are over the age of 65, and that number continues to rise. California has the largest population of senior citizens in the US, and that number is expected to reach 6.4 million by 2025.  California’s own Statewide Healthcare Planning and Development noted in a recent study that one-fifth of California’s nursing homes did not meet required staffing requirements.  The impact on patient load, under-staffing and nursing home abuse in Anaheim and throughout Orange County is evident. Recently, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services reported that California’s 115,000 plus nursing home residents are placed in physical restraints twice as often as the national average.  What are some signs of nursing home injury and abuse in Anaheim and

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Herpes Transmission and Personal Injury Claims

Herpes Transmission and Personal Injury Claims

Do you have questions regarding herpes transmission and personal injury claims?  Genital Herpes infections are caused by the Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) which is one of the most common types of sexually transmitted infections that there is. Most people are unaware that genital herpes can be caused by both HSV-1 and HSV-2 viruses.  Recent data from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that the overall prevalence of HSV-2 infection in the general population is approximately 15%-20%. Almost one out of every five people is infected with this virus, which is currently incurable and remains in the blood. Once infected by the Herpes Simplex Virus, there are many different symptoms that can occur. However, in many people infected, they will remain asymptomatic during their life and may not even know that they have been infected. However, in others, they may start to see symptoms ranging from blisters, open sores, lesions,

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Injured on a Motorcycle When a Car Pulls Out in Front of You

Injured on a Motorcycle

Have you been injured on a motorcycle when a car pulls out in front of you?  This is one of the most common accidents involving motorcyclists in Orange County.  In most cases, the driver of the car claims they never saw the motorcycle coming, and when they pull out or turn in front of the path of the motorcyclist they leave nowhere to go.  In some cases the biker will attempt to lay down the bike to avoid impact, resulting in broken bones, severe road rash and burns.  When there is not enough time to avoid the collision, the accident may result in severe head injury, a broken back or neck, and other severe injuries. When a serious injury occurs, it may be necessary to create a “Life Care Plan” to ensure that the present and future medical needs and care of the injured victim are taken care of.  These

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