A Car Accident Attorney with Extensive Experience in Mission Viejo Irvine and LA

Car Accident Lawyer Mission Viejo CA

If you or a loved one have been injured in a car accident in Mission Viejo, Irvine or anywhere in Orange County or LA it is important to contact a car accident attorney with extensive experience to ensure the best possible outcome in your case.  My name is Rivers Morrell and after more than 40 years as a personal injury attorney here in Southern California I can tell you the two most important things to know after a car accident – even if you think you are uninjured: Visit the Emergency Room, Urgent Care or your Primary Physician for a thorough medical checkup within 24 to 48 hours of the accident You will need an experienced and proven personal injury attorney Unfortunately, many injuries sustained in an Orange County or LA car accident do not present symptoms for weeks and in some cases months.  You may think you are fine,

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Mission Viejo Motorcycle Accident and Injury Lawyer

Mission Viejo Motorcycle Accident Lawyer

Are you searching for a Mission Viejo motorcycle accident and injury lawyer with proven results and extensive experience?  Why is trial expertise important in motorcycle injury cases?  Motorcycle accidents in Mission Viejo and across Orange County often result in serious or permanent injuries.  You are riding along on a beautiful day when someone pulls right out in front of you or changes lanes without seeing you and the next thing you realize is you are seriously injured and facing a long recovery.  Why is it important to speak with an experienced Mission Viejo injury attorney and how will you ensure you receive the best possible outcome in your case? My name is Rivers Morrell and I have more than 40 years of experience as a personal injury attorney.  Motorcycle accident and injury cases require extensive legal skill.  Insurance companies employ skilled adjusters who seem quite friendly and eager to “help.” 

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Experienced Mission Viejo Car Accident Attorney

Mission Viejo Car Accident Lawyer

When you or someone you love has been injured in an accident you need an experienced Mission Viejo car accident attorney with the proven experience, expertise and legal skill to ensure the best possible outcome in your case.  My name is Rivers Morrell and I have more than 40 years of experience as a personal injury attorney representing those who are injured in accidents.  The first and most important thing to do after a car accident in Mission Viejo is to seek medical treatment.  This may seem obvious, but some injuries are not readily apparent in the aftermath of an accident.  Many who go through the experience of a collision in their car are just thankful to walk away without serious injury.  I can’t tell you how many times people have told themselves (as well as their family, friends, co-workers and all of social media) they were fine, only to

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Motorcycle Accident with Injuries in Mission Viejo

Mission Viejo Motorcycle Accident Injury Lawyer

Were you the victim of a motorcycle accident with injuries in Mission Viejo or anywhere in Orange County?  The number of motorcycle accidents resulting in injury continues to increase each year in Southern California.  My name is Rivers Morrell and I have represented injured motorcyclists for more than 40 years here in Mission Viejo and Orange County California.  I will hold those responsible for your injuries as a driver or passenger on a motorcycle financially accountable for what has happened. One of the most common things you hear in these cases is “I never saw them.”  It is not uncommon for a driver to pull out immediately in front of an oncoming motorcyclist or to change lanes unexpectedly and cause an accident which results in serious injuries.  Common injuries in motorcycle accidents include but are not limited to: Broken bones and fractures Broken ribs Serious head injuries and Traumatic Brain

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Motorcycle Injuries in Mission Viejo

What should you do about recovering for motorcycle injuries in Mission Viejo or Orange County California?  Have you been injured while riding a motorcycle or as a passenger?  Motorcyclists and their passengers are at a significant disadvantage when a car pulls out in front of them or changes lanes unexpectedly.  The force of a moving vehicle compared to the human body (even a rider wearing kevlar and a helmet) will often result in serious and in some cases life threatening injuries for a biker and his or her passenger. Common injuries include severe fractures of limbs, shoulders and hips.  Fractured ribs can puncture internal organs resulting in damage to the lungs or spleen.  When the vertebrae in the neck or spine are fractured the spinal cord may be damaged resulting in permanent injury including paralysis.  In these cases the Law Firm of Rivers Morrell works with financial experts and economists

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Dog Bite Injuries in Mission Viejo

Have you, a child or a loved one suffered dog bite injuries in Mission Viejo or southern Orange County?  Rivers Morrell is a Mission Viejo dog bite injury attorney with more than 40 years of experience.  We understand the nature of dog bite injuries and the long term impact these types of injuries can have upon a child or adult.  Dog bites are tearing actions which leave irregular wounds which often result in severe scarring.  Several plastic surgeries may be required to reduce the visibility of scars, especially when the injuries are to the face, hands and arms or torso of the victim. Dog bite injuries often result in damage to underlying tendons, muscles and ligaments affecting mobility or range of motion.  It may be necessary to ensure physical therapy or occupational therapy is considered by the insurance company as part of the settlement. In many cases there is also

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Experienced Mission Viejo Dog Bite Injury Attorney

If you, your child or a family member has been bitten by a dog in Mission Viejo you need an experienced Mission Viejo dog bite injury attorney.  My name is Rivers Morrell, and for more than 40 years I have served injury victims and their families from my office in Mission Viejo.  Dog bite cases can be legally and socially quite complex.  You see, the owner of a dog is “strictly liable” in California for the injuries caused by their pet.  The twist is most children or people who are bitten by a dog know the owner of the dog personally.  Often it is an extended family member or personal friend.  Many of our dog bite clients have been concerned about whether or not we would sue their friend or family member.  This is about insurance, and we are not going to harass your loved ones or neighbors.  We carefully

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Fatal Car Accident in Mission Viejo Leaves One Dead

This past Wednesday, there was a fatal car accident in Mission Viejo that left one city resident dead. The two car accident occurred near the intersection of Alicia Parkway and Lanzarote. The fatal accident took the life of one Mission Viejo resident, and left the other party hospitalized with very serious injuries. The cause of the accident is still under investigation, and it has not been determined who, if anyone, is at fault. At the Law Firm of Rivers J. Morrell our thoughts go out to the deceased’s family. A fatal accident caused by another person’s negligence is known as a wrongful death in California.  My name is Rivers Morrell and I have represented the families of those who lost their lives in an accident due to someone else’s fault or negligence.  We manage all communications with the insurance company and the Court so that your family may focus on grieving your

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Mission Viejo Dog Bite with Scarring

There are a lot of legal and financial issues in a Mission Viejo dog bite with scarring case.  When a dog bites, it is often a child who is left with serious injuries including significant scars.  These scars can often be very visible, such as on the face, neck, torso or arms.  These injuries are very rough, and they often cannot heal without leaving substantial scar tissue.  Plastic surgery, in many cases multiple plastic surgeries may be required to minimize the visibility of scarring over time.  A dog attack in Mission Viejo can result in significant expenses such as medical bills, psychological counseling and support, physical or occupational therapy and day care requirements.  Who pays for these expenses?  Why are insurance companies so quick to make a (low) offer? Here in California, the owner of the dog is “strictly liable” for all injuries caused by their pet and financially responsible

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Mission Viejo Dog Bite Attorney

Among pet injuries, dog bites are one of the most common, and devastating injuries that a person can get.  Although most dogs are our lovable furry friends, dogs can still unpredictably bite and cause injury to unsuspecting victims. Common sources for dog bites come from a neighbor’s dog, or dog that has become loose from its owner in a park or on the street. Dog bites can cause puncture wounds and lacerations, and create a serious risk of infection. As a result, dog bites must be immediately treated at the closest medical facility.  If you, your child or someone you love has suffered injuries from a dog bite or attack we invite you to contact an experienced Mission Viejo dog bite attorney. My name is Rivers Morrell, and I have helped dog bite injury victims for more than 40 years.  Many people that are bitten by a friend or neighbor’s

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