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Experienced and Proven Mission Viejo Injury Attorney

What is an experienced and proven Mission Viejo 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

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Car Accident Injury Attorney in Mission Viejo

Looking for a car accident injury attorney 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 949-273-2693. 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 to

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Have You Suffered Whiplash from Being Involved in a Car Accident?

One of the most common injuries from being involved in a car accident is commonly known as “whiplash”.  Medically speaking, the whiplash from being involved in a car accident is described as a neck injury that can occur when the head suddenly moves backwards and then forwards. They can also be diagnosed as neck strain/sprain as a result of a motor vehicle accident. The physics that causes this type of injury is typically from a rear end impact, as opposed to a side swipe or t-bone type collision. Many people that are involved in significant car accidents will feel these type of neck pains and may even believe they may resolve on their own. As a result, they will not seek medical attention fearing the medical bills. Further, they will not speak with an attorney thinking that their neck pain will resolve on its own and they do not want

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Fatal Motorcycle Accident in Santiago Canyon

The victim in a fatal motorcycle accident in Santiago Canyon that took place over a week ago has recently expired from his injuries. The accident occurred when the motorcyclist was ejected from his motorcycle as he was driving down Santiago Canyon Road. The motorcyclist had swerved to avoid a collision when a vehicle in the opposite lane of oncoming traffic made a U-turn. There was a passenger on the motorcycle that was also thrown from the motorcycle and sustained serious, but non-life threatening injuries. Motorcycle accidents involving other vehicles, pedestrians, and cyclists can result in significant injuries. Unlike automobile accidents, where there are safety features such as safety belts, airbags, and frames to withstand collision, a motorcyclist is “naked” in terms of safety relying only on safety gear and a helmet to protect from head injuries. Even with proper safety equipment, motorcycle accidents can result in very serious, and unfortunately,

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Santa Ana Fatal Motorcycle Hit and Run – Person in Photo Sought for Questioning

The Orange County Sheriff’s Department (OCSD) is seeking the public’s help to find a person of interest in a Santa Ana fatal motorcycle hit and run accident.  On Monday afternoon, a Maroon Honda struck a motorcyclist in Modjeska Canyon, sending the 55 year old biker to a local hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries. The maroon Honda was reported stolen from a tow lot, and camera footage from the lot showed a person walking all the way around the car before getting into it and driving away.  The man was identified as a “person of interest” and the public is asked to help identify them and call the OCSD Major Accident Reconstruction Team at (949) 425-1860. Anonymous tips can also be made to OC Crime Stoppers (855) TIP-OCCS.  The Santa Ana fatal motorcycle hit and run accident is another example of recent wave of motorists leaving the scene of

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Fatal Motorcycle Accident in Costa Mesa

A fatal motorcycle accident in Costa Mesa yesterday occurred at the intersection of Sunflower Avenue and Susan Street.  The motorcycle and an SUV came into contact in the intersection, and the motorcyclist has unfortunately lost his life.  The motorcycle was literally torn in two by the force of the accident.  The fatal incident happened just before 8am during the morning rush hour. Intersections are particularly dangerous for motorcyclists.  Drivers of larger vehicles often do not see the biker, and will turn into the path of the motorcycle leaving no time to avoid impact.  These accidents often happen at speed resulting in serious injuries, even though California motorcyclists are required to wear helmets and most wear body armor.  These accidents often result in traumatic brain injury, back and spine injuries and permanent damage resulting in paralysis.  When a fatal accident occurs the family is left in complete shock. Based on my 40+ years

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