What Should I Know About Recovering from a Head Injury?

Head injuries can range from mild to concussions to traumatic brain injuries (TBIs). Dealing with a head injury can be a very stressful, frightening, and frustrating experience. As you are trying to learn about the severity of your injury, your recovery, and the potential for permanent damage, you are being pressured by an insurance adjuster for information, statements, and releases. The entire process can be overwhelming and can cause you additional harm because of the stress. Instead of facing it alone, let our Fresno brain injury attorneys take care of the insurance adjusters and other parties pressuring you for information so that you can focus on your health. Call our office at 1-800-954-4444 for a free consultation with a Fresno personal injury lawyer.

Why Do You Need To Pay Attention To Time Limits In California Personal Injury Cases?

If you or a loved one is injured in an accident, you may be entitled to receive compensation for your damages. Examples of accidents that often give rise to an accident claim are slip and fall accidents, motorcycle crashes, car accidents, commercial truck crashes, and pedestrian accidents. Any accident that results in an injury or death can result in compensation for the accident victim. To receive compensation, the accident victim must prove that the other party caused the accident and the victim suffered injuries and damages because of the accident. The types of damages and amounts of compensation vary based on the facts and circumstances of each claim. However, at least one thing is the same in all accident claims — time for filing a claim is limited.

Should I Submit To Arbitration To Settle My Car Accident?

Arbitration is becoming a popular method of resolving contested legal matters outside of the courtroom. However, arbitration is not for every case and you need to be sure you understand the rules regarding arbitration before you agree to submit your claim to arbitration. What is Arbitration?

Myths About Slip And Fall Claims In Fresno

A person can slip and fall in many situations, resulting in anything from a minor injury such as a sprain to more serious injuries including traumatic brain injuries, broken bones, and back injuries. The accident may happen on a wet floor in a store, on an uneven sidewalk, or in a parking lot. A person may trip over a cord or other obstacle in an office or while visiting someone at their home. Each of these incidents can result in serious injury.

What Is The Formula For Calculating Non-Economic Damages in California?

When you are injured in a personal injury accident, you suffer a variety of damages. In addition to your physical injuries, you also experience a financial loss and emotional stress. If you didn’t cause the accident, you deserve to be compensated for your damages by the person, company, or government entity who caused the accident that resulted in your injury. Because the legal system cannot undo your injuries sustained in the car accident, it can only provide a way for you to receive a monetary award from the responsible party.

Important Deadlines In California Personal Injury Cases

When you are injured because of another party’s negligence or wrongdoing, you may be entitled to recover compensation under California’s personal injury laws. However, your time to file a lawsuit is limited by our statute of limitations. When Does My Time To File A Lawsuit Expire? The California statute of limitations sets the deadlines for filing various personal injury lawsuits. Most of the actions that fall under personal injury laws have a two-year statute of limitations; however, there are exceptions.

Common Brain Injuries in Accident Cases

Every year, millions of Americans suffer some type of brain injury. Many of these brain injuries are the result of an accident of some type. Brain injuries can result in the need for permanent medical and/or personal care. It is important that you take any head injury very seriously. What is a Brain Injury? Brain injuries are often referred to as traumatic brain injury (TBI), head trauma, and head injury. Brain injuries can result from a variety of different personal injury accidents including traffic collisions, contact sports, slip and fall accidents, pedestrian accidents, bicycle crashes, and workplace accidents. Even though brain injuries can range from mild to severe, any brain injury can result in permanent disabilities. You must take any head injury very seriously.

Have You Been Injured in a Construction Accident?

Construction Site Accident Injuries Are Common in California If you have been injured in a construction accident in Fresno or the Central California Valley, chances are you are not alone. Over 460,000 workers were injured or suffered an occupational illness during 2014 according to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. The Occupational Safety &

How Can I Avoid Workplace Accidents?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, nearly three million non-fatal workplace accidents occurred during 2014. This is a national rate of 3.2 cases per 100 full-time workers. During 2014, California’s rate of workplace accidents totaled 3.7 cases per 100 full-time employees — just slightly above the national average. Workplace injuries and illnesses cost employees