Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) and other damage to the brain at birth can have life-long consequences for you and for your baby. Giving birth can be a complicated and difficult process, even in the best cases. Sometimes, medical personnel make mistakes that cause the infant to suffer brain damage at birth. It is unfortunate; however, it happens more than you may know. It is estimated that approximately one in 1,000 infants suffer some type of brain damage during birth. While this seems to be a low number, if it is your baby, it is one too many. If your infant suffered brain damage at birth, you have the right to seek compensation from the responsible parties. Our Fresno personal injury attorneys understand you want justice. We have experience handling severe brain injury cases like yours. Call our office at to 1-800-954-4444 schedule a free consultation.
According to The Fresno Bee, the driver who struck and killed a Clovis cyclist in April has not been charged. Clovis Police Chief Matt Basgall stated the case is not dormant as the investigation into the circumstances of this unfortunate death continues. Chief Basgall said it could take another three to four weeks before information is reviewed by an expert witness and a decision is made by the Distract Attorney whether to file felony charges against the driver. Patrick TeNyenhuis died after he was struck while riding his bicycle on Shaw Avenue east of Leonard Avenue during the early morning hours. The driver of the Toyota sedan who rear-ended TeNyenhuis’ bicycle remained at the scene of the accident but was later released without charges being filed.
When you are in a motor vehicle accident, you will receive copies of many documents that relate to your accident and injuries. It is a good idea to use a folder for each different type of record so you have a safe, convenient place to put records and documents as you receive them. It also makes it very easy to provide the documents and records to your motor vehicle accident attorney. Below are examples of documents that you should keep related to your injuries and the accident.
Being in a motorcycle crash is a traumatic event. From the moment of the crash, thoughts are running through your mind including who will pay your medical bills; how badly is your motorcycle damaged; and, what will you do if you have to be out of work for a few weeks to a few months.
The CDC states that 4.6 million people are bitten by a dog each year in the United States and roughly 20 percent of those dog bites become infected. A dog bite is a serious injury that can require multiple surgeries, months of painful treatments, and cause permanent damage. For dog bite injury victims, the physical,
Proving fault in a car accident is essential if you want to receive compensation for your injuries. Fault for some car accidents may be clear; however, this is not always the case. Even in situations that are almost always the fault of the other driver, an insurance company can twist the facts to blame you for
When you are hurt in an accident, you suffer financial and emotional damages in addition to the painful physical injuries you suffered in the accident. Under California’s personal injury laws, you have the right to receive compensation when you are hurt in an accident caused by another party. Below are seven important things you need
Losing a loved one is a terrible experience but when that death could have been avoided it can be overwhelming. Fatal car accidents claim thousands of lives each year in the United States. Learning the common causes of fatal car accidents may help drivers learn how to avoid situations that cause car accidents. One recent
If you answered yes to this question, you are not alone. According to a study conducted by the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, distractions is the most common cause of motor vehicle accidents. The study entitled “Second Strategic Highway Research Program Naturalistic Driving Study” looked at more than 3,500 drivers between the ages of 18 and
An article in April 2014 reported that Fresno, CA ranks high for pedestrian related deaths. According to the information in the article, almost one-half of all vehicle related deaths in Fresno during 2012 were pedestrians. California led that year with the most pedestrian deaths in the United States. Fresno tied San Francisco and fell only