Why Shouldn’t I Save My Money And Settlement My Case Without A Fresno Injury Attorney?

Many accident victims ask themselves this very question each day throughout the United States, especially when an insurance adjuster tells victims they can make more money if they don’t hire an attorney. Insurance adjusters are NOT your friend, and they are NOT working for you. Adjusters work for the insurance company. It is better for the insurance company if you handle your claim without hiring an attorney. However, you need to understand that you are in an adversarial position with the insurance company; therefore, you shouldn’t be taking its advice about what you should or should not do after being injured in an accident.

Is Whiplash a Real Injury That I Can Receive Money For in a Car Accident Case?

Insurance companies aggressively fight whiplash cases because they believe they can win by arguing whiplash does not cause lasting injuries. However, whiplash can be severe causing extreme pain that can prevent you from being able to return to work. If you have been injured in an accident and believe that you may have suffered whiplash,

What is MVA-Related PTSD?

Were you injured in a car accident in Fresno, CA?  Are you finding it difficult to return to your normal activities because of overwhelming fear or anxiety? Are you suffering from depression that is preventing you from working or taking care of your family? Do you have nightmares about the car accident or do you

Surgeon Leaves Foreign Object in Patient During Surgery

In an unbelievable story that just simply does not seem possible, a Fresno hospital has been fined $86,625 for leaving a towel inside a patent during abdominal surgery. The towel remained in the patient for three months after surgery. The fine is the fourth issued against the hospital since 2007. During a routine surgery on

Common Causes of Rear-End Collisions

Were You Rear Ended By Another Driver? Nearly one third of all motor vehicle accidents are the result of rear-end collisions according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Common causes of rear-end collisions include: Speeding Distracted driving (i.e. texting, reading, eating, etc.) Heavy traffic Road rage Mechanical failure Fatigued driving Driving under the

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 &

Questions to Ask Your Doctor in a Personal Injury Case

Seek Immediate Medical Attention After a Serious Accident If you have been injured in an accident, you need to seek immediate medical attention. This is true regardless of whether you were involved in a car accident, a trucking accident, motorcycle accident or work related injury. When meeting with your doctor, you should ask the following

Pedestrians Are In Danger at Many Los Angeles & Fresno Intersections

Pedestrian Accidents in Los Angeles A quick internet search reveals numerous pedestrian accidents in and around Los Angeles. In a matter of three days, at least five pedestrian accidents were reported in the greater Los Angeles area. Los Angeles County Judge Daniel L. Brenner died when he was struck and killed while crossing the street

I Was Bitten by a Dog – What do I do Now?

California Leads The Nation In Dog Bite Reports Dog attacks are more common than you might think. California is tied with North Carolina for the most dog bite related fatalities in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), more than 4.5 million people are victims of dog attacks and/or dog bites

California Traffic School for Bicyclists

If you ride a bicycle in California, you must follow the same traffic laws set forth in the California Vehicle Code for motor vehicles. In addition to obeying general traffic rules, California bicyclists must also know, understand, and follow the specific traffic laws applicable to bicyclists contained in the vehicle code. Some of the traffic