Potential Damages in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Cases

Before filing a personal injury or wrongful death claim, you may have questions about the various types of damages you may be able to recover at time of trial. While no attorney can guarantee the value of any judgment, the following is a guide to the types of damages you may be entitled to recover,
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Liability Theories for Injuries Sustained in Walnut Creek Drunk Driving Accident

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If you somehow managed to miss it, the 2014 NFL season came to an end February 1 when the New England Patriots won the Super Bowl. Many football fans – as well as some who tune in “just to watch the commercials” – watch the big game at a bar or attend Super Bowl parties
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Fire in Assisted Living Facility: Can a Nursing Home be Liable for Wrongful Death?

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A fire claimed the lives of five residents, and injured at least 10 more, at a senior-living assisted building in Texas over Christmas. A total of 150 firefighters from six different fire departments were needed to extinguish the blaze. This tragic accident may have you wondering whether an assisted living facility or nursing home can
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Have Yourself a Happy Holiday Season by Keeping Safety in Mind

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  The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) estimated that in November and December 2012, 15,000 people nationwide were injured due to holiday decorating. Between 2009 and 2011, fire departments responded to an average of 230 home fires each year as the result of Christmas trees igniting. Lighted candles and faulty electrical wiring in holiday
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Food Allergies and Children: Is There a Legal Responsibility to Keep Your Child Safe?

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The holiday season is upon us, and with it an abundance (some might say overabundance) of cookies, candies, and other sweet treats. While many relish the chance to indulge in once-a-year sweets like pecan pie, sugared almonds and pumpkin shaped peanut butter cups, for those with allergic reactions to peanuts and other nuts, participating in
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School Bus Crash in Northern California Claims Lives of Students, Drivers

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Every day hundreds of thousands of parents wave goodbye as their children head off to school on a school bus. For some it is by necessity; for others, it is simply convenience. Regardless of the reason, parents entrust their child’s safety to the school bus driver and expect their child to be safely returned to
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Backover Accidents Leading Cause of Nontraffic Injuries to Children

The start of a new school year is filled with new backpacks, new friends, and new adventures. But it also means more kids on the road, either walking or biking to school – and that means a greater potential for backover accidents. What is a Backover Accident? A backover accident occurs when the driver of
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An Accident at an Air Force Base

When you believe that a party acted negligently and is responsible for a loved one’s death, the law permits you to turn toward wrongful death litigation as a judicial remedy for such neglectful behavior. An Airshow Stunt Gone Wrong A recent post from the Sacramento Bee details a family that is suing on behalf of
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Tragedy Strikes in California

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A recent report in the Pasadena News describes a tragic situation that nobody would want to confront: the senseless death of a child. However, when such a tragedy strikes, a person should know that the law can provide them with some type of recourse. While a person may be unable to resume a relationship with
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The Responsibility of Wrongful Death

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When there is a death of a loved one, it can cause feelings of deep sorrow. The family members and friends must take time to grieve and process such a painful experience. These feelings can turn to anger and rage when family and friends believe that a death could have been prevented if it were
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