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Concussions After Collisions

A concussion is a mild traumatic brain injury that occurs as a consequence of an injury to the head. Post-concussion syndrome (PCS) refers to a complex set of symptoms that develops in some people who have sustained a head injury and includes headaches, dizziness,...

Bill Would Use Amber Alert System To Find Hit-And-Run Drivers

On behalf of Armando Berriz Proposal comes after steep rise in hit-and-run accidents in Los Angeles A state lawmaker has introduced a bill that would use California's Amber Alert system to catch hit-and-run drivers, according to the Los Angeles Times. The proposal,...

Many Cannot Resist Texting And Driving, Study Find

A new survey found that although drivers recognize the dangers of texting while driving, many cannot resist the urge to engage in this activity. Many drivers can't resist texting and driving in California, despite the realization that texting and driving is dangerous....

Bike Injuries On The Rise For California Cyclists

  Research has shown that injuries and traffic-related deaths among bicyclists have risen, despite laws in place to protect those who pedal. The Journal of the American Medical Association recently published a study from the University of California that evaluated the...

What is Negligence in a Personal Injury Case?

Practically every personal injury case claim is centered on the notion of negligence. This implies that the victim of the accident must prove that another person was negligent to get the compensation for the losses connected to his or her injuries. Negligence implies...

Negligence

WHAT IS NEGLIGENCE IN LEGAL TERMS? Negligence occurs when an individual makes irresponsible decisions, or irresponsibly makes no decisions in a situation which results in a serious accident as a consequence. Corporate negligence is similar, and occurs when a company...

Personal Injury Settlement

PERSONAL INJURY SETTLEMENTS IN VENTURA AND LOS ANGELES When an individual suffers a serious injury in an accident that was caused by the negligent actions of another person, the injured victim may be eligible to receive financial compensation for any costs associated...

Liability In Personal Injury Claims

HOW IS LIABILITY DETERMINED IN A PERSONAL INJURY CLAIM? Determining liability in a personal injury claim is perhaps the most crucial aspect of any personal injury case. Without an adequate proof of fault assigned to a specific party, liability cannot be determined and...

Insurance Claims Process

FILING INSURANCE CLAIMS People file insurance claims in many different scenarios when the terms of the agreement are reached, and compensation must be paid out in the form of a claim. Common types of insurance include auto insurance, life insurance, medical insurance...

Financial Compensation Explained

Financial compensation is a common method of awarding damages suffered by emotional or physical personal injuries caused by a negligent party. There are varying levels of financial compensation that may be part of a settlement, or may be imposed by court judgment. The...

Getting You The Compensation You Deserve After You’ve Been Injured

Motor Vehicle Accidents

When the firm takes on a case, they do everything in their power to secure the maximum compensation possible.

Premises Liability

If you have been injured on someone’s property, you may be able to recover compensation in a premises liability suit.

Product Liability

When an individual purchases a product, there is an assumption that the product has been manufactured using good materials…

Nursing home negligence

Abuse and neglect are difficult to spot, especially since families are not at the nursing home 24 hours a day.

Construction accidents

Construction accidents are some of the most unfortunate and common workplace accidents that occur…

Types Of Injuries

Your lack of health insurance should not prevent you from receiving the top-notch treatment…

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We stand ready to hold the insurance company accountable and get you the help you need. Contact us today for a free initial consultation with our Ventura County personal injury lawyers. We represent clients in Thousand Oaks, Ventura, the San Fernando Valley, the central coast, and virtually throughout the state of California.