An auto accident injury occurs every 6 seconds. When an auto accident occurs, knowing where to go for help is a tremendous relief.
Motorcyclists are more likely to be injured or killed in an accident than auto drivers. With the increased popularity of motorcycles, it is not surprising that motorcycle accidents and motorcycle accident injuries and fatalities have been steadily increasing.
Accidents Involving Pedestrian
Statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) show that 61,000 pedestrians were injured in auto accidents in 2006. Another estimated 12,000 bicyclists, skateboarders, rollerbladers, and other non-occupants were also injured in accidents that year.
Bicycle Accident & Injury
Much like pedestrians, bicyclists are too often ignored by other occupants of the road. The results can be devastating. Bicyclists involved in accidents can suffer severe and sometimes catastrophic injuries.
Buses and other mass transit are easy and affordable ways to get where you’re going. However, accidents can happen at any time, and passengers riding the bus are innocent victims put in harm’s way through no fault of their own. Bus accidents could involve numerous parties .
ISurrounded by oceans, lakes, and rivers, boating is a popular pastime across California and Arizona. From the marinas of Long Beach to the scenery of Big Bear Lake to the rapids of the Colorado River, being on a boat for fun, fishing, excitement, and recreation is enjoyed by millions of people every year.
Accidents involving ATVs can be just as, if not more devastating than car accidents.
Personal injury law, also called tort law, covers any injury, wrong, or damage to a person, property, rights, or reputation due to the negligence or actions of another. Personal injury lawsuits are the most common lawsuits brought in the United States.
Dog Bite & Animal Attacks
An estimated 4.7 million people are bitten by dogs every year, with 800,000 of these dog bites requiring medical attention. Every seven seconds, another person is bitten by a dog. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), dog bites are a national epidemic.
Slip and Fall Accident
Slip and fall accidents occur more often than most people realize. Valid personal injury claims can arise when a person slips and falls as a result of a hazardous condition on someone else’s property. These falls can happen inside or outside buildings on commercial, residential, or public property.
Construction Site Accidents
Construction sites are dangerous environments. As a result, construction workers have one of the highest rates of injury across all industries, with 1 out of every 17 construction workers suffering an injury every year.
Workers’ compensation, also called work comp, workman comp, and workers comp, is the area of law that provides basic rights for people injured on the job.
Serious and Willful Workplace Accident
Injuries on the job are a common occurrence. Some injuries at work are the result of unexpected accidents, and nothing could have prevented those accidents from happening. However, other work injuries could have easily been prevented. With proper training or procedures, these injuries may have never occurred.
Catastrophic and Serious Injury
In any accident, be it an automobile accident, workplace accident, or even a slip and fall accident, there is a risk of serious and catastrophic injury. Serious and catastrophic injury is best defined as an injury that permanently alters the lifestyle of the victim. It’s something no one should have to suffer through.
In legal terms, a wrongful death is what occurs when someone is killed by some other entity’s negligence. The offending parties can be other people, companies, or both. Wrongful death litigation is usually brought to the courts by the representative of the victim’s estate, typically an immediate relative.
Spinal Cord Injuries
Catastrophic injuries are life-changing. Any serious accident, such as an auto accident or a workplace accident, that results in a severe spinal cord injury can dramatically alter a victim’s life. Spinal cord injuries can require extensive and expensive medical treatment and physical therapy.
A catastrophic burn injury is one of the most painful types of injury any person can go through. Personal injury cases, such as auto accidents or workers’ compensation, involving burn injuries require experienced attorneys to hold the negligent parties accountable.
Catastrophic injuries are life-changing. Any serious accident, such as a car accident or an accident at work, that requires an amputation procedure can profoundly impact quality of life. The loss of a limb can be a traumatic event, dramatically altering the accident victim’s daily routines.
Traumatic Brain Injuries
Traumatic brain injuries from a personal injury, such as an auto accident or an accident at work, can have a lasting impact on the victim’s friends and family. Victims of a traumatic brain injury can require extensive medical care.
If you or a loved one has a dispute under employment law, even if your particular case isn’t listed above, do not hesitate to call us. Employment Discrimination:
Sex / Gender
• Equal Pay
• Failure to Promote (Glass Ceiling)
• Sexual Harassment
Independent Contractor Classification
Independent contractors are not employees. But some companies are misclassifying regular employees as independent contractors in an attempt to avoid providing those workers with fair compensation and employee benefits.
Overtime Pay Disputes
Most workers are eligible for overtime pay. But while many employers gladly pay workers overtime wages properly, some employers use underhanded and illegal methods to avoid paying the fair overtime compensation mandated by the law.
• Physical Disability
• Mental Disability
• Medical Condition
• Failure to Reasonably Accommodate
• Failure to Reasonably Accommodate
• Forced Activities
• Denied Benefits
• Forced Retirement
• Unfair Treatment
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