July 2016

soft tissue damage






Whiplash is a common injury in auto accidents, and it can be difficult to collect damages for it. Seek the help of an attorney if you are diagnosed with whiplash to pursue compensation. (Wikimedia Commons/Image by Bruce Blaus) One of the more common types of injuries in a car accident is whiplash—when the neck is
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automobile accidents






Last year saw a 7.7 percent increase in traffic fatalities over 2014, making 2015 the deadliest year on U.S. roads since 2008. (Wikimedia Commons photo/Thomas R. Machnitzki) Last year was the deadliest for automobile accidents on American roadways since 2008, preliminary data from the federal government show. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported an
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Dog Bite Injury






California law on a dog bite injury can be tricky. The state statute clearly lays the blame on dog owners, but sometimes owners get off the hook for all or part of their liability if a victim provokes a dog. The statute seems to give absolute protection to dog-bite victims. It reads: Civil Code Section 3342: “(a)
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