Personal Injury Blog

Common Types of Car Accidents






Common types of car accidents involve collisions from head-on or the side. Less common, but so very dangerous, are rollovers. A head-on collision is also especially dangerous and is likely to cause serious injury or death to the occupants of both vehicles. But the most common type of two-vehicle accident of all is the rear-end
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number one killer of teenagers






The teenage years, from 13 to 19 years old, make up less than 1% of the total deaths in this country. Most people aren’t surprised by the answer they get when they ask, “What is the number one killer of teenagers in the U.S.?” The answer is, by far, car accidents. Most of us have
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Bicycle Accident Lawsuit






The odds are stacked against bicyclists in a wreck with automobiles. Injuries often result, and victims may need a good attorney to file a bicycle accident lawsuit. Bikers know bicycling is dangerous on California’s busy roads, but the attraction to the sport or convenience in commuting are so great cyclists are willing to take some
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Dog Bites






The topic of dog bites rarely comes up until you or someone close to you gets bitten. Many people think of their dogs as their best friends, their furry children, and their faithful companions. Some breeds are more likely to bite than others, but even the most docile dog can bite under certain circumstances. Sometimes
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Rejected






Deciding whether to take personal-injury cases are sort of a balancing act for lawyers. If you have a serious injury because of someone else’s fault, and you deserve compensation, an attorney may be very interested in taking your case. But lawyers sometimes refuse to take on cases, and we will discuss five of the most
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personal injury settlement amounts






Perhaps the most common question we receive at Krasney Law relates to the average personal injury settlement amounts our clients can expect to receive. This is understandable. After all, a personal injury is a serious and traumatic event, one which can have long-lasting physical, emotional, and financial implications. Once medical bills and other expenses are factored
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personal injury law suit






A personal injury is a physical or mental injury caused by an accident or willful act caused by another person or entity. A personal injury lawsuit results when you file a claim against the other party to get financial compensation for your injury. To file a claim or lawsuit, you must have a personal injury
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Social Media Can Ruin Personal Injury Claims






Cell phones are dangerous when people use them while driving or walking down the street. Irresponsible and dangerous cell phone use, which is rising, can result in injuries to an unsuspecting person who is driving or walking. California has outlawed the use of cell phones while operating a motor vehicle. See California Vehicle Codes 23123, 23124,
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Crime Victims Can Sue for Compensation






For Crime Victims, it may be possible to file a lawsuit seeking compensation from the perpetrator or from others, even if they were not involved in the attack. And in some bad news for U.S. residents, the number of crimes were on the increase from 2014 to 2015. For example, there were nearly 16,000 murders
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Bicyclist in Hollywood






Bicyclists should take out more than the minimum uninsured/underinsured motorist bodily injury auto insurance coverage because they are so vulnerable to serious injury. (Photo by Visitor7) Did you know the minimum automobile bodily injury liability insurance is only $15,000 per person or $30,000 per accident? So what if you were bicycling and got injuries and
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