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Accident and Injuries

Legal News on Accident and Injuries Law Information

Accident and Injuries law refers to the legal treatments as well as defenses associated with civil lawsuits brought as an outcome of unlawful negligent conduct. Actually, the word “tort” originates from a Latin term meaning twist, incorrect, harm or injury. Accidents take place. We hear it all the time, and also typically chalk it up as either bad or good luck or being in the wrong place at the wrong time. But occasionally an accident and a resulting injury are someone’s negligent fault. If somebody is at fault for your injuries, they have to pay if you have medical bills, missed work and pay, or perhaps worse, injuries and damages. There’s a big and usually complicated area of law that covers accidents, the injuries they cause, and also identifying who, if any individual, is at fault.

What You Need To Know About Hit-And-Run Accidents

California Hit-And-Run Accident Facts & Tips A hit-and-run crash occurs when a driver responsible for a vehicle collision leaves the scene of the collision before exchanging necessary information, offering aid to injured parties, reporting the crash, or communicating with authorities. These incidents often have serious consequences, ranging from extended road delays to the death of…

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Best Driving Strategies to Avoid Car Crashes

Develop the following Habits to Avoid Auto Accidents Best Driving Strategies to Avoid Car Crashes Best Driving Strategies – Car crashes happen for all sorts of reasons. The accident statistics are staggering. Usually it is a combination of unfortunate circumstances that lead to a collision. To lessen the chances that you will fall victim to…

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Can An Employer Be Liable For Employee Exposure To Asbestos?

What Is Asbestos? The United States Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) defines Asbestos as “the name given to a group of naturally occurring minerals that are resistant to heat and corrosion.” Asbestos has been widely used for a variety of practical applications, including pipe insulation, floor tiles, building materials, and brakes…

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Complex Legal Issues of Electric Scooter Accidents

Have you seen electric scooters roaming around the city lately? Electric scooters fill Los Angeles and many other cities in South California. People are loving these scooters because they provide an alternative to transportation that is convenient, cheap and fast. Electric scooters travel up to 15 mph. Companies like Bird and Lime brought these motorized…

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Types of Injuries that you can recover for in California Workers Compensation Claims

What Constitutes a Work Related Injury in California California workers’ compensation law requires that the injured worker prove that the injury arose out of and occurred in the course and scope of employment. Once the connection between employment and the injury is established, the California injured worker is entitled to benefits. The following are the…

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Important Notice Regarding COVID-19 Workers’ Compensation Benefits Eligibility for Immigrant Workers

New Alert From Insurance Commissioner Affects COVID-19 Workers’ Compensation Benefits Eligibility for Immigrant Workers A new notice from Ricardo Lara, Insurance Commissioner, has important implications on the rights of immigrant workers in the United States. This year, Lara notified insurance companies that workers who have been affected by COVID-19 while working are eligible to receive…

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