When Will You Be Awarded Punitive Damages?

15 Jan, 2018
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There are three types of damages that can be awarded in a personal injury case: economic, non-economic, and punitive damages. Economic damages are awarded to personal injury victims who have incurred expenses or suffered losses as a result of their injuries. Non-economic damages, on the other hand, are awarded to victims who have experienced pain …

Dangerous Dog Laws in California

10 Jan, 2018
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In 2016, there were more fatal dog bite attacks in California than in any other state. In fact, California often leads the country in dog bites, which is why the Los Angeles Times once referred to the state as the “dog bite capital of the U.S.” Because dog bites are such a serious problem, lawmakers …

When is a Demand Letter Sent in a Personal Injury Case?

5 Jan, 2018
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A demand letter is a document sent from a personal injury victim to the negligent parties in a personal injury case that contains information about the claim. This letter should include a brief summary of the incident, an explanation of why the other party is at fault, a description of the injuries the victim has …

What is Maximum Medical Improvement (MMI)?

1 Jan, 2018
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One term that may be mentioned repeatedly in your personal injury claim is maximum medical improvement (MMI). As a personal injury victim it’s important to understand the meaning of this term and how your MMI will affect your case. Here’s what you need to know: What is Maximum Medical Improvement? MMI refers to the point …

How California’s Dram Shop Laws Could Affect Your Personal Injury Case

30 Dec, 2017
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Dram shop laws come into play when someone is injured by a person who is under the influence of alcohol. In some cases, the individual or business that served the person alcohol could be held liable for the damages that he caused while under the influence. If you have been injured by someone who was …

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