Legal Options for Brain Injuries Caused By Negligence

Posted On 03/13/2024 In Personal injury

All injuries are painful, frightening, and disruptive to the victim’s life, but few injuries are as potentially life-altering as a brain injury. When a brain injury results from outside forces and not a medical condition it’s known as a traumatic brain injury (TBI).

Different Types of Brain Injuries

Posted On 03/7/2024 In Personal injury

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a frightening medical term referring to an injury to the brain resulting from an outside force and not from disease. Because the brain is a control center for the entire body, when an injury occurs in this sensitive organ it interferes in the body’s function with the type and seriousness of the interference depending on the location and severity of the injury.

Long-Term Considerations for Spinal Cord Injury Patients

Posted On 03/4/2024 In Personal injury

A spinal cord injury is a catastrophic, life-altering event with both immediate trauma and lasting disability. Depending on the vertebrae level where the injury occurs, the permanent impacts are paralysis and loss of sensation in the lower body and legs or the entire body below the head or neck.

California Motorcycle Lane-Splitting Law

Posted On 03/1/2024 In Personal injury

Visitors who are new to California often find themselves taken aback in traffic when a motorcycle suddenly approaches between lanes and passes them. Even California residents don’t always react favorably to a motorcyclist who seemingly weaves between lanes to get ahead of slowed or stopped traffic.

Repair Attempt Requirements in California Lemon Law 

Posted On 02/29/2024 In Lemon Law

California has had positive consumer protection in place for vehicle purchasers since 1970 when the state passed the Song-Beverly Consumer Protection Act—later known as The Lemon Law. Under California Civil Code Section 1793.2, 1793.22, 1794, the owner of a vehicle that has undergone “repeated failed repair attempts” for the same defect or malfunction is entitled to a buyback, replacement vehicle, or a refund, as well as compensation for related expenses such as rental car fees and rideshare costs.

California’s Lemon Law Coverage for Used and Leased Autos

Posted On 02/19/2024 In Lemon Law

California’s consumer protection laws aren’t limited to new or purchased vehicles. The laws also protect those who lease a vehicle or buy a used vehicle in good faith. Under California Civil Code Section 1793.2, 1793.22, 1794, the state’s Lemon Law provides a legal remedy for a consumer whose car, truck, or RV undergoes repeated failed repair attempts.

Understanding Lemon Law Qualifications in California

Posted On 02/14/2024 In Lemon Law

California’s Lemon Law under California Civil Code Section 1793.2, 1793.22, 1794 protects consumers against powerful motor vehicle manufacturers that fail to live up to their written warranties. Vehicle warranties promise repairs for defects and malfunctions, but vehicle owners should not have to live with a car, truck, or RV that spends more time in the repair shop than on the road and still has a persistent problem or significant safety defect.

What Are Lemon Laws in California?

Posted On 02/1/2024 In Lemon Law

California’s Song-Beverly Consumer Warranty Act—widely known as the Lemon Law—gives consumers broad protection against powerful manufacturers. Under California Civil Code Section 1793.2, 1793.22, 1794, the Lemon Law holds vehicle manufacturers accountable for not living up to the terms of the vehicle’s warranty.

What is the Role of Mediation in Resolving Personal Injury Claims?

Posted On 01/29/2024 In Personal injury

Most people think of divorce settlements when they hear the term “mediation” but professional mediators also play a significant role in resolving many personal injury claims. Mediation is growing in popularity as a way to resolve disputes or at least to gain a better understanding of the terms sought by the other side and the details of their side of the case.

Common Causes of Accidents on Public Transportation

Posted On 01/24/2024 In Personal injury

Public transportation has many benefits for mass transportation within communities. It’s an eco-friendly and affordable option and overall it’s typically a safe choice for arriving at your destination without incident. However, accidents and injuries on public transportation like city buses, subways, ferries, trolleys, and other public transit systems occur regularly, with over 6,000 reported injuries in 2021.

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