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Spinal cord injuries can have major health and financial impacts

You may not even remember much about the day you suffered your spinal cord injury. The trauma of the experience may have wiped it from your memory, and you may have mixed feelings about that fact. Still, you have plenty of reminders that your life is no longer the same.

Is a tired driver to blame for your car accident?

When you think of common reasons why car accidents happen, it is likely that distracted driving, speeding and drunk driving are at the top of your list. These are all dangerous behaviors, but they are not the only reason why car accidents happen in California. In fact, one of the leading causes of motor vehicle accident collisions is fatigue.

The lithium batteries in vape and E-cig devices may explode

Whether you vape as a tool to help you quit smoking or just enjoy the numerous flavors, you may enjoy the experience and even recommend it to others. You wouldn't be alone since vaping has garnered quite a following of people here in California and elsewhere across the country.

California wildfire damage adding up

The recent wildfires that have spread throughout California have now been called the worst wildfires to cross the region's history. The numbers are staggering in loss of life, homes, vehicles, land, infrastructure and more. The tragic loss of life in these fires is adding up as families still search for loved ones and find serious, hard realities.

Personal Injury Statutes of Limitations in California

Statutes of limitations are put in place to prevent fraudulent claims and opportunistic filings against defendants. While these laws do help keep our civil justice system efficient and fair, they can also provide a narrow window for many legitimate injury victims who, for a number of reasons, were delayed from taking legal action following their accident.

Chris Brown & Event Venue Slammed with Premises Liability Lawsuit

Earlier this year on January 11th, Chris Brown held an event at Fiesta Nightclub in San Jose. Tickets for this "VIP birthday party" held in honor of Brown's manager ran between $50 and $2,500. During the exclusive event, gunshots broke out. One young man suffered a gunshot wound to his foot that allegedly caused permanent nerve damage, traumatic stress, and other damages. As a result, he is bringing forward a lawsuit against Chris Brown and the event venue.

5 Most Dangerous Intersections for Pedestrians in San Francisco

According to data from the San Francisco Police Department's Park Station, there are certain streets and intersections around the city that are known to be extra dangerous for pedestrians. Without the right amount of resources to crackdown on these streets, drivers continue to commit red light violations and put pedestrians and cyclists in danger.

Stay Safe While Camping This Summer

One of the most wonderful things about living in Northern California is the wealth of beautiful natural resources that surround us, and especially the trees and wilderness on our doorstep. Whether you go north, south, or east, numerous opportunities to spend time outside are available to you. Especially if you are camping in the San Francisco area, it is important to remember some ways to stay safe and prevent a personal injury while outdoors.

California's "Comparative Negligence"

Sometimes the circumstances of an accident are complex and the matter of assigning fault is not simply a matter of identifying a single party. In asserting the details of an accident, you might find that multiple parties had a hand in causing it--or that you, the injured victim, also contributed. In these cases, how is fault assigned? Can you still pursue compensation even if you were partially responsible for the circumstances that harmed you?

Five Ways To Stay Safe This Fourth of July

Summer is in full swing, and Fourth of July weekend is right around the corner. But while the upcoming holiday is great for grilling with friends, hanging out at the beach, watching fireworks or sailing in the San Francisco Bay, it's also important to be safe. This holiday has notoriously high accident rates, so it's a good idea to take some precautions in order to avoid car crashes, fireworks mishaps or other injuries.

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