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General Damages vs Special Damages in a Personal Injury Claim

No one starts their day expecting it to end in a hospital, but accidents and injuries occur every day to people of all ages. All injuries are painful and upsetting, but when the injury occurred directly due to someone else’s actions or carelessness, it’s even more distressing. Whether the injuries occurred in a car accident, a slip-and-fall at a commercial business, or from…

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Recoverable Damages in a Wrongful Death Claim

No matter how wrong a loved one’s death feels to those left behind, California’s wrongful death laws specify that family members may file wrongful death claims only when a close family member’s death directly results from the careless, reckless, or purposefully wrongful actions of another party. Common reasons for filing wrongful death claims in California include car accident deaths, workplace injury deaths, deaths…

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How to File and Win a California Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Have you lost someone due to someone’s negligence or recklessness? You have rights under California law and may be eligible to recover a cash settlement by filing a wrongful death claim with Martinian Lawyers. Accidents happen every day, but when negligence or disregard for human life leads to a tragic fatality, a wrongful death claim can be a means of helping the victim’s…

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Proving Negligence in California Personal Injury Cases: What You Need to Know

At Martinian Lawyers, our top priority is ensuring clients receive the justice and compensation they deserve in personal injury cases. A critical aspect of any personal injury lawsuit is proving negligence, often the cornerstone of a successful claim. This blog post will delve into the essential elements of proving negligence in California personal injury cases and what you need to know to protect…

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Steps to Preserve Evidence After a Personal Injury Accident in California

Preserving evidence is crucial for building a solid case regarding personal injury accidents. Whether you’ve been involved in a car accident, slip and fall incident, or any other type of personal injury accident in California, taking immediate action to preserve evidence can significantly impact the outcome of your case. This blog post will discuss the essential steps to keep evidence after a personal…

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Common Mistakes to Avoid in California Personal Injury Claims

When it comes to personal injury claims in California, avoiding common mistakes can significantly impact the outcome of your case. To help you navigate through the legal complexities and maximize your chances of success, we have compiled a comprehensive guide to steer clear of these pitfalls. In this blog post, we will highlight some common mistakes to avoid in California personal injury claims,…

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Report: U.S. Roadway Deaths Highest Among Developed Nations

While the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic led to nationwide lockdowns and empty streets, highways, and transit systems, motor vehicle fatalities have increased substantially here in the United States over the past several years. Earlier this year, the Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported that traffic fatalities during the first half of 2021 increased 18.4% when compared to the…

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How to File a Civil Claim With a Los Angeles Burn Injury Lawyer

Suffering a burn injury can be a traumatic experience. The resulting pain and suffering, potential scarring and disfigurement, as well as the prolonged medical care and expenses often add up to a difficult road to recovery. Burns can require hospitalizations, surgeries, and an array of specialized treatments. When a burn injury occurs as a result of someone’s negligence or ill intent, the victim…

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Better Late Than Never: How Speeding Causes Accidents

Speeding is a traffic violation that nearly every driver is guilty of at some point. While it is understandable that getting places on time is important, it should never be more important than your safety. The Dangers of Speeding Many people do not see the risks of traveling just five or 10 miles over the speed limit. However, there are numerous potential dangers….

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How to File a California Swimming Pool Accident Lawsuit

Southern California is known for its sunshine and warm weather which can be enjoyed year-round. Accordingly, many homes in the Golden State are equipped with swimming pools. And while a backyard pool can be a great source of entertainment for families, it can also pose a significant danger if not properly maintained and/or supervised. In the sections below, we will take a look…

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