What Will Happen to Your Injury Claim During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

What Will Happen to Your Injury Claim During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

Personal Injury
If you sustained serious injuries in an accident in the previous months, you might have lost income and are likely staring at a pile of medical bills. If you have a pending injury claim, it is natural to wonder what its fate might be due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak. While the pandemic has definitely halted many businesses and industries, it is important to ensure that your case is moving forward as much as possible during this time. With today’s technology, many insurance companies have switched to telework to stay running. Many law firms have done the same, using paperless technology, teleconferencing, and video conferencing to keep advocating for their injured clients. This all can mean that your injury claim can continue to progress in this uncertain time. Experienced injury…
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How a Truck Driver’s Health Can Put You at Risk

How a Truck Driver’s Health Can Put You at Risk

Personal Injury
When you think of common causes of commercial truck accidents, you might immediately think of truck drivers speeding, falling asleep at the wheel, driving while intoxicated, and other driver errors. You likely do not consider how the health of a truck driver might put you at risk of an accident and injuries, though it can do so in different ways. CDL Requirements The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and state laws set out many requirements for individuals to obtain their commercial driver’s licenses (CDLs). One requirement is to undergo a thorough health examination and have a designated medical professional sign off that you are in good health. Drivers must undergo additional health exams to renew their CDLs. Some health issues that might disqualify a driver - especially if they…
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Personal Injury FAQ

Personal Injury FAQ

Personal Injury
After an accidental injury, many people naturally have many questions about their rights, the legal process, and what to do next. The following are some frequently asked questions by personal injury victims and to discuss your specific circumstances, call a personal injury lawyer in Campbell right away. When can someone else be responsible for my injuries? When another party acts negligently or intentionally wrongfully, they can be held liable for all the harm they cause, and companies can also be responsible for the negligent acts of their employees. Liable parties can include, among others: Drivers Store or business owners Doctors and medical professionals Manufacturers Construction companies Schools Government agencies Dog owners What types of accidents can lead to personal injury claims? Personal injury claims can arise from a wide variety…
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Losses Involved in Slip and Fall Claims

Losses Involved in Slip and Fall Claims

Personal Injury
Often, if you slip and fall, you may have some bruises, but you walk away relatively unscathed. In other situations, however, slip and fall accidents can result in shockingly serious injuries. Such injuries may include head trauma, brain injuries, spinal injuries, fractured bones (especially fractured hips), soft tissue injuries, and more. The losses resulting from a serious injury can be extensive, so you should discuss a possible claim with a slip and fall lawyer in Campbell, California. Common Losses When you have a serious injury, you may need extensive medical care. You might also be unable to work for an extended period of time, have to sit out of your favorite activities, and experience psychological effects, as well. For all these reasons, common losses of slip and fall victims include:…
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Common Causes of Brain Injuries

Common Causes of Brain Injuries

Personal Injury
A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a complex injury, and each patient will have a different experience. Depending on which part of the brain is damaged, victims may experience impairments with cognitive processing, communication, problem-solving, coordination, balance, behavioral control, and more. These impairments may be temporary or permanent, and many TBI victims require rehabilitative therapy to return to their usual lives when possible. TBIs can be classified as mild, moderate, or severe. Even a mild brain injury - commonly called a concussion - requires medical attention and can affect a victim’s life. Severe TBIs can leave victims in a coma and cause permanent disabilities. No matter what degree of brain injury you sustain, it’s important to know when you have the right to seek compensation for your medical bills and…
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