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What Are My Legal Options After a Spring Break Accident?

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The weather is getting warmer. The days are getting longer. This means Spring is quickly approaching and with that, people begin to party. Beaches, bars, BBQs, sporting events and house parties become common activities. College students and families set out … Continue reading

Common Spring Break Injuries That You Should Avoid

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Spring break is a much-anticipated event for students and families. Many people will capitalize on this free time by vacationing at popular destinations. Unfortunately, there are risks associated with spring break. Below, our San Jose personal injury lawyers discuss common … Continue reading

Who Can File a Wrongful Death Suit?

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An unexpected death is painful for the surviving family members. The grief, devastation, and damages can be overwhelming. If you believe that negligence or a wrongful action caused the death of your loved one, then you need to consult a … Continue reading

What Fire Hazards Do You Need to Watch Out for this Holiday Season?

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It is finally December, a time for holiday celebrations, decorations and family. However, this time of year can be hazardous as well. House fires happen more often during the winter holidays, and they can lead to injuries and deaths. This … Continue reading

Parents Be Warned: Negligent Property Owners Could Ruin Your Halloween

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If you are trick-or-treating with your child, and your neighbor has their lights on and is handing out candy, they are essentially inviting you onto their property. Under California law, you and your child would be considered “invitees” or visitors, … Continue reading

Death of Olympic Skier’s Child Emphasizes Pool Safety for Children

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Olympic skier Bode Miller lost his 19-month-old child in a friend’s swimming pool during a party. Drowning deaths like this one kill thousands each year. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) maintains that there are 3,536 fatal drowning … Continue reading

Five Tips for Improving Summertime Swimming Pool Safety

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Swimming is a popular summer pastime that is enjoyed by millions of people each year. Although swimming is a great way to cool off during warm weather, there are ways you or loved ones could suffer harm while using a … Continue reading

Who is Responsible for My Medical Costs if a Dog Bites Me?

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California has strict liability laws that make dog owners responsible for dog-bite injuries. It doesn’t matter whether the owner knew the dog was aggressive before or not, the owner will be responsible for paying damages to the injured party. The … Continue reading

What Are Toxic Torts?

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When you are exposed to a dangerous substance, you run the risk of being injured. Dangerous substances can include fertilizers, drugs, or cleaning chemicals. When exposed to these substances, humans can develop medical complications due to prolonged exposure or become … Continue reading

Do I Have to Pay Taxes on My Personal Injury Lawsuit Settlement?

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There are very few absolutes in this world, but many would agree that among them are death, trouble and taxes. However, when it comes to a personal injury lawsuit settlement, is paying taxes an absolute certainty? Are Personal Injury Lawsuit … Continue reading

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