What is a Lien and How does a Lien in a Personal Injury Accident Work?

If you don't have health insurance, getting medical treatment for an injury caused by someone else's negligence can be a challenge. Of course, you can obtain emergency treatment at a hospital emergency room without regard to your ability to pay. However, most injuries will require follow up treatment, diagnostic procedures, and sometimes surgery. The emergency [...]

Is it Possible to Get Treatment for an Accident without Health Insurance?

If you are injured in an accident, it is critically important that you seek appropriate medical care as soon as you can. If you don't, perhaps because you can't afford it or don't think you are seriously injured, you can expect the insurance company to argue that you really weren't injured at all. One of [...]

What’s the #1 Mistake That Car Accident Victims Make?

We’ve all been there – driving along to work, the grocery store, or taking the kids to a function when out of nowhere another car slams  into the back, corner, or side of your car.  If you're like every other victim of a car wreck, your heart will probably be racing, blood pressure rising, and [...]

Statute of Limitations for Personal Injuries from Auto Accidents in California

If you have been injured in an auto accident in California, you will want to know the statute of limitations period, which is 2 years from the date of the accident. Statutes of limitation restrict the amount of time an individual has to bring a claim or lawsuit in connection with an accident. If too [...]

Do You Really Need a Personal Injury Attorney for an Accident?

Can hiring a lawyer really make a difference? Or is it just a waste of time and money?  Whether hurt in a car accident, dog bite, slip and fall, or other type of personal injury accident, victims generally have a right to recover compensation for injuries that resulted from someone else's carelessness. The compensation can [...]

Client’s Guide to Finding and Selecting a Doctor

 With medical malpractice claims on the rise, according to a recent survey, more than 33% of Americans who do not have a primary care physician do not even think they need one. The truth is that everyone needs a primary doctor. Whether it is help with day-to-day issues, prescription re-fills, or any other health matter, [...]

Injuries at the Gym – What Equipment Causes 45% of Exercise Injuries?

Last year, there were more than 1,500 reports of exercisers landing in the emergency room after run-ins with workout equipment, according to data collected by the federal Consumer Products Safety Commission. The agency estimates that when extrapolated to the rest of us, more than 50,000 people are treated in the ER each year after falling off [...]

Summer Safety: Tips on “Injury-Proofing” Your Summer

School is out and summer is finally upon Los Angeles!  Although usually thought of as the best time of the year for families and children, summertime activities can results in an increase in scrapes, cuts, sprains, tears, and from time to time, more serious injuries. According to the National Safe Kids Campaign, approximately forty percent [...]

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