Motorcycle accidents can have a devastating impact on the lives of riders and their families. The physical, emotional, and financial consequences of a motorcycle accident can be overwhelming, making it essential to understand the process of calculating damages to ensure that you are fully compensated for your losses. The California motorcycle accident attorneys at Berg […]
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How to Avoid Overexertion Injuries at Work
Originally published June 15, 2020. Overexertion injuries cause nearly one-fourth of all work-related injuries every year. They’re the most common reason for missed days at work and cost businesses billions of dollars annually. By learning how to avoid overexertion injuries, workers can be more productive, have longer careers, and enjoy a better quality of life. […]
Who Are the Plaintiffs and Defendants in Personal Injury Cases?
Personal injury cases are legal disputes that occur when someone suffers damages due to another person’s negligence or wrongdoing. In a personal injury case, the injured person, known as the plaintiff, seeks financial compensation for their losses from the defendant, the party or entity responsible for their injury. Knowing the difference between the plaintiff and […]
How Long Does It Take to Settle a Car Accident Case in California?
Car accidents can be a traumatic and life-altering experience for those involved, and settling a car accident case can be time-consuming and complex. In California, the length of time it takes to settle a car accident case can vary greatly, depending on factors such as the case’s complexity, the willingness of the parties to settle, […]
What Kind of Accidents Can You Sue For?
Every year in the United States, more than 200,000 people die from unintentional injuries, and a countless number of others are injured but survive. According to the CDC, the most common types of unintentional injuries that result in deaths every year are falls, car accidents, and unintentional poisonings. But among those who survive accidents, many […]
Car Accidents Caused by Texting While Driving
We hear a lot about the dangers of texting while driving, but is it really that dangerous? And if it is, why do we keep on doing it? Texting while driving is dangerous, as it causes drivers to take their eyes off the road. This behavior leads to car accidents that can result in serious […]
How Is Emotional Distress Valued in a Personal Injury Claim?
Many personal injury claims are centered around compensation for the cost of treating physical injuries. However, if someone’s negligence or deliberately harmful actions caused significant mental damage, you have the right to file a claim for emotional distress. Emotional distress is a subjective claim, making it challenging to calculate a fair settlement. Learn how damages […]
The Odds of Surviving a Motorcycle Accident
For many Californians, riding a motorcycle can be liberating. Unfortunately, that freedom can sometimes come at the price of safety since there is less protection between them, the road, and other drivers. Statistics show that if you are a motorcyclist who is involved in an accident with another vehicle, you are more likely to suffer […]
The Difference Between Wrongful Death Claims and Survival Actions
When someone you love dies due to another’s negligence or wrongful act, it can be a particularly challenging and emotional time. However, it is important to consider pursuing legal action to seek justice and hold the responsible parties accountable for their actions. Many surviving family members and beneficiaries are unaware that in California, wrongful death […]
How Long Do Insurers Have to Settle Car Accident Claims in California?
You can file a compensation claim for damages if you were injured due to another driver’s negligence in California. However, the timeline for receiving a payout from an insurance company can vary based on factors like the complexity of the accident and the insurer’s investigation. The time it takes to receive a settlement also depends […]