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What is the Average Settlement from a Slip and Fall Case in Long Beach?

Many of our clients come to us after slipping and falling. Some of them had to go to the hospital to deal with various injuries like concussions, torn ligaments, or broken bones. Nevertheless, many clients are worried that they shouldn’t even pursue a lawsuit because they won’t receive enough money. This belief is misguided. Below,…

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Average Personal Injury Settlement Amounts

No one really knows the “average” amount of compensation injured victims receive in a personal injury settlement. Many different factors are in play that no two cases are exactly alike. Rather than worry about the “average” amount of money available, you should strive to better understand what factors go into determining how much compensation our…

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What Should I Do if I am Rear-Ended by a Semi-Truck

Getting Rear-Ended by a Semi-Truck Often Leads to Serious Injuries Settling with the insurance company after an accident like this is usually a big mistake. An experienced truck accident lawyer can make sure you aren’t stuck with unfair bills and worries after the crash. With Michael Beliz, consultations are free, so call today. Learn more…

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How Long Does a Car Insurance Claim Take to Settle?

After a serious car crash in Long Beach or elsewhere in Southern California, you are likely facing astronomical medical bills and significant lost wages. Not to mention the emotional and psychological stress associated with a severe auto accident. When you are dealing with the aftermath of a collision, you need to get compensation from the…

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Will I Have to File a Trucking Accident Lawsuit?

When you become involved in a collision with a large truck in Southern California that results in serious personal injuries and significant property damage, you are likely wondering: will I have to file a trucking accident lawsuit? Before you try to decide on your own about the best way to proceed with your case, it…

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What Type of Settlement Can I Expect from a Slip and Fall Ankle Injury?

Did you recently slip and fall at a small business in Southern California or at a private residence in Long Beach? Regardless of where you slipped and fell, you may be able to obtain compensation. The accident must have resulted from the property owner’s (or property manager’s) negligence. Under California law, property owners, as well…

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What Is Wrongful Death?

A wrongful death claim arises under California law when a person dies because of another person’s negligent or wrongful act. A wrongful death is particularly devastating because it is both unexpected and preventable. The survivors of the victim may file a civil lawsuit seeking monetary damages from the wrongdoer. Note that a wrongful death lawsuit…

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Recognizing a Traumatic Brain Injury

A traumatic brain injury (TBI) results when there is a severe bump, blow or jolt to the head that disrupts normal brain functioning, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The injury to the brain might only be temporary, or it could cause permanent damage or even death. TBIs are a…

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Were You Injured by a Drunk Driver?

Nearly everyone understands the dangers associated with drinking and driving. Media is saturated with campaigns that discuss legal penalties faced by those who are arrested while intoxicated behind the wheel. Of course, many other advertisements show the serious injuries and fatalities that may result from drinking and driving. Sadly, even with this information, many people…

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Settling a Wrongful Death Claim

Trials are not always necessary to resolve a wrongful death lawsuit. Sometimes the parties reach an amicable settlement agreement outside of the courtroom, either before or after the proceedings begin. A settlement agreement is a legally binding contract in which one party forgoes his or her claim if the other party pays the amount set…

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