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Tripped and Fell on a Sidewalk in Los Angeles? Here’s what you need to know.

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_single_image image="2850" img_size="full"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]If you were injured after tripping and falling on a public sidewalk, you deserve compensation for your injuries.  As anyone who lives in the City of Los Angeles can attest to, the sidewalks are in a severely bad state. Who is legally responsible for the injuries caused by the accident? The answer is not as clear as one may think, and it varies depending on the circumstances of each specific incident. In some cases, the government (typically the City or County) may be liable for a slip/trip and fall incident. However, homeowners may also be held...

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RECOVERING COMPENSATION FROM THE DEATH OF AN UNBORN CHILD

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Sadly, many women who are injured in car crashes, slip/trip and falls, and other accidents experience the heartbreaking death of an unborn child. Usually, if someone is killed as a result of another person’s negligence, the victim’s family may have the right to file a wrongful death claim against the responsible party. But, can families recover compensation for the death of an unborn child?[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] WRONGFUL DEATH CLAIMS [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]In California, the victim’s spouse, children, and in some cases, stepchildren and parents, can file a wrongful death case for the loss of a loved one. To recover compensation in a wrongful death case, the...

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Legal Options When You Slip/Trip and Fall In A Store

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_single_image image="2842" img_size="full" alignment="center"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Often, retailers fail to ensure that there are no safety hazards on their property. Such safety hazards can include liquid spills or broken product fixtures that are not taken care of nor addressed with proper warning signals. As a result, customers can slip/trip and fall and suffer severe injuries such as broken bones, head injuries, or spinal cord damage. What should you know if you are involved in a slip/trip and fall incident? [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] LIABILITY FOR SLIP AND FALL ACCIDENTS [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] The legal concept of premises liability states that property owners must maintain safe conditions on their properties...

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