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The Long-Term Dangers of Soft Tissue Injury After a Car Accident

By Paul Kistler |

Not all car accident injuries are readily apparent. While a broken bone or a cut from shattered glass is clearly identifiable, other injuries may be hidden for days or weeks after an accident. Some injuries may appear minor but develop over time. Particularly in minor to moderate impacts, soft tissue injuries can develop and… Read More »

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What to Do After a Dog Bite Injury

By Paul Kistler |

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), around 4.5 million dog bites occur across the country every year. 800,000 of those bitten seek medical care. That is an astounding number of injuries solely attributable to dog bites. As much as we love our pets, dog bites are serious, and they… Read More »

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Common Causes of Slip and Fall Accidents

By Paul Kistler |

Slips, trips, and falls kill tens of thousands of people across the United States each year. The majority of these accidents are preventable, caused by someone’s negligence. Slip and fall accidents can be avoided if premises operators follow proper safety precautions to keep their property safe for guests. Read on for some of the… Read More »

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Truck vs. Car Accidents

By Paul Kistler |

Semis, eighteen-wheelers, tractor-trailers and other large trucks are necessary and important parts of the national economy. Long-haul truckers serve an important purpose. Unfortunately, large trucks also create significant additional dangers for drivers on California roadways. If you find yourself in an accident with a large truck, it is important to get professional legal help… Read More »

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Pregnant Woman Killed in Lancaster Crash With Suspect of Police Pursuit

By Paul Kistler |

A terrible tragedy occurred on a recent Monday night in Lancaster when a police chase ended in a fatal car crash. A reckless driver fled from police during a traffic stop, leading to a high-speed chase and a collision with an innocent passer-by. To learn more about the accident and the victims, continue reading…. Read More »

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How to Avoid Being Hit by a Drunk Driver

By Paul Kistler |

Drunk driving remains one of the biggest dangers on the roads in California and across the country. Harsh punishments for DUIs and punitive damages in civil cases can only go so far to deter drivers from getting behind the wheel while intoxicated. People will drive drunk, and other responsible drivers must act accordingly. To… Read More »

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What is a Contingency Fee?

By Paul Kistler |

If you have browsed personal injury lawyer websites or have read any materials provided by them, you have likely come across the phrase “contingency fee.” When an attorney claims that they “work on contingency” or take contingency fees, what does that actually mean? How are those attorneys compensated for the work that they do… Read More »

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Traffic Deaths in California Back on the Rise

By Paul Kistler |

The COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic has had a number of unexpected effects on nearly every aspect of our daily lives. Some effects actually put a bit of a silver lining on the situation: With fewer people commuting to work and recreational activities every day, the number of serious traffic accidents in California and across the… Read More »

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Southern California Edison Sued After Explosion

By Paul Kistler |

A restaurant owner in Orange County recently filed a personal injury lawsuit against Southern California Edison after the explosion of an underground transformer nearly killed the owner and his family. Continue reading to learn about the explosion and the resulting lawsuit. If you’ve been injured due to a defective product or the negligent maintenance… Read More »

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What to Do When the Insurance Company Rejects Your Auto Accident Claim

By Paul Kistler |

A serious car accident is a jarring and potentially life-changing experience. You may be facing time away from work, recovery from serious injuries, as well as mounting medical and property damage expenses. To add insult to injury, auto insurance companies often try to reject injury claims, even where fault seems clear-cut. You are then… Read More »

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