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How to Be Prepared for Your Personal Injury Attorney

How to Be Prepared for Your Personal Injury Attorney According the Association for Safe International Road Travel, there are approximately 2.35 million people who are injured or disabled from auto accidents every year (asirt.org, 2018). These injuries can be devastating and cause all sorts of trouble financially, emotionally, and physically. This is precisely why the best decision you can make after an auto accident is to hire a personal injury attorney who can help you receive the compensation you need to recover from your injuries. If you have been in an auto accident and require the services of a personal injury attorney in your area, call the personal injury attorneys at One Law Group, PC in Beverly Hills at (844) 626-1Law. Before you meet with a personal injury attorney at One Law Group, PC in Beverly Hills, you will want to have some information prepared so that we may better assess your case. Below is a general list of items that you want to have prior to meeting with a personal injury attorney at One Law Group, PC in Beverly Hills. Witness Information Witnesses are people who observed the crash and good witnesses saw who may have been at fault. Be sure to have all...

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Driving Tips to Avoid Personal Injury

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Avoiding personal injury can be difficult especially when it’s unexpected, such as getting blind-sided by another car while driving. At One Law Group, PC in Beverly Hills, we do everything we can to help our clients stay safe, and if an injury should occur that was caused by another person’s recklessness, we are always available to help them with legal support. To schedule an appointment for a free case evaluation, call One Law Group, PC in Beverly Hills at (844) 626-1Law today. Across the United States, auto accidents continue to rise despite auto advancements in technology. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), nearly 40 percent of auto accidents in the United States result in personal injury. Speeding and drink and driving were the two most common reasons for traffic accidents in 2013, according to NHTSA. If you are concerned about getting into an auto accident while driving, be sure to consider these driving tips to get to your destination safely. Drive the Speed Limit Unfortunately, not everyone follows the posted speed limits, especially on the freeway. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported 32,719 fatalities in 2013 and 9,613 (29%) were speeding related. In fact, speeding is one of the most...

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Elbow Injury from An Auto Accident

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Back pain, neck pain, head trauma, broken bones—these are all typical personal injuries that are caused by an auto accident. Unless you’re suffering from an elbow injury after an auto accident, not many people think that an elbow dislocation, fracture, or break is possible during an auto accident. However, elbow injuries are very common when a car is involved in a side impact accident (also known as "T-bone accidents" or "broadside collisions"). An injured elbow can be the root cause to a number of painful symptoms such as hand pain, wrist pain, shoulder pain, and headaches. The reason for this is based on the connection that the nerves have to the rest of the body since nerves in the elbow are also connected to several parts of the body as they extend from the spine. As a result, a single elbow injury can cause a list of painful symptoms that only add to your personal injury claim and auto accident injury treatment. Additionally, without the proper help, your medical bills can begin to stack up. Fortunately, the personal injury attorneys at One Law Group in Beverly Hills can help you get compensated for the injuries you’ve suffered as a result of someone’s...

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What You Need to Know About Catastrophic Injury

The personal injury attorneys at One Law Group in Beverly Hills understand the legal aspects of a case that involves catastrophic injury, and they are here to fight to help you receive the compensation needed to help you live your life. Catastrophic injuries can be caused in a number of environments, such as in a motor vehicles accident, while playing sports, on a construction site, in the workplace, and even while walking from a slip-and-fall accident. Catastrophic injuries are life-altering personal injuries that may happen for a number of reasons and can create severe conditions, including: Spinal Cord Injuries Paralysis Quadriplegia Concussions Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) Amputations Burns Severe Fractures or Broken Bones Wrongful Death While most people recover from an injury in some form or another, they may not be able to function as well as they did before the injury occurred. Catastrophic injuries will typically require a tremendous amount of physical therapy and attention from other medical professionals that may often include adaptive equipment and regular medical attention for a long period of your life. However, that is exactly why you need a personal injury attorney who is familiar with catastrophic injuries to fight for your rights. If you’ve been involved...

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Personal Injury at Sporting Events

Going to a sporting event can be an exciting experience for people new to the sport and for those who are avid fans. Despite your fan status and knowledge of the sport, everybody is equally at risk of personal injury when attending a sporting event, regardless of the injury being caused by the stadium or by another fan. Being injured is no fun but getting injured at a sporting event is even worse. Although attending events for some sports has the assumption of risk, there is little risk of injury in the public areas of the stadium where fans are allowed such as in the walkways, in the bathrooms, and even on the stairs. An injury can happen in all of the public areas of a stadium. An assumption of risk is when a person can assume injury is possible by just attending the game. For example, a person can assume that there is a high possibility that they can get injured by objects that fly from the field to the stands such as baseballs and parts of a bat. In fact, there is text on the back of all tickets that explains such information and acts a “waiver of liability”...

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The Effects of a Slip and Fall

According to the national Floor Safety Institute, the average person takes approximately 8,000 steps per day (nfsi.org, 2016). However, it only takes one wrong step to cause an injury. Being injured is not fun, especially if it was caused by someone else. When a person slips and falls for whatever reason, there are several injuries that can occur. Back pain, neck pain, shoulder pain, leg pain, sciatica, herniated disc­—any of these injuries can result in chronic conditions that could take weeks or months to fully recover. That is time spent away from work, family, and other activities that you do normally because of pain. There is no reason you should have to suffer from this injury on your own. At One Law Group in Beverly Hills, our personal injury attorneys can help you pursue damages for the injuries you suffered. Depending on conditions that caused the slip and fall, a person can receive different types of injuries, which may result in different amounts of compensation. Although the ground can play a part in the type of injury caused, it is the position in which you fell that will cause the most damage. For instance, if the surface is slippery, a person will...

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The Personal Injury Dilemma

Personal injury can cause time away from personal activities and family. They can even prevent a person from going to work or fulfilling their employment commitments. Although missing time away from personal activities and family can be frustrating, having to take time off work because of the injury can be more troubling based on the injury causing financial trouble, unwanted stress, and damaged credit opportunities. If a person caused the injury themselves, they must accept the consequences of the actions and get the medical attention they need. However, if the injury was caused by another person or business because of negligence or recklessness, there are steps a person can take to pursue damages for the injuries suffered. At One Law Group in Beverly Hills, we understand that there are many ways that a personal injury can happen, so we are well prepared to manage all types of personal injury claims. If you’ve suffered an injury because of the negligence or recklessness of another person, depending on the circumstances, the personal injury attorneys at One Law Group may be able to help you recover damages for your suffering. Call One Law Group in Beverly Hills at (844) 626-1LAW to schedule a case...

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Put Your Smartphone Down and Drive!

If you are one of those drivers who believes that you are talented enough to text or use a smartphone while driving, you are mistaken and you need to stop immediately. Put your smartphone down and drive. I’m not talking about sending a text or checking your updates really quick at the stop light. No. I’m talking about literally texting and driving. The reason people mistakenly believe that they can successfully take their eyes off the road for a few seconds to send a text message is the misconception of distance traveled in a “few seconds.” Most people think that taking their eyes off the road for a quick second is fine, and “nothing can happen in a few seconds.” Well, that’s where most people are wrong. According to the United States Department of Transportation Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, at 55mph, it will take a vehicle less than five seconds to cross an entire football field (fmcsa.dot.gov, 2009). Five seconds is usually the length of time a person takes their eyes off the road to read a text. Think about it: Would you drive 100 yards on the freeway blindfolded for five seconds? Well, theoretically, that is what you’re doing....

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Risk of Injury at Sporting Events

Going to a sporting event can be a great time. Whether it is a baseball game, hockey game, basketball game, or any other type of sporting event, time at the game can be enjoyable for the whole family. Still, there is always a risk of injury at any sporting event. Baseball has a higher risk of injury thank any other sport because objects often leave the field of play and enter the spectator area. According to the Elias Sports Bureau, approximately 1,750 spectators are injured every year by baseballs that venture into the crowd during professional baseball games. Hockey pucks, soccer balls, basketballs, and footballs go into the crowd a lot less. However, during basketball games, it’s mostly the players that can injure a spectator. Have you ever seen a player fly into the stands chasing a ball? Imagine a 6- or 7-foot, 250-pound man falling on top of you unexpectedly because he was trying to save the ball from going out of bounds. Well, it happens, and people can be injured. This injury falls under assumption of risk in a personal injury case. If you were injured at a stadium because of a slip and fall or by an object...

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Tips for the Rainy Season

The rainy season is one of the greatest causes of auto accidents and personal injuries than any other season. According to the Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration, “On average, there are over 5,748,000 vehicle crashes each year. Approximately 22% of these crashes—nearly 1,259,000—are weather-related” (ops.fhwa.dot.gov, 2017).  Although auto accidents are only one area of how people are injured, a personal injury can even happen while walking such as in the mall, the grocery store, or a public place. If you have been injured in an auto accident or from a slip and fall in a building, you may be entitled to pursue damages for your injuries. Call One Law Group in Beverly Hills at (844) 626-1LAW to speak with a personal injury attorney today. Here’s how you can stay safe during the rainy season when you come across those slippery surfaces, whether you’re driving or walking. When you’re driving: Be patient and drive slow. Slow driving will help you avoid hydroplaning and allow you to see the road better. Increase your space between cars. More space between your car and others will help you avoid hitting them in case your car begins to slide. Always turn on your headlights. Don’t rely on...

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