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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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Roadway Safety During the Holidays

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With New Year’s Eve just around the corner, it’s important to talk about roadway safety. Whether you are driving to visit friends house, going out for dinner, or staying close to home and driving to the store, roadway safety is something that everybody should take into consideration. Over the years, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has remained diligent about providing information on the dangers that are present of the roadways during the holidays. Inevitably, the roadways are busier during the holiday season than any other time of year. Busy roadways play a significant role in increasing the risk of injury from an auto accident. The NHTSA has indicated that it has increased its efforts on drunk driving prevention and seat belt safety awareness. According to the NHTSA, “The nationwide seat belt use rate was 90.1 percent in 2016” (nhtsa.gov, 2017). Unfortunately, data from the NHTSA also shows that there were approximately 781 people killed in December 2016 as a result of drunk driving auto accidents, and nearly 4,000 people died from auto accidents that involved drunk drivers. This year, the NHTSA has begun a campaign title “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” as a way to draw attention to drunk driving....

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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 is the Statute of Limitations?

Personal injuries are tough to deal with, especially if you don’t have legal representation or are confused about how to find help. The personal injury attorneys at One Law Group can help. A personal injury can happen in situations such as in an auto accident, on a private property, on a public property, or even during a medical procedure. Regardless of how the personal injury happened, there is a limited amount of time to file a claim against the responsible party. This law is called the Statute of Limitations. The Statute of Limitations is a legal term used to define the amount of time a person has to file a lawsuit against the party responsible for causing the personal injury. In California, the statute of limitation is two years from the time the injury occurred. However, if the injury is not immediately apparent to the victim, they will have one year from the date the injury was discovered. The purpose of these limitations is to secure evidence that is current and to ensure the quality of witness testimony. If you have been in an accident and suffered a personal injury because of another person’s recklessness, the personal injury attorneys at One Law...

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Personal Injuries from Bus Accidents

Thousands of people ride public transportation every day. From trains to buses, the need for public transportation is more than necessary for the everyday commuter. Although public transportation is one of the safest ways to commute to and from work, there is still the possibility of an injury occurring. The two most common public transportation methods in most metropolitan cities are busses and trains. However, busses are more of a common place to produce personal injuries than trains based on one key element: people. According the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), “Human error is a causative factor in 85% or more of all crashes and numerous motorcoach accidents that have resulted in fatalities where driver fatigue has been determined to be a principal cause” (ntsb.gov, 1999). Fatigue and human error can be avoided, but sometimes people ignore these signs and that’s when people get injured. Negligence and recklessness are top reasons for accidents involving buses. When a driver is tired or not paying attention to the road with enough care, the consequences can lead to severe injury and even death. Age also plays a significant role in bus accidents. The Journal of Safety Research reported risk factors associated with bus accidents, indicating...

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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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New School Year Traffic

Every year during August and September, most schools are back in session for a new academic school year. However, for commuters, this means more traffic on the road. For stay-at-home parents, a new school year means that children are out of the house for a good portion of the day, which gives them some more free time at home. While some parents are lucky to have their children picked up by a school bus, others are faced with fighting through rush-hour traffic just to get your children to school on time. Plus, getting to the drop-off area is another traffic nightmare. If you have been involved in an auto accident and have suffered an injury as a result of another person’s recklessness, the personal injury attorneys at One Law Group in Beverly Hills may be able help you recover damages. At One Law Group, our attorneys are fully knowledgeable of personal injury law and know exactly how to help you. If you’ve been in an accident, don’t wait to call because there is a time limit to file a claim. Call One Law Group in Beverly Hills at (844) 626-1LAW to schedule a FREE case evaluation today. As parents, the most important part...

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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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