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Care and Assistance Claim in Personal Injury

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Accidents that result in an injury are often devastating and life-changing. The injuries a person could get in a car accident will often disrupt a person’s life and result in the person needing assistance to do everyday tasks they can no longer do themselves. The victims of an accident who has experienced a substantial amount of disruption to their normal lives should have an experienced lawyer, who is knowledgeable in care and assistance claims....

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Pain and Suffering After a “Minor” Car Accident?

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As vague as this might seem, you are allowed by law to file an insurance claim for pain and suffering. This is completely separate from the lost wages or medical expenses you might claim. This is why it is important to seek medical treatment for your injuries after an accident – your car insurance company will more than likely not accept your claim if you don't. ...

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When You Don’t File A Claim

If you are a commuter, you might found yourself inching along on your way home in the usual morning bumper-to-bumper traffic. As you pass the accident that has been causing the traffic and glare hatefully, but you’re also glad no one was seriously injured. We never want to be those people, especially in traffic. But you know when you will feel that dreaded sudden jolt as the car behind you wasn’t paying attention, didn’t stop on time, and just barely touched your rear bumper. And even though it feels minor, you both have to pull over to the nearest shoulder. Generally, there’s a little bit of damage in fender benders, but every once in a while, you’ll be surprised to see that there is no obvious damage to either of your cars. Not a scratch or dent in sight. What do you do in this situation? What if you were the at-fault driver and there’s a risk that the other driver involved will file a surprise and maybe trivial claim? Even if there is no visible damage, or maybe there’s only a small scratch or paint mark, there could be a small amount of damage that you did not notice. This...

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Uber’s Self-Driving Vehicle Kills Pedestrian

Uber Self Drive Vehicle Kills | Beverly Hills Personal Injury

Self-driving cars will likely take up the roadways sooner than we can imagine. However, companies that are hosting these vehicles are still working out the kinks in order to make them safe for the public. In recent test drives, there was an unfortunate accident in one of the major cities that hosted one of these test drives. According to The Washington Post reporters Faiz Siddiqui and Mechael Laris, “Uber abruptly halted testing of its autonomous vehicles across North America on Monday, after a 49-year old woman was struck and killed by one of its cars while crossing a Tempe, Ariz. street Sunday night” (washingtonpost.com, March 19, 2018). These types of accidents may become more common as the day of self-driving cars comes to be more prevalent in society. Therefore, it behooves you to know a good personal injury attorney who can help you receive the compensation you need to pay for the right medical treatment. If the accident resulted in a death, like in the Tempe, AZ case, you will need an experienced attorney who understands how to fight insurance companies in a wrongful death case. At One Law Group, we are here to fight for you. Call (844)626-1LAW to schedule an...

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Medical Treatment on a Lien Basis

Beverly Hills | Auto Injury Lawyers

Medical treatment on a lien basis is not very difficult to obtain. However, a person must be aware that their treatment can be covered. This is why the personal injury attorneys in Beverly Hills at One Law Group, PC take the time to inform you of all your options after your injury. Unfortunately, not all people who suffer a personal injury can afford proper medical care and some may not have sufficient medical insurance to cover treatment. However, a personal injury case can help with sufficient medical treatment that can be paid for on a lien basis. A lien is a mandate of payment which can be in conjunction with a personal injury case. Treatment on a lien basis means that a patient doesn’t need to have medical insurance or even make an initial payment since it will likely be covered after the verdict of the personal injury case. This is an understanding that your doctor will need to have prior to treatment, and this usually includes filling out a few extra forms. In other words, you are granting a doctor who will treat you a lien against your recovery in your personal injury case, which will assure the doctor that he or...

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What To Do After An Auto Accident

Being involved in an auto accident is no fun, and it can leave you with some very painful side effects after the crash for days or weeks. Sometimes, people suffer from their injuries for months. This is exactly why seeing a doctor immediately after the accident is so crucial for your recovery and your personal injury case. At One Law Group, PC in Beverly Hills, we take the time to ensure that you are taking the right steps toward your recovery, which will benefit your personal injury case in the long run. This is why we’ve established a list of suggestions for personal injury victims that may support their case. For more information, call One Law Group, PC in Beverly Hills at (844) 626-1Law to schedule a free case evaluation today. Seek Medical Treatment Immediately After you are in an auto accident, it is imperative that you seek medical treatment immediately. Proving that you have been injured during the accident is one of the most crucial aspects of the case. If you don’t seek immediate medical treatment, insurance companies and the court may assume that you were not injured bad enough and they may offer less than what is required to cover your...

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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

Beverly Hills | Personal Injury Lawyer

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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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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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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