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Pedestrian Injury Claims

By William Waddell,

LOS ANGELES COUNTY – PEDESTRIAN INJURY SAFETY: As reported by the Los Angeles Times on July 12, 2015, Los Angeles County is not a safe haven for pedestrians.  In the recent article, after performing a comprehensive evaluation of data for the period 2002 through 2013, the LA Times identified more than 800 intersections in Los Angeles…
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You Have A Workers Compensation Claim; But Do You Also Have An Independent Third Party Claim?

By William Waddell,

Third Party Claims for Injuries Suffered at Work: Most employed Californians are aware that if they are injured on the job they are entitled to benefits in the form of salary and medical treatment as part of the state mandated workers compensation insurance coverage. What some Californians don’t know, is that in addition to the…
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Payment of Medical Expenses in a Personal Injury Claim

By William Waddell,

Don’t Rely on the Insurance Company for the Person that Caused the Injuries: Some people believe that the insurance company for the person that caused the injuries will simply do the right thing and pay the medical costs incurred to diagnose and treat the injuries. This is not true. If the adjuster representing the responsible…
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When Medicare Wants Reimbursement of Medical Costs in a Personal Injury Case

By William Waddell,

Many Medicare recipients, who are injured in an accident giving rise to a personal injury claim or lawsuit,  don’t realize that Medicare is going to seek reimbursement of the medical costs it paid for the injuries suffered.  In fact, Medicare takes a very hard line in seeking reimbursement and normally refuses to negotiate a significant…
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What To Do After An Accident

By William Waddell,

It is important that a person involved in an automobile accident understand that injuries sustained as a result of an accident may not seem apparent at the time of the accident. One to four days after the accident, the soreness, stiffness and pain may finally surface. Whether you are aware of your injuries immediately or…
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How a Typical Personal Injury Claim is Handled by an attorney

By William Waddell,

Most every personal injury case is unique. For example, each case involves different people or companies. The facts and circumstances of the events causing the injuries differ. The injuries differ, as do the treating doctors and the treatment plan for such injuries. In addition, different insurance companies and appointed attorneys are involved, each with their…
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The Attorney-Client Privilege

By William Waddell,

When a person needs to talk to a lawyer, he or she can take solace in knowing that the discussion with the lawyer will be protected by the attorney-client privilege. The attorney-client privilege offers protection from the very first meeting between the attorney and the prospective client. Since 1851, laws have recognized the attorney-client privilege,…
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Pedestrian Injury Claims

LOS ANGELES COUNTY – PEDESTRIAN INJURY SAFETY: As reported by the Los Angeles Times on July 12, 2015, Los Angeles County is not a safe haven for pedestrians.  In the recent article, after performing a comprehensive evaluation of data for the period 2002 through 2013, the LA Times identified more than...

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You Have A Workers Compensation Claim; But Do You Also Have An Independent Third Party Claim?

Third Party Claims for Injuries Suffered at Work: Most employed Californians are aware that if they are injured on the job they are entitled to benefits in the form of salary and medical treatment as part of the state mandated workers compensation insurance coverage. What some Californians don’t know, is...

Read More

Payment of Medical Expenses in a Personal Injury Claim

Don’t Rely on the Insurance Company for the Person that Caused the Injuries: Some people believe that the insurance company for the person that caused the injuries will simply do the right thing and pay the medical costs incurred to diagnose and treat the injuries. This is not true. If...

Read More

When Medicare Wants Reimbursement of Medical Costs in a Personal Injury Case

Many Medicare recipients, who are injured in an accident giving rise to a personal injury claim or lawsuit,  don’t realize that Medicare is going to seek reimbursement of the medical costs it paid for the injuries suffered.  In fact, Medicare takes a very hard line in seeking reimbursement and normally...

Read More

What To Do After An Accident

It is important that a person involved in an automobile accident understand that injuries sustained as a result of an accident may not seem apparent at the time of the accident. One to four days after the accident, the soreness, stiffness and pain may finally surface. Whether you are aware...

Read More

How a Typical Personal Injury Claim is Handled by an attorney

Most every personal injury case is unique. For example, each case involves different people or companies. The facts and circumstances of the events causing the injuries differ. The injuries differ, as do the treating doctors and the treatment plan for such injuries. In addition, different insurance companies and appointed attorneys...

Read More

The Attorney-Client Privilege

When a person needs to talk to a lawyer, he or she can take solace in knowing that the discussion with the lawyer will be protected by the attorney-client privilege. The attorney-client privilege offers protection from the very first meeting between the attorney and the prospective client. Since 1851, laws...

Read More