Amusement Parks Do Not Receive Protection Of Assumption Of Risk Doctrine

Amusement Parks Do Not Receive Protection Of Assumption Of Risk Doctrine

Los Angeles has its fair share of amusement parks, and most of us assume that we will be safe when we spend our vacations at these parks. Recently, the California Court of Appeal had to determine whether we assume the risk of injury when […]

Amusement Parks Do Not Receive Protection Of Assumption Of Risk Doctrine2011-06-21T17:37:35+00:00

Los Angeles Workers Compensation

Los Angeles Workers Compensation

It is unfortunate that Los Angeles employees may not understand how to collect the benefits they need, or they may be misinformed by their employers about their right to file a claim. In other cases, workers do not realize their injury or sickness was caused by their job, or they may believe […]

Los Angeles Workers Compensation2011-06-16T17:52:19+00:00

When Injured on the Job, is Workers’ Compensation the exclusive remedy ? Often YES , but sometimes NO.

When Injured on the Job, is Workers’ Compensation the exclusive remedy ?  Often YES , but sometimes NO.

When an employee is injured on the job her first recourse is always her employers’ workers’ compensation insurance.  Workers’ compensation insurance often covers the employee’s medical care costs, and their lost wages due to […]

When Injured on the Job, is Workers’ Compensation the exclusive remedy ? Often YES , but sometimes NO.2011-06-16T17:50:38+00:00

Social Security Disability Programs

Social Security Disability Programs

Social Security pays benefits to people who cannot work because they have a medical condition that is expected to last at least one year or result in death. Federal law requires this very strict definition of disability. While some programs give money to people with partial disability or short-term disability, Social Security […]

Social Security Disability Programs2011-06-16T17:34:39+00:00

Common Slip, Trip, and Fall Accidents in Los Angeles

Common Slip, Trip, and Fall Accidents in Los Angeles

Have you sustained an injury in a slip and fall accident? You are not alone. Slips, trips, and falls occur often. In fact, more than half of all adults over the age of 40 have experienced at least one debilitating slip and fall accident.
Why are there so […]

Common Slip, Trip, and Fall Accidents in Los Angeles2011-06-16T17:31:19+00:00

What you need to know about Los Angeles construction site scaffold and ladder accidents

What you need to know about Los Angeles construction site scaffold and ladder accidents

Construction site accidents kill and injure hundreds of thousands of workers each year. Indeed, working at a construction site is one of the most dangerous occupations in the United States. While workers rely on ladders and scaffolding for the purpose of safety, […]

What you need to know about Los Angeles construction site scaffold and ladder accidents2011-06-16T17:30:00+00:00

The Long-Term Consequences of Traumatic Brain Injuries

The Long-Term Consequences of Traumatic Brain Injuries

When you break your arm or need stitches, your doctor will give you a reasonable recovery timeline. When you suffer a traumatic brain injury (TBI), however, recovery can take months or even years of rehabilitation. Also, many head injury victims suffer an array of lifelong consequences. Traumatic brain injury […]

The Long-Term Consequences of Traumatic Brain Injuries2011-06-16T17:19:39+00:00

Five Common Medical Mistakes of Los Angeles Surgeons

Five Common Medical Mistakes of Los Angeles Surgeons

Each year, Los Angeles-area patients suffer from medical mistakes which result in serious injuries.  Nationally, a Harvard Medical Practice Study estimates that, each year, more than 180,000 people die because of medical mistakes. Unfortunately, for thousands of patients each year in Los Angeles, operations end in injury, disability, […]

Five Common Medical Mistakes of Los Angeles Surgeons2011-06-16T16:48:57+00:00

Three Reasons You Need An Experienced Los Angeles Car Accident Attorney

Three Reasons You Need An Experienced Los Angeles Car Accident Attorney

Car accidents are one of the leading causes of injury and death in California.  A car accident can devastate your health, earning potential and future.  Car accidents and medical costs are on the rise, it’s more important than ever to seek out an effective, aggressive […]

Three Reasons You Need An Experienced Los Angeles Car Accident Attorney2011-06-16T16:45:49+00:00

Ricki Lake: Fire Starter

Ricki Lake: Fire Starter

Hovsep Kousouyan is suing former talk show host Ricki Lake for burning down his Malibu home.  Lake, who was renting the house for $20,000 a month, allegedly caused oil to spill which was then ignited by coals which had not yet cooled.  Kousouyan claims that when the flames spread, Lake did not […]

Ricki Lake: Fire Starter2011-06-16T16:36:31+00:00
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