CAN AN UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANT FILE A PERSONAL INJURY LAWSUIT IN CALIFORNIA? Yes! In California, undocumented immigrants have the same rights as anyone else to file a personal injury lawsuit. Defendants and their insurance companies have long tried to deter such lawsuits and minimize their outcomes by seeking admissibility of the… CONTINUE
Electrical burn injuries are relatively uncommon and usually happen in occupational settings. But, when they do occur, injuries caused by electrocutions can be lethal or extremely serious depending on the source of electricity and the amount of voltage that is generated within the current that causes the injury.
Injuries that occur at medical facilities are characterized under the law as medical malpractice cases, so the damages are somewhat limited. However, we do see damages for past medical expenses, future medical expenses, lost wages, as well as pain and suffering, and emotional distress.
Medical facilities that perform laser treatments, such as brown spot or laser hair removal, need to be properly supervised by medical doctors. We have had multiple cases where the supposed medical supervisor of the skin clinic is not even on the premises during the laser procedure, and the nurse who… CONTINUE
Absolutely, it can. For example, an adult burn victim whose face is permanently disfigured may feel very self-conscious going out with the family. He or she may feel anxiety about frightening his children’s friends or others. What’s so damaging and unjust about being a burn injury victim is if you… CONTINUE
Once we have the evidence and history your case, and before attempting to settle financially, we then consult medical experts, plastic surgeons and dermatologists to understand how the burn injury will impact your life now and forever. During this assessment, we ask: Will the scarring or disfigurement improve? What medical… CONTINUE
We conduct investigation to determine all possible causes of the incident that led to the burn injury. This entails collecting all sources of information relevant to the case. We begin by interviewing witnesses, examining physical evidence, gathering fire reports, medical records, and medical bills. For example, perhaps you were burned… CONTINUE
We have a case involving a teenage girl, in high school, whose face is permanently disfigured as a result of a restaurant spilling scalding liquid on her. I cannot think of a more sensitive age for a girl to receive an injury like this. She is at a tender age… CONTINUE
It is generally accepted that one’s physical appearance has social consequences. Not only does a disfiguring burn on ones’ face make him or her less attractive to potential mates; it becomes the very first impression in a social or business setting. We all like to feel that we are not… CONTINUE
The value of a burn injury case depends on many factors: Severity of the burn – Is it a first, second, third or fourth degree burn? Size of the burn – How large is the affected area? Will there be permanent scarring? Location – Where is the burn located? Is… CONTINUE