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Mar 18

Death Rates Due to Truck Accidents in California

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Large trucks must share the road with other motor vehicles every day. Often referred to as semi-trucks or tractor trailers, these massive vehicles are necessary to transport more than 70 percent of consumer goods from one point to another. While tractor trailers are necessary for a major portion of the economy, sharing the road with these big rigs increases the risk of an accident.

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Mar 14

Truck Accident Statistics in California

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Commercial trucks, such as semi-trucks and tractor trailers, play a huge role in the economy, transporting goods from manufacturers and warehouses to various points of sale. Our truck accident attorney in Encino understands that hazardous road conditions, driver negligence, poor maintenance, lack of safety inspections, and uneven loads can all lead to an increased risk of accidents.

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Mar 11

Statute of Limitations for Truck Accidents

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Those who have experienced an injury or loss due to a collision with a commercial truck or other large vehicle should contact a qualified representative, such as our truck accident attorney in Encino. While it is important to allow time for healing and appropriate medical treatments, there are limits on filing for damages.

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Mar 05

What You Should Know about Truck Accidents

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In order to reach their destinations, drivers of commercial truck must often travel many miles and across more than one state. Truck drivers often drive for long hours with little in the way of rest in order to meet deadlines. Driving for hours can increase fatigue, increasing the risk of an accident due to negligence and improper attention to traffic laws.

 

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Jun 27

Who can sue for burn injury cases?

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Who can sue for burn injury casesBurn injuries are among the most disfiguring and painful injuries that an accident victim can face. The consequences for severe burn injuries are often very serious and include nerve damage, disfigurement, loss of limb or organ function, and much more. When a burn injury results from the negligence of another, families often wonder who is entitled to sue for the injury.

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Jun 19

What types of damages are recoverable in burn injury cases?

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What types of damages are recoverable in burn injury casesBurn injuries are among the most devastating of personal injuries. Burns can not only cause pain, but they can be disfiguring and cause long term problems with the skin and even with the organs in severe cases. When you or a loved one has suffered a burn injury as the result of someone else's negligence, it is important to consult with Mr. Hamdam, personal injury attorney in Encino, to learn about your options.

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Jun 11

What are the Compensations for Burn Injuries?

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What are the Compensation for Burn InjuriesBurn injuries can involve the skin, such as the case when the burn victim was burned by acid or a hot surface, or they can involve the eyes or even the lungs and internal organs, such as when a substance gets in the eyes or is inhaled or ingested. Burn injuries can be devastating for the victim. Like other types of injuries that result from an accident, burns can change the victim’s life by leaving them disfigured, in constant pain, or otherwise unable to work. If you or a loved one has been burned in an accident that was not the victim’s fault, Mr. Hamdam, Encino personal injury attorney, can help.

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May 30

What damages are recoverable in a brain injury case?

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Tagged in: Brain Injuries

What damages are recoverable in a brain injury case?A brain injury is among the most serious injuries that an accident victim can sustain. Brain injuries can leave the sufferer with impaired functioning, rendering them unable to work or even move around as they used to. If you have suffered a brain injury, there are certain damages that you can recover, under California law.

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May 23

What is the statute of limitation for brain injury cases?

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Tagged in: Brain Injuries


When you or a loved one experiences an accident, the worst case scenario that everyone fears is a brain injury. Brain injuries have lasting effects that can change a person's life immediately, or the long term effects may take years to become apparent. It is important to seek legal assistance as soon as you discover that you or a loved one has suffered a brain injury to prevent the statute of limitations from running out on the case.

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May 15

Who can sue for brain injury cases?

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Who can sue for brain injury casesA brain injury is among the worst outcomes that can come from an accident. In many cases, the full effects of the brain injury are not known for months, or even years. As a result, many people hesitate to sue, even if they know who was at fault. Anyone can sure for a brain injury case, no matter what their age is or even if the accident occurred months or a few years ago.

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Apr 25

What types of damages are recoverable in brain injury cases?

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What types of damages are recoverable in brain injury casesBrain injuries are among the most catastrophic problems that can result from a personal injury accident. Because the injuries can be subtle or even lie undetected for years, they are often difficult to assess, and unless an experienced lawyer like Mr. Hamdam, Encino personal injury attorney, is representing the victim, courts often struggle to determine the extent of the injuries and the nature of and the amount of compensation the victim should receive.

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Apr 17

How are Damages Assessed in a Brain Injury Case?

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How are Damages Assessed in a Brain Injury CaseBrain injuries are among the most dramatic and life-changing consequences of an accident. When the injury occurs as the result of the negligence of another, the court assesses the impact of these injuries on the victim's life to come up with an appropriate financial award.

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Apr 09

What are common compensations for brain injury cases?

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Brain injuries are among the most catastrophic injuries that anyone can undergo. The situation becomes even more devastating when the injury was the result of someone else's negligence. Victims and their families sometimes do not seek compensation in court for their brain injuries because they mistakenly believe that they will not receive adequate compensation for the problem. However, courts are likely to issue significant awards in brain injury cases when the plaintiff is clearly at fault.

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Mar 21

What is Important in a Brain Injury Case?

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When an accident occurs and you or a loved one are injured, your first reaction may be sheer relief that no one died from the accident. However, accidents can leave lasting damage, such as brain injuries that leave the victim unable to function normally or to the level they functioned before the accident occurred.

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Mar 18

What are Premises Liability Laws?

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What are Premises Liability LawsIn California, if someone is injured on your property, you are liable for the damages under certain circumstances. The law that governs these situations is called premises liability law. Premises liability law is governed by both state and local law. If you have been injured on someone else's property, Mr. Hamdam, Los Angeles personal injury lawyer, can help.

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Mar 13

Are Dog Bites Covered by Local Laws of State Laws?

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Your dog is your best friend, but if he is an aggressive dog or is easily provoked, he may also become a liability. Dog bites are governed by state law in California, and they can result in serious fines and penalties for the dog owner. If you have been injured by a dog bite, Farhad Hamdam, Los Angeles dog bite attorney, can help.

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Feb 19

What is Considered Wrongful Death?

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What is considered wrongful deathLosing a loved one is tragic, no matter what the circumstances may be. The situation becomes even more heartbreaking when the loved one has died because of the negligence of another person. In some cases, this situation may be considered wrongful death. Mr. Hamdam, Los Angeles PI attorney, can help you decide whether this tragedy merits a wrongful death claim.

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Feb 07

What is Covered under Leash Laws?

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Tagged in: Dog Bites

What is Covered under Leash LawsIf you own a dog in the state of California, you are probably subject to a county or city leash law. Leash laws are designed to prevent dog owners from allowing their pets to run free, where they can be in danger from other dogs and from traffic, as well as present a danger to motorists and pedestrians.

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Jan 30

Is there a statute of limitation for wrongful death claims?

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Is there a statute of limitation for wrongful death claims?Losing a loved one is one of the most devastating experiences you will ever go through. Losing someone in an accident or as the result of negligence is even worse in many cases, because their death could have been prevented. Do not let the statute of limitations run out on your wrongful death claim. Farhad Hamdam, Los Angeles wrongful death lawyer, can help you file a wrongful death lawsuit against the person or party that is responsible.

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Jan 22

Should a Wrongful Death Settlement be Shared with All Family Members?

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Should a Wrongful Death Settlement be Shared with All Family MembersA death in the family is a tragedy, no matter what the circumstances may be. When the death occurred because of someone else's negligence, it is doubly tragic. Even when you have won a wrongful death settlement, the family is left to determine how to distribute and manage the money. Farhad Hamdam, Los Angeles wrongful death attorney can help you settle the fine details so you can go on with your life.

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Jan 15

Who is Eligible to File for a Dog Bite Lawsuit?

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Who is Eligible for File for a Dog Bite LawsuitIf you have been injured by a dog bite, you will want to recoup money for the medical bills and damages. However, you must file a lawsuit in the proper manner for the suit to be valid. Farhad Hamdam, Los Angeles dog bite lawyer, can help you get the money you deserve for your injury.

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Jan 08

What is the Difference between Wrongful Death and Medical Malpractice?

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What is the Difference between Wrongful Death and Medical Malpractice?No one likes to believe that their physician can make mistakes. Yet each year, thousands of people are injured or even die due to mistakes that physicians and other healthcare staff make. When that happens, the victim or the surviving family are left wondering how to cover their expenses. Two types of lawsuits can be filed, depending on the facts of the case: medical malpractice or wrongful death.

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Jan 04

What is the Difference between Wrongful Death and Murder?

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What is the Difference between Wrongful Death and Murder?The OJ Simpson trial caused a splash in the international media in 1994. He was found not guilty of murder in 1995, but was later convicted of wrongful death in 1997. The fact that Simpson could be acquitted from the murder charges yet convicted of wrongful death charges confused many. How could he be not guilty of murder yet guilty of wrongful death?

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Dec 19

In a personal injury case, what types of information is necessary?

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Each and every case that we encounter is unique in its own way. While some cases may even appear straightforward, they could turn into a drawn out legal battle if care is not taken. That is why it is essential for victims to become as proactive as possible, quickly seeking out legal assistance from Mr. Hamdam, Los Angeles PI attorney.

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Dec 13

What are Survival Statutes in Wrongful Death Cases?

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What are survival statutes in wrongful death cases?Those weeks and months following the death of a loved one can be devastating and many families are unsure of how to initiate the process for getting compensation of the upcoming expenses. Farhad Hamdam, Los Angeles wrongful death lawyer, understands just how difficult these events can be and he is ready to offer the legal representation that you need in order to be awarded fair compensation. Here is a closer look at survival statutes and how they could affect the final damages that are awarded by the judge.

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Nov 15

What types of Compensation are given to slip and fall accident victims?

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Victims of a recent accident do not need to struggle with the huge costs that come as a result of devastating injuries. Farhad Hamdam, Los Angeles slip and fall lawyer, will work close by your side to ensure that you receive the compensation that you deserve after being injured due to another party’s negligence. Here is a quick glimpse at just some of the types of compensation that you may be legally entitled to after sustaining an injury.

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Nov 07

Can I Sue My Employer for a Slip and Fall Accident?

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When it comes to sustaining injuries at work, many victims are unsure of where to turn in order to receive the compensation that they need to pay medical bills and move on with their life. Some may even feel as if they have little or no rights with workplace injuries, and that is why Farhad Hamdam, Los Angeles slip and fall attorney, is ready to help. Here is a look at your legal rights and responsibilities if you have recently been injured at work as well as the type of compensation that you may deserve.

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Nov 01

Can a Wrongful Death Judgment be Discharged in Bankruptcy?

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Individuals throughout the country continue to file for bankruptcy at an alarming rate. The need to file for bankruptcy can often help those who are struggling with mounting debt, but there are unique laws regarding bankruptcy and the discharge of damages that came as the result of civil trial. Here is a quick glimpse at these laws as well as the benefits of having Mr. Hamdam, Los Angeles PI lawyer by your side throughout these legal battles.

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Oct 18

What is Strict Liability in Dog Bite Cases

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In addition to being extremely traumatic, dog bite cases can also become wildly complex without the assistance of a Los Angeles dog bite lawyer. Along with state statutes, there may also be county and city laws that determine who is responsible for an animal attack. Here is a look at the strict liability laws that may affect the final outcome of your case as well as the steps that our legal representatives can take to help you acquire the compensation that you need after a life-altering attack.

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Oct 10

Should the Report be Files Immediately after a Slip and Fall Accident?

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Anyone that has sustained a serious injury understands just how confusing and overwhelming the following hours, days, and even weeks can be. In addition to pain, suffering, and medical treatments, many individuals will be unsure of where to turn in order to receive the settlement that they deserve if the accident was caused due to the negligence or malfeasance of another party. Mr. Hamdam, Los Angeles PI lawyer, has helped countless victims that have been severely injured with no idea of where to turn for assistance, allowing them to protect their own health as well as their finances.

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Oct 03

What is the Average Settlement in Dog Bite Cases?

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There are often very few events that can be as traumatic and devastating as a dog attack. While countless families throughout the world enjoy these animals every single day, attacks can occur at any time. When these attacks do happen, victims will often need to overcome both emotional and physical damage, and that is why everyone should understand some of the factors that are taken into consideration for a dog bite settlement.

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Sep 28

Are Medical Expenses Paid in a Slip and Fall Accident?

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Bodily injuries are an occurrence that everyone will have to deal with at some point in their life.  When these injuries are a result of the negligence or malfeasance of another party and require extensive medical attention though, victims should immediately make a call to Farhad Hamdam, Los Angeles slip and fall accident lawyer, in order to protect their finances as well as their future.  Here is a look at just a few of the costs that could be covered by a settlement after a civil trial or out-of-court mediation.

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Sep 21

Can You Sue for the Wrongful Death of a Loved one?

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Can You Sue for the Wrongful Death of a Loved one?Losing a loved one or close family member is one of the most difficult and traumatic events that anyone will ever go through.  This is especially true if the death came as the result of the actions of another party and surviving family members and friends are struggling with the mounting funeral expenses, lost wages, or any other number of costs that begin to pile up.  Farhad Hamdam, wrongful death lawyer in Los Angeles, is here to work closely with you and your loved ones to receive a fair settlement after one of these heartbreaking deaths.

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Sep 14

Does Posting a Beware of Dog Sign Offset Dog Bite Liability?

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Injuries involving animals, especially household canines and guard dogs, can become especially convoluted and difficult for anyone to deal with.  Both sides may be unsure of which party is responsible for the bite, and there are countless rumors about these types of personal injuries.  Here is a look at dog bite injuries, how warning signs affect liability, and the importance of contacting Farhad Hamdam, dog bite lawyer in Los Angeles, the moment that one of these injuries take place.

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Aug 22

Are Medical Expenses Considered in Personal Injury Settlements?

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Are Medical Expenses Considered in Personal Injury Settlements?Studies continue to show just how devastating medical bills can be for even the most financially secure of families.  Nearly half of all bankruptcies within the United States are a result of these expenses, and that is why all those that have received a personal injury due to another party should contact our PI lawyer in Los Angeles, Farhad Hamdam, so that they can protect their health as well as their financial future.

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Aug 16

At the Time of a Fall, Does an Accident Report Have to be Filed?

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If you or a loved one has recently been injured, you do not need to take on the legal system, lawyers, or insurance companies on your own.  Farhad Hamdam, Los Angeles slip and fall attorney, has worked with a number of victims throughout the years, carefully guiding them through these complicated legal battles so that they can be awarded the compensation that they need to move on with their life.  All those that have recently been injured due to a fall should understand the basic laws surrounding these cases and the steps that must be taken immediately after their accident.

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Aug 14

What is Not Covered Under Premises Liability Laws?

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In today’s litigious society it will not take much for any injury or accident to turn into an overwhelming legal battle.  Even those that are extremely careful about their own property and actions can find themselves as either the victim of one of these accidents or facing a civil lawsuit.  This is why it is essential for all those that have recently found themselves in one of these situations to understand the basics of premise liability laws, what is not covered under these laws, and the importance of contacting Farhad Hamdam, Los Angeles premises liability attorney, as quickly as possible.

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Aug 03

What is Considered a Wrongful Death?

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What is Considered a Wrongful Death?A wrongful death trial can be one of the most difficult and complicated legal events that anyone will ever have to go through. In addition to reeling from the death of a family member or loved one, those that have filed for a wrongful death lawsuit may be unsure of the nuances of these laws and the proper steps that must be taken in order to receive a settlement. This is why Farhad Hamdam, Los Angeles wrongful death lawyer, believes that the surviving family members of all victims should understand exactly what these specific laws entail.

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Aug 01

Can I File a Personal Injury Lawsuit for Injuries Sustained during Sporting Events?

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Can I File a Personal Injury Lawsuit for Injuries Sustained during Sporting Events?No matter where a personal injury takes place, it is important for all victims to seek out medical assistance as quickly as possible to begin the healing process and hopefully move on with their life. When these injuries are more severe or are the result of another party though, compensation may be owed to the victim so that they can pay for their medical expenses, lost wages, or any other number bills that may arise. This includes injuries that are sustained during sporting events, and that is why Farhad Hamdam, Los Angeles PI attorney, is now assisting all those that have recently become a victim during a sporting event.

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Jul 30

Is My Lawyer Obligated to Give Me a Copy of the Settlement Check?

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Is My Lawyer Obligated to Give Me a Copy of the Settlement Check?Civil lawsuits involving severe personal injuries can be an overwhelming ordeal for even the most financially stable of individuals. Those that are struggling with life-altering ailments and injuries or are unsure of where to receive compensation after their accident, should contact Farhad Hamdam, Los Angeles PI lawyer, immediately in order to begin the process of receiving a settlement and moving forward with their life.

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Jul 27

Do I Have Access to My Child’s Settlement Money?

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Do I Have Access to My Child’s Settlement Money?Injuries are something that every single person will have to deal with throughout their lifetime, but serious injuries that are the result of another party will often require a lengthy settlement or civil trial in order for victims to get the funds that they are legally entitled to.  This can be especially devastating for minors, and that is why many are asking our Los Angeles PI lawyer, Farhad Hamdam, how parents can access their child’s settlement money after a collision or accident.

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Jul 25

Can I Pay my Insurance Company with my Personal Injury Settlement?

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Can I Pay my Insurance Company with my Personal Injury Settlement?The moment that a personal injury takes place, it is essential for all victims to begin taking the correct steps in order to receive fair compensation for all of the expenses that will arise as the result of an accident.  Whether it is from an automobile accident or premises liability case, it is important to act as quickly as possible in order to take care of these overwhelming ordeals and move on with one’s life.  This is why Farhad Hamdam, Los Angeles PI attorney, is ready to offer you the legal representation that you need, including advice on how to properly pay an insurance company at the conclusion of the case.

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Jul 23

What is the Statue of Limitation for a Wrongful Death Claim?

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What is the Statue of Limitation for a Wrongful Death Claim?The moments immediately following the death of a family member or loved one will be traumatic enough without even considering the legal battle that may occur. If the death was caused by the negligence or malfeasance of another party, the surviving family members may be entitled to a settlement in order to pay for some of the huge costs associated with a death. This has many clients asking Farhad Hamdam, PI attorney in Los Angeles, what the statute of limitations is for a wrongful death claim within California.

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Jul 20

Is the Dog Owner Responsible for Injuries to a Trespasser?

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Is the Dog Owner Responsible for Injuries to a Trespasser?A dog attack will often be one of the most traumatic experiences that anyone will ever go through. In addition to the physical damage that may take place, individuals could struggle with fear and anxiety for years, and that is why many of these situations turn into messy legal scenarios.  Whether you are the one who has recently been injured by an animal or are the owner of an animal that has attacked a trespasser, it is important to contact Farhad Hamdam, dog bite accident attorney immediately in order to understand the nature of these attacks, and the legal obligations of each of the parties that are involved.

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Jul 18

Is there a Minimum for Personal Injury Settlements?

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Is there a Minimum for Personal Injury Settlements?The moment that any type of injury takes place, it is important for all victims to seek out medical attention as quickly as possible.  Even those that feel as if they are not severely injured may be internal damage that could cost them huge amounts in the long run.  Once the victim has received medical attention, they may discover that there were only minor injuries, and this has many clients asking our pedestrian accident lawyer in Los Angeles if there is a minimum amount that can be awarded for personal injury settlements.

 

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Jul 16

What is the Statute of Limitations for Auto Accidents in California?

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What is the Statute of Limitations for Auto Accidents in California?An automobile accident is a very common occurrence, and the moment that the driver receives their license, it is exceedingly important to understand the basics of these traumatic scenarios. This includes knowledge on the statute of limitations, one of the most important factors that our experienced Los Angeles auto accident attorney will be able to assist you with immediately following the collision.

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Jul 13

How Can I Collect My Personal Injury Settlement?

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How Can I Collect My Personal Injury Settlement?All those that have recently been involved in an accident or incident that has involved injury should contact our Los Angeles personal injury attorney in Los Angeles immediately. We are proud to be able to help all victims receive fair and adequate compensation in order to pay for their medical bills and other expenses, and this includes helping our clients decide on the best manner in which to collect their settlement.

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Jul 11

What Types of Compensation Can I Get in an Auto Accident?

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What Types of Compensation Can I Get in an Auto Accident?An automobile collisions is not only a terrifying and traumatic event, it can also take a huge toll on one’s finances.  After paying insurance premiums for months or even years on end, most drivers assume that they will be compensated the moment that they need to pay for medical bills or damage to property, but this is not always the case.  As your Los Angeles auto accident lawyer, we are proud to be able to help you quickly and painlessly receive the compensation that you deserve.

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Jul 09

What is the Statute of Limitations for Motorcycle Accidents in California?

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What is the Statute of Limitations for Motorcycle Accidents in California?In those first few weeks or months following an accident, many victims will be focused on the healing process. This is even truer for motorcycle riders that have recently been involved in an accident on their bike, often requiring months or even years of rehabilitation in order to allow their bodies to heal as much as possible. This has resulted in many questions from our clients asking our Motorcycle Accidents in California what the statute of limitations is for motorcycle accidents within the state of California.

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Jul 05

What is the Statute of Limitations for Pedestrian Accidents in California?

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What is the Statute of Limitations for Pedestrian Accidents in California?Being involved in an accident or collision is a traumatic experience that most drivers will be forced to endure at some point in their life.  Many of these incidences will quickly be alleviated through one’s insurance or the insurance of the other party, but a collision can turn into a messy legal battle in the blink of an eye.  This is especially true when these accidents involve a pedestrian or serious injury.  This is why our pedestrian accident attorney in Los Angeles believes that all victims should understand the time frame in which they can level a civil suit against the offending party.

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Jul 02

Can I Break and Annuity from a Car Accident Settlement?

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Can I Break and Annuity from a Car Accident Settlement?Those few moments after an automobile collision can be terrifying for anyone that has never experienced these types of situations.  Even drivers and victims that have been in multiple accidents may quickly realize that they are in over their head and in need of professional legal assistance.  This includes those that have successfully received a settlement from their accident and are currently receiving payments from an annuity.  Here is a look at the importance of our experienced car accident lawyer in Los Angeles that may be able to assist an individual break their annuity if they would like to receive a lump sum.

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Jun 29

What is Contingency Fee?

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What is Contingency Fee?Any legal scenario can become messy and drawn out for those that have not trained professional to deal with these types of situations.  Victims that are in need of a settlement may even find that they do not have the finances or resources to hire an effective and experienced lawyer that will do whatever it takes to fight for them.  This has led many victims to work with a personal injury attorney in Los Angeles that will offer them a contingency fee, allowing an individual to receive expert legal representation without paying the high costs up front.  Here is a look at how contingency fees work and what the Law Offices of Hamdam and Associates may be able to do for those that are in need of a world-class lawyer.

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Jun 27

Can a Personal Injury Settlement Payment be Discharged in Bankruptcy?

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Can a Personal Injury Settlement Payment be Discharged in Bankruptcy?Serious personal injuries can happen to anyone at any time, and that is why we believe it is important for everyone to understand some of the most essential services that our personal injury lawyer in Los Angeles will be able to provide for them. We also believe that it is important for all of our clients to remain aware of the few complex legal scenarios that they could find themselves in, including being required to make settlement payments while filing or after filing for bankruptcy. Here is a quick glimpse at these laws and how they could affect you and your loved ones.

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Jun 25

What Information Do I Need to Get When I’m Involved in a Car Accident?

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What Information Do I Need to Get When I’m Involved in a Car Accident?A car accident can be one of the most traumatic experiences that anyone will ever be forced to deal with in their life.  While many of these collisions are minor incidences that do not involve injuries or serious damage to any property, the most serious ordeals will require the services of our Los Angeles personal injury lawyer in order to receive fair compensation as quickly as possible.  This is why we believe that it is important for all victims to know exactly what to do in the event of one of these harrowing events.

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Jun 22

If I was not Wearing a Helmet in a Motorcycle Accident, Can I Still Receive Damages?

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If I was not Wearing a Helmet in a Motorcycle Accident, Can I Still Receive Damages?Driving a motorcycle through the roadways of Southern California can be one of the most enlivening and relaxing experiences that a rider will ever go through.  Unfortunately, every single time that an individual gets on their bike, they are at serious risk for life-altering or even life-threatening injuries.  This is especially true for those that do not wear a helmet while riding, and these individuals will need our experienced motorcycle accident lawyer in Los Angeles by their side the moment that one of these collisions takes place.

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Jun 20

Who is Responsible for Injuries Occurred in a Motorcycle Accident?

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Who is Responsible for Injuries Occurred in a Motorcycle Accident?Accidents that involve motorcycle accidents are unlike any other collisions that take place on the road.  Unlike vehicles that benefit from a number of advanced safety features, those that are on a bike are at an extremely high risk of life-altering or even life-threatening injuries if they are involved in an accident.  With the costs of these injuries often exceeding basic insurance coverage, it is important for all riders to remain aware for the various financial responsibilities for those involved as well as the importance of contacting our Los Angeles motorcycle accident attorney the moment that one of these collisions take place.

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May 24

What is Hazardous Condition in a Slip and Fall Case?

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What is Hazardous Condition in a Slip and Fall Case?Many victims may not know that they are legally entitled to compensation after being injured on one’s property.  Whether it is at the store or walking up the stairs coming home, these situations can be devastating for those that have been severely injured, but they can also become exceedingly complex.  This is why our slip and fall accident attorney in Los Angeles believes that all victims should be made aware of the compensation that they may be entitled to as well as exactly what a “hazardous condition” is.

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May 21

How is the Amount of Damages Determined in a Wrongful Death Case?

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How is the Amount of Damages Determined in a Wrongful Death Case?Immediately after an injury or serious accident takes place, it can be tempting to accept whatever the other party’s insurance provider or legal representatives may offer. Even larger sums of money can be appealing to those that are struggling with medical bills and other expenses, but what victims may not know is that they could be legally entitled to a much larger sum of money, and that is why our personal injury attorney in Los Angeles is here to help.

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May 09

Even if I am not hurt in a car accident, should I still seek medical treatment?

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Even if I am not hurt in a car accident, should I still seek medical treatmentThat short period of time after an automobile collision is often a blur for all of the parties involved.  Individuals may not know exactly where to turn or the steps that should be taken to move past the ordeal as quickly as possible.  This includes understanding what to do if the driver or the passengers are unsure if they have been injured.

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May 08

Can my lawyer settle my personal injury case without my consent?

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Can my lawyer settle my personal injury case without my consent?After an injury of any sort takes place that is going to involve a civil trial or out-of-court settlement, it is important for victims to begin the process of finding a reliable and effective Los Angeles personal injury attorney that is going to get them compensation quickly and painlessly.  In order to expedite this process, it is important for these victims to understand some of the basics of their lawsuit, such as if their lawyer can settle a client’s personal injury case without their consent.

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May 07

What is Comparative Negligence?

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What is Comparative NegligenceWhen beginning the process of hiring a Los Angeles personal injury lawyer and creating a civil case in order to receive a settlement, many victims are forced to leap into the legal system without all of the information that they are going to need to work with their representative to build a winning case.  This has many clients asking what comparative negligence is and how it may affect their case.

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May 04

If I do not carry motorcycle insurance, can I still sue the other driver involved in the accident?

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motorcycle accident lawyer in Los AngelesMotorcycle collisions are going to be unlike any other type of automobile collisions and they are often going to leave the rider with severe and life-threatening injuries.  Those that have recently been injured in one of these accidents but did not have valid insurance at the time may be wondering if they can still sue the other drivers that were involved.

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May 03

When is the property owner responsible for the injuries incurred on the property?

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When is the property owner responsible for the injuries incurred on the propertyAnyone that has recently been injured on another party’s property may be wondering if they can sue the property owner and what type of compensation that they may be able to receive.  This is why our premises liability lawyer in Los Angeles believes that all clients should understand when they may have the right to sue another party for the injuries that have been incurred on their property.

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May 02

Does Homeowner Insurance Cover Dog Bite Cases?

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Does Homeowner Insurance Cover Dog Bite Cases?When unfortunate accidents take place in a vehicle or while on the road, most individuals understand that the insurance that is required by California law is going to help to cover some of the expenses. There are times when victims or defendants may be unsure of who might be legally obligated to pay for an injury though, including dog bites.  This is why our dog bite injury lawyer in Los Angeles believes that all residents should understand the basics of dog bites and how they are covered under home insurance policies.

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May 01

What is Comparative Negligence in a Slip and Fall Case?

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What is Comparative Negligence in a Slip and Fall Case?Minor trips and accidents are something that is going to occur every single day. While the majority of these are going to be harmless, it does not take much for a crack in the sidewalk or a spilled liquid to turn into a serious hazard to one’s health. When these types of accidents do happen, victims may be wondering if they can still receive some form of settlement if they were partly at fault. Here is a look at comparative negligence and how our Los Angeles slip and fall lawyer may be able to assist you with still receiving damages.

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Apr 30

After a Pedestrian Accident, How Soon Should I Bring a Case?

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After a Pedestrian Accident, How Soon Should I Bring a Case?Immediately after an accident takes place, many victims are going to either be in pain, shock, or a mixture of the two. It may take weeks or even months for a victim to truly begin the healing process, and all the while they may be wondering how quickly they need to find a Los Angeles pedestrian accident attorney and create a case against the defendant.

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Apr 27

What is the Difference between Medical Malpractice and Wrongful Death?

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What is the Difference between Medical Malpractice and Wrongful Death?Many of us trust medical professionals every single year to set bones after a break, help us get past a flu, or even undergo serious surgeries. When this trust is broken and a doctor acts negligently, it can be devastating. This has led many to question the difference between a medical malpractice suit and a wrongful death case, and exactly what a wrongful death attorney in Los Angeles is going to be able to do for the surviving family of one of these overwhelming ordeals.

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Apr 26

If the Insurance Company Offers a Settlement for a Personal Injury Case, Do I Still Need a Lawyer?

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If the Insurance Company Offers a Settlement for a Personal Injury Case, Do I Still Need a Lawyer?Immediately after an accident or mishap occurs, many victims may be surprised to find that the other party’s insurance company offers a quick settlement. This compensation may even seem like quite a bit at the time, but accepting this settlement without first consulting our Los Angeles personal injury lawyer may become a serious and life-altering mistake.

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Apr 25

Are Medical Bills Considered in a Bodily Injury Claim?

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Are Medical Bills Considered in a Bodily Injury Claim?Being injured due to the negligence or malfeasance of another party is always going to be a stressful and potentially life-altering scenario. As studies continue to show that the leading cause of bankruptcy within the United States is medical bills, those that have recently been injured and are in need of treatments, medication, or therapy should understand who is obligated to pay for their medical expenses and how our personal injury attorney in Los Angeles may be able to assist them in getting the compensation that they need.

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Apr 24

What is a Slip and Fall Accident?

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What is a Slip and Fall Accident?No matter how careful an individual may be, accidents are going to happen. When these accidents take place on another party’s property and cause serious injury, the victims may be entitled to compensation. These “slip and fall” cases are going to be difficult to take on alone though, and that is why our slip and fall lawyer in Los Angeles is ready to assist all victims that are in need of a settlement in order to pay for their bills and move forward as quickly as possible.

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Apr 23

Who is Eligible to File a Law Suit for a Motorcycle Accident?

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Who is Eligible to File a Law Suit for a Motorcycle Accident?Within the state of California, almost any party that is dramatically affected by an accident may be able to file a lawsuit. Unfortunately, this does not mean that these individuals are going to be able to win a drawn out trial in which they are seeking out a verdict or settlement that is going to get them the financial compensation they need. As your Los Angeles motorcycle accident attorney, we are here to help you navigate through this legal process as quickly and affordably as possible and still receive a positive outcome when it is all over.

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Apr 19

What Kind of Damages Can be Recovered in a Premises Liability Case?

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What Kind of Damages Can be Recovered in a Premises Liability Case?From social events to a residential home, property managers and owners have an obligation to keep those on their property safe in all reasonable circumstances. Those that have been severely injured on another party’s property may be eligible for compensation, and here is a look at the damages that can be recovered with our Los Angeles premises liability lawyer by your side.

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Apr 18

What Can I Do If I Get Injured on Someone Else’s Property?

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What Can I Do If I Get Injured on Someone Else’s Property?Injuries are always an inherent part of life for most people, but those that are seriously injured on another person’s property may be entitled to compensation in order to pay their medical bills and move on. Our personal injury lawyer in Los Angeles from the Law Offices of Hamdam and Associates is here to inform all clients on the correct steps to take in order to receive a fair and quick compensation if they have recently been injured on another party’s property.

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Apr 17

What is the One Free Bite Rule?

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What is the One Free Bite Rule?Animal attacks can be devastating events, but they are something that countless victims have to deal with every single year. Those that have recently been attacked may be wondering the exact laws that are going to be used to determine who is at fault for these harrowing ordeals. This is why our dog bite lawyer in Los Angeles believes that all those who have recently been injured due to an animal attack should understand the “one free bite” rule that may affect their case.

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Apr 16

Who Can Sue for Wrongful Death?

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Who Can Sue for Wrongful Death?Those that have been forced to endure the death of a loved one may be unaware of their legal rights when it comes to seeking out justice. Wrongful death cases can become exceedingly complex though, and that is why our wrongful death attorney in Los Angeles is ready to assist all clients with the expertise and information that they need in order to setup a winning case after a loved one has passed away.

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Apr 13

What is Considered as a Pedestrian Accident?

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What is Considered as a Pedestrian Accident?With the sheer amount of pedestrians and vehicles that are moving through California every single day, a shocking amount of accidents with pedestrians tend to occur. Unlike almost any other form of accident, these incidences are going to require the expertise of our Los Angeles pedestrian accident lawyer due to the unique laws associated with them. Here is a look at the laws involving these ordeals and when an accident can be legally called a pedestrian accident.

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Apr 12

If I am partly at fault in an accident, can I still file a personal injury claim?

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If I am partly at fault in an accident, can I still file a personal injury claim?Personal injury lawsuits are rarely as straightforward as victims would like them to be. They can quickly become exceedingly convoluted and the out-of-court mediation or the full civil trial may find that one or more parties may be partially responsible for the accident. This has led many clients to ask our Los Angeles personal injury lawyer if they can still file a claim even if they were partly at fault for an accident that they were recently involved in.

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Apr 11

What is the Time Frame for Filing a Personal Injury Case?

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What is the Time Frame for Filing a Personal Injury Case?Those that have recently been the victim of an accident may be unsure of where to turn in those first few hectic days or weeks. They may be undergoing medical treatment, be in physical pain, or even shock. On top of this, all of one’s injuries may not become apparent for months or even years down the road. This has led many victims to ask, what is the time frame for filing a personal injury case?

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Apr 10

Who is at fault in a pedestrian accident?

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Who is at fault in a pedestrian accident?With the sheer amount of vehicles and pedestrians that move through California every single day, accidents between these two parties happen at a startling rate. While all drivers are taught that pedestrians have the right of way at all times, these incidences can often be much more complex, and this is why our pedestrian accident attorney in Los Angeles believes that everyone should remain aware of some of the basic laws involving these collisions.

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Apr 09

What are Survival Statutes in a Wrongful Death Case?

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What are Survival Statutes in a Wrongful Death Case?Wrongful death cases are not only going to be heartbreaking for the surviving family members and heirs, they can become both expensive and complicated for those that attempt to take on one of these ordeals without the services of our Los Angeles wrongful death lawyer. For those that are wondering what type of damages can be recovered after a wrongful death, here is a look at the survival statutes that may become a distinct component of a victim’s case.

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Apr 06

Who Should You Report a Dog Bite Case to?

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Who Should You Report a Dog Bite Case to?Dog bites happen at a startling rate throughout the country, and many victims are unsure of the correct steps that should be taken immediately after they have been injured.  This is why our dog bite lawyer in Los Angeles is ready to take on all cases in order to get victims the compensation that they need as quickly and painlessly as possible.

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Apr 05

When Do Premises Liability Laws Apply?

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When Do Premises Liability Laws ApplyPremise liability laws are the body of laws which dictate who may be responsible for injuries that take place on another party’s property.  While these laws vary within every single state, all residents of California should understand the basics of these “slip and fall” cases, who is responsible for the damages, and what our Los Angeles premise liability attorney can do for you if one of these traumatic ordeals is beginning to unfold.

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Apr 04

What are the Different Forms of Compensation in Personal Injury Cases?

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What are the Different Forms of Compensation in Personal Injury CasesAccording to research conducted by Harvard University, the leading cause of bankruptcy within the United States continues to be medical expenses.  Those that have recently been injured in an auto accident, at work, or even in their home may quickly find out just how overwhelming these bills can be.  Even individuals with health insurance may not be receiving fair compensation for their injuries.  This is why our Los Angeles personal injury lawyer believes that every client deserves to understand the basic forms of compensation and what our law firm can do for you after a devastating injury.

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Apr 02

Should I Always Call the Police in a Car Accident?

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Should I Always Call the Police in a Car AccidentThose first few moments after an automobile collision can be both painful and confusing.  Many drivers may not be sure of the exact steps that should be taken in order to protect themselves, their passengers, or even those in the other vehicles.  One question that many drivers continue to ask is if it is necessary to call the police after an accident.

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Apr 02

Is It Necessary to Carry Insurance for Your Motorcycle?

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Is It Necessary to Carry Insurance for Your Motorcycle?Every time that a rider gets out onto the road, they are taking the risk of serious injuries, damage to their bike, and even death.  Unfortunately, many riders continue to neglect purchasing motorcycle insurance in spite of some very compelling reasons.

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Feb 14

What is the difference between murder and wrongful death?

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What is the difference between murder and wrongful death?Understanding the differences between a murder and a wrongful death can be a confusing proposition.  Not only are these two crimes closely related, they may both even take place over a single event.  For anyone that is in need of a Los Angeles wrongful death lawyer an unsure of where to turn, Farhad Hamdam is here to provide information and airtight legal defense for every single client.

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Feb 10

What does products liability mean?

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After spending hard earned money on a product, it can be disheartening to not get what one expected.  What is worse is when the product goes from defective to dangerous.  This has many consumers wondering what obligations a manufacturer or company has to their customers and what to do when a product is in fact defective or dangerous.  This is why our Los Angeles products liability attorney believes that everyone should understand the basics of these laws and how they protect them every single day.

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Feb 07

What damages can be recovered in pedestrian accident cases?

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What damages can be recovered in pedestrian accident casesAccidents between pedestrians and vehicles are a terrifying occurrence, but they are not altogether uncommon.  It is imperative for any parties that have been involved in one of these scenarios to contact our pedestrian accident lawyer in Los Angeles immediately.  Here is a look at some of the damages that the responsible party may be obligated to pay during any settlements or verdicts.

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Feb 07

What should I do immediately after an accident?

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What should I do immediately after an accidentEach year millions of drivers are going to be involved in a traffic accident, and this means that the chances that a driver is going to experience one of these collisions in their lifetime are extremely high.  This is why our Los Angeles car accident lawyer believes that it is imperative that every driver knows exactly what to do in the short time after the accident to keep themselves safe, their finances intact, and their driving record clean.

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Feb 03

What is personal injury?

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Many have heard of personal injury lawsuits and tort law, but very few have been given access to the basic information and wording of these laws.  Injuries are going to be an inevitable part of life for most people, but what happens when they are the result of another party?  Here is a quick look at these very important laws through the eyes of our Los Angeles personal injury lawyer from the Law Offices of Hamdam and Associates.

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Feb 02

Who is liable in a slip and fall case?

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Slip and fall cases are one of the most difficult and complex in our current legal system.  Falls can happen anywhere at any time, but there can be quite a few questions that accompany them.  Who pays for my medical bills?  What if I am seriously injured?  Who was really at fault?  It takes a much closer inspection by our slip and fall lawyer in Los Angeles to determine who is really liable in these types of cases.

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Feb 01

How long do I have after my motorcycle accident to file a case?

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Due to the nature of motorcycle accidents, there is a high likelihood that riders are going to be in for a lengthy healing and recovery process.  Those first few days, weeks, or even months can be a hectic blur.  This means that many put off filing their case for months or even years due to daily obligations, injuries, or plain forgetfulness.  If this sounds like your situation, it is time to take a look at the statute of limitations with our Los Angeles motorcycle accident attorney from the Law Offices of Hamdam and Associates.

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