Personal Injury Blog
Top Five Mistakes Made After a Job Injury
Aleksey Katmissky | October 28, 2020 | Workplace Accidents
Being injured at work can be frightening. Many workers hesitate to report workplace injuries for fear of losing their jobs. Other workers might fear demotions or other retaliation for reporting a job injury. Understanding what to do after a workplace accident can help you avoid the common mistakes many workers make. Some mistakes could significantly… read more
Diminished Value Accident Claims
Aleksey Katmissky | October 26, 2020 | Car Accident
Individuals are shocked to learn they might not receive the full value of their property damage claim after a car accident. Insurance companies cheat victims out of thousands of dollars in damages because they do not know how much their accident claim is worth. If a person is not familiar with diminished value accident claims,… read more
What Does Yielding the Right of Way Mean?
Aleksey Katmissky | October 23, 2020 | Car Accident
Understanding and obeying traffic laws are crucial to avoiding tickets and staying safe on the road. While there are many signs that make a variety of rules of the road clear and obvious, the concept of yielding the “right-of-way” can be more ambiguous. First and foremost, yielding means slowing down or coming to a complete… read more
How Much Does a Semi-Truck Weigh?
Aleksey Katmissky | October 19, 2020 | Truck Accidents
One of the most common ways consumer goods such as food, furniture, and even cars and gasoline are moved around the country is via semi-trucks. There are millions of semi-trucks on America’s roads, and more than 400,000 registered in California alone. All told, long-haul trucking in America is a $700 billion industry and growing. With… read more
What is the Difference Between Slip and Fall and Trip and Fall Accidents?
Aleksey Katmissky | October 17, 2020 | Slip & Fall Accidents
Every year millions of Americans fall either at home, on the job, or while they are out and about. While not all of these falls result in injuries, nearly 20 percent do cause serious injuries, many of which include fractured bones and head trauma. With falls being this common, it is good to know more… read more
Are Lottery Winners Required to Reveal Their Identities?
Aleksey Katmissky | October 16, 2020 | California Law
Every few months it seems, a major lottery jackpot reaches unprecedented heights. The person (or people) with the winning ticket(s) enjoy their brief moment of fame and their suddenly larger bank account. For some, however, the negatives of winning the lottery can outweigh the positives. Numerous stories around the country have highlighted how unpleasant, and… read more
What Exactly Can a Process Server Do To Serve Papers?
Aleksey Katmissky | October 13, 2020 | California Law
When one party chooses to take legal action against another—whether it be a lawsuit after a car accident, divorce, or other matter—a notice of the action and/or a summons to appear before a judge to resolve the dispute needs to be delivered to the defendant. In California, just about anyone over the age of 18… read more
Is it Legal to Drive Barefoot in Los Angeles?
Aleksey Katmissky | July 22, 2020 | Car Accident
There are no California traffic laws that prohibit you from driving barefoot in Los Angeles. You can slip your shoes off and drive without fear of getting a traffic ticket. However, does that make driving barefoot safe? Taking Your Shoes Off While Driving in Los Angeles Even though it may be legal to take your… read more
How to Get a Copy of a Traffic Accident Report in Los Angeles
Aleksey Katmissky | July 9, 2020 | Car Accident
If you are in a traffic accident in Los Angeles, one of three different law enforcement departments could respond to the accident scene. The location of the accident generally dictates which law enforcement agency responds. The easiest way to report the accident and request assistance is to call 911. If possible, note which law enforcement… read more