What to do in a hit-and-run accident in California? Hit and run car accidents happen far too often. The at-fault party leaves the scene of an accident before anyone can obtain identifying information from him/her. The four main reasons people flee after an accident are: (1) they are either on drugs or alcohol; (2) they…

What is a herniated disc? Anatomy of the Spine. The spine is initially composed of 33 separate bones (or vertebrae). By the time a person becomes an adult, most of us have only 24 vertebrae, because some vertebrae at the bottom end of the spine fuse together during maturity and development. The vertebrae in the…

Are personal injury claims taxable? The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will collect taxes on any earned wage or salary. The question then becomes whether the IRS taxes compensation from a personal injury like a wage or salary. The answer is it depends on the type of compensation you receive. The general rule. Generally, the IRS…

How to handle a Personal Injury Case. It is not easy to suffer a personal injury let alone to try and navigate the minefield that is the personal injury process. That is because most do not learn about the personal injury process unless and until it happens to them. Then you’re thrown into this process…

Do I need to hire a personal injury attorney? The short answer is absolutely. To ensure you get the best outcome for your case and maximize compensation, hire an attorney. You get paid more! A big reason people decide against hiring an attorney is how much they think they will have to pay or “give…