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Maximizing Your Settlement: Tips for Personal Injury Claims in California

By Machtinger Law APC |

Navigating a personal injury claim in California can be a complex and daunting process. However, with the right approach and guidance, it’s possible to secure a settlement that adequately compensates for your injuries, pain, and suffering. Below you will find some essential tips for strengthening your personal injury claim, gathering compelling evidence, and avoiding… Read More »

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California’s Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury Claims: What You Need to Know

By Machtinger Law APC |

When you are dealing with a personal injury after a car crash, slip and fall, or other incident, you have a lot on your plate consuming your time. There are doctor bills, insurance paperwork, car repairs and countless receipts, not to mention dealing with a painful physical recovery all while trying to put your… Read More »

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New California Law Authorizes Pain and Suffering Damages in Wrongful Death Cases for a Limited Time

By Machtinger Law APC |

Personal injury law in California has recently undergone a significant transformation with the passage of Senate Bill 447 (SB447) in 2021. This legislative change directly amends the California Code of Civil Procedure (CCP) 377.34, reshaping how damages are awarded in personal injury cases involving wrongful death. Read on to learn about the significant ramifications… Read More »

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What Is a Store’s Liability for Trip and Fall Accidents?

By Machtinger Law APC |

Understanding Premises Liability in California Retail Spaces For most of us here in Los Angeles and across Southern California, shopping trips are an everyday occurrence. However, these routine activities can turn hazardous when stores fail to maintain safe premises. Trip and fall accidents in retail environments are not uncommon, and they can cause serious… Read More »

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Proving Slip and Fall Accidents

By Machtinger Law APC |

Slips and falls can cause severe injuries, significant medical bills, and loss of income. If you’re a victim of a slip and fall accident in Los Angeles or Orange County, discussing your case with an experienced Southern California slip and fall attorney can help you understand the elements and evidence required to prove your… Read More »

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Things to Know About Premises Liability

By Machtinger Law APC |

When you enter a store or otherwise go on someone else’s property, you don’t think twice about the safety of the premises. You just naturally assume that the property owner and employees are looking out for your safety and taking care to keep the premises clear of any hazards. What happens if they don’t… Read More »

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Can You Sue if You Are Assaulted on Private Property?

By Machtinger Law APC |

As you navigate through the bustling cities and serene neighborhoods of Southern California, the last thing you might expect is to become a victim of an assault on private property. If this unfortunate event transpires, you may wonder, “Can I sue the property owner?” The answer, in many cases, is “Yes.” Read on to… Read More »

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How Fault Gets Determined in a Multi-vehicle Crash in California

By Machtinger Law APC |

California’s extensive highway systems and heavily trafficked roads are unfortunately conducive to multi-vehicle accidents. These incidents are complex because they involve more than two drivers, making it challenging to establish who was at fault. Nevertheless, the consequences of a multi-car pileup can be severe, with damage ranging from minor vehicular damage to serious injury,… Read More »

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Who Is Liable if Someone Breaks Into My Gated Community?

By Machtinger Law APC |

When you move into a gated community, you have a reasonable expectation not only of privacy but of safety as well. You pay a premium to live in a gated community to ensure that you and your loved ones are safe from criminal elements, trespassers, and others who might do you harm. If someone… Read More »

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Why You Need a Car Accident Attorney

By Machtinger Law APC |

If you’ve been hurt in a car crash because of another driver’s actions, you might be eligible for a substantial recovery. You could be entitled to compensation for your medical bills, property damage, pain and suffering, and other damages. In order to collect the compensation you are owed, however, you need to take all… Read More »

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