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Navigating Motor Vehicle Accident Claims in California: What You Need to Know

By Machtinger Law APC |

If you’ve been involved in a motor vehicle accident in California, understanding the process of filing a claim is crucial to safeguarding your rights and ensuring you receive the compensation you deserve. The aftermath of an accident can be an overwhelming and confusing time, but being well-informed about the necessary steps, timelines, and documentation… Read More »

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Understanding California’s Personal Injury Law

By Machtinger Law APC |

A personal injury claim doesn’t always require the filing of a lawsuit, and much less often than that does it require actually going to trial. But from the very start after an accident, California personal injury law plays a huge role in determining who is at fault for causing the accident and how much… Read More »

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Understanding Comparative Fault in California Accident Cases

By Machtinger Law APC |

Accidents can happen in the blink of an eye, but determining who is at fault can be a complex process that takes time. In many instances, the concept of comparative fault comes into play, further complicating the task of recovering compensation on behalf of the injured. Read on for an explanation of comparative fault… Read More »

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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?

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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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