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Reasons to Avoid Posting About a Car Accident on Social Media

By Machtinger Law APC |

If you’ve been in a serious car accident and someone else was to blame, you might have a substantial claim for relief. It’s important to talk to a personal injury lawyer as soon as possible, before you start discussing the case with anyone else, and especially before you start posting on social media. Posting… Read More »

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Suing a Business in a Slip and Fall

By Machtinger Law APC |

If you slipped on a wet floor in a restaurant, grocery store, or other business, you may have a claim for damages against the business. In order to collect compensation, you’ll need to satisfy certain legal obligations and prove that the business is indeed to blame for your injuries. Below, we discuss the key… Read More »

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Can a Trespasser Sue for Premises Liability in California?

By Machtinger Law APC |

Premises liability is the area of law regarding the liability of a property owner when someone gets hurt on their property, such as in a slip and fall, trip and fall, or even an assault. In many states, the law imposes different obligations and liability on property owners depending on whether the victim was… Read More »

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Consequences of Using a Cell Phone While Driving in CA

By Machtinger Law APC |

California, like every state, has restrictions on the use of cell phones while driving. State law recognizes the dangers of distracted driving, and cell phone use in particular. Texting while driving has become one of the leading causes of car crashes in California and across the country. Continue reading to learn about the dangers… Read More »

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Elements of a Premises Liability Case

By Machtinger Law APC |

Slip and fall injuries, swimming pool accidents, dog bites, elevator collapses, or any other accident that happens on someone else’s property may give rise to a premises liability claim. Premises liability is a type of personal injury claim that is appropriate when an accident victim was hurt on property owned or operated by another… Read More »

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Most Common Types of Personal Injury Claims

By Machtinger Law APC |

Personal injury claims can arise whenever someone’s wrongful act or omission causes someone else physical harm. The majority of personal injury claims result from negligence or recklessness–meaning unintentional harm. Victims of intentional harm, such as criminal assault, can also sue for damages. Below, we discuss the most common types of personal injury cases that… Read More »

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Who Is Liable in a Truck Accident?

By Machtinger Law APC |

Accidents involving commercial vehicles tend to result in more complex legal proceedings than accidents involving privately-owned autos. If you were hit by a long-haul trucker in a semi, tractor-trailer, eighteen-wheeler, delivery truck, or other large commercial truck, it’s important to identify all parties who may be responsible for your medical bills and other damages…. Read More »

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Common Car Accident Injury Symptoms

By Machtinger Law APC |

Crashing your car is a jarring experience. You may be dazed, confused, and even frightened. If you were struck by a negligent driver, it’s important to keep your wits about you in order to ensure that any injuries you may have are not made worse by delaying medical treatment. After a car accident, see… Read More »

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