Not every accident involves a full-on crash between two vehicles. Instead, one vehicle might land a glancing blow on the other, causing the vehicle to lose control and suffer an even more serious accident. If you have been on California’s roads for long enough, chances are you have seen a side swipe accident. According to statistics by the Insurance Institute of Highway…

At RMD Law, we get many questions about car accidents. But one thing we have heard over the years still surprises us because it is so wrong—the driver who rear-ends another car is always at fault for the accident. The truth is more complicated than that. Although it is true that the person who rear ends another car is often to blame,…

After a painful fall, it is perfectly natural to wonder how much compensation you can receive. After all, your medical bills are probably much higher than you could imagine, and you might not be able to work while you recover. There is no simple way to calculate possible slip and fall settlements. However, at RMD Law, we look at a few different…

Any water on a floor is dangerous. Pedestrians are not expecting floors to be slick, so they do not use appropriate caution when walking. Instead, they barrel on ahead and promptly slip, landing on their back or their arms and suffering painful injuries as a result. At RMD Law, we meet regularly with clients who have been injured after slipping on a…

A slip and fall accident has the potential to cause very serious injuries and damages. In fact, while most people who suffer a slip and fall will walk away from the incident unscathed, some may suffer a traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, bone fracture, soft tissue injury, or other catastrophic injury types. For these individuals, filing a personal injury claim against…

The death of a loved one is devastating, and no amount of money can bring that person back. Yet, there is a specific area of the law that allows grieving family members to pursue compensation for their loss if the death was the result of negligence. The amount of compensation a person or family can recover is based on the “value” of…

Each state in the U.S. assigns a statute of limitations on personal injury lawsuits. That means you only have so much time after the incident in which to file a lawsuit. In California, you have 2 years after an injury has occurred to file a personal injury lawsuit against the individual you feel is the negligent party. Here, RMD’s dog bite lawyers…

There are some personal injury lawyers who have injury settlement calculators on their websites. There you will input a few numbers and it will come out with some figure that supposedly tells you how much your injury lawsuit is worth. Ultimately, those are entirely unreliable. Two dog bite injury victims can bring the same lawsuit against a dog owner with the same…

According to state statistics, more than 38,000 people visited an emergency room in California in 2015. If you have been bitten by a dog, you might be entitled to compensation, but you should also report a dog bite to animal control, who can investigate whether the dog is dangerous. Collect Necessary Information to Report a Dog Bite After the attack, seek immediate…

Each state in the U.S. assigns a statute of limitations on personal injury lawsuits. That means you only have so much time after the incident in which to file a lawsuit. In California, you have 2 years after an injury has occurred to file a personal injury lawsuit against the individual you feel is the negligent party. Here, RMD’s dog bite lawyers…