Not all scars are visible. Many accidents leave emotional scars that are invisible but stay with victims for a lifetime. If you have been involved in an accident, or if you witnessed one, then don’t forget about emotional distress damages California law allows you to receive. In this article, we look at the two situations in which people sue for emotional distress:…

The civil court system exists in California to compensate victims who are injured by someone else’s wrongful conduct. Often, you can negotiate a settlement with the at-fault party out of court for compensation. But when settlement negotiations break down, you will need to file a lawsuit in court. At RMD Law, we have drafted this brief guide to clarify the steps taken…

As leading Orange County personal injury attorneys, we receive plenty of phone calls every week from members of the public. One of the more common questions they ask is, “Do I need a personal injury lawyer?” or “Do I need a lawyer for a personal injury claim?” This is a hard question to answer in the abstract. Generally, an injured person will…

Losing a loved one is hard enough, but losing someone in an accident due to someone else’s negligence brings indescribable pain to the family members left behind. These are accidents that could’ve been avoided if someone had used reasonable care while driving. While it’s impossible to place a financial value on your loved one’s life, an Orange County wrongful death attorney can…

Most people who are injured in a car accident are not immediately thinking about filing a lawsuit against the other party. It may take a little while for the shock and emotional trauma to wear off, while others are primarily concerned with getting through their medical treatment and figuring out how they will cover all their immediate expenses. Contacting an Orange County…

Depositions can be nerve-wracking experiences. At our firm, many of our clients express fear of being questioned under oath, and we want to put them at ease. Giving a successful deposition is key to many auto accident cases in Orange County, and we are here to walk you through the process. What is a Deposition? A deposition is a little bit like…

It is a cornerstone of California personal injury law that victims can receive compensation for their losses. In some situations, these losses are easy to calculate. For example, a personal injury victim can typically receive compensation for their past, present, and future medical care, as well as for lost wages. Our clients can also receive money for pain and suffering. Under California…

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…

According to the National Floor Safety Institute, one million people visit an emergency year each year because of a slip and fall. These falls represent around 12% of all emergency room visits, and hundreds of thousands of people suffer serious injuries. If you have been injured in a slip and fall accident, then you should consider seeking a financial settlement to help…

Many of Orange County’s sidewalks have seen better days. Not only do tree roots break up the pavement, but other natural conditions can render the sidewalk dangerous to walk on. It is no surprise that pedestrians have brought several lawsuits against the city in past years for compensation after suffering injuries. At RMD Law, we have been helping injured pedestrians for decades….