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….

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…

Premises liability is a legal theory under which a person can sue after getting injured on another person’s or entity’s property and as a result of a dangerous condition. In order for a premises liability claim to have any legal backing, the owner-operator of the property must have been negligent in some way. “Negligence,” in such an instance, can refer to the…

According to the National Safety Council, the number of deaths that occur on California roadways is on the incline. From 2015 to 2016, the number rose by 13 percent, which is more than double the national rate. Sadly, this increase is not a huge surprise. The 405, which has been dubbed “the busiest freeway in the nation,” sees an average of 379,000…

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…

Filing a successful slip and fall case requires more than just alleging that another party was responsible for your injuries; instead, there are four elements of a valid slip and fall case that must be established and proven. At the offices of RMD Law, our experienced California slip and fall lawyers can aid you in understanding these elements and bringing forth a…

It seems like the IRS has its hands in everything, and upon receiving your wrongful death settlement, you may discover that it even has its hands in the death of your loved one. According to the IRS, lawsuit settlements ARE taxable, with few exceptions. Wrongful death cases are not one of them. If you were recently awarded compensation for the wrongful death…

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…