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Can I Recover Compensation as a Crime Victim in California?

By Venardi Zurada |

Crime is a problem across the US, and statistics indicate that violent offenses occur far too often in California. According to the Pacific Research Institute, violent crime increased 6.1 percent in the state from 2021 to 2022. A total of 193,000 individuals were victims of assault, sexual violence, and related offenses. Though homicide was… Read More »

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Trampoline Accidents in California

By Venardi Zurada |

The exhilaration of jumping, flipping, and flying through the air is appealing to people of all ages, but trampolines have come under fire in recent years because of the high risk of injuries. According to online insurance marketplace Policygenius.com, around 100,000 seek medical treatment at emergency rooms every year because of trampoline-related injuries. It… Read More »

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Liability For Accidental Sidewalk Injuries In California

By Venardi Zurada |

Oakland is one of the most walkable cities of its size in the US, due in part to the high mileage of its sidewalks. According to official statistics, the City of Oakland has around 1,100 miles of paved walkways taking pedestrians to their homes, places of work, businesses, shopping, and many other destinations. Unfortunately,… Read More »

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What Are My Rights If I Got Food Poisoning At A California Restaurant?

By Venardi Zurada |

The idea of food poisoning can make anyone squeamish, and you might be surprised to learn how frequently people get sick because of contaminants. Though reporting affects presenting accurate data, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that around 48 million people get sick from foodborne illnesses every year. Many will… Read More »

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HOAs Liability For Accidents On Property: Overview Of California Law

By Venardi Zurada |

In California, much like the rest of the US, there are generally two views on living in a homeowners’ association (HOA): Either you appreciate the security, convenience, and amenities, or you find the environment to be too restrictive and “cookie cutter.” Regardless of your personal opinion, the community lifestyle is extremely popular in California…. Read More »

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Should I Accept Free Stuff After Being Injured At A California Business?

By Venardi Zurada |

Business and property owners are required to keep their premises in reasonably safe condition under California premises liability laws, but some breach this important legal duty. The lack of ordinary care leads to serious injury-causing accidents, including slip and falls, trips, being hurt by falling objects, and related incidents. Fortunately, the laws that describe… Read More »

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How Building Code Violations Support A California Premises Liability Accident Claim

By Venardi Zurada |

If you were hurt in an accident due to dangerous conditions on property, you may qualify to recover compensation for your losses through the legal concept of premises liability in California. These cases are based upon negligence, which means you need to prove that the incident was a direct result of the property owner’s… Read More »

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Who Can I Pursue for Damages After a Slip and Fall Accident in California?

By Venardi Zurada |

If you were hurt in a slip and fall at a business or other property in California, your attention will probably first turn to the physical pain from your injuries. Broken bones, head trauma, spinal cord injuries, and related harm can be agonizing. However, you will soon begin to realize the full extent of… Read More »

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