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February 27, 2017

California auto defect claimsWhen auto defects result in a series of accidents and injuries, it makes big news. There are also smaller-scale situations in which one or two crashes are caused by a defect, but you may not see them in the news. If you believe your accident falls into either of these scenarios, the experienced attorneys at Kirtland & Packard can determine if you have a defective vehicle claim.

A defect in virtually any...

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February 22, 2017

After being involved in an accident, you may be wondering if your injuries are severe enough that you should pursue legal action against the other party or parties involved. In this quiz, we can help you decide if you should contact our attorneys for help with your case:

 

To schedule your free consultation and determine if we could seek financial retribution for your injuries, please contact Courtroom Warrior today at 855...

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February 20, 2017

Although many car accidents are caused by other drivers, a certain percentage are caused by the very roads we drive upon. A defective or dangerous design can lead to a crash when you least suspect it. In such situations, our experienced attorneys in California can determine who is responsible. It may be a government agency who is ultimately the party to be held accountable for your injuries.

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February 09, 2017

Safety tips for driving in Los Angeles rain

California has gotten three major storms just since the beginning of 2017, and it's resulting in a massive pile of snow in the Sierra Nevada, flooding rivers in some areas and heavy rains across Northern California. Los Angeles has been getting decent rain as well, and rainfall is likely to appear again in the weeks ahead.

Just like anywhere else in the country, wet and rainy weather tends to lead to an increase in...

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February 08, 2017

 

Stocker Hearter-Cooler System

Kirtland & Packard LLP is currently taking cases where patients who have had open-heart or chest surgery and developed non-tuberculous mycobacterial infections afterward as a result of the Sorin Stockert 3T heater-cooler system. Patients suffering from these complications may have cause to pursue litigation, and Kirtland & Packard would be honored to fight on your behalf.

The Sorin Stockert 3T heater-cooler system is designed to raise or lower the...

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January 30, 2017

Teen driving accident claims in California

Auto accidents are the leading cause of death among 16-to-20 year olds. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the risk of car accidents among drivers age 16-19 is higher than the risk of any other age group.

Is your teen learning to drive this year or are you the parent of a teen driver who was recently injured in a car accident...

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January 23, 2017

Fatal car accident victims in California

Car accidents cause a startling number of deaths in America. California is a large state, so our annual accident deaths are quite high. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, there were 2,925 fatal accidents in California in 2015 that resulted in the deaths of 3,176 people. The accident fatality rate that year was 8.1 deaths per 100,000 people...

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January 17, 2017

Car accidents caused by speeding in Orange County CA

Much of today's driving safety talk revolves around distracted driving. But speeding remains a dangerous, life-threatening behavior that is still rampant throughout the country. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 9,262 people were killed in auto accidents linked...

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January 09, 2017

When you realize you may have a personal injury claim, figuring out what to do next may feel overwhelming. Our experienced California personal injury lawyers offer a free case evaluation so that you can find out what your options are, and so that we can determine if you have a case. Watch the video above to find out what you should be prepared for at your first consultation.

For a free case review, please call Kirtland & Packard...

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December 28, 2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Although car accidents are often caused by other drivers, sometimes a defect is to blame. For example, these vehicle parts and features have been the subject of past defective auto lawsuits:

  • Tires
  • Brakes
  • Electrical systems
  • ...
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