Thousands of lives are lost or significantly altered by distracted drivers every year, yet many states don’t weigh distraction as a factor in motor vehicle accidents heavily enough. This is one of the most compelling reasons to hire a personal injury lawyer. Your lawyer will pour over every detail of your accident to uncover all possible causes.
Personal Injury Law
Attorneys serving the South Bay Area and San Francisco including Redondo Beach, Torrance, Manhattan Beach and Nearby Cities
The Courtroom Warriors at Kirtland & Packard represent victims of serious injury on a contingency fee basis. This means that there are no up-front costs for representation.
At Kirtland & Packard, we cover all litigation fees, court costs, and associated expenses while working on your case. You only pay for our services if you win.
Many of our most cherished and intimate holiday celebrations require fire. From candles on the table to lights on the tree, both open flame and electricity can pose risk for serious burn injury. Taking steps to prevent burn injury and home fires is an important part of ensuring the holidays are enjoyed by all.
Spinal cord injury (SCI) can be permanent depending on the location and severity of the injury. The type of SCI sustained, in addition to the health and medical history of the patient, will play the largest roles in determining the permanence of the injury.
Parts of the Spine
The spine is broken into four parts:
A slip and fall accident can result in several serious injuries. Injuries to the brain, neck, spine, and back often accompany these incidents. So too do broken or fractured bones and other painful and limiting injuries.
When you sustain a serious injury in an accident, you may be entitled to damages for the actual costs of related expenses including:
- Medical bills
- Lost wages
- Home modifications
- Adaptive technology
Known as “special damages,” these will have a provable economic value and may include anything related to your injury that will require out-of-pocket payments.
General damages are often more difficult to prove. These include things that are not quantifiable such as:
South Bay personal injury law firm, Kirtland & Packard, has been selected for the 2018 Best of El Segundo Award in the Legal Services category.
Redondo Beach personal injury attorney Michael Louis Kelly has again been awarded the Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent™ Rating. An AV Preeminent rating is the highest distinction an attorney can achieve from Martindale-Hubbell, a global network of attorneys whose rating system is widely seen as one of the most telling in the legal industry.
Truck accidents are among the most deadly type of motor vehicle accident. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that in 2016, the last year for which totals are available, there were 3,986 fatal truck accidents in the U.S. This is 27% higher than 2009, the year that saw the lowest number of fatal truck accidents on record.