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.
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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.
Accidents involving drunk, distracted, and drugged driving increase during the summer months. No one is at bigger risk for serious or fatal injury from these accidents than teens. If you have a teen, talk to him or her about safe driving habits. If your teen is injured in a car accident, call our South Bay personal injury lawyers to learn how we can help.
Kirtland & Packard is a personal injury law firm located in Redondo Beach. Call us at 310-536-1000 to schedule a free consultation today.
When you are injured in an accident, it is possible that insurance will cover all damages, but it is also possible that the best outcome will require legal assistance. So how can you tell just when a lawyer is necessary?
The short quiz below will help you determine if your case should be brought to the attention of a personal injury lawyer, but outcomes aside, it is typically a good idea to at least discuss your case with an attorney. Give us a call at 310-536-1000 to schedule a free consultation today.
Kirtland & Packard has recently relocated to Redondo Beach, enabling us to better serve victims of serious injury throughout the South Bay area. Determined, experienced, and effective, our personal injury lawyers have decades of combined experience helping families deal with injury while working to protect victims against coercion and intimidation from insurance companies and opposing attorneys.
Your first meeting with the Redondo Beach personal injury lawyers at Kirtland & Packard is free of both cost and obligation. This consultation gives you an opportunity to meet our legal team, get a better understanding of our practice, and determine if we are the right law firm for your needs. It gives us an opportunity to review your case, discuss all of your legal options, and help you determine the most effective way to move forward with your claim – even if moving forward does not involve us.
When you lose a limb, medical expenses, lost wages, and permanent changes to ability will all need to be considered as you seek fair compensation. Unfortunately, most insurance companies won’t even begin to cover a portion of what you are due. In fact, many insurance companies have a set amount at which they value a limb. Anything beyond that is not likely to even be considered – and you can’t rely on the negligent party to cover the difference.