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February 06, 2019

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:

  • Physical pain
  • Depression
  • Anxiety...
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January 21, 2019

Man in neck brace wonderingVehicle defects often lead to accidents. Depending on the nature of the defect, these accidents can be serious or even fatal. If you or a loved one have sustained an injury due to a vehicle defect, you may be entitled to significant compensation. Please call our Redondo Beach office at ...

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November 14, 2018

Best Legal Services in El Segundo | Award for Kirtland & PackardSouth Bay personal injury law firm, Kirtland & Packard, has been selected for the 2018 Best of El Segundo Award in the Legal Services category. This recognition from the El Segundo Award Program is based on information gathered both internally and through third parties and is intended to give recognition to “those companies that have shown the ability to use their best practices and [who have] implemented...

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October 23, 2018

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.

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September 26, 2018

While Southern California is not known as a hotbed of fall colors, there are plenty of areas surrounding Los Angeles that will explode in color over the next few weeks. If you are a motorcyclist, these scenic trips are sure to please the eyes and tantalize the senses - just make sure to practicing safe driving to help avoid accidents and allow yourself plenty of time - particularly on more curvy roads - to get to your destination.

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September 18, 2018

The Daily Breeze reports that police in Torrance are looking for the driver of a 2006-2009 tan or light-gold Toyota 4Runner that was involved in a fatal hit and run accident at 5 am on the 17th of September. The accident, involving the SUV and a cyclist, is still under investigation, but the 4Runner was captured speeding away, minus part of its bumper, by a home security camera in the 200 block of Hawthorn Street. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Torrance Police...

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August 23, 2018

Cancer Risks | Glyphosate | RoundUp Lawsuits RoundUp (Glyphosate), is a weed killer used by farmers, gardeners, landscapers, and homeowners. Monsanto, the maker of RoundUp, marketed its herbicide as non-toxic and safe to use. However, the use of Glyphosate causes great harm to human beings. According to the World Health Organization's intergovernmental agency, IARC, there is...

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August 15, 2018

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.

The NHTSA reports that 66% of the fatalities in truck accidents in 2016 were occupants of smaller vehicles and 16% were pedestrians, bicyclists,...

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August 07, 2018

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.

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July 23, 2018

Who can take legal action following a car accident in California? That depends entirely on the details of the case. Take our short quiz to test your knowledge or to see if you may be eligible to file suit.

Of course, a quiz can be informative, but is in no way a suitable alternative for a one-on-one consultation at our Redondo Beach office. If you have questions about your rights following involvement in...

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