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March 28, 2018

Slip and fall accidents can result in serious or even fatal injury, with the elderly and very young at highest risk for hospitalization. If you or someone you love has been injured in a slip and fall accident in Redondo Beach or the South Bay area, our premises liability attorneys are here to help.

Call Kirtland & Packard at 310-536-1000 for a free consultation with one of our slip and fall lawyers. Located in Redondo Beach, we serve Torrance and all surrounding areas of California.

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March 16, 2018

St. Patrick’s Day is a day of celebration for many – and that celebration often involves alcohol. If you plan on drinking this St. Patrick’s Day, be sure to arrange for a safe ride to and from all of your destinations. If you do not have a designated driver, consider a rideshare option such as Uber or Lyft. If you are the designated driver, download the DDVIP app from the California Office of Traffic Safety for discounts and perks at participating bars and restaurants.

The Daily Breeze reports that...

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February 26, 2018

If you have been injured on someone else’s property – in a slip and fall accident, for example – you may be entitled to compensation for related medical expenses, wages lost during recovery, and personal pain and suffering. In many cases, property owners or managers are responsible for injury that takes place on or in spaces they maintain, but do not expect compensation to be freely offered just because you have sustained an injury.

The short quiz below can help you determine if your accident qualifies you for a...

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February 13, 2018

Uber has announced the addition of a feature to its platform that will require drivers go offline for at least six hours following every 12 hours of work. The idea behind this break is to encourage rest and help reduce the risk of car accidents posed by drowsy driving.

According to the website Tech Crunch, this technology is similar to existing features required in certain states. However, unlike state-specific drivetime limits, this latest...

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February 07, 2018

South Bay Personal Injury Lawyers can Travel to You Michael Louis Kelly, a senior partner at Kirtland & Packard, has recently been featured in an article on SuperLawyers.com. In the article, “Air Bud,” author Andrew Brandt discusses Attorney Kelly’s involvement in Wings of Rescue...

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January 29, 2018

If you have been injured in a slip and fall accident, it can be difficult to know where to turn for compensation. You may even assume that your accident was a result of your own clumsiness and not caused by someone else’s negligent behavior. However, if your injury has resulted in medical expenses, an inability to work, physical pain, and similar issues, you may be entitled to compensation through a personal injury lawsuit. But who can be held liable for a slip and fall injury in Redondo Beach?

The first step in establishing liability following a slip and fall...

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January 08, 2018

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.

Asking questions about our firm can be very useful when making a decision...

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December 22, 2017

California enjoys some of the nation’s most impressive worker protections, but illegal termination, employment discrimination, and many other forms of mistreatment in the workplace still occur regularly. When you are fired for suspicious reasons, harassed, passed up for promotion, or faced with any other form of mistreatment, you need an experienced employment attorney on your side right away. The Redondo Beach workers’ rights attorneys at Kirtland & Packard have decades of...

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December 18, 2017

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.  This is just one reason you need an experienced amputation attorney on your side as soon as possible after...

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December 12, 2017
Los Angeles At Will Employment | Labor Lawyer in CA

At-Will Employment is written into California’s labor code to allow either an employer or an employee to terminate employment at any time and for any reason. While this may seem to grant enormous powers to employers, giving them the right to fire without consequence, wrongful termination is still possible under Employment At-Will and,...

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