Drowsiness, while it may seem harmless generally, is actually quite hazardous when you're behind the wheel. It is difficult for authorities to know exactly how many motor vehicle accidents are caused by drowsy driving because it isn't always reported as the cause. A driver or responding police officer may have no way of knowing that drowsiness delayed the driver's ability to brake in time to avoid a...Read More
Kirtland & Packard's Personal Injury Law Blog
Attorneys serving the South Bay Area and San Francisco including Redondo Beach, Torrance, Manhattan Beach and Nearby Cities
A lifecare plan is a vital report in many personal injury cases. Using the expertise and judgment of medical professionals, we will determine your future needs and expenses based on the injury you suffered.
For a free case evaluation in Redondo Beach, please call Kirtland & Packard, LLP, at 310-536-1000. We are proud to fight on behalf of accident victims from across the state.
If you think there's any chance you have a false advertising claim, we encourage you to contact our experienced lawyers. To someone who is not familiar with the nuances of these claims, it can be just about impossible to know whether the advertiser is accountable for false or misleading claims, or if the ad is safely hyperbolic or exaggerative.
Was the advertisement merely pushing the...Read More
Gambling, uncontrollable shopping, hyper-sexuality and overeating are just a few of the potentially harmful, compulsive behaviors that have been linked to the drug Abilify (aripiprazole). People who have experienced impulse control problems when taking the drug describe urges that feel impossible to control.
It may go without saying that these compulsive behaviors have...Read More
When 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...Read More
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 ...Read More
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.
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More